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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. by POTTER. BEATRIX

Frederick Warne and Co. London. 1902. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 16mo. (5.6 x 4.4 inches). First state of the text with "wept big tears" on page 51. Illustrated with colour frontis, line vignette of a bunny on the title page and 30 fine colour plates by the Au...

From Paul Foster Books

£5,250.00


ULYSSES by JOYCE. JAMES.;

John Lane The Bodley Head. London.,1936. FIRST BRITISH EDITION. Large 8vo.(10.3 x 7.9 inches). ONE OF 900 COPIES printed on Japon Vellum paper. This copy number 597, from a total edition of 1000 copies. xvi,768 pp(including blank leaves). Finely bound by...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,500.00


THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire. by MACHIAVELLI. NICCOLO

Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches). x11,222pp. Lacking last, blank, leaf, all text complete. Decorated with woodcut engraved ornamental title page and engraved h...

From Paul Foster Books

£12,750.00


LES MISERABLES. by HUGO. VICTOR

Hurst and Blackett, Successors to Henry Colburn. London. 1863. THIRD ENGLISH EDITION. Three volumes. 8vo. (8 x 5.4 inches). Some foxing to just a few pages but overall very good throughout. Original publishers purple cloth bindings. Spines lettered and d...

From Paul Foster Books

£1,250.00


A STUDY IN SCARLET. by DOYLE. ARTHUR CONAN

Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Published the year before in Beetons Christmas annual. Green & Gibson A1, a.i. (second impression). Publish...

From Paul Foster Books

£25,000.00


SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 to 12. by PERRY. MARK. Edits

Mark Perry. London. 1976/77. First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Original issues of numbers one to twelve, a complete run of the Fanzine (two supplements, or special issues, were published but are not present here). Complete with the o...

From Paul Foster Books

£7,500.00


ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES by HEMINGWAY. ERNEST

Charles Scribner`s Sons. New York. 1950. PRESENTATION ISSUE, PRECEDING THE FIRST U.S. EDITION. With Scribner logo and letter A on verso of title page. One of just 24 copies, each bound in dark blue buckram with gilt lettering and ruling to the spine. Hem...

From Paul Foster Books

£9,500.00


PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS. by RACKHAM. ARTHUR. Illustrates; BARRIE. J. M

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1906. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.2 x 7.7 inches). Illustrated with a colour frontis and forty nine full colour plates, all mounted onto thick art paper pages at back of book, each one with a printed tissue guard. Decorative endpa...

From Paul Foster Books

£1,450.00


THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.5 inches). Portrait frontis of Viscount Cromer in volume one, and Lord Kitchener in volume two. Illustrated throughout with 56 mono plates, mostly by Angus McNeill of the Seafo...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,750.00


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & --- THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE. by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

Macmillan & Co. London. 1877 + 1873. TWO VOLUMES. EARLY EDITIONS. 8vo, (7.5 x 5.2 inches). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Fifty fifth Thousand), Through the Looking Glass (Thirty eighth Thousand). Both volumes Illustrated throughout, with forty and fif...

From Paul Foster Books

£950.00


Rebecca by du Maurier, Daphne

First edition, first impression (Gollancz, 1938). A slip signed, inscribed and dated by the author is loosely laid-in. Adapted on several occasions for stage and television with a further film adaptation due in October 2020.Publisher's original black clot...

From Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA

£4,250.00


ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & ---THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE. by CARROLL. LEWIS. (The Rev Charles Dodgson). ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

Macmillan & Co. London. 1927 and 28. TWO VOLUMES. Reprints of the 1907 and 1908 Miniature editions. 8vo, (6.1 x 4.3 inches). Both volumes are beautifully Illustrated throughout, with forty-two and fifty line engravings respectively, by John Tenniel. Tiss...

From Paul Foster Books

£975.00


THE TWO TOWERS. Being the second part of The Lord of the Rings by TOLKIEN. J. R. R

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1954. FIRST EDITION, 1st impression. 8vo. (9 x 5.9 inches). Fold out map at the rear in fine condition. Text pages clean and fresh throughout. Top of page edges still a deep and pleasing red. The front blank free endpape...

From Paul Foster Books

£4,250.00


Wind In The Willows (With The Original DustJacket) by Grahame, Kenneth

The Second UK Printing published by Methuen in October 1908 - the same month as the first printing. The BOOK is in near Fine condition and is in remarkable condition for its age. The Wrapper has protected the covers well and the gilt design remains very b...

From Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

£2,950.00


The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts. by KENNEDY, John F

c.1945-63. Outside of Bobby, President Kennedy had one really close friend and that was Dave Powers" - the David Powers collection of JFK's speeches and manuscripts prior to the Presidency The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and man...

From Peter Harrington

£375,000.00


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