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HOUSMAN, A. E.

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  1. 132581
    First edition, first issue (state A, with the word "Shropshire" on the paper spine label measuring 33 mm wide, one of 250 copies thus), of Housman's influential poetry collection. The entire first printing, made at Housman's expense after Macmillan rejected the book, consisted of 500 sets of sheets, of which 250 were bound... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 132581

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  2. 117500
    First Grant Richards edition, and the second edition overall, following the first printing of 500 copies published by Kegan Paul two years earlier, the work was then transferred by Housman to Grant Richards, reset and reprinted in an equally small edition of 500 as here. The pencil inscription on the front pastedown, "A.... Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 117500

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  3. 119798detail
    An exceptional collection of autograph letters signed from poet and classicist A. E. Housman (1859-1936) to Donald Struan Robertson (1885-1961 - a stellar Greek scholar attached to Trinity College, Cambridge, from his undergraduate days until his death) and his wife. He was particularly respected for his work on Apuleius,... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 119798

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  4. 122767
    First edition, first impression, with all the relevant first issue points, as per Carter, Sparrow and White. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 122767

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  5. A Morning With the Royal Family.
    First edition, first impression. This short story was originally written in 1879 when Housman was a child. It was published in his school newspaper where it had "great success" (introduction), but was forgotten until after his death. This is its first appearance in book form. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 86143

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