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Pp. x+246, frontispiece portrait, plus 8 plates, index; top fore-corner of boards a trifle bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled and foxed, edges a trifle rubbed; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, a little light foxing; Cassell, London, 1959. First edition. *Biography of the 'author, editor and nineteenth century...
The story of Marjorie Ozanne and her bird hospital on the Isle of Guernsey. Pp. 120, 8 plates, pictorial head & tailpieces; printed paper wrappers, a trifle marked and slightly creased, with publishing details written in ink on upper wrapper; top fore-corners of leave slightly creased; Frederick Muller, London, 1963. Proof copy.
A biographical and critical study. Pp. xii+240(last blank) frontispiece portrait, plus 12 plates, bibliography; printed paper wrappers, slightly soiled and creased; edges of leaves faintly foxed; Heinemann, London, 1961. Uncorrected proof copy. *On the upper wrapper the title is misprinted as Somerset Maugham: A bibliographical and critical study.
Translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy. Pp. xii+140; printed paper wrappers, edges a trifle worn, the upper wrapper dated in ink April /53; edges of leaves faintly foxed; Cassell, London, 1952. Proof copy of standard edition. Connolly, 100 Key Books. *Originally published in France in 1902 as L'Immortaliste.
Translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy. Pp. vi+202(last blank); printed paper wrappers, edges and backstrip a trifle faded and creased; a couple of spots of foxing; Cassell, London, 1953. Proof copy of standard edition. *With the publishers' With Compliments card loosely inserted. Originally published in France in 1929 (L'Ecole...
Foreword by Walter Shewring. Pp. xvi+222, title page vignette, text illustrations, appendix, indices; med. 8vo; plain brown paper wrappers, slightly soiled and creased, the backstrip split at foot; several leaves lightly creased, a little faint soiling; Cassell, London, n.d.[1952?]. Proof copy [before publication]. *Published in 1953, in a limited edition...
With an Introduction by Dr. Theodor Reik and Preface by George Jean Nathan. Pp. 128, bibliography, index; roy. 8vo; printed paper wrappers, browned; leaves browned; Secker & Warburg, London, 1959. Proof copy of first U.K. edition. *A light-hearted work on Erotica. The bibliography lists 100 titles of English erotica.
Pp. [viii]+216; printed paper wrappers, the upper wrapper date stamped (4 Sep 1967), edges lightly rubbed; date stamp on title page, a couple of spots of foxing; Hamish Hamilton, London, 1967. Advance proof copy, uncorrected. *Includes chapters on Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Edith Sitwell, Henry James, a.o.