Search results for: 'WHEATLEY, Dennis'
WHEATLEY, Dennis. [Collection of five inscribed works:]
London : 1935-36First editions, later impressions. Each volume is inscribed by the author on the title page to the bookseller George Kearns, manager of Smith's bookshop in Shrewsbury before the Second World War. The books are respectively inscribed: The Forbidden Territory: "For T. G. Kearns. My first book With the best of good wishes from Dennis Wheatley"; Such Power... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 131536
WHEATLEY, Dennis. The Lymington Edition: The Forbidden Territory, The Scarlet Impostor, The Launch of Roger Brook, The Haunting of Toby Jugg, and They Found Atlantis.
London : 1961First collected edition, one of 1,000 sets thus issued with a colophon in the first volume signed by Wheatley under a notice reading "This signed copy is one of only 1,000 issued to mark the publication of the first collected edition of The Prince of Thriller Writers". Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 139935
ORCZY, Baroness. The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
London : First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Dennis Wheatley, "To Dennis Wheatley, kind thoughts from Emmuska Orczy, London 28.viii.35", with Wheatley's bookplate to the front pastedown. Accompanying the book is the autograph letter Orczy sent presenting the book, likewise dated 25 August 1935, following meeting Wheatley... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 128848
MOTTRAM, R. H. Home for the Holidays.
London : 1932First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Dennis Wheatley, "For Land's sake, give it up" p. 202. R. H. Mottram", referencing a quotation from the book. The bookplate of Dennis Wheatley (1897-1977) is on the front pastedown. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 91936
[NAPIER, Elma.] Elizabeth Garner. Duet in Discord.
London : 1936First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Dennis Wheatley, with affection & deep gratitude, Elizabeth Garner. But love from Elma Napier" and with the bookplate of the prolific author Dennis Wheatley (1897-1977) on the front pastedown. Written under her pseudonym Elizabeth Garner, this... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 91908
COWARD, Noël. Present Indicative.
London : 1937First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Dennis Wheatley, from Nöel Coward"; with Wheatley's bookplate to the front pastedown. Present Indicative is Coward's "entertaining and often revealing memoirs" (Philip Hoare in ODNB). Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 114439
[BERKELEY, Anthony; as] ILES, Francis. Malice Aforethought.
London : 1931First edition, first impression; the rare hardback issue (shortly after, but much scarcer than, the paperback issue of the same year). Dennis Wheatley's copy, with his illustrated bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More£6,250.00
Stock Code: 86220
FAIRFAX-ROSS, Thomas. Well-compiled, and handsomely presented personal photograph and ephemera album covering service in World War I, at the Supreme War Council, Versailles, and at Chanak, 1922.
1908-24Fine narrative album recording the career, from school days to marriage, of Thomas Fairfax-Ross (1896-1960), with particular attention paid to his military career which took him from the Western Front to Chanak, via Versailles. The album opens, perhaps rather portentously, with a card embossed with the Royal arms, mounted recto on the front free endpaper... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 132252
(WWII - POLITICAL WARFARE EXECUTIVE.) "German Propaganda and the German 5.7.43 - 20.10.43" - collection of weekly reports.
1943A remarkable survival: a half-yearly run of pioneering weekly propaganda intelligence reports produced by the German and Austrian Region - Intelligence Section of the Political Warfare Executive. These reports were to provide the basis for a new approach to intelligence work for the British which would be carried forward after the end of WWII. Documentary... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 135819