Category: Recent Acquisitions

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COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS

COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS

Woods, Margaret L.; illustrated by J. Hancock

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1915

First edition with these illustrations. Original paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, in dustwrapper. An attractive very good or better copy, the binding clean and the...

13759

£140.00

MY DAYS WITH THE FAIRIES.

MY DAYS WITH THE FAIRIES.

Dulac, Edmund illustrates; Mrs Rudolf Stawell

London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. 1913

First edition thus. Bound in full burgundy morocco ruled in gilt to the boards, five raised bands, gilt decoration and titles to the spine. Marbled endpapers. The original scarlet...

13757

£275.00

WEST COUNTRY CHURCHES

WEST COUNTRY CHURCHES Four Essays.

Betjeman, John

London: Society of SS Peter and Paul. 1973

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original stapled light orange card covers printed in blue. With four black and white photographic illustrations. A very good copy, the...

13755

£25.00

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by George Cruikshank

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited.

Reprint of the first edition with the illustrations, and an introduction biographical and bibliographical by Charles Dickens The Younger. Prize binding by Bickers of full red...

13752

£125.00

CATÉCHISME D'ÉCONOMIE POLITIQUE OU INSTRUCTION FAMILIÈRE QUI MONTRE DE QUELLE FAÇON LES RICHESSES SONT PRODUITES, DISTRIBUÉES ET CONSOMMÉES DANS LA SOCIÉTÉ; Ouvrage fondé sur les faits, et utile aux différentes classes d'hommes, en ce qu'il indique les avantages que chacun peut retirer de sa position et de ses talens.

CATÉCHISME D'ÉCONOMIE POLITIQUE OU INSTRUCTION FAMILIÈRE QUI MONTRE DE QUELLE FAÇON LES RICHESSES SONT PRODUITES, DISTRIBUÉES ET CONSOMMÉES DANS LA SOCIÉTÉ; Ouvrage fondé sur les faits, et utile aux différentes classes d'hommes, en ce qu'il indique les avantages que chacun peut retirer de sa position et de ses talens.

Say, Jean-Baptiste

Paris: de l'imprimerie de Crapelet.

First edition. 12mo. vi, 160 pp. Contemporary speckled paper covered boards, the handwritten title in faint black ink on a paper label to the spine. Red sprinkled page edges. Half...

13750

£1,750.00

COMRADES

COMRADES

Robertson, Alexander [First World War Poetry]

London: Elkin Matthews. 1916

Second printing of the October 1916 first edition. Presentation copy. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. Portrait frontispiece. A very...

13746

£175.00

A NIP IN THE AIR

A NIP IN THE AIR

Betjeman, John

London: John Murray 1974

First edition, first printing. With author's signed inscription. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding clean and firm, the...

13742

£60.00

SEBASTIAN MELMOTH; THE SOUL OF MAN

SEBASTIAN MELMOTH; THE SOUL OF MAN

Wilde, Oscar

London: Arthur L. Humphreys 1911

Early printing of the essay, epigrams and aphorisms first published in The Fortnightly Review. Contemporary binding by Hatchards of half dark purple polished calf, the spine with...

13740

£80.00

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

Rowling, J. K.

London: Bloomsbury. 1997

First edition, first printing. Publisher's pictorial boards, in the first state illustrated dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, the contents clean and without...

13739

£1,450.00

THE RUSSIA HOUSE

THE RUSSIA HOUSE

Le Carre, John

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1989

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original grey cloth with blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, the text block...

13733

£125.00

HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES

HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES

Rushdie, Salman

London: Granta Books. 1990

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and...

13730

£50.00

THE REMAINS OF THE DAY

THE REMAINS OF THE DAY

Ishiguro, Kazuo

London: Faber and Faber. 1989

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Original black cloth with white titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm, the...

13729

£200.00

A TURN IN THE SOUTH

A TURN IN THE SOUTH

Naipaul, V. S.

London: Viking. 1989

First UK edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original red cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square with...

13728

£50.00

LOST EROS

LOST EROS

Ashe, Thomas; with linocut illustrations by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition thus. Limited edition. Publisher's original blue card covers with white paper label printed in black to the upper cover. With a full page linocut illustration in...

13727

£15.00

SONNET

SONNET

Dolben, Digby Mackworth; with linocut illustrations by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition thus. Limited edition. Publisher's original stitched pink card covers. The upper cover, one full page and one publisher device illustrated with linocut by J. Martin...

13726

£15.00

EPITHALAMION

EPITHALAMION

Hopkins, Gerard Manley; with linocut illustrations by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition thus. Limited edition, signed by the artist. Publisher's original stitched blue card covers. The upper cover, one full page and two publisher devices illustrated...

13725

£45.00

NO OTHER GODS

NO OTHER GODS 55 Poems Translated by Anthony Reid.

Stefani, Mario; with linocuts by J. Martin Pitts

London: The Kouros Press. 1982

First edition. Limited edition. Signed by the author and the artist. Publisher's beige paper covered boards with red illustration to upper board and title in gilt to the spine....

13723

£125.00

TITUS ALONE

TITUS ALONE

Peake, Mervyn

London : Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1959

First edition, first printing of the concluding part of Peake's masterpiece, The Gormenghast Trilogy. Publisher's riginal red cloth with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. A...

13722

£125.00

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

Fitzgerald, Edward translates; illustrated by Willy Pogany

London: George G. Harrap. 1930

Deluxe limited edition. Signed by Willy Pogany. With an original signed etching, 12 tipped-in colour plates, smaller illustrations and head and tail pieces in black and white...

13721

£950.00

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; illustrated by Willy Pogany

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1915

Deluxe edition. Publisher's full light brown morocco, illustrated in gilt and colour to the upper board, the titles in gilt to the spine. Illustrated with 20 full-page tipped in...

13720

£500.00

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