Search results for: 'MILLER, Henry G'
MILLER, Henry. Un Etre Etoilique. [A Starlike Being.]
[Paris : First edition of Miller's 7,000 word essay in praise of Anais Nin, an offprint from The Criterion vol XVII no. 66, this a presentation copy inscribed by Miller on the front wrapper verso, "To James F. O'Roark, from Henry Miller, 2/18/79". Dr James F. O'Roark was a Santa Barbara eye doctor, and a notable Henry Miller collector. Copies of this offprint... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 96007
MILLER, Henry - PERLÈS, Alfred. My Friend Henry Miller. An Intimate Biography.
London : 1955First edition, first impression. Signed by both the author and Miller on a stuck in label on the front free endpaper and further inscribed by Miller "For Harry Lloyd Marshall, Jr." Learn More£320.00
Stock Code: 48899
MILLER, Henry. Insomnia or The Devil at Large. A first edition book portfolio.
Albuquerque : 1974First edition, first impression. Limited to 150 copies with a signed bound in introduction and with a numbered and signed lithograph on Japanese paper by Henry Miller. 100 copies were issued in English, 50 copies were issued in French. This is the English edition. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 69028
MILLER, Henry. The Angel is my Watermark.
Fullerton, CA : 1944Signed limited edition, number 8 of a small number of copies signed by Henry Miller and enclosing one of Miller's original watercolours. The number of copies is estimated by Porter as 15, by Riley as 15 or 16, and at any rate a very small number, each unique with a different water colour. Alongside the original watercolour, the publication contains... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 136512
MILLER, Henry G. Chapters on Silver.
Chicago : 1894First book form edition, reprinting Miller's articles on silver currency as published in the Chicago Times in the summer of 1894, here published as part of the Coin's Financial Series, making the bimetallist case for free coinage of silver. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 146084
MILLER, Henry - HOUGHTON, Claude. Hudson Rejoins the Herd.
London : 1939First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To T. J. Hoyer, Claude Houghton", below that, in pencil, "For Henry Miller with respect and in friendship, Larry Goldberg 9.2.64". Miller was a great admirer of Houghton and this novel in particular, writing in his literary memoir The Books in My Life that Houghton,... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 69506
MILLER, Henry. Scenario (A film with sound).
Paris : 1937First edition, first printing. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author. With the author's signed presentation inscription on the first blank, "To Annie and Nicola with best wishes Henry Miller Paris 10/37". The identity of Annie and Nicola is something of a mystery, although Miller reports in Colossus of Maroussi of a meeting in Corfu with... Learn More£1,400.00
Stock Code: 63313
MILLER, Henry, and others. [Complete Yes! Capra Chapbook Series.]
Santa Barbara, CA : 1972-1977Complete set of first and signed limited editions, each volume numbered and signed by the author. The works were issued in different limitations of between 50 and 250 copies, with most limited to between 50 and 100 copies. The set comprises works by: Will Baker, Clayton Barbeau, Peter Beagle, William Benton, Ray Bradbury, Edwin Brock, Raymond Carver,... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 111064
MILLER, Henry - ELLIADI, M. N. Crete, Past and Present.
London : 1933First and only edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed, partly in romanized Greek, on the front free endpaper "As a token of regard, M. N. Elliadi" to "Kyrios Henry Miller", and with a later gift inscription, from Miller and Lawrence Durrell (as "Larry") "For Ray & George, with gratitude", dated August 1962.
Although undated, the... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 142908
MILLER, Henry. Black Spring.
Paris : 1936First edition, first impression, second issue, re-priced from 50 to 60 francs on the front flap and rear cover. Miller's first three books, of which this is the second, were banned in the United States and England for obscene content; Black Spring was not published in the US until 1963. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 121299
MILLER, Henry. Max and the White Phagocytes.
Paris : 1938First edition, first impression, of the second work in Miller's Villa Seurat series. This collection of 12 essays and short stories includes six previously unpublished works. Miller lived in an apartment at 18 Villa Seurat during his time in Paris between 1930 and 1939, funded by fellow author Anaïs Nin. Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 121301
MILLER, Henry. Tropic of Capricorn.
Paris : 1939First edition, first issue, with "60 frs" to the spine and the yellow errata slip tipped-in as issued. This is the prequel to Miller's first published novel, The Tropic Of Cancer, and a particularly bright example.
It was "originally scheduled for publication in February but delayed for three months, as a result of which few copies were sold... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 140128
JAMES, Henry. Daisy Miller: A Study.
London : 1879First UK edition of one of James's scarcest and most desirable titles, one of 500 copies. The first two impressions are indistinguishable: it was first published on 15 February 1879 in a print run of 250 copies, with a second impression of 250 copies following in March, lacking any imprint to distinguish it from the first issue. Rare, with just two... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 125130
ORWELL, George. Inside the Whale.
London : 1940First edition, first impression, of the first book-form publication of the essays of Orwell, often cited as among the finest English essayists of the 20th century. Besides the title essay about Henry Miller, the volume includes his studies of Charles Dickens and Boy's Weeklies. The print run was a 1,000 copies, of which some were destroyed in an air... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 122898
VALENTIA, George Annesley, Viscount. Voyages and Travels
London : 1809First edition of this "monumental" work (Manley and Rée), an attractive copy in the original boards, one of 50 large paper copies. Valentia's was the first British mission to Abyssinia, sent to conclude an alliance to obtain a port on the Red Sea in case Napoleonic France should seize Egypt, and was important in opening Abyssinia to the West.
Also... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 46982
FORD, Charles Henri (ed.) View.
New York : 1940-7A complete set, one volume inscribed by Ford, of first printings of the remarkable American literary and art magazine published by artist and writer Charles Henri Ford and writer and film critic Parker Tyler. View covered the contemporary avant-garde and Surrealist scene, and was published quarterly as finances permitted. The roster of prestigious contributors,... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 109741
MANNING, William, & William Shand. Dead Season's Heritage.
Buenos Aires : 1942First trade edition, first impression, originally published as a limited edition of 50 copies. With two framed mixed-media portraits by Manning: Alfred Perles dated 1968 (265 x 165 mm), and Henry Miller dated 1973 (405 x 275 mm). Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 70801
GELBER, Jack. The Connection.
New York : 1981Later reprint of Gelber's hyper-realistic play about drug addicts, first published by the Grove Press in 1960, inscribed by the theatre's founder Judith Malina to the owner of the Press: "For Barney Rosset with loving gratitude for your pioneering work for art & freedom. With love, Judith."
Malina's inscription further notes that it was inscribed... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 107213
CLARKE, James Stanier, & John McArthur. The Life of Admiral Lord Nelson, K.B. From His Lordship's Manuscripts.
London : 1809First edition of "one of the main foundation stones of the Nelson legend" (Cannadine, p. 99); Lowndes notes that "1200 copies were subscribed for", this a handsome copy with an appealing maritime provenance. Clarke and McArthur's book is fittingly handsome, being printed by Thomas Bensley, one of the best printers of the day, on superior quality paper.... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 46705
ANOUILH, Jean, & Lucienne Hill. Becket. Original final script for the 1964 film, actor Michael Miller's working copy.
Hollywood : 1963Becket, starring Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole, was based on Jean Anouilh's 1959 play and garnered the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (Edward Anhalt), three Baftas (Best Colour Photography, Best Set Design in Colour, Best Costume Design), Best Film from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures and two Golden Globes (Best Drama,... Learn More£2,850.00
Stock Code: 135899
ORWELL, George. Archive of retained correspondence from the files of his first publisher, Victor Gollancz, relating to the publication of Inside the Whale.
1 Jan 1940 - 13 Oct 1966Victor Gollancz's archived correspondence relating to their publication of George Orwell's first collection of essays, Inside the Whale, including the original contract. Orwell began work on the essays in May 1939. The outbreak of the war led to an unproductive period, but by mid-December he had finished the book and sent the manuscript to Gollancz.... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 131758
FRANK, Robert. The Americans.
New York : 1959First US edition, originally published in France on 15 May 1958 by Robert Delpire as part of its Encyclopédie Essentielle series. In the French edition Frank's photographs were accompanied by text by authors such as Simone de Beauvoir, Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, Henry Miller and John Steinbeck. In this edition the photos are not accompanied... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 125101
KEROUAC, Jack (intro.); FRANK, Robert. The Americans.
New York : 1959First US edition, first printing, entailing the first appearance of Jack Kerouac's poetic introduction constituting his own ode to America. This Grove Press edition is very seldom found in such near-perfect condition, and the jacket so bright.
Frank's Les Americains was originally published in France on 15 May 1958 by Robert Delpire as part... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 141951
ORWELL, George. Archive of retained correspondence from the files of his first publisher, Victor Gollancz, relating to the publication of A Clergyman's Daughter.
8 Nov 1934 - 22 July 1983Victor Gollancz's archived correspondence regarding the publication of George Orwell's first novel, A Clergyman's Daughter, including the original contract for the novel. Present are two typed letters, two autograph letters, and two autograph postcards, all signed by Orwell; all such material is uncommon in the market.
Orwell began to write the... Learn More£75,000.00
Stock Code: 131751
FORD, Charles Henri, & Parker Tyler. The Young and Evil.
Paris : 1933First trade edition, first printing, very scarce and a superb copy, of "the novel that beat the Beat Generation by a generation" (Gertrude Stein). The Young and Evil is considered the first modern novel to represent homosexual protagonists openly and unapologetically (as well as, more shockingly at the time, interracial sex), and surviving copies are... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 145143
BIRTLES, Bert. Exiles in the Aegean.
London : 1938The surprisingly uncommon first edition, first impression; from the library of the celebrated film critic Dilys Powell, with her pencilled signature on the front free endpaper. Bert Birtles was an Australian author and journalist and Exiles in the Aegean, his only book, "was admired for revealing the experiences of the communists exiled to the islands... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 144783
CAHUN, Claude. Two autograph postcards signed to Surrealist poet Robert Desnos, the second also signed by Marcel Moore.
Paris & Jersey : 1932 & 1938Two exceptionally rare autograph postcards signed from the French photographer and mixed-media artist Claude Cahun to Surrealist poet Robert Desnos, one written from Paris, the other from Jersey in exile; in the first thanking him for a gift of flowers, and in the second reporting on her reclusive life in Jersey with her collaborator, lover, and step-sister... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 131539
ALCOTT, Louisa May. Inscribed carte-de-visite.
New York : May 1882A delightfully personal memento, a carte-de-visite inscribed on the verso by Alcott to her friend Mary Williams, "Betsey from Sairy May 1882"; with an identifying note in an unknown hand below the author's inscription: "Sairy Louisa M Alcott, Betsey Mary H. Williams". The names of "Sairy" and "Betsey" were taken from the characters of the bibulous... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 137833