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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

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

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 BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake

London : Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Publisher's review copy. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings by Quentin...

14927

£385.00

THE BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake

London : Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with...

15058

£375.00

MATILDA

MATILDA "Draft Four" of the Script for the 1996 film staring Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson and Rhea Perlman.

Dahl, Roald; Nicholas Kazan; Robin Swicord

Culver City, CA: TriStar Pictures. 1995

An original fourth draft script for the 1996 film, the screenplay written by Nicholas Karzan and Robin Swicord based on the novel by Roald Dahl. Blue paper covers with title...

12803

£650.00

1800 AND ALL THAT!

1800 AND ALL THAT!

de Fleury, R.

London: The St. Catherine Press. 1937

First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark green leather with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square, firm and unworn. The...

13652

£900.00

HOURS OF GLADNESS

HOURS OF GLADNESS

Detmold, Edward J. illustrates; Maurice Maeterlinck; translated by A. Teixeira De Mattos

London: George Allen & Co. Ltd. 1912

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's illustrated white cloth, with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. 20 beautiful tipped in colour plates...

12565

£600.00

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Frank Reynolds

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1913

First edition with these illustrations. Signed Limited Edition. Quarto. Publisher's original full vellum with titles and vignette in gilt to the upper board and spine. Top edge...

13812

£385.00

OLIVER TWIST; Or, The Parish Boy's Progress; together with A TALE OF TWO CITIES.

OLIVER TWIST; Or, The Parish Boy's Progress; together with A TALE OF TWO CITIES.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by George Cruikshank and H. K. Browne

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early edition of both titles. Oliver Twist 'a new edition, revised and corrected'; A Tale of Two Cities dated 1877 to the title page. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by...

14913

£175.00

CLASSICS OF THE MACABRE.

CLASSICS OF THE MACABRE. Comprising The Apple Tree, The Birds, The Blue Lenses, The Alibi, Don't Look Now and Not After Midnight.

Du Maurier, Daphne; illustrated by Michael Foreman

London: Victor Gollancz. 1987

First edition. Signed by the author and the artist. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, housed in the grey cloth slipcase with pictorial onlay. All...

12577

£475.00

THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

Dulac, Edmund illustrates Leonard Rosenthal

London: Nesbit & Co. Ltd. 1912

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Original white paper-covered boards with gilt titles to the front, vellum spine with gilt titles. An excellent near fine copy, the vellum...

11232

£1,650.00

NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL.

NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL. A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned".

Dunham, Lena

New York: Random House. 2014

First edition first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original blue paper covered boards with titles in gilt, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine square copy, the...

13005

£45.00

JAZZ

JAZZ

Elsken, Ed van der (met Teksten van Jan Vrijman, Hugo Claus, S. Carmiggelt, Friso Endt en Michiel de Ruyter)

Netherlands, Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij. 1959

First edition, first printing. Original laminated pictorial boards. Square 8vo. An excellent near fine copy with some rubbing and light bumping at the extremities. The contents...

10804

£550.00

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

Fitzgerald, Edward translates; illustrated by Willy Pogany

London: George G. Harrap. 1930

Deluxe limited edition. Signed by Willy Pogany. With an original signed etching, 12 tipped-in colour plates, smaller illustrations and head and tail pieces in black and white...

13721

£950.00

IAN FLEMING: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

IAN FLEMING: THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

[Fleming, Ian] Gilbert, Jon

London: Queen Anne Press. 2012

First edition. Deluxe Issue. Signed by the author. Elegant quarter vellum binding with gilt ornament and coloured endpapers, in keeping with The Complete Works of Ian Fleming...

14898

£750.00

JUNGLE FEVER

JUNGLE FEVER

Goude, Jean-Paul; edited by Harold Hayes; Grace Jones

New York: Xavier Moreau, Inc. 1981

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in colour throughout. An excellent...

15336

£150.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth; illustrated by Arthur Rackham; introduction by A. A. Milne

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1950

Early printing of the Arthur Rackham illustrated edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Gilt ruled borders to the upper and lower boards with...

15291

£480.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth; illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard

London: Methuen Children's Books. 1971

First edition thus. Deluxe signed limited edition. Original publisher's full green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, in the publisher's printed slipcase. Five raised bands and titles in gilt...

15213

£2,000.00

YOUNG LONDON: PERMISSIVE PARADISE

YOUNG LONDON: PERMISSIVE PARADISE

Habicht, Frank

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1969

First edition, first printing. Original navy blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 91 black and white photographs throughout. A better than...

14634

£275.00

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