Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE BOOK OF LOST TALES Part Two.

THE BOOK OF LOST TALES Part Two. Number 2 in The History of Middle-Earth Series.

Tolkien, J. R. R.; edited by Christopher Tolkien

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1984

First edition, first printing. Original burgundy boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

13527

£60.00

THE BOOK OF LOST TALES Part One.

THE BOOK OF LOST TALES Part One. Number 1 in The History of Middle-Earth Series.

Tolkien, J. R. R.; edited by Christopher Tolkien

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1983

First edition, first printing. Original navy boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

13526

£65.00

THE LAYS OF BELERIAND.

THE LAYS OF BELERIAND. Number 3 in The History of Middle-Earth Series.

Tolkien, J. R. R.; edited by Christopher Tolkien

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1985

First edition, first printing [first issue]. Original green boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13525

£125.00

FROZEN ASSETS

FROZEN ASSETS

Wodehouse, P. G.

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1964

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

13524

£75.00

MUCH OBLIGED JEEVES

MUCH OBLIGED JEEVES

Wodehouse, P. G.

London: Barrie and Jenkins. 1971

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

13523

£60.00

THE GIRL IN BLUE

THE GIRL IN BLUE

Wodehouse, P. G.

London: Barrie & Jenkins 1970

First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without previous...

13522

£65.00

FOUNDATIONS OF GLASGOW.

FOUNDATIONS OF GLASGOW. Together with BARONY PARISH OF GLASGOW.

White, James

Glasgow: Privately printed for the author at The University Press by Robert MacLehose. 1934

First edition. Inscribed by the author. Original quarter green morocco with titles in gilt to the spine, in the plain paper dustwrapper. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece...

13517

£30.00

THE CATHERINE WHEEL

THE CATHERINE WHEEL

Stafford, Jean

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1952

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and tight, the...

13515

£25.00

THE ADVENTURES OF ELLERY QUEEN.

THE ADVENTURES OF ELLERY QUEEN. Problems In Detection.

Queen, Ellery; pseudonym of Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with black titles to the spine, without the scarce dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding bright, firm...

13514

£30.00

THE BIG SLEEP.

THE BIG SLEEP. A Forum Motion Picture Edition.

Chandler, Raymond; Humphrey Bogart; Lauren Bacall

Cleveland: Forum Books / World Publishing. 1946

First movie tie-in edition. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with photographs from The Warner Brothers -...

13513

£75.00

BARBARIAN STORIES

BARBARIAN STORIES

Mitchison, Naomi

London: Jonathan Cape. 1929

First edition, second issue. Publisher's original orange cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean...

13511

£30.00

THE EBB TIDE.

THE EBB TIDE. A Trio and Quartette.

Stevenson, Robert Louis; Lloyd Osbourne

London: William Heinemann. 1923

First edition, first printing [first state]. Original gold pebble-grained cloth, pictorial decoration and titles in black to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the...

13510

£50.00

HALLOWE'EN PARTY

HALLOWE'EN PARTY

Christie, Agatha

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1969

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine clean, square and tight copy, the contents...

13509

£30.00

APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH

APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH

Christie, Agatha

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1938

First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to spine, without the scarce dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth with a...

13508

£125.00

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Robert Seymour; Robert William Buss and Halbot Knight Browne ("Nemo" and "Phiz")

London: Chapman and Hall.

First edition, early issue. Bound in full green morocco by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Engraved...

13507

£525.00

GOING SOLO

GOING SOLO

Dahl, Road

London: Jonathan Cape. 1986

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

13506

£30.00

ULTIMO

ULTIMO An Imaginative Narration Of Life Under The Earth.

Vassos, John; text by Ruth Vassos

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1930

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by John Vassos. Publisher's original red cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine, block design to the upper board in black...

13502

£275.00

THE ENGLISH AT HOME

THE ENGLISH AT HOME

Brandt, Bill; Raymond Mortimer

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1936

First edition, first printing. Original photographically illustrated laminated boards, as issued. Illustrated with 63 black and white photographs by Bill Brandt. A very good or...

13501

£350.00

CAVE BIRDS

CAVE BIRDS An Alchemical Cave Drama

Hughes, Ted; illustrated by Leonard Baskin

London: Faber and Faber. 1978

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout by Leonard Baskin. A better than...

13500

£275.00

LOLITA

LOLITA

Nabokov, Vladimir

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1959

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

13499

£250.00

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