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  1. Ulysses.
    JOYCE, James. Ulysses.

    New York : 1946

    A handsomely bound copy. The novel was first published in 1922 by Shakespeare & Company in Paris, and was not officially published in the US until 1934 by Random House. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 139418

  2. The Rolling Stones.
    THE ROLLING STONES - JAGGER, Mick; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts; Ronnie Wood. The Rolling Stones.

    Cologne : 2014

    One of 1,150 of the Collector's Edition (No. 4511600). Signed by the band members of the Rolling Stones: Jagger, Richards, Watts, and Wood. A photographic record charting the Stones' remarkable history and lifestyle. With an appendix including the Stones in the media, a Stones timeline, discography, and photographers' biographies. Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 138884

  3. The House at Pooh Corner.
    MILNE, A. A. The House at Pooh Corner.

    London : 1928

    First edition, first impression, of Milne's final Pooh book. Published on 11 October 1928, The House at Pooh Corner was received by critics with a delight tinged by sadness. "The Times Literary Supplement congratulated Milne on avoiding 'the temptation to repeat his successful formula mechanically', though it was 'sad to see the stories end'"... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 138615

  4. The Present State of Russia, In a Letter to a Friend at London;
    [COLLINS, Samuel.] The Present State of Russia, In a Letter to a Friend at London;

    London : 1671

    First edition of "a very entertaining account of life in the Russian court" (DNB), published the year after the author's death; a French translation appeared in 1679.

    Collins (16191670) accepted a position as physician to Tsar Alexei, the father of Peter the Great, in 1660; the present work contains his observations on life at the Romanov court... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 136104

  5. The far Eastern Republic of Siberia.
    NORTON, Henry Kittredge. The far Eastern Republic of Siberia.

    London : 1923

    First edition, first impression of this "careful and thorough study of the history, government and problems of one of the most interesting of the new states, which has subsequently lost its independent existence by merger with Russia" (The American Political Science Review), of which 18 editions in English were published between 1923 and 1981.

    "Although... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 132942

  6. Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin.
    STALIN. Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin.

    Moscow : 1949

    The first and only edition, 10,000 copies in all, but this the deluxe issue in full leather binding. Handsomely presented and produced, this richly illustrated history of the life of Stalin was prepared by the Lenin State Museum (now State Historical Museum). The typography and printing were by the Krasnyi Proletarii - "Red Proletariat" - the Central... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 132982

  7. Station Island.
    HEANEY, Seamus. Station Island.

    New York : 1985

    First US edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Martha, Sláinte! Seamus Heaney, April 1985". The author's sixth book of poetry, Station Island was first published in the UK the preceding year. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 126159

  8. The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920.
    BAKST, Léon, & others - PROPERT, W. A. The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920.

    London : 1921

    First and limited edition, number 234 of 500 copies for sale in Great Britain. The plates represent the work of all of the major contributors to the early productions of the Ballets Russes - including many of the key artists of the period: Picasso, Derain, Matisse, Sert and, on the Russian side, Bakst, Goncharova, Benois, Fedorovskiy, Golovin, Larionov,... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 118960

  9. 110627
    DICKENS, Charles. The Adventures of Oliver Twist;

    London : 1846

    First one-volume edition, handsomely bound. Dickens's second novel, Oliver Twist was first published serially between February 1837 and April 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany, and as a three-volume book by Richard Bentley in 1838 (six months before the initial serialization was complete). This single volume was substantially revised by Dickens, who had... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 110627

  10. The Man with the Golden Gun.
    FLEMING, Ian. The Man with the Golden Gun.

    London : 1965

    First edition, first impression. The Man with the Golden Gun was Fleming's final full-length Bond novel, published eight months after his death. It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1974, starring Roger Moore. This copy is in the second state binding as usual, without the gun design blocked in gilt on the front cover, which proved... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 105949

  11. The Novels.
    AUSTEN, Jane. The Novels.

    London : 1948

    An attractively bound set of the Chawton edition. With two contemporary Christmas gift tags loosely inserted. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 96703

  12. Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.
    ORWELL, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

    New York : 1949

    First US edition, first printing, originally published in the UK in the same year. Two versions of the dust jacket were issued, one blue and one red, but there is no priority between them. However, the red jackets are far more susceptible to fading, so surviving copies of the red jacket in nice condition are uncommon. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 87502

  13. To Have and Have Not.
    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. To Have and Have Not.

    New York : 1937

    First edition, first printing. To Have and Have Not was Hemingway's second book set within the United States, and tells the story of a smuggler running contraband between Cuba and Florida. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 87901

  14. 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

  15. Catalogue of The Winnie-the-Pooh Collection of Pat McInally. [Collectors Edition]
    MILNE, A. A., & E. H. Shepard. Catalogue of The Winnie-the-Pooh Collection of Pat McInally. [Collectors Edition]

    London : 2011

    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 together over twenty years by... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 71749

  16. Remembrance of Things Past.
    PROUST, Marcel. Remembrance of Things Past.

    London : 1922-31

    First editions in English, first impressions, scarce as a complete set. Proust himself read Scott-Moncreiff's translation of Swann's Way, which came out on 19 September 1922, and wrote to him on 10 October 1922 to compliment his "fine talent".

    The translation was published episodically: Swann's Way (2 vols., 1922), Within a Budding Grove... Learn More
    £4,750.00

    Stock Code: 141635

  17. A Narrative of the Proceedings of the British Fleet, Commanded by Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. in the Late Action with the Spanish Fleet, on the Fourteenth of February 1797, off Cape St. Vincent's.
    DRINKWATER, John. A Narrative of the Proceedings of the British Fleet, Commanded by Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. in the Late Action with the Spanish Fleet, on the Fourteenth of February 1797, off Cape St. Vincent's.

    London : 1797

    First edition of "one of the most important eye-witness accounts" of Jervis's famous victory (National Maritime Museum), at which Nelson so signally distinguished himself and was afterwards at pains to ensure that his role was emphasized, this book playing a key role in the creation of his legend; this is an attractive, well-margined copy of an uncommon... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 143622

  18. Notes relative to the Late Transactions in the Marhatta [sic] Empire.
    WELLESLEY, Richard. Notes relative to the Late Transactions in the Marhatta [sic] Empire.

    London : 1804

    First London edition of this account of the early stages of the Second Anglo-Maratha War (1803-5), first published the previous year at Calcutta. Issued anonymously, it was the work Richard, Marquess Wellesley, at the time governor-general of Bengal, and older brother of the duke of Wellington who took a significant part in these campaigns, and it glorifies... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 143667

  19. A Plan of Mathematical Learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth.
    STEUART, Hew. A Plan of Mathematical Learning taught in the Royal Academy, Portsmouth.

    Portsmouth : 1796

    A nicely finished example of the illustrated manuscript course book required of graduates of the Royal Naval Academy at Portsmouth. These meticulously produced, massive volumes offer excellent insights into the skill-set required of a prospective officer in the Nelsonian Era Royal Navy; this copy compiled by an officer who saw significant service during... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 134319

  20. Wine in Peace and War.
    WAUGH, Evelyn. Wine in Peace and War.

    London : [1949]

    First edition, first impression. Waugh undertook this little commission as a favour to his wine merchants, and took his payment in kind. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 120362-1

  21. Problema poleta pri pomoshchi raketnykh apparatov: Sbornik statei pod red. M.K. Tikhonravova.
    ROCKETRY - ZANDER, Friedrich. Problema poleta pri pomoshchi raketnykh apparatov: Sbornik statei pod red. M.K. Tikhonravova.

    Moscow : 1947

    First and only edition of this important collection of articles by rocketry pioneer Friedrich Zander (Fridrikh Arturovich Tsander; 1887-1933), edited by a prominent co-worker at Group for the Study of Reactive Motion (Gruppa Isutcheniya Reaktivniya Dvisheniya - GIRD). Zander perfected the Soviet Union's first liquid propelled rocket GIRD-X, which was... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 143547

  22. Observations on the Disturbances in the Madras Army in 1809.
    MALCOLM, Sir John. Observations on the Disturbances in the Madras Army in 1809.

    London : 1812

    First and only edition of Malcolm's defence of his actions during the "White Mutiny" among the officers of the Madras Army. Sparked by the abolition of the "tent contract" moneys for controlled by regimental commanding officers, but fed on accumulating grievances in the East India Company's military the mutiny led to a near complete breakdown of order... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 143555

  23. Memoir of the War in India,
    THORN, William. Memoir of the War in India,

    London : 1818

    First edition. A well-provenanced and superbly bound copy of this handsomely and uncommon account of Lord Lake's expedition against the Maratha chief Jasvant Holkar Rao, the Second Anglo--Mahrata War, an early campaign of British Empire building in India. The author was "an avowed military man and a constant traveller... witness to some of the most... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 143003

  24. The Odyssey of Homer.
    LAWRENCE, T. E. (trans.); HOMER. The Odyssey of Homer.

    London : 1932

    First and limited edition of Lawrence's translation, one of 530 unnumbered copies.

    "Inspired by reading Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Bruce Rogers persuaded Lawrence to undertake a new translation of The Odyssey. Begun in 1928 and published in 1932, the translation was undertaken during Lawrence's free time while serving in the ranks. It was published... Learn More
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 142934

  25. The Odyssey of Homer.
    LAWRENCE, T. E. (trans.); HOMER. The Odyssey of Homer.

    London : 1932

    First and limited edition of Lawrence's translation, one of 530 copies, a compelling presentation copy, inscribed by Lawrence to his close friend and former colleague George Lloyd: "G.L. from T.E.S, 1933". Lawrence was signally reluctant to sign this book - his name appears nowhere in print in its pages - and association copies of any description are... Learn More
    £22,500.00

    Stock Code: 142978

  26. The Early Stones. Legendary Photographs of a Band in the Making 1963 - 1973.
    THE ROLLING STONES - COOPER, Michael. The Early Stones. Legendary Photographs of a Band in the Making 1963 - 1973.

    New York : 1992

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the half title by Richards "To Ronni & Jeff, Keep Rocking (& Rolling). Keith Richards '95." Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 139434

  27. Director's Manual:
    DISNEY, Walt. Director's Manual:

    California : 1936

    A collection of 13 mimeographed manuscripts giving a fascinating insight into Disney's internal training program for the animators. The collection comprises: two lectures by Don Graham discussing general animation theory and practice; a bulletin discussing "How to Catch, Build and Maintain the Interest of the Spectator in the Picture"; character sketches... Learn More
    £3,850.00

    Stock Code: 118414

  28. The Legend of Monte Della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibilla.
    BELL, Clive. The Legend of Monte Della Sibilla or Le Paradis de la Reine Sibilla.

    Richmond : 1923

    First edition, first impression, a beautiful, unopened, copy, of this collection of verse. An attractive Hogarth Press production, printed in an edition of 400 copies. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 144082

  29. 143610
    ALDISS, Brian - BREEN, James. The Planetary Worlds:

    London : 1854

    First and only edition, Brian Aldiss's copy, with his ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A unique association copy.

    Brian Adliss (1925-2017), an English author, is best known for his science fiction novels and short stories, greatly influenced by science fiction pioneer H. G. Wells. He also edited a number of anthologies, notably... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 143610

  30. The Poems.
    OWEN. Wilfred. The Poems.

    London : 1931

    First Blunden edition of Wilfred Owen's poems, first impression, number 23 of 160 large paper copies, and signed by Blunden on page 41 at the end of his "Memoir".

    This edition was expanded by fellow war-poet Edmund Blunden (1896-1974) from the first edition of 1920 edited by Siegfried Sassoon, who of all the war poets had known Owen best, albeit... Learn More
    £1,350.00

    Stock Code: 143660

  31. [Greek:] Esoptron astroligikon. Astrologicall Opticks.
    ANGELUS, Johannes, & Johannes Regiomontanus. [Greek:] Esoptron astroligikon. Astrologicall Opticks.

    London : [1655]

    Rare first edition in English, with eight copies only showing at institutional libraries and just three on auction records. The translator, Robert Turner (b. 1619/20- c. 1664), "was one of an important group of translators who supplied English audiences with a wide range of occult and medical treatises and particularly with the writings of Paracelsus"... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 143758

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    YEATS, W. B. Mosada.

    Dublin : 1940

    First Cuala press edition, limited issue. Number 40 of 50 copies, and, though uncalled for, this copy is signed by "George" Hyde-Lees, (1892-1968), the author's wife. Mosada was Yeats's first published work, and was first published in 1886 as an offprint from the Dublin University Review. That edition, of around 100 copies, is now "exceedingly rare"... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 143922

  33. The Rural Muse.
    CLARE, John. The Rural Muse.

    London : 1835

    First edition, first impression, of Clare's scarce final collection. From the library of Clare's friend, Spencer T. Hall, with his ink ownership inscription to the title page, and annotation to p. 83. A nice working class writer association for John Clare who was one of the few truly working class poets in the front rank of the romantics.

    The... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 144015

  34. The Carpet People.
    PRATCHETT, Terry. The Carpet People.

    Gerrards Cross : 1971

    First edition, first impression, of the author's first novel, inscribed on the title page " To Judith, with best wishes from Terry Pratchett, a very slow writer..! Jan 26, '79", Pratchett's neighbour while he lived in Rowberrow, Somerset, from 1970 to 1993. Rather uncommon inscribed and with the jacket. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 144029

  35. Far Away and Long Ago. A History of my Early Life.
    HUDSON, W. H. Far Away and Long Ago. A History of my Early Life.

    London : 1918

    First edition, first impression, of Hudson's memoir of his life in Argentina. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the novelist Violet Hunt on the half-title, "Violet Hunt from her friend W. H. Hudson" and with the recipient's later gift inscription to her partner Ford Madox Ford on the front free endpaper, "Violet Hueffer to F. M. Hueffer".... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 143037

  36. 143109
    ANDERSSON, Charles John. The Okavango River: a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure.

    London : 1861

    First edition; an attractive copy of an important and uncommon book. Andersson, "perhaps the most extraordinary visitor to Namibia in the 19th century" (Tonchi, p. 24), traversed the difficult country between South Africa and Namibia, obtaining "much valuable information" (Mendelssohn).

    Andersson (1827-67), the illegitimate son of a Welshman... Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 143109

  37. Literaturas europeas de vanguardia.
    DE TORRE, Guillermo. Literaturas europeas de vanguardia.

    Madrid : 1925

    First edition, first printing, of de Torre's famous defence of the avant-garde movement, which contains a detailed account of the origins and development of surrealism.

    The Spanish writer and Dadaist, Guillermo de Torre (1900-1971), was a member of the group of avant-garde artists, collectively known as the "Generation of '27". Although the... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 143311

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    ELIOT, T. S. Ash Wednesday.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression, trade issue, superbly inscribed and signed by Eliot on the title page, "pray for us sinners" (quoting the end of the first section: "Teach us to care and not to care / teach us to sit still. // Pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death"). The signed limited issue of 600 copies is reasonably readily available,... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 143443

  39. 143554
    WODEHOUSE, P. G. Thank You, Jeeves.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression, in the 1935 reissue jacket priced 2/6 on the spine (and 7/6 to front flap). Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 143554

  40. 143556
    YEATS, W. B. Plays in Prose and Verse.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression, a lovely copy, uncommon in the jacket.

    This collection contains Yeats's plays: Cathleen ni Houlihan, The Pot of Broth, The King's Threshold, On Baile's Strand, The Shadowy Waters, Deridre, The Unicorn from the Stars (written in collaboration with Lady Gregory), The Green Helmet, The Hour-Glass and The Player... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 143556

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    (PRESLEY, Elvis.) GREGORY, James (ed.) The Elvis Presley Story.

    New York : 1960

    First edition, first printing, signed by Elvis Presley to the inside front wrapper. This popular biography is made up of collected articles on Presley and features a fact sheet with Presley's favourite foods and hobbies, and chapters such as "What it's like to date Elvis".

    The introduction is provided by radio host Dick Clark, who interviewed... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 142670

  42. A Voyage to the South Sea,
    BLIGH, William. A Voyage to the South Sea,

    London : 1792

    First edition of Bligh's own full account of his voyage which led to the most famous mutiny in the history of the sea. "An extremely important book" (Hill).

    In mid-1787 Bligh received the command of the Bounty, then being fitted to transport breadfruit and other plants from the South Seas to the West Indies, part of an elaborate scheme to establish... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 143020

  43. Come, Tell Me How You Live.
    CHRISTIE, Agatha. Come, Tell Me How You Live.

    London : 1946

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Carlo, with love from, Agatha". The recipient was Charlotte ("Carlo") Fisher (1895-1976), with her retrospective book label to the front pastedown. Fisher was Christie's secretary, close friend, and amanuensis, with whom she wrote several major early... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 143028

  44. 143034
    HEYER, Georgette. They Found Him Dead

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, in a bright example of the notably uncommon jacket. They Found Him Dead is the third of Heyer's detective novels to feature Superintendent Hannasyde and Sergeant Hemingway who "as middle-class crime professionals were unusual at a time when writers of detective novels had largely so far used upper-class amateurs... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 143034

  45. Integral Yoga Hatha.
    SATCHIDANANDA, Swami. Integral Yoga Hatha.

    New York : 1971

    First edition, first printing, paperback issue. A highly appealing presentation copy, with a typed letter signed from artist and Satchidananda devotee Peter Max to Buckminster Fuller, on Max's eye-catching Pop Art stationery, the letterhead reading "An Important Message from The World of Peter Max". In the language of the day, a deeply groovy provenance.

    Letter... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 141172

  46. 141245
    RICH, Buddy. I. F. Ball featuring Buddy Rich and Skitch Henderson Bands, Friday, Nov. 7, 1947, Grace Hall [Lehigh University] from 10-2.

    Bethlehem, PA : 1947

    Superb, scarce poster from the very outset of Rich's solo career. A musical prodigy on Broadway at two years old with his parents' act Wilson and Rich, he found fame under the sobriquet "Baby Traps the Drum Wonder". Rich was with Tommy Dorsey either side of brief military service, before forming this first band with financial assistance from Frank Sinatra.... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 141245

  47. Sketches in Egypt, 1930 - an album of original watercolours.
    CHAMBERLAIN-ANDREWS, Victor William. Sketches in Egypt, 1930 - an album of original watercolours.

    Egypt : 1930-2

    An extremely appealing collection of highly competent "officer quality" sketches. The subject matter is fairly typical - views on the Nile, in Cairo, the Ibrahim Agha mosque, in and around Damietta, Mansoura and Talkha, and a sequence of smaller "snap shots" of types, mat making, the forge, the vegetable shop - but the treatment and technique are... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 141303

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

    London : 1930

    Early printing of this marvelous art deco-period publication published in the same year as the first edition. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 141714

  49. Signed original artwork for Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.
    CLARKE, Susanna; ROSENBURG, Portia (illus.) Signed original artwork for Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.

    London : 2004

    A pair of original sketches, signed by the illustrator, used for the first edition Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, each depicting one of the title characters. These illustrations are reproduced on page 1 (Mr Norrell) and page 207 (Jonathan Strange). The novel was adapted for a highly successful BBC TV series in 2015, which drew heavily on... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 142571

  50. Mahatma Gandhi. A biography.
    NANDA, B. R. Mahatma Gandhi. A biography.

    London : 1959

    First edition, second impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Dr. Buckminster Fuller, with regards from the author, B.R. Nanda, 19.11.69". An interesting association of the 20th-century's greatest champion of non-violent struggle and its most dynamic technological visionary; with Fuller's neat library... Learn More
    £925.00

    Stock Code: 140680

  51. Think on these Things.
    KRISHNAMURTI, Jiddu. Think on these Things.

    New York : 1964

    First edition, first printing. A major presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the visionary inventor and designer Buckminster Fuller: "to Dr.Fuller, with much affection, J. Krishnamurti".

    The dust jacket bears Fuller's characteristic markings: above Krishnamurti's name on the front panel he has written in blue... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 140987

  52. Seven Years in Tibet.
    HARRER, Heinrich. Seven Years in Tibet.

    New York : 1954

    First US edition, first printing, published the preceding year in the UK and in German in 1952. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on recto of double-page title page, "To Sylvia & Richard Tobin, with best wishes from, H. Harrer, two line inscription in Tibetan, New York, April 1954"; with Richard Tobin's penciled signature on the front free... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 141038

  53. The Tyrol; with a Glance at Bavaria.
    INGLIS, Henry D. The Tyrol; with a Glance at Bavaria.

    London : 1833

    First edition, decidedly uncommon thus, and this a very pretty copy. Born in Edinburgh, Inglis (17951835) was "educated for commercial life, but, finding it uncongenial, turned to travel writing" (ODNB). He travelled extensively in Europe, publishing on Scandinavia, France, Switzerland, Ireland, and Spain, his books meeting "with commercial and critical... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 141121

  54. Ornette Coleman in Concert, August Fifth Nineteen Hundred Sixty-eight - original Fillmore West 1968 concert poster.
    COLEMAN, Ornette. Ornette Coleman in Concert, August Fifth Nineteen Hundred Sixty-eight - original Fillmore West 1968 concert poster.

    San Francisco : 1968

    Brilliantly effective, big and bold psychedelic poster for an appearance by free jazz innovator Coleman at Bill Graham's Fillmore West. This poster was not numbered in the Bill Graham/Fillmore series - it would fall between BG 131 and 132 - but does feature in the Unusual Fillmore Shows section in the Art of Rock (p.153, plate 2.80).

    Line up... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 139625

  55. 140422
    ROWLING, J. K. "What was the Name of that Nymph Again?"

    Exeter : 1998

    An notably early article by Rowling recounting her experiences reading Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Exeter, printed in the journal of the Department of Classics and Ancient History. In the article she comments that she had "the unforgettable experience of being lectured by a person best known simply as Z. It was Z I had in mind when... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 140422

  56. India and the Awakening East.
    ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. India and the Awakening East.

    New York : 1953

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title, "To dear Joe & Trude, with love, Eleanor Roosevelt". An outstanding provenance: the journalist and political activist Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987) has been described as the First Lady's "spiritually adopted son, confidant and counselor" (cited in American National... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 140640

  57. Tagebuch - a middy's journal book of cruises in the SMSs Charlotte, 1897-8 and Moltke 1898-9 - Baltic, Russia, Atlantic, Caribbean.
    ALTROCK, Paul von. Tagebuch - a middy's journal book of cruises in the SMSs Charlotte, 1897-8 and Moltke 1898-9 - Baltic, Russia, Atlantic, Caribbean.

    Kiel and at Sea : 1897-9

    A meticulously maintained and well preserved journal of cruises on two German naval training ships in appealing locations and at interesting times, with numerous excellent illustrations: a splendid exemplar.

    In June 1897 Paul von Altrock joined the Charlotte, the last sailing warship built for Germany, when she was overhauled and recommissioned... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 133188

  58. The Face of England.
    BATES, H. E. The Face of England.

    1952

    First edition, first impression. "The processes of colour reproduction have improved enormously during the last decade or so, until now, in the hands of a sensitive photographer, they are able to mirror with sympathetic faithfulness the subtle tints of the English scene" (jacket front flap). Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 143635

  59. The Night Manager.
    LE CARRÉ, John. The Night Manager.

    London : 1993

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page and dated June 1993. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 136671

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    HUGHES, Ted. Crow Wakes.

    Woodford Green, Essex : 1971

    First edition, first printing, signed and numbered by Hughes not once but twice, one of the scarce 100 copies retained by the poet. The title page verso is signed "No. 28, Ted Hughes" and the front free endpaper signed and numbered "Ted Hughes 46/88". The printer Alan Tarling informed the bibliographers Sagar and Tabor that "These poems were excluded... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 125129

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