Category: Literature

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THE DAY THEY ROBBED THE BANK OF ENGLAND

THE DAY THEY ROBBED THE BANK OF ENGLAND

Brophy, John

London: Chatto and Windus. 1959

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13582

£25.00

DEVIL OF A STATE

DEVIL OF A STATE

Burgess, Anthony

London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine clean copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps....

12009

£22.00

THE BLOOMSBURY WONDER

THE BLOOMSBURY WONDER

Burke, Thomas

London: The Mandrake Press. 1929

First edition, first printing. Original gilt and black snakeskin cloth, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, without inscriptions or stamps in the very good or better...

10365

£65.00

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

SONGS AND BALLADS OF ROBERT BURNS

Burns, Robert; illustrated by Monro S. Orr.

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1913

First edition with these illustrations. Large 8vo. Beautifully bound by Henderson & Bisset of Edinburgh in full blue morocco titled in gilt to the upper board and spine. All edges...

13481

£175.00

POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT; SONGS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT.

POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT; SONGS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT.

Burns, Robert; illustrated by Richard Westall

London: John Sharpe. 1824

First edition thus. Two volumes. Handsome contemporary full calf, upper and lower boards ruled in blind and gilt, the spines with five raised bands, compartments and bands...

14254

£275.00

JUNKIE

JUNKIE

Burroughs, William; original written as William Lee; foreword by Carl Solomon

London: David Bruce and Watson. 1973

First worldwide hardcover edition. Publisher's original dark green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

13995

£150.00

DEAD FINGERS TALK

DEAD FINGERS TALK

Burroughs, William S.; Alexander Trocchi

London: John Calder in association with The Olympia Press. 1963

First edition, first printing [not published in America]. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles...

14224

£4,500.00

THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

Burroughs, William S.; Brion Gysin; Alexander Trocchi

Paris: The Olympia Press. 1962

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Also signed by Brion Gysin. Publisher's original green card covers printed...

14225

£4,750.00

JUNKY [Junkie]

JUNKY [Junkie]

Burroughs, William [William Lee]; with an introduction by Allen Ginsberg

London and New York: Penguin Books. 1976

Unrevised / uncorrected proof copy. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's printed card covers. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander box. A very good copy,...

11556

£5,000.00

STILL LIFE

STILL LIFE

Byatt, A. S.

London: Chatto and Windus / The Hogarth Press. 1985

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without...

12470

£100.00

ANGELS AND INSECTS

ANGELS AND INSECTS

Byatt, A. S.

London: Chatto and Windus. 1985

Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original pictorial laminated card covers. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without...

12472

£35.00

POEMS:

POEMS: THE PRISONER OF CHILLON, And Other Poems (1816); MANFRED, A Dramatic Poem (1817); THE SIEGE OF CORINTH, A Poem and PARISINA, A Poem (1816); THE LAMENT OF TASSO (1817); CHILDE HAROLD'S PIGRIMAGE, Canto The Third (1816).

Byron, Lord [George Gordon Byron]

London: John Murray. 1816

First editions of five titles, bound in one volume. Nineteenth century binding of half calf with title and gilt decoration to the spine. 8vo. Half titles to each title, bound...

14397

£450.00

DOMNEI.

DOMNEI. A Comedy Of Woman-Worship.

Cabell, James Branch; with an introduction by Joseph Hergesheimer

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited 1927

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original light blue cloth with dark blue titles and decorative borders to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or...

12010

£45.00

THE CABLE CAR AND THE DRAGON

THE CABLE CAR AND THE DRAGON

Caen, Herb; illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield

New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc. 1970

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield in colour throughout. Publisher's pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. An excellent near...

13792

£100.00

SCAMP

SCAMP

Camberton, Roland; pseudonym of Henry Cohen; illustrated by John Minton

London: John Lehman. 1950

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

13366

£1,250.00

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON

WORDS WITH A BLACK ORPINGTON And Other Poems

Campbell, David

Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 1978

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better than very good copy, the...

14129

£25.00

LAURENCE STERNE: A LIFE

LAURENCE STERNE: A LIFE

Campbell Ross, Ian [Laurence Sterne]

Oxford: The Oxford University Press. 2001

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions or stamps and no loose or...

13710

£25.00

BLISS

BLISS

Carey, Peter

London: Faber and Faber. 1981

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

12403

£75.00

THE FAT MAN IN HISTORY

THE FAT MAN IN HISTORY

Carey, Peter

London: Faber and Faber. 1980

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine clean, square and tight copy, the...

12423

£60.00

THE TAX INSPECTOR

THE TAX INSPECTOR

Carey, Peter

London: Faber and Faber. 1991

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original black cloth with white titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without...

12476

£40.00

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