Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THIRD GIRL

THIRD GIRL

Christie, Agatha

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1966

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a small...

14275

£25.00

BEREN AND LÚTHIEN

BEREN AND LÚTHIEN

Tolkien, J. R. R.; illustrated by Alan Lee; edited by Christopher Tolkien

London: Harper Collins Publishers. 2017

First edition, first printing. Signed by the illustrator. Publisher's original black cloth with bronze titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine, as new copy in the fine...

14274

£35.00

IN LOTUS-LAND JAPAN

IN LOTUS-LAND JAPAN

Ponting, Herbert G.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1911

Second printing of the 1910 first edition. Publisher's burgundy cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in the original printed card slipcase....

14271

£120.00

MATILDA

MATILDA

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1988

First edition, first printing. Original red boards with gilt titles to the spine in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents free of...

14270

£300.00

THE GLASS TOWER

THE GLASS TOWER

Moore, Nicholas; illustrated by Lucian Freud

London: Editions Poetry London. 1944

First edition, first printing. Publisher's paper covered boards with Lucian Freud design, black cloth spine with titles in bronze, in dustwrapper. Illustrated by Lucian Freud with...

14269

£375.00

WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GO TO SEA

WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GO TO SEA

Ransome, Arthur

London: Jonathan Cape. 1937

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

14266

£240.00

GUYS AND DOLLS

GUYS AND DOLLS

Runyon, Damon; foreword by Heywood Broun

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1931

Advance proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher's cream card covers, faintly ink stamped with the title to the upper wrapper, in the Arthur Hawkins illustrated...

14262

£11,500.00

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing, first state binding. Original black Linson cloth with gilt stamped gun to the upper board and titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14261

£11,000.00

ESSAIS DE PHILOLOGIE MODERNE; MIDDLE ENGLISH

ESSAIS DE PHILOLOGIE MODERNE; MIDDLE ENGLISH "LOSENGER" Sketch of an Etymological and Semantic Enquiry.

Tolkien, J. R. R.

Paris: Societe d'edition "Les Belles Lettres" 1953

First separate edition, first printing. Tolkien's own copy. 8vo. 14pp. Publisher's original stapled card covers, printed in black. A near fine copy, the binding firm and clean,...

14259

£1,750.00

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. A beautiful fine, clean and tight copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps....

14257

£275.00

A BURNT-OUT CASE

A BURNT-OUT CASE

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14256

£80.00

OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS IN A JOURNEY THROUGH SICILY AND CALABRIA IN THE YEAR 1791:

OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS IN A JOURNEY THROUGH SICILY AND CALABRIA IN THE YEAR 1791: With a postscript, containing some account of the ceremonies of the last holy week at Rome, and of a short excursion to Tivoli.

Hill, Brian

London: Printed for John Stockdale. 1792

First edition, first printing. Author's presentation copy. Handsome near contemporary full calf, the upper and lower boards with gilt decorated borders, the spine with five gilt...

14255

£750.00

POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT; SONGS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT.

POEMS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT; SONGS, CHIEFLY IN THE SCOTTISH DIALECT.

Burns, Robert; illustrated by Richard Westall

London: John Sharpe. 1824

First edition thus. Two volumes. Handsome contemporary full calf, upper and lower boards ruled in blind and gilt, the spines with five raised bands, compartments and bands...

14254

£275.00

THE DOWNING STREET YEARS

THE DOWNING STREET YEARS

Thatcher, Margaret

London: Harper Collins. 1993

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14253

£175.00

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET (English title: Tales From Moominvalley).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1962

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine titled in black. Illustrated throughout by the author. Text in...

14251

£265.00

PAPPAN OCH HAVET

PAPPAN OCH HAVET (English title: Moominpappa at Sea).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. Edges untrimmed, as issued. A superb...

14250

£285.00

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN (English title: The Moomins and the Great Flood).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Söderström & Co. Förlagsaktiebolag. 1945

First edition, first printing of the first Moomin book. Publisher's original colour illustrated stapled card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. A...

14248

£850.00

SENT I NOVEMBER

SENT I NOVEMBER (English title: Moominvalley in November).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1970

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated boards. Text in Swedish. Illustrated by the author throughout. A superb fine copy, the binding square and...

14247

£225.00

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR (English title: Moominsummer Madness).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1954

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card covers. Illustrated by the author. Text in Swedish. A superb fine copy, the binding square,...

14246

£750.00

MUMINPAPPANS BRAVADER

MUMINPAPPANS BRAVADER (English title: The Exploits of Moominpappa).

Jansson, Tove

Stockholm: Hugo Gebers Förlafg. 1950

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated paper-covered boards with burgundy cloth spine titled in black. Illustrated by the author. Text in Swedish....

14245

£295.00

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