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  1. [Title in Greek:] Ekphrasis tes Hagias Sophias.
    ANTONIADI, E. M. [Title in Greek:] Ekphrasis tes Hagias Sophias.

    Athens : 1907-09

    First and only edition of this scarce and important monograph, from the library of the traveler, aesthete, and writer on art Robert Byron (1905-1941), inscribed by him on a blank before the half-title in volume I, "Robert Byron, sent by A. E. Benaki" and with Byron's signature in the same location in the other volumes.

    A fine provenance: Antonis... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 143223

  2. General Orders for the Information and Guidance of the Officers and Men,
    BENIN EXPEDITION 1897. General Orders for the Information and Guidance of the Officers and Men,

    [No place : 1897]

    Expedition leader Sir Harry Rawson's copy, his accompanying memo headed in pencil "Admiral's Copy". A genuinely rare and remarkable survival, these highly ephemeral orders relate to the punitive expedition conducted by the British against Benin in 1897; "justified as a legitimate military action... this brutal, violent colonial episode effectively... Learn More
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 143425

  3. Travels through Arabia, and other Countries in the East.
    NIEBUHR, Carsten. Travels through Arabia, and other Countries in the East.

    Dublin : 1792

    First Dublin edition, considerably scarcer than the first edition in English, published at Edinburgh in the same year; we have traced two copies only on auction records (2008 and 1979) and an online search of institutional libraries shows 7 locations only; this copy in a judiciously restored period binding, now presenting most handsomely.

    These... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 144017

  4. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia.
    HUNTER, F. M. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia.

    London : 1877

    First and only edition of this important monograph, the rare "presentation issue" with the superb photographic plates; commercial records show two copies only, one with Maggs (1954, catalogue no. 824) and another through Sotheby's (1999). Inscribed on the half-title by the recipient "E. V. Stace a kind present from the Author", his signature repeated... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 144018

  5. Samson Agonistes.
    MILTON, John. Samson Agonistes.

    New York : 1904

    First edition thus, one of 120 copies only, this being the copy of the illustrator and co-runner of the press Helen Marguerite O'Kane with her self-designed bookplate on the front pastedown.

    This finely produced edition features striking designs by O'Kane that demonstrate the Elston Press's "unique style of its own, with O'Kane's illustrations... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 144952

  6. Runes of Woman.
    SHARP, William, as Fiona MacLeod. Runes of Woman.

    Portland, ME : 1915

    First edition, one of 450 copies printed on Van Gelder paper, in the uncommon printed glassine jacket, this copy in notably smart condition.

    Writer and editor William Sharp (1855-1905) adopted the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod in 1894 and secretly wrote under this name for the rest of his life. Sharp "constructed an elaborate series of deceptions,... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 144999

  7. 145012
    CROWLEY, Aleister. Moonchild.

    London : 1929

    First edition, first impression, of one of Crowley's best known works, in notably bright condition. Moonchild is "a novel about the magical pursuits and feuds of Crowley's day with many recognizable personalities... at times very amusing in its bizarre vituperation despite formal flaws" (Sullivan, pp. 106-7).

    This copy has later annotations by... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 145012

  8. Drinks of All Kinds, Hot and Cold for All Seasons.
    DAVIES, Frederick & Seymour. Drinks of All Kinds, Hot and Cold for All Seasons.

    London : [c.1929]

    First Pitman edition of Davies's guide covering a variety of recipes, including cocktails, warm drinks and temperance drinks, in notably bright condition. The collection was first published in 1895 by John Hogg,and reissued in 1912. This Pitman edition expands the recipes for a contemporary audience, including new temperance drinks. This edition is... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 141913

  9. Yankee 1930.
    LEVICK, Edwin J., & Rosenfeld & Sons. Yankee 1930.

    New York : 1929-30

    Superb pictorial record of the US yacht Yankee, built to compete for the right to defend the America's Cup. This celebration of the boat would certainly appear to be a one-off for a syndicate member and is comprised of photographs of the highest quality.

    Of the 19 prints 5 have the studio wet-stamps of the renowned Rosenfeld Studio showing through... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 142524

  10. Archive relating to the Royal Navy service of Midshipman Francis Wyatt Rawson Larken.
    TRUCIAL STATES. Archive relating to the Royal Navy service of Midshipman Francis Wyatt Rawson Larken.

    1928-51

    A fascinating and unpublished primary source - and as such rare in private hands - being the manuscript journal books kept by a Royal Navy midshipman during a tour of the Gulf in 1930-31; including a compelling account of a visit to Dubai and an on-board reception for the Trucial Sheikhs, part of a broader British policy of "courting" local rulers;... Learn More
    £125,000.00

    Stock Code: 142568

  11. Opisaniye Kirgiz-Kazach'ikh, ili Kirgiz-Kaysatskikh ord i stepey
    LEVSHIN, Aleksey Iraklievich. Opisaniye Kirgiz-Kazach'ikh, ili Kirgiz-Kaysatskikh ord i stepey

    Saint Petersburg : 1832

    Rare and important. The first account of Kazakhstan as a geographic entity and of the Kazakhs as a people, containing the most accurate map of the region to date. Print run of just 400 copies; 10 copies traced institutionally world-wide, genuinely scarce on the market. A complete and extremely pretty copy of this highly desirable Kazakh cornerstone.

    Kazakh... Learn More
    £32,500.00

    Stock Code: 143194

  12. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
    LEWIS, C. S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

    London : 1950

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 127734

  13. Inscriptions in the Phoenician Character,
    DAVIS, Nathan. Inscriptions in the Phoenician Character,

    London : 1863

    First and sole edition, uncommon; an important record of the Punic stelae unearthed by one of the most remarkable figures in 19th century archaeology, the little known Nathan Davis (1819-1882), "clergyman, adventurer and snake-handler extraordinaire" (Freed), who conducted pioneering excavations at Carthage in the late 1850s, preceding the work of his... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 138060

  14. Memoranda of a Journey to Moscow in the Year 1856.
    THOMSON, Fanny Mary. Memoranda of a Journey to Moscow in the Year 1856.

    Liverpool : 1859

    First edition of this observant and entertaining travel account, originally published for private distribution. Decidedly uncommon, with three copies located institutionally in the UK, held at Oxford, Cambridge, and the National Library of Scotland, and a further two added internationally, held at the New York Public Library and at Yale. The National... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 138355

  15. Remarkable one-page typed letter signed to Abe Rosenthal of the New York Times, concerning the withdrawal from Vietnam.
    SHEEHAN, Neil. Remarkable one-page typed letter signed to Abe Rosenthal of the New York Times, concerning the withdrawal from Vietnam.

    Washington, D.C. : 1975

    On the eve of the withdrawal from Saigon, Pulitzer-winning journalist Neil Sheehan writes to legendary editor Abe Rosenthal: a letter of superb content and context, conveying disillusionment with the Vietnam "experiment" and the anger that informs Sheehan's A Bright Shining Lie, the "one book that captures the Vietnam War in the sheer Homeric scale... Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 141264

  16. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.
    DIVANOV, Khudaibergen. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.

    Khiva : c.1920

    Eloquent and atmospheric sequence of images showing the ancient Silk Road city of Khiva during a period of rapid transition, the work of Khudaibergen Divanov, Uzbekistan's first photographer whose life and fate mirrored his times. Proscribed and executed in Stalin's Great Purge, vintage prints from Divanov's studio are exceptionally scarce.

    All... Learn More
    £29,250.00

    Stock Code: 113773

  17. Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker.
    PARKER, Charlie. REISNER, Robert George "Bob". Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker.

    New York : 1962

    First edition, this copy warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To that marvellous, erudite, eminently self-cultivated guy Jan Kindler who always comes up with some new shit that gasses me, Bob Reisner". The recipient is name-checked in the acknowledgements to Robert S. Gold's Jazz Lexicon as "writer-jazz devotee", and contributed to such early... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 148331

  18. 133176
    FRANK, Robert. Les Américains.

    Paris : 1958

    First edition, first printing, an exceptional copy with almost none of usual toning. "Robert Frank's masterpiece has become so much the photobook of legend in its first American edition Grove Press, New York, 1959 that it is often forgotten that Delpire's original Paris edition was a different book. Its accompanying texts, gathered by Alain Bosquet,... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 133176

  19. The Complete Plays.
    JAMES, Henry. The Complete Plays.

    London : 1949

    A handsomely bound copy of James's plays. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 132027

  20. The Tale of Pigling Bland.
    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Pigling Bland.

    London and New York : 1913

    First edition; the first two impressions are identical. The Tale of Pigling Bland is the nineteenth book by Beatrix Potter, and was the last book written before her marriage to William Heelis. With her marriage and the outbreak of the First World War, Beatrix's focus increasingly turned from the Peter Rabbit series to farming. Her failing eyesight and... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 147936

  21. Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes.
    POTTER, Beatrix. Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes.

    London and New York : [1917]

    First edition; the first two impressions are identical.

    In early 1917, Potter's publishers Frederick Warne and Co. faced financial ruin after Harold Warne was convicted of forgery; Potter agreed to produce a new Christmas work to aid the company, and suggested this compilation work, the drawings for which were originally set aside with the death... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 147954

  22. Orlando.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Orlando.

    New York : 1928

    First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, number 109 of 800 copies signed by the author in her customary purple ink on the verso of the half-title. Woolf's Orlando is widely recognized as a masterpiece of modernist and feminist literature, and remains among her best-known works.

    Dedicated to Vita Sackville-West, whose androgynous... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 148334

  23. The Beautiful and Damned.
    FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Beautiful and Damned.

    New York : 1922

    First edition, first printing, in the rare first issue dust jacket, with the title in outline on the front panel, this a particularly nice example. That Fitzgerald's second novel was a thinly disguised portrait of his and Zelda's difficult marriage did not stop him taking offence that the dust jacket design by William E. Hill resembled, as he wrote... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 147503

  24. Règlement concernant le service intérieur, la police et la discipline de l'infanterie, du 24 juin 1792.
    NAPOLEONIC REGULATIONS. Règlement concernant le service intérieur, la police et la discipline de l'infanterie, du 24 juin 1792.

    Paris : 1809

    Highly attrasctive volume, combining early editions of three rare Napoleonic-era manuals for the organisation and administration of infantry on service at home and in the field, in camp and quarters; containing immensely detailed regulations for the duties incumbent on various ranks, with examples of the extensive tables and forms required in record-keeping.... Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 147518

  25. Fortune Telling by Japanese Swords.
    HAMAGUCHI, O., & Talbot Clifton. Fortune Telling by Japanese Swords.

    London : 1905

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by Clifton on the title page "to Charles Holmes from the author Talbot Clifton, 1905".

    This work, translated by the hunter and explorer John Talbot Clifton (1868-1928), collects together "two or three books on fortune telling by swords" which Clifton discovered "while wandering in... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 147665

  26. 147753
    COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1828

    First collected edition, one of 300 copies; there were also 12 copies printed on large paper. J. Dykes Campbell, later a biographer of Coleridge, wrote in 1888 that his copy of this edition "must be a rare book... from whatever cause, its scarcity is incontestable" (The Athenaeum, p. 307).

    Coleridge was unhappy with the work, which was succeeded,... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 147753

  27. The Letters; The Diaries.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Letters; The Diaries.

    London : 1975-84

    First editions, first impressions, of the complete set of Woolf's collected letters and diaries.

    The letters, edited by Nigel Nicolson, record in stunning detail the evolution of Woolf's unmistakable style and provide an impressively comprehensive gathering of her correspondence from childhood until her death in 1941. Woolf's diaries, which she... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 147771

  28. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

    London : 1998

    First edition, first impression, of the second Harry Potter book. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 147496

  29. The Decameron.
    BOCCACCIO, Giovanni. The Decameron.

    London : 1886

    First Payne edition, number 340 of 750 copies on Holland paper, in the rare jackets, an unrecorded variant in which the imprint on the title pages do not state that it was printed "for the Villon Society". "A landmark in the history of the Decameron in English, and the very first complete and unexpurgated version" (Armstrong, p. 259).

    A linguistic... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 145739

  30. 145944comp
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. The Land.

    London : 1926

    First trade edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper, together with an autograph letter signed from her. This is a rare variant copy, with the four wood engravings that were published only in the signed limited issue; in this copy, they are tipped in and unusually also signed by the artist.

    This variant, not... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 145944

  31. A Zoo in My Luggage.
    DURRELL, Gerald. A Zoo in My Luggage.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author "with best wishes Gerald Durrell. 1973." on half-title. This is an account by the celebrated naturalist of his travels in the late 1950s to West Africa to collect animals for his zoo.

    Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 148255

  32. A Collection of Voyages and Travels,
    CHURCHILL, Awnsham & John. A Collection of Voyages and Travels,

    London : 1732

    Second, enlarged edition, of one of the great voyage collections, originally issued by the brothers Awnsham and John Churchill in four volumes in 1704 with the advice and encouragement of the philosopher John Locke. Hill describes it as "a very valuable collection, both for its range of coverage and for the fact that it gives the original accounts".... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 50373

  33. Nocturnes
    MANN, Thomas. Nocturnes

    New York : 1934

    First edition in English, signed limited issue, number 562 of 1,000 copies signed by the author. This volume collects three of Mann's early short stories, which were originally published in German and translated here by H. T. Lowe-Porter: "A Gleam" (1904), "A Weary Hour" (1905) and "Railway Accident" (1907). Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 146303

  34. An Exchange of Letters.
    MANN, Thomas; PRIESTLEY, J. B. (intro.) An Exchange of Letters.

    Stamford : 1938

    First edition thus, with Priestley's foreword, one of 350 copies printed on tissue paper by the Overbrook Press, to mark the occasion of Mann's visit to Yale University on 24 February 1938. Mann's essay was first published the previous year. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 146390

  35. The Poetical Works.
    SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Poetical Works.

    London : 1839

    First collected edition, an appealing copy in the deluxe red cloth. Mary Shelley's collected edition of her husband's poetical works established Shelley finally and irreversibly amongst the great poets of the English language.

    Pirate editions of Shelley's works had persuaded his father, Sir Timothy, that all hope of obscurity had passed, and... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 147575

  36. 146072
    HEARN, Lafcadio. Japanese Fairy Tales.

    Tokyo : [1931]

    First edition thus of the illustrated 5-volume set of Japanese folklore stories. These five tales were first published on plain paper between 1898 and 1922 in a larger format than this one. They were also issued separately in small crêpe-paper editions (the crêpeing process was applied after printing) sometimes simultaneously as the first plain paper... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 146072

  37. 145958comp
    RYLANDS, George. Russet and Taffeta.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression, signed by Rylands on the title page and inscribed by him on the front free endpaper with a quote from Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, Act 5, Scene 2: "Taffeta phrases, silken terms precise.../ I do forswear them....../ Henceforth my wooing mind shall be express'd / In russet yeas, and honest kersey noes."

    ... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 145958

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    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. The Garden.

    London : 1946

    First edition, signed limited issue, number 551 of 750 copies, numbered and signed by the author, and beautifully produced on handmade paper. Learn More
    £600.00

    Stock Code: 145952

  39. 145727
    SHOVE, Fredegond. Daybreak.

    Richmond : 1922

    First edition, first impression, with the errata slip loosely inserted. One of only 250 copies hand-printed by the Woolfs. As with many of the hand-printed Hogarth books, this copy has one of a number of the variant patterned papers to the boards. Copies in such good condition are rare, upside-down ones rarer still.

    This copy has a highly distinguished... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 145727

  40. 145525
    BLOOMSBURY - STRACHEY, Lytton; Leonard Woolf; Clive Bell; and others. Euphrosyne.

    Cambridge : 1905

    First edition, sole impression, of this rare poetry anthology that constitutes the very first "Bloomsbury" publication, with anonymous contributions by Lytton Strachey, Leonard Woolf, Clive Bell, and Saxon Sidney-Turner, all peers at Trinity College, Cambridge. This copy has a further Bloomsbury Group association, coming from the library of two Bloomsburyites,... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 145525

  41. 145523comp
    GRAVES, Robert. The Feather Bed.

    Richmond : 1923

    First and limited edition, number 214 of 250 copies signed by the author on the limitation page.

    "In The Feather Bed Graves presented the monologue of a young man fatigued in mind and body 'and under the stress of an abnormal conflict,' as an 'Introductory Letter' to John Crowe Ransom described him. Graves's young man carries on an internal... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 145523

  42. 145515
    ELIOT, T. S. The Waste Land.

    Richmond : 1923

    First UK edition in book form, sole impression, one of about 460 copies hand-printed by the Woolfs, with the title label in the first state with asterisks (one of three states noted by Gallup, with no priority). This is a great association copy, with the bookplate of the novelist and playwright Richard Arthur Warren Hughes on the front pastedown.

    Hughes... Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 145515

  43. Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner.
    DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor. Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner.

    London : 1922

    First edition in English, first impression, in the first issue binding.

    The texts, being a formerly unpublished section of Dostoevsky's The Possessed and a sketch of a novel he never completed entitled The Life of a Great Sinner, were found in Russian archives in 1921 and published there in 1922. The translation is taken from this printing -... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 145260

  44. Les Kitharèdes.
    VIVIEN, Renée. Les Kitharèdes.

    Paris : 1904

    First edition thus, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "A Léon Bocquet, avec mes très sincères remerciements de son aimable accueil littéraire, Renée Vivien". This wonderful translation of the female lyric poets of classical Greece (imagined as the "Cythereans" of the island of Aphrodite) followed Vivien's groundbreaking... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 145267

  45. A Flying Scroll.
    SNAITH, Stanley. A Flying Scroll.

    London : 1928

    First and only edition. A lovely copy of one of the two Snaith books hand printed by the Woolfs, both of which have always been amongst the scarcest of their kind. It was printed in a run of around 275 copies of which 119 were later pulped.

    This copy has a highly distinguished collector's provenance, bearing the bookplate of William Beekman to... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 145183

  46. 145077
    WOOLF, Leonard S. The Wise Virgins.

    London : 1914

    First edition, first impression, of Leonard Woolf's second and final novel. Rare in its own right, it is even more so in such good condition.

    Based on the early days of his courtship of Virginia after his return from Ceylon, Leonard started writing this roman à clef during their honeymoon and it was published two years later. Much like Leonard... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 145077

  47. Rimeless Numbers.
    TREVELYAN, R. C. Rimeless Numbers.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, one of 400 copies. Pre-publication presentation copy, inscribed by Trevelyan on the front free endpaper, to the Canadian artist, and dedicatee of Trevelyan's Idylls of Theocritus, Elizabeth Muntz (1894-1977): "'E.M.' Betty, from R.C.T. 21 April 1932". The edition was not published until May. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 145054

  48. The Common Reader: Second Series.
    WOOLF, Virginia. The Common Reader: Second Series.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression, of the second of the two volumes of Woolf's Common Reader, collecting critical essays, articles, and book reviews that had previously appeared in various publications. With a Hogarth Press advertisement for the works of Virginia Woolf loosely inserted. Hogarth Press books are notoriously fragile, this copy is remarkably... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 145071

  49. Stories of the East.
    WOOLF, Leonard. Stories of the East.

    Richmond : 1921

    First edition, sole impression, of this very scarce early Hogarth Press book, one of 300 copies hand printed by the Woolfs and with front wrapper design by Dora Carrington. This copy is an extraordinary survival of an already rare book and fragile book, here in effectively fine condition, uncut and unopened.

    An instant success, with all but three... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 144822

  50. The Marmosite's Miscellany.
    GRAVES, Robert, as John Doyle. The Marmosite's Miscellany.

    London : 1925

    First edition, first impression. Robert Graves only used the pseudonym of John Doyle for this one work but he adopted a number of pen names throughout his early career, particularly for contributions to periodicals such as The Carthusian, The Spectator, and Woman's Leader. The Sussex ledge shows 106 copies sold by 6 January 1928.

    This copy has... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 144345

  51. Grace After Meat.
    RANSOM, John Crowe. Grace After Meat.

    London : 1924

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "Miss Laura M. Bragg, with the author's cordial regards, John Crowe Ransom, November 17, 1924". Uncommon inscribed; a great association copy.

    Laura Bragg (1881-1978) notably co-founded the Poetry Society of South Carolina in 1920 as part of Charleston's renaissance.... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 144237

  52. Simpson's Choice.
    CLUTTON-BROCK, Arthur. Simpson's Choice.

    London : 1915

    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies printed (this copy unnumbered). Simpson's Choice was the first work to be published at the Omega Workshop, which was founded in July 1913, and was to be one of only four books completed by the press.

    The original prospectus (not present here) stated the intention of this enterprise, declaring... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 141226

  53. In a Province.
    VAN DER POST, Laurens. In a Province.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression, in a bright example of the Anthony Butts jacket, of this scarce Hogarth Press novel, the debut of Woolf's friend Laurens van der Post. Of the 1,250 copies printed, Woolmer states that 300 were pulped. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 140892

  54. The Story of the Siren.
    FORSTER, E. M. The Story of the Siren.

    Richmond, London : 1920

    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies printed. This copy has an excellent Bloomsbury provenance, being that of Frances Partridge, with her ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, "Frances Marshall, 1921".

    Both Marshall and Forster were closely entangled in the Bloomsbury set and consequently each other. In 1925 Forster... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 139687

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

    [London] : 1927

    First edition fully illustrated by Vanessa Bell, (third overall), signed by Woolf and Bell on the limitation page, and numbered 62 from a limited edition of 500.

    It was first published in 1919, and Bell's contribution to the first two editions was a woodcut frontispiece and finispiece only. The unexpected success of this work, Woolf's third... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 139242

  56. Roger Fry: A Biography.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Roger Fry: A Biography.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression, of Woolf's biography of Roger Fry, English painter and fellow member of the Bloomsbury Group. Woolf wrote the biography at the request of the Fry family. Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 138410

  57. Monday or Tuesday.
    WOOLF, Virginia. Monday or Tuesday.

    Richmond : 1921

    First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 copies of this collection of short stories, and an early Hogarth Press production. Leonard Woolf stated that the work "was printed by F. T. McDermott of the Prompt Press, Richmond, who used to give him advice on printing problems when he and Mrs. Woolf first started the Hogarth Press" (Kirkpatrick). Woolf... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 137334

  58. Orchard and Vineyard.
    SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. Orchard and Vineyard.

    London : 1921

    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Orchard and Vineyard is Sackville-West's third book of poetry. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 136487

  59. The Theory of Interest.
    FISHER, Irving. The Theory of Interest.

    New York : 1930

    First edition of Fisher's Theory of Interest, a revised version of his earlier book The Rate of Interest (1907). Dedicated to John Rae and Böhm-Bawerk, it is a further development of their ideas: "its greatness as a book lies wholly in its outstanding pedagogic qualities... which amounted to the demonstration that the real rate of interest is determined... Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 129479

  60. Talks with Tolstoi.
    TOLSTOI, Alexei, & A. B. Goldenveizer. Talks with Tolstoi.

    Richmond : 1923

    First edition in English, first impression, first published in 1922. A composer, Goldenveizer was a close friend of Tolstoy in his youth and transcribed many conversations that they had together, which are collected in this work. According to Woolmer an alternative binding of plain cloth was done for a minority of copies. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 122499

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