Literature & Poetry

24 Items
A Single Man

A first edition of Christopher Isherwood's cult novel from 1964.

A Vagrant and Other Poems

A collection of poems by David Gascoyne, with a dust jacket by Keith Vaughan.

Truffle Hunt [Association Copy]

A pot-pourri of short essays on everything from 'Wagner in the Bath' to 'Famous Clowns'.

Cupid and the Jacaranda

Further musings on art and life from Sacheverell Sitwell.

England Reclaimed. A Book of Eclogues

A collection of pastoral poems by Osbert Sitwell, scarce in the McKnight Kauffer dust jacket.

Dance of the Quick and the Dead. An Entertainment of the Imagination

Sacheverell Sitwell's artistic medley, with jacket design by Barnett Freedman.

Penny Foolish. A Book of Tirades & Panegyrics

Osbert Sitwell's musings on subjects such as Rules for Being Rude and Animals versus Children.

The Next Volume

A first edition of Edward James' privately-published collection of poems, illustrated by Whistler.

Across the River and into the Trees

A first edition of Hemingway's 1950 novel.

Reading into the Picture. Part I and Part II

A prose poem from the Surrealist art patron Edward James.

So Far So Glad [INSCRIBED]

Inscribed by Edward James to Penelope Betjeman.

Antonio's Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

Antonio Lopez's eighties take on Scheherazade's tales.

The Maze

A macabre tale with illustrations by Salvador Dali.

Flush. A Biography

Virginia Woolf's modernist biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's dog.

The Agency Game

An early "Mad Men" novel, with a dust jacket design by John Banting.

The Garden of Disorder and other poems

Charles Henri Ford's first volume of poetry, with a frontispiece and jacket by Tchelitchew.

Saraband for Dead Lovers

An historical novel by Helen Simpson, with a striking dust jacket by Anna Zinkeisen.

Remains of Elmet. A Pennine Sequence [Association Copy with Original Photograph]

Ted Hughes & Fay Godwin's landscape poems and images, with an original photograph by Godwin.

The Water Beetle
The Water Beetle

A first edition of Nancy Mitford's collection of essays, with illustrations by Osbert Lancaster.

Love in a Cold Climate

A first edition of Nancy Mitford's companion volume to 'The Pursuit of Love'

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