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English Books - 1801 onwards

JENNINGS, A[lfred] Vaughan. The landwasser and the landquart. London. Dulau & Co., [1899]. First offprint edition. 8vo. [1], 260-270pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed tan wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of upper cover: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21318
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. The Unconsoled. Canada. Alfred A. Knopf, [1995]. First Canadian edition. 8vo. 535pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in white, pictorial dustwrapper. Priceclipped, else a fine copy. Signed by the author to title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21460
JOHNS, W.E.. Fighting planes and aces. London. John Hamilton, [1932]. First edition. Quarto. 90pp, [6]. With frontispiece and 30 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, title stamped in black to spine and upper board (i.e. the second issue binding, without the stamped image of plane to upper board), with the fabulously evocative rare Howard Leigh dustwrapper displaying the original 5s price. An almost fine copy, but for the slightest of fading at head and foot of spine, in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21501
FERMOR, Patrick Leigh. Between the woods and the water: On Foot to Constantinople from The Hooks of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates. [London]. John Murray, [1986]. First edition. 8vo. 248pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Some staining and surface loss to lower panel of dustwrapper, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Elizabeth / We all hail! / Paddy' More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17194
SHERRIFF, R. C.. No leading lady: an autobiography. London. Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1968. First edition. 8vo. 352pp. With a black and white photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Dustwrapper edgeworn, spine panel a trifle sunned, several paper repairs to verso. Bookplate of J. Hodges to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21462
SITWELL, Osbert. Escape with me! An oriental sketch-book. London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1939. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 15 photographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, short tears and chipping to edges, some loss to head of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Peggy, with affection from Osbert. November 1939'. With a ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21469
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965
DICK, Philip K.. Nick and the Glimmung. London. Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1988. Uncorrected proof copy. 8vo. [2], 141pp, [1]. Original publisher's powder blue wrappers, pictorial dustwrapper. Very slight shelf wear. A fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21484
JOYCE, James. Two tales of shem and shaun: fragments from work in progress. London. Faber and Faber, [1932]. First English edition. 8vo. 45pp, [1]. Original publisher's powder blue paper boards, lettered in dark blue, printed orange paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper priceclipped, rubbed, marked, and chipped, naive orange paper repairs to verso at head and foot of spine panel. Later bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21483