Category: Manuscripts

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THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN

THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN

Kipling, Rudyard

Original Manuscript. 1930

Illuminated manuscript on vellum. Measuring 34.5 x 24cms. Card mount. This fine manuscript of Kipling's poem is in an unknown but highly skilled hand. A beautiful original artwork.

11110

£375.00

ALMOST MY YOUNGEST FAN...

ALMOST MY YOUNGEST FAN... An Autograph Postcard Signed

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Unpublished. 1988

Autograph postcard signed. Black ink on one side of a colour postcard of two budgerigars. In fine and bright condition. The author writes "To Jane Chappell who must almost be my...

14631

£80.00

THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL.

THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL. A Presentation Photo-Album From The Director of the 1984 Film George Hill, To The Actor Thorley Walters (who played Ned Quilley).

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]; George Roy Hill; Thorley Waters; Diane Keaton

Privately Issued. 1984

A brown rexine bound photo-album containing 21 large black and white original photographs, shot on location during the making of the 1984 George Hill directed film of John Le...

13396

£475.00

POWER TO THE PEOPLE:

POWER TO THE PEOPLE: THE POLITICAL THOUGHTS OF JOHN LENNON.

Lennon, John

London: New English Library. 1972

Uncorrected Proof Copy of this unpublished book. Original green printed card covers, in the dustwrapper. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander case. An excellent...

9951

£8,500.00

GET CARTER [CARTER'S THE NAME].

GET CARTER [CARTER'S THE NAME]. Based on the novel Jack Returns Home by Ted Lewis.

Lewis, Ted; Mike Hodges (director, screenwriter); Michael Caine; Ian Hendry, Britt Eckland, John Osborne

London: MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. 1970

Revised draft script for the 1971 film Get Carter. Inscribed by Michael Caine (Carter), Dorothy White (Margaret), Mike Hodges (director), Michael Klinger (producer) and Karl...

10809

£5,500.00

BLACKBIRD SINGING.

BLACKBIRD SINGING. Poems and Lyrics 1965-1999

McCartney, Paul; [Judy Collins]

New York: W. W. Norton and Company. 2001

First American edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation from Paul McCartney to Grammy award winning singer / songwriter and social activist Judy Collins. Publisher's white...

14084

£2,350.00

ORIGINAL SUPER 8 FILM, SHOT BY JIM MORRISON

ORIGINAL SUPER 8 FILM, SHOT BY JIM MORRISON

Morrison, James Douglas

1971

An original Super 8 film, shot by Jim Morrison of his girlfriend, Pamela Courson, in a cemetery in Corsica. Filmed using his Braun Nizo S56 Super 8 Camera during a ten day holiday...

12668

£7,500.00

KING CHARLES II.

KING CHARLES II. Typescript of an Unpublished School Play.

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

1932

Typescript comprising two sections: first, three pages of carbon copy with Orwell's autograph pencil side-notes recording sound effects, the name 'Geoffrey' written twice in red...

10330

£55,000.00

BURMESE DAYS.

BURMESE DAYS. A Play by William B. Kellogg From The Novel By George Orwell.

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

Original Typescript. 1950

Typescript. Perfect bound in card wrappers with blue bordered typed label to the upper cover. A play in three acts with character descriptions. 116 mimeographed pages, the text on...

12657

£750.00

SNIFFIN GLUE and Other Rock 'n' Roll Habits for Punks!

SNIFFIN GLUE and Other Rock 'n' Roll Habits for Punks! Issue 2

[Punk Fanzine] Perry, Mark edits

London: Mark Perry. 1976

First edition of issue two if this influential Punk magazine. Quarto. 8 Mimeograph stapled pages, as issued. A very good copy, with light spotting, creasing and handling marks to...

12662

£975.00

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions The Author's (Master) Hand Corrected Galley Proof.

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1972

The author's marked up galley proof of the first edition, first printing. 94 long pages (25 x 7.5 inches) including some duplicates and re-numbered pages. Folded over three times....

6084

£1,000.00

FOOLS DIE

FOOLS DIE The Author's (Master) Galley Proof.

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1978

Inscribed by the author to his editor on the title page "For Bill [Targ]/ Finally we made it / affectionately / Mario". Approximately 200 loose sheets with the editor's and...

6085

£750.00

THE SICILIAN

THE SICILIAN Unrevised typescript draft

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by Simon and Schuster. 1984

Approximately 400+ loose sheets in card box. The pages are clean and in near fine condition. No inscriptions or markings. The box lid inscribed "PUZO - THE SICILIAN" in red pen...

6086

£750.00

I THINK I SHOULD TELL YOU

I THINK I SHOULD TELL YOU

Pybus, Rodney

1981

Manuscript poem. 40 lines in black ink, on paper. Signed and dated. Single fold to the middle otherwise in very good condition. Together with two letters from Pybus, one...

5731

£35.00

BEAU SABREUR.

BEAU SABREUR. Original Typescript of a Short Story.

Raven, Simon

Unpublished. 1955

A six page original typescript with autograph emendations in blue ink. A seemingly unpublished short story, narrated by "Lieutenant Raven", and exhibiting his characteristic...

13111

£450.00

FILLES DE HAMBOURG

FILLES DE HAMBOURG

Searle, Ronald

Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert. 1969

First edition. An inscribed presentation copy, with a large original colour drawing by Ronald Searle. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. Very light rubbing to the cover...

11249

£1,250.00

ROSA MYSTICA.

ROSA MYSTICA. Original Painting.

Sedivy Yun, Franz (1888 - 1973)

Original Artwork [Unpublished]. 1920

Gouache, watercolour, ink and collage on paper, laid down on board. Signed in full to the bottom right. Measuring 28.5 x 30 cms. The colours bright and unfaded. Signed and...

14176

£1,150.00

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES.

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES. An Original Illustration from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows".

Shepard, Ernest Howard; [Kenneth Grahame]

Later published by Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1931

Pencil, pen and ink on paper. The image features Mole relaxing on the river bank, under the shade of some dock-leaves. The image measures 12 x 17 cm on a sheet measuring 16.5 x 26...

12241

£19,500.00

AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT.

AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT. An Unpublished Poem and dialogue sketch from Catriona.

Stevenson, Robert Louis

1892

Single leaf, folio (319 × 200 mm), 16 lines written on one side and four on the verso, with some deletions. Browning and a little chipping at edges, still in good condition.

8325

£6,500.00

SYMPHONIA DOMESTICA Opus 53.

SYMPHONIA DOMESTICA Opus 53.

Strauss, Richard (1864 - 1949)

Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock. 1904

Universal Edition. Signed by the composer. Bound in green cloth with green leather label and gilt titles to the spine. 123 pages. Full printed score. The original covers and...

7072

£850.00

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