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T W H CROSLAND.
All in very good condition unless otherwise described.

 
 

LITERARY PARABLES. 1898. Unicorn Press. Author's second book. £30.00

FIFTY FABLES. 1899. Unicorn Press. Original wraps.
Author's third book printed at the Unicorn Press. £30.00

OUTLOOK ODES. 1902. Unicorn. Satirical Poems etc. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt with original tissue dust jacket. A very good copy of an uncommon title. £35.00

THE UNSPEAKABLE SCOT. 1902. Grant Richards, London. Red buckram very slightly rubbed . A scarce first edition in which the author turns his venom on the Scots. £15.00

THE CORONATION DUMPY BOOK. (1902) Grant Richards.
Coloured portraits of all members of the Royal Family and illustrations of the range of people and activities associated with the Coronation. Each of the 24 page coloured illustrations by P Wilson have a facing short description many along with a rythming couplet. Excellent condition in original picture cloth letttered in gilt. £95.00

THE EGREGIOUS ENGLISH by ANGUS MCNEILL. 1903. Grant Richards.
The first edition of Crosland's pseudonymous work. slight foxing of prelims.
Bkplt & name on fronte end paper otherwise a very good copy in very slightly worn dark
blue buckram. £15.00
THE EGREGIOUS ENGLISH. 1925. Stanley Paul. May. New Edition.
Printed under the name of Angus McNEILL.
The author's own reply to his "Unspeakable Scott". Rear spine cracked otherwise a very
good copy lacking one of the two blank front end papers. £5.00

LOVELY WOMAN. 1903. Grant Richards. An attack on women. Original pictorial covers gilt. Bevilled edges.Teg. " Woman without her clothes is as about as pretty as a plucked bird of paradise… " Spine sunned, neat visiting card on front paste-down otherwise very good. £18.00

THE FIVE NOTIONS. 1903. Grant Richards. "The Five Notions" Verse Parodies
with binding & format similar to that of Kipling's book - maroon buckram boards-these
being a little worn but otherwise in very good condition. £20.00

THE LORD OF CREATION. 1904. Grant Richards. Olive green bevelled boards sunned around the edges. Covers a little sunned and slightly marked otherwise very good. Ink number on base of spine. Satire on the male sex. £25.00

THE WILD IRISHMAN. 1905. T. Werner Laurie, London.
Includes a critical chapter on W B Yeats. Red buckram, bevelled edges & gilt lettering.
End papers browned on edges otherwise a very good copy. £25.00

WISDOM FOR THE HOLIDAYS. 1905. R A Everett & Co. Lacks rear wrap.
Illustrated by David Whitelaw. Uncommon. £30.00

THE SUBURBANS. 1905. John Long. Plum buckram, spine slightly sunned, gilt lettering. A very good copy. The gist of the book can be summed up in one of the author's opening sentences. "To the superior mind, in fact, "suburban" is a sort of label which may be properly applied to pretty well everything on earth that it ill-conditioned undesirable and unholy". £60.00

THE COUNTRY LIFE. 1906. Greening & Co. Ltd.
"…Of the country "consists of uninteresting meadows dvided by uninteresting hedges and
inhabited by uninteresting cows, sheep, farm labourers and farmers."
A very good copy in slightly rubbed green covers. £20.00

LITTLE STORIES. (1907) Sisleys Ltd. £16.00

TAFFY WAS A WELSHMAN. 1912. Ewart, Seymour & Co Ltd. Very good.
Crosland's diatribe turns to Wales and the Welsh.
Very good copy in green buckram, bevelledboards, gilt. £30.00

THE FIRST STONE. 1912. On Reading The Unpublished Parts of "De Profundis".
with an introduction by the author. Near fine in original tissue dw.
Virulent attack in verse On Oscar Wilde. Ex lib. £40.00

SONNETS. 1912. J Richmond. Includes sonnets on contemporary themes such as t
he Sinking of the Titanic, Mr Asquith Wept, Algeron Charles Swinburne, Votes for Women, etc. Spine sunned otherwise a very good copy with neat inscription on the front end paper. £30.00

A CHANT OF AFFECTION AND OTHER WAR VERSES. 1915. Privately Printed.
Original orange wrappers slightly faded and marked. Name on front end paper.
Laid in are two poems taken from newspapers entitled “Another Yorkshireman” and
“Sweet Hortense.” These have caused some discolouration to the dedication page and
the first page of poetry, but otherwise this is a very good copy of a fragile publication. £38.00

WAR POEMS BY "X". 1916. M Secker. Ex-libris Pickford Waller with his bookplate
on front paste-down. Excellent copy. £25.00

THE ENGLISH SONNET. 1917. M Secker. A very good copy in blue boards which are very slightly worn on the corners & base of the spine. £15.00
THE ENGLISH SONNET. 1926. New Adelphi Lib. New Adelphi Library Edn.
Spine & covers sunned. £6.00

POP GOES THE WEASEL. 1924. Fortune &Merriam. No dw.
The first book published by the Fortune Press, "a..diatribe against the scotch.!"
Name and address on front end paper. Light foxing of the end papers. £40.00

THE LORD OF CREATION. 1925. Stanley Paul & Co. With a 10pp appreciation by
Henry Savage, the author having died a few months earlier. Bkplt. Brown buckram boards. A very good copy.. £15.00

THE ROGUE. 1926. Stanley Paul & Co. Lacks front blank end paper. Cream covers dust soiled. Contents clean & tight. A very uncommon title. £30.00

SONNETS. nd. pp. Original stitched red wraps in good condition. £28.00

T W H CROSLAND. 1925. Privately Printed. Original wraps. A Scottish Appreciation by W Sorley BROWN. Uncommon. £25.00

CROSLAND, T W H.Intro poem to. THE HAPPY HERO by E L TOWNSEND. (1917) Nisbet. A young soldier's letter written before battle to his parents.
With an appreciation by James Douglas. Inscribed by the author's Mother to Crosland.
ALS enclosed from her to Crosland thanking him for permitting his poem to be used as an introduction together with the Memorial card expressing gratitude for the life of her son who"Died of wounds in France …". £30.00

TOWNSEND, E L. THE HAPPY HERO. (1916) Nisbet & Co. Written before Battle.
A Young Soldier's letter to his parents with an appreciation by James Douglas.
Poem by T W H Crosland on reverse of the title page.
A very poignant & good copy in original cream stiff wraps, very slightly brown towards
the spine & tied with a silk cord. £16.00

JOHNSON, Arthur T. THE PERFIDIOUS WELSHMAN by "DRAIG GLAS". 1910. Very slight foxing of prelims & edges. Publisher's ads for 1909-10 at rear.
"Most unprejudiced public are agreed that the brightest town in the history of England
was that in which the last of the Ancient Britons were driven over the borders to hide in the mountains of Wales…"
(The title & contents are very similar to the work of T W H Crosland). £25.00

BUTLER, Samuel. HUDIBRAS. 1903. Greening. 3pp introduction by T W H Crosland
with the life life of the author, annotations, index and Hogarth illustrations.
Edges of spine & corners slightly rubbed otherwise a very good copy. £16.00

THE DOME . Original wraps.
1898. NS. V.1/2. FOUR FABLES by T W H Crosland.
(W B Yeats, L Binyon, G Craig lacking one of his illustrations, L Barsac, etc) £8.00
1899. January.v 2/4. T W H Crosland-The Finer Spirit-Poem . Poems by Francis Thompson, Gordon Bottomley, Fiona Macleod, Stephen Phillips. Illustrated by W Rothenstein, Gordon Craig. Stories by Laurence Housman, M Maeterlinck, etc. £15.00

THE FLYING HORSE . Ed. T W H CROSLAND. Original wraps.
1923. Nos 1-4 . Verses, articles, etc written mainly by Editor with contribs by W De La Mare & A Machen & bookseller's catalogues of Modern First Editions. Illustrated,
No 1 contains a single fold sheet prospectus of the periodical.
4 issues in original wraps, somewhat dusty but all in very good state. Uncommon. £120.00
1924. NO 3. 1924. March. Original wraps a little soiled.
Includes W De La Mare's THE LADY OF SLEEP & Arthur Machen's THE ONLY WAY. £35.00

THE FIERY CROSS . Ed. MABEL EDWARDS & MARY BOOTH. (1915)
AN ANTHOLOGY OF WAR POEMS. Original pictorial wraps with slightly frayed dw.
Poem, "COMMEMORATION ODE" by Crosland. 1st thus.
End papers damp stained. Text not affected. Contents very good.
Other contributors:- R Brooke, E Knox, A Dobson, H Newbolt, B Harte, O Seaman, A Noyes, A Meynell, E Cammaerts, J Oxenham, G K Chesterton, K Tynan, M Bowes Lyon, etc. £16.00

LONDON MERCURY . 1925 Feb. Original wraps. No. 64.
The death of T H W Crosland reported-an introductory paragraph. £6.00

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