Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE WITCH'S DAUGHTER

THE WITCH'S DAUGHTER

Bawden, Nina; illustrated by Shirley Hughes

London: Victor Gollancz. 1966

First edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original reddish brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Shirley Hughes illustrated dustwrapper. A superb fine...

14287

£125.00

SQUIB

SQUIB

Bawden, Nina; illustrated by Shirley Hughes

London: Victor Gollancz. 1971

First edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Shirley Hughes illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent very near...

14286

£35.00

THE RUNAWAY SUMMER

THE RUNAWAY SUMMER

Bawden, Nina; illustrated by Shirley Hughes

London: Victor Gollancz. 1969

First edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Shirley Hughes illustrated dustwrapper. A superb fine copy,...

14285

£75.00

I AM A CAMERA.

I AM A CAMERA. A Play In Three Acts.

Druten, John Van; Christopher Isherwood

London: Victor Gollancz. 1954

First UK edition. The Publisher's File Copy. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents...

14282

£125.00

THE SAND PEBBLES

THE SAND PEBBLES

McKenna, Richard

London: Victor Gollancz. 1963

First UK edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Alan Breese illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent very near...

14281

£325.00

THE APPLE TREE.

THE APPLE TREE. A Short Novel and Several Long Stories

Du Maurier, Daphne

London: Victor Gollancz. 1952

First edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original pink cloth with gilt titles to spine in the Val Biro illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine square and...

14279

£225.00

THE INVISIBLE MAN

THE INVISIBLE MAN

Ellison, Ralph

London: Victor Gollancz. 1953

First UK edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding clean and...

14278

£650.00

THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Comprising: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.

Churchill, Winston S.

London: Cassell and Company Ltd. 1949

First UK edition, first printing. Six volumes. Rare publisher's deluxe bindings of navy blue pebble-grain morocco with titles in gilt to the spine, for presentation by the author....

14276

£4,500.00

THIRD GIRL

THIRD GIRL

Christie, Agatha

London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1966

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a small...

14275

£25.00

BEREN AND LÚTHIEN

BEREN AND LÚTHIEN

Tolkien, J. R. R.; illustrated by Alan Lee; edited by Christopher Tolkien

London: Harper Collins Publishers. 2017

First edition, first printing. Signed by the illustrator. Publisher's original black cloth with bronze titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine, as new copy in the fine...

14274

£35.00

THE GLASS TOWER

THE GLASS TOWER

Moore, Nicholas; illustrated by Lucian Freud

London: Editions Poetry London. 1944

First edition, first printing. Publisher's paper covered boards with Lucian Freud design, black cloth spine with titles in bronze, in dustwrapper. Illustrated by Lucian Freud with...

14269

£375.00

WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GO TO SEA

WE DIDN'T MEAN TO GO TO SEA

Ransome, Arthur

London: Jonathan Cape. 1937

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

14266

£240.00

GUYS AND DOLLS

GUYS AND DOLLS

Runyon, Damon; foreword by Heywood Broun

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1931

Advance proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher's cream card covers, faintly ink stamped with the title to the upper wrapper, in the Arthur Hawkins illustrated...

14262

£11,500.00

A BURNT-OUT CASE

A BURNT-OUT CASE

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann. 1961

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14256

£80.00

THE DOWNING STREET YEARS

THE DOWNING STREET YEARS

Thatcher, Margaret

London: Harper Collins. 1993

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14253

£175.00

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET

DET OSYNLIGA BARNET (English title: Tales From Moominvalley).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1962

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine titled in black. Illustrated throughout by the author. Text in...

14251

£265.00

PAPPAN OCH HAVET

PAPPAN OCH HAVET (English title: Moominpappa at Sea).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1965

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. Edges untrimmed, as issued. A superb...

14250

£285.00

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN

SMÅTROLLEN OCH DEN STORA ÖVERSVÄMNINGEN (English title: The Moomins and the Great Flood).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Söderström & Co. Förlagsaktiebolag. 1945

First edition, first printing of the first Moomin book. Publisher's original colour illustrated stapled card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. A...

14248

£850.00

SENT I NOVEMBER

SENT I NOVEMBER (English title: Moominvalley in November).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1970

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated boards. Text in Swedish. Illustrated by the author throughout. A superb fine copy, the binding square and...

14247

£225.00

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR

FARLIG MIDSOMMAR (English title: Moominsummer Madness).

Jansson, Tove

Helsinki: Holger Schildts Förlafg. 1954

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated laminated card covers. Illustrated by the author. Text in Swedish. A superb fine copy, the binding square,...

14246

£750.00

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