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NIELSEN, Kay (illus.); GRIMM, The Brothers. Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories.
London : Signed limited edition, number 424 of 600 copies signed by the artist. One of the finest illustrated editions of the Brothers Grimm; "Nielsen is a brilliant colourist and a highly decorative illustrator, his works, formed into frieze-like patterns, are closest to Persian or Middle-Eastern designs and therefore akin to Leon Bakst or Edmund Dulac" (Houfe,... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 110794
RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); GRAHAME, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows.
London : 1951Deluxe edition, number 323 of 500 copies. This the one-hundredth edition of Grahame's timeless classic, which was originally published in 1908, with just a frontispiece, by Graham Robertson. Rackham's illustrations for the text first appeared in the Limited Editions Club edition of 1940, and it was the last work he illustrated. "During his last illness... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 110662
NORTON, Mary. The Borrowers.
London : 1952First edition, first impression. Winner of the 1952 Carnegie Medal, on the 70th anniversary celebration of the medal in 2007, The Borrowers was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works. Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 127494
CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.
1907First edition, first impression. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. "The Secret Agent depicts the atmosphere of Edwardian London in a psychological thriller of the anarchist underworld. Conrad's wit and chivalrous magnanimity are at their airiest in this novel." (Connolly) Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 70386
BULGAKOV, Mikhail. The Master and Margarita.
London : 1967First Glenny edition, first impression. Although the Glenny translation was beaten to the press in 1967 by that of Mirra Ginsburg, Ginsburg had taken as her copy text the heavy bowdlerized Soviet version. This version is complete and remains the standard English translation of one of the 20th century's literary masterworks. Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 132074
DINET, Alphonse-Étienne, & Sliman Ben Ibrahim. The Life of Mohammad The Prophet of Allah.
Paris : 1918Limited edition of 875 numbered copies of which this number 74. Alphonse-Étienne Dinet (1861-1929), a French-born and Paris-trained painter, lived and worked for almost fifty years in Algeria. His conversion to Islam in 1908 was made formal in 1913. This is one of many collaborative works he produced with Sliman Ben Ibrahim, who originally served as... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 136218
HOUSMAN, A. E. A Shropshire Lad [together with] Last Poems.
Chipping Campden : 1929First Alcuin Press edition, number 134 of 325 copies in total. First published in 1896 and 1922 respectively, this work collected together in two volumes what was then understood to be the entire corpus of Housman's published poetry. This book was handsomely printed in the private press manner on Batchelor handmade paper for the publishers by the Alcuin... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 126238
DAHL, Roald. The BFG.
London : 1982First edition, first impression. A wonderful example of the Chelsea Bindery's work. Dahl's fantastical tale was expanded from a short story within his 1975 book Danny, the Champion of the World. A film adaptation, directed by Steven Spielberg, was released in 2016. Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 132372
FORESTER, C. S. [The complete Hornblower:]
London : 1937-62First editions, first impressions. Forester (real name Cecil Smith) was called to Hollywood to write a pirate film, working under Arthur Hornblower. However, before they had finished the script, another studio released Captain Blood, starring Errol Flynn, and using the same historical incidents that they had counted on. Rather than seeking another position,... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 109292
FAULKNER, William. Sartoris.
New York : 1929First edition, first printing. Sartoris is a revised version of Faulkner's Flags in the Dust, the full text of which was not published until 1973. It was the first of Faulkner's tales set in Yoknapatawpha County, and introduces many of the characters that appear in his later works Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 29322
SAINT-EXUPÉRY, Antoine de. Night Flight.
London : 1932First UK edition, first impression. Saint-Exupéry is most famous for his landmark children's book Le Petit Prince (1943), but Night Flight, first published as Vol de Nuit (1931), is his greatest literary work, a remarkable modernist treatment of the new age, man's position in it and the relationship of technology and humanity, selected by Connolly... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 129419
LOVELACE, Delos Wheeler; Edgar Wallace & Merian C. Cooper. King Kong.
New York : 1932First edition in book form. The novelization was serialized in Mystery Magazine the same year and published in book form slightly before the film was released. Lovelace was a former newspaper reporter, author of several books, including biographies of football coach Knute Rockne and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The original concept was Merian C. Cooper's,... Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 40361