Category: Literature

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DUDLEY AND GILDEROY

DUDLEY AND GILDEROY A Nonsense

Blackwood, Algernon

London: Ernest Benn. 1929

First edition, first printing. Original cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy with some rubbing and bumping of the cloth. The contents are entirely complete with...

6605

£25.00

WILLIAM BLAKE, MYSTIC: A Study. Together with YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS: Nights I & II,

WILLIAM BLAKE, MYSTIC: A Study. Together with YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS: Nights I & II, With Illustrations by William Blake. And frontispiece, Death's Door, from Blair's 'The Grave'

Blake, William; Adeline M. Butterworth; Edward Young

Liverpool and London: The Liverpool Booksellers Co. Ltd; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co. 1911

First edition. Finely bound in contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, double ruled in gilt with five raised bands to the spine, with double ruled compartments and titles in...

14503

£295.00

MISCELLANY ONE

MISCELLANY ONE

Blishen, Edward edits; Charles Causley; Rosemary Sutcliff, Hans Baumann; Eric Allen, Gillian Avery; Charles Keeping; Brian Wildsmith; William Pampas and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1964

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with pink cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Brian Wildsmith illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14193

£35.00

MISCELLANY THREE

MISCELLANY THREE

Blishen, Edward edits; Joan Aiken; Elisabeth Beresford; John Hampden; Noel Streatfield; Ernest H. Shepard; Mollie Hunter; Charles Keeping and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1966

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in silver, in the Charles Keeping illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in...

14195

£35.00

MISCELLANY TWO

MISCELLANY TWO

Blishen, Edward edits; Philip Turner; Henry Treece; Wilfrid Blunt; Nancy Smith; Patrick Moore; Leon Garfield; Christopher Leach; Gaynor Chapman; Francis Hoyland; Felix Hoffmann; Gareth Floyd and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Gaynor Chapman illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14194

£35.00

FIVE LITTLE RICH GIRLS

FIVE LITTLE RICH GIRLS

Block, Lawrence

London; Allison and Busby. 1984

First UK edition, first printing. First worldwide hardcover edition. Signed by the author. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near...

11830

£35.00

ARIEL

ARIEL

Block, Lawrence

London: Robert Hale. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding...

14523

£40.00

DEADLY HONEYMOON

DEADLY HONEYMOON

Block, Lawrence

London: Robert Hale. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

14524

£75.00

NOT COMIN' HOME TO YOU

NOT COMIN' HOME TO YOU

Block, Lawrence writing as Paul Kavanagh

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original burgundy cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

14532

£45.00

THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL

THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL

Block, Lawrence writing as Paul Kavanagh

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding...

14533

£50.00

CLAUDINE AT ST. CLARES

CLAUDINE AT ST. CLARES

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1944

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pink boards with illustration and titles in blue to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy,...

15535

£145.00

THE AMOROUS FIAMMETTA

THE AMOROUS FIAMMETTA

Boccaccio, Giovanni; illustrated by M. Leone; edited and introduced by K. H. Josling

London: The Mandrake Press. 1929

First edition with these illustrations. Limited Edition. Publisher's blue tinged limp yapped vellum with illustration to upper cover and titles in gilt to the spine. All edges...

13771

£120.00

THE LIVING AND THE DEAD

THE LIVING AND THE DEAD

Boileau, Pierre and Thomas Narcejac

London: Hutchinson. 1956

First English edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy with bright red cloth boards, the contents with no inscriptions or stamps. Complete with...

6661

£750.00

HOW 007 GOT HIS NAME

HOW 007 GOT HIS NAME

Bond, Mary Wickham (Mrs James Bond)

London: Collins. 1966

First edition, first impression. Inscribed presentation copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, thin strips of fading...

10132

£500.00

NOTES OF A VAGABOND.

NOTES OF A VAGABOND. Ways Of Men

Bonsels,Waldemar

New York: Albert and Charles Boni. 1931

First English edition, first printing. Translated from the German by J. B. Mussey. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent...

10600

£85.00

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS.

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS. Poets, Philosophers, Historians, Statesmen, Essayists, Dramatists, Novelists, Travellers, Humorists &c., &c., &c. Complied, Arranged and For Sale or sale.

[Bookseller's Catalogue] Leon and Brother

New York: Leon and Brother, Under 5th Avenue Hotel. 1885

First edition of the first catalogue dedicated exclusively to first editions of American authors. Rebound in green card covers, with a portion of the original upper cover laid...

13006

£45.00

MURDER PARTY

MURDER PARTY

Bordeaux, Henry; translated by Richard Curtis

London: Victor Gollancz. 1931

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with green titles to the spine, without dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding...

15043

£50.00

DREAMTIGERS

DREAMTIGERS

Borges, Jorge Luis; woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi; translated by Mildred Boyer and Harold Morland; introduction by Miguel Enguidanos

London: Souvenir Press, A Condor Book. 1973

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14162

£40.00

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON.

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. Boswell's Life Of Johnson including Boswell's Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides And Johnson's Diary Of A Journey Into North Wales

Boswell, James; edited by George Birkbeck Hill.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press. 1887

First edition thus. Six volumes. Large 8vo. Vol I 522pp; Vol II 480pp; Vol III 464pp; Vol IV 446pp; Vol V 460pp ; Vol VI 324. Half titles to each volume. Contemporary speckled...

11527

£1,250.00

PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS.

PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS. Chapters Of An Autobiography and Other Collected Writings.

Bowen, Elizabeth; foreword by Spencer Curtis Brown

London: Allen Lane. 1975

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a...

14051

£25.00

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