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Swimming

A fantastic Edwardian book, including ho to smoke underwater
Montague A Holbein
C Arthur Pearson, London, 1904
£20.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fir-Flower Tablets

Poems from the Chinese
Florence Ayscough, (translator), English versions by Amy Lowell
Constable, London, 1922
£17.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Threads

A book of poetry from Dorothy Quick, one of Mark Twain's Angel Fish
Dorothy Quick
Erskine Macdonald, London, 1927
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Paul Verlaine

A pocket biography of the French Decadent poet
Wilfred Thorley
Constable, London, 1914
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Last Diaries, In and Out of the Wilderness (Signed copy)

The third volume of Alan Clark's diaries, signed by his widow, Jane
Alan Clark, edited by Ion Trewin
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Dowager of Jerusalem

A play by the famous plant-collector, Reginald Farrer
Reginald Farrer
Edward Arnold, London, 1908
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tudor School-Boy Life

Twenty-five dialogues by Juan Luis Vives
Juan Luis Vives, translated by Foster Watson
J M Dent, London, 1908
£20.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lewis Carroll's Library

facsimile of the auction after LC's death, from the library of Morton N Cohen
Jeffrey Stern
The Lewis Carroll Society of North America, 1981
£25.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Selma Lagerlof's timeless Swedish fable
Selma Lagerlof, translated by Velma Swanston Howard. Decorations by Harold Heartt
Arthur F Bird, London, 1912
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Gosta Berling's Saga

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's first novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Lillie Tudeer
Chapman & Hall, London, 1898
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Vagabond (Signed copy)

Signed by A P Wolf
A P Wolf
Fourth Estate, London, 1991
£20.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Children's Stories from Russian Fairy Tales

1917, with 12 colour plates by Arthur A Dixon
Seraphima Pulman, (translator), illustrated by Arthur A Dixon
Raphael Tuck, London, 1917
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nine 1960s poetry first editions

including Austin Clarke, Patric Dickinson, Dom Moraes, Donald Davie etc
Various
Various, London, 1960
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Difficult Love

1927, an early collection of verse from L A G Strong
L A G Strong
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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

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

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