Search results for: 'RANSOME, Arthur.'
RANSOME, Arthur. Bohemia in London.
London : 1907First edition, first impression, of which 1,250 copies were printed. Bohemia in London, dedicated to fellow novelist M. P. Shiel, was Ransome's first success, based on the author's own experiences in the capital. Library Hub cites copies at only two British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, Oxford); well represented internationally on Library Hub,... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 143696
RANSOME, Arthur. The Souls of the Streets and Other Little Papers.
London : 1904First edition, first impression, of what Ransome "considered his first book (ignoring The A.B.C. of Physical Culture and the books he 'ghosted')" (Hammond). Uncommon, Library Hub locates only six copies (BL, NLS, Cambridge, Liverpool, Leeds, Aberdeen); we were able to trace just three copies at auction, in 1977, 2008, and 2015. Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 144174
RANSOME, Arthur. Peter Duck.
London : 1932First edition, first impression, together with an autograph postcard from the author to a young fan, "I am glad you liked them. And thank you for NOT asking questions. Best wishes for fair weather! Arthur Ransome". The postcard, postmarked 4 July 1945 from Coniston, features a printed border of Swallows and Amazons illustrations by Ransome. The recipient,... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 122906
RANSOME, Arthur. Swallows and Amazons.
London : 1931First fully illustrated edition, published a year after the first edition. Ransome disliked the proposed illustrations by Steven Spurrier for the first edition, and it had been issued only with a frontispiece. Learn More£2,950.00
Stock Code: 133864
MACKENZIE, Thomas, (illus.); RANSOME, Arthur. Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme.
London : Signed limited edition, number 160 of 250 copies signed by the artist. "Publication was delayed by the war - Ransome complained on 15 February 1915 that Mackenzie has 'suddenly gone off to Serbia' - and by Ransome's own absence from England" (Hammond). This is one of the finest work of the illustrator Thomas Mackenzie (1887-1944).
Stock Code: 123069
DAHL, Roald; JAQUES, Faith (illus.) Original artwork for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
London : [c.1973]Original cover artwork, signed by the artist on the verso, for the first paperback edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, annotated with printing details to the margins and depicting Willy Wonka, Charlie and the other Golden Ticket-winners gathered around the Everlasting Gobstopper Machine. Original artwork for Roald Dahl's books is rare, and... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 142906
DAHL, Roald; JAQUES, Faith (illus.) Complete set of the original illustrations for Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.
1972–73The complete set of original artwork by Faith Jaques for Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, comprising all 60 published pen-and-ink drawings and the strikingly attractive wraparound colour cover design, extensively annotated by her, including queries for Roald Dahl. Faith Jaques (1923-1997) was commissioned to create new illustrations for the UK... Learn More£87,500.00
Stock Code: 133005