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A Book of Nonsense.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Peter Owen, 1972.,


1st Edition. Fine in dust wrapper. Review copy with publisher’s review slip inserted. PiP A17a View more info

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A COLLECTION.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £100,000.00

Publisher: 1922 - 2011.,


A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire what is thought to be the most extensive collection of Mervyn Peake items in the world. This collection has been formed over a period of more than 30 years and consists of over 500 individual items. Of course, all the published books are represented in 1st Edition including the Rare 1939 Edition of Captain Slaughterboard in a dust wrapper, but in addition there are a large number of variant issues, some previously unrecorded a... View more info

A Reverie of Bone and Other Poems. Drawings by the Author.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Bertram Rota, 1967.,


1st Edition. Limited to 320 copies. Almost Fine in wrappers as issued. PiP A15a View more info

A World Away; a Memoir of Mervyn Peake, by Maeve Gilmore.

By: [PEAKE, Mervyn]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mandarin, 1992.,


Paperback Edition with a preface by Michael Moorcock dated 1983. The previous paperback edition omitted the drawings, they are re-instated here. View more info

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Zephyr Books (The Continental Book Co.), 1946.,


1st Edition. Wrappers. Fine in very sligtly browned dust wrapper with a couple of internal archival repairs. PiP B8a View more info

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All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.,


1st Edition. Wrappers as issued. Just a little wear at the head of the spine otherwise a Very Good copy. Notoriously fragile, the spine is very susceptible to wear. PiP B4a View more info

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All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.,


1st Edition. Wrappers as issued. Rear cover loose. Notoriously fragile, the spine is very susceptible to wear. PiP B4a View more info

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All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.,


1st Edition. Wrappers as issued. Rear cover missing. PiP B4a View more info

Alphabet and Image: 1.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Spring, 1946.,


Comb binding. Article “The Book Illustrations of Mervyn Peake” by Frances Sarzano accompanied by 25 illustrations from Grimms’ Household Tales, The Hunting of the Snark, Quest for Sita, Ride a Cock Horse [2 in colour], Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Alice [from the Swedish Edition, “This edition will not be published in England for at least two years”, in fact a further 8 years] and two full page illustrations “From a projected editio... View more info

Autograph Letter, Signed.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £395.00

Publisher: Sark, April 11 1947.,


Addressed to Mrs Cook and referring to a sketch that he had previously sent to her and recommending ‘Letters From a Lost Uncle’ due “...perhaps next Christmas.” There are a couple of burn holes in the paper and Peake has added “<- please forgive this and its satellite: sparks have just jumped out of the fire!” Written on both sides and signed “With very best wishes to you all - Yours sincerely Mervyn Peake.” View more info

Ballet. Vol. 2. No. 1.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £15.00

Publisher: June 1946.,


Spine worn from removal of old tape. Frontispiece drawing. View more info

Beer is Best, by John Watney.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Peter Owen, 1974.,


1st Edition. Very Good/Fine in very slightly rubbed dust wrapper. Reproduces two small illustrations by Mervyn Peake commissioned by the Brewers&apos; Society. View more info

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Blue and Green.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,200.00


Original drawing. Pastel and chalk? 7 x 5½ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Bookplate. Ex Libris N. Asherson.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: [1951],


Loose bookplate, probably removed from a book. Peake’s only known bookplate design, produced for Nehemiah Asherson, an ear specialist who treated Peake’s wife and children. View more info

Boy in Darkness. Illustrated by P.J. Lynch.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books, 1996.,


2nd Edition. Fine in dust wrapper. Originally published in the anthology ‘Sometime, Never’ in 1956 an earlier separate edition in 1976 used an inferior typescript for the text. This edition restores the original complete text. PiP A21b View more info