Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE MAN WHO...

THE MAN WHO...

The Detection Club; Catherine Aird; Eric Ambler; Simon Brett; Len Deighton; Antonia Fraser; Michael Gilbert; Reginald Hill; P. D. James; H. R. F. Keating; Peter Lovesey; Ruth Rendell; George Sims; Michael Underwood

Bristol: Scorpion Press. 1992

First edition, signed limited edition. Publisher's original marbled paper covered boards, white calf spine with title in gilt. Top edge silver. Tipped in frontispiece illustration...

14645

£185.00

SOLSTICES

SOLSTICES

MacNeice, Louis

London: Faber and Faber. 1961

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original maroon cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding...

14640

£160.00

A SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER, The Right Honourable Winston Churchill in the House of Commons August 20th, 1940.

A SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER, The Right Honourable Winston Churchill in the House of Commons August 20th, 1940.

Churchill, Winston S.

London: His Majesty's Stationary Office (H.M.S.O.), The Baynard Press. 1940

First edition. Publisher's grey stapled card covers printed in maroon. 16 pages. An excellent near fine copy, the wrappers clean and bright with light creasing at the edges, the...

14639

£400.00

19 NINETEEN STORIES

19 NINETEEN STORIES

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann. 1947

First edition, first printing. Original dark blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a...

14637

£325.00

THE MEANING OF WITCHCRAFT

THE MEANING OF WITCHCRAFT

Gardner, Gerald Brosseau

London: The Aquarian Press. 1959

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in the Lanta Spurrier designed dustwrapper. Frontispiece and 5 illustrations. A...

14636

£275.00

WITCHCRAFT TODAY

WITCHCRAFT TODAY

Gardner, Gerald Brosseau; introduction by Margaret Murray

London: Rider and Company. 1954

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth in dustwrapper. Illustrated with eight black and white photographs. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean...

14635

£275.00

YOUNG LONDON: PERMISSIVE PARADISE

YOUNG LONDON: PERMISSIVE PARADISE

Habicht, Frank

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1969

First edition, first printing. Original navy blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 91 black and white photographs throughout. A better than...

14634

£275.00

TREE AND LEAF.

TREE AND LEAF. Comprising: On Fairy-Stories and Leaf by Niggle.

Tolkien, J. R. R.

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1964

First edition in book form, first printing. Signed by J. R. R. Tolkien. Beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, gilt ruled border to the upper and lower...

14632

£5,000.00

ALMOST MY YOUNGEST FAN...

ALMOST MY YOUNGEST FAN... An Autograph Postcard Signed

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Unpublished. 1988

Autograph postcard signed. Black ink on one side of a colour postcard of two budgerigars. In fine and bright condition. The author writes "To Jane Chappell who must almost be my...

14631

£80.00

I DO HAVE SOME OLD BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION...

I DO HAVE SOME OLD BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION... An Autograph Letter Signed.

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Unpublished. 1988

Autograph letter signed. Black ink on one side of the author's letterhead, with the original author addressed envelope. In very good condition, the note with three horizontal...

14630

£185.00

WITH ALL GOOD WISHES...

WITH ALL GOOD WISHES... An Autograph Note Signed.

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Unpublished. 1980

Autograph note signed. Black ink on one side of the author's letterhead. In very good condition, the note with four horizontal and one vertical fold, otherwise fine and bright....

14626

£95.00

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

Rackham, Arthur illustrates; Washington Irving

London: William Heinemann. 1905

First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original light green cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in...

14622

£1,850.00

THE NOVELS OF JOHN LE CARRÉ.

THE NOVELS OF JOHN LE CARRÉ. The Art Of Survival.

Monaghan, David; John Le Carré [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Oxford: Basil Blackwell 1985

First edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver blocking to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout...

14621

£25.00

THE CIRCLE C PRESS

THE CIRCLE C PRESS No. 1

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]; Ernest Hemingway; J. D. Salinger; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; John D. Macdonald; Carl G. Jung; Robert Priest; Dylan Thomas and others

Sarsee: The Circle C Ranch Press. 1982

First and limited edition of this short lived Canadian magazine. Publisher's yellow card covers printed in black. Illustrated in black and white. A near fine copy, the binding...

14620

£45.00

SINGLE AND SINGLE

SINGLE AND SINGLE

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

New York: Scribner 1999

First US edition, first printing. Signed and dated by the author. Original red papercovered boards and back cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine, square and...

14619

£35.00

FOUR QUARTETS.

FOUR QUARTETS. Comprising BURNT NORTON, EAST COKER, THE DRY SALVAGES and LITTLE GIDDING.

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1946

Fourth impression of the first UK collected edition. Signed and Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good...

14617

£2,750.00

OUR GAME

OUR GAME

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library for The First Edition Society. 1995

First US edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's full green morocco binding with gilt borders and decoration to the upper and lower boards, the spine with three...

14616

£85.00

THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY.

THE HONOURABLE SCHOOLBOY. Inscribed By The Author.

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library for The First Edition Society, in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf. 1977

First US edition, first printing (preceding the trade edition). Inscribed by the author. Publisher's full orange morocco binding with gilt borders and decoration to the upper and...

14615

£325.00

SPIONEN SOM KOM IN FRĹN KYLAN

SPIONEN SOM KOM IN FRĹN KYLAN (English title: The Spy Who Came In From The Cold).

Le Carré, John; [pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell]

Stockholm: Bonniers boktryckeri. 1964

First Swedish edition. Signed and with an original letter. Publisher's black cloth with silver and blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

14614

£125.00

THE HAPPY RETURN

THE HAPPY RETURN

Forester, C. S.

London: Michael Joseph. 1937

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with silver titles to the spine, in the Rowland Hilder illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding...

14607

£600.00

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