Tintin’s Underwater Wonder And Other Rare And Unique Items

Our list for this week includes the latest polyresin model from Moulinsart. This limited-edition Shark Submarine measures 77cm long and is nearly 30cm high. Standing on a metal plinth, this is one of the most iconic objects to feature in Herge’s masterpieces. We also have a set of the hand-painted objects from ‘The Musee Imaginaire’ exhibition. …

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Our latest additions

This week’s list includes a few more from our stock of the Agatha Christie facsimile editions. All of these were bought new and are unread. These editions give the modern collector of Christie an opportunity to be both completist and uniform with the publisher, Harper Collins, adding a wraparound band to each title thus increasing …

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The First Thirty

This first thirty new additions to our site are a statement of intent to ourselves. Our stock is diverse and we finally have the ability to celebrate it. The Curwen Studio 50th Anniversary Portfolio is a rare thing indeed. Only fifty copies were produced and many of these have been broken up. Some of the …

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Information Overload

We like to keep things simple. New stock will be uploaded to our website each week and we’ll outline any new collections or highlights in our new blog. We handle some extraordinary items and it’s time that we shouted out more about ourselves. Image above: Everest book signed by John Hunt and with card signed …

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Introducing Michael Papworth

Based in Cambridgeshire, artist, printmaker and designer Michael Papworth worked at The Curwen Studio for a number of years editioning prints for artists including Mark Hearld, Paula Rego, Bob Dylan, Storm Thorgerson, Carry Akroyd and Angie Lewin. Specialising in lithography, his own hand-drawn work focuses on the landscape and the changing environment. With a degree in product …

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The Hannibal Press

This collaboration with John Atkinson Fine and Rare Books has a number of projects planned over the coming years. John Atkinson has been a leading dealer in the world of modern first editions for many years. With clients across the globe, he regularly handles extraordinary volumes and has rekindled our passion for the world of …

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Welcome to our new website!

Representing a window into the world of our business, we hope that you will find it uncluttered, easy to navigate and overflowing with previously unseen stock from our wide inventory. Designed by Michael Papworth, it offers far greater dynamism and many new features for our customers. Michael will be working alongside us on other exciting …

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