Gift Ideas

  1. ORWELL, George.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

    London, Secker & Warburg, 1949.

    First edition of a byword-novel, Orwell’s...

    £1750

  2. WHITMAN, Walt, and Antonio FRASCONI (illustrator).

    A Whitman Portrait.

    [New York, Spiral Press, 1960.]

    First edition, comprising extracts...

    £250

  3. PARKER, Dorothy.

    Not so deep as a Well: The collected Poems...

    New York, Viking Press, 1 December 1936.

    Limited first edition, numbered 410...

    £500

  4. HUMPHREYS, H.

    Noel. The Genera and Species of British...

    London, [Bradbury & Evans for] Paul Jerrard...

    First edition of these handsome illustrations...

    £250

  5. DU TEMPLE, Louis.

    Du Scaphandre, et de son emploi a bord...

    Paris, widow Bouchard-Huzard for Arthus...

    First and only edition of this work...

    £750

  6. [HERALDRY.]

    Album of embossed heraldic letterheads.

    [Likely Cambridge, late nineteenth century?]

    An intriguing collection of embossed...

    £250

  7. CORNELIUS NEPOS.

    Cornelii Nepotis vitae excellentium imperatorum,...

    Amsterdam, J. Wetstein, 1745.

    An uncommon pocket edition of Cornelius...

    £125

  8. POGÁNY, Willy (illustrator).

    Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales, collected...

    London, [Ballantyne Press for] George...

    First edition of this attractive collection...

    £450

  9. [JUVENILE.]

    A Token of Remembrance from a Mother to...

    London, William Darton, 58, Holborn Hill, 1822.

    First edition of this collection of...

    £350

  10. [BURNEY, Frances, Madame d’Arblay.]

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth. By the...

    London: Printed for T. Payne ... and T....

    First edition. The subscribers’...

    £1600

  11. [JUVENILE.]

    [Library for Youth, or Book-Case of Knowledge,...

    London: Printed for John Wallis … by...

    A fine complete set of Wallis’s ‘Library...

    £4750

  12. SUETONIUS, and Isaac CASAUBON (editor).

    C. Suetoni Tranquilli De XII. Caesaribus...

    Geneva, Etienne Gamonet, 1605.

    Second edition of Casaubon’s Suetonius....

    £375

  13. RAMSAY, Allan.

    The Gentle Shepherd, a Scotch Pastoral...

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

    First edition of this parallel-text...

    £600

  14. [NOBBES, Robert.]

    The compleat Troller, or, the Art of Trolling,...

    London, T. James for Thomas Helder, 1682.

    First edition of ‘the earliest major...

    £1450

  15. [JOHNSTONE, Charles.]

    Chrysal, or the Adventures of a Guinea,...

    London, T. Becket, 1760.

    First edition. Chrysal’s...

    £600

  16. WOOLRYCH, Humphry W.

    Memoirs of the Life of Judge Jeffreys,...

    London, A.J. Valpy for Henry Colburn, 1827.

    First edition of a favourable biography...

    £145

  17. FUHRMANN, Ernst.

    China. Erster Teil: Das Land der Mitte.

    Hagen, Folkwang-Verlag, 1921.

    First edition of two of the most celebrated...

    £175

  18. REID, Thomas.

    Essays on the powers of the human mind;...

    [Edinburgh, W. Aitchison for] London,...

    A beautiful set of this small format...

    £750

  19. MORRIS, William.

    Gothic Architecture: A Lecture for the...

    (Colophon:) London, Kelmscott Press at...

    A splendid copy of the first edition...

    £1000