Search results for: 'STEIN, Gertrude'
STEIN, Gertrude. Mrs. Reynolds and Five Earlier Novelettes.
New Haven : 1952First edition, first printing, of Stein's novel Mrs. Reynolds, a political parable composed during World War II, and five novelettes composed between 1931 and 1936. This book was published as vol. II in the Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein. Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 133134
STEIN, Gertrude. Lucretia Borgia.
New York : August 1968First edition thus; one of 26 not for sale copies, hardbound and printed on Japon vellum, lettered A-Z (this one V), from an overall edition of 176 copies. The Albondocani Press's edition is the first separate edition and the first complete edition (second overall), of Stein's short play, which was first published, with editorial liberties taken, in... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 84841
STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.
London : 1929First edition, no. 199 of 225 copies signed by the author. Stein signed the limitation slips in Paris and returned them to London to be tipped-in opposite the title page. This is the second work published by the press, found by Robert Graves with his literary partner Laura Riding in 1927. An Acquaintance with Description is part of Stein's explanatory... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 133140
STEIN, Gertrude. Three Lives.
New York : 1909First edition, first printing, of Stein's first published book. This is from the first issue of 700 copies, with a further 300 copies issued in Britain with a cancel title leaf and altered binding in 1915. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 133132
STEIN, Gertrude. Things As They Are.
Pawlet, Vermont : 1950First edition, no. 483 of 516 copies printed. Stein originally wrote this three part novel in 1903 under the title Quod Erat Demonstrandum, but it was not published until after her death. This was the final book published by The Banyan Press. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 133144
STEIN, Gertrude. Operas and Plays.
Paris : 1932First edition, first printing, one of 500 copies only. This was the penultimate title issued by Plain Edition, the publishers which Stein co-founded with Alice Toklas in 1930. Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 133135
STEIN, Gertrude. Geography and Plays.
Boston : 1926First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding, of this collection of Stein's writing from 1908 to 1920. There were four issues of the first edition sheets over 18 years, in variant bindings - this issue with the title on the front cover is the first. Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 133133
STEIN, Gertrude. Lectures in America.
New York : 1935First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding of grey cloth. This collection compiles six lectures given by Stein at American universities during 1934 and 1935. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 133150
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
WILSON, Edmund. Axel's Castle.
New York and London : 1931First edition, first printing (Scribner's "A"), scarce in the jacket. Axel's Castle, which is numbered among Connolly's 100 Books of the Modern Movement, was an influential study on the roots of Modernism in the Symbolist Movement, with chapters on W. B. Yeats, Paul Valéry, T. S. Eliot, Proust, James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and Rimbaud. The title relates... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 143829
WOOLF, Virginia. On Being Ill [in:] The New Criterion.
London : 1926First edition, first impression, including the first appearance in print of Woolf's On Being Ill, which was written after experiencing a period of severe manic-depression and later first published separately by her at the Hogarth Press in 1930. This is a rare find, and especially so in such good condition.
On Being Ill (pp. 32-45) is here published... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 145068
DE GAURY, Gerald, & H. V. F. Winstone, (eds). The Road to Kabul.
London : 1981Superb presentation copy of the first edition of this anthology of work by travellers in Central Asia, signed by the author, and with a letter presenting the book to Robert Heber-Percy, 'The Mad Boy', young lover of the eccentric Lord Berners, with whom de Gaury became fascinated, and who accompanied him on his delicate diplomatic mission to visit Ibn... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 141824
ANSCOMBE, G. E. M. An Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus.
London : 1959First edition, first impression, of the first serious study of Wittgenstein's Tractatus, a significant influence on the reception of Wittgenstein's early philosophy; a lovely copy in the jacket.
A highly regarded analytic philosopher, Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe (1919-2001) read Classics and Philosophy at Oxford, where she held several... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 144794
THEATRE. The Living Theatre. Stein. Picasso. Eliot.
[New York : 1951]A very scarce program booklet for the 1951-2 season of the Living Theatre, one of America's premier experimental theatre groups, at their first permanent performance space, Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, advertising Gertrude Stein's "Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights" and "Ladies' Voices", Pablo Picasso's "Desire", T. S. Eliot's "Sweeney Agonistes",... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 132632
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