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BRADLEY, John. A Narrative of Travel and Sport in Burmah, Siam, and the Malay Peninsula.
London : 1876First edition. Extremely uncommon. "An interesting work combining travel, observation and big game hunting. Near the Sittang River in Burma, the author hunted numerous tigers, including an episode of tiger shooting related by his companion Captain Lacy. Near the River Thungyen, an elephant was bagged, with additional notes on hunting leopard, deer,... Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 71504
(QUEEN.) MAY, Brian, & Simon Bradley. Red Special.
London : 2014First edition, first impression. Signed by Brian May on the title page. The fascinating story of the guitar May built with his father in 1963. With a copy of the publisher's press release loosely inserted. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 107584
BALLIETT, Whitney. Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz.
New York and Oxford : 1989First edition, first printing. Author Whitney Balliett was the acclaimed music and literature critic who wrote for the New Yorker between 1954 and 2001, covering the jazz scene "during its years of greatest development and ferment" (NYT obituary, February 3, 2007). The present volume was written between 1971 and 1988 as a supplement to his American... Learn More£25.00
Stock Code: 83673
MCPHEE, John. A Sense of Where You Are.
New York : 1970A specially bound copy of the Bantam paperback edition, inscribed by an outraged McPhee on the advertisement page to the bookseller Ralph Sipper: "Ralph - I took the cover off this paperback and had it bound in this way because Bantam slipped a cover picture of Bill in a Knicks uniform onto this late printing without my knowledge. The book is about... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 99894
WEBB, Sidney (ed.) How to Pay for the War:
London : 1916First edition, first impression. With a presentation inscription from Sidney Webb to Professor Phillip Bradley dated 25 November 1925 pasted to the front free endpaper. Loosely inserted is an autograph letter from Webb to Bradley from 28 July 1936, in which Webb writes that he read Bradley's Road to War "with almost painful interest as it is so like... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 124802
HOUSMAN, A. E. A Shropshire Lad.
London : 1896First edition, first issue (state A, with the word "Shropshire" on the paper spine label measuring 33 mm wide, one of 250 copies thus), of Housman's influential poetry collection. This is the fine Bradley Martin copy, with his bookplate to the chemise.
The entire first printing, made at Housman's expense after Macmillan rejected the book, consisted... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 134741
BLAKE, William. Songs of Innocence.
Clairvaux, Jura, France : 1954First edition thus, deluxe issue in full morocco, number 56 of 1,600 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match that used by Blake, watermarked with his monogram. Of the 1,600 copies, 800 went to the UK and US respectively, this being part of the former issue; a further 26 were retained by the publisher. This colour facsimile, painstakingly produced... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 136953
HOLIDAY, Billie. Poster of Billie inscribed by Milt Hinton.
Philadelphia : 1981Emotive poster of the legendary singer, inscribed lower right by the celebrated bassist and photographer, Milt Hinton, "To Jeann Failows, thanks for your loyal support of jazz, as ever your Pal, Milt "Judge" Hinton, '82", and adding a sketch of a double bass. Hinton's New York Times obituary noted, "He earned his nickname, the Judge, because he would... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 133980
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Philosophical Investigations.
Oxford : 1953First edition, first impression. A nice association copy, with the ownership signature to the front pastedown of Geoffrey Reginald Gilchrist Mure (1893-1979), the leading Idealist philosopher, and a specialist in the works of the German philosopher Hegel. Mure's signature is dated March 1955, and there are various pencil, ink and crayon marginalia in... Learn More£3,125.00
Stock Code: 138738
ASCHAM, Roger. The Scholemaster
London : 1570First edition of the most important Tudor work on education. Known for his beautiful handwriting, Roger Ascham (1514/15-1568) was appointed tutor to Princess Elizabeth in 1548, Latin Secretary to Queen Mary in 1553 and private tutor to Queen Elizabeth in 1558. The Scholemaster was written at the suggestion of Sir Richard Sackville following a debate... Learn More£25,000.00
Stock Code: 114919
(SLEIGH, Bernard.) MARK, Amy. The Sea King's Daughter and Other Poems.
Birmingham : 1895First edition of this "masterpiece" of the Birmingham arts and crafts movement (Crawford, p. 89). This is a beautiful example of the work of the Birmingham Group, an informal collective of painters and craftsmen, the Birmingham Post reviewing it as "a refined little book which accomplishes much" (Cooper, p. 90). A limited run of 50 copies bound in vellum... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 141165
[ROLFE, Frederick William, Baron Corvo.] Tarcissus: The Boy Martyr of Rome,
[Saffron Walden : 1880First edition of the author's first book, and a prize rarity in the Corvo corpus. Only two other copies have appeared at auction in over 35 years (one being the Bradley Martin copy in 1990). This fine bright copy also has a rich Corvoid provenance, sequentially owned by Christopher Sclater Millard, A. T. Bartholomew, and Robert Scoble (see below).
"The... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 139376
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
London : 1922First edition in English, first issue, without the publisher's catalogue found in later issues. This also marked the first edition in book form, following initial publication in German the previous year in the journal Annalen der Naturphilosophie. That publication - under the title Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung - was plagued with... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 138733
SHAKESPEARE, William. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: a Tragedy.
[Hamlet] Dublin : 1725Second Dublin edition of Hamlet, following the first of 1721, which is notable for being the first printing of Shakespeare outside his native country, together with the first Dublin editions of Macbeth (1723) and Henry VIII (1734).
Having moved from Scotland to Dublin some years earlier, George Grierson (c. 1680-1753) set up his own printing house... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 138226
BLACKMORE, Richard Doddridge. Fringilla, some tales in verse.
Cleveland : 1895First edition, together with the first US edition, limited issue (number 472 of 600 copies). With the ownership signature of James Warren English (1837-1925) to the front pastedown of the London edition; he was mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, 1881-83. An interesting pair of this work by the author of Lorna Doone, showing the contrasting treatment given to... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 104558