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

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

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. Original green cloth with titles and peacock design in gilt to the upper board and spine. All edges gilt. A...

14758

£1,850.00

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. Bound in full burgundy morocco with five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Gilt ruled upper and...

14779

£1,400.00

WALL AND PIECE

WALL AND PIECE

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

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

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 BFG WITH SOPHIE INSIDE HIS CAVE, STACKED FLOOR TO CEILING WITH JARS OF DREAMS.

THE BFG WITH SOPHIE INSIDE HIS CAVE, STACKED FLOOR TO CEILING WITH JARS OF DREAMS. Original Drawing.

Blake, Quentin; [Roald Dahl]

Original Artwork. [London: Jonathan Cape]. 1982

Original preliminary drawing for the 1982 first edition of Roald Dahl's The BFG. Pen, ink and watercolour on paper. Signed bottom right. The image measures 27.5 x 20 cms. In fine...

14921

£10,500.00

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. 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

FROM STATION TO STATION.

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

Bowie, David; Geoff MacCormack

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...

14976

£2,650.00

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

YORK.

YORK. Original British Railways Travel Poster.

Carr Linford, Alan

Leeds: Printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd. for British Railways (North Eastern Region). 1962

A beautiful and original screen-printed travel poster depicting The Shambles, York and encouraging you to Come By Train. Produced in 1962 for the North Eastern Region of British...

14924

£875.00

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

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