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MAMET, David - BECKETT, Samuel. Endgame.
London : 1979Superb presentation copy inscribed to David Mamet by the author on the title page, "for David, with all good wishes, Sam Beckett". This copy, which is a reprint of the second edition, also has Mamet's card laid in, inscribed "Greetings and love from Copenhagen. September 1977, D.M." This book first came to market after Mamet's divorce from his first... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 117516
BECKETT, Samuel. Dream of Fair to Middling Women.
Dublin : 1992First edition, limited issue. Number 97 of 130 numbered copies, specially bound to mark the publication of the author's first novel; 20 lettered copies were also produced. It was written in Paris in 1932, and lay unpublished for sixty years. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 94383
BECKETT, Samuel. Endgame.
London : 1958First UK edition, first impression, of Beckett's comic experiment in an eschatology of lovelessness, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Dan Pope, from Sam Beckett". Dan Pope is a publisher author and sometime dealer in rare books. Inscribed English language copies of Beckett's major plays, such as Endgame and Godot, are rare. The text was... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 124406
BECKETT, Samuel. Endgame: A Play in One Act.
New York : 1958First edition in English, first impression, limited issue, number 45 of 100 copies specially bound in cloth. A comic experiment in an eschatology of lovelessness, Endgame was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London on 3 April 1957; it was originally published the same year, in French, as Fin de partie. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 147742
BECKETT, Samuel. Endgame.
London : 1958First UK edition, first impression, of Beckett's comic experiment in an eschatology of lovelessness. The text was originally published in French the previous year as Fin de partie, and then for the first time in English by the Grove Press in New York earlier in 1958. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 146970
BECKETT, Samuel. Ends and Odds.
London : 1977First UK edition, first impression, signed by Beckett on the title page. Originally published in the US in 1976, this volume includes "... but the clouds... A Play for Television", which was not in the US edition, and "Not I". Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 148560
BECKETT, Samuel. Waiting for Godot. A Tragicomedy in Two Acts.
London : 1956First UK edition, first impression, translated from the original French by Beckett himself.
Originally published in France in 1952 as En attendant Godot, the play premiered in France on 5 January 1953 at the Théâtre de Babylone, Paris. The English language premiere was on 3 August 1955 at the Arts Theatre, London, and the play then transferred... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 133834
BECKETT, Samuel. Stirrings Still.
New York & London : 1988First edition, first printing, number 40 of 226 numbered copies on vélin de Rives paper signed by both Beckett and le Brocquy on the limitation leaf. A superb copy of Beckett's last prose work. Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 149945
BECKETT, Samuel. L'Issue.
Paris : 1968First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed by Beckett on the first blank, "to Dick Seaver with love from Sam, Paris, May 69", from an edition of 154 copies signed by Arikha on each engraving, this being one of just 15 numbered in roman. Seaver was a writer and translator and Beckett's editor at the Grove Press. Additionally laid in is... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 40336
BECKETT, Samuel. En attendant Godot.
Paris : 1952First edition, trade issue, scarce review copy. It was preceded only by a tiny limited issue of 35 large paper copies issued earlier the same year.
Godot was written and published in French, and was first performed in full at the Théâtre de Babylone in Paris on 5 January 1953. Beckett's English translation of the play later premiered at the... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 147545
BECKETT, Samuel. En attendant Godot.
Paris : 1952First edition, trade issue; it was preceded only by a tiny limited issue of 35 large paper copies issued earlier the same year. This copy has an appealing inscription to the front free endpaper dated from the play's first run: "vu au Theatre Babylone 28 Mars 1953".
Godot was written and published in French, and was first performed in full at... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 147547
BECKETT, Samuel. Molloy.
Paris : 1951First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the unopened title page "For Dr. P. J. Heury with all good wishes Samuel Beckett Paris Nov. 81".
This copy is number 164 of 500 trade copies issued thus; a further 50 were printed on handmade paper. The first English translation was published in 1955. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 146969
BECKETT, Samuel. Stirrings Still.
New York & London : 1988First edition, first printing, the dedication copy, Hors Commerce copy I/XV, from a total edition of 226 copies on vélin de Rives signed by Beckett and le Brocquy. This is the dedicatee's copy additionally marked "BR" for Barney Rosset, for whom the story was written. An immaculate copy of Beckett's last prose work, together with extra material.
Loosely... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 149946
BECKETT, Samuel, & Robert Pinget (signed); Théâtre de l'Odéon. Signed theatre programme.
Paris : First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Beckett and Pinget on the same page, next to their photographic portraits: "Merci, cordialement, Samuel Beckett"; "Pour Madame indecipherable, avec mes hommages, Robert Pinget". Beckett was one of Pinget's staunchest supporters at the beginning of the latter's literary career and the two authors' friendship... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 103829
BECKETT, Samuel - HAYMAN, David. Ulysses: The Mechanics of Meaning.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : 1970First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Sam Beckett, from whose first letter to me I quote: 'in Joyce the form of judgement more and more devoured its gist and the saying of all the saying of anything, in a way more consistent with Bruno's identification of contraries than with the intellectualism of... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 75895
BECKETT, Samuel - BISHOP, Tom, & Raymond Federman (eds.) L'Herne: Samuel Beckett.
Paris : 1976First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed to Samuel Beckett by Tom Bishop, one of the two editors, on the front free endpaper, "For Sam, with more thanks than I could ever tell you with all my friendship and admiration. Tom. Paris Nov 3. 1976". Issued as part of the Cahiers de L'Herne (a series of critical monographs in French), this... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 94019
BECKETT, Samuel, & Georges Duthuit. Proust; [and] Three Dialogues.
London : 1965Signed limited edition, number 28 of 100 copies signed by Beckett and specially bound. Proust, Beckett's epistemological and aesthetic manifesto, was first published in 1930. Three Dialogues, a series of letters between Beckett and Duthuit concerning contemporary art, was first published in the literary journal transition in 1949. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 123408
BECKETT, Samuel - HAYMAN, David. Tristan and Isolde in Finnegans Wake:
[University Park, PA] : 1964Offprint from the journal of Comparative Literature Studies. Inscribed by the author above the title, "For Sam Beckett with warm regards, David". Hayman is a literary critic and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who participated in the publication of Joyce's complete manuscripts, and has also written a number of essays on Beckett's works.... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 75881
BECKETT, Samuel, & others. The European Caravan.
New York : 1931First edition, first printing. This was the sole volume published of a far more extensive project designed to bring a cross-section of cutting edge world literature to the American public. The venture was never fully realized and perhaps its lasting legacy will prove to have been as Beckett's first appearance in a US publication.
Stock Code: 96870
BOWN, Jane. Portraits.
London : 1987First edition, first impression. A great collection of portraits by the acclaimed Observer photographer, including iconic images of Samuel Beckett, John Betjeman, Sammy Davis Jr, Bruce Chatwin, Edith Sitwell, Joyce Grenfell, and Margaret Thatcher, among many. Learn More£45.00
Stock Code: 100296
FISHER, M. F. K. With Bold Knife and Fork.
New York : 1969First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "For Tania and James Stern, from M. F. K. Fisher, with love, St. Helena 1969". James Stern (1904-1993) was a British writer noted for his short stories, and for his wide circle of literary acquaintances. Malcolm Cowley remarked to him: "My God, you've known everybody, his wife, his boyfriend, and... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 139410
STERN, James. James Stern: Some letters for his seventieth birthday.
1974First edition, sole printing, inscribed by the author "For Tania & Anthony with love & thanks Jimmy Whitsbury 6.iv.75" on the title page, with the bookplate of Anthony Hobson verso of front wrapper. Hobson (1921-2014) was a scholar, esteemed bibliophile, and expert on Rensaissance bindings, and was President of the Internationale de Bibliophilie between... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 140039
WAUGH, Evelyn (contrib.) Authors Take Sides on the Spanish War.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, of the transatlantic equivalent of the American "Writers Take Sides on the Spanish War" pamphlet, although the present UK version is much scarcer.
This pamphlet prints 148 responses of a wide variety of authors to the questions: "Are you for, or against, the legal Government and the People of Republican Spain?... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 147662