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
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1966. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Signed by the Author on the title page. A near fine copy with some light offsetting to the free endpapers from the dustwrapper and a few minor faint marks to the boards. In the publishers colour illustrated dustwrapper, designed by Raymond Hawkey... Item #8437
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
Pharos Editions.London.,1932. FIRST EDITION.8vo.Limited edition.One of only 100 copies,numbered and signed by Bates.Original yellow cloth with black label to spine.No dust jacket was issued.Contents lightly toned and the covers are a bit marked,the spine lightly tanned.Overall a very good copy.:w. Item #6989
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
Chatto & Windus. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION. 3 Volumes. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 inches). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper of volume I, "A. P. Watt. From the Author". Original brown cloth blocked in metallic blue in a geometric pattern to the spines and front boards. The... Item #8257
Chatto & Windus. London. 1891. FIRST EDITION. 3 Volumes. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 inches). Inscribed by the author on the half-title of volume I, "A. P. Watt with the Author's kindest wishes. 6th June 1891". 12 mono full page plates by Green, each with a tissue guard. Original dark green... Item #8256
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
Studio B.London.,1983. LIMITED EDITION.ONE OF 200 COPIES,NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY BIGNELL.Large 4to.Illustrated with 100 full page mono photo`s.Very good copy in very good dustwrapper with some minor chipping to spine.Overall a very good copy.:. Item #1863
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
BRANGWYN. FRANK. Illustrates.; Lane. Edward William. Translates.
THE THOUSAND & ONE NIGHTS. Or, Arabian Nights Entertainments. Translated by Edward W. Lane, with an introduction by Joseph Jacobs, and illustrations by Frank Brangwyn.
Gibbings & Company. London.,1896. SIX VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.4 inches). Delux edition, limited to only 100 numbered sets, printed on hand made large paper, signed by the publisher in volume one. Illustrated with decorative title pages and 36 fine full page mono plates by Brangwyn. A clean and tight... Item #7776
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
George Allen & Unwin.Ltd.,1957. FIRST EDITION.Inscribed by Calder on the title page."For Sidney Blackhurst,On the occasion of our visit to Vlaadingen.Very sincerely, Ritchie Calder.Delta House.22nd november 1957".Illustrated with 30 mono plates on 15 pages.Five full page maps.A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper.Calder's account of his journey across... Item #5954
CAMERON. D. Y. Rinder. Frank. Describes.
AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF HIS ETCHED WORK. With introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder.
James Maclehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1912. LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (10.6 x 8 inches). One of 200 copies, from a total edition of 700 for England and America, on hand made paper and with the plates printed as proofs on Japanese Vellum. Each of these 200 special copies has an original... Item #8270
CARLE. ERIC. Illustrates. BILL MARTIN Jr.
Henry Holt and Company. New York. 2003. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression with number sequence running from 10 down to 1. 4to. (10.3 x 8.3 inches). A fine copy of the book in a fine dustwrapper with the price still intact on the front inner flap. SIGNED by Carle in black ink to the title page. Item #8612
CASTANEDA. CARLOS.; .
Simon and Schuster. New York.,1981. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Correct number sequence of 10 down to 1. Inscribed on the title page by Castaneda to Amy Wallace, author of The Sorceror's Apprentice: My life with Carlos Castaneda. "To Amy, with all the best, Carlos Castaneda". Publishers blue cloth, with gilt title... Item #7465
CHEYNEY. PETER.; .
Collins. London.,1946. FIRST EDITION. Signed & numbered Limited Edition. One of only 250 copies of the Special Edition to mark the Authors 25th novel published by Collins within ten years. This copy is number 48 and is inscribed to "Jack" on the limitation page above Cheyney's signature. Full page mono... Item #7206
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.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR. The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy.
Cassell & Co. Ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITIONS, first impressions. 6 volumes. 8vo. ( 8.6 x 5.8 inches). INSCRIBED BY WINSTON CHURCHILL on the half title page of volume one, "Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill. 1948". Previous owners name, and date - September 1948- on the blank verso of the... Item #9390
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
CLARKE. JOHN COOPER.
Omnibus press. London. 1979. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Paperback. 48pp. (10 x 7 inches). Inscribed by Clarke on the inside front cover " To Laura from John Cooer Clarke X X X" . Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Slattery. A very good... Item #8198
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
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