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.

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

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

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

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

London: George Allen.

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

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

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.

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.

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

24 [TWENTY-FOUR] NIGHTS.

24 [TWENTY-FOUR] NIGHTS. The Music of Eric Clapton. The Drawings of Peter Blake.

Clapton, Eric; illustrated by Peter Blake; Derek Taylor

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 1991

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Two hardcover volumes (scrapbook and commentary book), an illustrated envelope containing four guitar picks, one guitar string and a...

13184

£1,250.00

LOST LEGENDS OF THE NURSERY SONGS

LOST LEGENDS OF THE NURSERY SONGS

Clark, Mary Senior; illustrated by Alice B. Woodward

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd. 1920

First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original red cloth with illustration and titles in white to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An...

13118

£125.00

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; illustrated by Willy Pogany

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1915

Deluxe edition. Publisher's full light brown morocco, illustrated in gilt and colour to the upper board, the titles in gilt to the spine. Illustrated with 20 full-page tipped in...

13720

£500.00

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Jill Bennett

London: Jonathan Cape. 1975

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13221

£2,400.00

MATILDA

MATILDA

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1988

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine square copy, the contents...

12702

£3,750.00

THE TWITS

THE TWITS

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1980

First edition, first printing. Original red boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the spine tips and corners a...

13811

£200.00

THE BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Quentin Blake

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1982

First US edition. Signed Limited Edition. Signed by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt illustration to the upper board and titles to the spine,...

11836

£1,850.00

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