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Manual of Map Reading and Field Sketching

1911, the War Office's guide with fold-out maps and plans
War Office
HMSO, London, 1911
Military & War | Hard Cover

Elementary Theory of the Tides

The Fundamental Theorems Demonstrated without Mathematics. And the Influence on the Length of Day Discussed.
T K Abbott
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1901
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

The Story of 79th Armoured Division

First edition, published in Hamburg in 1945
79th Armoured Division
Privately printed, Hamburg, 1945
On Hold
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life and Explorations of Fridjtof Nansen

In an attractive binding
J Arthur Bain
Walter Scott, London, 1900
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

24 Choice Photogravure Views of Bombay

A selection of wonderful images of 1915 Bombay (Mumbai)
Thacker & Co
Thacker & Co, Bombay, 1915
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

This Side of Paradise

c1923, a rare early printing of F Scott Fitzgerald's first novel
F Scott Fitzgerald
Collins, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover

Chants Populaires Armeniens

A 1903 rare collection of Armenian songs, collected by Archag Tchobanian
Archag Tchobanian, preface by Paul Adam
Paul Ollendorff, Paris, 1903
Poetry | Hard Cover

Parents Revolt

A Study of the Declining Birth-Rate in Acquisitive Societies
Richard Titmuss, and Kathleen Titmuss, preface by Beatrice Webb
Secker & Warburg, London, 1942
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Nation's Morals

Speeches from the 1910 Public Morals Conference
Alfred Emmot, (preface), contributors include Mrs Bramwell Booth, Mrs Sidney Webb, W T Stead, Ramsay Macdonald
Cassell, London, 1910
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions

Birth, Poverty and Wealth

A study of infant mortality
Richard Titmuss
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1943
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

British Battalion XV International Brigade

1939, programme for the national meeting of the British Battalion in the Spanish Civil War
Philip Bolsover. Miles Tomalin, Nan Green et al
Marston Publicity, London, 1939
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Family Expenditure

A 1935 first edition, and a classic text of econometrics
R G D Allen, and A L Bowley
P S King & Son, London, 1935
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Operas of Wagner

with 24 colour plates by Byam Shaw
J Cuthbert Hadden, illustrated by Byam Shaw
T C & E C Jack, London, 1910
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Thief of Bagdad

Based on the Douglas Fairbanks film
Achmed Abdullah
Hutchinson, London, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover


Volume 16 in The Sportsman's Library (1936)
William G Luscombe
Philip Allan, London, 1936
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions


William Bliss' classic about canoeing the inland waterways and rivers of England
William Bliss
Methuen, London, 1934
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Among the Covent Garden Stars

Behind the scenes memoirs from the Royal Opera House
Josephine O'Donnell, foreword by Sir Thomas Beecham
Stanley Paul, London, 1936
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Oarsman's and Angler's Map of the River Thames

A long fold-out map from the Thames' source to London Bridge
Edward Stanford
Edward Stanford, London, 1927
Maps | Hard Cover

Idle Women

A WW2 memoir of boatwomen on the Inland Waterways
Susan Woolfitt
Ernest Benn, London, 1947
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Port of London Murders

A classic Wapping murder story
Josephine Bell
Longmans, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Heart of England by Waterway

A Canoeing Chronicle by River and Canal
William Bliss
H F & G Witherby, London, 1933
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Maidens' Trip

Emma Smith wartime memoir of working on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith, dustwrapper by Evadne Rowan
MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1949
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

What is Love?

A romance from the creator of the Provincial Lady
E M Delafield
Macmillan, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Five pamphlets from The British Way series

1943–1945, on British institutions and ideals
Craig and Wilson, Glasgow, 1943
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

Diet and Commonsense

from the founder of the Society of Herbalists
Mrs C F Leyel
Chatto & Windus, London, 1936
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

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