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The Voice of Shem

Mary Manning's dramatisation of selected passages from Finnegans Wake
James Joyce, freely adapted for the theatre by Mary Manning, with an introduction by Denis Johnston
Faber & Faber, London, 1958
£40.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Gross of Pyjamas

First UK edition of 7½ Cents, the basis of The Pajama Game
Richard Bissell, dustwrapper design by Pamela de Bayou
Secker & Warburg, London, 1954
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Snow Cow (Signed copy)

The author's draft copy, signed and dedicated. Eventually subtitled Ghost Stories for Skiers
Martin Kochanski
Printed for the Author, London, 2008
£30.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Widow's Web

An Ursula Curtiss thriller with a startling denouement...
Ursula Curtiss
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1956
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Voice out of Darkness

A classic thriller from Ursula Curtiss
Ursula Curtiss
Evans Brothers, London, 1949
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Select Collection of Modern Poems (1759)

Includes a very early printing of Thomas Gray's Elegy in a Country Church Yard
Thomas Gray, as well as Mark Akenside, John Armstrong et al
A Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1759
£150.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

We'll Go No More A-Roving

The autobiography of Freddie Bartin, socialite, bridge expert, soldier, traveller...
Freddie Barton
Joiner and Steele Ltd, London, 1937
£70.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Pilgrimage from Nenthead

Chester Armstrong's autobiography
Chester Armstrong
Methuen, London, 1938
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

G.Q.G. Secteur 1 (Signed copy)

Signed by Jean de Pierrefeu to J J Frappa. A French Great War history
Jean de Pierrefeu
L'Edition Francais Illustree, Paris, 1920
£60.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Canterbury Tales

In an attractive quarter leather binding
Geoffrey Chaucer, in contemporary verse by J U Nicolson, with the woodcuts of William Caxton.
The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1981
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Good Gestes (Signed copy)

Signed by P C Wren, further stories of Beau Geste and the French Foreign Legion
P C Wren
John Murray, London, 1929
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Selected Plays of Shakespeare

In an attractive quarter leather binding
William Shakespeare, illustrated by Henry Fuseli
The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1981
£15.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Farewell to Arms

In an attractive quarter leather binding
Ernest Hemingway, illustrated by Bernard Fuchs
The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1979
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Swann's Way

In an attractive quarter leather binding
Marcel Proust, translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin, illustrated by Malcolm Liepke
The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1983
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Imaginary Portraits

Pater's studies of fictional characters
Walter Pater
Macmillan, London, 1887
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

With the Persian Expedition

An illustrated history of the Dunsterforce in Persia in the Great War
Major M H Donohoe
Edward Arnold, London, 1919
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Savage Messiah (Signed copy)

The life of Gaudier-Brzeska, signed by H S "Jim" Ede, founder of Kettle's Yard
H S Ede
William Heinemann, London, 1931
£80.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Owl Service (Signed copy)

Signed & dedicated by Alan Garner
Alan Garner
HarperCollins, London, 2011
£100.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Six books by / about Gerard Manley Hopkins

A fair reading set but a good collection
Gerard Manley Hopkins, and various
Various, London, n.d.
£20.00
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Eye in the Door (Signed copy)

Signed by Pat Barker, the second in the Regeneration trilogy
Pat Barker
Viking, London, 1993
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Anglo-American Relations

at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919
Seth P Tillman
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1961
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Irrigation

Its Principles and Practice as a Branch of Engineering (1907)
Robert Hanbury Brown
Constable, London, 1907
£20.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memories of Sir Wyndham Deedes

Civil administrator in Palestine
Eliahu Elath, with Prof Norman Bentwich & Doris May (editors)
Victor Gollancz, London, 1958
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Active Service

Stephen Crane's novel of the Greco-Turkish War of 1897
Stephen Crane
William Heinemann, London, 1899
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fables de M. De Florian

First edition in full leather with six fine engravings
Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian
P Didot L'Aine, Paris, 1792
£70.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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