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Gamage's Hand Book of Scout Crafts

1912, a rare scouting book
J Gibson
A W Gamage, London, 1912
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Great Illusion (Signed copy)

Signed by Norman Angell. the 1910 first edition
Norman Angell
William Heinemann, London, 1910
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Blue Hell

A day-by-day account of the survivors of the torpedoed City of Shanghai merchant vessel in WW2
Derek C Gilchrist, illustrated by H L Gate
Heath Cranton, London, 1943
Military & War | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Seven Poor Travellers

An 1854 Christmas story from Dickens, suede bound
Charles Dickens, illustrated by Arthur Hogg
Sisley's, London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy

with hand-drawn bookplate of author Doreen E A Wallace from Bath Place in Oxford
Thomas Hardy
Macmillan, London, 1919
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The London Irish at War

A History of the Battalions of the London Irish Rifles in World War II
London Irish Rifles, with a foreword by the Viscount Alexander of Tunis
London Irish Rifles Old Comrades' Association, London, 1948
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Fugue in Time

A first edition of Rumer Godden's 1945 novel
Rumer Godden
Michael Joseph, London, 1945
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

It's a Battlefield

The first Penguin Books paperback edition with original dustwrapper
Graham Greene
Penguin Books, London, 1940
Fiction | Soft Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Melton Mowbray and Other Memories

The autobiography of Moreton Frewen, financial writer, MP and traveller
Moreton Frewen
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1924
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

More Tales of the Birds (Signed copy)

Initialled by the author
W Warde Fowler, illustrated by Frances L Fuller
Macmillan, London, 1902
Natural History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Superiority of Fire

A short history of rifles and machine guns
Major C H B Pridham
Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications, London, 1945
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Old Heart Goes on a Journey

First UK edition of Hans Fallada's Altes Herz geht auf die Reise
Hans Fallada, translated by Eric Sutton
Putnam, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


The Golden Cockerel Press limited edition of 1947
John Keats, with woodcuts by John Buckland-Wright
Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1947
Poetry | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | First thus

Brighton Rock

1947, uniform edition
Graham Greene
William Heinemann, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

1903, full leather with tree calf boards
Matthew Arnold
Macmillan, London, 1903
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Lord Macaulay's Essays

and Lays of Ancient Rome, 1905, full leather
Lord Macaulay
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1905
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Angel y Nos, a Phregethau Eraill

Angel of the Night, sermons by Bala minister Thomas Talwyn Phillips
T Talwyn Phillips
H Evans, Bala, 1903
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph

The first trade edition of T E Lawrence's classic work
T E Lawrence
Jonathan Cape, London, 1935
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life of Charles Dickens

1905, in two volumes
Percy Fitzgerald
Chatto & Windus, London, 1905
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brief Life of the Brontes

Published on the centenary of Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre & Agnes Grey
Royston Millmore
W R Millmore, Bradford, 1947
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


A first UK edition of Karen Horney's 1942 classic
Karen Horney
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1942
Psychology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Land is Yours

illustrated by Thomas Hennell
C Henry Warren, with drawings by Thomas Hennell
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1948
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Aladdin oder die Wunderlampe

1920, with 8 colour plates by Edmund Dulac
Edmund Dulac
Muller & Co, Potsdam, 1920
Illustrated | Hard Cover

A Rhythmic Approach to Mathematics

A rare title but a poor copy
Edith L Somervell, preface by Mary Everest Boole
George Philip & Son, London, 1906
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Electra of Euripides

Gilbert Murray's translation, rebound in green cloth
Euripides, translated by Gilbert Murray
George Allen, London, 1913
Classics | Hard Cover

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