Category: Recent Acquisitions

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LOOK OUT SECRET SEVEN

LOOK OUT SECRET SEVEN

Blyton, Enid; illustrated by Burgess Sharrocks

Leicester: Brockhampton Press. 1962

First edition, first printing. Publisher's light and dark blue boards, in dustwrapper. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm the contents clean throughout and...

14004

£65.00

COLLECTED POEMS

COLLECTED POEMS

Larkin, Philip; edited and with an introduction by Anthony Thwaite

London: The Marvell Press and Faber and Faber. 1988

First edition, first printing. Publisher green cloth with titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square, the contents clean throughout and without...

14000

£50.00

PETER PAN FOR LITTLE PEOPLE.

PETER PAN FOR LITTLE PEOPLE. Retold from J. M. Barrie's Fairy Play by Daniel O'Connor.

Barrie, J. M.; illustrated by Alice B. Woodward

London: G. Bell and Sons. 1941

A new edition with 8 colour plates and 12 black and white illustrations by Alice B. Woodward. Publisher's original blue cloth with yellow titles to the upper board and spine, in...

13999

£30.00

THE PICTS AND THE MARTYRS

THE PICTS AND THE MARTYRS Or, Not Welcome At All.

Ransome, Arthur

London: Jonathan Cape. 1943

First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm, the text block spotted...

13997

£85.00

BEOWULF.

BEOWULF. A New Verse Translation.

Heaney, Seamus

London: Faber and Faber. 1999

First edition, first printing. Original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps....

13996

£45.00

JUNKIE

JUNKIE

Burroughs, William; original written as William Lee; foreword by Carl Solomon

London: David Bruce and Watson. 1973

First worldwide hardcover edition. Publisher's original dark green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents...

13995

£150.00

THE ROCK: A PAGEANT PLAY.

THE ROCK: A PAGEANT PLAY. Written for Performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre 28 May - 9 June 1934 on Behalf of the Forty-Five Churches Fund of the Diocese of London.

Eliot, T. S.

London: Faber and Faber. 1934

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy to one of the original cast members in the 1934 performance. Publisher's original grey paper covered boards with titles...

13991

£2,250.00

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 Co. Ltd. 1948

First edition, first printings. Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill. Six volumes. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrappers. Each volume is in...

13988

£5,250.00

PORTRAITS, 45 PLATES

PORTRAITS, 45 PLATES

Basquiat, Jean-Michel; Francesco Clemente

Zurich: Edition Gallery Bruno Bischofberger. 1996

First edition, first printing. Publisher's black card covers with brown dustwrapper printed in black. 12mo. Unpaginated. Text by Francesco Clemente. Illustrated throughout. A fine...

13987

£175.00

AN ANNUAL OF NEW POETRY

AN ANNUAL OF NEW POETRY

Thomas, Edward writing as Edward Eastaway; Gordon Bottomley; W.H. Davies; John Drinkwater; Robert Frost; Wilfrid Gibson; T. Sturge Moore; R.C. Trevelyan

London: Constable and Company Ltd. 1917

First edition, first printing. Original grey paper covered boards with titles in red to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean...

13986

£1,250.00

THE

THE "CONTOUR" ROAD BOOK OF SCOTLAND A Series Of Elevation Plans Of The Roads, With Measurements and Descriptive Letterpress.

Inglis, Harry R G

Edinburgh: Gall and Inglis. 1897

Publisher's original soft burgundy leather with titles in gilt to the upper cover. All edges gilt. With 500 Maps and Plans. An attractive better than very good copy, the binding...

13985

£45.00

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...

13981

£35.00

THE RAINBOW AND THE ROSE

THE RAINBOW AND THE ROSE

Shute, Nevil

London: William Heinemann. 1958

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Stein illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding tight and unfaded,...

13979

£45.00

TRUSTEE FROM THE TOOLROOM

TRUSTEE FROM THE TOOLROOM

Shute, Nevil

London: William Heinemann. 1960

First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Fratini illustrated dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding tight and...

13978

£45.00

THE OLD MEN AT THE ZOO

THE OLD MEN AT THE ZOO

Wilson, Angus

London: Secker and Warburg. 1961

First edition, first printing. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Graham Bishop illustrated dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm with...

13976

£25.00

THE MIDDLE AGE OF MRS. ELIOT

THE MIDDLE AGE OF MRS. ELIOT

Wilson, Angus

London: Secker and Warburg. 1958

First edition, first printing. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the Michael Ayrton illustrated dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square...

13975

£25.00

THE VICEROY OF OUIDAH

THE VICEROY OF OUIDAH

Chatwin, Bruce

London: Jonathan Cape. 1980

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

13973

£45.00

SLEEP IT OFF LADY

SLEEP IT OFF LADY

Rhys, Jean

London: Andre Deutsch. 1976

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

13972

£45.00

ABC OF READING

ABC OF READING

Pound, Ezra

London: Faber and Faber. 1951

First printing of Faber's new edition. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the...

13971

£40.00

MOSBY'S MEMOIRS AND OTHER STORIES

MOSBY'S MEMOIRS AND OTHER STORIES

Bellow, Saul

London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson. 1969

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

13970

£25.00

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