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  1. The Duchess of Malfi.
    (AYRTON, Michael.) WEBSTER, John. The Duchess of Malfi.

    London : 1945

    First Ayrton edition, deluxe issue, number 194 of 200 specially bound copies. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 112346

  2. Volpone: or the Fox.
    (BEARDSLEY, Aubrey.) JONSON, Ben. Volpone: or the Fox.

    London : 1898

    First Beardsley edition, deluxe issue copy, being number 29 of 100 copies printed on japon and specially bound in full vellum, with a further 1,000 copies on art paper also issued and bound in blue cloth. In November 1897 Beardsley was commissioned to produce the artwork for a deluxe edition of Volpone, with 24 illustrations including a frontispiece,... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 137872

  3. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur,
    (BEARDSLEY, Aubrey.) MALORY, Sir Thomas. The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur,

    Westminster : 1893-4

    First edition, deluxe issue, number 101 of 300 sets printed on large Dutch handmade paper. The classic combination of Aubrey Beardsley's distinctive drawings and the Arthurian legend, and one of the most iconic books of the fin de siècle.

    The young Beardsley was a regular at London's antiquarian book shops, where he forged a friendship with... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 134558

  4. The Works of William Blake.
    (BLAKE, William.) ELLIS, Edwin John, & W. B. Yeats. The Works of William Blake.

    London : 1893

    First edition, one of 150 large paper copies in the deluxe binding; there were also 500 copies in cloth. Yeats had "marked down William Blake as a master early on, and with Edwin Ellis produced a large-scale commentary on Blake's prophetic writings in 1893. While often erratic and idiosyncratic, it helped establish the importance of Blake's esoteric... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 136158

  5. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
    (BRANGWYN, Frank.) FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

    London & Edinburgh : 1919

    Deluxe edition, limited to 350 unnumbered copies. Rubáiyáts with Brangwyn's illustrations were published from 1906 onwards; this edition, the most comprehensive and elaborate, includes seven illustrations by the artist hitherto unpublished. The text is that of the first edition of 1859. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 138906

  6. The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall.
    (BROCK, C. E.) IRVING, Washington. The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall.

    London : 1906

    First Brock edition, in the publisher's deluxe vellum, and the first edition of the text in this format, amalgamating sections of Irving's Sketch Book (1819) and Bracebridge Hall (1822). Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 132488

  7. Peter Carl Faberge.
    (FABERGÉ.) BAINBRIDGE, Henry Charles. Peter Carl Faberge.

    London : 1949

    First edition, deluxe issue, one of 350 copies, 250 of which were released in the UK; a further 1,750 cloth-bound copies were also issued. A richly illustrated account of Fabergé's life and work, written by the manager of the jewellery firm's London shop. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 140394

  8. The Twentieth Anniversary Playboy Cartoon Album.
    (HEFNER, Hugh.) The Twentieth Anniversary Playboy Cartoon Album.

    New York : 1974

    First edition, first printing, in the deluxe sheep binding; Hugh Hefner's own copy of this Playboy anthology which he edited and for which he contributed the introduction, with his posthumous bookplate to the front pastedown. A trade edition in cloth and jacket was also issued. Following the death of Hefner in 2017, his library was sold with proceeds... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 141796

  9. Aun Aprendo.
    (HUXLEY, Aldous.) BROMER, David J. Aun Aprendo.

    Boston : 2011

    Signed limited edition, number 11 of 50 copies signed by the bibliographer David Bromer. Aun Aprendo (the name taken from the commencement speech that Huxley gave at the progressive Happy Valley School in California in 1951) is the most detailed and comprehensive bibliography of Huxley's writings; this deluxe signed edition was designed by Roderick... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 140285

  10. The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner.
    (KAUFFER, E. McKnight.) DEFOE, Daniel. The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner.

    London : 1929

    First Kauffer edition, signed limited issue, number 30 of 35 copies signed by Kauffer, printed on T. H. Saunders mould-made paper, and bound in quarter morocco, aside from 500 numbered copies unsigned on normal paper and bound in cloth. This deluxe signed issue is rare, with only two copies recorded at auction in the past 70 years. Kauffer was born... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 122649

  11. Dernière gerbe.
    (KLIMT, Gustav.) EISLER, Max. Dernière gerbe.

    Vienna : 1931

    First edition, first printing, number V of 20 "cuir doré" deluxe copies. This spectacular portfolio preserves six of Klimt's paintings that were destroyed at the end of the Second World War.

    The total edition comprised 500 numbered copies, issued in French, German, and English. Of these, 150 copies were printed in French, of which 20 copies... Learn More
    £35,000.00

    Stock Code: 140713

  12. Aucassin and Nicolete.
    (PAUL, Evelyn.) Aucassin and Nicolete.

    London : [1917]

    First Evelyn Paul edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 117 of 125 copies signed by the illuminator Evelyn Paul, and bound in decorated full vellum. Paul's designs are based on the decoration of mediaeval manuscripts, a fine accompaniment for Michael West's translation of the French tale, composed around the late 12th to early 13th century. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 139446

  13. Tender is the Night.
    (PENGUIN CLASSICS.) FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.

    London : 2006

    Limited edition, number 658 of 1,000 copies, the binding designed by filmmaker and photographer Sam Taylor-Wood. To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Penguin Classics the firm commissioned five prominent artists to design bindings for limited runs of influential books previously published in the series. Tender is the Night was first... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 134833

  14. I Con.tact. Rolling Stone Archive.
    (ROLLING STONES.) MANKOWITZ, Gered. I Con.tact. Rolling Stone Archive.

    Guildford : 1998

    First edition, first impression. Limited to 950 copies. This is one of the 100 deluxe copies signed by Gered Mankowitz but comes without the photographic print as issued. Together with the original prospectus. A complete archive of Mankowtz's Rolling Stones contact sheets, taken from 1965 - 69, 3000 images. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 114867

  15. [Seven titles from the Cameo Series:]
    (UNWIN, T. Fisher, pub.) WATSON, William, Frédéric Mistral, A. Mary F. Robinson, Robert Burns, Katherine Tynan, & José Echegaray. [Seven titles from the Cameo Series:]

    London : 1890-95

    The publisher's retained first copies of the rare deluxe japon issue of seven titles in Unwin's Cameo Series, each copy number 1 of 30 numbered copies only printed on japon vellum, three signed by the publisher on the colophon; all from the personal library of Thomas Fisher Unwin (1848-1935).

    Unwin's Cameo series of poetry was a distinctively... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 125995

  16. The Wisdom of Jesus, The Son of Sirach, Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus.
    ASHENDENE PRESS: ECCLESIASTICUS. The Wisdom of Jesus, The Son of Sirach, Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus.

    Chelsea : 1932

    First Ashendene edition, one of 328 copies printed in red and black Subiaco type on Batchelor handmade paper; a further 25 were printed on vellum. "Booksellers continually declare the Ashendene Ecclesiasticus to be the finest book from the private presses A. D. Power stated 'in my humble opinion it is one of the most satisfactory of the books of the... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 121634

  17. Under the Hill,
    BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. Under the Hill,

    London : 1904

    First edition, one of 50 copies printed on japon, of Beardsley's unfinished erotic novel based on the legend of Tannhäuser, alongside a collection of Beardsley's other poems, letters, and artwork. This copy has the armorial bookplate of Sydney Frederick McIlree Lomer on front free endpaper. In 1914 McIlree Lomer, a Uranian poet and Major with the Sherwood... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 134094

  18. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
    BLAKE, William. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.

    Clairvaux : 1960

    First edition thus, deluxe limited issue: copy VIII of 20 deluxe copies with an original guide sheet and stencil, and a set of hand-coloured plates showing progressive stages, as well as colour collotype proofs, from a total edition of 526 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match that used by Blake, with each page watermarked with Blake's monogram.... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 136923

  19. The Book of Ahania.
    BLAKE, William. The Book of Ahania.

    Clairvaux : 1973

    First edition thus, copy XXIX of 32 deluxe copies in full morocco, each containing an original guide-sheet, stencil and copperplate, and a set of plates showing the progressive stages of the collotype and hand-stencil process, from a total edition of 808 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match that bused by Blake. The heroine of one of Blake's... Learn More
    £1,525.00

    Stock Code: 115043

  20. Sonnets From The Portuguese.
    BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Sonnets From The Portuguese.

    London : 1914

    First Riccardi Press edition, number 151 of 350 numbered copies specially bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, from an edition of 1,000 copies on handmade Riccardi Paper; there were also 12 copies on vellum. This is a very scarce and attractive deluxe issue of an already finely produced book, printing some of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's most famous love... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 131514

  21. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; [together with:] Through the Looking Glass.
    CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; [together with:] Through the Looking Glass.

    New York : 1932 & 1935

    Signed limited editions, Through the Looking Glass signed by the original "Alice", Alice Hargreaves (née Liddell), Wonderland signed by the typographer and binder Frederic Ward, as issued; numbers 868 and 366 respectively, each from an edition of 1,500 copies.

    Carroll first told the stories of what would become Alice's... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 142414

  22. Rhyme? And Reason?
    CARROLL, Lewis. Rhyme? And Reason?

    London : 1883

    First edition. Presentation copy in the deluxe binding, inscribed by the author to Joanna de Morlot Pollock on the half-title, with a six line acrostic poem that spells "Joanna": "Joa Pollack from the Author: in memory of an Awful Afternoon.

    Joy was what we hoped to meet,

    On that dreary day;

    And we sought her in the street -

    Never... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 108891

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

    London : [1955]

    First edition of the Chartwell Edition, the first illustrated edition of Churchill's masterly account of the Second World War. The Chartwell Edition, incorporating Churchill's final revisions and adding illustrations, was produced upon the completion of the Second World War series, which Churchill had published in six volumes between 1948 and 1954.... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 140950

  24. The Cruise of the Branwen.
    COOK, Theodore Andrea. The Cruise of the Branwen.

    London : 1908

    First edition, privately published in May 1908 and preceding the trade edition of October, here the author's own copy, with the later presentation inscription facing half-title "from Hans Rommel to his friend Mr. S. C. Gilmour in remembrance of the years which we spent together on the staff of the field this book out of the library of its late editor,... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 141845

  25. Yachts and Yachting.
    COZZENS, Freder ic S. (illus.) Yachts and Yachting.

    New York : 1887

    First edition, deluxe issue, number 105 of 250 large-paper copies, also published in the United Kingdom sometime the same year under the title American Yachts and Yachting, the American edition with likely priority, and preferred on the basis of the author's nationality. "Contains a history of American yachting from the early days of the New York Yacht... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 112618

  26. The Savoy Cocktail Book.
    CRADDOCK, Harry (compiler). The Savoy Cocktail Book.

    London, : 1930

    First edition, first impression, a superb presentation copy of the scarce signed limited issue, copy number 3 (of an unspecified number) signed by Harry Craddock on the limitation page and additionally inscribed "To my dear wife". For his wife's delectation, Craddock has also added by hand, to the blank notes pages at the rear, a recipe for "Champagne... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 78819

  27. The Black Riders and Other Lines.
    CRANE, Stephen. The Black Riders and Other Lines.

    Boston : 1895

    First edition, deluxe issue, one of 50 copies printed in green on japon. The Black Riders is first book of poetry by Stephen Crane (1871-1900), famous for his novels such as his acclaimed Civil War tale The Red Badge of Courage, published in the same year as this collection. Crane was a prolific writer of poetry, though only in private at first, writing... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 117295

  28. The Food of the People, being The History of Industrial Feeding.
    CURTIS-BENNETT, Noel. The Food of the People, being The History of Industrial Feeding.

    London : 1949

    First edition, deluxe limited issue, number 51 of 100 copies, presented to Eric Simonds by the directors of Peter Merchant Ltd, with their numbered presentation bookplate. A highly attractive copy of this study of the history of the feeding of employees in the workplace, from the middle ages to the factory canteen. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 128771

  29. The Arabian Nights.
    DETMOLD, E. J. (illus.) The Arabian Nights.

    London : [1924]

    First Detmold edition. This is one of the finest of all illustrated editions of the Arabian Nights and an impressive specimen from the golden age of deluxe illustrated books. It is uncommon to find the book with the original box preserved. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 130344

  30. The Life of Our Lord
    DICKENS, Charles. The Life of Our Lord

    London : 1934

    First edition in book form, first impression, in the scarce publisher's deluxe leather binding with the dust jacket, printed on japon. The History of Jesus Christ was written by Dickens for his children between 1846 and 1849, and the author later claimed that the book was "an inseparable part of their earliest remembrances" (see Letters,... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 138148

  31. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club.
    DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club.

    London : 1837

    First edition, bound from the original parts, in the rare primary publisher's trade binding of plum coloured full morocco. Upon completion of the publication in parts, Chapman and Hall issued The Pickwick Papers in book form in cloth for 21s., half-morocco for 24s. 6d., and the present full morocco with gilt edges for 26s. 6d. (Patton, p. 326). They... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 130554

  32. Poems. Selected and Arranged by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.
    DOVES PRESS: SHELLEY, Percy. Poems. Selected and Arranged by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson.

    Hammersmith : 1914

    Limited edition, one of 200 copies printed on paper, from an edition of 212 (the additional 12 were printed on vellum). The book was printed just two years before Cobden-Sanderson threw the Doves typeface into the Thames, thus concluding the bitter dispute between him and his partner Emery Walker, and bringing the era of the Doves Press to a close. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 118500

  33. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
    DULAC, Edmund (illus.); FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

    London : [1909]

    Signed limited edition, number 488 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 134398

  34. Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.
    DULAC, Edmund. Lyrics Pathetic and Humorous from A to Z.

    London : 1908 [1909]

    First edition, portfolio issue. This deluxe edition is one of about 160 copies and was issued in 1909 (although the imprint states 1908), a year after the trade edition. It is in a much larger format than the standard edition and is extremely scarce. Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 102465

  35. Four Quartets.
    ELIOT, T. S. Four Quartets.

    London : 1960

    First Bodoni edition, number 87 of 290 copies signed by the poet. A magnificent piece of book production executed in Verona under the direction of Giovanni Mardersteig, the greatest printer of the 20th century. Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 136811

  36. Lord John Ten: A Celebration.
    ETCHISON, Dennis (ed.) Lord John Ten: A Celebration.

    Northridge, California : 1988

    First edition, signed limited edition, deluxe issue. Number 3 of 75 specially bound copies, signed by the contributors: Robert Bloch, Dennis Etchison, James Purdy, Patrick W. Magee, Robert B. Parker, Bruce Francis, James Crumley, Whitley Strieber, Robert Lannes, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, William F. Nolan, Lorri Ziegler, Barry N. Malzberg, Jack... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 105651

  37. Souvenir Program. Premiere. "The Thief of Bagdad".
    FAIRBANKS, Douglas. Souvenir Program. Premiere. "The Thief of Bagdad".

    Hollywood, CA : 1924

    Rare deluxe format with gaudily decorated cloth covers, of this souvenir program for Fairbanks's motion picture "The Thief of Bagdad", a swashbuckling adaptation from the Thousand and One Nights. Vance, Fairbanks biographer summarises: "An epic romantic fantasy-adventure... The Thief of Bagdad is the greatest artistic triumph of Fairbanks's career.... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 130266

  38. Bouvard and Pécuchet.
    FLAUBERT, Gustave. Bouvard and Pécuchet.

    London : 1896

    First English translation, scarce deluxe issue, of Flaubert's final, unfinished, novel, originally published in France in 1881, and considered by some his masterpiece. Flaubert died in 1880 while working on the book that he confessed to George Sand as early as 1874 "will be the death of me!". The story affectionately satirises two ordinary men who strive... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 104520

  39. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
    FLEMING, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

    London : 2014

    First edition thus, one of 50 deluxe issue copies, numbered by the artist, this being number 140. Included with the three text volumes are two prints, signed and numbered 40 of 50 by Burningham. The deluxe edition was numbered 101-150; a further 100 trade copies, numbered 1-100, were also issued. This edition is a facsimile of the first edition, published... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 134332

  40. The Poems.
    FLORENCE PRESS: KEATS, John. The Poems.

    London : 1915

    First edition thus, number one of 250 copies on unbleached Arnold paper, a notably attractive copy in the less commonly found deluxe vellum binding. The handsomely produced collection is edited by Sidney Colvin (18451927), a noted curator and Keats scholar, who published several editions of Keats's poem and letters, and, in 1917, his major biography,... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 139533

  41. A Maggot.
    FOWLES, John. A Maggot.

    London : 1985

    First edition, signed limited deluxe issue. Number 467 of 500 copies signed by Fowles and specially bound. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 99719

  42. Gay Roots.
    GAY SUNSHINE PRESS. Gay Roots.

    San Francisco : 1991-3

    First edition, first printing, Winston Leyland's own copy of the deluxe signed limited issue, letters B and Z of 26 specially bound copies signed by Leyland, these volumes additionally signed by Leyland on the title pages and deriving from his personal collection. There were also 300 unsigned cloth copies, the vast majority of which were sold to libraries.

    Winston... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 123228

  43. Straight Hearts' Delight.
    GAY SUNSHINE PRESS: GINSBERG, Allen, & Peter Orlovsky. Straight Hearts' Delight.

    San Francisco : 1980

    First edition, first printing, letter O of 26 specially bound copies signed by Ginsberg and Orlovsky. This is publisher and editor Winston Leyland's own copy of the deluxe issue, additionally signed by him on the title page, and with two unpublished autograph letters signed from Ginsberg to Leyland laid in. The first letter, dated 26 November 1982,... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 123246

  44. I, Claudius.
    GRAVES, Robert. I, Claudius.

    London : 1977

    Signed limited edition, number 46 of 100 copies specially bound and signed by the author. Originally published in 1934, when it garnered both the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes; this edition was issued in response to the huge success of the BBC television series. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 135824

  45. South African War Books.
    HACKETT, R. G. South African War Books.

    London : 1994

    First edition, first impression, one of the specially bound deluxe copies of this essential reference on South African War books. One of 1200 copies printed only. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 118116

  46. Bentley: The Vintage Years.
    HAY, Michael. Bentley: The Vintage Years.

    London : 1986

    First edition, deluxe issue, out of series from a stated limitation of 200 copies so bound, alongside the regular trade issue in cloth. A lavish and comprehensive overview of Bentley cars in the period 1919 to 1931. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 135845

  47. Siddhartha.
    HESSE, Hermann. Siddhartha.

    Berlin : 1922

    First edition, first printing, with "Erste bis Sechste Auflage" on the copyright page, publisher's deluxe vellum-backed issue, with a paper-backed issue also produced, either contemporaneously or slightly later. Hesse's landmark novel of spiritual discovery, Siddharta's presentation of Buddhism and the struggle for enlightenment would go on to have... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 125332

  48. The Later Ceramic Wares of China.
    HOBSON, Robert Lockhart. The Later Ceramic Wares of China.

    London : 1925

    First edition, deluxe issue, number 135 of 250 copies signed by the author on the limitation page, and containing a suite of five extra plates not found in the trade issue ("ordinary edition"). Hobson (1872-1941) was keeper of ceramics and ethnographer at the British Museum from 1921, and keeper of oriental antiquities from 1934 to 1938. This work was... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 121474

  49. Early American Trade Cards,
    JENNY, Adele. Early American Trade Cards,

    New York : 1927

    First edition, deluxe issue of 50 copies printed on rag-paper and specially bound, this copy inscribed by Landauer on the front free endpaper in pencil. A selective catalogue of trade cards from the famous Landauer collection, which is reputed to have numbered over 100,000 individual specimens, and which the owner eventually donated to the New York... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 105746

  50. Faust I und II.
    KAMPF, Arthur (illus.); GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust I und II.

    Berlin : 1925

    Signed limited edition, number LXXX and LXXXII (respectively) of 150 copies printed on Van Gelder paper and signed by the illustrator Arthur Kampf (a further 500 copies were issued signed and numbered on Johann-Wilhelm-Butten paper). A very attractive edition of both parts of Faust in the original German. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 141854

  51. A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings
    KAY, John. A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings

    Edinburgh, : 1877

    New edition. First published in 1837. Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 71813

  52. Enrico Caruso.
    KEY, Pierre V. R. Enrico Caruso.

    Boston : 1922

    First edition, first printing, this copy subscribed for Marion Talley, signed by Caruso's widow Dorothy, Key, and Zirato on the limitation page, copy number 90 of 99 deluxe edition copies.

    Marion Talley (1906-1983) was an American opera coloratura soprano. The present book would have reached her when, in 1922, she appeared as the lead in a production... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 132883

  53. The Water Babies.
    KINGSLEY, Charles; Warwick Goble (illus.) The Water Babies.

    London : 1909

    First Goble edition, deluxe issue, one of 260 unnumbered copies printed on large paper and bound in vellum. "Goble moved into the big time in 1909 when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volumes in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley. Containing... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 138796

  54. Rudyard Kipling's Verse.
    KIPLING, Rudyard. Rudyard Kipling's Verse.

    London : 1919

    First UK edition, first impression, deluxe limited issue, 90 of 100 sets numbered and signed by Kipling on the limitation page of each volume. "This edition was brought together at the publisher, Frank N. Doubleday's suggestion after much talk. It was to be tried out in the USA and if successful republished in England... The idea of the book was born... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 126105

  55. The Blue Fairy Book.
    LANG, Andrew (ed.) The Blue Fairy Book.

    London : 1889

    First edition, large paper copy, number 13 of 113 copies, the deluxe limited issue of the first in Lang's series of "coloured" fairy books, which continued through to The Lilac Fairy Book in 1910. Only four of the titles (Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow) from the series of 12 were issued in this deluxe format. The Blue Fairy Book was immediately successful,... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 132247

  56. Water Colour Book.
    LINDSAY, Norman. Water Colour Book.

    Sydney : 1939

    First edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 65 of 120 copies signed by the artist. Best-known for his sometimes-controversial nude paintings, Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) is widely regarded as one of Australia's greatest artists. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 125013

  57. The Autobiography.
    MAJOR, John. The Autobiography.

    London : 1999

    Signed limited edition, number 43 of 126 copies signed by John Major, being his memoir of his life and service as British prime minister from 1990 to 1997. A handsome volume, the Tory-blue morocco binding matches the signed limited edition of Margaret Thatcher's prime ministerial autobiography, but with an edition limitation half the size; future prime... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141595

  58. The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, Kt.,
    MANDEVILLE, Sir John. The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, Kt.,

    New York : 1927

    First Grabhorn edition, number 129 of 150 copies only. A very attractive production, finely printed, delicately illustrated by Angelo, and handsomely bound. The text is taken from the English edition of 1725, which was taken from a 15th-century manuscript in the Cottonian library, collated against seven other manuscripts. Angelo's decorations are after... Learn More
    £1,875.00

    Stock Code: 138808

  59. Playback.
    MARTIN, George. Playback.

    Guildford : 2002

    Signed limited edition, number 225 of 2,000 copies signed by George Martin, the record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician best known for his work with the Beatles. This is one of 250 deluxe copies and includes a six-CD box set produced and signed by Martin. Also included are two pieces of sheet music by Martin, "The... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 136080

  60. No Country for Old Men.
    McCARTHY, Cormac. No Country for Old Men.

    New Orleans : 2005

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 67 of 75 copies signed by the author and issued in a deluxe binding. The book was the basis for the 2007 film of the same name, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin. Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 139660

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