Gorringes Book Sale - Tuesday 19th October 2021

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° Padgett, Lewis - Robots Have No Tails, 1st edition, with d/j, Gnome Press, New York, 1952 and - Mutant, 1st edition, with d/j, Gnome Press, N...

° Clarke, Arthur C - Childhood’s End, 1st edition, red cloth, in unclipped d/j, with 1 inch tear to rear head of spine, 4 inch split to rear fol...

° Clarke, Arthur C - Against the Fall of Night, 1st edition, blue cloth, with unclipped d/j, with nicks to spine head and foot, Gnome Press, New...

° Williamson, Jack - Four works - Darker Than You Think, 1st edition, one of 500, inscribed and signed by the author, illustrated by Edd Cartier...

° Van Vogt, Alfred Elton - Seven works - Slan, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Sauk City, 1946; The Book of Ptath, 1st edition with unclipped d...

° Smith, Edward E - Seven works - Spacehounds of IPC, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1947; Skylark Three, 1st edition, with unc...

° Heinlein, Robert A - Six works - Beyond This Horizon, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1949; The Man Who Sold the Moon, 1st edi...

° Asimov, Isaac - I, Robot, 1st edition, 1st printing, 8vo, original red cloth, slight stains to fly leaves, with unclipped d/j, designed by Edd...

° Asimov, Isaac - The Foundation Trilogy, all 1st editions, all in unclipped d/j’, all Gnome Press, New York - Foundation, 1951; Foundation and ...

° Science Fiction - Thirteen titles - Brackett, Leigh - The Starmen, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Gnome Press, 1952; Carr, Robert Spencer, 1...

° Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel (1892-1973) - The Hobbit or There and Back Again, 1st edition, 1st impression, with 1st impression dust jacket, wit...

° Pepys, Samuel (edited and abridged by O.F. Morshead) - Everybody’s Pepys, 8vo, red cloth, one of 350, signed by the illustrator Ernest Shepar...

° Elwes, Henry John and Henry, Augustine - The Trees of Great Britain and Ireland, 8 vols including index, contemporary green half morocco, spin...

° Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, original gilt decorated cloth, first ‘’Peacock’’ edition, bookplate with pres...

° Gentleman, David - The Wood Engravings of David Gentleman, oblong folio, cloth, number 290 of 350, signed by the artist, introduction by Fiona...

° Tolkien, J.R.R - The Lord of the Rings, 3 vols, The Fellowship of the Ring, 5th impression, 1956; The Two Towers, 4th impression, 1956 and The...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,1st edition , 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, including a coloured frontis, or...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - Prince Caspian. The Return to Narnia, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, including a coloured frontis, or...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, rear...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Silver Chair, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in an unclipped d/j, with hole and t...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Horse and His Boy, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, frontis plate detached, but present, original c...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Magician’s Nephew, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, The Bodley He...

° Lewis, Clive Staples - The Last Battle, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, The Bodley Head, Lo...

° Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel - Farmer Giles of Ham, 1st edition, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth with unclipped d/j, print smudged...

° Betjaman, John, Sir - A Few Late Chrysanthemums, the authors uncorrected proof copy, 12mo, limp wrappers, half title with authors ink presenta...

° 20th Century Bibliographies:- Ritchie: Harold Acton, 1984 Mackenzie: William Cory, 1950 Fifoot: Sitwells, 1963 Cross: Sackville-West, 1999 Bu...

° 20th Century Bibliographies:- Knowlson: Samuel Beckett, 1971 Fraser: Lawrence Durrell, 1968 Kirkpatrick: Katherine Mansfield, 1989 Morrow: Wy...

° 20th/21st Century Biographies:- Keynes: Rupert Brooke, 1954 Kirkpatrick: Edmund Blunden, 1979 Keynes: Siegfried Sassoon, 1962 Blanchard: John...

° 20th Century Biographies:- Bruccoli: Raymond Chandler, 1979 Bruccoli: Scott Fitzgerald, 1987 Schwartz: Hart Crane, 1972 Edelstein: Wallace St...

These items are listed on the basis they are illustrative of by a gone culture in which there were different social norms. We understand the poten...

° Christie, Agatha - Evil Under the Sun, 1st edition, 8vo, original cloth in unclipped d/j, tears to jacket spine, owners inscription to fly lea...

° Lang, Andrew (Ed) -The Folio Society Rainbow Fairy Book Collection, Complete set of 12 volumes. (Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet,...

° Freud, Sigmund - The Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, 24 vols, 8vo, blue cloth, vols, 21, 23 and 24 with d/j’s, The Hogarth Pres...

° Wyld, James - Maps & plans, showing the principal movements, battles & sieges, in which the British army was engaged during the war from 1808 t...

° Repton, Humphry; John Aden & G.S - Design for the Pavillon [sic] at Brighton, 2nd issue, folio, rebound half blue morocco, with 20 plates and...

° d’Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon - An Atlas of Ancient Geography, folio, half red morocco, marbled boards, scuffed and torn, with 11 colou...

° Bowyer, Robert - An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of Europe, first edition, folio, rebound quarter blue morocco, with 2...

° Harding, James Duffield and others - Britannia Delineata: comprising views of the antiquities, remarkable buildings, and picturesque scenery of...

° Boydell, James - Boydell, Josiah - An History of the River Thames, first edition, folio, 2 vols in 1, later red morocco gilt, illustrated by J...

° Grindlay, Captain Robert Melville - Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, Chiefly on the Western Side of India, large qto, half green morocco, h...

° Merigot, James - A Select Collection of Views and Ruins in Rome, and Its Vicinity; Executed from Drawings Made Upon the Spot in the year 1791,...

° Amsinck, Paul - Tunbridge Wells, and its Neighourhood, qto, later red cloth, with frontis and 31 plates, text and plates browned, William Mill...

° Abbey, John R - Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, qto, grey cloth with dj, one of 500, Curwen Press,...

° Pollard, Hugh B. C. - The Gun Room Guide, illustrated with 14 full-page colour plates by Philip Rickman and H. Frank Wallace, qto, quarter vel...

° Boulger, George S and Perrin, Ida Southwell - British Flowering Plants, 4 vols, number 641 of 1,000, qto, cream cloth, with 300 coloured plate...

° Schaebaelje, Jan Philipsz - Emblemata Sacra, a disbound, incomplete work, oblong folio, engraved title and plates by Pieter Van Der Borcht, Am...

° Wilson, Charles William, Sir - Picturesque Palestine, 5 vols, including supplement (Social Life in Egypt by Stanley Lane-Poole) qto, half blue...

° Botanic.... - Maund, Benjamin (editor) - The Botanic Garden, vols 1-21, in 13, qto, contemporary green morocco gilt, water stained and spotted...

° Surtees, Robert Smith - [Sporting Novels], 7 vols, calf gilt, comprising, Jorrick’s Jaunts and Jollities, Hawbuck Grange, Mr. Sponge’s Sportin...

° Rhind, W.G - The Tabernacle in the Wilderness, 3rd edition, folio, original cloth, with frontispiece and 3 hand-coloured plates, Samuel Bagste...

° Omar Khayyam - The Rubaiyat, illustrated by Edmund Dulac, translated by Edward Fitzgerald, number 129 of 750, signed by the artist, original v...

° Delamotte, William Alfred - Original Views of Oxford, its Colleges, Chapels....folio, with coloured title and 25 litho plates, disbound, Londo...

Simpson, William - The Seat of War in the East, 2 parts in 1 vol, folio, half red morocco, with engraved title (foxed) and 79 tinted litho plates,...

° Holbein, Hans - Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein in the Collection of His Majesty, for the Portraits of Illustrious Persons of ...

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