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Adventure in Algeria (Signed copy)

Signed by Brian Stuart, an account of his time in the French Foreign Legion and trek across the Sahara
Brian Stuart
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1936
£70.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

New Daughters of Africa (Signed copy)

Signed by Margaret Busby (editor) and Patience Agbabi (poet, contributor)
Margaret Busby, editor
Myriad, Oxford, 2019
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Discover London in 2 Days Leisurely

1969, with pen and ink drawings by Andrew Dodds
Charles Loewenthal, (text), black & white maps by Michael Hoad, drawings by Andrew Dodds
Loewenthal / Carney, London, 1969
£15.00
Travel & Exploration | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Duenna

Signed by Nigel Playfair, this edition issued for his production at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with an introduction by Nigel Playfair, and illustrations by George Sheringham
Constable, London, 1925
£40.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Undesirable Alien

Regis Debray's novel of revolutionaries
Regis Debray, translated by Rosemary Sheed
Allen Lane, London, 1978
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Riallaro, The Archipelago of Exiles

1901, a rare first edition of a lost race satirical novel
Godfrey Sweven, (pseud. John MacMillan Brown)
G P Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1901
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Edgar Allan Poe Bedside Book

Tales written by, read by, and influenced by Edgar Allan Poe
Peter Haining, editor
Victor Gollancz, London, 1980
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics and Their Fans

A history of the trailblazing comics that broke colour barriers
Jeffrey A Brown
University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, 2001
£20.00
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Ant Colony (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Francis King
Francis King
Constable, London, 1991
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ash on an Old Man's Sleeve (Signed copy)

Signed by Francis King
Francis King
Constable, London, 1996
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Down the River (Signed copy)

Signed by H E Bates, the first edition of 1937
H E Bates, wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker
Victor Gollancz, London, 1937
£60.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

One Day (Signed copy)

This copy inscribed by Nancy Cunard to Raymond Mortimer, the fifth book published by The Hours Press
Norman Douglas
The Hours Press, Chapelle-Reanville, 1929
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Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Association Copy

Trances

1966, a study of trance rites and shamanistic skills
Stewart Wavell, with Audrey Butt and Nina Epton
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1966
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Protestant Tradition, An Essay in Interpretation

from the library of early female minister, Rev Kathleen M Hendry
J S Whale
University Press, Cambridge, 1955
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Goodwin Sands Shipwrecks (Signed copy)

Signed by Richard Larn
Richard Larn
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1977
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Alvar Aalto, Between Humanism and Materialism

1998 exhibition book for the great Finnish architect
Peter Reed, editor, , essays by Kenneth Frampton, Pekka Korvenmaa, Juhani Pallasmaa, Peter Reed and Marc Treib
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1998
£40.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Devil and Scripture

Leszek Kolakowski's The Key to Heaven and Talk of the Devil
Leszek Kolakowski, translated from the Polish by Nicholas Bethell and Celina Wieniewska
Oxford University Press, London, 1973
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ramayana in Palm Leaf Pictures, Citraramayana

A 15th century illustrated version of the Ramayana
Dr K Vijayan
University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 1997
£25.00
Classics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper

Sundials at an Oxford College

An account of the creation and restoration of the Corpus Christi College sundials
Philip Pattenden
Roman Books, Oxford, 1979
£15.00
Crafts | Soft Cover | First Editions

Terrors and Experts (Signed copy)

Signed by Adam Phillips
Adam Phillips
Faber & Faber, London, 1995
£20.00
Psychology | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Metroburbia, The Anatomy of Greater London (2017)

and London: Architecture, Building and Social Change (2015)—two studies of the metropolis by Paul Knox
Paul L Knox
Merrell, London, 2017
£25.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Travels Lesson on the Old Testament

1904—the book to accompany the stereographs
William Byron Forbush
Underwood & Underwood, New York, 1904
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Horse in the Ancient World

A comprehensive history of the horse in classical times
Ann Hyland
Sutton Publishing, Thrupp, 2003
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Four books on / about the Church of Scotland

including two signed by R Stuart Loudon, served as minister, chaplain on the Western Desert in WW2 and was a POW
R Stuart Loudon, and others
Various, London, Edinburgh etc, n.d.
£25.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy | Early printed music

Timothy Richard of China

1924, rare first edition of William Soothill biography of the Welsh Baptist missionary to China
William E Soothill, with a foreword by The Right Hon. Sir John N Jordan
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1924
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Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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