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Dan Dare Pilot of the Future Operation Saturn

By Higgs Mike

Hawk Books Ltd, 1989. Third Deluxe Collector's Edition, illustrated laminated hard covers, unpaginated, colour artwork by Frank Hampson and Desmond Walduck. This story ran in the Eagle magazine from February 1953 to May 1954. VG clean copy, slight bumping to boards. Heavy - please enquire for postage costs. 1st Thus. Glazed Boards. VG. Folio.


More Morrow A Book of Drawings

By George Morrow

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1921. Orig yellow paper pictorial boards, spine worn to edges and chipped, pp xviii, 97, black and white drawings, many of which first appeared in Punch.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. Book.


After the Funeral

By Paul Scott

The Whittington Press, 1979. Original marbled paper boards with red cloth spine and gilt titling, xiv/19pp with full page illustrations by Sally Scott, and a preface by Roland Grant, a limited edition of 200 copies on hand made paper, this being a Review copy, signed by Sally Scott and Roland Grant. Published in association with William Heinemann.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. VG. Illus. by Sally Scott. Foli.


Birds of Ireland

By Martyn Anglesea

Dundonald: Blackstaff Press, 1983. Half calf marbled boards, raised bands, bound by Sydney Aiken, Co. Down. No 41 of a Limited Edition of 250 copies.. Signed by Martyn Anglesea, Ulster Museum, also signed by the Designed Wendy Dunbar. of Blackstaff Press. 9pp. Paintings of Richard Dunscombe Parker (c1805-81) - 40 colour plates. Notes on the colour plates, List of Illustrations of Irish Birds, Bibliography - pages 97 - 113. Fine copy, Heavy - please enquire for postage costs. . 1st. Hardcover in Slipcase. Fine. Large Folio (Landscape). Book.


Comforting Thoughts

By Mabel Lucie Attwell

Valentine & Sons Original illustrated thin card stapled covers, 12pp, with colour illustration on each page, undated. A title in the Golden Thoughts Booklet series. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo. Book.


Mr Paul

By Bone Gertrude

LONDON: Jonathan Cape, 1921. Original green cloth with rubbed paper title label to spine, 295pp, illustrated with woodcuts, fore and lower edges rough cut. some wear to cloth edges, bookplate to front pastedown. A Limited edition of 750 copies of which this is No 721, signed by the author and illustrator.. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Stephen Bone. 8vo. Book.



By Murray Charles

LONDON: Constable & Co Ltd, 1917. Original blue cloth with gilt titling and illustration, 139pp, with an introduction by Andrew Lang, and with a loose presentation letter by the illustrator.. First Illustrated. Cloth. VG. Illus. by A S Boyd. 8vo. Book.


The Naval Front

By Maxwell Gordon S

A & C Black, 1920. VG copy in original blue cloth with gilt titling. slightly faded and bumped on croners. Dustwrapper present but split along rear spine fold and with loss to head and tail of spine. 203pp, with 16 colour plates and 16 plates in b/w by war artist Donald Maxwell.. 1st. Cloth. VG-/Fair. Illus. by Donald Maxwell. 8vo. Book.


The Book of Simple Delights

By Raymond Walter

LONDON: J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1912. Original light grey cloth with gilt titling and black decoration, 288pp, 4th illustrated edition, with drawings by Herbert Cole.. 4th Edition. Hardcover. VG. Illus. by Herbert Cole. 16mo. Book.


These Things Also Are Spring's

By Thomas Edward

Folio Press, 1988. Poems selected by Patrick Garland with wood-engravings by James Bostock. 70pp. Laid paper in marbled paper covers boards with silk cloth spine. Unobtrusive embossed name stamp to corner of front end-paper. Fine copy, no faults, with original clear acetate cover. . 1st. Paper Covered Boards. Fine. Illus. by Bostock James. Large 8vo.


Hours of Gladness

By Maeterlinck M

George Allen, 1912. Translated by Teixeira de Mattos with superb tipped in colour plates by E J Detmold. 181pp. Printed on laid paper with rough cut edges. A little age toning to edges, slight spotting to some page edges but not affecting the colour plates. Original decorative cloth/gilts boards, bright and clean, just a little wear to spine ends. Complete with dust wrapper - some loss to spine ends, a few small closed edge tears, spine discoloured and marked, but a rare survivor.. 1st Thus. Decorative Cloth. VG-/Good. Illus. by E J Detmold. 4to.



By Fulleylove John & Thomas Edward

A & C BLACK, 1903. A volume in the classic A&C Black 20/- series. 264pp, many colour plates. A VG clean copy, all plates in excellent condition with tissue guards. Original decorative cloth boards, some rubbing to edges and rear boards with some discolouration. 1st. Decorative Cloth. VG. Large 8vo.


Brave Boys and Girls in Wartime

By Lea John

BLACKIE, 1918. Stirring stories of WW1, mainly of interest for the 9 colour plates by H M Brock, plus other B&W illustrations. c.60pp. Generally a VG copy given that this is cheaply produced book not intended for a long live. Bpard edges wotn and very slight spotting to edges, but binding firm and cloth spine undamaged. Gift inscription to top of title pages dated November 1918. . 1st. Paper Covered Boards. VG-. Illus. by H M Brock. Small 4to.


Cook-a-Hoop : A Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press January 1950 -December 1961

By Chamber David & Sandford Christopher

Private Libraries Association, 1976. Bibliograpgy of the books printed by this famous Private Press from September 1949 to December 1961 and a listing of Prospecturses 1920-62 with illsutraions from the books. 126pp. VG copy in dw.. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. Tall 8vo.


Morte D'Arthur : A Poem

By Tennyson Alfred

Chatto & Windus, 1912. Tennyson's classic poem produced in the form of an medieval illustrated manuscript by Alberto Sangorski. 24pp. Contents generally VG and bright, just a little slight soilng to page margins. Original paper covered boards worn on edges and discoloured, spine professionally rebacked with cloth.. 1st. Paper Covered Boards. VG-. Illus. by Sangorski Alberto. Small 4to.


Oxfordshire : A Shell Guide

By Piper John

FABER & FABER, 1953. The Oxfordshire volume of the famous 'Shell Guide' series - this is the 'new edition' of 1953, the hard bound edition which replaced the original pre-war softback. 68pp. A fine copy in original cloth boards, unmarked and still bright. The dust wrapper is VG, unclipped and undamaged, just a little light spotting on the flaps and rear panel. A fine collectable example. . 2nd (revised). Cloth. Fine/VG. Small 4to.


12 Illustrations to the Pickwick Club

By Onwhyn T

Albert Jackson, 1894. The Onwhyn engravings to illustrated Dicken's Pickwick Papers in 1847, but not used and unprinted until this set was produced in 1894. Paper wrappers and 2pp loose account of the plates and contents. 12 loose engravings on thick laid paper. Edges of wrappers have some small tears but good for age. The plates are clean but do have some scattered foxing affecting some plates more than others. Scarce set.. 1st. Paper Wrapper. VG-. Illus. by Onwhyn T. Small 4to.



By Bone David W

Chatto & Windus, 1919. First hand account of the British Merchant Navy during WW1 with pencil drawings by the War-Artist Muirhead Bone. xiii+259pp. Nicely printed on coated paper, bottom edges uncut. Contents generally VG, a little finger marking to a few margins, binding a little slack. Original blue cloth boards, slightly marked and rubbed on extremities. . 1st. Cloth. VG-. Illus. by Muirhead Bone. 4to.


Our Girls in Wartime

By Gordon Hampden

John Lane Nice humourous poems about Women at work in WW1 with tri-tone comic illustrations. 25pp + 27 plates. Undated but 1918. Contents VG, clean and unmarked, original paper covered boards rubbed on edges and to rear, cloth spine. . 1st. Paper Covered Boards. VG-. Illus. by Dennys Joyce. Large 8vo.