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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people by WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.4 x 6.3 inches). One of 100 large paper copies, printed on ...

£37,500.00
A STUDY IN SCARLET.

A STUDY IN SCARLET. by DOYLE. ARTHUR CONAN

Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION in book form of the first Sherlock Holmes novel and the Author's first book. 8vo. ...

£25,000.00
RIGHTS OF MAN. Bound with; RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND. Combining Principle and Practice.

RIGHTS OF MAN. Bound with; RIGHTS OF MAN; PART THE SECOND. Combining Principle and Practice. by PAINE. THOMAS

J. S. Jordan. London. 1791 & 92. FIRST EDITION of the second part, Fourth edition of the first. Two works in one volume. Sm...

£18,750.00
AN IDEAL HUSBAND.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND. by WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. One of only 100 large paper copies, printed on Dutch hand made paper, num...

£17,500.00
ULYSSES.

ULYSSES. by JOYCE. JAMES

Shakespeare and Company. Paris. 1922. FIRST EDITION. Number 811 of a limited edition of 1,000 copies and one of 750 copies prin...

£16,500.00
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. An Heroi-Comical poem in five cantos. Embroidered with nine drawings by Aubrey Beardsley

THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. An Heroi-Comical poem in five cantos. Embroidered with nine drawings by Aubrey Beardsley by POPE. ALEXANDER ; BEARDSLEY. AUBREY. illustrates

Leonard Smithers. London. 1896. LIMITED EDITION. 4to (10.3 x 8.1 inches). One of 25 numbered copies printed on Japanese vellum....

£10,000.00
ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES by HEMINGWAY. ERNEST

Charles Scribner`s Sons. New York. 1950. PRESENTATION ISSUE, PRECEDING THE FIRST U.S. EDITION. With Scribner logo and letter A...

£9,500.00
SET OF WINNIE THE POOH FIRST EDITIONS. 4 Volumes. -- When We were very young. -- Winnie the Pooh. -- Now We are Six. -- The House at Pooh Corner.

SET OF WINNIE THE POOH FIRST EDITIONS. 4 Volumes. -- When We were very young. -- Winnie the Pooh. -- Now We are Six. -- The House at Pooh Corner. by MILNE. A. A. --- E. H. Shepard, Illustrates

Methuen and Co. London. 1924 - 28. FIRST EDITIONS. Four volumes. 8vo(7.7 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated throughout with wonderful l...

£8,750.00
SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 to 12.

SNIFFIN GLUE. Volumes 1 to 12. by PERRY. MARK. Edits

Mark Perry. London. 1976/77. First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Original issues of numbers one to twelve, a...

£7,500.00
Unpublished typescript with manuscript corrections. --- Un apres-midi avec Picasso 85 ans. (An Afternoon with Picasso at 85).

Unpublished typescript with manuscript corrections. --- Un apres-midi avec Picasso 85 ans. (An Afternoon with Picasso at 85). by PICASSO. PABLO. -- BRASSAI. (HALÁSZ, Gyula)

Cannes. 1966. NP. 1966. Quarto (285mm x 233mm). 20 typed sheets in French (rectos only), legibly hand-corrected throughout by ...

£7,500.00
THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY.

THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY. by KEYNES. JOHN MAYNARD

Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). Publishers dark blue cloth with four blind ru...

£7,500.00
THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT.

THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. by POTTER. BEATRIX

Frederick Warne and Co. London. 1902. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 16mo. (5.6 x 4.4 inches). First state of the text with "wept big tea...

£5,250.00
AMERICANA. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks

AMERICANA. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks by PROHIBTION COCKTAIL BOOK

NP. No Date. Circa 1925. FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Oblong octavo. Illustrated with 8 hand blocked, hand coloured cocktail napk...

£5,000.00
ORIGINAL SELF PORTRAIT INK DRAWING, in. AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE.1917 - 1919

ORIGINAL SELF PORTRAIT INK DRAWING, in. AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE.1917 - 1919 by ORPEN. Sir. WILLIAM.;

Williams and Norgate. London., 1921. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.(10.2 x 7.8 inches). Illustrated with 96 plates. Publishers origi...

£5,000.00



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