Signed & Inscribed Books
Enitharmon Press. London. 2012. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.6 x 6.6 inches). One of 100 copies numbered and signed by Abse, from a total edition of just 125 copies. A fine copy in soft cover wraps with marbled paper dustwrapper. Printed paper label on front panel. Fine. Item #9378
Viking. London.,2001. FIRST EDITION, first impression. 8vo. Signed and with a five line inscription by the author on the title page. Original red boards, gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper with a few light marks to the lower part of the rear panel.:. Item #7263
BAYNES. PAULINE. Born 1922 - died 2008. GRIMM. BROTHERS.
WATER COLOUR PAINTING OF SNOWDROP (SNOW WHITE) AND THE SEVEN DWARVES. Original watercolour Illustration published in Grimm's Fairy Tales.
NP. (Book published by Blackie & Son). Circa 1949. ORIGINAL FULL COLOUR ARTWORK. The watercolour image shows Snowdrop (Snow White) lying asleep at the edge of a forest. Stood over her is a handsome Prince dressed in elaborate multi coloured outfit with a large hat in his hand, complete with... Item #8886
BETJEMAN. JOHN. -- Boyd Harte. Glynn, Illustrates.
Warren Editions. London. 1977. FIRST EDITION, Limited to 220 copies, numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. 4to. (11.4 x 9.1 inches). 23 leaves, illustrated with 16 original coloured lithographs. Verses are taken from Betjeman's commentary for Edward Mirzoeff's BBC documentary, Metro-land, shown in 1973 and are printed in... Item #9884
BLATCHFORD. MARY EDGCUMBE.
THE STORY OF LITTLE JANE AND ME. By M. E. --- & --- POLLY AND THE AUNT. By The Aunt. The Dedication copy.
Houghton, Mifflin & Co. The Riverside Press. Boston. U. S. A. 1898 + 1906. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 volumes. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.8 inches). The second work is the dedication copy. The printed dedication leaf reads: " To C. N. R. Thy acceptance Maketh blest". Both volumes are inscribed by the... Item #8499
Hart-Davis, MacGibbon. London. 1974. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by Burgess on the title page. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Item #9040
Hutchinson. London. 1984. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by Burgess on the title page. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper with colour illustrations by Alastair Taylor. Item #9039
CHLUMBERG. HANS. -- CRANKSHAW. EDWARD. Translates.
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1932. TWO FIRST EDITIONS. One is the hardcover cloth bound issue and the second is the paper issue. Small 8vo. (7.5 x 4.5, cloth bound volume, 7.3 x 4.3 - Paper bound). Both are Inscribed by Crankshaw, the paper volume to Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, and... Item #9591
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.
THOUGHTS AND ADVENTURES. Churchill reflects on Spies, Cartoons, Flying and the Future. Edited with a new introduction by James W. Muller.
ISI Books. Wilmington Delaware. U. S. A. 2009. FIRST PRINTING of this new edition.Paperback. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Photo portrait frontis. Warmly inscribed by the Editor to Churchill's daughter, Mary Soames on the half title. A fine copy in illustrated paper covers. Churchill's second volume of Autobiographical writings, his... Item #9490
COTTON. T. HENRY.
GOLF. Being a short treatise for the use of young people who aspire to proficiency n the Royal and Ancient game. With a foreword by Bernard Darwin and a new preface by the Author.
Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1939. Sixth Edition. Originally published in 1931. Signed by Cotton below his printed portrait photo on the frontispiece "Henry Cotton. Upton 1942". Aside from the frontis there are 10 full page mono photo plates. A clean copy throughout. Publishers orange cloth with black lettering to the... Item #9032
DAHL. ROALD. ; Schindelman. Joseph. Illustrates.
Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1964. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9.4 x 6.4 inches). 1st issue, with the six line colophon at the end. With a piece of paper mounted onto the half title which has been Signed by Roald Dahl. The piece has been cut from another book of Dahl's... Item #9595
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
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
HANLEY. JAMES.; .
Methuen. London.,1937. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For Ron & William / Rubein/ James Hanley" on the front free endpaper. Near fine, bright copy internally. Publishers oatmeal cloth with small amount of fraying to top and bottom of spine. Small stain to bottom of spine spreading onto the... Item #3714
HARRIS. JOEL CHANDLER.; Frost. A. B. Illustrates.
UNCLE REMUS. His songs and his sayings. New and Revised Edition with one hundred and twelve illustrations by A. B. Frost.
New York: D. Appleton and Company. New York.,1895, 1895. LARGE PAPER, SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (9.2 x 6.5 inches). One of only 250 numbered copies, signed by the Author. Frontis and ten full page plates, each printed onto fine tissue paper and mounted onto the page within a printed border... Item #8160
HEMINGWAY. ERNEST. -- Michael Foreman Illustrates.
Hamish Hamilton. London. 1980. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.3 x 9.2 inches). Limited edition. One of 100 copies, numbered and signed by Michael Foreman on the title page and with a numbered and signed original etching loosely inserted. This copy number 1 of the book and etching. Illustrated in full colour... Item #8971
Houghton Mifflin Company. Boston. 1975. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Correct number sequence with 1 as lowest. Inscribed by Hill to the American poet and Hill's sometime collaborator, Grace Schulman. 'Grace - to record the evening when I read at the Poetry Centre, N. Y. under her chairmanship. 8/10/79. Geoffrey Hill'... Item #8627
Sceptre Press, Frensham, Surrey. 1970. LIMITED EDITION. (7.9 X 5.2 inches). 12pp. One of 26 copies, lettered and signed by Ted Hughes, from a total edition of just 100 copies (the other 74 numbered but unsigned). A small crease to the bottom corner of the the printed white wraps otherwise... Item #8864
Faber & Faber. London. 1970. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by Ted Hughes on the title page. A fine copy in the fine original dustwrapper with a design by Leonard Baskin. Item #8309
HUNT. LYNN BOGUE.
The Derrydale Press. New York. 1936. LIMITED, FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.8 x 8.1 inches). One of just 25 copies, numbered and signed, and Illustrated with an original watercolour, signed by Lynn Bogue Hunt, showing a pair of Mallard on a riverbank, in the front of the book. Four colour printed... Item #9707
INGRAMS. RICHARD; -- STEADMAN. RALPH. Illustrates.
Dennis Dobson. London. 1969. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.5 x 8.5 inches). Signed by Ingrams on the title page. Fully illustrated in colour throughout by Steadman. A very good copy in publishers blue cloth with red lettering to the spine. Very good colour illustrated dustwrapper which has a few small creases... Item #9227
Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, Paris. The Fountain Press, New York. 1930. FIRST EDITION. Folio in fours. (11.2 x 7.6 inches). ONE OF 100 COPIES printed on imperial handmade iridescent Japan paper, numbered with a stamp and then signed by Joyce under the limitation notice (in pencil, as the paper... Item #9305
KEROUAC. JACK.; .
Grove Press, Inc. New York.,1959. FIRST EDITION. Softcover Evergreen issue. 8vo.(8 x 5.4 inches). Inscribed on the front free endpaper in blue ink by the author: "Dear Jeff/ This is the final/ Baroque version/ of the Faust/ Legend,mixed with/ some New England/ Gothicism/ Jack Kerouac." The recipient was Jeff Geilich... Item #6895
KING. JESSIE M. Illustrates. ; GEMMELL. MARION. ---- Signed by Author.
Cecil Palmer. London. No Date. 1929. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.3 x 9 inches). Inscribed by the author on the blank verso of the frontispiece ' To Iva with very best wishes from Marion A Gemmell 28 Aug 43'. 56pp, plus 2 sets of colour illustrated (yellow and blue) endpapers by... Item #9004