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The Electra of Euripides

Gilbert Murray's translation, rebound in green cloth
Euripides, translated by Gilbert Murray
George Allen, London, 1913
Classics | Hard Cover

Soyer's Standard Cookery

A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied and Economical Dishes for the Household
Nicolas Soyer
Andrew Melrose, London, 1912
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Second Book of Hundreds of Things a Girl Can Make

from painted feathers to a pipe-cleaner fairy
Not stated
W Foulsham & Co Ltd, London, 1949
Crafts | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Poetical Works of John Milton

Half-vellum binding & patterned silk boards
John Milton, edited by Rev H C Beeching
Humphrey Milford, London, 1916
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Rudyard Kipling's Verse, Inclusive Edition 1885–1932

This copy signed by Australian artist Montagu Marks to Peter Korda, son of Alexander the film producer
Rudyard Kipling
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1933
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Rudyard Kipling's Verse, Inclusive Edition 1885–1926

From the library of film producer Alexander Korda
Rudyard Kipling
Doubleday, Doran & Co, New York, 1928
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Well of Loneliness

An early American edition of Radclyffe Hall's classic
Radclyffe Hall
Blue Ribbon Books, New York, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Journey towards Christmas

Official History of the 1st Ammunition Company, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1939–1945
S Peter Llewellyn
War History Branch, Wellington, NZ, 1949
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

A History of Sussex Birds

John Walpole-Bond's classic three volume study, with fifty-three colour plates by Philip Rickman
John Walpole-Bond, illustrated by Philip Rickman
H F & G Witherby, London, 1938
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


William Bliss' 1934 canoeing classic
William Bliss, with an introduction by A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1934
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Jules Verne, A Biography

The first UK biography of the great writer
Kenneth Allott
The Cresset Press, London, 1940
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Die She Must

A romantic thriller from Baroness von Hutten
Baroness Von Hutten
Leisure Library Co Ltd, London, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Icelandic Sagas (Signed copy)

Signed by W A Craigie
W A Craigie
University Press, Cambridge, 1913
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Castles on the Ground

with eight lithographs by John Piper
J M Richards, illustrated by John Piper
The Architectural Press, London, 1946
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ancient Order of Druids Choruses

A collection of Hymns from the most senior druidic order
Ancient Order of Druids
Ancient Order of Druids, London, 1920
Ephemera | Hard Cover

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

c1920, an attractive binding for the Authorised Copyright Edition
Jules Verne, with drawings after Edouard Riou
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1920
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Wet Flanders Plain

Henry Williamson's 1928 return to the Western Front
Henry Williamson
Faber & Faber, London, 1929
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Old English Household Life

The second edition of Gertrude Jekyll's classic book in the Brian Cook wrapper
Gertrude Jekyll, and S R Jones, dustwrapper by Brian Cook
Batsford, London, 1944
History | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

River Thames

A charming meander down the Thames in 1926
F V Morley, illustrated by Laurence Irving
Methuen, London, 1926
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Leaves of Southwell

Pevsner's King Penguin on the carvings at Southwell Minster
Nikolaus Pevsner, photographs by F L Attenborough
Penguin Books, London, 1945
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Isabella, or the Pot of Basil

with 6 illustrations by Paul Henry
John Keats, illustrated by Paul Henry
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1906
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

Good Potato Dishes

with an Edward Bawden dustwrapper and title page
Ambrose Heath, wrapper & title page by Edward Bawden
Faber & Faber, London, 1948
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Britain's Home Guard, A Character Study

with colour plates by Eric Kennington
John Brophy, illustrated by Eric Kennington. Foreword by Sir James Grigg
George G. Harrap, London, 1945
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Finnegans Wake

1949, 4th impression, together with a 1st ed of A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake
James Joyce, also with accompanying text by Joseph Campbell & Henry Morton Robinson
Faber & Faber, London, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Shell Guide to Kent

1935, spiral bound first edition
Lord Clonmore
The Architectural Press, London, 1935
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

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