London: William Heinemann, 1962. 8vo. Second impression. First published in 1958. Original dark red cloth, gilt. Wrapper design by C.W. Bacon. D/w very slightly faded on spine with trivial rubbing to the head. Fine in near fine dust-wrapper. 'This first novel set among the Ibo tribe in Nigeria at the...
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London: Guild Publishing, 1990. 8vo. Published simultaneously with the Sinclair-Stevenson edition. Original black hardcovers, gilt. Black and white photographic plate sections. D/w faded on spine. Fine in near fine dust-wrapper.
London: Penguin Books/Kestrel Books, 1976. 8vo. First illustrated edition. Original quarter brown cloth with off-white boards, in slipcase. Illustrated by John Lawrence. Fine in dust-wrapper and slipcase. In my opinion, one of the finest books ever written for children. The illustrations are a perfect match.
London: HarperCollins, 2003. 8vo. First edition. Original black cloth, gilt. Black and white photographic plate sections. Blind embossed round ownership on title-page. Fine in fine dust-wrapper.
New York: Viking, 2013. 8vo. Second impression. Original quarter red hardcovers with paper-covered boards, gilt. Black and white photographic plate sections. Mint in dust-wrapper.
London: Oxford University Press, 1959. 16mo. First thus. First published in 1913. Original blind-stamped navy cloth, gilt. Jacket design by Anthony Gross. Ink presentation inscription, dated 1959, on fly. D/w a little rumpled at edges. Near fine in near fine dust-wrapper. #569 in The World's Classics.
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. 4to. Limited edition. #781 of 1475 copies. Rebound in full tan niger morocco, gilt, by Henry Sotheran, apparently to match the publisher's binding on the set of Shakespeare's Works (1929-33) which was another highlight of the Nonesuch Press. Top edge gilt. New endpapers. Double page...
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. 4to. Limited edition. #419 of 1475 copies. Original orange-stained vellum, gilt. Top edge gilt 'on the rough', others untrimmed. Double page illustrations from Botticelli's drawings in Berlin and Rome. Spine faded, as usual. Boards unwarped and contents clean. Near fine.
London: Collins, 2011. 8vo. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt. Jacket design by Robert Gillmor. Mint in dust-wrapper.
London: William Heinemann, 1953. 8vo. Continental paperback edition. Spine slightly faded else near fine in wrapper. Part of the Star Editions chosen from different publishers to represent British and American writing and printed for distribution on the Continent of Europe only. Signed on the title page and dated April 1984.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1961. 8vo. First edition. Original red cloth, gilt. Stamped 'Archive Copy' on title page. Slightly dust-soiled and rubbed d/w with a couple of nicks, 'O.K.' in pencil on front panel and '61' (publication year) in ink at top of back joint. Near fine in very good.....
London: Collins, 1943. First edition. Decorated paper boards in dust-wrapper. Illustrated with 8 plates in colour and 20 illustrations in black and white. D/w slightly rubbed and dust-soiled with a small tear on the bottom edge of the front panel. Near fine in very good + dust-wrapper. Britain in Pictures #37.
Campden & London: The Essex House Press, 1908. Crown 8vo. First edition. Original cloth-backed paper-covered boards. Paper label on spine. Half-tone illustrations throughout. Cocked. Corners worn. Bump to top edge of back board. Covers rubbed and toned. Some foxing to the label. Contents clean. Very good +.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1935. 8vo. First edition. Original black cloth lettered in green. Spine-faded, slightly dust-soiled and rubbed d/w has a portion missing from the front panel. With ringed pencil mark to front panel. Near fine in very good dust-wrapper. From the Victor Gollancz archive.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. 8vo. First UK edition. Original wraps. Fine.
London: Oxford University Press, 1929. 16mo. Reprint. First published in The World's Classics in 1907. Original blind-stamped navy cloth, gilt. Silk marker ribbon. Cloth lightly mottled from being handled. Very good+. #129 in The World's Classics.
London: Oxford University Press, 1958. 16mo. Reprint. First published in The World's Classics in 1930. First published in 1818. Original blind-stamped navy cloth, gilt. D/w by Heather Standring. D/w rubbed at extremities with nicks and creasing along the top edge. Near fine in very good + dust-wrapper.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1926. 8vo. 5 volumes, set. Second edition. (First, large paper, edition 1923). Original burgundy buckram, gilt. Black and white plates throughout each volume. Very light wear to the heads of the spines. Near fine. Chapman established the authoritative texts for the 20th century and was enormously...
London: Faber and Faber & Harvill Secker, 2013. 8vo. First edition. Original printed boards. Mint. No dust-wrapper was issued.
UK: Pirelli, 1996. Calendar. Complete. Presented loose in slipcase with hanging slider. Colour and black and white photography. Signed by the photographer on the first image. As new.
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd, 1977. 8vo. First edition. Original black hardcovers, gilt. Fine in fine dust-wrapper.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. 4to. First edition. Original grey cloth, gilt. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white (many of the photographs by Horst). John Cornforth's bookplate (by Reynolds Stone) on front paste down. Inscribed to John Cornforth "Merry Christmas. A new year...
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. 4to. First edition. Original grey cloth. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. John Cornforth's bookplate (by Reynolds Stone) on front paste down. Inscribed by the author to John Cornforth "with boundless admiration" on half-title. Blind embossed round ownership on title-page...
London: Duckworth Overlook, 2004. 8vo. First edition. Original black hardcovers. Black and white photographic plate section. Mint in dust-wrapper.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1974. 8vo. First edition. Original brown cloth, gilt. The essay on Lord Boothby has corners folded down and highlighting in blue and black ink. D/w creased on spine and faded. Very good + in very good + dust-wrapper. From the library of The Right Honourable The Lord...