Silver on the Tree.
Item Number: 1862
New York: Atheneum, 1977.
First edition of the final volume in the author’s acclaimed Dark is Rising series. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Very good in a very good price clipped dust jacket some unnecessary tape reinforcement to the crown and foot of the spine.
Other Books by this Author
"The future cannot blame the present, just as the present cannot blame the past. The hope is always here, always alive, but only your fierce caring can fan it into a fire to warm the world": First Editions of The Dark Is Rising Series; Each Volume Signed by Susan Cooper
The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965-1977.
First British editions and true firsts of each book in the Dark is Rising Sequence. Octavo, 5 volumes. Each copy is signed or inscribed by the author. Each are in excellent condition in the original dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
First Editions of Each Book in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books; Each Bound Uniformly by Sangorski and Sutcliffe
The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].
London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910.
First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition with a few volumes with some light cracking at the hinges. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
"Oh I could tell you a lot but I am only 6": First Edition of Eloise in Moscow; Signed by both Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.
First edition of the fourth book in the Eloise series. Thin quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Kay Thompson on the front free endpaper. Additionally signed by illustrator, Hilary Knight. Bottom of the cloth rubbed, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Illustrated by Hilary Knight.
New York: Franklin Watts Inc, 1963.
First American edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Signed by Brian Wildsmith on the title page. Some rubbing to the bottom cloth and a bookplate to the inner front panel, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Uncommon signed.
“Although people rarely died playing Quidditch, referees had been known to vanish and turn up months later in the Sahara Desert": First Edition of J.K. Rowling's Quidditch: Through the Ages; Signed by Her
New York: Arthur A. Levine/ Scholastic Books, 2001.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Signed by J.K. Rowling on the title page. In fine condition. Rare signed.