London: The Folio Society, 1987-92. Eight volumes (of eighteen). 8vo. Variously coloured cloth, gilt lettered spine panels, slipcases to the first, fifth, sixth and eighth volumes. Wood engraved illustrations by Peter Reddick. A very good set.
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London: The Lambeth Fighting Fund, 1986. Oblong 4to, 48 pp. Black and white photographic illustrations, signed by Tony Benn and Ted Knight ("Socialist greetings"). Original wrappers, some minor creasing.
New York: Sagapress, 1984. Folio, no. 1235 of 1,984 copies, folio, xxx, 159, (1) pp. 5 plates and 32 illustrations in the text, patterned endpapers. Cloth, damp stain to the top corner of both covers, d.w. replicating the endpapers in excellent condition.
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1907. First reprint, 8vo, (x), 198 pp. 75 coloured plates with captioned tissues plus a folding map at the end, bookplate. Original decorative blue cloth, top edge gilt, top edge of lower cover slightly sunned otherwise an excellent copy. Inman 78, see also pp 43-45.
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1934. Sixth edition, 8vo, (xii), 340 pp. Marbled endpapers, prize label of Watford Grammar School to paste down. Contemporary dark green half calf, gilt arms to upper cover, mild rubbing of spine otherwise very good.
London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1903. 8vo, (xiv), 430 pp. 8 black and white plates, marbled endpapers. Later black half morocco, t.e.g., blue cloth sides, mild rubbing to hinges otherwise very good.
Edinburgh: Printed for E. Wingrove... and J. Balfour, 1793. Ninth edition thus, 8vo, 520 pp. 3 folding plates, marbled endpapers. Handsomely bound by Riviere and Son in early 20th century vellum, t.e.g., minor sunning of spine and some mild marks, a lovely copy.
London: Editions Poetry, 1948. First edition, 8vo, 259, (1) pp. Portrait frontispiece, signed by Louis MacNeice to the paste down. Original cloth, lower cover stained with browning to the final few leaves.
London: Michael Joseph, (1955). First edition, 8vo, 176 pp. 8 photographic plates, contemporary signature to fly leaf, contemporary gardening notes to the rear endpapers. Cloth, d.w, price clipped, minor chipping to edges, a few marks.
London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., . First edition, 8vo, x, 246 pp. 64 plates, mostly photographic, slightly later inscription to fly leaf. Cloth, d.w. torn with an old and subtle repair to the reverse and some bleed through from the tape.
[Ditchling: S. Dominic's Press], 1922. 8vo, (1), 62-68 pp. One wood engraving by David Jones, some light soiling and marks, minor tear to the top of the spine. Taylor & Sewell F1.
[Ditchling: S. Dominic's Press], 1922. 8vo, 8 pp. One wood engraving by David Jones, some light foxing to edges. Single sheet fold and unopened. Very good. Taylor & Sewell F1.
(London): Thames & Hudson, (1999). First edition, 4to, 273, (3) pp. 313 photographic illustrations. Cloth, d.w., an excellent copy.
London: The British Broadcasting Corporation, (1930). 8vo, 458, (6) pp. Black and white illustrations. Cloth, d.w. soiled with a little loss to extremities.
New York: Dover Publications, (1980). First edition, 4to, (iv), 41, (1) pp. Full page coloured illustrations throughout. Inscribed on the title page "To Tony [Ledell, Head of Costume Design at Glyndebourne Opera House], with deep gratitude for his wonderful work, Erté", and also inscribed by 11 cast members next to...
New York: Dover Publications, (1979). First edition, 4to, (ii), 46 pp. Full page coloured illustrations throughout. Inscribed on the title verso "To Tony [Ledell, Head of Costume Design at Glyndebourne Opera House], with affectionate regards, Erté", with a longer inscription to the recto from someone else concerning the costumes for...
(London): Petersburg Press, (1977). First edition thus, square 8vo, 51, (1) pp. Coloured illustrations throughout, contemporary inscription to fly leaf. Original boards, spine browned with some rubbing to extremities.
(London): Holland Press, (1969). First edition, folio, (iv), 36 leaves. 36 full page illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers, light browning to spine and edges, very good.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, (1916). Thirty-fourth impression ("Fine Edition"), 8vo, (x), 368, (2) pp. 12 coloured plates, pictorial endpapers. Original gilt titled cream buckram, t.e.g., d.w. with light soiling and slight loss to extremities, publisher's box with a further coloured illustration to the top, some cracking to the corners and...
London: Cassell & Company, 1901. Four volumes. 8vo. Publisher's dark blue decorated cloth, gilt lettered on spines and upper boards. 160 coloured plates. Slight rubbing to spine ends, a very good set. The illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and others.
(New York): Harper & Row, [c.1984]. Single rolled sheet, 149 x 80 cm, printed in colour on both sides, being the entire book as it would have originally appeared at the printers before folding and binding. Inscribed by Sendak "For Tony [Ledell], with pleasure! Maurice". Some light marks, minor creasing...
London: R.A. Bateman Limited, [c.1925]. Second edition. 8vo. 339, (1), 46 pp. Publisher's red cloth, black lettered to the spine and upper board, dust jacket illustrated on the upper panel and spine. Black and white illustrations in the text. Losses to the head of the spine and lower edge of...
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1910. 8vo. xlvi, 254, (2) pp. Contemporary full burgundy morocco for Hatchards in the Arts and Crafts style, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to one panel and dated at the foot, gilt rules to the other compartments and the upper board with triple gilt...
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First US edition. 8vo. xvi, 325, (1) pp. Publisher's blue cloth, white lettering to the spine and upper board, illustrated dust jacket designed by Charles Pont. Frontispiece portrait of the expedition leader Professor Otto Julievitch Schmidt, 31 black and white photographic plates plus 8...
London: Faber and Faber, (1981-85). Three volumes, first volume first reprint, other two first editions. 8vo. Portrait frontispieces, signature to fly leaves. Cloth, d.w.'s, one price clipped, slight sunning of spines otherwise very good.