Search results for: 'ISHERWOOD, Christopher'
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Lions and Shadows.
London : 1938First edition, first impression, inscribed by Isherwood on the front free endpaper, "for Allan Covici with my thanks + best wishes - Christopher Isherwood, May 1963". The recipient was a California-based writer, librarian, and bookseller based at UC Berkeley. Lions and Shadows was Isherwood's own novelised memoir, relating his tutelage as a writer through... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 141357
ISHERWOOD, Christopher (ed.) Vedanta for Modern Man.
New York : 1951First edition, first printing, inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper "To Andy, with best wishes Christopher Isherwood". An anthology of writings addressing Vedanta, the school of Hindu philosophy addressing the divine nature of man, ideas to which Isherwood was introduced by his friend Aldous Huxley, who introduced him to Swami Prabhavananda... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 138996
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. My Guru and His Disciple.
New York : 1980First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author "for Burton & Elliot, Christopher Isherwood" on the front free endpaper. The book is an account of Isherwood's time as a student to the Hindu priest Swami Prabhavananda, who guided Isherwood for over 30 years. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 140102
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. A Single Man.
London : 1980Signed limited edition, this an out-of-series copy from an edition of 400 copies signed by the author and printed on Barcham Green paper. The book was first published in 1964 and adapted into the 2009 film of the same name, directed by Tom Ford and starring Colin Firth. Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 112609
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Sally Bowles.
London : 1937First edition, first impression. Sally Bowles was Isherwood's fourth solo publication, his second Berlin novel, and was subsequently incorporated into Goodbye to Berlin (1939). Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 38837
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. The Memorial.
London : 1932First edition, first impression, in the uncommon first state pink and white cloth binding. The first impression was printed in a run of 1,222 copies. "A remarkably acute and assured novel about the pre- and post-war generations" in the attractive jacket designed by John Banting (ODNB). Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 122075
ISHERWOOD, Christopher The Memorial.
London : 1932First edition, first impression, in the second state blue and white cloth binding. "A remarkably acute and assured novel about the pre- and post-war generations" in the attractive jacket designed by John Banting (ODNB). Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 129030
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. My Guru and His Disciple.
New York : 1980First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "for Carole, with admiration from her friend Chris. June 14 1980" on the title-page. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 106764
FISHER, M. F. K. With Bold Knife and Fork.
New York : 1969First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "For Tania and James Stern, from M. F. K. Fisher, with love, St. Helena 1969". James Stern (1904-1993) was a British writer noted for his short stories, and for his wide circle of literary acquaintances. Malcolm Cowley remarked to him: "My God, you've known everybody, his wife, his boyfriend, and... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 139410
STERN, James. "The Bank".
Blandford : 1975First and sole edition, number 18 of 50 copies of this short story privately published by the author, originally composed in Berlin in 1928. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title, "For Anthony Hobson affectionately, Jimmy Stern, my first effort 1928, Whitsbury 6. iv. 1975"; together with an autograph letter signed by Stern to Anthony... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 116549
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
CURTIS, James. The Gilt Kid; There Ain't No Justice; You're In the Racket, Too.
London : 1936-7First edition, first impressions, of the first three novels by the undeservedly obscure James Curtis, whose works rivalled those of his contemporaries Graham Greene and Christopher Isherwood. Curtis, after a middle class upbringing, embraced leftist politics and turned to the underworld, writing novels about criminals, prostitutes, and boxers. After... Learn More£3,800.00
Stock Code: 49960
THOMPSON, Hunter S. Screwjack.
Santa Barbara, California : 1991First edition, signed limited issue, this an out-of-series copy inscribed in calligraphic lettering below the limitation "Nick Beck's copy". Screwjack was printed in an edition of 300 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies signed by the author. A short story collection comprising "Mescalito" (chronicling Thompson's first mescaline experience), "Death... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 139297
AGEE, James. The Morning Watch.
Rome : 1950First edition, offprint issue, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Albert Brush, with warmest regard and esteem, Jim Agee, June 6, '54"; this is the offprint of the novella as it first appeared in the literary journal Botteghe oscure, VI. The recipient, the enigmatic Santa Monica poet Albert Brush, travelled in bohemian circles... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 106970