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The Green Knight

Iris Murdoch [Signed]
1993
Signed first edition in green cloth publisher’s binding in near fine condition with slight wrinkling to the bottom of spine and tiny brown spots to top edge. Gilt lettering spine and green top edge stain. Dust jacket is fine condition, not price clipped. Author’s signature in blue ink to title page. Seemingly unread. Read more…
#7989

£85.00

The Message To The Planet

Iris Murdoch [Signed]
1989
Signed first edition in green cloth publisher’s binding in near fine condition with slight bumping to top and bottom of spine, tiny brown spots to top edge and the tops corner of both pastedowns. Dust jacket in near fine condition with minor bumping to top and bottom of spine. Not price clipped. Author’s signature in black ink to title page. Pengui… Read more…
#7987

£70.00

Jackson’s Dilemma

Iris Murdoch [Signed]
1995
Signed first edition bound in green cloth publisher’s binding in near fine condition with slight bumping to top of spine and tiny brown spots along the top edge. Gilt lettering to spine. Dust Jacket in near fine condition with minor rubbing to top of spine. Not price clipped. Author’s signature in black ink to title page. Seemingly unread. Read more…
#7986

£75.00

Private Myths: Dreams and Dreaming

Anthony Stevens [Signed], John Cunliffe [Signed]
1995
From John Cunliffe’s library a signed first edition bound in green cloth publisher’s binding with gilt lettering to spine. Binding in fine condition. Dust jacket in near fine condition with slight rubbing to top of spine. Signature by the author and Cunliffe to upper pastdown. Black and white illustration on page 40. Cunliffe is best remembered as… Read more…
#7966

£55.00

Tess of The D’urbervilles: A Pure Woman (with map of Wessex)

Thomas Hardy, John A. Cunliffe
1906
From John Cunliffe’s library a first pocket edition of Hardy’s masterpiece; Tess of The D’urbervilles, in burgundy cloth publisher’s binding with gilt lettering to upper board and spine as well as blind stamp decoration to upper board. Gilt top edge. Binding in very good condition with slight bumping to corners, fading to spine and some markings to… Read more…
#7965

£75.00

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ [O Evangelho segundo Jesus Cristo]

Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero [Translater]
1993
First English edition translated from Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero, soft bound with a colour illustration to front cover in near fine condition with slight creasing to spine. Black and white illustration opposite first page of text. Saramago is thought to be Portugal's most influential living novelist. Read more…
#7964

£350.00

The Listing Attic and The Unstrung Harp: Mr Earbrass Writes a Novel

Edward Gorey
1974
Two works by the celebrated artist combined in a bright yellow paperback. Binding in very good condition with slight bumping to top and bottom of spine. Gorey’s iconic black and white line drawing illustrations throughout. Read more…
#7963

£65.00

Explanatory and Additional Articles to The Treaty concluded at The Hague, May 4, 1918, Between His Majesty and

1982
Disbound treaty between George V, King of England and William III, King of the Netherlands to prevent the trafficking of slaves. Paper folio in near fine condition running to 6 pages, 2 unnumbered. Britannia water mark with vertical chain lines to cover page. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Majesty’s Command in 1823 and signed at Brux… Read more…
#7955

£125.00

Users Handbook: Commodore pet computer

Users Handbook from the collection of William ‘Jack’ Robinson, a mathematician who worked in the University of Bradford Computing Laboratory in the 1960s and afterwards. Bound by two pieces of blue card and a plastic detachable spine holding pages in place. Binding in good condition with a few chips to front cover and some markings to back cover. T… Read more…
#7958

£95.00

Pocket Poets [ANNOTATIONS BY AUTHOR]

Laurie Lee
1965
Laurie Lee’s copy of his book. Bound in card decorated with a green design in very good condition with bumping to spine and two loose pages [17/18 and 37/38]. Pencil inscription of ownership by the author to upper flyleaf. Two small pages of notes by the author laid in between front end papers. Notes seemingly depicting alterations the author wishe… Read more…
#7954

£195.00

MANUSCRIPT LETTER-BOOK, Autograph Letters and Photographs

David Gascoyne [Surrealist Poet]
1980
Substantial bound manuscript by the poet David Gascoyne (1916-2001) together with an archive of photographs, letters from Gascoyne and his wife Judy Gascoyne and from Alan Clodd of the Enitharmon Press and many others. This collection which dates from David Gascoyne’s later years was acquired by his friend the society photographer Pamela Chandler (… Read more…
#7758

£2500.00

ORDER OF BATTLE - Ordre de Bataille de L’armee de Monseigneur Le Prince de Conde. En 1792

Louis Joseph, Prince de Conde
1792
Order of Battle from 1792 of the Prince of Conde’s emigre army which was dedicated to over-throwing the French revolutionary government and restoring Louis XVI and the Bourbon monarchy. A single sheet of water-marked chain-lined paper (42x33 cm) bearing a diagrammatic hand-drawn, pen and ink outline of the disposition of the forces of the Prince of… Read more…
#7946

£550.00

SATIRICAL MANUSCRIPT Ad Clerum DON’T: Lessons of Experience from St Matthews Westminster

Rev. John Bonham Croft
c1900
Wonderfully silly, satirical guide to the clergy on how NOT to preach, kneel, bless (and most other clerical activities) written by the priest-organist of a leading London church. Croft has used a small quarto-sized exercise book bound in quarter black roan over marbled boards with his manuscript title label and name to the upper cover. Slightly di… Read more…
#7945

£1250.00

IRISH COLLEGE MANUSCRIPT Pars Secunda Physicae

Patrick Mortimore - Patricio Mortimorer [Isaac Newton]
1772
A document of the Irish diaspora: a physics manuscript, with strong Newtonian content, written by an Irishman obliged to attend university - the Irish College - in France in the 1770s. Bound in dyed Irish green vellum with the remnants of an inscription in black ink to the upper cover and an old spine label. Splitting along outer hinges does not af… Read more…
#7621

£2500.00

Wilfred’s Travels [ALASDAIR GRAY’S COPY]

Jeff Holmes, Alasdair Gray
2012
Bound by pictorial laminated boards in fine condition. Biography of Wilfred Holmes by his son Jeff Holmes with a foreword by Alasdair Gray, including diary entries by Wilfred Holmes. Black and white images throughout. This copy came from Gray’s library. Read more…
#7938

£95.00

Einstein Spaces (Prostranstva Einshteina)

A. Z. Petrov, R. F. Kelleher [TRANSLATOR]
1969
First English edition in black buckram publisher’s binding with gilt lettering to spine in near fine condition with very slight bumping to top and bottom of spine. Dust jacket in very good condition with small tear to top of spine and wrinkling to spine and front cover. A translation of the 1961 Russian first edition containing additional amendment… Read more…
#7935

£95.00

Rochdale Past and Present: A History and Guide

William Rochdale
1876
Presentation copy in red cloth publisher’s binding with black embossed border and gilt embossed illustration to front board. Gilt lettering to spine. Blue first end papers with pictorial advertisements. Binding in good condition with bumping to spine and corners as well as areas of discolouration to lower board. Splitting of inner hinge between upp… Read more…
#7934

£85.00

The Cambrian-Trias Sequence of North-Western Kashmir: Parts of Muzaffarabad and Baramula Districts (Records of The Geological Survey of India)

D. N. Wadia
1934
Bound in orange card in very good condition with small tears and wrinkling to spine. Pages fastened with staples. Presentation copy of an offprint from the author to Dr H. H. Thomas taken from the Records of The Geological Survey of India, volume 68, part 2. Black and white illustrations and tables located throughout. Includes plate 12, a coloured… Read more…
#7931

£75.00

Cambridge East Greenland Expedition, 1929: Ascent of Petermann Peak (The Geographical Journal)

J. M. Wordie
1930
Bound in blue card in near fine condition with slight browning and dirtying to edges. Pages fastened by string. Presentation copy of an offprint from the author to Professor Gordon taken from The Geographical Journal, volume 75, number 6. Several black and white photographs by R. C. Wakefield and M. M. L. Parkinson located throughout. An A2 map in… Read more…
#7930

£75.00

Daly’s Theatre Leicester Square: Souvenir of the 100th Performance of Shakespere’s “Twelfth Night.” - Shakespeare

Augustin Daly - William Shakespeare
1894
Daly’s Theatre souvenir playbill printed on silk in near fine condition with slight browning to edges. Two black and white images one to the front side and one to the lower side. Read more…
#7929

£95.00

Algol Manual: 1900 Series

ICL
1969?
Manual bound by red card front board and white card lower. Pages hole punched and secured by three treasury tags (one missing). Binding in very good condition with slight wrinkling to lower board, discolouration to front board. The manual consists of an introduction, 4 parts and an index separated by tabbed dividers. Read more…
#7912

£175.00

I.C.T

Daniel D. McCracken I.C.T
1964
Computer Manual bound by burgundy card with pages secured by four brads. Gilt lettering to front board along with a cut out in the shape of an oval narrowing to a rounded point which exposes the title on the first page. Binding in very good condition with slight wrinkling to top and bottom of spine and board edges. Them manual runs over 8 chapters… Read more…
#7911

£200.00

Tokunabe Exhibition 22.IV.73

Bernard Leach
1973
[Reserved MH] Bernard Leach’s personal copy of the exhibition catalogue for a Japanese exhibition that he attended in 1973 in Tokyo. Brown textured wrapper with Leach’s descriptive title written on the upper cover: ‘Tokunabe Exhibition 22.IV.73 old pieces 900 years Mitsokoshi.’ 52 pages, extensively illustrated, printed in the Japanese alphabet thr… Read more…
#7848

£150.00

Mitsukoshi Signatures 1964 My Exhibition [Visitor’s Book for Japanese Exhibition]

Bernard Leach
1964
[Reserved MH] Bernard Leach’s visitor’s book from a 1964 exhibition at the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo. Small quarto covered in silk fabric with spine ties. Paper label with Leach’s label for the book written vertically on the front (to the western eye, rear) cover. 19 leaves, 38 pages of signatures, most in Japanese characters, written ve… Read more…
#7511

£175.00

Copy of an Original Manuscript, entitled, “A Breviate touching the Order and Governments of a Nobleman’s House, &c.”: Archaeologia

Joseph Banks
1800
A single article by Joseph Banks excerpted from Archaeologia. Old paper wrappers with a manuscript label to the upper cover. Some loss and edge wear to the wrapper. The article runs from pages 316-390, a little browning and spotting to paper. The text is of a manuscript owned and transcribed by Banks. Read more…
#7875

£95.00