Category: Modern First Editions

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BROMO BOMBASTES:

BROMO BOMBASTES: A Fragment From a Laconic Drama.

Durrell, Lawrence writing as Gaffer Peeslake

London: Caduceus Press. 1933

First edition, first impression, limited to 100 copies. Inscribed presentation copy. Original deep black boards with printed label to front board. A near fine sharp copy with two...

13157

£7,500.00

SQUARING THE WAVES

SQUARING THE WAVES

Dutton, G. F.

UK: Bloodaxe Books. 1986

First edition. Original pictorial wrappers. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy with previous owner's ink name to the top corner of the reverse of front wrapper.

5135

£10.00

PIGWIG

PIGWIG

Dyke, John

London: Methuen. 1978

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original pictorial boards. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents...

13256

£35.00

THE GLASS SLIPPER

THE GLASS SLIPPER

Eberhart, M. G.

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1938

First UK edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine. A very good copy with fading to the spine but clean boards. The contents are complete with...

3225

£65.00

MELORA

MELORA

Eberhart, Mignon G.

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1960

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

13480

£20.00

THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA.

THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA. An Illustrated Novel.

Eco, Umberto; translated from the Italian by Geoffrey Brock

London: Secker and Warburg. 2005

First UK edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. A lovely fine copy, very lightly bumped at the bottom of the spine, the binding...

12392

£25.00

THE ISLAND OF THE DAY BEFORE

THE ISLAND OF THE DAY BEFORE

Eco, Umberto; translated from the Italian by William Weaver

London: Secker and Warburg. 1995

First UK edition, first printing. Original blue paper covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine clean, square and tight copy, the contents...

12437

£25.00

FOUCAULT'S PENDULUM

FOUCAULT'S PENDULUM

Eco, Umberto; translated from the Italian by William Weaver

London: Secker and Warburg. 1989

First UK edition, first printing. Original black cloth with white titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, without inscriptions or stamps....

12447

£30.00

ALBERT COMES BACK

ALBERT COMES BACK

Edgar, Marriott; illustrated by Caroline Holden

London: Methuen. 1980

First edition with these illustrations. Inscribed and with an original drawing by Caroline Holden. Illustrated in colour throughout. Publisher's pictorial boards without...

13255

£35.00

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

BORSTAL LIVES.

BORSTAL LIVES. Life At Borstal From Within.

Edward, Louis

London: Victor Gollancz. 1939

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square...

14832

£85.00

ONCE TWICE THRICE UPON A TIME

ONCE TWICE THRICE UPON A TIME

Edwards, Dorothy; Ruth Ainsworth; Angela Pickering; Gabriella Falk; Ruth McDonald; Pauline Hill; Pat Kremer; Elizabeth Turner; illustrated by Juliette Palmer

London: Lutterworth Press. 1976

First edition. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white throughout. An excellent near fine...

13258

£30.00

GHOSTS AND SHADOWS

GHOSTS AND SHADOWS

Edwards, Dorothy; William Shakespeare; Angela Pickering; Violet Bibby; Catherine Storr; Gwen Raverat; Frank Charles; William Allingham and others; illustrated by Jane Walmsley

London: Lutterwort Press 1980

First edition. Signed by Dorothy Edwards. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. An excellent...

13259

£35.00

THE ADVENTURES OF LITTLE MOOKRA

THE ADVENTURES OF LITTLE MOOKRA

Edwards, John Emlyn; illustrated by Keith Waite

London: Methuen Children's Books. 1977

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author and the illustrator, with an original drawing. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine,...

13251

£35.00

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL

Eliot, T. S.

Canterbury: H. J. Goulden, Limited. 1935

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original printed pale lilac wrappers. A lovely near fine copy showing only light rubbing and darkening to...

6192

£5,500.00

THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK

THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1954

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square, the contents clean throughout and without...

13464

£35.00

POEMS Written In Early Youth.

POEMS Written In Early Youth.

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1967

First edition thus (preceded by an edition of only 12 copies privately printed by Albert Bonniers of Stockholm in 1950). Original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in...

13656

£25.00

THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK

THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1954

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and...

13870

£40.00

ELIZABETHAN ESSAYS

ELIZABETHAN ESSAYS

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1932

First edition, second state. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean...

13883

£50.00

THE THREE VOICES OF POETRY

THE THREE VOICES OF POETRY

Eliot, T. S.

London: National Book League at the Cambridge University Press. 1953

First edition, first printing. Publisher's cream card stapled covers, printed in green. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little toning to the edges....

14205

£25.00

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