Category: Recent Acquisitions

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THE BEAUTIFUL INVENTIONS

THE BEAUTIFUL INVENTIONS

Fuller, John

London: Secker and Warburg. 1983

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14940

£15.00

NEAR THE OCEAN

NEAR THE OCEAN

Lowell, Robert

London: Faber and Faber. 1967

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14939

£15.00

THE DOLPHIN

THE DOLPHIN

Lowell, Robert

London: Faber and Faber. 1973

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

14938

£22.00

ELEGIES

ELEGIES

Dunn, Douglas

London: Faber and Faber. 1985

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14937

£20.00

FOR LIZZIE AND HARRIET

FOR LIZZIE AND HARRIET

Lowell, Robert

London: Faber and Faber. 1973

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

14936

£25.00

ADVICE TO A PROPHET

ADVICE TO A PROPHET And Other Poems

Wilbur, Richard

London: Faber and Faber. 1962

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

14935

£30.00

DELUSIONS, ETC.

DELUSIONS, ETC.

Berryman, John

London: Faber and Faber. 1972

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine, square and tight copy, the contents clean...

14934

£20.00

SECRET NARRATIVES

SECRET NARRATIVES

Motion, Andrew

Edinburgh: Salamander Press. 1983

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Signed by the author. Publisher's original grey cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, without...

14933

£45.00

HISTORY LESSONS

HISTORY LESSONS

Deane, Seamus

Dublin: Gallery Books. 1983

First edition, first printing. Hardcover issue. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding...

14932

£45.00

GAUDY NIGHT

GAUDY NIGHT

Sayers, Dorothy L.

London: Victor Gollancz. 1935

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

14931

£2,750.00

THE BFG

THE BFG

Dahl, Roald illustrated by Quentin Blake

London : Jonathan Cape. 1982

First edition, first printing. Publisher's review copy. Original grey cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with black ink wash drawings by Quentin...

14927

£385.00

FLASHMAN AT THE CHARGE

FLASHMAN AT THE CHARGE

Fraser, George Macdonald

London: Barrie and Jenkins. 1973

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

14926

£75.00

I WANT WHAT I WANT

I WANT WHAT I WANT

Brown, Geoff

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1966

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

14925

£175.00

YORK.

YORK. Original British Railways Travel Poster.

Carr Linford, Alan

Leeds: Printed by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd. for British Railways (North Eastern Region). 1962

A beautiful and original screen-printed travel poster depicting The Shambles, York and encouraging you to Come By Train. Produced in 1962 for the North Eastern Region of British...

14924

£875.00

THE BFG WITH SOPHIE INSIDE HIS CAVE, STACKED FLOOR TO CEILING WITH JARS OF DREAMS.

THE BFG WITH SOPHIE INSIDE HIS CAVE, STACKED FLOOR TO CEILING WITH JARS OF DREAMS. Original Drawing.

Blake, Quentin; [Roald Dahl]

Original Artwork. [London: Jonathan Cape]. 1982

Original preliminary drawing for the 1982 first edition of Roald Dahl's The BFG. Pen, ink and watercolour on paper. Signed bottom right. The image measures 27.5 x 20 cms. In fine...

14921

£10,500.00

FOUR QUARTETS

FOUR QUARTETS comprising EAST COKER, BURNT NORTON, THE DRY SALVAGES and LITTLE GIDDING

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1940

First editions, first impressions. Signed by the author. Four volumes. An excellent near fine set in the publisher's original card wrappers. All are stapled as issued with the...

14919

£6,500.00

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1839 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

14917

£145.00

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by R. Seymour and Phiz

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1837 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

14916

£145.00

DAVID COPPERFIELD

DAVID COPPERFIELD

Dickens, Charles; illustrated by H. K. Browne [Phiz]

London: Chapman and Hall. 1877

Early printing, in the same format as the 1850 first edition. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner...

14915

£175.00

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS; bound with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS; bound with THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. 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. 1870

First edition of Edwin Drood, early printing of the first collected edition of The Christmas Books. Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and...

14914

£375.00

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