Category: Non-fiction

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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

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

FREEDOM AND REALITY

FREEDOM AND REALITY

Powell, Enoch

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1969

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm,...

14841

£150.00

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

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions The Author's (Master) Hand Corrected Galley Proof.

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1972

The author's marked up galley proof of the first edition, first printing. 94 long pages (25 x 7.5 inches) including some duplicates and re-numbered pages. Folded over three times....

6084

£1,000.00

FOOLS DIE

FOOLS DIE The Author's (Master) Galley Proof.

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1978

Inscribed by the author to his editor on the title page "For Bill [Targ]/ Finally we made it / affectionately / Mario". Approximately 200 loose sheets with the editor's and...

6085

£750.00

THE SICILIAN

THE SICILIAN Unrevised typescript draft

Puzo, Mario

Later Published by Simon and Schuster. 1984

Approximately 400+ loose sheets in card box. The pages are clean and in near fine condition. No inscriptions or markings. The box lid inscribed "PUZO - THE SICILIAN" in red pen...

6086

£750.00

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions

THE GODFATHER PAPERS And Other Confessions

Puzo, Mario

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1972

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original white cloth boards and black cloth spine with titles in gilt, in dustwrapper. A very good or...

14647

£375.00

WHAT IS MAN?

WHAT IS MAN?

Raine, Kathleen

Ipswich: Golgonooza Press. 1980

First edition, one of 500 copies, this marked "complimentary copy". Original stitched wrappers. Inscribed presentation copy. Very light rubbing the wrapper extremities otherwise...

6852

£25.00

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG A Retrospective.

Rauschenberg, Robert;

New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with The Guggenheim Museum. 1997

First edition. Signed by Robert Rauschenberg. Hardcover issue. Publisher's original course black cloth with gloss black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper....

13380

£550.00

CHOKEY

CHOKEY Another Revelation of Prison Life!

"Red Collar Man"; introduction by Compton Mackenzie

London: Victor Gollancz. 1937

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...

14834

£50.00

THE SECOND OLDEST PROFESSION.

THE SECOND OLDEST PROFESSION. A Study of the Prostitute's "Business Manager"

Reitman, Ben L. (with a preface by Harry Roberts)

London: Constable and Company. 1936

First UK edition, first printing. Enlarged and brought up to date from the first American edition which was published in 1931. Publisher's original blue cloth with red titles to...

10594

£250.00

FAMILY LIFE IN GERMANY UNDER THE BLOCKADE.

FAMILY LIFE IN GERMANY UNDER THE BLOCKADE. Compiled by Lina Richter from reports from Doctors, School Nurses, Children's Judges and Teachers. With a Preface by George Bernard Shaw.

Richter, Lina; George Bernard Shaw

London: National Labour Press Limited. 1919

First edition. Publisher's grey paper covers printed in black. A very good or better example, the covers with a little creasing at the extremities, the contents clean throughout...

12347

£35.00

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