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SMYTH, Ethel. Mrs Pankhurst's Treatment in Prison.
London : 1912A leaflet produced by the WSPU regarding the conditions of Emmeline Pankhurst's imprisonment after the window-smashing demonstration in Westminster of 1 March 1912. In this leaflet Dr Ethel Smyth's (1858-1944) letter to the Times, dated 17 April 1912, is reprinted. In this letter Dr Smyth provides an account of the conditions faced in Holloway Prison... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 120826
HOCKNEY, David. My Window.
Cologne : 2020First edition, first impression. Signed by Hockney on the statement of limitation page. The total edition of the book was 2,000 copies including Art editions A, B, C and D, each of these limited to 250 copies each. Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 138891
ROSENBERG, Heinz. My Four Years of Horror through the Holocaust.
New York : 1983First edition of one of the most important of Holocaust memoirs, produced in a very small number of copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on a preliminary blank: "To Mr & Mrs Gourany, May the tragedy of the Holocaust bring people together to create a better world for generations to come. With kind regards Henry L. Robertson, N. Y. 6/13.83"... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 126940
[MALLESON, Lucy Beatrice.] Anthony Gilbert. Mystery of the Open Window.
London : 1929First edition, first impression, scarce in the jacket. This is the publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page, from the archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of the revolutionary figures of 20th-century publishing. Everything about Gollancz was distinctive, from his... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 93616
BENTLEY, Nicolas. Hippies.
c. 1967Three men in front of a Moorish window: a middle-aged man in long hair and hippy clothes holding the back of a chair; a younger unsmiling man with cropped hair, sunglasses, medallion and cigar; a moustachioed man at their feet in a yoga posture. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 66996
CLINTON, Sir Henry. Memorandums &c. &c. respecting the Unprecedented Treatment which the Army have met with respecting Plunder taken after a Siege,
1794First Edition. "Concerning capture of Charleston and sale of American property" (Howes). Clinton's reputation rests "almost entirely on his service in the American War of Independence which was almost always marred by his inability, by what historians have come to see as a disordered personality, to work well with other generals and admirals and to... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 38056
ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
London : 2000First edition, first impression, dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page with an arrow from the printed dedication ("to Susan Sladden who helped Harry out of his cupboard"): "and, though we didn't want it in print, helped me out of my cupboard. With unending gratitude and equal love Jo a.k.a. (again) JK Rowling x". The printed... Learn More£75,000.00
Stock Code: 128864
ORTON, I. R. The Dreamer and the Sheaves,
London : 1955First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author to the title page, "To Alan Guest, best wishes from I. R. Orton". Loosely inserted in this copy are two letters to the editor of Stand magazine and poet Jon Silkin, one in manuscript, dated 27 November 1954; the second typed and signed in manuscript. Alongside the letters Orton has sent... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 136259
(WOMEN; WORLD WAR II.) Original manuscript notebook.
Ramsgate : April 1942 - March 1943A poignant manuscript notebook, amusingly illustrated, recording the friendship and lively exploits of a group of six young women from Ramsgate during the Second World War. The group, who named themselves "the Order of Little Bears", consisted of Maud Isabella Milgate, the primary author of this manuscript, her sister Blanche Adelaide Milgate ("Bibs"),... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 137776
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
(WORLD WAR II; Occupied France.) Exceptional collection of clandestinely accumulated proclamations and propaganda posters from the Nazi Occupation of Northern France.
Lille-Roubaix–Tourcoing conurbation : 1940-3Haunting documents of oppression and resistance in Nazi-occupied northern France. Intensely evocative, the marks of making on these composite posters clearly reveal the driven process behind their creation; the riskful gathering of the fragments, their painstaking collaging, careful docketing, and vigilant concealment as important evidence in the future... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 94845
(BIBLE; English; Authorized version.) The Holy Bible,
Cambridge : 1768A handsomely printed Georgian Bible in a grand period binding, with a fascinating provenance: from the library of the prominent Liverpool merchant and slave trader John Sparling (1731-1800).
"John Sparling was in partnership with William Bolden in the Virginia trade from the 1750s, importing turpentine, tar and tobacco and exporting salt, hardware... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 116480
(JOYCE, James.) ALBERTS, Julien. A Bouquet of Blooms.
Nice : 1996First edition, number 33 of 200 copies including an additional print, from a total edition of 650. This is a powerful evocation of chapter 15 of Ulysses, customarily referred to as the Circe episode: Joyce's hero Leopold Bloom, along with Stephen Dedalus and Vincent Lynch, visits Dublin's red-light district, known familiarly as the Monto, but which... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 140014
(DARWIN, Charles.) Collection of 12 original cabinet card portraits of figures associated with Charles Darwin:
c.1890Striking and handsomely presented photographic polyptych of major British figures of the late 19th century, a number having a strong association with Charles Darwin or his "bulldog" T. H. Huxley, including Frederick Temple, archbishop of Canterbury, Sir John Lubbock, and Huxley himself.
1) Queen Victoria (1819-1901): this fine portrait... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 126612
BIGOT, Georges. Au Japon: Bain de Famille. Moeurs domestiques.
[No place] : c. 1900An expressive and archetypal cartoon by the celebrated French artist Georges Bigot, heightened in blue crayon, signed lower left and numbered 466 lower right. The domestic bathhouse scene, which offers a touchingly documented snapshot of family life in Meiji Japan, is annotated top right for publication with "Ind au dos" indications to reverse, and... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 123122
ALEXANDER, Sir James Edward. Original watercolour view of the coast of Jamaica with the Blue Mountains in the background and two fishing boats in the foreground.
Jamaica : 1831A highly evocative watercolour view of the Jamaican coastline with the famed Blue Mountains, the longest mountain range of the island, in the background.
Sir James Alexander, the artist, noted the grandeur of this very scene in the published version of his travels: "After a week's run we sighted afar off the dim outline of part of St. Domingo,... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 98688
BIGOT, Georges. [Pen and ink sketch of a girl dancing on a gentleman's hat.]
[No place] : c. 1900A charming cartoon by the celebrated French cartoonist Georges Bigot, heightened in blue crayon, signed lower left, with editorial markings for publication in blue pencil.
Georges Ferdinand Bigot (1860-1927) studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, where he was trained in the studios of Jean-Léon Gérôme and Carolus-Duran. His interest in Japonism... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 123485