Author:Chesterton, G. K


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Irish Impressions

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $49.94

Publisher: London, W. Collins & Sons: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41923

243 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding, attractive early engraved bookplate. Cloth faded at spine and top edge, endpapers toned; a nice example of the First Edition of this classic Chesterton work. "Irish Impressions is an excellent work by the legendary G.K.Chesterton. Chesterton toured Ireland in 1918, a pivotal time in Irish history, to recruit volunteers for the English cause in World War One. While Chesterton was not much of a recruiter, he did produce this fun romp through Irish culture and history which presents a stark contrast between England and Ireland. T... View more info



By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, John Lane: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38477

Condition: Very Good

vi, 295 pages; Former owner's name on front endpaper and titlepage, clean and secure in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board. Quite a nice example of this scarce first edition with a few minor flaws: cloth rubbed at top edge of front board, small light spot on rear board, rear endpaper repaired. OCLC: 4703630 Thirty-five essays on miscellaneous subjects, such as human nature, current affairs, science and religion. Essays include COCKNEYS AND THEIR JOKES; ON RUNNING AFTER ONE'S HAT; PATRIOTISM AND SPORT; OXFORD FROM WITHOUT; ON POLITICAL SECRECY; LIME... View more info



By: Chesterton, G. K. ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt Jr.'s copy]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins: 1939

Seller ID: 42136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Clear Type Editions; Autograph; 384 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket, chipped at head of spine. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper: Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was a career intelligence officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and returned Mohammad Reza... View more info

POEMS With an Essay on the Author by G. K. Chesterton

By: Ruskin, John ; G. K. Chesterton

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1907

Seller ID: 40673

Condition: Very Good+

The Universal Edition; 197 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine. OCLC: 83609174 View more info