Category: Recent Acquisitions

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YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1964

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine and gilt to the upper board, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding square and firm,...

13666

£425.00

FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN.

FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN. The Author's Original Hand Corrected Maquette.

Briggs, Raymond

London: Later published by Hamish Hamilton. 1977

The author's unique original mock-up / maquette of the first edition, first printing. Photocopies of the early draft original artwork, applied to boards with glue and staples with...

13663

£1,250.00

THE MAGIC FINGER

THE MAGIC FINGER

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by William Pene du Bois

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1968

First UK edition, first printing. Original pictorial paper covered boards, without dustwrapper was issued. An excellent near fine copy, the binding with only light rubbing and...

13662

£175.00

THE MINPINS

THE MINPINS

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Patrick Benson

London: Jonathan Cape. 1991

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial boards in dustwrapper. A fine copy without inscriptions or stamps, in the fine pictorial dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (8.99 to...

13661

£35.00

PLACES WHERE THEY SING

PLACES WHERE THEY SING

Raven, Simon

London: Anthony Blond. 1970

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm, the contents with a...

13658

£50.00

SWEENEY AGONISTES. FRAGMENTS OF AN ARISTOPHANIC MELODRAMA

SWEENEY AGONISTES. FRAGMENTS OF AN ARISTOPHANIC MELODRAMA

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1932

First edition, first printing, first state binding. Original blue paper-covered boards with titles in red to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding firm and...

13657

£65.00

POEMS Written In Early Youth.

POEMS Written In Early Youth.

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1967

First edition thus (preceded by an edition of only 12 copies privately printed by Albert Bonniers of Stockholm in 1950). Original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in...

13656

£25.00

THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF.

THE DIARY OF VIRGINIA WOOLF. Volume I: 1915-1919; Volume II: 1920-1924; Volume III: 1925-1930; Volume IV: 1931-1935 and Volume V: 1936-1941.

Woolf, Virginia; edited by Anne Oliver Bell; assisted by Andrew McNeillie.

London: The Hogarth Press. 1977

First editions. Five volumes. Original cloth in dustwrappers. A lovely very near fine set, the bindings firm and square, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's...

13654

£325.00

1800 AND ALL THAT!

1800 AND ALL THAT!

de Fleury, R.

London: The St. Catherine Press. 1937

First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark green leather with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square, firm and unworn. The...

13652

£900.00

THE FIRE I' THE FLINT.

THE FIRE I' THE FLINT. Reflections On The Poetry Of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Heaney Seamus; Gerard Manley Hopkins

London: The British Academy, Oxford University Press. 1974

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green stapled card covers. 19pp. An excellent near fine copy, the covers firm and without creasing or tears, the extremities a...

13651

£40.00

BAD JELLY THE WITCH.

BAD JELLY THE WITCH. A Fairy Story.

Milligan, Spike

London: M & J Hobbs in association with Michael Joseph. 1973

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Spike Milligan with an original drawing. Publisher's brown pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, clean copy, the contents...

13650

£425.00

WINTER TREES

WINTER TREES

Plath, Sylvia

London: Faber and Faber. 1971

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

13648

£85.00

DOOR INTO THE DARK

DOOR INTO THE DARK

Heaney, Seamus

London: Faber and Faber. 1969

First edition. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Review copy. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

13647

£225.00

BILLY BUNTER AT BUTLIN'S

BILLY BUNTER AT BUTLIN'S

Richards, Frank; illustrated by C. H. Chapman

London: Cassell 1961

First edition. Butlin Beaver Club issue. Publisher's original red cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding firm and square,...

13646

£25.00

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

LOUIS WAIN'S CATS

Parkin, Michael

London: Thames and Hudson. 1983

First edition. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. With 62 illustrations of Louis Wain original paintings and drawings, of which 32 are...

13645

£25.00

LOLITA

LOLITA

Nabokov, Vladimir

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1959

First UK edition, first printing. Original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

13643

£250.00

PADDINGTON TAKES THE TEST

PADDINGTON TAKES THE TEST

Bond, Michael; illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

London: Collins. 1979

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents clean throughout...

13642

£35.00

PADDINGTON ON TOP

PADDINGTON ON TOP

Bond, Michael; illustrated by Peggy Fortnum

London: Collins. 1974

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding clean and square, the contents clean...

13641

£50.00

THE RACHEL PAPERS

THE RACHEL PAPERS

Amis, Martin

London: Jonathan Cape. 1973

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Red topstain. A good or better copy, the binding firm and square, the contents...

13639

£90.00

MONICA TURNS UP TRUMPS

MONICA TURNS UP TRUMPS

Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

London: The Girls Own Paper Office. 1936

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with dark blue titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Colour frontispiece. An attractive better than...

13637

£240.00

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