2015 London Antiquarian Book Fair

London Book Fair

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In a short while we will be heading off to the 2015 London Antiquarian Book Fair. The fair runs from May 28th through the 30th.

Below is a short selection of highlights that we will be bringing. Click here to view the full list on our website.




(BINDING, MEUNIER) KHAYYAM, OMAR. RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAMLondon: David Nutt, 1889. One of 60 on Japan Vellum, signed by the publisher (“D. Nutt”). Price:$11,000 
BOSWELL, JAMES. THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791. First edition, second state of S4r. Price: $7,500
(CARROLL, LEWIS) DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE. EDITOR’S HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTPoulton-Lancelyn, Bebington, Wirral: 1951-1952; published by Cassel, 1953. 354 leaves. Price:$16,000
WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM. YARROW REVISITED, AND OTHER POEMS. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman and Edward Moxon, 1835. First edition. Price:$7,500
DELAMONCE, FERDINAND-PIERRE-JOSEPH-IGNACE. SIXTEEN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR DRAWINGS.n.p. [Paris: ca. 1714]. Pen and black ink and gray wash on paper. Price: $25,000
PEPYS, SAMUEL. MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS. London: Henry Colburn, 1825. First edition. Engraved frontispiece in each volume and 11 engraved plates (one folding). Price: $6,000
DICKENS, CHARLES. DAVID COPPERFIELD. A READING.[London]: Privately Printed [by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street], n.d., [ca. 1866]. ONE OF TWO KNOWN COPIES. Price:$45,000
(CHURCHILL, WINSTON) [BARTOL, CYRUS A…. AMERICAN BEAUTY PERSONIFIED AS THE…N.p. [New York?]: n.d. [ca. 1869]. Frontispiece portrait photograph (albumen print) of artist Joseph Fagnani. Price:$7,500
HARDY, THOMAS. THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE. London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1886. First edition. Price: $11,000
SINCLAIR, UPTON. THE JUNGLE.New York: Jungle Publishing Co., Box 2064, New York, n.d. “Published February, 1906” (from copyright page). First edition. Price: $9,500
HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, [1966]. First edition. Price: $5,000
HUYSMANS, JORIS-KARL. SAC AU DOS. Paris: Librarie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol éditeur, [1913]. Price: $9,500
[LAWRENCE, T.E.]. SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM. [London: Privately Printed, 1926]. One of about 170 “Complete” copies for subscribers, inscribed on p. xix. Price: $135,000
CHURCHILL, WINSTON. THE PEOPLE’S RIGHTS. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. First edition, first wrappered issue, first state. [viii]. Price:$3,000
(SLAVERY) CONVENTION NATIONALE. Evreux: de l’Imprimerie de J.J. L. Ancelle, 16 Pluviose An II [4 February 1794]. First edition. No. 2262. Price: $6,500
NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. LOLITA.Paris: The Olympia Press, [1955]. First edition, first issue, with “Francs: 900” printed on the rear cover. Price: $4,750


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