Gift Ideas

  1. DICKENS, Charles.

    Great expectations ... In three volumes....

    London, (C. Whiting for) Chapman and Hall,...

    First edition, second impression, of one...

    £5500

  2. CAYLEY, John, XU BING and others (Katherine SPEARS, ed.).

    Tianshu: Passages in the Making of a Book.

    [London], Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 2009.

    This is the most comprehensive study on...

    £45

  3. LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow.

    Listen! The Wind ... With Foreword and...

    New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1938.

    First edition of an award-winning book....

    £400

  4. C[OLOMBO]. A[POTHECARIES]. CO. LTD.

    Caryota Urens (Kitul), Botanical Study,

    circa 1880–90s.

    Charles Scowen arrived in Ceylon around...

    £250

  5. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. FRINK, Elizabeth, illustrator.

    Etchings illustrating Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury...

    [London,] Waddington, 1972.

    First edition of Frink’s monumental Canterbury...

    £4250

  6. DALI, Salvador

    Alpes. French Railways

    France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

    A gorgeous and colourful surrealist design...

    £250

  7. CARDONNEL, Adam de.

    Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland [I–II] …

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

    First edition, the very rare issue with...

    £975

  8. PRESENT FOR THE YOUNG (A).

    London: Printed for The Religious Tract...

    [c. 1827]

    First edition. A finely illustrated anthology...

    £175

  9. [KEENE, Marian].

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

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

    First and only edition. The tame Robin...

    £325

  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. HARRISON, William.

    The lazy Lays, and Prose Imaginings …

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

    First edition, a presentation copy,...

    £850

  12. 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

  13. KERSHMAN, Andrew.

    Book Lovers’ London.

    London, Metro Publications, 2015.

    Fifth edition. Book Lovers’ London...

    £13

  14. MONETA, José Manuel, and Robert Keith HEADLAND, ed..

    Four Antarctic Years in the South Orkney...

    London, Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 2017.

    One man’s fascinating record of four...

    £50

  15. [POETRY.]

    Anthology of manuscript floriographic poetry,

    dated June 1853.

    A collection of twenty-six apparently unpublished...

    £250

  16. 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

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

    Sylvie and Bruno … London, Macmillan...

    London, Macmillan and Co. 1880-1893.

    First editions, presentation copies...

    £2750

  18. 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