Search results for: 'FORSTER, E. M'
FORSTER, E. M. The Development of English Prose Between 1918 and 1939
Glasgow : 1945First edition, inscribed by Forster on the half title: "Monroe Wheeler, with E. M. Forster's best wishes. May 1946." Forster has made one correction to the text (page 10); laid in is part of the original stamped envelope hand-addressed by Forster to Wheeler at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Wheeler (1899-1988) became the inaugural Director... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 128015
FORSTER, E. M. Alexandria: A History and A Guide.
Alexandria : 1922First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Hugh Walpole on the front free endpaper "For Hugh, from E. M. Forster" and with Walpole's Brackenburn book label on the front pastedown. Copies of the first edition are rare, as most of the print run was destroyed by fire. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 90044
FORSTER, E. M. Alexandria: A History and A Guide.
Alexandria : 1922First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Forster "AJB, from the author" on the front free endpaper, and with the ownership inscription of the recipient, A. J. Butler, on the front board. This is Oxford historian Alfred Joshua Butler (1850-1936), whose work The Arab Conquest of Egypt (1902) Forster cites as his main source for the period, and describes... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 112539
FORSTER, E. M. The Government of Egypt.
London : First edition of this pamphlet which outlines the historical, social, and political background of the relationship between Egypt and Great Britain. Forster served as a volunteer with the Red Cross between November 1915 and January 1919: while some of the material is "the result of personal experience his time in Egypt was generally not under conditions... Learn More£320.00
Stock Code: 21613
FORSTER, E. M. Abinger Harvest.
London : 1936First edition, second impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For E. K. Brown from E. M. Forster, June 4th 1947". Brown's annotations appear throughout the text. Edward Killoran Brown (1905-51) was a prominant Canadian literature professor who taught at the University of Toronto, and later Cornell and the University of Chicago. He edited... Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 60250
(FORSTER, E. M.) DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes. Appearances.
London & Toronto : 1914First edition, first impression. The copy of E. M. Forster, with his estate label to the front pastedown, and his inscription to the front free endpaper: "Taken from Goldie's room August 6th 1932", Goldie being the author Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, and consequently this also being the author's own copy. A nice association copy: Dickinson became Forster's... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 133767
FORSTER, E. M. A Room with a View.
London : 1908First edition, first impression. The novel was the basis for the 1985 Bafta-winning film of the same title, starring Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, and Simon Callow. Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 125117
FORSTER, E. M. A Passage to India.
London : 1924First edition, first impression. Copies in the dust jacket are very scarce. "Up to the last moment Forster had been assailed by doubts and despairs about his novel, but its reception removed all his fears. The book suited the moment, and friends and reviewers alike called it a masterpiece and his finest achievement" (P. N. Furbank, E. M. Forster: A... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 126380
FORSTER, E. M. Where Angels Fear to Tread.
London : 1924Second English edition, uniform edition, inscribed by the author to his sometime-lover Harry Daley on the front free endpaper "H. D. from E. M. F. Xmas. 1926", and further signed by the author on the title page. First published in 1905, Where Angels Fear to Tread was Forster's first novel, with this copy a Christmas gift to Harry Daley, a gay... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 137692
FORSTER, E. M. The New Disorder.
New York : 1949First separate edition, signed limited issue, number V of 20 copies signed by both author and illustrator, from a total edition of 1,200. Forster's essay was first published in Horizon, December 1941, and largely incorporated in "Art for Art's Sake" in Harper's Magazine, August 1949. Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 100433
FORSTER, E. M. A Passage to India.
London : 1924First edition, first impression. It was selected as one of the 100 great works of 20th century English literature by the Modern Library and won the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 61867
FORSTER, E. M. Where Angels Fear to Tread.
New York : 1920First US edition, first printing of the author's first book, which appeared 15 years after the first British edition in a print run of only 2,630 copies. Rarely seen in the dust jacket. Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 60112
FORSTER, George. A Journey from Bengal to England through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia, by the Caspian-Sea.
London : 1798First edition thus. The first volume was published in Calcutta in 1790, the year before Forster's death, the whole being published for the first time as here. Forster, (c.1752-1791), was an officer of the HEIC on the Madras establishment, and between 1782 and 1784 undertook "a remarkable overland journey from Calcutta to Europe, travelling through Jammu... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 98149
FORSTER, George. Geschichte der Reisen, die seit Cook an der Nordwest- und Nordost-Küste von Amerika,
Berlin : 1791First edition of this "early and important compilation of voyages to the Northwest Coast containing the voyages of Meares, Mortimer, Portlock, and Dixon" (Forbes). The work, which provides an update to the voyages covered in Forster's 1784 Geschichte der Reisen und Entdeckungen im Norden, also includes a series of essays and commentaries by Forster... Learn More£8,000.00
Stock Code: 134112
CAULFEILD, James E.W.S., Colonel. One Hundred Years' History of The 2nd Batt. West India Regiment.
London : 1898First and only edition. Extremely uncommon, just two locations, BL and Kensington and Chelsea library, on WorldCat. "The narrative covers the period stated in uniform detail. It has good coverage of several little-known operations in the West Indies and in West Africa" (Perkins). Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 103997
LAWRENCE, T. E. The Letters of T. E. Lawrence of Arabia.
London : 1938First edition, first impression, first state, with errors at page 182 and 495 uncorrected, of the first major collection of T. E. Lawrence's letters; scarce in the jacket.
E. M. Forster made the first attempt to gather a collection of Lawrence's correspondence, but the task grew too big and the planned volume was shelved. David Garnett took over... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 142881
MANNING, Frederic, as Private 19022. Her Privates We.
London : 1930First trade edition, first impression. Her Privates We is a fictionalized account of Manning's experiences on the Western Front, particularly in the Battle of the Somme. Published the previous year in a limited edition of 525 copies as The Middle Parts of Fortune - the title being taken from the line in Hamlet immediately preceding "her privates we"... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 142734
FORSTER, Johann Reinhold. Descriptiones animalium, quae in itinere ad maris Australis terras per annos 1772, 1773 et 1774
Berlin : 1844First edition of Forster's study of the Australasian fauna encountered on Cook's second voyage. A distinguished naturalist, Forster (1729-1798) was employed as Chief Naturalist for the Resolution on Cook's second voyage, accompanied by his son Georg (1754-1794) as an assistant; "the elder Forster proved to be a highly capable scientist and a keen observer... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 140525
NABOKOV, Vladimir. Nikolai Gogol.
Norfolk, CT : First edition, first issue, presentation copy, inscribed in Rrussian by Nabokov to his wife Véra on the front free endpaper: "My beloved, here's a little book for you, my life, here's another little book for you, my love, there will be more little books / B the letter "V" in English / 1944". Nabokov has annotated this copy in nearly 60 instances, from... Learn More£37,500.00
Stock Code: 123847
RAFFLES, Thomas Stamford. The History of Java.
London : 1817First edition of Raffles's masterful account of Java. Raffles was appointed lieutenant governor of Java in 1811 when the island and its dependencies were occupied by Lord Minto following the annexation of the Netherlands by Napoleon. During the next four years he extended the area of European control and reorganized the Dutch colonial system in the... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 136364
SPARRMAN, Anders. A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope,
1786Second edition, corrected. A botanist and disciple of Linnaeus, Sparrman's desire to travel was stimulated by an early trip as a surgeon on a Royal Swedish East India Company ship to Canton via the Cape. Further opportunities were thwarted by his lack of funds. However, in 1771 his friend Capt. Ekeberg of the RSEIC obtained for him the position of tutor... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 18319
LLOYD, William Forster. Prices of Corn in Oxford in the Beginning of the Fourteenth Century:
Oxford : 1830First edition of this study of Oxford corn prices. The economist William Forster Lloyd (1794-1852), then a lecturer at Christ Church, used documents in the University's collection and the account books of various colleges to chart the change in prices. His later writings on population proved a significant influence on economic thought.
Provenance:... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 129248
AINSWORTH, William Harrison. Jack Sheppard.
London : 1839First edition of one of the most popular and polarising "Newgate" novels, accompanied by some of Cruikshank's best illustrative work. "Praised for its vivid writing, especially its depiction of a storm on the Thames and its account of Jack Sheppard's escape from Newgate prison, the novel became so popular that by the end of 1839 nine different theatrical... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 118496
WOOLF, Virginia. "Is Fiction an Art?" Hand-corrected typescript review of Aspects of Fiction by E. M. Forster.
52 Tavistock Square, London : October 1927Original typescript draft with autograph corrections by Woolf of one of her most defining essays, by descent from the editor responsible for bringing the essay to publication, Geoffrey Parsons (1879-1956). Published in the New York Herald Tribune on Sunday, 16 October 1927, Woolf's review of E. M. Forster's Aspects of Fiction appeared on the first page... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 130267
WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.
Richmond : 1922First edition, first impression. One of 40 "A" subscribers' copies with the part-printed limitation label to the front free endpaper completed in ink by Virginia Woolf and signed by her. These copies were issued in advance of the trade publication and were not issued in dust jacket; they were given to the active subscribers who had supported the press's... Learn More£27,500.00
Stock Code: 65828
(SENHOUSE, Roger.) TRILLING, Lionel. The Middle of the Journey.
New York : 1947First edition, first printing. Roger Senhouse's copy, sent to him by literary agents Pearn, Pollinger & Higham for the preparation of the first UK edition, published by Secker and Warburg the following year, and containing an illuminating collection of ephemera and correspondence exchanged between Senhouse, Frederic Warburg, Trilling, and critic Cyril... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 110965
DICKENS, Charles. Signed invitation card with holograph entry in Dickens's hand and annotated playbill for the production of Ben Jonson's Every Man in his Humour, given by Dickens's company, the Amateur Players.
London : 1845A superb memento of Dickens's theatrical high-water mark, his bravura performance as the "craven and boastful" Captain Bobadil in his own "strictly private" production of Ben Jonson's comedy Every Man in his Humour. The invitation card - in effect a ticket to the performance - carries his characteristic flourished signature on the verso and... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 143142
ELIOT, T. S. Poems 1909-1925.
London : 1925First edition, first impression, scarce in the jacket. The collection selects from Prufrock (1917), Poems (1920), and also prints The Waste Land (1922, here including for the first time the dedication to Ezra Pound as "il miglior fabbro") and The Hollow Men, for which this is the first appearance.
Some literary... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 137380
BERKELEY, Anthony, as Francis Iles. Before the Fact.
London : 1932First edition, first impression; rare in the jacket, which prints Gollancz's sensational list of the possible identities of "Francis Iles", including E. M. Forster, R. Austin Freeman, Patrick Hamilton, Aldous Huxley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Eden Phillpotts, Osbert Sitwell, Hugh Walpole and H. G. Wells. Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 86219
NICHOLS, Robert. Ardours and Endurances
New York : First US edition, first printing, fulsomely inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper with an eight-line poetic quotation from "The Full Heart" (printed p. 65). From the library of Lois Walcott Kellogg (1894-1944), wealthy heiress to the Charles P. Kellogg manufacturing fortune through her mother Emma Lois Kellogg, and daughter of Supreme Court... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 117876
BELL, Henry. Historical Essay on the Original of Painting.
London : 1728First edition of a scarce work on the history of painting. According to a manuscript note to page 34, presumably by Mr Forster, much of the work apparently derives from Dryden's Ancient Masters of Paintinge, Mr Forster supplying page references to Dryden's work to several pages here, with extensive cross-referencing to the Chronological Account... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 122232
DICKENS, Charles. The Works [together with] The Life by John Forster.
London : [1902-1903]The Biographical Edition, edited by Arthur Waugh, father of Evelyn Waugh, with his introduction in each volume. Waugh had been appointed managing director of Chapman and Hall in 1902 and wasted no time in capitalizing on the firm's most famous asset. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 134043