Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Frank Reynolds

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1913

First edition with these illustrations. Signed Limited Edition. Quarto. Publisher's original full vellum with titles and vignette in gilt to the upper board and spine. Top edge...

13812

£385.00

THE TWITS

THE TWITS

Dahl, Roald; illustrated by Quentin Blake

London: Jonathan Cape. 1980

First edition, first printing. Original red boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the spine tips and corners a...

13811

£200.00

MY LIVELY LADY

MY LIVELY LADY

Rose, Alec

Hants: Nautical Publishing Company in association with George G. Harrap & Company Ltd. 1968

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original half green morocco with titles in gilt to the spine. Tan coloured buckram boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt....

13809

£95.00

A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES.

A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. The Chartwell Edition.

Churchill, Winston S.

London: The Educational Book Company, Ltd; Cassell. 1956

First illustrated edition, first printing (contemporaneous with the Cassell first edition). Four volumes. Publisher's original blue cloth, with gilt titles and borders to the...

13808

£225.00

COOK'S TOURISTS' HANDBOOK FOR EGYPT, THE NILE AND THE DESERT

COOK'S TOURISTS' HANDBOOK FOR EGYPT, THE NILE AND THE DESERT

Cook, Thomas

London: Thomas Cook and Son; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., Ltd

Publisher's red cloth with titles and 6/- price in gilt to the upper board and spine. With three folding maps within the text and further map in the pocket at the rear, as issued....

13806

£110.00

THE AFGHAN WARS: 1839-42 and 1878-80.

THE AFGHAN WARS: 1839-42 and 1878-80.

Forbes, Archibald

London: Seeley and Co., Limited.

First edition. Contemporary half calf, five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Red cloth boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 337pp. Illustrated in black and white...

13804

£95.00

THE LOWLAND SCOTS REGIMENTS

THE LOWLAND SCOTS REGIMENTS Their Origin, Character and Services Previous To The Great War of 1914. Edited for the Association of Lowland Scots by the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bt.

Maxwell, Sir Herbert

Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons. 1918

First edition. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Quarto. 339pp. Illustrated with 14 tipped in plates mounted on card, 12 of which are in colour. A...

13803

£50.00

THE WATERLOO ROLL CALL

THE WATERLOO ROLL CALL

Dalton, Charles

London: William Clowes and Sons Ltd.

First edition. Publisher's original red cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. 256pp. Illustrated with 4 portrait plates. A very good copy indeed, the binding...

13801

£100.00

LISTEN TO THIS

LISTEN TO THIS

Ross, Alex

London: Fourth Estate, Harper Collins. 2010

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's black cloth with white titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, the contents...

13799

£25.00

THE GOLDEN HEART AND OTHER FAIRY STORIES

THE GOLDEN HEART AND OTHER FAIRY STORIES

Jacob, Violet; illustrated by May Sandheim

London: William Heinemann. 1904

First edition. Publisher's original paper covered boards, blue cloth spine with titles in dark blue. Illustrated with a full page colour frontispiece and sixteen full page black...

13797

£50.00

THE OAK BY THE WATERS OF ROWAN.

THE OAK BY THE WATERS OF ROWAN. A Meditative Essay.

Kellogg Jr, Spencer; illustrated by Wanda Gag; foreword by Evelyn M. Watson

New York: Aries Press, Village of Eden. 1927

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's floral patterned paper covered boards, black cloth spine with titles in gilt. With an illustration and decorations...

13795

£165.00

TIME TO DESTROY / TO DISCOVER.

TIME TO DESTROY / TO DISCOVER. Panjandrum Chapbook Number One.

Fixel, Lawrence

San Francisco: Panjandrum Press. 1972

First edition, first printing. Limited edition. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's cream card covers printed in purple. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm with a...

13794

£30.00

WORDS AND LINES

WORDS AND LINES

Souza, Francis Newton

London: Villiers. 1959

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original white card covers, in printed dustwrapper and glassine. Quarto. 27pp text with line illustrations and an additional 12 pages of...

13793

£300.00

THE CABLE CAR AND THE DRAGON

THE CABLE CAR AND THE DRAGON

Caen, Herb; illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield

New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc. 1970

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Illustrated by Barbara Ninde Byfield in colour throughout. Publisher's pictorial boards, in dustwrapper. An excellent near...

13792

£100.00

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

Rackham, Arthur illustrates; Washington Irving

London: William Heinemann. 1910

Early (fourth) printing of the 1905 first Rackham illustrated edition. Publisher's original light green cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and...

13791

£150.00

FLESH.

FLESH. Promotional Brochure and Film Stills.

Warhol, Andy; Joe Dallesandro; Paul Morrissey

London: Vaughan Films. 1970

First UK edition. Publisher's stapled card covers. 18pp. Illustrated in black and white throughout and featuring articles, interviews and press reviews. Four black and white...

13790

£275.00

THE LAND OF GREEN PLUMS

THE LAND OF GREEN PLUMS

Müller, Herta; translated by Michael Hofmann

New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company. 1996

First American edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original red and blue paper covered boards with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine...

13789

£200.00

ZOOM

ZOOM

Armitage, Simon

UK: Bloodaxe Books. 1989

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original pictorial card covers. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, without tears and with...

13787

£75.00

THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET

THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET

Mitchell, David

London: Sceptre. 2010

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original pictorial boards, without dustwrapper as issued. A lovely fine square and tight copy, spotlessly clean...

13784

£50.00

BLACK SWAN GREEN

BLACK SWAN GREEN

Mitchell, David

London: Sceptre. 2006

First edition, first printing. Limited Edition. Signed by the author. Publisher's original green cloth with metalic green titles to the spine, in the slipcase and original...

13783

£40.00

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