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ALDRIN, Buzz: Reaching for the Moon [SIGNED BY BUZZ ALDRIN]
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition. Fine in fine dust-jacket. This copy is SIGNED by Buzz Aldrin on the title page. Aldrin was one of the first two humans to land on the moon, becoming the second person to walk on the lunar surface. Reaching for the Moon was Adrin’s first collaboration with Wendell […]
ALLINGHAM, William & DOYLE, Richard: In Fairy – Land: A Series of Pictures from the Elf World.
With a poem, by William Allingham. London & Sydney: The Bodley Head, 1981. Folio. Facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Toronto Public Library, by Holp Shuppan, Publishers, Tokyo, 1981. Printed in Japan. Folio. pp. [4], 31. 16 leaves of plates. Green gilt stamped cloth, spine and upper cover with gilt […]
BLAKE, W.O. History of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ancient and Modern Time
BLAKE, W.O. History of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ancient and Modern Times (The forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome, The African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States). With frontispiece and twelve full-page illustrations. Columbus: Miller, 1860. Royal octavo. pp. xvi, […]
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
BROWN, Dan. The Da Vinci Code [Signed first edition].
SIGNED FIRST EDITION New York: Doubleday, 2003. First edition. Black paper boards, title in gilt on spine. Signed by Dan Brown on titlepage. A very good copy.  
Illustrated. Michigan: Zondervan, 1975. First edition. Demy octavo. pp. 244. Blue cloth, titled in gilt. Signed by Johnny Cash on titlepage. A fine copy in nearfine dust jacket with mylar cover. So many facts have come down in exaggerated form or out of context, who became a legend in his time gives you his own […]
Dahl Roald: The BFG
First edition, first impression. London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. Publisher’s original grey cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Very good with some light toning. Previous owner’s signature scribbled out with date to front endpaper.. The original and unclipped dust jacket is very good with some edge wear, primarily to the top edge with spine foot […]
DANTE: The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri
Translated by The Rev. Henry F. Cary. Revised, with an introduction by Marie-Louise Egerton Castle. With chronological view of the age of Dante, additional notes, and index. London: George Bell, 1910. Foolscap octavo. pp. xxii, 515. Gilt decorated red morocco, spine divided into five panels by four gilt raised bands, title in gilt on olive-green […]
DARWIN, Charles. The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Under the Command of Captain Fitzroy During the Years 1832 to 1836. Illustrated with numerous coloured and black and white plates (some folding). Four volumes.
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY COMMEMORATIVE FACSIMILE London: Club Internacional del Libro for The Geographical Society, London, 1994. Quarto. Commemorative Facsimile Edition No. 196/1000. Volume I is signed by Dr. John Hemming, Director and Secretary of the R.G.S. Bound in half morocco with gilt border designs over marbled boards; spine elaborately tooled in gilt; marbled endpapers; green […]
DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. In prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. 
Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman and Hall,, 1886. Reprint. Foolscap octavo. pp. [viii], 166pp +[2] adverts, plus Leech’s text illustrations and the 4 monochrome plates. Original binding of almost silken red cloth, decorated and titled in gilt to the same design as the earliest editions. Contents very clean and unmarked, with a faint pink mark to the […]
WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING – EARLY FINE VIEW OF HOBART     GEHRIG, Johann Martin. Gott ist die Reinste Liebe. Wursburg: 1825. 12mo. pp. 236, [4]. With half-title, frontispiece and one plate. Contemporary full green morocco, covers framed by a single gilt fillet and gilt draped curtain border. Flat spine divided into six panels, title in gilt […]
GILLIES, John. The History of Ancient Greece, Its Colonies And Conquests; From The Earliest Accounts, Till The Division Of The Macedonian Empire In The East. Including The History Of Literature, Philosophy, And The Fine Arts.
In Three Volumes. 117 Dublin: Printed for Messrs. Burnet, Colles, Moncrieffe, Exshaw, White, Byrne, Cash, Marchbank, M’Kenzie, Moore, Jones, 1786. Contemporary full tree calf. Covers framed by a single gilt fillet. Spines elaborately tooled in gilt. Label on front pastedown ‘Presented to the Library of the Dudley Working-men’s Conservative Club’ dated 1894. All edges green. […]
Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster.
GOETHE. Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke.
London: Harrap, 1925. 4to. First edition. pp. 254. Edition limited to 1,000 copies, signed by Harry Clarke. Recent quarter vellum on grey boards (replica binding). Faust by Goethe. From the German by John Anster. With colour and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. [L1 5D]
GREENE, Graham. Our Man in Havana
An Entertainment. London: Published by The Reprint Society, 1960. Crown octavo. pp. 223. Quarter blue cloth on cream papered boards, title in red morocco label on spine. A very good copy in frayed pictorial dust jacket. [C147]
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Men Without Women.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927. [53447] [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION, with a complete number ‘3’ to p.3. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[12]; 232; [8]. With the original endpapers and black cloth upper cover and spine bound in. Recent full black morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, and a gilt signature stamped […]
HOCKNEY, David. Hockney’s Alphabet. Drawings by David Hockney. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION] Written contributions edited by Stephen Spender. With 26 colour drawings, one for each letter of the alphabet by David Hockney.
London: Faber and Faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, 1991. First edition. Folio. Original yellow buckram, titles to spine in blue and gilt. Housed in the publisher’s grey cloth slipcase. This signed limited edition is printed on Exhibition Fine Art Cartridge and signed by Hockney and Spender. The book was issued in a trade edition, […]
IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall
IRVING, Washington Bracebridge Hall. Illustrated by R. Caldecott. London: Macmillan & Co., 1887. Crown octavo. pp. xiv, 284, [4 (Advertisement)]. Original blue cloth spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt with a handsome design in gilt of a young lady seated beside a tree. Bookplate of Egerton Castle on front pastedown. All edges gilt. A very good […]
KEATS, John. The Sonnets of John Keats. Decorated borders and initials by Christopher Dean.
London: Published by George Bell and Sons and Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1898. Small square octavo. pp. [vi], 54. Bound in crushed green morocco, floral gilt decorations to covers with floral onlays in red and brown morocco; spine divided into six panels by five raised bands, hearts in gilt at centre; turn-ins ruled in gilt with heart […]
London, Melbourne, Toronto: Heinemann, 1960. First English edition. Demy octavo. pp. 296. Purple paper boards, titled in silver. A very good copy in lightly frayed dust jacket. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American […]
LOCKHART, John Gibson. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte
LOCKHART, John Gibson. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte. Illustrated. 914 London: Bickers & Son, 1897. pp. xxii, 496. Contemporary full polished calf. Covers framed by double gilt fillets enclosing in the centre the badge of Downside Abbey in gilt. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt on […]
MARTIN, George, R.R.: A Game of Thrones [Signed First Edition]
Bantam: 1996. First edition. Hardcover in fine condition. Signed by author George R R Martin to title page. [WR]
MARTIN, R.R: Complete set of first five book [ALL FIVE COPIES SIGNED]
A Game of Thrones. London: Harper Collins 2003. Paperback. Signed by R.R Martin on title page with ‘Signed by Author Eason’ (bookshop) on front cover. A Clash of Kings. London: Harper Collins 2003. Paperback. Signed by R.R Martin on title page with ‘Signed by Author Eason’ (bookshop) on front cover. A Feast for Crowns. London: […]
MILNE, A.A. Now We are Six
London: Methuen & Co., 1927. Crown octavo. pp. xii, 104. Full burgundy morocco, covers framed by single gilt fillets; gilt vignettes of Christopher Robin playing with a train on front cover and Winnie the Pooh and piglet on lower; splash marbled endpapers; red and green endbands. All edges gilt. Boards fresh and bright. Binding firm […]
MUHAMMAD, Imam Warithuddin: Prayer and Al-Islam [Signed dedicated poem on title page by Muhammad Ali]
First edition of this prayer book. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Muhammad Ali on the front free endpaper, “To Herald, Pray, Muhammad Ali. Love is the net, where hearts are caught like fish. 6-13-87” In fine condition. Prayer and Al-Islam was published by the Muhammad Islamic Foundation, started by Muhammad Ali and originally […]
OSHIMA, Shotaro: W.B. Yeats and Japan
OSHIMA, Shotaro. W.B. Yeats and Japan. Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1965. Royal octavo. pp xiv, 198. Green buckram, title in gilt on spine. Laid in is publisher’s envelope with “”improved images”” for four of the plates. Limited first edition. Complimentary slip, signed by Shotaro Oshima to Miss Aileen Harte loosely inserted. A fine copy in […]
POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Illustrated with eight colour plates, twenty-four black and white and twenty-six vignettes by Harry Clarke.
London: George G. Harrap. New York: Bretano’s, [1923]. Imperial octavo. Black cloth with mounted plate, title in gilt on spine. A very good copy in original dust jacket with partial loss. In original box. Steenson A2.e This is a collection of twenty-nine spine-chilling tales by the master of mystery and suspense, Edgar Allan Poe. It […]
RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm
RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustr.). & OTHERS. Queen Mab’s Fairy Realm. Illustrated by H. Cole, A. Garth Jones, H. R. Millar, A. Rackham, and R. Savage. London: Newnes, 1901. First edition. Post octavo. pp. xii, [2], 310. Coloured frontispiece and titlepage. Original dark blue cloth boards, decorative translucent fairy in gilt, impressed design of castle in green to upper cover; […]
SHAKESPEARE, William. Shakespeare’s Comedies [FINE BAYNTUN BINDING]
With 14 photogravures by E.J. Sullivan. Tragedies. With 13 photogravures by E.J. Sullivan. Histories and Poems. With 12 photogravures by E.J. Sullivan. Three volumes. London: Dent, 1950. Crown octavo. pp. (1) 848, (2) 982, (3) 888. Titlepages printed in red and black on India paper. Finely bound in full crimson levant morocco by Bayntun of […]
SHAKESPEARE, William. The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare. In sixteen volumes
LORD CLONCURRY’S COPY SHAKESPEARE, William. The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare. In sixteen volumes. Collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised : with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakspeare and Jonson; a dissertation on […]
SHANKLY, Bill: Shankly with tipped-in autograph
London: Book Club Associates, 1976. Red cloth. Fine in very good dustjacket. Tipped-in signature of “Bill Shankly 1972” on title page.
STEIG, William: Shrek!
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1990. Hardcover. Steig, William (illustrator). First Edition, First Printing. The source book for one of the most beloved films of recent decades. A children’s book as delightfully illustrated by William Steig as it is written. A fine bright copy.  
SUSS, Dr: The Cat in the Hat Comes Back [First edition/First printing]
New York: Beginner Books Inc, 1958. Hard cover. pp. 63. Illustrated. Royal Octavo. Very good condition, pages are clean and near pristine. Slightly worn dust jacket in protected acid-free mylar cover.
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DARTON, E.J. Harvey. Tales of The Canterbury Pilgrims – Retold from Chaucer and Others. London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1904. Demy octavo. Second edition. pp. xxiv, 365. Black cloth with stamped lettering and design of horses and trees in gilt on upper cover and rebacked spine. Mild foxing to endpapers, previous owner’s signature on front […]
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). DOBSON, Austin. Tales from Maria Edgeworth. London: Wells Gardner Darton, 1903. Demy octavo. First edition. pp. xxiv, [2], 412. Maroon cloth, title and gilt decoration on spine and upper cover. Blind decorative design to rear cover. Spine slightly faded and rubbed. Previous owner’s signatures. Top edge gilt. Thirteen-page introduction by Austin Dobson. Illustrated with fifty-one […]
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). MITFORD, Mary R. Our Village. With introduction by Ann Thackeray Ritchie and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. Crown octavo. Second edition. pp. lx, 256. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers; green silk marker. All edges gilt. Small nick to top […]
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). READE, Charles. Peg Woffington. With an Introduction by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thomson. London: George Allen, 1899. Crown octavo. First edition, first impression. pp. li, 297, [1]. Original green cloth, spine and front board elaborately decorated in gilt to a floral design, green coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Presentation inscription on half title. Mild […]
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase
THOMSON, Hugh (Illustr.). SOMERVILLE, William. The Chase. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: Redway, 1896. Foolscap octavo. Gilt decorated cloth. Original blue cloth, spine and front board decorated in gilt with foxhunters. Top edge gilt. A very good copy. “The Chase” is probably the most famous epic length poem and paean to foxhunting and one that most definitely helped shape […]
TOLKIEN, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The Two Towers. The Return of the King.
With three folding maps. Three volumes. London: George Allen & Unwin. 1967/1969. Demy octavo. Revised edition. Red cloth, titled in gilt. A fine clean set in very good dust jackets. The Lord of the Rings is an epic fantasy novel written by English academic J.R.R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien’s earlier […]
Tolstoy. By Henri Troyat
Translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux. New York: Doubleday, 1967. Royal octavo. Bound by Bayntun of Bath in full crimson levant morocco with their name stamped on front lower turn-in. Covers framed by a single gilt fillet; spine divided into six panels by five gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in […]
WARHOL, Andy: The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. (From A to B and Back Again): Signed by Andy Warhol.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. pp. 241. Quarter orange buckram on yellow paper boards. Signed by Andy Warhol with his initials on half-title. A fine copy in dustjacket.
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector's Edition. Bound in full leather.
Welsh, Irvine: Trainspotting Signed Collector’s Edition. Bound in full leather.
Easton Press, 2015. Condition: Fine. 344 pp., gilt-stamped full grey leather (hardcover), moire endpapers and pastedowns, LIKE NEW. Includes certificate of authenticity, A Note About, and an unused Easton press bookplate laid in. Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1958) is a Scottish novelist, playwright and short story writer. His novel Trainspotting was made into a […]

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