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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 066478

Condition: Good


Semi-autobiographical novel in which Butler reveals his dislike for Victorian moral hypocrisy, it follows the story of four generations of the Pontifex family and is narrated by Overton, godfather to Ernest, the central character. Square, tight hardback in dustjacket which shows signs of wear/tear with small loss to head of spine. Illustrated endpapers by Eric Gill. Part of the Illustrated Collins Pocket Classics series. B/W frontis of author + various wood engravings. Undated but Previous owner's details dated 16/10/47 on blank endpaper. 512 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Erewhon or Over the Range

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1935

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 059693

Condition: Very Good


Attractive early copy of this Penguin No 20 still in its original jacket. Very good clean book, jacket has small loss to top edge of front cover and faded spine. 256 pages View more info

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Letters Between Samuel Butler and Miss E. M. A. Savage 1871-1885

By: Butler, Samuel & Savage, Miss E.M.A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039043

Condition: Reading Copy


Miss E.M.A. Savage was Samuel Butler's closest women friend and he consulted her freely about his books, sending everything he wrote for her approval - he preserved her letters and a number of his own to her which he edited for publication but died before they were published. A reading copy only as front endpaper has been removed. Rear endpaper has some pencil annotation. Dustwrapper is tatty with wear and tear and area of loss to front cover. 580 pages including index. Cutting of a picture by Butler has been pasted to verso of rear endpaper. View more info