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A bibliography of the first editions of books by Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (1886-1926)

Percy H. Muir

A bibliography of the first editions of books by Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (1886-1926)

by Percy H. Muir

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firbank, Ronald, 1886-1926 -- Bibliography -- First editions.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1927 ed. published in London as a supplement to the Bookman"s journal, 3d ser., v. 15, no. 1.

    Other titlesBookman"s journal.
    Statementcompiled by P. H. Muir.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8298 .M95 1977, PR6011.I7 .M95 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4558395M
    ISBN 100848218310
    LC Control Number77028843
    OCLC/WorldCa3608881

    Author: Firbank, Ronald Title: Vainglory Publication: New York: Brentano's, Edition: First edition. Description: , First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. The DJ with mild, generals oil; faint evidence of dampstaining visible on the rear Rating: % positive. Hardcover. First edition. Introduction by Coleridge Kennard. Illustrated by Hugh Easton. A few spots on the boards, an about very good copy without dustwrapper. Copy number 19 of 60 numbered copies, of which 50 were for sale. Item #

    I was also very interested in the writing of (Arthur Annesley) Ronald Firbank, an experimental modernist novelist, who wrote between and his death in Hardcover. First edition in the New Reader's Library series. Near fine with some offsetting from the flaps in a very good dustwrapper that has darkened and has some abrasion to the edges. Spine price label is partially missing. Although originally published in the U.S. in under this title, the English edition appeared as *Sorrow in Sunlight*.

    Limited to 1, numbered copies, of which 40 were signed by the author and specially bound in white parchment. 12 sets of sheets were sold to the Collectors’ Book Club for issue by them in special bindings; The Goose Cathedral, The Bodley Head, ; Ronald Firbank. Arthur Baker Ltd., ; The Elements of Death and other poems. Yet even The Artificial Princess is not really Firbank's first book. In , So, in , Ronald Firbank emerged as the author of three books-Vainglory, Odette, and Inclinations. this provided a puzzle for collectors of first editions: now, with the complete edition of his works at hand, it still provides a puzzle for critics. I.


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Biography. Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, converted to Catholicism in In he left Cambridge, without.

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Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank was born in London inof rich upper-middle-class parents; his grandfather, Joseph Firbank, had started life as a Durham miner, but later amassed a large fortune as a railway contractor.

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First edition, first impression, of Firbank's first novel, one of only copies. "With the appearance of his novel Vainglory in he styled himself Ronald Firbank for the first time, signalling the emergence of the mature writer. Like all his books until Prancing Nigger (), it was published at his own expense and to negligible acclaim.

Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (17 January - 21 May ) was a British novelist. Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

He converted to Catholicism in In he left Cambridge, without completing a degree. Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank (17 January – 21 May ) was an innovative British eight short novels, partly inspired by the London aesthetes of the s, especially Oscar Wilde, consist largely of dialogue, with references to religion, social-climbing, and sexuality.

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ISBN: (ISBN ) Average rating: (1 rating). Ronald Firbank by Brooke, Jocelyn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Many of Ronald Firbank's books are mentioned – The Flower Beneath the Foot, Valmouth, Caprice, Vainglory, Inclinations, among other ones.

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