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Brideshead Revisited

The fourth edition of 1946
Evelyn Waugh
Chapman & Hall, London, 1946
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Darkness over Hycroft

The first crime thriller from Frank Chittenden, super dustwrapper!
F A Chittenden
John Gifford, London, 1947
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Color

Early printing of Countee Cullen's first book of verse
Countee Cullen, illustrated by Charles Cullen
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1931
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Breakdown of Money

An Historical Explanation
Christopher Hollis
Sheed and Ward, London, 1937
£25.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover

Stories from Hans Anderson

c1929, with seven tipped in plates by Edmund Dulac
Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Edmund Dulac
Lewis's Ltd, Liverpool, 1929
£20.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Register of Exeter College Oxford, 1891–1921

Includes an early reference to J R R Tolkien, and has a Roll of Honour
A B How
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1928
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School & University Registers | Hard Cover | First Editions

Twenty-Five Years Behind the Stumps

The autobiography of England and MCC wicket keeper Herbert Strudwick
Herbert Strudwick, foreword by Charles Platt
Hutchinson, London, 1926
£22.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Head of a Traveler (Signed copy)

Initialled by C Day Lewis to his first wife, Mary
C Day Lewis, as Nicholas Blake
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1949
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Myths and Legends of China

with thirty-two illustrations by Chinese artists
E T Chalmers Werner
George G. Harrap, London, 1922
£25.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Past and Passing, Tales from Remote Sussex

A rare first edition in original dustwrapper from 1932
Rhoda Leigh
Heath Cranton, London, 1932
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Siberian and Other Folk-Tales

A rare and huge collection of folk stories, legend, fairy tales and epics
Charles Fillingham Coxwell
C W Daniel Company, London, 1925
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Game of Knuckle Bones

Dated September 1901 by Edward Lovett
Edward Lovett
Printed for the Author, Croydon, 1901
£25.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Social Policy of Nazi Germany

Published during the Second World War
C W Guillebaud
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1942
£12.00
History | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

One Hundred Home Made Wines

including cordials, beers and syrups
Florence B Jack
Country Life, London, 1933
£10.00
Food & Drink | Soft Cover

Beowulf

with 16 full page plates by Lynd Ward
William Ellery Leonard, translator. Illustrated by Lynd Ward
The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
£20.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Red and the Black

Stendhal's classic illustrated by Rafaello Busoni
Stendhal, (pseud. Marie-Henri Beyle), translated by C K Scott-Moncrieff, introduction by Hamilton Basso and illustrated by Rafaello Busoni
The Heritage Press, New York, 1947
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Paradise Lost

with 9 full-page colour plates by William Blake
John Milton, illustrated by William Blake, prefaces by Philip Hofer and John T Winterich
The Heritage Press, New York, 1940
£25.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Vulgarity in Literature, Digressions from a Theme

In Edward Bawden's binding for the Dolphin Series
Aldous Huxley
Chatto & Windus, London, 1930
£15.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

L'Italia Monumentale (4 volumes in 1)

1. I Monumenti del Lago di Como, 2. S. Maria del Fiore di Firenze, 3. Il Battistero e le Chiese Romaniche di Firenze, 4. La Basilica d'Assisi
Various
P Bonomi, Milano, 1914
£20.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

How Heathen is Britain?

A post-war study by an army officer at Sandhurst
B G Sandhurst, (pseud. Charles Henry Green), with a preface by C S Lewis
Collins, London, 1947
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The French Revolution

A Study in Democracy by a far-right conspiracy theorist
Nesta H Webster
Constable, London, 1919
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Making of Modern London

Twenty-one Years of the London County Council, Progressive Rule 1889–1907, Moderate Rule 1907–1910
Henry Jephson
The London Liberal Federation, London, 1910
£40.00
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Czech Folk Tales

A rare 1917 first edition of 23 folk stories
Josef Baudis, selected and translated by.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1917
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folklore of the British Isles

1928, tree worship, festivals, charms etc etc
Eleanor Hull
Methuen, London, 1928
Sold
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Indian Day

Edward Thompson's first Indian novel
Edward Thompson
Alfred A Knopf, London, 1927
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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