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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. United artists five. December 1978. Edited by Bernadette Mayer & Lewis Warsh, Box 718, Lenox, Mass.01240, [U.S.A.]. Demy 4to format, thirty-four single leaves, not paginated, wire-stabbed into white card wrappers, type-written and mimeographed throughout; leaf of plain thin paper precedes first page of text. Wrappers a little dusty, otherwise a nice copy.

GB £18.00

US $22.32


A mixture of prose and verse. Contributions by Bob Rosenthal, Steve Carey, Alice Notley, Lewis Warsh, Jack Collum, Bernadette Mayer, Ted Berrigan, and Clark Coolidge.
Ref: FRT119382


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 17, July 1950. Super roy.8vo; pp.[76]. Nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Love of Living’ by Albert Camus, ‘Letters to Clifford Tolchard’ by John Cowper Powys, ‘Images of Home’ by Stephen Spender, ‘Resurrections’ by André Matraux, ‘The Robot Picodiribibi’ by Henry Miller, work by Herbert Read, P.L. Travers, etc.
Ref: FRT118753


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 20, October 1950. Super roy.8vo; pp.[76]. Nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Suite for Recorders’ by Louis MacNeice, ‘Voodoo Rites in Haiti’ by P. Leigh-Fermor, a short story by Henry Cecil, etc.
Ref: FRT118754


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 26, April 1951. Super roy.8vo; pp.[80]. Nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Didymus’ by Louis MacNeice, a short story by Bernard Malamud, work by Rom Landau, V.S. Pritchett, Stevie Smith, Maurice Collis, Hugo Manning, etc.
Ref: FRT104592


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 28, June 1951. Super roy.8vo; pp.[80]. Slight foxing of early leaves, but a nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘The Artist’ by André Malraux, ‘The Novels of William Godwin’ by Angus Wilson, ‘Re-reading ‘The Rover’ by John Lehmann, work by Stuart Hampshire, P.M. Fitzgerald, Emma Smith, etc.
Ref: FRT104593


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 31, September 1951. Super roy.8vo; pp.[80]. Light stain to back cover, last three leaves, and fore-edges of two more, otherwise a nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Britain and Europe’ by Harold Macmillan, ‘The Tragedy of Leopold’ by B.H. Liddell Hart, ‘Language of Symbols’ by Herbert Read, stories by Alberto Moravia and G. Petroni, work by Derek Stanford, etc.
Ref: FRT118752


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 46, December 1952. Super roy.8vo; pp.[72]. Fine copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Beside the point’ by Rohan Butler, ‘Mr. Eisenhower’ by Wesley Thurston, ‘Lamp-Posts’ by Christopher Hollis, M.P., ‘American Poets since the War’ by Donald Hall, work by Edmund Penning-Rowsell, C.H. Sisson, James Turner, Stevie Smith, James Kirkup, Philip Oakes, R.P. Lister, etc.
Ref: FRT118756


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. WORLD REVIEW. New Series 47, January 1953. Super roy.8vo; pp.[72]. Nice copy.

GB £12.00

US $14.88


Includes ‘Beside the point’ by Rohan Butler, ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh’ by Toni del Renzio, ‘The Movement in Europe — Van de Velde, Horta, and Guimard’ by Henry F. Lenning, a story by Noel Blakiston, work by Stevie Smith, Alan Brownjohn, Patrick Dickinson, etc.
Ref: FRT118755


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE YELLOW BOOK. An Illustrated Quarterly. Volume I April 1894. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane; Boston: Copeland & Day; Agents for the Colonies: Robt. A Thompson & Co. Double Pott 8vo; frontispiece, vignette title-page, and thirteen inserted plates, with tissue guards, all except the frontispiece included in the pagination; 18pp. ‘Yellow Book Advertisements’ included in the signatures, followed by 16pp. publisher’s advertisements (last page blank) at end, unsigned but on text-paper; pp.272+18; bright yellow buckram, blocked and lettered black on sides and spine; a.e. uncut. End-papers and edges lightly foxed, text very slightly so; otherwise a nice, bright, copy.

GB £32.00

US $39.68


The fourth impression, differing from the first by the addition of Thompson to the imprint on the title-page, the presence of an edition statement on its verso, and the statement ‘FOURTH EDITION’ beneath the imprint on the front cover. The principal literary periodical of the ‘90s, including work by Henry James, Le Gallienne, Beerbohm, A.C. Benson, William Watson, George Saintsbury, Arthur Symons, Henry Harland, Gosse, George Egerton, Hubert Crackanthorpe, John Davidson, Richard Garnett, John Oliver Hobbes, George Moore; Leighton, Beardsley, Joseph Pennell, Sickert, Will Rothenstein, Laurence Housman, J.T. Nettleship, Charles Furse, R. Anning Bell, etc.
Ref: FRT118070


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE YELLOW BOOK. An Illustrated Quarterly. Volume II July, 1894. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane; Boston: Copeland & Day; Agents for the Colonies: Robt. A. Thompson & Co. Double Pott 8vo; Contents leaf precedes half-title; vignette title-page, and thirteen inserted plates, with tissue guards, all included in the pagination; 8pp. Yellow Book advertisements, followed by 16pp. publisher’s advertisements dated 1894 (last page blank) at end, unsigned but on text-paper; pp.[364]; bright yellow buckram, blocked and lettered dark green on sides and spine; a.e. uncut. Very slight fading to cloth of spine; end-papers and edges foxed, and a little scattered foxing in text, mostly light; otherwise a fine copy, apart from the gatherings enclosing illustrations or their captions, unopened throughout.

GB £80.00

US $99.20


The correct first impression, with the advertiser, the covers blocked and lettered in green and without an edition statement. The principal literary periodical of the ‘90s, including work by Frederick Greenwood, Ella D’Arcy, John Davidson, Henry Harland, Dollie Radford, Charlotte M. Mew, Austin Dobson, Kenneth Grahame, Norman Gale, Netta Syrett, Hubert Crackanthorpe, Alfred Hayes, Max Beerbohm, William Watson, Henry James; Walter Crane, Aubrey Beardsley (six), P. Wilson Steer (3), John S. Sargent, Sydney Adamson, Walter Sickert (3, including a portrait of Beardsley), E.J. Sullivan (2), Aylmer Vallance, etc.
Ref: FRT118082


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE YELLOW BOOK. An Illustrated Quarterly. Volume IV January, 1895. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, Vigo Street; Boston: Copeland & Day; Agents for the Colonies: Robt. A Thompson & Co. Double Pott 8vo; vignette title-page, sixteen inserted plates, and one double-spread supplemental plate (by Beardsley), with tissue guards, all included in the pagination; integral blank leaf follows supplemental plate, followed by 16pp. ‘Yellow Book Advertisements’ (continuing the signatures), and 16pp. publisher’s text-paper advertisements dated 1895, at end, the final page and a half being blank; pp.290+[ii]+16; bright yellow buckram, blocked and lettered black on sides and spine; a.e. uncut. Slight fading to cloth of spine; end-papers foxed, and slight foxing to edges and a couple of pages; otherwise a fine copy, partly unopened.

GB £75.00

US $93.00


The first issue, with the advertiser which was not present in later issues, and the text-paper catalogue, correctly, dated 1895. This is the first of Lane’s 1895 ‘Yellow Book’ catalogues, distinguished from the later one by the last page and a half being blank, and the fact that it omits all authors whose names begin with the letter ‘C’. The principal literary periodical of the ‘90s, including work by Richard Le Gallienne, Henry Harland, Graham R. Tomson, H.B. Marriott Watson, Dolf Wyllarde, Olive Custance, James Ashcroft Noble, Richard Garnett, Victoria Cross [sic], Kenneth Grahame, Norman Hapgood, E. Nesbit, Marion Hepworth Dixon, C.W. Dalmon, Evelyn Sharp, Max Beerbohm, John Davidson; Beardsley, Sickert, Patten Wilson, Charles Conder, Wilson Steer, William Hyde, Will Rothenstein, etc.
Ref: FRT118073


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. THE YELLOW BOOK. An Illustrated Quarterly. Volume VI July, 1895. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, Vigo Street; Boston: Copeland & Day. Double Pott 8vo; Contents leaf precedes half-title; vignette title-page, sixteen inserted plates with tissue guards, all included in the pagination; publisher’s catalogue, 16pp. on text-paper, dated 1895, at end; pp.335+[i (blank)]; bright yellow buckram, blocked and lettered black on sides and spine; a.e. uncut. Very slight fading to cloth of spine, and a little scattered foxing; otherwise a very nice copy, unopened except for the illustrated leaves.

GB £85.00

US $105.40


The probable first issue, copies also being known without the catalogue. This is the second of Lane’s 1895 ‘Yellow Book’ catalogues, without blank space at the end and with the section of authors whose names begin with ‘C’ correctly included (the first having been issued in January). The principal literary periodical of the ‘90s, including work by Henry James, Richard Le Gallienne, Henry Harland, Rosamund Marriott Watson, Kenneth Grahame, Enoch Arnold Bennett, George Egerton, Dollie Radford, Evelyn Sharp, G.S. Street, Richard Garnett, Olive Custance, H.B. Marriott Watson, Arthur Waugh, R. Murray Gilchrist, Stanley V. Makower, Theodore Watts; Patten Wilson, Charles Conder, P. Wilson Steer, Alfred Thornton, William Strang, etc.
Ref: FRT118085


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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS CATALOGUE, File F: Literary Periodicals. All items first editions and first printings, except as stated.

LITERARY PERIODICAL. York Free Press. May [June; October] 1975. WITH: York Free Press. July/August 1976. Each 12pp., demy 4to format, printed lithographically at the Leeds Community Press. Minor creasing to corners, but nice copies.

GB £40.00

US $49.60


Being nos.[1, 2, 3] and 12 of a short-lived socialist newspaper inspired originally by a lock-out at the Yorkshire Evening Press. According to a mission statement published in the second issue: “York Free Press is a monthly community newspaper which is compiled by an editorial collective of about twenty people [and] intended to provide a means of communication between people, to enable them to express their opinions over issues such as employment, housing, health and education, and to publicise the activities of groups and individuals who are campaigning over local issues... We hope to cover news and events which other papers may ignore or distort.” Articles on Squatters, community housing projects, abortion, battered women, gypsies, farm workers, recipies, etc., etc.
Ref: FRT118908


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