ACKROYD, Peter. FIRST LIGHT. 1989. Hutchinson. Dust wrapper.
Signed by the Author on title page. £17.50
“ MILTON IN AMERICA. 1996. Sinclair-Stevenson. Mint in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author on the title page. £15.00
ACTON, Harold. AQUARIUM. 1923. Duckworth. As usual it lacks the backstrip in common with the few catalogued copies, otherwise a very good copy in patterned boards, of Acton's scarce firsdt book. £120.00
ADDAMS, Charles. ADDAMS AND EVIL. 1985. Methuen.
An album of cartoons Fine in like dust wrapper. 4to. £22.00
AGATE, James. AROUND CINEMAS. 1946. Home & Van Thal. Price clipped dust wrapper very slightly chipped & torn at head of spine. Presentation copy inscribed by Author. £150.00
“ HERE'S RICHNESS . AN ANTHOLOGY OF AND BY JAMES AGATE. 1942. Harrop. Introduced by O Sitwell. Edition limited to 100 numbered copies, & signed by both Agate
& Sitwell. Well bound in original half blue leather. £100.00
AIKEN, Conrad. THE CLERK'S JOURNAL. 1971. Eakins Press. USA. Dust wrapper.
An Undergraduate Poem of 1911 previously unpublished, with a memoir of Harvard, Dean Briggs & T S Eliot written in 1970. Edition limited to 2300 copies. £20.00
ALDINGTON, Richard. EURIPDES - ALCESTIS. 1930. Chatto & Windus.
Edition limited to 260 copies, signed by Aldington as the translator.
Patterned boards in very good condition. £50.00
“ SOFT ANSWERS. 1932. Chatto & Windus. Edition limited to 110 numbered copies,
signed by the Author. Patterned boards. Pages uncut - a very good copy. £60.00
“ ALL MEN ARE ENEMIES. 1933. Chatto & Windus. Edition limited to 110 numbered copies, signed by the Author on title page. Teg. Patterned boards with edges & end
papers lightly browned othewise a very good copyfoxed. £100.00
“ THE CRYSTAL WORLD. 1937. Heinemann. Name on front end paper.
Corners very slightly bumped otherwise a very good copy. £20.00
“ EZRA POUND & T S ELIOT. A Lecture.1954. Peacock Press. Limited to 360 copies. Original patterned boards; spine a touch browned. Small puncture to middle of the back hinge of the spine otherwise a very good copy in the original slip-case. £40.00
ALEXANDER, F Matthias. CONSTRUCTIVE CONSCIOUS CONTROL OF THE INDIVIDUAL. 1924. Methuen. Introduced by John Dewey. An extremely good copy of the scarce first British edition in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. £180.00
ALVERDES, Paul. THE WHISTLERS' ROOM. 1929. Martin Secker.
Price clipped dust wrapper. War Novel translated from the German. £55.00
AMIS, Kingsley. THE JAMES BOND DOSSIER. 1965. J Cape.
A very good copy in like unclipped dust jacket. £25.00
AMIS, Martin. TIME'S ARROW. 1991. J Cape.
Uncorrected Proof copy in original pictoral wraps. £20.00
“TIME'S ARROW or THE NATURE OF THE OFFENCE . 1991. J Cape.
London Limited Editions limited to 150 numbered copies, specially bound & signed
by the Author. A very good copy with tissue dust wrapper. Precedes trade edition. £45.00
“NIGHT TRAIN. A Mystery Story. 1997. Cape. Near fine in like dust wrapper. £12.00
ANDERSON, Emily. Editor. THE LETTERS OF BEETHOVEN. Volumes 1,2 & 3. 1961. Macmillan. Covers the period from 1787 until the year of the composer's death in 1827. Black & white illustrations. 3 volumes in very good condition in like dust jackets. £50.00
ANDERSON, G K. THE LEGEND OF THE WANDERING JEW . 1965. Brown University.USA. Dust wrapper. Bkplt. P H Butter's copy with his typed review loosely inserted. £35.00
ANSTED, A. A DICTIONARY OF SEA TERMS. (1898) L Upcott Gill. 'For the use of yachtsmen, amateur boatmen and beginners. Fully illustrated in almost every case from the object described. Maroon cloth, gilt pattererned end papers & spine. Small closed tear on rear cover and there is slight foxing to prelims, but contents are very good.
320pp plus publisher's catalogue at rear. A scarce copy of the first edition? £120.00
ANSTEY, F. HUMOUR & FANTASY. 1931. J Murray.
Contains Vica Versa, Tinted Venus, Fallen Idol, Brass Bottle, Talking Horse and Salted Almonds with author's specially written preface for this first single volume edition.
The uncommon dust wrapper is lightly frayed & marked. 1180 pages. £40.00
ARDIZZONE, Edward. MY FATHER AND EDWARD ARDIZZONE. 1983. P Hardy.
Dust wrapper. A Lasting Friendship by Edward BOOTH-CLIBBORN . Illustrated with Ardizzone Christmas Cards. A very good copy. £22.00
AUDEN, W H. POEMS. 1930. Faber. Outer wraps chipped, frayed, edge rubbed & darkened but still acceptable with the ruling & print intact. Internally the slight spot foxing is confined
to the prelims & marginal edges of the final pages. In all a quite acceptable copy of an important book which has become very difficult to find in really good condition. £135.00
AUDEN, W H. THE AGE OF ANXIETY. 1948. Faber. Dust wrapper very slightly nicked on top of spine other wise very good. £25.00
AUDEN, W H. THANK YOU, FOG. 1974. Faber. Last Poems. Mint in like dust jacket. £22.00
AUDEN,W H &, ISHERWOOD,C. ON THE FRONTIER. 1938. Faber.
Dust wrapper darkened & very slightly frayed. £30.00
AYRTON, Michael. PAINTINGS. 1948. Grey Walls Press. Introduced by J Laver.
40 plates including 3 coloured. Grey cloth, gilt. Small quarto. £20.00
BAGNOLD, Enid. THE SAILING SHIPS & OTHER POEMS. 1918. Heinemann.
Her scarce first collection preceded only by a book of her V.A.D. experiences.
Illustrated by the Author. Original pictorial wraps a little used. £160.00
BAKER, P J Noel. DISARMAMENT. 1926. Hogarth Press. A little doodling on front blank.
A very few, very light foxed spots on front end papers otherwise a very good copy in
red cloth with protective sleeve. £20.00
BALDWIN James. JUST ABOVE MY HEAD. 1979. M Joseph. Mint in like dust jacket. £8.00
BALDWIN, Michael. SEBASTIAN AND OTHER VOICES. 1966. Secker & Warburg. £15.00
A very good copy of Baldwins first Collection of Stories in a very slightly frayed dust jacket.
BALLARD, J G. THE COMPLETE SHORT STORIES. 2001. Flamingo/Harper Collins.
96 stories of which 4 were never published. They are published, presented in chronological order, including a Bibliography for each story with first publication information.,
Inscription on front end paper. Near fine in like dust wrapper. £80.00
BALSTON, Thomas. STAFFORDSHIRE PORTRAIT FIGURES OF THE VICTORIAN AGE. 1958. Faber. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Mrs C Woodham-Smith,
"very gratefully for your assistance." She heads the acknowledgements list of collectors who helped. Included is Balston's 16pp supplement containing corrections & 108 new entries. £75.00
DAPHNE ADEANE. 1926. Bkplt.
Inscribed by Baring together with rough drawing. End papers slightly foxed. £50.00
CECIL SPENCER. A Memorial Poem.1929. Heinemann. Edn lim to 525 numbered copies, signed by Baring. White parchment boards, gilt lettering, very slightly rubbed & dusty. £50.00
ALANNA AUTUMNAL. 1933. Wishart.
Light name & number on spine. Blind stamp on front blank end paper otherwise an exceedingly good copy of Author's scarce first book. £80.00
POEMS . 1935. Faber. A very good copy of Barker's2nd collection in like dust jacket. £40.00
BARRIE, J M.
AN EDINBURGH ELEVEN. 1889. British Weekly.
The prose portraits include 7 Professors, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lord Rosebery, etc.
1st issue in original wraps which are rubbed along the spine edges & torn at rear front causing a small chip on the rear panel otherwise a very good copy of a very uncommon
true first issue, the second issue being in cloth. £120.00
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD. 1902. Hodder & Stoughton. Original black publisher's cloth.
gilt. Frontis map illustration of Kensington Gardens. Spine sunned and slightly frayed.
Top edge gilt. Very slight spot foxing otherwise very good. 312pp. £80.00
PETER PAN AND WENDY. 1981. Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd impression.
Illustrated in both colour & black & white by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Inscription on front end paper. A very good copy. £25.00
BATEMAN, H M. THE MAN WHO....AND OTHER DRAWINGS. 1975. Eyre Methuen. Collection of cartoons and sketches edited by John Jensen. Pictorial boards. 96pp. £15.00
BATEMAN, Michael. FUNNY WAY TO EARN A LIVING. 1966. Leslie Frewin. Dust wrapper. A book of Cartoons & Cartoonists. (Illingworth, Giles, Jak, Jon, Scarfe, Belsky, Steadman, Fantoni, Smythe, Trog etc). £40.00
BATES, H E.
THE STORY WITHOUT AN END. 1932. White Owl Press.
Fine in the extremely rare printed dust wrapper which is repaired & tape strengthened
along edges & spine but is nevertheless practically complete. £125.00
MY UNCLE SILAS. 1939. J Cape. Illustrated by E Ardizzone. Original pictorial cloth
lightly used. Blank end papers lightly foxed, showing a little tape-paste marking otherwise very good copy of an uncommon, sought after book.
Designers and Artists of the Ballet profusely illustrated both in colour & black & white. Author's signature of front end paper. Spine frayed. £35.00
BEAUMONT, C W.
DESIGN FOR THE BALLET. 1937. Studio. Special Winter number of The Studio 1937 Edited by C G HOLME. Contains scenic design, studios, stage setting & costume design
with tipped in colour illustrations & in black & white. Lacks front blank end paper. £20.00
BALLET DESIGN. PAST AND PRESENT. 1946. Studio.
Designers, Ballets, Ballet Companies, Composers, Choreographers, etc are all listed.
Profusely illustrated both in black & white & colour. £25.00
BECKETT, Samuel. MOLLOY.MALONE DIES.THE UNNAMABLE. 1959. Olympia Press.
A Trilogy. Translated by P Bowles in collaboration with the Author. Original wraps. £45.00
BEERBOHM, Max. ZULEIKA DOBSON. 1911. Heinemann.
Prelims very slightly browned otherwise a very good copy. £125.00
BELL, E T. THE DEVELOPMENT OF MATHEMATICS. 1945. McGraw-Hill N.Y.
First impression of the second edition in excellent condition. 638 pp. £20.00
BENHAM, Canon. OLD ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. 1902. Seeley & Co.
Tip of spine frayed & slight nicks in top edge of cover. Many full plate illustrations both
in colour & black/white. Original gilt decorated embossed cover. £45.00
BENNETT, Arnold. DON JUAN DE MARANA. 1923. T Werner Laurie.
A three act play, being one of 1000 copies privately printed for subscribers only, numbered& signed by author. Small tape paste stains on end papers otherwise a very good copy
in a lightly frayed jacket with two closed tears. Spare title label at rear. £45.00
BENSON, Robert Hugh. THE NECROMANCERS. 1909. Hutchinson. Minor staining on upper case of the uniformly faded original purple cloth with the foot of spine very slightly rubbed. Publishers ads dated Feb 1909 at rear. A very good copy of a scare first edition. £200.00
BENSON, Stella. THE MAN WHO MISSED THE BUS. 1928. Elkin Matthews & Marrot. Edition limited to 530 numbered copies, this being one of 30 for presentation, signed
by the author. Number 6 of the Woburn Books. Near fine in like jacket. £45.00
BERGONZI, Bernard. THE SITUATION OF THE NOVEL. 1970. Macmillan. Dust wrapper. Authors examined include E Waugh, A Powell, Kingsley Amis, C P Snow, Nathaniel West, John Barth & Thomas Lynch. £8.50
BERRYMAN, John. LOVE AND FAME. 1970. New York. Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
One of 250 numbered copies signed by the poet. Aeg.
Very good indeed in the original slip-case. £200.00
THE LAST SPIKE. 1971. McCelland & Stewart. Canda.
The Great Railway 1881-1885. (Canadian Pacific Railway) Dust wrapper very slightly frayed. Neat inscription on half title page otherwise a very good copy.. £20.00
KLONDIKE. 1972. McCelland & Stewart. Canada. The Last Great Gold Rush 1896-1899. Dust wrapper a little frayed otherwise a very good copy of the first printing. £30.00
BISHOP, Elizabeth. POEMS. 1956. Chatto & Windus. Name on front end paper.
Not published in USA. £90.00
BLACKMORE, Roger Doddridge. LORNA DOONE. nd. Boots. Original blue deorated cloth gilt inside a pictorial dust wrapper which is slightly marked and torn. Some foxing to edges & prelims.17 tipped in illustrations by C E Brittan & C E Brock. A very attractive book. £25.00
BLAKE, William. VISIONS OF THE DAUGHTERS OF ALBION. 1932. Dent. £30.00
Introduced with an essay by J Middleton Murry. Full-colour facsimile from the original edition, engraved and printed by the author in 1793. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Dust wrapper priced clipped. lightly chipped & torn on ends of spine not affecting the print.
BONNER, H B. THE CHRISTIAN HELL FROM THE FIRST TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 1913. Watts & Co. The scarce dust wrapper is chipped, with closed tear to rear, but contents very good. 28 illustrations. 148pp. £35.00
BOOTHROYD, Basil. MOTOR IF YOU MUST. 1960. Allen & Unwin. Humouros illustrations
by Russell Brockbank. Name on front end paper. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £8.00
BOUTET, Henri. LES MODES FEMININES DU XIXE SIECLE. (1900) Paris.
Introduced by M J Clarete. Illustrated with a hundred coloured plates- en dessins inlumines au pinceaur-dated yearly from 1801-1900. Original canvas backed pictorial boards with original ribbon ties. Corners a little bumped, cover very slightly rubbed otherwise very good. Delicate plates. Bookplate on front end paper. £350.00
BOYLE, Kay. GENTLEMEN, I ADDRESS YOU PRIVATELY. 1933. USA.
Harrison, Smith and Robert Haas. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. £100.00
BRADBURY, Ray. THE SILVER LOCUSTS. 1951. 1st English Edition of Martian Chronicles with 2 stories not included in the American edition. " ABC TV Script Department" stamped on front end paper, half title & fore-edge. Author's second work-televised under the American title. A very superior copy in a like protected dust wrapper. £150.00
BRAYBROOKE, Neville. THE IDLER. 1961. Secker & Warburg. Dust wrapper. Author's first book. Included are two inscribed Chritsmas cards with brief notes from Braybrooke & his wife, Isobel English, to Derek Stanford asking him about some work, thanking him for some data & giving information on some pills which cured his rheumatism. £25.00
ROBERT BRIDGES' POETICAL WORKS. 1914. Oxford Uni Press. Excluding the Eight Dramas. The uncommon full leather issue which is rubbed at the head and foot of the spine. All edges gilt, gilt lettered spine & ornate poet's gilt initials on upper case. An attractive book. £30.00
NEW VERSE. 1925. Clarendon Press. Dust wrapper slightly torn. Edition limited to 106 numbered copies, signed by the Author. Written in 1921 with other poems of that year &
a few earlier pieces. Printed on hand made paper. Foot of spine rubbed & lower leading corner of upper case damaged otherwise in very good condition. £60.00
THE TESTAMENT OF BEAUTY. 1929. Clarendon press. The first editionthis being
one of 250 copies "the type distributed." Some fading of the fore-edge of cover otherwise
an excellent copy with a baronial bookplace on the paste down. £50.00
BRIGHTWELL, C L. ANNALS OF CURIOUS AND ROMANTIC LIVES. 1864.
T Nelson & Sons. Examples include:- Jean Petitot, inventor of enamel painting;
Marie Antoine Careme-the French cuisiner, Antoine Parmetier-introducer of potato into France, etc. Illustrated. Original cloth board decorated gilt.
Tips of spine scuffed otherwise in very good condition. £30.00
BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT. THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. 1897. Smith, Elder. Apart from traces of negligable edge foxing, not penetrating the margins, an excellent copy in original buchram, gilt lettred on spine and initial emblem on upper case. Port/frontis. 668pp plus 12pp publisher's ads at rear.
Attactive The Lady Literary Society prize bookplate by Harold Nelson with printed date
1897 on front pastedown. £65.00
BROWNING, Robert. SELECTIONS FROM ROBERT BROWNING'S POETICAL WORKS. 1880. Smith, Elder & Co. Second Series. Edited by the poet. Extremely good unopened copy in original cloth gilt. An almost fine, part unopened copy, uncommon in such a fine state. 372pp plus 2pp advertisment of books by E Barrett & R Browning. £250.00
BRYHER, W. DEVELOPMENT. 1920. Constable. Tip and base of spine a little bumped, otherwise a very good copy of author's first novel. Russet decorated boards.This precedes the American edition which was bound from British sheets. £200.00
BURKE, Thomas. THE WIND IN THE RAIN. 1924. Thornton Butterworth. Edition limited to 110 numbered & signed copies. Bkplt. Ribbon marker. Printed in Guernsey on hand-made, untrimmed paper. Leading corners lightly rubbed otherwise very good indeed. £75.00
BURROUGHS, William. THE SOFT MACHINE. 1968. Calder & Boyars. Revision & expansion of the 1961 Paris & 1966 New York texts with appendices not included in the earlier texts.
A very good copy with a very lightly rubbed dust wrapper. £90.00
BYRON, Robert. FIRST RUSSIA THEN TIBET. 1933. Macmillan's Miscellany. Illustrated with photographs, coloured frontispiece. Some colour fading of the cloth on the upper & lower panels otherwise an excellent copy in a like dust wrapper of the second state. £260.00
Subject unsold. Postage at cost.