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POWELL, Anthony.

Rare books by Anthony Powell, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies, and complete sets of A Dance to the Music of Time.

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  1. Afternoon Men.
    First edition, first impression, of the author's first novel. George Lilley cites Powell's estimate of the print run probably being of 2,000 copies. Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 104765

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  2. 126543comp
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy of Powell's debut novel, inscribed by the author to his father's lover in the month of publication on the front free endpaper, "For Lucy Hayes, with love, (from the author!) Tony Powell. June 1st 1931". She was "a great love and lifelong friend" of Anthony Powell's father... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 126543

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  3. Afternoon Men.
    First US edition, first printing of Powell's first novel. The UK edition was published the previous year by Gerald Duckworth and Company, London. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 91515

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  4. 126592comp
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his father's lover on the front free endpaper, after whom he named the book's female protagonist: "For Lucy Hayes, With the best wishes of the author, Tony Powell Oct. 11 1932. In the hope that she will forgive the borrowing of her name". Hayes... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 126592

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  5. From a View to a Death.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author for the scholar and auctioneer Anthony Hobson and his wife on the front free endpaper, "Anthony & Tanya, many years later, Tony". The author's scarce third novel, from the library of Anthony Hobson, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 103276

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  6. From a View to a Death.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Clara from the author, Tony Powell. Oct 17th 1933". Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 83172

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  7. Agents and Patients.
    First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. The fourth of Powell's pre-war novels and the final one for Duckworth in the extraordinary Misha Black dust jacket. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 94676

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  8. 118465comp
    First US edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Osbert and Karen Lancaster, from Tony, with renewed love, December 1961". Osbert Lancaster and Powell were friends from their time at Oxford; Lancaster designed a number of covers for Powell's books in paperback,... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 118465

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  9. 125257detail
    First editions, first impressions. With a postcard tipped into A Buyer's Market signed by the author. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 125257

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  10. 47787comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Anthony Powell on the title page. The third volume in Powell's magnum opus. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 47787

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  11. The Soldier's Art. A Novel.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Arthur from Tony. Hands across the sea. Sept. 1966." The recipient was Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., the American historian, writer and political adviser. Schlesinger was a fan of Powell who wrote an essay, "Anthony Powell:... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 109842

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  12. The Military Philosophers.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Powell on the front free endpaper, "Andrew Myhilt? is confirmed in possession of this book, Anthony Powell, February 1970", and additionally signed by Powell on the title page, having crossed out his printed name. Powell was notably punctilious in inscribing his books so as not... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 80232

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  13. Temporary Kings.
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 39551

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  14. 109388
    First edition, first impression. The eleventh volume in Powell's Dance to the Music of Time sequence. A bright copy. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 109388

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  15. Hearing Secret Harmonies.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £55

    Stock Code: 36303

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  16. 42897
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 42897

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  17. 109384
    First edition, first impression. The twelfth and final book in Powell's Dance to the Music of Time sequence. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109384

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