Hero & Leander. Translated from the Greek of Musaeus by F.L. Lucas.
BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John
Designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford. Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press. Limited edition; 8vo; original full white vellum binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with gilt stamped vignettes on the front (Leander) and back (Hero) covers...
A Passage to India
First Edition, first printing; 8vo original burgundy cloth and dust jacket. Perhaps Forster's greatest novel, but certainly his most famous. The book was printed on June 4, 1924 in a print run of only 5,000 copies...
Pharos and Pharillon
Second edition; 8vo; original stiff paper wrappers. Forster shares his love of Alexandria, by evoking the sense of being "on the margins" that he felt Alexandria embodied...
British Artists of Today. Number 1.
First edition; 16mo; original boards and glassine dust jacket; 17 black and white plates. Loosely inserted are two hand written postcards from Gertler to his Aunt Annie...
Good-Bye To All That. An Autobiography.
First edition; first state, 8vo; original salmon cloth boards. This is the first state with lines on pages 289-290 and 341-343 present. The Sassoon poem was suppressed at his insistence and was removed from further editions...
HARBOU, Thea von
First edition, third impression; 8vo; original printed wrappers with design by Werner Graul. Four stills from the film which was realised the following year; 2pp...
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page 'Seamus Heaney Cincinnati 1979'. A near fine copy with a few marks to the front boards in a near fine dust jacket...
The Black Jacobins
First edition; 8vo; original black cloth and dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper 'For Gerry Bradley from C.L.R. James...
The Screwtape Letters
Eighteenth edition; 8vo; original cloth and dust jacket Signed 'C.S. Lewis' to the front free end paper. The Screwtape Letters is a Christian apologetic novel dedicated to J...
Harry Pollitt: A Biography
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Signed by Marjorie Pollitt and 62 others. Harry Pollitt (1890-1960) was a British politician who served as the head of the trade union department of the Communist Party of Great Britain and the General Secretary of the Party...
The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein Is Told Somewhat Of The Lives Of The Men Of Burgdale Their Friends Their Neighbours Their Foemen And Their Fellows In Arms.
Limited edition; 4to; original 'honeysuckle' Morris designed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The Roots of the Mountains is perhaps the first modern fantasy work to unite an imaginary world with an element of the supernatural, and is thus regarded as a precursor to much present-day fantasy literature...
POWYS, John Cowper
First edition, 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper, 'For my old Friend Lawrence Pollinger From John Cowper Powys in celebration of the longest Intimate Association (except one man & one woman) I have ever had with anyone not a brother or sister in this country or in any other country...
POWYS, John Cowper
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. This, Powys's fourth novel, was his first literary success. It is a bildungsroman in which Wolf Solent returns to his birthplace, where he discovers the inadequacy of his dualistic philosophy...
The Twelve Moneths by Nicholas Breton
Limited edition; 8vo, original russet buckram and orange printed dust jacket. With twelve designs engraved on wood by Eric Ravilious. Edited by Brian Rhys...
Self portrait miniature: A Study in Silver
Roosevelt family: Maud Fortescue Sutton Pickhard
A miniature oval half length self portrait by Maud Sutton Pickhard (1880-1961), signed MSP, in an oval gilt metal frame. 7.5 x 6.25 cm. Inscribed on the reverse 'No 1 Title A Study in Silver...
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Career in Progressive Democracy
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.: Ernest K. Lindley
First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket. Superb Roosevelt family association copy, with a gift inscription from Sara Delano Roosevelt, FDR,s mother to her brother Frederic A Delano on the first front free end paper...
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.
SASSOON, Siegfried: Illustrated by Barnett Freedman
First illustrated edition, limited to 320 numbered copies, printed on hand-made paper. Signed by Sassoon and Freedman, this is number 144. 8vo; original pictorial vellum, top edges gilt, others uncut, original pictorial dust jacket and slipcase...
Portrait Miniatures of Major G.E.S Young and his wife Alison Jane Young
World War One
A miniature oval half length portrait of Captain later Major G.E.S Young in an oblong gilt metal frame housed in a specially made folding, 6.5cm x 5cm, together with a matching portrait of his wife, Alison Jane Young...