There are 56 books in this catalogue.
The Unquiet Grave, A Word Cycle
Palinurus [Cyril Connolly]
Book Number: 65832
Hamish Hamilton London 1946 8vo. hardcover. 107pp. index. Good+, foxing to endpapers. / no d/w. A collection of aphorisms, quotes, nostalgic musings and mental explorations.
Works of M. de Voltaire translated from the french with notes, historical and critical
Smollet, T.; Francklin, T.; and Others. [Voltaire]
Book Number: 64015
Printed for Newbery, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, S. Crowder, T. Davies, J. Coote, G. Kearsley, and B. Collins, London, 1761-1774 38 volume set. 12mo. hardcovers, bound in leather. Gilt title & dec. on spine. Very good condition some rubbing to cover edges, some books have wear to spine ends, some have owner's inscriptions on prelims. Vol.1 & 2: The second edition 1762. Vol.3 & 4: The second edition 1763. Vol.5 & 6: The second edition 1766. Vol.7,8 & 9: The first edition 1761. Vol.10 &11: The first edition 1762. Volume 12: The Dramatic Works Vol.1 first edition 1761. Volume 13: The Dramatic Works Vol.2 first edition 1761. Volume 14: The Dramatic Works Vol.3 first edition 1762. Volume 15: The Dramatic Works Vol.4 first edition 1762. Volume 16: Prose works vol.12 first edition 1762. Volume 17: Prose works vol.13 first edition 1762. Volume 18: The Dramatic Works Vol.5 first edition 1762. Volume 19: Prose works vol.14 first edition 1762. Volume 20: Prose works vol.15 first edition 1762. Volume 21: Prose works vol.16 first edition 1762. Volume 22: Prose works vol.17 first edition 1762. Volume 23: Prose works vol.18 first edition 1762. Volume 24: "The Henriade Canto the First" first edition 1762. Volume 25: The Dramatic Works Vol.6 first edition 1763. Volume 26: Prose works vol.19 first edition 1763. Volume 27: The Dramatic Works Vol.7 first edition 1763. Volume 28: Prose works vol.20 first edition 1763. Volume 29: Prose works vol.21 first edition 1763. Volume 30: Prose works vol.22 first edition 1763. Volume 31: Prose works vol.23 first edition 1764. Volumes 32 & 33: "Miscellaneous Poems", first editions. Volume 34: Prose works vol.24 first edition 1764. Volume 35: Prose works vol.25 first edition 1765. Volume 36: Prose works vol.26 first edition 1769. Volume 37: The Age of Louis XV Vol.1. First edition 1774. Volume 38: The Age of Louis XV Vol.2. First edition 1774.
Tolstoy - Volume 51 Great Books of the Western World
Hutchins, Robert Maynard (editor). [Tolstoy]
Book Number: 65661
William Benton, Publisher. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Inc. 1952 8vo. hardcover. 696pp. + maps. Very good, some rubbing at bottom of spine.
The Iliad and the Odyssey
Homer; Fagles, Robert (translated); Intro and notes by Bernard Knox
Book Number: 63182
Softback Preview 1997. 8vo. softcover. 683pp. very good, light foxing on outer page edges.
Curiosities of Literature
Book Number: 54081
Random House, London, 2008. 8vo. hardcover. 290pp. b/w illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
The Frankenstein Diaries
Translated from the Original German and Edited by the Rev. Hubert Venables
Book Number: 60408
Viking Press 1980 First Edition 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. 120pp. Very good. Illustrated throughout. This is a build on Mary Shelly's story.
The Castle in the Forest
Book Number: 39583
Little Brown 2007 8vo. Softcover, very good. 477pp. Bibliography. Who was Adolf Hitler? It's a question writers have been trying to answer for more than sixty years. But after thousands of biographies, histories, novels and films, many fundamental questions remain. how do we explain Hitler's hatred? Where did it all come from? Could it happen again? Spanning three generations, Mailer recounts the marriages, incestuous couplings, estrangements afflictions and deaths that lead to the birth of Hitler - As told by the devil. Literary Fiction.
F. Scott, Ernest and Me
Book Number: 39604
Bantam Books 2007 8vo. good reading copy. 329pp. General Non-fiction. More than a fast-paced and often hilarious look at the writing process and the shadows cast by literary greats, F. Scott, Ernesst and Me is an inspiring story of how big dreams and sheer tenacity can overcome everthing, well almost everything.
The Erotic in Literature
Book Number: 32463
Secker Warburg / Octopus 1984 8vo. hardcover. 237pp. index. very good, light foxing, owner''s signature on fep. / good+ d/w.
THE OUTLINE OF LITERATURE
Drinkwater, John (Editor). Revised by Horace Ship
Book Number: 33945
George Newnes, London, 1957 Large 8vo. hardcover. 871pp. index, colour & b/w illus. very good. / good d/w.
Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
Merriam-Webster; Editor-Encyclopedia Britannica
Book Number: 47507
Merriam-Webster, 1995. Small 4to. hardcover. 1236pp. Very good, light soiling to bottom corner. / Very good d/w. Very heavy extra post may apply.
The Oxford Companion To English Literature.
Book Number: 47680
Oxford University Press. 1985 Large thick 8vo. hardcover. 1155pp. very good, owner's atamp on bottom edge. / Good d/w.
The Oxford Companion To English Literature.
Drabble, Margaret. (editor)
Book Number: 58275
Oxford University Press. 1996 Large thick 8vo. softcover. 1171pp. very good, top edge torn off title page.
The Love Test
Book Number: 40059
Faber and Faber Original 1995 8vo. Softcover with flaps, worn at extremes, copy is excellent. 197pp. The Love Test is an elequent and moving story of the failure of marriage by the acclaimed author of Surrogate City and The Last Shot