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The Devil's Own Dear Son: A Comedy Of The Fatted Calf.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Company: NY.: 1949.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 43004

Condition: Fine copy in a good dustjacket with edge wear and a long (11cm) closed tear to the rear panel.


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Image for The Cream Of The Jest: A Comedy Of Evasions, With An Introduction By Harold Ward Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.

The Cream Of The Jest: A Comedy Of Evasions, With An Introduction By Harold Ward Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: London.: 1927.

Edition: First British illustrated edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19102

Condition: A fine copy with bright gilt lettering.


Fantasy novel, first published in 1917. ''Illustrated Edition'' with frontispiece and eleven tipped-in illustrations by Frank C. Pape. ''First published in 1927'' on the copyright page. View more info

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Something About Eve: A Comedy Of Fig-Leaves Illustrated By Frank C. Pape.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: London.: 1927 (actually 1929).

Edition: First British illustrated edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19064

Condition: Fine copy with bright gilt lettering.


Fantasy novel, first published in 1927. Illustrated edition, with a tipped-in frontispiece and eleven full-page illustrations by Frank C. Pape. Although stating ''First published, September 1927'' on copyright page, publication of this illustrated edition (bound up from imported sheets of the Robert M. McBride illustrated edition September 1929) was November 1929. View more info

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The Rivet In Grandfather's Neck: A Comedy Of Limitations.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1924.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32490

Condition: Page edges browning, a VG+ bright copy in green cloth.


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Image for Between Dawn And Sunrise: Selections From The Writings Of James Branch Cabell, Chosen With An Introduction And Initiatory Notes By John Macy.

Between Dawn And Sunrise: Selections From The Writings Of James Branch Cabell, Chosen With An Introduction And Initiatory Notes By John Macy.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £5.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: Nd (1930?).

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 32686

Condition: VG+ copy (lacking the dustjacket).


292 pages. View more info

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Jurgen: A Comedy Of Justice.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: London.: 1949.

Edition: 16th printing.

Seller ID: 32045

Condition: Page edges and endpapers spotted, an almost fine copy in a near fine dustjacket with a little browning along the spine panel.


Fantasy novel, part of a long series, first published in 1919, (and revised 1921): introduction by Hugh Walpole.''his best-known works lie within the lengthy sequence Biography of the Life of Manuel - not a tautology, as the ''life'' of the hero Manuel, supposed redeemer of the imaginary land of Poictesme, is traced through descendants to the then contemporary USA. JURGEN (1919, rev 1921) is a central work, partly as perhaps his most fully achieved blend of characteristic irony, allusion, erudition, censor-teasing and creative joy, but also for its effect on his career. Its 1920 banni... View more info

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There Were Two Pirates: A Comedy Of Division.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: London.: 1947.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00636

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with shallow chipping along the sp[ine edges, and a touch of spine fade.


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The High Place: A Comedy Of Disenchantment.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1923.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20330

Condition: Scattered foxing to page edges, endpapers browned, a near fine copy.


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The Certain Hour (Dizain Des Poetes).

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £45.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1931.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20331

Condition: Faint scattered spotting along page edges, a little spotting to half-title page, otherwise a fine copy in an almost fine, bright pictorial dustjacket.


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The Way Of Ecben: A Comedietta Involving A Gentleman.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1929.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20332

Condition: Scattered foxing along page edges, also scattered foxing to first few pages, an almost fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with a little fading along the spine panel.


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Straws And Prayer-Books.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1926.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 20326

Condition: Browning and scattered foxing along page edges, else a fine copy in VG+ dustjacket with age-darkened spine panel and .5 mm deep chip from the top of the spine panel (not affecting lettering).


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Image for The Silver Stallion: A Comedy Of Redemption Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.

The Silver Stallion: A Comedy Of Redemption Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1928.

Edition: First British illustrated edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 18774

Condition: Fine copy with bright gilt lettering but for a little browning and light spotting along the page edges (though top edge stained red as issued).


Fantasy novel, first published in 1926. ''Illustrated Edition'' with frontispiece and eleven tipped-in illustrations by Frank C. Pape. ''First published, October 1928'' on the copyright page. View more info

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The Cream Of The Jest: A Comedy Of Evasions.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1923.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 16729

ISBN: 1587152207

Condition: Page edges browning, both free endpapers part-tanned, else a fine copy in a near fine bright pictorial dustjacket with background spine fade (from white to cream, not affecting black lettering) and light dust-soiling to rear (white) panel.


Fantasy novel. With an introduction by Harold Ward. View more info

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Straws And Prayer-Books: Dizain Des Diversions (signed/limited).

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Co.: NY.: 1924.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15122

Condition: An almost fine copy as issued without dustjacket.


Collection of literary essays and reminiscences and several allegorical tales, Large Paper Edition: 330 numbered copies signed by the author, of which 300 are for sale. View more info

Image for Something About Eve: A Comedy Of Fig-Leaves.

Something About Eve: A Comedy Of Fig-Leaves.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Co.: NY.: 1927.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13404

Condition: Fine copy in an almost fine pictorial dustjacket (priced $2.50).


''Published, September, 1927 (First Impression)'' stated on title page. View more info

Image for Figures Of Earth: A Comedy Of Appearances With Illustrations And Decorations By Frank C. Pape.

Figures Of Earth: A Comedy Of Appearances With Illustrations And Decorations By Frank C. Pape.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1925.

Edition: First British illustrated edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 13403

Condition: A fine copy with bright gilt lettering.


Fantasy novel, first published in 1921. ''Illustrated Edition'' with frontispiece and eleven tipped-in illustrations by Frank C. Pape. ''Illustrated Edition 1925'' on the copyright page. View more info

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The Cords Of Vanity.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £10.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1926.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 45863

Condition: Neat inked name and date on front free endpaper, front panel of dustjacket pasted in, a VG copy.


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Image for Beyond Life: Dizain Des Demiurges.

Beyond Life: Dizain Des Demiurges.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd: London.: 1925.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45880

Condition: Page edges browning, both free endpapers browning, a VG+ copy (lacking the dustjacket).


''First published in 1925'' on copyright page. View more info

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Domnei: A Comedy Of Woman-Worship, Illustrated by Frank C. Pape.

By: Cabell, James Branch

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: London.: 1930.

Edition: First British illustrated edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 19101

Condition: A fine copy with bright gilt lettering.


Fantasy novel, a revised version of THE SOUL OF MELICENT (1913). This new llustrated edition (''1st Impression, October 1930'') includes a frontispiece and nine additional plates by Frank C. Pape. View more info