Olga X. Casdagli Book Collection

Date range: 1851-1964

Number of items: 88 items.

Part of the library of Olga Xenophon Casdagli (1911-1988) of Southport, Lancashire, bequeathed on her death. The collection comprises private press books from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, particularly from the Golden Cockerel and Cuala Presses. There are also works, many in signed first editions, of:

  • George Meredith (1828-1909);
  • Lewis Carroll (1832-1898);
  • Oscar Wilde (1854-1900);
  • T. S. Eliot (1888-1965);
  • David Jones (1895-1974);
  • Charles Morgan (1894-1958);
  • Norman Douglas (1868-1952);
  • W. B. Yeats (1865-1939).

See also:

Private Press Collection

Further Information:

Recorded in Library Search.