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THE LIFE AND STRANGE SUPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK

THE LIFE AND STRANGE SUPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK

Defoe, Daniel; illustrated by Edward Gordon Craig

London: The Basilisk Press. 1979

First edition thus. Limited Edition. With an original Edward Gordon Craig print bound in at the rear, as issued. Wood engravings throughout. Quarter dark blue goatskin with cream...

14079

£360.00

HORSE UNDER WATER.

HORSE UNDER WATER. Secret File Number 2

Deighton, Len

London: Jonathan Cape. 1963

Uncorrected Proof Copy of the first edition, first printing. Association copy. Publisher's green and white card covers printed in black to the upper cover and spine. A good or...

14189

£100.00

LEN DEIGHTON: An Annotated Bibliography 1954-1985

LEN DEIGHTON: An Annotated Bibliography 1954-1985

Deighton, Len; Edward Milward-Oliver; foreword by Julian Symons

London: The Sammler Press. 1985

Signed limited edition. Publisher's black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With the signed page proof from London Match loosely laid in as issued. A fine...

12848

£50.00

MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS:

MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: A Photographic Essay. Foreword by David Mynders Symthe.

Demoruelle, Mickey

Privately Printed: Self-published. 1970

First edition, first printing. Original photo-illustrated stapled wrappers. An excellent near fine copy with only light rubbing to the binding extremities. Clean and bright...

10740

£1,800.00

SENTENCE DEFERRED

SENTENCE DEFERRED

Derleth, August

London: William Heinemann. 1939

First UK edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine clean copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps....

12054

£165.00

THE MEMOIRS OF SOLAR PONS

THE MEMOIRS OF SOLAR PONS

Derleth, August; foreword by Ellery Queen

Sauk City: Mycroft & Moran Publishers. 1951

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with yellow titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with...

13933

£80.00

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

KINGFISHER.

KINGFISHER. Original Watercolour Painting.

Detmold, Edward Julius (1883 - 1957)

Unpublished. 1900

Watercolour and gouache on paper. Signed with the artists monogram lower right. Image measures 13 x 12 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 31 x 31 cms). Old gallery label...

14026

£1,250.00

TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY

TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY

Di Lampedusa, Giuseppe; introduction by E. M. Forster; translated by Archibald Colquhoun

London: Collins and Harvill Press. 1962

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original textured blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Charles Gorham illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the...

14165

£30.00

THE CHIMES:

THE CHIMES: A Goblin Story Of Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out And A New Year In.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall. 1845

First edition. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. All edges gilt. Frontispiece, engraved title page and 11 further engravings in the...

13495

£375.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain. A Reprint Of The First Editions, With The Illustrations, And An Introduction, Biographical And Bibliographical By Charles Dickens The Younger.

Dickens, Charles

London: Macmillan and Company Limited. 1902

Early edition. Five books in one volume (as issued). Illustrated throughout. Beautifully bound in half leather, the spine with five raised bands, the titles and decorated...

13691

£195.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall. 1890

Early printing of the combined edition. With 21 illustrations by Maclise, Stanfield, F. Stone, Leech and Tenniel. Publisher's dark blue cloth, the author's initials stamped in...

14202

£35.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain; bound with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall Limited / W. R. Howell & Co. 1880

Early printings. Six volumes in one. Bound in contemporary half green morocco and green pebble cloth boards, with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt...

14220

£85.00

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

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Frank Reynolds; [from the library of Margaret Thatcher]

London: The Westminster Press Limited by arrangement with Hodder and Stoughton. 1926

Publisher's original red cloth with titles in gilt and black to the upper board and spine. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in colour plates by Frank Reynolds with captioned tissue...

10873

£125.00

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by George Cruikshank

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1908

Reprint of the first edition with the illustrations, and an introduction biographical and bibliographical by Charles Dickens The Younger. Prize binding by Bickers of full red...

13752

£125.00

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST, Or The Parish Boy's Progress; bound with A TALE OF TWO CITIES

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST, Or The Parish Boy's Progress; bound with A TALE OF TWO CITIES

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

London: Chapman and Hall Limited / W. R. Howell & Co. 1880

Early printings. Two volumes in one. Bound in contemporary half green morocco and green pebble cloth boards, with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt...

14217

£100.00

CHRISTMAS TALES. A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on The Hearth, The Haunted Man,

CHRISTMAS TALES. A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on The Hearth, The Haunted Man, A Christmas Tree, What Christmas Is As We Grow Older, The Poor Relation's Story, The Seven Poor Travellers, The Holly Tree and Doctor Marigold.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. M. Brock

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1932

First edition thus. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine and black titles to the upper board, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with 16 full page...

13494

£125.00

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Phiz

London: Chapman and Hall Limited / W. R. Howell & Co. 1880

Early printing. Bound in contemporary half green morocco and green pebble cloth boards, with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. All...

14218

£65.00

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Phiz

London: Chapman and Hall Limited / W. R. Howell & Co. 1880

Early printing. Bound in contemporary half green morocco and green pebble cloth boards, with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. All...

14219

£50.00

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