Order Nr. 6497 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM HAZLITT. Geoffrey Keynes.


(Hazlitt, William).
  • London: Nonesuch Press, 1931.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket.
  • xx, 136 pages.

Price: $25.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 6497

First edition, limited to 750 numbered copies. (Dreyfus, History of the Nonesuch Press, 75) Bookplate of Louis T. Milic on front pastedown. Jacket is chipped along top edge. Scarce in this well-preserved state.

A near fine copy of this authoritative reference work ont he essayist and literary critic, written by the great British surgeon who pioneered blood transfusions and a rational approach to breast cancer. He was also a noted book collector, bibliographer of Blake, brother of the economist Maynard Keynes, and the man who saved Virginia Woolf's life following her first (i.e., 1913) suicide attempt. The volume is illustrated with reproductions of many of Hazlitt's first edition title-pages, as well as a portrait and a folding facsimile of one of Hazlitt's letters.

Illustrated with four collotype illustrations printed by the Chiswick Press. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.