Search results for: 'GISSING, George'
GISSING, George. Autograph letter signed to his sister Ellen ("My dear Nelly").
1898A note to his sister: "I thought I remembered sending, or bringing, the Michelet to Wakefield. But I suppose I was mistaken. The vol. has somehow been lost, unfortunately. Affectionately yours, George Gissing". Gissing had last visited his family in Wakefield in September 1898.
Michelet, best known for his monumental Histoire de France (1833-67)... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 39057
GISSING, George. New Grub Street.
London : 1891First edition, first issue, in the original cloth without the cancel title page stating second edition. One of fewer than 1,000 copies of Gissing's strongest book, an acknowledged classic; from the library of the bibliographer of Victorian fiction, Walter E. Smith, with his lightly pencilled ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper of each... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 109764
CONRAD, Joseph - GISSING, George. Two Letters.
London : 1926First and limited edition, first impression, one of 220 copies. Privately printed for the First Edition Club, this pamphlet was published as part of a 12-piece portfolio set titled Twenty Letters to Joseph Conrad. The letters are dated 25 December 1902 and 9 May 1903, and express Gissing's admiration of Conrad's writing: "This is your glorious... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 116777
KORG, Jacob. George Gissing: A Critical Biography.
London : 1965First UK edition. Initially published by the University of Washington Press two years previously. From the library of John Heygate, whose initials and the date "1965" are inscribed at head of the title page. Learn More£35.00
Stock Code: 47655
WELLS, H. G. When The Sleeper Wakes.
London and New York : 1899First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Henry Hick, from H. G. Wells". Dr Henry Hick came to know Wells through his old school friend George Gissing. When Wells became ill on a cycling holiday in 1898, he recuperated at Hicks's house in New Romney, where he was visited by Edmund Gosse and Henry James. The following... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 115303
WELLS, H. G. Tales of Space and Time.
London & New York : 1900First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author with one of his characteristic "picshuas", a caricature portrait on the first blank: "H. Hick from H. G. Wells", with a small sketch of a medicine bottle with label reading "To be taken as required" below. Dr Henry Hick came to know Wells through his old school friend George Gissing. When Wells... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 115293