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Opus 7

A long narrative poem from Sylvia Townsend Warner
Sylvia Townsend Warner
Chatto & Windus, London, 1931
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The New Providence

Sold at Sylvia Beach's Shakespeare & Co bookshop in Paris
R H Mottram
Chatto & Windus, London, 1930
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin's collection of essays
James Baldwin, dustwrapper design by Charles Gorham
Michael Joseph, London, 1964
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

If It Had Happened Otherwise

Lapses into Imaginary History
J C Squire, (editor), contributors include Winston Churchill, Ronald Knox and Hilaire Belloc
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1931
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History | Hard Cover | First Editions

L'Archipel en Feu

First French edition by Hetzel of Jules Verne's novel of the Greek War of Independence
Jules Verne, illustrated by Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Twenty Five Years of Progress

An illustrated Siemens brochure from 1930, detailing achievments in railway power and automatic signalling 1905–1930
Siemens
Siemens & General Electric, London, 1930
£20.00
Transport | Soft Cover | First Editions

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

La Maison a Vapeur

1880, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's travel in India on a mechanical elephant
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

English Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with Rackham's 1926 Christmas Card pasted in annotated by himself
Flora Annie Steel, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Macmillan, London, 1918
£200.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Relativity, The Special and The General Theory, A Popular Exposition

The first UK edition of Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Albert Einstein, translated by Robert W Lawson
Methuen, London, 1920
£400.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pity for Women

First UK edition of the first to novels of de Montherlant's tetralogy (Les Jeunes Filles and Pitie pour Les Femmes)
Henri de Motherlant
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1937
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mother Goose; The Old Nursery Rhymes

1913, with 13 colour plates by Arthur Rackham
Arthur Rackham
William Heinemann, London, 1913
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Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Character in Distress

19 short stories from Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello
Duckworth & Co, London, 1938
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manual of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy

A rare first printing
Charles R Baschab
B Herder Book Co, St Louis & London, 1923
£40.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Struggle for World Power

1958, first edition of George Knupffer's struggle between Capitalism and Communism
George Knupffer
The Plain-Speaking Publishing Co, London, 1958
£15.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Avataras

Four Lectures Delivered at the 24th Anniversary Meeting of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras, December 1899
Annie Besant
Theosophical Publishing Company, London, 1900
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Honourable Mr Tawnish (Signed copy)

Signed by Jeffrey Farnol to stage actress Madge Compton
Jeffrey Farnol, illustrated by C E Brock
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1913
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Ariel

The 1965 first UK printing of Sylvia Plath's classic
Sylvia Plath
Faber & Faber, London, 1965
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Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Harp of Erin

Vol 1 only, the posthumous collection of Irish poet Thomas Dermody's verse
Thomas Dermody, edited by James Grant Raymond
Richard Phillips, London, 1807
£40.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Great Britain at War

Jeffrey Farnol's 1918 essays on the Great War
Jeffrey Farnol
Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1918
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Amadeus

First printing of Peter Shaffer's Mozart play
Peter Shaffer
Andre Deutsch, London, 1980
£15.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Sea is Kind

1914, in the original T Sturge Moore binding
T Sturge Moore
Grant Richards, London, 1914
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hitler et Les Femmes

and Le Journal Intime d'Eva Braun (1948)
Douglas L Hewlett
Editions du Cheval Aile, Paris, 1948
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Religion of the Sikhs

This copy owned and signed by Adrian Fortescue
Dorothy Field
John Murray, London, 1914
Sold
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Ripostes

1912, the first UK edition which preceded the US first, and including poems by Thomas E Hulme
Ezra Pound, and Thomas E Hulme
Stephen Swift and Co., Ltd, London, 1912
£400.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

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