DOUGLAS (ALFRED) The Complete Poems, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO NANCY MITFORD
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DOUGLAS (ALFRED) The Complete Poems, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO NANCY MITFORD
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DOUGLAS (ALFRED)
The Complete Poems, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO NANCY MITFORD, inscribed "Nancy Mitford from Alfred Douglas, August 1938", with a loosely inserted 2-page autograph letter signed ("Alfred Douglas") to "Dear Miss Nancy" sending her the book as a wedding present ("I hope you haven't already got a copy!", mentioning Lady Diana, and reminding her of their meeting at Mary Erskine''s wedding, loss to foot of spine, dust-jacket (defective), Secker, 1928--THOMAS (EDWARD) Last Poems, FIRST EDITION, publisher's boards, Selwyn & Blount, 1918--MANSFIELD (KATHERINE) Poems, Constable, [1923]--LAWRENCE (D.H., translator) The Story of Doctor Manente... from the Suppers of A.F. Grazzini, LIMTITED TO 1200 COPIES, frontispiece, uncut, dust-jacket, Florence, Orioli, [1929]--BINYON (LAURENCE) Poems, NUMBER 30 OF 200 COPIES, uncut in publisher's wrappers, lacks lower cover and spine, Oxford, Daniel, 1895--[LANCASTER (WILLIAM JOHN)] Some Leisure Lyrics by a Busy Man, inscribed "Ernest Nicks Esq. with the kind regards of the perpetrator 1924", loss to spine, Chiswick Press for Private Circulation, 1902--THOMPSON (FRANCIS) The Collected Poetry, NUMBER 54 OF 100 COPIES signed by the publisher, etched frontispiece portrait signed in pencil by H. Macbeth Raeburn, presentation labels pasted onto endpapers, publisher's morocco, worn with some loss to spine, Hodder & Stoughton, 1902--KIPLING (RUDYARD) Collected Verse, NUMBER 454 OF 500 COPIES signed by the publishers, publisher's limp vellum gilt, t.e.g., ties, Hodder & Stoughton, 1902--MEYNELL (ALICE) Poems, NUMBER 31 OF 50 COPIES ON LARGE PAPER SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, Elkin Mathews, 1893--WALEY (ARTHUR, translator) The Lady Who Loved Insects, ONE OF 50 SPECIALLY BOUND COPIES, this copy "out of series specially bound for H. Pouterman", etched illustrations by Hermine David, green silked cloth, Blackamore Press, 1929--RYDER (THOMAS DUDLEY) Verses, presentation inscription from the author's brother Alfred P. Ryder to Lucy March Phillipps (1886), 2 ORIGINAL MOUNTED ALBUMEN PRINTS, publisher's half vellum, soiled, Harrison, 1886--BROWNING (ROBERT) Men and Women, 2 vol., BOOKPLATE OF W.E. GLADSTONE, presentation note from Mrs. Gladstone tipped-in, contemporary calf, g.e., Chapman and Hall, 1855, unless otherwise stated publisher's cloth or half cloth, 8vo and 4to; and 7 others (20)
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