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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 2

Richard Adams, Works, many signed by the author [most London, 1974-2000]

Estimate £600 - £800 + fees

Richard Adams, Works, many signed by the author [most London, 1974-2000]


a group of 24 volumes, comprising: Shardik (1974, inscribed by the author, closed tears to lower edges of dust-jacket), Nature Through the Seasons (1975, price clipped), The Tiger Voyage (1976), The Plague Dogs (1977), The Ship's Cat (1977, with original large folding poster), The Ship's Cat (1977, duplicate copy, unsigned), Nature Day and Night (1978, price clipped), Watership Down, the film picture book (n.d., signed note from Adams pasted to front free endpaper reading I'd rather not sign the film book. It's not my work and I don't care for it. Sincerely, R.G.Adams, price clipped), The Girl in a Swing (1980), The Girls in a Swing (1980), The Iron Wolf (1980), The Girl in a Swing (1980, first American edition), Favourite Animal Stories (1981), Ten Years of Richard Adams's Watership Down, a celebration (1982, Penguin folder and leaflets), The Legend of Te Tuna (1982, unsigned), Watership Down, an exhibition catalogue (1982, also signed by John Lawrence, Henry Sotherans ltd.), Voyage Through the Antarctic (1982, price clipped), Maia (1984), A Nature Diary (1985), The Legend of Te Tuna (1986, later edition), Traveller (1988), The Day Gone By (1990, signed photograph of Adams loosely inserted), The Bureaucrats (1995), Tales from Watership Down (1996), The Outlandish Knight (2000), all signed by the author unless specified, original cloth or pictorial boards, dust-jackets present where applicable, a thorough set of the author's works, 8vo