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The imaginative culture of the literary world will not suffer from this very useful syllabus for a lifetime program of 'the pleasures of the text'. Criteria for inclusion? 'There are trends in reading as there are in everything, but there are certain novels that stand outside the currents of ordinary change and represent something close to enduring human value.' Presented in chapters: Pre-1700; 1700s; 1800s; 1900s; 2000s. A consummate A-Z listing of novelists, from Chinua Achebe to Stefan Zweig. With illustrations and biographic authors' photos. 960p.
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(1964). 8vo. 1st ed. Slight wear to d.j. Fine/NF.
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limited to 650 copies (of total 750)
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[N.D.]. 4to. Faint scuffing to wrappers with light creasing to paste down on front wrapper. VG in wrappers.
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(1929). 8vo. Minor shelfwear to cloth, with creasing and rubbing to ends of spine and light scuffing to fore-corners. Some tiny scratches to fore-edge of text block, slightly affecting margins of a few leaves. Offsetting and erasure smudges to f.f.e.p. Mild toning to leaves. VG/--.
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