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  1. 122160comp
    Signed limited edition, number 571 of 750 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 122160

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  2. 114031comp
    Signed limited edition, number 83 of 500 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 114031

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  3. 117196
    First edition, first impression of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 117196

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  4. Fairy Tales.
    Signed limited edition, one of 525 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 85633

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  5. The Wind in the Willows.
    Deluxe edition, number 305 of 500 copies. This the one-hundredth edition of Grahame's timeless classic, which was originally published in 1908, with just a frontispiece, by Graham Robertson. Rackham's illustrations for the text first appeared in the Limited Editions Club edition of 1940, and it was the last work he illustrated.... Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 107331

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  6. 122097comp
    Signed limited edition, number 1077 of 2,020 numbered copies signed by the designer Bruce Rogers. Rackham had been asked to illustrate the first edition of 1908 but was unable to accept the commission. He deeply regretted the decision, but just before his death he was able to illustrate this Limited Editions Club edition.... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 122097

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  7. 114279comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 203 of 751 numbered copies signed by the artist and the author. Maugham wrote a new foreword for this edition of his autobiographical masterpiece. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 114279

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    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. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 107330

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  9. 116615comp
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front fly-leaf. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 116615

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  10. 117183comp
    Signed limited edition, number 288 out of 500 copies signed by the artist. The Romance of King Arthur was a wartime book, commissioned to reflect the nations' mood of patriotism and military endeavour. In preparing for the commission, Rackham turned to his own copy of Beardsley's Morte D'Arthur. Like Beardsley's illustrations... Learn More
    £2,950

    Stock Code: 117183

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  11. 111745comp
    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author together with an original drawing on the verso of the original front free endpaper, "For Daisie Ford Wright with kindest regards Dr. Seuss". An alphabet book which picks up after the letter Z. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 111745

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  12. 115169comp
    Signed limited edition, number 302 of 750 copies signed by the artist. This is a revised and enlarged edition of the work originally published in 1900 with some new illustrations, as well as others redrawn and coloured. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 115169

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  13. 110585comp
    Signed limited edition, number 118 of 520 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 110585

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  14. Four Quartets.

    Four Quartets.

    New York: [c.1945]

    Inscribed by the author on the title page "Inscribed for Allen Hawkridge by T. S. Eliot 7. vi. 47." The four poems which make up Four Quartets ("Burnt Norton", "East Coker", "The Dry Salvages" and "Little Gidding") were published separately between 1940 and 1941; this is a later printing of the first collected edition, which... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 114849

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  15. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.
    Signed limited edition, number 588 of 1,130 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 111922

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  16. 108169comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 108169

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  17. Flying Colours.
    First US edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the binder's front blank "To Mr. A. R. W. Robertson gratefully for kindness received in British Guinea, from C. S. Forester." Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 106985

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  18. The Sound I Saw.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by DeCarava to civil rights attorney Elizabeth Fink on the verso of the title page: "To Liz, Roy DeCarava". Presenting numerous photographs by DeCarava together with his own poetry, The Sound I Saw originated back in the 1960s when the photographer first designed, wrote, and hand-bound... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 108465

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  19. 99698comp
    Signed limited edition, number 102 of 250 copies signed by the author. Stanley's famous account of his expedition to relieve Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer), the beleaguered governor of equatorial Sudan, contains some of his most celebrated writing, especially his account of the tortuous 450-mile passage through the dense... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 99698

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  20. Thidwick. The Big-Hearted Moose.
    Early printing. Inscribed by the author at the bottom of the dedication page "For the Hessels with best wishes Dr. Seuss." Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 98906

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  21. The Nursery Alice.
    First published edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Maggie Bowman from the Author. Mar. 31 1890". Dodgson took charge of Maggie Bowman during her stay in Oxford to act in Bootle's Baby (9 to 13 June 1889), and commemorated this event in his poem "Maggie's Visit to Oxford". Her older sister,... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 98292

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  22. 91991
    First edition, first printing, limited issue. One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 91991

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  23. 71749comp
    Signed limited edition, deluxe format, one of 100 copies numbered and signed by the collector and American football legend, Pat McInally. Catalogue to accompany the exhibition and sale of the most comprehensive collection of Winnie-the-Pooh books and artwork ever assembled. Including more than one hundred items gathered... Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 71749

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  24. 60017comp
    Inscribed by the author to his travelling companion on the dedication page, "To my friend Mat Horwitt this 'voyage' (so far the only one we've sailed together on) is inscribed by me Rockwell Kent Ausable Forks, March 1929" This is the third printing of Kent's memoir of his 1922 to 1923 travels in and around Tierra del... Learn More
    £1,925

    Stock Code: 60017

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  25. 30661comp
    Signed limited edition, number 99 of 100 copies only signed by the artist. "On the strength of The Arabian Nights, Detmold could have become one of the greatest illustrators of fantasy and fairy stories" (Richard Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration, pp. 98). Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 30661

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