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The Old Devils

First printing with Booker Prize shortlist wrap and bookmark
Kingsley Amis
Hutchinson, London, 1986
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lucky Jim

1954, second impression, published the same month as the first.
Kingsley Amis
Victor Gollancz, London, 1954
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Die Nigger Die!

Civil rights activist H Rap Brown's political autobiography
H Rap Brown
Allison & Busby, London, 1970
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Trust (Signed copy)

Signed by Mary Flanagan, the author's first novel
Mary Flanagan
Bloomsbury, London, 1987
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Trick of It (Signed copy)

Signed by Michael Frayn
Michael Frayn
Viking, London, 1989
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

La Divina

A novel inspired by the life of Maria Callas
Anne Edwards
Macmillan, London, 1994
£20.00
Maria Callas | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rochester's Poems on Several Occasions

A facsimile of the 1680 "Antwerp" edition
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, edited by James Thorpe
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1950
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Selbys

In a superb, original Jazz Age wrapper
Anne Green
Ernest Benn, London, 1930
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Common Prayer (1854), New Testament (1854) and Psalms (1855)

with engraved brass clasp for Fanny Richardson
Not stated
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1854
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Fasti Etonenses; A Biographical History of Eton

1899, owned by Maurice Blake, the first man from Welwyn to be killed in the Great War
Arthur Christopher Benson
R Ingleton Drake, Eton, 1899
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Female of the Species (Signed copy)

Signed by Lionel Shriver, her first novel
Lionel Shriver
Viking, London, 1988
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

With hand-written presentation label to Richard Bland, ex-Mayor of Nelson, Lancashire
William Shakespeare, edited by W J Craig
Oxford University Press, London, 1957
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

Five Peter Taylor first edition titles

In the Miro District, The Old Forest, A Summons to Memphis, The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court, and In the Tennessee Country
Peter Taylor
Various, London and New York, n.d.
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Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Golden Bough, A Study in Magic and Religion

Stamped presentation copy and with De Montmorency bookplate
James George Frazer
Macmillan, London, 1922
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Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First thus

John Saturnall's Feast (Signed copy)

Signed by Lawrence Norfolk
Lawrence Norfolk
Bloomsbury, London, 2012
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Oxford University Calendar, 1853

Corrected to December 31, 1852. A rare early copy.
Not stated
J H Parker & H Slatter, Oxford, 1853
£20.00
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | First Editions

Soledad Brother

The Prison Letters of George Jackson
George Jackson, introduced by Jean Genet
Jonathan Cape, London, 1971
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Great Offensive, The Strategy of Coalition Warfare (Signed copy)

Signed by the translator Heinz Norden
Max Werner, translated by Heinz and Ruth Norden
Victor Gollancz, London, 1943
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Giovane Callas

Bruno Tosi's study of the young Maria Callas
Bruno Tosi. Pia Meneghini and Anita Pensotti
Maria Callas Associazione Culturale, Venice, 2001
£15.00
Maria Callas | Soft Cover

Man with Buoy and other tales

Seth Lower's stories in a limited edition
Seth Lower
Little Brown Mushroom, St Paul, MN, 2010
£30.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

How to Pay for the War

A Radical Plan for the Chancellor of the Exchequer
J M Keynes
Macmillan, London, 1940
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Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Dear Fool (Signed copy)

Signed by Artemas (pseud. Arnold Telford Mason)
Artemas, pseudonym of Arnold Telford Mason
W Westall, London, 1920
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Historical Inevitability & Two Concepts of Liberty

Two lectures from Isaiah Berlin
Isaiah Berlin
Oxford University Press, Oxford & London, 1955
£10.00
Essays | Hard Cover

The Seven Daughters of Eve (Signed copy)

Signed by Bryan Sykes
Bryan Sykes
W W Norton, New York, 2001
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

ADAM 300

A Special Edition of the 300th Issue of ADAM published in Memory of Jean Cocteau
Miron Grindea, editor
Adam Books / Curwen Press, London, 1966
£10.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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