Category: Recent Acquisitions

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SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL:

SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL: Versuch eines Portraits

[Churchill, Winston S.]; Herbert Ulrich Staub

Winterthur: Verlag P. G. Keller. 1962

First edition, first printing. Dedication Copy presented to Clementine Churchill. Inscribed by the author. Presentation full brown morocco, gilt ruled to the upper and lower...

15061

£650.00

PICTURES BY J. R. R. TOLKIEN

PICTURES BY J. R. R. TOLKIEN

Tolkien, J. R. R.; foreword and notes by Christopher Tolkien

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1979

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt monogram and titles to the upper board and spine, housed in the original slipcase. Square 4to. Colour...

15060

£85.00

MOBY DICK Or The Whale.

MOBY DICK Or The Whale.

Melville, Herman; illustrated by Rockwell Kent

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1930

First UK edition with these illustrations. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, without dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent. A very...

15059

£95.00

THE BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake

London : Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with...

15058

£375.00

SIGHT UNSEEN

SIGHT UNSEEN

Goddard, Robert

London: Bantam Press. 2005

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, without previous owner's...

15057

£20.00

BORROWED TIME

BORROWED TIME

Goddard, Robert

London: Bantam Press. 1995

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, without previous owner's...

15056

£35.00

NAME TO A FACE

NAME TO A FACE

Goddard, Robert

London: Bantam Press. 2007

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, without previous owner's...

15055

£15.00

BEYOND RECALL

BEYOND RECALL

Goddard, Robert

London: Bantam Press. 1997

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, without previous owner's...

15054

£25.00

SKETCHES BY BOZ

SKETCHES BY BOZ Illustrative Of Every-day Life and Every-day People.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by George Cruikshank

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

A new edition, complete. An early printing of the 1839 first one volume edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with...

15053

£140.00

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1844 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

15052

£145.00

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]; G. Cattermole; D. Maclise

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Reprint of the 1840 first separate edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner pieces. Five raised...

15051

£140.00

BARNABY RUDGE

BARNABY RUDGE

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz] and G. Cattermole

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Reprint of the 1841 first separate edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner pieces. Five raised...

15050

£145.00

BLEAK HOUSE

BLEAK HOUSE

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1853 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

15049

£145.00

LITTLE DORRIT

LITTLE DORRIT Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1848 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

15048

£140.00

DEALINGS WITH THE FIRM OF DOMBEY AND SON,

DEALINGS WITH THE FIRM OF DOMBEY AND SON, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1858 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

15047

£145.00

GREAT SHORT STORIES OF DETECTION, MYSTERY AND HORROR.

GREAT SHORT STORIES OF DETECTION, MYSTERY AND HORROR. Series Two.

Sayers, Dorothy L. edits; Agatha Christie; John Rhode; J. S. Fletcher; Anthony Berkeley; Henry Wade and others

London: Victor Gollancz. 1931

First edition, first printing. Publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with orange titles to the spine, without dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding...

15046

£35.00

AN ANGEL IN THE ROOM

AN ANGEL IN THE ROOM

Hopkins, Gerard

London: Victor Gollancz / Mundanus Ltd. 1931

First edition, first printing. The publisher's retained copy. Hard cover issue. Original orange cloth with titles in black to the spine. A bright better than very good copy, the...

15045

£75.00

MADAM JULIA'S TALE

MADAM JULIA'S TALE And Other Queer Stories.

Royde-Smith, Naomi

London: Victor Gollancz. 1932

First edition, first printing. Publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with green titles to the spine, without dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

15044

£160.00

MURDER PARTY

MURDER PARTY

Bordeaux, Henry; translated by Richard Curtis

London: Victor Gollancz. 1931

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with green titles to the spine, without dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding...

15043

£50.00

OCTOBER HOUSE

OCTOBER HOUSE

Strahan, Kay

London: Victor Gollancz. 1931

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's retained copy. Original black cloth with orange titles to the spine, without dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and...

15041

£40.00

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