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The Cratylus, Phaedo, Parmenides, and Timaeus of Plato

1793, the first English translation by Thomas Taylor
Plato, translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor
Benjamin and John White, London, 1793
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Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Bombardment of Scarbro by the Russian Fleet in 1891

1889, a rare, humorous, addition to Invasion Literature
Untruthful Thomas
Crown Publishing Co (Bonnett & Shum), London, 1889
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Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Journal of a Route Across India, through Egypt, to England

1819, Fitzclarence's account of the journey, with maps and hand-coloured aquatint plates
Lt.-Col. George August Fitzclarence
John Murray, London, 1819
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Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Mrs Kimber (Signed copy)

Signed by artist Mary Kessell, and Shell publicity maestro Jack Beddington
Osbert Sitwell, illustrated by Mary Kessell
Macmillan, London, 1937
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper

A Rambler's Recollections & Reflections (Signed copy)

Signed by Alfred Capper, a magician and drawing-room entertainer
Alfred Capper
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1915
£40.00
Magic | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Julia, Daughter of Claudius

1927, Gertrude Trevelyan's first work and winner of the Newdigate Prize for poetry
Gertrude Eileen Trevelyan
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
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Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Worzel Gummidge Again

1937, first edition of the second Worzel adventure
Barbara Euphan Todd, illustrated by Elizabeth Alldridge
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1937
£20.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

London After Dark (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Fabian, aka Fabian of the Yard
Robert Fabian
The Naldrett Press, London, 1954
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Death at the Chateau (Signed copy)

Signed by Ian Moore
Ian Moore
Farrago, London, 2023
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Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Troubled Mind of Mary Shelley (Signed copy)

Signed by Wendy Louise Bardsley
Wendy Louise Bardsley
Methuen, London, 2021
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

1944, 1st US edition
Joseph Campbell, and Henry Morton Robinson
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1944
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Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Work of the Motion Picture Cameraman

1972, Freddie Young's authoritative guide
Freddie Young, and Paul Petzold, preface by Sir Michael Balcon
Focal Press, London, 1972
£30.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Second Stage Lensmen

1953, the fifth Lensman story of E E "Doc" Smith
Edward E Smith, Ph.D, aka E E "Doc" Smith, illustrated by Ric Binkley
Fantasy Press, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1953
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Grey Lensman

1951, the fourth Lensman book by E E "Doc" Smith
Edward E Smith, Ph.D, aka E E "Doc" Smith, illustrated by Ric Binkley
Fantasy Press, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1951
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Stapme, The Biography of Squadron Leader Basil Gerald Stapleton (Signed copy)

Signed by Sq. Leader Stapleton, David Ross (author) and Nicolas Trudgian (dustwrapper artist)
David Ross. Dustwrapper art by Nicolas Trudgian
Grub Street, London, 2002
£50.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Reproduction in Antelopes

Reproduction in the Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus Lichenstein, 1812)
F I B Kayanja
East African Literature Bureau, Nairobi, 1972
£20.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Hausa-English Dictionary and English-Hausa Vocabulary

Compiled for the Government of Nigeria. With Some Notes on the Hausa People and their Language by Professor D Westermann
The Rev G P Bargery
Geoffrey Cumberlege / OUP, London, 1951
£30.00
Language | Hard Cover | First Editions

Poems of The Land Army

1945, An anthology of verse by members of the Women's Land Army
Vita Sackville-West, (foreword)
The Land Girl, London, 1945
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Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Hsi-yu Chi

A Study of Antecedents to the Sixteenth-Century Chinese Novel (Monkey)
Glen Dudbridge
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1970
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Tale of Li Wa

Study and Critical Edition of a Chinese Story from the Ninth Century
Glen Dudbridge
Ithaca Press, London, 1983
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Folk Song in England

1967, a first edition of A L Loyd's seminal study
A L Lloyd
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1967
£30.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Vain Glory (Signed copy)

This copy signed by British bookseller Ben Weinreb. An anthology of Great War writing.
Guy Chapman, editor
Cassell, London, 1937
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

More Than a Brother (Signed copy)

Signed by J E (Jack) Morpurgo, the Correspondence between Edmund Blunden and Hector Buck, 1917–1967
Carol Z Rothkopf, and Barry Webb
Sexton Press, London, 1996
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

A Dream Observed and Other Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by Anne Ridler and Roger Senhouse, with handwritten note by Tambimuttu
Anne Ridler
Poetry London, London, 1941
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Poetry | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Charles Hamilton Sorley, Poems, Letters, Life (4 vols)

All owned by Bletchley Park codebreaker, Leonard Forster
Jean Moorcroft Wilson, and Hilda D Spear
Cecil Woolf, London, 1985
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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