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Image for All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.:

Seller ID: 38200


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

Image for A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, by Laurence Sterne.

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, by Laurence Sterne.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pan Books, 1946.:

Seller ID: 38579


1st Pan Edition. Paperback edition, Very Good. The earliest Pan paperbacks used Mervyn Peake’s design on the title page, and in slightly larger form, on the front cover. By 1947 it had become unrecognisable as a Peake design. View more info

Image for The Glory of the Sons; a History of Eltham College School for the Sons of Missionaries, edited by Charles Witting.

The Glory of the Sons; a History of Eltham College School for the Sons of Missionaries, edited by Charles Witting.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Eltham College, 1952.:

Seller ID: 38581


1st Edition. Very Good in unevenly faded dust wrapper. Mervyn Peake contributed five small drawings. Of course, he also attended the college from 1923 - 1929, forming his closest friendship there with Gordon “Goatie” Smith. View more info

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Portfolio of Prints.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Marlborough: Libanus Press, 2003.:

Seller ID: 37373


Folio. 8 colour washed illustrations, with separate title page. Printed on 170gsm Zerkall mould-made paper, portfolio of the prints, bound in red cloth by the Fine Bindery, Wellingborough. This Edition Limited to 60 numbered copies. View more info

Image for Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £550.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1940.:

Seller ID: 32100


1st Edition. Ist issue without the dedication ‘For Sebastian’ on the page following the contents. Fine in browned and slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a short closed tear to the rear panel. At the last minute Peake had the book dedicated to Sebastian and some early copies were issued without. PiP B1a View more info

Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1940.:

Seller ID: 32101


1st Edition. 2nd issue with the dedication ‘For Sebastian’ on the page following the contents. Very Good in slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a few short closed tears. PiP B1a View more info

The Hunting of the Snark; an Agony in Eight Fits, by Lewis Carroll.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1941.:

Seller ID: 32104


Deluxe edition. This edition bound in pink cloth with slightly rubbed and browned dust wrapper. 1400 copies of this edition were printed, fewer than the Zodiac edition. PiP B2c View more info

The Adventures of the Young Soldier in Search of the Better World, by C.E.M. Joad.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1943.:

Seller ID: 32106


1st Edition. Very Good in browned and chipped dust wrapper. PiP B3a View more info

Image for All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.:

Seller ID: 32108


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

Of Ravana the Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Quest for Sita, of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati, by Maurice Collis.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £320.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32128


1st Edition. A sumptuous edition, Fine in slightly browned and a little chipped dust wrapper. Loosely inserted is the printed slip ‘This edition, printed on hand-made paper is limited to 500 copies for sale.’ PiP B9a View more info

Of Ravana the Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Quest for Sita, of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati, by Maurice Collis.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32129


1st Edition. A sumptuous edition, Very Good in badly torn and chipped dust wrapper. Loosely inserted is the printed slip ‘This edition, printed on hand-made paper is limited to 500 copies for sale.’ PiP B9a View more info

Image for Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Folio Society, 1948.:

Seller ID: 32134


1st Edition, variant issue. Yellow dust wrapper printed in black. End papers a little browned, rear cover a little damp marked, Good in stained and badly chipped dust wrapper. Only the second copy I have seen of this variant design, the rear panel of which is unprinted. I have been unable to assign priority with confidence. PiP B11a View more info

The Wonderful Life and Adventures of Tom Thumb Parts One and Two, by Paul Britten Austin.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £295.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Radiojänst, 1954 & 1955.:

Seller ID: 32140


2 volumes. Small paperbacks. Fine in wrappers as issued. Issued to accompany an English language course in Sweden, there was no other edition published. PiP B17a View more info

The Pot of Gold and Two Other Tales by Aaron Judah.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1959.:

Seller ID: 32147


1st Edition. Near Fine in dust wrapper. The uncommon first issue with the price 9/6 on the dust wrapper. Later issues have the dust wrapper price clipped and overprinted with a price of 60p. Winnington reckons the 60p issue is a later binding, but more likely rediscovered copies with the dust wrapper altered. PiP B21a View more info

Droll Stories Collected in the Monasteries of Touraine and Given to the Light by Honoré de Balzac. Translated into Modern Engllish by Alec Brown.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Folio Society, 1961.:

Seller ID: 32148


1st Edition. Brown canvas, Very Good in slip case split along one edge. PiP B22a View more info

Mervyn Peake/Oscar Wilde; Extracts from the Poems of Oscar Wilde

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Gordon Spilstead, 1980.:

Seller ID: 32149


Printed on Glastonbury Antique Laid paper and bound in Tussah silk with a slipcase illustrated by Maeve Gilmore. Fine in very slightly rubbed slipcase. One of 200 copies signed by Maeve Gilmore PiP B23a View more info

The Sunday Books (Les Livres de Dimanche), text by Michael Moorcock.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paris: DeNoël, 2010.:

Seller ID: 32152


1st Edition. Original decorated cloth. Fine. “This delightfully odd book calls for some explanation. While the Peake family were living on Sark in the late 1940s, each of MP’s two sons had a notebook in which MP drew or painted a picture every Sunday. Sometimes he did a painting on a separate sheet and pasted it into place. There was not necessarily any connection between the pictures from one week to the next. Generally they were simply what the boys asked for – an aeroplane, a car, or a train, for instance. Being the sons of MP, they often requested pirates. What Michael ... View more info

The Diary of a Nobody, by George and Weedon Grossmith.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pan Books, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32158


1st Pan Edition. Original cloth, Very Good. One of the first Pan books, (and one of only a handful issued in hardback), using Mervyn Peake’s drawing of Pan on the title page before it became more stylised in 1947. View more info

The Glory of the Sons; a History of Eltham College School for the Sons of Missionaries, edited by Charles Witting.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Eltham College, 1952.:

Seller ID: 32163


1st Edition. Near Fine in slightly rubbed dust wrapper. Mervyn Peake contributed five small drawings. Of course, he also attended the college from 1923 - 1929, forming his closest friendship there with Gordon “Goatie” Smith. View more info

The Glory of the Sons; a History of Eltham College School for the Sons of Missionaries, edited by Charles Witting.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Eltham College, 1952.:

Seller ID: 32164


1st Edition. Near Fine in slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a short tear on the joint of the rear panel and flap. Mervyn Peake contributed five small drawings. Of course, he also attended the college from 1923 - 1929, forming his closest friendship there with Gordon “Goatie” Smith. View more info