Category: Literature

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MUMINPAPPANS BRAVADER

MUMINPAPPANS BRAVADER (English title: The Exploits of Moominpappa).

Jansson, Tove

Stockholm: Hugo Gebers Förlafg. 1950

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated paper-covered boards with burgundy cloth spine titled in black. Illustrated by the author. Text in Swedish....

14245

£295.00

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR (English title: Moominsummer Madness).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1954

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card covers. Illustrated by the author. Text in Swedish. A superb fine copy, the binding square,...

14246

£750.00

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN (English title: The Moomins and the Great Flood).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Söderström & Co. Förlagsaktiebolag. 1945

First edition, first printing of the first Moomin book. Publisher's original colour illustrated stapled card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. A...

14248

£850.00

PAPPAN OCH HAVET

PAPPAN OCH HAVET (English title: Moominpappa at Sea).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. Edges untrimmed, as issued. A superb...

14250

£285.00

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET (English title: Tales From Moominvalley).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1962

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine titled in black. Illustrated throughout by the author. Text in...

14251

£265.00

JANE AUSTEN.

JANE AUSTEN. A "Life".

Jenkins, Elizabeth

London: Victor Gollancz. 1939

Third impression of the September 1938 first edition. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine...

14874

£75.00

MEMORIES OF A VICTORIAN

MEMORIES OF A VICTORIAN

Jepson, Edgar

London: Victor Gollancz. 1933

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with green titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

14836

£75.00

THE GOOSE ON THE GRAVE and THE OWL

THE GOOSE ON THE GRAVE and THE OWL

John Hawkes

New York: New Directions. 1954

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps in near fine lightly rubbed first issue dustwrapper, priced $3.00 on the...

3945

£50.00

STATEMENT AGAINST CORPSES

STATEMENT AGAINST CORPSES

Johnson, B. S. & Zulfigar Ghose

London: Constable. 1964

First edition. Original cloth, dustwrapper. A near fine copy, text block edges slightly spotted, clean and bright throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the...

1534

£160.00

THE EVACUEES

THE EVACUEES

Johnson, B. S. edits; Alan Sillitoe; Christopher Leach; Brian Reed; Ruth Fainlight; Mel Calman; Jonathan Miller; Johnny Haynes and others

London: Victor Gollancz. 1968

First edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and...

14350

£45.00

JOHNSON'S DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, IN MINATURE.

JOHNSON'S DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, IN MINATURE. Improved and Enlarged by George Fulton.

Johnson, Samuel; George Fulton

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1822

Second edition. Beautifully bound in recent full brown morocco decorative tooling to upper and lower boards, five raised bands and titles to the spine. Marbled endpapers. 12mo....

14908

£160.00

TIMES LIKE THESE

TIMES LIKE THESE

Jones, Gwyn

London: Victor Gollancz. 1936

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original light blue cloth with dark blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square...

14710

£125.00

GARLAND OF BAYS

GARLAND OF BAYS

Jones, Gwyn

London: Victor Gollancz. 1937

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

14711

£125.00

THE NINE DAYS WONDER

THE NINE DAYS WONDER

Jones, Gwyn

London: Victor Gollancz. 1937

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

14712

£45.00

ULYSSES

ULYSSES

Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927

Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to...

13566

£1,250.00

DIE VERWANDLUNG.

DIE VERWANDLUNG. [The Metamorphosis]

Kafka, Franz

Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag. 1915

First edition, first printing. Publisher's plain buff card covers with the original illustrated dustwrapper. Housed in a bespoke quarter black morocco solander box, with titles in...

13196

£6,750.00

ANNA KAVAN:

ANNA KAVAN: An Illustrated Catalogue, with text by Jeremy Reed.

Kavan, Anna; Jeremy Reed

York: Lucius / Punk Daisy Publications. 2005

First edition, first printing. One of 950 soft-cover copies. Original pictorial stapled wrappers. A fine copy. 43 pages, printed in full colour throughout. Contains the first...

2152

£5.99

ANNA KAVAN:

ANNA KAVAN: An Illustrated Catalogue, with text by Jeremy Reed.

Kavan, Anna; Jeremy Reed

York: Lucius / Punk Daisy Publications. 2005

First edition, first printing. One of 50 hardcover copies numbered and signed by the author, poet and Anna Kavan scholar Jeremy Reed. A fine copy. 43 pages, printed in full colour...

14609

£35.00

REAL SKY

REAL SKY

Kavanagh, P. J.; with wood engravings by Miriam Macgregor

Andoversford: The Whittington Press. 1980

First edition. Signed by the author. Publisher's original maroon patterned card covers. Sewn binding. Illustrated with 7 wood-engravings. A fine clean copy, without previous...

12511

£25.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

Keats, John; edited with an introduction and textual notes by H. Buxton Forman, C.B.

London: Humphrey Milford 1914

Enlarged edition on India paper. Beautifully bound in brown morocco by Riviere and Son. Decorative panelled tooling to the upper and lower boards, three raised bands and titles in...

12910

£275.00

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