Category: Gift Ideas

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A TREATISE ON THE ART OF MAKING GOOD AND WHOLESOME BREAD OF WHEAT, OATS, RYE, BARLEY, AND OTHER FARINACEOUS GRAIN.

A TREATISE ON THE ART OF MAKING GOOD AND WHOLESOME BREAD OF WHEAT, OATS, RYE, BARLEY, AND OTHER FARINACEOUS GRAIN. Exhibiting Properties and Chemical Constitution of Different Kinds of Bread Corn, and of the Various Substitutes Use For Bread, In Different Parts Of The World.

Accum, Frederick (Friedrich Christian Accum)

London: Printed for Thomas Boys. 1821

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper boards with printed label to the spine. 160, xxiii pp. Hand-coloured vignette on the title page, single leaf of...

12115

£1,200.00

WATERSHIP DOWN.

WATERSHIP DOWN. Signed Deluxe Edition with an Original Watercolour by John Lawrence.

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

London: The Paradine Press. 1976

Deluxe issue of the first illustrated edition. With a new foreword by the author published here for the first time. Signed by the author and with an original watercolour by the...

13669

£3,450.00

FAMOUS PLAYS OF 1934.

FAMOUS PLAYS OF 1934. Touch Wood; Men In White; The Maitlands; Queen Of Scots; Old Folks At Home; Family Affairs.

Anthony, C. L.; Sidney Kingsley; Ronald MacKenzie; Gordon Daviot; H. M. Harwood; Gertrude Jennings

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First edition. Beautifully bound in full black morocco with gilt tooling and titles to all panels and the spine. Page edges and endpapers marbled. 688pp. A fine copy, the binding...

13550

£185.00

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER.

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER. An Original Drawing from Josephine And Her Dolls.

Appleton, Honor C; [illustrating Mrs H. C. Cradock]

Later published by Blackie and Son Limited. 1916

Black pen and ink on paper. Signed with initials lower right corner. Measuring 9.5 cms x 18 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. In fine condition. Josephine is seated whilst reading...

14214

£475.00

MARILYN MONROE

MARILYN MONROE

Arnold, Eve

London: Halcyon Gallery / Magnum Photos. 2005

A superb limited edition photography book and framed silver gelatine print, housed in a handmade black lacquered box, as issued. Holographic hand numbered certificate signed by...

12755

£1,750.00

THE WORKS: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION.

THE WORKS: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, EMMA, MANSFIELD PARK, NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION.

Austen, Jane (illustrated by C. E. Brock and edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson)

London: J. M Dent. 1905

Ten volumes. Early editions of the 1898 first C. E. Brock illustrated edition. Northanger Abbey (Volume IX) fifth edition November 1904. Pride and Prejudice (Volumes III and IV)...

14074

£650.00

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Austen, Jane; illustrated by Hugh Thomson; preface by George Saintsbury

London: George Allen. 1894

First edition, first printing of the Hugh Thomson illustrated edition. Large paper copy, being one of 250 copies for Great Britain. Illustrated throughout with 160 line drawings...

11204

£6,750.00

WALL AND PEACE

WALL AND PEACE

Banksy

London: Century. 2005

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial boards, in the the scarce dustwrapper. Quarto. 238pp. Illustrated in colour throughout. A superb fine copy, the...

12983

£875.00

THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD

THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD Or, Adventures In Kensington Gardens.

Barrie, J. M

New York: Scribners. 1902

First US edition. Original green boards with gilt decorations and titles to front panel and spine. A very good indeed copy, the binding a little rubbed and bumped at the...

14083

£45.00

PETER PAN FOR LITTLE PEOPLE.

PETER PAN FOR LITTLE PEOPLE. Retold from J. M. Barrie's Fairy Play by Daniel O'Connor.

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Alice B. Woodward

London: G. Bell and Sons. 1941

A new edition with 8 colour plates and 12 black and white illustrations by Alice B. Woodward. Publisher's original blue cloth with yellow titles to the upper board and spine, in...

13999

£30.00

PETER PAN'S ABC

PETER PAN'S ABC

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Flora White

London: Henry Frowde; Hodder and Stoughton. 1913

First edition, first printing. Publisher's grey paper covered boards with pictorial onlay, illustrations in purple and titles in gilt. Purple cloth spine with gilt titles....

14181

£350.00

PETER PAN AND WENDY

PETER PAN AND WENDY

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1902

Early printing of the 1921 first Mabel Lucie Attwell edition. Bound in the publisher's blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine. With 12 full page colour plates, illustrated...

14201

£125.00

JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL.

JONATHAN LIVINGSTON SEAGULL. Final Draft Director's Screenplay.

Bartlett, Hall; [Richard D. Bach]

Los Angeles: Hall Bartlett Films. 1973

A presentation final draft of the director's screenplay. First edition thus. Presentation binding of blue leather with titles, illustration and gift inscription in gilt to the...

12800

£500.00

THE GREEN SHIP

THE GREEN SHIP

Blake, Quentin

London: Jonathan Cape. 1998

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated in colour throughout by Quentin Blake. A lovely fine, clean and bright copy.

14078

£125.00

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS.

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS. Poets, Philosophers, Historians, Statesmen, Essayists, Dramatists, Novelists, Travellers, Humorists &c., &c., &c. Complied, Arranged and For Sale or sale.

[Bookseller's Catalogue] Leon and Brother

New York: Leon and Brother, Under 5th Avenue Hotel. 1885

First edition of the first catalogue dedicated exclusively to first editions of American authors. Rebound in green card covers, with a portion of the original upper cover laid...

13006

£45.00

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON.

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. Boswell's Life Of Johnson including Boswell's Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides And Johnson's Diary Of A Journey Into North Wales

Boswell, James; edited by George Birkbeck Hill.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press. 1887

First edition thus. Six volumes. Large 8vo. Vol I 522pp; Vol II 480pp; Vol III 464pp; Vol IV 446pp; Vol V 460pp ; Vol VI 324. Half titles to each volume. Contemporary speckled...

11527

£1,250.00

THE GUN CLUB DRINK BOOK

THE GUN CLUB DRINK BOOK Being a More Or Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, Their Formulae and Uses, Together With Some Observations on the Mixing of Drinks.

Browne, Charles; illustrated by Leonard Holton

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1939

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's red cloth illustrated and with titles in white to the upper board and spine. Illustrated in black and white...

12918

£375.00

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

Burns, Robert; illustrated by Monro S. Orr.

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1913

First edition with these illustrations. Large 8vo. Beautifully bound by Henderson & Bisset of Edinburgh in full blue morocco titled in gilt to the upper board and spine. All edges...

13481

£175.00

CARPOOLERS

CARPOOLERS

Cartagena, Alejandro; essay by Jessica McDonald

Self published: Alejandro Cartagena Studios. 2014

First edition, first printing. Limited edition, signed by the photographer. Original die-cut thick card covers and red cloth spine. Illustrated in colour throughout. 112 pages and...

13159

£250.00

ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

Christie, Agatha (15th September 1890 - 12th January 1976)

1950

A black and white Walter Bird head and shoulders portrait of Agatha Christie smiling, leaning on her arms and with interlocking hands. The photograph measures 21.5 x 16.5 cms and...

11923

£1,950.00

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