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BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
BARRIE, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird by J.M. Barrie. A New Edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d., [1912]. Trade edition, first impression. Quarto. pp. [viii], 126. Green cloth, gilt decorated cover and spine with title. Previous owner’s signature on front endpaper. A very good copy […]
CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
CARROLL, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan and Co., 1867. pp. [xi], 192. Half-title, publisher’s monogram on verso. Contemporary half red morocco over red cloth boards. Spine divided into five compartments by four gilt raised bands, title and author in gilt direct in the second, a rabbit in gilt in […]
DAHL, Ronald. Matilda [First Edition]
London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy with slight spotting to the top edge of pages in a very near fine dustwrapper. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. L3 6F
IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle. With a foreword by Joseph Jefferson.
Erie County, New York: Published by Roycroft Press, East Aurora, February, 1905. Tall slim octavo. pp. xviii, 48, [3]. Printed in three colours on Holland handmade paper with Roycroft watermark. Bound in limp green suede impressed in blind; moiré silk endpapers. Some sun tanning. Exceedingly rare. A fine copy. COPAC locates 2 copies only. The […]
JOYCE, P.W. A Child’s History of Ireland.
Coloured frontispiece from The Book of MacDurnan. With numerous illustrations and folding map of Ireland. London: Longmans and Dublin: Gill, 1903. Foolscap octavo. pp. xvi, 508, 4 (publisher’s list). Green cloth with gilt Celtic designs and titles. Previous owner’s neat library stamps. Mild fading to cover. A very good copy. [Porch LBC 4]
LYNCH, Patricia. The Turf-Cutter’s Donkey
LYNCH, Patricia. The Turf-Cutter’s Donkey. An Irish story of Mystery and Adventure. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. 897 London: Dent, 1934. First edition. Post octavo. pp. viii, 245, [2]. Pictorial cream cloth with a drawing by Jack B. Yeats on upper cover. A fine copy. Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), children’s author, was born in Cork. The […]
LYNCH, Patricia. The Turf-Cutter’s Donkey Goes Visiting. [Signed copy witg hand-written letter]
The Story of an Island Holiday. Illustrated by George Altendorf. London: Dent, 1935. First edition. pp. viii, 247. Pictorial cream cloth with a drawing by George Altendorf. Signed presentation copy from Patricia Lynch to Peg Bowan and with autographed note to Peg, also signed by Patricia. A very good copy in repaired dust wrapper. [CH […]
MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile
MacPIARAIS, Pádraic Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile. Padraic Mac Piarais do Sgriobh. Beatrice Elvery do Mhaisigh. Baile Atha Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, n.d. pp. 117, [1] including vocabulary. Post octavo. With four colour plates. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Previous owner’s signature on titlepage. Spine professionally restored. A good copy. €95 The contents include four stories: Íosagán (Little […]
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 […]
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; […]
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse. Edited by John Hayward. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, 1934. First Nonesuch edition. pp. xviii, 868. Modern half maroon calf on maroon cloth boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine. Original cloth backstrip bound in at end. […]
SWIFT, Jonathan: Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World [Illustrations by Charles E Brock]
[SWIFT, Jonathan] Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver. With a preface by Henry Craik, and one hundred illustrations by Charles E Brock. London: Macmillan, 1894. Crown octavo. First UK printing of this illustrated edition. pp. xxx, 381, [1], [1 (Cranford Series)]. Original green cloth with the elaborate gilt designs to the upper cover […]
SWIFT, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels
With illustrations by Thomas Morten. Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. Demy octavo. pp. [xii], 337. Bound in quarter brown morocco on decorated cloth boards, titled in gilt; marbled endpapers; gold and brown endbands; silk marker. All edges marbled. A fine copy.
Illustrated throughout by Jack. B. Yeats. London: Elkin Matthews, n.d. (1909). Foolscap octavo. Blue card covers. Ten woodblock hand-coloured illustrations with black lettering. Upper cover with a hand-coloured illustration of a boy holding a toy boat. Some toning. Repair to spine. A very good copy. The fifth and last of the superb series of children’s […]
YEATS, Mary Cottenham. The Rainbow. Original Hand-coloured Cuala Press Broadside.
Depicting an Irish colleen holding a string of balloons painted in the colours of the rainbow. Beautifully hand-coloured at the Cuala Press. Signed in the plate by Mary Cottenham Yeats, with her monogram on the lower right-hand corner. Dublin: Cuala Press, [1930s]. 19 x 26cms. In fine condition.
YEATS, W.B: Fairy Tales
YEATS, W.B. Ed. by. Irish Fairy and Folk Tales. Selected and edited with introduction. Twelve illustrations by James Torrance. London: Scott, n.d. (October, 1893). pp. xix, 326, 6 (publisher’s list). Tan pictorial cloth, title in gilt on upper cover and on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Spine sun-tanned. All edges gilt. A good copy. Very scarce. Wade […]

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