Antiquarian & Rare Books

FIRST EDITIONS

International Literature Poetry & History

 

Index: A - C

 

Biographies:  A - C   D - F   G  - J   K - M   N - P   Q - S   T - V   W - Z

 

 

Anthologies

 

Lyrics of the Middle Ages: Grove Press, New York, 1959. First Edition

 

Chaucer For Children: Chatto & Windus, Picadilly, 1877. First Edition V.  Rare

 

English Literature Classical & Romantic: by H.J.C. Grierson: Chatto & Windos, London, 1960

 

Russia’s Other Writers: edited by Michael Scammell: Longman, Edinburgh, 1970. First Edition

 

Baron Munchausen and other Comic Tales from Germany: Dent, London, 1971. First Edition

 

Classic Tales of Horror: Constable, London, 1976. First Edition

 

Collecting Modern First Editions: Studio Vista, London, 1977. First Edition…35

 

The Hermitage: Aurora Art.Leningrad, 1979. First Edition

 

The Illustrated Faerie Queene: Newsweek Books, New York, 1980. First Thus

 

The Amber Lyre-Lithuanian Poetry 18th-20th Century: Raduga Publishers, Moscow, 1983. First Edition

 

Larousse Encyclopaedia of Archaeology: Chancellor Press, London, 1983

 

Ritual Art of India: Thames & Hudson, New York, 1985. First Edition

 

The Chelsea Flower Show: Cassell, London, 1987. First Thus

 

The British Isles:  Colour Library Books, 1987. First Edition

 

Middle Ages: Mystic Press, London, 1987

 

Mysteries of the Ancient World: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1988. First    Edition

 

Greece Cultural Heritage:  Greek National Tourism, 1988. First Edition

 

Birds of Prey: Crescent Books, New York. First Edition,1990

 

The Works of Shakespeare in 3 Volumes

Edited by Howard Staunton, and copiously

Illustrated by John Gilbert, with engravings by

The Brothers Dalziel.

Published by Routledge, London 1858-1865.

First Editions. 4 to 93/4” to 12” tall. Beautiful light brown full leather covered boards with elaborately

tooled fold borders and five raised bands at spines. A lovely set of Shakespeare in V.G. condition

 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Waverly Book Co., London, 1948. First Edition thus

 

Harper’s Encyclopaedia of Mystical and Paranormal Experiences: Castle Books, New Jersey, 1991. First Edition

 

Cambridge Companion to Mediaeval English TheatreCambridge  University Press, 1994. PB

                

The Oxford Book of Classical Verse : Oxford University Press, 1995. PB

     

Tombs, Graves & Mummies: Phoenix Illustrated, 1996. First Edition

 

The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature: Oxford University Press, 1997, PB

                 

Monet’s House: Francis Lincoln, London, 1997. First Edition

 

Native American Myths and Legends: Brockhampton Press, London, 1998. First Edition

 

Miller’s Antiques Price Guide 2003

                 

Long Way Round by Ewen McGregor & Charlie Boorman: The

Illustrated Edition, Time Warner Books, London, 2005. First Edition

                             

Eternal Butrint:  Unesco World Heritage Site: Butrint Foundation 2006

                

Edward Lear in Albania: I.B. Tauris, London, 2008. First Edition

 

The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair Handbook 2008: First Edition

 

The British Museum Classical Love Poetry:  British Museum Press 2009

 

 Romantic Moderns by Alexandra HarrisThames & Hudson, London, 2010. First Edition

 

The Traveller’s Guide to Classical Philosophy: Thames & Hudson, London, 2011. First Edition

 

Dancing in the Wind-Poetry & Art of the British Isles: edited by Charles Sullivan.: La Martiniére,

New York, 2002. First Edition

 

Ackroyd, Peter

The Collection: Chatto & Windus, London, 2001, First Edition

 

The Lambs of London: Chatto & Windus, London, 2004. First Edition

 

Shakespeare the Biography: Chatto & Windus, London, 2005. First Edition

 

Chaucer-Brief Lives: Chatto and Windus, London, 2004. First Edition

             

Allende, Isabel             

Ines of my Soul: Fourth Estate, London, 2006. First Edition

               

Alexander, Caroline 

The Bounty: Harper Collins, London, 2003. First Edition

 

Alter, Robert             

The Five Books of Moses: Norton, New York, 2004. First Edition

  

Amis, Martin   

Time’s Arrow: Jonathan Cape, London, 1991. First Edition

 

Armitage, Simon   

Seeing Stars: Faber & Faber, London, 2010. First Edition 2nd Imp

The Death of King Arthur: Faber, London,  2012. First Edition

 

Asprey, Robert                 

The Rise & Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Part 1-The Rise: Little Brown & Co., London,

2000. First Edition

 

Auden, W.H. {1907-1973}                

Collected Longer Poems: Faber & Faber, London,1968. First Edition

Fore-Words and After-Words: Faber & Faber, London, 1973. Ex-Lib

A Certain World: Faber, London, 1971. First Edition

Collected Poems: Faber, London, 1976. First Edition

Selected Poems: Faber & Faber, London, 1979. First Edition Thus, PB

Tell me the Truth about Love: Faber & Faber, London, 1994, First Thus.           

 

Ayling, Stanley

Edmund Burke-His Life and Opinions: John Murray, London, 1988. First Edition

 

Baines, Phil             

Penguin by Design: Allen Lane, London, 2005. First Edition

 

Ballard. Robert D.             

The Discovery of the Titanic: Madison Press, Toronto, 1987. First Edition

 

Barker, Pat              

The Ghost Road: Dutton, New York, 1995. First Edition

 

Barnes, Julian:             

The Sense of an Ending: Jonathan Cape, London, 2011

 

Barrie, J.M.                 

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens: Hodder & Stoughton, London

Peter Pan & Wendy: Hodder & Stoughton, London

 

Baudelaire, Charles {1821-1867}

Les Fleur Du Mal {The new translation by Richard Howard}: Godine, Boston, 2006. PB

 

Beckford, William {1759-1844}

Vathek: Bodley Head, London, 1953. First thus {Trans. Herbert   Grimsditch

Life at Fonthill, 1807-1822: Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1957. First Edition {Translated by Boyd Alexander}

 

Bell, Alan

Sydney Smith-A Biography: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1980. First Edition

 

Belloc, Hilaire {1870-1953}

Complete Verse: Duckworth, London, 1988

Napoleon: Cassell & Co., Ltd., London, 1934. Second Edition

 

Bellow, Saul

Herzog: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 1964. First Edition

 

Bennett, Alan

Writing Home: Faber & Faber, London, 2005. First Edition

Untold Stories: Faber & Faber, London, 2005. First Edition, Signed

 

Beresford, Elisabeth

The Wombles to the Rescue: Benn, London, 1974. First Edition

 

Betjemin, John {1906-1984}

Colleted Poems: John Murray, London, 2001. PB

 

Blake, William {1757-1827}

Songs of Innocence and Experience: Chatto & Windus, London, 1941

William Blake by Kathleen Raine {156 illustrations}: Thames & Hudson, 1996. PB

 

Bloom, Harold

William Hazlett: Chelsea House, New York, 1986. First Edition

 

Bogarde, Dirk

A Period of Adjustment: Viking, London, 1994. First Edition, 2nd Imp Signed

 

Boyd, Jamie

Paintings and Drawings 1965-1986: First Edition Unique undated

 

Boardman, John

Greek Art: Thames & Hudson, 1965. First Edition

 

Bradbury, Malcolm

Cuts: Hutchinson, London, 1987. First Edition

 

Bradley, A.C.

Shakespearean Tragedy: St. Martin’s Press, 1992 PB

 

Bragg, Melvyn

The Adventure of English: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2003. First Edition

12 Books that changed the World: Hodder, London, 2006. First Edition

 

Brand, Neville

The Dark Lady: Robert Hale Ltd., London, 1950. First Edition………….....50

 

Braun, Lilian Jackson

The Cat Who Could Read Backwards: Crime Club, London, 1967. First Edition

 

Brent, Peter

Lord Byron: BCA, London, 1974. First Edition

 

Bresler, Fenton

Who Killed John Lennon? St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1989. First Edition

The Murder of John Lennon: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1989. First No DJ

 

Brooke, Rupert {1887-1915}

The Complete Poems: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., London, 1941

 

Brown, Dan

The Da Vinci Code: Bantam Press, London, 2004. First Illustrated Edition

 

Brereton, Capt. F.S.

Under the Chinese Dragon: Blackie & Son Ltd., London, 1912. First Edition

 

Bryant, Arthur

The Age of Elegance: Collins, London, 1950. First Edition

Makers of the Realm: Reprint Society, London, 1955.

 

Bulgakov, Mikhail  {1891-1940}

The Master and Margarita: Harper & Row, New York, 1967. First Edition

The Heart of a Dog: Collins and Harvill Press, London, 1968. First  Edition

 

Bunyan, John {1628-1688}

The Pilgrim’s Progress: illustrated by Walter Paget: Ernest Nister, London and E.P. Dutton,

New York,Hard Cover-Circa 1900. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Coloured

illustration on olive-green boards. Chrome lithograph frontispiece. Four plates in vivid colours

with additional black and white plates; 348 pages.

 

Burns, Robert {1759-1796}

The Complete Poems & Songs: Geddes & Grosset, Glasgow, 2000. First Thus

 

Burton, Sir Richard F.

The Perfumed Garden: Castle Books, New York, 1964

 

Butterworth, Alex & Ray Laurence               

Pompeii- The Living City: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London, 2005 First Edition

              

Byatt, A.S.

The Children’s Book: Chatto & Windus, London, 2009. First Edition

 

Campbell, Ian

Thomas Carlyle: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1974. First Edition…………...15

 

Capote, Truman

In Cold Blood: Reprint Society, London, 1967. No DJ

 

Carey, Peter

Illywhacker: Faber and Faber, London, 1985. First Edition

Oscar and Lucinda:  Faber and Faber, London, 1988. First Edition

The History of the Kelly Gang: Faber and Faber, London, 2001. First Edition, 2nd      Imp

My Life as a Fake: Faber and Faber, London, 2003. First Edition

Theft: Faber & Faber, London, 2006. First Edition

 

Carlyle, Thomas {1795-1881}

Carlyle’s Works-Centennial Memorial Edition-The French Revolution in Three Volumes Limited

to One Thousand Copies – No. 432: Dana Estes & Co., Boston, 1895

 

Carpenter, Humphrey

The Seven Lives of John Murray: John Murray, London, 2008. First Edition

 

Carroll, Lewis

Phantasmagoria:  Macmillan, London, 1919

 

Carter, Angela

Nights at the Circus: Chatto & Windus, London, 1984. First Edition

 

Carter, John

ABC for Book Collectors: Knopf, New York, 1985.

 

Caswell, Chris

Chartering a Boat: Sheridan House, New York, 2001. First Edition

 

Causley, Charles

Collected Poems, 1951-1975: Macmillan, London, 1979. PB

 

Catullus, Gaius Valerus {84-54 B.C.}

The Poems of Catullus translated b James Michie: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1969. First Edition Thus

 

Charriere, Henri

Papillon: Hart-Davis, London, 1970. First Edition

 

Chekov

3 Plays: Modern Library, London

 

Chew, Samuel C.

Byron in England

 

Christie, Agatha {1890-1976}

A Pocket Full of Rye: Collins, London, 1953. First Edition

Sleeping Murder: Collins, London, 1976. First Edition

 

Churchill, Winston S. {1874-1965}

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Vol. I: Cassell, London 1967

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Vol. II Cassell, London 1968

 

Clare, John {1793-1864}

The Later Poems of John Clare edited by Eric Robinson and Geoffrey Summerfield:

Manchester University Press, 1964. First Edition

 

Clubbe, John

Froude’s Life of Carlyle: John Murray, London, 1979. First Edition

 

Coetzee, J.M.

Disgrace: Secker & Warburg, London, 1999. First Edition 2nd Imp

Stranger Shores- Literary Essays: Viking, London, 2001. First Edition

Youth: Secker & Warburg, London, 2002. First Edition

Elizabeth Costello: Secker & Warburg, London, 2003. First Edition, 1st reprint

Slow Man: Secker & Warburg, London, 2005. First Edition

Inner Workings-Essays 2000-2005: Harvill Secker, London, 2007. First Edition

Diary of a Bad Year: Harvill Secker, London, 2007. First Edition

Summertime: Harvill Secker, London, 2009. First Edition

 

Collier, Peter & Horowitz, David

The Kennedys: Summit Books, New York, 1974. First Edition

 

Conan-Doyle, Arthur

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Peerage Books, London, 1987

 

Cornwell, John

Newman’s Unquiet Grave: Continuum International, London, 2010. First Edition

 

Coward, Noel

Pomp and Circumstance: Heinemann, London, 1960. First Edition

 

Cummings, E. E {1894-1962}

Poems 1923-1954-First Complete Edition: Harcourt, Brace and Co., New York, 1954. First Edition

 

 

 

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