Category: Recent Acquisitions

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HAWTHORNE'S WONDER BOOK

HAWTHORNE'S WONDER BOOK

Rackham, Arthur illustrates Nathaniel Hawthorne

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1922

First edition, first printing with Rackham illustrations. Original red cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 16...

14464

£480.00

IN THE CLOSED ROOM

IN THE CLOSED ROOM

Burnett, Frances Hodgson; illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1904

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth illustrated in blue, brown and green to the upper board and with titles in gilt to the spine. With eight full...

14463

£65.00

HAPPY RABBIT

HAPPY RABBIT

Soper, Eileen Alice

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd 1945

First edition, first printing. The author's own copy. Publisher's original pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated by the author in colour throughout. A very good or better...

14462

£275.00

GUY AND PAULINE

GUY AND PAULINE

MacKenzie, Compton

London: Martin Secker. 1915

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in black to the upper board and spine, in the T. Derrick illustrated dustwrapper. Top edge blue. A very...

14460

£125.00

PSMITH JOURNALIST

PSMITH JOURNALIST

Wodehouse, P. G.; illustrated by T. M. R. Whitwell

London: Adam and Charles Black. 1915

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth illustrated in black, gold, cream, yellow and blue, titles in gilt to the spine. With 12 full page monotone...

14458

£325.00

COMUS, A Masque

COMUS, A Masque

Milton, John; illustrated by Jessie M. King

London: George Routledge and Sons. 1906

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

14453

£175.00

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker and Warburg. 1949

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with titles in red to the spine, lacking the dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm and tight,...

14452

£450.00

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE

THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE Comprising: The Tragedie of Cymbeline; Loves Labour's Lost; The Merchant Of Venice; The Tragedie of Macbeth; A Midsommer Nights Dreame; The Tragedie of Julius Caesar; The Tragedie of King Lear. Newly Printed From the First Folio of 1623.

Shakespeare, William; illustrated by Albert Rutherston, Norman Wilkinson, Thomas Lowinsky, Charles Ricketts, Paul Nash, Ernst Stern; introduction by Harley Granville-Barker

London: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Ernest Benn Limited. 1923

First edition thus. Each copy number 1 of the Deluxe edition. Signed by the illustrators, art director and author of the introduction. Complete in seven volumes. Each volume in...

14451

£9,500.00

CALL FOR THE DEAD

CALL FOR THE DEAD

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

London: Victor Gollancz. 1961

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

14448

£14,000.00

THE ASPERN PAPERS; LOUISA PALLANT; THE MODERN WARNING.

THE ASPERN PAPERS; LOUISA PALLANT; THE MODERN WARNING. Together with an Autograph Letter Signed.

James, Henry

London: Macmillan and Co. 1888

First edition, first printing in book form. Two volumes. With an autograph letter from the author. A fine copy. Publisher's original smooth steel blue cloth ruled in gilt to the...

14446

£7,250.00

THE OTHER HOUSE.

THE OTHER HOUSE. Together with an Autograph Letter Signed.

James, Henry

London: William Heinemann. 1896

First edition, first printing in book form. Two volumes. With an autograph letter from the author. A fine copy. Publisher's original light blue cloth with titles in gilt to the...

14445

£4,750.00

MATILDA

MATILDA

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1988

First edition, first printing. Signed by Roald Dahl. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink and wash drawings by...

14442

£3,750.00

MR. STINK

MR. STINK

Walliams, David; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Harper Collins. 2009

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated by Quentin Blake with black ink wash drawings throughout. A lovely...

14438

£90.00

AIDS TO SCOUTING

AIDS TO SCOUTING For N.-C.Os & Men

Baden-Powell, Robert S. S., Bt-Colonel

London: Gale and Polden. 1899

First edition. Publisher's limp red cloth covers, titles printed in black to the upper and lower panels, and in manuscript to the spine. 32mo (115mm x 95mm). 138pp. Page with...

14436

£700.00

THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPERE.

THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SHAKSPERE. Comprising: Venus and Adonis; The Rape Of Lucrece; The Passionate Pilgrim; The Lover's Complaint; The Sonnets.

Shakespeare, William

London: No publisher stated. 1840

Publisher's original brown cloth, decorated and ruled in blind, with titles in gilt to the upper board. 8vo. 195pp. Engraved portrait of Shakespeare (after the Marshall portrait)...

14435

£125.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1908

First edition, first printing. Original blue-green cloth with gilt illustration and title to the front and spine, in the first state dustwrapper. Black and white frontispiece by...

14434

£40,000.00

GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT

GOOD-BYE TO ALL THAT

Graves, Robert

London: Jonathan Cape. 1929

First edition, first printing [first state]. Original salmon coloured cloth, with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the cloth clean, fresh...

14433

£2,250.00

LOVE LIES BLEEDING

LOVE LIES BLEEDING A Detective Story.

Crispin, Edmund (pseudonym of Robert Bruce Montgomery)

London: Gollancz. 1948

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

14432

£75.00

FEN COUNTRY

FEN COUNTRY

Crispin, Edmund (pseudonym of Robert Bruce Montgomery); foreword by Philip Larkin

London: Victor Gollancz. 1979

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

14431

£25.00

THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON

THE GLIMPSES OF THE MOON

Crispin, Edmund (pseudonym of Robert Bruce Montgomery)

London: Gollancz. 1977

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

14430

£20.00

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