Search results for: 'ELIOT, George'
ELIOT, George. The Works.
Edinburgh & London : [c.1880]The Cabinet edition. This handsome set includes Eliot's seven novels and other literary works including, The Spanish Gypsy and Scenes of Clerical Life. Four volumes, which include the Life of George Eliot, were published later for the Cabinet Edition, but are not present in this set.
Eliot's novels were popular for their... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 138206
(ELIOT, T. S.) CATTAUI, Georges. La Terre visitée.
Paris : 1945First and limited edition, number 1,167 of 1,240 copies. Presentation copy to T. S. Eliot, inscribed by the author on half-title, "A T. S. Eliot avec l'admiration constante de Georges Cattaui". In 1936 Cattaui translated "Journey of the Magi" and "The Hollow Men" for publication in Mesures and was in correspondence with Eliot during this process. In... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 116647
ELIOT, George. Scenes of Clerical Life.
Edinburgh & London : 1858First edition in book form of George Eliot's first published work, three stories that had previously been serialized in Blackwood's Magazine the previous year. Association copy, being the copy, specially bound with his armorial wheat device, of Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton (1809-1885), politician, writer, poet, and friend of George Eliot.... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 129683
ELIOT, George. Daniel Deronda.
Edinburgh & London : 1876First edition, in the original parts. With the errata slip in parts 2, 3, and 6; parts 1 to 5 with a slip advertising the next instalment. Daniel Deronda was Eliot's last completed novel. "While creating once more a panorama of social classes and opinion and showing how individuals interact at times of social change, this novel spreads its net even... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 132085
[ELIOT, George.] LEWES, Marian. Autograph letter signed to Dr Elizabeth Blackwell.
Holly Lodge, Wimbledon Park, Wandsworth, : 16 April Autograph letter signed from George Eliot as Marian Lewes to the physician Elizabeth Blackwell, linking three extraordinary women of the day: Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America and the first to be entered on the British medical register. Eliot writes: "Being unable myself to respond to Barbara's appeal in... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 137756
ELIOT, George. Felix Holt.
Edinburgh & London : 1866First edition, in Carter's binding style "A", the earliest. Set in the familiar midland countryside of Eliot's early novels, Felix Holt deals with the upheavals of society at the time of the first Reform Act of 1832, anticipating the election scenes in her next novel, Middlemarch. The work was well-received commercially and "nearly 5,000 copies were... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 128681
ELIOT, George. Novels.
Edinburgh & London : [c.1880]Stereotyped Edition. This handsome set includes Eliot's seven novels and Scenes of Clerical Life.
Eliot's novels were popular for their political views and depiction of rural society for which she drew on her own early experience. However, Eliot did not confine herself to her bucolic roots. Romola is a historical romance set... Learn More£495.00
Stock Code: 138452
SAND, George. Les Maitres sonneurs.
Paris : 1853First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title to her friend Henry Harrisse: "a mon ami Henry Harrisse G. Sand"; together with Harrisse's ownership signature on the verso of the front free endpaper, and with his gilt initials "HH" on the spine. The American historian and man of letters Henry Harrisse (1829-1910) mingled... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 131728
HERRIMAN, George. "Krazy Kat" - A Jazz Pantomine.
New York : 1922First edition, a fragile piece, relatively well-represented institutionally but exceedingly uncommon in commerce. A splendid celebration of the inimitable Krazy Kat, that "humbly poetic, gently clownlike, supremely innocent, and illimitably affectionate creature" (e. e. cummings); George Herriman's remarkable strip, much admired at the time by Joyce,... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 137211
ELIOT, T. S. The Confidential Clerk.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the French novelist and playwright Georges Duhamel, inscribed by the author a month after publication on the front free endpaper: "à Monsieur Georges Duhamel en hommage à l'ecrivain et l'homme de la part de T. S. Eliot 8.4.54". Duhamel had served as a surgeon during the First World War and his... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 130104
HERBERT, George. The Temple.
Cambridge : 1635Fourth edition, following the first of 1633. The book - all editions were published posthumously - was enormously popular, with six editions by 1641. "Herbert's English poetry, despite its entanglement with his more partisan personal reputation, was enormously popular. The Temple... appealed to a readership spanning the political and ecclesiastical... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 139017
HARDY, Thomas. Far from the Madding Crowd.
London : 1874First edition in book form, one of 1,000 copies published on 23 November 1874. Hardy's fourth novel was serialized anonymously in the Cornhill Magazine from January to December 1874, prompting a reviewer for the Spectator to remark that "If 'Far from the Madding Crowd' is not written by George Eliot, then there is a new light among novelists". Hardy's... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 128066
SAROYAN, William. Dear Baby.
New York : 1944First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front and rear free endpapers to the winner of a charity auction, and signed on the title page. The inscription reads: "This book is inscribed to the winner of the auction; the book appears to have been donated by my friend Red; I am donating only this scribbling, which I am glad to do as... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 101768
PARKES, Bessie Rayner. The History of Our Cat Aspasia.
London : [1856?]Second edition, following the first of 1855; conspicuously uncommon: Copac cites copies at only British Library, Oxford and Scotland among British and Irish institutional libraries, with OCLC adding no further copies in international holdings; of the first edition Copac notes just two copies (Cambridge, Standen House). Bessie Rayner Parkes, later Belloc... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 126743
[BRADLEY, Katharine, & Edith Cooper.] FIELD, Michael. Poems of Adoration.
London & Edinburgh : First edition of this collaboration by Edith Emma Cooper and her aunt and sometime lover Katharine Harris Bradley, pseudonymously-published as Michael Field. Their first publication as "Michael Field", Callirhoë (1884), was publicly well-received, with The Spectator greeting it "as a work of 'great promise', exhibiting 'the true poetic and... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 134560
GOURMONT, Remy de. Lettres à l'Amazone.
Paris : 30 March 1914First edition, first printing, copy 112 of 112 copies on papier vergé chartreuse, from an edition of 1,075 copies in total. This copy, with the original chartreuse wrappers bound in, has been handsomely bound by Cochard. Gourmont's "Letters to the Amazon" are the result of the symbolist poet, who had been stricken and disfigured by lupus vulgaris,... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 117966
[BRADLEY, Katharine, & Edith Cooper.] FIELD, Michael. Wild Honey.
London : 1908First edition of this collaborative collection of poetry by Edith Emma Cooper and her aunt and sometime lover Katharine Harris Bradley, pseudonymously-published as Michael Field. This work "gathered together a vast wealth of poetry spanning a considerable time period" and "represents a poetic narrative on a grand scale, charting as it does a period... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 132014