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A Selection of the work
of
JOYCE CARY.

All first editions in very good condition unless otherwise described.

 
 

AISSA SAVED. 1932. Benn. Very good copy of author's uncommon first book.
Black cloth, gilt. Signature of "the Venables" on front end paper. (Flo Venables is described in Malcolm Foster's biograpgy of Cary as one of the "people close to him."). £110.00
AISSA SAVED. (1962) Harper & Row. USA. Dust wrapper.
Excellent copy of the first American Edition of the Author's first novel. 62-20121. £30.00

AN AMERICAN VISITOR. 1933. E Benn. Dust wrapper a little frayed on the ends
of the spine & price clipped. First issue in black cloth with gilt lettering.
A very good copy of the author's second novel. £70.00
AN AMERICAN VISITOR. 1933. E Benn. Orange cover with black lettering - 2nd issue, Spine lightly sunned otherwise in very good condition. £15.00
AN AMERICAN VISITOR. 1933. E Benn.
Orange cloth with black lettering-2nd issue binding. £12.00
AN AMERICAN VISITOR. (1961) Harper. 1st American edition.
Name rubber stamped on front end paper otherwise a very good copy. £8.00

THE AFRICAN WITCH. 1936. Gollancz. Dust wrapper very slightly creased on top spine end, the inner flap of the which provides details of Cary 's involvement in Nigeria , the bachground of this novel. Signed by the author on the title page. £125.00
THE AFRICAN WITCH. 1936. Gollancz. Signed by the author on the title page.
Light foxing on the front first & last few pages otherwise a very good, tight copy. £95.00
THE AFRICAN WITCH.
1936. Gollancz. Dust wrapper frayed on ends of spine. £70.00
THE AFRICAN WITCH. 1936. Gollancz.
Very slight foxing on the first few & last end papers otherwise a very good copy. £12.00

THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1944. Dust wrapper very slightly frayed. £60.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1944. Harper & Brothers. NY.
Dust wrapper frayed on ends of spine otherwise a very good copy. £12.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1948. Penguin. Original wraps.
Frontis specially drawn by author for this edition. £6.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1957. George Rainbird. Introduced by Andrew Wright.
Edition limited to 1500 copies. With self-portrait & 8 illustrations by Cary together with
The Old Strife at Plant's (a discarded chapter of The Horse's Mouth).
Title page & spine lettering engraved by John Woodcock.
Original matching slip case.This contains the tipped in limitation sheet & is one of 200 reserved for the friends of the publisher. £55.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1957. G Rainbird. With a self-portrait & 8 illustrations by author& The Old Strife at Plant's-a discarded chapter of The Horse's Mouth.
Edited by Andrew Wright with preface, notes & bibliography. £20.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1965. Time Life Books.
New introduction by Elizabeth Lawrence & the Editors. "This is the definitive text of
The Horse's Mouth, incorporating changes and corrections made by the author
and Andrew Wright." Original wraps in very good condition. £7.00
THE HORSE'S MOUTH. 1969. Folio Society. Introduced by Kingsley Hart.
Illustrated by J Bratby. Original pictorial cloth. Slip case. In very good condition. £16.00

CASTLE CORNER. 1938. Gollancz. Inscription on front end paper. Black covers with gilt lettering a little used - internally in very good condition. An extremely uncommon title. £40.00
CASTLE CORNER. 1950. Dust wrapper. Uniform Edition. W G S Whiting's copy
with his name on the front end paper. A very good copy in like dust wrapper. £7.00
CASTLE CORNER. 1952. M Joseph. Proof copy in original frayed & loose wraps. Carfax Edition wth a new prefactory essay by author. £15.00

POWER IN MEN. 1939. Nicolson & Watson.
Light foxing of the margins (cheap wartime paper). Rear spine hinge of the plum
coloured covers split but internally a very good copy. £16.00
POWER IN MEN. 1939. Published by Nicolson & Watson for the Liberal Book Club. Wartime paper lightly browned on the edges otherwise a very good copy. £15.00

MISTER JOHNSON. 1939. Gollancz. Dust wrapper badly chipped & torn but retaining most of the text. Boards a little marked. Lacks front blank free end paper otherwise very good copy of a very difficult title, this being signed by the Author on the title page.
Scarce. £110.00
MISTER JOHNSON. 1947. Dust wrapper. Reprint in very good condition. £40.00
MISTER JOHNSON. (1951) Harper & Brothers. USA. First American Edition
but no date indication. Dust wrapper. £30.00
MISTER JOHNSON. 1962. Penguin. Original wraps. £4.00

CHARLEY IS MY DARLING. 1940. Dust wrapper. Covers a little used otherwise
a very good copy of a very difficult title, the scarcest of Cary's novels. £140.00
CHARLEY IS MY DARLING. (1959) Harper & Brothers. USA. Dust wrapper.
Name & date on front end paper. A very good copy. £10.00
CHARLEY IS MY DARLING. 1962. New English Library. Original wraps.
First Four Square edition. 1st thus. £4.00

A HOUSE OF CHILDREN. 1941. M Joseph. Front blank end paper excised.
Upper case very slightly marked otherwise a very good copy of a scarce title,
this signed by author on the title page. £100.00
A HOUSE OF CHILDREN. 1941. M Joseph.
Original black cloth lightly used; silver spine lettering & decoration clear & bright.
Inscription on front free endpaper but still a very acceptable copy of an extremely
uncommon first edition in first issue binding. £80.00


SARA. (HERSELF SURPRISED). 1954. Librairie Plon, Paris.
Traduit de l'anglais par Yvonne Davet. A very good unopened copy in original wraps. £8.00

THE CASE FOR AFRICAN FREEDOM. 1941. Searchlight Books. July.
Foreword by G Orwell. Original wraps with dust wrapper in very good condition. £40.00
THE CASE FOR AFRICAN FREEDOM. 1944. Secker & Warburg. Dust wrapper frayed. Name on front end paper. New & greatly enlarged edition with two maps. £20.00

TO BE A PILGRIM. 1942. Harper & Brothers. 1st US edition. Black cloth covers marked but the book is in a very good, clean condition. Illustrated. £12.00

PROCESS OF REAL FREEDOM. 1943. M Joseph.
Spine very lightly sunned & crease mark on upper wrap. 16pp. £20.00

MARCHING SOLDIER. 1945. M Joseph. Dust wrapper. £16.00

BRITAIN AND WEST AFRICA. 1946. Longmans, Green & Co. Original wraps.
Near fine. Illustrated. £20.00

THE MOONLIGHT. 1946. M Joseph. Signed by author on title page.
Lacks the front blank end paper. Dust wrapper chipped on ends of spine. £85.00
THE MOONLIGHT. 1946. M Joseph. A very good copy with a complete dust wrapper which is frayed on the botoom of the spine. £20.00
THE MOONLIGHT. 1946. USA. Harper. £5.00

THE DRUNKEN SAILOR. 1947. M Joseph. Long "Flying Dutchman Poem illustrated
by Cary. Dust wrapper a little frayed otherwise in very good condition. £15.00

A FEARFUL JOY. 1949. Dust wrapper frayed & price clipped. £16.00
A FEARFUL JOY. 1949. Harper & Brothers. 1st American edition in very good condition. £6.00
A FEARFUL JOY. 1950. Star Editions for sale on the Continent only.
Original wraps a little used, contents in very good condition. £7.00

PRISONER OF GRACE. 1952. M Joseph. Dust wrapper price clipped & chipped at head
and foot of spine otherwise in very good condition. £10.00
PRISONER OF GRACE. 1952. Harper. 1st USA. Dust wrapper frayed.
Inscription on front end paper. £8.00

EXCEPT THE LORD. 1953. M Joseph. Uncorrected proof copy in original wraps
somewhat dusty & curled on tips with the initials "DG" on the cover otherwise a
very good copy. £25.00
EXCEPT THE LORD. 1953. Dust wrapper. A very good copy in green cloth. £25.00
EXCEPT THE LORD. 1953. M Joseph.
Dust wrapper price clipped otherwise a very good copy in blue cloth. £15.00
EXCEPT THE LORD. 1953. Harper & Brothers.
First American edition in very good condition. £7.00

NOT HONOUR MORE. 1955. M Joseph. Dust wrapper. Near fine. £20.00
NOT HONOUR MORE. 1955. Harper & Brothers. Dust wrapper very slightly frayed otherwise a very good copy of the first American edition. £12.00

ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE OLD STRIFE AT PLANTS. 1956. New Bodleian.
Edition limited to 100 copies, printed for and signed by the author/artist. Near fine unopened copy in original wraps with 4 full plate illustrations and the title page decoration. £95.00

ART AND REALITY. 1958. Cambridge. Name plate on front end paper.
A very good copy in like dust wrapper. £20.00

THE CAPTIVE AND THE FREE. 1959. Harper. NY. USA. Dust wrapper.
David Cecil's introduction tells of his regular visits to Cary during the days of his last illness. Editor's note by W Davin. This precedes English 1st edition. £25.00
THE CAPTIVE AND THE FREE. 1959. M Joseph. 1st English Edition.
Dust wrapper very slightly frayed. Introduced by David Cecil. A very good copy of Cary 's last book which he was writing almost to the moment of his death. £15.00
THE CAPTIVE AND THE FREE. 1963. Penguin Books. Introduced by David Cecil. £3.00

MEMOIR OF THE BOBOTES. 1964. M Joseph. Review copy with review slip laid in.
The dust wrapper differs from that of the other book of the same title & date. £12.00
MEMOIR OF THE BOBOTES. 1964. M Joseph. Dust wrapper price clipped.
A different dust wrapper from the normal issue. No publisher on spine, blank inner flap
& publisher's blurb on lower panel. Illustrated by by the author. £12.00
MEMOIR OF THE BOBOTES. 1964. M Joseph. Introduced by Walter Allen.
Illustrated by by the Author. A very good copy in equally good dust wrapper. £12.00

SPRING SONG AND OTHER STORIES. 1960. M Joseph. Unclipped dust wrapper. £25.00

COCK JARVIS. 1974. M Joseph. A very good copy in equally good dust wrapper. £10.00

JOYCE CARY. SELECTED ESSAYS. 1976. M Joseph. Dust wrapper. Ed A G Bishop.
Foreword by H Gardner. Includes previously unpublished essay & an interview. £10.00

COOK, Cordelia. JOYCE CARY. LIBERAL PRINCIPLES. Vision & Barnes & Noble.
1981. Near fine. £6.00

CRAIG, Denys. MAN IN EBONY. 1950. Gollancz. Dust wrapper.
Introduced by Joyce Cary. A very good copy of this uncommon novel. £20.00

NOBLE, R W. JOYCE CARY. 1973. Oliver & Boyd. Writers & Critics Series.
Original wraps in very good condition. £5.00

SODERSKOG, Ingvar. JOYCE CARY'S "HARD CONCEPTUAL LABOUR". 1977. Sweden. A Structural Analysis of To Be a Pilgrimby Ingvar SODERSKOG.
Stamped "For Review" on original wraps. Gothenburg Studies in English 36. £8.00

WRIGHT, Andrew. JOYCE CARY. 1958. Chatto & Windus. Dust wrapper.
A Preface to his Novels. Contains a very useful biblio of novels, short fiction, treatises, poems and essays in periodicals as well as secondary sources. Index. £12.00

BOOKS or PERIODICALS with articles about Joyce CARY

ALLEN, Walter.
READING A NOVEL. 1949.
Phoenix. The Power & The Glory is one of the six novels discussed as is The Horse's Mouth by J Cary; also Between the Acts by V Woolf, Middlemarch by G Eliot, Goodbye to Berlin by C Isherwood & A Woman of the Pharisees by F Mauriac. £8.00
COOK, Cordelia. JOYCE CARY. LIBERAL PRINCIPLES. 1981.
Vision & Barnes & Noble. Near fine. £6.00

NOBLE, R W. JOYCE CARY. 1973. Oliver & Boyd. Writers & Critics Series.
Original wraps in very good condition. £5.00

SODERSKOG, Ingvar. JOYCE CARY'S "HARD CONCEPTUAL LABOUR". 1977. Sweden. A Structural Analysis of To Be a Pilgrim. Stamped "For Review" on original wraps. Gothenburg Studies in English 36. £8.00

WRIGHT, Andrew. JOYCE CARY. 1958. Chatto & Windus. Dust wrapper.
A Preface to his Novels. Contains a very useful biblio of novels, short fiction, treatises, poems and essays in periodicals as well as secondary sources. Index. £12.00

THE ARK OF GOD. Ed. Douglas STEWART. 1961. Dw. Studies in 5 Modern Novelists - J Cary, G Greene, J Joyce, A Huxley, R Macaulay. £12.00

BOOKS AND BOOKMEN. 1957 May. (D Stanford on J Cary; E Moon on J Steinbeck; R Graves-Personality of the Month; J Atkins on N Douglas;G Skelton on J C Powys; R Lancelyn Green on Kipling; D Hughes on W Sansom, etc.) £8.00

ENCOUNTER. No 261 1975 June (D Davin-J Cary Remembered; M J Lasky on The Baader-Meinhof Gang; R Conquest on R E Lee; D Dunn.) £5.00

ENGLISH. 1966. Summer. The Captive And The Free. Artist, Child & Society in The World of J Cary by K Watson. £8.00

ESSAYS AND STUDIES. 1950. Vol 3.N S. Dw. (P Hansford Johnson-Three Novelists & the Drawing of Character-C P Snow, Joyce Cary & Ivy Compton-Burnett; etc. £8.00

ESSAYS BY DIVERS HANDS. Vol.32. New Series. 1963. Dw. (E Starkie on Joyce Cary-a Portrait-20pp; P Hansford Johnson, C Day Lewis.) £12.00

INTERNATIONAL LITERARY ANNUAL. Ed. J WAIN. 1958-1961. Nos 1-3.
(J Cary by A Wright including facs Mss; Reflections on Some Aspects of the Experimental Novel by W Cooper; R Conquest, A Alvarez, E Lucie-Smith, B Aldiss, M Hamburger, R West, W Cooper, G S Fraser, W Burroughs, etc.) £40.00

MODERN FICTION STUDIES. USA. 1963. Autumn. V.9/3. Joyce Cary issue with contributions from include Andrew Wright, G Garrett, L Stevenson, M Foster, J Teeling, etc & with a selected checklist of Cary criticism. £10.00

2 Cuttings relating to Joyce Cary. A Valedictory of a Great Writer - 2pp cutting by A D, nd. B Levin on A Pilgrim's Progress to J Cary - Times, May 1977. David Cecil reviews Art & Reality -cutting. £5.00

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