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  1. 138865
    MILNE, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression, of this much loved children's classic. Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 138865

  2. Ariel.
    PLATH, Sylvia. Ariel.

    London : 1965

    First edition, first impression. Plath's most enduring poetry book, published two years after her suicide, edited by Ted Hughes and with an introduction by Robert Lowell. Plath believed her Ariel poems to be the best she had ever produced, "announcing to her mother that 'they will make my name'" (ODNB). Learn More
    £1,575.00

    Stock Code: 144272

  3. Breakfast at Tiffany's.
    CAPOTE, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first printing, of Capote's classic novella, the basis for the much-loved film. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in rose-pink and black morocco leather, the front cover features a silhouetted Audrey Hepburn in that iconic Givenchy little black dress and foot long cigarette holder. Diamond embellishments on the jewellery make this luxurious... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 136216

  4. The War Poems.
    SASSOON, Siegfried. The War Poems.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression. Collects a number of the author's best known war poems and much previously unpublished work. This in many ways is Sassoon's key poetical statement on the war. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 119624

  5. The Compleat Angler.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); WALTON, Izaak. The Compleat Angler.

    1931

    Limited edition of 775 copies, signed by Rackham. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 47610

  6. 137229comp
    MILNE, A. A. The House At Pooh Corner

    London : 1928

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 137229

  7. Fantastic Mr. Fox.
    DAHL, Roald. Fantastic Mr. Fox.

    New York : 1970

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 138203

  8. Taps at Reveille.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Taps at Reveille.

    New York : 1935

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 72885

  9. Jude the Obscure.
    HARDY, Thomas. Jude the Obscure.

    London : 1896

    First edition in book form, this copy entirely in the first state (pagination to all partially blank pages in signature A-H). Jude the Obscure was Hardy's last novel, in which he "deliberately attacked the existing educational system and marriage laws. The novel's sexual directness fuelled the hostility of its reception in some quarters, and while Hardy... Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 71098

  10. Across the River and Into the Trees.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Across the River and Into the Trees.

    New York : 1950

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 68482

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

    London : 1908

    First edition, first impression, of Grahame's children's classic. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 133871

  12. Of Human Bondage.
    MAUGHAM, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage.

    New York : 1936

    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 483 of 751 copies signed by both author and artist. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915 and Maugham contributed a new foreword for this handsome illustrated edition. Randolph Schwabe (1885-1948) "was a draughtsmen, painter and etcher who was the Slade Professor of Fine Art at University... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 117173

  13. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 97218

  14. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.
    RACKHAM, Arthur. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.

    London : 1913

    Signed limited edition, number 890 of 1,030 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 94954

  15. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 90585

  16. Step by Step 1936-1939.
    CHURCHILL, Winston S. Step by Step 1936-1939.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 82601

  17. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.
    RACKHAM, Arthur. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.

    London : 1913

    Signed limited edition, one of 1,030 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 78965

  18. The 42nd Parallel.
    DOS PASSOS, John. The 42nd Parallel.

    New York & London : 1930

    First edition, first printing. The first novel in Dos Passos's major work, the trilogy U.S.A. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 77757

  19. Step by Step 1936-1939.
    CHURCHILL, Winston S. Step by Step 1936-1939.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 76498

  20. The Fifth Column.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Fifth Column.

    New York : 1938

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 64609

  21. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 63508

  22. All the Sad Young Men.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. All the Sad Young Men.

    1926

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 62672

  23. Winner Take Nothing.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 62073

  24. Winner Take Nothing.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing.

    New York : 1933

    First edition, first printing. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 45602

  25. Men Without Women.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

    New York : 1927

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 41996

  26. Across the River and Into the Trees.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Across the River and Into the Trees.

    New York : 1950

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 48514

  27. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.

    New York : 1923

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 43653

  28. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.

    New York : 1923

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 46291

  29. All The Sad Young Men.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. All The Sad Young Men.

    1926

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 41770

  30. The Adventures of Mickey Mouse. Story and Illustrations by Staff of Walt Disney Studio. Book I.
    DISNEY, Walt. The Adventures of Mickey Mouse. Story and Illustrations by Staff of Walt Disney Studio. Book I.

    Philadelphia : 1931

    First edition, first printing, of the first Mickey Mouse picture book. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 138581

  31. Tarzan of The Apes.
    BURROUGHS, Edgar Rice. Tarzan of The Apes.

    Chicago, : 1914

    First edition, first printing, with printer's name to copyright page in old English type. A wonderful example of the Chelsea Bindery's work. Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 124600

  32. Now We Are Six.
    MILNE, A. A. Now We Are Six.

    London : 1927

    First edition, first impression, of the third book in the Winnie-the-Pooh series. Alongside Milne's verse, this collection is also notable for including many illustrations of Pooh, Piglet, and the other nursery toys, even when uncalled for by the poems. Learn More
    £1,950.00

    Stock Code: 134424

  33. Men Without Women.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.

    New York : 1927

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 40090

  34. The Day of the Triffids.
    WYNDHAM, John. The Day of the Triffids.

    London : 1951

    First edition, first impression, of Wyndham's science fiction classic. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 37511

  35. The Fifth Column.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Fifth Column.

    New York : 1938

    First edition, first printing. An attractively bound copy of this anthology. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 91989

  36. Lord Jim.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Lord Jim.

    Edinburgh and London : 1900

    First edition, first impression, one of 2,105 copies printed. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 71079

  37. The Arrow of Gold.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Arrow of Gold.

    1919

    First English edition and first revised edition with corrections not incorporated in the American first edition. Signed "from Joseph Conrad 1919" on the half-title. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 48434

  38. Jacob's Room.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Jacob's Room.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression. Jacob's Room, Woolf's third novel, was the first full-length book to be published by the Hogarth Press, and marked the point from which the Woolfs decided to run the Press as a genuine business concern. Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 28033

  39. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

    London : [1907]

    Limited edition of 1,130 copies. Unusually, Rackham did not sign this limited edition, as he was out of the country while it was in preparation. Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 107351

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

    London, : 1938

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 137946

  41. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.
    DAHL, Roald. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More.

    London : 1977

    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed inscription to the verso of the half-title. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 99107

  42. Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); BARRIE, J. M. Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens

    London : 1906

    First Rackham edition. Barrie asked Rackham to illustrate not the play Peter Pan (which remained unpublished until 1928) but make a new book from those chapters from The Little White Bird (1902) that had first introduced the character. Signed by Rackham on the half-title. Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 134784

  43. Ferrari 1947 - 1997.
    FERRARI. Ferrari 1947 - 1997.

    London : 1998

    First UK trade edition. Learn More
    £1,950.00

    Stock Code: 131925

  44. Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); GRIMM, [Jacob & Wilhelm]. Little Brother & Little Sister and other tales.

    London : 1917

    Signed limited edition, number 340 of 525 copies signed by the artist, with the extra plate that is often missing ("He Hurried Away with Long Strides") also signed by the artist bound in at the back. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 102175

  45. Green Hills of Africa.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Green Hills of Africa.

    New York : 1935

    First edition, first printing. His second major venture into non-fiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in - and fascination with... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 77576

  46. Swallows and Amazons.
    RANSOME, Arthur. Swallows and Amazons.

    London : 1931

    First fully illustrated edition, published a year after the first edition. Ransome disliked the proposed illustrations by Steven Spurrier for the first edition, and it had been issued only with a frontispiece. Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 133864

  47. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
    DULAC, Edmund (illus.); Edward FitzGerald (trans.) Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

    London : [1909]

    First Dulac edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 132279

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

    Indianapolis : 1902

    First edition, first printing. Baum is best known for the Wizard of Oz books, in two of which Santa Claus features as a guest of Oz. Learn More
    £3,950.00

    Stock Code: 107961

  49. I Capture the Castle.
    SMITH, Dodie. I Capture the Castle.

    London : 1949

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 138097

  50. The Torrents of Spring.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Torrents of Spring.

    New York : 1926

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 41545

  51. A History of Golf in Great Britain.
    DARWIN, Bernard, et al. A History of Golf in Great Britain.

    London : 1952

    First edition, first impression. The other contributors are H. Gardiner-Hill; Sir Guy Campbell; Henry Cotton; Henry Longhurst; Leonard Crawley; Enid Wilson; Lord Brazabon of Tara. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 134580

  52. The Taming of the Shrew.
    SHAKESPEARE, William. The Taming of the Shrew.

    1940

    Limited issue, one of 1,950 copies. Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 87005

  53. Lord of the Flies.
    GOLDING, William. Lord of the Flies.

    London : 1954

    First edition, first impression, of Golding's first and best known novel. Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 135373

  54. [The Pooh books:]
    MILNE, A. A. [The Pooh books:]

    London : 1924-8

    First editions, first impressions. When We Were Young is a first first state, with the contents page ix unnumbered and also has a presentation stamp to the title page. The little bear described by Christopher Milne in his autobiography as his "inseparable companion" has also become the inseparable companion of generations of children, often remaining... Learn More
    £9,750.00

    Stock Code: 133547

  55. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
    TWAIN, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

    Hartford : 1876

    First US edition, first printing, printed on wove paper, versos of half-title and preface blank. "The irresponsibility, the love of odd adventure, and the sense of natural justice as opposed to the village code, which characterize the heroes of this book and its sequel Huckleberry Finn, presented a sharp contrast to the Sunday School or rags-to-riches... Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 132079

  56. The Master and Margarita.
    BULGAKOV, Mikhail. The Master and Margarita.

    London : 1967

    First Glenny edition, first impression. Although the Glenny translation was beaten to the press in 1967 by that of Mirra Ginsburg, Ginsburg had taken as her copy text the heavy bowdlerized Soviet version. This version is complete and remains the standard English translation of one of the 20th century's literary masterworks. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 132074

  57. Women in Love.
    LAWRENCE, D. H. Women in Love.

    New York : 1920

    Limited first edition of 1250 copies of which this is number 1198. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 132076

  58. Doctor Zhivago.
    PASTERNAK, Boris. Doctor Zhivago.

    London : 1958

    First edition in English, first impression, of Pasternak's classic novel. First published in Italy in 1957, the original manuscript had been smuggled out of the Soviet Union in the same year. It was an immediate success and has been adapted to screen a number of times, most famously in the 1965 film adaptation staring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, and... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 131737

  59. Arabian Sands.
    THESIGER, Wilfred. Arabian Sands.

    London : 1959

    First edition. This was Thesiger's first book and "and, in his opinion, his finest" (ODNB). "During the years that I was in Arabia I never thought that I would write a book about my travels Seven years after leaving Arabia I showed some photographs I had taken to Graham Watson and he strongly urged me to write a book about the desert. This I refused... Learn More
    £1,575.00

    Stock Code: 130541

  60. The Tempest.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest.

    London : 1926

    First Rackham edition. With a signed presentation inscription from the author and his wife to the half-title "To May from Edyth and Arthur Rackham Christmas 1926" alongside an original ink drawing of Ariel by the artist. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 130882

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