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Faithful Ruslan: The Story of a Guard Dog [SIGNED]

By Georgi Vladimov / Michael Glenny (Trans.) / [Richard Adams]

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Spine faded with slight wear to head. Light foxing to rear cover and flaps. Reverse of jacket contains copious notes by Richard Adams relating to Robert E. Lee's horse 'Traveller', Adams published the novel Traveller in 1988 and there are clear parallels between that work and Faithful Ruslan. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First English language edition and first US edition. Originally distributed as a samizdat publication in the USSR. The first book edition was published in Russian language in West Germany in 1975. Quarter black cloth with red paper covered boards. Very slight discolouration to edges of boards. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed in Russian and signed by Georgi Vladimov to first page. Beneath the inscription Adams has added a note: Georgi Vladimov signed this for me personally in Highbury, London, on 1st December 1983, Richard Adams.' A very rare signed copy of Vladimov's most important work. Adams had provided the introduction for this first English language edition. A wonderful association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 220

$672.30

Peter Pan [SIGNED]

By J.M. Barrie / Caryl Hart / Sarah Warburton (Illust.)

London: Nosy Crow, 2018. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 9.75 x 10.75 inches (24 x 27 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wrap around title slip. Excellent condition. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Blue cloth binding, decorated in silver. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Unnumbered limited edition, signed by Caryl Hart and Sarah Warburton to title page. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 9.75 x 10.75 inches (24 x 27 cm). Hardback

$53.78

Rolf in the Woods: The Adventures of a Boy Scout with Indian Quonab and Little Dog Skookum

By Ernest Thompson Seton / [Richard Adams]

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1911. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 8 inches (15.5 x 20.5 cm). First UK edition. Green cloth binding. Green fading and discolouration to covers. Foxing to endpapers, half title page and final blank. Vertical crease to rear free endpaper, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 8 inches (15.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 437

$40.34

Ragged Robin

By James Reeves / Jane Paton (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Heinemann, 1961. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 8.75 x 11.75 inches (22 x 30 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and rubbing to edges. Loss to ends of spine. Tear with creasing to lower edge of rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Illustrated paper covered boards. Heavy wear to corners and ends of spine, 6cm tear to foot of spine. Scattered light foxing to pages. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Uncommon first edition with interesting association. Overall book condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11.75 inches (22 x 30 cm). Hardback

$40.34

The Compleet Molesworth

By Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle / [Richard Adams]

London: Pavilion Books Limited, Michael Joseph, 1984. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.25 8 inches (13 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Stained to lower edges of rear cover and rear flap. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Black cloth binding. Very slight foxing to page edges, very clean text throughout. Pictures of Ronald Searle pasted to verso of half title page. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 8 inches (13 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 402

$53.78

Winnie Ille Pu

By A.A. Milne / E.H. Shephard (Illust.) / Alexander Lenard (Trans.)

London: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1961. 8th Impression . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Slight loss to edges, light marking to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 121

$21.51

The Mouse and His Child [SIGNED]

By Russell Hoban / Lilian Hoban (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Faber and Faber, 1969. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight wear to ends of spine and corners. A little light foxing and a few small marks to covers. Two red patches to illustrated panel on front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First UK edition. Green cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, a few light spots to endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams and signed by the author to front free endpaper: 'To Richard Adams, good luck (and he'll need it) with the book that follows Watership Down, from Russ Hoban 17.5.73.' It appears that Hoban originally misspelt 'Down' as 'Downs' and erased the mistake. A wonderful association copy of Hoban's first full-length novel. A children's classic, and arguably his best known work. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 200

$672.30

Racketty-Packetty House: As Told by Queen Crosspatch

By Frances Hodgson Burnett / Harrison Cady (Illust.)

New York: The Century Co, 1913. Reprint . Very Good. 5 x 6.25 inches (12.5 x 16.5 cm). Pale blue buckram binding with illustrated panel to front board. Rubbing to edges of boards and ends of spine. Pencilled inscription to front free endpaper (1913) and rear blank (1918). A few light marks and patches of foxing to text but overall a nice clean example. The author is best known for her children's novels 'The Secret Garden', 'A Little Princess' and 'Little Lord Fauntleroy'. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 6.25 inches (12.5 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 130

$32.27

Nursery Rhymes of Gloucestershire [SIGNED]
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Nursery Rhymes of Gloucestershire [SIGNED]

By E.R.P. Berryman / Noreen Littleton

Gloucester: British Publishing Co Ltd, 1971. 1st Edition . Very Good. 11.25 x 15.25 inches (29 x 40 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. White cloth binding with gilt lettering to front board. Light foxing and marking to boards. Slight wear to spine. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Limited edition, numbered 218 to top corner of title page. Signed by the illustrated to title page. Previous owner's bookplate tipped in to lower corner of title page. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.05; Oceania £22.25; Rest of World £20.60. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 11.25 x 15.25 inches (29 x 40 cm). Hardback

$47.06

Puck of Pook's Hill
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Puck of Pook's Hill

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1911. 3rd Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Half green calf leather binding (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spine. Spine faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid binding with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 306

$87.40

Letters To A Mother on The Watchful Care of Her Infant
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Letters To A Mother on The Watchful Care of Her Infant

By Marshall Hall

London: R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1831. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Original cloth covered boards with printed title to front board, rebacked in brown cloth with paper title label to spine. A few marks to page edges, very clean text throughout. Fascinating early 19th century childcare manual, includes chapters on sleep, diseases, crying, breast feeding, diet, washing and dressing etc. Rare, WorldCat lists 9 copies. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. viii, 144

$268.92

The Adventures of Kendrick Montgomery Stuart. Verses, with illustrations
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The Adventures of Kendrick Montgomery Stuart. Verses, with illustrations

By May Mulliner

Northampton: Clarke and Sherwell, 1910. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.5 x 7 inches (16 x 17.5 cm). Paper covered board with colour illustrated panel to front board. Rebacked in olive cloth. Gift inscription to front pastedown endpaper (dated 1911) plus another owner's name. Illustrated in black and red. A little foxed and some offsetting from the illustrations. Very scarce. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 7 inches (16 x 17.5 cm). Hardback

$40.34

The Box of Delights or When the Wolves were Running
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The Box of Delights or When the Wolves were Running

By John Masefield

London: William Heinemann, 1935. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). First printing. Lacking jacket. Blue buckram binding. Slight fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers, light foxing to endpapers, some occasional light spotting to text. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 418

$73.95

Woodmyth and Fable
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Woodmyth and Fable

By Ernest Thompson Seton / [Richard Adams]

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Red cloth bindings, small mark to front board, spine faded, small bump to head of spine. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, a couple of light marks to text. Binding slightly strained in a couple of plates, but securely bound. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A nice association copy. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Hardback

$60.51

Little Lord Fauntleroy
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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By Frances Hodgson Burnett / C.E. Brock (Illust.)

London: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd, 1925. 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 6.25 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). First Brook illustrated edition. Green buckram binding. Illustrated to front board and spine. Marking to rear board, slight wear to ends of spine, top page gilt, tanning to endpaper. Clean text throughout. Binding a little loose, but all pages securely attached. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated 1927. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 310

$47.06

Old Fashioned Tales
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Old Fashioned Tales

By E.V. Lucas / F.D. Bedford (Illust.)

London: Wells Gardner Darton and Co Ltd, 1905. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 8.25 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). Grey buckram binding. Illustrated in blue and gilt. Slight bubbling to cloth on boards. Spine darkened, with slight rubbing to ends, light foxing to endpapers, clean text throughout. Blank Sunday School Prize bookplate to front free endpaper. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.25 x 8.25 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxvi, 390

$40.34

Stories Barry Told Me
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Stories Barry Told Me

By Eva Pain [Mrs T.L. Eckersley] / Mrs Bernard Darwin [Elinor Darwin] (Illust.)

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1927. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.75 x 8.5 inches (17 x 22 cm). Paper covered boards with colour illustrated panel to front board. Wear to corners of boards, wear and slight loss to ends of spine. Light foxing to text. 12 colour plates. An uncommon vintage children's title. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 8.5 inches (17 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 94

$32.27

The Life and Times of Charlemagne
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The Life and Times of Charlemagne

By Jim Whiting

Delaware: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2006. 2nd Impression . Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Laminated boards, a couple of light marks to covers, small tear to front board, otherwise excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 48

$16.14

Martin Pippin in the Apple-Orchard
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Martin Pippin in the Apple-Orchard

By Eleanor Farjeon / C.E. Brock (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: W. Collins Sons and Co Ltd, 1928. 8th Impression . Very Good. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 23.5 cm). Illustrated brown buckram binding. Spine slightly faded and has a 1 inch tear to head of spine. A few light marks to page edges, a few pages have a small tear to upper margin. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A nice association copy. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xviii, 368

$47.06

Watership Down [SIGNED]
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Watership Down [SIGNED]

By Richard Adams

London: Rex Collins, 1973. 2nd Edition . Very Good Plus/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Lovely clean example with no wear. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Second edition, second impression. Red cloth binding. Slight foxing to red dyed top page edge. A couple of light marks to other page edges, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Includes a hand written and signed card from the author: 'Many thanks for the Claret it is really excellent and we have enjoyed it very much. Richard Adams.' Card is dated 15/3/2005 at Whitchurch. An early printing in very nice condition. . Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 413

$403.38

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