Michael Neal's Books

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

Carol Hales “Wind Woman”

Carol Hales “Wind Woman” New York, Woodford Press, 1953. 8vo, cloth. 288pp. DW $30 Hardcover w/Jacket Origin: American Year Printed: 1953 Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Special Attributes: 1st Edition

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Bolitho “Cancer of Empire” Photographs by James McKissack

William Bolitho “Cancer of Empire” London & New York, Putnam’s, 1924. Roy.8vo, orig. illus. card covers 60pp. with 8pp. photographique plates by James McKissack. $70 Softcover, Wraps Origin: English Year … Continue reading

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Jean Genet “Our Lady of the Flowers”

Jean Genet “Our Lady of the Flowers” Translation by Bernard Frechtman. Paris, Paul Morihien, 1949. 8vo, orig. cloth. with portrait of Genet by Jean Cocteau 392pp. Hardcover Origin: European Year … Continue reading

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Gerald Hamilton “As Young as Sophocles”

Gerald Hamilton “As Young as Sophocles” London, Secker & Warburg, 1937. Roy.8vo, pub. blue cloth, label. 264pp. Fair condition. Some stains to cover and trace of a Boots sticker. Slightly … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Julius Rosenbaum “The Plague of Lust”

Julius Rosenbaum The Plague of Lust Being a History of Venereal Disease in Classical Antiquity. Translated from the Sixth (unabridged) German Edition by an Oxford M.A. 2 vols. Paris, Charles … Continue reading

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Capitaine François. “Journal du Capitaine François”

Capitaine François Journal du Capitaine François (Dit le Dromadaire d’Egypte) 1792-1830. Publie d’après le manuscrit original par Charles Grolleau. Préface Jules Claretie. 2 vols. Paris, Charles Carrington,1903 / 1904. Roy.8vo, … Continue reading

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Edouard Roditi. Poems.

Edouard Roditi Poems. Offprint from ‘The Literary Review’ 1960 Signed by Roditi p. 417 – 439. Contains Poems, Aphorisms, London Reunion (Memoirs of Dylan Thomas) and ‘Edouard Roditi Cultural Ambassador’ … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Edouard Roditi “Oscar Wilde” – 1st Edition –

Edouard Roditi “Oscar Wilde” New York, New Directions (Series : The Makers of Modern Literature) 1947. Sm.8vo, cloth. 256pp., prt. DW Binding: Hardcover Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Year Printed: … Continue reading

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Edouard Roditi. “Oscar Wilde”

Edouard Roditi. “Oscar Wilde” Enlarged and revised edition. New York, New Directions, 1986. 8vo, wrps. 209pp. Binding: Softcover, Wraps Origin: American Year Printed: 1986 Country/Region of Manufacture: United States $ … Continue reading

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