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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. From a View to a Death.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author in the month of publication on the front free endpaper, "For Clara from the author, Tony Powell. Oct 17th 1933". The recipient was potentially Powell's cook, Clara Warville. Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 83172

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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. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 85709
    First edition, first impression. The eighth book in Powell's Dance to the Music of Time sequence. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 85709

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  11. 132321detail

    Two typed letters signed.

    7 September 1973 & 18 January 1975.

    Two typed letters signed from Anthony Powell to a Mrs Money, the first dated 7 September 1973 thanking her for her letter and the book she sent, the second dated 18 January 1975 thanking her for her congratulations but informing her that he does not sign books for fans anymore. Together with a later letter from Roger Smith... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 132321

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

    Stock Code: 36303

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