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Review Number 17.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, Autumn 1983.:

Seller ID: 32220


Wrappers, Very Good. View more info

Review Number 18.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, Spring 1984.:

Seller ID: 32221


Wrappers, Very Good. View more info

Review Number 19.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1985.:

Seller ID: 32222


Wrappers, Very Good. View more info

Image for Number 21. Titus Groan; a Radio Play.

Number 21. Titus Groan; a Radio Play.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1987/8.:

Seller ID: 32223


Wrappers, Very Good. Reproduces in full Peake’s own adaption of his novel for the radio which was broadcast by the BBC Third programme in 1956, with an introduction by Brian Sibley whose adaptation of Titus Groan and Gormenghast was broadcast almost thirty years later. View more info

Image for Number 22. Journey to Yugoslavia. [5 drawings]

Number 22. Journey to Yugoslavia. [5 drawings]

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1989.:

Seller ID: 32224


5 A4 size drawings in a portfolio with an introductory page by John Watney. Limited to 300 numbered copies. View more info

Image for Number 25. The Wit to Woo Compendium. Introduction by Duncan Bardorf; designed by Deidre Counihan

Number 25. The Wit to Woo Compendium. Introduction by Duncan Bardorf; designed by Deidre Counihan

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1992.:

Seller ID: 32226


Wrappers, Fine. Issued with a facsimile of the original theatre programme inserted. Limited to 200 copies. View more info

Image for Number 26. 10 Poems, with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

Number 26. 10 Poems, with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1993.:

Seller ID: 32227


Wrappers, Fine. Previously unpublished poems. Limited to 250 copies. View more info

Image for Number 27. 11 Poems, with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

Number 27. 11 Poems, with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1994.:

Seller ID: 32228


Wrappers, Fine. Previously unpublished poems. Limited to 250 copies. View more info

Image for Number 29. The Cave, or Anima Mundi, by Mervyn Peake with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

Number 29. The Cave, or Anima Mundi, by Mervyn Peake with an introduction by Brian Sibley.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1996.:

Seller ID: 32229


Wrappers. Fine. A facsimile of the original typescript. View more info

Number 30. The Cricket XI, with explanatory note by Sebastian Peake.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1997.:

Seller ID: 32230


Single colour illustration with separate explanatory note in a card portfoloio. View more info

Image for Number 31. Titus Alone: A New Life. Peake Papers.

Number 31. Titus Alone: A New Life. Peake Papers.

By: MERVYN PEAKE SOCIETY

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Mervyn Peake Society, 1999.:

Seller ID: 32231


Wrappers, Fine. A series of articles on Titus Alone with an introduction by Clare Peñate (Peake). View more info

MERVYN PEAKE [1911 - 1968] The Centenary Catalogue.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Michael S. Kemp Bookseller, 2011.:

Seller ID: 31332


For the previous 10 years or so I had been accumulating interesting items written and illustrated by Mervyn Peake in order to issue a catalogue devoted to him in the centenary year of his birth. Consisting of over 200 items; books, periodicals, posters, ephemera, oils, watercolours and drawings priced from £8.00 - £12,500.00 The A4 48 page full colour catalogue with 125 illustrations shows many rare and unusual items offered for sale. View more info

Image for Portrait of Vivien Leigh as Blanche Dubois in a Streetcar Named Desire. Original oil painting.

Portrait of Vivien Leigh as Blanche Dubois in a Streetcar Named Desire. Original oil painting.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £6,500.00

Publisher: c. 1951.:

Seller ID: 34664


Oil on board. c. 1951. signed. 11½ x 7¾ inches. Framed and glazed. Peake first met Lawrence Olivier in Germany in 1945 and would use this friendly meeting as an introduction in 1950 when he attempted to persuade Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh to produce and act in his play The Wit to Woo. According to Olivier, Leigh liked the play but his approaches came to nothing and they eventually gave upon it in 1952. During this period Vivien Leigh starred in Elia Kazan's film of Tennessee William's A Streetcar Named Desire. This haunting portrayal won Leigh an Oscar for the ro... View more info

Image for The Household Tales by the Brothers Grimm.

The Household Tales by the Brothers Grimm.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946.:

Seller ID: 40071


1st Edition. Bright yellow cloth. Fine in dust wrapper faded on the spine and with some minor wear and a few very small chips but a better than usual copy for this title which is prone to severe wear on the edges of the spine. PiP B10a View more info

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Adolf Hitler ‘Self Portrait’

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £4,250.00

Publisher: c. 1940.:

Seller ID: 38280


Ink wash, white water colour on blue paper. 11 x 8 inches, mounted, framed and glazed. From Peake's imaginary portfolio by the artist Hitler. When his application to join the War Artists’ Advisory Commission was shelved “...he imagined a propaganda leaflet in the form of a portfolio of pictures by the artist Hitler. The titles were conventional, such as ‘Mother and Child’ or ‘Landscape with Figures’, but they depicted a woman mourning her murdered infant, or peasants being shot. Although the Ministry of Information was initially excited by the series... View more info

Image for Mervyn Peake Exhibition at City of Westminster Public Library.

Mervyn Peake Exhibition at City of Westminster Public Library.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 22 January to 24 February 1968.:

Seller ID: 38199


Single sheet, 7½ x 5½ inches. Fine. “A comprehensive exhibition covering Peake’s work as novelist, playwright, poet and illustrator, including original drawings and manuscripts of the Titus Groan Trilogy.” The first major exhibition with 2 previously unpublished drawings on the handbill. View more info

Image for Bookplate. Ex Libris N. Asherson.

Bookplate. Ex Libris N. Asherson.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: [1951]:

Seller ID: 38202


Loose bookplate, probably removed from a book. Peake’s only known bookplate design, produced for Nehemiah Asherson, an ear specialist who treated Peake’s wife and children. View more info

Image for Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £80.00

Publisher: King’s Theatre, 1946.:

Seller ID: 38203


4 page programme with a drawing by Peake on the front cover. View more info

Image for Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £50.00

Publisher: King’s Theatre, 1946.:

Seller ID: 38204


4 page programme with a drawing by Peake on the front cover. Inscription in red ink at head of front cover. View more info

Image for Theatre Programme. The Insect Play, by the Brothers Capek.

Theatre Programme. The Insect Play, by the Brothers Capek.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Little Theatre, [1936]:

Seller ID: 38205


Mervyn Peake’s costume designs were first used in a 1932 production and used again for this production. The programme reproduces a drawing by Peake on the front cover. His designs were very well received by the press, and two of the designs were illustrated in the London Mercury the same year. View more info