A Selection of Books published
All first folio editions in very good condition, unless otherwise described.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. 2001.
White pictorial boards gilt decorated in red slip case. 239pp. Near fine. £10.00
SIR ROGER DE COVERLY by Joseph ADDISON & Sir RichardSTEELE. 1967.
Edited by John Hampden. Woodcut illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith.
Marbled boards, gilt in slip case. Spine slightly sunned. £6.00
THE COMPLETE SAVOY OPERAS by W S GILBERT & Arthur SULLIVAN.
Introduced by F Woodbridge Wilson. 2001. 2nd Printing.
2 attractive volumes, parts 1 & 2; well bound in 1/4 red cloth on spine over grey boards in original illustrated slip case-all in excellent condition. Both books contain illustrations including reproductions
of some of the early posters - all in very good condition. £15.00
THE GRAND TOUR 1592-1796. Ed. Roger HUDSON. 1993.
Excellent copy in slip case. £8.00
HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA. 1973.
Introduced by B Connell. Map end papers. Illustrated. Fine in slip case. £12.00
LAXDAELA SAGA. 1975.
Translated & introduced by Magnus Magnusson & Hermann Palsson.
Woodcut illustrations by Peter Pendrey. Marbled boards, gilt in blue slip case.
Map end papers. Near fine. 256pp. £8.00
AKSAKOV, Serghei. A RUSSIAN GENTLEMAN. 1976.
Translated & introduced by J D Duff. Lithograph illustrations by Jane Johnson.
Pale brown hessian-effect cloth in slip case. 239pp. £6.00
ANDERSON, Hans. HANS ANDERSON'S FAIRY TALES. 2002.
Illustrated by W Heath Robinson. Tenth Printing. Mint in slip case. £12.00
ARRIANUS, Flavius. THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT. 1970.
Translated by Aubrey de Selincourt. Wood-engravings by Raymond Hawthorn.
Blue boards with silver embossed cameo portrait on front cover. Map end papers. Brown slip case. £6.00
THE NORTHANGER SET OF JANE AUSTEN HORRID NOVELS. 1968.
Comprises: The Midnight Bell by F Lathom; Clermont by R M Roche;
Horrid Mysteries by The Marquis of Grosse; The Necromancer by L Flammenberg;
The Mysterious Warning by E Parsons: Castle of Wolfenbach by E Parsons;
The Orpahn of The Rhine by E Sleath.
Spines slightly sunned & marked but contents very good.
7 volumes uniformly bound in black boards, gilt, all contained in a somewhat
damaged presentation box.
Perhaps the scarcest of the folio books. The set £365.00
PRIDE & PREJUDICE. 1957. Introduced by R Church.
Wood-engravings by Joan Hassall. Ist thus. £30.00
WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN. 7 volumes dated between 1958 & 1963.
All 1st Folio printings. All published. Uniformly bound in patterned boards, cloth & gilt.
Spines a little dull otherwise excellent copies. 5 of the volumes are in slip cases. £210.00
PERSUASION. 1961. Introduced by Richard Church.
Woodcut illustrations by Joan Hassall. Blue decorated boards & gilt in grey slip case.
Pictorial end papers. Spine sunned. 1st thus. 235pp. £30.00
SHORTER WORKS. 1963. Introduced by Richard Church.
Woodcut illustrations by Joan Hassall. Orange decorated boards & gilt in grey slip case.
Pictorial end papers. Spine sunned. 1st thus. 303pp. £30.00
BACON, Francis. THE REIGN OF HENRY THE SEVENTH. 1971.
Edited & introduced by Roger Lockyer. 13 illustrations. Green decorated boards.
Pictorial end papers. Slip case. 256pp. £6.00
BALZAC. DROLL STORIES. 1961.
Translated by Alec Brown. Illustrated in colour by Peake. £20.00
BANERJI, Bibhutibhushan. PATHER PANCHALI. SONG OF THE ROAD. 1971.
Translated by T W Clark & Tarapanda Mukherji.
Lithograph illustrations by Janet Archer. Decorated boards in slip case. 273pp. £6.00
THE LIFE & CAMPAIGNS OF THE BLACK PRINCE. 1979.
Edited & translated by Richard Barber. Illustrated.
Scarlet decorated boards & gilt in slip case. Spine sunned. Map end papers. 139pp. £6.00
THE BIBLE. DESIGNED TO BE READ AS LITERATURE. 1957/58.
Edited by Ernest Sutherland BATES.
With old-master drawings. 2 volumes in slightly worn dust wrappers. £30.00
BEERBOHM, Max. ZULEIKA DOBSON. 1966. Yellow decorated boards in slip case.
Spine slightly sunned. Illustrated by the author. 228pp. £16.00
BEHN, Mrs Aphra. TWO TALES: THE ROYAL SLAVE & THE FAIR JILT. 1953.
Cloth backed marbled boards, gilt. Ex libris bookplate on front pastedown.
Illustrated by Iris Francis. £8.00
BELLOC, Hilaire. CAUTIONARY TALES. 1997.
160pp, with colour illustrations by Posy Simmonds.
Pictorial coth in bumped & slightly marked slip case. The book itself is near fine. £7.00
BIRKETT, Lord. Editor. THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. 1960.
Marbled boards with green cloth spine & gilt. Slip case. 265pp. £10.00
BONAPARTE, Napoleon. THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN. 1957.
Edited & translated by Someset de Chair with introduction by H Lachouque.
Slightly faded gilt-decorated burgundy cloth. £10.00
BOURDILLON, F W. Translator. AUCASSIN & NICOLETTE. 1957.
Translated from the Old-French. Illustrated by Lettice Sandford.
Blue boards & gilt with fleur-de-lys design slightly marked & worn. 60pp. £6.00
THE WORK'S OF THE BRONTE SISTERS. 1964-70. Folio Press.
7 volumes (all published) uniformly bound in slip cases. All published.
Lithograph illustrations by J Trevelyan.
The spines of 2 have rub marks & one has the spine edges badly rubbed
otherwise they are all extremely good copies.
Also included is a separate Edition of Five Novelettes by Charlotte Bronte , published in 1971 in burgundy boards & gilt, with map end papers & slip case. £200.00
VILLETTE. 1967. Lithograph illustrations by Clarke Hutton.
Green boards & gilt. 443pp. £6.00
SHIRLEY. 1968. Lithographs by Walter Hoyle. Slip-case. £10.00
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGESE. 1962.
44 sonnets, bound in a most attractive red, gold & black floral cloth in a gold coloured slip case.
Introduced by Dorothy Hewlett. Decorations by Reynolds Stone. £12.00
BURCHARD, Johann. AT THE COURT OF THE BORGIA. 1963.
The reign of Pope Alexander VI.
Edited & translated by Geoffrey Parker. 8 Black & white illustrations.
Brown decorated boards with gilt. Map end papers.
Spine slightly sunned. Slip case. 245pp. £5.00
CAVENDISH, George. THE LIFE OF WOLSEY. 1962.
Edited & introduced by Roger Lockyer.
Blue cloth, highly decorated with a pictorial design in gilt. Spine sunned.
Name & initials on front end paper.12 Black & white portraits & illustrations. £5.00
CELLINI, Benvenuto. AUTOBIOGRAPHY. 1966.
Translated by George Bull. Slip case. £6.00
CHEKHOV, Anton. SHORT STORIES. 1974. Translated & introduced by Elisaveta Fen.
Illustrated by Nigel Lambourne.Yellow decorated boards in slip case. Near fine. 259pp. £9.00
CHRISTIE, Agatha. THE COMPLETE HERCULE POIROT SHORT STORIES. 2003.
3 volumes in pictorial boards within pictorial slip case.
Introduced by Maxim Jakubowski. Illustrated by Christopher Brown. Near fine. £65.00
CLERY, Jean-Baptiste. A JOURNAL OF THE TERROR. 1955.
Edited by Sidney Scott. Illustrated. Blue boards & gilt. Spine slightly sunned. 163pp. £6.00
COCTEAU, Jean. LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES. 1976.
Translated by Rosamond Lehmann. 60 illustrations by the author.
Olive green decorated boards & gilt in blue slip case. 118pp plus illustrations at rear. £8.00
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.
COLERIDGE AMONG THE LEAVES & MOUNTAINS. 1991. Introduced by R Hudson.
From His Notebooks, Letters & Poem, 1794-1804.
Illustrated in both colour & black & white. Fine in slip case. £8.00
POEMS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE. 1963.
Selected & introduced by Graham Hough. Decorated end papers. Red boards with leather spine which is cracked & loose. 175 pp.
Contents very good. Slip case. £5.00
COLETTE. CHERI. 1963. Translated by Roger Senhouse.
Dry-point etchings by Philippe Jullian.
Burgundy boards & gilt in green slip case.160pp. £16.00
COLUMBUS, Ferdinand. THE LIFE OF THE ADMIRAL CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. 1960. Translated & annotated by Benjamin Keen.
Map endpapers & several further maps & illustrations.
Brown wood effect boards. 271pp. Slip case. £8.00
CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur. THE LOST WORLD. 1977.
Brown boards with pasted illustration on front cover. Gilt to spine.
Slip case slightly cracked otherwise very good.195pp. £8.00
CORNEILLE, Major John. JOURNAL OF MY SERVICE IN INDIA. 1966.
Edited & introduced by Michael Edust wrapperardes. Illustrations by B S Biro.
Brown pictorial boards with gilt in brown slip case. Near fine. 181pp. £8.00
CREEVEY, Thomas. THE CREEVEY PAPERS. 1970. Edited by John Gore.
17 illustrations. Green boards with gilt. Spine slightly sunned. Slip case. 334pp. £6.00
CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, Kevin. Translator. BEOWULF. 1973.
Introduction by Bruce Mitchell. Lithograph illustrations by Virgil Burnett. 125pp. Near fine. £10.00
DE COMMYNES, Philippe.
THE UNIVERSAL SPIDER.THE LIFE OF LOUIS XI OF FRANCE. 1973.
Translated & edited by Paul Kendall. Illustrated.
Grey cloth with blue spine & gilt in red slip case. Spine rubbed. 300pp. £6.00
De LACLOS, Choderlos. LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. 1962. Introduced & translated by Richard Aldington. Wood-engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. Green cloth with gilt spine titles. A very good copy in lightly frayed slip case. £10.00
DE MAIROBERT, Pidansat. MEMOIRS OF MADAME DU BARRY. 1956.
Edited & with an Introduced by Eveline Cruickshanks.
Illustrated with 7 drawings by Sir William Russell Flint. £8.00
DE MARE, Eric. WREN'S LONDON. 1975.
Blue boards & gilt. Pictorial end papers. Illustrated.128pp. £6.00
DE MAUPASSANT, Guy. SHORT STORIES. 1959.
Translated by Gerard Hopkins. Drawings by Nigel Lambourne.
Pink cloth with the pictorial design extending over the covers & spine. Green slip case.
Spine slightly sunned & marked but still a very good copy of an uncommon first Folio printing. 320pp. £8.00
DE PINEDA Y BASCUNAN, Francisco Nunez. THE HAPPY CAPTIVE. 1977.
Translated from the Spanish by William C Atkinson.
Vinyl-cut illustrations by John Lawrence.
Pale brown pictorial boards & gilt in slip case. Map end papers. 154pp. £6.00
DE QUINCEY, Thomas. THE CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER. 1948.
Wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Black boards with gilt. 230pp. £12.00
DE ROJOS, Fernando. THE SPANISH BAWD. 1973. Translated and introduced by J M Cohen. Aquatint illustrations by Dodie Masterman. 205pp. Bright blue decorated boards in faded and rubbed pale blue slip case. Spine sunned and lightly marked. 205pp. £4.00
DE SAINT-SIMON, Duc. LOUIS XIV AT VERSAILLES. 1953.
Translated & edited by Desmond Flower, with etchings by Goor.
Blue boards with silver decoration in a slightly chipped pictorial dust wrapper.
Name on front end paper. 234pp. £8.00
DE SEGUR, Louis Philippe. MEMOIRS OF LOUIS PHILIPPE COMTE DE SEGUR. 1960.
Edited & introduced by Eveline Cruickshanks. Red boards & gilt.
Spine slightly sunned. Map end papers. £6.00
DE SOLA PINTO, Vivian. RESTORATION CARNIVAL. 1954.
Biographies of, & verse by 5 courtier poets: Rochester, Dorset, Sedley, Etherege and Sheffield. Contents mildly toned but otherwise a very good copy in red cloth covered boards with silver decorations. 253pp. £5.00
DE TORRES VILLARROEL, Diego. THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF DON DIEGO. 1958.
Translated by William C Atkinson. Engravings by Harold Bennett.
Marbled boards with black spine & gilt. 223pp. £6.00
A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR. 1960. Introduction by Kenneth Hopkins.
Woodcuts by Peter Pendrey. 248pp. Black boards with silver & gilt decorations.
Red slip case. £30.00
A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR. 1960. Wood-cuts by Peter Pendrey. £20.00
COLONEL JACK. 1967. Yellow pictorial cloth decorated in black with gilt spine titles. Top edge dyed black. Covers very slightly dusty but otherwise a very good copy in a rubbed black slip-case. Woodcut illustrations by John Lawrence. £8.00
ROBINSON CRUSOE. 1972. Orange pictorial boards in lightly marked yellow slip case. Top edge dyed black. Linocut illustrations by John Lawrence. 284pp. A very good copy. £8.00
DIAZ, Bernal. THE CONQUEST OF NEW SPAIN. 1974.
Illustrated. Green boards & gilt in slip case. Map end papers. 351pp. £8.00
GREAT EXPECTATIONS. 1981. Introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Violet decorated boards with green cloth spine & gilt in green slip case. 419pp. £16.00
LITTLE DORRIT. 1986. Introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
Illustrated by Charles Keeping. Pale green decorated boards with dark green cloth
spine & gilt in green slip case in excellent condition. 833pp. £16.00
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP. 1987. Introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
Illustrated by Charles Keeping. Green decorated boards & gilt in green slip case. 528pp. £16.00
BARNABY RUDGE. 1987. Introduced by Christopher Hibbert.
Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Orange decorated boards with green cloth spine & gilt in green slip case. 610pp. £16.00
MY EARLY TIMES. 1988. Compiled , Edited & signed by Peter Rowland.
Coloured end papers & port/frontis. Slip case. £12.00
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. 2003. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Pictorial blue boards in red slip case. Pictorial end papers.
The slip case is slightly rubbed but the book fine.173pp. £18.00
DICKENS' LONDON. Edited by Rosalind VALLANCE. 1966.
Engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Pale boards & gilt, illustrated with engraving of The Beadle. Slip Case. 239pp. £8.00
DIDEROT, Denis. THE NUN. 1972.
Translated & introduced by Leonard Tancock.
Lithograph illustrations by Charles Mozley.
Black & gilt decorated boards in green slip case. Spine sunned. Some pages loose.168pp. £6.00
DU MAURIER, George. TRILBY. 1947. Dust wrapper.
Illustrated with six of the author's pencil studies. Decorated boards with gilt. 275pp. £25.00
DUMAS, Alexander. LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS. 1975.
Translated by Barbara Ray. Illustrated by Jennifer Campbell. Green decorated boards & gilt
in gold slip case. Spine sunned. 219pp. £6.00
EINHARD THE FRANK. THE LIFE OF CHARLEMAGNE. 1970.
Translated & introduced by Lewis Thorpe. 16 illustrations.
Cream coloured boards with gilt. Slip case. 88pp. £6.00
ELIOT, T S. FOUR QUARTETS. 1968. Slip case.
Inscription on front end paper. £12.00
ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM. PRAISE OF FOLLY. 1974.
Translated, with an introduction & notes by Betty Radice.
Red boards & gilt. Spine slightly sunned. Slip case. 115pp. £8.00
FALKUS, Christopher. Editor.
THE PRIVATE LIVES OF THE TUDOR MONARCHS.
1974. Red boards & gilt. Illustrated.127pp. £6.00
FENWICK, Kenneth. Editor.
THE THIRD CRUSADE. 1958.
Engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. Map end papers.
A very good copy in red slip case. 164pp. £6.00
THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES. 1959. Engravings by Derrick Harris. £6.00
THE HISTORY OF THE LATE MR JONATHAN WILD THE GREAT. 1966.
Woodcut illustrations by Frank Martin.
Brown decorated boards in slip case. Near fine. 187pp. £16.00
FITZROY, Captain Robert R.N.
A NARRATIVE OF THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE. 1977. being passages from the Narrative written by Cpt R FitzRoy, R.N. together with extracts from his logs, reports & letters; additional material from the diary of Charled Darwin, notes from Midshipman Philip King & letters from 2nd Lt Bartholomew Sulivan. Selected & edited by David Stanbury. Pictorial cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Map end papers. Top edge dyed brown. A very good copy in edge-rubbed slip case. £10.00
FITZSTEPHEN, William. THE LIFE & DEATH OF THOMAS BECKET. 1961.
Translated & edited by George Greenaway. 8 illustrations. Illustrated end papers.
Wood effect boards. Red leather spine with gilt slightly rubbed. Slightly torn slip case. 172pp. £8.00
FLECKER, James Elroy. HASSAN. 1966.
Play of The Story of Hassan of Baghdad & his Golden Journey to Samarkand.
Introduction by Basil Dean. Costume design illustrations by P Bucknell.
Blue boards & gilt, spine sunned in gold slip case. 95pp. £12.00
FORBES-HAMILTON, WILLIAM. THE RELIEF OF LUCKNOW. 1962.
Edited & introduced by Michael Edust wrapperardes. Illustrated.
Blue boards with gilt decorations in slightly torn slip case. 159pp. £8.00
FORSTER, E M. A PASSAGE TO INDIA. 1983. Introduced by Michael Holroyd. Beige pictorial cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. . Illustrated by Ian Ribbons. A very good to near fine copy in like slip case. £8.00
FREILE, Juan Rodriguez. THE CONQUEST OF NEW GRANADA. 1961.
Translated by William C Atkinson. Engravings by Harold Bennett.
Map end papers. Green boards with gilt decorations. Slip case. Spine slightly sunned. 228pp. £6.00
GASKELL, Mrs. THE LIFE OF CHARLOTTE BRONTE. 1971.
Introduced by Winifred Gerin. £8.00
GAUTIER, Theophile. MADEMOISELLE DE MAUPIN. 1950. 2nd impression.Pale cloth with blue and gilt decorations and titles. Edges and end papers spotted. Contents bright enough. Dust jacket clipped, frayed and with several small tears. £10.00
GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH. THE HISTORY OF THE KINGS OF BRITAIN. 1969.
Translated & introduced by Lewis Thorpe. 11 colour illustrations.
Red boards with leather spine & gilt in gold slip case. Map end papers. 260pp. £6.00
GIBBONS, Stella. COLD COMFORT FARM. 1981. Reprint. Illustrated with water-colour drawings by Quentin Blake. Green cloth with gilt spine titles. Small mark to spine otherwise a very good copy in like slip case. £5.50
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. 1952. Illustrated by Margaret Wetherbee.
Green decorated boards in a dust wrapper which has 2 closed tears. 176pp. £5.00
GONCHAROV, Ivan. THE VOYAGE OF THE FRIGATE PALLADA. 1965.
Edited & translated by N W Wilson. Map end papers.
Pale blue pictorial boards slightly spot-stained. Spine sunned. 266pp. Lacks slip case. £6.00
THE GOLDEN FLEECE. 2003. Introduced by Lawrence Norfolk.
Illustrated by Grahame Baker. Green pictorial boards. Map end papers.
Very slight finger mark on front edge near spine otherwise in very good condition. 433pp. £8.00
THE TWELVE CAESARS by G S TRANQUILLUS. 1964. Translated by R GRAVES.
Wood-engravings by R Hawthorn. Slip case. Near fine. £15.00
GROSSMITH, George & Weedon. THE DIARY OF A NOBODY. 1969.
Drawings by John Lawrence. Yellow illustrated boards. 165pp. Top edge a bit dusty otherwise a nice tight clean copy. No slip case. £4.00
HAKLUYT, Richard. THE TUDOR VENTURERS. 1970.
Edited by John Hampden. 12 illustrations. Map end papers.
Wood effect decorated boards. Spine slightly chipped. Slip case. 310pp. £7.00
HAMILTON, Anthony. MEMOIRS OF THE COMTE DE GRAMONT. 1965.
Translated by Horace Walpole. Edited and Introduced by David Hughes. Portfrontis and 15 other b&w portrait illustrations. Green cloth decorated in gilt. Slip case a bit chipped. Spine sunned otherwise a very good to near fine copy. £6.00
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE. 1968.
Wood engravings by Peter Reddick. Map end papers. Brown decorated boards.
Spine rubbed affecting the raised leather title plate. Slip case. 335pp. £8.00
POEMS BY THOMAS HARDY. 1979. Selected & edited with an introduction by
Trevor JOHNSON. Wood-engravings by Jacques Hnizdovsky. Green cloth covered boards with darker green spine lettered in gilt. A very good copy in lightly rubbed cream slip case. £7.00
HAZLITT, William. ESSAYS. 1964.
Edited & introduced by Rosalind Vallance & John Hampden.
Wood engravings by Frank Martin. Red boards, gilt. Spine slightly sunned.164pp. £8.00
HEALD, Tim. Ed. GREAT STORIES OF CRIME AND DETECTION. 2002.
Introduction by H R F Keating. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
4 volumes:-Volume I, "Beginnings to 1920"; volume II, "The Twenties and Thirties";
Volume III, "The Forties and Fifties"; volume IV, "From the Sixties to the "Present".
Uniformly bound in pictorial boards. Near fine in very good slip case. £26.00
HERODOTUS. THE STRUGGLE FOR GREECE. 1959.
Translated by Kenneth Cavender. Introduced by Russell Meiggs. Wood engravings in brown and black by Raymond Hawthorn. Green boards, gilt. Map end papers, with other internal maps. Spine sunned otherwise a very good copy in slip case which has a small crack to the base. 171pp. £6.00
HOGG, James. THE CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER. 1978.
Introduced by Douglas Gifford. Lino-cut illustrations by Peter Pendrey.
Red decorated boards in slip case. 226pp. £9.00
HOGWOOD, Christopher. MUSIC AT COURT. 1977. Red boards decorated with manuscript from Handel's Zadok the Priest. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Corners slightly rubbed.There is extremely faint foxing to the prelims but otherwise a very nice copy of an attractive illustrated publication. 127pp. £4.00
HOPKINS, Gerard Manley. POEMS BY GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS. 1974.
Purple boards & gilt in slip case.
Spine rubbed & slip case somewhat stained but contents very good. 163pp. £6.00
HYDE, Edward. CLARENDON'S HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION. 1967.
Edited by Roger Lockyer. Blue boards & gilt in slip case. Spine slightly sunned. 469pp. £10.00
ISHAQ, Ibn. THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD. 1964.
Green boards with gilt decorations in slip case. 177pp. £9.00
MR NORRIS CHANGES TRAINS. 1990. Slip case.
Coloured illustrations by Beryl Cook. Introduced by S Hynes. £15.00
JAMES, P D. COVER HER FACE. 2008. Illustrations by Jonathan Burton.
Decorated boards. Fine in very slightly rubbed slip case. £15.00
JENNINGS, Elizabeth. Trans. THE SONNETS OF MICHELANGELO. 1961.
Introduced by Michael Ayrton. Translated by Elizabeth Jennings with a selection of Michelangelo drawings.
Covers sunned otherwise a very good copy in shelf soiled slip case. £10.00
JEROME, Jerome K. THREE MEN IN A BOAT. 1964. Illustrated by Ian Ribbons.
Blue decorated boards & gilt in brown slip case. Spine sunned. 191pp. £8.00
JOHNSON, Samuel. THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABYSSINIA. 1975.
Introduced by Gilbert Phelps. Lithograph illustrations by Edward Bawden. Patterned boards, cloth spine lightly sunned, gilt lettered. Very good in lightly shelf-soiled slipcase. 130pp. £10.00
JOHNSTONE, The Chevalier De.
A MEMOIR OF THE 'FORTY FIVE. 1958. 8 Black & white illustrations.
Ornately decorated blue boards, gilt. Spine slightly sunned. Map end papers & 255pp. £6.00
A MEMOIR OF THE 'FORTY-FIVE. 1958. Port/frontis & seven other illustrations.
Highly decorated blue cloth, gilt with slip case. £8.00
JOSEPHUS, Flavius. THE DESTRUCTION OF THE JEWS. 1971.
Translated & introduced by G A Williamson. Woodcut illustrations by Garrick Palmer.
Red decorated boards, gilt. A very good copy in marbled slip case. 295pp. £12.00
JOYCE , James.
A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN. 1965.
Illustrated by Dodie Masterman. Orange decorated boards in slip case. 263pp. £10.00
ULYSSES. 1998. Preface by Stephen James Joyce. Introduced by Jacques Aubert.
Etchings by Mimmo Paladino.
A fine copy in pale blue decorated boards with a very slightly rubbed slip case. 735pp. £50.00
KENDALL, Paul. Editor. RICHARD THE THIRD. THE GREAT DEBATE. 1965. 2 separate arguments in 1 volume - Sir Thomas More's History of Richard III, &
Horace Walpole's Historic Doubts On the Life & Reign of Richard III.
8 illustrations. Decorated boards with gilt. Slip case. 244pp. £20.00
KHAN, Chinggis. THE GOLDEN HISTORY OF THE MONGOLS. 1993.
Translated & with an introduction by Urgunge Onon. Revised by Sue Bradbury.
Mint in slightly chipped slip case. £15.00
KIPLING, Rudyard. TWENTY ONE TALES. 1972. Selected & introduced by Tim Wilkinson.
Illustrated by Ian Ribbons. Yellow pictorial boards in slip case. 355pp. £8.00
KNOX, John.Captain. THE SIEGE OF QUEBEC. 1976.
With Editor's signature laid in. Slip case. £9.00
KROPOTKIN, Peter. MEMOIRS OF A REVOLUTIONIST. 1978.
Edited & introduced by Colin Ward. Illustrated.
Black decorated boards & gilt in slip case. Map end papers. 338pp. £6.00
LAMB, Charles. ESSAYS. 1963. Black boards, gilt. Patterned end papers.
Red slip case is slightly cracked but the book near fine. 181pp. £5.00
REMBRANDT: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS & ETCHINGS. 1963.
81 full plate illustrations, 24 in colour. Near fine in original tissue jacket which has a closed tear. £12.00
RENOIR: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, LITHOGRAPHS & ETCHINGS. 1965.
Marbled boards & gilt. 61 plates of which 32 are in colour. £6.00
LAWRENCE , D H. ETRUSCAN PLACES. 1972.
Introduced by Lawrence Durrell. Photograph illustrations by Leonard Von Matt.
Pictorial boards in slip case. Near fine. 157pp. £8.00
LAWRENCE , T E. REVOLT IN THE DESERT. 1986. Introduced by Raleigh Trevelyan.
Includes photographs by Lawrence & others together with illustrations by Edward Bawden.
Pictorial boards in yellow slip case. Map end papers. Near fine. 326pp. £16.00
LEAR, Edward. EDWARD LEAR'S COMPLETE NONSENSE. 1996. Decorated cloth.
Near fine in like slip case. 286pp. Illustrated. £10.00
LEVI, Primo. IF THIS IS A MAN. 2001. 2nd printing.
Translated by Stuart Woolf with & introduced by F Raphael & an afterword by the author.
Etchings by Jan Joseph. Mint in slip case. £12.00
THE RARER ADVENTURES & PAINFUL PEREGRINATIONS
OF WILLIAM LITHGOW. 1974. Edited & introduced by Gilbert Phelps.
Green decorated boards with gilt in yellow slip case. Coloured map end papers. 290pp. Illustrated. £6.00
LOCKYER, Roger.Ed. THE TRIAL OF CHARLES THE FIRST. 1959.
Taken from the memoirs of Sir Thomas Herbert & John Rushworth.
164pp in black boards decorated with gilt. Slip case. £8.00
MADAME DE LA TOUR DU PIN. ESCAPE FROM THE TERROR. 1979.
Blue boards & gilt in slip case. Map end papers. 345pp. Near fine. £16.00
MAGEE, Elizabeth. Ed. LEGENDS OF THE RING. 2004. The Ring Legends of Scandinavia and Germany, illustrated by Simon Brett.
Decorated boards. Fine in slightly scuffed slip case. £20.00
MALORY, Thomas. LANCELOT AND GUINEVERE. 1953. Drawings by Lettice Sandford. 207pp in silver boards with red embossed design to front. Small tape stains to front and rear end papers. Top edge dyed red. Pages just starting to tan otherwise a bright enough copy. £8.00
MARTEILHE, Jean. GALLEY SLAVE. 1957. Edited by Kenneth Fenwick.
10 illustrations. Marbled boards with gilt. Slip case. 182pp. £8.00
MAUGHAM, W Somerset. COLLECTED SHORT SORIES. 1998.
Introduced by Simon Raven. Illustrated by Christopher Brown. 4 volumes uniformly bound in pastel shaded pictorial boards with gilt-decorated slip case.
(Heavy item expect hefty carriage costs!) £80.00
MELVILLE, Herman. TYPEE. 1974. Folio Press/Dent.
Introduction by Robert Gibbings. Pencil drawings by Jacques Boullaire. Green boards,gilt in glassine cover which has the front and rear flaps of the original dust jacket attached. Fore-edge spotted not penetrating margin. Internally a very good copy in sunned and cracked slip case. 277pp. £6.00
MELVILLE, James. THE MEMOIRS OF SIR JAMES MELVILLE OF HALHILL. 1969.
Edited & introduced by Gordon Donaldson. 9 coloured illustrations.
184pp in green boards with gilt. Spine sunned. Slip case. £8.00
MEYNELL, Francis. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE 1947-67. 1968.
With an appraisal by Francis Meynell. Mint in slip case. £30.00
MIKSZATH, Kalman. ST PETER'S UMBRELLLA. 1966.
Translated by B W Worswick. Woodcut illustrations by Zoltan Perei.
Green boards & gilt in slip case. 218pp. £6.00
MORE, Thomas. UTOPIA. 1972. Translated & introduced by Paul Turner.
Lithograph illustrations by Edward Bawden.
Green decorated boards & gilt in yellow slip case. Near fine.140pp. £12.00
MORRIS, JAMES. PAX BRITANNICA. FAREWELL THE TRUMPETS. 1992.
An Imperial Retreat. 3 volumes.
Blue boards, gilt in excellent condition in slip case. £24.00
MUNRO, H H (Saki). THE UNBEARABLE BASSINGTON. 1978.
Introduced by Joan Aitken. Illustrated by Osbert Lancaster. Spine slightly sunned, otherwise a very good copy in bright blue pictorial board, gilt in a darker blue slip case which has split along the bottom. 147pp. £10.00
NAPIER, William. THE WAR IN THE PENINSULAR. 1973.
Edited & introduced by Brian Connell. Illustrated. Blue boards & gilt in slip case.
Slight staining to fore edge of book otherwise very good. 331pp. £10.00
NASO, P Ovidius. ARS AMATORIA. 1965. Translated by B P Moore.
Illustrated by V Reinganum. A very good copy in like slip case. £10.00
MEMOIRS OF THE PUBLIC & PRIVATE LIFE OF QUEEN CAROLINE. 1978. Illustrated. Orange cloth & gilt in slip case. Decorated end papers. Near fine. 362pp. £8.00
O'HENRY. SHORT STORIES. 1960. Drawings by Paul Hogarth.
Brown pictorial boards with gilt. Slip case. 222pp. £16.00
PARKMAN, Francis. THE OREGON TRAIL. 1973. Sketches of Prairie & Rocky Mountain life. Introduced by Martin Ridge. Lino-cut illustrations by Peter Pendrey.
Orange patterned boards & gilt in orange slip case. Map end papers. 309pp. £8.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. CROTCHET CASTLE. 1964.
Introduction by Kenneth Hopkins. Wood-engravings by Peter Reddick.
Marbled boards with gilt. Slip case. £10.00
PEREZ GALDOS, Benito. THE DISINHERITED. 1976. Translated by Lester Clark.
Illustrated by Agustin Blancovaras. Pictorial boards & gilt in blue slip case. 339pp. £8.00
PHELPS, Gilbert. A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. 1962.
Illustrated. Pale blue cloth & gilt. 160pp. £6.00
PICASSO, Pablo. FOUR THEMES. 1961.
Introduced & with desriptive notes by Roland Penrose.
29 colour plates. £8.00
PIGAFETTA, Antonio. MAGELLAN'S VOYAGE. 1975.
Translated & edited by R A Skelton. Illustrated.
Map end papers. Blue decorated cloth in slip case. Near fine. 159pp. £10.00
PLATO. THE TRIAL & EXECUTION OF SOCRATES. 1972.
Translated & introduced by Peter George. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Red cloth & gilt in slip case. 197pp. £10.00
PLUTARCH. THE RISE & FALL OF ATHENS. 1967.
Translated with an introduction & commentary by Ian Scott-Kilvert. Wood engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. Green boards with gilt decorations. Map end papers. Slip case. 343pp. £10.00
ABBE PREVOST. THE HISTORY OF THE CHEVALIER DES GRIEUX AND OF MANON LESCAUT. 1950. Translated by Helen Waddell with an essay by Edward Sackville West.
Wood engravings by Valentin Le Campion. Purple boards and gilt. 220pp. £5.00
QUEEN VICTORIA. OUR LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS FROM 1848-1861. 1973.
Edited by Arthur Helps. Introduced by Elizabeth Longford.
Tartan design boards & gilt in marked slip case. Pictorial end papers. Illustrated. 140pp. £10.00
ROBERTSON, George. THE DISCOVERY OF TAHITI. 1973. Folio Press/Dent.
Edited & introduced by Oliver Warner. Woodcut illustrations by Robert Gibbings.
Glassine dust wrapper. 127pp. £8.00
ROWSE, A L. THE FIRST COLONISTS. 1986. Illustrated.
A very good copy in like slip case, both book & slip case being decorated with a large
compass rose. 142pp. Neat Bkplt. £6.00
RUSTAVELI, Shota. THE KNIGHT IN PANTHER SKIN. 1977.
Translated by Katharine Vivian. Illustrated. Map end papers. Red decorated boards & gilt in slip case. Spine sunned. 207pp. £10.00
SCOTT, R F. SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. 1964.
Introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. Illustrated. Map end papers.
Blue decorated boards & gilt in cream slip case. 322pp. £12.00
SCOTT, W S ( Editor). THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC. 1968. Second impression.
The verbatim report from the Orleans Manuscript translated with notes by Scott.
Blue cloth, spine & upper case lettered & decorated in gilt. Grey slip case. £6.00
SEI SHONAGON. THE PILLOW BOOK OF SEI SHONAGON. 1979.
Translated by Ivan Morris. Introduction by Robin Duke. Illustrated by Jasper Deane.
Black boards & gilt in violet slip case. Spine sunned. 269pp. £16.00
JULIUS CAESAR. 1962. Introduction by Glen Byam Shaw. Illustrated by Motley.
Purple decorated boards in a slightly damaged marbled slip case. Spine slightly sunned. £5.00
ANTONY & CLEOPATRA. 1963. Second impression. Introduction by Sir Laurence Olivier.
Illustrations by Audrey Cruddas & Roger Furse.
Purple decorated boards with gilt in marbled slip case. I 128pp. £6.00
TWELFTH NIGHT. 1966. Introduction by Peter Hall.
Illustrations by Lila Di Nobili.
Green decorated boards, gilt in marbled slip case. 88pp. £6.00
PERICLES PRINCE OF TYRE. 1972. Introduced by Richard Pasco.
Illustrated by Paul Shelving.
Brown decorated boards with gilt in marbled slip case. 89pp. £10.00
THE LIFE & DEATH OF KING JOHN. 1973. Introduced by Stuart Burge. I
llustrated by Robin Archer. Blue boards & gilt in slip case. 100pp. £8.00
SHELLEY, P B. POEMS. 1973. Dust wrapper cellophane.
Introduced by R Church. A selection of poems taken from the established text.
Wood engravings by John Buckland-Wright. £16.00
SMOLLETT, Tobias. TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE & ITALY. 1979.
Introduced by Christopher Hibbert. Decorated blue boards & gilt in cream slip case.
Map end papers. 276pp. £8.00
SOUTHEY, Robert. LIFE OF NELSON. 1956. Edited & introduced by Kenneth Fenwick.
14 illustrations. Blue boards with gilt. Spine slightly sunned. Map end papers. £6.00
SPRENGER, Jacobus & KRAMER, Heinrich.
MALLEUS MALEFICARUM.THE HAMMER OF WITCHCRAFT. 1969.
2nd impression. Translated by Montague Summers. Edited & introduced by Pennethorne Hughes.
Woodcut illustrated. Black decorated boards in marbled slip case. 221pp. £18.00
STANHOPE, Philip, Earl of Chesterfield. LETTERS TO HIS SON. 1973.
Edited & introduced by James Harding. Woodcut illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith.
Marbled boards & gilt in slip case. £8.00
STEDMAN, John. EXPEDITION TO SURINAM. 1963. Map end papers. Illustrated.
Pictorial boards in a slip case which is slightly damp damaged & stained. 239pp. £6.00
STENDHAL. SCARLET & BLACK. 1965.
A Chronicle of the 19th century translated & introduced by Margaret R B Shaw.
Wood-engravings by Frank Martin. Slip case. £15.00
STEVENSON, Robert Louis.
THE BEACH OF FALESA. 1959. Introduced by H E Bates.
Illustrated by Clarke Hutton. £8.00
TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY. 2001. Reprint. Drawings by E Ardizzone.
Mint in slip case. £8.00
SURTEES, R S. JORROCKS' JAUNTS & JOLLITIES. 1949.
Colour Plates by Henry Alken. Hand colouring by M Johnson. Spine sunned. £12.00
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS TO LILLIPUT & BROBDINGNAG. 1948.
Illustrated by Edward Bawden. Marbled boards. Spine sunned.
Slight foxing to prelims but contents very good. 153pp. £20.00
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. 1965. Lithograph illustrations by Edward Bawden.
Patterned boards with gilt. Spine sunned. Slip case. 262pp. £20.00
TANNAHILL, Reay. Editor.
PARIS IN THE REVOLUTION. 1966. A collection of eye-witness accounts.
Illustrated. Decorated boards. Spine slightly sunned. 127pp. £6.00
PARIS IN THE REVOLUTION. 1967. Eye-witness Accounts.
3rd impression. Illustrated. £5.00
REGENCY ENGLAND. 1964.
The great age of the colour print. 50 colour prints with facing text.
Orange covers slightly stained but contents very good. £6.00
THE FINE ART OF FOOD. 1968. Patterned boards, green cloth spine. gilt.
62 illustrations. 128pp. £6.00
THACKERAY, William Makepeace. VANITY FAIR. 1963.
Illustrated by Robin Jacques. Blue boards & gilt in repaired slip case. Pictorial end papers.
Spine sunned. Name on blank end paper. 675pp. £12.00
THOMAS, Dylan. UNDER MILK WOOD. 1972. Introduced by D Cleverdon.
Illustrated by Cere Richards. Appendix of discarded passages at rear. Original slip case. £20.00
THOMPSON, Peter E. Ed.THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR. 1966.
Translated from the works of Jean Le Bel, Jean Froissart & Enguerrand De Monstrelet.
Wood effect boards & gilt. Spine sunned & rubbed. Slip case damp stained. 358pp. £30.00
THORPE, Lewis. Trans. THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY & THE NORMAN INVASION. 1973.
Illustrated. Black marbled boards & gilt. 110pp. £10.00
TREVELYAN, Raleigh. THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS. 1976.
Cream decorated boards with gilt. Pictorial end papers. 128pp. £8.00
TROLLOPE, Anthony. MARY GRESLEY & OTHER STORIES. 1951.
Edited & introduced by John Hampden. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall.
Red decorated boards in somewhat worn with price-clipped dust wrapper. Contents very good. £10.00
TROUTMAN, Philip. GOYA:PAINTINGS,DRAWINGS & PRINTS. 1971.
71 plates of which 21 are in colour. Brown boards & gilt. £6.00
TURGENEV, Ivan. THE TORRENTS OF SPRING. 1967.
Translated by David Magarshank. Illustrated by Faith Jaques. Blue decorated boards, gilt. A very good copy in like slip case. 167pp. £8.00
TWAIN, Mark. THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. 1993.
Introduced by Colin Ward. Wood engravings by Harry Brockway.
Very good in slip case. £12.00
USHERWOOD, Stephen. Ed. THE GREAT ENTERPRISE. 1978.
The History of The Spanish Armada. Illustrated.
Blue boards with gilt. Pictorial end papers. 192pp. £6.00
LIFE OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI. 1971. 31 Black & white plates.
Brown boards with gilt in slip case. £12.00
VERMES, Geza. Ed.THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS. 2000.
Pictorial boards in orange slip case. Illustrated. Near fine. 335pp. £18.00
VERNE, Jules. AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS. 1982. Drawings by Peter Brookes.
Translated by G M Towle & N Danvers. A very good copy in a good/very good slip case. £12.00
VOLTAIRE. CANDIDE. 1948. Illustrated by Kenneth Hobson.
A very good copy in marbled boards, gilt. with faded gilt lettering. Corners very slightly bumped with some very minor foxing to prelims & edges -text is not affected. 136pp. £6.00
VON GRIMMELSHAUSEN, Johann. MOTHER COURAGE. 1965.
Translated by Walter Wallich. Lift-ground drawings by Fritz Wegner.
Near fine in decorated cloth with slip case. £12.00
WARD, Colin. CHARTRES. THE MAKING OF A MIRACLE. 1986.
Ex-libris bookplate. Illustrated. Red boards with gilt decoartions in pictorial slip case.
The gilt to the spine of the book is slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine. 95 pp. £5.00
WAUGH, Evelyn. SCOOP. 1982. Introduced by J Cameron.
Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Bookplate on paste-down. Slip case. £16.00
WHITE, Gilbert. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE. 1962.
Edited & introduced by W S Scott. Drawings by John Piper.
Pictorial boards & gilt. Map end papers. 216pp. £8.00
SALOME. 1957.Newly translated by Vyvyan Holland. Engravings by Frank Martin.
62pp in attractive shot silk decorated covers, gilt. Slip case. A very attractive book. £15.00
SALOME. 1974. Folio Press/Dent. Newly translated by Vyvyan Holland.
Engraved illustrations by Frank Martin.
Internal sections of the dust wrapper have been attached to a glassine dust wrapper. £10.00
HARRIETTE WILSON 'S MEMOIRS. 1964. 1st thus.
Selected & edited with an introduction by Lesley Blanch.
Port/frontis & 11 other black & white illustrations.
Purple cloth, spine slightly sunned in original matching slip case. £12.00
HARRIETTE WILSON 'S MEMOIRS. 1964.
Selected, edited & introduced by Lesley Blanch. Gravure illustrations. £8.00
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