26 February 2008

Sylvia Plath various items for sale

Sylvia Plath various items for sale

The London bookseller Peter Ellis is offering for sale a host of various Plath-related items. The current price, via ABEbooks.com, is just over $300 US. This price is likely subject to change based on currently foreign exchange rates.

The items for sale are:

The Harvard Advocate, vol. CI, no. 1. Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1967. Wrappers. Several early poems by Plath.

New Society, no. 302. London, 11 July 1968. Wrappers. Includes David Holbrook on Plath.
The New Yorker, vo. XLVI, no. 40. New York, November 21 1970. Wrappers. ''Gigolo'', a poem by Plath.

The New Yorker, XLVII, no. 3. New York, March 6 1971. Wrappers. Six poems by Plath.

San Francisco Book Review, no. 22. June, 1972. A4 format, wrappers. 38 pages. Includes an essay on Plath by Emily Leider.

The Listener, vol. 95. no. 2454. London, 22 April 1976. Wrappers. Includes an interview with Plath's mother.

The New Review, vol. 3, no. 26. London, May 1976. Wrappers. Memoir of Plath by Elizabeth Sigmund.

New Statesman, vol. 98, no. 2530. London, 14 September, 1979. Wrappers. Helen McNeil on Plath.

Times Literary Supplement, no. 4115. London, 12 February 1982. Wrappers. Alan Brownjohn on Plath's Collected Poems.

Island Magazine, no. 11. Tasmania, June 1982. Wrappers. Adam Philips on Plath.
''Private View'', no. 4. School of Art, CCAT, Cambridge. Spring, 1985. Large format. Wrappers.
Includes one of Plath's letters home, illustrated by James Boyd-Brent.

Photocopy of ''The Magic Mirror: A Study of the Double in Two of Dostoevsky's Novels'', submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of Special Honors in English, Smith College, 1955. 69 A4 sheets, preceded by three of preliminary matter.

Photocopy from Smith Review, Fall 1952, of Sunday at the Mintons', a story by Plath. Also a photocopy of the story as it appeared in Mademoiselle magazine.

Photocopy from Smith Review, Fall 1954, of ''In the Mountains'', a story by Plath.

Photocopy from Smith Review, Spring 1955, of ''Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowballs'', a story by Plath.

Also, a number, probably 40 or so, of photocopies of pieces on or by Plath, as well as bits of ephemera, such as a flier for Rose Leiman Goldemberg's Hampstead production of a play based on Plath's Letters Home (1975) and starring June Brown (Dot Cotton!).

The condition is listed, "Generally at least very good." I should note that the "Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowballs" may actually be "Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowsuit".

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Publications & Acknowledgements

  • BBC Four.A Poet's Guide to Britain: Sylvia Plath. London: BBC Four, 2009. (Acknowledged in)
  • Biography: Sylvia Plath. New York: A & E Television Networks, 2005. (Photographs used)
  • Connell, Elaine. Sylvia Plath: Killing the angel in the house. 2d ed. Hebden Bridge: Pennine Pens, 1998. (Acknowledged in)
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 3." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 119-138.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 4: Looking for New England." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012: 11-56.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 5: Reanimating the Past." Plath Profiles 6. Summer 2013: 27-62.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives, Redux." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 232-246.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives." Plath Profiles 2. Summer 2009: 183-208.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath. Oxford: Fonthill, 2017.
  • Death Be Not Proud: The Graves of Poets. New York: Poets.org. (Photographs used)
  • Doel, Irralie, Lena Friesen and Peter K. Steinberg. "An Unacknowledged Publication by Sylvia Plath." Notes & Queries 56:3. September 2009: 428-430.
  • Elements of Literature, Third Course. Austin, Tex. : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2009. (Photograph used)
  • Gill, Jo. "Sylvia Plath in the South West." University of Exeter Centre for South West Writing, 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Helle, Anita Plath. The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. (Photographs used, acknowledged in)
  • Helle, Anita. "Lessons from the Archive: Sylvia Plath and the Politics of Memory". Feminist Studies 31:3. Fall 2005: 631-652.. (Acknowledged in)
  • Holden, Constance. "Sad Poets' Society." Science Magazine. 27 July 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women, Motion Picture. Directed by Rachel Talbot. Brookline (Mass.): Jewish Women's Archive, 2007. (Photograph used)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Karen V. Kukil. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962. New York: Anchor Books, 2000. (Acknowledged in)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil (eds.). The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1, 1940-1956. London: Faber, 2017. Forthcoming.
  • Plath, Sylvia. Glassklokken. Oslo: De norske Bokklubbene, 2004. (Photograph used on cover)
  • Reiff, Raychel Haugrud. Sylvia Plath: The Bell Jar and Poems (Writers and Their Works). Marshall Cavendish Children's Books, 2008.. (Images provided)
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'A Fetish: Somehow': A Sylvia Plath Bookmark." Court Green 13. 2017.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'I Should Be Loving This': Sylvia Plath's 'The Perfect Place' and The Bell Jar." Plath Profiles 1. Summer 2008: 253-262.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'They Had to Call and Call': The Search for Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 106-132.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "A Perfectly Beautiful Time: Sylvia Plath at Camp Helen Storrow." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 149-166.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Proof of Plath." Fine Books & Collections 9:2. Spring 2011: 11-12.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Sylvia Plath." The Spoken Word: Sylvia Plath. London: British Library, 2010.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Textual Variations in The Bell Jar Publications." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "The Persistence of Plath." Fine Books & Collections. Autumn 2017: 24-29
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "This is a Celebration: A Festschrift for The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3 Supplement. Fall 2010: 3-14.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Writing Life" [Introduction]. Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning. Stroud, Eng.: Fonthill Media, 2014.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. Sylvia Plath (Great Writers). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2004.