Browse by Date—1900–1949

The Hill of Dreams

The 1907 first printing of Arthur Machen's semi-autobiographical novel
Arthur Machen
E Grant Richards, London, 1907
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ahmadiyya Movement

Presented by the London Mosque, 1924
Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmu Ahmad
Not stated, London, 1924
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Grimms Märchenschatz. Ausgewählte Kinder-und Hausmärchen

1923, with 32 colour plates by Gustaf Tenggren
The Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
Verlagsanstalt Hermann Klemm, Berlin Grundewald, 1923
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mother of Carmel

A Portrait of St Teresa of Jesus, in an attractive Bayntun binding
E Allison Peers
S.C.M. Press, London, 1945
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Crisis of the Naval War

The Royal Navy's Great War from 1917 to 1918
Admiral Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa
Cassell, London, 1920
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Royal Fusiliers in the Great War

A comprehensive history complete with Roll of Honour
H C O'Neill
William Heinemann, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Times History of the War in South Africa 1899–1902

Volume 5, illustrated with fold-out maps and portraits
Erskine Childers, volume editor. L S Amery (series editor)
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1907
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Father of Lies

A Military Christian Patriots right-wing book form 1938, with all plates present
Warren Weston
Military Christian Patriots Publication, London, 1938
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Out of Childhood

Irina Odoevtzeva's coming of age novel among Russian emigres in Paris
Irina Odoevtzeva, translated and illustrated by Donna Nashchen
Constable, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus


A lesser known Stella Gibbons
Stella Gibbons
Longmans, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover

Cold Comfort Farm

I saw something nasty in the woodshed...
Stella Gibbons
Longmans, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover

An Experiment with Time

J W Dunne's precognitive dreams and theory of time
J W Dunne
A & C Black, London, 1929
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover

The Country

Edward Thomas' ideas on the countryside and nature
Edward Thomas
Batsford, London, 1913
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Now a Stranger

Humbert Wolfe's autobiography of his childhood in Bradford
Humbert Wolfe
Cassell, London, 1933
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

After Strange Gods, A Primer of Modern Heresy

T S Eliot's 1933 lectures
T S Eliot
Faber & Faber, London, 1934
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Latin Hymns

Adrian Fortescue's hymns for the congregation at Saint Hugh Letchworth
Adrian Fortescue, arranged and translated by.
University Press, Cambridge, 1924
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Conference at Cold Comfort Farm

Flora Poste is back...
Stella Gibbons
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


Rupert Croft-Cooke's witty but affectionate paean to darts
Rupert Croft-Cooke, illustrated by Fouet
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1938
Sports & Hobbies | Soft Cover | Dustwrapper

Certified Sane

N Helene Jeanty's wartime diary, claiming insanity to fool the Gestapo
Ninette Helene Jeanty, translated by R C Roberts, introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike
Sheppard Press, London, 1948
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Portraits and Sketches of Serbia

Humanitarian Francesca Wilson's impressions of the war-torn country (1920)
Francesca M Wilson
The Swarthmore Press, London, 1920
Travel & Exploration | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Century Atlas

1907, with 66 colour maps and general index
J G Bartholomew, editor
John Walker, London, 1907
Maps | Hard Cover

Man's Supreme Inheritance

1918, second edition, F Matthias Alexander's first book on The Alexander Technique
F Matthias Alexander, with an introduction by Professor John Dewey and appreciations from Prof. Frank Granger, Rev J H Jowett, Prof. H M Kallen, and Prof John Dewey
Methuen, London, 1918
Philosophy | Hard Cover

Autumn Journal

Second impression (1940) of Louis Macneice's long poem
Louis MacNeice
Faber & Faber, London, 1940
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas

1935, the first printing in The Week-End Library
Gertrude Stein
The Bodley Head, London, 1935
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Art of Being Ruled

Wyndham Lewis' theoretical and cultural statement of the 1920s
Wyndham Lewis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1926
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

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