BESLEYS BOOKS

 

WINTER 2007

 

CATALOGUE

 

LITERATURE, ILLUSTRATED, PRIVATE PRESS,

PRINTING, BIBLIOGRAPHY

AND ART

 

BESLEYS BOOKS

 

 

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CONTENTS:

 

Literature............................…………………………………            1 – 192

Printing and Bibliography...................................................             193 - 234

Illustrated and Private Press.................................................         235 - 395

Art…………………….………………………………………….        396 - 461

 

 

LITERATURE

 

1. Abbott, C.C. Summer Love. Oxford, printed for the author, 1958. 8vo. 1st ed. 21.0 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. 111/250 signed by the author. Original paper wraps, slightly frayed at edges and slightly darkened, owner's details on second blank. With it water-stained letter and Christmas card from the author. The author was editor of some Gerald Manley Hopkin's letters. [Another copy available at £10.00 without the association material.]            £15.00

 

2. Abbott, C.C. Miss Bedell and Other Poems. London, Chatto & Windus, 1924. 1st trade ed. 19.0 x 14.0 cms. Spine faded, extremities slightly rubbed, internally some darkening of paper and light foxing. Inscibed by the author and with 3 Christmas cards each containing a poem by the author and stated to be limited to 150 or 175 copies.          £10.00

 

3. Abse, D. Walking Under Water. London, Hutchinson, 1952. 1st ed. 23.0 x 14.5 cms. Original paper-covered boards. Corners slightly rubbed, end papers slightly foxed, owner's name stamp on front free end paper, dust wrapper slightly grubby and frayed.                                                                                              £15.00

 

4. Aldiss, B.W. The Brighfount Diaries. London, Faber, 1955. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Illustrations and dust wrapper by Pearl Falconer. Excellent copy in price-clipped and slightly creased and grubby dust wrapper. Brian Aldiss's first book, original published as a column in The Bookseller, is based on his experiences while working for Blackwells.             £30.00

 

 

5. Austen, J. Volume the Third. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1951. 1st ed. 17.5 x 12.0 cms. 1/4 cloth with paper label and paper-covered boards. Bookseller's label and owner's details on front free end paper, externally slightly grubby, end papers foxed.  £15.00

 

6. Barnes, D. The Wide Sargasso Sea. London, Faber, 1936. 8vo. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth part slightly faded, small white paint mark on upper board, small nick to lower fore corners of last 3 leaves. Otherwise an excellent copy, without dust wrapper.                                                                                           £35.00

 

7. Bason, F. Spring. London, Doulton & Co Ltd, no date c.1962. 1st ed. 18.0 x 11.0 cms. 16pp illustrated booklet, expressed on titlepage as limited edition, card covers. Slight wear. Inscribed by the author.               £9.00

 

8. Bason, F. Fred Bason's 3rd Diary. London, Deutsch, 1955. 8vo. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Portrait frontis by Nicolas Bentley, edited and with intro. by Michael Sadleir. End papers darkened and foxed, dust wrapper discoloured and slightly frayed.  £6.00

 

9. Bason, F. Fred Bason's 2nd Diary. London, Wingate, 1952. 8vo. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Portrait frontis, edited and with preface by L.A.G.Strong. excellent copy in slightly frayed and soiled dust wrapper.                          £6.00

 

10. Bason, F. The Last Bassoon. London, Max Parrish, 1960. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. portrait frontis. Introduction by Noel Coward. Externally slightly marked, some internal foxing. Lengthy inscription by the author on front free end paper, portrait frontis also briefly inscribed. Printed note about the death of the author's landlady pasted on foot of front free end paper.                                                                                          £8.00

 

11. Bason, F. Fred Bason's Diary. London, Wingate, 1951. 8vo. 1st ed. 2nd imp. 1`8.5 x 12.0 cms. Portrait frontis by Ronald Searle, edited by Nicolas Bentley. Dust wrapper torn and mended crudely with sellotape, front free end paper darkened.         £8.00

 

12. Bates, H.E. The Vanished World. The Blossoming World. The World in Ripeness. London, Joseph, 1969 - 1972. 8vo. 3 vols 1st eds. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrations and dust wrappers by John Ward.  Dust wrappers showing slight wear, that of vol 3 slightly browned, but otherwise an excellent set of H.E.Bates autobiography.        £25.00

 

13. Benson, E.F. The Life of Alcbiades. London, Benn, 1928. 8vo. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Two doublepage plans by Henry S. Sands, original buckram. Owner's details on front pastedown, very slight foxing, otherwise excellent copy.            £12.00

 

14. Benson, E.F. Mammon and Co. London, Heinemann, 1899. 1st ed. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth, slightly marked. Owner's details on front free end paper, very occasional light foxing, a few marginal pencil marks against publisher's ad pages.   £15.00

 

15. Blake, W. The Poetical Works of William Blake, Lyrical and Miscellaneous. London, George Bell, 1891. Rep. 17.5 x 10.0 cms. Engraved portrait frontis, Aldine edition, printed at Chiswick Press, edited and with lengthy introduction by W.M.Rossetti, original two-tone cloth with gilt lettering. Spine faded, owner's details on front  free end paper.              £15.00

 

16. Bond, E. Selections from the Notebooks of Edward Bond. Volume Two: 1980 to 1995. London, Methuen, 2001. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Edited by Ian Stuart. Slight wear to dust wrapper.              £10.00

 

17. Bourne, H. Antiquitates Vulgares; or, the Antiquities of the Common People. Newcastle, Printed by J.White for the author, 1725. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.0 cms. pp.xx + 232 +[8]. Attractive woodcut head and tail pieces, contemporary panelled calf. Extremities slightly rubbed, upper hinge cracked, top fore corner torn off first blank, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. An attractive copy of an early work on English folklore.             £250.00

 

18. Bramah, E. The Moon of Much Gladness. London, Cassell, 1932. 8vo. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth but faded, worn and with bookworm damage, contents clean except slight bookworm damage near inner edge.              £10.00

 

19. Brassell, T. Tom Stoppard. An Assessment. London, Macmillan, 1985. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Dust wrapper. Some pencil annotation (?) for review.                                                                  £10.00

 

20. Brink, C.O. Horace on Poetry. The 'Ars Poetica'. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1971. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Excellent copy in price-clipped dust wrapper. This is volume 2 of the series and contains Latin text of Ars Poetica and critical commentary with discussion.                                                                    £45.00

 

21. Britten, B. Letters from a Life. Selected letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten, Volumes 1 and 2. London, Faber, 1991. 8vo. 2 vols 1st eds. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Well illustrated. Little used hard back edition in protected dust wrappers. These volumes cover the period 1923 to 1945, a third volume covering 1946-76 was published in 2004.        £50.00

 

22. Brooke, R. The Letters of Rupert Brooke. London, Faber, 1968. 8vo. 1st ed. 23.5 x 14.0 cms. Illustrated. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper slightly marked.                  £20.00

 

23. Browne, Sir T. Religio Medici. London, printed for J.Torbuck et al, 1736. New ed. 17.0 x 9.0 cms.  Pp. xxxvi (inc. engraved frontis.), 253, [1] publisher's ads, [6] contents, [4] publisher's ads. Full contemporary calf lined in gilt. Extremities rubbed with slight loss to spine ends, hinges splitting but stitching intact, pastedown end papers present but no longer stuck down, 1950s bookplate on front inner board, C19th owner's details on front free end paper. This edition includes the Life of the Author and Sir Kenelm Digby's Observations. [Keynes 15].                        £100.00

 

24. Browne, Sir T. Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Enquiries into Very many Received Tenents and Commonly Presumed Truths. London, Printed for Edward Dod, 1658. 4th ed. 21.5 x 15.5 cms. Pp.[xvi], 1-468, [16] alphabetical Table, [1] blank, [1] longitudinal label "Dr Brown's Enquiries & Garden of Cyrus", [1] blank, [8] titlepage and Epistle Dedicatory, [1] engraved plate, 1-30, [31] blank, [32] engraved plate, [33] Titlepage of the Garden of Cyrus, [34] blank, 35-73, [74] Stationer to the Reader, [75] publisher's advert, [76] blank. Engraved illustration on 5F2 (p43 of Garden of Cyrus). Contemporary calf with blindstamped decoration on boards, spine repaired with later label. Repairs to corners and spine with some wear. Modern owner's bookplate on front pastedown, leaf from another C17th work  folded round the text, bound in as strengthening and now revealed (unidentified but religious content), early owner's signatures on titlepage (?) "Eliza Lowther" and "John Cooper". Ms notes on first blank "Bought of Mr (?) Peisley Jan 12 1716" and "This is a curious entertaining book.  - the Author Dr Brown a man of great Reading -" An interesting copy in acceptable condition. [Keynes 76 and 94].  £400.00

 

 

25. Buchan, J. Witch Wood. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1927. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine faded, extremities very slightly rubbed, owner's details and 4 written lines on front free end paper, sporadic foxing.   £6.00

 

26. Burroughes, W.S. The Wild Boys. London, Calder & Boyars, 1972. 1st UK ed. 19.5 x 12.0 cms. Dust wrapper slightly soiled and frayed, spine slightly skewed.                                                    £12.00

 

27. Carey, P. Illywacker. London, Faber, 1985. 1st UK ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Excellent copy in similar dust wrapper.               £15.00

 

28. Carter, A. Wise Children. London, Chatto & Windus, 1991. 8vo. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated slip signed by the author lightly attached to titlepage. Spine slightly skewed, dust wrapper complete but lightly creased, owner's name on inside front flap of dust wrapper.                                                                £20.00

 

29. Coetzee, J.M. Foe. London, Secker & Warburg, 1986. 8vop. 1st ed. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper.                      £30.00

 

30. Compton-Burnett, I. Darkness and Day. London, Gollancz, 1951. 8vo. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Bookseller's stamp on pastedown, dust wrapper faded, slightly dusty and slightly frayed.                £12.00

 

31. Compton-Burnett, I. Mother and Son. London, Gollancz, 1955. 8vo. 1st ed. 8.5 x 12.0 cms. Dust wrapper  slightly dusty and frayed, first few leaves creased at top fore corner.                                 £12.00

 

32. Conrad, J. The Rescue. London, Dent, 1920. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.5 cms. Original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine vertically creased, owner's name on front pastedown, some slight foxing on free end papers. [Wise 57].           £10.00

 

33. Conrad, J. Tales of Hearsay. London, T.Fisher Unwin, 1925. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Original cloth. Slightly rubbed at extremities, bookseller's label and owner's initials on front pastedown, a little sporadic foxing.        £10.00

 

34. Conrad, J. Suspense. London, Dent, 1925. 8vo. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.5 cms. Frontis., original red cloth. Very slightly rubbed, owner's name in pencil on front pastedown, a few light pencil marginalia. As issued with no front free end paper. An excellent copy.  £10.00

 

35. Cookson, W. Vestiges. London, Agenda Editions, and Grimsby, Big Little Poem Books, 1987. 8vo. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Cover drawing by Laurie Clark. Card covers. Signed by the author. Fine copy.          £15.00

 

36. Cooper, J. Apassionata. London, Bantam Press, 1996. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper. Signed by the author.                                                                            £15.00

 

37. Cunard, N. Grand Man. Memories of Norman Douglas. London, Secker & Warburg, 1954. 8vo. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Illustrated. Extremities slightly rubbed, a few pages creased at the corner.                           £10.00

 

38. Davies, R. [as "R.D."]. Out of the Ark or Creatures Facetious in Cut and Doggerel. London, Peter Davies, 1930. 1st ed. 24.5 x 17.0 cms. Humorous verse illustrated with reproductions of earlier woodcuts, engravings etc. Original cloth with paper label to spine. Extremities rubbed, small split to upper hinge, slight red dye stain on a few edges.    £8.00

 

39. Dickens, C. and Collins, W. The Lazy Tour of two idle Apprentices. No Thoroughfare. The Perils of Certain English Prisoners. London, Chapman and Hall, 1895. 1st ed. rep. 20.5 x 13.0 cms. Illustrated, original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed, slight foxing on end papers, owner's details on 1/2 title. Originally published in parts in Household Words, it first appeared in book form in 1890. This copy is the first reprint of the first edition.  £18.00

 

40. Dodgson, C. [under pseud. Lewis Carroll]. The Hunting of the Snark. London, Macmillan, 1876. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Illustrated and with pictorial boards by Henry Holiday. A rather worn and grubby copy but complete and with no scribbling. With it a clean copy of the Penguin edition of The Annotated Snark by Martin Gardner.        £40.00

 

41. Durrell, L. Clea. London, Faber, 1960. 8vo. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly frayed and soiled dust wrapper.                                                                                                  £20.00

 

42. Durrell, L. A Private Country. London, Faber, 1943. 8vo. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Excellent copy in dust wrapper torn with some loss and rather discoloured.                                                             £45.00

 

43. Durrenmatt, F. The Pledge. London, Cape, 1959. 1st UK ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in very slightly rubbed and frayed dust wrapper.                                                                                 £12.00

 

44. Eliot, T.S. After Strange Gods. London, Faber, 1934. 8vo. 1st ed. 2nd imp. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Dust wrapper faded and frayed with slight loss, owner's details on front free end paper, slight foxing on end papers.  £25.00

 

45. Forster, E.M. The Hill of Devi. London, Arnold, 1953. 8vo. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Illustrated. Excellent copy in slightly frayed and soiled dust wrapper.                                                                 £12.00

 

46. Fowles, J. A Maggot. London, Cape, 1985. 8vo. Rep. (same date as 1st ed.) 19.5 x 12.0 cms. Fine copy in fine dust wrapper, signed by the author.                                                               £15.00

 

47. Fraser, G.M. Flashman's Lady. London, Barrie & Jenkins, 1977. 8vo. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Corners bumped but otherwise an excellent copy in slightly creased dust wrapper.                      £25.00

 

48. Gabbard, L.P. The Stoppard Plays. Troy (New York), Whitson Publishing Co, 1982. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Excellent copy, without dust wrapper as issued.                                                       £10.00

 

49. Gallico, P. Flowers for Mrs Harris. London, Joseph, 1958. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly soiled and frayed dust wrapper. Signed by the author.                                              £45.00

 

50. Gallico, P. Love of Seven Dolls. London, Joseph, 1954. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Dust wrapper, cover design and end papers by David Knight. Excellent copy in price-clipped and slightly worn dust wrapper. Signed by the author. Owner's details on front free end paper.                                                                  £40.00

 

51. Gallico, P. The Hurricane Story. London, Joseph, 1959. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Photographic illustrations. Dust wrapper price-clipped and very slightly frayed, owner's inscription on front pastedown. Signed by the author.           £10.00

 

52. Gallico, P. Ludmilla. London, Joseph, 1955. 1st ed. 2nd imp. 22.5 x 14.0 cms. Drawings by Franz Deak. Small tear in spine of book, dust wrapper soiled and torn with slight loss. Signed by the author.                        £6.00

 

53. Garnett, D. No Love. London, Chatto & Windus, 1929. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly darkened and frayed dust wrapper, a little light foxing.                                               £20.00

 

54. Gauld, P. The Green World. London, Roehampton, 1983. 1st ed. 16pp. booklet of poetry, paper covers with design by the author. Not in BL catalogue.                                                                      £10.00

 

55. Gerhardi, W. The Polyglots. London, Cobden-Sanderson, 1925. 8vo. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Extremities slightly rubbed, boards dampstained along approx. 1" of foredge, sporadic slight foxing.                               £15.00

 

56. Godden, R. The Doll's House. London, Macmillan, 1966. Rep. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. Colour illustrations, end papers and dust wrapper by Tasha Tudor. Excellent copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author.  £10.00

 

57. Godden, R. Home is the Sailor. London, Macmillan, 1964. 1st ed. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. Colour and other illustrations, end papers and dust wrapper by Jean Primrose. Fine copy in slightly soiled dust wrapper.                      £12.00

 

58. Godden, R. Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. London, Macmillan, 1961. 1st UK ed. 23.0 x  15.0 cms. Colour and other illustrations, end papers and dust wrapper by Jean Primrose. Excellent copy but dust wrapper price-clipped, slightly soiled and frayed. Owner's details on front free end paper, gift inscription , not from the author, on 1/2 title.             £25.00

 

59. Godden, R. The Kitchen Madonna. London, Macmillan, 1967. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.0 cms. Colour and other illustrations and dust wrapper by Carol Barker. Extremities slightly rubbed, dust wrapper frayed and rubbed. Owner's details on front pastedown. Inscribed by the author.                                                       £25.00

 

60. Godden, R. Little Plum. London, Macmillan, 1963. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Colour and other illustrations, end papers and dust wrapper by Jean Primrose. Excellent copy on slightly rubbed and frayed dust wrapper. Inscribed, not by the author, on 1/2 title.                                                                                                  £15.00

 

61. Godden, R. Four Dolls. London, Macmillan, 1983. 1st ed. (as a collection), 23.5 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated and with dust wrapper by Pauline Baynes. Excellent copy in slightly creased and very slightly frayed dust wrapper. Owner's details on front free end paper. With it 4 line ms note from the author and Christmas card from the author with 12 line ms message.        £25.00

 

62. Gosse, E. On Viol and Flute. London, Henry S.King & Co., 1873. 1st ed. 17.0 x 11.0 cms. Pp. x, 182, 34 (publisher's ads dated May1874). Original paper-covered binding. Very rubbed, hinges split, only just in one piece, bookplate and bookseller's label on front pastedown, upper board creased, some foxing on foredge. Scarce, the author's second book.          £95.00

 

63. Graves, R. New Poems 1962. London, Cassell, 1962. 8vo. 1st ed. 21.5 x 15.0 cms. An excellent copy with just slight foxing on end papers. Dust wrapper foxed on lower cover and very slightly frayed.                £12.00

 

64. Graves, R. Claudius the God. London, Arthur Barker, 1934. 8vo. 1st ed. 22.0 x 13.5 cms. End papers slightly marked but otherwise an excellent copy but without dust wrapper.                                 £20.00

 

65. Greg, W.W. Collected Papers. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1966. 1st collected ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Excellent copy in price-clipped but similar dust wrapper.                                                       £20.00

 

66. Griffin, J. Collected Poems. Maine, National Poetry Foundation, 1989-90. 1st collected ed. paperback ed. 2 vols. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Clean set.                                                                                £15.00

 

67. Hamilton, G. Mr Norris and I An Autobiographical Sketch. London, Allan Wingate, 1956. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Illustrated. Excellent copy in grubby dust wrapper torn with slight loss.         £10.00

 

68. Hamilton, P. Slaves of Solitude. London, Constable, 1947. 1st ed. 18.5 x 11.5 cms. Extremities slightly rubbed or bumped, heavy pencil marking on front free end paper.                                £15.00

 

69. Hamilton, P. Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse. London, Constable, 1953. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth slightly marked, paper rather darkened from edges, dust wrapper faded on spine, slightly frayed and slightly soiled. [Another copy available without dust wrapper at £25.00].                                                   £50.00

 

70. Hemingway, M. The Bridge. London, Cape, 1986. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Lower board and dust wrapper slightly damp marked, dust wrapper slightly creased. Inscribed by the author.                £15.00

 

71. Hughes, T. Lupercal. London, Faber, 1960. 1st ed. 22.0 x 13.0cms. Some dampstaining on foredge of first and last few pages, similar staining on dust wrapper which is also faded and very slightly frayed, some darkening on end papers.        £50.00

 

72. Huxley, A. Chrome Yellow. London, Chatto & Windus, 1921. 1st ed. 19.0 x 11.0 cms. original cloth, creased, bumped and soiled, spine ends slightly frayed, bookplate and owner's details on front free end paper, foxing on foredge.         £45.00

 

73. Huxley. A. Heaven & Hell. London, Chatto & Windus, 1956. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly worn dust wrapper with one small tear.                                                                       £8.00

 

74. Jafrate, K. Finding Space. Bradford, Rivelin Press, 1982. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. of 250 copies. Paper covers slightly marked.                                                                               £8.00

 

75. James. H. and Wharton, E. Henry James and Edith Wharton. Letters 1900-1915. London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1990. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated, dust wrapper.                                      £12.00

 

76. Jebb, Sir R.C. Translations into Greek and Latin Verse. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1907. 2nd ed. 21.0 x 17.0 cms. Original giltstamped white buckram, top edge gilt. Spine slightly darkened, extremities slightly rubbed, a little foxing, some soiling of cloth, owner's details on first blank. Text in Greek or Latin with accompanying translation. A nicely produced book typical of its period.                                                                      £8.00

 

77. Jefferies, R. Wood Magic. London, Cassell, 1881. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.0 cms. 2 vols. Original blackstamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Extremities slightly bumped and/or rubbed, inner hinges just beginning to crack, spine ends slightly frayed, top fore corner of pages 260-4 and p.1 of publisher's ads slightly stained. [Miller & Matthews B14.1 (a)].       £140.00

 

 

78. Jennings, E. Lucidities. London, Macmillan, 1970. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly torn. This copy is actually the first US edition with Macmillan label  once stuck over and now detached and with glue showing through from v. of titlepage.                                                                         £9.00

 

79. Jerome, J.K. Three Men in a Boat. Bristol, Arrowsmith, 1889. 1st ed. 1st issue. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Illustrated by A. Frederics, original cloth. Boards soiled and slightly creased, corners slightly rubbed, Owner's details on front pastedown and 1/2 title have been crossed out, W.H.Smith blindstamp on 1/2 title, front inner hinge split. First issue points present, no street number before Quay on titlepage, "Jacques Bonhome" last named of Bristol Library, and Price Prigio ready in October on rear end paper.                                                                                                         £55.00

 

80. Jong, E. Fruit & Vegetables. London, Secker & Warburg, 1973. 1st UK ed. in paperback, published contemporaneously with the hardback version. Covers slightly bent.                                          £10.00

 

81. Jung, C.G. VII Sermones ad Mortuos. London, Stuart & Watkins, 1967. 1st UK trade ed. 24.0 x 14.0 cms. Original buckram, dust wrapper frayed and price-clipped, owner's details on front free end paper. Translated by H.G.Baynes.  £12.00

 

82. Lees-Milne, J. Deep Romantic Chasm. Diaries, 1979-1981. London, Murray, 2000. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Frontispiece, dust wrapper. Excellent copy in similar dust wrapper.                                  £40.00

 

83. Lehmann, J. (editor). Coming to London. London, Phoenix House, 1957. 1st ed. 18.0 x 11.0 cms. Owner's signature on front free end paper, spine of dust wrapper faded. Full of marvellous essays by George Barker, Leonard Woolf, Rose Macaulay etc.                                                                                           £8.00

 

84. Lemon, M. Prose and Verse. London, Bradbury and Evans, 1852. 1st ed. 17.0 x 10.0 cms. Engraved frontis by Leech with tissue guard. Pp. [viii], 256. Original textured cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cloth slightly soiled, extremities rubbed, spine skewed, frontis darkening markedly from edges and offset onto tissue guard. Lemon was one of the founders/editors of Punch.                                                                                                    £35.00

 

85. Lessing, D. Canopus in Argos Archives. The Sirian Experiments. London, Cape, 1981. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Near fine with similar dust wrapper. Price sticker on inside flap.                                £10.00

 

86. Lessing, D. Canopus in Argos Archives. The Marriage Between Zones Three, Four and Five. London, Cape, 1980. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Near fine with similar dust wrapper.                                  £10.00

 

87. Lessing, D. Canopus in Argos Archives. The Making of the Representative for Planet . London, Cape, 1982. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Near fine with similar dust wrapper.                                            £10.00

 

88. Lessing, D. Canopus in Argos Archives. The Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire. London, Cape, 1983. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Near fine with similar dust wrapper.                                         £10.00

 

89. Lewis, C.S. The Four Loves. London, Bles, 1960. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Small dark stain at foot of upper board, dust wrapper slightly rubbed and discoloured.                                                    £10.00

 

90. Lewis, W. The Wild Boy. London, Chatto & Windus, 1927. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine faded and frayed, corners rubbed, ex hospital library with stamps on front and rear pastedown, owner's signature on front free end paper.        £15.00

 

91. Lowell, R. For the Union Dead. London, Faber, 1965. 1st UK ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Bottom edge lightly rubbed, dust wrapper slightly frayed and darkened, owner's details on front free end paper.                       £8.00

 

92. Lyon, L.B. The White Hare. London, Cape, 1934. 1st ed. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. A little light foxing, dust wrapper slightly darkened and frayed.                                                                                £12.00

 

93. Macaulay, R. What Not. A Prophetic Comedy. London, Constable, 1919. 1st ed. 2nd imp. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth slightly damp marked and with slight bookworm damage, a little light foxing, owner's name on front free end paper, dust wrapper discoloured and torn with slight loss.                                             £25.00

 

94. MacDiarmid, H. Letters. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1984. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated. Slight darkening of paper but otherwise and excellent copy in similar dust wrapper.                            £10.00

 

95. MacDonald, G. Diary of an Old Soul. London, Arthur Fifield, 1905. Rep. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine faded, extremities slightly rubbed, sporadic foxing. The publisher states that this edition is a reprint of that of 1897 where this collection of verse is entitled "Rampoli: Growths from a Long-planted Root".   £15.00

 

96. Machen, A, The Great God Pan. London, Simpkin Marshall, 1916. New Ed. 16.0 x 10.0 cms. Board covers with paper spine. Spine ends slightly frayed, foredge dusty. New introduction by the author. First ed. was 1894.             £25.00

 

97. Mann, T. Past Masters and Other papers. London, Martin Secker, 1933. 1st UK ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth, partly faded and bumped, small stain on lower board, owner's name on front free end paper and pastedown, dust wrapper torn with slight loss, darkened and with a minor stain on rear.                                       £20.00

 

98. Mann, T. Confessions of Felix Krull Confidence Man. London, Secker & Warburg, 1955. 1st UK ed. 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Clean copy in frayed and darkened dust wrapper.                                        £12.00

 

99. Mann, T. Three Essays. London, Martin Secker, 1932. 1st UK ed. 18.5 x 12.5 cms. Spine faded, owner's names on front free end paper and pastedown.                                                                  £12.00

 

100. Mann, T. The Genesis of a Novel. London, Secker & Warburg, 1961. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Dust wrapper slightly discoloured and creased, owner's initials and date on front free end paper.               £12.00

 

101. Masefield, J. Reynard the Fox. London, Heinemann, 1919. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Dust wrapper torn with very slight loss and discoloured, owner's details on front free end paper.           £8.00

 

102. Masefield, J. Lollingdon Downs. London, Heinemann, 1917. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed.                                                                                                     £6.00

 

103. Masefield, J. Multitude and Solitude. New York, Macmillan, 1916. Rep. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, owner's details on front free end papers. Inscribed by the author, "Lumley Green-Wilkinson from John Masefield Oct 30, 1916."                                                              £10.00

 

104. Masefield, J. Captain Margaret. New York, Macmillan, 1916. Rep. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, owner's details on front free end paper. Inscribed by the author, "L Green Wilkinson from John Masefield. July 29.1916."                                                       £10.00

 

105. Masefield, J. A Letter from Pontus. London, Heinemann, 1936. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original giltstamped cloth. First and last blanks browned at edges.                                                              £6.00

 

106. Masefield, J. Sard Harker. London, Heinemann, 1924. 1st Ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Extremities very slightly rubbed, end papers browned.                                                                      £6.00

 

107. Meredith, G. Modern Love. London, Hart-Davis, 1948. New Ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in similar dust wrapper. Intro. by C.Day Lewis. Text is from the revised edition of 1892.                     £15.00

 

108. Miller, A. Death of a Salesman. London, Cresset Press, 1949. 1st UK ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Owner's details on front free end papers. An excellent copy.                                                                 £15.00

 

109. Milnei, A.A. Winnie ille Pu. Londonii, Methueni, 1960. 1st UK Latin Ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Shepard illustrations. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly soiled and frayed.      £10.00

 

110. Moravia, A. Agostino. London, Secker and Warburg, 1947. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Dust wrapper slightly faded and frayed.  £15.00

 

111. Mosley, N. Julian Grenfell. His Life and the times of his death 1888-1915. New York, Holt Rhinehart Etc, 1976. 1st US ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated, dust wrapper. Fine copy.                           £10.00

 

112. Nabokov, V. Pale Fire. London, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1962. 1st UK ed. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. Heavily annotated in pencil (? for a review), dust wrapper grubby and torn with slight loss.            £15.00

 

113. Nabokov, V. The Gift. London, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1963. 1st UK ed. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. Dust wrapper slightly soiled.  £20.00

 

114. Nicholl, T. Sung Before the Bridal. London, Allen Lane, 1930. 1st Ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Limited ed. 87/500. Original cloth with paper label on upper board. Dust wrapper discoloured and frayed.                                             £15.00

 

115. Nicholl, T. The Immortal Ease. London, Hutchinson, n.d. [1947]. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.5 cms. Original cloth. Dust wrapper soiled, creased and frayed. Inscribed by the author to Faith Eaton the author of many books on dolls and dolls houses. [Another unsigned copy available].                                                £15.00

 

116. Nicholl, T. Wild Swans. London, Duckworth, 1939. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth binding. Inscribed by the author to the artist Grace Golden. With it programme for afternoon of poetry and music in memory of the author held at the National Book League in 1973 an ms note about him and a typescript of a poem.           £15.00

 

117. Nicholl, T. Poems. London, Ingpen & Grant, 1934. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Original paper-covered boards with label on upper board. Excellent copy. Signed by the author. With it two postcard size sheets of ms notes containing anonymous recollections of the author. [Two other copies available].       £10.00

 

118. O'Brian, P. Joseph Banks A Life. London, Collins Harvill, 1987. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated, dust wrapper. Near fine copy.                                                                                                £40.00

 

119. O'Connor, P. Memoirs of a Public Baby. London, Faber, 1958. 1st ed. 2nd imp. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper.                                                                      £10.00

 

120. Ondaatje, M. The English Patient. London, Bloomsbury, 1992. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Extremities very slightly rubbed, dust wrapper grubby and slightly frayed, Owner's inscription on 1/2 title and label on inner front flap of dust wrapper. Signed by the author.                                                                                        £50.00

 

121. Owen, W. The Complete Poems and Fragments. London, Chatto & Windus Etc, 1983. 1st complete collected ed. 23.0 x 15.5 cms. 2 vols, slipcase. Spine of vol faded, tone of grey cloth of the two vols very slightly different, slipcase slightly marked. Edited by Jon Stallworthy.                                                          £120.00

 

122. Parson, I.M. (editor). Men Who March Away. London, Chatto & Windus, 1965. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Dust wrapper faded and torn with slight loss.                                                                  £10.00

 

123. Peters, E. Mourning Raga. London, Macmillan, 1969. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Corners bumped, owner's name on front free end paper, dust wrapper frayed, creased and damp marked.                  £40.00

 

124. Place, F. The Autobiography of Francis Place (1771-1854). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1972. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Portrait frontis. Fine copy in slightly worn dust wrapper. edited by Mary Thale.               £30.00

 

125. Poe, E.A. The Works. London, Routledge, 1896. Fordham ed. 6 vols, 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, frontis and titlepage vignette to each vol, some facsimiles of ms. Spines slightly darkened, extremities slightly rubbed, occasional light foxing, a few pp. in vol 5 creased and snagged at edges. Generally a decent set.        £75.00

 

 

126. Powell, A. A Buyer's Market. London, Heinemann, 1955. 1st Ed. 2nd imp. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Front inner hinge a little tender otherwise a decent copy with most of a grubby and badly torn dust wrapper. The second vol of The Dance to the Music of Time.                                                                                                   £10.00

 

127. Powell, A. Hearing Secret Harmonies. London, Heinemann, 1975. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in similar dust wrapper. This is the 12th and final vol of The Dance to the Music of Time.        £15.00

 

128. Powell, A. Venusberg. London, Heinemann, 1955. 2nd ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in dust wrapper torn with some loss and soiled. First published by Duckworth in 1932.                       £20.00

 

129. Powell, A. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant. London, Heinemann, 1960. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Clean copy in dust wrapper darkened and torn with slight loss. This is vol 5 of The Dance to the Music of Time.             £20.00

 

130. Powell, A. The Acceptance World. London, Heinemann, 1955. 1st Ed. 2nd imp. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. A decent clean copy with most of a very torn and rather dirty dust wrapper. The third vol. of The Dance to the Music of Time.          £10.00

 

131. Powell, A. At Lady Molly's. London, Heinemann, 1957. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Decent copy in rather soiled and frayed dust wrapper. This is vol 4 of The Dance to the Music of Time.                     £30.00

 

132. Powell, A. The Kindly Ones. London, Heinemann, 1962. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Excellent copy in slightly darkened and frayed dust wrapper. This is the 6th vol in The Dance to the Music of Time.                   £40.00

 

133. Powys, J.C. Morwyn or the Vengeance of God. London, Cassell, 1937. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth clean and bright, sporadic light foxing, narrow damp mark or foxing at head of first pages, owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper darkened and a little stained but complete.                                    £75.00

 

134. Powys, J.C. Autobiography. London, Bodley Head, 1934. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Portrait frontis. Foxing on foredge and occasionally elsewhere, owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper darkened and slightly frayed.          £45.00

 

135. Press, J. Poems. Warwick, Greville Press, 2004. 1st ed. thus. 21.0 x 14.5 cms. Paper covers. Inscribed by the author.                                                                                                   £15.00

 

136. Priestley, J.B. Adam in Moonshine. London, Heinemann, 1927. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth, one corner chewed, other corners slightly rubbed, owner's name on front pastedown, sporadic foxing, dust wrapper darkened and torn with some loss. The author's first novel.                                                     £40.00

 

137. Priestley, J.B. Angel Pavement. London, Heinemann, 1930. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.5 cms. Extremities rubbed, cloth slightly patchy, dust wrapper darkened and frayed.                                                 £10.00

 

138. Priestley, J.B. The Doomsday Men. London, Heinemann, 1938. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.5 cms. End paper maps. Slight browning of paper, dust wrapper price-clipped, with spine darkened and reinforced.              £10.00

 

139. Priestley, J.B. English Journey. London, Heinemann, 1934. 1st ed. 19.7 x 12.5 cms. Some foxing on foredege, end papers slightly marked.                                                                              £7.00

 

140. Priestley, J.B. The Good Companions. London, Heinemann, 1929. 1st ed. 22.0 x 15.0 cms. Original cloth. Binding damp marked, slight wear to extremities, end papers slightly browned, foredges lightly foxed, dust wrapper soiled and frayed.          £20.00

 

141. Priestley, J.B. The Good Companions. London, Heinemann, 1936. New ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. 1/2 pressed morocco with marbled paper-covered boards, india paper, top edge gilt. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown, scuff mark on lower board, lower edges of some pages torn where carelessly opened. Inscribed by the author on titlepage and in signing it has been torn without loss.                                                                                                £10.00

 

142. Prince, F.T. Afterword on Rupert Brooke. London, Menard Press, 1976. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. 16pp booklet in paper covers. Showing slight signs of use, paper fault on one page.                        £6.00

 

143. Pullman, P. Galatea. London, Gollancz, 1978. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Corners very slightly bumped, dust wrapper faded on spine and lightly spotted on inside. The author's second book.                                           £100.00

 

144. Read, H. Poems 1914-1934. London, Faber, 1935. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Original cloth faded, spine ends rubbed, owner's details on front free end paper, slight foxing.                                     £7.50

 

145. Read, Miss. (pseud. for Dora Saint). Village School. London, Michael Joseph, 1955. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. illustrated and with end papers and dust wrapper by J.S.Goodall. End papers slightly browned, dust wrapper showing signs of use and age but with no tears. The author's first book.                                                       £25.00

 

146. Reage, P. (pseud. for Dominique Aury). Story of O. London, Olympia Press, no date [1972]. 1st UK English ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper.                                       £20.00

 

147. Ruskin, J. The Art of England. Orpington, George Allen, 1884. 1st ed. in book form. 24.5 x 18.0 cms. 1/2 morocco by Galwey of Dublin with marbled paper-covered boards. Extremities slightly rubbed, some slight fading, brown edges to end papers.                                                                                                   £40.00

 

148. Ruskin, J. The Political Economy of Art. London, Smith Elder and Co, 1857. 1st ed. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. Original printed cloth. Binding faded and slightly soiled, spine ends slightly frayed, front inner hinge cracked.           £50.00

 

149. Ruskin, J. Praeterita. Orpington, Gorge Allen, 1885-1889. 8vo. 1st ed. in book form. 3 vols bound in 2. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. 2 steel engravings. 1/2 morocco by named binder but stamp illegible, marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands, gilt lettering, top edges gilt. Extremities slightly rubbed, heads of spine very slightly frayed, owner's bookplates on front pastedowns, slight browning of paper. Originally published in parts this set bound with beginning of each chapter as a separate titlepage and with various publisher's "advice” slips present. A pleasing set.            £100.00

 

150. Ruskin, J. "Unto This Last:" Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy. London, Smith Elder, 1862. 1st ed. in book form. 17.0 x 10.0 cms. Original cloth. Stitching loose, first gathering detached, binding rather rubbed, spine ends frayed, sporadic foxing. Published first in the Cornhill Magazine.                  £50.00

 

151. Sackville-West, V. The Garden. London, Michael Joseph, 1946. 1st trade ed. 21. 5 x 13.5 cms. Decorations, end papers and dust wrapper by Broom Lynne. Excellent copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper.                          £6.00

 

152. Sackville-West, V. Family History. London, Hogarth Press, 1932. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine faded, cloth a little grubby, top outer hinge frayed.                                                £10.00

 

153. Sexton, A. Live or Die. London, Oxford University Press, 1967. 1st UK ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper frayed with slight loss and small tear to spine.                               £6.00

 

154. Shakespeare, W. Henry the Fourth Part Two. Philadelphia, J.B.Lippincott, 1940. 1st ed. thus. 24.0 x 16.0 cms. Variorum edition edited by M.A.Shaaber. Original cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, top edge gilt. Owner's details on front free end paper, small stain on top edge of first few pages, slight browning of paper.       £50.00

 

155. Shakespeare, W. Coriolanus. A Facsimile of the First Folio Text. London, Faber & Gwyer, no date c. 1920s. Facsimile rep. of 1st Folio. 30.0 x 20.5 cms. Original cloth spine and paper-covered boards. Badly torn dust wrapper, owner's details on front free end paper. Edited by J. Dover Wilson. Printed at Chiswick Press. With it, bookmark type First Folio line-indicator.        £12.00

 

156. Shakespeare, W. Henry V. A Facsimile of the First Folio Text. London, Faber, no date c.1920s. Facsimile reprint of 1st Folio. 32.0 x 20.5 cms. Original cloth spine and paper-covered boards. Badly torn dust wrapper, owner's details on front free end paper. Edited by J. Dover Wilson. Printed at Chiswick Press. With it, bookmark type First Folio line-indicator.    £12.00

 

157. Shelley, P.B. The Poetical Works. London, Reeves & Turner, 1882. 8vo. 2 vols, 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Frontis to each vol after etchings by William Bell Scott, original buckram with art nouveau gilt decoration after design  by D.G.Rossetti. Spine slightly darkened, owner's signatures on front free end papers, sporadic light foxing, slight bookworm damage to first few leaves of vol 1, small damp mark in corner of frontis of vol 1.                        £25.00

 

158. Shepherd, S. (editor). The Women's Sharp Revenge. London, Fourth Estate, 1985. 1st collected ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Dust wrapper. A collection of five pamphlets by women first printed from 1580-1640.            £15.00

 

159. Sheridan, T. A Plan of Education. Southwold, Swan Books, 1987. Facsimile reprint of the 1st edition of 1769. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. of 250, this a complimentary copy, inscribed by the editor, Ronald Fletcher. Portrait frontis, original cloth, glassine dust wrapper.                                                         £35.00

 

160. Smith, S. Not Waving but Drowning. London, Deutsch, 1957. 1st ed. 24.5 x 15.0 cms. Poems with drawings by the author, original paper-covered boards and dust wrapper with drawing by the author. Owner's name stamp on front free end paper, some foxing on end papers and boards, boards faded, spine ends rubbed, dust wrapper frayed with slight loss, faded, discoloured and foxed, a few ballpoint marks of  front 1/4 inch of upper wrapper.      £60.00

 

161. Spurling, H. Ivy. The Life of I. Compton-Burnett. London, Richard Cohen Books, 1995. 1st ed.23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper.                                       £10.00

 

162. Stoppard, T. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. London, Faber, 1967. 1st paperback ed. 18. 5 x 12.0 cms. Covers slightly rubbed, 1/2 title heavily annotated in pencil, a few pencil notes and marks elsewhere. Signed by the author.        £10.00

 

163. Stoppard, T. If You're Glad I'll be Frank. London, Faber, 1976. New ed. 19.5 x 12.0 cms.Paper covers slightly marked. Heavily annotated on first two  pages and slightly elsewhere. Signed by the author.                      £10.00

 

164. Stoppard, T. On the Razzle. London, Faber, 1981. 1st ed. 20. 0 x 12.0 cms. Paper covers with very slight wear, a few pencil annotations. Signed by the author.                                                £10.00

 

165. Theroux, P. Sinning with Annie. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1975. 1st ed. 20.0 x 12.0 cms. Corners slightly bumped, dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly rubbed.                                           £20.00

 

166. Thomas, E. Richard Jefferies. His Life and Work. London, Hutchinson, n.d.  c.1911. 12mo. early reprint (1st ed was 1909). 16.0 x 10.0 cms. Portrait frontis. Spine partly faded, frontis foxed, owner's details on front free  paper, dust wrapper darkened and torn in two with some loss.                                                     £8.00

 

167. Thorndike, R. The Further Adventures of Dr. Syn. London, Rich & Cowan, no date c.1936. Early rep. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine and part of boards faded, extremities slightly rubbed, spine skewed. Contents clean. This copy is probably 1936, the same year as the first edition.                                       £25.00

 

168. Tolstoy, L. In the Days of Serfdom. London, Constable, 1911. 1st Uk ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine faded, lower board ring marked, owner's details on front free end paper, slight foxing.  £15.00

 

169. Tolstoy, N. The Quest for Merlin. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1985. 1st UK ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper.                                                                                           £10.00

 

170. Treece, H. The Green Man. London, Bodley Head, 1966. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Cloth faded, dust wrapper darkened and slightly frayed, owner's details on front free end paper.                          £25.00

 

171. Updike, J. Toward the End of Time. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1997. 1st ed. 11.5 x 13.0 cms. Fine copy in similar dust wrapper.                                                                                                  £10.00

 

172. Updike, J. Rabbit at Rest. London, Deutsch, 1990. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.5 cms. Fine copy in similar dust wrapper. Signed by the author on paper label pasted on titlepage.                                      £15.00

 

173. Upward, E. In The Thirties. London, Heinemann, 1962. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Near fine copy in similar dust wrapper.        £15.00

 

174. Vachell, H.A. The Hill a Romance of Friendship. London, Murray, 1905. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Frontis and 8 illustrations by Percy Wadham. Original cloth. Binding rubbed with spine ends slightly frayed, some pencil writing on front pastedown, sporadic foxing.                                                                      £35.00

 

175. Walters, M. The Echo. London, Macmillan, 1997. 1st ed. 23.0 x 14.5 cms. Fine copy in similar dust wrapper. Signed by the author.                                                                                        £10.00

 

176. Warner, R. Escapade. London, Bodley Head, 1953. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Spine lettering partly faded, dust wrapper by Osbert Lancaster rather dusty but complete.                                          £12.00

 

177. Wells, H.G. The Discovery of the Future. London, T.Fisher Unwin, 1902. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Spine ends slightly frayed, cloth partly darkened, inner hinges loose, slight foxing, owner's name in pencil on front free end paper.   £20.00

 

178. Welty, E. The Robber Bridegroom. London, John Lane, 1944. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 12.0 cms. Dust wrapper, end papers and illustrations by James Holland. Some small faded patches on cloth, dust wrapper torn with some loss and a little grubby.        £45.00

 

179. Welty, E. A Curtain of Green. London, John lane, 1943. 1st UK ed. early rep. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth, dust wrapper rubbed and slightly frayed.                                                            £20.00

 

180. West, N. Miss Lonelyhearts. London, Grey Walls Press, 1949. 1st UK ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Slight bubbling at inner hinges, dust wrapper slightly discoloured and frayed.                                  £15.00

 

181. West, N. A Cool Million. London, Neville Spearman, 1954. 1st UK ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Rear end paper browned, dust wrapper slightly grubby and frayed.                                                            £15.00

 

182. Williams, C. Divorce. London, Milford/Oxford University Press, 1920. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original cloth. Binding faded, ex library with usual stamps and with reference number at foot of spine. Scarce, the author's third book.          £25.00

 

183. Williamson, A. Henry Williamson Tarka and the Last Romantic. Stroud, Alan Sutton, 1995. 1st ed. early rep. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Well illustrated. Price-clipped dust wrapper otherwise an excellent copy.                          £12.00

 

184. Wilson, J.M. Siegfried Sassoon. The Journey from the Trenches. A Biography (1918-1967). London, Duckworth, 2003. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Well illustrated. Fine copy in dust wrapper with stick on price label partly removed.             £8.00

 

185. Woolf, V. Mrs Dalloway's Party. London, Hogarth Press, 1973. 1st ed. 20.0 x 12.5 cms. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper slightly frayed. Seven stories, two never published before, one published only in magazine form, and five previously published in "A Haunted House".                                                                 £15.00

 

186. Woolf, V. Walter Sickert: A Conversation . London, Hogarth Press, 1934. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. 28pp. booklet. Card covers, upper cover design by Vanessa Bell. Slight brown marks on lower cover and 1/2 title.           £45.00

 

187. Woolf, V. Reviewing. London, Hogarth Press, 1939. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Original paper covers slightly faded, creased and marked, paper browned. With it flyer for Hogarth Sixpenny Pamphlets.            £15.00

 

188. Yeats, J.B. The Collected Plays of Jack B. Yeats. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. 1st US ed. thus. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Many illustrations by the author, edited by Robin Skelton. Dust wrapper slightly discoloured.            £10.00

 

189. Zola, E. A Love Episode. London, Vizetelly, 1888. Early reprint of 1st Uk ed.  19.0 x 12.0 cms. Illustrated, original cloth with redstamped lettering to upper board and gilt lettering to spine. Spine patchily faded, corners slightly rubbed, head of spine slightly frayed, upper board scratched, bookseller's stamp on front free end paper with offsetting from it onto 1/2 title. Translated from the French 52nd ed.                                                          £50.00

 

190. Zola, E. A Love Episode. London, Hutchinson, [1895]. 2nd Uk ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Well illustrated by E. Thevenot, original cloth. Rubbed, one gathering loose, owner's name on front free end paper and on first page of preface. Described on the titlepage as "Sole authorized English Version" it is actually a revised translation by Vizetelly of his own earlier edition.        £20.00

 

191. Zola, E. Piping Hot ! London, Vizetelly, 1886. Early rep. of 1st UK ed. 25.0 x 16.0 cms. Engravings  by French Artists, original pictorial cloth with gilt and dark blue stamping, gilt and red lettering. Corners rubbed, spine dull.         £60.00

 

 

192. Zola, E. The "Assommoir." London, Vizetelly, 1885. Early rep. of 1st Uk ed. 25.0 x 16.0 cms. Engravings by French artists, original gilt and red stamped cloth, dark blue and gilt lettering. Corners slightly rubbed, spine faded and dull, inner hinges starting to crack.                                                                           £60.00

 

 

PRINTING AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

193. Anon. Some Appreciations and Specimen Pages of the Collected Works of William Morris. Letchworth, Arden Press, 1911. 1st ed. 22.0 x 15.0 cms. 8pp. paperback booklet advertising proposed publication of William Morris Collected Works, including 2 specimen pages. Slight creases at corners.                                £6.00

 

194. Anon. Foyles Fifty Years 1904 -1954. London, W. & G. Foyle, 1954. 1st ed. 17.0 x 11.0 cms. Illustrated booklet, paper-covered boards. Slightly rubbed. end papers slightly foxed.                            £8.00

 

195. Anon. English Book Illustration  -  Eighteenth Century. not published. 17.5 x 11.5 cms. Compilation in book form of engravings taken from C18th English books, some not entitled but including from "The Lady's Magazine", "Salzmann's Elements of Morality" (including two plates attributed to William Blake), "The Spectator" (artist F. Hayman), "Pope's Works" (1752). Approx. 56 engravings occupying approx. half of the book. Professionally bound in buckram with pressed morocco label to spine with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Spine darkened, owner's bookplate on front pastedown.            £50.00

 

196. Anon. Book Illustrations by Chodowiecki. not published. 17.5 x 11.5 cms. Compilation in book form of engravings taken from C18th French and German books, mostly not entitled but including some from "Clarissa",. Approx. 62 engravings occupying approx. half of the book. Professionally bound in buckram with pressed morocco label to spine with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Spine darkened, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Chodowiecki (1726-1801) was of Polish and Huguenot parentage and lived most of his life in Berlin where he was Director of the Berlin Academy of Art.                  £50.00

 

197. Anon. French Book Illustration  -  Eighteenth Century. not published. 17.5 x 11.5 cms. Compilation in book form of engravings taken from C18th French books, including some by Gravelotmostly not entitled but including some from "Contes Moraux par Marmontel", "Ouevres de Moliere", Barthelmy, Anarchis", "Rousseau"and Telemarque Approx. 60 engravings occupying approx. half of the book. Professionally bound in buckram with pressed morocco label to spine with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Spine darkened, owner's bookplate on front pastedown.           £50.00

 

 

198. Anon. Amsterdam Stilar I Prosa och Poesi. Amsterdam Types in Prose and Poetry. Amsterdam, N.V.Lettergieterij, 1948. 1st ed. 30.0 x 22.0 cms. 2 fullpage illustrations, text illustrations, 31 specimen pages, paper covers, spiral binding. Paper covers faded, light foxing.                                                                £15.00

 

199. Ashman, J. Bookbinding A Beginner's Manual. London, A. & C. Black, 1981. 1st ed. 24.5 x 18.5 cms. Illustrated throughout by Tig Sutton, laminated boards.                                                 £7.00

 

200. Baldwin, T.W. Shakespere's Love's Labor's Won. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1957. 1st ed. 31.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. of 2500 copies, facsimiles, 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Dust wrapper frayed and soiled, owner's details on front free end paper.                                                                                £8.00

 

201. Ball, J. William Caslon. Master of Letters. Warwick, Roundwood Press, 1973. 1st Ed. 23.5 X 15.0 CMS. Illustrated, dust wrapper torn with very slight loss.                                                              £15.00

 

202. Benz, E. Joseph Conrad An appreciation. Gothenberg, N.J.Gumpert, 1923. 1st ed. 22.5 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. of 500 copies, paper covers slightly faded and creased, slight foxing on end papers.          £25.00

 

203. Bland, D. A History of Book Illustration. London, Faber, 1969. 2nd ed. 27.0 x 18.0 cms. many colour and other illustrations, original cloth. Ex library with usual marks, dust wrapper creased. Internally a clean copy.           £15.00

 

204. Bolton, C. The Compton Marbling Pattern Book. Winchester, Alembic Press, 1986. 1st ed. 26.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 81/96. 28 tipped-in samples of marbled paper, red cloth with gilt lettering. With pre-publication flyer for the book. Small white spot on upper board.                                                                      £130.00

 

205. Bolton, C.M. The Alembic Press Bibliography 1978-1988. Oxford, Alembic Press, 1989. 1st ed. 25.0 x 17.0 cms. Limited ed. 32/100. 11 samples from earlier books tipped-in, 7 block illustrations, bound in 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, paper label to boards. With it, the pre-publication flyer amended in pencil and ballpoint to show prices.           £140.00

 

206. Borrow, G. Printing in St Petersburg 1834. Oldham, Incline Press, 1995. 1st ed. by this press. 26.0 x 20.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/100. Tipped in facsimile frontis, paper covers with paper outer cover. Corrigendum slip pasted below colophon explaining reduction from edition of 150 to one of 100.                                            £50.00

 

207. Bratt, D. Tom Stoppard A Reference Guide. Boston (Mass.)m, G.K.Hall & Co., 1982. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.5 cms. Exhaustive bliography of works about Stoppard. Inscribed by the author.   £50.00

 

208. Butcher, D. The Whittington Press, A Bibliograohy 1971-1981. Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1982. 1st ed. 37.5 x 26.0 cms. Limited ed of 320 copies, this number 83 of 95 bound in 1/4 vellum and Whittington marbled paper, top edge gilt, and including many tipped-in specimen pages most of which are taken from original printing. Glassine dust wrapper torn with some loss, original slipcase with cloth ends and paper-covered sides, slightly rubbed. Inscribed by the Randles "To Lesley with much love from John, Rose and Patrick".                                £575.00

 

209. Butcher, D. and Jamieson, Dame J. The Stanbrook Abbey Press 1956-1990. Lower Marston, Whittington Press, 1992. 1st ed. 31.5 x 22.5 cms. Limited ed. 218/350. Signed by the authors. Numerous tipped-in leaves and other illustrations from the original blocks, Also fullpage photographic illustrations. 1/4 cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, slipcase very slightly rubbed.                                                                                      £275.00

 

210. Chandler, A. A Dream of Order. The Medieval Ideal in Nineteenth Century Literature. London, Routledge, 1971. 1st UK ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Price-clipped and rubbed dust wrapper. Alan Hollinghurst's copy and signed by him on front free end paper.                                                                                               £8.00

 

211. Cohen, M.N. & Wakeling, E. Lewis Carroll & His Illustrators. Collaborations & Correspondence 1865-1898. London, Macmillan, 2003. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 17.5 cms. Illustrated. Dust wrapper stuck to upper board in one corner has left small mark, small mark at foot of 1/2 title.                                                           £10.00

 

212. Conroy, T. Bookbinders' Finishing Tool Makers 1780-1965. Carlton, Plough Press, 2002. 1 st UK ed. 28.0 x 21.0 cms. Many illustrations, giltstamped cloth.                                                         £15.00

 

213. Deacon, R. William Caxton. The First English Editor. London, Frederick Muller, 1976. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Illustrated. Dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly frayed.                             £6.00

 

214. Fairbank, A.J. A Handwriting Manual. London, Faber, 1961. 3rd rev. ed. 21.5 x 13.0 cms. Frontis and several facsimile plates, a few text drawings. Spine of dust wrapper faded otherwise and excellent copy.         £10.00

 

215. Hardie, M. English Coloured Books. London, Fitzhouse Books, 1990. Rep. 24.5 x 18.5 cms. many uncoloured illustrations, protected dust wrapper.                                                          £10.00

 

216. Holloway, M. A Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century British Topographical Books with Steel Engravings. London, Holland Press, 1977. 1st ed. 24.0 x 18.0 cms. Excellent copy in similar dust wrapper.        £15.00

 

217. Johnson, A.W. The Practical Guide to Book Repair and Conservation. London, Thames & Hudson, 1988. 1st ed. 25.5 x 17.5c ms. Many text illustrations. Excellent copy of the sturdier hardback edition.   £20.00

 

218. Lee, B.N. British Bookplates A Pictorial History. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1979. 1st ed. 32.0 x 22.5 cms. Many illustrations. Dust wrapper price-clipped, owner's bookplate on front pastedown.      £16.00

 

219. Marrian, F.J.M. Shakespeare's Sonnet Friend as Pioneer of the New World. London, published by the author, 1977. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. 22pp paperback booklet. With it compliment slip signed by the author.       £10.00

 

220. Morison, S. Type Designs of the Past and Present. London, The Fleuron, 1926. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Numerous typeface examples. Sporadic foxing.                                                          £10.00

 

221. Muir, P.H. et al. Talks on Book-Collecting. London, Cassell, 1952. 1st ed. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. 15 illustrations. Dust wrapper slightly frayed, a little very slight foxing.                                           £8.00

 

222. Pardoe, F.E. John Baskerville of Birmingham, Letter-Founder and Printer. London, Muller, 1975. 1st ed. 24.0 x 18.0 cms. Colour frontis, other illustrations. Dust wrapper slightly scuffed and spotted.                 £12.00

 

223. Pearson, E. Banbury Chap Books and Nursery Toy Book Literature [of the XVIII and early XIX Centuries]. London, Arthur Reader, 1890. 1st ed. 32.5 x 25.0 cms. Limited ed. 45/50 signed by the publisher, large paper copy. 116 pages of text and illustrations, interleaved with 78 blank sheets of which 91 sides have woodcuts pasted on from other sources but usually appropriate to those shown or referred to in the printed pages. The titlepage claims "impressions from several hundred original wood-blocks by T. & J. Bewick, Blake, Cruikshank, Craig, Lee, Austin and others", they appear to be more probably good quality reproductions; while many of those pasted in are definitely from the original blocks. This copy is ex library but has been well restored with repairs to original boards and a new cloth spine, library blind stamps on many pp., tear on titlep. has been repaired.                                                                                        £280.00

 

 

224. Plenderleith, H.J. The Preservation of Leather Bindings. London, British Museum, 1970. New format 2nd imp. 16.0 x 9.3 cms. Illustrated, cloth spine, paper-covered boards. Excellent copy.  £7.00

 

225. Randle, J. (editor).: A Miscellany of Type. Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1990. 1st ed. 35.5 x 26.0 cms. Limited ed. 7/530. Wood engraved and other illustrations in sepia throughout by Ardizzone, Gill, Gibbings, Gwenda Morgan, Howard Phibbs, Miriam Macgregor, and others, bound in 1/4 buckram with decorated boards. Twenty-one Monotype designs, including a tipped-in example of Centaur, with notes by Randle & John Dreyfus on each, the texts are from earlier  Whittington Press publications. Slipcase. Name label of Lawrence Wallis on front pastedown, slipcase very slightly rubbed at corners otherwise a fine copy.                                                                 £250.00

 

226. Ryder, J. Intimate Leaves from a Designer's Sketchbook. Newtown, Gwasg Gregynog, 1993. 1st ed. 24.5 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 25/400, this one of 80 bound in 1/4 goatskin, patterned paper-covered boards. Illustrated with drawings and designs by Maurice Sendak, David Gentleman and others printed in red or black. A fine copy. With it original order form.        £150.00

 

227. Sharp, R.F. The Bookseller's Guide to Everyman's Library Being a Catalogue of the first 888 volumes. London, Dent, 1932. 1st ed. 17.0 x 10.0 cms. Original cloth. Contents and binding darkened, spine ends and one hinge frayed.        £10.00

 

228. Sotheby's. Catalogue for Easton Neston Auction. Vol 2 only. London, Sotheby's, 2005. 1st ed. 29.0 x 22.0 cms. Vol 2 only, 368pp catalogue, many coloured illustrations, card covers. This part includes books.   £8.00

 

229. Taylor, M. and Sewell, B. Saint Dominic's Press A Bibliography 1916-1937. Risbury, Whittington Press, 1995. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.0 cms. 3 volumes. Limited ed. 26/100. Signed by the authors. Folding frontis and many illustrations, including folding, coloured and tipped-in examples of the press's work, 1/4 oasis with paper-covered boards. Portfolio containing pp. 35-38 of Horae Beatae Virginis, a leaf from Lectiones ad Matutinam and flyer for St Aquinas on the Blessed Sacrament. Separate volume of facsimile printing of Daisy and Marguerite, all contained within slipcase. Fine copy with but with scuffs damaging the paper on both sides of the slipcase.                                    £450.00

 

230. Taylor, M. and Sewell, B. Saint Dominic's Press A Bibliography 1916-1937. Risbury, Whittington Press, 1995. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 159/400. Folding frontis and many illustrations, including folding, coloured and tipped-in of the press's work, 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards, slipcase. Fine copy with small scuff mark on one edge.     £160.00

 

231. Tuer, A.W. History of the Horn-Book. London, Leadenhall Press, 1896. 1st ed. 2 vols., 25.0 x 18.0 cms.  xiv,179; ix,278pp., coloured vignette on each title-page, 300 illustrations, each volume starts with a box constructed within the book and containing 7 facsimile horn-book examples of appropriate materials. Original full vellum with gilt lettering, top edges gilt, brown morocco title labels on spines. This set is ex reference library with usual marks but is still in excellent condition. Apart from the library marks the only faults are slight damage to one of the facsimile horn-books, repair to the last page of the index of vol 1, and some external rubbing and soiling. It is unusual to find all facsimile horn-books present.             £350.00

 

232. Wallis, L.W. Modern Encyclopedia of Typefaces 1960-90. London, Lund Humphries, 1990. 1st UK ed. 29.0 x 21.0 cms. Nearly 1200 different typefaces shown. Excellent copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper.                      £20.00

 

233. Walne, P. (editor). A Guide to Manuscript Sources for the History of Latin America and the Caribbean in the British Isles. London, Oxford University Press, 1973. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Dust wrapper price-clipped and with slight wear.          £25.00

 

234. Wolpe, B. A Retrospective Survey. London, V.& A. Museum and Faber, 1980. 1st ed. 24.5 x 18.0 cms. Illustrated with Wolpe's designs in colour and black and white, original cloth, dust wrapper. Fine copy in similar dust wrapper, inscribed by Berthold Wolpe to the author Tom Pocock. With it two related flyers.      £25.00

 

 

ILLUSTRATED AND PRIVATE PRESS

 

235. Anon. An Account of the arrangements and Procedure in Westminster Hall Friday 7 May 1937. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1937. 1st ed. 27.0 x 19.5 cms. Limited ed. of 1000 copies. 3 fullpage plates, decorative headings printed in green, blue and red ink, superb full red morocco binding by Riviere with gilt lettering and decoration, lined cloth cover and slipcase. Slipcase slightly worn but otherwise a fine copy.                           £50.00

 

 

236. Anon. Shall we Join the Ladies. Oxford, Studio One Gallery, 1979. 1st ed. 31.0 x 21.5 cms. Limited ed. 452/500. Printed at Skelton's Press.  Wood engravings by Gertrude Hermes, Joan Hassall, Gwen Raverat and all the other well known C20th women wood engravers. Original cloth, top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded. With it 8pp opening address by John Dreyfus in card covers.                                                                                                                           £70.00

 

237. Apuleius, L. De Cupidinis et Psyches Amoribus Fabula Anilis. London, Vale Press, 1901. 1st ed. thus. 29.0 x 19.5 cms. Wood engraved borders to first page and 5 pictorial wood engravings by Charles Ricketts, linen spine with paper-covered boards and paper label on upper board. Fore corners slightly rubbed, some browning to blanks at each end, "Special Collection" library stamp on v. of titlepage, otherwise a very clean copy.      £250.00

 

238. Archer, C. and Harling, R. The St Bride Notebook. Oldham, Incline Press, 2003. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.5 cms. Limited ed. of 50 copies signed by Caroline Archer and Robert Harling. This very special edition issued to Subscribers and Friends of the Press. In the rear pocket are 9 wood engravings (including 3 duplicates). The book itself consists of a fine reprint of the Kynoch Press calendar of 1933, a reprint of Harling's essay and the first publication of an essay by Caroline Archer. Bound in 1/4 cloth with Ravilious designed patterned paper-covered boards. A fine copy. Pasted on the front free end paper is a note stating that this copy was displayed at the Centenary exhibition.                              £300.00

 

239. Arnold, M. Calais Sands Dover Beach. Oldham, Incline Press, 1994. 1st ed. thus. 17.0  x12.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/150. Signed by Victoria Hall who designed the paper covers. Illustrated by Ann Gilligan who has also signed one of her illustrations. Cloth spine but paper covers protected by glassine wrapper. Fine copy.           £25.00

 

240. Ashendene Press. Specimen Pages. London, Ashendene Press, 1930. 1st ed. 25.5 x 19.5 cms. 4pp specimen pages, printed in red and black showing Subiaco aand Ptolemy types. Slightly creased.                  £10.00

 

241. Badmin, S.R. (illustrator). The Good Oat. Quaker Oats Ltd, no date c.1955. 1st ed. 18.0 x 22.0 cms. Printed at Chromoworks ltd. 22pp paperback advertising booklet, covers and many of the colour illustrations by S.R.Badmin, including some fold out or double page. Very slight wear.                                            £8.00

 

242. Bates, H.E. Down the River. London, Gollancz, 1937. 1st ed. 26.0 x 19.0 cms. 83 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. Fine copy in slightly grubby and repaired dust wrapper.                    £25.00

 

243. Beaton, C. Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen Year Lease. London, Batsford, 1949. 1st Ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Colour frontis and other illustrations by the author, also photographic illustrations by the author; coloured dust wrapper and other illustrations by Rex Whistler, Berard and others. Owner's inscription on front pastedown, dust wrapper torn with slight loss, some browning of end papers, spine slightly skewed.                                  £45.00

 

244. Beaton, C. The Glass of Fashion. London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1954. 1st ed. 20.5 x 13.0 cms. Frontis portrait of the author by Augustus John, many other illustrations by the author throughout including some photographic, coloured dust wrapper also by him. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper frayed with its spine very darkened, bound in stout circulating library cloth.                                                                                        £12.00

 

245. Bensley, C. God's Christmas Jokes. Oldham, Incline Press, 2003. 1st ed. thus. 17.5 x 12.0 cms. 4pp booklet, with card covers. Limited ed. 78/100 signed by Alice Foster "on her internship at Incline Press". Upper cover with wood engraved design by Elizabeth Friedlander. Signed by Graham [Moss] and Kathy [Whalen] as their Seasons Greetings.            £10.00

 

246. Borrow, G. The Eagle of the Alder Grove. Oldham, Incline Press, 1994. 1st ed. thus. 15.0 x 24.0 cms. Limited ed. of 100, signed by the artist Peter S. Carter, this copy number V of XV specials with illustrations by P.S. Carter hand-coloured by him. 1/4 simulated morocco spine, paper-covered boards with design by the artist on each board. A fine copy apart from one illustration being creased possibly through having been wrongly tipped-in at both ends.           £100.00

 

247. Braybrooke, N. Four Poems for Christmas. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1986. 1st ed. 27.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 20/50 (of a larger edition of 250), signed by the author and illustrator. Three wood engravings by Simon Brett. Printed at the Rocket Press. Hardback binding with two different cloths used. With it paper folder containing signed and numbered proofs of the wood engravings. Contained in slipcase. Fine copy but slipcase slightly spotted.           £100.00

 

248. Browning, R. Christmas Eve. London, Jack, no date c.1906. 14.5 x 11.5 cms. 4 colour plates by Charles Pears, original cloth with elaborate gilt decoration on upper board, top edge gilt. Original tissue dust wrapper in tatters. Spine faded, owner's details on front free end paper, end papers darkened.                                  £15.00

 

249. Buday, G. George Buday's Fifth Little Book. Published by the author, London, 1949. 1st ed. thus. 13.0 x 8.0 cms. Limited ed. 24pp booklet in card covers, printed in blue at the Westminster Press with wood engravings by the author. Pictorial dust wrapper slightly soiled but an excellent copy. With it  Christmas card insert from the author.            £30.00

 

250. Bunyan, J. The Pilgrim's Progress. London, Hamish Hamilton, no date c. 1955. 1st ed. 19.5 x 29.5 cms. Thick paper covers, 3pp text (a very abridged version edited by Geoffrey Murray), coloured upper cover and fullpage colour plates by Robin Jaques, the colour plate has 25 windows and doors to be opened as the Pilgrim Journeys each day. Slight signs of wear.       £20.00

 

251. Bunyan, J. Pilgrim's Progress. London, Henry J. Drane, no date c.1898. Rep. 18.5 x 13.0 cms. 11 chromolithograph plates and chromolithograph titlepage by A.F.Lydon, bright and clean coloured pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. Corners very slightly rubbed, some foxing quite severe on frontis and coloured titlepage, owner's label on front free end paper, earlier owner's details on v. of frontis, end papers and last page of text browned.     £25.00

 

252. Burnett, D. Vines. Steventon, Rocket Press, 1984. 1st ed. 21.0 x 14.5 cms. Limited ed. 40/200 of which this one of 50 special copies signed by the artist and with the two wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith not only in the book but also in two separate folders each numbered and signed by him. Binding of the book is 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, all in slipcase. Fine copy with pre-publication prospectus                 £70.00

 

253. Burnett, D. Hokusai. Oldham, Incline Press, 1996. 1st ed. 25.0 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/140 signed by the author. Frontis self-portrait of Hokusai, card covers with linocuts by Hui Fang Lee on both. Fine copy.           £35.00

 

254. Burns, R. The Rose-bud then Rose and the Thorn. Oldham, Incline Press, 1994. 1st ed. thus 17.5 x 12.5 cms. Limited ed. 16/250, this copy one of 50 signed by both Ann Muir who designed and marbled the cover papers and Ann Tout  whose wood engraving illustrate the book. Stiff paper covers in original glassine dust wrapper.           £25.00

 

255. Burrett, E. (printer). The Beatitudes. Esher, Penmiel Press, 1984. 1st ed. thus. 21.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 32/65 signed by Edward Burett  Printer and Designer. Printed in blue on hand made tinted paper with red and green decoration, bound in full pressed blue morocco with gilt decoration by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Tail of spine very slightly rubbed otherwise a fine copy in slightly frayed tissue wrapper. With it pre-publication prospectus and order form.            £70.00

 

256. Causley, C. Twenty-one Poems. [Stratford-on-Avon], Celandine Press, 1986. 1st ed. 27.5 x 18.5 cms. Limited ed. 132/300. 5 tipped-in colour illustrations by Robert Tilling, 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. With it original flyer and order form. Fine copy.                                                      £75.00

 

257. Cave, R. Chinese Ceremonial Papers. An Illustrated Bibliography. Risbury, Whittington Press, 2002. 1st ed. 38.0 x 25.0 cms. Limited ed. xiv/200, this one of 50 special copies with 20 additional samples. The main volume (bibliography and 38 tipped-in paper samples) is bound  with crimson morocco spine lettered in gilt with 2.0 cms morocco to foredges, paper covered boards with paper sample affixed to upper board. The supplementary volume with 20 additional papers is similar in design but spine and foredge are cloth. There is also a card folder with a further bulkier sample unsuitable for tipping in. The three parts are enclosed in a slipcase. Fine copy.                                     £500.00

 

258. Cherry, E.J. Stoke Poges Church. Published by the artist, no date, c.1920. Etching of Stoke Poges Church. Plate size 11.0 x 12.5 cms. Printed on card, signed by the artist, stated to be Hand Proof from the Artist's Studio. Externally a little soiled and creased, actual etching very clean.                                           £25.00

 

259. Clark, J.H.: A Practical Illustration of Gilpin's Day representing the various effects of Landscape Scenery from morning till night in thirty designs from nature by the Rev. Wm. Gilpin. London, Edward Orme, 1811. 1st ed. 37.0 x 17.0 cms. Pp. [4], vi, [2] (colours and technical terms with inset hand coloured diagram), 30 text pages, 30 hand coloured plates. Disbound, now held by rather worn folder with new spine. Both text and plates worn and soiled, some fraying but no images affected.            £400.00

 

260. Clark, L. An Intimate Landscape. London, Nottingham Court Press, 1981. 1st ed. 26.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 160/500. Printed at the Whittington Press, wood engravings by Miriam Macgregor, 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. With it pre-publication flyer. Fine copy.         £50.00

 

261. Cornford, F. Autumn Midnight. London, Poetry Bookshop, 1923. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Titlepage, full page wood engraving and pp 5-8 only of this work, printed at St Dominic's Press, pages uncut, engravings by Eric Gill. Titlepage marked with pencil line, two other pages torn in fore margin without loss, a little dusty, unbound.       £25.00

 

262. Cruikshank, G. The Progress of Mr Lambkin. Glasgow, David Bryce, no date c.1880. New ed. 19.5 x 14.5 cms. 24 etched plates by Cruikshank, 1/4 cloth with pictorial paper-covered card covers. Covers very darkened, corner of lower cover missing, generally rather worn externally. Internally clean apart from slight edge darkening of paper.              £25.00

 

263. Dale, N. The Casket and the Sword. London, Bodley Head, 1955. 1st ed. 19.5 x 12.0 cms. Dust wrapper and illustrations by Biro. Slight browning on end papers, dust wrapper slightly soiled and frayed.                          £8.00

 

264. Davies, R. An Account of the Convincement, Exercises, Services, and Travels of the Ancient Servant of the Lord Richard Davies. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1928. 1st ed. thus. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 174/175. Original buckram with gilt lettering. Spine faded, slight browning of end papers. Pages un-opened, an excellent copy.               £115.00

 

265. Davies, W.H. Selected Poems. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1928. 1st ed. thus, Limited ed. 32/310. Wood engraved frontis of Davies after painting by Augustus John, buckram spine and foredges, marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Extremities slightly rubbed, paper on upper board lightly creased but nevertheless an excellent copy.             £100.00

 

266. Davis, M.J. To the Cross. A Dramatic Sequence of Poems for Holy Week. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1984. 1st ed. 24.5 x 14.5 cms. Limited ed. 13/100, this one a special copy of 25 bound by Clare Skelton in leather with vellum sides, signed by the author and the artist. Printed at Skelton's Press.  Wood engravings by Simon Brett. With it, a cloth folder containing 18 numbered and signed copies of the wood engravings printed on japon. A fine copy.          £100.00

 

267. De la Mare, W. The Sunken Garden and Other Poems. London, Beaumont Press, 1917. 1st ed. 23.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 250/270. printed on hand made paper, binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of 1/4 buckram with paper label and patterned paper-covered boards. Corners slightly rubbed, label darkened and torn in one corner, end papers slightly browned.         £50.00

 

268. Donne, J. Holy Sonnets. Winchester, Alembic Press, 1986. 1st ed. 26.0 x 18.0 cms. Limited ed. 15/100, this one of 25 specials. Wood engravings by Jill Barker, 1/4 calf with gilt lettering, marbled paper-covered boards with vellum corners. With pre-publication flyer and order form plus short ms note from Claire Bolton the owner of the press            £70.00

 

269. Donne, J. A Defence of Women for their Inconstancy & their Paintings. London, Fanfrolico Press, 1925. 1st ed. thus. 18.5 x 13.5 cms. Limited ed. 27/370. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Original buckram with gilt lettering to spine. An excellent copy.                                                                                        £60.00

 

270. Dryden, J. All For Love or the World Well Lost. Westminster, Stourton Press, 1932. 1st thus, 29.0 x 22.0 cms. Limited ed. 47/158. Decorations by Eliot Hodgkin and Edward le Bas, printed in black and red, bound in full vellum with gilt decoration and lettering. End papers slightly browned. With it 2pp ms letter dated 3rd May 1967 from Fairfax Hall (the owner of the press) to Frances Creighton relating to the production of the book and presenting her with this copy of the book.                                                                                                      £120.00

 

271. Dugdale, R.S. A Wreath of Flower Legends. Birmingham, Weather Oak Press, 1950. 1st ed. 24.0 x 17.0 cms. limited ed. 365/100 signed by the author and by I. A. Ellis by whom the coloured illustrations of floral wreaths and other decorations were made. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Extremities very slightly rubbed, owner's name and bookplate on front free end paper.                                                                                 £15.00

 

272. Eastman, B. Helen Binyon's Tiger. Oldham, Incline Press, 2000. 1st ed. 19.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 6/100. 8pp booklet with coloured illustration by Bert Eastman, paper covers. Published "To greet the New Year".            £10.00

 

273. Eastman, B. & M. Their Book of Toys from India. Oldham, Incline Press, 2000. 1st ed. 24.0 x 16.5 cms. Limited ed. 5/less than 200. Signed by the authors. Many coloured linocuts by the authors, with corrigendum of one illustration. Original cloth with wrap-round paper design and glassine dust wrapper.  With separate folder of 4 linocuts issued to subscribers only.                                                                                    £100.00

 

274. Farquhar, G. The Beaux Stratagem. Bristol Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. 1st ed. thus. 20.5 x 11.0 cms. Limited ed. 239/527. 7 copper engravings by J.E.Laboureur. 1/4 buckram with paper-covered boards. Extremities slightly rubbed, slight fading, end papers lightly foxed.                                                                £50.00

 

275. Fitton , S. Eawr Sarah's Getten A Chap. Oldham, Incline Press, 1997. 1st ed. 16.0 x 11.0 cms. 8pp Lancashire Dialect poem by Sam Fitton (1868-1923) to mark the wedding of Helen Sarah Walthall and Robert Edwin Pullin. Paper covers.           £10.00

 

276. Fraser, C.L. Sixteen Songs originally for 6d. Oldham, Incline Press, 1996. Rep. of Poetry Bookshop Rhyme Sheet and reproducing, in book form, C. Lovat Fraser's coloured illustrations. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/150 but this one of 30 hand coloured and signed by Graham Moss, Tony Grimes and Jane Audas. Paper covers.   £35.00

 

277. Freeman, R.M. and Bennett, R.A. but published under pseud. of Saml. Pepys Junr. A Dairy [Second Diary... Last Diary] of the Great War. London, John Lane, 1917. 3 vols. Vol 1 9th ed. vols 2 and 3 1st eds. 19.0 x 12.5 cms. Vol 1 illustrated by M.Watson-Williams, vols 2 and 3 illustrated by John Kettlewell including colour frontis to vol 3. Uniformly bound in 1/4 buckram with paper-covered boards. Spines slightly faded, tail of spine of vol 1 slightly frayed, boards scuffed, bookplate on pastedown of each vol., owner's detail on front free end paper of vol 1.           £15.00

 

278. French, C. Between the Sun and Moon. London, Favil Press, 1922. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.5 cms. Limited ed. 71/350 signed by the author, with 4 woodcuts on tissue signed by the author. Original marbled paper-covered boards. Lacking most of spine, sporadic foxing, end papers darkened.                                  £25.00

 

279. French, C. With the Years. London, Richards Press, 1927. 1st ed. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. 178/500 signed by the author. 5 woodcuts by the author printed on tissue and signed by the author. Marbled paper-covered boards. Glue marks show where woodcuts tipped-in, sporadic foxing, extremities rubbed.   £40.00

 

280. Gibbings, R. Trumpets from Montparnasse. London, Dent, 1955. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. 8 colour and 40 wood engravings by the author. An excellent copy in slightly soiled, price-clipped and frayed dust wrapper.             £10.00

 

281. Gill, E. Clothes. London, Cape, 1931. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.0 cms. Limited ed. 79/160, signed by the author, 10 wood engravings by the author. Original 1/4 morocco with marbled paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. Corners rubbed, but a decent clean copy.                                                                                 £250.00

 

282. Gill, E.: Art & Prudence. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. 1st ed. 19.5 x 11.5 cms. Limited ed 374/500, 2 fullpage copper engravings by Gill, wood engraving on titlep of S.Thomas's praying hands. Full red buckram,  buckram lightly faded.   £100.00

 

283. Gill, E. In A Strange Land. London, Cape, 1944. 1st ed. 18.0 x 11.5 cms. Illustrated by the author. Excellent copy in soiled and frayed dust wrapper, front free end paper slightly stained.            £10.00

 

284. Gohorry, J. Hobbe's Whale. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1988. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 15/250, this one of 50 special, signed by author and artist. Wood engravings by Simon Brett. Bound in two different shades of cloth. Printed by the Boase Press. Separate paper folder containing copies of the three wood engravings signed by the artist and numbered. In slipcase.                                                                                                    £100.00

 

285. Golden Cockerel Press. (publisher). Golden Cockerel Press Private Press 1956-1957 British Hand-Made Books. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1956. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. 24pp advertising booklet with many illustrations, card covers with decoration and lettering in silver. Fine copy.                                          £7.00

 

286. Goldsmith, O. The Deserted Village. Oldham, Incline Press, 1993. 1st ed. thus. 18.5 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/160. This copy one of 50 signed by Peter S. Carter who illustrated the titlepage. Bound in two differing textures of cloth with long paper label to spine. Fine copy.                                                          £30.00

 

287. Graham, R. Playing Gershwin. Oldham, Incline Press, 1997. 1st ed. 25.5 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/200 signed by the author. Illustrated with hand coloured linocuts by Peter Allen. Paper covers. With it brief ms note from the press.        £20.00

 

288. Gray, A. Cambridge. London, Methuen, 1912. 1st ed. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. 16 colour illustrations by Maxwell Armfield and 16 other photographic illustrations. Spine slightly faded and corners slightly rubbed, owner's details on front free end paper.        £12.00

 

289. Gray, T. An Ode on a Favourite Cat Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes. Oldham, Incline Press, 2001. 1st ed. thus. 28.0 x 18.0 cms. Limited ed. 5/150. Lino cut by Ken Fergusonand signed by him, 1/4 cloth with patterned paper-covered boards. Fine copy.                                                                                   £20.00

 

290. Grew, E.M. Franz Schubert. A Sequence of Sonnets and a Prose Anthology. Birmingham, The British Musician Office, 1928. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Woodcut portrait frontis and other page decorations by Bernard Sleigh. Other photographic illustrations. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Corners slightly rubbed, owner's details on front free end paper, end papers browned.                                                                                                 £15.00

 

291. Griffiths, B. (translator and editor). The Land Ceremonies Charm. Market Drayton, Tern Press, 1985. 1st ed. 24.5 x 17.0 cms. Limited ed. 28/185. Signed by both translator and artist. Script, illustrations and binding  by Mary Parry.   £25.00

 

292. Guinness. (publisher). Alice Aforethought. Guinness Carols for 1938. London, Waddington (printers) no date c.1937. 1st ed. 24.0 x 15.5 cms. 20pp booklet advertising Guinness with card covers and coloured illustrations by Groves-Raines. Corners slightly bent, covers very slightly grubby, contents clean.                £45.00

 

293. Guinness. (publishers). Alice Versary. Ipswich, W.S.Cowell Ltd (printers), no date c.1959. 1st ed. 24.0 x 16.5 cms. 12pp booklet advertising Guinness with card covers and coloured illustrations by Ronald Ferns. Corners slightly bent.             £25.00

 

294. Guinness. (publishers). Game Pie. A Guinness Indoor Sportfolio. Ipswich, W.S.Cowell Ltd (printers), no date but c.1955. 1st ed. 24.0 x 16.5 cms. 12pp booklet advertising Guinness with card covers and coloured illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Corners slightly bent. An excellent copy of the wittiest of this series.            £65.00

 

295. Guinness. (publishers). Prodigies and Prodigals. London, Waddington, (printers), no date c.1939. 1st ed. 24.0 x 15.5 cms. 20pp booklet advertising Guinness with card covers and coloured illustrations by Groves-Raines. Corners bent, covers slightly grubby, contents clean.                                                                 £25.00

 

296. Haberley, L. John Apostate an Idyll of the Quays. Long Crendon, Seven Acres Press, 1927, 1st ed. 21.0 x 15.5 cms. Limited ed. 12/125. Printed in black but with first two words in red, lettering and wood engravings by the author. Original full grained morocco with gilt lettering to spine. Binding spotted, dust wrapper darkened and torn with minor loss.            £150.00

 

297. Harrison, G. A Bird Diary. London, Dent, 1936. 1st ed. 18.5 x 13.0 cms. Wood engravings by Robert Gibbings on dust wrapper, upper board and throughout text. Spine foxed, dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly frayed and soiled, bookplate and written number on front pastedown.                                                     £20.00

 

298. Hassall, J. Dearest Joanna. A Selection of Joan Hassall's Lifetime Letters and Art. Denby Dale, Fleece Press, 2000. 1st ed. 28.5 x 18.0 cms. 2 vols. Limited ed. of 300 copies. Many colour and other illustrations, 1/4 cloth with paper labels and marbled paper-covered boards, slipcase. Edited by B.N.Lee. Fine copy.     £275.00

 

299. Hassell, J. Aqua Pictura Illustrated by a Series of Original Specimens. London, Printed for the Proprietors, and sold by Hassell & Co. no date but 1813. 2nd ed. 32.0 x 47.0 cms. Titlepage, introduction, 19 plates (on 18 leaves) each accompanied by explanatory text with colour examples, and each in 4 states, i.e. line, monochrome, aquatint, coloured aquatint. Bound in contemporary full grained green morocco with gilt decoration and gilt lettering and contrasting label to spine, all edges gilt. Some dampstaining but plates little affected, corners and edges rubbed but still quite a splendid binding.                   £995.00

 

300. Hayley, W. The Life of George Romney. Chichester, Printed by W.Mason for T.Payne, 1809. 1st ed. 27.0 x 21.0 cms. 12 engraved plates, that at p84 is by William Blake after a painting by Romney, 7 are by Caroline Watson. Contemporary 1/2 calf with marbled paper-covered boards, all edges marbled. Fore corners rubbed, spine relaid. Some sporadic foxing and small stains on 2pp. of text, library stamp on v. of titlepage and on front free end paper, reference number at foot of spine.             £300.00

 

301. Heaney, S. et al. Midsummer Feast. Oldham, Incline Press, 2002. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cvms. Limited ed. 19/230. Poems by Seamus Heaney and other members of his family, illustrated with linocuts by Bert Eastman. 1/4 buckram with paper spine label, marbled paper by Ann Muir covers the boards.                            £300.00

 

302. Herbert, G. Poems. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1923. 1st ed. thus.21.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 98/300. Wood engraving of Montgomery Castle by R.A.Maynard, printed in red and black, 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Cloth spine slightly discoloured, boards a little rubbed at foredge.                            £125.00

 

303. Hitler, A. Goebbels, J. and others. The Art of Lying. No publisher given, no date c.1943. Edition not known. 16.0 x 12.0 cms. 36pp booklet, subtitled, "Being a short guide for beginners and advanced students, to the complex art of falsehood, with a selection of the more outstanding examples from the pens of the world's masters". printed in red, green and black, with coloured illustrations by Emett. Paper covers faded and slightly worn. Consists of contradictory quotations form the wartime German government. Scarce, propaganda but often entertaining.                  £20.00

 

304. Housman, A.E. A Shropshire Lad. London, Medici Society, 1914. 1st ed thus. 22.5 x 16.0 cms. Limited ed. 973/1000. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards, gilt lettering, top edge gilt. A fine copy in faded and torn dust wrapper.   £35.00

 

305. Housman, L. A Farm in Fairyland. London, Kegan Paul, 1894. 1st ed. 19.5 x 13.0 cms. Cover design of dark green and gilt on paler green, titlepage, initial letters and 13 fullpage illustrations by the author. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine faded, some soiling of boards, occasional soiling of contents, owner's details on front free end paper.          £35.00

 

306. Housman, L. The House of Joy. London, Kegan Paul, 1895. 1st ed. 19.0 x 13.0 cms. Cover design in dark green and gilt on pale green background, initial letters, titlepage and 9 fullpage illustrations by the author. Extremities slightly rubbed, owner's details and sticky label on front free end paper, end papers slightly darkened, some stitching a little loose.     £20.00

 

307. Incline Press (publishers). A Bonnet Full of Nursery Rhymes. Oldham, Incline Press, 1998. 1st ed. thus. 24.0 x 16.0  cms. Limited ed. 16/300, this copy one of 50 for Subscribers. Many illustrations from a variety of sources including some by Enid Marx. Paper covers. Fine copy.                                                     £20.00

 

308. Incline Press. (publisher). Who Killed Cock Robin? Oldham, Incline Press, 1996. 1st ed. thus. 13.0 x 8.5 cms. 8pp booklet with woodcuts by Enid Marx. Paper covers slightly creased               £7.50

 

309. Incline Press. (publishers). Press Marks. Oldham, Incline Press, 1998. 1st ed. 21.0 x 12.5 cms. The New Year booklet for 1998. Limited ed. 16/150 produced for sale out of a total edition of 350. Ilustrated throughout with examples of Press Marks, patterned paper covers. With it signed compliment slip from Graham Moss.              £20.00

 

310. Jefferies, R. Summer in the Woods. Amsterdam, Type Foundry 'Amsterdam' Ltd, 1947. 1st ed. 26.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 42/750. 4 fullpage drawings by S.H.De Roos. Paper covers. Slight signs of wear but an excellent copy with pre-publication flyer. Published in honour of De Roos's 70th birthday                            £15.00

 

311. Jennings, E. In Shakespeare's Company. Shipston-on-Stour, Celandine Press, 1985. 1st ed. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 22/250, this copy one of 25 specials  printed by the September Press on Fabriano Umbria Gialletto hand-made paper and bound by Clare Skelton in 1/2 green morocco with marbled paper-covered boards. Coloured frontis and 9 other Shakespeare related illustrations. On the v. of contents page Elizabeth Jennings has written and signed her poem "Ariel". Fine copy in slipcase.                                                                £200.00

 

312. Jones, B. The Unsophisticated Arts. London, Architectural Press, 1951. 1st ed. 23.5 x 17.5 cms. Coloured dust wrapper and many coloured and other illustrations by Barbara Jones. Spine partly faded, dust wrapper torn with slight loss. A charming and witty book.                                                                          £50.00

 

313. Jones, D. (illustrator). The Chester Play of the Deluge. Waltham St Lawrence, Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. 1st ed. 31.0 x 24.0 cms. Limited ed. 118/ 275. 10 fullpage tissue-guarded wood engraving by David Jones. Original red buckram with gilt lettering to spine. Dust wrapper (reproducing one of David Jones's wood engravings) discoloured and torn with slight loss, some tears crudely backed with stamp paper. Some offsetting onto tissue guards, slight browning of end papers, corners very slightly rubbed.                                                                    £675.00

 

314. Keynes, G. (editor). The Illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil. London, Nonesuch Press, 1937. 1st ed. thus. 23.0 x 14.5 cms. Limited ed. 209/1000. Printed at Curwen Press. 17 wood engravings reproduced as a facsimile of those appearing in the book of 1819, 8 engravings reproduced from Blake's proofs, copies of the 16 drawings from which the engravings were made, and 17 engravings made from electrotypes, on Japon, of the original blocks in separate folder at rear. Original paper-covered boards slightly darkened but an excellent copy.         £80.00

 

315. Lahdesmaki, M. A Three Days Walk. Published by the author, 1989. 1st ed. 20.0 x 20.5 cms. Limited ed. 251/500 signed by the author. The book records the author's walk across London in 43 photographs and a map. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards, outer wrapper of corrugated paper with label and tied with red string. Some corrugations on the wrapper dented but otherwise a fine copy of an unusual book.                                  £40.00

 

316. Lee, B.N. Joan Hassall . An Address. Wakefield, Fleece Press, 1988. 1st ed. 10.0 x 12.5 cms. Limited ed. of 200 copies. 14pp booklet of the funeral address, illustrated with Joan Hassall's wood engravings printed from the original blocks, paper covers.                                                                                           £10.00

 

317. Lee, B.N. (editor). Dearest Sydney. Joan Hassall's Letters to Sydney Cockerell from Italy & France, April-May 1950. Wakefield, Fleece Press, 1991. 1st ed. 26.5 x 15.5 cms. Limited ed. of 220. Illustrations and facsimiles tipped-in, 1/4 cloth, patterned paper-covered boards.                                                               £80.00

 

318. Levi, P. Music of Dark Tones. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, no date c.1980. 1st ed. 27.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 64/200, printed at Libanus Press, signed by both author and artist. Fullpage wood engraving by Simon Brett, paper covers.                                                                                                    £25.00

 

319. Lewis, N. (editor). The Silent Playmate. A Collection of Doll Stories London, Gollancz, 1979. 1st ed. thus. 21.5 x 15.0 cms. Coloured dust wrapper and many other illustrations by Harold Jones.                                     £10.00

 

320. Liberty & Co. (publisher). Liberty's New Shops Argyll Place Regent Street London. London, Liberty & Co., no date c.1924. 4th ed. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. 24pp booklet, dust wrapper and illustrations by Hanslip Fletcher. Card covers, dust wrapper slightly foxed.                                                                                          £12.00

 

321. Liddell, J. The Tree House. Oldham, Incline Press, 2001. 1st ed. 23.0 x 17.5 cms. Limited ed. 27/200. signed by John Liddell, Graham Moss and Kathy Whalen. 32 coloured linocuts by John Liddell, 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards. Slipcase. Fine copy.                                                                     £50.00

 

322. Ljungberg, S. Parvus. Oldham, Incline Press, 2000. 1st ed. thus. 26.5 x 16.0 cms. Limited ed. 49/200. Wood engravings by the author including one as frontis printed on Japanese paper and signed by the artist. 1/4 cloth with patterned paper-covered boards, in plain paper sleeve.                                               £50.00

 

323. Lubbock,J.G. Love for the Earth. London, Bertram Rota, 1990. 1st ed. 28.5 x 23.5 cms. Printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lion Press, Limited ed. 47/95 signed by the author. 7 double-page and 2 single-page tissue-guarded colour illustrations by the author. Hand bound by George Percival in 1/4 red morocco with gilt lettering, red cloth boards with gilt flower design, top edge gilt, glassine dust wrapper, marbled paper-covered slipcase. The Illustrations are "hand made from copper plates, worked by deep etching and aquatint. The colours are printed in intaglio and relief and additional colour is applied to some pages by wash".                                                            £500.00

 

 

 

324. Lynd, R. (editor). The Silver Book of English Sonnets. Haarlem, The Pleiad, 1927. 1st ed. thus. 27.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 195/550. Typography by Frederic Warde, green cloth with gilt lettering. End papers slightly browned and scuffed, owner's details on first blank.                                                                    £20.00

 

325. Macfarlane, N. Handmade Papers of the Himalayas. Winchester, Alembic Press, 1986. 1st ed. 34.0 x 12.0 cms. Limited ed. 76/108. Printed in black and red in sections, on nine papers made in Nepal and Bhutan, text consists of description of the traditional role and manufacture of paper in the Himalayas, illustrations are of traditional symbols of the region. The work is contained in a folder with cloth spine and Himalayan paper covered boards, red silk-ties. Fine copy. With single leaf pre-publication flyer.                                                                £110.00

 

326. Macfarlane, N. Handmade Papers of India. Winchester, Alembic Press, 1987. 1st ed. 19.0 x 27.0 cms. Limited ed. 67/150. 11 tipped-in samples of  handmade Indian paper, 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards. With it pre-publication flyer.        £100.00

 

327. Marloe, C. (sic). Hero and Leander. Westminster, Stourton Press, 1934. 1st ed. thus. 23.5 x 16.0 cms. Limited ed. of 200 copies. Printed in black with red and green marginal notes and capital letters. Bound in full green vellum with gilt lettering to spine. Binding faded and spotted, very slight wear to corners.                  £70.00

 

328. Masefield, J. South and East. London, Medici Society, 1929. 1st ed. 25.5 x 19.5 cms. Limited ed. 129/260, signed by both author and artist. 6 mounted colour plates by Jacynth Parsons, bound in full vellum with red lettering, top edge gilt. Slipcase worn.                                                                                         £65.00

 

329. McNabb, Fr. V. (Translator). The Akathistos. Ode in Honour of the Holy Immaculate Most Blessed Glorious Lady Mother of God and Ever Virgin Mary. Oxford, Blackfriars Publications, 1947. Rep. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Printed at Ditchling Press. Printed in black with red initial letters, binding of red cloth with gilt lettering, dust wrapper printed in red and black. End papers browned, dust wrapper slightly darkened.                                                   £30.00

 

330. Midda, S. In and Out of the Garden. London, Sidgwick Jackson, 1981. 1st ed. 20.5 x 15.0 cms. Colour illustrations throughout by the author. Fine copy in near fine dust wrapper.                     £12.00

 

331. Millard, C. (editor). The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser. London, Henry Danielson, 1923. 1st ed. 26.0 x 16.0 cms. Limited ed. 10/275 signed by the editor. Frontis portrait and four other illustrations including one in colour, 1/4 cloth with paper covered boards from design by Claud Lovat Fraser, with errata slip which also blames the printers for late publication. Corners slightly rubbed, end papers browned.                                             £65.00

 

332. Milton, J. On the Morning of Christ's Nativity. Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1981. 1st ed. thus. 31.0 x 25.0 cms. Limited ed. VII/350. This copy one of 25 special copies. 7 tipped-in colour illustrations by William Blake, bound in full dark green Oasis goatskin by Hunter & Foulis of Edinburgh. Separate card folder containing second copies of the 6 fullpage plates. All contained in a solander case. Fine copy of a beautifully produced work.               £400.00

 

333. Monro, H. Milk for the Cat. Oldham, Incline Press, 2003. 1st ed. thus. 28.0 x 17.5 cms. Limited ed. 16/180. With coloured linocut made and signed by Bert Eastman. 1/4 cloth, patterned paper-covered boards. Fine copy.   £25.00

 

334. Moore, N. The Glass Tower. London, Editions Poetry London, 1944. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Dust wrapper, cover design and drawings by Lucien Freud including some in colour. Corners very slightly rubbed, end papers lightly foxed, dust wrapper slightly soiled and frayed. An attractive copy of a book which is difficult to find with an acceptable dust wrapper.         £250.00

 

335. Moore, T.S. Danae. London, Vale Press, 1893. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. of 250 copies, this one of only ten printed on vellum. Printed in red and black, 3 wood engravings by Charles Ricketts, bound in full vellum with white leather stitches, gilt horizontal line and gilt lettering to spine. Vellum very slightly rubbed. Book label of Wilfred Merton on front pastedown, his neat signature and date (1910) on 6th blank, Nottingham Public Libraries Special Collection stamp on v. of 1/2 title.  A fine copy. [Watry B43].                                                      £350.00

 

 

336. Nash, J. Poisonous Plants. Deadly, Dangerous and Suspect. London, Frederick Etchells, 1927. 1st ed. 30.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 297/350. 20 full page and 2 smaller wood engravings by John Nash. Text descriptions by W.Dallimore. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt design by Nash on upper board. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown, end papers slightly browned, corners slightly rubbed. Probably the best example of Nash's wood engraving.          £750.00

 

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337. Nash, J. The Wood Engravings of John Nash. Liverpool, Wood Lea Press, 1987. Fo. Limited ed. of 750 copies. Compiled by Jeremy Greenwood. A catalogue of wood and other engravings with full details, excellent reproductions of the wood engravings, 1/4 cloth with gilt lettering, patterned paper-covered boards, cloth slipcase. Fine copy.        £105.00

 

338. Newton, D. Clowns. London, Harrap, 1958. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Uncoloured Illustrations and upper board design by Barbara Jones. Spine faded.                                                                       £7.50

 

339. Noyes, A. The Highwayman. Oldham, Incline Press, 1996. 1st ed. thus. 25.0 x 17.0 cms. Limited ed. 16/200. Illustrated and signed by Brigid Holdsworth. Card covers in illustrated coloured paper outer wraps.          £20.00

 

340. O'Connor, J. The Wood-engravings of John O'Connor. Andoversford, Whitington Press, 1989. 1st ed. 35.0 x 24.5 cms. Limited ed. of 350 copies. Edited by Jeannie O'Connor with useful commentary and chronology, illustrated with wood engravings from the original blocks, printed in colour where appropriate, 1/4 cloth with gilt lettering to spine, patterned paper-covered boards, slipcase. Fine copy.                                                       £180.00

 

341. O'Connor, J. Knipton a Leicestershire Village. Risbury, Whittington Press, 1996. 1st ed. 35.5 x 25.0 cms. Limited ed. 200 copies signed by the author. Illustrated with 35 wood-engravings by the author, printed in colour where appropriate, 1/4 cloth with gilt lettering to spine, patterned paper-covered boards, slipcase. Fine copy.          £125.00

 

342. Peacock, T.L. The Misfortunes of Elphin. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1928. 1st ed. thus. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 32/250. Wood engravings  by  Horace Walter Bray, 1/4 buckram with gilt lettering, cloth covered boards. Spine faded, fore corners slightly rubbed, cloth on lower board slightly marked.                     £225.00

 

343. Pear Tree Press (printers). Te Deum Laudamus and Nunc Dimittis. Flansham, Pear Tree Press, 1929. 1st ed. thus 15.0 x 11.0 cms. Limited ed. 76/150. 2 wood engravings printed in black, silver and gold, set in Black Letter by Cyril Edwards, the format and decoration by James Guthrie, the designs by John Guthrie,  pp.[16] .Original silver boards, block-printed in grey with figures designed by John Guthrie, printed front cover label. Head and tail of spine very slightly rubbed, light browning to free endpapers, excellent copy of an attractive book.                               £50.00

 

 

344. Pennell, J. and E.R. A Canterbury Pilgrimage. London, Seeley & Co, 1885. 1st ed. 20.5 x 16.0 cms. 79pp of text and illustrations by the Pennells, original textured cloth with gilt lettering and brown stamped pictorial upper board, all edges gilt. Owner's details on front free end paper. A fine bright copy. The book follows Chaucer's pilgrimage route on a bicycle which from the illustrations appears to be similar to a penny-farthing but with one large wheel and two small ones and being designed for two people. [Another copy also available, cheaper but in not such good condition.]         £50.00

 

 

345. Percy, T. (translator). Ancient Songs chiefly on Moorish Subjects. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1932. 1st ed. 29.0 x 22.0 cms. Limited ed. 140/250. Engraved frontis and titlepage with similar rejected designs also printed from the original plates, 3 other illustrations. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards. Owner's details on front free end paper. Externally rubbed and grubby, clean internally.                                                                     £35.00

 

346. Perry-Gore, N. Coherence through the eyes of Mary. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1985. 1st ed. 27.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 2/250. This one of 50 special copies. Signed by the author and the artist, wood engravings by Simon Brett. Separate folder of 4 proof wood engravings signed by the artist. Bound in two sorts of cloth with paper labels, slipcase. Printed at the Rocket Press.                                                                                                       £100.00

 

347. Phibbs, H. Further Interiors. Lower Marston, Whittington Press, 1992. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.5 cms. Limited ed. 141/300 signed by Howard Phipps. 15 fullpage wood engravings (4 of which have additional colouring) plus colophon wood engraving of Whittington Court.  Bound in paper covers with spine sewn Japanese style, paper covered slipcase. A fine copy .               £70.00

 

348. Poole, M. The Wood Engravings of John Farleigh. Henley-on-Thames, Gresham Books, 1985. 1st ed. 36.0 x 24.5 cms. Good introduction, commentary and bibliography, excellent reproductions of wood engravings throughout, printed in black and red, original cloth with gilt lettering to spine, dust wrapper. Fine copy.           £25.00

 

349. Pourrat, H. A Treasury of French Tales. London, Allen & Unwin, 1953. 1st UK ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. 9 fullpage and over 40 text decorations by Pauline Baynes. Owner's name on front free end paper, fore lower corners of boards stained, dust wrapper soiled and torn with some loss.                                                     £10.00

 

350. Powers, A. A Pick of Patterned Papers. Oldham, Incline Press, 2001. 1st ed. 23.0 x 10.0 cms. Limited ed. 0f 500 copies, this one of 50 wrapped in Victoria Paste paper. 12pp.  New Year greeting booklet, paper samples tipped-in. With the printers' signed compliment slip.                                            £15.00

 

351. Powers, A., Kitts, B. and Maddox, R. In Place of Toothpaste. Oldham, Incline Press, 2004. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 9/250. 5 colour plates and facsimile letter tipped in. As this is a Subscriber's copy there is an additional plate of 5 wood engravings made for Everyman Library and now printed from the original blocks. 1/4 cloth, patterned paper-covered boards. With it printed letter to Subscribers.                                               £75.00

 

352. Priestley, J.B. Albert Goes Through. London, Heinemann, 1933. 1st Ed. 21.5 x 15.5 cms. Frontis, full and 1/2page drawings by Edmund Blampied. Original red-stamped cloth. Owner's signature on front pastedown, corners very slightly rubbed.                                                                                                   £12.00

 

353. Priestley, J.B. Chamber Music at Home. Ipswich, Basement Press, 1996. 1st ed. thus. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. Limited ed. 53/260. 4pp card covered booklet with wood engraved illustration, repeated on upper cover by Peter Gauld.   £12.00

 

354. Read, H. The Parliament of Women A Drama in Three Acts. Hemingford Grey, VIne Press, 1960. 1st ed, 29.0 x 18.0 cms. Limited ed. 40/100. 4 fullpage tissue-guarded wood engravings by R.Boulton printed in two colours, 1/4 morocco with marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Corners slightly rubbed. With the pre-publication prospectus of 16pp including one wood engraving.                                                         £185.00

 

355. Richards, J.M. (editor). The Wood Engravings of Eric Ravilious. [London], Lion and Unicorn Press, 1972. 1st ed. 42.0 x 29.0 cms. Limited ed. of 500, number 11 of second issue binding of cloth with black stamped design on upper board.  20pp text , 112 leaves of illustrations, 5 leaves index & colophon. Numerous reproductions of wood-engravings, end-papers from designs by Ravilious. Corners slightly rubbed but otherwise a very clean copy.   £720.00

 

356. Ritson, (editor). A Select Collection of English Songs. London, for J. Johnson, 1783. 1st ed. 18.5 x 11.5 cms. 3 vols. Vol 1, Pp[4], lxxi, [2], 264. Vol 2, Pp. [2], 342. Vol 3, Pp. 336 un-numbered pages chiefly music and indices. Frontis to vol 1, 16 copper engravings of which 9 are attributed to William Blake. Contemporary marbled calf with gilt decorative frame, recent professionally  furnished spines. Fore corners slightly rubbed, slight foxing, owner's name on front free end paper of vol 3, "finis" written ink on last leaf of vol 1. [Bentley 491].                               £400.00

 

357. Rowe, T.L.: The Chinese Unicorn. Notes from a Chinese Dictionary. Saigon, published by the author, 1957. 1st ed. 22.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 353/1000. Printed in black with Chinese characters printed in red, original hessian. Pages unopened, corners very slightly rubbed, owner's inscription on front free end paper. Slipcase corners rubbed and written on.     £35.00

 

358. Russell, J. (editor). A Portrait of Logan Pearsall Smith drawn from his Letters and Diaries. London, Dropmore Press, 1950. 1st ed. 21.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 152/450. Portrait frontis, original buckram with gilt lettering, top edge tinted red. Binding slightly faded and lightly spotted, dust wrapper discoloured and torn with some loss.            £30.00

 

359. Scott, S. A Correspondence of 1953 concerning the book The Seven Deadly Virtues by Denis Tegetmieir (sic) and Eric Gill. Oldham, Incline Press, 1999. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 7/150 of which this is a special one of 50. 7 illustrations by Roy Brough. 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Separate unbound folder of the illustrations, numbered 14 and signed by the artist. Slipcase. With it publisher's note apologising for typo on titlepage. Fine copy.              £75.00

 

360. Seven Acres Press. (publisher). Verses on Mans Mortalitie with an other of the hope of his Resurrection. Long Crendon, Seven Acres Press, 1925. 1st ed. thus. 22.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. of 500 copies printed by Loyd Haberly. 30pp booklet with one or more woodcuts by L.H. (Loyd Haberly) on every page, original paper covers. Very worn, rather foxed, some frays. Reprinted from Michael Sparks Crums of Comfort with Godly Prayers 7th ed. 1628. Reading copy only but an interesting curiosity.                                                                                 £25.00

 

361. Shepard, E.H. Drawn from Memory. London, Methuen, 1957. 1st ed. 21.0 x 15.0 cms. Photographic portrait frontis. Coloured dust wrapper and many illustrations by the author. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper soiled and slightly frayed. Charming autobiography of the author's life aged 7 and 8.      £10.00

 

362. Shewring, W. Translations and Poems. Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1984. 1st ed. 22.0 x 13.0 cms. Limited ed.9/25, printed at Skelton's Press. Signed by the author, the illustrator (Simon Brett), the printer (Christopher Skelton and the binder (Clare Skelton). Illustrated with many wood engravings by Simon Brett and with a separate suite of these wood engravings printed on Japon and signed and numbered by the artist. Bound in textured cloth with paper label, slipcase.                                                                                                                      £100.00

 

363. Smith, R.S. The Wood Engravings of Richard Shirley Smith. Cambridge, Silent Books, 1994. 1st ed. 27.0 x 19.5 cms. Limited ed. 76/100. Illustrations of 120 wood engravings, 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards with wood engraved design, with two signed and numbered wood engravings from the original blocks contained in rear pocket. In slipcase. Fine copy.        £120.00

 

364. Smith, R.S. Wood Engravings a Selection, 1960 to 1977. Richard Shirley Smith. Pinner, Cuckoo Hill Press, 1983. 1st ed. 25.0 x 16.0 cms. Limited ed. 65/180.Signed by Richard Shirley Smith. 49 wood engravings, 1/4 black morocco with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, slipcase. Foreword by Laurence Whistler. Fine copy. With it pre-publication flyer and four other pieces of related ephemera.                                                £115.00

 

365. Spaul, J. Urban Birds. Oldham, Incline Press, 1999. 1st ed, 25.5 x 17.0 cms. Limited ed, 33/180. Illustrated with woodcuts of birds by Jo Spaul. The text is from a variety of sources. Bound in blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering. With it coloured linocut by Jo Spaul to accompany a poem by Ralph Hodgson. Also with a brief note from the printer.            £45.00

 

366. Stanhope, P. (Lord Chesterfield). Letters to his Son. London, Folio Society, 1974. 1st ed. of Folio Soc. 22.0 x 13.5 cms. Photographic portrait frontis, many text wood engravings in sepia by Richard Shirley Smith. 1/4 buckram with gilt lettering, marbled paper-covered boards. Slipcase very slightly rubbed.                       £10.00

 

367. Sterne, L. Tristram Shandy. London, Macdonald, 1949. 1st ed. thus. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Well illustrated by Brian Robb, introduction by J.C.Powys, original cloth with gilt lettering, top edge tinted. Glassine dust wrapper printed in yellow and blue slightly frayed and with slight offsetting onto upper board, end papers slightly darkened.        £8.00

 

368. Stourton Press. (publishers). Ambages Pulcherrime for Arthur Sale upon his 70th Birthday. London, Stourton Press, 1982. 1st ed. 22.0 x 15.5 cms. Limited ed. 24pp paper-covered booklet with a variety of contributors including Peter Gauld and Nicholas Shakespeare. Covers faded. Signed by Peter Gauld.            £15.00

 

369. Swift, J. Gulliver's Voyages to Lilliput and Brobdinag. London, Folio Society, 1948 1st Folio Society ed. 21.0 x 13.0 cms. Coloured dust wrapper and 12 coloured lithos by Edward Bawden, cloth spine with paper-covered boards. Extremities slightly rubbed, dust wrapper foxed and slightly frayed, end papers and foredge slightly foxed.           £25.00

 

370. Swinburne, A.C. Pasiphae. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1950. 1st ed. thus. 23.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 30/500. This copy one of 100 specially bound and with an extra engraving. 7 tissue-guarded copper engravings by John Buckland-Wright, full purple vellum by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt lettering and gilt decoration to upper board, top edge gilt. Corners and edges occasionally rubbed, slipcase worn.                      £300.00

 

371. Thomas, D.M. Protest a poem after a medieval Armenian poem by Frik. Hereford, Five Seasons Press, 1980. 1st ed. 22.0 x 30.0 cms. Limited ed. 38/50 signed by the author and by Reg Bolton. Engravings designed, printed and hand-coloured by Reg Bolton, 1/4 morocco with gilt lettering, cloth covered boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. Fine copy.        £250.00

 

372. Thomas, E. Chosen Essays. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1926. 1st ed. thus. 25.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. 45/350. Wood engravings by R.S.Maynard and H.W.Bray. Original blue buckram with gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. Very slightly rubbed, head of a few pages torn where carelessly opened, light foxing on a few pages.         £100.00

 

373. Thomas, E. Selected Poems. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1927. 1st ed. thus. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Limited ed. 260/275. Printed on japanese vellum, wood-engraved title-vignette, wood-engraved text decoration and the borders to each page of text all printed in blue, initial letters printed in red. Original yellow buckram, gilt lettering to spine. Binding lightly soiled but pages unopened and an excellent copy.                                                             £225.00

 

374. Thurber, J. The Seal in the Bedroom and other Predicaments. London, Hamish Hamilton, 1951. Rep. 25.0 x 18.5 cms. Illustrated throughout by the author, intro. by Dorothy Parker. Clean copy in grubby and frayed dust wrapper.             £12.00

 

375. Tiltman, M.H. A Little Place in the Country. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Dust wrapper and Illustrations by Gwenda Morgan. One corner bumped, dust wrapper soiled and frayed.   £6.00

 

376. Trollope, A. The Warden. London, Elkin Mathews, 1926. 1st ed. thus. 22.5 x 14.0 cms. Nine illustrations by Ethel Gabain including an original signed lithograph as frontispiece. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine faded, owner's details on front free end paper, foxing on end papers, last page of text and lightly elsewhere.             £35.00

 

377. Tunnicliffe, C.F. Birds of the Estuary. Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1952. 1st ed. 18.0 x 22.0 cms. Puffin Picture Book 90. 32 page paper cover children's book illustrated in colour and black and white by Tunnicliffe. Near fine copy.   £12.00

 

378. Turner, J. Lost Days: Poems of the Cotswolds. Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1981. 1st ed.  27.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited edition of 500 copies, seven wood engravings by Miriam Macgregor, paper covers slightly faded. Signed by the author on 1/2 title. Owner's inscription on v. of 1/2 title.                                                     £25.00

 

379. Various. The Gift of Friendship. London, T.N.Foulis, 1910. 1st ed. 16.0 x 10.0 cms. 4 tipped-in colour illustrations by H.C. Preston Macgoun, printed in black with blue headings, 1/4 buckram with gilt lettering, paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and decorative design, top edge gilt. Corners slightly bumped, owner's details on front free end paper, slight foxing on end papers.                                                                                             £12.00

 

380. Vaughan, H. Poems. Newtown, Gregynog Press, 1924. 1st ed. thus. 21.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 213/ 500. Wood engravings and decorations by R.A.Maynard and H.W.Bray, printed in red and black, 1/4 cloth with gilt lettering to spine, paper-covered boards. Corners very slightly rubbed, end papers very slightly browned, but pages unopened and an excellent copy.   £120.00

 

381. Vergil. Georgics. London, George W. Jones, 1931. 1st ed. thus. 28.0 x 19.0 cms. Limited ed. of 500 copies, this one un-numbered. Woodcut illustrations throughout by Edward Carrick. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards, top edge gilt, gilt decoration to upper board and gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly rubbed, slight foxing to end papers and edges.   £25.00

 

382. Wain, J. Mid-Week Period Return. Home Thoughts of a Native. Stratford-upon-Avon, Celandine Press, 1982. 1st ed. 25.0 x 18.0 cms. Limited ed. 49/175, this copy one of 85 bound in 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Illustrations by Arthur Keens, signed by both author and artist. Fine copy.                      £75.00

 

383. Wainwright, A. (illustrator). Seven. A Book of Verses. Leeds, Swan Press, 1922. 1st ed. thus. 18.0 x 13.5 cms. 20pp booklet containing verse by a variety of authors and with illustrations by Albert Wainwright. Decorated paper covers faded and slightly frayed. Inscription by Alberta Vickridge, one of the authors, on front free end paper.               £15.00

 

384. Warde, B. By Oral Tradition. Oldham, Incline Press, 1994. 1st ed. 15.0 x 10.5 cms. Limited ed. 102/300. 8pp booklet with paper covers.                                                                                    £10.00

 

385. Watts, I. Divine and Moral Songs for Children. London, Elkin Mathews, no date c.1910. 1st ed. thus. 14.5 x 11.5 cms. Many coloured illustrations by Mrs Arthur Gaskin, 1/4 cloth with glazed pictorial boards. Owner's details on front free end paper, small crack on front inner hinge, slight rubbing externally. A charming book. With it, advertising postcard from the publishers.                                                                                              £20.00

 

386. Webster, J. Love's Graduate. A Comedy. Oxford, H.Daniel, 1885. 1st ed. thus. 21.5 x 17.0 cms. Limited ed. 48/100. 1/4 vellum with gilt lettering, paper-covered boards. Bookplate of Wittersham House on front pastedown, inscribed on titlepage by Stephen E.Spring Rice (who edited the book and wrote an introductory note) to G.W. Spencer Lyttleton , the current owner of  Wittersham House. Corners rubbed, spine darkened. [Memorials of C.H.O.Daniel No. 11 "a remarkable volume"].                                                                          £100.00

 

387. Wedmore, F. Constable: Lucas: With a Descriptive Catalogue of the Prints they did between them. London, Colnaghi, 1904. 1st ed. 23.0 x 14.0 cms. Limited ed. 79/253. Printed by  Ballantyne & Hanson, original paper-covered boards. Upper board soiled, corners rubbed, spine ends frayed. Contents clean and crisp.   £50.00

 

388. Whatman, S. The Housekeeping Book of Susanna Whatman. London, Bles, 1956. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Portrait frontis and one other plate from earlier engravings, 6 text wood engravings by Frank Martin, original Japan vellum with black and gilt lettering and gilt decoration to upper board. Owner's details on front free end paper otherwise a fine copy in slightly frayed and repaired tissue wrapper.                                                                       £10.00

 

389. Whistler, L. The Image on the Glass. London, Murray with Cupid press, 1975. 1st ed. 27.0 x 18.0 cms. many illustrations, printed white on black, of the author's glass engraving, black cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, dust wrapper. Fine copy.                                                                                  £25.00

 

390. White,C. Country Walks First, Second and Third Series. London, London Transport, 1936-7. 1st ed. of all  Series. 17.5 x 10.5 cms. Wood engraved vignette on upper dust wrapper and contents page by  Eric Ravilious, other photographic illustrations and plans. Dust wrappers dusty and slightly frayed, slight foxing of 3rd series, dust wrapper of 3rd series faded, some browning of paper of 1st series. But an excellent set scarce in 1st edition and dust wrappers. [Another copy of 1st ed. 3rd series only available, details on request.]                                              £40.00

 

391. Whitford, F. (editor). Trog. Forty Graphic Years. The Art of Wally Fawkes. London, Fourth Estate, 1987. 1st ed. 21.0 x 26.0 cms. Illustrated throughout with Trog drawings, introduction and commentary by Frank Whitford, foreword by Raymond Briggs. Dust wrapper.                                                                               £12.00

 

392. Wilde, O. The Picture of Dorian Gray. London, Castle Press, 1948. 1st ed. thus. 21.0 x 13.0 cms. 8 fullpage and many vignette drawings by Michael Ayrton, coloured dust wrapper also by him. Owner's details on v. of front free end paper, spine slightly skewed, dust wrapper torn with slight loss.                                                £10.00

 

393. Woolnough, C.W. A Pretty Mysterious Art. Huddersfield, Fleece Press, 1996. 1st ed. 20.0 x 11.5 cms. Limited ed 9/300. This number 9 of 30 special copies. 1/4 vellum with marbled paper-covered boards containing 11 tipped-in marbled paper samples by Ann Muir, separate suite of 9 original marbled paper samples dating from C19th or earlier. All contained in solander case. Fine copy.                                                                                    £300.00

 

394. Wormell, C. Teeth, Tails, & Tentacles An Animal Counting Book. Philadelphia, Running Press, 2004. 1st ed. 26.5 x 16.0 cms. Colour illustrations on every page, Original cloth with paper label on upper board, gilt lettering to spine.  Rectangular recess on lower board without label.                                                          £10.00

 

395. Yeats, W.B. A Tower of Polished Black Stones. Dublin, Dolmen Press, 1971. 1st ed. 27.0 x 18.0 cms. Limited ed. of 1250 copies. 5 illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 4 from drawings by the author. Bound in full two-tone morocco by "CLH", gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy.  In rather rubbed solander case probably made specially for the book and with dust wrapper  front and spine pasted on.                                                                                                £80.00

 

ART REFERENCE

 

396. Abrioux, Y. Ian Hamilton Finlay. A visual Primer. London, Reaktion Books, 1992. 2nd ed. 28.0 x 21.0 cms. Many colour and other illustrations, card covers. Excellent copy. [We also have a slightly worn copy.]      £20.00

 

397. Anon. Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Water Colour Paintings. London, Board of Education, 1927. Rev. ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Pp. 624 text, miniature illustrations of 118 works. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine ends slightly frayed, cloth on upper board slightly bubbled, front free end paper slightly foxed.      £8.00

 

398. Archer, M. India and British Portraiture 1770-1825. London, Sothebys, 1979. 1st ed. 26.5 x 20.0 cms. 16 colour plates and many other illustrations. Buckram showing some marks where dust wrapper has adhered otherwise and excellent copy in similar dust wrapper.                                                                             £50.00

 

399. Archer, M. and Falk, T. India Revealed the Art and Adventures of James and William Fraser 1801-35. London, Cassell, 1989. 1st ed. 25.0 x 25.0 cms. 67 colour and 93 other illustrations, dust wrapper. Excellent copy.    £18.00

 

400. Beckett, O. J.F. Herring & Sons. London, J.A.Allen & Co. 1981. 1st ed. 28.5 x 21.5 cms. Colour and other illustrations. Full list of known paintings and engravings. Dust wrapper slightly creased.                           £40.00

 

401. Benezit, E. Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs. Paris, Libraire Grund, 1960. 3rd ed. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. 8 vols, many illustrations, original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine slightly faded but an excellent set.                                                                                         £100.00

 

402. Bourdieu, P. and Darbel, A. The Love of Art. European Art Museums and their Public. Cambridge, Polity Press, 2002. Rep. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. 182pp. paperback. Some pencil marking.                                                     £10.00

 

403. Clayton, P.A. The Rediscovery of Ancient Egypt. Artists and Travellers in C19th. London, Thames & Hudson, 1982. 1st ed. 27.0 x 21.5 cms. 30 colour and 125 other illustrations, dust wrapper.                 £15.00

 

404. Cox, D. The Young Artist's Companion. London, S. & J. Fuller, 1825. 1st ed. 21.0 x 27.0 cms. Hand coloured pictorial titlepage, printed titlepage, 14pp. of explanatory text, 40 pp. of soft ground etchings, 12 pp. of sepia washes, 12 pp. of hand coloured plates. Full embossed pressed morocco by Thouvenin with elaborate gilt decoration, all edges gilt, bookseller's ticket on front free end paper. Some foxing and soiling of contents but colour plates particularly bright and clean, binding rubbed but a splendid example of a French binding of the period.              £1850.00

 

405. Design for Industry. Design for Industry. London, Studio, 1959. 1st ed. 12 numbers for this year (all published) bound in stout library cloth. Colour and other illustrations. Ex library with usual marks but in excellent condition. This work was the short-lived successor to Art & Industry and Commercial Art. Scarce.            £15.00

 

406. Dumas, F.G. Modern Artists A Series of  Illustrated Biographies. London, Virtue, no date but c.1884. 1st ed. 52.0 x 34.0 cms. Each biography contains an original etched portrait and 2 (3 in the case of Meissonier) etchings of the artists work as well as ordinary fullpage and text reproductions and illustrations. There are 37 original etchings in all. 11 of the 12 biographies contain quite detailed descriptions and illustrations of the artists' house and studio. The artists are Leighton, Millais, Alma-Tadema, Herkomer, Baudry, Israels, Menzel, Piloty, Makart, Meissonier, Hook and Cabanel. Bound in 1/2 morocco with gilt lettering and cloth covered boards. The binding is worn and dampstained, the cloth lifting, contents are clean and un-marked except for occasional finger soiling.                                                          £120.00

 

407. Fagg, W. (editor). Nigeria 200 Jahre Plastik. Munich,  Stadtische Galerie Munchen, 1961. 1st ed. 27.5 x 20.5 cms. Substantial exhibition catalogue with description and illustrations of 73 works. Card covers with slightly worn dust wrapper, slight foxing.                                                                                            £10.00

 

408. Flint, Sir W.R. Works by Sir William Russell Flint. London, Royal Academy of Arts Diploma Gallery, 1962. 1st ed. 24.5 x 17.0 cms. 64pp colour and other illustrated catalogue. Card covers.                                              £10.00

 

409. Ford, J. Ackermann 1783-1983. London, Ackermann, 1983. 1st ed. 29.5 x 20.5 cms. Colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper.                                                                                                  £50.00

 

410. Forrer, M. (editor). Drawings of Utagawa Kuniyoshi from the collection of the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden. The Hague, SDU Publishers, 1988. 1st ed. 21.0 x 24.5 cms. 146pp. catalogue, some colour and many other illustrations, card covers.                                                                                                    £10.00

 

411. Gascoigne, B. How to Identify Prints. London, Thames & Hudson, 1986. 1st ed. 25.0 x 22.0 cms. 39 colour and 232 other illustrations, dust wrapper.                                                                £12.00

 

412. George, W. Picasso Dessins. Paris, Editions des Quatre Chemins, 1926. 1st ed. 26.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 18, (text), 64 (reproductions on tinted grounds), 6 (colophon etc.). Card covers, with new paper spine, remains of original glassine dust wrapper, occasional slight foxing. "Les Planches sont executees d'apres les photographies de Choumoff (pl.1) et de P.Lemaire (pl.2-64), printed by Ducros et Colas. The effect is one of lithographs.      £100.00

 

413. Gilchrist,  A. Life of William Blake. London, Macmillan, 1863. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. 2 vols. Frontis to each vol and numerous plates and illustrations reproducing Blake's work, original giltstamped pictorial cloth. Later end papers, owner's bookplate on front pastedown of each vol, Vol 1 becoming loose, frontis dampmarked, binding of both vols frayed and worn, some lifting of cloth, spine faded. A complete but shabby copy of the 1st ed.  £50.00

 

414. Gilpin, W. Three Essays: on Picturesque Beauty; on Picturesque Travel; and on Sketching Landscape to which is added a poem on Landscape Painting. London, for R.Blamire, 1792. 1st Ed. 21.0 x 13.5 cms. Seven aquatint plates, addendum slip at p85. The poem on Landscape Painting separately paginated. Contemporary 1/2 calf with mottled paper-covered boards, extremities rubbed, lacking spine label, some foxing, owner's name on front pastedown. Plates, usually bound by tipping in at inner hinge, have been rebound (not recently) so that the image is horizontal with central fold. 3 bottom 3mm of two of the plate shows mark where originally fixed .                       £160.00

 

415. Harling, R. Notes on the Engravings of Eric Ravilious. London, Faber for Shenval Press, 1946. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms.  55pp of reproductions of Eric Ravilious's wood engravings. Spine skewed, dust wrapper soiled and slightly frayed        £28.00

 

416. Hemingway, H. Reynolds Stone Engravings with an Introduction by the Artist and an Appreciation by Kenneth Clark. London, Murray, 1977. 1st ed. 28.5 x 18.5 cms. Printed by the Curwen Press, 40 pp. of introductory remarks and notes on Stone's engravings, 150 pp. of reproductions of the engravings done in red, blue and black. Original blue buckram with giltstamped lettering, dust wrapper frayed. With it John Murrays' compliment slip on which he has written to unknown recipient "You have so perked up Reynolds Stones' morale that I hope a copy of his work boosts yours! Greetings John Murray".                                                                                        £45.00

 

417.  Holme, C.G. Fine Art. Special Spring Number of the Studio. London, Studio, 1931. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. Coloured and other illustrations. 1/4 morocco with cloth-covered boards. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including blind stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed.                                                   £10.00

 

418. Holme, C.G. Fine Art. Special Spring Number of the Studio. London, Studio, 1932. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. Coloured and other illustrations. 1/4 morocco with cloth-covered boards. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including blind stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed.                                                   £10.00

 

419. Houfe, S. The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists 1800-1914. Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1981. Rev. ed. 27.5 x 20.5 cms. Many illustrations, including some in colour, dust wrapper.              £12.00

 

420. Jackson, C.E. Bird Painting The Eighteenth Century. Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1994. 1st ed. 27.0 x 21.0 cms. Many colour illustrations, dust wrapper.                                             £10.00

 

421. Jenkins, D.F. John Piper. The Forties. London, Richard Wilson, 2000. 1st paperback ed. 27.5 x 23.5 cms. Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title at the Imperial War Museum. Pp. 144, many colour and other illustrations, card covers. Excellent condition.                                                                      £40.00

 

422. Kemp-Welch, L. In The Open Country. The Work of Lucy E.Kemp-Welch. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1905. 1st Ed. 42.0 x 28.0 cms. Intro, by Herkomer. 4 mounted colour plates and 17 mounted tinted plates by Lucy Kemp-Welch. Original cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Corners rubbed, cloth spotted with lower board more extensively marked, slight foxing on end papers. Contents very clean.                                                        £110.00

 

423. Lear, E. Edward Lear in Greece. Journals of a Landscape Painter in Greece and Albania. London, William Kimber, 1965. 1st ed. thus. 23.5 x 15.0 cms. Lear's complete text, two maps, 20 excellent reproductions of Lear's lithos. Owner's signature on front free end paper. Excellent copy in very slightly worn dust wrapper.     £25.00

 

424. Lempicka, T. de. Tamara de Lempicka. Art Deco Icon. London, Royal Academy of Arts, 2004. 1st hardback ed. 29.0 x 22.0 cms. Published to accompany exhibition at Royal Academy. Pp. 142, many colour and a few other illustrations, dust wrapper.                                                                                                  £15.00

 

425. Lewis, J. John Nash, the Painter as Illustrator. Godalming, Potter Books, 1978. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. Designed by John Lewis at the Compton Press and printed at Skelton's Press. 122 text illustrations and 4 colour plates. Brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dust-jacket price-clipped and slightly marked but an excellent copy.          £50.00

 

426. Lister, R. Edward Calvert. London, G.Bell and Sons, 1962. 1st ed. 22.0 x 13.5 cms. 59 illustrations, dust wrapper. Ex library with usual marks, dust wrapper very worn.                                        £15.00

 

427. Marius, G.H. (edited by Norman, G.) Dutch Painters of the 19th Century, Marius. Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1983. Rep. 27.5 x 20.5 cms. 15 colour plates, many other illustrations, dust wrapper. Adhesion marks between front free end paper and v. of frontis.                                                                              £15.00

 

428. Martin, C. (editor). The Ruralists. London, Academy Editions, 1991. 1st ed. 28.0 x 22.0 cms. Pp. 96, many colour and a few other illustrations, card covers. Includes Peter Blake, Graham Ovenden etc.                  £10.00

 

429.  Monkhouse, C. The Earlier English Water-colour Painters. London, Seeley & Co., 1897. 2nd ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Illustrated, giltstamped cloth. Extremities bumped and slightly rubbed, end papers browned. Inscribed by the author to Austin Dobson and signed by Dobson.                                                    £8.00

 

430. Munakata, S. The Woodblock and the Artist. The Life and Work of Shiko Munaka. London, South Bank Centre, 1991. 1st ed. 30.0 x 23.0 cms. 147 pages. Published as part of the Japan Festival UK 1991. 148 page catalogue for an exhibition of Munakata's work. Many colour and other illustrations. Text of critical commentary and chronology, card covers.         £30.00

 

431. Neret, G. (editor). Tamara de Lempicka 1898-1980. Koln, Benedikt Taschen, 1993. 1st UK ed. 30.0 x 23.0 cms. 80pp monograph on this artist, many colour and a few other illustrations, card covers.                  £10.00

 

432. Peacock, C. Samuel Palmer. Shoreham and After. London, John Baker, 1968. 1st ed. 29.0 x 21.5 cms. 11 colour and 24 other plates, many text illustrations. Dust wrapper grubby and frayed with slight loss.      £15.00

 

433. Ranson, R. Watercolour Impressionists. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1989. 1st ed. 23.5 x 26.5 cms. Colour illustrations throughout, dust wrapper.                                                        £20.00

 

434. Redgrave, S. A Dictionary of Artists of the English School. London, George Bell, 1878. New ed. 1.0 x 13.0 cms. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine ends slightly frayed, cloth slightly marked.                                         £18.00

 

435. Rothenstein, J. Edward Burra. London, Tate Gallery, 1973. 1st ed. 21.0 x 20.5 cms. Hard back 100pp catalogue with some colour and many other illustrations, dust wrapper slightly worn.          £20.00

 

436. Sainsbury, M.T. Henry Scott Tuke. London, Martin Secker, 1933. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. 15 colour plates after paintings by Tuke, 30 other illustrations being either photographic or uncoloured reproductions of Tuke's work.  The author was Tuke's sister, a genealogical appendix is by her son Philip Sainsbury (the proprietor of the Cayme Press). Original cloth with gilt lettering. Dust wrapper. Excellent copy in soiled and frayed dust wrapper. Alban Dobson's (son of Austin Dobson) copy and with his book plate on front pastedown, inscription on titlepage "A.T.A.D. [Alban Dobson] from G.W.B. Xmas 1933". Tipped-in on front free end paper a pen and ink sketch of sailing ship inscribed "H.S.T.[Henry Scott Tuke] to A.T.A.D. [Alban Dobson] A Merry Xmas 1907". This sketch is on writing paper blindstamped Boston Lodge, Ealing which was Tuke's home at this time. With it also letter from Tuke to "My Dear Dobson", dated 21st Nov. 1920 referring to a proposed portrait. With it also two colour prints of Tuke paintings.             £300.00

 

437. Sainsbury, M.T. Henry Scott Tuke. London, Martin Secker, 1933. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. 15 colour plates after paintings by Tuke, 30 other illustrations being either photographic or uncoloured reproductions of Tuke's work.  The author was Tuke's sister, a genealogical appendix is by her son Philip Sainsbury (the proprietor of the Cayme Press). Original cloth with gilt lettering. Spine slightly skewed, light damp marks on both boards, narrow faint damp mark in upper margin of some plates. Inscribed by the author to Charles & Lucy Kaylen. Charles Kaylen is thanked in the preface as one of "three whose large financial gifts have enabled me to produce this book". This copy was Christopher Dobson's (grandson of Austin Dobson) and his note stating that Tuke painted a portrait of his mother has been added in pencil by him . With it two letters from correspondent with Christopher Dobson exchanging information about Tuke's work.        £200.00

 

438. Salaman, M.C. The New Woodcut. London, Studio, 1930. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. 8 colour and many other illustrations of wood engravings, original hard cover version with gilt lettering. Corners rubbed.                 £35.00

 

439. Salaman, M.C. Old English Colour-Prints. London, Studio, 1919. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. 40 tipped-in colour plates (a few lightly creased in one corner), original cloth with corners slightly rubbed.           £12.00

 

440. Salaman, M.C. (editor). The Woodcut of to-day at Home and Abroad. London, Studio, 1927. 1st ed. 29.0 x 210.0 cms.  8 colour and many other illustrations of woodcuts, original blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Corners slightly rubbed, spine ends slightly frayed.                                                             £35.00

 

441. Scott, P. The Art of Peter Scott. Images from a Lifetime. London, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. 1st ed. 26.5 x 29.0 cms. Many coloured illustrations, dust wrapper. Excellent copy.                          £40.00

 

442.  Shaw-Sparrow, W. Frank Brangwyn and his Work. London, Kegan Paul, 1910. 1st ed. 25.0 x 18.5 cms. 20 colour and 16 other plates, original pictorial cloth with Brangwyn design, top edge gilt. Extremities rubbed, cloth slightly soiled, owner's inscription on 1/2 title.                                                                              £40.00

 

443. Siltzer, F. The Story of British Sporting Prints. London, Peter Loveday Prints, 1979. Rep. of 2nd ed. 27.0 x 20.0 cms. Original giltstamped cloth. Excellent copy.                                                 £15.00

 

444. Smith, J.C. British Mezzotinto Portraits being a Descriptive Catalogue. London, Sotheran, 1884. 1st ed. as completed work (volumes were first issued separately). 26.0 x 17.0 cms. 4 vols. 125 tissue-guarded autotype reproductions of mezzotints, original cloth with paper labels to spines. Bookplate of C.S.A. Dobson on front pastedowns, a few pencil annotations to text, extremities and labels slightly rubbed, spine ends slightly frayed, some inner hinges cracked, upper out hinge of vol 4 partly frayed, slight soiling of some bindings, tissue guards browned and creased, occasional foxing. A better copy than it sounds and scarce in this original edition.                              £125.00

 

445. Spalding, F. Duncan Grant a Biography. London, Chatto & Windus 1997. 3rd imp. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. colour and other Illustrations, dust wrapper. An excellent copy.                                            £10.00

 

446. Studio International. Studio International. London, Studio International, 1976 - 19 1st ed. 32 odd issues from Set/Oct 1976 to July 1988, being numbers 983-988, 993- 1014, 1016-1020. Many colour and other illustrations. Unbound in original parts as issued.  Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Well used with many covers torn, some loose.                                                                                     £15.00

 

447. Studio International. Studio International. London, Studio International 1964 - 1968. 1st ed. 10 vols. vol 167 (Jan. 1964) to vol 176 (Dec 1968). Many colour and other illustrations. Bound in library cloth but not always matching.  Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Slightly rubbed, occasional adhesion marks for pasted in indices.         £100.00

 

448. Studio International. Studio International. London, Studio International, 1969 - 1976. 1st ed. 11 vols. vol 177 (Jan. 1969) to vol 191 (May/June 1976). Many colour and other illustrations. Unbound in original parts as issued.  Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates,  Well used with many covers torn, some quite badly, some loose.        £30.00

 

449. Studio.: Studio Year Book of Decorative Art 1913. London, Studio, 1913. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms.  Coloured and other illustrations. 1/2 morocco with marbled paper-covered boards. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed.                                                                   £20.00

 

450. Studio. The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art 1915 London, Studio, 1915. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms.  Coloured and other illustrations. 1/2 morocco with marbled paper-covered boards. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed.                                                               £30.00

 

451. Studio. The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art. London, Studio, 1916. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms.  Coloured and other illustrations. 1/2 morocco with marbled paper-covered boards. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed, some browning of paper.                                          £30.00

 

452. Studio. The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art. 1917. London, Studio, 1917. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms.  Coloured and other illustrations. Original cloth, top edge gilt. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates. Corners rubbed, some browning of paper. This year is scarce.                                £45.00

 

453. Studio. The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art, 1923. London, Studio, 1923. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.0 cms. Coloured and other illustrations. Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates, bound in library cloth. Corners rubbed. This year is scarce.                                                                      £45.00

 

454. Studio. The Studio. An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art. London, Studio, 1931-1969. 1st ed. A broken run, Vol 102 (Jan 1931) to Vol 169 (Dec. 1963). Coloured and other illustrations throughout.  Vol 122 and 125 in original very worn parts, vol 125 lacking November and December issues. Vol 126 lacking altogether. Other volumes bound in library cloth.  Ex library with usual marks and stamps including stamps on some plates,  Corners rubbed but only slightly on the more recent volumes . Colour or tinted Supplements included.                                      £500.00

 

455.  Sutherland, G. (artist). Sutherland Designi di Guerra. Milan, Electa, 1979. 1st ed. 24.0 x 22.0 cms. Editorial text in Italian but 171 excellent reprodutions of Sutherland's wartime work, 24 in colour, dust wrapper. Excellent copy. Most of the illustration titles are in English.                                                                  £12.00

 

456. Thomas, D. (editor). Rowland Hilder. Sketching Country. London, Herbert Press, 1991. 1st ed. 28.0 x 25.0 cms. Illustrated in colour with Rowland Hilder's work throughout, dust wrapper.      £18.00

 

457. Walker, S.A. Sporting Art England 1700-1900. New York, Clarkson N. Potter, 1972. 1st US ed. 29.0 x 22.0 cms. Colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper price-clipped and slightly frayed.           £10.00

 

458. Ward, H. and Roberts, W. Romney. A Biographical and Critical Essay with a Catalogue Raisonne of his Works. London, Agnew, 1904. 1st ed. 32.0 x 25.0 cms. 2 vols. Limited ed. on Japanese paper 215/550, initialled by the publisher.  Many illustrations, 1/4 morocco with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering and gilt decoration to spines. Ex library with card tipped-in on front free end papers, stamps on v. of titlepages and shelf reference at foot of spines, owner's bookplates on pastedowns, a few pencil annotations, corners slightly rubbed, spine of vol 2 faded. Loose, with it, numerous extracts from catalogues relating to Romney.                                                               £100.00

 

459. Wardroper, J. The Caricatures of George Cruikshank. London, Gordon Fraser, 1977. 22.5 x 24.0 cms. Many colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper.                                                                £15.00

 

460. Wood, C. Christopher Wood 1901-1930. London, Redfern Gallery, 1938. 1st ed. 30.5 x 25.0 cms. Photographic portrait frontis, 21 tipped-in colour plates, 17 other plates. 1/4 cloth with paper-covered boards. A few plates slightly creased, a few pencil annotations, boards faded, corners slightly rubbed, end papers foxed.   £25.00

 

461. Wyllie, W.L.: J.M.W. Turner. London, George Bell, 1905. 1st ed. 20.0 x 12.5 cms. 4 colour and many other illustrations.  Original decorative cloth, top edge gilt. Binding faded, corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, shaken, a little foxing. Inscribed on 1/2 title by the author to H.B.Brabazon (the artist). Glued onto front pastedown is a letter from the author to Mrs Brabazon thanking her help etc.                                                             £8.00