Category: Modern First Editions

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TAKE COURAGE

TAKE COURAGE

Bentley, Phyllis

London: Victor Gollancz. 1940

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy with clean black cloth boards and sharp gilt titles to the spine. The text block is square...

4538

£45.00

THE TOVERS

THE TOVERS

Beresford, Elisabeth; illustrated by Geoffrey Beitz

London: Methuen Children's Books. 1982

First edition. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13264

£20.00

LITTLE BIG MAN

LITTLE BIG MAN

Berger, Thomas

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1965

First edition, first printing. Original dark blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the spine tips...

12459

£120.00

CONTINUAL DEW

CONTINUAL DEW

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1937

First edition. Original black cloth with gilt titles, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth clean with some oxidization of the gilt. The contents on multi-coloured and...

8247

£75.00

A NIP IN THE AIR

A NIP IN THE AIR

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1974

First edition, first printing. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A fine bright copy without inscriptions or stamps in very lightly rubbed and nicked...

11900

£28.00

NEW BATS IN OLD BELFRIES

NEW BATS IN OLD BELFRIES

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1945

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with white paper label printed in black to the upper board, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine clean copy, the binding...

11905

£60.00

SUMMONED BY BELLS

SUMMONED BY BELLS

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1960

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

13463

£35.00

HIGH AND LOW

HIGH AND LOW

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1966

First edition, first printing. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original white cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge gilt. A fine tight copy with binding clean and...

13572

£275.00

A NIP IN THE AIR

A NIP IN THE AIR

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1974

First edition, first printing. With author's signed inscription. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding clean and firm, the...

13742

£60.00

WEST COUNTRY CHURCHES

WEST COUNTRY CHURCHES Four Essays.

Betjeman, John

London: Society of SS Peter and Paul. 1973

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original stapled light orange card covers printed in blue. With four black and white photographic illustrations. A very good copy, the...

13755

£25.00

SUMMONED BY BELLS

SUMMONED BY BELLS

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1960

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine, clean and square copy, the contents without previous owner's...

13762

£50.00

SELECTED POEMS

SELECTED POEMS

Betjeman, John; chosen with a preface by John Sparrow

London: John Murray. 1948

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original red cloth with printed paper label to the spine. No dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square with some light...

11613

£175.00

A GARLAND FOR THE LAUREATE

A GARLAND FOR THE LAUREATE Poems presented to Sir John Betjeman on his seventy-fifth birthday.

Betjeman, John (contributions by Dannie Abse, Kingsley Amis, Patricia Beer, Leonard Clark, Charles Causley, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Alan Ross, Stephen Spender, R. S. Thomas and others)

Stratford Upon Avon: The Celandine Press. 1981

First edition. One of 75 copies (of a total edition of 350) signed by Dannie Abse, Alan Brownjohn, Patric Dickinson, Elizabeth Jennings, Norman Nicholson, Sacheverell Sitwell,...

8603

£1,250.00

TWO ROYAL BROTHERS

TWO ROYAL BROTHERS

Binner, Ina

London: Robert Hale. 1975

First edition. Original cloth, dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. A near fine tight copy, inscribed by the author to the front endpaper. Original dustwrapper with no loss and...

957

£75.00

FIRST BOOK OF LONDON VISIONS

FIRST BOOK OF LONDON VISIONS

Binyon, Laurence

London: Elkin Matthews 1896

First edition in book form. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original stitched brown card covers, printed in black. A very good or better copy, the binding a little rubbed...

14034

£60.00

THE CYCLOPS GOBLET

THE CYCLOPS GOBLET

Blackburn, John

London: Jonathan Cape. 1977

Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy with no inscriptions or stamps in near fine complete but lightly rubbed dustwrapper. Not price-clipped.

5015

£25.00

DUDLEY AND GILDEROY

DUDLEY AND GILDEROY A Nonsense

Blackwood, Algernon

London: Ernest Benn. 1929

First edition, first printing. Original cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy with some rubbing and bumping of the cloth. The contents are entirely complete with...

6605

£25.00

A PENKNIFE IN MY HEART

A PENKNIFE IN MY HEART

Blake, Nicholas (pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis)

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1958

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

13353

£45.00

THE GREEN SHIP

THE GREEN SHIP

Blake, Quentin

London: Jonathan Cape. 1998

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated in colour throughout by Quentin Blake. A lovely fine, clean and bright copy.

14078

£125.00

MISCELLANY ONE

MISCELLANY ONE

Blishen, Edward edits; Charles Causley; Rosemary Sutcliff, Hans Baumann; Eric Allen, Gillian Avery; Charles Keeping; Brian Wildsmith; William Pampas and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1964

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with pink cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Brian Wildsmith illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14193

£35.00

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