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LOWELL, Robert. The Old Glory.
New York : 1965First edition, first impression. Presentation copy to the film director and screenwriter Elia Kazan, inscribed by the author on the title page "For Elia with affection & admiration from Cal". Cal was Lowell's nickname. The Old Glory is a play consisting of three pieces to be performed together as a trilogy, two being stage adaptations of short stories... Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 59235
ARISTOTLE, & Abu Yahya ibn al-Batriq (attrib.) "'The book of the Politics of management of Leaders'".
Ayyubid or Mamluk Syria : 13th centuryThe text of the present manuscript, most commonly known under the title of The Secret of Secrets or its Latin equivalent Secretum Secretorum was one of the most widely translated and most influential texts of the high middle ages. It is a pseudo-Aristotelian compendium of advice on statecraft and kingship including aspects as diverse as the health (physical... Learn More£220,000.00
Stock Code: 138645
FORBES, Edwin. Life Studies of the Great Army.
New York : 1876First edition of one of the finest graphic representations of the American Civil War; this copy from the library of a Union army veteran: bookplate of William Bush Blackwell (1837-1922), who served as a first lieutenant and quarter master with the 26th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (the "2nd Oneida Regiment") and was later a member of the Military... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 114470
FIRBANK, Ronald. The Works.
London & New York : 1929First collected edition, number 33 of 235 sets. "One of Ronald Firbank's last acts before his death in 1926 was to ensure an edition of his collected works. It was a project dear to his heart. His hope - and expectation - that Brentano's would bring out such an edition was dashed by several things: Brentano's disinterest in an American issue of Caprice... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 63370
CARÊME, Marie Antonin. Le Patissier Royal Parisien,
Paris : 1815First edition of Carême's first book, signed by the author at the foot of the explanation of the frontispiece, decidedly uncommon: Copac cites only the copies at the British Library and Wellcome among British and Irish institutional; OCLC notes another 15 copies in international holdings.
"Carême 1784-1833 is one of the most famous chefs in... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 124938