Lot 159 (Books and Maps, 24th April 2017)
1. (Tolkien, J R R): Oxford Poetry 1915. Oxford, Blackwell, 1915, 1st. edn. this is the very scarce hardback, bound in the original Vellum backed boards and Contains 'Goblin Feet' by J R R Tolkien, which is the AUTHOR'S FIRST APPEARANCE in book-form. Also contains the first appearance in book-form by Dorothy L. Sayers plus a contribution by Aldous Huxley. Robert Nichols T. W. Earp; Gerald H Crow, W R Child, etc.;
2. Oxford Poetry (3 other years): 1916, 1917, & 1918. All three 1st. edns. in original wrappers; with contributions by Robert Graves, Dorothy L Sayers, Aldous Huxley, Robert Nichols, T. W. Earp, Gerald Crow, etc. on the whole all very good;
3. Crow, Gerald H: Chosen Poems. 1915, 1st. edn. dw. Inscribed to: 'Mother, and Signed Gerald, Sep. 1915'; + Another copy, no dw; The Island. 1919, 1st. wrappers; all in G+/VG condition. (7)
Sold for £720
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Auction: Books and Maps, 24th April 2017
20 April 2017 - By Appointment
21 April 2017 9am - 5pm
24 April 2017 from 9am
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