Category: Recent Acquisitions

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TROLLVINTER

TROLLVINTER (English title: Moominland Winter).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1957

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

14244

£400.00

THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL (FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN)

THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL (FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN)

Warhol, Andy; [Robert Fraser]

London: Cassell / A Michael Dempsey Book. 1975

First UK edition, first printing. An exceptional association copy. Inscribed by Warhol, with an original drawing. Original green cloth with black titles to the spine, in...

14243

£3,750.00

A BURNT-OUT CASE

A BURNT-OUT CASE

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann. 1961

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the...

14240

£1,500.00

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS.

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF THE BRONTE SISTERS. Wuthering Heights; Jane Eyre; Shirley; Villette; The Professor; Agnes Grey; The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall.

Bronte, Emily, Anne and Charlotte; illustrated by Edmund Dulac

London & Toronto: J. M. Dent. 1922

Complete in six volumes (Tenant of Wildfell Hall bound with Agnes Grey, as issued). With a total of 60 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Beautifully bound in contemporary half...

14239

£875.00

THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING.

THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING. The Sword In The Stone, The Queen Of Air Darkness, The Ill-Made Knight and The Candle In The Wind.

White, T. H.

London: Collins. 1958

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

14238

£325.00

LAND OF UNREASON

LAND OF UNREASON

Pratt, Fletcher; L Sprague de Camp

New York: Henry Holt and Company. 1942

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original brown cloth with black titles to the spine, in the Boris Artzybasheff illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding...

14237

£65.00

DOORWAYS IN THE SAND

DOORWAYS IN THE SAND

Zelazny, Roger

New York: Harper and Row Publishers Inc. 1976

First edition, first printing. Publisher's review copy. Original green boards with black cloth spine, titles in silver, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding square and...

14236

£85.00

CINDERELLA

CINDERELLA

Rackham, Arthur illustrates; C. S. Evans

London: William Heinemann. 1919

First Rackham edition. Signed limited edition. Bound in the publisher's original quarter vellum, with gilt borders titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge...

14234

£1,250.00

CATS

CATS

Wain, Louis; versed by "Grimalkin"

London: Sands and Company. 1901

First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with illustration in black, red and brown to the upper board. Three colour pictorial title page and 21 full page black and white drawings by...

14233

£575.00

THE DEVIL IN THE BOOK

THE DEVIL IN THE BOOK

Trumbo, Dalton

Los Angeles: California Emergency Defense Committee. 1956

First edition. Limited edition, signed by Dalton Trumbo. Publisher's original stapled white card covers, printed in black. A very near fine copy, the binding firm with light...

14232

£230.00

THE VISION; OR INFERNO, PURGATORIO AND PARADISO OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

THE VISION; OR INFERNO, PURGATORIO AND PARADISO OF DANTE ALIGHIERI

Dante, Alighieri; translated by David James Mackenzie

London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. 1927

Contemporary Sangorski and Sutcliffe full morocco binding decorated in blind and with gilt border and corner decorations to the upper and lower board, five raised bands with gilt...

14231

£375.00

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

Highsmith, Patricia

New York: Coward-McCann. 1955

First edition, first printing. An association copy, inscribed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine...

14228

£8,250.00

THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

THE TICKET THAT EXPLODED

Burroughs, William S.; Brion Gysin; Alexander Trocchi

Paris: The Olympia Press. 1962

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Also signed by Brion Gysin. Publisher's original green card covers printed...

14225

£4,750.00

DEAD FINGERS TALK

DEAD FINGERS TALK

Burroughs, William S.; Alexander Trocchi

London: John Calder in association with The Olympia Press. 1963

First edition, first printing [not published in America]. Inscribed presentation copy from William Burroughs to Alexander Trocchi. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles...

14224

£4,500.00

HIGH IN THE CLOUDS

HIGH IN THE CLOUDS

McCartney, Paul; Geoff Dunbar; Philip Ardagh; [Judy Collins]

New York: Dutton Children's Books. 2005

First American edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation from Paul McCartney to Grammy award winning singer / songwriter and social activist Judy Collins. Publisher's...

14222

£1,500.00

HAPPY RABBIT.

HAPPY RABBIT. Original Painting.

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

London: Later published by Macmillan and Company. 1945

Pen, ink and watercolour over pencil, on paper. Measuring 32 cms x 48cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. The original painting used to illustrate the front and rear covers of Eileen...

14215

£750.00

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER.

JOSEPHINE READS THE NEWSPAPER. An Original Drawing from Josephine And Her Dolls.

Appleton, Honor C; [illustrating Mrs H. C. Cradock]

Later published by Blackie and Son Limited. 1916

Black pen and ink on paper. Signed with initials lower right corner. Measuring 9.5 cms x 18 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. In fine condition. Josephine is seated whilst reading...

14214

£475.00

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 near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a tiny bump to the bottom right corner of the upper...

14213

£125.00

MOTHER IRELAND

MOTHER IRELAND

O'Brien, Edna; photographs by Fergus Bourke

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1976

First edition. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A lovely fine, square and tight...

14207

£18.00

THE THREE VOICES OF POETRY

THE THREE VOICES OF POETRY

Eliot, T. S.

London: National Book League at the Cambridge University Press. 1953

First edition, first printing. Publisher's cream card stapled covers, printed in green. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little toning to the edges....

14205

£25.00

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