Search results for: 'STAPLEDON, Olaf'
STAPLEDON, Olaf. The Opening of the Eyes.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, published posthumously. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author's wife Agnes Stapledon, "Edward Frick, from Agnes Z. Stapledon, in memory of Olaf. January 1954". Edward Frick was an American architect based in Paris whom the Stapledons had visited in Paris, in August 1950, less than a month before Stapledon's death.... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 118812
STAPLEDON, Olaf. Darkness and the Light.
London : 1942First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Aage Marcus from Olaf Stapledon, April 1946". Aage Marcus (1888-1985) was a Danish art historian and writer. The Stapledon collection at the University of Liverpool contains a copy of Marcus's Billedkunsten (Visual Art) inscribed to Stapledon and... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 80241
STAPLEDON, Olaf. Last and First Men.
London : 1930First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Aage Marcus from Olaf Stapledon" and also on the title page, "Olaf Stapledon in the hope that someday my wife and I may give you almost as good a time in England as you have given us in Denmark". Aage Marcus (1888-1985) was a Danish art historian... Learn More£6,750.00
Stock Code: 80246
STAPLEDON, Olaf. A Modern Theory of Ethics.
London : 1929First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "A. M. Carr-Saunders, with compliments from W. O. S. 3rd February 1929". A Modern Theory of Ethics was Stapledon's first published work of prose, based on the thesis for his PhD in philosophy awarded at the University of Liverpool in 1925. The recipient,... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 87348
STAPLEDON, Olaf. Odd John.
London : 1935First edition, first impression, first issue, with advertisements dated May 1935 ("535"); here a review copy, with the publisher's presentation slip loosely inserted. One of Stapledon's most significant novels, the protagonist a super-intelligent Nietzschean Übermensch, developing the themes of Beresford's Hampdenshire Wonder of 1911. The... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 138977
GLOAG, John. Manna.
London : 1940First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "G. L. Pilkington from the author. Mar. 1940". The recipient was Geoffrey Langton Pilkington (18851972) chairman of the glass manufacturers Pilkington, for whom Gloag worked as a board member (Sadar, p. 95). Gloag (1896-1981) was a prolific science... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 137210
(PARES, Ethel Bip.) BRANDE, Dorothea. Beauty Vanishes.
London : 1935First edition, first impression. Uncommon in the dust jacket by designer Ethel "Bip" Pares, recognised for her work in the science fiction genre and particularly for the jackets for Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton and Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 85032