Category: Literature

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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

ELIZABETH HICKS. A TRUE ROMANCE OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDANCE 1775-1783

ELIZABETH HICKS. A TRUE ROMANCE OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDANCE 1775-1783

Hicks, Elizabeth; abridged from the author's own manuscript by her daughter Fanny Bird; completed and edited by her granddaughter Louisa J. Marriott

London: William Hardwick. 1902

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original petrol blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board. Small 8vo. 98pp. Tissue guarded silhouette portrait frontispiece and two...

13556

£275.00

OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS IN A JOURNEY THROUGH SICILY AND CALABRIA IN THE YEAR 1791:

OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS IN A JOURNEY THROUGH SICILY AND CALABRIA IN THE YEAR 1791: With a postscript, containing some account of the ceremonies of the last holy week at Rome, and of a short excursion to Tivoli.

Hill, Brian

London: Printed for John Stockdale. 1792

First edition, first printing. Author's presentation copy. Handsome near contemporary full calf, the upper and lower boards with gilt decorated borders, the spine with five gilt...

14255

£750.00

MRS DE WINTER

MRS DE WINTER

Hill, Susan

London: Sinclair-Stevenson. 1993

First edition, first printing. Original black boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A very near fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps in a near fine dustwrapper, not...

4085

£15.00

LOST HORIZON

LOST HORIZON

Hilton, James

London: Macmillan. 1933

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding clean and...

13268

£12,500.00

THE NUTCRACKER

THE NUTCRACKER

Hoffman, E. T. A; retold by Veronica Tennant; illustrated by Toller Cranston

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1985

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author and the artist. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Superbly illustrated with...

14178

£85.00

WOOL: A BRITISH EMPIRE ASSET; WOOL AND IT'S CHARACTERISTICS; WOOL FOR THE MASSES; SOME CHANGES IN WOOL PRODUCTION.

WOOL: A BRITISH EMPIRE ASSET; WOOL AND IT'S CHARACTERISTICS; WOOL FOR THE MASSES; SOME CHANGES IN WOOL PRODUCTION. Four Original Typscripts: Three For B.B.C. Radio Broadcasts, the other a Lecture Delivered Before The Bradford Textile Society.

Hollings, Samuel Banks; [The Wool Record]

Original Typescript. 1926

Four original typescripts together with a quantity of related letters and a signed menu for The Optimists' Corner of the Bradford Liberal Club Annual Dinner (Jan 9th 1924). "Wool:...

13587

£250.00

LOOK UP AT THE SKIES!

LOOK UP AT THE SKIES! Poems and Prose.

Hopkins, Gerard Manley; chosen and introduced by Rex Warner; illustrated by Yvonne Skargon

London: The Bodley Head 1972

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Top edge red. A fine copy, the binding clean and square, the...

13864

£25.00

EPITHALAMION

EPITHALAMION

Hopkins, Gerard Manley; with linocut illustrations by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition thus. Limited edition, signed by the artist. Publisher's original stitched blue card covers. The upper cover, one full page and two publisher devices illustrated...

13725

£45.00

HIGH FIDELITY

HIGH FIDELITY

Hornby, Nick

London: Victor Gollancz. 1995

First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout...

14349

£50.00

AFTER JULIUS

AFTER JULIUS

Howard, Elizabeth Jane

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original reddish brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Jan Pienkowski illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and...

14106

£25.00

THE LAST DECEPTION

THE LAST DECEPTION

Howard, Hartley

London: Collins. 1951

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

13479

£30.00

EXTORTION

EXTORTION

Howard, Hartley

London: Collins. 1951

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original burgundy coloured cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the...

13483

£30.00

NO TARGET FOR BOWMAN

NO TARGET FOR BOWMAN

Howard, Hartley

London: Collins. 1951

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original burgundy coloured cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the...

13484

£30.00

THE CRADLE SHIP

THE CRADLE SHIP

Howes, Edith; illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson

London: Cassell and Company. 1916

First edition. Original blueish green embossed cloth with gilt titles to the spine and oval pictorial onlay to upper board, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with four colour plates by...

13796

£125.00

THE HAWTHORN GODDESS

THE HAWTHORN GODDESS

Hughes, Glyn

London: Chatto and Windus / The Hogarth Press. 1984

First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A fine copy with the ownership signature of poet David Hughes to the top left corner of the...

5258

£16.00

GAUDETE

GAUDETE

Hughes, Ted

London: Faber and Faber. 1977

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to his close friend, poet and translator JŠnos Csokits. Original black cloth with titles in gilt and red...

12769

£400.00

GAUDETE

GAUDETE

Hughes, Ted

London: Faber and Faber. 1977

First edition, first printing. Signed and dated by the author. Original black cloth with titles in gilt and red to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean...

13370

£325.00

CAVE BIRDS

CAVE BIRDS An Alchemical Cave Drama

Hughes, Ted; illustrated by Leonard Baskin

London: Faber and Faber. 1978

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout by Leonard Baskin. A better than...

13500

£275.00

TIME

TIME

Hughes, Ted translates; Yehuda Amichai

New York: Harper and Row Publishers. 1979

Uncorrected and corrected proof copies of the first edition, first printing. Ted Hughes' copy with his hand corrections. Two volumes. Publisher's original blue card with text in...

14335

£325.00

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