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  1. Fantastic Mr. Fox.
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    DAHL, Roald.

    Fantastic Mr. Fox. 1970

    £2,750

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  2. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
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    (DULAC, Edmund.) OMAR KHAYYÁM; Edward Fitzgerald (trans.)

    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. [1909]

    £1,750

    First Dulac edition. Read more

  3. A Bear Called Paddington.
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    BOND, Michael.

    A Bear Called Paddington. 1958

    £2,950

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  4. Mummy’s Bedtime Story Book.
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    (KING, Jessie M.) "MARION" [Gemmell, Marion.]

    Mummy’s Bedtime Story Book. [1929]

    £2,250

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  5. The Third Man and The Fallen Idol.
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    GREENE, Graham.

    The Third Man and The Fallen Idol. 1950

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  6. The Second World War.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    The Second World War. 1948–54

    £11,500

    First editions, first impressions of the single most important historical account of the Second World War. Signed and dated 1951 by Winston S. Churchill to the half-title of volume IV. Max Beloff observed that there was no statesman of the twentieth century “whose retrospective …Read more

  7. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland; [together with:] Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There.
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    [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

    Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland; [together with:] Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There. 1868 & 1872

    £4,850

    Alice in Wonderland is tenth thousand and Through the Looking Glass is a first edition. A handsomely bound set. Read more

  8. The Little Prince.
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    SAINT-EXUPÉRY, Antoine de.

    The Little Prince. 1943

    £2,750

    First edition, first printing. The original manuscript was in the author’s native French, but it was written and published in America, the English and French editions both appearing in April 1943. Read more

  9. Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.
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    LAWRENCE, T. E.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph. 1935

    £1,375

    First trade edition. Originally published in a very limited edition in 1926, Seven Pillars of Wisdom was published by Cape in a trade edition immediately following Lawrence’s death. A monumental work. Read more

  10. The Wind in the Willows.
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    GRAHAME, Kenneth.

    The Wind in the Willows. 1908

    £3,000

    First edition, first impression, of Grahame’s children’s classic. Read more

  11. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.
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    [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.] CARROLL, Lewis.

    Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland. 1879

    £1,950

    Sixty-second thousand. First published in 1865. Read more

  12. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur)

    Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes. 1913

    £3,750

    Signed limited edition. One of 1130 numbered copies signed by Rackham. Read more

  13. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”; “But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes”.
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    LOOS, Anita.

    “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”; “But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes”. 1926 & 1928

    £4,750

    First editions, first printings. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is inscribed on the half-title “Greetings to Gareth L. Pawlowski from Anita Loos May 15th 1973” along with a hand written letter dated April 22nd ’73 with envelope loosely inserted. But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes is inscribed on the …Read more

  14. The Hound of the Baskervilles.
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    DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles. 1902

    £2,750

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  15. The Godfather.
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    PUZO, Mario.

    The Godfather. 1969

    £1,375

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  16. Stories from the Arabian Nights.
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    DULAC, Edmund.

    Stories from the Arabian Nights. 1907

    £3,000

    Signed limited edition, number 149 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac’s status as a popular artist, confirming him as “a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. …Read more

  17. Sindbad the Sailor
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    (DULAC, Edmund.)

    Sindbad the Sailor [1914]

    £2,000

    First Dulac edition. Read more

  18. The House At Pooh Corner.
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    MILNE, A. A.

    The House At Pooh Corner. 1928

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression. The final book in the Winnie-the-Pooh series. Read more

  19. The Sleeping Beauty.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) EVANS, C. S.

    The Sleeping Beauty. 1920

    £1,500

    First trade edition. Read more

  20. Kew Gardens. Decorated by Vanessa Bell.
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    WOOLF, Virginia.

    Kew Gardens. Decorated by Vanessa Bell. 1927

    £6,000

    Third edition, limited to 500 copies of which this is number 201. This copy is signed by both Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, though the limitation does not call for signatures and signed copies such as this one are rare. Kew Gardens was Woolf’s first …Read more

  21. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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    DAHL, Roald.

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. 1964

    £3,000

    First edition, first printing of Dahl’s tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious Willy Wonka, preceding the English edition by three years. Read more

  22. Stuart Little.
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    WHITE, E. B.

    Stuart Little. 1945

    £1,850

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  23. A Midsummer-Night’s Dream.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) SHAKESPEARE, William.

    A Midsummer-Night’s Dream. 1908

    £2,250

    Signed limited edition. Number 170 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist. Read more

  24. Moby Dick or The Whale.
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    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman.

    Moby Dick or The Whale. 1930

    £1,750

    First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the original binder’s front blank. Read more

  25. Casino Royale.
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    FLEMING, Ian.

    Casino Royale. 1953

    £4,250

    First edition, first impression, of the first James Bond title. Read more

  26. The Secret Garden.
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    BURNETT, Frances Hodgson.

    The Secret Garden. 1911

    £2,500

    First edition, first impression. The Secret Garden was first serialized, starting in autumn 1910, in The American Magazine, a publication aimed at adults. The entire book was first published in the summer of 1911 by Frederick A. Stokes in New York and simultaneously by Heinemann …Read more

  27. Gone With The Wind.
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    MITCHELL, Margaret.

    Gone With The Wind. 1936

    £3,750

    First edition, first printing with the copyright date May 1939. A fine example of the Chelsea Bindery’s work. Read more

  28. Royal Yachts.
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    GAVIN, C. M.

    Royal Yachts. 1932

    £2,000

    First edition. Limited to 1,000 copies. Read more

  29. Great Contemporaries.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    Great Contemporaries. 1937

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  30. The Happy Prince and Other Tales.
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    WILDE, Oscar.

    The Happy Prince and Other Tales. 1888

    £2,750

    First edition, trade issue. Read more

  31. My African Journey.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    My African Journey. 1908

    £1,250

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  32. [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:]
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    ROWLING, J. K.

    [Complete set of Harry Potter Collector’s Edition Deluxe:] 1999–2007

    £18,000

    First deluxe editions, with the number “1” or “First Edition” on the printing line. Read more

  33. The House At Pooh Corner
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    MILNE, A. A.

    The House At Pooh Corner 1928

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression. The final book in the Winnie-the-Pooh series. Read more

  34. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur) BARRIE, J. M.

    Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. [1912]

    £2,250

    Best Rackham edition, originally published in 1906. This edition enlarged with a new frontispiece and 7 full-page drawings that are not in the first edition. Read more

  35. Home and Garden.
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    JEKYLL, Gertrude.

    Home and Garden. 1900

    £1,250

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  36. The River War
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    The River War 1902

    £2,000

    New and Revised Edition. Read more

  37. The Secret Garden.
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    BURNETT, Frances Hodgson.

    The Secret Garden. 1911

    £2,500

    First edition, first impression. The Secret Garden was first serialized, starting in autumn 1910, in The American Magazine, a publication aimed at adults. The entire book was first published in the summer of 1911 by Frederick A. Stokes in New York and simultaneously by Heinemann …Read more

  38. Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) GRIMM, [Jakob & Wilhelm].

    Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales. 1917

    £3,750

    Signed limited edition, number 340 of 525 copies signed by the illustrator, with the extra plate that is often missing (“He Hurried Away with Long Strides”) also signed by Rackham bound in at the back. Read more

  39. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.
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    BAUM, L. Frank.

    The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. 1902

    £3,950

    First edition, first printing. Read more

  40. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. 1900

    £1,750

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  41. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
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    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.] CARROLL, Lewis.

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. [1907]

    £5,000

    Limited edition of 1,130 copies. Unusually for Rackham, he did not sign this limited edition, as he was out of the country while the edition was in preparation. Read more

  42. Arms and the Covenant.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    Arms and the Covenant. 1938

    £1,750

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  43. Frankenstein.
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    (WARD, Lynd.) SHELLEY, Mary.

    Frankenstein. 1934

    £1,375

    First Lynd Ward illustrated edition, first printing. The American artist Lynd Kendall Ward (1905–1985) is probably best known for his series of wordless novels, a precursor to the modern graphic novel, a “wordless” style he carries over here into Mary Shelley’s novel to superb effect. Read more

  44. The Maltese Falcon.
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    HAMMETT, Dashiell.

    The Maltese Falcon. 1930

    £3,000

    First edition, first printing. A handsomely bound copy of one of the greatest thrillers ever written. Read more

  45. My Early Life.
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    CHURCHILL, Winston S.

    My Early Life. 1930

    £2,000

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  46. The Hundred and One Dalmatians.
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    SMITH, Dodie.

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians. 1956

    £1,500

    First edition, first impression. Read more

  47. [The Alexandria Quartet:] Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea.
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    DURRELL, Lawrence.

    [The Alexandria Quartet:] Justine; Balthazar; Mountolive; Clea. 1957–60

    £4,500

    Firs editions, first impressions. Perhaps Durrell’s greatest success, a study of love and political intrigue in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II. Read more

  48. The Happy Prince.
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    (ROBINSON, Charles) WILDE, Oscar.

    The Happy Prince. 1913

    £1,750

    First Robinson edition. Read more

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