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Notes from the Front Line – Sketches and Annotations of a German Lieutenant Colonel

July 1, 2016.

On the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Somme, Peter Harrington presents a fascinating set concerning the Great War, appended with the numerous annotations, hand-sketched maps and diagrams of Bogdan von Recum. Learn about his own significant military contributions during WWII and his insight into the previous war’s events below.   EDMONDS, Sir

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Dover Street Diaries by Sammy Jay,

Dover Street Diaries by Sammy Jay,

May 11, 2016.

    DOVER STREET DIARIES: “ANDY MARVELL, WHAT A MARVEL!”  A first edition of Andrew Marvell’s Miscellaneous Poems, containing the first appearances of such poetic masterpieces as “To His Coy Mistress” and “The Garden”. In the famous opening scene of my favourite film, Powell & Pressburger’s A Matter of Life and Death (1946), the British

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Disney: First Editions and Original Cels

April 29, 2016.

  (DISNEY, Walt.) SOLOMON, Charles. The Art of Frozen. The Making of an Animated Film. New York: Chronicle books, 2013 Oblong quarto. Original pictorial boards. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy, still wrapped in plastic from the publisher. First edition, first printing. Picture book on the making of the animated film. [ 99409] £125

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Dr. Seuss & Mr. Dahl: Children’s Classics in our windows.

Dr. Seuss & Mr. Dahl: Children’s Classics in our windows.

April 11, 2016.

Those who pass by our Fulham Road shop on a regular enough basis will already be aware that our window display  changes frequently. Just in case you won’t have the chance to see it for yourself, we thought we’d keep you up-to-date on the books, prints and curiosities making an appearance each time. Here, we

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Down the Rabbit Hole to Oz: Children’s Lit Window Display at Fulham Road

Down the Rabbit Hole to Oz: Children’s Lit Window Display at Fulham Road

March 23, 2016.

Those who pass by our Fulham Road shop on a regular enough basis will already be aware that our window display  changes frequently. Just in case you won’t have the chance to see it for yourself, we thought we’d keep you up-to-date on the books, prints and curiosities making an appearance each time. Here, we

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Roddy Doyle to W. B. Yeats: All things Irish this St Patrick’s Day at Fulham Road.

Roddy Doyle to W. B. Yeats: All things Irish this St Patrick’s Day at Fulham Road.

March 11, 2016.

Those who pass by our Fulham Road shop on a regular enough basis will already be aware that our window display  changes frequently. This week, we’re celebrating the long and rich literary history of Ireland, in honour of St Patrick’s Day, Thursday 17 March 2016.  Just in case you won’t have the chance to see

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Dover Street Diaries: The Black Sun Press

Dover Street Diaries: The Black Sun Press

February 18, 2016.

  After an overlong hibernation, my erstwhile blog has decided on a sudden to rouse and resume, in the light of the sun (which, we have learned, never sets on the Empire of the interwebs), its sporadic bibliomanic antics. So – fiat bux!     ALICE IN WONDERLAND IN PARIS  The Black Sun Press. The

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Vitulinum, Vélin, Vellum: The Window at Fulham Road.

Vitulinum, Vélin, Vellum: The Window at Fulham Road.

February 17, 2016.

Vellum is derived from the Latin word “vitulinum” meaning “made from calf”, leading to Old French “vélin” (“calfskin”). It is a prepared from the skin of calves, lambs, or kids, not tanned like leather but stretched, scraped and dried under tension, creating a stiff, white or yellowish parchment. Vellum is often encountered in the rare

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Knowing I’m on the street where you shop: Gifts for Lovers in Fulham Road

Knowing I’m on the street where you shop: Gifts for Lovers in Fulham Road

February 10, 2016.

    ARMSTRONG, Martin. Lover’s Leap. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1932 Octavo. Original black cloth. With the dust jacket. In the toned dust jacket. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. From the publisher’s archive, with their ink number to rear panel of the dust jacket and pencil notation to the front panel. [

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Ralph Steadman on Display at Fulham Road

Ralph Steadman on Display at Fulham Road

February 4, 2016.

    Those who pass by our Fulham Road shop on a regular enough basis will already be aware that our window display  changes frequently. Just in case you won’t have the chance to see it for yourself, we thought we’d keep you up-to-date on the books, prints and curiosities making an appearance each time

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