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  1. 114803
    First edition, first impression, first issue (in stiff boards). Blasting and Bombarding was the first of two autobiographical books written by Lewis (followed by Rude Assignment, 1950), and covers the period from 1914 to 1926, tracking Lewis's progress through the First World War and the literary and artistic upheavals of... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 114803

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  2. Time and Western Man.
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To H. E. Dounce, from Wyndham Lewis, October 1927". Harry Esty Dounce (1889-1947) was an American journalist and book reviewer. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 115120

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  3. The Demon of Progress in the Arts.
    First edition, first impression of this book, in which Lewis analyses and attacks what he considers "the false innovations" in art. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 91498

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  4. The Lion and the Fox.
    First edition, first impression, third issue. This book represents Lewis's major essay on Shakespeare. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 87358

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