Michael Neal's Books

I am a compulsive re-reader, then book-borrower, collector, bibliophile, bibliomaniac, bibliohysteric and now accumulator…

Otto Rank “Art and Artist”

Otto Rank “Art and Artist” Creative urge and personality development. Preface Ludwig Lewisohn. Translated from the German by C.F. Atkinson. New York, Knopf, 1932. Royal Octavo, cloth xxlix, 431pp., xii … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

E.J.W. Gibb “A History of Ottoman Poetry”

E.J.W. Gibb “A History of Ottoman Poetry” 5 volumes London, Luzac, 1900-1907. Royal Octavo, original publisher’s cloth,with gilt crescent and star. xix, 454; xxxvi, 405; xii,381; xi,359;viii,250pp. An ex-library copy … Continue reading

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Paul Bowles & Ned Rorem. “Dear Paul Dear Ned”

Paul Bowles & Ned Rorem “Dear Paul Dear Ned” The Correspondence of Paul Bowles and Ned Rorem. Introduction by Gavin Lambert. Vermont, Elysium Press, 1997. Roy.8vo, original blue cloth with … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Edward Westermarck “Ritual and Belief in Morocco” – 2 vols.

Edward Westermarck “Ritual and Belief in Morocco” 2 volumes.  London, Macmillan, 1926. Royal Octavo, original cloth with gilt design. xxxii, 608pp.; xvi, 629pp., prof.illus., figs., facs., fldg. map, index, + … Continue reading

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Michael Holroyd “Hugh Kingsmill”

Michael Holroyd “Hugh Kingsmill” A critical biography. Introduction Malcolm Muggeridge. London, Unicorn Press, 1964. Demy Octavo, cloth. 229pp,, with photograph of Kingsmill out on a stroll. Fine dustwrapper A beautiful … Continue reading

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Louis Nizer “What to do with Germany”

Louis Nizer “What to do with Germany” Chicago & New York, Ziff-Davis, 1944. Demy 8vo, cloth. 213pp., 9pp. bibliography. Dustwrapper containing several shamefull puffs from Winchel, Fadiman,Senator Truman and a … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Miller “Paul Bowles”

Jeffrey Miller “Paul Bowles” A descriptive bibliography. Santa Barbara, Black Sparrow, 1986. Demy Octavo, cloth. 323pp., illus.   $ 45

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John Michell “To Represent Our Saviour”

John Michell “To Represent Our Saviour “that great cock” is not blasphemy but eternal Christian orthodoxy” London, Open Head Press (Radical-Traditionalist Papers N°4,) 1977. Demy Octavo, original self-wrappers. 37pp., profusely … Continue reading

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John Michell (Possible author?) “The Abdication of Queen Elizabeth II”

John Michell (Possible author?) “The Abdication of Queen Elizabeth II” Know all men by these presents that Elizabeth Battenberg also known as Windsor…N.p., N.,e..N.d. (c.1978) Royal Octavo , 7pp. Bound … Continue reading

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