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Image for The Quest for Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton.

The Quest for Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton.

By: AYRTON, Michael [illustrator] and D.G. BRIDSON

Price: £900.00

Publisher: Rampant Lions Press, 1972.:

Seller ID: 40349


1st Edition, one of 15 copies from an edition of 125; this number V, SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR WITH AN EXTRA SIGNED LITHOGRAPH OF AN UNUSED VARIANT OF THE FRONTISPIECE. Original quarter morocco, cloth boards, marbled endpapers by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, printed on hand-made Pachuco Cadava paper from Amalfi. Some general light spotting but a Fine copy. With the Michael Ayrton designed bookplate of Arnold Haskell to the front pastedown. Loosely inserted are 1. original prospectus for the book, 2. letter from the daughter of Martin Shuttleworth, literary critic, writer and editor regardin... View more info

The Quest for Gilgamesh; with an original lithograph by Michael Ayrton.

By: AYRTON, Michael [illustrator] and D.G. BRIDSON

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Rampant Lions Press, 1972.:

Seller ID: 40350


1st Edition, one of 110 copies from an edition of 125; this number 80. Fine copy in the ragged remains of the original[?] plain tissue dust wrapper. View more info

Image for Mother Moth; illustrated by Francesca Bell.

Mother Moth; illustrated by Francesca Bell.

By: BELL, Adrian

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Fountaindale, N.S.W., Australia: Bell, 2011.:

Seller ID: 38663


1st Edition. Limited to 500 copies. Signed by author and illustrator on the title page. Fine in dust wrapper. View more info

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A Gaelic Alphabet.

By: BIGGS, Michael

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Dublin: The Dolmen Press, August, 1960.:

Seller ID: 38442


Reset and reprinted edition. Original wrappers, very slightly soiled and faded, small closed tear to rear wrapper, otherwise Very Good. View more info

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Seven Winters.

By: BOWEN, Elizabeth

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1942.:

Seller ID: 38447


1st Edition. Cloth backed boards, covers browned, owner’s name and date. Very Good. Number 354 of 440 copies. View more info

The Adventure of the Priory School. A Facsimile edition of the original Sherlock Holmes Manuscript. Introduction by Len Deighton.

By: CONAN DOYLE, Arthur

Price: £50.00

Seller ID: 22608


Copy 256 of limited edition of 350 copies. Signed by Len Deighton. 8vo. Spine slightly faded otherwise Fine, in dust jacket. literature View more info

Image for The Dolmen Chapbook: a Miscellany... Parts I - VIII.

The Dolmen Chapbook: a Miscellany... Parts I - VIII.

By: DOLMEN PRESS

Price: £800.00

Publisher: Dublin: The Dolmen Press, 1954 - 56.:

Seller ID: 38441


8 parts. Comprising the first 8 of the series of twelve with the outer wrapper for the series split along the spine. Each individual part Very Good, except for the first part which is browned along the leading edge and has a corner a little creased. This series is rarely seen complete and most printed in an edition of 250 copies only. I. The Ballad of Jane Shore by Donagh MacDonagh, illustrated by Eric Patton. II. A Wexfor Carol, illustrated by Leslie MacWeeney. III. The Perfect Wife, illustrated by Robert Gibbings. IV. Thirty Three Ballads, translated by Thomas Kinsella, illustrated by Paul... View more info

Image for Medea. Hippolytus. The Bacchae. Newly translated by Philip Vellacott, illustrated by Michael Ayrton.

Medea. Hippolytus. The Bacchae. Newly translated by Philip Vellacott, illustrated by Michael Ayrton.

By: EURIPIDES and Michael AYRTON [illustrator]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Printed for Members of the Limited Editions Club at the Curwen Press, 1967.:

Seller ID: 40351


1st Edition, 1st printing. Cloth backed boards, light mark at the foot of the spine otherwise a Fine copy in the original clip-case. No. 832 of 1,500 copies SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. View more info

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The Mansion.

By: FAULKNER, William

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1961.:

Seller ID: 38499


!st. U.K. Edition. Very Good in dust wrapper a little chipped at the base of the spine. View more info

Image for A Short Survey of Surrealism.

A Short Survey of Surrealism.

By: GASCOYNE, David

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Cobden-Sanderson, 1935.:

Seller ID: 38324


1st. Edition. Very Good in slightly browned and chipped dust wrapper designed by Max Ernst. art surrealism View more info

Image for Art-nonsense and Other Essays.

Art-nonsense and Other Essays.

By: GILL, Eric

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co., 1929.:

Seller ID: 38326


1st Edition. Tall 8vo. pp. x, 324. Very Good in browned and slightly chipped dust wrapper. View more info

Virginia Woolf.

By: HOLTBY, Winifred

Price: £280.00

Publisher: Wishart, 1932.:

Seller ID: 40346


1st Edition. Fine in dust wrapper. Modern First Editions View more info

Image for Summer’s Last Will & Testament. A masque for orchestra, chorus, and baritone solo, to words taken from the Pleasant Comedy of that name written in 1593 by Thomas Nashe. The music by Constant Lambert, the drawings by Michael Ayrton.

Summer’s Last Will & Testament. A masque for orchestra, chorus, and baritone solo, to words taken from the Pleasant Comedy of that name written in 1593 by Thomas Nashe. The music by Constant Lambert, the drawings by Michael Ayrton.

By: LAMBERT, Constant [music] and Michael AYRTON [illustrations]

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946.:

Seller ID: 40352


Large folio. 1st Edition, first printing. No, 66 of 100 copies SIGNED BY LAMBERT AND AYRTON. Original thin card wrappers, a little worn, preserved in a purpose made fold over case. View more info

Image for Summer’s Last Will & Testament. A masque for orchestra, chorus, and baritone solo, to words taken from the Pleasant Comedy of that name written in 1593 by Thomas Nashe. The music by Constant Lambert, the drawings by Michael Ayrton.

Summer’s Last Will & Testament. A masque for orchestra, chorus, and baritone solo, to words taken from the Pleasant Comedy of that name written in 1593 by Thomas Nashe. The music by Constant Lambert, the drawings by Michael Ayrton.

By: LAMBERT, Constant [music] and Michael AYRTON [illustrations]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946.:

Seller ID: 40354


Large folio. 1st Edition, first printing. 150 copies were published, the first 100 signed, the rest not for sale. Tape repair to spine, wrappers creased and rubbed. View more info

Bridge for the Living. Poems. A work for chorus and orchestra with music by Anthony Hedges. LP Record.

By: LARKIN, Philip

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Meridian Records, 1981.:

Seller ID: 6926


Long Playing Record. Fine in sleeve. Commissioned in 1976 by Hull firm J.H. Fenner & Co. it was not performed until 1981 a few months before the completion of the Humber Bridge. The poem is printed on the back of the sleeve. The record contains other compositions by Hedges. View more info

Image for The Lion and the Fox; the Role of the Hero in the Plays of Shakespeare.

The Lion and the Fox; the Role of the Hero in the Plays of Shakespeare.

By: LEWIS, Wyndham

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Grant Richards, 1927.:

Seller ID: 39613


1st Edition, variant 2. Very Good in chipped and defective dust wrapper. View more info

Image for The Apes of God. [Anniversary Edition]

The Apes of God. [Anniversary Edition]

By: LEWIS, Wyndham [Michael AYRTON dw]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Arco Publishers, 1955.:

Seller ID: 40344


Limited Edition, no 304 of 1,000 copies SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The first issue binding. Very Good in slightly rubbed price clipped dust wrapper designed by Michael Ayrton. Morrow & Lafourcade A12d View more info

Image for A Voyage to Arcturus.

A Voyage to Arcturus.

By: LINDSAY, David

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1920.:

Seller ID: 38463


1st Edition, 1st issue. Original red cloth lettered in gilt, cloth a little bubbled but a nice copy of the earliest issue of around 600 copies with the earliest publisher’s catalogue which includes Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. View more info

Image for The London Aphrodite; a Literary Periodical. Number One - Six. [Complete]

The London Aphrodite; a Literary Periodical. Number One - Six. [Complete]

By: LINDSAY, Jack and STEPHENSON, P.R. Editors

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Franfrolico Press, August 1928 - July 1929.:

Seller ID: 38330


6 issues, complete. A little browned but Very Good. View more info

Image for Something Childish & Other Stories.

Something Childish & Other Stories.

By: MANSFIELD, Katherine.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Constable. 1924.:

Seller ID: 39660


1st Edition. Fine copy in dust wrapper very slightly browned on the spine and with one short closed tear. View more info