Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

Burroughs, William S.; Brion Gysin; Alexander Trocchi

Paris: The Olympia Press. 1962

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Also signed by Brion Gysin. Publisher's original green card covers printed...

14225

£4,750.00

DEAD FINGERS TALK

DEAD FINGERS TALK

Burroughs, William S.; Alexander Trocchi

London: John Calder in association with The Olympia Press. 1963

First UK edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the...

14224

£4,500.00

IN DUBIOUS BATTLE

IN DUBIOUS BATTLE

Steinbeck, John

London: William Heinemann. 1936

First UK edition, first printing. Original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Youngman Carter dustwrapper. A beautiful fine copy, the cloth very clean, the...

14223

£2,750.00

HIGH IN THE CLOUDS

HIGH IN THE CLOUDS

McCartney, Paul; Geoff Dunbar; Philip Ardagh; [Judy Collins]

New York: Dutton Children's Books. 2005

First American edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation from Paul McCartney to Grammy award winning singer / songwriter and social activist Judy Collins. Publisher's...

14222

£1,500.00

HAPPY RABBIT.

HAPPY RABBIT. Original Painting.

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

London: Later published by Macmillan and Company. 1945

Pen, ink and watercolour over pencil, on paper. Measuring 32 cms x 48cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. The original painting used to illustrate the front and rear covers of Eileen...

14215

£750.00

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER.

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER. An Original Drawing from Josephine And Her Dolls.

Appleton, Honor C; [illustrating Mrs H. C. Cradock]

Later published by Blackie and Son Limited. 1916

Black pen and ink on paper. Signed with initials lower right corner. Measuring 9.5 cms x 18 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. In fine condition. Josephine is seated whilst reading...

14214

£475.00

OCTOPUSSY AND THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS

OCTOPUSSY AND THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1966

First edition, first impression. Original cloth in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a tiny bump to the bottom right corner of the upper...

14213

£125.00

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 THREE VOICES OF POETRY

THE THREE VOICES OF POETRY

Eliot, T. S.

London: National Book League at the Cambridge University Press. 1953

First edition, first printing. Publisher's cream card stapled covers, printed in green. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little toning to the edges....

14205

£25.00

WODEHOUSE AT WORK

WODEHOUSE AT WORK A Study Of The Books And Characters Of P. G. Wodehouse Across Nearly Sixty Years. With ALS from the author to fellow Wodehouse biographer Barry Phelps.

Usborne, Richard; Barry Phelps; [P. G. Wodehouse]

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm with a...

14204

£30.00

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

Irving, Washington; illustrated H. M. Brock

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1909

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original purple cloth with titles and decoration in gilt to the upper board, and spine. With 17 tipped in colour illustrations...

14203

£35.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

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.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall. 1890

Early printing of the combined edition. With 21 illustrations by Maclise, Stanfield, F. Stone, Leech and Tenniel. Publisher's dark blue cloth, the author's initials stamped in...

14202

£35.00

PETER PAN AND WENDY

PETER PAN AND WENDY

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1902

Early printing of the 1921 first Mabel Lucie Attwell edition. Bound in the publisher's blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine. With 12 full page colour plates, illustrated...

14201

£125.00

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM Ecclesiae Anglicanae.

Guild of Women-Binders; A. Gulielmo Bright; Petro Goldsmith Medd; [Book Of Common Prayer]

London: Rivington. 1872

Editio altera. Bound by a member of the Guild of Women-Binders in full calf, beautifully and elegantly decorated in blind to the upper board, the spine and lower board left plain....

14200

£425.00

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

MISCELLANY THREE

MISCELLANY THREE

Blishen, Edward edits; Joan Aiken; Elisabeth Beresford; John Hampden; Noel Streatfield; Ernest H. Shepard; Mollie Hunter; Charles Keeping and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1966

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in silver, in the Charles Keeping illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in...

14195

£35.00

MISCELLANY TWO

MISCELLANY TWO

Blishen, Edward edits; Philip Turner; Henry Treece; Wilfrid Blunt; Nancy Smith; Patrick Moore; Leon Garfield; Christopher Leach; Gaynor Chapman; Francis Hoyland; Felix Hoffmann; Gareth Floyd and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Gaynor Chapman illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14194

£35.00

MISCELLANY ONE

MISCELLANY ONE

Blishen, Edward edits; Charles Causley; Rosemary Sutcliff, Hans Baumann; Eric Allen, Gillian Avery; Charles Keeping; Brian Wildsmith; William Pampas and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1964

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with pink cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Brian Wildsmith illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14193

£35.00

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE Volume I: The Tempest; The Winter's Tale; A Midsummer Night's Dream; As You Like It; Twelfth Night, Or What You Will.

Lamb, Charles and Mary; illustrated by M. Lavars Harry

London: George G. Harrap & Company. 1917

First edition thus. Publisher's original decorated blue cloth with colour pictorial onlay to the upper board, in dustwrapper. 128pp. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece and y...

14192

£35.00

THE WOODCUT: An Annual

THE WOODCUT: An Annual Volume One.

Furst, Herbert edits; Eric Ravilious; John Nash; Eric Gill; Robert Gibbings, Paul Nash, Enid Marx and others

London: The Fleuron Limited. 1927

First edition, first printing. Original Paul Nash designed paper covered boards with black cloth spine titled in gilt, in dustwrapper. With 15 woodcut illustrations by various...

14191

£275.00

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