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Curses, Lucks and Talismans

1938, including the Wardley Skull and the Curse of Grayrigg Hall
J G Lockhart
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1938
£15.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nineteen King Penguin books, 1939 to 1954

All but one are 1sts, varying condition, fine illustrations
Various
Penguin Books, London, n.d.
£40.00
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

Eve in the Sunlight

Bertram Park and Yvonne Gregory's fine photographs of naked ladies.
Bertram Park, and Yvonne Gregory, introduction by Alan Warwick
Hutchinson, London, 1937
£60.00
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Descendants of Michael and Jane (Shippee) Spurr (Signed copy)

Cansdian and American genealogy; Round Hill, Nova Scotia and Dorchester, MS
Vernon Morse Spurr
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S., 1989
£120.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Living

Third impression of one of Henry Green's most respected novels
Henry Green
The Hogarth Press, London, 1953
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Back

Second impression, dustwrapper by Vanessa Bell
Henry Green
The Hogarth Press, London, 1951
£12.50
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Snow Falling on Cedars (Signed copy)

Signed by David Guterson, with original wraparound band of the film
David Guterson
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1994
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Time to Keep Silence

Patrick Leigh Fermor's monastical experiences
Patrick Leigh Fermor, drawings by John Craxton
John Murray, London, 1957
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Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Theatrical World for 1895

including the first reviews of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband
William Archer, with a prefatory letter by Arthur W Pinero and a synopsis of playbills of the year by Henry George Gilbert
Walter Scott, London, 1896
£20.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions

The World of Arthur Ransome

A wonderfully illustrated study of the author of Swallows and Amazons
Christina Hardyment
Frances Lincoln, London, 2012
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Stormswept Roof of Asia

By Yak, Camel & Sheep Caravan in Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and Over the Kara-Koram
Emil Trinkler, translated from the German by B K Featherstone
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1931
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Observer's Book of Astro-Navigation

Part three; Francis Chichester's book on dead-reckoning
Francis Chichester
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1941
£10.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mrs Ashton's New Pupil

The 1892 first edition, published by Bradley & Woodruff.
Mrs S S Robbins, (Sarah Stuart Robbins)
Bradley & Woodruff, Boston, 1892
£40.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Flower Beneath the Foot

Ronald Firbank's flamboyant court satire
Ronald Firbank, with a decoration by C R W Nevinson, and portraits by Augustus John and Wyndham Lewis
Grant Richards, London, 1923
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

When I Was a Little Boy

The early life of Erich Kastner, creator of Emil and the Detectives
Erich Kastner, translated by Isabel and Florence McHugh, illustrated by Horst Lemke
Jonathan Cape, London, 1959
£22.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

An early collection of Aldous Huxley's poetry
Aldous Huxley
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1918
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hemlock for Eight, a Radio Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Clifford Bax to radio pioneer Mary Hope Allen
Clifford Bax, and Leon M Lion
Frederick Muller, London, 1946
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

London's Historic Railway Stations

With John Gay's marvellous black & white photographs
John Betjeman, photographed by John Gay
John Murray, London, 1972
£25.00
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Gatherings from Spain

First edition, from the library of Gillie Potter, and rebound in half-leather by Zaehnsdorf
Richard Ford (1769–1858)
John Murray, London, 1846
£100.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Madonna and Child

Six Photo-Mezzo Engravings of Pictures Belonging to the Italian School in the National Gallery
Edward Gilbert, photographs by M Morelli
Hardy and Page, London, 1895
£20.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Great Patriotic War, Paintings, Graphics and Sculpture

VELIKAYA OTECHESTVENNAYA VOYNA, ZHIVOPIS, GRAFIKA, SKULPTURA—fine Russian art from the Second World War
Henrietta G Serova
£30.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Archers, The Official Companion (Signed copy)

Signed by 24 cast members with their character names
William Smethurst, introduction by Jock Gallagher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1985
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Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Brightness

A later novel from Elizabeth Jenkins
Elizabeth Jenkins
Victor Gollancz, London, 1963
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

New Poets 1959 (Signed copy)

Signed by Iain Crichton Smith and Christopher Levenson
Edwin Muir, (editor), poetry by Iain Crichton Smith, Karen Gershon, Christopher Levenson
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1959
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Flora (Signed copy)

An appreciation of Dame Flora Robson, signed by both Flora and Kenneth Barrow
Kenneth Barrow
William Heinemann, London, 1981
£30.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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