We’re receiving many new titles which will take us some time to photograph and upload to our online shopping cart. Here’s a list of some of them, all of which are already in our shop at Burlington Square. Do come down and take a look!
1. Enough Rope: Poems by Dorothy Parker. Hardcover, 1929. 16th printing of the 1st edition. A collection of easy-to-read poems that are dark and cynical but funny, mostly discussing love and death.
2. The Valley of Flowers by F.S. Smythe. Hardcover (cloth), 1938. First edition. A travelogue of the Himalayas with 16 full colour photographs of the region.
3. The Wandering Jew by Eugene Sue. Hardcover (cloth), late 1800s. Complete in one edition. A famous French novel that was banned in France for being virulently anti-Catholic.
4. Journal of Researches by Charles Darwin. Decorative cloth, late 1800s. Some plates loose/torn. Detailing his travels/observations, mostly in South America.
5. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. Cloth, mid to late 1800s. One of the earliest books containing all 3 volumes in a single edition.
6. The Poetical Works of John Keats. Decorative cloth, quite beautiful, 1887.
7. The Story of the Heavens by Sir Robert Ball. Decorative cloth, 1911. A book on astronomy from 1911, containing many inaccuracies in light of modern science, but also filled with beautiful illustrations and photographs of the heavens.
8. Pinocchio, Decorative pictorial cloth, 1930. A lovely edition of the children’s classic with coloured plates and some black and white illustrations.
9. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. Undated, probably 1800s. Full leather with raised bands and gilt. Eight steel engravings and some colour plates. A very beautiful edition of this Christian classic.
10. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Undated, probably late 1800s/early 1900s. Cloth. 12 illustrations.
11. Droll Stories by Honore de Balzac. Franklin Library full leather and gilt.
12. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill. Classics of Liberty Library. 1/4 leather with gilt. New in shrink wrap still.