Category: Recent Acquisitions

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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

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1935

First complete edition. Original purple cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding firm and square, the contents clean throughout...

13174

£100.00

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

DRACULA

DRACULA

Stoker, Bram

London: Constable.

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original yellow cloth with red titles to the front, rear and spine. The binding is firm with some rubbing and bumping to the...

13172

£17,500.00

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

THE BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake

London : Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. A beautiful fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents without...

13165

£325.00

LIVE AND LET DIE

LIVE AND LET DIE

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1954

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

13163

£13,750.00

THUNDERBALL

THUNDERBALL

Fleming, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape. 1961

First edition, first printing. Original black cloth with blind-stamped skeletal hand design to upper board and titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the...

13160

£325.00

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

SECRET LIVES

SECRET LIVES

Starr, Richard (pseudonym of Richard Essex)

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1936

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

13154

£80.00

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