Category: Recent Acquisitions

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WODEHOUSE AT WORK

WODEHOUSE AT WORK A Study Of The Books And Characters Of P. G. Wodehouse Across Nearly Sixty Years. With ALS from the author to fellow Wodehouse biographer Barry Phelps.

Usborne, Richard; Barry Phelps; [P. G. Wodehouse]

London: Herbert Jenkins. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm with a...

14204

£30.00

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

THE OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

Irving, Washington; illustrated H. M. Brock

London and Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis. 1909

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original purple cloth with titles and decoration in gilt to the upper board, and spine. With 17 tipped in colour illustrations...

14203

£35.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall. 1890

Early printing of the combined edition. With 21 illustrations by Maclise, Stanfield, F. Stone, Leech and Tenniel. Publisher's dark blue cloth, the author's initials stamped in...

14202

£35.00

PETER PAN AND WENDY

PETER PAN AND WENDY

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1902

Early printing of the 1921 first Mabel Lucie Attwell edition. Bound in the publisher's blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine. With 12 full page colour plates, illustrated...

14201

£125.00

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM

LIBER PRECUM PUBLICARUM Ecclesiae Anglicanae.

Guild of Women-Binders; A. Gulielmo Bright; Petro Goldsmith Medd; [Book Of Common Prayer]

London: Rivington. 1872

Editio altera. Bound by a member of the Guild of Women-Binders in full calf, beautifully and elegantly decorated in blind to the upper board, the spine and lower board left plain....

14200

£425.00

THIS DAY IN RAP AND HIP-HOP HISTORY

THIS DAY IN RAP AND HIP-HOP HISTORY

Chuck D (pseudonym of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour); foreword by Shepard Fairey

London: Cassell / Octopus Publishing. 2017

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout. A fine, as new copy, clean inside and out and without previous...

14197

£65.00

MISCELLANY THREE

MISCELLANY THREE

Blishen, Edward edits; Joan Aiken; Elisabeth Beresford; John Hampden; Noel Streatfield; Ernest H. Shepard; Mollie Hunter; Charles Keeping and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1966

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in silver, in the Charles Keeping illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in...

14195

£35.00

MISCELLANY TWO

MISCELLANY TWO

Blishen, Edward edits; Philip Turner; Henry Treece; Wilfrid Blunt; Nancy Smith; Patrick Moore; Leon Garfield; Christopher Leach; Gaynor Chapman; Francis Hoyland; Felix Hoffmann; Gareth Floyd and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with white cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Gaynor Chapman illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14194

£35.00

MISCELLANY ONE

MISCELLANY ONE

Blishen, Edward edits; Charles Causley; Rosemary Sutcliff, Hans Baumann; Eric Allen, Gillian Avery; Charles Keeping; Brian Wildsmith; William Pampas and others

London: Oxford University Press. 1964

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original paper covered boards with pink cloth spine titles in gilt, in the Brian Wildsmith illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black...

14193

£35.00

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE Volume I: The Tempest; The Winter's Tale; A Midsummer Night's Dream; As You Like It; Twelfth Night, Or What You Will.

Lamb, Charles and Mary; illustrated by M. Lavars Harry

London: George G. Harrap & Company. 1917

First edition thus. Publisher's original decorated blue cloth with colour pictorial onlay to the upper board, in dustwrapper. 128pp. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece and y...

14192

£35.00

THE WOODCUT: An Annual

THE WOODCUT: An Annual Volume One.

Furst, Herbert edits; Eric Ravilious; John Nash; Eric Gill; Robert Gibbings, Paul Nash, Enid Marx and others

London: The Fleuron Limited. 1927

First edition, first printing. Original Paul Nash designed paper covered boards with black cloth spine titled in gilt, in dustwrapper. With 15 woodcut illustrations by various...

14191

£275.00

THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL (FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN)

THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANDY WARHOL (FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN)

Warhol, Andy

New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich. 1975

Second printing of the first edition (with correct BCDE letter code). Signed by the author. Original yellow paper-covered boards over orange cloth spine, in dustwrapper. An...

14190

£375.00

HORSE UNDER WATER.

HORSE UNDER WATER. Secret File Number 2

Deighton, Len

London: Jonathan Cape. 1963

Uncorrected Proof Copy of the first edition, first printing. Association copy. Publisher's green and white card covers printed in black to the upper cover and spine. A good or...

14189

£100.00

MULTILINGUAL ROMANI DICTIONARY

MULTILINGUAL ROMANI DICTIONARY

Rishi, W. R. [Gypsies]

Chandigarh, India: Roma Publications. 1974

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original purple cloth with titles in white to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square...

14188

£175.00

PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA

PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA

Whitehead, Alfred North; Bertrand Russell

Cambridge: At The University Press. 1925

First printing of the second edition. Three volumes. Large 8vo. Vol I: (xlvi), 674pp, [1]; Vol II: (xxxi), 742pp, [1]; Vol III: (viii), 491pp. Publisher's original blue cloth with...

14186

£6,750.00

ANDY WARHOL

ANDY WARHOL

Warhol, Andy; edits with Kasper König, Pontus Hultén and Olle Granath. Design by John Melin, Gösta Svensson and Stig Arbman.

Stockholm: Moderna Museet. 1969

Signed Limited Edition. The catalogue for Andy Warhol's first major European retrospective. Illustrated card covers, with a design after Warhol's 'Flowers' silk-screen. All edges...

14185

£6,500.00

THE SAVOY ORPHEANS

THE SAVOY ORPHEANS

Somers, Debroy; Wilfred de Mornys; Savoy Hotel

London: Privately Printed at The Savoy. 1924

First edition, first printing. Limited edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's pink paper covered boards printed in cream and green over cream cloth spine. Illustrated...

14182

£375.00

PETER PAN'S ABC

PETER PAN'S ABC

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Flora White

London: Henry Frowde; Hodder and Stoughton. 1913

First edition, first printing. Publisher's grey paper covered boards with pictorial onlay, illustrations in purple and titles in gilt. Purple cloth spine with gilt titles....

14181

£350.00

PICASSO: TOREROS.

PICASSO: TOREROS. With Four Original Lithographs.

Picasso, Pablo; Jaime Sabartes

London: A. Zwemmer; Monte Carlo: A. Sauret: 1961

First edition, first printing. UK issue. English language, translated from the French by Patrick Gregory. Publisher's red cloth with black illustration and titles, in the red card...

14179

£1,250.00

THE NUTCRACKER

THE NUTCRACKER

Hoffman, E. T. A; retold by Veronica Tennant; illustrated by Toller Cranston

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1985

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author and the artist. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Superbly illustrated with...

14178

£85.00

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