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Horati Flacci Carminum Librum Quintum

By Rudyardo Kipling [Rudyard Kipling] / Carolo Graves [Charles Graves] / Aluredus D. Godley [Alfred Denis Godley] (Ed.)

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1920. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). First printing. Paper covered boards with white lettering to front board and spine. Light browning and marking to boards, slight bumping to ends of spine, foxing to endpapers, slight spotting to text, gift inscription to front free endpaper dated Christmas 1920. Odes in the style of Horace by Kipling and Graves. Text in both Latin and English. Richards A332. 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: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 34

$46.10

Twenty Poems from Rudyard Kipling

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1918. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17.5 cm). First printing. Grey card wraps with light staining and browning. Creasing to yapp edges. Slight wear to ends of spine. A few spots of foxing to text. Previous owner's inscription to half title page. 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: 4.25 x 6.75 inches (10.5 x 17.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 38

$25.02

Gerard Manley Hopkins
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Gerard Manley Hopkins

By G.F.Lahey / [Richard Adams]

London: Oxford University Press, 1938. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Beige cloth binding with slight fading and marking to covers. Gild armorial to front board (Bradfield College). Slight foxing to title page, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front free endpaper. This book was awarded to Adams in 1938 as a School Prize for natural history. A wonderful association copy, evidence of a keen interest in natural history that lasted a lifetime. Alongside his writing career Adams was an ardent campaigner for animal rights and served as President of the RSPCA in 1982. 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: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 172

$395.13

The Poems of George Herbert: [The World's Classics No. 109]
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The Poems of George Herbert: [The World's Classics No. 109]

By George Herbert

London: Oxford University Press, 1961. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to head of spine. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First world's classics edition. Blue buckram binding. A few light marks to page edges, otherwise excellent. . 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: 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxi, 285

$25.02

The Legend Te Tuna: (Author's Own Copy) [SIGNED]
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The Legend Te Tuna: (Author's Own Copy) [SIGNED]

By Richard Adams

Los Angeles: Sylvester and Orphanos, 1982. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.5 x 6.75 inches (16.5 x 17 cm). Signed by Author. First printing. Blind stamped oatmeal cloth binding. Very slight musty smell, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Limited edition of 330 copies printed on arches mouldmade paper. The edition consisted of 300 numbered copies, 26 lettered copies, and four bearing a printed name of the recipient. This is Richard Adams own personal copy, with 'presentation copy' printed to the colophon. Signed by Adams to the colophon and with his attractive bookplate to front free pastedown endpaper. . 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: 6.5 x 6.75 inches (16.5 x 17 cm). Hardback

$329.28

Occasional Poets. An Anthology: (Author's Own Copy)
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Occasional Poets. An Anthology: (Author's Own Copy)

By Richard Adams (Ed.)

London: Viking, 1986. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Slight edge wear, indentations where notes have been written when leaning on this book. Crease to front flap. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Yellow cloth binding with bump to upper corners. Small stain to outside page edges and top corner of rear free endpaper. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Adams edited this collection and included three of his own compositions. To the rear free endpaper Adams has scribbled another verse that continues onto the rear flap of the dust jacket. This appears to be an original unpublished poem and contains numerous corrections. 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 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 182

$111.95

A Fine and Private Place: A Collection of Epitaphs and Inscriptions [SIGNED]
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A Fine and Private Place: A Collection of Epitaphs and Inscriptions [SIGNED]

By Joan Bakewell and John Drummond / [Richard Adams]

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 7 x 10 inches (17.5 x 25.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Very slight edge wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Black cloth binding. Very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Includes a signed card from Joan Bakewell to Adams and his wife: 'To Richard and Elizabeth - we did so enjoy our visit and that splendid lunch. Our thanks to you both and I hope you enjoy drifting into the book, Joan and Jack.'. Overall book 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: 7 x 10 inches (17.5 x 25.5 cm). Hardback

$31.61

The Works of Francis Thompson: (Complete 3 Volume Set) [SIGNED]
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The Works of Francis Thompson: (Complete 3 Volume Set) [SIGNED]

By Francis Thompson / [Leila Rendel]

London: Burnes and Oates Ltd, 1913. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21 cm). Signed by Author. First printing. Complete in three volumes. Brown buckram bindings. Light marking to covers, top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, occasional spotting to text. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper of each volume: Nancy Margaret Paul (the daughter of publisher Charles Kegan Paul). Volume III is signed by Leila Rendel (the niece of Nancy Paul). Rendel was a renowned children's campaigner who co-founded the Caldecott Community for Vulnerable Children (not known as the Caldecott Foundation). A nice solid set with interesting association. . Overall condition is Very Good. 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: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 228, viii

$85.61

The Great Kinship: An Anthology of Humanitarian Poetry [SIGNED]
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The Great Kinship: An Anthology of Humanitarian Poetry [SIGNED]

By Bertram Lloyd / [Richard D. Ryder] / [Jon Wynne-Tyson]

London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1921. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Quarter oatmeal cloth with grey paper covered boards. Foxing to cloth, light scratches to boards, small bump to foot of spine. Top page edge dyed red, other edges untrimmed. Light foxing to page edges. Frontis foxed, also affecting adjoining half title page and title page, clean text throughout. Pencilled notes and underlining to several pages. A book with fascinating provenance. Inscribed in pencil to front free endpaper. 'Julie Moore, Febry 1921 from the Humanitarian League.' Below this the book is signed by Richard D. Ryder (1979), leading figure in the modern animal rights movement, member of the Oxford Group and author of Victims of Science. On the half title page there is a gift inscription from Ryder to Jon Wynne-Tyson (1981), Wynne-Tyson was another member of the Oxford Group and a publisher, his Centaur Press issued many titles on animal rights and veganism. He is also the author of 'Food for a Future.' This volume came from the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Following the publication of his hugely successful debut novel in 1972, Adams became very active in the evolving animal rights movement. He was in contact with several members of the Oxford Group. Campaigned against the hunting of baby seals, and ultimately served as president of the RSPCA in 1982. This collection was published by The Humanitarian League, an early 20th Century precursor to the modern animal rights movement. A very scarce item with wonderful association. 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: 5.5 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xviii, 272

$460.99

The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman
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The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman

By A.E. Housman / [Richard Adams]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1948. 10th Impression . Very Good Plus/Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Dust jacket: Loss to head of spine, rubbing and slight wear to foot of spine and corners. Fading to spine, light marking to covers. Clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Light spotting to top page edges, other edges untrimmed. Very clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams by his wife Elizabeth: 'The Tree of man was never quiet…Richard from Lizabeth, October 1948.'. 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: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 256

$25.02

A New Anthology of Modern Verse 1920-1940 [SIGNED]
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A New Anthology of Modern Verse 1920-1940 [SIGNED]

By C. Day Lewis and L.A.G. Strong / [Richard Adams]

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1941. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Red buckram binding. Fading to spine and few marks to boards. Light foxing to page edges and a few spots to text. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed and signed by Adams to front free endpaper: 'To Peggy from and of the Transient Harlequins, Richard G.A., Oct '42.'. 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: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.5 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxiii, 221

$31.61

Up the Line to Death: The War Poets 1914 - 1918
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Up the Line to Death: The War Poets 1914 - 1918

By Brian Gardner (Selected by)

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1964. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8 inches (14.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: A couple of short tears to edges, light marking to rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Grey cloth binding. Light foxing to top page edge, 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 £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 inches (14.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxv, 188

$25.02

The Sonnets of Michelangelo [SIGNED]
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The Sonnets of Michelangelo [SIGNED]

By Michelangelo / Elizabeth Jennings (Trans.) [Reginald George Haggar]

London: The Folio Society, 1962. 2nd Edition . Very Good Plus/Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Signed by Author. Slipcase: Slight wear and splits to corners. Overall case condition is Good Plus. Book: Quarter parchment with blue silk effect boards. A few small marks to spine, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Elizabeth Adams (wife of Richard) from Reginald G. Haggar, British Ceramic designer and artist: 'To Elizabeth from Reginald G. Haggar, with deep gratitude for the help you have given me.' An interesting association copy. 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 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 116

$25.02

Ragged Robin
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Ragged Robin

By James Reeves / Jane Paton (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Heinemann, 1961. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 8.75 x 11.75 inches (22 x 30 cm). Dust jacket: Wear and rubbing to edges. Loss to ends of spine. Tear with creasing to lower edge of rear cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Illustrated paper covered boards. Heavy wear to corners and ends of spine, 6cm tear to foot of spine. Scattered light foxing to pages. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Uncommon first edition with interesting association. 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: 8.75 x 11.75 inches (22 x 30 cm). Hardback

$39.51

The Selected Poems of John Keats: [Zodiac Book No.4]
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The Selected Poems of John Keats: [Zodiac Book No.4]

By John Keats

London: Chatto and Windus, 1937. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 4.5 x 7.5 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Dust jacket: Tiny amount of rubbing to ends of spine and corners, otherwise excellent. Very slight spotting to flaps. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Decorative paper covered boards. Light spotting to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near 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: 4.5 x 7.5 inches (12 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 64

$25.02

La Divina Comedia di Dante: Con argomenti, el allegorie per ciascun canto et apostille nel margine, Et indice copiosissimo di tutti i vocaboli piu importanti usati dal poeta, con la sposition lovo (La Divina Commedia/The Divine Comedy)
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La Divina Comedia di Dante: Con argomenti, el allegorie per ciascun canto et apostille nel margine, Et indice copiosissimo di tutti i vocaboli piu importanti usati dal poeta, con la sposition lovo (La Divina Commedia/The Divine Comedy)

By Dante Alighieri / Lodovico Dolce (Ed.)

Vinegia (Venice/Venezia): Gabriele Giolito de' Ferrari, 1555. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Full vellum binding, spine with four raised bands and red morocco title label. Binding slightly strained in a couple of places but securely bound. Outside and upper margins tightly cropped and a few pages have slight loss to the first or last character of the printed marginal notations. Old paper repairs to leaves *xi, *xii, **, **ii, **iii & **iv. Fully collated and complete, with page number misprints at 25 (as 52), 239 (as 235), 240 (as 204), 245 (as 145), 271 (as 171) and 499 (as 496). Numerous woodcut initials and head & tail-pieces, plus 12 woodcut illustrations. Giolito's famous phoenix printer's device to title page and also to verso of colophon. Title page dated 1555, colophon dated 1554 (as expected). A small number of line markings in contemporary ink. Light water staining at various points within the book, slightly more pronounced over the last 70 pages. Front pastedown endpaper has a previous owner's bookplate (H.F. Davies, Elmley Castle), plus some notes and a price in old ink. Italian text. The landmark first Dolce edition. All editions of Dante published up to this point were simply titled 'Comedia', this was the very first edition to bear the now familiar title of 'Divina Comedia' or Divine Comedy. 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: 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. [36], 598, [2]

$5268.40

The Five Nations
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The Five Nations

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1911. 8th Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Half green calf leather binding (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spine. Spine faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid binding with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally 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: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 215

$59.27

Departmental Ditties and Other Verses
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Departmental Ditties and Other Verses

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1911. 20th Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Half green calf leather binding (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spine. Spine faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid binding with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally 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: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xi, 176

$59.27

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: (Complete 6 volume set)
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: (Complete 6 volume set)

By Geoffrey Chaucer / Richard Morris (Ed.)

London: George Bell and Sons, 1875. Revised Edition . Very Good. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Complete six volume set of the Aldine edition. Half green calf leather bindings (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spines have five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title & volume numbers, date to foot of spines. Fading and slight rubbing to spines. Excellent solid bindings with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Foxing to frontis in volume I, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name to half title page in two volumes (Blake Alexander Hankey). Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £20.05; Oceania £30.20; Rest of World £27.50. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 365; 375; 370; 369; 361; 319

$250.25

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry
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The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

By Jon Sillkin (Ed.)

London: Allen Lane, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Orange cloth bindings. A few light marks to page edges, 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 £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 8 inches (13.5 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 258

$25.02

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