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(JONES, Harold.) Kathleen Lines. A Ring of Tales.
London : 1958First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the illustrator, inscribed on the half title verso: "To my sister, with all good wishes, from Harold ". A collection of stories and some poems from authors including Alison Uttley, Arthur Ransome, Walter De La Mare, Robert Louis Stevenson and Eleanor Farjeon. Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 112293
JOYCE, James. Chamber Music.
London : First edition, first impression, of Joyce's first commercially published work. Chamber Music was printed in a small edition intended to be of 500 copies (Gorman says 509 were printed) and bound up in one of three binding variants, of which this is the second. The first is a little larger (162 x 110 mm), in a slightly lighter shade of green... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 96932
JAMI. Salaman and Absal.
Dushanbe, Tajikistan : 1977First edition thus. An attractive facsimile of an illuminated manuscript copy dated 1521 is accompanied by a complete Russian translation and commentary in Persian and English. Salaman and Absal is one part of Persian Jami's Haft Awrang, a cycle of seven poems in mathnavi (couplet) form considered one of the foundational texts of Persian literature.... Learn More£45.00
Stock Code: 110797
(JOHNSON, Samuel.) MACNICOL, Donald. Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides;
London : 1779First edition. Donald MacNicol (17351802) was a Church of Scotland minister deeply interested in Scots Gaelic culture and the oral traditions of the highlands. His large collection of Ossianic and modern poetry was consulted by James Macpherson, translator and author of The Poems of Ossian (1773). When Dr Johnson trained his formidable arsenal on Macpherson's... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 132692
JOYCE, James. Chamber Music.
London : 1907First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding, presentation copy with Joyce's inscribed card inserted. The inscription reads: "Dear Mr Simson, As you were kind enough to write me often about my book."
Theodore Spicer-Simson was an American medallist, painter, sculptor and illustrator. Born in Le Havre, he first met Joyce in Paris in... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 140266
JOYCE, James. Pomes Penyeach.
Paris : 1932First English edition (printed in France), number 13 of 25 copies signed by the author, which, together with 6 hors de commerce copies, not for sale and inscribed by Joyce with the name of the recipient, comprised the total edition; this is one of a handful of copies still in private hands. Joyce's daughter designed the illuminations as artistic therapy.
Pomes... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 139014
(JOHNSTON, Paul.) FROST, Robert, and others. The Poetry Quartos.
New York : 1929First edition, limited issue. One of 475 sets; each pamphlet contains a new poem by an American poets. The poets include: Robert Frost, Louis Untermeyer, Genevieve Taggard, Theodore Dreiser, Conrad Aiken, Vachel Lindsay, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Alfred Kreymborg, "H.D." Elinor Wylie, William Rose Benét, and Witter Bynner. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 112642
JAMES, Henry. Notes of a Son & Brother.
London : 1914First English edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Constance Fletcher, in faithful remembrance, Henry James, March 1914". An excellent association: Julia Constance Fletcher (1858-1938) had left America with her mother and the painter Eugene Benson and moved to Venice. Constance had a brief... Learn More£8,000.00
Stock Code: 132098