The Road to Oxiana
First edition; 8vo; original blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering to spine in pictorial dust jacket. With 16 illustrations and 5 maps. Byron, who died young in the Second World War, was one of the Brideshead set immortalized by Evelyn Waugh, but he was also the foremost travel writer of his age...
Shell Guide to Wiltshire: A Series of Views.
BYRON, Robert Editor; General Editor John Betjeman
First Faber edition; 8vo; original ring bound cloth boards and dust jacket; eight plates and numerous black and white photographs; two full-page coloured maps and pictorial end papers...
The Seasons, A Landscape Panorama: An Impression of Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Four volumes. Limited editions each one of 100 copies signed by the artist; 8vo; original boards with monotype printed in colours and transparent dust jackets...
Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
First edition; original cloth boards. Long inscription by the author to the front free end paper "Easter 1960 All we an know of Jo is that her name entitles her by its initial to be the first owner of this copy of Martin Pippin...
The End of the Affair.
First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket, together with the rare Daily Mail wrap around band. A fine copy, with a little wear to the spine ends, in a near fine dust jacket, slightly darkened to the spine and a couple of short closed tears...
John Drinkwater: Illustrated by Paul Nash
Limited edition; 8vo; original cover in black and yellow on blue paper. Edition of 200 on hand made paper. Ten line block illustrations in black and white from drawings by Paul Nash...
John Drinkwater: Illustrated by Paul Nash
Limited edition; 8vo; original cover in black and yellow on blue paper. Edition of 200 on hand made paper. Signed by the author on the limitation page...
A sketchbook, with twenty six watercolour, pen and ink and pencil sketches, pencil notes and a poem
A Winsor and Newton sketchbook; 25.5 x 20.5cm; original card covers; sixty eight pages. Twenty six watercolour, pen and ink and pencil sketches, with pencil notes and a poem, some pages blank...
The Anathemata: fragments of attempted writing
First edition; 8vo; original cloth and dust jacket. This epic poem is composed of eight sections, which together narrate the thought processes of one cambrophile English Catholic at Mass over the span of roughly seven seconds! Near fine, with bumps to spine ends in a very good dust jacket, which is slightly toned and wear to the spine ends...
More Papers Hand Made by John Mason
Limited edition; 4to; original white paper-backed marbled boards. No 50 of an edition of no more than 200 copies. Signed and dated by John Mason, 1960...
Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.
Limited edition of 375, this being number 44. Printed by the Curwen Press on Zanders hand-made paper, cream laid with the Curwen Press watermark, the pages French folded, untrimmed...
Burning Waters, Visual and Poetic Images, second version
Limited edition of 75, this being number 66; 4to; original 3/4 cloth backed linen boards inscribed in gold to the spine.Introduction and 12 illustrated poems...
The Man Within
Limited edition of 75, this being number 30; 4to; original 3/4 cloth backed linen boards inscribed in gold to the spine.poems. Signed by the artist on the title page...
First trade edition in Russian, 8vo, original pale green boards, titles to spine and front board in black and dust jacket designed by Ampelio Tettamanti...
Photograph Signed by Shostakovich
A black and white gelatin silver photograph 120mm by180mm. Signed to the front by Shostakovich. A fascinating photograph of the greatest composer of the the Twentieth Century, taken in the Moscow apartment of Tikhon Khrennikov by Khrennikov's wife Klara...
Twelfth Symphony "The Year 1917"
Original card covers, with canvas spine, pencelled title ; 8vo. Inscribed by the composer on the title page dated 5th November 1965. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), the greatest composer of the Twentieth Century...
The White Star Royal Mail Steamship Teutonic" (HM Armed Cruiser) at the Naval Review, Spithead, June 26, 1897 in Commemoration of the Sixtieth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.Diamond Jubilee at Spithead review.
The White Star Line
Album; 480mm by 370mm; original sheepskin with gilt titles; 156pp. 48 Collotypes, 285mm x 225mm. Photographed, engraved and printed by Stas, Walery and Company, 15 Cecil Court, London...
The Poisoned Kiss or The Empress and the Necromancer. A Romantic Extravaganza written by Evelyn Sharp
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph
Two volumes 4to; original paper covers. The vocal score and the chorus score, together with the programme for the World Premiere of 'The Poisoned Kiss' at the Arts Theatre of Cambridge, Tuesday, May 12th, 1936...
Autograph signed letter.
Easton Glebe, Dunmow, undated but probably written shortly after the publication of First & Last Things in 1908. 8vo. One page. To an unidentified recipient Wells expresses views on religious faith...
Shakespeare: The Histories
Four original paintings in mixed media; 25cm by 25cm; all framed and glazed with total dimensions of 42 by 42cm. Signed and dated on the reverse of the frame by the artist...