L.P. Harley Book Collection
A collection of printed first editions and critical studies of Leslie Poles Hartley (1895–1972), novelist, short-story writer and critic.
Among the works represented in first edition are:
- early writings, such as: Night Fears (1924), Simonetta Perkins (1925) and The Killing Bottle (1932)
- the trilogy: The Shrimp and the Anemone (1944), The Sixth Heaven (1944) and Eustace and Hilda (1947)
- The Go-Between (1953)
- the later novels: The Brickfield (1964) and The Betrayal (1966)
There are several advance copies, and not a few of the volumes carry inscriptions by the author.
The book collection complements an important collection of L.P. Hartley papers.
Recorded in general printed-book catalogue.