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Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers

By F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1883. 23rd Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Twenty-third edition, issued in the year after the first printing. Half brown morocco leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and date. Slight rubbing to spine and board edges, wear to upper corners. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Clean text throughout. A nicely bound early edition. . 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 x 7 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 364

$59.27

In the Miro District and Other Stories [SIGNED]
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In the Miro District and Other Stories [SIGNED]

By Peter Taylor

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Creasing to flaps, slight edge wear, browning to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding with slight lean. Top page edge dyed blue, other edges untrimmed. Very clean condition throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper: 'For Carolyn and Tom with affection, Peter, August 16, 1977.' . 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: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 204

$85.61

Hassan: The Story of Hassan of Bagdad and how he came to make the Golden Journey to Samarkand: A Play in Five Acts

By James Elroy Flecker

London: William Heinemann, 1922. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Spine browned with slight wear to head. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First printing. Green cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, offsetting to endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. 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: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 183

$31.61

The Call of the Wild and White Fang
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The Call of the Wild and White Fang

By Jack London

London: Macmillan Collector's Library, 2004. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4 x 6.25 inches (10 x 16 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Red cloth binding, all page edges gilt. Small stain to top edge of rear board, otherwise excellent. 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: 4 x 6.25 inches (10 x 16 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 371

$21.07

Young Shoulders
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Young Shoulders

By John Wain / [Richard Adams]

London: Macmillan, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First printing. Red cloth binding with slight bumping to corners. Heavy foxing to top page edges, a few spots of other edges. Browning to pages. From the previous library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed and signed by Wain to front free endpaper: 'Richard Adams, with all good wishes, John Wain, 1982'. Winner of the 1982 Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (Now known as the Costa Book Award). An Interesting association copy. . Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 192

$85.61

The Prose Works of John Milton; with a Life of the Author: Volume I to VI
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The Prose Works of John Milton; with a Life of the Author: Volume I to VI

By John Milton / Charles Symmons

London: J. Johnson etc, 1806. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 9 inches (14 x 23 cm). Volume I to VI of the seven volume set. Prose works are complete, including the index. Lacking volume VII which only contains Symmons's Life of John Milton. Original publisher's paper covered boards with paper label to spines. Spines worn with loss to volume II and VI. Inked lists of contents to spines in contemporary hand. Good solid bindings. Pages are unopened and untrimmed, some light foxing. An original uncut set, and rare thus. . Overall condition is Good Plus. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Size: 5.75 x 9 inches (14 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xliii, 376

$237.08

The Cats [SIGNED]
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The Cats [SIGNED]

By Linette Martin / Jane Lloyd (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

Berkhamsted: Lion Publishing , 1975. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.25 x 7.75 inches (11 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, slight edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown paper covered boards. Light indentation to front board, light foxing to page edges. A couple of small mark, text is otherwise very clean throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, inscribed to Adams and signed by the author to front free endpaper: 'This is a very small return for the joy and interest your books have given me - Linette Martin. Nov 1975.' A lovely association copy. 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: 4.25 x 7.75 inches (11 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 62

$59.27

The Wapshot Chronicle
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The Wapshot Chronicle

By John Cheever

London: Victor Gollancz, 1957. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Browning and light staining to spine. A few long tears to edges, slight wear to head of spine. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First UK edition of John Cheever's first novel. Red cloth binding, heavy foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. 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 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 301

$21.07

Laughing Boy
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Laughing Boy

By Oliver La Farge

USA: Literary Guild of America, 1929. Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Lacking jacket. Fading to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Literary Guild of America Edition, issued on the same date as the Houghton Mifflin first edition. Winner of the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Overall 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 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 302

$39.51

The Collected Works of Pierre Louys [SIGNED]
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The Collected Works of Pierre Louys [SIGNED]

By Pierre Louys / Harry G. Spanner (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1932. 1st Omnibus Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Worn and chipped to edges and folds of flaps. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black buckram binding, gilt vignette to front board. Gilt decoration to spine, outside edge untrimmed. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Erotic plates by Harry G. Spanner. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, signed by Adams to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 742

$59.27

Watership Down [SIGNED]
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Watership Down [SIGNED]

By Richard Adams / John Lawrence (Illust.)

London: Penguin Books, 1976. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. First printing of the first illustrated edition. Fine half blue calf leather binding with blue buckram boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments to compartments. Top page edge gilt, with a light scratch. Light spotting to page edges and a couple of light spots to half title page and title page, otherwise in first class condition throughout. With Adams's attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Includes a charming typed and hand signed letter from the author: 'Dear Geoff, I am writing to thank you most warmly for your generous present of half a dozen bottles of - excellent - Claret. My wife and I are in the process of drinking it with much enjoyment. I trust that all goes well with your daughter Katy, and I'm much encouraged to know that she has enjoyed Watership Down. Yours sincerely Richard Adams.' Letter is dated 20th January 2005 and has a horizontal fold. A unique leather bound example in lovely condition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 550

$1975.65

The Life of Timon of Athens: (Cambridge New Shakespeare)
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The Life of Timon of Athens: (Cambridge New Shakespeare)

By William Shakespeare / John Dover Wilson (Ed.) / J.C. Maxwell (Ed.)

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968. Reprint . Near Fine/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Slight fading to spine. Clipped and residue from price label to front flap. Price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown buckram binding. A few small spots to top page edge, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. 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 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: lv, 189

$25.02

Cabbages and Kings
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Cabbages and Kings

By O. Henry / [Richard Adams]

London: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). First printing, first state with McClure Phillips & Co. to foot of spine. Light marking and staining to covers, fading to spine. Heavy wear to cloth on lower edge of front board. Light foxing to page edges, text has a single stain to margin of page 13 and a very light water stain to the lower inner margin throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive engrave bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. . Overall 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: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 344

$131.71

The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: (Complete 26 volume set)

By William Makepeace Thackeray

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1879 - 1886. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Complete 26 volume set. Publication dates range from 1879 to 1886. Recent half red morocco bindings with marbled boards and endpapers. Spines have four raised bands and gilt ruled compartments, gilt lettering, single gilt ornament and date to lower compartment. All bindings in excellent condition with no rubbing or wear, no cracking to joints. Scattered foxing to text in all volumes, volume XXIV has light staining to both ends of spine. A very attractive - requires 3 feet of shelf space. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback

$658.55

Cats. A Literary Anthology
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Cats. A Literary Anthology

By Carolyn M. Jones / [Richard Adams]

London: The British Library, 2015. 1st Edition . Fine/Fine. 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Fine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Blue cloth binding. Excellent condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Includes a note from Adams literary agent addressed to his daughter: 'Dear Juliet, this came through for Richard - it has a section from Watership Down on p38 - just after Keats'. It's a lovely volume and I hope you both enjoy. Best, Max.' A nice association copy. Overall book condition is Fine. 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: 6 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 159

$46.10

The Horse's Mouth
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The Horse's Mouth

By Joyce Cary

London: Michael Joseph, 1944. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Lacking jacket. First printing. Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Overall 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: 291

$39.51

Memoirs of A Fox-Hunting Man
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Memoirs of A Fox-Hunting Man

By Siegfried Sassoon

London: Faber and Faber, 1928. 6th Impression . Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Blue cloth binding with fading to spine and edges of boards. Slight wear to head of spine. A few marks to boards. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. Early printing issued in the same year as the first impression. Overall 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: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 395

$31.61

The Brass Bottle
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The Brass Bottle

By F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1900. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Green buckram binding. Darkening and light rubbing to spine, some light marking to boards. Page edges untrimmed. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. Foxing to frontis tissue guard (with light offsetting to title page). Clean text. Binding slightly loose, but sound. First printing of this fantasy about a Genie in a bottle. Filmed in 1914, 1923 and most famously in 1964 with Tony Randall and Burl Ives. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 312

$39.51

The Bees [SIGNED]
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The Bees [SIGNED]

By Laline Paull / [Richard Adams]

London: Fourth Estate, 2015. 4th Impression . Very Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (12.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Light shelf wear, slight crease to spine. A couple of small scuffs to front cover. A few small marks to page edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams and signed by the author to title page: 'To Richard Adams, with love and the greatest respect, Laline Paull 16.10.15.'. 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 7.75 inches (12.5 x 20 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 346

$46.10

Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White
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Soldiers Three. The Story of the Gadsbys. In Black and White

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1912. Reprint . 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: 353

$46.10

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