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ELIOT, T. S. "Goethe as the Sage"
Hamburg : First edition, first impression; 1200 copies printed. Presentation copy, inscribed on the top front cover "to Julie Malman with most cordial good wishes T. S. Eliot." Booklet issued on the presentation of the Hanseatic Goethe Prize awarded to Eliot. An important essay and rare in presentation state. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 41409
ELIOT, T. S. - CATTAUI, Georges. La Terre visitée.
Paris : 1945First and limited edition, number 1,167 of 1,240 copies. Presentation copy to T. S. Eliot, inscribed by the author on half-title, "A T. S. Eliot avec l'admiration constante de Georges Cattaui". In 1936 Cattaui translated "Journey of the Magi" and "The Hollow Men" for publication in Mesures and was in correspondence with Eliot during this process. In... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 116647
ELIOT, T. S. - ORAGE, A. R. Essays and Aphorisms.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, presentation copy from S. C. Nott, who wrote the Biographical Note, to T. S. Eliot, "T. S. Eliot from S. C. Nott", on the half-title. This copy is number 588 of 1,000 copies printed for subscribers. Alfred Richard Orage (1873-1934) was editor of The New Age magazine, and a disciple of Gurdjieff.
Eliot is mentioned... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 141519
ELIOT, T. S., & seven others. Andrew Marvell 1621-1678: Tercentenary Tributes.
London : 1922First edition, first impression, of this collection of essays on the metaphysical poet which includes T. S. Eliot's "Andrew Marvell", which first appeared in the Times Literary Supplement the previous year. Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 100523
POUND, Ezra; ELIOT, T. S. (intro.) Selected Poems.
London : 1928First edition, signed limited issue, number 18 of 100 copies printed on handmade paper and signed by the author. This edition was published on 10 December 1928, following the trade issue of 1,000 copies, published on 23 November the same year.
In his introduction to this important edition of Pound's poetry, T. S. Eliot gives an extended commentary... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 147191
ELIOT, T. S. The Elder Statesman.
London : 1959First edition thus of Eliot's play, first produced at the Edinburgh Festival 1958. The green jacket of the present copy is for Gallup an early-issue point; later copies would come in a thinner, grey jacket. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 97871
ELIOT, T. S. The Rock.
London : 1934First edition, second impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper surrounding the recipient's ownership inscription, "Inscribed for M. W. Bank 19. VIII. 34 by T. S. Eliot". Eliot is known to have signed books in this style upon request. The first impression was issued in May 1934, this second impression in June.
One of the... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 150694
ELIOT, T. S. The Confidential Clerk.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, presentation copy to the French novelist and playwright Georges Duhamel, inscribed by the author a month after publication on the front free endpaper: "à Monsieur Georges Duhamel en hommage à l'ecrivain et l'homme de la part de T. S. Eliot 8.4.54". Duhamel had served as a surgeon during the First World War and his... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 130104
ELIOT, T. S. Poems 1909-1925.
London : 1925First edition, first impression, scarce in the jacket. The collection selects from Prufrock (1917), Poems (1920), and also prints The Waste Land (1922, here including for the first time the dedication to Ezra Pound as "il miglior fabbro") and The Hollow Men, for which this is the first appearance.
Some literary manuscript and typescript material... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 137380
ELIOT, T. S. Ara Vus Prec.
London : 1919First edition, number 118 of 220 numbered copies from a total edition of 264 (the remainder of the edition comprising signed, japon-printed, and review copies). The earliest copies issued were in a binding with paper-covered boards, with this binding of cloth-covered boards following. This was Eliot's third book of poetry. The title of the book was... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 135422
ELIOT, T. S. Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern.
New York : 1954First edition, first impression, number 49 of 300 copies signed by the author. This work presents the text of an address Eliot gave to the Friends of Rochester Cathedral in 1937. This copy is from the library of author William Vincent Sieller, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 131428
ELIOT, T. S. Poems 1909-1935.
1925First edition, first printing, of Eliot's early collection of poetry. The collection contains some of Eliot's most highly-regarded poetry, including such masterpieces as "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", "The Hollow Men", and "The Waste Land". Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 140203
ELIOT, T. S. (trans.); PERSE, St John. Anabasis.
London : 1930First edition, first impression, number 56 of 350 copies signed by Eliot, printed on handmade paper; there were also 1,650 copies unsigned and bound in blue-green cloth published simultaneously. This handsome Faber edition prints Eliot's translation in parallel with the original French text. Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 146938
PORTER, Eliot. Portfolio One. The Seasons.
San Francisco : 1963First edition, first printing, of this fine suite of colour nature photographs. "As its name implies, the dye transfer process literally involves transferring dyes (cyan, magenta, and yellow) in succession and in careful registration onto a sheet of gelatin-coated paper. Porter remained committed to the dye-transfer process, both before and after the... Learn More£12,000.00
Stock Code: 120669
ELIOT, T. S. Four Quartets.
London : 1960First Bodoni edition, number 87 of 290 copies signed by the poet. A magnificent piece of book production executed in Verona under the direction of Giovanni Mardersteig, the greatest printer of the 20th century. Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 136811
ELIOT, George. The Works.
Edinburgh & London : [c.1880]The Cabinet edition. This handsome set includes Eliot's seven novels and other literary works including, The Spanish Gypsy and Scenes of Clerical Life. Four volumes, which include the Life of George Eliot, were published later for the Cabinet Edition, but are not present in this set.
Eliot's novels were popular for their political views and... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 138206
ELIOT, George. The Writings.
Boston and New York : 1908Large-paper edition, number 10 of 750 copies only, the first volume with a tipped-in 4-page autograph letter signed from George Eliot, signed as Mary Evans Lewes, using the surname of her longtime partner George Henry Lewes, although they were in fact not married.
On her house stationary of The Priory, Regent's Park, Eliot writes to a Mr Benecke... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 145316
ELIOT, T. S. The Waste Land.
New York : 1922First edition in book form, first printing, first issue with all the points, number 325 of 1,000 copies. The Waste Land - arguably the most significant poem of the 20th century - was first published in The Criterion magazine earlier that year; this marks its first separate publication.
With all of Gallup's three requisite points indicative of... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 145211
ELIOT, T. S. The Elder Statesman.
London : 1959First edition, first impression. The Elder Statesman was first produced at the Edinburgh Festival between 25 and 30 August 1958; the original cast list is printed at the end of the work. Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 148576
ELIOT, T. S. [Four Quartets:] East Coker; The Dry Salvages; Burnt Norton; Little Gidding.
London : 1940-41First edition, first impression, of each of the separately published Four Quartets, except East Coker, which is the third (first Faber) edition as usual, preceded by the two rare New English Weekly Supplement printings of that poem alone.
Stock Code: 143338
ELIOT, T. S. [Four Quartets:] East Coker; The Dry Salvages; Burnt Norton; Little Gidding.
London : 1940-41First edition, first impression, of each of the separately published Four Quartets, except East Coker, which is the third (first Faber) edition as usual, preceded by the two New English Weekly Supplement printings of that poem alone. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 122874
ELIOT, George. Felix Holt.
Edinburgh & London : 1866First edition, in Carter's binding style "A", the earliest. Set in the familiar midland countryside of Eliot's early novels, Felix Holt deals with the upheavals of society at the time of the first Reform Act of 1832, anticipating the election scenes in her next novel, Middlemarch. The work was well-received commercially and "nearly 5,000 copies were... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 128681
ELIOT, T. S. The Cocktail Party.
London : 1950First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page, with his printed name struck through. The Cocktail Party was first produced at the Edinburgh Festival from 22 to 27 August 1949. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 128719
ELIOT, T. S. (pref.); PHILIPPE, Charles-Louis. Bubu of Montparnasse.
Paris : 1932First edition in English, first impression, of the working-class novelist's first success, a study of Parisian low-life in which the influence of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky is predominant, first published in France in 1901. This edition is seldom found in such nice condition. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 149077
ELIOT, T. S. The Confidential Clerk.
London : 1954First edition, first impression. The Confidential Clerk was first performed at the Edinburgh Festival in August 1953, and was published in March 1954. This copy is the first issue with "Ihad" uncorrected on page 7. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 144494
ELIOT, George. Daniel Deronda.
Edinburgh & London : 1876First edition, in the original parts, of Eliot's last completed novel. With the errata slip in parts 3 and 6; parts 1 to 7 with a slip advertising the next instalment.
"While creating once more a panorama of social classes and opinion and showing how individuals interact at times of social change, this novel spreads its net even wider than its... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 143069
WOOLF, Virginia. Autograph letter signed to T. S. Eliot.
Hogarth House, Paradise Road, Richmond, Surrey : Sunday [12 November 1922?]An exceptional letter connecting two of the key figures of the English modernist movement, here in their capacity as publisher/editors in the annus mirabilis of modernist publishing. Virginia Woolf writes to T. S. Eliot, addressing him familiarly as "Tom", on Hogarth House stationery towards the end of 1922, the year in which the Woolfs began to run... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 126655
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
HOLBEIN, Hans. The Lady Eliot.
1792Conrad Martin Metz was an eminent engraver in the chalk manner and aquatint. He received his education in art under the celebrated Bartolozzi. Bartolozzi developed his style to imitate the subtleties of renaissance and baroque chalk drawings and became deservedly famous for his stipple engraving. The portraits in this collection show how effective this... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 55761
SPENDER, Stephen. Twenty Poems.
Oxford : First edition, limited issue, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second blank, "To Elizabeth, with love from Stephen. June 11th". From a total edition of 135 copies, of which 75 copies were numbered and signed. This, the author's second book, was published while Spender was a student at Oxford: it was well received and prompted T. S.... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 140052
BRADLEY, Francis Herbert. The Presuppositions of Critical History.
London : 1874Scarce first edition of Bradley's first book, with an autograph letter signed on New College Oxford headed paper from the philosopher A. J. Ayer, 9 February 1962, thanking a "Dear John" for the loan of the book - "it is strange stuff, even more 'literary' than his later work. But, as nearly always, he is troubled by genuine problems". This literary... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 148987
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket with the T. S. Eliot review to the front flap. Tender is the Night was Fitzgerald's fourth novel, appearing some nine years after The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald set out to write an important and in many ways revolutionary work of fiction. Structurally complex, topically dangerous and personally... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 124269
HOCKNEY, David; Stephen Spender (ed.) Hockney's Alphabet.
London : 1991First edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 101 of 300 copies bound in quarter vellum and signed by Spender, Hockney, and 22 of the 27 contributors: Doris Lessing, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Martin Amis, William Golding, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Nigel Nicolson, Seamus Heaney, Douglas Adams, Julian Barnes, Craig Raine, Kazuo Ishiguro, Iris Murdoch,... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 145560
BENTLEY, Nicolas. Robert Speight.
c.1962The actor Robert Speight wrote books on acting and specialized in recordings of poetry, notably T. S. Eliot's Waste Land. In 1962 he led the cast (with Margaretta Scott, Prunella Scales, Frank Duncan, The Marlowe Dramatic Society) in a recording of Shakespeare's King Henry VIII. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 67095
AUDEN, W. H., & Louis Macneice. Letters from Iceland.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, inscribed by Auden on the title page "For William Gray, with love from Wystan". This is a lovely association copy of this pre-war travelogue, collaboratively written by Isherwood and Auden in prose and verse respectively.
The recipient, Dr William ("Woods") Shelton Gray, Jr (1926-1993), fostered friendships with... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 147786
YEATS, W. B. Autograph letter signed to William Force Stead.
Riversdale, Willbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin : 26 September A fascinating letter written by Yeats to his friend William Force Stead (1884-1967), expounding the symbolic meanings in the ring that Yeats had had made for him by Edmund Dulac.
Stead was an American-born poet, literary scholar, and Anglican clergyman, who studied at Oxford and then became chaplain and fellow at Worcester College from 1926 to... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 123152
JONES, David. In Parenthesis.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, of David Jones's epic poetic memoir, tackling the trauma of his trench experiences in the First World War after his breakdown from shell-shock in 1932. In Parenthesis won Jones the Hawthornden Prize and the praise of such writers as W. H. Auden, who considered it "a masterpiece" in which Jones did "for the British and... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 125671
MURRAY, A. S. The Sculptures of the Parthenon.
London : 1903First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on a preliminary blank, "To Miss Elinor S. Lewes, from the author, with my best wishes, A. S. Murray, 19th March 1903"; inscribed beneath, "This book was specially completed and bound for us before publication and given us by the author and Mrs Murray as a wedding present.... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 134488
STEVENS, Wallace. Ideas of Order.
New York : 1935First and limited edition, signed by Stevens; this one of just 10 copies for review and marked "out of series", from a total edition of 165.
An excellent association copy: with the pencilled ownership inscription of F. O. Matthiessen on the front free endpaper and some pencilled underlings and occasional marginal notation. F. O. Matthiessen... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 72150
BOWLES, Jane. In the Summer House.
New York : 1954First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "I love you very much - and you are very very bright - I wish that I was like you Janie". From the library of the academic and teacher Dr William ("Woods") Shelton Gray, Jr (1926-1993) who was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and received his PhD from... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 124248
JONES, David. In Parenthesis.
London : 1937First edition, first impression, of David Jones's epic poetic memoir, tackling the trauma of his trench experiences in the First World War after his breakdown from shell-shock in 1932. In Parenthesis won Jones the Hawthornden Prize and the praise of such writers as W. H. Auden, who considered it "a masterpiece" in which Jones did "for the British and... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 124934
REGNAULT, Nicolas François & Genevieve. L'Heliotrope ou l'Herbe aux Verrues.
Paris : 1774An attractive and impressive botanical print by the husband and wife collaboration of Nicolas and Genevieve Regnault, from their work entitled 'La Botanique Mise a la portee de tout le monde ou Collection des Plantes D'Usage...'. The work illustrates both helpful (medicinal) and decorative plants. Blunt says " The most impressive French botanical work... Learn More£120.00
Stock Code: 74932
BARNEY, Natalie Clifford (her copy); ROUVEYRE, André (illus.) Mort de l'Amour.
Paris : 1911First and only edition, inscribed on the half-title to the Amazon of Paris "à Natalie Clifford Barney, imperturbable, André Rouveyre"; number 928 of 1000 copies on papier d'Arches, from an edition limited to 1010 copies only. Rouveyre seems to have been liberal with his inscriptions, but this is a superb Parisian association.
The Paris-based... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 145003
GOURMONT, Remy de. Lettres à l'Amazone.
Paris : 30 March 1914First edition, first printing, copy 112 of 112 copies on papier vergé chartreuse, from an edition of 1,075 copies in total. This copy, with the original chartreuse wrappers bound in, has been handsomely bound by Cochard. Gourmont's "Letters to the Amazon" are the result of the symbolist poet, who had been stricken and disfigured by lupus vulgaris,... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 117966
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
EMBIRICOS, Andreas. Amour Amour: writings or personal mythology.
London : 1966First edition, first impression, remarkably uncommon, apparently the first appearance in English, translation by Nikos Stangos and Alan Ross, of the premier Greek surrealist, Andreas Embiricos (1901-1975).
"In this book of twenty-four stories His characters, defying all convention, behave like the ancient gods in their murderous or pleasure-seeking... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 145301
HORACE. Q. Horatii Flacci, quae supersunt, recensuit et notulis instruxit Gilbertus Wakefield.
London : 1794A striking copy of Horace's works, in the original Latin, "a very elegant and correct edition" (Dibdin). With the booklabel to the front doublures of literary journalist and author Charles Whibley (1859-1930), on whose recommendation T. S. Eliot was appointed to the editorship of Faber and Gwyer. Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 146814
WILSON, John, of the Scottish Mission, Bombay. An Exposure of the Hindu Religion,
Bombay : 1832First edition of this uncommon and confrontational tract by the eminent Scottish missionary and orientalist John Wilson (1804-1875), a reply to the Hindu theologian Mora Bhatta Dandekara's Hindudharmasthapana (Vindication of Hindu Religion), published in Marathi and translated here by way of preface; part of a fascinating print war between the two men.... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 145823
BRADLEY, Katharine, & Edith Cooper, as FIELD, Michael. Poems of Adoration.
London & Edinburgh : First edition, first impression, of this collaboration by Edith Emma Cooper and her aunt and sometime lover Katharine Harris Bradley, pseudonymously-published as Michael Field. This copy is in notably bright condition, highlighting Charles Rickett's striking art nouveau cloth design.
Whilst Cooper and Bradley's work was highly collaborative (both... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 134560
WOOLF, Virginia. The Waves.
London : 1931First edition, first impression, of Woolf's most ambitious and experimental novel, hailed by Cyril Connolly as her "masterpiece... It is one of the books which comes nearest to stating the mystery of life and so, in a sense, nearest to solving it" (Connolly, p. 49).
The text is woven from the interior voices of its six protagonists, who were... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 147718
DOBRÉE, Valentine. The Emperor's Tigers.
London : 1929First edition, first impression. This is the author's second novel, an allegorical fantasy about the Emperor's Tigers cloistered away in the private garden of Transmappamondia. This title is uncommon, especially in such good condition.
Née Gladys Brooke-Pechell and highly regarded as an artist and poet, her husband Bonamy Dobrée was part of... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 149072
AUDEN, W. H. About the House.
New York : 1965First edition, second printing, familiarly inscribed by the author using his first name reserved for friends on the title page: "Bill Gray with best wishes Wystan Auden", his printed name struck through.
The recipient Dr William ("Woods") Shelton Gray, Jr (1926-1993) fostered friendships with major literary figures such as Auden and T. S. Eliot,... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 146830