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The Maze

Philip Macdonald's exercise in detection
Philip Macdonald
Collins Crime Club, London, 1938
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Mary Queen of Scots

Her Environment and Tragedy. A Biography in two volumes
T F Henderson
Hutchinson, London, 1905
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The New Testament in Greek

A good, solid copy from 1908
F H A Scrivener
University Press, Cambridge, 1908
£12.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Russian Fairy Tales

from the Skazki of Polevoi, and illustrated by Noel Laura Nisbet
R Nisbet Bain, illustrated by Noel L Nisbet
George G. Harrap, London, 1915
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

1928, first printing in John Lane's Weekend Series
G K Chesterton
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1928
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The New Testament in Scots

Vols 1 & 2, being Purvey's Revision of Wycliffe's Version Turned into Scots by Murdoch Nisbet c1520
Thomas Graves Law
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1901
Sold
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Masters of Mystery

One of the first critical studies of detective fiction
H Douglas Thomson
Collins, London, 1932
£30.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

History of the English People in the Nineteenth Century

Elie Halevy's seven volume masterpiece
Elie Halevy, translated by E I Watkin & D A Barker, with an introduction by R B McCallum
Ernest Benn, London, 1949
£50.00
History | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Teutonic Myth and Legend

with four plates in colour and 31 in monochrome
Donald A Mackenzie
The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, 1912
£25.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Celtic Myth and Legend

with four colour and 20 monochrome plates
Charles Squire
The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, 1912
£25.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Nineteen-Twenties

Literature and Ideas in the post-War Decade
A C Ward
Methuen, London, 1930
£20.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Indictment of Mary Queen of Scots

from a 1568 unpublished MS in Cambridge University library
R H Mahon
University Press, Cambridge, 1923
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Babbitt

First UK edition of Sinclair Lewis's classic satire
Sinclair Lewis, with an introduction by Hugh Walpole
Jonathan Cape, London, 1922
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Twelfth Night

with handwritten cast list from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, in 1924
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
J M Dent, London, 1923
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Four Virginia Woolf titles

A Room of One's Own, To the Lighthouse, Jacob's Ladder, and The Common Reader
Virginia Woolf, one with a wrapper by Vanessa Bell
Various, London, 1929
£40.00
Collections | Hard Cover

Mrs Beeton's Every-Day Cookery

1907, with recipes and kitchen management
Mrs Beeton
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1907
£25.00
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

The Stones of Scotland

a Batsford book in the original Brian Cook dustwrapper
George Scott-Moncrieff, editor.
Batsford, London, 1938
£15.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Essays in Satire

Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Sheed and Ward, London, 1928
£30.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

Under a Glass Bell

First UK edition of Anais Nin's 13 short stories
Anais Nin, line drawings by Ian Hugo
Editions Poetry, London, 1947
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
£30.00
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
LCC
London County Council, London, 1922
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Psychical Forces and You (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Louis S Vernon-Worsley
Louis S Vernon-Worsley
L N Fowler, London, 1939
£30.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Deadfalls and Snares

A book about trapping, but from the library of the University of London Animal Welfare Society (ULAWS) and siged by its founder.
A R Harding
A R Harding, Columbus, Ohio, 1907
£20.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Folk-Tales of Bengal

contains 22 tales of myth and legend
Rev. Lal Behari Day
Macmillan, London, 1920
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

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