SUMMER FAIR HIGHLIGHT Ashton Rare Books

Les Ashton of Ashton Rare Books will be bringing several highlights to the fair, the following are just a selection. Please check the Exhibitors page nearer the date of the the fair for Ashton Rare Book’s Stand number.

GatsbyThe Great Gatsby .F.Scott.Fitzgerald. First edition .Grey Walls Publishers.1948.Near Fine Book in like wrapper. Wrapper Designer George Woodman’s copy with receipt of fee note for jacket design from publisher  loosely inserted.   £750

 


dounle helixThe Double Helix. 
James Watson.First UK edition .Published Weidenfeld and Nicholson in 1968 . Near Fine book and wrapper. Flat signed by James Watson with event ticket of signing loosely inserted.  £1250

 

 

 

 

 

 

cart;amdFour first Titles by Barbara Cartland ; For What ; Jigsaw ; If the Tree is saved ; Sawdust .All UK first printings in Very Good condition .All extremely scarce in their own right.These titles are ALL four titles inscribed and signed to “uncle Willie”..William Hall Walker ( Lord Wavertree)   £1250

 

 

 

conservativeThe Conservative party- first 150 years.COUNTRY LIFE 1980.Near FINE book in like wrapper.Flat signed by 6 last Tory Party Leaders- Margaret Thatcher;John Major;William Hague;Michael Howard;Iain Duncan-Smith and David Cameron with 3 hand signed letters of provenance and I copied letter of provenance   £1250

 

 

 

mappMAPP and LUCIA. E.F.BENSON . A first UK edition , first printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1931.Extremely scarce copy with the original complete ICONIC WRAPPER and the first copy I have seen in wrapper in over 10 years .A very good collectible copy of an notoriously difficult to find ICONIC TITLE.   £2250

 

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