The following books by or about members of the Powys family are held in the Historic Library & Rare Book Collection at Sherborne School:

Albert Reginald Powys (1881-1936).
(The Green 1895-1899).

A.R. Powys, Repair of Ancient Buildings (J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1929)

A.R. Powys, From the Ground Up: Collected Papers of A.R. Powys.  With an introduction by John Cowper Powys (JM Dent & Sons Ltd., 1937).

A.R. Powys, The English House (The Powys Society, 1992).

John Cowper Powys (1872-1963).
(Wildman’s House (Mapperty) 1886-1891).

John Cowper Powys, After My Fashion (London, Pan Books Ltd., 1980).

John Cowper Powys, All or Nothing (London, Macdonald, 1960).

John Cowper Powys, All or Nothing (London, Village Press, 1973). Presented to Sherborne School Library by M.R. Meadmore, April 1984.

John Cowper Powys, Autobiography (London, Macdonald, 1967).  With an introduction by J.B. Priestley.

John Cowper Powys, The Brazen Head (London, Macdonald, 1969).

John Cowper Powys, In Defence of Sensuality (London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1930).

John Cowper Powys, The Diary of John Cowper Powys 1931 (London, Jeffrey Kwintner, 1990).

John Cowper Powys, Dorothy M. Richardson (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Dostoievsky (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1946).

John Cowper Powys, Ducdame (London, Village Press, 1974).

John Cowper Powys, A Glastonbury Romance (London, Macdonald, 1966).

John Cowper Powys, Homer and the Aether (London, Macdonald, 1959). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, The Inmates (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by M.R. Meadmore, April 1984.

John Cowper Powys, In Spite of.  A Philosophy for Everyman (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Jobber Skald.  A Novel (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935).

John Cowper Powys, Lucifer. A Poem (London, Village Press, 1974). With wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Maiden Castle (London, Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1937).

John Cowper Powys, Maiden Castle (Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1990). The First Full Authoritative Edition.  Introduction by Ian Hughes.

John Cowper Powys, Mandragora Poems (London, Village Press, 1975).

John Cowper Powys, The Meaning of Culture (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Mortal Strife (London, Jonathan Cape, 1942).

John Cowper Powys, Mortal Strife (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Morwyn or The Vengeance of God (London, Village Press, 1974).

John Cowper Powys, Owen Glendower: An Historical Novel (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1941).

John Cowper Powys, The Owl, The Duck, and – Miss Rowe! Miss Rowe! (London, Village Press, 1975. Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Paddock Calls. A Play (London, Greymitre Books Ltd., 1984).

John Cowper Powys, A Philosophy of Solitude (London, Jonathan Cape, 1933).

John Cowper Powys, The Pleasures of Literature (London, Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1946).

John Cowper Powys, Poems 1899 (London, Village Press, 1975).  Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, A Selection from His Poems (London, Macdonald, 1964). Edited with an introduction by Kenneth Hopkins.

John Cowper Powys, Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages (London, Macdonald, 1951).

John Cowper Powys, Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages (London, Village Press, 1974).  Presented to Sherborne School Library by M.R. Meadmore, April 1984.

John Cowper Powys, Rabelais (London, The Bodley Head, 1948).

John Cowper Powys, Real Wraiths (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, The Religion of a Sceptic (London, Village Press, 1975).  Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Suspended Judgments. Essays on Books and Sensations (London, Village Press, 1975). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Three Fantasies (Manchester, Carcanet Press Ltd., 1985).

John Cowper Powys, Two & Two (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Up and Out (London, Macdonald, 1957). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Visions and Revisions: A Book of Literary Devotions (London, Macdonald, 1955).

John Cowper Powys, Visions and Revisions: A Book of Literary Devotions (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Weymouth Sands. A Novel (Cambridge, Rivers Press, 1973). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, October 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Wolf Solent (London, Jonathan Cape, 1929).

John Cowper Powys, Wolf Solent (London, Macdonald, 1961). Donated to Sherborne School Library by A.B. Gourlay, 1971.

John Cowper Powys. Wolf’s-Bane. Rhymes (London, Village Press, 1975). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

John Cowper Powys, Wood and Stone. A Romance (London, Village Press, 1974).

Iorwerth C. Peate (ed.), John Cowper Powys Letters 1937-54 (Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1974).

Louis Wilkinson (ed.), Letters of John Cowper Powys to Louis Wilkinson (London, Macdonald, 1958).

Louis Wilkinson (ed.), Letters of John Cowper Powys to Louis Wilkinson, 1935-1956 (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

Malcolm Elwin (ed.), Letters of John Cowper Powys to His Brother Llewelyn, 1902-1925. Vol. 1 (London, Village Press, 1975).

Malcolm Elwin (ed.), Letters of John Cowper Powys to His Brother Llewelyn, 1925-1939. Vol. 2 (London, Village Press, 1975).

Arthur Uphill (ed.), John Cowper Powys Letters to Nicholas Ross (London, Village Press, 1974). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

Ronald Hall, Letters to Henry Miller from John Cowper Powys, (London, Village Press, 1975). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

C.B. Roberts, Letters from John Cowper Powys to C. Benson Roberts (London, Village Press, 1975). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

Clifford Tolchard, Letters to Clifford Tolchard from John Cowper Powys, with a memoir by Clifford Tolchard (London, Village Press, 1975). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Gerald Pollinger, September 1977.

Anthony Head (ed.), The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Ichiro Hara (London, Cecil Woolf, 1990).

Robert Blackmore (ed.), The Letters of John Cowper Powys to G.R. Wilson Knight (London, Cecil Woolf, 1983).

Cedric Hentschel (ed.), The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Sven-Erik Täckmark (London, Cecil Woolf, 1983).

Paul Roberts (ed.), The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion (London, Cecil Woolf, 1990).

Malcolm Elwin (ed.), Confessions of Two Brothers. John Cowper Powys & Llewelyn Powys (London, Sinclair Browne, 1982).

Derek Langridge, John Cowper Powys: A Record of Achievement (London, The Library Association, 1966).

Laurence Powys, pseudonym of Francis Llewelyn Powys (1909-1998), NOT AN OLD SHIRBURNIAN.

Laurence Powys, At the Harlot’s Burial. Poems dedicated to Sylvia Townsend Warner & Charles Prentice (London, E. Lahr, 1930).

Littleton Charles Powys (1874-1955).
(Wildman’s House (Mapperty) then Abbey House 1886-1893).

Littleton C. Powys, The Joy of It (London, Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1937). Presented to Sherborne School Library by Sam Hey.

Littleton C. Powys, The Joy of It (London, Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1937).

Littleton C. Powys, Still the Joy of It (London, MacDonald, 1956). Donated to Sherborne School Library by A.B. Gourlay, 1971.

Littleton C. Powys, The Letters of Elizabeth Myers (London, Chapman & Hall, 1951).

Littleton Powys, The Powys Family: Being a Lecture Given by Him to the Swansea and South Wales Bookman’s Association in May, 1945, with some additions.  Inscribed ‘With all best wishes Littleton C Powys, Oct. 18 1952’.  Presented to Sherborne School, October 1952.

Littleton Powys, The Powys Family: Being a Lecture Given by Him to the Swansea and South Wales Bookman’s Association in May, 1945, with some additions.  Inscribed ‘With all best wishes Littleton C Powys, Oct. 18 1952’.

Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939).
(The Green 1899-1903).

Llewelyn Powys, A Baker’s Dozen (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1941).

Llewelyn Powys, Black Laughter (New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1924).

Llewelyn Powys, Black Laughter (London, Jonathan Cape, 1929).

Llewelyn Powys, The Cradle of God (London, Jonathan Cape, 1929).  Ex Libris, A. Cope.

Llewelyn Powys, Damnable Opinions (London, Watts & Co., 1935).

Llewelyn Powys, Dorset Essays (Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd., 1983).

Llewelyn Powys, Earth Memories (Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd., 1983).

Llewelyn Powys, Ebony and Ivory (London, The Richards Press, 1960).

Llewelyn Powys, Henry Hudson (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1927).

Llewelyn Powys, The Pathetic Fallacy. A Study of Christianity (London, Watts & Co., 1931).

Llewelyn Powys, Scenes from a Somerset Childhood (Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd., 1986).

Llewelyn Powys, Skin for Skin and The Verdict of Bridlegoose (London, The Bodley Head, 1948).

Llewelyn Powys, Somerset and Dorset Essays (London, Macdonald, 1957). With a foreword by John Cowper Powys.

Llewelyn Powys, Swiss Essays (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1947).

Llewelyn Powys, Thirteen Worthies (Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd., 1983).

Kenneth Hopkins (ed.), Llewelyn Powys.  A Selection from his Writings (London, Macdonald, 1952).

Louis Wilkinson (ed.), The Letters of Llewelyn Powys (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1943).

Malcolm Elwin, The Life of Llewelyn Powys (London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1946).

Theodore Francis Powys (1875-1953). NOT AN OLD SHIRBURNIAN.

Theodore. Essays on T.F. Powys. With a story by T.F. Powys, The Useless Woman, and some letters of T.F. Powys to Littleton C. Powys and Elizabeth Myers (Saint Albert’s Press, 1964). Contributors: Neville Braybrooke, Harry Coombes, Kenneth Hopkins, Elizabeth Muntz, Francis Powys, John Cowper Powys, Louis Wilkinson, Joy Wilson.

H. Coombes, T.F. Powys (London, Barrie and Rockliff, 1960).

Powys family.

A.B. Gourlay, ‘The Powys Brothers at Sherborne School’.  Reminiscences read by Kenneth Hopkins from a script prepared by A.B. Gourlay, 26 October 1974.

Kenneth Hopkins, The Powys Brothers. A Biographical Appreciation (Norfolk, Warren House Press, 1972).  Presented to Sherborne School Library by the author.

Richard Perceval Graves, The Brothers Powys (London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983).

 

See also:
The Powys family and Sherborne School
Books by or about Old Shirburnians and members of School staff
Historic Library & Rare Book Collection

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