Search results for: 'WEST, Rebecca'
WEST, Rebecca. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon.
London : 1941First edition, first impression, inscribed on the half-title of volume I: "With much gratitude to Yvonne Ffrench from Rebecca West, 1942". Ffrench was the author of well-received biographies of Sarah Siddons, Mrs Gaskell, Ouida, and Florence Nightingale, together with a number of works of Victorian history including a study of the Great Exhibition,... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 124556
WELLS, H. G. The Research Magnificent.
London : 1915First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. The Research Magnificent was written during Wells's affair with Rebecca West, and some of its themes may have been attempts to address that troubled relationship. Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 87347
STERN, Gladys Bronwyn. The Rakonitz Chronicles.
London : 1932First omnibus edition, first impression, comprising Tents of Israel (1924; published in the US as The Matriarch), A Deputy Was King (1926), and Mosaic (1930). The author Bertha Gladys Stern (1890-1973) wrote under the name G. B. Stern. She was known as Gladys as a child, later substituted Bronwen for Bertha, and was called Peter by her friends (but... Learn More£525.00
Stock Code: 96735
BENNEY, Mark (pseud. Henry Ernest Degras). Low Company.
London : 1936First edition of this fascinating memoir of a British burglar turned University of Chicago sociologist. Coming from London's underclass Benney chronicles his desperate childhood and his experiences in the Soho underworld between the wars, as he built his reputation as "The man who committed a hundred burglaries". Scarce in jacket.
Degras (1910-1973)... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 142121