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ROLFE, Frederick, Baron Corvo.

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  1. Chronicles of the House of Borgia.
    First edition, first impression of Corvo's monumental account of one of history's greatest and most notorious families. One of 1,250 copies. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 110640

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  2. In His Own Image.
    First edition, first printing, first issue binding. The sheets were printed in the US, with 1,500 sets imported to the UK, where the book was published on 5 March 1901. It was released in the US one month later, on 6 April 1901. Copies issued in the US were bound in purple cloth, and in the UK in green, grey, red, or dark... Learn More
    £8,500

    Stock Code: 100920

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  3. Hadrian the Seventh. A Romance.
    First edition, first impression, first issue binding with the decoration on the front board in white and later publisher's advertisements. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 101217

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  4. Don Tarquinio
    First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding. Of the 1011 sets of sheets printed only 650 were issued in the primary binding, the rest being sold off in cheaper formats over the ensuing decades. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 84232

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  5. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole.
    First edition, first impression, one of 2,020 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper to the author Ralph Straus: "For Ralph Straus, whose gifts are almost an numerous as Corvo's, & who loves books as much as I do. Very cordially, from his friend A.J. Dec., 1934." A. J. A. Symons (1900-1941),... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 102584

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  6. Letters to Grant Richards.
    First edition, limited issue. Number 15 of 200 copies only, issued by the bookseller and Corvine specialist George Sims under his Peacock Press imprint. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 105472

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  7. Letters to Grant Richards.
    First edition, sole printing. One of just 200 numbered copies issued by the great bookseller George Sims and Corvine specialist under his Peacock Press imprint. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 28645

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  8. Nicholas Crabbe.
    First edition, limited issue of 215 copies (200 for sale) of which this is number 36. The trade issue was published in 1958; "owing to delays in preparing, and obtaining permission to publish, the additional material contained in the Appendix, and the Printers' Strike during the Summer of 1959, the limited issue was considerably... Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 107485

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  9. Nicholas Crabbe.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 102563

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  10. Corvo, 1860-1960.
    First edition, signed limited issue, in the scarce jacket. Number 299 of 300 copies only, signed by the editors. A further 14 copies were printed on Hodgkinson's handmade blue-laid paper, and finely bound. The volume includes essays by Brian Fothergill, David Lodge, Donald Weeks, Houedard and a piece by the great George... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 105677

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  11. Don Renato. An Ideal Content. A Historical Romance.
    First published edition, trade issue. It was preceded the same month by the limited issue. The book was first accepted for publication in 1907, and was set for release in 1909; however, it was suppressed before publication, and only five advance copies survive. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 102579

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  12. Without Prejudice.
    First edition, limited issue, one of 600 copies. The first publication of this collection of letters from Rolfe to his publisher, John Lane, and which was published privately as a gift for friends and family by Allen Lane, John's nephew and the founder of Penguin Books. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 102595

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  13. Don Renato. An Ideal Content. A Historical Romance.
    First edition, first impression. From the library of Alan Ansen. Learn More
    £70

    Stock Code: 51627

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  14. Without Prejudice.
    First edition, first impression. The first publication of this collection of letters from Rolfe to his publisher, John Lane. Published privately as a gift for friends and family by Allen Lane, John's nephew and the founder of Penguin Books. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 84788

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  15. Stories Toto Told Me.
    Second edition, abridged. It was first published in 1898. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 102577

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  16. Collected Poems.
    First edition, first impression, containing some previously unpublished poems. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 105615

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  17. The Venice Letters.
    First unexpurgated edition, first impression. A selection of the letters were originally published in The Art & Literature journal, which contained 12 letters and four postcards from Rolfe to Charles Masson Fox between 1909 and 1910, edited by Cecil Woolf. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 105618

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  18. Aberdeen Interval.
    First edition, limited issue. Number 10 of 120 copies printed on Strathmore paper; an additional 20 copies lettered A to T were printed on handmade paper by Barcham Green. Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 102597

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  19. Letters to Harry Bainbridge.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 102575

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  20. Letters to Harry Bainbridge.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £70

    Stock Code: 105623

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