Category: Manuscripts

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WATERSHIP DOWN

WATERSHIP DOWN

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

London: The Paradine Press. 1976

First edition thus. With a new foreword by the author. Signed by the author and with an original watercolour by the illustrator. Publisher-commissioned Sangorski and Sutcliffe...

10800

£3,000.00

WATERSHIP DOWN.

WATERSHIP DOWN. Signed Deluxe Edition with an Original Watercolour by John Lawrence.

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

London: The Paradine Press. 1976

Deluxe issue of the first illustrated edition. With a new foreword by the author published here for the first time. Signed by the author and with an original watercolour by the...

13669

£3,450.00

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER.

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER. An Original Drawing from Josephine And Her Dolls.

Appleton, Honor C; [illustrating Mrs H. C. Cradock]

Later published by Blackie and Son Limited. 1916

Black pen and ink on paper. Signed with initials lower right corner. Measuring 9.5 cms x 18 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. In fine condition. Josephine is seated whilst reading...

14214

£475.00

LIFE IS A LOUSY DRAG.

LIFE IS A LOUSY DRAG. Six Original Pen and Ink Drawings by Trubee Campbell.

[Beat Generation] Schock, Jim; illustrations by Trubee Campbell

San Francisco: Unicorn Publishing Co. 1958

Six original pen and ink drawings by Trubee Campbell illustrating Jim Schock's 1958 book / condemnation of San Francisco Beat life, "Life Is a Lousy Drag". All are black ink...

10417

£850.00

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD

Bennett, Jill illustrating Roald Dahl

Original Artwork. 1975

The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition of Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of The World. Including correspondence between the author, artist and the...

8595

£85,000.00

GRAFFITI SKIRT

GRAFFITI SKIRT

[Bouldin, Joy]; "CEY ONE" Adams (b.1962)

New York: Original Artwork 1981

Spray paint, marker pen and ink on a leather skirt. Painted circa 1981 for Joy "Joystick" Bouldin. Authentic hand painted clothing from the early days of hip hop are exceptionally...

11595

£3,750.00

GRAFFITI DENIM JACKET

GRAFFITI DENIM JACKET

[Bouldin, Joy]; "REVOLT"

New York: Original Artwork 1984

Acrylic and ink on a denim Wrangler jacket (size 40). Painted circa 1984. Large "JoyStick" piece with character portrait and smaller "Revolt" piece underneath, to rear jacket...

11594

£3,750.00

FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN.

FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN. The Author's Original Hand Corrected Maquette.

Briggs, Raymond

London: Later published by Hamish Hamilton. 1977

The author's unique original mock-up / maquette of the first edition, first printing. Photocopies of the early draft original artwork, applied to boards with glue and staples with...

13663

£1,250.00

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

THREE JOLLY FRIENDS [THE THREE JOLLY BOATMEN]

THREE JOLLY FRIENDS [THE THREE JOLLY BOATMEN]

CAM (pseudonym of Barbara Mary Campbell)

London: Collins. 1953

Suite of 14 original pen, ink and watercolour drawings for "Three Jolly Friends". Mounted. Cam's early draft of what would later be published as The Three Jolly Boatmen....

10714

£3,750.00

LOUISE

LOUISE Roman Musical en Quatre Actes et Cinq Tableaux.

Charpentier, Gustave (1860 -1956)

Paris: M. M. Heugel et Cie, Au Menestrel. 1900

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Piano and Vocal Score. Bound in three quarter purple leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles to the spine. Minor rubbing to the...

7073

£650.00

MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOK

MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOK Relating to her novels A MURDER HAS BEEN ARRANGED [MURDER IS ANNOUNCED]; THEY DO IT WITH MIRRORS and her plays SPIDER'S WEB and MISS PERRY.

Christie, Agatha

Unpublished. 1948

Manuscript notebook, written entirely in the hand of Agatha Christie containing 175 pages of notes relating in depth to the Miss Marple novel "A Murder Is Announced" (here with...

13613

£45,000.00

ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

Christie, Agatha (15th September 1890 - 12th January 1976)

1950

A black and white Walter Bird head and shoulders portrait of Agatha Christie smiling, leaning on her arms and with interlocking hands. The photograph measures 21.5 x 16.5 cms and...

11923

£1,950.00

ROALD DAHL, A TRIBUTE. 13 September, 1916 - 23rd November.

ROALD DAHL, A TRIBUTE. 13 September, 1916 - 23rd November. With a Touching Letter From Liccy Dahl to Rayner Unwin.

[Dahl, Road]; Peter Mayer; Felicity "Liccy" Dahl; Rayner Unwin

Privately Printed. The Letter Unpublished. 1990

First and only edition. Original white stapled card covers printed in black. 12pp. Rayner Unwin's copy. The tribute was written by Peter Mayer and read at the funeral service of...

12996

£350.00

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN. An Incredible Letter Introducing Quentin Blake, mentioning the BFG and the beginning of a new book featuring Charlie Bucket.

Dahl, Road; Quentin Blake; Rayner Unwin

Unpublished. 1982

A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. With fantastic...

12990

£2,750.00

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN. An Excellent Letter Regarding New Editions of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and The Great Glass Elevator, and Requesting Copies of Fantastic Mr Fox.

Dahl, Road; Rayner Unwin

Unpublished. 1984

A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. With interesting...

12991

£1,500.00

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN. Giving the Reason for Leaving His American Publisher

Dahl, Road; Rayner Unwin

Unpublished. 1982

A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. With interesting...

12992

£875.00

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

Dahl, Road; Rayner Unwin

Unpublished. 1982

A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. Dahl writes "I do...

12994

£600.00

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ROALD DAHL TO HIS PUBLISHER RAYNER UNWIN.

Dahl, Road; Rayner Unwin

Unpublished. 1985

A single page typed letter, written by Roald Dahl on Gipsy House, Great Missenden letterhead, to the head of George Allen and Unwin publishers Rayner Unwin. Dahl writes in thanks...

12995

£600.00

ORIGINAL PAINTING

ORIGINAL PAINTING

Šedivý Yun, Franz (1888 - 1973)

Original Artwork [Unpublished]. 1920

Gouache, watercolour and ink on paper, laid down on board. Signed with initials lower right corner. The painting measures 21 x 17 cms. A skillfully painted esoteric portrait, the...

14175

£750.00

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