Search results for: 'ELIOT, T. S'
(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. "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. 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., & 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
ELIOT, T. S. The Waste Land.
New York : 1922Second edition second impression of the first edition. The colophon describes this as the second edition, but it is actually a second impression from the same setting of type as the first, with the error "mount in" on page 41 left uncorrected. Learn More£2,200.00
Stock Code: 52257
ELIOT, T. S. Four Quartets.
New York : 1943First collected edition, first impression with the slug "First American Edition" to the verso of the title page. In the first issue dust jacket with nine titles on the lower panel and 2.00 price to the front flap. This printing was recalled by the publishers after only 788 copies had been distributed on the grounds that the printing was below acceptable... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 52058
ELIOT, T. S. Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern.
New York : 1954First edition, first impression, one of a limited edition of 300 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. This work presents the text of an address Eliot gave to the Friends of Rochester Cathedral in 1937. The work was never published in the UK. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 50750
ELIOT, T. S. Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern.
New York : 1954First edition, first impression, number 153 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, indicating his prescriptions for religious drama two years after Murder in the Cathedral. The work was never published in the UK. Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 67843
(EVANS, Walker.) CRANE, Hart. The Bridge
Paris : 1930First edition, first impression, one of 200 copies on Holland Paper from a total limited edition of 284 copies. The Bridge was Crane's only attempt at a long poem, inspired by his view of the Brooklyn Bridge from his apartment in Columbia Heights, and includes three plates from photographs of the bridge by his friend Walker Evans. Harold Bloom praised... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 83569
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
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
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
LAWRENCE, T. E. The Mint.
Garden City, New York : 1936True first edition, one of an edition of just 50 copies published to establish copyright, only 10 of which were for sale, priced at 500,000 this numbered 10 (U.K.) "One of Lawrence's avowed purposes in joining the RAF was to write of the ranks from the inside. He began immediately making notes when he enlisted in 1922. With his dismissal in January... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 80429
SAROYAN, William. Dear Baby.
New York : 1944First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front and rear free endpapers to the winner of a charity auction, and signed on the title page. The inscription reads: "This book is inscribed to the winner of the auction; the book appears to have been donated by my friend Red; I am donating only this scribbling, which I am glad to do as... Learn More£575.00
Stock Code: 101768
HODGSON, Moira; Thomas Victor (photographs); Richard Howard (intro.) Quintet: Five American Dance Companies.
New York : 1976First edition, first printing. The five dance companies featured are the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater, Merce Cunningham and Dance Company, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Eliot Feld Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company. The front free endpaper is signed by Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and Eliot Feld. With four loosely inserted flyers, including one... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 89608
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
BROWNING, Robert. The Ring and the Book.
London : 1868-9First edition, superb presentation copy to a fellow poet, with an original unpublished manuscript poem laid-in. This set is inscribed by Browning in each volume to Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821-1895), the well-connected Victorian poet and bibliophile who was well-acquainted with the likes of Arnold, Carlyle, Dickens, Eliot, Hunt, Ruskin, Tennyson,... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 118722
INDIANA, Robert. Robert Indiana
Philadelphia : 1968First edition, first printing. Edition of 2500 copies. Inscribed in blue felt tip on the front free endpaper by Indiana "*Vinalhaven*, for, Elin, on her island, love, for sharing it, Bob, 12 VIII 69". Indiana has also drawn round his hand on the colophon page and inscribed "For, Elin, too, for, the sea, the sun, a season on her island, love, B In, 12... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 94247
RODITI, Edouard. Poems for F.
Paris : 1935First and limited edition, number 44 of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Presentation copy of Roditi's first book, inscribed on the half-title: "For Roger Mynors Esq from a 'prodigal son' who yet hopes to return to more academic ways. Edouard Roditi". The recipient was the classical scholar Sir Roger Mynors (1903-1989), who was a contemporary... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 109041
(AMERICANA.) Nigger Melodies;
New York : [c.1849]Seemingly first edition, predating editions published by Cornish, Lamport and Co., successors to Nafis & Cornish, around 1851. All early editions uncommon, with perhaps two dozen copies on OCLC, all of them in North America. This copy with the armorial bookplate of Edward Royall Tyler, son of the Rev. Edward Royall Taylor, abolitionist Connecticut Congregational... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 98782