To The South Polar Regions.
First edition, first issue; 8vo original green ribbed cloth lettered in gilt; illustrated from photographs taken by the author. Four page publishers catalogue at end, two folding maps (one at front is a facsimile) and one folding plate...
Signed letters and manuscript memorandum, on the terms of their Wills
DUKE and DUCHESS of WINDSOR
Two typed letters one signed by the Duke of Windsor and one by the Duchess of Windsor, to Rossmore Assets Limited. Both letters state that if either one survives the other the "the residue of my estate, after providing for legacies as contained in my Will, shall pass to you as sole universal legatee...
Presidential Address by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to the British Association for the Advancement of Science
EDWARD VIII & RUTHERFORD, Ernest
Presidential Address by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to the British Association for the Advancement of Science; 4to;contemporary blue morocco gilt, upper cover with decorative border enclosing gilt lettered title Sir Ernest Rutherford's copy, signed by the author ("Edward P") on the title-page, typed-letter signed by Alan Lascelles, Edward's Assistant Private Secretary, on St...
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory
First English edition; 8vo; all edges gilt; designer binding by Stuart Brockman, book covered in transparent vellum over watercolour and red goatskin, vellum sprinkled on underside with gold leaf, lettered in gold to spine; black goatskin edging to boards...
Ten Autograph Signed Letters.
Collection of ten autograph signed letters. Nineteen pages; 8vo, Hyde Park Gate, Kensington, 28th October 1953 to 10th June 1954. Epstein was commissioned by the Sir Stafford Cripps Memorial Trust to create a bust of the British Labour Politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1947-50...
Axis a Quarterly Review of Contemporary "Abstract" Paintings & Sculpture.
EVANS, Myfanwy [editor]
Eight volumes; original illustrated paper covers; 4to; complete with 5 coloured plates and numerous illustrations throughout. Axis was a magazine devoted to contemporary art, published and edited by Myfanwy Evans assisted by her husband John Piper...
Munition Work Record: The Falkirk Iron Coy, Ltd. 1915-1918.
FIRST WORLD WAR
Photograph album, original cloth boards; lettered in gilt; 29cm by 20cm; 62 half plate gelatin silver prints, mounted recto and verso with printed captions above and below, A superb photographic study of work on the Home Front, especially high lighting the dangerous and heavy work undertaken by Woman...
No More Parades
FORD, Ford Madox
First edition; 8vo; original green cloth boards, in original dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper, 'and then " The adjutant saying there will be no more Parades", and there wont &...
Four autograph letters signed on his hopes for averting the Second World War
HENDERSON, Sir Nevile
Four autograph letters signed written whilst British Ambassador to Germany, to Lord Noel-Buxton, February to October 1938, 8 pages, quarto and octavo, annotated in pencil by the recipient...
Antarctic Whaling Expedition 1945-46 on the factory ship Southern Venturer
Photograph album, original cloth boards; 41cm by 32cm. A comprehensive photographic record of the Antarctic Whaling Expedition 1945-46 of the factory ship Southern Venturer...
Hunting Diary, 1943
Diary; 32mo (122 x 80mm.); green leatherette cover, gilt edges; marbled endpapers; c.105pp. Ownership inscription "Edward James Hughes" in pencil on front free endpaper, second ownership inscription "Edward Hughes, 75 Main St, Mexborough" on title-page, numerous manuscript notes and illustrations throughout in pencil or ink...
In Parenthesis, seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu.
Introduction by T.S. Eliot. Signed limited edition; 8vo; original blue buckram and acetate wrapper. Frontispiece by the author. Top edge gilt. Signed by the author and T...
A Tract on Monetary Reform
KEYNES, John Maynard
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Keynes states the need for stable currency as the indispensable foundation to a healthy world economy...
Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.
Limited edition; 4to; original black boards inscribed in gold. Printed by the Curwen Press on Zanders hand-made paper, cream laid with the Curwen Press watermark, the pages French folded, untrimmed...
Places: 7 Prints From Woodblocks Designed and Engraved by Paul Nash.
Limited edition; 4to; original cloth backed boards with the first print repeated on the front cover. Signed by Nash, this being number 9 of 50 copies on japon paper with designs printed directly from the woodblocks...
Ravilious at War. The complete work of Eric Ravilious, September 1939-September 1942.
Edited by Anne Ullmann, forward by Brian Sewell. Limited Edition of 750 (of which 650 were for sale), oblong 4to; original cloth boards and slipcase; 196 illustrations...
The Origin of Continents and Oceans.
First English Edition; 8vo; original red cloth with titles in gilt; original dust jacket. Translated from the third German edition by J.G.A Skerl, with an introduction by John W...
Draft of a speech made by the then Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII
An autograph manuscript, unsigned, four pages, 4to and slightly smaller. The boldly penned holograph manuscript, with a number of corrections, is the draft of a speech made by the Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch at the end of World War One and states, in part, 'This is an occasion of such unique & historical interest that I find it very difficult to address such a so distinguished an assembly...