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FOLK DANCE - BROOKE, Rupert. Autograph Letter Signed to Sydney Cockerell.
1908A rare autograph letter signed "Rupert Brooke" to the newly appointed director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Sydney Cockerell, discussing date arrangements for a performance of folk dance by Mary Neal's Espérance Club in the Victoria Assembly Rooms.
The letter reads: "Dear Cockerell, The Victoria Assembly Rooms now at present keeping both Jan 30... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 146111
BROOKE, Rupert. [The Dead.]
[c.1917]A rare wartime issue of part of Rupert Brooke's best-known poems, "The Dead", printing on a large single sheet the first stanza, beginning "Blow out, you bugles... ". The sheet is signed below on two printed lines over the legend "War Command" Lieutenant-General Sir Fenton Aylmer (1862-1935), recipient of the Victoria Cross and commander of the Tigris... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 127049
BROOKE, Rupert. Rupert Brooke: fragments now first collected some being hitherto unpublished.
Hartford : 1925First edition, number 67 of 99 copies, of this collection of Brooke's fragmentary works. The collection mostly comprises verses written by Brooke into books that subsequently fell into the publisher's hands, "the publication was not authorized by Mrs. Brook" (Keynes). Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 129591
BROOKE, Rupert. Poems.
London : 1911First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection, his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915 aboard a hospital ship, just... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 125916
BROOKE, Rupert. Works.
London : 1916-8First UK editions, first impressions. An attractively bound set of Brooke's works:
i) John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama first written by Brooke in 1911-2 for the fellowship at King's College, Cambridge, John Webster was first published in the US four days before its UK publication.
ii) Letters from America the first US edition... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 121533
BROOKE, Rupert. Democracy and the Arts.
London : 1946First edition, trade issue. According to Geoffrey Keynes's recollections, Rupert Brooke probably read his paper, "Democracy and the Arts", to fellow members of the Fabian Society while he was its president, in spring or summer 1910. There was also a limited edition of 240 copies printed on part-rag paper and specially bound in niger leather with marbled... Learn More£65.00
Stock Code: 102885
BROOKE, Rupert. Democracy and the Arts.
London : 1946First edition. Number 10 of 240 copies printed on part-rag paper and specially bound in niger leather with marbled paper made by Douglas Cockerell & Son. According to Geoffrey Keynes's recollections, Rupert Brooke probably read his paper, "Democracy and the Arts", to fellow members of the Fabian Society while he was its president, in spring or summer... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 125816
BROOKE, Rupert - DE QUINCEY, Thomas. Essays from de Quincey.
London : 1900The copy of the poet Rupert Brooke, with his pencilled initials to the half-title, and with extensive marginal emphases and notations by Brooke, in De Quincey's essay "On the Knocking at the Gate in Macbeth". These notations are chiefly stylistic observation, but also include a marginal line and cross seemingly corroborating De Quincey's scorn for "the... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 142636
CORNFORD, Frances. Poems.
Hampstead : First edition, first impression, of Cornford's second book, following the rare Holtbury Idyll (1908), and first poetry collection, including her poem "Youth", later titled "On Rupert Brooke", as well as the notorious "To a Fat Lady Seen from a Train", which became a much anthologized (and parodied) piece.
Frances Cornford (1886-1960, née Frances... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 144493
ADCOCK, A. St John. For Remembrance.
London : 1918First edition, first impression, of Adcock's memorial volume, giving biographies and poetical excerpts for 44 "Soldier Poets", 20 of which are portrayed. This book is uncommonly found, especially so in such good condition and with the jacket.
The dust jacket, which was designed by Eugene Hastain, bears on the front flap an advertisement ("It... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 144555