Category: Gift Ideas

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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

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

Parkin, Michael

London: Thames and Hudson. 1983

First edition. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With 62 illustrations of Louis Wain original paintings and drawings, of which 32 are...

13645

£25.00

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS

Rackham, Arthur illustrates J. M. Barrie

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1906

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original vellum with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edges gilt. With 50 tipped in colour...

11622

£5,000.00

SNOWDROP And Other Tales By The Brothers Grimm

SNOWDROP And Other Tales By The Brothers Grimm

Rackham, Arthur; illustrates The Brothers Grimm

London: Constable and Company Ltd. 1920

First separate Rackham edition (originally published in 1909 as part of The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm). Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper panel and...

12644

£325.00

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

Rackham, Arthur illustrates; Washington Irving

London: William Heinemann. 1905

First Rackham illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's original light green cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Green top-stain....

13567

£300.00

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

Rackham, Arthur illustrates; Washington Irving

London: William Heinemann. 1905

First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original light green cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in...

14622

£1,850.00

A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM

A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM

Rackham, Arthur illustrates William Shakespeare

London: William Heinemann. 1908

First edition thus. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's full vellum binding with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt, all other edges...

11230

£2,750.00

VARIOUS NEW YORK STORE FRONTS

VARIOUS NEW YORK STORE FRONTS

[Ruscha, Ed pastiche] Anonymous

York: Lucius Books. 2015

First edition. Presentation issue (one of 25). The entire print-run was made up of 75 numbered copies for sale (of which 58 perished) and 25 presentation copies for the publisher....

11925

£40.00

TOMORROW'S PEOPLE.

TOMORROW'S PEOPLE. A Pictorial Record of the First Glastonbury Festival.

Sandford, Jeremy; Ron Reid

London: Jerome Publishing 1974

First edition. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. A very good copy, the binding firm and bright with a little wear to the extremities....

13119

£125.00

THE CAT IN THE HAT

THE CAT IN THE HAT An Original Drawing.

Seuss, Dr. (pseudonym of Theodor Seuss Geisel)

1970

Red and black marker pen, on paper. The image measuring 13.5 x 21 cms. Inscribed and signed by the artist, upper right. Mounted. A superb authentic original drawing by Dr. Seuss...

10435

£4,500.00

THE CAT IN THE HAT

THE CAT IN THE HAT

Seuss, Dr. (pseudonym of Theodor Seuss Geisel)

New York: Random House 1957

First edition, first printing, first issue. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's matt pictorial paper covered boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in two colours throughout. A...

14392

£8,750.00

THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPERE.

THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPERE. Comprising: Venus and Adonis; The Rape Of Lucrece; The Passionate Pilgrim; The Lover's Complaint; The Sonnets.

Shakespeare, William

London: No publisher stated. 1840

Publisher's original brown cloth, decorated and ruled in blind, with titles in gilt to the upper board. 8vo. 195pp. Engraved portrait of Shakespeare (after the Marshall portrait)...

14435

£125.00

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE Comprising: The Tragedie of Cymbeline; Loves Labour's Lost; The Merchant Of Venice; The Tragedie of Macbeth; A Midsommer Nights Dreame; The Tragedie of Julius Caesar; The Tragedie of King Lear. Newly Printed From the First Folio of 1623.

Shakespeare, William; illustrated by Albert Rutherston, Norman Wilkinson, Thomas Lowinsky, Charles Ricketts, Paul Nash, Ernst Stern; introduction by Harley Granville-Barker

London: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited. 1923

First edition thus. Each copy number 1 of the Deluxe edition. Signed by the illustrators, art director and author of the introduction. Complete in seven volumes. Each volume in...

14451

£9,500.00

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES.

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES. An Original Illustration from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows".

Shepard, Ernest Howard; [Kenneth Grahame]

Later published by Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1931

Pencil, pen and ink on paper. The image features Mole relaxing on the river bank, under the shade of some dock-leaves. The image measures 12 x 17 cm on a sheet measuring 16.5 x 26...

12241

£19,500.00

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

Smith, Dodie (Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone)

London: William Heinemann. 1956

First edition, first printing. Luxuriously bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full [white] morocco with different sized black spots simulating the coat of a dalmatian. The title is...

3565

£1,200.00

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

Unpublished. 1950

Watercolour and gouache on paper. The image measures 13.5 x 20 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 32 x 42 cms). Gallery label to the backboard. A beautifully painted...

14028

£850.00

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

Swinburne, Algernon Charles; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London: William Heinemann. 1918

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

12641

£250.00

NOW TO THE BANQUET

NOW TO THE BANQUET

Vischer, Isabelle; introduction by Hon. David Bowes-Lyon

London: Victor Gollancz. 1953

First edition. The publisher's file copy. Original orange cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Asgeir Scott illustrated dustwrapper and retaining the wraparound band. A...

14315

£40.00

CATS

CATS

Wain, Louis; versed by "Grimalkin"

London: Sands and Company. 1901

First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with illustration in black, red and brown to the upper board. Three colour pictorial title page and 21 full page black and white drawings by...

14233

£575.00

FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN

FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN The Philosophy of Andy Warhol.

Warhol, Andy

London: Cassell / A Michael Dempsey Book. 1975

First UK edition. Original green cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An outstanding presentation copy from Warhol to his literary agent (who's idea the book was)...

12309

£17,500.00

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