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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. We have acquired a large section of Richard Adams's library, ranging from his childhood books, through his wartime reading and up to his later life as a successful author and animal rights campaigner. Please see our other items for many more signed books and association copies from this collection. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 550

$1932.60

Edward Gordon Craig. Design for the Theatre: (King Penguin Book No K40)
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Edward Gordon Craig. Design for the Theatre: (King Penguin Book No K40)

By Janet Leeper

London: Penguin Books, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Illustrated paper covered boards. Slight chipping to ends of spine. Foxing and 'bubbling' to endpapers. Foxing to page edges, light foxing to text. Overall 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: 4.75 x 7.25 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 40

$16.75

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

$10.31

Love Lies Bleeding: (Penguin Book No.974)
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Love Lies Bleeding: (Penguin Book No.974)

By Edmund Crispin

London: Penguin Books, 1954. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Some foxing to covers, browning to spine, light browning to pages. Overall 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 218

$18.04

Swann's Way: (Penguin Book No.1244)
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Swann's Way: (Penguin Book No.1244)

By Marcel Proust

London: Penguin Books, 1957. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Some marks to front cover, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 496

$12.88

The Mystery of Orcival: (Penguin Book No.508)
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The Mystery of Orcival: (Penguin Book No.508)

By Emile Gaboriau

London: Penguin Books, 1945. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Slight wear to foot of spine, light spotting to covers. Previous owner's name in ink to front cover and half title page. Crease and short tear to inner margin of half title page. Clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 272

$15.46

The Century's Poetry 1837 - 1937 (Vol II: Bridges to the Present Day): (Pelican Book No. A40)
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The Century's Poetry 1837 - 1937 (Vol II: Bridges to the Present Day): (Pelican Book No. A40)

By Denys Kilham Roberts

London: Penguin Books, 1938. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, archival tape repair to reverse of fold of front flap. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Volume II of the two volume set. First printing. Browning to page edges and margins, otherwise excellent. Overall book 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: 261-506 [2]

$24.48

The Innocence of Father Brown: (Penguin Book No.765)
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The Innocence of Father Brown: (Penguin Book No.765)

By G.K. Chesterton

London: Penguin Books, 1951. 2nd Impression . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Very slight wear to ends of spine. Light browning to pages, previous owners name in pencil to half title page. A very clean example. 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: 248 + [8] (Ad)

$11.60

Foch: Man off Orleans (Vol. I): (Penguin Book No.114)
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Foch: Man off Orleans (Vol. I): (Penguin Book No.114)

By B.H. Liddell Hart

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine, a little edge wear and chipping, tear to top edge of front cover. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: First Penguin edition. Volume I of the two volume set. Browning to page edges and margins, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book 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: 272

$11.60

Sea and Sardinia: (Penguin Book No.465)
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Sea and Sardinia: (Penguin Book No.465)

By D.H. Lawrence

London: Penguin Books, 1945. 2nd Impression . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Fading to spine, light foxing to covers. A few spots to page edges. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 191 +[1]

$15.46

The Case of the Caretaker's Cat: (Penguin Book No.1074)
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The Case of the Caretaker's Cat: (Penguin Book No.1074)

By Erle Stanley Gardner

London: Penguin Books, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Some light staining to covers, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 221 + [3] (Ad)

$12.88

Plain Murder: (Penguin Book No.842)
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Plain Murder: (Penguin Book No.842)

By C.S. Forester

London: Penguin Books, 1951. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Light foxing to covers and half title page. Light browning to page edges and margins. Previous owner's initials in ink to half title page. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. 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: 188 + [4] (Ad)

$11.60

Peril at End House: (Penguin Book No.688)
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Peril at End House: (Penguin Book No.688)

By Agatha Christie

London: Penguin Books, 1950. 3rd Impression . Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Slight rubbing to spine, light spotting to rear cover, browning to page edges and margins. A scarce vintage Penguin edition. Overall 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 204 + [5] (Ad)

$20.61

Watson's Choice: (Penguin Book No.1194)
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Watson's Choice: (Penguin Book No.1194)

By Gladys Mitchell

London: Penguin Books, 1957. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Rubbing to edges of spine, short tear to foot of spine. Light mark to rear cover, light browning to pages. Overall 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 190 + [2] (Ad)

$15.46

My Journey to Lhasa: (Penguin Book No.310)
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My Journey to Lhasa: (Penguin Book No.310)

By Alexandra David-Neel

London: Penguin Books, 1940. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Rubbing to spine, small section of loss to top edge of front cover. Light foxing to covers, creases to lower corner of front cover, a few spots of foxing to page edges. Scarce. 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 284 + [4]

$38.65

The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes: (Penguin Book No.805)
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The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes: (Penguin Book No.805)

By Arthur Conan Doyle

London: Penguin Books, 1951. 2nd Impression . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Slight rubbing to spine, browning to page edges and margins, otherwise in very clean 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. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 254 + [2] (Ad)

$11.60

Sledge: (Penguin Book No.193)
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Sledge: (Penguin Book No.193)

By Martin Lindsay

London: Penguin Books, 1939. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Export jacket with price to front flap. Wear to top edge of front cover. Archival tape repairs to reverse of front flap fold. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First Penguin edition. Crease to spine, browning and spotting to page edges and margins. Previous owner's name pencilled to half title page. 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: viii, 247 + [9]

$18.04

Foch: Man off Orleans (Vol. II): (Penguin Book No.115)
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Foch: Man off Orleans (Vol. II): (Penguin Book No.115)

By B.H. Liddell Hart

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Fading and slight rubbing to spine. Slight chipping to edges. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First Penguin edition. Volume II of the two volume set. Browning to page edges and margins, two pages have foxing to top margin, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book 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: 277-536 [8]

$11.60

Social Life in the Insect World: (Pelican Book No.A14)
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Social Life in the Insect World: (Pelican Book No.A14)

By J.H. Fabre

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Foxing and previous owner's names in ink to front cover. A couple of light creases, light scuff to front cover. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First Penguin Books edition. Light foxing to covers and page edge, 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: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: x, 245 [6]

$12.88

Oil Paint and Grease Paint (First Volume): (Penguin Book No.344)
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Oil Paint and Grease Paint (First Volume): (Penguin Book No.344)

By Laura Knight

London: Penguin Books, 1941. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). First Penguin edition. Volume I of the three volume set. Small nicks to ends of spine, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall 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. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 160

$38.65

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