Gift Ideas

  1. GASPAROLI, Carlo Maria.

    Dialectica sive manuductio ad logicam dictata...

    Antwerp, 1753.

    A handsome manuscript comprising a thorough...

    £4750

  2. NIEUHOF, Jan; Athanasius KIRCHER; and John OGILBY, translator.

    An Embassy from the East-India Company...

    London, John Macock for the author, 1669.

    First English edition, beautifully illustrated,...

    £4000

  3. VALERIUS FLACCUS, Gaius. 

    Argonauticon … libri VIII, a Ludovico...

    Antwerp, Christopher Plantin, [15 July] 1565. 

    First edition, a very attractive copy,...

    £1250

  4. KAPITSA, Olga and Yuri VASNETSOV.

    Зайка [Little Hare] .

    Leningrad, Detizdat Ts K VLKSM, 1936.

    First edition of this collection of eleven...

    £350

  5. VIRGIL Maro, Publius, and Giovanni Andrea dell’ANGUILLARA (trans.). 

    Il primo libro della Eneida di Vergilio,...

    Padua, Gratioso Perchacino, 1564. 

    First edition of the first book of Anguillara’s...

    £2500

  6. CARDONNEL, Adam de.

    Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland [I–II] …

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

    First edition, the very rare issue with...

    £975

  7. AKHMATOVA, Anna Andreevna, translator.

    Golosa poetov. Stikhi zarubezhnykh poetov...

    Moscow, “Progress”, 1965.

    First edition: translations by Akhmatova...

    £450

  8. ANSELMI, Giorgio, the younger

    Georgii Anselmi nepotis Epigrammaton libri...

    Venice, Maffeo Pasini, September 1528. 

    The definitive edition of the epigrams...

    £875

  9. KOLLÁR, Jan. 

    Díla básnická … we dwau djljch [‘A...

    Buda, no publisher, but ‘with the types...

    First collected edition of Jan Kollár’s...

    £1750

  10. HEMINGWAY, Ernest, and Evgenia KALASHNIKOVA (translator).

    Imet’ i ne imet’ [To have and have...

    Moscow, Goslitizdat, 1938.

    First edition in Russian of To have...

    £1250

  11. VERLAINE, Paul, and Léon LEBÈGUE (illustrator).

    Fêtes gallantes.

    Paris, F. Ferroud for the Librairie des...

    Limited edition on vélin teinté...

    £750

  12. SCOTT, Sir Walter.

    The Lady of the Lake … with all his Introductions...

    Edinburgh, Robert Cadell, 1851.

    An attractive Scottish 'Mauchline ware'...

    £750

  13. [BURNS, Robert.] BRIGHT, Henry A[rthur].

    Some Account of the Glenriddell MSS. of...

    Liverpool, Gilbert G. Walmsley …, 1874.

    First edition, scarce, a presentation...

    £100

  14. RAMSAY, Allan.

    The Gentle Shepherd, a Scotch Pastoral...

    London: Printed for the Author, by T....

    First edition of this parallel-text...

    £600

  15. [FRASER, William Augustus, Sir.]

    Poems by the Knight of Morar.

    London, Whittingham and Wilkins, 1867.

    First edition, privately printed, a...

    £350

  16. FLORUS, Lucius. 

    Lucii Flori rerum ab urbe condita liber...

    [Venice, in aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri,...

    Florus’s epitome of Roman history,...

    £750

  17. [SOUTH AMERICA.]

    Album of sketches made in Trinidad and...

    1840s?

    An attractive album of sketches by an...

    £2750

  18. [CALLIGRAPHIC SCORES.]

    Two anonymous manuscript scores.

    London, 1820s.

    Two charming productions, sent as anonymous...

    £850

  19. ROBINSON, Mrs. Mary (Darby).

    Lyrical Tales …

    London, Printed for T. N. Longman and...

    First edition, a revisionary response to...

    £1250

  20. NEW RIDDLE BOOK (A)

    or a Whetstone for dull Wits … Printed...

    [J. Drewry? 1790?]

    An attractive illustrated riddle chapbook....

    £750