Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE BOY IN THE DRESS

THE BOY IN THE DRESS

Walliams, David; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Harper Collins. 2008

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original pictorial laminated boards, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight. The contents are...

14404

£250.00

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Shakespeare, William; edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke; with illustrations from the Boydell Gallery

London: Bickers and Son 1887

Four volumes. Full contemporary calf by Bicker and Sons with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt on red and green morocco labels to the spine. Gilt...

14402

£475.00

THE PAINTINGS OF L.S. LOWRY. Oils and Watercolours.

THE PAINTINGS OF L.S. LOWRY. Oils and Watercolours. With an introduction and notes by Mervyn Levy.

Levy, Mervyn; illustrated by L.S. Lowry

London: Jupiter Books. 1976

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's full blue morocco with gilt titles to the spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 31 colour and 99 monochrome plates. Silk...

14399

£800.00

HYMNS ANCIENT AND MODERN FOR USE IN THE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH WITH ACCOMPANYING TUNES; together with A SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO THE OLD EDITION. Two Volumes.

HYMNS ANCIENT AND MODERN FOR USE IN THE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH WITH ACCOMPANYING TUNES; together with A SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO THE OLD EDITION. Two Volumes.

Monk, W. H. and C. Steggall edit; [Viscountess Annie Cowdray]

London: William Clowes and Sons, Limited. 1906

New and revised edition with altered preface of volume one, first edition of volume two. Beautifully bound in full green morocco by Bumpus of Oxford. Gilt titles and five raised...

14398

£450.00

POEMS:

POEMS: THE PRISONER OF CHILLON, And Other Poems (1816); MANFRED, A Dramatic Poem (1817); THE SIEGE OF CORINTH, A Poem and PARISINA, A Poem (1816); THE LAMENT OF TASSO (1817); CHILDE HAROLD'S PIGRIMAGE, Canto The Third (1816).

Byron, Lord [George Gordon Byron]

London: John Murray. 1816

First editions of five titles, bound in one volume. Nineteenth century binding of half calf with title and gilt decoration to the spine. 8vo. Half titles to each title, bound...

14397

£450.00

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. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings by Quentin Blake throughout. A lovely...

14394

£325.00

DIRTY BEASTS

DIRTY BEASTS

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Rosemary Fawcett

London: Jonathan Cape. 1983

Proof Copy of the first edition, first printing. Original pictorial laminated boards. No dustwrapper called for. Illustrated with 10 colour plates and black and white...

14393

£135.00

THE CAT IN THE HAT

THE CAT IN THE HAT

Seuss, Dr. (pseudonym of Theodor Seuss Geisel)

New York: Random House 1957

First edition, first printing, first issue. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's matt pictorial paper covered boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in two colours throughout. A...

14392

£8,750.00

THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOK

THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOK

Lang, Andrew; illustrated by H. J. Ford

London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1907

First edition, first printing. Publisher's green cloth with gilt illustration to the upper board and titles in gilt to the spine. All edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. Colour...

14390

£250.00

JUST SO STORIES

JUST SO STORIES

Kipling, Rudyard

London: Macmillan & Co. 1902

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with black and white titles and illustrations to the upper board and spine. Illustrated in black and white throughout by the...

14382

£425.00

HIGH WINDOWS

HIGH WINDOWS

Larkin, Philip

London: Faber and Faber. 1974

First edition, first printing. Original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine square copy, clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete...

14381

£125.00

BABAR AT HOME

BABAR AT HOME

de Brunhoff, Jean

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1938

First English edition, first printing. Original pictorial boards with blue cloth spine. Illustrated in colour throughout. A very good copy, the binding clean and firm showing some...

14380

£80.00

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Grahame, Kenneth; illustrated by John Burningham

London: Kestrel Books. 1983

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original green cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper and the pictorial slipcase. Illustrated with 12 colour...

14378

£35.00

FANTASTIC MR FOX

FANTASTIC MR FOX

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Viking. 1996

First Quentin Blake illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings throughout....

14377

£30.00

THE MAGIC FINGER

THE MAGIC FINGER

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Viking. 1995

First Quentin Blake illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings...

14376

£25.00

CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR

CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Viking. 1995

First Quentin Blake illustrated edition, first printing. Publisher's dark blue cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings...

14375

£25.00

THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE

THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Stuart Tresilian

London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd. 1955

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial yellow cloth illustrated in green and black, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Stuart...

14373

£110.00

PUZZLE FOR THE SECRET SEVEN

PUZZLE FOR THE SECRET SEVEN

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks

Leicester: Brockhampton Press. 1958

First edition, first printing. Publisher's illustrated blue cloth, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents spotted to the text...

14372

£48.00

THE HOBBIT or There and Back Again

THE HOBBIT or There and Back Again

Tolkien, J. R. R.

London: Puffin Books. 1961

First paperback edition. Original Pauline Baynes illustrated card covers. An attractive better than very good example, the binding firm and without tears, just a little rubbing at...

14371

£80.00

AWFUL AUNTIE

AWFUL AUNTIE

Walliams, David; illustrated by Tony Ross

London: Harper Collins. 2014

First edition, first printing. Original pictorial laminated boards, in dustwrapper. Illustrated by Tony Ross with black ink wash drawings throughout. A lovely fine copy, the...

14368

£16.00

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