Exposition de livres précieux

Dans le cadre du festival Printemps Anglophone, qui célèbre la culture anglophone à Avignon, la librairie a le plaisir de s’y associer avec cette exposition de livres précieux (éditions rares, premières éditions…)

Les livres seront exposés jusqu’à la fin du festival (30 Mai 2021). Ils sont aussi mis en vente pour ceux et celles qui le souhaitent.

Vous trouverez ci dessous la liste des livres disponibles.

Photo des livres

Inventaire Livres Précieux :

Hardback Novels :

  • Animal Heroes, Ernest Thompson Seton, 1st edition 1905, Bradbury Agnew & Co. LD., London and Tombridge
  • Journey to the End of the Night, Céline, translated by John H.P Marks – 1966 – Cox Wyman Ltd, London, Reading and Fakenham, Set in monotype. Leather bound.
  • The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1886, Cassel & Company, Limited : London, Paris, New York & Melbourne.
  • Death on the Installment Plan – Céline, translated by Ralph Manheim, 1st edition 1966, A signet book, The New American Library, Leather Bound.
  • Troubles, J.G Farrell, 1st edition, printing, 1970, Jonathan Cape, Thirty Bedford Square London.
  • Our Lady of the Flowers, Cocteau, translated by B.Frechtman, 1949, Paul Morihien.
  • Expiation/Elizabeth, 1st edition, 1929, Garden City NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
  • Daniel Deronda (2 vol.), George Eliot, 1890, Boston Estes and Lauriat,
  • Ramola, George Eliot, 1890, Boston Estes & Lauriat.
  • The Complete Angler, Izaak Walton, Illustration by James Thorpe, Hodder & Stoughton, London, N.Y, Toronto
  • The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1937, The Modern Library, Edited with an introduction by Normal Holmes Pearson
  • Anthology of Japanese Literature (2vol.), compiled and edited by Donald Keene, 1955, Grove Press, 795 Broadway, N.Y, Poetry & Short Stories.
  • Blue of Noon, Georges Bataille, 1st edition 1978, Translated by Harry Mathews, Urizen Books, USA, N.Y
  • The Silver Thorn, Hugh Walpole, 1st edition 1928, Garden City, N.Y, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. (Short Stories)
  • The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams, Henry Fielding, Illustrated by Norman Tealby, 1st edition 1927, John Lane The Bodley Head, Ltd. N.Y, Dodd, Mead & Company
  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a Triumph, T.E Laurence, 1935, London Jonathan Cape, 30 Bedford Square and at Toronto
  • The Personal History of David Copperfield, Charles Dickens, Illustrated in colour by Frank Reynolds R.J, Hodder & Stoughton London, N.Y, Toronto
  • Love in the Days of Rage, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 1st edition 1988, E.P. Dulton N.Y.


  • Poems 1943-1956, Richard Wilbur, 1st edition 1957 Faber & Faber, 24 Russel Square London.
  • Homage to Mistress Bradstreet, John Berryan, 1st edition 1959, Faber & Faber limited, 24 Russel Square London.
  • Peacock Pie with Drawings, Edwaard Ardizzone, first edition with drawings 1946, Faber & Faber Limited.
  • First Poems, James Merill, 1st edition 1951, Alfred A. Knopf.Inc.
  • Goethe & the Ginkgo, A Tree Poem, Siegfried Unseld, Translated by Kennneth J. Northcott, 1st 2003, The University of Chicago Press.
  • Collected Poems 1934-1952, Dylan Thomas, ed 1957 (limited edition, 65 copies), London, J.M. Dent & Sons.
  • Soap, Francis Ponge, Translated by Lane Dunlop, 1969, Jonathan Cape, Ltd.
  • Terry Street, Douglas Dunn, 1st edition 1969, Faber & Faber limited.
  • An Eye on the World, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 1967, Macgibbon & Kee.
  • Selections from the Poetry of Mrs. E.B Browning, 1886 London, Smith, Elder & Co., 15 Waterloo Place.
  • A Lap of Honour, Mac Diarmid, 1st ed. 1967, Macgibbon & Kee.

Bio & Memoirs

  • Heroes of the Nations, Theodoric, 1st ed. 1891, Edited by Evelyn Abbott, M,H, Fellow of Balliol College Oxford. G.P Putman’s Sons, N.Y & London, The Knickerbocker Press
  • Memoirs of Sir Joshua Reynolds, KNT. James Northcote, Esq, R.A, 1813, Printed for Henry Colburn, British & Foreign Public Library, conduit-street, Hanover-Square, and sold by George Goldie, Edinburgh, and John Cumming, Dubli,.


  • A Book of Sundials, 8 illustrations in colour by Alfred Rawlings and 36 drawings of some famous sundials, Warrington Hogg, 1st edition 1914, T.N, Foulis, Publisher London, Edinburgh & Boston
  • The Tate Gallery, Marcel Broodthaers, 1980 Tate Gallery Publications Department, Millbank, London, Swip 4RG, for April 16 -26 May 1980 Exhibition.


  • Essays of William Hazlit, Selected and edited by Frank Carr, London, Paternoster Square, Leather Bound.
  • Lamb’s essays of Elia Charles, London, Walter Scott, Ltd, Paternoster Square, Leather Bound.
  • The Sense & Non-sense of Revolt, Julia Kristeva, The Powers and Limits of Psychoanalysis, translated by Jeanne Hermane, 1st edition 2000, Columbia University Press.
  • The Personal Philosophy, Aldous Huxley, 1st edition 1945, Harper & Borthers Publishers.
  • Dialogues, Gilles Deleuze & Claire Parnet, Translated by Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam, 1st edition 1987, The Athlone Press, London.


Loyalties, John Galsworthy, 1st edition 1930, Duckworth, Henrietta Street, London.