Category: Recent Acquisitions

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HAPPINESS AND OTHER STORIES

HAPPINESS AND OTHER STORIES

Lavin, Mary

London: Constable and Co. Ltd. 1969

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

14049

£40.00

THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN

THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN

Mavor, Elizabeth

London: Michael Joseph. 1971

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

14046

£40.00

PARKINSON'S LAW

PARKINSON'S LAW Or The Pursuit Of Progress.

Parkinson, C. Northcote; illustrated by Osbert Lancaster

London: John Murray. 1958

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding tight and the corners...

14045

£75.00

THE BOTTLE FACTORY OUTING

THE BOTTLE FACTORY OUTING

Bainbridge, Beryl

London: Gerald Duckworth and Co. Ltd. 1974

First edition. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without...

14043

£25.00

AFTER MANY A SUMMER

AFTER MANY A SUMMER

Huxley, Aldous

London: Chatto and Windus 1939

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 with very...

14042

£45.00

VENUSBERG and AGENTS AND PATIENTS.

VENUSBERG and AGENTS AND PATIENTS. Two Novels.

Powell, Anthony

New York: Periscope-Holliday. 1952

First US edition, first printing. Publisher's quarter black cloth and blue paper covered boards, the author's signature in blind to the upper panel and titles in gilt to the...

14039

£60.00

THE BURNING BOOK

THE BURNING BOOK An Other Poems

Summers, Hal (pseudonym of Henry Forbes Summers)

Sussex: The Book Guild Limited. 1982

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to his sister. Publisher's original bright pink cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A...

14037

£40.00

HINTERLAND

HINTERLAND

Summers, Hal (pseudonym of Henry Forbes Summers)

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1947

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to his sister. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good...

14036

£60.00

SMOKE AFTER FLAME

SMOKE AFTER FLAME

Summers, Hal (pseudonym of Henry Forbes Summers)

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1944

First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author to his sister. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent better...

14035

£40.00

FIRST BOOK OF LONDON VISIONS

FIRST BOOK OF LONDON VISIONS

Binyon, Laurence

London: Elkin Matthews 1896

First edition in book form. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's original stitched brown card covers, printed in black. A very good or better copy, the binding a little rubbed...

14034

£60.00

JOHN BROWN'S BODY

JOHN BROWN'S BODY

Barker, A. L.

London: The Hogarth Press. 1969

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

14033

£50.00

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

THE ENGLISH PEOPLE

Orwell, George [pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Collins. 1947

First edition. Original green paper-covered boards in dustwrapper. A lovely fine clean and tight copy, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or...

14032

£125.00

COURT, HOUSEHOLD, AND ITINERARY OF KING HENRY II.

COURT, HOUSEHOLD, AND ITINERARY OF KING HENRY II. Instancing also the Chief Agents and Adversaries of the King in his Government, Diplomacy, and Stategy.

Eyton, R. W.

London and Dorchester: Taylor & Co. and James Foster. 1878

First edition. Beautiful contemporary full tan calf by F. Bedford. Five raised bands with gilt decorated compartments and gilt titles on a red morocco label to the spine. Upper...

14031

£125.00

A PALE VIEW OF HILLS

A PALE VIEW OF HILLS

Ishiguro, Kazuo

London: Faber and Faber. 1982

First edition, first printing. Publisher's pale blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight, the contents...

14029

£475.00

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

Soper, Eileen (1905 - 1990)

Unpublished. 1950

Watercolour and gouache on paper. The image measures 13.5 x 20 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 32 x 42 cms). Gallery label to the backboard. A beautifully painted...

14028

£850.00

KINGFISHER.

KINGFISHER. Original Watercolour Painting.

Detmold, Edward Julius (1883 - 1957)

Unpublished. 1900

Watercolour and gouache on paper. Signed with the artists monogram lower right. Image measures 13 x 12 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 31 x 31 cms). Old gallery label...

14026

£1,250.00

LOS AMORES DE GIACUMINA.

LOS AMORES DE GIACUMINA. Escrita per il hicos dil duo˝o di la Fundita dil Pacarito

Romero, Ramon; illustraciones Santiago Cogorno; prologo Alberto Galardi

Milano: Edizioni Teleia. 1989

First edition with these illustrations. Contributor's issue. Inscribed presentation copy. 4to. (xv)+141pp. Illustrated with 10 lithographs by Santiago Cogorno, each one signed by...

14025

£450.00

FIVE GET INTO TROUBLE

FIVE GET INTO TROUBLE

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Eileen Soper

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1949

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

14024

£85.00

FIVE ARE TOGETHER AGAIN

FIVE ARE TOGETHER AGAIN

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Eileen A. Soper

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1963

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

14023

£85.00

WHALE ADVENTURE

WHALE ADVENTURE

Price, Willard; illustrated by Pat Marriott

London: Jonathan Cape. 1960

First edition, first printing. Original cream illustrated cloth boards, in dustwrapper. Red top-stain. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with a little...

14022

£85.00

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