Category: Literature

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THE LAUGHING WOMAN.

THE LAUGHING WOMAN. A Play.

Daviot, Gordon; [Josephine Tey]; pseudonym of Elizabeth Mackintosh

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with black titles on a red paper label to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14732

£125.00

THE TROUBLESOME OFFSPRING OF CARDINAL GUZMAN

THE TROUBLESOME OFFSPRING OF CARDINAL GUZMAN

de Bernieres, Louis

London: Secker and Warburg. 1992

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A lovely fine unread copy with no inscriptions or stamps and the binding square and tight. Complete with original...

5470

£60.00

THE TROUBLESOME OFFSPRING OF CARDINAL GUZMAN

THE TROUBLESOME OFFSPRING OF CARDINAL GUZMAN

de Bernieres, Louis

London: Secker and Warburg. 1992

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine square and tight copy, the contents without inscriptions or...

12421

£65.00

HISTORY LESSONS

HISTORY LESSONS

Deane, Seamus

Dublin: Gallery Books. 1983

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding...

14932

£45.00

MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER: or a Military Journal of the wars in Germany, and the Wars in England; from the year 1632, to the Year 1648.

MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER: or a Military Journal of the wars in Germany, and the Wars in England; from the year 1632, to the Year 1648.

Defoe, Daniel

London: A. Bell, J. Osborn, W. Taylor and T. Warner. 1720

Written Threescore year ago by an English Gentleman who served first in the Army of Gustavus Adolphus, the glorious King of Sweden, till his Death; and after that, in the Royal...

7155

£575.00

ONLY WHEN I LAUGH

ONLY WHEN I LAUGH

Deighton, Len

New York: The Mysterious Press. 1987

First American edition. Signed limited edition. Publisher's green cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14853

£50.00

AIRSHIPWRECK

AIRSHIPWRECK Complete With All Six Promotional Postcards and the Record.

Deighton, Len; Arnold Schwartzman

London: Jonathan Cape. 1978

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

14851

£475.00

LIGHT SONS AND DARK

LIGHT SONS AND DARK

DeJong, David Cornel

London: Victor Gollancz. 1944

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A nice copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14951

£20.00

DAY OF THE TRUMPET

DAY OF THE TRUMPET

DeJong, David Cornel

London: Victor Gollancz. 1943

Fourth impression of the first edition. The publisher's retained copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very nice copy, the binding square and...

14966

£20.00

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

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 JEWEL THAT WAS OURS

THE JEWEL THAT WAS OURS

Dexter, Colin; with an appreciation by H. R. F. Keating

Bristol: The Scorpion Press in association with Macmillan. 1991

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original marbled paper-covered boards, red morocco leather spine with titles in gilt. Top edge red. Complete with the plain...

14784

£125.00

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 CHRISTMAS BOOKS; bound with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS; bound with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. 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. 1870

First edition of Edwin Drood, early printing of the first collected edition of The Christmas Books. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and...

14914

£375.00

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

SKETCHES BY BOZ

SKETCHES BY BOZ Illustrative Of Every-day Life and Every-day People.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by George Cruikshank

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

A new edition, complete. An early printing of the 1839 first one volume edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with...

15053

£140.00

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

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

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