Category: Non-fiction

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THE FIGHTING PANKHURSTS

THE FIGHTING PANKHURSTS A Study In Tenacity.

Mitchell, David

London: Jonathan Cape. 1967

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original two tone textured cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. Pink topstain. A lovely fine clean and square copy,...

13091

£25.00

THE LETTERS OF DOROTHY OSBORNE TO OSBORNE.

THE LETTERS OF DOROTHY OSBORNE TO OSBORNE. Edited, by permission of Sir Edward Parry and of his publishers, Messrs. Sherratt and Hughes, Ltd., and Messrs. J. M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.

Moore Smith, G. C.

Oxford: At The Clarendon Press. 1947

Reprint. Original blue cloth gilt, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, without inscriptions or stamps, clean and bright throughout. Complete with very good nicked and lightly...

10520

£18.00

THE PRIVATE LIVES OF NOEL AND GERTIE.

THE PRIVATE LIVES OF NOEL AND GERTIE. Two biographies in one volume, comprising A Talent To Amuse and A Bright Particular Star.

Morley, Sheridan

London: Oberon Books. 1999

First edition thus. Original pictorial card covers. Inscribed by the author. Illustrated with photographs. An excellent near fine copy showing only very light rubbing to the cover...

10509

£15.00

MOTTY'S YEAR

MOTTY'S YEAR John Motson's Footballing Year - From Portsmouth to Portugal and Euro 2004

Motson, John

London: BBC Books. 2004

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper with a production crease to the bottom of the spine.

5870

£25.00

GUERRILLAS

GUERRILLAS

Naipaul, V. S.

London: Andre Deutsch. 1975

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A near fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps but small previous owner's sticker to the front free endpaper in the...

7272

£18.00

THE LIFE OF A SPORTSMAN

THE LIFE OF A SPORTSMAN

Nimrod (pseudonym of Charles James Apperley), illustrated by Henry Alken

London: George Routledge. 1874

Contemporary half red morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Top edge gilt. The binding is firm with a little rubbing and wear to the extremities. The contents are...

7062

£200.00

MOTHER IRELAND

MOTHER IRELAND

O'Brien, Edna; photographs by Fergus Bourke

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1976

First edition. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A lovely fine, square and tight...

14207

£18.00

THE BANSHEE

THE BANSHEE

O'Donnell, Elliot

London: Sands and Company. 1920

First edition, first printing. Publisher's green cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding clean and square, the contents...

11238

£475.00

CRITICAL ESSAYS.

CRITICAL ESSAYS. Charles Dickens; Boys' Weeklies; Wells, Hitler and the World State; The Art of Donald McGill; Rudyard Kipling; W. B. Yeats; Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dalí; Arthur Koestler; Raffles and Miss Blandish; In Defence of P. G. Wodehouse

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker and Warburg. 1946

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. Lacking the dustwrapper. A beautiful fine, clean and tight copy, the cloth...

11708

£100.00

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London: The Times Authors Reissue / Collins. 1947

First edition thus. Original green card covers, staple-bound. No dustwrapper, as issued. 16 pp of text with 5 illustrations. A near fine copy with minimal rubbing to the very...

11815

£85.00

DICKENS, DALI AND OTHERS.

DICKENS, DALI AND OTHERS. Studies in Polular Culture: Charles Dickens; Boys' Weeklies; Wells, Hitler and the World State; The Art of Donald McGill; Rudyard Kipling; W. B. Yeats; Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dalí; Arthur Koestler; Raffles and Miss Blandish; In Defence of P. G. Wodehouse

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

New York: Reynal and Hitchcock. 1946

First American edition, first printing (published in the UK two months earlier under the title Critical Essays). Publisher's original light grey cloth with dark grey titles to the...

12796

£75.00

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Collins. 1947

First edition. Original green paper-covered boards in dustwrapper. A lovely fine clean and tight copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps, just some darkening to...

13401

£125.00

THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT, Philosophy of Occultism in Pictures and Numbers

THE SYMBOLISM OF THE TAROT, Philosophy of Occultism in Pictures and Numbers

Ouspensky, P. D. (Translated by A. L. Pogossky)

Privately Printed in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1913

First edition. Original printed wrappers. A very good copy with some soiling to the wrappers and two ink signatures (one on the top of the title page). Contents are entirely...

2715

£325.00

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

Parkin, Michael

London: Thames and Hudson. 1983

First edition. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With 62 illustrations of Louis Wain original paintings and drawings, of which 32 are...

13645

£25.00

SAFE CONDUCT.

SAFE CONDUCT. An Early Autobiography And Other Works. Five Lyric Poems translated by Lydia Pasternak-Slater.

Pasternak, Boris; translated by Alec Brown

London: Elek Books 1959

First UK edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and the contents clean...

12882

£45.00

A LIFETIME IN THE RACE

A LIFETIME IN THE RACE

Pinsent, Matthew

London: Ebury Press. 2004

First edition. Signed by the author to a publisher's bookplate fixed to the title page. A fine copy in fine dustwrapper.

5872

£15.00

ABC OF READING

ABC OF READING

Pound, Ezra

London: Faber and Faber. 1951

First printing of Faber's new edition. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13971

£40.00

SNIFFIN GLUE.

SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 through to 12.

[Punk Fanzine] Perry, Mark edits

London: Mark Perry. 1976

First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Original issues of numbers one to twelve. Complete with the original flexi-disc single Love Lies Limp by Alternative TV on...

10335

£7,000.00

SNIFFIN GLUE.

SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 through to 12. Together with issue 5.5 (Sniffin Snow).

[Punk Fanzine] Perry, Mark edits

London: Mark Perry. 1976

First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Thirteen volumes. Original issues of numbers one to twelve and the half issue Sniffin Snow. Complete with the original...

11021

£7,500.00

SNIFFIN GLUE and Other Rock 'n' Roll Habits for Punks!

SNIFFIN GLUE and Other Rock 'n' Roll Habits for Punks! Issue 2

[Punk Fanzine] Perry, Mark edits

London: Mark Perry. 1976

First edition of issue two if this influential Punk magazine. Quarto. 8 Mimeograph stapled pages, as issued. A very good copy, with light spotting, creasing and handling marks to...

12662

£975.00

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