Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE WATER BABIES

THE WATER BABIES

Tarrant, Margaret W. illustrates; Charles Kingsley

London: J. M. Dent and Sons. 1927

Early printing of this beautifully illustrated Margaret Tarrant edition. Publisher's original pictorial cloth. With a full colour title page, 12 full page colour plates and line...

14105

£45.00

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Lee, Harper

London: Heinemann 1960

First UK edition, first printing. Original burgundy cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with...

14104

£750.00

MY CONFESSION

MY CONFESSION

Tolstoļ, Count Lyof N.; translated by Nathan Haskell Dole

London: Walter Scott. 1890

First English edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. 252pp. 8 pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. A very good copy, the...

14103

£35.00

A RUSSIAN PROPRIETOR

A RUSSIAN PROPRIETOR And Other Stories

Tolstoļ, Count Lyof N.; translated by Nathan Haskell Dole

London: Walter Scott. 1888

First English edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. 349pp. 6 pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. A very good copy, the...

14102

£40.00

MY RELIGION

MY RELIGION

Tolstoļ, Count Lyof N.; translated by Huntington Smith

London: Walter Scott. 1889

First English edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine. 274pp. Publisher's advert to the rear. A very good or better copy, the...

14101

£40.00

THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS

THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS

Yeats, William Butler; [Helena Mennie Shire]

London: Elkin Mathews 1903

Fourth printing of the 1899 first edition. Publisher's original paper-covered boards with beige coarse cloth spine. Titles stamped in black to to the upper board and printed in...

14100

£75.00

THE WOMAN IN BLACK.

THE WOMAN IN BLACK. A Ghost Story

Hill, Susan; illustrated by John Lawrence

London: Hamish Hamilton. 1983

First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's review copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding...

14099

£375.00

THE INCREDIBLE ISLAND

THE INCREDIBLE ISLAND

Thompson, Christine Campbell

London: Geoffrey Bles. 1924

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

14097

£75.00

OLD MAN'S BEARD

OLD MAN'S BEARD Fifteen Disturbing Tales.

Wakefield, H. Russell

London: Geoffrey Bles. 1929

First edition, first printing. Publisher's [first state] original grey cloth with navy blue titles to the upper board and spine. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square...

14096

£325.00

MY GRIMMEST NIGHTMARE

MY GRIMMEST NIGHTMARE

Asquith, Lady Cynthia; Algernon Blackwood; Inez Holden; Marjorie Bowen; Noel Langley; Theodora Benson and others

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1935

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth with red titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with some discolouration...

14095

£275.00

THE NURSERY PETER PAN AND WENDY

THE NURSERY PETER PAN AND WENDY

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Kathleen Atkins

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1930

First edition thus. Publisher's original pictorial paper covered boards, in dustwrapper. 46pp. Colour illustrated endpapers, 8 full page colour plates and further black and white...

14094

£45.00

THE SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

THE SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Rearranged and Divided Into Four Parts, With An Introduction and Explanatory Notes.

Shakespeare, William; edited by Robert Cartwright

London: John Russell Smith 1859

Contemporary binding of full vellum, gilt ruled borders to upper and lower boards, titles in red to the spine. Marbled endpapers and gilt decorated inner dentelles. All edges...

14093

£150.00

THE TREASURES OF THE CASTAWAY.

THE TREASURES OF THE CASTAWAY. The Grasshopper Broadsheets. Number One. Second Series.

Visiak, E. H.

Derby: Kenneth Hopkins 1943

Single page printed in black. Signed by the author. Measuring 31 x 20 cms. A very good copy, previously folded across the middle and with some creasing to the edges.

14091

£40.00

MILTON AGONISTES.

MILTON AGONISTES. A Metaphysical Criticism.

Visiak, E. H.; Eden Philpotts; Arthur Quiller-Couch

London: A. M. Philpot, Ltd. 1922

First edition, first printing. Inscribed association copy. Inscribed by Eden Philpotts to Arthur Quiller-Couch. Publisher's original grey cloth boards and black cloth. White paper...

14090

£75.00

JOHN BULL'S ADVENTURES IN THE FISCAL WONDERLAND

JOHN BULL'S ADVENTURES IN THE FISCAL WONDERLAND

[Carroll, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)]; Charles Geake; F. Carruthers Gould

London: Methuen & Co. 1904

First edition, first printing of this scarce Alice in Wonderland parody. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. 8vo. 152pp...

14088

£190.00

ALICE IN WONDERLAND PANORAMA

ALICE IN WONDERLAND PANORAMA

Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)

London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. 1919

First edition in this form. Concertina bound pictorial boards, illustrated in colour. 16pp. A very good copy, the binding rubbed but holding firm and with light wear and spotting...

14087

£225.00

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas.

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Charles Green; introduction by Clement Shorter.

London: A. & F. Pears Ltd. 1908

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original red cloth, with titles in gilt, oval pictorial onlay and black borders to the upper board, and titles in gilt to the...

14086

£60.00

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Original Drawing and Thank You Card.

Donaldson, Julia; illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Original Artwork. 2004

A full colour drawing of the Gruffalo's Child. Watercolour and ink on a hand addressed envelope. Measuring 11.5 x 16 cms. With stamp and postmark (23rd September 2004). In near...

14085

£450.00

BLACKBIRD SINGING.

BLACKBIRD SINGING. Poems and Lyrics 1965-1999

McCartney, Paul

New York: W. W. Norton and Company. 2001

First American edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation from Paul McCartney to Grammy award winning singer / songwriter and social activist Judy Collins. Publisher's white...

14084

£2,350.00

THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD

THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD Or, Adventures In Kensington Gardens.

Barrie, J. M

New York: Scribners. 1902

First US edition. Original green boards with gilt decorations and titles to front panel and spine. A very good indeed copy, the binding a little rubbed and bumped at the...

14083

£45.00

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