R.A. Gekoski: Dealing in Rare Books and Manuscripts Since 1984

One of the world's leading specialist dealers in modern English, Irish and American Literature, including first editions,
association copies, manuscripts and archives, and artworks with literary associations.

We specialise in the placement of writer’s and publisher’s archives with our institutional clients.

These include amongst others:

The British Library - The Brotherton Collection at Leeds - The University of Texas - Yale - and the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library.

We have placed the full or substantial archives of the following (amongst others):

Dannie Abse - Peter Ackroyd - Andre Deutsch Publishers - Joan Bakewell - Sebastian Barry - Angela Carter - John Fowles - James Hamilton-Patterson - Adrian Henri - Geoffrey Hill - Kazuo Ishiguro - Penelope Lively - Roger McGough - John Osborne - Brian Patten - Jeremy Reed - Iain Sinclair - Emma Tennant - D.M. Thomas - Barry Unsworth

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DARKE PUBLISHED IN US - November 8 2017

DARKE PUBLISHED IN US - November 8 2017

Darke will be published in the US on November 8 2017.
CANONGATE ACQUIRES RICK GEKOSKI’S DARKE

CANONGATE ACQUIRES RICK GEKOSKI’S DARKE

Jenny Todd, Publisher at Canongate, has acquired World Rights in DARKE, Rick Gekoski’s debut novel, from Peter Straus at Rogers, Coleridge and White. Jenny Todd says: “DARKE is a stunning and distinctive novel full of living, learning and reading....
Peter O'Toole personal archive aquired by University of Texas

Peter O'Toole personal archive aquired by University of Texas

I'm pleased to say we that acted as agents for the April 2017 aquisition of Peter O'Toole's personal archive by the University of Texas. The personal archive of Peter O’Toole, including bundles of letters, unpublished manuscripts, photographs and props,...
British Library acquires archive of Dame Joan Bakewell

British Library acquires archive of Dame Joan Bakewell

We are pleased to announce that we acted as agents for the sale of Dame Joan's papers to the British Library. Joan Bakewell is one of the most important cultural figures of the post-War years. A journalist, broadcaster, writer and eminent member of...
Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

I'm pleased to say we acted as agents for August 2015 sale of Kazuo Ishiguro's remarkable archive to the University of Texas.

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