Gift Ideas

  1. PUZZLEWELL, Peter, pseud.

    The Phœnix; or, a choice Collection of...

    London: Printed for J. Harris and Son...

    First edition thus, a very scarce illustrated...

    £750

  2. CARDONNEL, Adam de.

    Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland [I–II] …

    London: Printed for the Author, and sold...

    First edition, the very rare issue with...

    £975

  3. BOUBAT, Edouard.

    Pauses.

    Paris, Contrejour, 1983.

    First edition, with a short essay by Boubat....

    £350

  4. HARRISON, William.

    The lazy Lays, and Prose Imaginings …

    A. D. 1877 (Popular Chronology;) A. M....

    First edition, a presentation copy,...

    £850

  5. KERSHMAN, Andrew.

    Book Lovers’ London.

    London, Metro Publications, 2015.

    Fifth edition. Book Lovers’ London...

    £13

  6. PRESENT FOR THE YOUNG (A).

    London: Printed for The Religious Tract...

    [c. 1827]

    First edition. A finely illustrated anthology...

    £175

  7. [KEENE, Marian].

    The History of a tame Robin. Supposed to...

    London: Printed for Darton, Harvey, and...

    First and only edition. The tame Robin...

    £325

  8. MARINI, Giovanni Ambrogio.

    The Desperadoes; an heroick History. Translated...

    London: Printed by W. R. and sold by T....

    First and only edition in English of Le...

    £1000

  9. [COWPER, Ashley, editor].

    The Norfolk poetical Miscellany. To which...

    London: Printed for the Author, and sold...

    First edition. This lively miscellany,...

    £1250

  10. SHENSTONE, William.

    The Works, in Verse and Prose… in three...

    London: Printed for J. Dodsley … 1777.

    Fifth edition of the Works (1764), the...

    £325

  11. MILTON, John. Paolo ROLLI, translator.

    Del Paradiso perduto Poema inglese.

    Londra, Presso Carlo Bennet, 1736.

    First edition of the first complete Italian...

    £1250

  12. ‘CARROLL, Lewis’ [i.e. Charles Lutwidge DODGSON].

    Sylvie and Bruno … London, Macmillan...

    London, Macmillan and Co. 1880-1893.

    First editions, presentation copies...

    £2750

  13. THOMAS, Dylan, and Sir Peter Blake, illustrator.

    Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices.

    London: Apple Litho (Bristol) Ltd. for...

    De Luxe edition, number 61 of 100 copies...

    £975

  14. AINSWORTH, William Harrison.

    The Lord Mayor of London: or, City Life...

    London: Chapman and Hall ... 1862.

    First edition. The Lord Mayor of London...

    £750

  15. [POETRY.]

    Anthology of manuscript floriographic poetry,

    dated June 1853.

    A collection of twenty-six apparently unpublished...

    £250

  16. LAWRENCE, Thomas Edward.

    The Mint. A Day-Book of the R.A.F. Depot...

    London: The Alden Press for Jonathan Cape,...

    First British edition, the trade issue....

    £120

  17. WOOD, John George.

    The Principles and Practise of Sketching...

    London, printed for the author, 1813 [-1815].

    First edition of J. G. Wood’s last and...

    £2250

  18. ALEKSANDROVA, Zinaida and Dmitry GORLOV.

    Мишкины соседи [Little Bear’s...

    Moscow, VLKSM Izdatelstvo Detskoi Literaturi,...

    First edition. A very nice copy of this...

    £350

  19. [WATTS, John].

    The Musical Miscellany; being a Collection...

    London: Printed by and for John Watts...

    First edition of an influential collection...

    £3850

  20. [THE OLD MAID.]

    Six lithograph plates with verses below:...

    c. 1835?

    Apparently unrecorded – an attractive...

    £750