Category: Recent Acquisitions

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DEALINGS WITH THE FIRM DOMBEY AND SON,

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

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by "Phiz" Hablot K. Browne

London: Bradbury and Evans.

First edition, first printing. Bound from the original parts in two volumes. 40 plates including the engraved frontispiece and engraved title page (in the first state) by Phiz....

13197

£275.00

DIE VERWANDLUNG.

DIE VERWANDLUNG. [The Metamorphosis]

Kafka, Franz

Leipzig: Kurt Wolff Verlag. 1915

First edition, first printing. Publisher's plain buff card covers with the original illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm and without tears, neat...

13196

£6,750.00

THOMAS AND THE GREAT RAILWAY SHOW

THOMAS AND THE GREAT RAILWAY SHOW

Awdry, Christopher; Reverend W. Awdry; illustrated by Clive Spong

London: William Heinemann. 1991

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author and the creator. Publisher's original pictorial boards, without dustwrapper as issued. A lovely fine clean, bright and tight...

13194

£175.00

TARANTULA

TARANTULA

Dylan, Bob

Hibbing, Minnesota: Wimp Press. 1970

Mimeographed pirate edition of the book that wasn't officially published until 1971. Cover and 54pp. A very good copy, the cover a little rubbed and marked, the staples buckled...

13193

£150.00

MEMOIRS OF A MANGY LOVER

MEMOIRS OF A MANGY LOVER

Marx, Groucho; illustrated by Leo Hershfield

New York: Bernard Geis Associates / Random House 1963

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. An...

13189

£475.00

THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH.

THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH. Translated from the Original in Gujarati by Mahadev Desai.

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand

Ahmedabad: Navajivan Press. 1927

First edition in English, first printing. Inscribed by the author in February 1928. Publisher's original khadi cloth with titles in dark blue to the upper board and spine....

13188

£9,750.00

24 [TWENTY-FOUR] NIGHTS.

24 [TWENTY-FOUR] NIGHTS. The Music of Eric Clapton. The Drawings of Peter Blake.

Clapton, Eric; illustrated by Peter Blake; Derek Taylor

Guildford: Genesis Publications. 1991

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Two hardcover volumes (scrapbook and commentary book), an illustrated envelope containing four guitar picks, one guitar string and a...

13184

£1,250.00

THE LOCH NESS MONSTER [The Loch Ness Animal]

THE LOCH NESS MONSTER [The Loch Ness Animal]

Oudemans, Dr. A[nthonie] C[ornelis]

Leyden: Late E. J. Brill Ltd. 1934

First edition. Original grey stapled card covers printed in black. 14pp. Illustrated throughout. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm with some toning to the extremities...

13183

£65.00

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson); illustrated by John Tenniel

London: Macmillan and Co.

First edition, first printing [first issue]. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full red crushed morocco with illustration stamped in...

13181

£2,000.00

HEADMISTRESS HILARY

HEADMISTRESS HILARY

Rhodes, Kathlyn

London: James Nesbit & Co. Limited. 1914

First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth with pictorial onlay to the upper board and spine with titles in yellow and green, in the original dustwrapper. A very good...

13179

£60.00

BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE

BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE

Johns, Captain W. E.; illustrated by Leslie Stead

Leicester: Brockhampton Press. 1961

First edition, first printing. Original yellow cloth with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding bright and square, the contents clean...

13177

£65.00

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT

Beckett, Samuel

New York: The Grove Press. 1970

First edition thus. Signed limited edition. Sixteen volumes. Publisher's original coarse black cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Issued without dustwrappers. A superb fine set,...

13176

£6,750.00

THE COMPLETE ALICE & THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

THE COMPLETE ALICE & THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson); illustrated by Ralph Steadman

London: Jonathan Cape. 1986

First edition thus. Signed by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy,...

13175

£150.00

FORWARD FROM LIBERALISM

FORWARD FROM LIBERALISM

Spender, Stephen

London: Victor Gollancz. Left Book Club Edition. 1937

First edition. Publisher's original orange cloth covers printed in black. A very good copy, the covers a little darkened and creased to the spine. The contents have a small ink...

13173

£20.00

HOW TO BECOME A SCRATCH GOLFER

HOW TO BECOME A SCRATCH GOLFER

Campbell, Patrick; illustrated by Quentin Blake

Anthony Blond: London 1963

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

13171

£20.00

CLEOPATRA;

CLEOPATRA; Being An Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis, The Royal Egyptian, as Set Forth by His Own Hand.

Rider Haggard, H.; illustrated by Caton Woodville and Maurice Greiffenhagen

London: Longmans Green, and Co.

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original blue cloth over bevelled boards, the titles in gilt to the upper cover and spine. A near very good copy, the...

13170

£750.00

CARPOOLERS

CARPOOLERS

Cartagena, Alejandro; essay by Jessica McDonald

Self published: Alejandro Cartagena Studios. 2014

First edition, first printing. Limited edition, signed by the photographer. Original die-cut thick card covers and red cloth spine. Illustrated in colour throughout. 112 pages and...

13159

£250.00

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND OTHER PLACES.

MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND OTHER PLACES. My Third Sketchbook from the Summer of 1982.

Hockney, David

London: Thames and Hudson. 1985

First edition. Two volumes in the original card slipcase. Blue half-leather binding with marbled boards, accompanied by an illustrated booklet in white card covers. A facsimile of...

13158

£95.00

BROMO BOMBASTES:

BROMO BOMBASTES: A Fragment From a Laconic Drama.

Durrell, Lawrence writing as Gaffer Peeslake

London: Caduceus Press. 1933

First edition, first impression, limited to 100 copies. Inscribed presentation copy. Original deep black boards with printed label to front board. A near fine sharp copy with two...

13157

£7,500.00

THE ENGLISH AUDEN.

THE ENGLISH AUDEN. Poems, Essays, & Dramatic Writings 1927-1939

Auden, W. H.; edited by Edward Mendelson

London: Faber and Faber. 1977

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

13156

£25.00

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