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(KING, Jr., Martin Luther.) HASSLER, Alfred, & Benton Resnick. Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story:
New York : First edition, first printing, of this rare original comic book. Published by the Fellowship of Reconciliation - an interfaith organisation advocating nonviolence - this work tells the story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was widely distributed amongst civil rights groups, churches, and schools. This copy comes, though unmarked as such, from the... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 122400
HAWKING, Stephen. A Brief History of Time.
London : 1989First UK edition, later impression. The title page with a thumb print of Hawking, next to which his personal assistant has inscribed in blue ink, "Thumb print of, S. W. Hawking, witnessed by, Susan Masey."
One of the most important scientific works of the second half of the 20th century and a masterpiece of scientific popularisation, A Brief... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 134236
HAWKING, Stephen. A Brief History of Time.
London : 1988First UK edition, first impression, published simultaneously with the US edition on 1 April 1988. One of the most important scientific works of the second half of the 20th century and a masterpiece of scientific popularization, A Brief History of Time details for a lay readership the origin and eventual fate of the universe. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 133287
HAWKING, Stephen. A Brief History of Time.
London : 1988First UK edition, first impression, published simultaneously with the US edition on 1 April 1988. One of the most important scientific works of the second half of the 20th century and a masterpiece of scientific popularization, A Brief History of Time details for a lay readership the origin and eventual fate of the universe.
Loosely inserted... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 137407
HAWKING, Stephen. A Brief History of Time.
New York : 1988First US edition, the suppressed first printing, published simultaneously with the UK edition on 1 April 1988. The first printing was recalled from shops due to a number of errors: it lacks the contents and dedication pages, and figures 2.5 and 2.6 on page 27 are reversed. The dust jacket was also changed, with that of the suppressed printing being... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 138762
BELL, Jocelyn; A. Hewish; J. D. H. Pilkington; P. F. Scott; R. A. Collins. Observation of a Rapidly Pulsating Radio Source.
London : 1968First edition, the extremely rare offprint, of the landmark paper which announced the discovery of pulsars, co-authored by British astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell and her thesis supervisor Antony Hewish, and three others; with a meaningful provenance, being bound eleventh in a volume of related offprints from the library of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory,... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 131009
(ELLINGTON, Duke, Nat King Cole, and Sarah Vaughan.) The Biggest Show of '51 - signed programme.
New York : 1951Signed in ink at their portraits by Nat "King" Cole, Duke Ellington, and Sarah Vaughan. Billed as "the biggest Negro talent package ever assembled with a huge weekly overhead of 25,000", "The Biggest Show Of '51", kicked off on 21 September 1951 in Boston, and after an extensive and gruelling tour of the US and Canada, ended on 28 November with two... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 81997
LAKING, Guy Francis. A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries.
London : 1920-25First edition of each volume of Laking's monumental survey of the history of European armour, profusely illustrated, and here handsomely bound, together with the supplementary volume, Cripps-Day's index of armour auction results. The antiquary Sir Guy Francis Laking (1875-1919) grew up under the shadow of royalty, with his father serving as physician... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 136722
COOK, James, & James King. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean.
London : 1785Second edition of Cook's fatal third voyage, an attempt to find a north-west passage, during which he "discovered" Oahu and Kauai at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, and, more importantly, "depicted accurately for the first time the north-west coast of America, leaving no major discoveries for his successors. In addition the scientific discoveries... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 75595
(SOBIESKI.) COYER, l'Abbé Gabriel-François. The History of John Sobieski, King of Poland. Translated from the French of M. L'abbé Coyer.
London : 1762First edition in English of the Abbé Coyer's biography of the great Polish hero Jan Sobieski (1629-1696), from 1674 king of Poland, renowned for his defeat of the Turks at the gates of Vienna in 1683. It was originally published in 1761 as Histoire de Jan Sobieski, Roi de Pologne and used verbatim by the assiduous Encyclopédiste Louis de Jaucort for... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 139829
(KELMSCOTT PRESS.) MORRIS, William, trans. The Tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane.
Hammersmith : 1893First edition of Morris's translation of this story, one of 325 copies on paper, taken from the work Nouvelles françaises en prose du XIIIième siècle which was originally published in Paris in 1856. King Florus and the Fair Jehane would later appear in the work Old French Romances Done into English by William Morris, published by... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 139267
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Holograph revisions to the typescript short story "A High Wind-less Night in Jamaica" by his lover Jane Mason.
Havana (?) : c.mid-1930sRemarkable survival that memorialises Hemingway's infatuation with the young and glamorous socialite Jane Mason, who was to become the model for the character of Helene Bradley in To Have and Have Not (1937), his last experimental work from the Key West years. The couple first met in the autumn of 1931, when Hemingway and his wife Pauline were... Learn More£12,000.00
Stock Code: 109126
BLOUNT, Thomas Pope. A Natural History:
London : 1693First edition of Blount's observations on aspects of natural history, including observations on sugar, tea, coffee, opium, tobacco, coconuts, metals, earthquakes and volcanos, among other phenomena. Synthesised from other writers rather than being the product of extensive study by the author, the work acts as a valuable snapshot of late 17th-century... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 128581
LE GUIN, Ursula. Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences; Dancing at the Edge of the World: thoughts on words, women, places; Searoad Chronicles of Klatsand; Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight; Four Ways to Forgiveness; Unlocking the Air and other Stories; Lavinia.
Santa Barbara; New York; San Francisco; Orlando : 1987-2008First editions, first printings, of which four are inscribed by the author to Philomena Guillebaud, three of which have an additional inscription from Le Guin's close friend Martha West. Additionally Dancing at the Edge of the World is inscribed solely from West to Guillebaud; Buffalo Gals and other Animal Presences and Lavinia... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 132670
BURGESS, James. Notes on Hindu Astronomy and the History of our Knowledge of it.
Hertford : 1893An uncommon offprint by the mathematician and archaeologist James Burgess (1832-1916), a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the upper wrapper, "with the author's compliments, June 1898" and bound together with a 2-page autograph letter signed on Indian astronomy, in particular the "lunar mansion" Pushya, and its principal star. OCLC locates... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 132960
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. "I Didn't Get Over", two draft manuscripts and typescripts, with holograph corrections, for the short story.
[Asheville, NC : 1936]Two original drafts, the first draft and the second and final draft, for Fitzgerald's short story "I Didn't Get Over", written in summer 1936 and published in Esquire magazine that October. The most noticeable differences between the two drafts are at the beginning and end of the piece. The title is slightly changed: in the first draft, it is "I Never... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 100917
SYMES, Michael. An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava,
London : 1800First edition of "one of the first detailed accounts of the country written in English. In just over 500 pages, it addressed the history, geography, culture, and economics of Burma" (ODNB). Also notable for the survey of the lower River Irrawaddy, the first reliable chart of it, which was carried out by Symes's colleague Thomas Woods and is illustrated... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 75502
ANDREWS, John History of the War with America, France, Spain, and Holland;
London : 1785-6First edition. An attractive history, particularly prized in its day for the series of portraits which include the King, Franklin, Lafayette, and Washington, Admirals Howe, Keppel, Parker, Kempenfelt, Hood and Rodney, and Generals Greene, Clinton, Howe, Burgoyne, and Cornwallis. The first substantial, general history of the conflict by an Englishman,... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 131885
STUART, Sir Charles, General. Letter Book of correspondence with Admiral Duckworth during the retaking of Minorca, 1798-9.
Mahon : 1798-9It is rare indeed that British Military History throws up a general who seriously could be considered as an exemplar of Sun Tzu's Sage Commander. And it is perhaps not particularly surprising, in view of the generally sanguinary tendencies of the historians of the British Army, that his greatest feat "being bloodless, has been absolutely forgotten"... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 120807
RAFFLES, Thomas Stamford. The History of Java.
London : 1817First edition of Raffles's masterful account of Java. Raffles was appointed lieutenant governor of Java in 1811 when the island and its dependencies were occupied by Lord Minto following the annexation of the Netherlands by Napoleon. During the next four years he extended the area of European control and reorganized the Dutch colonial system in the... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 136364
HAWKINS, Joseph. A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa,
1797Second edition, same year as the first. Complete with the frontispiece showing "the Author relating the History of his Travels," which is often lacking. Recommendations from Benjamin Rush ("I feel myself indebted to you ") and Dr. Felix Pascalis-Ouvrière, vice-president of the Chemical Society of Philadelphia, and president of the Philadelphia College... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 68972
MITCHELL, Wesley Clair. A History of the Greenbacks
Chicago : 1903First edition, first printing, of the author's acclaimed study of the impact of inflation on the economy of the Union. "From 1860 to 1864, textiles quadrupled in price as a result of the dearth of cotton. In general, wholesale prices rose more than did retail prices. The inflation imposed a heavy tax on working men, estimated by Mitchell at one-fifth... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 112868
SIBORNE, William. History Of the War In France And Belgium, in 1815.
London : 1844The History is the second edition, same year as the first - which "sold off in a very few days" - with minor corrections, and there was only one issue of the extraordinary, and highly sought-after, Plans and Maps, offering the best possible contour view of the field, outside of Siborne's model itself. The Letters are a first edition. Siborne's published... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 79337
CRICK, W. F., & J. E. Wadsworth. A Hundred Years of Joint Stock Banking.
London : 1936First edition, presentation issue, one of 350 specially bound copies, with an inserted calligraphic sheet inscribed to Sir Percy Elly Bates (1879-1946, director of the Morning Post and of the cruise line Cunard) by "the Chairman, Managing Director and Directors of the Midland Bank Limited, 1836-1936". This history of the transformation of banking charts... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 134857
CRICK, W. F., & J. E. Wadsworth. A Hundred Years of Joint Stock Banking.
London : 1936First edition, presentation issue, one of 350 specially bound copies, with an inserted calligraphic sheet inscribed to D. R. Mack by "the Chairman, Managing Director and Directors of the Midland Bank Limited, 1836-1936". This history of the transformation of banking charts "a century of pronounced growth and development in every branch of economic life"... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 121159
(BRITISH NORTH BORNEO COMPANY.) Views of British North Borneo with a Brief History of the Colony,
London : 1899First edition of this uncommon and extensively illustrated commemorative publication produced by the North Borneo Company (1881-1946). Alongside a brief summary of the history and geography of the territory, the company advertises the "progress" that it was making, particularly in the areas of trade and railway construction. The book is, in large part,... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 129630
[MORGAN, Joseph (trans.)] A Compleat History of the Piratical States of Barbary, viz. Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli, and Morocco.
London : 1750First edition thus of this English translation of Jacques Philippe Laugier de Tassy's Histoire du royaume d'Alger (1725), originally published in 1728-9 under the title A Complete History of Algiers, here published with additional matter.
It is widely held that Joseph Morgan (fl. 1707-1739) is the author of this translation. As vice-consul in Algiers... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 118623
STRICKLAND, Agnes [& Elizabeth]. Lives of the Bachelor Kings of England.
London : 1861First edition, presentation copy from the authors' sister, inscribed in ink on the title page, "To dear Charlotte Foster in remembrance of her friends Agnes and Elizabeth Strickland with Jane Margaret Strickland's love"; the divisional title "Edward the Fifth" is annotated in the same hand, "By Elizabeth Strickland", referring to the work's joint authorship.
By... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 140279
PARKES, Bessie Rayner. The History of Our Cat Aspasia.
London : [1856?]Second edition, following the first of 1855; conspicuously uncommon: Copac cites copies at only British Library, Oxford and Scotland among British and Irish institutional libraries, with OCLC adding no further copies in international holdings; of the first edition Copac notes just two copies (Cambridge, Standen House). Bessie Rayner Parkes, later Belloc... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 126743
ANTHONY, Susan B. History of Woman Suffrage.
Rochester : 1886 & 1902First editions, presentation copies of volumes III and IV of the "bible" of the women's suffrage campaign, the only two volumes published by Anthony herself; inscribed in each volume by Anthony on the occasion of her 85th birthday to her cousin Joshua. Both are inscribed on initial blanks, "To Joshua Anthony. Ushers - N.Y. From his cousin Susan B. Anthony.... Learn More£12,000.00
Stock Code: 132954
RUNCIMAN, Steven. Medieval History and the Romantic Imagination.
Oxford : Scarce original offprint inscribed by the author "with best wishes SR" to the front free endpaper. This copy is from the library of John Julius Cooper, 2nd viscount Norwich (1929-2018) a hugely prolific popular historian and television presenter. Runciman and Norwich led very similar careers: both educated at Eton, both dabbling in the Foreign Service,... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 139947
COOKE, Charles Northcote. The Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of Banking in India.
Calcutta : 1863First edition of the first book on the history of modern Indian banking. The author had joined the Bank of Bengal in the 1830s. Though the East India Company had set up a simple deposit bank in Madras as early as 1683, modern Indian banking began in 1806, with the establishment of the Bank of Calcutta. Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 50608
KINGSLEY, Sidney. Detective Story. A play in three acts.
New York : 1949First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Billy Hammerstein who helped launch this - Gratefully Sidney Kingsley Nov. 4. 1949". With the recipient's bookplate to the front pastedown. William Hammerstein was the son of the lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, he was a theatrical producer in... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 50339
ADLEY, Charles Coles. The Story of the Telegraph in India.
London : 1866First edition. Uncommon, just four locations on Copac - BL, Oxford, Cambridge, and NLS - OCLC adds MIT only. Adley dedicates the book to Robert Wygram Crawford, chairman of the Commons committee on East India Telegraphic and Postal communications, and also of The East India Railway Company, as another who has "ceaselessly advocated measures indispensable... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 99968
(OSWELL, William Cotton.) OSWELL, W. Edward. William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer. The Story of his Life.
New York : 1900First US edition, same year as the UK. Cotton was educated at Rugby and Haileybury, the Company's seminary, before taking up a post as assistant collector at Arcot. Transferring to Madras he "won celebrity as an elephant-catcher" (ODNB). Ill health forced him to leave India for South Africa; "There he spent two years in hunting and became acquainted... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 127570
GOTHEIN, Marie Louise. A History of Garden Art.
London : 1928First edition in English, originally published in German in 1913. With a superb provenance: from the library of the artist Walter Beck (1864-1954), with his delightful "Singing Trees" bookplates (designed by him and wood-engraved by T. Cole) and captioned "Innisfree" after his celebrated gardens at Millbrook, New York; both volumes - but particularly... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 114828
BEWICK, Thomas. A History of British Birds...
Newcastle : 1809Third edition; originally published as two separate works in 1797 and 1804. Roscoe notes that the paper used for this edition, although "very thin and rather poor", was "from the point of view of an artist anxious to show his work to the best advantage, more satisfactory than most of the papers previously used - it took an excellent impression from... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 132533
DOUBLEDAY, Thomas. A Financial, Monetary and Statistical History of England,
London : 1847First edition. Thomas Doubleday (1790-1870) was an influential figure in the Chartist movement in the early 1830s, thereafter becoming more conservative. The present book, taking the form of letters to young scholars of economics, is a wide-ranging and opinionated study of the nature of money and of the national debt, covering the development of the... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 129992
(NAVAL: MARITIME TREATIES.) [EDMUNDS, Henry (comp.)] Extracts, from the several Treaties subsisting between Great Britain and other Kingdoms and States,
London : 1758Third edition - preceded by those of 1741 and 1747 - issued against the background of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763) and updated to take into account the latest maritime treaties: with Algiers (1751), France (includes treaty of Aix la Chapelle, 1748), Morocco (1750-51), Portugal (1755), Savoy (1748 and 1750), Tripoli, and Tunis (both 1751 - and both... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 121023
FERGUSON, David. The History of the Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 1914-1919.
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington, N.Z., Melbourne and London : 1921First edition, with about 10 additions and first hand snippets of events as witnessed by Captain A. Critchley Salmonson, recipient of the Distinguished Service Order. Some of the annotations provide more precision such as timing, meals, and taking credit for his own actions; others simply record how fellow soldiers died: "shot through the head next... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 133376
FORSTER, Johann Reinhold. History of the Voyages and Discoveries made in the North.
London : 1786First edition in English, originally published in German in 1784. A comprehensive overview of northern explorations from ancient to modern times, including accounts of the English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish and Russian voyages in search of the Northwest and Northeast Passages from the earliest recorded explorations to 1780, including... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 132399
DRUSKIN, Mikhail Semenovich. Ocherki po istorii tantseval'noi muzyki [Essays on the history of Dance Music].
Leningrad : 1936First and only edition. One of 3500 copies. Uncommon, just 14 copies on OCLC. This is the first systematic work on dance music in Russian, which includes notable early criticism of Shostakovich's ballets. Mikhail Druskin (1905-1991), Soviet musicologist, was responsible for a wide range of cultural-historical publications, also working as a broadcaster.... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 126481
ELLIS, Alfred Burdon. The Tshi-speaking Peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa.
London, : 1887First edition. Ellis was commissioned second lieutenant in the 1st West India Regiment in November 1873 and accompanied them to the Second Ashante war later that year. "This was the beginning of a long connection with west Africa" (ODNB), serving in many different capacities, military and civil. "Ellis was an able and ambitious soldier But of some... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 81446
MORRIS, William. Architecture and History, and Westminster Abbey.
London : 1900First edition of the lectures William Morris gave before the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings on July 1884 and July 1893, printed using the Golden Type of the Kelmscott Press. With the black morocco bookplate of the prominent American book collector Henry William Poor (1844-1915), who made his fortune in banking and used the funds to... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 131407
GUEULLETTE, Thomas-Simon. The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour.
London : 1893First Smithers edition, one of five copies printed on Japanese vellum. Originally published in 1715 as Mille et un quarts d'heure, contes tartares, these stories - referred to by Smithers as "very lively, ingenious, and entertaining imitations of the 'Arabian Nights'" - were the work of the lawyer, bibliophile and prolific compiler of tales,... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 126130
DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol.
London and New York : 1946A beautifully bound copy of Dickens's Christmas classic, being the first King Penguin facsimile edition, after the original first edition of 1843. A Christmas Carol was an instant success, reportedly selling all 6,000 copies of the first edition on the first day of publication, and Dickens went on to write four more small festive books for each successive... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 136758
JAMES, Montague Rhodes. A Thin Ghost and Others.
London : 1919First edition, first impression, of James's third short horror story collection, containing five "excellent stories" (Bleiler). Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a a noted scholar and the author of numerous ghost stories, which he began writing after entering Cambridge in 1882. James's readings at King's College were renowned in Cambridge, and he... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 133969
JAMES, Montague Rhodes. A Thin Ghost and Others.
New York : 1919First US edition, first printing. A Thin Ghost is James's third short horror story collection, following the UK edition of the same year, and contains five "excellent stories" (Bleiler). Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a a noted scholar and the author of numerous ghost stories, which he began writing after entering Cambridge in 1882. James's readings... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 133964
BUONAMICI, Castruccio. Commentaries of the Late War in Italy, Translated from The Original Latin.
1753First edition in English, "a work written with considerable elegance, fidelity, and judgement" (Lowndes); originally published in Latin at"Ludgunum Batavorum" (actually ?Genoa), 1750-1. An account of the Italian Campaigns of the War of the Austrian Succesion by a participant. Buonamici joined the army of Charles Bourbon, King of the Two Sicilies, and... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 62883
[MARKHAM, Gervase.] The Young Sportman's [sic] Instructor
[London] : [1705?]First edition thus, a compendium consisting of extracts from the section on angling in The Pleasures of Princes, from Hungers Prevention (on "low-belling" and other methods of bird-catching), Country Contentments (on hunting, coursing, dogs) and Markhams Method (poultry, etc.) The publisher was George Conyers, one of the most prominent chapbook publishers... Learn More£19,500.00
Stock Code: 131890
NAZAROFF, Pavel S. Moved On! From Kashgar to Kashmir.
London : 1935First edition. Nazaroff, who had assisted British and White Russian forces in Tashkent escaped a Soviet prison for China. This journey formed the subject of his first book, Hunted Through Central Asia. After China recognised the Soviet state in 1924 Nazaroff was forced to flee again, this time for Kashmir, across Chinese Turkestan. This narrative tells... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 128632
(HELEN OF CONSTANTINOPLE.) L'Histoire de la Belle Hélaine de Constantinople,
Caen : [c.1790s]A very rare imprint of this tale, sewn and unbound as issued. A cheap production for a popular readership - the woodcut title vignette is noticeably crude - it is not surprising that other copies have not survived; only the copy in the BNF is located by Worldcat. The story is a version of the 14th-century epic poem of the wanderings of Helen of Constantinople,... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 139116
MONTESSORI, Maria. Il Metodo della pedagogia scientifica applicato all'educazione infantile nelle case dei bambini.
Castello : 1909First edition, first issue, of the Italian reformer's pioneering first work, the exposition of the theory behind her groundbreaking educational techniques; a landmark in the history of education. The later issue by Bretschneider in Rome has a new imprint slip pasted onto the title.
First a student of engineering, then medicine - both of which were... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 139362
SHAW, Bernard. The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God.
London : 1932First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by the author on the half-title to the female missionary who inspired the book, nine days after its publication, "Dear Miss Shaw, on the eve of a voyage round the world on which I am taking your latest proofsheets to read I send you this story, for which you are really responsible,... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 103294
(FRENCH GLASS BINDING.) Chansonnier dédié aux Demoiselles.
Paris : [c.1828-30]A beautifully preserved, finely bound French songbook from the Janet workshop.
The British Library's Database of Bookbindings notes that the Janets (both father, Pierre-Étienne, and son, Louis) were well-known engravers and publishers of ephemera in deluxe and gift bindings, particularly women's almanacs; Louis moved to rue St Jacques 59 - the location... Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 133875
(STEADMAN, Ralph.) [O'NOLAN, Brian.] Flann O'Brien. The Poor Mouth (An Béal Bacht). A bad story about the hard life.
London : 1975First edition in English, number 109 of 130 copies signed in pencil by the artist at the head of the title page.
"This celebrated satirical work, An Béal Bocht, first published in Gaelic in 1941, is here translated for the first time under the title of The Poor Mouth O'Brien comments mercilessly on Irish life The key-words in this work are surely... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 135872