Category: Bindings

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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

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

THE

THE "CONTOUR" ROAD BOOK OF SCOTLAND A Series Of Elevation Plans Of The Roads, With Measurements and Descriptive Letterpress.

Inglis, Harry R G

Edinburgh: Gall and Inglis. 1897

Publisher's original soft burgundy leather with titles in gilt to the upper cover. All edges gilt. With 500 Maps and Plans. An attractive better than very good copy, the binding...

13985

£45.00

ULYSSES

ULYSSES

Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927

Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to...

13566

£1,250.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS Reprinted from the original editions, with notes by Francis T. Palgrave

Keats, John

London: Macmillan and Co. 1929

Duodecimo. Beautiful contemporary Riviere and Son binding of full brown morocco, the upper and lower boards decorated and ruled in gilt. The spine with five raised bands,...

12331

£150.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

Keats, John; edited with an introduction and textual notes by H. Buxton Forman, C.B.

London: Humphrey Milford 1914

Enlarged edition on India paper. Beautifully bound in brown morocco by Riviere and Son. Decorative panelled tooling to the upper and lower boards, three raised bands and titles in...

12910

£275.00

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK

Lang, Andrew (illustrated by H. J. Ford and G. P. Jacomb Hood)

London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1889

First edition, first printing. Beautiful early 20th century binding of blue half morocco over marbled boards. With five raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Top...

8725

£300.00

THE HISTORY OF SIGNBOARDS,

THE HISTORY OF SIGNBOARDS, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. With One Hundred Illustrations in Fac-Simile by J. Larwood.

Larwood, Jacob, & John Camden Hotten

London: John Camden Hotten. 1867

Handsomely bound by Bumpus of Oxford. Half red morocco, five raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. Hand coloured frontispiece and 19 black and white plates. A fine copy.

10976

£100.00

THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE

THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE

Le Sage, Alain René; translated by Tobias Smollett; biographical note by George Saintsbury; illustrated by Ricardo de los Rios

London: J. C. Nimmo and Bain. 1881

Limited edition. Three volumes. Beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf in full red morocco, five raised bands with gilt floral decoration, single ruled compartments and titles in gilt to...

14504

£750.00

GO SET A WATCHMAN

GO SET A WATCHMAN

Lee, Harper

London: William Heinemann. 2015

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original tan leather, the upper cover with a large black illustration of a mocking bird on a branch, the titles blind-stamped to...

12125

£3,750.00

CHARLES O'MALLEY: THE IRISH DRAGOON

CHARLES O'MALLEY: THE IRISH DRAGOON

[Lever, Charles]; Harry Lorrequer

Dublin: William Curry, Jun and Company. 1841

First edition. Two volumes. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf in full red morocco, five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. Gilt Celtic-style...

14506

£320.00

TO A PROUD PHANTOM

TO A PROUD PHANTOM

Limebeer, Ena

London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press. 1923

First edition, first printing. Publisher's multicoloured marbled paper covered boards, white title label printed in black to the upper board. 32pp. An excellent near fine copy,...

12952

£550.00

FROM STATION TO STATION.

FROM STATION TO STATION. Travels With David Bowie 1973-1976.

MacCormack, Geoff; David Bowie

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 2007

First edition. Deluxe issue. Signed by David Bowie and Geoff MacCormack. Publisher's original full Italian red leather binding, blind stamped titles to the upper panel, all edges...

14731

£2,750.00

THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF MASSINGER AND FORD.

THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF MASSINGER AND FORD.

Massinger, Philip and John Ford; with an introduction by Hartley Coleridge

London: George Routledge and Sons. 1865

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...

11051

£350.00

A JOURNEY FROM ALEPPO TO JERUSALEM AT EASTER, A. D. 1697

A JOURNEY FROM ALEPPO TO JERUSALEM AT EASTER, A. D. 1697 The sixth edition, to which is now added an account of the author's journey to the banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the country of Mesopotamia. With an index to the whole work, not in any former edition.

Maundrell, Henry

Oxford and London: Printed at the Theatre, for A. Peisley, and W. Meadows. 1740

Revised edition. 171pp. Contemporary panelled calf. Gilt stamped label to the spine. Binding rubbed at joints. Internally fine, very clean with a contemporary ink initial to...

8599

£600.00

THE PAGEANT OF PEKING.

THE PAGEANT OF PEKING. Comprising Sixty-Six Vandyck Photogravures Of Peking And Environs From Photographs By Donald Mennie.

Mennie, Donald; text by Putnam Weale

Shanghai: A. S. Watson & Co. 1922

Third edition. Publisher's original blue silk cloth with gilt titles to the upper board. 40 pages of text plus 66 tipped in Vandyck photogravures of Peking and environs. A very...

11807

£750.00

THE HISTORY AND SURVEY OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF WINCHESTER;

THE HISTORY AND SURVEY OF THE ANTIQUITIES OF WINCHESTER; With supplementary notes. Also a biographical memoir by the Rev. F. C. Husenbath.

Milner, Rev. John

Winchester: Nutt and Wells. 1839

Third edition. Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary gilt stamped calf binding by Wells of Winchester. Raised bands, marbled endpapers with inner gilt dentelles. All edges gilt....

8907

£175.00

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