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Durrell, Lawrence (1912-1990)

We have a special collection of books and periodicals by, about or associated with the English novelist and poet Lawrence George Durrell (1912 - 1990), donated to the Library by Alan G. Thomas.

Books and translations by Lawrence Durrell 

Published letters 

Other books with Durrell associations 

Periodicals with Durrell associations 

Miscellaneous small collections with Durrell associations 

Bibliography


Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence Durrell by Peter Keen, August 1962, resin print © The British Library Board

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Each has the shelfmark prefix "Durrell". The Durrell Collection supplements other Lawrence Durrell items in the general collections, which can be found in Explore the British Library. It adds works of Durrell’s in foreign translation, works with manuscript corrections, works with dustwrappers, rare periodicals, and works associated with Durrell. For all items listed on this page, the place of publication is London, unless otherwise indicated.

All Durrell Collection items are also located in Explore the British Library.

 

Books and translations by Lawrence Durrell 

Acte. A play. Faber, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 42

Acte. A play. [A reissue]. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1966. Presentation copy to Alan [Thomas] from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 42/1

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The Alexandria Quartet

[French translation]
Le quatuor d’Alexandrie, traduit de l’anglais par R. Giroux, avec une préface générale de Hubert Juin, illustrations originales de Christian Broutin. Paris: Cercle du bibliophile, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/1

[German translation]
Das Alexandria-Quartett: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea [Übersetzungen von Marial Carlsson, Gerda v. Uslar, Walter Schürenberg]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1977. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/2

[Hungarian translation]
Alexandriai négyes, [Az eloszót írta: Nagy Péter. A versidézetekat: Képes Géza fordította]. Budapest: Európa Könyvkiadó, 1970. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/3

[Slovenian translation - Selections]
Aleksandrijski kvartet [iz anglescine prevedla Mira Mihelic]. V Ljubljani: Cankarjeva Zalozba, 1963. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/7

[Spanish translation]
El cuarteto de Alejandría. Barcelona: Edhasa, 1987. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/6

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Balthazar

Balthazar, etc. Faber, 1958. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 29

Balthazar, etc. Reprinted. Faber, [1961]. With manuscript notes towards a French translation. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/1

[Danish translation]
Balthazar. [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. Kobenhavn: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/2

[Danish translation]
Balthazar. [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. [Kobenhavn]: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/3

[Dutch translation]
Balthazar. Leiden: Sijthoff, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/4

[Finnish translation]
Balthazar, suomentanut T. A. Engström. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/5

[German translation]
Balthazar [aus dem Englischen von Gerda v. Uslar und Maria Carlsson]. Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/6

[German translation]
Balthazar
[aus dem Englischen übertragen von Gerda v. Uslar und Maria Carlsson]. [Gütersloh]: Bertelsmann, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/6a

[German translation]
Balthazar [aus dem Englischen von Gerda v. Uslar und Maria Carlsson]. Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/7

[German translation]
Justine, Balthazar: zwei Romane, [Justine: aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson übersetzt. Balthazar: aus dem Englischen von Gerda v. Uslar und Maria Carlsson übersetzt]. Stuttgart: Europäischer Buchklub, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/4

[Greek translation]
Valtasar: mythistorema. Athenai: Ekdoseis Gregore, c1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/8

[Japanese translation]
Barutazaru, Rorensu Dareru; Takamatsu Yuichi yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Showa 36 [1961]. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/12

[Portuguese translation]
Baltasar. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/13

[Portuguese translation]
Baltasar. [Lisboa?]: Ulisseia, [1976]. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/9

[Swedish translation]
Balthazar: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/14

[Swedish translation]
Balthazar
, [översättning av Aida Törnell]. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1967. Shelfmark: Durrell 29/15

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Beccafico. Le Becfique. Translated and edited by F.-J. Temple. Montpellier: La Licorne, 1963. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 38

Beccafico. Le Becfique. Translated and edited by F.-J. Temple. Montpellier: La Licorne, 1963. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 38/1

The Best of Antrobus. Nicolas Bentley drew the pictures. Faber, 1974. Shelfmark: Durrell 53

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Bitter Lemons

Bitter lemons. [An account of life in Cyprus, 1953-56. With plates] Faber, 1957. A presentation copy to Alan and Ella Thomas signed by the author. With dust wrapper and four newspaper cuttings relating to Cyprus and to the book. Shelfmark: Durrell 25

Bitter lemons. [An account of life in Cyprus, 1953-56. With plates] Faber, 1957. A proof copy with a compliments slip from the publisher. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/9

Bitter lemons. Faber, 1959. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/8

Bitter lemons. Faber, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/8a

[Finnish translation]
Katkerat sitruunat, suomentanut T. A. Engström. [Helsinki]: Taikajousi, 1970. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/3

[German translation]
Bittere Limonen: erlebtes Cypern [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Gerda v. Uslar]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/1

[German translation]
Bittere Limonen: erlebtes Cypern
[aus dem Englischen übertragen von Gerda v. Uslar]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/2

[Portuguese translation]
Chipre ("Limões amargos"). [Lisboa]: Publicações Europa-América, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/4

[Spanish translation]
Limones amargos. Barcelona: Edhasa, 1987. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/6

[Spanish translation]
Limones amargos. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/5

[Swedish translation]
Bittra citroner: en bok om Cypern [översättning av Aida Törnell]. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/7

[Swedish translation]
Bittra citroner: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söners Förlag, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 25/7a

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The Black Book

The Black book. Paris: Obelisk Press, 1938. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas, signed by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 8

The Black book. Paris: Olympia Press, [1959]. Presentation copy signed by the author. With dust wrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 8/1

The Black book. New York: Dutton, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 8/2

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Blue thirst. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1975. Presentation copy to Alan and Shirley [Thomas] from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 54a

Bromo Bombastes: a fragment from a laconic drama, by Gaffer Peeslake [ie Lawrence Durrell], which same being a brief extract from his Compendium of lisson devices. Caduceus Press, 1933. Shelfmark: Durrell 3

Caesar’s vast ghost: aspects of Provence, with photographs by Harry Peccinotti. New York: Arcade, c1990. Shelfmark: Durrell 64

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Cefalû

Cefalû. [London]: Editions Poetry London, 1947. With dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/6

Cefalû. [London]: Editions Poetry London, 1947. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/6a

The Dark labyrinth [i.e. Cefalû]. Harborough Publishing Co., 1958. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/3.

[German translation]
Das dunkle Labyrinth [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Lore Fiedler]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/1

[Portuguese translation]
O labirinto negro. Rio de Janeiro: Rio Gráfica, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/2

[Spanish translation]
Cefalû. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1967. Shelfmark: Durrell 15/5

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Cities, Plains and People

Cities, plains and people. Poems. Faber, 1945. Signed on the cover by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 12

Cities, plains and people. Poems. Faber, 1946. Signed by the author. With dust jacket. Shelfmark: Durrell 12/1

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The City (by C. P. Cavafy, trans. Durrell)

The City, C. P. Cavafy, translated by Lawrence Durrell. Birmingham: P. and K. Baldwin, [199-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 68

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Clea

Clea. Faber, 1959. With a letter inserted. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/2

Clea. Faber, 1960. Presentation copy to Allan [sic] and Ella [Thomas] from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 33.

Clea, Faber, 1961. With manuscript notes towards a French translation. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/1

[Danish translation]
Clea [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. Kobenhavn: Grafisk, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/14

[Danish translation]
Clea [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. [Kobenhavn]: Grafisk, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/3

[Finnish translation]
Clea: romaani kiehtovasta Aleksandrian kaupungista ja rakkauden Ongelmasta, suomentanut T. A. Engström. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1963. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/5

[German translation]
Clea [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Walter Schürenberg]. [Gütersloh]: Bertelsmann, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/7

[German translation]
Clea
[aus dem Englischen von Walter Schürenberg]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/9

[German translation]
Clea
[aus dem Englischen von Walter Schürenberg]. Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/8a

[German translation]
Clea
[aus dem Englischen übertragen von Walter Schürenberg]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/8

[Norwegian translation]
Clea, oversatt av Trygve Greiff. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/12

[Portuguese translation]
Clea. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/13

[Portuguese translation]
Clea. [Lisboa?]: Ulisseia, 1976. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/11

[Spanish translation]
Clea, el Cuarteto de Alejandría. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/16

[Swedish translation]
Clea: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/15

[Swedish translation]
Clea [översättning av Aida Törnell]. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1967. Shelfmark: Durrell 33/4

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Collected Poems

Collected poems. Faber, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 34

Collected poems. (New and revised edition.). Faber, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 34b

Collected poems 1931-1974. Faber, 1980. Presentation copy to Shirley and Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 34c

Collected poems 1931-74. Faber, 1985, c1980. Presentation copy to A.G. and Shirley Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 34c/3

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Constance

Constance, or, Solitary practices. Faber, 1982. Presentation copy to A. G. and Shirley Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 60

Constance, or, Solitary practices. New York: Penguin, 1984. Shelfmark: Durrell 60/1

[Portuguese translation]
Constance, ou, Práticas solitárias. Lisboa: Difel, 1982. Shelfmark: Durrell 60/2

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The Dark Labyrinth see Cefalû

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Deus loci. A poem. Ischia: Tip. "Epomeo", 1950. Copy no. 17 presented to Yve by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 18

Deus loci. A poem. Ischia: Tip. "Epomeo", 1950. [4 other copies.] In green, grey, buff and red wrappers, being 8, 9, 10, 77 presented to Alan and Shirley Thomas by the author, with a letter inserted. Shelfmark: Durrell 18/1-18/4

[French translation]
[Down the Styx.] La Descente du Styx. Traduit de l’anglais par F. J. Temple et suivi du texte original. Montpellier, 1964. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author, signing himself as "Aunt Prudence". Shelfmark: Durrell 41

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Esprit de Corps

Esprit de corps. Sketches from diplomatic life ... Illustrated by V. H. Drummond. Faber, 1957. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 26

Esprit de corps. Sketches from diplomatic life ... Illustrated by V. H. Drummond. Faber, 1957. Proof copy, with compliments slip from the publishers. Shelfmark: Durrell 26/1

[Dutch translation, Selections, i.e. includes selections from Stiff upper lip and Sauve qui peut]
Esprit de corps: diplomaten onder elkaar. Baarn: Boekerij. app. 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 44a/1

[German translation, Selections, i.e. includes selections from Stiff upper lip and Sauve qui peut]
Esprit de corps, oder, Diplomaten unter sich [Deutsch von Susanne Lepsius], mit 16 Illustrationen von Nicolas Bentley. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 44a

[Portuguese translation, Selections, i.e. includes selections from Stiff upper lip and Sauve qui peut]
Cenas da vida diplomática. Lisboa: Ulissea, c1958. No. 28 in the Sucessos literários series. Shelfmark: Durrell 44a/5

[Portuguese translation, Selections, i.e. includes selections from Stiff upper lip and Sauve qui peut]
Cenas da vida diplomática
. [Lisboa?]: Ulisseia, 1985. No. 47 in the Clássicos do romance contemporâneo series. Shelfmark: Durrell 44a/3

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Faustus [A Christmas card, with the verse in a facsimile of Durrell’s handwriting]. [London]: [L. Durrell], [1970]. With a cover designed by Durrell based on the cover of Jupiter record "Contemporary poets set in jazz". Shelfmark: Durrell 48

Faustus [A Christmas card, with the verse in a facsimile of Durrell’s handwriting]. [London]: [L. Durrell], [1970]. With a cover designed by Oscar Epfs based on the cover of Jupiter record "Songs about Greece". Shelfmark: Durrell 48/1

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The Greek Islands

The Greek Islands. Faber, 1978. Presentation copy to Shirley Thomas from the author. With press-cuttings inserted. Shelfmark: Durrell 56

[Danish translation]
De graeske oer, på dansk ved Finn Messell. Kobenhavn: Det Schønbergske Forlag, 1980. Shelfmark: Durrell 56/2

[German translation]
Griechische Inseln, Deutsch von Edwin Ortmann. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 56/1

[German translation]
Griechische Inseln, Deutsch von Edwin Ortmann. Zürich: Buchclub Ex Libris, 1979. Shelfmark: Durrell 56/4

[Swedish translation]
De grekiska öarna, övers: attning av Jadwiga. P. Westrup. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 56/3

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Henri Michaux: the poet of supreme solipsism. Birmingham: Delos, 1990. No. 41 of 50 copies bound in buckram and signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 63

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The Ikons

The Ikons, and other poems. Faber, 1966. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 44

The Ikons, and other poems. Faber, 1966. [Uncorrected proof copy]. Shelfmark: Durrell 44/1

The Ikons, and other poems. Redding Bridge, Conn.: Black Swan Books, c1981. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 44/2

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An Irish Faustus

An Irish Faustus. Faber, 1963. [An uncorrected proof copy.] Shelfmark: Durrell 40/3

An Irish Faustus. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1964. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 40

An Irish Faustus [adapted by Penelope Durrell Hope]. Birmingham: Delos, 1987. Hardback. Shelfmark: Durrell 40/1

An Irish Faustus [adapted by Penelope Durrell Hope]. Birmingham: Delos, 1987. Paperback. Presentation copy to Alan and Shirley [Thomas] from the publisher. Shelfmark: Durrell 40/2

[French translation]
Un Faust irlandais. Traduit ... par F. J. Temple. [Paris]: Gallimard, 1974. Author’s presentation copy to Alan Gradon Thomas and Shirley Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 40/4

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Justine

Justine. Faber, 1957. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 27

Justine. Faber, 1957. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/3

Justine. Faber, 1961. With a letter to Alan G. Thomas inserted and with MS. notes towards a French translation. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/2.

Justine. New York: Dutton, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/1

[Arabic translation]
Justin: riwaya, tarjamatha an al-inkiliziya Salma al-Khadra al-Jiyus. Bayr ut: Dar al-Talia, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/18

[Danish translation]
Justine, [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. Kobenhavn: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/16

[Danish translation]
Justine [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. [Kobenhavn]: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/16a

[Finnish translation]
Justine: romaani kiehtovasta Aleksandrian kaupungista ja rakkauden ongelmasta, suomentanut T. A. Engström. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/17

[German translation]
Justine [aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson]. Stuttgart: Deutscher Bücherbund, [1963]. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/5

[German translation]
Justine [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Maria Carlsson]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/19

[German translation]
Justine [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Maria Carlsson]. [Gütersloh]: Bertelsmann, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/4

[German translation]
Justine [aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson]. Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/6

[German translation]
Justine, Balthazar
[Justine: aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson übersetzt. Balthazar: aus dem Englischen von Gerda v. Uslar und Maria Carlsson übersetzt]. Stuttgart: Europäischer Buchklub, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/4

[Greek translation]
Ioustine: mythistorema.
Athenai: Ekdoseis Gregore, c1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/13

[Japanese translation]
Jusutinu, Takamatsu Yuichi yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shirisha, Showa 35 [1960]. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/20

[Japanese translation]
Jusutinu, Maunto Orivu, Takamatsu Yuichi yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Showa 39 [1964]. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/5

[Norwegian translation]
Justine, oversatt av Trygve Greiff. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell27/15

[Portuguese translation]
Justine. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/9

[Portuguese translation]
Justine. [Lisboa?]: Ulisseia, 1973. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/10

[Spanish translation]
Justine. Barcelona: Aymà, 1969. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/8

[Spanish translation]
Justine: el Cuarteto de Alejandría. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, c1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/7

[Swedish translation]
Justine: oversättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Ljus, 1958. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/14

[Swedish translation]
Justine [oversättning av Aida Törnell]. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1967. Shelfmark: Durrell 27/14a

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Key to modern poetry. Peter Nevill, 1952. Presentation copy to T.S.E. [Eliot] from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 20

Key to modern poetry. Peter Nevill, 1952. Signed by the author with annotations by Alan Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 20/1

A Landmark gone. [An article on Corfu. Reprinted from ‘ Middle East Anthology.’]. Privately printed: Los Angeles, 1949. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 17

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Livia

Livia, or, Buried alive: a novel. Faber, 1978. Presentation copy to A.G. and Shirley Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 57

Livia, or, Buried alive. New York: Penguin, 1984. Shelfmark: Durrell 57/1

[Finnish translation]
Livia, suomentanut Jussi Nousiainen. Helsinki: Kirjayhtymä, 1985. Shelfmark: Durrell 57/2

[Portuguese translation]
Livia, ou, Enterrada viva. São Paulo: Abril Cultural, 1985. Shelfmark: Durrell 57/5

[Portuguese translation]
Livia, ou, Enterrada viva. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira, 1980. Shelfmark: Durrell 57/4

[Spanish translation]
Livia, o, Enterrado en vida, el Quinteto de Avignon. Barcelona: Versal, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 57/3

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Mass for the Old Year. [A poem. By Lawrence Durrell.]. [Bournemouth,] 1935. With a sketch by the author entitled "Christmas has cooked my goose properly". Shelfmark: Durrell 5

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Monsieur, or, The prince of darkness

Monsieur, or, The prince of darkness. Faber, 1974. Presentation copy to Shirley from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 52

Monsieur, or, The prince of darkness. Faber, 1974. With manuscript corrections, and an inscription from the author to Alan [Thomas]. Shelfmark: Durrell 52

Monsieur. New York: Penguin, 1984. Shelfmark: Durrell 52/2a

[French translation]
Monsieur, ou, Le Prince des Ténèbres, traduit de l’anglais par Henri Robillot. Paris: Gallimard, 1988. Shelfmark: Durrell 52/3

[Greek translation]
Monsieur e Ho Prinkepas tou Zophou. Athena: Hellenike Euroekdotike, c1974. Shelfmark: Durrell 52/4

[Spanish translation]
Monsieur, o, El Príncipe de las Tinieblas, el Quinteto de Avignon. Barcelona: Versal, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 52/5

[Swedish translation]
Monsieur eller Morkrets furste översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1977. Shelfmark: Durrell 52/6

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Mountolive

Mountolive. Faber, 1958. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 30

 

Mountolive. Faber, 1958. Proof copy, with compliments slip from the publishers. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/18

[Danish translation]
Mountolive [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. Kobenhavn: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/3

[Danish translation]
Mountolive [oversat af Elsa Gress Wright]. [Kobenhavn]: Grafisk, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/2

[Dutch translation]
Mountolive. Leiden: Sijthoff, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/4

[Finnish translation]
Mountolive: romaani kiehtovasta Aleksandrian kaupungista ja rakkauden ongelmasta, suomentanut T. A. Engström. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/5

[German translation]
Mountolive: Roman [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Maria Carlsson und Gerda v. Uslar]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/9

[German translation]
Mountolive: Roman [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Maria Carlsson und Gerda v. Uslar]. [Gütersloh]: Bertelsmann, [196-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/8

[German translation]
Mountolive: Roman [aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson und Gerda v. Uslar]. Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/6

[German translation]
Mountolive: Roman [aus dem Englischen von Maria Carlsson und Gerda v. Uslar]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/7

[Japanese translation]
Maunto orivu, Takamatsu Yuichi yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shirisha, Showa 37 [1962]. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/11

[Japanese translation]
Jusutinu, Maunto Orivu, Takamatsu Yuichi yaku. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Showa 39 [1964]. Shelfmark: Durrell 33a/5

[Norwegian translation]
Mountolive, oversatt av Trygve Greiff. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/17

[Portuguese translation]
Mountolive. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/12

[Spanish translation]
Mountolive: el Cuarteto de Alejandría. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/13

[Spanish translation]
Mountolive: el Cuarteto de Alejandría. Barcelona: Edhasa, 1979. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/14

[Swedish translation]
Mountolive [översättning av Aida Törnell]. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1967. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/15

[Swedish translation]
Mountolive: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 30/16

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Nunquam

Nunquam: a novel. Faber, 1970. Presentation copy from Lawrence Durrell, with dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 154

[Portuguese translation]
Nunquam. Rio de Janeiro: Expressão e Cultura, 1971. Shelfmark: Durrell 47/2

[Swedish translation]
Nunquam: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1970. Shelfmark: Durrell 47/3

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On seeming to presume. Poems. Faber, 1948. In first issue binding, with dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 150

On the suchness of the old boy. Turret Books, 1972. No. 105 of an edition of 226 copies, presented to Alan and Shirley Thomas by the author, and with a sketch of Sappho Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 50

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Panic Spring (by "Charles Norden", ie Lawrence Durrell)

Panic spring. A romance. Faber, 1937. With a letter from Th. Stephanides to Alan Thomas inserted. Shelfmark: Durrell 7

Panic spring: a romance. Faber, 1937. With a few manuscript corrections. Shelfmark: Durrell 7/1

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A Persian lady. [Edinburgh]: Tragara Press, [1963]. One sheet, in cylinder. Shelfmark: Durrell 39

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Pied Piper of Lovers

Pied Piper of lovers. [A novel.] Cassell & Co, 1935. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 6

 

Pied Piper of lovers. [Cassell], [1935]. With MS corrections. Shelfmark: Durrell 6/1

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The Plant-magic man. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1973. Shelfmark: Durrell 516

The Poetry of Lawrence Durrell. New York: Dutton, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 34a

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Pope Joan (by Emmanuel Royidis, trans. Durrell)

Pope Joan. A romantic biography ... Translated ... by Lawrence Durrell. [With a portrait.] Derek Verschoyle, 1954. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 65

The Curious history of Pope Joan, translated out of the modern Greek of Emmanuel Royidis by Lawrence Durrell, and illustrated by John Buckland-Wright. Rodney Phillips & Green, 1947. Shelfmark: Durrell 65/3

Pope Joan: a romantic biography, by Emmanuel Royidis, translated from the Greek by Lawrence Durrell. Derek Verschoyle, 1953. Shelfmark: Durrell 65/4

Pope Joan, translated and adapted from the Greek of Emmanuel Royidis by Lawrence Durrell. New York: Overlook Press, c1960 [i.e.1972]. Shelfmark: Durrell 65/1

Pope Joan, Lawrence Durrell, translated and adapted from the Greek of Emmanuel Royidis. New York: Penguin, 1974. Shelfmark: Durrell 65/2

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Premature epitaphs and all: by L. D. Alexandria: [L. Durrell], 1944. One of an edition of six copies. Signed by the recipient, Gwyn Williams. Shelfmark: Durrell 10

A Private country. Faber, 1943. Presentation copy by the author. With dustjacket. Shelfmark: Durrell 143

A Private country. Faber, 1943. Proof copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 144

Private drafts. [Poems]. Nicosia: Proodos Press, 1955. Privately printed. One of an edition of 100 copies. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 22

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Prospero’s Cell

Prospero’s cell. A guide to the landscape and manners of the island of Corcyra. [With plates and maps.]. Faber, 1945. With dust jacket. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from Th. Stephanides. Shelfmark: Durrell 11

[German translation]
Schwarze Oliven: Korfu, Insel der Phääken [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Peter Bermbach in Zusammenarbeit mit Herbert Zand]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1963. Shelfmark: Durrell 11/1

[Swedish translation]
Prosperos cell: en bok om Korfu, översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 11/2

[Swedish translation]
Prosperos cell, overs: översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 11/3

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Quaint fragment. [London]: Cecil Press, 1931. Photocopy of the copy in the University of California Library. Shelfmark: Durrell 1

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Quinx, or The Ripper’s Tale

Quinx, or, The Ripper's tale: a novel. Faber, 1985. Presentation copy to A.G. and Shirley Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 62

Quinx, or, The Ripper's tale: a novel. Faber, 1985. Presentation copy to A.G. Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/1

Quinx, or, The Ripper’s tale. New York: Viking, 1985. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/2

[French translation]
Quinte, ou, La version Landru: roman, traduit de l’anglais par Paule Guivarch. Paris: Gallimard, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/4

[German translation]
Fünfauge, oder, Was der Frauenmörder erzählt: Roman [Deutsch von Susanne Lepsius]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1989. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/3

[Portuguese translation]
Quinx, ou, A história do estripador. Lisboa: Difel, 1987. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/6

[Spanish translation]
Quinx, o el relato del asesino: el Quinteto de Avignon. Barcelona: Versal, 1986. Shelfmark: Durrell 62/5

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The Red limbo lingo: a poetry notebook. Faber, 1971. No. 47 of 100 copies signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 49

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Reflections on a Marine Venus

Reflections on a marine Venus. A companion to the landscape of Rhodes. [With plates.]. Faber, 1953. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 21

Reflections on a marine Venus. Faber, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 21/2

[French translation]
Vénus et la mer, traduit de l’anglais par Roger Giroux. Paris: Buchet/Chastel, 1962. Shelfmark: Durrell 21/6

[German translation]
Leuchtende Orangen: Rhodos, Insel des Helios [aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Herbert Zand]. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 21/3

[Swedish translation]
Afrodite från havet: en bok om Rhodos översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1964. Shelfmark: Durrell 21/5

[Swedish translation]
Afrodite från havet: en bok om Rhodos översättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: PAN/Norstedts, 1978. Shelfmark: Durrell 21/4

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Sappho, a play in verse

Sappho, a play in verse. Faber, 1950. Signed by the author and the cast of the first performance. Shelfmark: Durrell 19

[Spanish translation]
Safo. Buenos Aires: Editorial Sudamericana, 1964. Shelfmark: Durrell 19/1

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Sauve qui peut

See also Esprit de corps, selections of which were translated with selections of this work

Sauve qui peut; Nicolas Bentley drew the pictures. Faber, 1966. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from Nicolas Bentley. Shelfmark: Durrell 43

[Portuguese translation]
Salve-se quem puder! [Lisboa]: Ulisseia, 1985. Shelfmark: Durrell 43/2

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Sebastian

Sebastian, or, Ruling passions: a novel. Faber, 1983. Presentation copy to A. G. Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 61

Sebastian, or Special tastes. Faber, 1983. Shelfmark: Durrell 61/1

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Selected poems. Faber, 1956. Proof copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 24

Selected poems of Lawrence Durrell, selected and with an introduction by Alan Ross. Faber, 1977. Presentation copy to Alan [Thomas] from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 24b

Sicilian Carousel

[Portuguese translation]
Carrossel siciliano. Lisboa: Livros do Brasil, 1992. Shelfmark: Durrell 55/2

Smile in the Mind’s Eye

[Portuguese translation]
Um sorriso nos olhos da alma. Lisboa: Quetzal, [1990]. Shelfmark: Durrell 58

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Spirit of Place

Spirit of place. Letters and essays on travel ... Edited by Alan G. Thomas. Faber, 1969. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 46

Spirit of place: letters and essays on travel, edited by Alan G. Thomas. New York: Dutton, c1969. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 46/1

Spirit of place: letters and essays on travel. Edited by Alan G. Thomas. New York: E.P.Dutton, 1971. Shelfmark: Durrell 46/2

Spirit of place. Faber, 1988. Shelfmark: Durrell 46/3

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Stiff Upper Lip

See also Esprit de corps, selections of which were translated with selections of this work

Stiff upper lip. Life among the diplomats ... Nicolas Bentley drew the pictures. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1959. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas, signed by the illustrator and also by Durrell. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 155

Stiff upper lip, Nicholas [sic] Bentley drew the pictures. Faber, 1958. Shelfmark: Durrell 31/1

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Ten poems. Caduceus Press, 1932. No. 2 of an edition of 12 de luxe copies, signed by the author and apparently presented to himself. Shelfmark: Durrell 2

Transition: poems. Caduceus Press, 1934. Presentation copy to "Allen" from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 4

The Tree of idleness, and other poems. Faber, 1955. [Page proof]. Shelfmark: Durrell 23/1

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Tunc

Tunc. Faber, 1968. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 45

[French translation]
Tunc, traduit de l’anglais par Roger Giroux. Paris: Gallimard, 1979. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/2

[German translation]
Tunc: Roman, Deutsch von Susanne Lepsius. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1969. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/3

[Norwegian translation]
Tunc: roman, oversatt av Helge Simonsen. Oslo: Gyldendal, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/4

[Portuguese translation]
Tunc. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/5

[Portuguese translation]
Tunc. [Rio de Janeiro]: Expressão e Cultura, 1969. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/6

[Portuguese translation]
Tunc. [Lisboa?]: Ulisseia, [197-?]. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/7

[Spanish translation]
Tunc. Barcelona: Edhasa, 1985. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/8

[Swedish translation]
Tunc: oversättning av Aida Törnell. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 45/9

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Vega and other poems. Faber, 1973. Signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 51

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White Eagles Over Serbia

White eagles over Serbia. [A novel.] Faber, 1957. Presentation copy to Alan and Ella Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 28

[Dutch translation]
Witte adelaars boren Servië. Leiden: Sijthoff, 1963. Shelfmark: Durrell 28/2

[Dutch translation]
Witte adelaars boren Servië. Utrecht: Bruna, 1980. Shelfmark: Durrell 28/4

[Finnish translation]
Serbian valkoiset kotkat, suomentanut T. A. Engström. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1964. Shelfmark: Durrell 28/6

[French translation]
Les aigles blancs de Serbie, traduit de l’anglais par Paule Guivarch. Paris: Gallimard, 1988. Shelfmark: Durrell 28/5

[German translation]
Weisse Adler über Serbien: ein Abenteuerroman für jugendliche Leser [aus dem Englischen übertragen von Christian Spiel]. Berlin: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1966. Shelfmark: Durrell 28/1

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Zero, and Asylum in the snow. Two excursions into reality. Rhodes, 1946. Privately printed. Presentation copy from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 13

Published letters 

Art and Outrage

Art and outrage. A correspondence about Henry Miller between A. Perlès and Lawrence Durrell. With an intermission by Henry Miller. [With a portrait.]. Putnam, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 32

[Finnish translation]
Kirjeita, Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, Alfred Perlès, suomentanut T. A. Engström, Pentti Saarikoski, Seppo Ilmari. Helsinki: Taikajousi, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 32/4

[German translation]
Kunst und Provokation: ein Briefwechsel, Henry Miller, Alfred Perlès, Lawrence Durrell. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1960. Shelfmark: Durrell 32/1

[Norwegian translation]
Kunst og provokasjon: en brevveksling om Henry Miller mellom Lawrence Durrell og Alfred Perlès, med bidrag av Henry Miller. Oslo: Cappelen, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 32/2

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Briefwechsel über "Actis:" Lawrence Durrell, Gustaf Gründgens [Die Briefe Lawrence Durrells wurden von Robert Schnorr aus dem Englischen übersetzt.] Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt, c1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 35

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A Private Correspondence

Lawrence Durrell [and] Henry Millar: a private correspondence, edited by George Wickes. Faber, 1963. With a letter from the publishers to Alan G. Thomas inserted. Shelfmark: Durrell 37/1

[Finnish translation]
Yksityinen kirjeenvaihto, Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell, toimittanut George Wickes, suomentanut Matti Rossi. Jyväskylä: Gummerus, 1964. Shelfmark: Durrell 37/3

 

[Portuguese translation]
Correspondência, Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller. Lisboa: Ulisseia, 1965. Shelfmark: Durrell 37/4

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The Durrell-Miller letters 1935-80, edited by Ian S. MacNiven. Faber, 1988. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Durrell 146

Literary lifelines: the Richard Aldington-Lawrence Durrell correspondence, edited by Ian S. MacNiven and Harry T. Moore. Faber, 1981. Presentation copy to Alan and Shirley Thomas from Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 59

Ofuku shokanshu, Henri Mira, Rorensu Dareru, Nakagawa Satoshi, Tazaki Kenzo yaku. Tokyo: Chikuma Shobo, 1973. Shelfmark: Durrell 37/2

Other books with Durrell associations 

Winifred Agar [et al.] One hundred & one ballades. Contributed by Winifred Agar, Sidney Allnutt [and others] ... With illustrations by John Nash. Cobden-Sanderson, 1931. Lawrence Durrell’s copy, signed by him in 1931. Shelfmark: Durrell 108

Richard Aldington, Réverie dans le jardin du Luxembourg, Dream in the Luxembourg: édition bilingue, version française de Catherine Aldington, préface de Lawrence Durrell. Arles: Actes Sud, 1986. Presented to Alan Gradon Thomas and Shirley Thomas by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 76

Robert Allan, Lo poèma dis amics, Le poème des amis: teeto provençal en graphie occitane et traduction française. Avignon: Editions de la Méditerranée, [1963]. Presentation copy from the author to Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 132

Marc Alyn, [Le grand suppositoire.] The Big supposer. A dialogue with Marc Alyn. Translated ... by Francine Barker. Illustrated with paintings by Lawrence Durrell. Abelard-Schuman, 1973. Shelfmark: Durrell 50a

Antología de poetas ingleses modernos, introducción de Dámaso Alonso. Madrid: Gredos, c1963. Shelfmark: Durrell 84

Abelardo Arias, Minotauroamor. Buenos Aires, 1966. Presentation copy to Faber, with "homage to Lawrence Durrell" from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 109

Elias Benezes, Aeolia ... Translated ... by E.D. Scott-Kilvert. [A novel.] [Proof copies.]. William Champion, 1949. Shelfmark: Durrell 66

Michel Bernard, La Plage. Roman. Paris, 1959. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 121

Books worth reading: selected from the book reviews in ... Sunday referee [by W. E. Hayler Preston and Richard Aldington]. [London]: [Sunday Referee], [1930?]. Given to Alan G. Thomas by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 100

Roger Borderie, La Naissance. (Roman.). [Paris,] 1967. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 117

Roger Bowen, Many histories deep: the personal landscape poets, 1940-45, Madison [N.J.]: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, c1995. Shelfmark: Durrell 156

O.G. Bradbury (ed.), 10 poets, 10 poems, Graphix Press, Ealing School of Art, 1971. Shelfmark: Durrell 80

Brassaï, Paris de nuit, Nächtliches Paris, mit Texten von Paul Morand, Lawrence Durrell und Henry Miller. München: Schirmer/Mosel, 1979. Shelfmark: Durrell 82

Eduardo Césarman, Hombre y entropía. México D.F.: Editorial Pax-México, 1974. Presentation copy from the author to Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 129

Rosemarie Clausen, Theater. Gustaf Gründgens inszeniert. Hamburg: Christian Wegner, [1960]. Presentation copy to Alan G. Thomas from Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 101

Antony Daniells, Uzès en dessins, 28 dessins et textes d’Antony Daniells, présentation de Lawrence Durrell. [Uzès?]: [The author], 1978. French text; preface in English with French translation. Shelfmark: Durrell 77

Elizabeth David. The Baking of an English loaf. Elizabeth David, [1969]. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 120

Antoine Denat, Fragmenté terrestres (ou célestes): roman périphysique. Sydney: G. Moertel, 1960. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 127

Robert C. De Smet (ed.), Pen as pencil. Drawings and paintings by British authors. With a preface by Lawrence Durrell. [Kruishoutem: printed by Meirsschaut, [1973]]. Catalogue of an exhibition at the International Culture Center, Antwerp, 6 October-4 November 1973, at the Royal Library, Brussels, 1December 1973-26 January 1974. Arranged for Europalia 73 - Great Britain by the National Book League in co-operation with the British Council. Presentation copy to Alan and Shirley Thomas from Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 74

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Gerald Durrell

[A collection of works, mostly by Gerald Durrell, presented by him to Alan G. Thomas]. 1953-1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 134-141

The Garden of the gods. Collins, 1978. [Another copy.]. Presentation copy to Alan and Shirley Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 139

The Mockery bird. Collins, 1981. Presentation copy to Shirley and Alan Thomas from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 140

My family and other animals. [Reminiscences of the author’s boyhood on Corfu.] Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. [Proof copy.]. Shelfmark: Durrell 135

My family and other animals.. [Reminiscences of the author’s boyhood on Corfu.] Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. Presentation copy from Lawrence Durrell to Shirley Calantalis [afterwards Thomas] with MS. verses by Theodore Stephanides. Shelfmark: Durrell 136

My family and other animals. [Reminiscences of the author’s boyhood on Corfu.] Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. Presentation copy to Alan and Ella Thomas from Gerald and Margaret Durrell, with MS. verses by Theodore Stephanides. Shelfmark: Durrell 137

The Overloaded ark ... With illustrations by Sabine Baur. [An account of an animal collecting expedition to the British Cameroons.] Faber, 1953. Proof copy. Presentation copy from the author to Alan Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 134

The Whispering land. With illustrations by Ralph Thompson. [Proof copy.]. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 138

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E.T. Floyd Ewin, St. Paul’s Cathedral: colour souvenir. Pitkin Pictorials, c1965. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 105

E.T. Floyd Ewin, St. Paul’s Cathedral: the official record. Pitkin Pictorials, c1968. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 106

Robin Fedden, Personal landscape, Turret Books, 1966. Lawrence Durrell’s copy, signed by the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 110

Henry Fletcher, Sophie, and other touts: Paris sketches. New York: Exposition Press, c1968. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 130

Barbara M. Foster and Michael Foster, Forbidden journey: the life of Alexandra David-Neel. San Francisco: Harper & Row, c1987. Shelfmark: Durrell 84c

Roger Fournier, La Marche des grands cocus. Montréal: L’Actuelle, 1972. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 112

G.S. Fraser, Lawrence Durrell. A study ... With a bibliography by Alan G. Thomas. Faber, 1968. [Proof copy.]. Shelfmark: Durrell 97

G.S. Fraser, Lawrence Durrell. A critical study, etc. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 97a

G.S. Fraser, Lawrence Durrell. A study ... With a bibliography by Alan G. Thomas. Revised ed. Faber, 1973. [Proof copy.].Wanting pp. 161-190. P.191 to the end are marked copies of the sheets of the first edition. Shelfmark: Durrell 97b

"Free", pseud. [i.e. Abbott Hoffman.] Revolution for the hell of it. New York: Dial Press, 1968. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from Linda. Shelfmark: Durrell 122

A.W. Friedman, Lawrence Durrell and The Alexandria quartet: art for love’s sake. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, c1970. Shelfmark: Durrell 96

Ivan Gaussen, Sommières: promenade à travers son pass, préface de Laurence Durrell. Sommières: [The author?], 1968. Signed by Ivan Gaussen and Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 72

Daniel Gilles, The Anthill. Translated by Marigold Johnson. Chapman & Hall, 1962. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 119

G.P. Hamel, Progressive lines to kingdom coming. Cheltenham: G. P. Hamel, 1971. Presentation copy from the author to Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 126

Andreas S Ioannou, Anthologia Kyprion pezographon. Diegema-mythistorema-nouvela. [Athens,] 1956. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 104

Jack Kahane, Memoirs of a booklegger. Michael Joseph, 1939. With a handwritten reminiscence of Kahane by Lawrence Durrell on the front endpaper. Shelfmark: Durrell 145

Arno Karlen, White apples ... A novella, stories and fables. Macdonald, 1969. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 118

Alister Kershaw and Frédéric-Jacques Temple (eds.), Richard Aldington, an intimate portrait. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, [1965]. A chronological checklist of the books by Richard Aldington, prepared by Paul Schlueter: pp.175-186. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from L. C. Powell. Shelfmark: Durrell 81

D.H. Lawrence, Etruscan places ... Introduction by Lawrence Durrell. Photographs by Leonard von Matt. Folio Society, 1972. Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 73

D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s lover, preface by Lawrence Durrell, edited with an introduction by Ronald Friedland. New York: Bantam, 1968. Shelfmark: Durrell 72a

Raymond Le Ray, Errance, Nantes: S. Chiffoleau, [1960]. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author and artist. Shelfmark: Durrell 131

Edward Lear, Lear’s Corfu. An anthology drawn from the painter’s letters and prefaced by Lawrence Durrell. Including eight views of Corfu reproduced from the original. Corfu: Corfu Travel, [1965.] Presentation copy to Alan Thomas from Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 71

Desmond Leslie and George Adamski, Flying saucers have landed. New York: British Book Centre, 1954. Lawrence Durrell’s copy, with his bookplate. Shelfmark: Durrell 123

Edward Lucie-Smith (ed.), The Penguin book of satirical verse, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the compiler. Shelfmark: Durrell 111

Hugo Manning, This room before sunrise. Village Press, 1974. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 115

Herman Melville, Pierre, or The ambiguities. Edited by Robert S. Forsythe. New York: A. A., 1941. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 114

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Henry Miller

Black spring. Paris: Obelisk Press, 1936. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 124

Dear, dear Brenda, the love letters of Henry Miller to Brenda Venus, text by Brenda Venus, edited by Gerald Seth Sindell. New York: Morrow, c1986. Presentation copy from Lawrence Durrell to Alan Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 84a

The Gigantic sunrise. [Greece?]: [s.n.], [194-]. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 133a

The Intimate Henry Miller, with an introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell. New York: New American Library, 1959. Shelfmark: Durrell 148

Order and chaos chez Hans Reichel. Tucson, Ariz.: Loujon Press, c1966. With a letter to Alan G. Thomas enclosed. Shelfmark: Durrell 78

Tropic of Cancer. [With an introduction by Karl Shapiro.] New York: Grove Press, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 149

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H.F. Peters, My Sister, my spouse. A biography of Lou Andreas-Salomé. [With plates, including portraits.]. New York: W. W. Norton, [1962.]. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell, passed onto Sappho Durrell, from Anais [Nin]. Shelfmark: Durrell 116

David Pownall, The Raining tree war. Faber, 1974. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 103

Diego F Pró, Alberto Rougès. Tucuman: Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, 1967. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the author. Shelfmark: Durrell 128

Räkna ditt hjärtas slag: modern engelsk lyrik, i urval och tolkning av Göran Bengtson och Göran Printz-Påhlson [Swedish translations of modern English poetry]. Malmö: Cavefors, 1959. Includes poems by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 83

Kenneth Rexroth, Assays. [Reprinted articles.] New York: New Directions, [1961.]. With an article on Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 95

Anne Ridler (ed.), The Little book of modern verse. Chosen by A. Ridler. With a preface by T.S. Eliot. Faber, 1941. [Lawrence Durrell’s copy.] Shelfmark: Durrell 113.

Marcel Rouff, [La Vie et la passion de Dodin-Bouffant, gourmet.] The Passionate epicure ... Translated by Claude ... Illustrated by Charles Mozley. Faber, 1961. Shelfmark: Durrell 69

Marcel Rouff, [La Vie et la passion de Dodin-Bouffant, gourmet.] The Passionate epicure ... Translated by Claude ... Illustrated by Charles Mozley. Faber, 1961. [Uncorrected proof copy.] Shelfmark: Durrell 69/1

Mohamed Ali Sarwat, Letter from Egypt via Washington, D.C., Paris: [Booster], [1937?]. Lawrence Durrell’s copy. Shelfmark: Durrell 85a

Claude Seignolle, Un corbeau de toutes couleurs, préface de Lawrence Durrell. Paris: Denoël, 1962. Author’s and Lawrence Durrell’s presentation copy to Alan Pringle. Shelfmark: Durrell 70

Victor Selwyn (ed.), Return to 'Oasis': war poems and recollections from the Middle East, 1940-1946... with an introduction by Lawrence Durrell. Salamander Oasis Trust, 1980. Signed by Victor Selwyn, John Waller and Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 75

Wallace Southam, Poetry set in jazz: musical settings. Robbins Music Corporation, c1966. Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell from the composer. Shelfmark: Durrell 133

Theodore Stephanides, Island trails, introduction by Gerald Durrell. Macdonald, 1973. Presentation copy, with manusript poem, to Alan and Shirley Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 141

F J Temple [et al.], Hommage à Roy Campbell, etc. [By F. J. Temple and others. With portraits.] Montpellier, 1958. Signed by Lawrence Durrell and with a contribution by him. Shelfmark: Durrell 84b

F J Temple (ed. and trans.) Les Psaumes de la création. [Paris]: Robert Morel, 1962. Presented by Lawrence Durrell to Alan G. Thomas. Shelfmark: Durrell 102

Dylan Thomas, Twelve more letters. Turret, 1969.The letters included in this book form a supplement to the Selected letters of Dylan Thomas.Presentation copy to Lawrence Durrell, signed by Edward Lucie Smith and Bernard Stone. Shelfmark: Durrell 147

Nanos Valaorites, E timoria ton magon, Londino: [N. Valaorites], 1947. Presentation copy from the author to Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 125

J W Whelan (ed.), A Century observed: souvenir of St. Joseph’s College, North Point, Darjeeling, 1888-1988. Darjeeling: The College, [1988]. Shelfmark: Durrell 98

Reno Wideson, Portrait of Cyprus, with an introduction by Lawrence Durrell. The Hague: printed by Deppo Holland, [1969]. Shelfmark: Durrell 67

Periodicals with Durrell associations 

The Booster. New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1968. A reprint of the set, September 1937-Easter 1939. Signed by Perlès, Durrell and Henry Miller. Shelfmark: Durrell 85

Cyprus review. Nicosia, Cyprus Review. Holdings: vol. 10, no. 1 (Jan. 1954)-v. 10, no. 8 (Aug. 1954), v. 10, no. 10 (Oct. 1954)-v. 11, no. 2 (Feb. 1955), v. 11, no. 4 (Apr. 1955)-v. 12, no. 2 (Mar. 1956). Shelfmark: Durrell 86

Dire, trimestriel. Montpellier: Jean Vodaine, [1962?]-1967. Holdings: no. 4/5, no. 6; nouvelle série, no. 1, no. 3, no. 4/5, with contributions by Lawrence Durrell; no. 4/5 is a presentation copy to Alan and Ella Thomas from Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 87

Fénix. Montpellier: Fénix, 1966-[19--?]. Holdings: no. 1 (Jan. 1966), with a contribution by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 88

Personal landscape. Cairo: Bernard Spencer, 1942-1945. The set contains two copies of vol. 2, no. 4 (1945), one imperfect, but signed by Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 89

Personal landscape. [Vol.1], no.1 (Jan. 1942)-v.2, no.4 (1945). [Facsimile reprint]. Nendeln: Kraus, 1969. Shelfmark: Durrell 90

Réunion. Buenos Aires: Reunión, 1948-. Holdings: Año 1, no. 1, with a contribution by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 91

Rhinozeros. Itzehoe: Gebrüder Dienst, [196-]-[196-]. Holdings: an issue of 1962, with a contribution by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 92

Stroker. New York: Stroker, [197-]-. Holdings: no. 18 (1981), with a contribution by Lawrence Durrell. Shelfmark: Durrell 93

Miscellaneous small collections with Durrell associations 

[A collection of books presented by Lawrence Durrell, to Alan G. Thomas], 1931-1969. Shelfmark: Durrell 100-102

[A collection of books presented to or formerly belonging to Lawrence Durrell, and subsequently passed to Alan G. Thomas], 1931-1974. Shelfmark: Durrell 103-133

[Twenty-seven single issues of periodicals of which sets are held by the Library]. Shelfmark: Durrell 94

[A collection of single issues of periodicals, programmes and record sleeves with articles, notes, etc. concerning Lawrence Durrell], 1957-1991. Shelfmark: Durrell 99

[A collection of works about Lawrence Durrell made by Alan G. Thomas], 1961-1988. Shelfmark: Durrell 95-98

Bibliography 

Alan Thomas and James A Brigham, Lawrence Durrell: an illustrated checklist, Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, [1983]. Annotated with shelfmarks of items in the British Library’s printed collections. Shelfmark: Durrell 142