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THOMAS, Dylan.

Rare books by Dylan Thomas, including first editions and signed copies of 18 Poems.

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  1. 124168comp
    First edition, first impression, of the author's first collection, a poetic association copy with the ownership inscription of Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (1878-1962), founder of Dymock Poets group and a friend of Rupert Brooke. Though Gibson was several generations older than Dylan Thomas, he outlived him by a decade. From an... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 124168

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  2. 131147
    First edition, first impression, second issue, in the first issue jacket. 18 Poems is the author's first collection of poems and was printed in an edition of 500 copies; the first issue was bound and released in December 1934, the latter 250 copies were bound and distributed in February 1936. The second issue has... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 131147

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  3. 132179comp
    A rare and perfectly dastardly presentation photograph of the poet, who has taken a print of him sitting by the fireside with his wife Caitlin, cut her out of it, and inscribed it on the verso to his previous lover, "For Emmy, from Dylan, this 1/2 a picture, January 1939". Caitlin was, that January, nine months pregnant... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 132179

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  4. 107707
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 107707

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  5. 131353

    New Poems.

    Norfolk, CN: 1943

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, "To Lord Howard de Walden, from Dylan Thomas, November 1944". The recipient was influential Welsh arts patron Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, the 8th Baron Howard de Walden, who lived nearby Thomas at Plas Llanina, whilst Thomas... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 131353

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  6. 132178comp
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his mother in law Yvonne Macnamara on the front free endpaper, "for Yvonne, from Dylan, with love. January, 1947." Thomas and Caitlin lived with her mother, Yvonne, for much of the late 1930s. During this stay Thomas and Yvonne's relationship... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 132178

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  7. 130834comp
    First edition, first impression, number 85 of 150 copies printed, each signed by the poet on the limitation leaf. This is one of 140 on hand-made paper (there were 10 on japon), split between 90 for America (as here) and 50 for the UK. Mardersteig's was a beautiful fine press production bringing together the best of Thomas's... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 130834

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  8. 132918
    First edition, first impression. Under Milk Wood was originally commissioned as a radio drama by the BBC, and was first broadcast on 25 January 1954. It was later adapted for the stage, and has since become one of Dylan Thomas's best known works. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 132918

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  9. 121090comp
    First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper, "Greetings to Jacques Vallette, from Vernon March 1958". Jacques Vallette was a translator and reviewer of books in English for the French literary journal Mercure de France in a segment entitled Lettres anglo-saxonnes.... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 121090

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