Category: Bindings

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ISLAND SONG

ISLAND SONG

Prokosch, Frederic; [Andrew J. Chiappe]

Privately printed: Hong Kong. 1956

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. One of 10 copies of Hong Kong paper (of a total edition of 40). Marbled card wrappers with gold label printed in black to the upper...

12939

£275.00

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

Rackham, Arthur illustrates J. M. Barrie

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1906

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original vellum with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edges gilt. With 50 tipped in colour...

11622

£5,000.00

LES ILLUMINATIONS.

LES ILLUMINATIONS. Notice par Paul Verlaine

Rimbaud, Arthur

Paris: Publications de La Vogue. 1886

First edition. One of 200 copies, this being number 111 of 170 printed on Hollande paper. Elegantly bound in full red morocco with gilt titles to the spine and simple border and...

9581

£15,000.00

MY LIVELY LADY

MY LIVELY LADY

Rose, Alec

Hants: Nautical Publishing Company in association with George G. Harrap & Company Ltd. 1968

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original half green morocco with titles in gilt to the spine. Tan coloured buckram boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt....

13809

£95.00

CATÉCHISME D'ÉCONOMIE POLITIQUE OU INSTRUCTION FAMILIÈRE QUI MONTRE DE QUELLE FAÇON LES RICHESSES SONT PRODUITES, DISTRIBUÉES ET CONSOMMÉES DANS LA SOCIÉTÉ; Ouvrage fondé sur les faits, et utile aux différentes classes d'hommes, en ce qu'il indique les avantages que chacun peut retirer de sa position et de ses talens.

CATÉCHISME D'ÉCONOMIE POLITIQUE OU INSTRUCTION FAMILIÈRE QUI MONTRE DE QUELLE FAÇON LES RICHESSES SONT PRODUITES, DISTRIBUÉES ET CONSOMMÉES DANS LA SOCIÉTÉ; Ouvrage fondé sur les faits, et utile aux différentes classes d'hommes, en ce qu'il indique les avantages que chacun peut retirer de sa position et de ses talens.

Say, Jean-Baptiste

Paris: de l'imprimerie de Crapelet. 1815

First edition. 12mo. vi, 160 pp. Contemporary speckled paper covered boards, the handwritten title in faint black ink on a paper label to the spine. Red sprinkled page edges. Half...

13750

£1,750.00

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Comedies, Tragedies, Histories, Poems and Sonnets.

Shakespeare, William

London: Robert Rivière and Son Ltd. 1920

Three volumes. 8vo. Bound in half blue morocco by Rivière. Titles and decoration between the raised bands on the spine in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Portrait...

11246

£185.00

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE Comprising: The Tragedie of Cymbeline; Loves Labour's Lost; The Merchant Of Venice; The Tragedie of Macbeth; A Midsommer Nights Dreame; The Tragedie of Julius Caesar; The Tragedie of King Lear. Newly Printed From the First Folio of 1623.

Shakespeare, William; illustrated by Albert Rutherston, Norman Wilkinson, Thomas Lowinsky, Charles Ricketts, Paul Nash, Ernst Stern; introduction by Harley Granville-Barker

London: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited. 1923

First edition thus. Each copy number 1 of the Deluxe edition. Signed by the illustrators, art director and author of the introduction. Complete in seven volumes. Each volume in...

14451

£9,500.00

THE WORKS

THE WORKS

Shaw, George Bernard

London: Constable and Co. Ltd. 1930

Limited edition. One of 1,025 sets, this numbered 562 of 1000. Publisher's original green cloth with titles in gilt to spines, in the original dustwrappers. Top edges gilt. All...

10244

£1,200.00

BERNARD SHAW AND KARL MARX

BERNARD SHAW AND KARL MARX

Shaw, George Bernard

New York: Random House. 1930

First edition. Publisher's green leatherette backed cloth boards with titles in gilt to the spine, in the original glassine dustwrapper and card slipcase. An excellent fine clean...

12349

£35.00

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

Smith, Dodie (Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone)

London: William Heinemann. 1956

First edition, first printing. Luxuriously bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full [white] morocco with different sized black spots simulating the coat of a dalmatian. The title is...

3565

£1,200.00

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

Unpublished. 1950

Watercolour and gouache on paper. The image measures 13.5 x 20 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 32 x 42 cms). Gallery label to the backboard. A beautifully painted...

14028

£850.00

THE LETTERS OF PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, EARL OF CHESTERFIELD;

THE LETTERS OF PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, EARL OF CHESTERFIELD; Including Numerous Letters Now First Published From The Original Manuscripts. Edited, With Notes, By Lord Mahon.

Stanhope, Philip Dormer; Lord Mahon

London: Richard Bentley 1845

First edition thus. Four volumes, extra illustrated. Finely bound by Bayntun in full red morocco with five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments and titles in gilt to the spines....

14509

£500.00

LA VIE ET LES OPINIONS DE TRISTRAM SHANDY.

LA VIE ET LES OPINIONS DE TRISTRAM SHANDY. Traduites de l'Anglois de Stern, par M. Frénais.

Sterne, Laurence

"Yorck"[Paris]: Chez Ruault, Libraire, rue de la Harpe, prés de la rue Serpente.; A Londres. 1776

First edition in French. Four volumes. Vol. I 356pp; Vol. II 328pp; Vol III 338pp; Vol IV 347pp. Half titles to volumes I and II. Parts I & II translated by Frénais, parts III &...

11574

£1,950.00

THE WORKS

THE WORKS

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Various Publishers. 1892

Early editions (and some minor first editions). Thirty Three volumes beautifully bound in gilt tooled green half leather bindings by Hatchards for the Countess of Warwick's...

5487

£1,450.00

A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT

A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Chatto & Windus. 1914

Beautifully bound in full red calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for the Los Angeles department store J. W. Robinson Company, and with both companies names stamped to the blank reverse...

9805

£150.00

SYMPHONIA DOMESTICA Opus 53.

SYMPHONIA DOMESTICA Opus 53.

Strauss, Richard (1864 - 1949)

Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock. 1904

Universal Edition. Signed by the composer. Bound in green cloth with green leather label and gilt titles to the spine. 123 pages. Full printed score. The original covers and...

7072

£850.00

DAS PARFÜM.

DAS PARFÜM. Die Geschichte eines Mörders.

Suskind, Patrick

Zurich: Diogenes Verlag. 1988

Signed limited edition. Publisher's full green leather with titles in silver to the spine, in the original card slipcase. A near fine copy, the binding very slightly rubbed at the...

12528

£175.00

GARETH AND LYNETTE Etc.

GARETH AND LYNETTE Etc.

Tennyson, Lord Alfred

London: Strahan & Co. 1872

First edition. Beautiful contemporary Henry Sotheran binding of full red morocco with decorative gilt borders to upper and lower boards, five raised bands, gilt decorated...

14160

£85.00

VERVE. An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. Volume one, Numbers three and four

VERVE. An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. Volume one, Numbers three and four

[Unique hand painted binding by Gaylen Hansen] Chagall, Miro, Rattner, Klee, Matisse & Derain

Paris: Verve. 1938

A unique copy. In cloth hand painted binding by Gaylen Hansen. Folio. (14.1 x 10.4 inches). Two issues bound in one hard back volume. Fully illustrated throughout with drawings,...

9838

£3,750.00

IONICA

IONICA

[Uranian Poetry] Cory, William Johnson (published anonymously)

London: George Allen. 1891

First collected edition. Large paper issue. Publisher's original binding of half vellum and light green cloth, titled in gilt to the spine. A very good copy, the cloth and vellum...

9588

£250.00

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