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Cyclopedic Survey of Chamber Music

1929, two volumes complete. Contributions from Donald Tovey and Ralph Vaughan Williams
Walter Willson Cobbett, with a preface by W H Hadow
Oxford University Press, Oxford & London, 1929
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Decline and Fall

First pocket edition of Evelyn Waugh's classic novelette
Evelyn Waugh
Chapman & Hall, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Second Officer (Signed copy)

Signed by Taffrail, to a fellow Merchant Navy sailor who perished in the Second World War
(Henry Taprell Dorling) Taffrail
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Poems of West and East

Vita Sackville-West's first published book of poetry (1917)
Vita Sackville-West, (also described as The Hon. Mrs Harold Nicolson)
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1917
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Conference at Cold Comfort Farm

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

The Solitary Summer

1919 edition in a scarce, if battered, dustwrapper
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Macmillan, London, 1919
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Rhapsody in Colour

12 superb colour glamour shots by Horace Roye
Horace Roye
The Camera Studies Club, London, 1943
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions

1944 (Signed copy)

A "future war" classic from 1926, signed by the Earl of Halsbury
The Earl of Halsbury
Thornton Butterworth, London, 1926
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Six E M DELAFIELD hardback novels

The War-Workers; A Reversion to Type; The Way Things Are; Gay Life; No One Will Know; and Three Marriages
E M Delafield
Various, London, 1918
Collections | Hard Cover

Boston Society 1900

12 issues of the Lincolnshire town's magazine, 1899 to 1900
Fred Blanshard, and Silas C Penny (Editors)
Not stated, Boston, Lincolnshire, 1900
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions

BIPP Treatment of War Wounds

A scarce Great War guide to dressing wounds with the new Bipp treatment
James Rutherford Morison
Henry Frowde / Hodder and Stoughton, Oxford & London, 1918
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Garnett Bell, Detective

Golden Age crime in a rare dustwrapper, c1930
Cecil H Bullivant
Wright & Brown, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Readiness at Dawn

An account of an RAF Fighter Station during the Battle of Britain
"Blake", pseud. Ronald Adam
Victor Gollancz, London, 1941
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mother of Pearl

Illustrated by Frank C Pape
Anatole France. Anatole France, translated by Frederic Chapman, illustrated by Frank C Pape
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Swimming and Swimming Strokes

With a chapter by Cecil Healy, Australian Olympic swimmer killed in the Great War
F Baxter, compiler
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1921
Sports | Soft Cover | First Editions

The King of the Cats

A delightful Irish fantasy for children
Eileen O'Faolain, illustrated by Nano Reid
The Talbot Press Ltd, Dublin, 1942
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Conjurer's Vade Mecum

Belonged to Wynne De Lyle, "Britain's Premier Lady Ventriloquist"
J F Orrin, with foreword by Will Goldston
Stanley Paul, London, 1924
Magic | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt

with 18 colour plates by Winifred Brunton, a lovely copy
Winifred Brunton, illustrator, History by Eminent Egyptologists, and foreword by Professor J H Breasted
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1926
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Edmund Gosse; Some Memories (Signed copy)

Signed by William Bellows
William Bellows
R Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1929
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Lovely Food; A Cookery Notebook

Ruth & Thomas Lowinsky's celebration of good food
Ruth Lowinsky, with decorations by Thomas Lowinsky
The Nonesuch Press, London, 1931
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Four Winds of Love

All six volumes of Compton Mackenzies' hexalogy
Compton Mackenzie
Rich & Cowan and Chatto & Windus, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Two Stories by Ernest Dowson

The Eyes of Pride and Countess Marie of the Angels, published in The Bibelot
Ernest Dowson
Thomas B Mosher, Portland, Maine, 1912
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Songs from the Downs and Dunes (Signed copy)

Signed by the author to Edith Nesbit, author of The Railway Children
Habberton Lulham
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1908
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

A History of Socialism

Signed by Scottish historian Peter Hume Brown
Thomas Kirkup
A & C Black, London, 1906
Politics & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Richard Jefferies, His Life and Work

Edward Thomas' study, an early edition
Edward Thomas
Hutchinson, London, 1911
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

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