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The London Perambulator
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The London Perambulator

By James Bone/ Muirhead Bone (Illust.)

London: Jonathan Cape, 1925. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Dust jacket: Wear to ends of spine and corners. Tears with creasing to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Maroon cloth binding with paper title labels to front board and spine. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 8 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 184

$31.61

Golden Days of Childhood. Picture Book
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Golden Days of Childhood. Picture Book

By E.C.C. / Aunt Annie / Emrik & Binger (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Dean and Son, 1880. 1st Edition . Good. 8.25 x 11.75 inches (21 x 30 cm). Illustrated green cloth binding. Rebacked in green cloth. Boards rubbed and marked with wear to edges. New endpapers, good solid binding. Numerous tears and repairs to the text pages (old archival tape). Title page and one other have been torn right across the page, again with tape repairs. Complete with all 24 fine chromolithograph plates, 6 have margin repairs. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A beautifully illustrated work with interesting association. Overall condition is Good. Size: 8.25 x 11.75 inches (21 x 30 cm). Hardback

$131.71

Sketches and Scraps
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Sketches and Scraps

By Laura E. Richards / Henry Richards (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1881. 1st Edition . Good. 7.25 x 9.5 inches (18 x 23.5 cm). Illustrated paper cover boards. Rebacked in green cloth, boards worn and chipped to edges. 64 pages with attractive chromolithographs. Light marking to pages. Tear runs 7cm across page 43/44, creasing and wear to edges of page 49/50 and page 61/62. Gift inscription to front free endpaper, dated Xmas 1882. Previous owner's name plus address stamp to front pastedown endpaper. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A beautifully illustrated American Victorian children's title. Very scarce. . Overall condition is 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: 7.25 x 9.5 inches (18 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 64

$197.57

Little Peter. A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age
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Little Peter. A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age

By Lucas Malet / Charles E. Brock (Illust.)

London: Henry Frowde, 1910. New Edition . Very Good. 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16.5 x 22 cm). Illustrated cream buckram binding, covers in very clean condition. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Two gift inscriptions to front endpaper (dated 1912). Light foxing to title page. A few occasional spots elsewhere. Page 27/28 has a tear to margin at upper corner. Eight tipped in coloured plates by Brock in excellent condition. An exceptional example. 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: 6.5 x 8.75 inches (16.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 175

$52.68

The Jackdaw of Rheims
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The Jackdaw of Rheims

By Thomas Ingoldsby (Richard Harris Barham) / [Ernest Nister]

London: Ernest Nister, 1897 (Circa). 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 7.25 x 5 inches (18.5 x 12.5 cm). Original wraps, illustration to front cover. Covers were previously detached and have been crudely repaired with tape. Rear cover has a light stain and slight loss to upper corner. Second tape repair inside both covers to inner margin. Gift inscription inside front cover dated 1897. Author's name has been written in ink to first page. Lovely illustrations, including eight chromolithographs. 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. Size: 7.25 x 5 inches (18.5 x 12.5 cm). Paperback

$31.61

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. Laminated boards with light shelf wear, slight fading and small nick to spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by Kit Williams to his bookplate on front free endpaper. A highly collectable signed first printing, complete with the rare promotional poster. 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 £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 32

$230.49

London Is Stranger Than Fiction
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London Is Stranger Than Fiction

By Peter Jackson

London: Associated Newspapers Ltd / The Evening News, 1951. 1st Edition . Very Good. 9.25 x 8.5 inches (23.5 x 21.5 cm). Light rubbing and creasing to edges of front cover, slight residue to lower corner of front cover where price label has been removed. Recover has light foxing and slight marking. Internally in very clean condition throughout. A collection of Jackson's comic strips that appeared in the London Evening News from 1949 to 1951, the strips ran continuously until the paper shut down in 1980. 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: 9.25 x 8.5 inches (23.5 x 21.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 80

$39.51

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. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 104

$31.61

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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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 their 1971 Eponymous live album. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 7.75 x 10.25 inches (20 x 26 cm). Hardback

$526.84

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. Size: 16.5 x 13.25 inches (42 x 34 cm). Hardback

$72.44

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. Size: 6 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 147

$31.61

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. Size: 7.75 x 10.75 inches (19.5 x 27.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 360

$395.13

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. Size: 9 x 12.5 inches (23 x 32 cm). Hardback

$31.61

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. Size: 9.75 x 7.5 inches (25 x 18.5 cm). Hardback

$46.10

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. Size: 11 x 14.5 inches (28 x 36 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 51

$21.07

Cats and Dogs
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Cats and Dogs

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

London: The Children's Press, 1930 (Circa). Good. 7.75 x 10.5 inches (19.5 x 26.5 cm). Undated edition, circa 1930. Quarter yellow cloth with paper covered boards, illustrated panel to front board, chipping to page edges, wear to corners, half title page, title page and page of text have been re-attached with sellotape and are worn to edges. Heavy vertical crease to half title page. Six colour plates plus numerous illustrations within the text. Overall condition is Good. Size: 7.75 x 10.5 inches (19.5 x 26.5 cm). Hardback

$105.37

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. Size: 5.75 x 7.5 inches (14 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 92 + plates

$85.61

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. Size: 8.25 x 10.75 inches (20.5 x 27 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 86

$197.57

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x7.25 inches (14 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 25

$526.84

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 £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 11.75 x 7.25 inches (30 x 18.5 cm). Hardback

$26.34

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