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Ethel and Ernest: A True Story
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Ethel and Ernest: A True Story

By Raymond Briggs

London: Jonathan Cape, 1998. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Dust jacket: Some light marking, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First impression. Very slight rubbing to ends of spine, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Near 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. Hardback. Printed pages: 104

$32.83

Nogmania: The Saga of Noggin the Nog
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Nogmania: The Saga of Noggin the Nog

By Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin

Liverpool: The Dragons' Friendly Society , 2008. 30th Annniversary Edition . Fine/Near Fine. 10 x 11.25 inches (25.5 x 29 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: 30th anniversary edition - the first to be issued in hardback. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Scarce. Overall book condition is Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: 47

$54.72

Little Ann and Other Poems
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Little Ann and Other Poems

By Jane and Ann Taylor / Kate Greenway (Illust.)

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). First edition (Schuster and Engen 109, 1a) illustrated cream glazed boards with green cloth spine and corners. Pale blue page edges, bright yellow endpapers . Light rubbing and marking to boards, some chipping to board edges, some patches of foxing and occasional marking to text. Embossed bookseller's stamp to front free endpaper. Overall 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. Hardback. Printed pages: 64

$116.27

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Edward Fitzgerald (Trans.) / Edmund J. Sullivan (Illust.)

London: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1913. 1st US Edition . Good Plus. 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). First US printing of The Sullivan Illustrated edition. Red cloth binding with gilt illustration, rebacked with original cloth laid over (frayed to edges) boards heavily damp stained. New Endpapers, light marking to half title page, top page edges gilt. Other edges untrimmed. Good solid binding, a few occasional light marks but internally in excellent clean condition throughout. Includes the 'Skull and Roses', illustrations made famous by The Grateful Dead on the their 1971 Eponymous Life album. Overall condition is Good Plus. Hardback

$547.16

Les Belles Heures de Jean Du de Berry: The Cloisters. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Les Belles Heures de Jean Du de Berry: The Cloisters. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Millar Meiss and Elizabeth H. Beatson

London: Thames and Hudson, 1974. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 7.25 x 10 inches (18 x 25.5 cm). Slipcase: A couple of small marks, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First UK edition. Blue cloth binding. Slight fading to spine, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 268

$32.83

Regnbueroverne
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Regnbueroverne

By Ul de Rico

Copenhagen: Borgen, 1977. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 16.5 x 13.25 inches (42 x 34 cm). First Danish Edition (Originally published in Germany in the same year). Limited edition of 300 copies. This example in unnumbered cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards. Fading and slight rubbing to edges of boards. Light marking to rear board. Light foxing to pages and a faint musty smell. A very large format volume with wonderful illustrations. Overall condition is Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.25; Oceania £23.00; Rest of World £21.10. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback

$75.23

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: 147

$32.83

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 £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 404

$683.95

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

$41.04

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

$410.37

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 £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$32.83

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$47.88

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

$88.91

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 £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 35

$116.27

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 £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback

$61.56

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

$21.89

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

$116.27

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 £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 92 + plates

$88.91

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 £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback

$61.56

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 £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 47

$341.98

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