Category: Modern First Editions

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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

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. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a...

14326

£40.00

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 QUESTION OF PROOF

A QUESTION OF PROOF

Blake, Nicholas; [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1935

First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding clean and square with a small nick or...

15344

£3,750.00

WILLIAM BLAKE, MYSTIC: A Study. Together with YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS: Nights I & II,

WILLIAM BLAKE, MYSTIC: A Study. Together with YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS: Nights I & II, With Illustrations by William Blake. And frontispiece, Death's Door, from Blair's 'The Grave'

Blake, William; Adeline M. Butterworth; Edward Young

Liverpool and London: The Liverpool Booksellers Co. Ltd; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co. 1911

First edition. Finely bound in contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, double ruled in gilt with five raised bands to the spine, with double ruled compartments and titles in...

14503

£295.00

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

MISCELLANY THREE

MISCELLANY THREE

Blishen, Edward edits; Joan Aiken; Elisabeth Beresford; John Hampden; Noel Streatfield; Ernest H. Shepard; Mollie Hunter; Charles Keeping and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1966

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in silver, in the Charles Keeping illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in...

14195

£35.00

MISCELLANY TWO

MISCELLANY TWO

Blishen, Edward edits; Philip Turner; Henry Treece; Wilfrid Blunt; Nancy Smith; Patrick Moore; Leon Garfield; Christopher Leach; Gaynor Chapman; Francis Hoyland; Felix Hoffmann; Gareth Floyd and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1965

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

14194

£35.00

FIVE LITTLE RICH GIRLS

FIVE LITTLE RICH GIRLS

Block, Lawrence

London; Allison and Busby. 1984

First UK edition, first printing. First worldwide hardcover edition. Signed by the author. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near...

11830

£35.00

TANNER ON ICE.

TANNER ON ICE. An Evan Tanner Novel.

Block, Lawrence

London: No Exit Press. 1998

First UK edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine. A fine copy in the fine original dustwrapper. Not...

12031

£16.00

THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN

THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN

Block, Lawrence

London: Victor Gollancz. 1984

First UK edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, without inscriptions or stamps in the fine price-clipped...

12032

£18.00

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