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History Of Surrey

OWEN MANNING & WILLIAM BRAY: The History And Antiquities Of The County Of Surrey.

Full and complete set. Published 1804-14. Finely bound in tan leather with marbled boards. 95 engraved plates, 2 folding maps, 13 folding pedigrees. One of the very best sets you will ever see. Stunning! £1700.00


Pennant Tour In Wales

THOMAS PENNANT: A Tour In Wales. 1784
Rare two volume edition. Finely bound in half tan leather. Comprehensively illustrated with three vignette title pages; 2 other vignettes, 52 engraved plates, and 10 supplemental engraved plates. A very fine work on Welsh topography. £480.00


Horsfield History of Sussex

THOMAS HORSFIELD: The History, Antiquities And Topography Of The County Of Sussex.

First Edition, 1835. Two volume set. A very special copy bound in full dark blue leather. A rare definitive work on the County. £600.00


Yellow Books

The Yellow Book Illustrated Quarterly [Complete 13 Volume Set, 1894-7]

An exceptional set! Very attractive indeed. £1500.00


Royal Artillery

The Royal Artillery Commemoration Book 1939-1945.

Published in 1950. A large book comprising over 790 pages that examines all important aspects of the Royal Artillery during World War II. Profusely illustrated with maps, photographs, colour and black and white illustrations, and contributions from famous illustrators. £80.00



ROBERT ZIMMERMAN (Bob Dylan): Tarantula.

Extremely rare pre-publication bootleg copy printed circa 1970. This was the book's first appearance in print prior to its official publication in 1971. Not many copies are known. A very rare piece of memorabilia. £225.00


Virgina Woolf Monday or Tuesday

VIRGINIA WOOLF: Monday or Tuesday.

First Edition, 1921. Of this edition only 1000 copies were printed. Published by her Hogarth Press. Illustrated with woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. £800.00



SABRETACHE (Albert Stewart Barrow): A Gentleman And His Hounds.

Signed & Numbered Limited Edition. No. 15 of 50 copies. First Edition, 1935. Signed by Sabretache. A highly prized copy this great work. £250.00


Nimrod Remarks On The Condition Of Hunters

NIMROD (Charles J. Apperley): Remarks On The Condition Of Hunters.

First Edition, 1831. An exceptionally fine example bound to a very high standard. Quite simply stunning! £130.00


Warwickshire Hunt

CHARLES MORDAUNT & W.R. VERNEY: Annals Of The Warwickshire Hunt 1795-1895.

First Edition, 1896. Two Volume set. A detailed work illustrated with maps and black and white plates. £90.00


Nimrod Remarks On The Condition Of Hunters

First Edition, 1933. Deemed 'The Most Contraversial Novel of Our Time'. It tackles the contraversial hypothesis of what might have happened if Jesus has consented to be made King of the Jews. Very few copies are known. £535.00


History Of Peru

WILLIAM H PRESCOTT: History Of The Conquest of Peru.

Two volumes, 1892. Fine bindings. Very unusual. £70.00


Standing Orders

Standing Orders Of The 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade
. 1860
A genuine period copy of the Battalion's Standing Orders printed by army printer Henry Lewis, Portsmouth, 1860. Original half leather binding. Excellent Condition. What makes this extra special is that it contains handwritten soldier's notes which include a listing of all the senior officer etc. An extremely handsome copy with a really good provenance. £150.00


Wind In The Willows

KENNETH GRAHAME: The Wind In The Willows
First Edition, 1908, in its original binding. £900.00

Ratty, Mole, Toad, and Badger! A truly wonderful tale!

Rare in its original binding.


Noble's Cromwell

MARK NOBLE: Memoirs Of The Protectoral House Of Cromwell.
Third Edition with improvements, 1787. Two volumes bound in full leather. £275.00


Gray's Elegy

THOMAS GRAY (illustrated by Gwenda Morgan): Gray's Elegy Written In A Churchyard.
Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Limited Edition. No. 564 of 750 copies. Contains eight engravings by Petworth wood engraver Gwenda Morgan. £145.00


John Thomson Lectures On Inflammation

JOHN THOMSON: Lectures On Inflammation, A View Of The General Doctrines, Pathological & Practical, Of Medical Surgery.
First Edition, 1813. A very fine copy of an important early 19th Century medical text. Extremely rare. Beautifully bound in full leather with gilt page edges. An exceptional copy. £300.00


John Abernethy Sugical Observations

JOHN ABERNETHY: Surgical Observations On The Constitutional Origin & Treatment Of Local Diseases; & On Aneurisms.
Sixth Edition, 1822. Beautifully bound in full leather with gilt page edges. An extremely fine example. £60.00



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