Category: Recent Acquisitions

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ORIGINAL PAINTING

ORIGINAL PAINTING

Šedivý Yun, Franz (1888 - 1973)

Original Artwork [Unpublished]. 1920

Gouache, watercolour and ink on paper, laid down on board. Signed with initials lower right corner. The painting measures 21 x 17 cms. A skillfully painted esoteric portrait, the...

14175

£750.00

NOTHING OR THE BOOKPLATE

NOTHING OR THE BOOKPLATE

Craig, Edward Gordon; with a handlist by E. Carrick

London: Chatto and Windus; printed at the Curwen Press. 1924

First edition, first printing. Limited edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original red buckram with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. With 50 tipped in...

14173

£375.00

ALL THE LOVE POEMS OF SHAKESPEARE

ALL THE LOVE POEMS OF SHAKESPEARE

Shakespeare, William; decorated by Eric Gill

New York: Privately printed for Sylvan Press. 1947

First edition thus. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt decoration and titles to the upper board and spine. In the gilt trimmed (otherwise plain) glassine dustwrapper....

14172

£35.00

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Ronald Searle

London: Perpetua Books. 1961

First Ronald Searle illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to spine and decorations to the upper board, in dustwrapper. Brilliantly...

14171

£35.00

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Dickens, Charles

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz. 1859

Later issue of the first continental edition. Two volumes. Contemporary silk cloth boards with titles in gilt to the spine. An excellent near fine set, both bindings square and...

14170

£65.00

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson); illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: The Folio Society. 1976

First edition with Quentin Blake illustrations, first printing. Original pictorial cloth boards with Quentin Blake wraparound illustration, in the pale blue slipcase, as issued....

14169

£28.00

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson); illustrated by Robert Högfeldt

Stockholm: Jan Förlag 1949

First edition thus. Publisher's original cream card covers with titles and illustrated to the upper cover and spine, in the colour illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated with 10...

14168

£125.00

STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR HYDE

STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR HYDE

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1885

First UK edition. Beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full blue morocco, with single rule gilt borders to the upper and lower panels, five raised bands and gilt titles to the...

14167

£2,000.00

POSTE RESTANTE

POSTE RESTANTE

Strömholm, Christer; text by Tor-Ivan Odulf

Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Söners Förlag. 1967

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from Christer Strömholm and Tor-Ivan Odulf to the author Bengt Nerman. Publisher's original black cloth with silver...

14166

£1,750.00

TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY

TWO STORIES AND A MEMORY

Di Lampedusa, Giuseppe; introduction by E. M. Forster; translated by Archibald Colquhoun

London: Collins and Harvill Press. 1962

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original textured blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Charles Gorham illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the...

14165

£30.00

THE RUBÁIYÁT OF A BACHELOR

THE RUBÁIYÁT OF A BACHELOR

Rowland, Helen; illustrated by Harold Speakman

London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. 1915

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's brown cloth with pictorial paper onlay to the upper board. Illustrated in black and green throughout. An excellent near fine copy,...

14164

£45.00

THE LOG FROM THE SEA OF CORTEZ

THE LOG FROM THE SEA OF CORTEZ

Steinbeck, John

London: William Heinemann. 1958

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little...

14163

£125.00

DREAMTIGERS

DREAMTIGERS

Borges, Jorge Luis; woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi; translated by Mildred Boyer and Harold Morland; introduction by Miguel Enguidanos

London: Souvenir Press, A Condor Book. 1973

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

14162

£40.00

A SPANIARD IN THE WORKS

A SPANIARD IN THE WORKS

Lennon, John

London: Jonathan Cape. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original laminated pictorial boards. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm with some laminate crease to the upper board....

14161

£75.00

GARETH AND LYNETTE Etc.

GARETH AND LYNETTE Etc.

Tennyson, Lord Alfred

London: Strahan & Co. 1872

First edition. Beautiful contemporary Henry Sotheran binding of full red morocco with decorative gilt borders to upper and lower boards, five raised bands, gilt decorated...

14160

£85.00

OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN

OFFICERS AND GENTLEMEN

Waugh, Evelyn

London: Chapman and Hall. 1955

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding and contents clean and without inscriptions...

14159

£65.00

THE CAPTAIN'S DEATH BED And Other Essays

THE CAPTAIN'S DEATH BED And Other Essays

Woolf, Virginia

London: The Hogarth Press. 1950

First edition, first printing. Original deep purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Vanessa Bell dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14158

£100.00

FICCIONES.

FICCIONES. The Selected Essays And Short Stories Of Jorge Luis Borges.

Borges, Jorge Luis; edited and with an introduction by Anthony Kerrigan

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1962

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

14157

£235.00

THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE

THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE A Perry Mason Story.

Gardner, Erle Stanley

New York: William Morrow and Company. 1938

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with red titles and blocking to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better than very good copy,...

14156

£360.00

THE COMEDIANS

THE COMEDIANS

Greene, Graham

London: The Bodley Head. 1969

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Ivan Lapper designed dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14155

£80.00

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