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Painting on Folk Ceramics [SIGNED]

By Josef Vydra, Ludvik Kunz / Roberta Finlayson Samsour (Trans.) / [Reginald Haggar]

London: Spring Books, 1960 (Circa). Very Good. 9.25 x 12 inches (23 x 30 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Beige cloth binding with a few spots of foxing. Very clean text and illustrations. Signed to front free endpaper by Reginald Haggar (slightly smudged). Haggar was an accomplished ceramics artist and was working at the Minton's Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent and lectured at Burslem School of Art and others in the potteries area in the post war period. A well illustrated work 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 £15.65; Oceania £22.85; Rest of World £21.20. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 78, 156 plates, vi

$42.68

Norwegian Sculpture [SIGNED]

By Oistein Parmann

Oslo: Dreyers Forlag, 1969. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 9 x 11.25 inches (23 x 29 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight rubbing to edges. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue buckram binding, very slight bow to front board, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams and signed by the author to half title page. Text in English and German. Overall book condition is Very 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 £14.65; Oceania £21.30; Rest of World £19.90. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 131

$64.01

The Victorian House [SIGNED]
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The Victorian House [SIGNED]

By Kit Wedd

London: Aurum Press, 2002. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.5 x 11.5 inches (22 x 30 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Black cloth binding with a couple of small bumps. Foxing to half title page, title page has a few light spots and small marks. Clean text throughout. Signed by the author to title page. Overall book 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 £15.65; Oceania £22.85; Rest of World £21.20. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 272

$42.68

The Book of Revelation [SIGNED]
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The Book of Revelation [SIGNED]

By Rupert Thomson

London: Bloomsbury, 1999. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6 x 8.25 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Small bump to foot of spine, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed (without dedication) by the author to title page. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 264

$27.03

The Oxford Degree Ceremony [SIGNED]

By J. Wells

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1906. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 6.25 inches (11 x 16 cm). Signed by Author. Green cloth binding with blind stamped armorial to front board. Gilt decoration to spine, top page edge gilt, slight bumping to corners, light foxing to endpapers, clean text throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown endpaper. Inscribed by Joseph Wells to front free endpaper: 'With the author's best wishes and compliments, June 22 1906'. Also includes a signed letter from the author tipped in to front free endpaper. Wells was Warden of Wadham College 1913-1927 and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University 1923-1926. A rare signature of a leading Oxford academic of the WWI and inter-war periods. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: iv, 98

$78.24

Nature's Engraver. A Life of Thomas Bewick [SIGNED]

By Jenny Uglow

London: Faber and Faber, 2006. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 6.5 x 8.25 inches (16 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Very slight fading to spine, otherwise excellent, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: A couple of light marks to lower page edge, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Signed (without dedication) by the author to title page. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 458

$34.14

The Bull from the Sea [SIGNED]

By Mary Renault

London: Longmans, 1962. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Black cloth binding. Foxing and a few marks to page edges and margins. Clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed and dated 1962 by Adams to front free endpaper. Also bears Adams' attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 279

$49.79

Nollekens and his Times [SIGNED]

By J.T. Smith, Reginald G. Nagger

London: Turnstile Press, 1949. 1st Edition Thus . Good Plus. 5.25 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Signed by Author. Blue cloth binding, heavily faded and with spotting to front board. From the private library of Reginald G. Nagger, British ceramic designer and artist with his florid signature to half title page. Two pages also contain his margin notes. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xv, 275

$22.76

The Story of My Heart [SIGNED]

By Richard Jefferies / Samuel J. Looker (Ed.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1947. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight wear and creasing to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding leaning slightly. Spotting to rear boards, tanning to endpaper, light foxing to page edges. Clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by Adams to front free endpaper and bearing his attractive engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 182

$64.01

An Essay on Comedy and the Uses of the Comic Spirit [SIGNED]

By George Meredith / [Arnold Wesker]

London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1927. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4.75 x 7.25 inches (11.5 x 18.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Excellent original jacket with just a little chipping to edges. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. A few occasional spots of foxing to margins. Some underlining to text (in light pencil only). From the library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Warm inscription from Playwright Arnold Wesker to front free endpaper. Also signed and dated by Wesker to the half title page. A nice association copy in excellent condition. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 105

$56.90

The Later Stuarts 1660 - 1714 [SIGNED]

By G.N. Clark / [Richard Adams]

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1934. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Blue cloth binding with very slight rubbing to ends of spine. Tiny ink spot to outside page edge, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Fold out maps have a few spots of light foxing but no creasing or tears. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by Adams to front free endpaper. A very nice example of the first edition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 461, maps

$49.79

Position at Noon [SIGNED]

By Eric Linklater / Hans Tisdall (Illust.) / [Richard Adams]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading to spine, slight wear and chipping to edges, clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Illustrated cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed and dated by Adams to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 253

$49.79

An Actor and His Time [SIGNED]

By John Gielgud / John Miller and John Powell

London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1979. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight fading to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Brown cloth binding. A few light marks to page edges, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by John Gielgud to the front free endpaper. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, bearing his engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. A very nice association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 253

$64.01

Le Morte Darthur of Sir Thomas Malory [SIGNED]

By Thomas Malory / Vida D. Scudder / [Richard Adams]

London: J.M. Dent, 1921. 2nd Edition . Good. 5.25 x 8 inches (13.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Purple buckram binding. Covers marked and faded, wear and bumping to ends of spine and corners of boards. Endpaper joints cracked but held by cords and webbing. Browning to endpapers, very light stain to upper margin of many pages. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, signed and dated Feb 1941 by Adams to front free endpaper. This book accompanied Adams when he was stationed in the Middle East during WWII, which may account for the condition. Overall condition is Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 430

$56.90

Seen Dimly Before Dawn [SIGNED]

By Nigel Balchin

London: The Reprint Society, 1964. Reprint . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Short tear to upper edge or rear cover otherwise excellent. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Light marking to covers, foxing to page edges very clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed to Adams by composer Nicholas Maw to front free endpaper. Inscription indicates that Maw had been a house guest at Adams' home in the Isle of Man (Knocksharry House, Peel). An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 191

$78.24

The Watsons [SIGNED]

By Jane Austen / [Richard Adams]

London: Peter Davies, 1977. 1st Edition . Very Good/Near Fine. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Green cloth binding. Foxing to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Signed by him to front free endpaper. Adams was a noted bibliophile and his collection included a complete set of Austen's first editions. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 235

$78.24

Song of Creation : An Anthology of Poems in Praise of Animals [SIGNED]

By Andrew Linzey and Tom Regan (Ed.)

Basingstoke: Abbey Books, 1988. 1st Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.75 inches (12.5 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Light crease to spine. Light stain to lower edge of rear cover and lower page edge. Very clean text throughout. Inscription from editor Andrew Linzey to Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. An interesting association copy. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.15; Oceania £12.95; Rest of World £12.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Paperback. Printed pages: xx, 155

$34.14

Love Around the World [SIGNED]

By Lailan Young

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1985. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 5.5 x 8.75 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Spine faded, gilt lettering to front cover rubbed, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Small marks to front board. Light foxing to page edges. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by author to page facing title page. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 216

$27.03

An Accident of Love [SIGNED]

By Mary Ellin Barrett

New York: E.P. Dutton and Co, 1973. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (15 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight wear to top edge, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding. Discolouration to pastedown endpapers, light foxing to page edges. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed by the author to half title page: 'To Elizabeth and Richard Adams, with best wishes Mary Ellin Barrett'. Second novel by the daughter of Irving Berlin. A rare signed copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 251

$42.68

Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals [SIGNED]

By Peter Singer / [Richard Adams]

New York: A New York Review Book, distributed by Random House Inc., 1975. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 21.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Fading and slight wear to spine, light shelf wear to covers. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First impression of the first edition, with 'First Printing, October 1975' to copyright page. Beige cloth binding with slight creasing to spine. Foxing to endpapers, clean text throughout. Crease to lower corner of first three pages. Front free endpaper has a warm inscription from Peter Singer to Richard Adams, author of Watership Down: 'For Richard Adams with thanks for your kind words about this book, and in appreciation of all you have done to influence attitudes to animals, Peter Singer 18.x.78'. Richard Adams distinctive engraved bookplate, featuring two running rabbits, 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 in Canada against the hunting of baby seals, and ultimately served as president of the RSPCA in 1982. A landmark work on the moral rights of animals, exposing the horrors of factory farming and animal experimentation. A very rare signed first edition with excellent association. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 301

$711.25

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