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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
THOMSON, James. The City of Dreadful Night and other Poems.
London : 1880First edition, one of 40 unnumbered large paper copies. Thomson's The City of Dreadful Night, a pessimistic reaction against modern urban life, has been praised as a forerunner of modernism. The work proved a major influence on T. S. Eliot, both in its style, its theme and in its depiction of London, influences that can be clearly seen in The Waste... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 126448
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... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 138206
ELIOT, George. Autograph letter signed ("M. E. Lewes") to Anne Thackeray.
London : 1872George Eliot invites William Makepeace Thackeray's eldest daughter to one of her famous literary "at homes". The short letter, dated 16 January 1872, reads: "My dear Miss Thackeray, I shall be at home at 4 o'clock on Thursday, & shall be delighted to see you, & Mrs Sartoris, whom I seem already to know a little 'in the spirit'. Yours always truly, M... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 139465
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
PARKES, Bessie Rayner. The History of Our Cat Aspasia.
London : [1856?]Second edition, following the first of 1855; conspicuously uncommon: Copac cites copies at only British Library, Oxford and Scotland among British and Irish institutional libraries, with OCLC adding no further copies in international holdings; of the first edition Copac notes just two copies (Cambridge, Standen House). Bessie Rayner Parkes, later Belloc... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 126743
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
HERBERT, George. The Temple.
Cambridge : 1635Fourth edition, following the first of 1633. The book - all editions were published posthumously - was enormously popular, with six editions by 1641. "Herbert's English poetry, despite its entanglement with his more partisan personal reputation, was enormously popular. The Temple... appealed to a readership spanning the political and ecclesiastical... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 139017