New Harrington Books catalogue
The sunny front cover invites you to partake of a cooling Southern cocktail, one of a number of recipes from a rare, Prohibition-era book printed on illustrated cocktail napkins (item 74, £5,000).
As well as early and rare Jane Austen editions, the fully illustrated catalogue includes works by the Brontë sisters, Agatha Christie, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, Dostoevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Daphne Du Maurier, George Eliot, Henry Fielding, Ian Fleming, Kahlil Gibran, James Joyce, John Keats, Siegfried Sassoon, William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, P. G. Wodehouse, and W. B. Yeats.
Children’s authors are well represented too, with well-known first editions of titles by Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, A. A. Milne, Michael Morpurgo, Beatrix Potter, Arthur Rackham, J. K. Rowling, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and E. B. White.
The catalogue also contains some early Bibles, travel books, interesting jazz books, original manuscripts, and contemporary art prints. Prices range from £500 up to just under £10,000.