Search results for: 'EVANS, John'
EVANS, Walker. Walker Evans.
New York : 1971First edition, first printing, inscribed by the photographer "To John Wilmerding, with pleasure, with respect, Walker Evans, Oct. 1972, Hanover" on the front free endpaper, and with an original photograph of Walker Evans laid-in at the rear. The recipient was the former senior curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and professor... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 105046
EVANS, Maria M. Lustre Pottery.
London : 1920First edition, with the bookplate and strictly contemporary ownership inscription of Bernard Rackham, who spent twenty years as head of ceramics at the V & A and is credited with "putting ceramic studies in England on a firm footing" (ODNB). This, "the first book in English on lustre pottery" (Spectator, 13 November 1920), offers an overview of the... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 127306
HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest.
London : 1953First edition, first impression. This copy signed on the front free endpaper by Hunt, Edmund Hillary, and significantly by Tenzing Norgay in both Roman characters and Nepali, together with nine other members of the team: George Lowe, who had attempted Cho Oyu the previous year with Hillary; Michael Ward - the "medical linchpin" (Guardian obituary) of... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 138578
BEAUMONT, Francis, & John Fletcher. Dramatic Works.
London : 1778A handsome edition of the works of Shakespeare's contemporaries, Francis Beaumont (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625), in a lovely period binding. This edition is edited by George Colman the elder and includes a preface written by the playwright James Shirley, who edited the first edition published in 1647. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 138426
HJORTSBERG, William. Falling Angel.
New York : 1978First edition, first printing. A nice association copy, inscribed and triple-signed by the noted film producer Robert Evans, co-producer Dick Sylbert, and director John Frankenheimer on the front free endpaper ("To Linda Robert Evans, Dick Sylbert, John Frankenheimer."). It was presented to Linda Stevens, a reporter and critic for the New York Post,... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 105620
MACKAY, Andrew. The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea or Land:
London : 1793First edition of this important and scarce work. The Scottish teacher of navigation, Andrew Mackay (1758-1809), "corrected the latitude of Aberdeen, estimated the longitude by comparing timings of Jovian satellite phenomena with Greenwich, and rated chronometers. Meantime he earned his living teaching mathematics, geography, navigation with lunars,... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 119448
[STERNE, Laurence.] Letters from Yorick to Eliza; [bound after] Sterne's letters to his friends on various occasions.
London : 1775Second London edition ("though not so-named" - Cross) of the Letters from Yorick to Eliza. This genuine correspondence between Sterne and his friend Eliza Draper was later imitated in Letters Supposed to have been Written by Yorick and Eliza (1779) by William Combe, who was also the editor of Sterne's Letters to His Friends, a combination of authentic... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 70462
(FANTASY PRESS.) Complete collection of books and pamphlets of poetry published by the Fantasy Press,
Oxford : 1952-62An exceptional complete collection of the publications of the Fantasy Press, Oxford, including scarce early works of poetry by Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Geoffrey Hill, Elizabeth Jennings, Thom Gunn, Adrienne Cecil Rich, Anthony Thwaite, Adrian Mitchell, and many others. The publications of the Fantasy Press, established by surrealist artist Oscar... Learn More£5,250.00
Stock Code: 118719
LENNOX, Charlotte. Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune,
London : 1778The ninth edition, first published in 1755 in 3 volumes and subsequently expanded to 5, of this much republished account of one of Henry the Great's main advisers.
Charlotte Lennox (c.17301804), was a Scottish novelist and writer, best known today for her second novel The Female Quixote, or, The Adventures of Arabella (1752), an imitation... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 133228