Ashton Rare Books

30 Glebe Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8AH

Contacts: Les Ashton

Specialising in High Quality Fine Editions. Particularly Modern First Editions (Fiction), Plays (mainly 20th century), Signed and Association copies, Uncommon Editions, Children's Literature (mainly 20th century) and illustrated books. We are members of both the PBFA and ABA and practise under their guidance.

Exhibitor's Highlights

Carbonel (In Superb Condition)


The House In Paris


Dream Come True


Nine O’Clock Stories : The First Appearance In Print Of Graham Greene’s Short Story ‘A Day Saved’


Volcano : Inscribed And Signed By The Author


The Rescue : Signed By Henry Moore


Lawrence And The Arabs


Pansies : Signed By The Author


Journey To The Border : In Exceptional Condition


A Primer Of Birds : Signed By Hughes And Baskin : With The Publisher's Prospectus And Flyer Letter


Wind In The Willows : The Deluxe Limited Edition Signed By E.H. Shepard


An Alderney Afternoon : A Brewhouse Jaunt


A Machynlleth Triad : With The Publisher’s Compliments Slip And The Prospectus


Sing-Song : A Nursery Rhyme Book : With The Original Wrapper


Human Chain : Signed By The Author


London – South Of The River : Illustrated by Rachel Reckitt


Almanack 1929 with Twelve Designs Engraved on Wood by Eric Ravilious And a Specimen of the Roman & Italic of Fournier-Le-Jeune composed on the ‘Monotype’


Sally Bowles


The German Army