We are an old fashioned general antiquarian bookshop with a leaning to illustrated, finely bound and first edition books.
Established in 1968, our family-run business has now passed to a second generation of booksellers. We are based in the oldest shop on the Chiswick High Road, which dates from the late 18th century. As well as being an open Bricks & Mortar shop, we also supply books via the internet to customers around the World. We have mail collected every weekday, and our packing zealot Richard, is never happier than when our books arrive in good order with our customers. We specialise in antiquarian books, fine bindings, children's illustrated and first editions, as well as a general stock leaning to literature and the arts. We are members of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA
Havers, Gladys Mary. Very Good. 8vo. 44 pp. Original patterned golden silk over boards. Paper title label to front board. Original tassle with attached painted bead bound in. Bright yellow silk pastedowns. Protected in early oriental-themed paper wrappers with hand-lettered title (not as issued). Title label rubbed and silk covers slightly marked & darkened. Pastedowns lightly foxed. Inscribed by the author and artist on first leaf and presented in year of publication, dated 'March 1930, Peking ...
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Full gilt-decorated Morocco
Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Company 1926, U S A
Date published: 1926
Description: Shepard, E. H. (illustrator) Fine in Slipcase jacket. Large 8vo. xiv., 159 pp, illustrated in b/w. Bound in full dark green morocco, with gilt lettering, lines and devices by The Chelsea Bindery. Leather entry slipcase. Silk endpapers, the boards having a gilt decorated morocco border. Number 15 of 200 Large Paper copies printed on Japanese Vellum, and signed by both A A Milne and E H Shephard on the limitation page. All edges gilt. A beautiful thing to behold. Read More
Edition: Fourth Impression
Binding: Half Morocco
Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Limited 1927, London
Date published: 1927
Description: Very Good. 8vo. 292; ix, 293-589 pp. Blue half morocco over blue cloth. Five raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Spotting to cloth of both volumes. Spines uniformly faded. Armorial bookplate to verso of ffeps. Early ink inscription to blanks. Maps, charts. A VG pair. Read More