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The Dog Crusoe and his Master

In a dustwrapper by Edie Morris
R M Ballantyne, dustwrapper by Edie Morris
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1940
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
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
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

24 Choice Photogravure Views of Bombay

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

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 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

The Port of London Murders

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

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

Marlborough and other poems

1916, Charles Hamilton Sorley's poetry
Charles Hamilton Sorley
University Press, Cambridge, 1916
Poetry | Hard Cover

Widdy-Widdy-Wurkey (Signed copy)

Signed by Rose Fyleman, a collection of nursery rhymes from around the world
Rose Fyleman, illustrated by Valery Carrick
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1934
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Margaret Bondfield

Mary Agnes Hamilton's biography of her fellow Labour politician
Mary Agnes Hamilton, (Iconoclast)
Leonard Parsons, London, 1924
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Chokey (Signed copy)

A memoir of prison life, signed by the magistrate who sent the author down...
"Red Collar Man", with an introduction by Compton Mackenzie
Victor Gollancz, London, 1937
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Molybdenum Commercial Steels

A 1919 brochure including Molybdenum's use in Great War tanks
Climax Molybdenum Company
Climax Molybdenum Company, New York, 1919
Science & Technology | Soft Cover | First Editions

Call Us to Witness, A Polish Chronicle (Signed copy)

Signed by Gaither and Hania Warfield, an account of the occupation of Poland in the Second World War
Gaither Warfield, and Hania Warfield
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, New York, 1945
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of William Ewart Gladstone

Complete in three volumes
John Morley
Macmillan, London, 1911
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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