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Skellig Revisited 2015

Skellig Revisited 2015

ACKROYD, Norman

Limited edition; sheets loose as issued, in original solander box, overall 39.2 x 26 x 3.6cm. Portfolio of ten etchings on 280 gsm Somerset rag, each signed, dated, titled and numbered 38/90 in pencil, with limitation page signed, dated and numbered in pencil by the artist...

£4500.00

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John Keats:  Endymion: A Poetic Romance

John Keats: Endymion: A Poetic Romance

BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John

Limited edition, small folio, original pictorial white vellum, gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with Cynthia Goddess of the Moon by Buckland Wright in gilt to covers, top edge gilt, others uncut, cloth slip-case...

£4750.00

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Colonnade 1937-1947

Colonnade 1937-1947

DRIBERBG, Tom

First edition; 8vo; original cloth and dust jacket. A collection of Driberg's work for the Daily Express, Reynolds News and Lilliput. Thomas Edward Neil Driberg, (1905 – 1976) was a British journalist, politician, High Anglican churchman and possible Soviet spy, who served as a Member of Parliament from 1942 to 1955, and again from 1959 to 1974...

£250.00

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Great Suffragists- and Why: Modern Makers of History

Great Suffragists- and Why: Modern Makers of History

Edited by Ethel Hill and Olga Fenton Shafer

First edition; 8vo, original green cloth, upper cover with printed pictorial title in Suffragette colours. First edition of this early collection of some biographical sketches of leaders of the English suffrage movement, copiously illustrated with portraits...

£1600.00

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With the Red Army in Poland and Byelorussia

With the Red Army in Poland and Byelorussia

GROSSMAN, Vassili

First English edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Translated from the Russian by Helen Altschuler. Known mainly for his novel 'Life and Fate', Grossman was also one of the first war reporters to chronicle the Nazi extermination camps in Poland and the Ukraine...

£1000.00

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Moortown Elegies

Moortown Elegies

HUGHES, Ted: illustrated by Leonard Baskin.

Limited edition; small folio; original full crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, illustration of a bull blocked in gilt on upper cover, top edge gilt, original slipcase...

£4000.00

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London Impressions: Etchings and Pictures in Photogravure

London Impressions: Etchings and Pictures in Photogravure

HYDE, William

First edition; folio; original vellum boards, titled in gilt on upper cover and spine, top edge gilt. Photogravure plates and three etchings. Jerrold Northrop Moore in his chapter on Hyde in The Green Fuse, states that his "art expanded the pastoral vision planted by Palmer - through dark and savage weathers, and even into the city...

£1000.00

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The Nature Poems of George Meredith.

The Nature Poems of George Meredith.

HYDE, William

Limited edition; small folio; full green crushed morocco, top edge gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt in compartments, covers with multiple gilt rules and gilt corner devices; watered silk end papers...

£1500.00

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The Nature Poems of George Meredith.

The Nature Poems of George Meredith.

HYDE, William

Limited edition; small folio; original quarter vellum binding; printed on fine laid paper with a Hockinson & Co. watermark. Number 4 of 150 numbered copies signed by the illustrator...

£175.00

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Pen and ink Sketches

Pen and ink Sketches

India

An album of mainly pen and ink sketches of India; 4to. The sketches include portraits: of a Sikh Warrior, A Daughter of Kashmir, A Gurkha Family and monuments, such as The Hiran Minar or Elephant Tower and Toers of Silence...

£1500.00

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Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Williamson

Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Williamson

LAWRENCE, T.E.

Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Williamson; 1pp; written in ink, signed TES, from 13 Birmingham St, Southampton and dated 21.xii.33. Apologising for a long delay in replying to a letter from April...

£4750.00

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Kyffin: A Celebration: Binding by Stuart Brockman

Kyffin: A Celebration: Binding by Stuart Brockman

MORGAN, Derek Llwyd (editor)

Limited edition, one of 50 copies for the Designer Bookbinders, from a total edition of 360 copies, 20 linocuts in blue and black and linocut endpapers by Kyffin Williams, bound by Stuart Brockman (with his label) in 2007 in boards covered in translucent vellum over a watercolour painting and tooled with chimney smoke in palladium punctuated with gilt diamond-shaped tooling, deep blue and silver patterned endpapers, original linocut endpapers bound in, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in perspex box for viewing within Brockman's original black velvet-lined clamshell black cloth box with black morocco, gilt lettered spine label, small folio (binding 266 x 176mm)...

£4750.00

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A Catalogue of the Etchings of Samuel Palmer with introduction and notes by R. G. Alexander

A Catalogue of the Etchings of Samuel Palmer with introduction and notes by R. G. Alexander

PALMER, Samuel

Limited edition; 8vo; original boards, with gilt decoration to front board and gilt titles to spine. Number 81 of 375 copies. Very good, wear to extremities and scattered light foxing to the preliminaries

£500.00

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The War Poems.

The War Poems.

SASSOON, Siegfried

First edition, first impression.; 12mo; bound by Stuart Brockman in full black goatskin; design applied with goatskin onlays, gold tooling; lettered in gold leaf; paste paper endleaves and gilt edges...

£5000.00

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What is Life? The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell

What is Life? The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell

SCHRODINGER, Erwin

First English edition; 8vo; original cloth, dust jacket. The book was based on a course of public lectures delivered by Schrödinger in February 1943, in Dublin, where he was Director of Theoretical Physics, at Trinity College, Dublin...

£1250.00

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Marching in Line [Three Variant Studies]

SMITH, Percy John Delf

Marching in line [three variant studies], pencil on various papers, two signed, one dated '1918' with borderlines and inscribed measurements, each sheet approx...

£1200.00

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A Russian Journal

A Russian Journal

STEINBECK, John

First edition; 8vo; original cloth-backed boards, top edge stained blue and original dust jacket. Illustrated by Robert Capa.Signed presentation inscription from the author "Vu du buiche dun pi quah dus an plu k...

£4000.00

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The Midsummer Marriage. An opera in three acts

The Midsummer Marriage. An opera in three acts

TIPPETT, Michael

Three-quarter blue morocco; 4to, gilt titles. Piano transcription for Piano by Michael Tillett. Signed by Michael Tippett to the head of the title page...

£400.00

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The Black Country

The Black Country

WADSWORTH, Edward

Signed limited edition; small folio; original cloth-backed boards. Initial devices and vignette by Wadsworth and 20 black and white plates. Wadsworth's own copy of the signed limited edition, which was 'specially seen through the press by the artist' and contains a 'unique woodcut now destroyed'; this is number 41 of 50 copies...

£2250.00

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The Black Country

The Black Country

WADSWORTH, Edward

First edition; small folio; original cloth-backed boards. Initial devices and vignette by Wadsworth and 20 black and white plates. Wadsworth's working proof copy, with his annotations in pencil...

£2250.00

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