Category: Highlights

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DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

Bennett, Jill illustrating Roald Dahl

Original Artwork. 1975

The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition of Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of The World. Including correspondence between the author, artist and the...

8595

£85,000.00

THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER

THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER Now Newly Imprinted.

Chaucer, Geoffrey; William Morris; edited by F. S. Ellis; illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones

London, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press

Limited edition. One of 425 copies. Publisher's original Holland linen-backed, blue paper covered boards with the original white paper label printed in black to the spine. Folio....

13086

£65,000.00

THE CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

THE CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

Conan Doyle, Arthur

London: John Murray. 1927

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander box. A...

10894

£25,000.00

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 IPCRESS FILE

THE IPCRESS FILE

Deighton, Len

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1962

First edition, first issue. Original orange cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine, clean and tight copy, this being the publisher's retained file copy...

12224

£1,750.00

ARMATA, A Fragment; Together with

ARMATA, A Fragment; Together with THE SECOND PART OF ARMATA

Erskine, Thomas (1st Baron Erskine)

London: John Murray

First edition of both parts, each an Inscribed presentation copy. Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary full red morocco gilt. All edges gilt. A very good copy, the attractive...

9081

£3,750.00

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE Inscribed Presentation Copy of the first edition together with the marked up Uncorrected Proof Copy.

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1962

First edition, first printing together with the Uncorrected Proof Copy. The first an inscribed presentation copy. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy, in the very good...

9528

£22,500.00

THE JAMES BOND DOSSIER

THE JAMES BOND DOSSIER

[Fleming, Ian] Kingsley Amis

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing. The author's copy. Publisher's unique presentation binding of quarter red morocco over red cloth boards. Gilt titles and raised bands to the spine,...

8514

£3,750.00

ELECTRIC LADYLAND.

ELECTRIC LADYLAND. The original album cover artwork for the U.S. issue of Jimi Hendrix's 1968 masterpiece.

Hendrix, Jimi

Los Angeles: Warner Brothers. 1968

The original album cover artwork for the U.S. issue of Jimi Hendrix's 1968 masterpiece, Electric Ladyland. Photo collage on board. The "mechanical" for an unreleased alternate...

13012

£3,750.00

NOTRE DAME;

NOTRE DAME; A Tale Of The "Ancien Régime". [The Hunchback of Notre-Dame]

Hugo, Victor; translated by William Hazlitt the younger

London: Effingham Wilson.

First English edition, first printing. Three volumes. The Manney Copy. Contemporary black half calf over marbled boards. Spines tooled in gilt and blind with red calf labels...

12931

£5,250.00

POMES PENYEACH

POMES PENYEACH

Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original pale green paper boards with black titles to the front and paper label printed "Price Two Shillings" fixed to the...

6291

£25,000.00

WOMEN IN LOVE

WOMEN IN LOVE

Lawrence, D. H.

New York: Privately Printed [London: Martin Secker]. 1920

First UK edition. One of only 50 copies. Signed by the author. Bound in the publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge of pages stained dark green, as called...

7468

£8,500.00

SAD MICHAEL.

SAD MICHAEL. An original drawing, published in his first book IN HIS OWN WRITE.

Lennon, John

London: Jonathan Cape. 1964

Pen and ink, on paper. Measuring 25.2cm x 20.3cm (8 inches x 10 inches). John Lennon's original drawing that accompanied the chapter Sad Michael in his first book "In His Own...

9543

£25,000.00

POWER TO THE PEOPLE:

POWER TO THE PEOPLE: THE POLITICAL THOUGHTS OF JOHN LENNON.

Lennon, John

London: New English Library. 1972

Uncorrected Proof Copy of this unpublished book. Original green printed card covers, in the dustwrapper. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander case. An excellent...

9951

£8,500.00

THE COMPLETE WINNIE THE POOH:

THE COMPLETE WINNIE THE POOH: When We Were Very Young, Winnie The Pooh, Now We Are Six and The House At Pooh Corner.

Milne, A. A. (Illustrated by E. H. Shepard)

London: Methuen & Co. 1924

First editions, first printings. Four volumes. Original cloth in dustwrappers. Top edge gilt. A superb fine set, each volume without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with their...

9576

£17,500.00

KING CHARLES II.

KING CHARLES II. Typescript of an Unpublished School Play.

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

1932

Typescript comprising two sections: first, three pages of carbon copy with Orwell's autograph pencil side-notes recording sound effects, the name 'Geoffrey' written twice in red...

10330

£55,000.00

DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON.

DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON.

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

New York: Harper and Brothers. 1933

First US edition, first printing. Original pale purple calico-textured cloth with dark purple titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square...

10736

£12,000.00

LES ILLUMINATIONS.

LES ILLUMINATIONS. Notice par Paul Verlaine

Rimbaud, Arthur

Paris: Publications de La Vogue.

First edition. One of 200 copies, this being number 111 of 170 printed on Hollande paper. Elegantly bound in full red morocco with gilt titles to the spine and simple border and...

9581

£15,000.00

TWENTYSIX GASOLINE STATIONS

TWENTYSIX GASOLINE STATIONS

Ruscha, Edward

Alhambra, California: The Cunningham Press 1963

First edition, first printing, numbered 242 of 400. Original white paper covers printed in red, with the original plain tissue wrapper. Housed in a purpose made quarter black...

10201

£8,750.00

CAT IN THE HAT

CAT IN THE HAT 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, framed and glazed. A superb original drawing of...

10435

£4,500.00

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