Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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Stories of Several Worlds. First edition, Heinemann, 1938.


First edition, London, Philip Allen, 1936. The first edition of the author's first book, a blend of horror & Sci-Fi, and one of the publisher's highly sought-after 'Creeps' series. Very rare in the dust-jacket. From the library of Anthony Lejeune.


First edition, first printing. Skeffington, 1933. A fantasy novel first published in book form in 1932 by Horace Liveright. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy in January 1932. Rare in dw.

Children's Books

Tolkien (J.R.R.) The Hobbit


16th impression (third edition), London, Allen & Unwin, 1967. Tolkien's timeless classic of fantasy fiction for children.


Early edition, Likely rebound copy of original paperback edition and rare as such.
London, Ward Lock and Tyler, 1876


Likely rebound copy of original paperback edition
London, Sampson Low, 1876
Author's Illustrated Edition


First UK edition.
London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle 1873
A fine first English edition of this keystone work by Jules Verne, scarce in the publisher's original cloth binding thus. This first English edition was the first to be translated from the French and is uncommon, the American edition appearing the following year. It comprises translations of two separate books, De la Terre a La Lune and Autour de la Lune. It was also later issued under the title The Baltimore Gun Club. The deluxe cloth bindings were generally issued with bevelled boards and all edges gilt as found on this copy.


A real curiosity for Verne collectors. A key title with each volume issued by a different publisher.
London, Ward Lock (vol 1) Sampson Low (vol 2) 1876


Copyright Edition. First edition in English, fifth printing. London, The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd, November 1927. A neat, clean and bright example of this Sci-Fi classic, published the same year as the famous German silent film version starring Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogge.


London, WM. Collins Sons & Co, Ltd By The London Book Co. Ltd., [1934]
A film tie in Issued around the same time of the release of the film adaptation of The Invisible Man which was filmed by Universal Pictures Ltd. Uncommon in wrapper.