MITFORD, Nancy - ROSS, Alan S. C. Extrait du Bulletin de la Société Néo-Philologique de Helsinki (Finlande).
Helsinki : 1954The supreme association copy of this scarce offprint, which informed Nancy Mitford's influential writings on the language of the English upper classes, inscribed by the author to Nancy Mitford on the front wrapper, "With my best wishes, Alan S. C. Ross", with Mitford's ownership inscription on the front free endpaper and heavily annotated by her.
In... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 148704
DERRIDA, Jacques. De la grammatologie.
Paris : 1967First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title to the French man of letter "Pour Maurice Nadeau, en Hommage, Jacques Derrida". This is a nice association copy of one of Derrida's major works.
Maurice Nadeau (1911-2013) was "an oak tree under which the greatest writers of the 20th century sought shelter" (Lepape).... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 149917
IRWIN, Godfrey & Eric Partridge. American Tramp and Underworld Slang.
London : 1931First UK edition following the US of the same year, limited to 1000 copies, this being one of 45 on "Imitation H. M. Paper, specially bound, and signed by Godfrey Irwin and Eric Partridge" on the half-title.
"Mr. Irwin, whose share in this book is a glossary of 1600 words and phrases and a selection of favorite hobo songs, is a native Englishman... Learn More£95.00
Stock Code: 136118