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MODERN FIRST EDITIONS
17, SELSDON ROAD
THE SWORD OF WELLERAN and Other Stories. 1908. "George Allen" only at base of spine. Teg. Bookplate. Author's third book. Illustrated by S H Sime. £100.00
THE BOOK OF WONDER. 1912. Heinemann. £135.00
FIVE PLAYS. 1914. Grant Richardson. Bookplate. Name on front end paper. £35.00
FIFTY-ONE TALES. 1915. Frontis shows the author standing in uniform. Small defunct worm exit holes on front. Front hinge cracked. Illustrated. £30.00
TALES OF WONDER. 1916. Elkin Mathews. Bookplate. Corners very slightly bumped. Name on front end paper. Illustrated by S H Sime. £85.00
TALES OF WAR. 1918. Talbot Press. Bookplate. £35.00
UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS. 1919. Elkin Mathews. Bookplate. £35.00
TALES OF THREE HEMISPHERES. (1919) USA. Neat bookplate. Loosely inserted "The Dog that Bit the Moon"-short story cut out from The Morning Post. Original buckram backed boards lettered in gilt. Precedes the English Edition. £60.00
THE CHRONICLES OF RODRIGUEZ. 1922. Putnam.1st Trade Edition. Frontis. Neat Bookplate. Front very good lightly foxed. Original cloth gilt. £40.00
THE KING OF ELFLAND'S DAUGHTER. 1924.Knickerbocker Press. USA. Spine lettering dull. Upper case gilt. Some foxing of end papers and edges. Illustrated by S H Sime. £50.00
THE CHARWOMAN'S SHADOW. 1926. Putnam. Bookplate on paste down. Very slight foxing on some of the early edges otherwise in very good condition. £55.00
THE TRAVEL TALES OF MR JOSEPH JORKENS. 1931. The first Jorkens book-fantasy fiction. Spine very slightly faded otherwise in very good condition. £45.00
LORD ADRIAN. 1933. Golden Cockerel Press. A Play in 3 acts. Edition limited to 325 numbered copies in original quarter morocco, covers in blue-green, patterned, cloth. Top edge gilt. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings. A very attractive book, although the morocco spine is slightly sunned. £200.00
IF I WERE DICTATOR. 1934. The Pronouncements of the Grand Macaroni. Original pictoral cloth. Uncommon. Bookplate. £55.00
A JOURNEY. 1943. Macdonald. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies, initialled by the author. Original leatherette gilt cracked on the spine. Ribbon marker. £540.00
GUERRILLA. 1944. USA. Dunsany's introduction is not in the English edition. £30.00
WHILE THE SIRENS SLEPT. (1944) Hutchinson. £20.00
THE SIRENS WAKE. 1945. Hutchinson. Very good in dw with closed tear. £35.00
THE DONNELLAN LECTURES. 1945. Heinemann, Dw very slightly frayed. £30.00
THE YEAR. 1946. Dw. £30.00
THE TENTS OF THE ARABS. nd. 1st separate edn in orig decorated wraps.. £35.00
LORD DUNSANY by Mark AMORY. 1972. Dw. A Biography. Biblio & Index. Presentation copy signed by the author. £35.00
BOOKS containing contributions by DUNSANY.
LAVIN, Mary. TALES FROM BECTIVE BRIDGE. 1943. Introduced by Lord Dunsany. Author's first book. Name on front end paper. Dw chipped at head & foot of spine. £70.00
WHAT I BELIEVE. Ed. James MARCHANT. nd. Introduced by R Livingstone. Twenty Essays on their fundamental beliefs by Lord Dunsany, G Santayana, A Maurois, A Noyes, Kinglsey Martin, A Maurois, G D H Cole, etc. £15.00
BEST POEMS OF 1932. Ed. T MOULT. 1932. Poems by Dunsany, J Stephens, A E, J C Squire, W Soutar, A Noyes, A Porter, S Teasdale, H Monroe, L Untermeyer, W Bynner, F Prokosch, W H Davies, J G Fletcher, L Golding, etc. £10.00
THE FIRST TRAIL OF THE GIRL GUIDES. nd. (Dunsany-Galleons; W De La Mare, M Bowen, E Thomas Seton, Boyd Cable, R Kipling, etc.) £40.00
HOOPS OF STEEL. Ed. D U RATCLIFFE. 1935. Privately Printed. Ltd to 300 numbered copies signed by the Editor. Printed in blue & black. Bound in white buckram gilt slightly dust sloiled & slightly marked. (Dunsany-In a Yorkshire Valley:-together with leaflet advertising the book. W Gibson, L Abercrombie, J R Anderson, W R Childe, W Watson, L Cranmer-Byng, A Esdaile, H Ould, J Mackereth.) £45.00
THE MASTERPIECE LIBRARY OF SHORT STORIES. Ed. J A HAMMERTON. nd. Includes American, French & Italian short stories. (Lord Dunsany-3 stories; J Buchan, P MacGill, A Machen, H W Nevinson, A Noyes, E Wallace, H Barbusse, G Frankau, Sapper, etc. £10.00
NUMBER FIVE JOY STREET. nd. Blackwell. A Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys & Girls. (Lord Dunsany-The Ballad of the Blue Dog-32 line illus poem; H Belloc, W de la Mare, E Farjeon, Compton Mackenzie, A Blackwood, D M Stuart, etc.) Inscription on front end paper. Spine a lirrle worn. £25.00
THE PICK OF PUNCH. An Annual Selection.
THE QUEEN'S AWARDS. 1951. Series 6. Detective Stories:- Dunsany-The Most Dangerous Man in the World; C S Forester, Craig Rice, O La Farge, N Morland, etc. Dw torn strengthened & repaired. £15.00
SECRET SPRINGS OF DUBLIN SONG. 1918. Talbot Press. Edition Limited to 500 numbered copies. Front cover lightly soiled, otherwise a very good unopened copy. (Dunsany, St J Gogarty, S O'Sullivan, S Mitchell, G Reding, R V Tyrell, AE.) £40.00
SPECTATOR'S GALLERY. Ed. P FLEMING & D VERSCHOYLE. 1933. Essays, Sketches, Short Stories & Poems. Nearly all first book form contributions. (Dunsany-One August in the Red Sea (Jorkens story); W B Yeats, P Colum, C Day Lewis, Shane Leslie, A Huxley, A E Coppard, A S J Tessimond, R Macaulay, D Garnett, S Kaye-Smith, T H White(J Aston),V Sackville-West, E M Forster, E Blunden, G Greene,etc.) Covers dusty. £50.00
TOC H GIFT BOOK in Aid Of War Services Clubs. Ed. HILDA HUGHES. 1944. Introduced by Lady Tweesmuir. (Dunsany-The Judgement of Mullaghagrancy, 4pp; V Britain, A Blackwood, Clemence Dane, J B Priestley, C Asquith, De La Mare H E Bates, etc. Dw frayed at top of spine. £16.00
WAR POEMS FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES. 1945. Dw slightly frayed. Inscription on front end paper. (Dunsany, R Church, L Binyon, W W Gibson, J C Squire, E Shanks & Lord Gorell, etc.) £15.00
VALOUR AND VISION. Ed. J TROTTER. 1923. Poems of the War.1914-1918. Chiswick Press. New & enlarged edition with some 37 new poems & 17 new Authors. Many first book form appearances. (F W Bourdillon, N Munro, P MacGill, C Garstin, R Nichols, Lord Dunsany, P H B Lyon, F Sidgwick whose name plate is on front end paper, etc.) Covers badly damp stained. Contents very good. £8.00
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY.
THE AUTHOR. 1943 Spring. (Letter from Lord Dunsany - British Authors, Agents & American Income Tax; L A G Strong – The State as Publisher; Playwriting for Radio – Val Gielgud; etc.) £10.00
COLOPHON. Ed. P TATHAM. 1950-1951. 10 issues bound in one with original wraps bound in lacking only one issue for all published. (Dunsany-reviews of An Odyssey of Our Time; G Trease, B Nichols, M Steen, V Graham, R Croft-Cooke, L Golding, J Pudney, S O'Faolain, F Urquart, A Blackwood, J Hanley, D Val Baker, N Lewis, etc.) £50.00
CORONET. USA. 1939 June. (Dunsany-INVENTION OF THE AGE-2pp article.) £10.00
THE COUNTRYMAN. 1944. Summer. (Dunsany-July; R Pitter-poem, etc.)£10.00
ESSAYS AND STUDIES. 1928. Vol X111 (O S). Dw. (Dunsany-English Language Conditions-7pp; H Waddell, etc.) Lacks front end paper otherwise very good. Bound volume. £12.00
FACT& FICTION. 1935. (Dunsany story-How The Tinker came to Skavangur...) Original pictorial hard wraps dusty othewise very good. £10.00
GOLDEN BOOK MAGAZINE. USA. Ed H W Lanier.
JOHN O'LONDON'S WEEKLY.
THE MORNING POST. 15/9/35. The Dog that Bit the Moon. Cutting taken from the newspaper of a short story by Dunsnay. £5.00
OPEN WINDOW. Sept. 1922. No. 20. Dunsany, (The Mouse's Point of View), V Locke Ellis, H Child, B Home, K Henderson. £20.00
PEARSON'S MAGAZINE. 1938. Jan-June. Vol 85. Original publisher's decorated cloth a little rubbed. (Dunsany-We called him Thomas, 10pp, illustrated; P G Wodehouse (several), P C Wren, T J R Sennocke (detective), etc.) £70.00
POETRY REVIEW. 1941 v32/6. (R Greacen on the decline of Irish poetry. Manifesto of the Poetry Society signed by Dunsany, J Galsworthy, M Hewlett,etc. Poems-G R Hamilton, J Hewitt, etc.) £12.00
PUNCH. Jan-June 1941. (Dunsany-2 stories- Soup; To the Manager of the Hotel Imperial; E Bramah, W De La Mare;etc.) Publisher's original decorated cloth. £30.00
TO- DAY. 1917 Aug . (Dunsany-The Gift of the Gods -2pp article. Poems by T Burke, W De La Mare, J Drinkwater, J A Mackereth. J Freeman on J C Squire-with his portrait. S P B Mais...) Index to vol.16. £25.00
TRANSLATION (LONDON) 1st & 2nd Series. Ed. N BRAYBROOKE & E KING. 1945 -1947. Original wraps & dw as issued. "Aim to publish as much material of contemporary origin as possible-especially that written during the years of Occupation in Europe." Translators include V Watkins, E Blunden, J Heath-Stubbs, R C Trevelyan, H Manning, N Cameron, R Campbell, Dunsany, J Kirkup, De S Pinto, etc. £40.00
WINDSOR MAGAZINE. V. 89. Dec 1938-May 1939.
All in very good condition unless otherwise described.