Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL

Tolkien, J. R. R.; illustrated by Pauline Baynes

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1962

First edition, first printing. Original illustrated paper-covered boards in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout by Pauline Baynes. A very good or better copy, the binding clean...

13706

£125.00

HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE; HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS; HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE; HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX.

HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE; HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS; HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE; HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX. Five Volumes, Each Title Signed By J. K. Rowling.

Rowling, J. K.

London: Bloomsbury. 2003

Early printings of the first five Harry Potter books. Each book signed by J. K. Rowling. Five volumes. Publisher's original pictorial boards, in the original dustwrapper. Housed...

13705

£3,250.00

OUR MAN IN HAVANA

OUR MAN IN HAVANA

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann. 1958

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy. The blue cloth binding remains square and bright, the...

13704

£170.00

THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing The Old And New Testaments. Translated Out Of The Original Tongues And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command;

THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing The Old And New Testaments. Translated Out Of The Original Tongues And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command; Bound with: THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER And Administration Of The Sacraments And Other Rites And Ceremonies Of The Church, According To The Use Of The United Church Of England and Ireland; Bound with: HYMNS ANCIENT AND MODERN, For Use In The Services Of The Church; Bound with: Six Coloured Maps.

Prayer Book; The Holy Bible; Maps; [Binding]

Oxford and London: Printed At The University Press / Humphrey Milford / William Clowes and Sons.

Three volumes and 6 maps bound in one. 16mo [14.5 x 9 cms]. Beautiful contemporary full brown morocco by Bumpus, the spine elaborately decorated in gilt, upper and lower panels...

13703

£195.00

FIELDS OF HEATHER

FIELDS OF HEATHER A Superintendent Gently Suspense Novel.

Hunter, Alan

London: Constable Crime. 1981

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and...

13700

£60.00

AMOROUS LEANDER

AMOROUS LEANDER A Superintendent Gently Suspense Novel.

Hunter, Alan

London: Constable Crime. 1983

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding...

13699

£75.00

THE CHELSEA GHOST

THE CHELSEA GHOST A Superintendent Gently Novel of Suspense

Hunter, Alan

London: Constable Crime. 1987

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and...

13694

£75.00

WATCHING MY NAME GO BY

WATCHING MY NAME GO BY

Kurlansky, Mervyn; Jon Naar; text by Norman Mailer

London: Mathews, Miller, Dunbar Ltd. 1974

First edition, first printing. UK issue with text in English. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. Illustrated in colour throughout. An attractive better than very good...

13693

£120.00

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

Fitzgerald, Edward translates (English); Mohammad Al Sabai translates (Arabic); illustrated by Hussein Gaman

London: The Royal College Of Art / The Lion And Unicorn Press. 1974

First edition with these illustrations. Text in English and Arabic. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Publisher's original white boards with titles in black and gilt to...

13692

£75.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain. A Reprint Of The First Editions, With The Illustrations, And An Introduction, Biographical And Bibliographical By Charles Dickens The Younger.

Dickens, Charles

London: Macmillan and Company Limited. 1902

Early edition. Five books in one volume (as issued). Illustrated throughout. Beautifully bound in half leather, the spine with five raised bands, the titles and decorated...

13691

£195.00

GENTLY WITH THE INNOCENTS

GENTLY WITH THE INNOCENTS

Hunter, Alan

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1970

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to his daughter. Original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding...

13688

£165.00

GENTLY THROUGH THE MILL

GENTLY THROUGH THE MILL

Hunter, Alan

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1958

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and...

13687

£190.00

GENTLY TO THE SUMMIT

GENTLY TO THE SUMMIT

Hunter, Alan

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1961

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13686

£160.00

DÉSERT VIVANT. [THE LIVING DESERT]

DÉSERT VIVANT. [THE LIVING DESERT] Walt Disney C'est La Vie 1.

Disney, Walt; Marcel Aymé; Louis Bromfield; Albert Camus; Julian Huxley; François Mauriac; André Maurois; Henry de Montherlant

Paris: Walt Disney / Société Française Du Livre. 1954

First edition. Special issue / exemplaire imprimé spécialement. One of a handful of copies specially bound and produced for collaborators of the film and book. Quarto. Publisher's...

13676

£275.00

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London : Secker and Warburg. 1949

First edition, first printing. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full blue morocco, with gilt borders to the upper and lower panels, five raised bands, compartments ruled in...

13675

£850.00

EXPEDITION KON-TIKI

EXPEDITION KON-TIKI [The Kon-Tiki Expedition]

Heyerdahl, Thor

Stockholm: Forum. 1949

First Swedish edition. Inscribed by the author and members of the expedition. Presentation binding [for the publisher] of coarse beige and brown flecked cloth, with titles in gilt...

13673

£1,250.00

WATERSHIP DOWN

WATERSHIP DOWN

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

London : Penguin Books and Kestrel Books 1976

First illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's beige paper covered boards and brown cloth spine, in dustwrapper and slipcase. Illustrated in colour and black and white...

13670

£175.00

WATERSHIP DOWN.

WATERSHIP DOWN. Signed Deluxe Edition with an Original Watercolour by John Lawrence.

Adams, Richard; illustrated by John Lawrence

London: The Paradine Press. 1976

Deluxe issue of the first illustrated edition. With a new foreword by the author published here for the first time. Signed by the author and with an original watercolour by the...

13669

£3,450.00

OCTOPUSSY AND THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS

OCTOPUSSY AND THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1966

First edition, first impression. Original black cloth with silver titles to the upper board and spine, in the first state dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

13668

£180.00

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with bronze titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents ever...

13667

£325.00

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