A142 AN ANCIENT CASTLE 
a. First edition:
ROBERT GRAVES | An Ancient Castle | Illustrated by | Elizabeth Graves | [dot] | With an Afterword by | William David Thomas | [publisher’s emblem] | PETER OWEN ∙ LONDON
Collation: π 1 8 14 χ 1, 38 leaves.
[Note that π 1 is the front free endpaper and χ 1 is the rear free endpaper.] pp.[i]–[ii] blank; p. An Ancient Castle; p. blank; p. title-page; p. ISBN, rights reservation, publisher’s, copyright and printer’s notices; p.  Contents; p.  black and white illustration; pp.7–66 text and illustrations, with p. being unnumbered; pp.67–69 Afterword; pp.– blank.
21.5 × 13.7 cm. Bulk: 0.7/1.0 cm. White wove paper; all edges trimmed. White wove endpapers, pastedowns only. Bound in brown simulated cloth; front and back blank; spine stamped in silver, top to bottom: Robert Graves AN ANCIENT CASTLE Peter Owen
Price: £3.95. Number of copies: 1,000. Published 16 October 1980 in white dust-jacket printed in black, green and yellow. Jacket design by Keith Cunningham; jacket photo by Beryl Graves.
Notes: There is a variant binding of black simulated cloth.
The manuscript from which this edition was produced was sold by Graves, through Bertram Rota, to the University of British Columbia, Victoria, Canada, in 1975. This work has been translated into Spanish.
b. American issue (1981):
Robert Graves | [rule] | AN | ANCIENT | CASTLE | [rule] | Illustrated by Elizabeth Graves | With an Afterword by | William David Thomas | [publisher’s emblem] | Michael Kesend Publishing, Ltd.
Collation: [1–6] 7-55  57–69 [70–72]
p.  An Ancient Castle | [publisher’s emblem]; p.  blank; p.  title-page; p.  rights reservation, copyright, LOC and ISBN notices; p.  Contents; p.  black and white illustration; pp. 7-66 text and illustrations, with p.  being unnumbered; pp. 67-69 Afterword; pp.  –  blank.
20.9 × 13.5 cm. Bulk: 0.5/1.3 cm. White wove paper; all edges trimmed. Light blue wove endpapers. Bound in simulated blue cloth; front and back blank; spine stamped in gold: [down spine:] AN ANCIENT CASTLE Robert Graves MICHAEL KESEND
Price: $10.95. Number of copies: unknown. Published in 1981 in a white dust-jacket printed in blue, orange and black.
Note: There was a second impression in 1991 issued in both hardcover ($13.95) and paper covers ($8.95).
Reference: Sarner, p. 76.