Search results for: 'DUNSANY, Lord'
DUNSANY, Lord. Time and the Gods.
London : 1906First edition, first impression, of this influential fantasy text, with a four-page autograph letter signed from the author to William Roughead tipped-in to the front free endpaper, and Roughead's bookplate to the front pastedown. Roughead (1870-1952) was a Scottish lawyer and popular true crime author with whom Dunsany shared a long-held correspondence... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 139315
DUNSANY, Lord. Selections from the Writings.
Dundrum : 1912First edition thus, first impression, one of 250 copies. Lord Dunsany, "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century" was a friend of W. B. Yeats's through their mutual involvement in the Abbey Theatre, where Dunsany's first contribution to the to the Irish theatre movement, The Glittering Gate, was performed... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 139300
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. Nowadays.
Boston : 1918First edition, first printing, one of 500 copies only. Presentation copy, touchingly inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper, "To the one of our family who had faith in me. Alice H. S. from Dunsany, July 1919", and his manuscript correction to the text on page 14, adding to the margin the words "compared with" to the line "his knowledge is... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 139329
DUNSANY, Lord. The Blessing of Pan.
London : 1927First edition, first impression. Lord Dunsany was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century; a writer of great originality and charm" (Bleiler). The Blessing of Pan, "one of a great number of modern fantasies that champion paganism against Christianity" is "light and ironic in tone" and describes the gradual... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 132841
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. Time and the Gods.
London : 1922Signed limited edition, number 61 of 250 copies, signed by Sime on each plate and by Dunsany on the preface. Only the first edition of 1906 and this 1922 edition contains illustrations by Sime. A close collaborator with Dunsany, Sime illustrated Dunsany's first book The Gods of Pegāna (1905) as well as a number of his later works. Time... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 128456
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. The Chronicles of Rodriguez.
London and New York : February 1922First edition, first impression, number 222 of 500 copies each signed by the author (below the preface) and illustrator (on the frontispiece). Dunsany's fantasy romance of the Spanish "golden age" takes its titular hero on an adventure into the Shadow Valley. Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 139437
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. The Last Revolution.
London : 1951First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page. Dunsany (1878-1957) was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century; a writer of great originality and charm" (Bleiler). Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100857
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. The Strange Journeys of Colonel Polders.
London : 1950First edition, first impression in the second issue binding (the first issue being black cloth). From the author's library, inscribed as such by Dunsany's wife on the front free endpaper, and dated 1958. In this work Colonel Polder's is put under a spell causing him to live the life of variety of animals, and a short time that of a jinn. Dunsany (1878-1957)... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 110365
DUNSANY, Edward Plunkett, Lord. The Little Tales of Smethers.
London : 1952First edition, first printing in second state green cloth binding. A Bleiler listed fantasy novel as well as a Queen's Quorum title. Dunsany (1878-1957) was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century; a writer of great originality and charm" (Bleiler). Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 100855
DUNSANY, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord. Tales of Three Hemispheres.
London : 1920First UK edition, first impression, using the sheets of the American edition (published by Luce in Boston in 1919); most uncommon in the jacket, whose blurb describes this as "a collection of twelve fantastic stories, nearly all Oriental, or semi-Oriental". Dunsany (1878-1957) was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 106480
DE LA GRAVIÈRE, Captain E. Jurien. Sketches of the Last Naval War.
London : 1848First edition of this surprisingly impartial account, essentially a life of Nelson, originally published in the Revue des Deux Mondes. Edmond Jurien de la Gravière (1812-1892) was the son of Admiral Pierre Roch Jurien de la Gravière, who served throughout the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Edmond entered the navy in 1828 at 16, during... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 37738
(BRADBURY, Ray, intro.) SKEETERS, Paul W. Sidney H. Sime, Master of Fantasy.
Pasadena, CA : 1978First edition, number 73 of 200 copies signed by Bradbury and Skeeters, additionally number 16 of 50 copies with a copy of Arthur Machen's drawing for Sime's "The Hill of Dreams" loosely inserted, and a dust jacket reproducing "A Beast" by Sime, both numbered in manuscript. This is the definitive work on the artist noted for illustrating the stories... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 139783
CONNELL, F. Norreys. The Fool and His Heart.
London : 1896First edition of this scarce Decadent novel, the 12-line prefatory Proem, steeped in the fumes of the 90s, concluding "This is the land of Bohemia, where bleach the bones of lost souls". Norreys Connell was the pseudonym of Conal O'Riordan (1874-1948), dramatist and novelist, who succeeded John Millington Synge as director of the Abbey Theatre in 1909.... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 126934