Category: Gift Ideas

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1950

First UK edition, first printing with these illustrations. Original green cloth with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the...

12820

£475.00

EXPEDITION KON-TIKI

EXPEDITION KON-TIKI [The Kon-Tiki Expedition]

Heyerdahl, Thor

Stockholm: Forum. 1949

First Swedish edition. Inscribed by the author and members of the expedition. Presentation binding [for the publisher] of coarse beige and brown flecked cloth, with titles in gilt...

13673

£1,250.00

TWO WEEKS ONE SUMMER.

TWO WEEKS ONE SUMMER. With An Original Drawing.

Hirst, Damien

London: White Cube Gallery / Other Criteria. 2012

First edition, first printing. Signed and with an original drawing by Damien Hirst. Publisher's original green cloth with titles in dark blue, white and pink to the upper board...

12984

£2,250.00

23 LITHOGRAPHS 1978-1980

23 LITHOGRAPHS 1978-1980

Hockney, David

New York: Tyler Graphics. 1980

First edition. Publisher's cream card covers printed in red and black. 64pp. Illustrated in colour throughout. A fine copy.

12891

£25.00

A BOUNCE FOR BRADFORD

A BOUNCE FOR BRADFORD

Hockney, David

Bradford: Telegraph and Argus. 1987

Original Limited Edition print, created for the Telegraph and Argus newspaper in Bradford. Photolithograph in four colours on newspaper. Measuring 59.7 x 41.9 cms. In fine...

13948

£225.00

PEER GYNT

PEER GYNT

Ibsen, Henrik; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London: George G. Harrap. 1936

First edition. Deluxe edition. Signed by Arthur Rackham. Publisher's original full vellum with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. Colour frontispiece and 11 further...

13717

£1,450.00

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

Irving, Washington; illustrated H. M. Brock

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1909

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original purple cloth with titles and decoration in gilt to the upper board, and spine. With 17 tipped in colour illustrations...

14203

£35.00

ULYSSES

ULYSSES

Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927

Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to...

13566

£1,250.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS Reprinted from the original editions, with notes by Francis T. Palgrave

Keats, John

London: Macmillan and Co. 1929

Duodecimo. Beautiful contemporary Riviere and Son binding of full brown morocco, the upper and lower boards decorated and ruled in gilt. The spine with five raised bands,...

12331

£150.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

Keats, John; edited with an introduction and textual notes by H. Buxton Forman, C.B.

London: Humphrey Milford 1914

Enlarged edition on India paper. Beautifully bound in brown morocco by Riviere and Son. Decorative panelled tooling to the upper and lower boards, three raised bands and titles in...

12910

£275.00

CONFESSIONS OF A POKER PLAYER

CONFESSIONS OF A POKER PLAYER

King, Jack (pseudonym of Allen Dowling)

New York: Ives Washburn Inc. 1940

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with black card illustration to the upper board and titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the...

11491

£750.00

MUMMY'S BEDTIME STORY BOOK

MUMMY'S BEDTIME STORY BOOK

King, Jessie M. illustrates; "Marion" pseudonym of Mrs. Alexander Gemmell

London: Cecil Palmer. 1929

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial paper covered boards. Illustrated endpapers, 12 full-page coloured illustrations and further smaller colour illustrations to...

13718

£950.00

GO SET A WATCHMAN

GO SET A WATCHMAN

Lee, Harper

London: William Heinemann. 2015

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original tan leather, the upper cover with a large black illustration of a mocking bird on a branch, the titles blind-stamped to...

12125

£3,750.00

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Lee, Harper

London: Heinemann 1960

First UK edition, first printing. Original burgundy cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with...

14104

£750.00

FROM STATION TO STATION.

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

MacCormack, Geoff; David Bowie

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 2014

First edition. Signed by David Bowie and Geoff MacCormack. Publisher's quarter-bound in Italian red leather with padded printed-buckram boards, embossed silk badge, gold tooling...

12170

£2,500.00

A BOOK OF CATS

A BOOK OF CATS

McKee, David illustrates; Spike Milligan; Ursula Moray Williams; Richard Hughes; Margaret Mayo; Eleanor Farjeon; Ted Hughes; T. S. Eliot; Gladys Williams; John Symonds; Edward Lear; compiled by Rosemary Debnam

Kingswood: Kaye and Ward. 1983

first edition, first printing. Signed by David McKee and with a double page original illustration. Publisher's original pictorial boards, without dustwrapper as issued....

13250

£75.00

THE LITTLE POT BOILER.

THE LITTLE POT BOILER.

Milligan, Spike

London: Dennis Dobson. 1979

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

13963

£25.00

WINNIE THE POOH

WINNIE THE POOH

Milne, A. A.; illustrated by E. H. Shepard

London: Methuen & Co. 1926

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Illustrated throughout by E. H....

14009

£650.00

A GALLERY OF CHILDREN

A GALLERY OF CHILDREN

Milne, A. A.; illustrated by H. Willebeek Le Mair

London: Stanley Paul and Co. 1925

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original light blue cloth with pictorial onlay and gilt titles to the upper board and titles in gilt to the spine. 12 beautiful full...

13768

£100.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON With Translations of the Italian, Latin and Greek Poems from the Columbia University Edition, and a Reader's Guide by E. Skeat.

Milton, John; edited after the original texts by H. C. Beeching

London: Oxford University Press. 1938

First edition thus. Beautifully bound by Rivière and Son in full blue morocco with decorative tooling and five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles, borders and inner dentelles....

11052

£225.00

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