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CHESTERTON, G.K.

[Selected Early Works, From 1900 - 1915.]

[Including the Father Brown Stories]

Stock Code
94654
London, R. Brimley Johnson [and others], 1900
£4,500

Comprising 1) Greybeards At Play, 1900. Author's first book. 2) The Wild Knight and other poems, 1900. 3) The Defendant, 1901. 4) Twelve Types, 1902. A series of essays mainly on literary figures such as Charlotte Bronte and Tolstoy but also including Francis of Assissi, Charles II and Carlyle. 5) Robert Browning, 1903. 6) The Napoleon of Notting Hill, 1904. 7) G. F. Watts, 1904. 8) The Club of Queer Trades, 1905. 9) Heretics, 1905. 10) Charles Dickens, 1906. 11) All Things Considered, 1908. 12) The Man Who Was Thursday, 1908. 13) Tremendous Trifles, 1909. 14) Orthodoxy, 1909 (actually published in 1908). 15) What's Wrong With The World, 1910. 16) Alarms and Discursions, 1910. 17) The Ball and the Cross, 1910. 18) George Bernard Shaw, 1910. 19) Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens, 1911. 20) The Ballad of the White Horse, 1911. 21) The Innocence of Father

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First editions, 8vo., variants, 30 volumes, some with illustrations, occasional light foxing to some pages in some volumes but in the main very good, uniformly bound by Hatchards in half crimson morocco, handsome gilt tooling to spines, top edges gilt, light spotting to remaining edges, otherwise an very good collection.

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