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 (ed. Bowers – Roaring Girl, If This Be Not a Good Play, Troia-Nova, Match Me in London, The Virgin Martyr, The Witch of Edmonton, The Wonder of a Kingdom) p/b ed. £10
I also have the accompanying volume of introduction, notes and commentaries by Cyrus Hoy, same series. £15 for both.

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), £15

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), £10

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), £15

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

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

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

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). £15

Davenant, Works (2 large vols, facsimile of 1673 ed.), £20
Gondibert (1971 Oxford ed., h/b w/ d/j), £8

Donne Variorum Vol. 7, part 1: The Holy Sonnets, £25

Dryden, Poems (Oxford, 1935), £5

Lanyer, Poems / Salve Deus Rex Judeorum (ed. Woods, h/b), £15

Pearl (ed. Gordon, Oxford, 1953), £5

Poe, Collected Works Vol 1: Poems (ed. Mabbott, 1st ed., h/b w/ d/j), £15

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.), £20

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

Spenser, The Shorter Poems (Penguin, 1999, p/b), £4

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

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), £20

 

Criticism / history

Allen, Griffin, O’Connell (eds), Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality (h/b, 1st ed.), £15

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

Blayney, The Bookshops in Paul’s Cross Churchyard (p/b), £10

Cameron, Enchanted Europe (h/b w/ d/j), £10

Clark (ed.), Languages of Witchcraft: Narrative, Ideology and Meaning in Early Modern Culture (h/b w/ d/j), £10

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

Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Oxford English Texts, ed. Robbins, volume 2 only, commentary (h/b w/ d/j), £15

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

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), £40

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

I also have a large collection of lovely Oxford English Texts editions of C17th poets (Herbert, Traherne, Crashaw, Vaughan, Lovelace, Marvell, Herrick, Cleveland, etc.) – I’m quite attached to these, but if interested, let me know. Make me an offer!