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GARFIELD, LEON,
Shakespeare Stories Ii. Illustrated By Micheal Foreman
. Victor Gollancz , 1994 , 287 pages illustrated with 16 colour plates and various black and white drawings in the text. First Edition , a pristine Hardcover copy in splendid dust wrapper.
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A.E. [GEORGE WIILIAM RUSSELL] [ED.],
New Songs.
0. 1904. A Lyric Selection made by A.E from Poems by Padraic Colum, Eva Gore-Booth, Thomas Keoghler, Alice Milligan, Susan Mitchell, Seamus O'Sullivan, George Roberts and Ella Young. Dublin, 1904; 56pp. with frontispiece by Jack.B.Yeats; publisher's boards, printed label on front cover; lacking most of spine, boards very slightly discoloured. The rare First Edition.
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Book number: IS00445
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Catalogue: First Editions
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Rare Modern Irish Literature Poetry First Editions Illustrated Women's Ireland Bibliophile

 
GLAZEMAKER, J.H. (TRANSLATOR/ VERTALER )
Toonneel Der Wereltsche Veranderingen. Door Deftige, Vermakelijke En Ware Geschiedenissen Afgebeelt, Daar in, Onder Hoge En Lage Staten Van Menschen, Zuivere Liefden,
. schrikkelijke veinzingen, spitze vonden, bevallijke antwoorden, wrede moorden, verwoede wraken, rechtvaardige straffen, en ontellijke sporeloze hertstogten spelen. Uit verscheide Schrijvers, door I.H. Glazemaker vertaalt. Dezen laatsten druk, van nieus overzien, en met verscheidene nieuwe historien vermeerdert. 2 volumes in one. Dordrecht, Symon onder de Linde, 1669,[6] 440,[6]456pp. Illustrated. On the title page of volume 2 the translator is spelled: Glasemaker. Volume 1 is a reprint of the edition Amsterdam, Nicolaes van Ravesteyn, voor J.J. Schipper, 1645; volume 2 an enlarged reprint of the edition Amsterdam, Jan van Hilten 1650. See: Thijssen-Schoute 3,7; Buisman 706. rebound while preserving original (?) vellum title (handwritten) in imit. vellum, new endpapers. ( Jan Hendrik Glazemaker (1620-1682) Dutch word in ink on last page, last 2 blank pages soiled, most of the text is clear with a few sections where the pages are darkened. Lacks the frontispiece. of which a xerox copy is loosely inserted.[ DR-2 ].
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Book number: F1095
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Keywords: Nederland Dutch Holland Rare Netherlands

 
GLOVER, EDWARD (1888-1972),
Freud Or Jung.
. Contained in Horizon volume 18 numbers 106 and 107, October/November 1948, (there was a 3rd part later ) Also included a.o. Antonia white: The rich woman; Le Corbusier: New world of space, illustrated with his designs on plates; Two poems by W.H.Auden. in the original yellow ( discoloured) wrappers, [ST ].
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Book number: F0283
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Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Psychoanalysis Psychology Poetry

 
GOETHE, J. W. ILLUSTRATED BY MAX PFEIFFER WATENPHUHL,
Goethes Buch Suleika Gefolgt Vom Schenkenbuch. Dem Westöstlischen Divan Entliehen Und Mit Vierzehn Auf Den Stein Gezeichneten Farblithographien Versehen Von Max Pfeiffer Watenphul
. No. 233 of 370 signed and hand-numbered copies. With 14 lithographs by Max Pfeiffer signed in the stone. Frankfurt am Main, Verlag Ars Librorum, Gotthard de Beauclair 1966. folio (410 mm. x 280 mm.) loose sheets held in publisher's orange vellum-backed linen cloth binding with spine lettered in gilt and one of the coloured lithographs pasted to the front board. In dark reddish brown quarter goat's leather slip case with gilt lettering on the spine. A dust jacket was not issued. A fine copy. Printed on "velin d'Arches" and uncut. Five of the 14 coloured lithographs are full-page. Signed in the colophon by Max Pfeiffer Watenphul and Gotthard de Beauclair. 37pp. + colophon. Typeface used is Dante-Antiqua. Ars Librorum print no. 14. The first book ilustrated by the German artist Max Pfeiffer Watenphul(1896-1976). Inserted are the special lge 8-vo leaflet the publisher issued for this book with three of the illustrations reproduced in a smaller size and the publisher's catalogue of editions with original graphics.( private press ).
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Book number: F2108SM
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Keywords: Auctiongerman Rare Illustrated Signed Numbered Private Press Rarte

 
GOFFETTE, GUY (ED.)
Album Claudel . Iconographie Commentée
. 2011, 304 pages, 322 illustrations The 50th volume in the series Albums de la Pléiade Gallimard -bio. the publisher's description: « S'il est un écrivain que l'image, renchérissant sur les commentaires souvent peu amènes de ses contemporains, aura plutôt desservi, c'est bien Paul Claudel. En bicorne ou tête nue, la face auréolée d'un bon sourire ou sobre et sombre comme une vertu, l'assise est sculpturale et satisfaite. Elle rappelle davantage un notaire de province que le poète souverainement marginal qu'il fut et demeure. Rien pourtant ne l'a jamais fait se détourner de l'objectif. Au contraire, Claudel a toujours l'air de s'y prêter sans vergogne, sinon sans complaisance, en familier de l'autodérision, aussi naturel en apparence dans la pose en son grand âge qu'en son adolescence, à l'heure où sa sœur Camille se faisait la main en le prenant pour modèle. Et lorsqu'il se fut, à son tour, quelque peu initié à la magie de « cet appareil à éternité qu'est la boîte photographique », il s'y adonna avec une gourmandise toute enfantine . Il y a cent ans cette année, Paul Claudel inaugurait en l'illustrant d'un grand livre la naissance des Éditions Gallimard (L'Otage, mai 1911). Nous avons tenté de dégager de la masse des documents mis à notre disposition de quoi dresser un portrait rafraîchi et aussi ressemblant que contrasté de cet homme-orchestre tumultueux qui faisait danser comme personne sur les planches les images d'une vie abouchée à l'Absolu. » in the usual full richly decorated calf leather binding protected by transparent jacket and in printed/illustrated slip case. (ISBN: 9782070123759) .
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Catalogue: Pleiade
Keywords: Frenchall French Literature Pleiade Albums 9782070123759

 
GOLIKOV, I.I (ILLUSTRATOR)
Slovo O Polku Igoreve (the Tale of Igor's Campaign)
. Slovo o pl'ku Igoreve, Igora syna Svat'slavlavnuka Ol’gova / drevnerusskij tekst, podgotovlennyj k pechati V. Rzgoj i S. Shambinago, pisannyj i illustrirovannyj palekhskim masterom Ivanom Golikovym ; [khudozhestvennaa? redaktsia? M. P. Sokol’nikova]. [The Tale of Igor's Campaign and Palekh miniature ] Edition de Luxe of the medieval epic of the Kievan Rus' - The Tale of Igor's Campaign . about h 43.2 cm x w 29.8 cm x d 2.0 cm. Moscow, Academia, 1934. 49 [3] pp. Chromolithographed title page. Elephant Folio sized hardback. In near fine condition. Complete with the brown wrapper and original slip case Title and text in Church Slavonic. Beautiful edition of this anonymous epic poem originally written in the Old East Slavic language. With 10 mounted colour plates by the Master of Palekh, Ivan Golikov, ornamental borders, tissue guards. Original cloth overlaid with Palekh style illustration. Illustrated title page and endpapers. 49 pages, pictorial boards, brown cloth spine and edges, untrimmed. Decorative head-, tailpieces and initials. Ribbon page marker. The notes promise a second volume containing Modern Russian parallel text translations in prose and verse, but this was never published. A well-known work of the Soviet lacquer painter, stage designer and illustrator Ivan I. Golikov (1886-1937). Issued in a limited edition de luxe of 3300 copies. Not many copies survived WW II. (see: Vollmer II, 269), edited by V. Oschigoi and S. Schamvinag, published by A.N. Tikhinov and M.P. Sokolnikov. The poem has 218 verses and was discovered in 1795 and published for the first time in 1800. Palekh miniatures are a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which are done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché and are named by the Russian town Palekh. Very rare in this fine condition, even the brown wrapper is present.
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Book number: F3052
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Catalogue: Slavonic
Keywords: Russian Slavonic Medieval Palekh Illustrated

 
GOLLERBAKH, E[RIKH]
Gorod Muz : Detskoe Selo Kak Literaturnyi Simvol I Pamyatnik Byta
. Leningrad, izdanir avtora, 1927, 95pp. : illustrated with 121 x 94 mm. Cover design and silhouettes by G. I. Narbut a.o. first edition, one of 275 copies (total edition was 300) includes list of illustrators and publisher's book list at the end. Spine repaired.
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Book number: F0137
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Catalogue: Russian Rare
Keywords: Weblists2 Russian Literature

 
GOSSE, P.H.,
Natural History. Reptiles.
0. 1850. London, The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1850; iv, 296pp. with numerous wood-engraved illustrations; publisher's blind-stamped cloth; two tiny wear-hole on front joint, first owner's name and address - "H.Helmsley, Cheltenham 1853" on front fly-leaf. A very good copy of the first edition. Despite Gosse's profound differences on interpretation with Darwin,, he here naturally draws on all availble contemporary sources, iincluding Darwin's "Voyage".
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Book number: IS002306
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Keywords: Ianweb Natural History Reptiles Reptilia Zoology Victorian Children's Books Science Evolution Children's Illustrated Books Turtles Tortoises Crocodiles Snakes Serpents Lizards

 
GREENAWAY, KATE,
A Day in a Child's Life
0. 1881. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Music by Myles B. Foster. London: George Routledge and Sons, n.d.[1881]; 4to. 32 pp, with illustrations throughout printed by Edmund Evans; original illustrated cloth-backed glazed-paper-covered boards, green edges to pages; boards a little age-stained, with a small light brown stain at bottom of front board and a small ink stain in top margin of rear board, edges rubbed, corners worn, contents very good. First edition, with sunflower heads on the front cover having orange centrs, on the back having yellow centres.The finely-printed illustartions mainly show children, flowers, and garden scenes.
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Book number: IS002362
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Keywords: Ianweb Children's Books Picture Books Children's Illustrated Books Victorian Art Children's Songs

 
GROSZ, GEORGE,
Das Gesicht Der Herrschenden Klasse. 57 Politische Zeichnungen.
. ( = Kleine Revolutionäre Bibliothek, Band IV ) 3. erweiterte Auflage. 13.-25. Tausend./ 3rd enlarged edition. Berlin, Malik, 1923, 63pp. original wrappers printed in black and red. Full-page black/white caricatures on every page. This enlarged edition has a new cover illustration compared with the previous editions. A fair copy of this rare edition, covers and text browned, bookplate inside front cover, text loose in wrappers.
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Book number: 092716
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Keywords: Weblists2 Wim Meeuws German History Caricature Germany Politics Illustrated

 
GURCKE, GOTTFRIED,
Schreib- Und Lesefibel.
0. 1900. Mit Bildern von Otto Speckter. Hamburg, Otto Meissner, 1900; 120pp. with vignette illustrations in the first half of the book; publisher's cloth-backed printed boards with cockerell vignette; boards fingered, darkened, and worn, small ownership stamp on verso of title-page, one or two finger-marks and a few neat contemporary marginal pencil notes.
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Book number: IS002164
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Keywords: Ianweb Otto Speckter German Illustrated Books Fibel Primers Education Reading Writing

 
HALL, FAIRFAX,
Paintings and Drawings By Harold Gilman
0. 1965. and Charles Ginner in the Collection of Edward Le Bas. Privately printed, London, 1965. This work consiists of a large half green morocco portfolio (approximately 50.5 x 40 cm.) containing a printed title-page and 36 colour reproductions, together with a smaller 50-page book of text (with the same title), similarly bound, in cream buckram boards backed with green morocco, which fits into a specially-engineered space on the inside of the portfolio's front board. Both text and reproductions were printed by Fairfax Hall at his own press, on specially-made papers by Alex Cowan And Sons and by W.S.Hodgkinson and Co.; the types were cast by Fairfax Hall from matrices designed by Eric Gill; the bindings are by W.T.Morrell and Co. The whole edition was limited to 105 sets. This is number 44. The spine of the portfolio is lightly stained, the boards lightly spotted, with a pale water-stain on the front board that also reaches part of the morocco on the front. A very good copy. [postge or carriage on this large portfolio would exceed postage rates for standard books]( private press ).
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Book number: IS002363
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Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb Art History Twentieth Century Art Harold Gilman Charles Ginner the Camden Town Group Private Press Privately Printed Typgraphy Limited Editions Illustrated Books Prints

 
HANSON, CHARLES HENRY,,
Stories of the Days of King Arthur.
0. 1884. With Illustrationd by Gustav Dore. London, T.Nelson and Sons, 1884; c. 17.7 x 12.5 cm.; 271pp. withfrontispieceand seven plates with tissue guards present; publisher's cloth, lettered and illustrated in red and gilt, all edges gilt;; binding dull and slight rubbed, one plate very slightly frayed and dusty at edge of outer margins, two or three pale finger-marks. A good copy. The plates are apparently sepia reproductions in reduced format of steel-engravings. On the front pastedown there is a large prize presentatiion bookplate to "Ethel M. Whiting" from Camden School for Girls, dated September 1885, who had written her name and Camden Road address netaly opposite.
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Book number: IS002301
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Keywords: Ianweb Children's Illustrated Book Arthurian King Arthur Gustave Dore Medieval Juvenile

 
HARDY, C. STUART (ILLUSTRATOR)
Merry Folk. A Book for the Children's Playtime.
. London, Ernest Nister, New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. n.d. [189-] (printed in Bavaria) landscape forma 24 x 28 cm.[61pp.] with 16 fine Chromo Lithographic plates and b/w illustrations in the text by L. Stuart Hardy. Coloured illustrated front board, Red cloth spine, edges & corners worn, text slightly browned. the plates are wonderful [ OCLC Number: 13757254 ] dedication in ink on page opposite first text page with date Christmas 1900.
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Book number: WO0034
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Keywords: Childern's Weblists3 Rare

 
DE HERDER, DICK,
Amsterdam
0. 1947. 68 Fotografische Impressies/ 68 Photographic Impressions. Amsterdam, C.V.Allert de Lange, 1947; 18, [ii blank] pp. 64 photographic plates; publisher's photographically illustrated boards, spiral binding; edges of boards very slightly worn. A very good copy. The pagination is correct: there are 64 pages of plates, plus another four photographs, in the same format, on versos and rectos of the boards.
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Book number: IS002283
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Catalogue: Art
Keywords: !Anweb Photography Books Modern Photographers Holland Amsterdam the Low Countries Art

 
HESSELINK, SEBASTIAAN S. & AGNES M.L. KERSSEMAKERS
The Children's World of Learning 1480-1880 . A Collection of Printed Books, Manuscripts, Broadsides and Prints Illustrating Four Centuries of Education and Popular Culture in Western Europe with Emphasis on the Low Countries. 3 Volumes
. n the original publisher"s orange cloth binding , gilt titles on the spines and front boards. 4to; 1183 illustrations [351 coloured], Vol. 1: [x], 682pp. Vol. 2: [viij], 756pp. Vol. 3 - Index: [vijj], 152pp. Fine set in slipcase. Set. Originally published as catalogue 100 of Antiquariaat FORUM in 10 issues between 1994-2002. With an extra issue with extensive indices. The impressive Catalogue, developed into a unique reference work on Children`s books, is now available in three extensive and richly illustrated volumes: a milestone in the history of Children`s book production. The work illustrates and mirrors the entire history of West-European education. Besides historical schoolbooks on spelling and reading exercises, on teaching methods, arithmetic, drawing, children`s literature, fairy-tales, fable books, and so on, you can find your way in popular literature and chapbooks, books on sports, games and pastimes etc. All titles are expertly described, annotated and placed in their cultural-historical context.
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Book number: F1829
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 447.25 US$ 548.32 | JP¥ 58992]
Catalogue: Bibliography
Keywords: Chioldren's Bibliography Reference Weblists

 
HILTON, ROGER,
Works on Paper.
0. 1974. Tuesday 29 October to Saturday 23 November 1974. London, The Waddington Galleries, [1974]. Oblong 8vo (approx. 19.5 x 24 cm); 24 unnumbered pages, mostly illustrations, some in colour; illustrated semi-stiff wrappers; minimal short crease to edge of front wrapper. A very good copy.
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Book number: IS002323
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Keywords: Ianweb Modern Art Britart Modern British Art

 
HOFFMANN, HEINRICH,
Bastian Der Faulpelz.
0. Eine Bildergeschichte fuer Kinder.c.24.5 x 18 cm.; 2 - 24 pp. each with half-page hand-coloured illustration and letterpress verse text, all within a plain ruled border; twentieth-century canvas-backed marbled paper-covered boards; lacking the title-page and the first page, the second page torn with loss to margin and border and mounted on paper, very small marginal loss to last page also, which is mounted on paper too, some spots and finger-marks, two closed tears, but contents generally clean or fairly clean. Heinrich Hofmann, beside his profession of doctor and psychiatrist, was the author of many children's books, including "König Nussknacker" and "Der Struwelpeter". This is one of his most ingenious illustrated stories in verse, a cautionary tale about the importance of learning to read, and the dire consequences for its hero, Bastian, of not trying to. One day when he is playing truant, his dreams are interrupted by a succession of strange people who embody and display the letters of the dreaded word "Faulpelz" ("Lazybones"). He ignores their warnings. Hoffmann believed in teaching children by example, not by precept, which is why his characters so often live out the consequences of their conduct or misconduct to their bitter end. In this tale he is obviously also taking the opportunity to teach his audience some of the alphabet at the same time. Since our copy lacks the title-page (as well as page 1), we have taken the title for cataloguing purposes from another source. We believe this is the edition published in Frankfurt by the Literarische Anstalt, probably between c.1860 and c.1870, the illustrations being coloured by hand. Colour facsimiles of the two missing pages are loosely inserted at the beginning of the volume, which has been restored at some time with great care, and bound using hand-marbled paper for the boards.
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Book number: IS001090
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HOGARTH, W.
Zeichnungen
. Nach den Originalen in Stahl gestochen. mit der vollstaendigen Erklaerung derselben von G.C.Lichtenberg. Hrg. mit Ergaenzung und Fortsetzung derselben, nebst einer Biographie Hogarth's von Dr. Franz K ottenkamp. 2. verb. Aufl. Stuttgart, 1857/58; xxii, 725, [viii]pp. with c.90 steel-engraved plates after Hogarth; dec. cl.; binding expertly repaired, with orig. gilt-dec. cl. mounted on bds & spine, light foxing to text, mostly marginal, two short marginal tears to introduction. Lichtenberg's "Erklärung" is here conveniently illustrated with steel-engr. plates after Hogarth's copper-engraving s & etchings, the originals being reproduced, with greater or lesser success, in reduced format. [ ST ].
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Book number: F0222
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Keywords: Weblists Art German Hogarth Literature

 
HOOD, THOMAS
Miss Kilmansegg and Her Precious Leg
. A Golden Legend by Thomas Hood. London, 1870; 150 pages (all card); calligraphic text with 60 illustrations by T.S.SECCOMBE, R.A. engraved by J.Foubert; ; a.e.g.; neat inscription, dated 1870; rebacked with the lettering of the original spine embossed onto new spine, original blue cloth boards, new endpapers the pages are in good, clean condition,only sl. darkened, a solid copy of the first edition.[ST].
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Book number: F1298
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Keywords: Rbd Poetry Illustrated English Literature Rare

 
IRELAND, JOHN,
Hogarth Illustrated, from His Own Manuscripts Compiled and Arranged from the Originals;. 3 Volumes.
. The third edition corrected. J.N. Boydell and G. and W. Nicoll, 1806-1812, Introduction, index to the plates volume I, CXXII,237; Index to plates volume II, 379; volume 3: XIV, 370pp. profusely illustrated with plates, in full rebacked polished calf leather , decorated spine with 5 raised bands, inside hinges re-inforced with linen strips, boards sl. worn/scratched, stains to plates in volume 2, mostly to the tops or top corners. silk page markers.
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Book number: F0274
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JENNINGS, ELIZABETH
A Dream of Spring.
. Poems by Elizabeth Jennings. With Illustrations by Anthony Rossiter. Stratford-upon-Avon , The Celandine Press 1980, (Printed by The Whittington Press),, ] First Edition Tall octavo, green cloth spine (with publisher's printed spine label), Whittington marbled paper-covered boards, (32) pages, illustrated (with five, tipped-in, sepia plates by Anthony Rossiter). A sequence of seventeen new poems by Elizabeth Jennings Signed by Elizabeth Jennings, and artist Anthony Rossiter, on the limitation page (as issued). Printed for The Celandine Press, at The Whittington Press, on Zerkall mould-made paper, hand set in Bell type. Issued without printed dust jacket). First edition, limited to 150 numbered copies of which this is number 146. Immaculate copy( private press ).
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Book number: F2787-B
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JENNINGS, ELIZABETH
A Dream of Spring.
. Poems by Elizabeth Jennings. With Illustrations by Anthony Rossiter. Stratford-upon-Avon , The Celandine Press 1980, (Printed by The Whittington Press),, ] First Edition Tall octavo, green cloth spine (with publisher's printed spine label), Whittington marbled paper-covered boards, (32) pages, illustrated (with five, tipped-in, sepia plates by Anthony Rossiter). A sequence of seventeen new poems by Elizabeth Jennings Signed by Elizabeth Jennings, and artist Anthony Rossiter, on the limitation page (as issued). Printed for The Celandine Press, at The Whittington Press, on Zerkall mould-made paper, hand set in Bell type. Issued without printed dust jacket). First edition, limited to 150 numbered copies of which this is number 44, Prestine copy. Offered here together with the press' green A-4 publication announcement and a postcard by the poet written to her parents in October 1955 from Rome with 15 lines of text.( private press ).
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JENNINGS. ELIZABETH,
An Oxford Cycle. Poems
. Oxford, Thornton's , 1987, [4] 16pp. illustrated wrappers, one of a limited edition of 538 copies. Not many of this edition survive, most were destroyed as a result of a flood. Elizabeth Jennings Elizabeth Joan Jennings, poet, born July 18 1926; died October 26 2001. Elizabeth was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England in July 18, 1926. Her father was a respected Chief Medical Officer who moved the family to Oxford when she was six years old. She later discovered poetry while attending the Oxford high school. After attending St Anne's College, Oxford, Elizabeth became a librarian at Oxford city library. Having more time to focus on her writing she published her first collection of poetry (1953) which drew the attention of Robert Conquest. Mr. Conquest would later publish her work with the likes of famous authors Kingsley Amis, Philip Larkin, Thom Gunn and others in his 1956 - - New Lines Anthology - - , which would later become known as - - The Movement - - . Throughout the 1960's, Elizabeth was one of the most popular poets in England. She never married and published a great number of works. Elizabeth once said, "I write fast and revise very little. A street in North Oxford has now been named after. We are certain she would not have approved. THIS IS ONE OF THE FEW COPIES THE AUTHOR SIGNED, IT IS MARKED D . She only signed 6 copies of the 38 specials. [ Dr - M - 2 ].
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Book number: F2421-2
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Weblists2 Signaturebook Limited Edition Poetry English Literature Oxford

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