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Casdagli Collection

200 items.

Part of the library of Olga Xenophon. Casdagli of Southport, Lancashire, bequeathed on her death in 1988. The collection comprises private press books of the 1920s and 1930s, particularly from the Golden Cockerel and Gregynog Presses, as well as works, many in signed first editions, of George Meredith, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde, T.S. Eliot, David Jones, Charles Morgan and Norman Douglas.

See also the Private Press collection.

Finding aids

Recorded in general printed-book catalogue.


The John Rylands Library

Using the reading rooms in the John Rylands Library