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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. 18 Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. 18 Poems.

    London : 1934

    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. This edition was printed in an original... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 124168

  2. Twenty-Five Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Twenty-Five Poems.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression. One of 730 copies printed of Thomas's landmark collection, publishing the poems of "this young Welsh poet" who "has, during the last two years, attracted an unusual amount of attention with his Dionysiac verse" (jacket blurb). Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 144346

  3. Twenty-Five Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Twenty-Five Poems.

    London : 1936

    First edition, first impression. One of 730 copies printed of Thomas's landmark collection, publishing the poems of "this young Welsh poet" who "has, during the last two years, attracted an unusual amount of attention with his Dionysiac verse" (from the original jacket blurb). Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 142806

  4. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.

    Dent, : 1940

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 107707

  5. New Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. 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 was living in a coastal... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 131353

  6. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Deaths and Entrances. Poems.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression, in exceptional condition, of Thomas's collection of poems including his much-loved ode to the vivacity of youth, "Fern Hill". Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 141051

  7. Autograph letter on the death of his father.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Autograph letter on the death of his father.

    16 December 1952

    Dylan Thomas writes to the family friend Mary Davies to notify her of the death of his father, which occurred the same day (16 November 1952): "Dear Miss Davies, you will, I know, be very sorry to hear that my father died today. It was a very peaceful death. You will excuse my mother not writing personally to you, at this moment. She is bearing up,... Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 146677

  8. 148610
    THOMAS, Dylan. The Doctor and the Devils.

    London : 1953

    First edition, first impression, publisher's file copy with "file" stamps to the jacket and first two leaves, and with release details penned to the front free endpaper.

    Thomas adapted this every day story of grave robbing folk for dramatic performance in the mid 1940s. And indeed Dent first set the book in 1946 getting the process of publication... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 148610

  9. Under Milk Wood.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Under Milk Wood.

    London : 1954

    First edition in book form, 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 originally printed in the magazine Mademoiselle in their February 1954 issue. The posthumously published work has since become one of Thomas's best known. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 148621

  10. Under Milk Wood.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Under Milk Wood.

    London : 1954

    First edition in book-form, 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 originally printed in the magazine Mademoiselle in their February 1954 issue. The posthumously published work has since become one of Thomas's best known. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 139150

  11. Under Milk Wood. A Play for Voices.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Under Milk Wood. A Play for Voices.

    London : 1954.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 113551

  12. Poems.
    THOMAS, Dylan. Poems.

    New York : 1971

    First US edition, first printing, the editor Daniel Jones's own copy with the publisher's note to that effect, inscribed by him to his wife on the front free endpaper, "To Irene, with love from Dan. 23rd November 1971". Also included are a long autograph letter signed from poet Edith Sitwell to Daniel Jones, dated 22 March 1954 and concerning the music... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 140659

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