Search results for: 'GARDNER, John'
FLEMING, Ian - GARDNER, John. [A complete set of James Bond novels by John Gardner.]
London : 1981-96First editions, first impressions, of John Gardner's James Bond novels. Gardner succeeded Kingsley Amis as the author of the James Bond continuation novels and went on to write 14 original Bond novels and novelisations of the films Licence to Kill (1989) and GoldenEye (1995). Scorpius (1988) was the first Bond book to not be published in the UK by Jonathan... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 125565
GARDNER, Erle Stanley. The Case of the Horrified Heirs.
New York : 1964First edition, certified first copy to be printed. Dedication copy inscribed by the author to his close friend, scientist John Glaister on the front free endpaper: "To my friend, John Glaister, D. Sc., M.D., F.R.S.E., this first copy ever to come from the printers and binders (see certificate on the following page). With all good wishes, yours, Erle... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 91710
LUBBOCK, John. Pre-Historic Times,
London : 1865First edition of what has been called "the most influential work dealing with archaeology in the nineteenth century" (Murray, p. 243) in which Lubbock "introduced the terms Neolithic and Paleolithic into the archaeological lexicon". Lubbock was Darwin's neighbour in Kent, and helped prepare the manuscript of Origin of Species for the press. He is "routinely... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 117961
FLINT, William Russell - GARDNER, Keith S. Sir William Russell Flint RA PWRS 1880-1969: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Unsigned Limited Edition Works of Sir William Russell Flint together with a Review of Fine Books and Other Collectable Ephemera.
Bristol : 1994First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author opposite the title page "To John Youé, with many thanks, Keith S Gardner". This copy unnumbered and in a variant binding. Limited to an edition of 1525 copies of which numbers 1-250 are bound in full blue leather, 251-500 half bound in blue leather with blue buckram boards, 501-1500 bound in dark... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 139732
OGILBY, John; BOWEN, Emanuel. Britannia Depicta; or, Ogilby Improv'd;
London : 1720First edition, large paper copy, first issue, of this highly popular reduced version of John Ogilby's 1675 road atlas, with Bowen's address given as "next ye King of Spain", plate 128 misnumbered 121, and plates 74 and 75 transposed. Bowles decided to trump Thomas Gardner and John Senex, who were also planning reduced-format reissues of Ogilby, by augmenting... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 123422
LOCKE, John. The Conduct of the Understanding.
Cambridge : 1781Fifth separate edition, first issue, preceding the second, large paper issue. The Conduct of the Understanding was first published in Locke's Posthumous Works of 1706, with the first separate edition published in 1741. Locke wrote The Conduct while writing revisions for his Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, intending it to constitute a new chapter... Learn More£1,200.00
Stock Code: 128880
AMIS, Kingsley, as Robert Markham; Christopher Wood; John Gardner; Raymond Benson. A complete set of novels and screenplays by the first four authors to carry on the James Bond franchise after Ian Fleming's death:
London and New York : 1968-2002First editions (Goldeneye first hardback edition), first impressions. A complete set of novels and screenplays by the first four authors to carry on the James Bond franchise after Ian Fleming's death. Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 126385
HAITIAN SLAVE REVOLT. Log book of Commodore John Ford.
1792 - 1794A conspicuous survival from a period of violent tumult in the Caribbean: the log book of the distinguished Royal Navy officer Commodore John Ford, kept while Commander-in-Chief, Jamaica Station. "At the start of the French Revolutionary War Ford d. 1796 had nine small vessels including three frigates in addition to his flagship at Jamaica. Having been... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 128585
STOKER, Bram. The Mystery of the Sea.
London : 1902First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper in the month of publication: "John Northcott from Bram Stoker, 17.7.02". An appealing provenance: John Northcott (d. 1905) was the highly regarded music and drama critic for The Daily Chronicle, described by a contemporary as "one of the most... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 125940
SMYTH, George Carmichael. A History of the Reigning Family of Lahore,
Calcutta : 1847First edition. Institutionally well-represented, but only one copy at auction in the last 40 years. Smyth "had been in India for twenty-six years and could claim to be well-informed" (Khurana, British Historiography on the Sikh Power in the Punjab, p96). He explains in his introduction that he was encouraged to write the book by George Broadfoot, at... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 76975
MARQUAND, Allan. A New Logical Machine.
Boston : 1886Original offprint of Allan Marquand's presentation of his new logical machine to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in November, 1885. A student of Charles Sanders Peirce, Marquand (1853-1924) graduated from Princeton in 1874 and obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy in 1880 from Johns Hopkins University, returning to Princeton in 1881 to teach Latin... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 100212
DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred. Sonnets.
London : 1935First edition, first impression. John Heygate's copy, with his ownership inscription in ink on the front free endpaper. John Edward Nourse Heygate, 4th Baronet (19031976) was a Northern Irish journalist and novelist, perhaps best known for his affair with Evelyn Gardner while she was still married to Evelyn Waugh. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 140397
DUMAS, Alexandre. The Three Musketeers.
New York and London : 1925A sumptuously bound copy of Dumas's great classic, bound for presentation by the binder himself, with the inscription on the initial blank, "To Evelyn Gardner from the French Binder Gaston Pilon December 1926".
Gaston Pilon founded the bindery The French Binders in 1918 with his French compatriot and brother-in-law Henri Hardy. The bindery did... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 145192
WILKINSON, Sir J. Gardner. Dalmatia and Montenegro:
London : 1848First edition, a beautifully bound set of this handsomely illustrated work. Gardner Wilkinson (1797-1875) is better known as "the father of British Egyptology". His trip through south-eastern Europe in 1844 has been described by his biographer, Jason Thompson, as "a good travelogue, equal to some of the best of that popular nineteenth-century genre.... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 120050
LEMPRIERE, William. A Tour from Gibraltar to Tangier, Sallee, Mogodore, Santa Cruz, Tarudant; and thence over Mount Atlas to Morocco: including a Particular Account of the Royal Harem, etc.
London : 1791-4First editions, William Beckford's copies, with his pencilled annotation to the initial blank of the first work, noting "p. 218 at night, Sidy Mahomet had constantly six blood hounds in his chamber" and other detail; subsequently in the library of British Arabist and colonial agent Col. S. B. Miles (1838-1914), with the usual bookplates and markings... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 117613