Search results for: 'DUNCAN, Robert.'
JOHNSON, Samuel (preface); DODSLEY, Robert. The Preceptor: containing A General Course of Education.
London : 1783Eighth edition of this popular epitome of contemporary learning, first published in 1748. Robert Dodsley compiled the work, but it is noted for its preface by Samuel Johnson, who also contributed "The Vision of Theodore", a moralist allegory of human life, which Johnson is reputed by Boswell to have thought "the best thing he ever wrote" (Life of Johnson).... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 127217
DUNCAN, Adam, Viscount. A Collection of contemporary materials commemorating Admiral Lord Duncan and the Battle of Camperdown.
[1797-c.1800]A fascinating and unusual collection, offering insight into the construction and presentation of the fame of an undeservedly neglected naval hero; "One sailor wrote of him 'They can't make too much of him. He is heart of oak; he is a seaman every inch of him, and as to a bit of broadside it only makes the old cock young again."
As the French... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 44566
DUNCAN, William Murdoch, as Lovat Marshall. Ladies Can Be Dangerous.
London : 1964First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Geoffrey, with every good wish - Bill (Lovat Marshall). - 21st February, 1964." Featuring private eye "Sugar" Kane, in the jacket by Barbara Walton. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 91923
BENTLEY, Nicolas. Robert Speight.
c.1962The actor Robert Speight wrote books on acting and specialized in recordings of poetry, notably T. S. Eliot's Waste Land. In 1962 he led the cast (with Margaretta Scott, Prunella Scales, Frank Duncan, The Marlowe Dramatic Society) in a recording of Shakespeare's King Henry VIII. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 67095