BAINES. EDWARD.; Whatton. W. R. Contributes.
THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTY PALATINE AND DUCHY OF LANCASTER. The biographical department by W. R. Whatton.
Fisher, Son & Co. London.,1836. FIRST EDITION. Four volumes. Large paper edition. Large 4to. (13 x 10.5 inches). Four extra title pages, each giving dates between 1831 and 1835 and listing the publisher as Fisher, Son and Jackson of London. Illustrated with 2 hand coloured, double page maps of Lancashire... Item #7398
BARRIE. J. M.
Hodder & Stoughton. 1930. REPRINT EDITION. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.9 inches). 844pp. Early full burgundy morocco leather binding. Spine with 3 raised bands, ruled in gilt. Green name label, gilt. Gilt lettering and circular devices. Colour leather onlay illustration of Peter Pan on a tree stump, to front board. Single... Item #9744
Macmillan and Co. London. 1872. EARLY EDITION. (Twenty-fifth thousand). 8vo. (7.4 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated with fifty line illustrations by John Tenniel. Previous owners neat 3 line name and date (Juy 1872) on the half title page. A Very good clean copy in recent binding of full red Morocco leather... Item #9617
CARROLL. LEWIS. ; TENNIEL. JOHN. Illustrates.
Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo.(9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine clean copy in a late twentieth century leather binding of Full dark green morocco... Item #9489
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S .
George G. Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1949. TWO VOLUMES. --I NSCRIBED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL IN VOLUME ONE, Dated 1952. -- Each volume over 1000 pages with maps, plans, facsimiles and portraits. Originally published in 4 volumes before the second world war, the publishers reprinted the work on thinner paper to make this... Item #5702
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Cassell. London. 1961. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. 8vo. Originally published as a part of Churchill's great four volume work; A History of the English speaking peoples- Vol.4. The great democracies, in 1958. This is the first printing of this history in its own right. Illustrated with 6 maps & 31 fascinating... Item #9692
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. The New World.; The Age of Revolution.; The Great Democracies.; The Birth of Britain.
McClelland & Stewart. Ltd. Toronto, Canada. 1956-58. LIMITED EDITION SET. Four volumes. First Canadian Editions. 8vo. --- Each volume one of 350 presentation copies signed by the Publisher, John McClelland, on a bound in sheet at the start of each volume and presented to the same recipient, who worked at... Item #8820
ARMS AND THE COVENANT. Speeches by The Right Hon.Winston S.Churchill.C.H. M.P.Compiled by Randolph S.Churchill.
George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1938. FIRST EDITION.Very good copy in publishers blue cloth with gilt ruling and lettering on spine.Double blind ruled borders on boards.Some offsetting to half title.Spine is uniformly a bit faded.Previous owners note in ink on front paste-down about how this book caused him trouble with the German... Item #3813
CONRAD. JOSEPH.; .
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.,1913. Spurrious First edition. Actually the fourth impression with a cancel title page, stating " First Published 1913" on verso, on the title page stub. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 inches). 8 page publishers advert dated Autumn 1913. A very good copy in publishers green cloth binding... Item #7408
DICKENS. CHARLES.; Browne. H. K. Illustrates.
Bradbury and Evans. London,1848. FIRST EDITION, Bound from the parts.8vo. Extra illustrated with the two sets, of 4 and 8,seperately published engravings by Hablot K. Browne, featuring portraits of Edith, Little Paul, Florence and Alice. The second series shows full length portraits of the other leading characters, Dombey, Miss Tox... Item #6511
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. Adapted from Grimm's Fairy Tales. - Signed by Walt Disney and 51 of the film's animators.
Harper and Brothers. New York. USA. 1937. First edition, first printing. A lavishly inscribed copy by Walt Disney and 51 of the 64 animators who contributed to making of the film. Quarto. Pictorial paper boards, black cloth backstrip, pictorial endpapers. With the original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a full... Item #9608
DOWSON. ERNEST.; Beardsley. Aubrey. Illustrates.
THE POEMS OF ERNEST DOWSON. With a memoir by Arthur Symons. Four illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and a portrait (frontis) by William Rothenstein.
John Lane, The Bodley Head. London.,1905. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Portrait frontis (from a drawing by Rothenstein), photo portrait of Dowson and initial letter, plus four fine full page illustrations by Beardsley, reproduced from the 1899 edition of The Pierrot of the Minute. Two neat previous owners... Item #7777
FORESTER. C. S.
THE COMPLETE HORNBLOWER NOVELS. The Happy Return (1937); A Ship of the Line (1938); Flying Colours (1938); The Commodore (1945); Lord Hornblower (1946); Mr Midshipman Hornblower (1950); Lieutenant Hornblower (1952); Hornblower and the Atropos (1953); Hornblower in the West Indies (1958); Hornblower and the Hotspur (1962); Hornblower and the Crisis (an unfinished novel. 1967).
Michael Joseph Ltd. London. 1937-67. FIRST EDITIONS. Eleven volumes. 8vo. (7.4 x 5 inches). A fine set of true 1st editions, 1st impressions. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco. Spines with raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated with ship and anchor devices, and lettered in gilt. Single gilt... Item #9691
IAN FLEMING. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY. Preface by Fergus Fleming. Foreword by Michael L. Vanblaricum. Edited by Brad Frank.
Queen Anne Press. London. 2012. FIRST EDITION. Signed by Jon Gilbert on the title page. Large 4to. (12.8 x 9.2 inches). Errata slip tipped in on page v of the prelims. Fully illustrated with hundreds of colour and mono photographs throughout. Red cloth binding with gilt ornament to front board... Item #9646
GOLDSMITH. OLIVER. ; THOMSON. HUGH. Illustrates.
Macmillan & Co. London. 1891. Reprint of the first Hugh Thomson edition, originally published in 1890. 8vo. (7.1 x 4.9 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 182 engravings by Hugh Thomson. Lovely clean copy in fine mid twentieth century binding by Bayntun of Bath. Full red calf. Spine with five raised... Item #7700
GRAHAME. KENNETH. ; SHEPARD. ERNEST H. Illustrates.
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1931. FIRST EDITION with Ernest Shepard illustrations. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.3 inches). Aside from some brown marking to one page, this is generally a very good copy, illustrated throughout with Shepard`s beautiful line drawings. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco leather binding, spine... Item #8094
HOUSMAN, CLEMENCE; HOUSMAN, LAURENCE (ILLUSTRATES)
London: John Lane at the Bodley Head. Chicago: Way and Williams,1896. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Wide margins, fore and lower edges uncut. Six plates, including frontispiece with tissues guards. 16pp adverts at rear; "Catalogue of Belles Lettres from John Lane". Recent rebind in grey leather, raised bands, blind stamped rules and... Item #561
KINGSLEY.CHARLES.; NOEL PATON.J.Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co.London.,1863. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(8.1 x 6.4 inches).Second state,without with the L'Envoi leaf.Two full page illustrations by Noel Paton.Some occasional light foxing to a few pages,mostly to the margins.Finely bound in early twentieth century calf leather binding by Riviere.Spine with five raised bands,each with gilt piping.Compartments ruled,decorated and lettered... Item #4749
Thomas B Mosher. Portland, Maine. 1902. Third Mosher Edition. Limited to 925 copies on Van Gelder paper. Originally published in 1872. 8vo. (7.1 x 3.9 inches). Fine, clean copy in a fine leather binding for Hatchards of London. Contemporary full tan morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments double box ruled... Item #9298
THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. From the Invasion of Henry II. With a preliminary Discourse on the ancient state of that Kingdom. ---The Third Edition, corrected.
R. Moncrieffe. Dublin. 1774. THREE VOLUMES. Third edition, corrected. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.4 inches). Contemporary full tan calf. The spines with five raised bands. Compartments with double gilt ruled lines and gilt stamped centre decorations. Red and green labels ruled and lettered in gilt. Top of one and the bottom... Item #9641
Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1992-98. FIRST EDITIONS. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.5 x 6 inches). Fine, bright copies finely rebound in full dark blue morocco leather. Spines with raised bands. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. The set... Item #7057
MRS. CRAIK. (Nee MULOCK, DINAH MARIA). Published anonymously.
JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN. ..... With a letter from the author. By the Author of "The Head of the Family" and "Olive".
Hurst and Blackett. London. 1856. FIRST EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.2 inches). Integral publishers advert leaves at the end of each volume (iii, i, ii) but bound without the publishers catalogue in volume one. Some minor foxing to a few pages but generally a very good clean copy... Item #8737
Secker & Warburg. London. 1945. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 inches). A fine, clean, fresh copy in recent fine leather binding of full dark green morocco. Boards with gilt ruled borders, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. All in all a lovely copy of this classic... Item #8954
Harper & Brothers. New York. 1933, 1933. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.9 inches). First printing with F-H below First Edition statement on verso of title page. Very good clean, fresh copy in in original purple cloth with darker purple wide lines and lettering to the spine and publishers... Item #8856
RIGHTS OF MAN. Bound with RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND. Combining Principle and Practice. Fourth and Fifth editions.
J. S. Jordan. London. 1791 & 92. Two works in one volume. Small 4o.(8.4 x 5.4 inches). The first title-Bound without half title, iii-x, 7-172pp. The second part also without half title. iii-xvi, 178pp, including the 4pp appendix. 4pp publishers adverts. Fourth Jordan printing of the first part, after the... Item #6119