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Image for The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy With a Prelude. In  two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy With a Prelude. In two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1914 / 1911: 1910

Book number: 57967

Condition: Very Good


Volume I is a 1914 new impression. Volume II is a 1911 first edition. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Minor marks to boards.Gilt bright. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. Illustrations by Arthur Rackram with 36 tipped-in colour plates in volume 1 and 30 in volume 2. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. Characters' names in gothic font. View more info

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Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods (The Ring of the Niblung Vol. 2)

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1911: 1910

Book number: 58444

Condition: Very Good


x., 184 pp. 30 tipped in colour illustrations with captioned tissue guards. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Minor marks to boards. Small light patch at the base of the spine from a removed label, and a presentation bookplate on the front pastedown poorly skretched out. Gilt bright. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. Illustrations by Arthur Rackram. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. C... View more info

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Fun and Frolic

By: Wain, Louis and Clifton Bingham

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London and New York, Ernest Nister and E. P. Dutton & Co. N.d. [1900]: 1900

Book number: 52246

Condition: Good


144 pp. Publisher's original grey cloth spine over colour pictorial boards. Boards edgeworn and rubbed. Lacks rear endpaper. Colour chromolithographic frontis and five additional colour chromos by Louis Wain. Wain's iconic black & white illustrations of cats and other animals on every page. Binding firm. A Good copy. View more info

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The Cloud Kingdom

By: Wallis, I. Henry

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head N.d. [1905]: 1905

Book number: 54232

Condition: Near Fine


174, (2) pp. Publisher's elaborately gilt-decorated green cloth. Top edge gilt. Spine ends & corners slightly bumped. Cloth and gilt bright. Slight marks to endpapers. Internally clean. No ownership names. With 27 full-page and additional in-text illustrations by Charles Robinson. View more info

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Madman's Drum. A Novel in Woodcuts

By: Ward, Lynd

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London and Toronto, Jonathan Cape 1930: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55059

Condition: Good


First edition. Unpaginated. Original black cloth spine over pictorial boards. Paper title label to spine. Boards marked and edgeworn. Fore-edge slightly marked. Internally clean. Ward's second wordless novel using wood engravings. View more info

Image for Boxwood : Twenty-One Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Illustrated in Verse by Sylvia Townsend Warner

Boxwood : Twenty-One Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Illustrated in Verse by Sylvia Townsend Warner

By: Warner, Sylvia Townsend and Reynolds Stone

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1960: 1960

Book number: 57896

Condition: Very Good


47 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. With signed Reynolds Stone Christmas card tipped-in to front endpaper. Dj spine darkened. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 21 full-page engravings by Reynolds Stone. View more info

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The Wind in the Wood

By: Watkins-Pitchford, D. J. 'BB'

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter Ltd. 1952: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53256

Condition: Very Good


143 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with silver lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly darkened. Spotting to endpapers. With twelve full-page colour illustrations by the author. Illustrated title page and b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Playfair Hours: A Late Fifteenth Century Illuminated Manuscript from Rouen (V&A, L.475-1918)

By: Watson, Rowan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Victoria and Albert Museum 1984: 1984

Book number: 59075

ISBN: 0905209982

Condition: Near Fine


126 pp, illustrated in colour & b/w, top edge gilt. View more info

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Divine and Moral Songs for Children

By: Watts, Isaac

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, and Marston 1866: 1866

Book number: 59197

Condition: Very Good


116 pp. Original elaborately gilt-decorated dark green cloth. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Boards clean and gilt bright. Early ink owner's name to front endpaper. One section sprung. Internally clean. Illustrations to each page. In VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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Edward Bawden in the Middle East

By: Weaver, Nigel; O'Neill, Robin; Bawden, Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge (Suffolk), Antique Collectors' Club Ltd 2008: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53139

ISBN: 1851495657

Condition: As New


96 pp., Edward Bawden was one of the original official war artists during the Second World War. For five years, Bawden was prevented from continuing to work as a printmaker, designer and book illustrator. Instead, he was employed to portray the war. His tools were pencil and watercolours. His subjects were mostly people - local inhabitants in the main - Sheikhs, troops, an Emperor, and children all found their way in to his pictures; and so it was that Bawden was to deve... View more info

Image for Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands Und Der Schweiz in Clorirten Abbildungen Nach Der Natur Und in Naturlicher Grosse

Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands Und Der Schweiz in Clorirten Abbildungen Nach Der Natur Und in Naturlicher Grosse

By: Weber, J. C.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Munchen, Christian Kaiser 1847: 1847

Book number: 35412

Condition: Good


10 pp, 96 hand coloured plates, GERMAN TEXT. Prev owners bookplate on pastedown, and signature on fep. VOL 1 ONLY. Binding rubbed and worn, pages of text foxed, but the plates are largely clean, excepting one plate which has tanned. 127 mm. tall. View more info

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The Duchess of Malfi

By: Webster, John, George Rylands and Charles Williams

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press 1945: 1945

Edition: First Trade Edition

Book number: 44851

Condition: Very Good


xxii, 88 pp., Illustrated with in text line drawings by Michael Ayrton. Minor fading and spotting to boards. Slight splitting and creasing to head of jacket. Introductory essay by Charles Williams. View more info

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The Duchess of Malfi

By: Webster, John, George Rylands and Charles Williams

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press 1945: 1945

Edition: First Trade Edition

Book number: 57477

Condition: Very Good


xxii, 88 pp., Illustrated with in text line drawings by Michael Ayrton. Minor fading and spotting to boards. Slight splitting and creasing to head of jacket. Introductory essay by Charles Williams. View more info

Image for The War in the Air : And Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While It Lasted

The War in the Air : And Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While It Lasted

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons 1908: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 53028

Condition: Good


First edition, second issue binding. Publisher's original blue cloth with colour pictorial onlay & blind-stamping to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Spine faded but lettering bright. Wear to top edges of boards. Scattered light foxing. No ownership names. With b&w illustrations by A. C. Michael. Binding firm. View more info

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John Piper [together with a signed lithograph]

By: West, Anthony

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg 1979: 1979

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Book number: 57483

ISBN: 0436565900

Condition: Near Fine


One of 100 copies with a signed lithograph. This is copy no. 3 of an edition limited to 100 copies for sale, containing an original numberered lithograph by John Piper of 'Foliate Head' and signed by him. 224 pp. Bound in full maroon morocco with gilt lettering to spine. In a maroon cloth slipcase. Top edge gilt. With 33 colour illustrations and 238 b&w illustrations. Near fine condition in a Near Fine slipcase. View more info

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The Modern "Rake's Progress"

By: West, Rebecca

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 1934: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 43576

Condition: Very Good


128 pp. Publisher's quarter leather over yellow boards. Head of spine worn. Boards marked. The deluxe binding (also used for the limited edition). Double-page colour illustrations by David Low. View more info

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OHO!

By: Whistler, Laurence

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1946: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55286

Condition: Near Fine


32 pp. This curiosity can be read upside down and downside up. Extremities of jacket a little rubbed and darkened on the spine, but a very nice copy. View more info

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Poems of Passion

By: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Siegle, Hill & Co. N.d. [1913]: 1913

Book number: 58738

Condition: Very Good


101 pp. Original blind-stamped & gilt lettered pink silk. Slight wear to spine ends. Slight foxing to prelims. Internally clean. Printed calligraphy throughout with decorative borders to each page. Colour frontis and extra-illustrated title-page. Reproduced from a manuscript inscribed and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. View more info

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The Ballad of Reading Gaol

By: Wilde, Oscar and with an introduction by Burton Rascoe

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press 1937: 1937

Book number: 53174

Condition: Very Good


xii, 42 pp. Original embossed grey patterned cloth with gilt lettering to spine. All edges stained red. In the original red paper-covered slipcase. Slipcase in good condition with wear to edges. Book in Fine fresh condition. No ownership names. Lithographic illustrations by Zhenya Gay. View more info

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Down with Skool!

By: Willans, Geoffrey

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Max Parish and Co Ltd 1953: 1953

Edition: 2nd Impression

Book number: 46796

Condition: Very Good


106 pp, illustrated in b/w. A little minor spotting to the priceclipped dustwrapper, but a solid clean copy with gift inscriptions at the head of the title page. View more info