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There are 15 books in this catalogue.
Gielgud, John. edited by Mangan, Richard:  Gielgud's Letters: John Gielgud in His Own Words
Book Number: 56871
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 2004. 8vo. hardcover. 564pp. index, colour illus. very good, spine slanted. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Letters John Gielgud actor film
Price: $18.00

Larkin, Philip:  Letters to Monica
Book Number: 59273
Faber & Faber 2010 8vo. hardcover. 475pp. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Keywords: letters writers poets
Price: $22.00

Clay, Edith & Frederiksen, Martin (editors):  Sir William Gell in Italy, Letters to the Society of Dilettanti, 1831-1835
Book Number: 59474
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 182pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Society of Dilettanti ancient history italy rome troy
Price: $20.00

Ferrier, Carole.:  As Good As A Yarn With You.Letters between Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjorie Barnard, Flora Eldershaw and Eleanor Dark.
Book Number: 59701
Cambridge University Press, VIC, 1992. 8vo. hardcover. 438pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good+ d/w.
Keywords: letters australian authors writers Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard Jean Devanny Marjorie Barnard Flora Eldershaw Eleanor Dark.
Price: $18.00

Henning, Rachel (illustrated by Norman Lindsay) ; David Adams (introduction by):  The Letters of Rachel Henning, with Forty Pen-drawings by Norman Lindsay
Book Number: 61218
The Bulletin Newspaper Co.Ltd., Sydney, Australia, 1952. 4to. stapled wraps. 126pp. b/w illus. Very good, cover edges browned, light tape marks on endpapers, news clippings inserted inside rear cover.
Keywords: norman lindsay illustrations
Price: $35.00

Athill, Diana:  Instead of a Book. Letters to a Friend
Book Number: 61660
London Granta Books 2011 8vo illustrated boards, cloth spine hardcover 328pp. very good+.
Keywords: Biographies Memoirs post war london letters
Price: $18.00

Kolpen, Jana - Designed by Mary Tiegreen:  The Secrets of Pistoulet - An Enchanted Fable of Food, Magic and Love
Book Number: 61678
Stewart Tabori & Chang 1996 8vo. square 8vo. Hardcover in slipcase. There is magic and mystery in the French farmhouse Pistoulet. Mademoiselle J. uncovers the ancient recipes which transform the weary guests at Pistoulet. There is redemption in the Tourte of Friendship, Potage of Passion, Celestial Croutons, Tea of Courage, Sweetness Enhancing Honey, and all the other magic potions. In the tradition of Griffin & Sabine, here are fold-out letters, handwritten cards, recipe pockets, and many other enchantments which demonstrate how Pisoulet changes all who can embrace the magic.
Price: $15.00

Kerouac, Jack and Edited by Ann Charters:  Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters, 1940-1956
Book Number: 61833
Viking 1995 8vo. Hardcover no d/w. 629pp. Good. In his prolific correspondence Jack Kerouac set down the raw material of the life that he would later transmute into his multi-volume "Legend of Duluoz". He also refined the seemingly freewheeling and spontaneous prose style that became his trademark. This volume contains many letters written between 1940, when Kerouac was a college freshman and 1956, immediately before his leap to celebrity status. They offer invaluable insights into Kerouac's family life, friendships, travels, love affairs and literary apprenticeship, and provide accounts of the events that inspired "On the Road", "Visions of Cody" and "The Dharma Burns".
Price: $15.00

Day, Barry (editor). [Noel Coward]:  The letters of Noel Coward
Book Number: 61869
Methuen Drama, London 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 780pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: letters theatre
Price: $25.00

Lees-Milne, James:  Diaries 1942 - 1954
Book Number: 61902
John Murray, London, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 496pp. index. Very good.
Keywords: english history
Price: $12.00

Davis, Norman (editor):  Paston Letters
Book Number: 62745
Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1958. Small 8vo. hardcover. 165pp. index. Very good. / Very good clipped d/w. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series.
Keywords: medieval letters english
Price: $12.00

Caffrey, Margaret M.; Francis, Patricia A. (eds.) [Mead, Margaret]:  To Cherish the Life of the World, Selected Letters of Margaret Mead
Book Number: 63327
Basic Books New York 2006 8vo. hardcover. 429pp. index. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: anthropology
Price: $25.00

Greever, Garland (Edited By):  A Wiltshire Parson and His Friends. The Correspondence of William Lisle Bowles. Together With Four Hitherto Unidentified Reviews By Coleridge.
Book Number: 64532
Constable and Co., London 1926. 8vo. hardcover. 207pp. index. Good, some foxing.
Keywords: letters
Price: $15.00

Hudson, W.H. Edited by Edward Garnett.:  153 Letters from W.H. Hudson edited and with an introduction and explanatory notes
Book Number: 64826
Nonesuch Press, London 1923. 8vo. hardcover, 191pp. 1 b/w sketch. very good, some flecking to cover, Ingleton bookplate on front pastedown, / no d/w. This edition, printed and made in England, is limited to one thousand numbered copies, this copy #764.
Keywords: natural history naturalist
Price: $60.00

Walpole, Horace:  The Letters of Horace Walpole Selected and Arranged by William Hadley. (Everyman's Library 775).
Book Number: 64965
J.M. Dent, London, N.D. 8vo. hardcover. 535pp. Good, cover faded, owner's name on fep. / Good d/w chipped on edges.
Keywords: biography authors
Price: $12.00