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Muirkirk in Bygone Days

A brief history of the Scottish village in East Ayrshire
J G A Baird
W S Smith, Muirkirk, 1910
£20.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Adventures of Seumas Beg (Signed copy)

with James Stephens' photo and autograph
James Stephens
Macmillan, London, 1916
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Three Graham Greene first editions

The Heart of the Matter, The End of the Affair, and A Burnt Out Case
Graham Greene
William Heinemann, London, 1948
Sold
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Basement Room and Other Stories

1935, first printing and the basis of The Fallen Idol
Graham Greene
The Cresset Press, London, 1935
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Text-Book of Physics, Heat

1911, fine leather binding by Bickers for Dulwich College
J H Poynting, and Sir J J Thomson
Charles Griffin & Co, London, 1911
£35.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Songs of the Valiant Voivode

and other Strange Folk-Lore for the First Time Collected from Roumanian Peasants and Set Forth in English
Helene Vacaresco
Harper & Brothers, London, 1905
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Trumpet and Other Poems

45 poems from Edward Thomas
Edward Thomas
Faber & Faber, London, 1940
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Tale of a Manor and other sketches

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's 1899 novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated by C Field
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1923
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

...and some fell by the wayside

An account of the North Burma Evacuation in the Second World War
A R Tainsh
Orient Longmans, Bombay, 1948
£50.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Forgotten Frontier

The civilian evacuation of Burma in 1942, owned and signed by someone who was there and mentioning G D L Millar
Geoffrey Tyson
W H Targett, Calcutta, 1945
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Month Vol CLXXV, No. 908, February 1940

A Catholic journal including articles on Marxist Historial Mythology and Gerard Manley Hopkins
John Murray, (editor), contributors include R A L Smith and John Pick
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1940
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Month Vol CLXXV, No. 909, March 1940

A Catholic journal including articles on fleeing Nazi occupied Poland and the future of Christianity in Britain
John Murray, (editor), contributors include Irena Bochwicowa and Francis Woodlock
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1940
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Month Vol CLXXV, No. 911, May 1940

A Catholic journal including articles on the perils of pacifism and the prose of Robert Parsons
John Murray, (editor), contributors include Brian Magee, Thomas Corbishley and C C Martindale.
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1940
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Month Vol CLXXV, No. 910, April 1940

A Catholic journal including articles on WW2 neutrality and Philippine Duchesne
John Murray, (editor), contributors include Bernard Basset and C C Martindale.
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1940
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Month Vol CLXXV, No. 912, June 1940

A Catholic journal including articles on Papal Designs on America and Catholic education
John Murray, (editor), contributors include James Brodrick and J Edward Coffey.
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1940
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Ship

C S Forester's classic Second World War novel
C S Forester
Michael Joseph, London, 1943
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Month Vol CLXII, No. 833, November 1933

A Catholic journal including articles on the Great War, Germany in 1933, Mysticism etc
Joseph Keating, (editor), contirbutors include Herbert Thurston and R H J Steuart
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1933
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Month Vol CXLII, No. 709, July 1923

A Catholic journal containing Pagan Sussex, Mysticism, Ninian Winzet etc
Joseph Keating, (editior), including Louis Vincent and Herbert Thurston
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1923
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions

Country Notes in Wartime

Vita Sackville-West's essays in the first year of the Second World War
Vita Sackville-West
The Hogarth Press, London, 1940
£10.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folk Tales of a Savage

22 folk stories from the Ondo bush in West Africa
Lobagola, illustrated by Erick Berry
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1930
£22.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Christianity and Communism

A series of view first published in the Spectator
H Wilson Harris, contributors Dr Ernest Barker, Rev. W R Inge, John Strachey, Rev. M C D'Arcy, Dr Joseph Needham, Dr Reinhold Niebuhr, Canon F R Barry
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1937
£10.00
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Story of Burnt Njal

With a striking gilt design to the upper board
George Webbe Dasent, translator
Grant Richards, London, 1900
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

The Dog Crusoe and his Master

In a dustwrapper by Edie Morris
R M Ballantyne, dustwrapper by Edie Morris
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1940
£15.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The House in Dormer Forest

Volume 4 of the Collected Works of Mary Webb
Mary Webb, with an introduction by The Rev H R L Sheppard
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

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
£10.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

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