London: Michael Joseph, (1970). First edition, 8vo, 79, (1) pp. Inscribed from the author on the fly leaf. Patterned boards, d.w., not price clipped, spine sunned.
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London: Michael Joseph, (1969). First edition, 8vo, 188, (2) pp. Signed on the title page by the author, pictorial endpapers and illustrations throughout. Cloth, d.w., spine sunned.
London: Michael Joseph, (1965). First edition, 8vo, 191, (1) pp. Inscribed from the author on a bookplate to the fly leaf, later bookplate to the paste down. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, with faint browning and soiling to the lower wrapper, near fine.
London: Michael Joseph, (1968). First edition, 8vo, 218, (2) pp. Inscribed from the author on the title page. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, a lovely copy.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1898. 8vo, xvi, 540, 32 advertisement pp, frontispiece and 84 plates, slight cracking of hinges, in the original cloth, spine sunned, ends rubbed. Subjects include Scott, Irving, Wordsworth, D'Israeli, George Cruikshank, Cobbett, Faraday and Thackeray plus a host of less well known figures.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & CO., Ltd., 1918. First edition. Small 8vo. x, 99, (1) pp. Publisher's indigo boards, dark lettering to the spine and upper cover, dust jacket. The jacket with losses to the spine ends, corners and the upper edge of the lower cover, slight fading to...
(Imprimé par G.W. van der Wiel et Cie, à Arnhem, pour De Zilverdistel, à la Haye, 1913). Limited edition, no. 188 of 310 copies, square 8vo, 301, (1) pp, cleanly printed in black with red sidelines, uncut in the original wrappers, paper labels, spine a little browned, a couple of...
London: Colnaghi and Puckle, 1841. First edition, folio, 16 pp. 7 fine lithographed plates with tissues, small mark to title, bookplate. Original gilt titled green cloth, somewhat marked and stained, recently rebacked. An entertaining and amusingly illustrated story of two men, a barrel, and a tiger.
London: Ferrington, 2002. First edition, small 8vo, (iv), 44 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Cloth, d.w., an excellent copy.
London: Faber and Faber, . First UK edition, 8vo, (vi), 194, (2) pp. Signature to fly leaf. Cloth, extremities rubbed. A collection of twelve essays on James Joyce's "Work in Progress" - later to appear as "Finnegans Wake" - notable for being Samuel Beckett's first appearance in print with his...
London: Heinemann, (1957). "New enlarged edition". 8vo. viii, 192 pp. Black quarter morocco over patterned paper boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to one panel. Frontispiece portrait. A little spotting, a very good copy.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1850. First edition. 8vo. xii, 261, (3) pp. Publisher's dark blue blindstamped cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, presentation inscription to a Miss Strickland "with the best wishes of the Author" to the head of the title page. A few very minor marks and only just...
London: Methuen & Co., 1899. First edition, 8vo, (viii), 343, (1, 39, 1 advertisement) pp. 4 black and white plates, some occasional light foxing. Original gilt titled red cloth, light sunning of spine, some marking to the top edge of the upper cover.
London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1929. Limited edition, no. 199 of 530 copies signed by the author, 8vo, 28, (2) pp. Unopened in the original patterned boards, d.w. with mild browning to spine and very slight loss to one corner and the top of the lower wrapper, overall a very good clean copy.
London: The Folio Society, (2009). Six volumes, 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Gilt titled coloured cloth, slipcase, a lovely set.
London: William Heinemann, 1903. First edition, 8vo, (iv), 279, (1, 4 advertisement) pp. Contemporary signature and bookseller's small blind stamp to fly leaf. Original pale orange cloth, spine slightly darkened, ends bumped.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1972). Second impression, 8vo, (vi), 316, (2) pp. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, spine sunned with some rubbing to ends, small label removed from the lower wrapper.
Stevenage: Finishing Publications Ltd., (2009). Second edition. 8vo. (vi), 246, (4) pp. Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and decorated to the upper board, dust jacket. Illustrations by the author throughout. Mild wrinkling to the foot of the jacket at a few points, very good overall. A cult...
London: The Galley Press, 1962. First edition. 8vo. xii, 204 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth, gilt lettered red spine panel with a matching gilt illustrated panel to the upper board, early owner's rectangular ink stamp to the front endpaper dated 1966 by hand, dust jacket. Illustrations by the author throughout. Some...
London: Inter-Action Inprint, 1979. First edition thus, 8vo, xv, 209 pp. Small photographic illustrations, Errata slip loosely inserted, signed on the fly leaf by Tom Stoppard, Cloth, d.w., a fine copy. Including two works each by Stoppard and Michael Stevens as well as plays by Harold Pinter and Wolf Mankowitz.
(Woodbridge, 1979). First edition, 8vo, (x), 162 pp. John Betjeman's Library label to paste down. Cloth, d.w., a fine copy. A collection of 10 essays by Authors including Seamus Heaney and Robert Gittings.
(Woodbridge, 1982). First edition, 8vo, (x), 190 pp. John Betjeman's Library label to paste down. Cloth, d.w., slight marginal browning throughout otherwise a fine copy. A collection of 11 essays.
London: The James Press, . First edition, 8vo, 57, (1) pp. Dedication leaf and 7 full page illustrations on pink paper, text on light blue paper with light marginal browning throughout, some other small illustrations, inscription to fly leaf quoting a line from one of the poems found within. Original...
(London): Warren Editions, (1977). Limited edition, no. 163 of 220 copies signed by both Betjeman and Harte, oblong 8vo, (34) pp. 15 coloured lithographic plates, the text printed on thin paper. Original white cloth with a further illustration to the upper cover, blind stamped red cloth folding box, a fine copy.
London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler, [1870s]. Four volumes, small 8vo. Marbled endpapers, signature of Lily Noble to the title page of "Little Women". Contemporary full vellum, red morocco spine labels, each volume with matching hand painted decoration - lilies of the valley to the upper covers, a smaller bouquet to...