Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE DAY THEY ROBBED THE BANK OF ENGLAND

THE DAY THEY ROBBED THE BANK OF ENGLAND

Brophy, John

London: Chatto and Windus. 1959

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, the...

13582

£25.00

THE BITTER END

THE BITTER END

Brophy, John

E. P. Dutton & Company. 1928

First edition, first printing. The author's copy. Publisher's original yellow cloth with titles in red to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the binding square and firm...

13581

£95.00

THE KING OF A RAINY COUNTRY

THE KING OF A RAINY COUNTRY

Brophy, Brigid

London: Secker and Warburg. 1956

First edition, first printing. The Dedication Copy. Publisher's red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and...

13579

£150.00

FLESH

FLESH

Brophy, Brigid

London: Secker and Warburg. 1962

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

13578

£95.00

THE RUPERT BOOK.

THE RUPERT BOOK. The 1948 Rupert Annual.

Bestall, Alfred

London: Daily Express. 1948

Publisher's pictorial card covers. A lovely near fine copy of the 1948 Rupert Annual, the binding is square and firm with only very light rubbing to the extremities and faint...

13576

£75.00

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 fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's...

13574

£175.00

THE LITTLE TRAIN; THE LITTLE FIRE ENGINE; THE LITTLE HORSE BUS; THE LITTLE STEAMROLLER.

THE LITTLE TRAIN; THE LITTLE FIRE ENGINE; THE LITTLE HORSE BUS; THE LITTLE STEAMROLLER.

Greene, Graham; illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

London: The Bodley Head. 1973

First editions with Edward Ardizzone illustrations. Four volumes. Original pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. Each is a lovely fine clean copy, the bindings square and firm, the...

13573

£225.00

HIGH AND LOW

HIGH AND LOW

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray. 1966

First edition, first printing. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original white cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge gilt. A fine tight copy with binding clean and...

13572

£275.00

BABAR'S FRIEND ZEPHIR

BABAR'S FRIEND ZEPHIR

de Brunhoff, Jean

London: Methuen. 1937

First English edition, first printing. Original pictorial boards with yellow cloth spine. A lovely near fine copy, the boards clean and firm showing only light rubbing and bumping...

13570

£175.00

THE WORLD CRISIS.

THE WORLD CRISIS. 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918 parts I and II; The Aftermath.

Churchill, Winston S.; [Sir Abraham 'Abe' Bailey]

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited. 1923

First editions, first printings. Five volumes. Inscribed by Winston Churchill in volume five. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. All volumes are in...

13568

£3,750.00

ULYSSES

ULYSSES

Joyce, James

Paris: Shakespeare and Company. 1927

Ninth printing of the original Shakespeare and Company first edition. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to...

13566

£1,250.00

PRINCE CASPIAN

PRINCE CASPIAN

Lewis, C. S.; illustrated by Pauline Baynes

London: Geoffrey Bles. 1951

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

13565

£1,250.00

A BOUNCE FOR BRADFORD

A BOUNCE FOR BRADFORD

Hockney, David

Bradford: Telegraph and Argus. 1987

Original Limited Edition print, created for the Telegraph and Argus newspaper in Bradford. Photolithograph in four colours on newspaper. Measuring 59.7 x 41.9 cms. In fine...

13561

£225.00

INTERVIEW MAGAZINE Dec 1977.

INTERVIEW MAGAZINE Dec 1977. Signed by Andy Warhol.

Warhol, Andy; Mick Jagger; The Roilling Stones; The Sex Pistols;

New York: Andy Warhol. 1977

Original issue of the December 1977 edition of Interview Magazine SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL in black ink on the front cover. 38 x 29 cm. 54pp. with colour and black and white...

13560

£475.00

COMING FROM THE SUBWAY.

COMING FROM THE SUBWAY. New York Graffiti Art.

Stewart, Jack; Greg Tate; Steven Hager; Seen; A.One; Blade; Bill Blast; Crash; Daze; Dondi White; Futura; Keith Haring; Koor; Lee Quinones; Noc-167; Phase 2; Lady Pink; Quik; Rammelzee; Toxic; Zephyr

Groningen: Groninger Museum / Benjamin Partners. 1992

First edition. Publisher's pictorial card covers. 319 pages. Text in Dutch (no edition in English was issued). Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. An excellent near fine...

13559

£125.00

VILLETTE

VILLETTE

Bronte, Charlotte; writing as Currer Bell

London: Smith Elder and Co.

First edition. Three volumes. Contemporary quarter calf with title and volume number in gilt to the spine. Blue cloth boards. Bound without the publisher's catalogue to the rear...

13557

£750.00

ELIZABETH HICKS. A TRUE ROMANCE OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDANCE 1775-1783

ELIZABETH HICKS. A TRUE ROMANCE OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDANCE 1775-1783

Hicks, Elizabeth; abridged from the author's own manuscript by her daughter Fanny Bird; completed and edited by her granddaughter Louisa J. Marriott

London: William Hardwick. 1902

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original petrol blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board. Small 8vo. 98pp. Tissue guarded silhouette portrait frontispiece and two...

13556

£275.00

SIX PLAYS.

SIX PLAYS. "AND SO TO BED" (An Adventure With Pepys); IMPORTANT PEOPLE; THE SILVER CHORD; THE RISING GENERATION; THE PATSY; BERKELEY SQUARE

Fagan, J. B.; F. Wyndham Mallock; Sidney Howard; Wyn Weaver and Laura Leycester; Barry Conners; John L. Balderston (in collaboration with J. C. Squire)

London: Samuel French Ltd. 1924

First editions (with the exception of The Patsy which was previously published under the title "Love Lesson" in 1925). Six volumes in one. Large 8vo. Bound in half black morocco...

13554

£85.00

THE PLAYS OF St. JOHN HANKIN.

THE PLAYS OF St. JOHN HANKIN. The Two Mr Wetherbys; The Return of the Prodigal; The Charity that Began at Home; The Cassilis Engagement; The Last of the De Mullins; The Burglar Who Failed; The Constant Lover; Thompson.

Hankin, St. John; introduction by John Drinkwater

London: Martin Secker. 1923

Second edition (the first was in 1912). Two volumes. Bound in burgundy half morocco, with five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Top edge stained red. Fore-edge and...

13553

£80.00

FOUR PLAYS.

FOUR PLAYS. A Girl's Best Friend; Please Help Emily; The Supplanters; The Man In Possession.

Harwood, H. M.

London: Ernest Benn Ltd. 1930

First edition, first printing of each play. Four volumes bound in one. Bound in half red morocco, with five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers. A near...

13552

£85.00

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