Category: Literature

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AMONG THE THUGS

AMONG THE THUGS

Buford, Bill

London: Secker and Warburg. 1991

Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher's black, red and white card covers. A very near fine copy, the binding square and tight showing only very...

15015

£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

IN THE CLOSED ROOM

IN THE CLOSED ROOM

Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1904

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth illustrated in blue, brown and green to the upper board and with titles in gilt to the spine. With eight full...

14463

£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

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

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

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

GRIEN ON ROUGEMONT

GRIEN ON ROUGEMONT Or The Story Of A Modern Robinson Crusoe.

Carnegie, D.W.; illustrated by Phil May and Barry Pain

London: Edward Lloyd Ltd. 1898

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial stapled wrappers. With 10 humorous illustrations by Phil May and other pictures. Also a pantomime sketch by Barry...

12700

£375.00

THE MEN WHO EXPLAINED MIRACLES

THE MEN WHO EXPLAINED MIRACLES

Carr, John Dickson

New York: Harper & Row. 1963

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original yellow and black cloth with titles in red and black to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

13953

£25.00

JOHN BULL'S ADVENTURES IN THE FISCAL WONDERLAND

JOHN BULL'S ADVENTURES IN THE FISCAL WONDERLAND

[Carroll, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)]; Charles Geake; F. Carruthers Gould

London: Methuen & Co. 1904

First edition, first printing of this scarce Alice in Wonderland parody. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. 8vo. 152pp...

14088

£190.00

ALICE IN WONDERLAND PANORAMA

ALICE IN WONDERLAND PANORAMA

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)

London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. 1919

First edition in this form. Concertina bound pictorial boards, illustrated in colour. 16pp. A very good copy, the binding rubbed but holding firm and with light wear and spotting...

14087

£225.00

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