Category: Non-fiction

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NOTES OF A VAGABOND.

NOTES OF A VAGABOND. Ways Of Men

Bonsels,Waldemar

New York: Albert and Charles Boni. 1931

First English edition, first printing. Translated from the German by J. B. Mussey. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent...

10600

£85.00

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS.

CATALOGUE OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS. Poets, Philosophers, Historians, Statesmen, Essayists, Dramatists, Novelists, Travellers, Humorists &c., &c., &c. Complied, Arranged and For Sale or sale.

[Bookseller's Catalogue] Leon and Brother

New York: Leon and Brother, Under 5th Avenue Hotel. 1885

First edition of the first catalogue dedicated exclusively to first editions of American authors. Rebound in green card covers, with a portion of the original upper cover laid...

13006

£45.00

A REMONSTRANCE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCES, AND MALADIES OF THE KINGDOME OF ENGLAND: RIGHTLY STATED IN X POSITIONS.

A REMONSTRANCE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCES, AND MALADIES OF THE KINGDOME OF ENGLAND: RIGHTLY STATED IN X POSITIONS. With Remedies Prescribed For The Speedy Help Of Each Of Them: Viz. The King, Parliament, Army, Assembly of Divines, Citizens of London, People in General, Apostate Round-Heads, Newters, Cavaliers, Scots.

Borialis

London: Printed for John Hickman. 1648

First edition, Complete in 15 pages, (14 pages of text plus the title page). A good copy some pages cropped tightly to the top edge of text. Small ink inscriptions to the margins...

6681

£175.00

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON.

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. Boswell's Life Of Johnson including Boswell's Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides And Johnson's Diary Of A Journey Into North Wales

Boswell, James; edited by George Birkbeck Hill.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press. 1887

First edition thus. Six volumes. Large 8vo. Vol I 522pp; Vol II 480pp; Vol III 464pp; Vol IV 446pp; Vol V 460pp ; Vol VI 324. Half titles to each volume. Contemporary speckled...

11527

£1,250.00

PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS.

PICTURES AND CONVERSATIONS. Chapters Of An Autobiography and Other Collected Writings.

Bowen, Elizabeth; foreword by Spencer Curtis Brown

London: Allen Lane. 1975

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a...

14051

£25.00

FROM STATION TO STATION.

FROM STATION TO STATION. Travels With David Bowie 1973-1976.

Bowie, David; Geoff MacCormack

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 2007

First edition. Deluxe issue. Signed by David Bowie and Geoff MacCormack. Publisher's original full Italian red leather binding, blind stamped titles to the upper panel, all edges...

14976

£2,650.00

SPEED OF LIFE

SPEED OF LIFE

Bowie, David; Masayoshi Sukita

Guilford: Genesis Publications 2012

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original turquoise cloth with magenta fine-grain leather spine. Portrait of Bowie on an acrylic mirrored disc to the upper...

14975

£1,750.00

THE GUN CLUB DRINK BOOK

THE GUN CLUB DRINK BOOK Being a More Or Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, Their Formulae and Uses, Together With Some Observations on the Mixing of Drinks.

Browne, Charles; illustrated by Leonard Holton

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1939

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's red cloth illustrated and with titles in white to the upper board and spine. Illustrated in black and white...

12918

£375.00

AMONG THE THUGS

AMONG THE THUGS

Buford, Bill

London: Secker and Warburg. 1991

Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher's black, red and white card covers. A very near fine copy, the binding square and tight showing only very...

15015

£25.00

LAURENCE STERNE: A LIFE

LAURENCE STERNE: A LIFE

Campbell Ross, Ian [Laurence Sterne]

Oxford: The Oxford University Press. 2001

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. No inscriptions or stamps and no loose or...

13710

£25.00

GRIEN ON ROUGEMONT

GRIEN ON ROUGEMONT Or The Story Of A Modern Robinson Crusoe.

Carnegie, D.W.; illustrated by Phil May and Barry Pain

London: Edward Lloyd Ltd. 1898

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original pictorial stapled wrappers. With 10 humorous illustrations by Phil May and other pictures. Also a pantomime sketch by Barry...

12700

£375.00

LOUISE

LOUISE Roman Musical en Quatre Actes et Cinq Tableaux.

Charpentier, Gustave (1860 -1956)

Paris: M. M. Heugel et Cie, Au Menestrel. 1900

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Piano and Vocal Score. Bound in three quarter purple leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles to the spine. Minor rubbing to the...

7073

£650.00

THIS DAY IN RAP AND HIP-HOP HISTORY

THIS DAY IN RAP AND HIP-HOP HISTORY

Chuck D (pseudonym of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour); foreword by Shepard Fairey

London: Cassell / Octopus Publishing. 2017

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout. A fine, as new copy, clean inside and out and without previous...

14197

£65.00

THE CHARTERED SURVEYOR.

THE CHARTERED SURVEYOR. His Training and His Work.

[Churchill, Winston S.]

London: Chartered Surveyor's Institution 1932

First edition, first printing. Publisher's light blue paper covered boards with navy blue cloth spine titled in gilt. A very good copy, a little rubbed and bumped to the...

11825

£50.00

THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Comprising: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.

Churchill, Winston S.

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1948

First edition, first printings. Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill. Six volumes. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrappers. Each volume is in...

13988

£5,250.00

THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Comprising: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.

Churchill, Winston S.

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1949

First UK edition, first printing. Six volumes. Rare publisher's deluxe bindings of navy blue pebble-grain morocco with titles in gilt to the spine, for presentation by the author....

14276

£4,500.00

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Churchill, Winston S.

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1961

First edition, first printing. The publisher's marked up copy. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square...

14341

£350.00

ARMS AND THE COVENANT.

ARMS AND THE COVENANT. Speeches by The Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill C.H. M.P.

Churchill, Winston S.; compiled by Randolph S. Churchill

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1938

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill and Randolph S. Churchill. Original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Photographic...

12194

£9,500.00

THE COLLECTED WORKS.

THE COLLECTED WORKS. The Centenary Edition: Reproducing The Author's 50 Books In 34 Volumes.

Churchill, Winston S.; edited by Frederick Woods

London: Library of Imperial History in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd. 1973

First edition thus. This set is the publisher Cassell & Co. retained / archive set. 34 volumes. Original natural calfskin vellum with titles to spines, armorial device to front...

14346

£2,750.00

SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL:

SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: Versuch eines Portraits

[Churchill, Winston S.]; Herbert Ulrich Staub

Winterthur: Verlag P. G. Keller. 1962

First edition, first printing. Dedication Copy presented to Clementine Churchill. Inscribed by the author. Presentation full brown morocco, gilt ruled to the upper and lower...

15061

£650.00

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