Browse by Attribute—First Editions

Fairey Aircraft since 1915 (Signed copy)

Signed by H A Taylor
H A Taylor
Putnam, London, 1974
Transport | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The High Window and Spanish Blood

A second and first printing of two Raymond Chandler thrillers
Raymond Chandler
World Publishing, Cleveland and New York, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rembrandt the Printmaker

2001, The British Museum's profusely illustrated study
Erik Hinterding, with Ger Luitjen and Martin Royalton-Kisch
The British Museum Press, London, 2001
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Green and Silver (Signed copy)

Signed by L T C Rolt, his canal journey in Southern Ireland
L T C Rolt, with photographs by Angela Rolt
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1949
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Imaginary Portraits

Pater's studies of fictional characters
Walter Pater
Macmillan, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

To Kiss the Crocodile

A "lost gay novel" from 1928, and actor Ernest Milton's only novel
Ernest Milton
Duckworth & Co, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Philip Webb and his Work

1935, the first edition of W R Lethaby's study
W R Lethaby
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1935
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Women of Molise, An Italian Village, 1950

The photographer's images and recollections
Frank Monaco
Thomas Dunne Books, New York, 2001
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

How It Is

Samuel Beckett's harrowing novel in three parts
Samuel Beckett, translated from the French by the author. Dustwrapper by John Sewell
John Calder, London, 1964
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Oxford Poetry 1925

including early work by Graham Greene, C Day Lewis and Harold Acton
Patrick Monkhouse, and Charles Plumb (editors)
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1925
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions


Bryan Nash Gill's tree cross-section art
Bryan Nash Gill, foreword by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2012
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Studies in Shakespeare

1849, a first edition of Charles Knight's critical notices
Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1849
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Practical Hints for Footplate Men

A pocket guide for railway works with fold-out illustrations
Not stated
Southern Railway, Traffic Department, London, 1945
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

Letters on Cezanne

Rainer Maria Rilke's correspondence concerning Cezanne's paintings
Rainer Maria Rilke, edited by Clara Rilke. Translated by Joel Agee.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1988
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Maria Callas

An early Dutch biography of the Diva
Leo Riemens
Bruna & Zoon A.W., Utrecht, 1960
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | First Editions

The House on the Hill

1956, first UK edition, this copy signed to Neville Braybrooke from Derek Stanford and Muriel Spark
Cesare Pavese, translated by W J Strachan. Dustwrapper by Wendy Des Moulins.
Peter Owen, London, 1956
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys

The book to accompany the Courtauld's exhibtion of Chaim Soutine's portraits
Merlin James, with Karen Serres, and Barnaby Wright
Courtauld Gallery, London, 2017
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

David Lance Goines: Posters

1985, a collection of all 114 posters created by Goines
David Lance Goines, introduction by Charles Shere
Alphabet Press, Natick, MA, 1985
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Crete, The Battle and the Resistance

1991, the first edition of Antony Beevor's history
Antony Beevor
John Murray, London, 1991
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ghost Stories and Presentiments

1888, Arthur Conan Doyle's first appearance in book form with five short stories of horror and the supernatural
Arthur Conan Doyle, contributor
George Redway, London, 1888
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Monet and Architecture

2018, how architecture and buildings feature in Monet's paintings
Richard Thomson
National Gallery, London, 2018
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lambeth's Open Spaces

An Historical Account
Marie P G Draper
London Borough of Lambeth, London, 1979
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

Under the Flag and Somali-Coast Stories

Colonial memoirs in Africa in the 1880s and 1890s, including meeting Sir Richard Burton
Langton Prendergast Walsh
Andrew Melrose, London, 1932
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mr Clive & Mr Page (Signed copy)

Signed by Neil Bartlett
Neil Bartlett
Serpent's Tail, London, 1996
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Design for Applied Decoration in the Crafts

1959, John Farleigh's guide to decorating furniture and furnishings
John Farleigh
George Bell & Sons, London, 1959
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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