Category: Non-fiction

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HOW 007 GOT HIS NAME

HOW 007 GOT HIS NAME

Bond, Mary Wickham (Mrs James Bond)

London: Collins. 1966

First edition, first impression. Inscribed presentation copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, thin strips of fading...

10132

£500.00

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

SOMETHING WENT WRONG

SOMETHING WENT WRONG

Browne, Lewis

London: Victor Gollancz. 1942

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original light blue cloth with dark blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

15251

£50.00

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

THE BLACK MAN'S BURDEN

THE BLACK MAN'S BURDEN

Burger, John [pseudonym]

London: Victor Gollancz. 1938

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original light blue cloth with dark blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

15267

£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

PROFITS AND POLITICS IN THE POST-WAR WORLD.

PROFITS AND POLITICS IN THE POST-WAR WORLD. An Economic Survey Of Contemporary History.

Charques, R. D.; A. H. Ewen

London: Victor Gollancz. 1934

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

15253

£40.00

HEROES AND ASSASSINS

HEROES AND ASSASSINS

Christowe, Stoyan; illustrated with photographs and line drawings by Alexander Bozhinoff

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

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...

15130

£45.00

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

ON BEING A MOTHER

ON BEING A MOTHER

Churchill, Stella

London: Victor Gollancz. 1936

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Original blue cloth with dark blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and...

15292

£95.00

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

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