Book sale

UK shipping £3 for p/b, £4.50 for h/b and large p/b. Offers accepted on all books. All in good to very good condition unless otherwise noted. Many are first editions (not always noted!). Any questions, please get in touch!

Drama

Baillie (ed.), A Choice Ternary of English Plays (Thorny Abbey, The Marriage Broker, Grim the Collier of Croydon, MRTS, 1984), £4

Boas, Works of Kyd (Oxford), £10

Dekker, Dramatic Works: Volume 3, introduction, notes and commentaries by Cyrus Hoy (p/b), £10

Globe Quartos p/b editions: Heywood & Brome, The Witches of Lancashire and Barnabe Barnes, The Devil’s Charter, £4 each

Greene, Plays and Poems (2 vols, ed. Collins, Clarendon Press, early C20th), £12

Middleton, The Witch, W. W. Greg’s critical edition (Malone Society reprint), pages still uncut! £10

Vol. VI of the Hereford & Simpson ed. of Jonson’s works (Bartholomew Fair, The Devil is an Ass, The Staple of News, The New Inn, The Magnetic Lady), £8

Yeats, Wheels and Butterflies: New Plays (1st edition, 1934; includes d/j but d/j spine is ripped), £18
The Variorum Edition of the Plays (ed. Alspach, 1979 reprint, includes d/j), £16

British library p/b facsimile (EEBO editions) of Shadwell, The Lancashire Witches and Heywood, The Wise Woman of Hogsdon, £4 each

 

Poetry

Barlowe & Roye, Rede Me and Be Nott Wrothe (ed. Parker, 1st ed., 1992), £12

Byron, Poetical Works (Oxford Standard Authors, h/b w/ jacket, 1st printing of 3rd (corrected) ed., 1970), £5

Carew, The Poems of Thomas Carew with his Masque Coelum Britannicum, ed. Rhodes Dunlap (Oxford English Texts, 2010 digital reprint), £10

Chaucer, Works (ed. Robinson, Oxford, 2nd ed., h/b w/ d/j), £5

Cleveland, The Poems of John Cleveland, ed. Morris and Withington (Oxford English Texts, first ed., 1967), h/b w/ d/j in plastic sleeve, excellent condition, £13

Coleridge, Poetical Works (Oxford, 1924), £5

Crashaw, The Poems English, Latin and Greek of Richard Crashaw, 2nd ed., ed. Martin (Oxford English Texts, 1968 reprint), great condition, includes d/j, £13

The Collected Works of Abraham Cowley: Vol. 2 Poems  (1656): Part 1 The Mistress (ed. Calhoun, Heyworth, King). First (and apparently only?) volume in critical ed. of Cowley. Nice copy, except binding is split at title-page (netting and spine still holding). £13

Davenant, Works (2 large vols, facsimile of 1673 ed.), £18
Gondibert (1971 Oxford ed., h/b w/ d/j), £8

Donne Variorum Vol. 7, part 1: The Holy Sonnets, £20

Dryden, Poems (Oxford, 1935), £5

Herrick, The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, ed. Moorman (Oxford English Texts, first edition, 1915), £12

Pearl (ed. Gordon, Oxford, 1953), £5

Poe, Collected Works Vol 1: Poems (ed. Mabbott, 1st ed., h/b w/ d/j), £12

Pope, Minor Poems (ed. Ault and Butt), h/b with d/j, £8
The Rape of the Lock and Other Poems (ed. Tillotson), h/b, £8

Randolph, The Poems and Amyntas of Thomas Randolph (ed. Parry, 1917), £6

Saintsbury (ed.), Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, 3 vols (Oxford English Texts, 1968 reprint: Philips, Benlowes, Carey, Cleveland, etc.), £25 for the set

Skelton, Poems, Clarendon Medieval and  Tudor Series (1969), £3

Southey, Poems, ed. Fitzgerald (Oxford, h/b, 1909), £5

Swift, Poetical Works (Oxford Standard Authors, h/b w/ d/j), £5

Vaughan, The Works of Henry Vaughan, ed. Martin (Oxford English Texts, 1963 reprint of 2nd edition), £10

Yeats, Collected Poems (h/b, Macmillan, first publication of revised 2nd edition, 1950), £5
Essays, 1924, first edition (Ideas of Good and Evil, The Cutting of an Agate, Per Amica Silentia Lunae). Lovely binding with art deco decoration. Some damage to spine. £10
Letters, ed. Wade (h/b w/ d/j, d/j is battered but book is fine), £8
Memoirs, ed. Donoghue (h/b w/ d/j), £6
Wheels and Butterflies: New Plays (1st edition, 1934; includes d/j but d/j spine is ripped), £18
The Variorum Edition of the Plays (ed. Alspach, 1979 reprint, includes d/j), £16

 

Criticism / history

Allen, Griffin, O’Connell (eds), Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality (h/b, 1st ed.), £14

Barber, Early Modern English (h/b, 1st ed.), £5

Davies & Fletcher (eds), News in Early Modern Europe: Currents and Connections (h/b, brand new, still in shrink wrap), £20

Day, Lund, O’Donnell (eds), Word, Church, and State: Tyndale Quincentenary Essays (1st ed.), £10

Van Dorsten, Thomas Basson 1555-1613: English Printer at Leiden, £5

McKenzie, Stationers’ Company Apprentices 1605-1640 (1st ed., 1961), £5

Poeton, The Winnowing of White Witchcraft (p/b) – my book, recently published by ACMRS. I have a few shrink-wrapped copies for sale, £20

Yeats Annual No. 18: The Living Stream: Essays in Memory of A. Norman Jeffares (ed. Gould, p/b), £10

 

Misc

Aretino, Works (privately printed, 1931 – not the poems), £5

Bunyan, Grace Abounding and The Pilgrim’s Progress (Oxford Standard Authors, h/b with d/j in protective sleeve, lovely copy), £8

Cellini, Autobiography, Folio Society ed. (gorgeous period-looking book with slipcase), £5

Cheney & Jones, A Handbook of Dates: For Students of British History (2nd ed., 2004 printing), £5

Cook, Incunabula in the Westminster Abbey and Westminster School Library, w/ bookbinding descriptions by Mirjam Foot (Bibliographical Society), £4

Dekker, The Seven Deadly Sinnes of London (Percy Reprints, 1922), £8

Erasmus, Essential Works (p/b), £3

Hobbes, Leviathan (Cambridge History of Political Thought), £4

Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature (2nd ed., ed. Nidditch, Oxford, 1983, p/b), £5

Kimber, The Happy Orphans (C18th novel, MHRA Critical Texts vol. 29, p/b), £5

Malory, Works (Oxford Standard Authors, 1971, h/b w/ d/j in plastic sleeve), £6

Melville, Moby-Dick (Northwestern-Newberry Edition, 2000 printing, p/b), £11

Miller, Books Will Speak Plain: A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings (h/b w/ d/j and original CD-rom), £35

Nashe, The Unfortunate Traveller (Percy Reprints, 1927, with d/j), £8

Schom, Emile Zola: A Bourgeois Rebel (1st ed., h/b with d/j and protective plastic), £4

Swift, A Tale of a Tub, Battle of the Books, etc. (Oxford English Texts, 1973 printing, h/b w/ faded d/j), really beautiful ed., £8

Woodhouse, Puritanism and Libety (edition of the Putney debates) (1938), £6

Catalogue of the Travers Collection in the University of Sussex Library, £5

EEBO editions: Henry Holland, A Treatise Against Witchcraft (1590), £4

EEBO editions: Samuel Harsnett, A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures (1603), £4