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STAPLEDON, Olaf.

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  1. A Modern Theory of Ethics.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. A Modern Theory of Ethics.

    London : 1929

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "A. M. Carr-Saunders, with compliments from W. O. S. 3rd February 1929". A Modern Theory of Ethics was Stapledon's first published work of prose, based on the thesis for his PhD in philosophy awarded at the University of Liverpool in 1925. The recipient,... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 87348

  2. Last and First Men.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. Last and First Men.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Aage Marcus from Olaf Stapledon" and also on the title page, "Olaf Stapledon in the hope that someday my wife and I may give you almost as good a time in England as you have given us in Denmark". Aage Marcus (1888-1985) was a Danish art historian... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 80246

  3. Odd John.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. Odd John.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression, first issue, with advertisements dated May 1935 ("535"); here a review copy, with the publisher's presentation slip loosely inserted. One of Stapledon's most significant novels, the protagonist a super-intelligent Nietzschean Übermensch, developing the themes of Beresford's Hampdenshire Wonder of 1911. The... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 138977

  4. Darkness and the Light.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. Darkness and the Light.

    London : 1942

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Aage Marcus from Olaf Stapledon, April 1946". Aage Marcus (1888-1985) was a Danish art historian and writer. The Stapledon collection at the University of Liverpool contains a copy of Marcus's Billedkunsten (Visual Art) inscribed to Stapledon and... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 80241

  5. 114301comp
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. A Man Divided.

    London : 1950

    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page. Signed copies are particularly scarce as Stapledon died in the year of this novel's publication. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 114301

  6. The Opening of the Eyes.
    STAPLEDON, Olaf. The Opening of the Eyes.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression, published posthumously. Presentation copy, inscribed by Agnes Stapledon, "Edward Frick, from Agnes Z. Stapledon, in memory of Olaf. January 1954". Edward Frick was an American architect based in Paris whom the Stapledons had visited in Paris, in August 1950, less than a month before Stapledon's death. Stapledon was at... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 118812

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