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Anthony POWELL.
All items are first editions
in very good condition unless otherwise described.

AFTERNOON MEN. 1931. Duckworth.
Head of spine darkened. Light blue covers unevenly faded but internally a very good copy of the author's scarce first book. £600.00
AFTERNOON MEN. (1963) Little, Brown & Co. USA.
First American Edition of Powell's first novel, the earlier 1931 issue being printed from imported plates or sheets. A very good copy in like dust jacket . Brown boards. £60.00
  Library of Congress No 63-19170.
AFTERNOON MEN. (1963) Little Brown & Co. USA.
Pictoral stiff wraps showing very slight signs of use. 63-19170 £6.00

CALEDONIA. A Fragment. 1934. Privately Printed.
Signed presentation copy of this rare book of which 100 copies only were printed privately
& presented to the author as a Wedding Present. Illustrated by E Burra.
Inscribed by Powell, "And this copy is the property of Mr Alan Harris, Gent, a learned Colleague of the Author Anthony Powell."
First edition in very good condition although the edges of the boards are very slightly rubbed. (There are 4 corrections in the text probably made by Powell.) £3,000.00

FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH. 1948. J Lehmann. "Newly revised for this edition",
the text corrects the author's "antagonism" towards capital letters.
A very good copy in like dust jacket. £20.00
FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH. 1961. Penguin Books. Cover illustration by S Clarry.
A better than good copy in original wraps. £5.00
FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH. (1968) Little, Brown & Co. USA.
First American Edition with this title. The jacket, by John Alcorn, was not seen by Lilley.
The earlier issue of Mr Zouch was bound from English sheets. £18.00
FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH. 1977. Heinemann. A very good copy designed &
produced for The Observer Classic of the Month Library. £10.00

WHAT'S BECOME OF WARING ? 1953. Heinemann.
Proof copy of a new edition in original wraps.
This second edition precedes the first American Edition by some ten years. £60.00
WHAT'S BECOME OF WARING. 1962. Penguin Books.
Original wraps with cover illustration by E Bawden. £5.00
WHAT'S BECOME OF WARING ? (1963) Little, Brown & Co. 1st USA.
Inscription on front end paper. Dust jacket frayed. £30.00
WHAT'S BECOME OF WARING. 1969. Fontana Modern Novels. Original wraps very slightly showing signs of use but none-the less a very presentable reading copy. £4.00

VENUSBERG. 1955. Heinemann.
A very good copy of the proof copy in original wraps. £50.00
VENUSBERG. 1955. Heinemann.
A new edition with dust jacket designed by Osbert Lancaster.Very good condition. £30.00
VENUSBERG. 1961. Penguin Books. The book has obviously been read but it is
clean & tight, in very good condition in original Lancaster illustration on front wrap. £4.00

THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD. 1955. Heineman.
Proof copy in original wraps slightly frayed on the base of the spine.
Front wrap creased otherwise a very good copy. £50.00
THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD. (1955) Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy. USA.
Dust jacket slightly nicked on ends of spine & slightly rubbed along the spine otherwise a very good copy. £30.00
THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD. 1956. Reader's Union. Heinemann. Second English Edition. Dust jacket slightly chipped. £6.00
THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD. 1967. Fontana Books.
Original wraps a little used but otherwise in very good condiion, clean & tight. £4.00

AT LADY MOLLY'S. 1957. Heinemann.
Dust jacket very slightly rubbed on top of spine otherwise a very good copy. £110.00
AT LADY MOLLY'S. 1957. Little, Brown. USA.
Dust jacket frayed & chipped otherwise very good. £20.00
AT LADY MOLLY'S. 1958. 2nd imp. Dust jacket in excellent condition,. £16.00

THE KINDLY ONES. 1962. Little, Brown & Co. USA.
Dust jacket very slightly chipped, browned on the edges & price clipped otherwise a very good copy of the first American Edition. £20.00

AGENTS AND PATIENTS. 1962. Penguin Books. Cover illustration by O Lancaster.
Base of spine of original wraps very slightly frayed otherwise very good. £4.00

JOHN AUBREY AND HIS FRIENDS. 1963. Heinemann.
A New and Revised Edition. Near fine in like dust jacket. £35.00
JOHN AUBREY AND HIS FRIENDS. (1963) Mercury Books. New Revised Edition.
Lilley describes this edition as the First English Paperback issue. This copy is as described but in the hardback state. Illustrated. £35.00

BRIEF LIVES AND OTHER SELECTED WRITINGS. 1949. Cresset Press.
Edited with an introduction by Anthony Powell in an unclipped dust jacket which is lightly rubbed on top of spine but otherwise in very good condition. Top edge blue. £45.00
BRIEF LIVES. Programme of the play performed in the Ashcroft Theatre with Roy Dotrice as John Aubrey . Adapted & directed by Patrick Garland. £6.00

THE VALLEY OF BONES. 1964. Little, Brown & Co. USA.
A very good book in a glassine protected dust jacket. £20.00

THE SOLDIER'S ART. 1966. Heinemann. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £55.00
THE SOLDIER'S ART. 1966. Little, Brown & Co. USA.
Dust jacket a little rubbed on the edges otherwise a very good copy. £16.00

A BUYER'S MARKET. 1967. Fontana Books. A very good copy in original wraps. £5.00

MUSIC OF TIME. 1967. Fontana.
A Question of Upbringing, The Acceptance World & A Buyer's Market -
three volumes in original stiff wraps in publisher's slip box. First thus. Near fine. £60.00

THE MILITARY PHILOSOPHERS. 1968. Heinemann. Near fine in dust jacket. £85.00 

BOOKS DO FURNISH A ROOM. 1971. Little, Brown & Co. USA.
A very good copy of the first American edition with the end flap of the dust wrapper loose but complete. £12.00

TEMPORARY KINGS. 1973. Heinemann. Dust jacket slightly frayed & price clipped. Inscription on front end paper. £60.00
TEMPORARY KINGS. 1973. Little, Brown & Co. USA.
A very good copy in a very slightly frayed dust jacket. £10.00

HEARING SECRET HARMONIES. 1975. Heinemann. Name on front end paper.
Dust jacket price clipped otherwise in very good condition. £40.00
HEARING SECRET HARMONIES. 1975. Little, Brown & Co. USA. Dust jacket. £15.00
HEARING SECRET HARMONIES. 1975. Heinemann.
Unbound page proofs in sections labelled A-I on the spines. £65.00

INFANTS OF THE SPRING. 1976. Heineman.
The first volume of the Author's Memoirs . A very good copy in like dust jacket. £25.00
INFANTS OF THE SPRING. 1977. Holt, Rinehart & Winston. USA.
The first volume of the Author's Memoirs. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £12.00

MESSENGERS OF THE DAY. 1978. Holt, Rinehart & Winston. USA.
Volume 2 of the Memoirs of Anthony Powell. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £12.00

O,HOW THE WHEEL BECOMES IT. 1983. Heinemann.
A very good copy in a like dusty jacket illustrated by B Ker-Seyner. £25.00

THE FISHER KING. 1986. Heinemann. Uncorrected Proof Copy in original wraps dated in ink on upper wrap. Very good condition. £40.00

THE FISHER KING. 1986. Heinemann. A near fine copy in like dust jacket. £25.00
THE FISHER KING. 1987. Sceptre Edn. Original wraps.
1st Paper-back with extracts of critical reviews from 13 Journals. £5.00

UNDER REVIEW. 1991. Heinemann.
Writings on Writers 1946-1990. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £25.00

A REFERENCE FOR MELLORS. 1994. Moorhouse & Sorensen.
De luxe Edition limited to 26 copies, out of a total of 326 copies, signed by the Author.
Bound in quarter goat skin with slip case. First separate publication. £400.00
A REFERENCE FOR MELLORS. 1994. Moorhouse & Sorensen.
4pp prospectus and order form announcing publication of this book containing two extracts from the published work. £6.00

POWELL, Anthony.Ed & Intro.
NOVELS OF HIGH SOCIETY FROM THE VICTORIAN AGE.
1947. Pilot Press. Contents include Henrietta Temple by Benjamin Disraeli: Guy Livingston by G A Lawrence & Moths by Ouida; with an 8pp introduction by Anthony Powell.
Dust wrapper a little frayed otherwise in very good condition.in maroon cloth stamped in black. £25.00

Contributions to MAGAZINES.

ADAM. International Review. No.397-400. 1978. The 400th Anniversary issue
devoted to THE LONDON LIBRARY later reprinted in book form. First bookform.
A Powell contributes "Anniversary" - a 3 line tribute.
Dust jacket illustrated by N Bentley. £15.00

THE NEW REVIEW. 1974. A Profile-ANTHONY POWELL interviewed by A BROWNJOHN Original wraps. £6.00

COMPRENDRE. Revue De Politique de la Culture 20. 1959. Powell contributes a 2pp article -Some Thoghts about Writing & Criticism. A very good copy in original stiff wraps. £15.00

 

ETON CHRONICLE. 1969. Privatley Printed. No 3527 THE ETON CHRONICLE . 24/1/69. (A Powell reminisions of his former tutor.) Normal Envelope folding otherwise fine. Original wraps. £20.00
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NEW ENGLISH REVIEW. Ed. D JERROLD. 1945. D Jerrold. NEW ENGLISH REVIEW becoming THE ENGLISH REVIEW MAGAZINE. Ed D JERROLD. May 1945-Dec 1951. Feb 1952. v. X1/1 (first issue with this title previously called HOME & EMPIRE) -v.XV11/2. with New Series. V.1/1-v.4/5(last issue) Among the many well-known contributors to this topical magazine are M Peake, A Waugh, A Powell, K Raine, R K Narayan, O Sitwell, D Val Baker, E Blunden, “B B”, J Heath-Stubbs, R Penn Warren, F Mauriac, R Macaulay, N Farson, J Piper, J Rothenstein, A G Street, Shane Leslie, G Grigson, M Muggeridge, Henry Miller, S O'Faolain, C Bax, H Pearson, St J Ervine, G Barker, L Whistler, E Muir, etc. 82 issues, all published (save one) in this series. £400.00

NIGHT & DAY. Ed. ED JOHN MARKS,GRAHAM GREENE,EVELYN WAUGH. 1937. 1-13. A Weekly Magazine of short stories, poems, articles, critical reviews of books, theatre, cinema, etc. Within the compass of these issues can be found a host of promising authors & illustrators who have since achieved considerable reputations:- G Greene -film critic; E Waugh -literary editor -in every issue:A Powell, J Betjeman, C Isherwood, T F Powys, C Connolly, H Miller, A Huxley, C Norden(L Durrell), P Hansford Johnson, V S Pritchett, W Empson, H Read, Stevie Smith, O Lancaster, Ardizzone, N Bentley, E Fraser, R Macaulay, G Kersh, A J Symons, M Roberts, F Prokosch, Topolski, etc. The magazine ceased publication owing to the famous libel action brought by MGM on behalf of Shirley Temple, whom Greene was alleged to have insulted in his review of a film adaptation of Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie. July-Sept. 1937. No 1-13. Bound volume complete with original wraps bound in. £500.00

Ed. ED JOHN MARKS,GRAHAM GREENE,EVELYN WAUGH. 1937. 1-26. A Weekly Magazine of short stories, poems, articles, critical reviews of books, theatre, cinema, etc. Within the compass of these issues can be found a host of promising authors & illustrators who have since achieved considerable reputations:- G Greene -film critic; E Waugh -literary editor -in every issue:A Powell, J Betjeman, C Isherwood, T F Powys, C Connolly, H Miller, A Huxley, C Norden(L Durrell), P Hansford Johnson, V S Pritchett, W Empson, H Read, Stevie Smith, O Lancaster, Ardizzone, N Bentley, E Fraser, R Macaulay, G Kersh, A J Symons, M Roberts, F Prokosch, Topolski, etc. The magazine ceased publication owing to the famous libel action brought by MGM on behalf of Shirley Temple, whom Greene was alleged to have insulted in his review of a film adaptation of Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie. No. 1-26. July-Dec 1937. 26 issues, all published, of this scarce periodical in original wraps, no 1 being stained, the rest in good condition although one or two are frayed. £1,200.00

NIGHT AND DAY. Ed. G GREENE AND J MARKS. 1937. Nos 1-13. A Weekly Magazine of short stories, poems, articles, critical reviews of books, theatre, cinema, etc. Within the compass of these issues can be found a host of promising authors & illustrators who have since achieved considerable reputations:- G Greene -film critic; E Waugh -literary editor -in every issue: A Powell, J Betjeman, C Isherwood, T F Powys, C Connolly, H Miller, A Huxley, C Norden(L Durrell), P Hansford Johnson, V S Pritchett, W Empson, H Read, Stevie Smith, O Lancaster, Ardizzone, N Bentley, E Fraser, R Macaulay, G Kersh, A J Symons, M Roberts, F Prokosch, Topolski,etc. The magazine ceased publication owing to the famous libel action brought by MGM on behalf of Shirley Temple, whom Greene was alleged to have insulted in his review of a film adaptation of Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie. July-Sept. 1937. No 1-13. Bound volume complete with orig wraps bound in. (G Greene, A Powell, E Waugh, J Betjeman, G Greene, A Powell, A Powell, G Greene, A Waugh.) £250.00

Ed. G GREENE AND JOHN MARKS. 1937. Nos 1-21.23-26. A Weekly Magazine of short stories, poems, articles, critical reviews of books, theatre, cinema, etc. Within the compass of these issues can be found a host of promising authors & illustrators who have since achieved considerable reputations:- G Greene -film critic; E Waugh -literary editor -in every issue: A Powell, J Betjeman, C Isherwood, T F Powys, C Connolly, H Miller, A Huxley, C Norden(L Durrell), P Hansford Johnson, V S Pritchett, W Empson, H Read, Stevie Smith, O Lancaster, Ardizzone, N Bentley, E Fraser, R Macaulay, G Kersh, A J Symons, M Roberts, F Prokosch, Topolski,etc. The magazine ceased publication owing to the famous libel action brought by MGM on behalf of Shirley Temple, whom Greene was alleged to have insulted in his review of a film adaptation of Kipling's Wee Willie Winkie. No.1-26 lacking no. 22. July-Dec 1937. 25 issues of this scarce periodical in original wraps, no 1 being stained, the rest in good condition although one or two are frayed. All published. (, , , , , , , , , , , .) £1,350.00

PUNCH. 1958. Jan-June. Contains an article & 32 critical items by A Powell; 6 articles by P G Wodehouse illustrated by R Searle. Original decorated cloth gilt. (P G Wodehouse, A Powell, R Searle.) £16.00
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SPECTATOR. 1938. -1939. Original wraps. 20 book reviews & 1 "Election comment" in 21 separte issues of The Spectator 1933-1961. Other contributors include G Greene, E M Forster, E O'Brien, A Powell, Forrest Reid, G Hanley, E F Benson, Mirwin, S O'Faolain, C P Snow, C E Vulliamy, H Simpson, S Spender. L A G Strong, A Hartley, I Niall, Compton Mackenzie, J Wain, G Blake, etc. Original wraps. (Evelyn.in WAUGH.) £200.00

SUMMARY. Ed. A MYLETT. 1970. Ams Press. A Series of re-appraisals by practising writers of established writers. v. 1/1 & 2. All published. Contributors include P Kavanagh, A Ross, E Jennings, R Fuller, B Aldiss, R Gant, Melvyb Bragg, etc. Together with interview & symposium on Anthony Powell, etc.
2 issues in original wraps in very good condition. (, , , , , , A Powell.) £50.00

TLS. 5/3/64. Contains a short shorter article on A Powell's Valley of the Kings. £5.00

WINTER'S TALES. Ed. A D MacLEAN. 1966. No 12. Contains A Powell-A Reference for Mellors-10pp short story reprinted some 30 years later as a limited signed edition.
A very good copy in dust jacket. £15.00

NIGHT AND DAY. Ed. C HAWTREE. 1985. Chatto & Windus.
An Anthology from each of the published issues containing contributions by Powell & many others. An appendix prints a previously unpublished review on Powell's Art of Loving by O Lancaster. Presentation inscription on front end paper. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £35.00

POEMS FOR ROY FULLER ON HIS SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY. 1982. Sycamore Press. Original wraps. Contains Powell's -BUILDING SOCIETY DRINKING SONG-20 line humorous poem; etc.£17.50

THE COMPLEAT IMBIBER NO. 7. Ed. CYRIL RAY. 1964. John Harvey & Sons, London. Contains Powell's-John Aubrey & Some Seventeenth-Century Drinking-11pp.
A very good copy in a very slightly chipped dust jacket.£40.00

THE OLD SCHOOL. Ed. GRAHAM GREENE. 1934. J Cape. Essays by Divers Hands of author's schoolboy reminsicences including A Powell's The Wat'ry Glade(Eton) 16pp; etc. Neat Bkplt on front paste down. A very good copy. £95.00

ROSE MACAULEY. 1972. Collins. Uncorrected Advance proof copy in original red marbled paper wraps. At the end of the book is a section entitled "The Pleasure of knowing Rose Macaulay-tributes by H Nicolson, R Lehmann, C V Wedgwood, A Powell, W Plomer, ,etc, which were originally published in the Encounter Magazine in March 1959, five months after her death. £15.00
ENCOUNTER. 1959 March. No 66. A Powell-The Pleasures of knowing Rose Macaulay;
Original wraps. £6.00

BERGONZI, Bernard. THE SITUATION OF THE NOVEL. 1970. Macmillan. Dust jacket. Authors examined include E Waugh, A Powell, Kingsley Amis, C P Snow, Nathaniel West, John Barth & Thomas Lynch. £8.50

CHECK LISTof Jocelyn Brooke's writings together with some appreciations, quoting Anthony Powell, John Betjeman, P H Johnson, Harold Acton, Kingsley Amis etc. nd. Original wraps. £5.00

LILLEY, George. ANTHONY POWELL. 1993. St Paul's Bibliographies.
Presentation copy inscribed by Lilley. Enclosed is an ALS from the author thanking the recipient for lending a Powell book & asking for details of other "Powell" items. £70.00

SUMMARY. 1970. v.1/1. Ed Andrew Mylett. AMS Press. Autumn.
A 95 page Symposium on Powell. Contains an interview with him l (10pp) & a sketch of him by O Lancaster on the front cover. Original wraps. Inscription on contents page. £10.00

Books or magazines containing references to Powell.

SNOW UPON FIRE: A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME: A POWELL. (1976) Original wraps. Introduced by D M DAVIN by). The W D Thomas Memorial Lecture delivered at University College, Swansea in November 1976. £22.00

RUSSELL, John. ANTHONY POWELL. 1970. Indiana University Press. USA.
A Quintet, Sextet and War. Inscription on front end paper. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £8.00

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