Category: Bindings

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DÉSERT VIVANT. [THE LIVING DESERT]

DÉSERT VIVANT. [THE LIVING DESERT] Walt Disney C'est La Vie 1.

Disney, Walt; Marcel Aymé; Louis Bromfield; Albert Camus; Julian Huxley; François Mauriac; André Maurois; Henry de Montherlant

Paris: Walt Disney / Société Française Du Livre. 1954

First edition. Special issue / exemplaire imprimé spécialement. One of a handful of copies specially bound and produced for collaborators of the film and book. Quarto. Publisher's...

13676

£275.00

FOUR PLAYS.

FOUR PLAYS. Robert E. Lee; Mary Stuart; Abraham Lincoln; Oliver Cromwell

Drinkwater, John; [John Arthur Ransome Marriott]

London: Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd. 1923

First edition, first printing of Robert E. Lee, early printings of Mary Stuart, Abraham Lincoln and Oliver Cromwell. Four volumes bound in one. Beautifully bound in full green...

13551

£185.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN;

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN; Containing Original Poems, Tales and Translations; with notes by The Rev. Joseph Warton, D. D.; The Rev. John Warton, M.A.; and others. Including The Life Of Dryden by Dr. Johnson.

Dryden, John

London: George Routledge and Sons. 1867

Beautifully bound by Rivière in full tree calf with decorative tooling and five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles, borders and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges...

11048

£350.00

ARMATA, A Fragment; Together with

ARMATA, A Fragment; Together with THE SECOND PART OF ARMATA

Erskine, Thomas (1st Baron Erskine)

London: John Murray. 1817

First edition of both parts, each an inscribed presentation copy. Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary full red morocco gilt. All edges gilt. A very good copy, the attractive...

9081

£3,750.00

SIX PLAYS.

SIX PLAYS. "AND SO TO BED" (An Adventure With Pepys); IMPORTANT PEOPLE; THE SILVER CHORD; THE RISING GENERATION; THE PATSY; BERKELEY SQUARE

Fagan, J. B.; F. Wyndham Mallock; Sidney Howard; Wyn Weaver and Laura Leycester; Barry Conners; John L. Balderston (in collaboration with J. C. Squire)

London: Samuel French Ltd. 1924

First editions (with the exception of The Patsy which was previously published under the title "Love Lesson" in 1925). Six volumes in one. Large 8vo. Bound in half black morocco...

13554

£85.00

IAN FLEMING: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

IAN FLEMING: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

[Fleming, Ian] Gilbert, Jon

London: Queen Anne Press. 2012

First edition. Deluxe Issue. Signed by the author. Elegant quarter vellum binding with gilt ornament and coloured endpapers, in keeping with The Complete Works of Ian Fleming...

14898

£750.00

THE AFGHAN WARS: 1839-42 and 1878-80.

THE AFGHAN WARS: 1839-42 and 1878-80.

Forbes, Archibald

London: Seeley and Co., Limited. 1892

First edition. Contemporary half calf, five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Red cloth boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 337pp. Illustrated in black and white...

13804

£95.00

A HUNDRETH SUNDRIE FLOWRES

A HUNDRETH SUNDRIE FLOWRES

[Gascoigne, George]; [Edward de Vere]

London: Printed for Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald by the Shakespeare Head Press. 1926

Limited edition. One of 50 copies. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full red morocco, five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. Gilt decorated...

14507

£475.00

CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES DE SALOMON

CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES DE SALOMON

Gill, Eric illustrates; Port Royal French translation by Isaac Louis Le Maistre

Weimar: Cranach Presse / Paris: Editions de Cluny. 1931

First edition. Text in French. Beautiful and elegant full vellum by Henning Jensen, titles in gilt to the upper board, marbled endpapers with binder's gilt stamp to the rear...

14318

£4,650.00

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD A Tale. Supposed to be written by Himself.

Goldsmith, Oliver

Salisbury: Printed by B. Collins, for F. Newbery. 1766

First edition. Two volumes. Small 8vo. Bound in 19th century full tan calf with gilt ruled lines and decorated spines. The titles stamped in gilt on green labels. Marbled...

7941

£2,850.00

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

Goldsmith, Oliver; illustrated by William Mulready

London: John Van Voorst. 1843

First edition with these illustrations. Bound in half green morocco and marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt decorated titles and five raised bands to the spine. Top edge gilt. Some...

11225

£75.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard

London: Methuen Children's Books. 1971

First edition thus. Deluxe signed limited edition. Original publisher's full green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, in the publisher's printed slipcase. Five raised bands and titles in gilt...

15213

£2,000.00

I CLAUDIUS

I CLAUDIUS From The Autobiography Of Tiberius Claudius, Emperor Of The Romans.

Graves, Robert

London: Paradine Press. 1977

Limited edition. One of 100 copies, this numbered 57 and signed by the author. Publisher's purple morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate...

7435

£900.00

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM Ecclesiae Anglicanae.

Guild of Women-Binders; A. Gulielmo Bright; Petro Goldsmith Medd; [Book Of Common Prayer]

London: Rivington. 1872

Editio altera. Bound by a member of the Guild of Women-Binders in full calf, beautifully and elegantly decorated in blind to the upper board, the spine and lower board left plain....

14200

£425.00

THE PLAYS OF St. JOHN HANKIN.

THE PLAYS OF St. JOHN HANKIN. The Two Mr Wetherbys; The Return of the Prodigal; The Charity that Began at Home; The Cassilis Engagement; The Last of the De Mullins; The Burglar Who Failed; The Constant Lover; Thompson.

Hankin, St. John; introduction by John Drinkwater

London: Martin Secker. 1923

Second edition (the first was in 1912). Two volumes. Bound in burgundy half morocco, with five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Top edge stained red. Fore-edge and...

13553

£80.00

JUDE THE OBSCURE

JUDE THE OBSCURE

Hardy, Thomas; with an etching by H. Macbeth-Raeburn

London: Osgood, McIlvaine & Co. 1896

First edition, first printing. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and emblem to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Etched frontispiece and a map of Wessex at the...

15229

£225.00

FOUR PLAYS.

FOUR PLAYS. A Girl's Best Friend; Please Help Emily; The Supplanters; The Man In Possession.

Harwood, H. M.

London: Ernest Benn Ltd. 1930

First edition, first printing of each play. Four volumes bound in one. Bound in half red morocco, with five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers. A near...

13552

£85.00

BROADWAY

BROADWAY

Henderikse, Jan

New York and Rotterdam: Jan Henderikse / Uitgeverji Bébert Edition 1983

First edition. Signed by the artist. Original printed cardboard with stapled cotton ties. Photographic artist's book documenting New York's Broadway. 249 images laid out...

11503

£850.00

COLLECTED POEMS

COLLECTED POEMS

Hughes, Ted; edited by Paul Keegan

London: Faber and Faber 2003

First edition thus. Limited issue. Thick octavo. Publisher's original orange paper-covered boards, dark blue cloth spine with titles in gilt against a red background. Housed in...

14413

£325.00

ADAM AND THE SACRED NINE

ADAM AND THE SACRED NINE

Hughes, Ted; illustrated by Leonard Baskin

London: The Rainbow Press. 1978

First edition. Freida Hughes' copy. Signed by the author. Publisher's original full blue calf (by Gray of Cambridge) in the blue cloth slipcase. Frontispiece illustration by...

14410

£750.00

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