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My Grimmest Nightmare

An anthology of gruesome stories
Lady Cynthia Asquith, and others including Marjorie Bowen, Noel Streatfeild, Algernon Blackwood...
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1935
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Emil and the Detectives

Second edition of Emil's hunt for missing money in 1920s Berlin
Erich Kastner, with an introduction by Walter de la Mare
Jonathan Cape, London, 1933
£15.00
Childrens | Hard Cover

On the Trail of the Unknown

In the Wilds of Ecuador and the Amazon, illustrated with photographs
G M Dyott
Thornton Butterworth, London, 1926
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fifth Column

A rare 1940 work from John Langdon-Davies warning against the enemy at home.
John Langdon-Davies
John Murray, London, 1940
£25.00
Military & War | Soft Cover | First Editions

Missal Romain

French prayer book, c1907, bound in ivorine with inlaid metal design
Not stated
Marc Barbou, Limoges, 1907
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

All Trivia (Signed copy)

Signed by Logan Pearsall Smith to Hugh Trevor Roper
Logan Pearsall Smith
Constable, London, 1945
£30.00
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Selected Poems

A good selection of Thomas Hardy's verse
Thomas Hardy, edited and with an introduction by G M Young
Macmillan, London, 1940
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

What I Believe (My Religion)

Tolstoy's personal interpretation of Christian theology.
Leo Tolstoy
The Free Age Press, Christchurch, 1902
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First thus

Journal of Researches

1910 edition of Charles Darwin's voyage on HMS Beagle
Charles Darwin
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1910
£10.00
Natural History | Hard Cover

The Anatomy of Melancholy

Three volumes fro the Everyman library
Robert Burton, introduction by Holbrook Jackson
J M Dent, London, 1946
Sold
Classics | Hard Cover

Spitfires over Malta

First edition, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Rowland Walker, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
A & C Black, London, 1944
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

1908, sixth impression of Oscar Wilde's tales
Oscar Wilde, illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood
David Nutt, London, 1908
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The True Story Book

in an attractive blue cloth and gilt decorative binding
Andrew Lang, editor, illustrated by L Bogle, Lucien Davis, H J Ford, C H M Kerr, and Lancelot Speed
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1904
£12.00
Childrens | Hard Cover

Purgatorio & Paradiso

Vols 2 & 3 of Dante's Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
J M Dent, London, 1933
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Up Periscope (Signed copy)

Signed by 12 Royal Navy submarine officers in June 1943
David Masters
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1943
£40.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

Clarence Below the Basement

A rare light-hearted fantasy from 1948
Uncle Gordon
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
£22.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The House of Seven Gables

Illustrated by Valenti Angelo
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and illustrated in colour by Valenti Angelo
The Heritage Press, New York, 1935
£14.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Green Thoughts

John Collier's short story about man-eating plants
John Collier, with a frontispiece by Edward Wolfe and a foreword by Osbert Sitwell
William Jackson (Books), London, 1932
£17.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Moll Flanders

with drawings by Reginald Marsh
Daniel Defoe, illustrated by Reginald Marsh
The Heritage Press, New York, 1942
£10.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca

Translated by Stephen Spender and J L Gili
Federico Garcia Lorca
The Hogarth Press, London, 1943
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Thoughts from the Writings of R W Barbour

Signed by his son, the Scottish philosopher & author, G F Barbour
R W Barbour
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1925
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Ghost Book or They Walk Again

A Collection of the Best Ghost Stories
Colin de la Mare, with an introduction by Walter de la Mare
Faber & Faber, London, 1936
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The School for Dictators

Ignazio Silone's political satire
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Jonathan Cape, London, 1939
£24.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fontamara

A classic of twentieth century Italian literature
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Methuen, London, 1938
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The English Eccentrics

1933; Edith Sitwell's celebration of eccentricity
Edith Sitwell, frontispiece by Pavel Tchelitchew
Faber & Faber, London, 1933
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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