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Masquerade [SIGNED]
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Masquerade [SIGNED]

By Kit Williams

London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Signed by Author. Excellent condition throughout. Signed by Kit Williams to his bookplate on front free endpaper. A highly collectable signed first printing. Also included is a copy of Kit Williams' Answer to the Riddle of Masquerade (with foxing to pages). Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 32

$164.64

Twelve Hour Shift [SIGNED]
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Twelve Hour Shift [SIGNED]

By Sean Azzopardi

London: Phatcomics, 2007. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. Light shelf wear to covers, otherwise excellent. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by the author to contents page. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 147

$32.93

Cosmorama: A View of The Costumes and Peculiarities of All Nations
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Cosmorama: A View of The Costumes and Peculiarities of All Nations

By J. Aspin Esq. / [Vice Admiral Sir James Nicholl Morris]

London: J. Harris, 1827. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17.5 cm). Quarter roan with printed paper covered boards. Slight wear to ends of spine, leather rubbed. Boards rubbed and marked with wear to corners. Several pages are protruding from the page block, but securely bound with all pages fully attached. Complete with 18 plates, containing 72 hand coloured illustrations, plate 13 is bound as the frontis, plates 15 and 18 are bound in the wrong sequences. Gift inscription to front free endpaper: 'William Morris Beaufort from his dear godfather Admiral Sir James Morris. K.C.B. 1828'. Morris was in command of HMS Colossus at the Battle of Trafalgar, where he was severely wounded. A nice solid example of this scarce first edition, with interesting provenance. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 404

$686.00

The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius
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The Golden Asse of Lucius Apuleius

By Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis / William Adlington (Trans.) / Jean de Bosschere (Illust.)

London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1923. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.75 inches (16 x 25 cm). Purple buckram with gilt decoration, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Heavy crease to front board, causing slight splitting to cloth to top of board. Bumping to corners. Complete with all 16 plates, 8 of them in colour. Marking to one plate and facing page, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 282

$41.16

John Brown's Body [SIGNED]
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John Brown's Body [SIGNED]

By Stephen Vincent Benet / Barry Moser (Wood Engravings)

New York: Pennyroyal Press / Book-of the-Month Club, 1980. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 7.75 x 10.75 inches (19.5 x 27.5 cm). Signed by Author. Slipcase: Cloth covered slipcase with illustrated panel to one side. Light shelf wear only. Overall case condition is Near Fine. Book: Pennyroyal Press limited edition of 100 copies: 11 prints, each signed by Barry Moser. Comes with the trade edition of John Brown's Body featuring the prints. Book, jacket and all prints in first class condition, light creasing to the prints' wrap-around cover. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 360

$411.60

The Woodcutter's Dog
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The Woodcutter's Dog

By Charles Nodier (Trans.) / Claud Lovat Fraser (Illust.)

London: Daniel O'Connor, 1922. 2nd Impression . Good Plus. 6 x 10 inches (15 x 25 cm). Decorated paper covered boards, wear to corners, marking to boards, clean text throughout. Printed at the Curwen Press. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 20

$21.95

For the Leg of a Chicken
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For the Leg of a Chicken

By Bettina Ehrlich

London: Collins, 1960. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 9 x 12.5 inches (23 x 32 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards, foxing to endpaper, light creasing to lower margin of pages, otherwise very clean condition throughout. Lacking jacket. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$32.93

Millions of Cats
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Millions of Cats

By Wanda Ga'g

London: Faber and Faber, 1929. 1st Edition . Fair. 9.75 x 7.5 inches (25 x 18.5 cm). First UK edition. Spine rather crudely repaired with cloth overlay. Lacking rear free endpaper and repaired to joint. Light colouring to a few of the illustrations (pastels). A few marks to text. A damaged but solid example of the very scarce first UK edition. Overall condition is Fair. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$48.02

The Pilgrim's Progress: From this World to that which is to come delivered under the similitude of a dream
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The Pilgrim's Progress: From this World to that which is to come delivered under the similitude of a dream

By John Bunyan / Edward Adizzone (Illust.)

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1947. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Light soiling, slight edge wear but no loss, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding, slight browning to boards, otherwise excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 320

$75.46

Little Women. A Story for Girls

By L.M. Alcott / Harold Copping (Illust.)

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1912. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 7.5 x 9.25 inches (19 x 23 cm). Cream buckram binding with illustrated panels to front board and spine. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight darkening to spine, a couple of very small marks to boards. Internally in first class condition throughout. An attractive and high quality gift edition with 8 colour plates by Harold Copping. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 319

$89.18

On the Wing: Scripture Texts for Each day in the Month
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On the Wing: Scripture Texts for Each day in the Month

By Lucy A. Bennett / Alice Price (Illust.) / Corbyn Price (Illust.)

New York: E. and J. B. Young and Co, 1887. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 4.75 x 5 inches (12 x 13 cm). Dust jacket: Rare Victorian dust jacket . Small hole to spine and several small holes to front cover, some old tape repairs to reverse, small tape repair to top corner of front cover. A few chips and short tear to edges, very clean and well preserved for its age. A very early example of a decorated jacket. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Truly remarkable condition, very slight rubbing to edges of covers, gift inscription to front free endpaper. A few light spots of to endpapers, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Illustrations to each page, many of them in colour. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 35

$116.62

The Bed Book
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The Bed Book

By Sylvia Plath / Emily Arnold McCully (Illust.)

New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1976. 1st Edition . Very Good/Fair. 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Heavy edge wear with loss to corners, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair Plus. Book: Bumping to ends pf spine, corners a little rubbed, embossed stamp of previous owner to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$61.74

Symphony from the New World Op.95 Anton Dvorak

By Anton Dvorak / Paul Juon

London: Collins, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 11 x 14.5 inches (28 x 36 cm). Slight wear to foot of spine and lower corners. Light foxing to endpapers, gift inscription to front endpaper, previous owner's address label to rear endpaper, some very light foxing to text. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: 51

$21.95

Cats and Dogs

By Louis Wain (Illust.) / Harry Rowntree (Illust.)

London: The Children's Press, 1920 (Circa). Good Plus. 7.75 x 10.5 inches (19.5 x 26.5 cm). Quarter yellow cloth with paper covered boards, illustrated panel to front board, chipping to page edges, wear to corners, half title page and title page have been re-attached with sellotape and are worn to edges. Front cover and 6 colour plates plus numerous illustrations within the text illustrated by Louis Wain. Overall condition is Good Plus. Hardback

$116.62

The Book of the Flower Fairies

By Cicely Mary Barker

London: Blackie and Son Ltd, 1927. Combined Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 7.5 inches (14 x 18.5 cm). Early reprint with green endpapers. A couple of very small marks to covers. Inscription to half title page has been erased causing damage to the papers, light foxing, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 92 + plates

$89.18

Pantaloon: (A Little Golden Book)
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Pantaloon: (A Little Golden Book)

By Kathryn Jackson / Leonard Weisgard (Illust.)

London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1951. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.5 x 7.75 inches (16.5 x 20 cm). Scarce first UK edition. Very slight chipping to top edge of front board, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback

$61.74

Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Wonderful Cats
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Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Wonderful Cats

By Richard Scrafton Sharpe and Mrs Pearson (A Lady of Ninety)

London: Thomas Dean and Co, 1845 (Circa). Reprint . Good Plus. 4.75 x 6 inches (11.5 x 15.5 cm). Original purple blind stamped cloth binding with gilt title to front board. Gift inscription to front pastedown endpaper (dated 1848). Leaves are printed to one side only however the pagination includes the blank sides. Lacking one illustrated leaf (page 15/16). Scattered foxing and light soiling to pages. All illustrations coloured by hand: frontis, title page vignette, 12 (of 13) plates. A scarce early edition of this children's classic. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £8.70; Oceania £10.05; Rest of World £9.75. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 47

$343.00

Elsie and the Child
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Elsie and the Child

By Arnold Bennett / Edward McKnight Kauffer (Illust.)

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1929. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 8.25 x 10.75 inches (20.5 x 27 cm). Slipcase: A few light marks, no tears or splits. Overall case condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Limited edition No. 460 of 750 copies. Exceptionally clean example, previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: 86

$205.80

The Elf. A Sequence of the Seasons: Spring 1902
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The Elf. A Sequence of the Seasons: Spring 1902

By James J. Guthrie

London: The Old Bourne Press, 1902. 1st Edition . Fine. 5.75 x7.25 inches (14 x 18 cm). Limited edition No. 219 of 250 copies, printed by W.H. Broome at the Old Bourne Press. Quarter beige cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Slight darkening to foot of spine, browning to tissue sheets, otherwise perfect. Pages uncut. An excellent example. Overall condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 25

$548.80

The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet
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The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet

By Brothers Grimm / Hans Fischer (Illust.)

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1947. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 11.75 x 7.25 inches (30 x 18.5 cm). First UK edition. Bowing to front board, light rubbing and markings to boards, corners a little worn, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$27.44

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