NORMAN DOUGLAS
 
(1868-1952)
 

 

LONDON STREET GAMES. 1916. St Catherine's Press. 500 copies only printed. Arnold Palmer's pencilled signature on front end paper. Original buckram lettered in gilt blind with some light uneven fading. £90.00

IN THE BEGINNING. 1927. Florence. Edition limited to 700 numbered copies, signed by the Author. ALS dated l927, from Douglas, referring to two of his books laid in. £135.00

IN THE BEGINNING. 1927. Privately Printed. Limited to 700 copies signed by the author & additionally inscribed on the half title " For Sue/ from/ Uncle Norman. £130.00 (These two have different patterned covers0

BIRDS AND BEASTS OF THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY. 1927. Privately Printed. Florence. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by author. Paper covered boards slightly marked with a small narrow crack along rear spine edge. Inscribed on half title " For Sue / from/ Uncle Norman.” £100.00

BIRDS AND BEAST OF THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY. 1927. Privately Printed. Limited to 500 copies signed by author. £60.00

NERINDA. 1929. G Oriolo. Florence. Edition limited to 475 numbered copies, signed by the Author. Bookplate. Slip-case. £80.00

THREE OF THEM. 1930. Chatto & Windus. Includes "On The Herpetology of the Grand Duchy of Baden" previously published in an issue of fewer than 50 copies in 1891. Covers sunned with uneven light fading. £10.00

THEY WENT. 1930. Chapman & Hall. Reprint. Dw defective & parted along spine. £6.00

SUMMER ISLANDS OF ISCHIA AND PONZA. 1931. Desmond Harmsworth. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Dw chipped & torn but illustration & text are intact. Arnold Palmer's small signed bookplate on paste-down. Internally very good indeed but the covers are very badly damp affected - suitable for rebinding. £20.00

LOOKING BACK. Vol.s 1 & 2. 1933. Chatto & Windus. An Autobiographical Excursion. Edn Lim to 535 numbered copies vol.1 (which is no.2) being signed by author. Bookplate of Arnold Palmer on paste-down. Dws are a little chipped & torn but almost complete with text & illustration unaffected. Pasted onto the front blank endpaper of volume 2 is a two column appreciative obituary cutting from The Times Literary Supplement headed "England's Lucians" dated Feb 15th 1952. Plate illus. £185.00

LATE HARVEST. 1946. Lindsay Drummond. Dw. £16.00

SOUTH WIND. 1947. Secker & Warburg. First reprint of the revised edition containing the 4pp introductory letter from his Literary Executor, William King, written at the author's request. £8.00

FOOTNOTE ON CAPRI with 48 photographs by Islay Lyons. 1952. Sidgwick & Jackson. Dw a little chipped with one closed tear. £15.00

NORMAN DOUGLAS as Pilaff Bey. VENUS IN THE KITCHEN OR LOVE'S COOKERY BOOK. 1952. Dw repaired & chipped at head & foot of spine. Illustrated. Greene's 4pp introduction deals with reminiscences of Norman Douglas. £28.00

NORMAN DOUGLAS. by Richard MacGillivray. 1933. G Orioli, Florence. Dw with small closed tear. Edition limited to 450 numbered copies, this copy being out of series. Very good unopened copy. £30.00

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