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Selected Works from the Traveller's Library

By Copeland, Mason, Lubbock, Squire, Hearn et al.

1926-1930 - London - Jonathan Cape and William Heinemann 

7" by 5" ; 254pp, [19]; 242pp,  [24]; 223pp; 287pp, 38pp;319pp, [16]; 223pp, [12]; 293pp, [7]; 216pp, [23]; 221pp; 319pp, [28]; 222pp, [26]; 255pp, [1]; 251pp; [12]; 310pp, [22]; 420pp, [10]; 223pp, [7]; 276pp, [7]; 222pp, [12]; xv, 306pp, [7]; 223pp, [2], 55pp; 347pp, [24]; 255pp, [9]; 333pp, [1], 69pp; 286pp, 50pp; 255pp, [25]; 255pp, [18]; 221pp, [1], 38pp; 252pp, [12]; 319pp, [24]; 337pp, [11]; 252pp, [16]; 254pp, [10]; 285pp, [1]; 221pp; [6]; 255pp, [11]; 214pp, [26]; 255pp, [24]; 316pp, [11]; 223pp, [17]; 227pp, [10]; 317pp, [9]; 255pp, [7]; 223pp, [16]; 223pp, [9]; xvi, 304pp, [11]; 223pp, [7]; xvi, 318pp, [24]; 317pp, [9]; 319pp, [6]; 221pp, [7].

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

47 Volumes from The Traveller's Library Series.

These selected works include historical essays, cultural essays as well as fictional works.

There are several works from Copeland and Butler as well as Lafcadio Hearn.  

From the library of the Titley Court Estate.

Titley Court was home to the Greenly family for over 500 years. The Greenly family have a long and fascinating history, perhaps most famous for the life and library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Greenly, who was noted as a collector and patron of literature and the arts. The Greenly library consists mostly of her collection of contemporary Regency literature, however it was expanded after her death by various members of her extended family. Notable among these are Edward Greenly, a famous Victorian geologist, and William Bradford, a founding father who travelled to America on the Mayflower and who was closely associated with the Greenlys at Titley Court through marriage. The rich and diverse history of the Greenlys at Titley Court is reflected in the broad selection of works found in the library.

The works are as follows: I Selected Essays by Sir Edmond Gosse First Series.
 II Selected Essays by Sir Edmond Gosse Second Series. 
III Dog & Duck A London Calendar Et Caetera by Arthur Machen. 
IV Discoveries by J Middleton Murray. V Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn.
VI Kwaidan Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn.
VII The Black Dog Tales by A E Coppard.
 VIII The Grub Street Nights' Entertainments by J C Squire.
 IX Roman Pictures by Percy Lubbock.
X Fish-Monger's Fiddle tales by A E Coppard.
XI Flowers and Elephants Including Lotus and Pyramid by Constance Sitwell.
XII Dubliners by James Joyce.
XIII Out of the East Reveries and Studies in New Japan by Lafcadio Hearn.
XIV France and the French by Sisley Huddleston.
XV The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler.
XVI Wide Seas and Many Lands by Arthur Mason.
XVII The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock.
XVIII In Morocco by Edith Wharton.
XVIX Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah with a Preface by Hilaire Belloc.
XX Short Talks with the Dead and others by Hilaire Belloc.
XXI Cloud Cuckoo Land by Naomi Mitchison.
XXII The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter by Ambrose Bierce.
XXIII Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn. 
XXIV Broken Earth by Maurice Hindus.
XXV Selected Prejudices by H L Mencken.
XXVI Selections from the Note-Books of Samuel Butler.
XXVII Precious Bane, a Novel by Mary Webb.
XXVIII Erewhon Revisited by Samuel Butler. 
XVIX The Eyes of the Panther by Ambrose Bierce.
XXX The Walet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah.
XXXI Stories from De Maupassant Translated by EM with a Preface by Ford Madox Ford.
XXXII Selected Essays by Samuel Butler.
XXXIII Liza of Lambeth by W S Maugham.
XXXIV Diversions in Sicily by Henry Festing Jones.
XXXV Erewhon or Over the Range by Samuel Butler.
XXXVI The Evolution of an Intellectual by John Middleton Murray.
 XXXVII While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson.
XXXVIII The Conquered by Naomi Mitchison.
 XXXVIX The White Ship Estonian Tales by Aino Kallas. 
XL Aspects of Science by J W N Sullivan.
XLI Grecian Italy by Henry James Forman.
XLII The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp by W H Davies with a Preface by George Bernard Shaw. 
XLIII Adam and Eve Pinch Me Tales by A E Coppard.
XLIV Traveller's Joy an Anthology Compiled by W G Waters.
XLV When the Bough Breaks and Other Stories by Naomi Mitchinson.
XLVI Wanderings and Excursions by J Ramsay Macdonald.
XLVII Clorinda Walks in Heaven Tales by A E Coppard. 

 

CONDITION

In uniformed blue cloth bindings. Externally all are excellent with minor shelfwear. Slight bumping to head and tail of spines. Some volumes have minor marks to boards. Prior owner's ink inscription to recto of front endpaper to each volume, W H Greenly. W H Greenly's writing to recto of front endpaper also reads Trail Farm 14.11.29. Trail Farm was in Palermo, America and owned by Major-General W H Greenly. Pencil annotations to Publisher's advertisements at the rear of some volumes.  Bookseller's stamp to recto of front endpaper, Tyrrell & co Toronto. All volumes are without dustwrappers. Internally, all are generally firmly bound though slightly strained in places. Pages are generally bright with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.


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