Mammon and the Black Goddess :: Robert Graves

Mammon and the Black Goddess :: Robert Graves soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Cassell, 1965, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Mammon; Nine Hundred Iron Chariots; Three Oxford Lectures on Poetry: Some Instances of Poetic Vulgarity; Technique in Poetry; The Poet in a Valley of Dry Bones; Real Women; Moral Principles in Translation; Intimations of the Black Goddess;

From the cover: Robert Graves is renowned for his remarkable diversity as poet, novelist, and mythologist. Yet, just as it is clearly Graves the poet who inspired the novelist and mythologist in his strictly fictional or historical works, so it is through the elusive White Goddess or Muse of his poetry that he speaks in these eight lectures, selected by him from a number originally given to a variety of audiences on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years. Each of these lectures works in its o…

Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier age-toning to the spine. A touch faded at the spine and the margins of the boards. The contents complete, clean and tight but with a little marking to the gutters of the lining papers.

Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 165 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Poetry catalogue?

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