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Large collection of books by Arthur Machen  

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Title:
Large collection of books by Arthur Machen

Author:
Machen, Arthur

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Various places

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Various dates

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Includes the following titles by Arthur Machen: Siluriensis, Leolinus. The Anatomy of Tobacco: Or Smoking Methodised, Divided, and Considered After a New Fashion. Full vellum, custom chemise and slipcase. Vellums soiled, bookplate of A.J. Symons. Lon.: Redway, 1884. * The Three Impostors or The Transmutations. Blue cloth. Lon. Lane, 1895. * The Great God Pan. Blue cloth. Second edition. Lon.: Lane, 1895. * Hieroglyphics. Brown cloth. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon.: Richards, 1902. * The House of Souls. Pictorial gray cloth. Inscribed on title page. Lon.: Richards, 1906. * Dr. Stiggins: His Views and Principles. Cloth-backed boards. Lon.: Francis Griffiths, 1906. * The Hill of Dreams. Brown cloth. Lon.: Richards, 1907. * The Great Return. Pictorial boards. Lon.: Faith Press, 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Clipped signature laid in. NY: Putnam’s, 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards, wrap-around band, custom chemise and slipcase. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards, rebacked. Inscribed on front free endpaper. Staining. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Second edition. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Terror. Blue boards, dust jacket. Lon.: Duckworth, [1917]. * The Terror. Green cloth. NY: McBride, [1917]. * War and the Christian Faith. Brown boards. Lon.: Skeffington, 1918. * The House of Souls. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1922. * Far Off Things. Green cloth. Lon.: Secker, [1922]. * The Secret Glory. Black cloth. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon. Secker, [1922]. * The Secret Glory. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1922. * The Secret Glory. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. Second Printing. NY: Knopf, 1922. * Things Near & Far. Blue boards. One of 100 numbered and signed large paper copies. Long inscription from the author on front free endpaper. Lon.: Secker, [1923]. * The Chronicle of Clemendy. Parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. One of 1050 signed copies. [NY]: Carbonnek, 1923. * Fantastic Tales or the Way to Attain. Parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. One of 1050 signed copies. [NY]: Carbonnek, 1923. * Things Near and Far. Green cloth, dust jacket. Lon.: Secker, [1923]. * Things Near and Far. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Hill of Dreams. Yellow cloth. Error on title page. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Hill of Dreams. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1923. * Hieroglyphics. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Three Imposters. Yellow cloth. Second Edition. NY: Knopf, 1923. * Strange Roads & With the Gods in Spring. Limp ooze-leather. Lon.: Classic Press, 1923. * Strange Roads & With the Gods in Spring. Vellum-backed cloth. One of 300 numbered and signed copies. Lon.: Classic Press, 1924. * Dog and Duck. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Dog and Duck. Blue boards. One of 750 numbered copies (total edition 900). Lon.: Cape, [1924]. * Dog and Duck. Blue boards. One of 150 numbered and signed copies (total edition 900). Badly soiled and worn. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon.: Cape, [1924]. * The London Adventure; Or, The London Adventure. Blue boards. One of 200 large paper copies, signed. Soiled. Lon.: Secker, [1924]. * The London Adventure; Or, The Art of Wandering. Red cloth. Lon.: Secker, [1924]. * The London Adventure. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Precious Balms. Green cloth. One of 250 numbered and signed copies. Lon.: Spurr & Swift, 1924. * Ornaments in Jade. Black cloth, slipcase. One of 1000 numbered and signed copies. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Ornaments in Jade. Black cloth, slipcase. One of 1000 numbered and signed copies. NY: Knopf, 1924. * The Glorious Mystery. Blue cloth, dust jacket. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1924. * The Glorious Mystery. Blue cloth, dust jacket. Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1924. * The Shining Pyramid. Black cloth. One of 875 copies. Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1923. * The Shining Pyramid. Blue cloth. Lon.: Secker, 1925. * The Shining Pyramid. Blue cloth. Second Impression. Lon.: Secker, 1925. * Dr. Stiggins: His Views and Principles. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1925. * The Canning Wonder. Red cloth, dust jacket. Lon.: Chatto & Windus, 1925. * Preface to Casanova’s Escape From the Leads. Folded sheet. One of 25 copies. Casanova Society, 1925. * The Anatomy of Tobacco. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. Reprint. NY: Knopf, 1926. * Dog and Duck. Blue cloth. Reprint. [1926]. * The Chronicle of Clemendy. Yellow cloth. Reprint. NY: Knopf, 1926. * The Canning Wonder. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1926. * Dreads and Drolls. Green cloth, dust jacket. Inscribed by the author with his full name. Lon.: Secker, 1926. * The Terror. Blue cloth. Revised Edn. Lon.: Duckworth, [1927]. * Dreads and Dolls. Rebound, ex-library. Poor condition. NY: Knopf, 1927. * The Green Round. Red cloth. Lon.: Benn, [1938]. * Holy Terrors. Wrappers. Lon. Penguin, [1946]. * Tales of Horror and the Supernatural. Red cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1948. * The Gray’s Inn Coffee House. Wrappers. One of 50 copies. Stanford: Nathan Van Patten, 1949. * The Autobiography of Arthur Machen. Red cloth, dust jacket. Lon.: Richards Press, 1951. * Bridles & Spurs. Cloth backed boards. One of 178 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. Cleveland: Rowfant Club, 1951. * The Green Round. Black cloth, dust jacket. Sauk City, Arkham House, 1968. * The Spagyric Quest of Beroaldus Cosmopolita. Wrappers. Newport News: Purple Mouth Press, 1976. Also includes the following works, translated or with contributions by Arthur Machen: The Fortunate Lovers. Translated by Arthur Machen. Blue cloth. Lon.: Redway, 1887. * The Heptameron. Translated by Machen. Black cloth. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Casanova’s Escape From the Leads. Translated by Arthur Machen. Black cloth. Casanova Society, 1925. * Prospectus for The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. Wrappers. One of 1500 copies. Aventuros, 1925. * Brillat-Savarin. The Physiology of Taste. Translated by Arthur Machen. One of 500 copies. NY: Doubleday, 1926. * Middleton, Richard. The Ghost Ship & Other Stories. Introduction by Arthur Machen. Blue cloth. Lon.: Unwin, 1912. * Middleton, Richard. The Ghost Ship. Preface by Arthur Machen. Marbled boards. 2 copies, each one of 300 copies. NY: Aries Press, 1926. * Casanova’s Escape From the Leads. Translated by Arthur Machen. Blue cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1929. * The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, 1725-1798. Translated by Arthur Machen. 8 volumes. Red cloth backed boards. NY: Limited Editions Club, 1940. * The Arthur Machen Journal. Vol. 1, No. 1. Wrappers. NY: Candlelight Press, 1963. Also includes the following works about Arthur Machen: Machen, Purefoy. Where Memory Slept. Green cloth. Green Round Press, 1991. * Dobson, Roger, editor. Arthr Machen, Selected Letters. Blue boards, dust jacket. Aquarian Press, [1988]. * Starrett vs Machen. Calf-backed boards. One of 500 copies. St. Louis: Autolycus Press, 1977. * Sweetser, Wesley D. Arthur Machen. Red cloth, dust jacket. NY: Twayne, [1964]. * Reynolds, Aidan and William Charlton. Arthur Machen. Green cloth. Lon.: Richards Press, 1963. * Goldstone, Adrian & Wesley D. Sweetser. A Bibliography of Arthur Machen. Black cloth, dust jacket. Austin: UT, [1965]. Together approximately 88 volumes.

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