Category: Modern First Editions

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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

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE

Biggers, Earl Derr; illustrated by Frank Snapp

New York: Bobbs-Merrill. 1913

First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in the original pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated with a tissue guarded...

15499

£2,500.00

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

THOU SHELL OF DEATH

THOU SHELL OF DEATH

Blake, Nicholas; [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1936

First edition, first printing. Publisher's orange cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or slightly better copy, the binding bright, square and firm...

15421

£600.00

THE CASE OF THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN

THE CASE OF THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN

Blake, Nicholas [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1941

First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine, in the Thompson illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean, the...

15467

£275.00

HEAD OF A TRAVELLER

HEAD OF A TRAVELLER

Blake, Nicholas [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1949

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

15468

£100.00

THE SMILER WITH THE KNIFE

THE SMILER WITH THE KNIFE

Blake, Nicholas [pseudonym of Cecil Day Lewis]

London: Collins, The Crime Club 1939

Second impression of the 1939 first edition. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean and bright and the binding square...

15497

£40.00

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

ARIEL

ARIEL

Block, Lawrence

London: Robert Hale. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding...

14523

£40.00

DEADLY HONEYMOON

DEADLY HONEYMOON

Block, Lawrence

London: Robert Hale. 1981

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

14524

£75.00

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