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Watership Down [SIGNED]
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Watership Down [SIGNED]

By Richard Adams

London: Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc, 1974. Proof Copy . Very Good. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Signed by Author. American Proof Copy, possibly a later reprint but contains no printing details or ISBN to copyright page. Covers are the same as the jacket of first US edition issued in 1974. Signed and dated by the author to the title page: 'Your sincerely, Richard Adams, Whitchurch, 22nd September 2005.' Light foxing to page edges, slight crease to lower corner of rear cover, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. We have several other books signed by Richard Adams. 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 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 429

$203.00

De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)
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De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis: (Magnencii Rabani Mauri. De laudibus sancte Crucis opus. erudicione versu prosaque mirificum)

By Rabanus Maurus (Hrabanus/Rhabanus) / Jakob Wimpfeling (Ed.)

Pforzheim: Thomas Anshelm, 1503. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Quarter contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards. Wormholes to binding. Spine rubbed, vertical crease and old paper labels. Lacking clasps. Text has worming throughout, with some short worm trails affecting the text. Bookplate to front pastedown (Michael Tomkinson, Franche Hall, Worcestershire). Roman letter printed in red and black, two woodcuts (two monks kneeling before the Pope; the author presenting his book to Pope Gregory IV). Thirty full-page xylographic and typographic figurative verses. The poems are rendered using a combination of ordinary type, rules and woodcut figures, with the highlighted portions printed in red. Thomas Anshelm of Baden started printing in Strasbourg in 1488 and established the first press in Pforzheim c.1500. Rabanus Mauris, the Carolingian churchman and Divine was born of noble parents in Mainz in 784, he became Archbishop of Mainz in 847. De Laudibus Sanctae Crucis (In Praise of the Holy Cross) is one of his most enduring works, a collection of poems that present the holy cross in word and image. Written around 810, the work passed down to the middle ages in at least 80 manuscripts, the most famous of which is the Vatican's Reginensis Latinus 124 from c.825. This 1503 edition represents the first appearance of the work in print and was one of the earliest books printed in Pforzheim. A fine early example of figure poetry/technopaegnia/calligrams. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1922, lot 1818 (The Extensive & Valuable Library of Michael Tomkinson). Adams R3; Proctor 11747. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 8.25 x 12 inches (21 x 30 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: Small Folio. 170pp (85 leaves: Aa6, Bb4, a-i6, k6, A-B6, C3)

$16239.60

Eldest : Inheritance. Book Two [SIGNED]
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Eldest : Inheritance. Book Two [SIGNED]

By Christopher Paolini

London: Doubleday, 2005. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fine. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: First impression, first UK edition. Signed by the author to the title page. Very slight marking to page edges, otherwise first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 681

$44.66

The Mousetrap Man [SIGNED]
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The Mousetrap Man [SIGNED]

By Peter Saunders

London: Collins, 1972. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear to edges, slight loss to foot of spine. Creases to rear flap. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding with slight fading to ends of spine. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, a few occasional spots to text. Signed by Peter Saunders to front free endpaper. Autobiography of the theatre producer who brought Agatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap' to the stage. . Overall book 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: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 256

$32.48

Musical Hall Stars of the Nineties
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Musical Hall Stars of the Nineties

By George Le Roy

London: British Technical and General Press, 1952. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Light foxing to covers, browning to spine. Slight edge wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. . Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue buckram binding. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Uncommon. 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 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 70

$32.48

Three Plays: Autumn Crocus; Service; Touch Wood
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Three Plays: Autumn Crocus; Service; Touch Wood

By Dodie Smith

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1939. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Fair. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Loss to ends of spine. Heavy staining to spine and rear cover, a few tears to edges, archival tape repairs to reverse. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair. Book: Pink cloth binding with fading to spine and light offsetting from jacket to front board. Foxing to page edges, some light patches of foxing to text. Rare omnibus edition of Dodie Smith's first three plays. 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: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 363

$60.90

The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive
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The Great Solemnity of the Coronation of a King and Queen: According to the Use of the Church of England with Notes and Excursuses, Liturgical, Historical and Descriptive

By Douglas Macleane

London: George Allen and Company Ltd, 1911. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Red buckram binding with blind stamped decoration and gilt armorial to front board. Slight fading to spine, light bumping to ends of spine and corners. Top page edge gilt, marbled page edge, foxing to page edges, scattered foxing to text. Previous owner's name in pencil to half title page. Fully annotated order of service published to coincide with the Coronation of King George V. 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 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 346

$32.48

A Giant's Strength: A Drama in Three Acts
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A Giant's Strength: A Drama in Three Acts

By Upton Sinclair

London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18 cm). Dust jacket: Light soiling to rear cover, wear to head of spine. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Illustrated front cover, light foxing to rear cover. Slight wear to ends of spine, foxing to title page and last page of text. Overall book condition is Very Good. 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: 5 x 7.25 inches (12.5 x 18 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 87

$18.95

Karl Simrock on The Plots of Shakespeare; and Shakespeare's Henry IV from a Contemporary MS.
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Karl Simrock on The Plots of Shakespeare; and Shakespeare's Henry IV from a Contemporary MS.

By Karl Simrock / J.O. Halliwell (Ed.)

London: The Shakespeare Society, 1853. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Original cloth binding with paper title label to spine. Covers faded and have a few spots and light marks. Slight wear to ends of spine, page edges untrimmed, some pages unopened. Foxing to endpapers and first couple of pages. A few occasional spots to text. Uncommon. 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: 5.75 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 121

$47.37

Shadows of Strife: A Play in Three Acts
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Shadows of Strife: A Play in Three Acts

By John Davison

London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1930. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Browning and foxing to covers, wear and slight loss to ends of spine. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Grey buckram binding with slight darkening to spine. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. Play about the life of a Yorkshire mining family during the general strike of 1926. 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 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 86

$32.48

Death Goes on Skis
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Death Goes on Skis

By Nancy Spain

London: Hutchinson's Universal Book Club, 1950. Reprint . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and a few short tears to edges, light marking to front cover, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Book Club Edition. Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges and endpaper, clear text 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: 288

$25.71

The Story of Highgate School
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The Story of Highgate School

By C.A. Evors

London: Forbes Robertson Ltd, 1949. 2nd Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light soiling and marking to covers. Loss to lower corner of front cover. Slight loss to ends of spine: crease to top edge of front cover. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Green cloth binding with slight fading to edges. Foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text 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: 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 74

$18.95

Time Remembered [SIGNED]
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Time Remembered [SIGNED]

By Jean Anouilh / Patricia Moyes (Trans.) / [Margaret Rutherford] / [Paul Scofield] / [Stringer Davis] / [Mary Ure]

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Faded to spine, a few light marks. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Brown cloth binding. Light foxing to top page edge, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed to the front free endpaper by the Play's principal actors: Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis (her husband), Paul Scofield, Mary Ure and Richard Goolden. Front free endpaper also bears the name of the recipient. The text has some pencilled stage direction notes. 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 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 82

$203.00

Three Plays of A.V. Lunacharski: Faust and the City; Vasilisa the Wise; The Magi
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Three Plays of A.V. Lunacharski: Faust and the City; Vasilisa the Wise; The Magi

By A.V. Lunacharski / L.A. Magnus (Trans.) / K. Walter (Trans.)

London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd, 1923. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: Wear to edges. Spine slight browned and spotted with slight loss to top edges. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Red buckram binding with fading and small tear to head of spine. Foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Previous owner's name and crossed out name to front free endpaper, creases to front free endpaper. Overall book 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 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 299

$25.71

Nelson of the Nile: A Play
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Nelson of the Nile: A Play

By W. Mervyn Mills

London: G.P. Putnam's and Sons, 1933. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Tear to foot of spine. Wrinkling to top edge of front cover, slight edge wear. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue buckram binding. Foxing to page edges, offsetting to endpapers, foxing to first and last few pages. Very scarce. 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 7.75 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 167

$21.65

Great Cats Play Chess: A Play in Three Acts [SIGNED]
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Great Cats Play Chess: A Play in Three Acts [SIGNED]

By George Graveley

London: Humphrey Toulmin, 1935. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear to ends of spine, light staining to rear cover, slight edge wear. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Green cloth binding with paper title label to spine. Light offsetting to endpapers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper 'For Vera North, with best wishes and grateful thanks for her kindly appreciation from George Graveley, May 1948.' Very scarce. 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 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 124

$40.60

The Floating Republic: (Pelican Book No. A8)
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The Floating Republic: (Pelican Book No. A8)

By Bonamy Dobree and G.E. Manwaring

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 2nd Impression . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Lacking jacket. Very slight rubbing to spine. Light browning to page edges and margins, otherwise excellent. 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. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: x, 288

$10.83

Oevres de P. Corneille

By M. Ch. Marty-Laveaux

Paris: L. Hachette, 1862. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 27.5 cm). Brown cloth binding with marking to boards. Spine with some wear. Original wraps bound in. A little light foxing, otherwise very clean throughout. Ex college library. With stamp to front free endpaper and to lower margin of one page of text. 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: 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 27.5 cm). Hardback

$40.60

Pang Tao (Flat Peaches) Eight Fairies Festival: A Festival Held on the 3rd, of the 3rd Lunar Month in Honour of the Goddess Hsi Wang-Mu
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Pang Tao (Flat Peaches) Eight Fairies Festival: A Festival Held on the 3rd, of the 3rd Lunar Month in Honour of the Goddess Hsi Wang-Mu

1900 (Circa). 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Wooden boards with Chinese figure intaglioed to front board. Linen concertina style binding with text in Chinese and English. Ten fine hand painted illustrations depicting: Lao Shou Hsing (Shouxing); Li T'ien-Kuai (Li Tieguai); Chang Kuo Lao (Zhang Guolao); Lan Tsai Ho (Lan Caihe); Lu Tung Pin (Lu Dongbin); Ho Hsien Ku (He Xiangu); Han Chung Li (Zhongli Quan); Tsao Kuo Chiu (Cao Guojiu); Han Hsiang Tzu (Han Xiangzi); Hsi Wang - Mu (Xiwangmu - Queen Mother of the West). Slight bowing to boards, otherwise excellent. 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: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14.5 x 21 cm). Hardback

$135.33

Injuries of Nerves and Their Treatment

By James Sherren

London: James Nisbet and Co, 1908. 1st Edition . Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Green cloth binding. Covers stained and marked, rubbing to edges of spine, endpapers heavily browned, with cracking to joints but holding with webbing and cords. Binding is loose but secure, some foxing and light marking to text. 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: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 310

$47.37

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