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GRAVES, Robert.

Rare books by Robert Graves, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of Fairies and Fusiliers, and I, Claudius.

Regularly stocked editions of Graves’ works include the first Aldine edition.

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  1. Treasure Box.
    First and only edition, one of 200 copies printed. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to "Ivor Gurney, from Robert Graves" on the front wrapper verso. A superb association copy, linking two poets profoundly influenced by their experiences in the Great War. Until Gurney's collected letters were published in 1991,... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 107538

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  2. Treasure Box.
    First and only edition. One of about 200 copies printed for the author. With the author and artist's joint signed presentation inscription to the inside of the front wrapper, "Mary Blunden from Nancy Nicholson & Robert Graves". The recipient was the wife of Graves's friend and fellow war poet Edmund Blunden. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 65530

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  3. Over the Brazier.
    Second edition with a new forward by the author and alterations to the text. Originally published in 1916. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 73973

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  4. Over the Brazier.
    Second edition with corrections and a new foreword. Originally published in 1916. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 52021

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  5. Mock Beggar Hall.
    First edition, first impression. "The whole tone of the book is philosophical involving a series of meditations on relativity and Time" (Patrick J. Quinn ed., New Perspectives on Robert Graves, 1999, p. 75). Nicholson's sinister cover design of a hanging bat is stunning. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 110245

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  6. John Kemp's Wager.
    First Edition. The limited issue of only 100 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. The author's first play printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. Scarce in this condition. Learn More
    £520

    Stock Code: 25239

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  7. Poetic Unreason and Other Studies.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 89638

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  8. The English Ballad.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 106674

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  9. Mrs Fisher.
    First edition, first impression; from the To-day and To-morrow series. Inscribed by Robert Graves on the front free endpaper, "Damn and blast, said Lars Porsenna! Robert Graves, 1957". This inscription references the opening lines of Macaulay's poem Horatius at the Bridge ("Lars Porsena of Clusium, / By the Nine Gods he... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 84023

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  10. But It Still Goes On.
    First Edition of this "appendix" to Good-bye To All That. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 25080

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  11. To Whom Else?
    First and only edition, number 131 of 200 copies only, hand-printed on handmade paper and signed and numbered by Graves on the limitation page. A scarce Graves title dating from his first Majorcan period, during which he lived and worked with American poet Laura Riding: "the quality of Robert's literary work was dramatically... Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 108963

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  12. I, Claudius.
    First edition, first impression. Graves's most famous book, and one of the most famous historical novels, which garnered both the Hawthornden and James Tait Black Memorial prizes. With a clipped signature of Graves loosely inserted: "Yours ever(?) Robert". Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 108901

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  13. The Common Asphodel.
    First edition, first impression. A heavily revised collection of Graves's essays from Epilogue (a three-volumed collaboration with Laura Riding, published in Majorca 1932-36), together with a number of new essays, including one on the sources of The Tempest. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 91101

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  14. Homer's Daughter.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 89870

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  15. The Crowning Privilege.
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £35

    Stock Code: 36520

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  16. Catacrok!
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 89587

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  17. They Hanged My Saintly Billy.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £35

    Stock Code: 99543

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  18. They Hanged My Saintly Billy.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £55

    Stock Code: 89430

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  19. Ann at Highwood Hall: Poems for Children.
    First edition, first impression of this charming book, the second collaboration between Graves and Ardizzone, following The Penny Fiddle (1960). Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109601

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  20. Man Does, Woman Is.
    First edition, first impression. "Man Does, Woman Is closes a three-book sequence dramatizing the vicissitudes of poetic love. Because such love walks on a knife-edge between two different fates, parts XV and XVI - these numbers stand for additions to my collected Poems 1959, and to the 1961 and 1962 supplements - supply... Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 89428

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