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Czech Folk Tales

A rare 1917 first edition of 23 folk stories
Josef Baudis, selected and translated by.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1917
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folklore of the British Isles

1928, tree worship, festivals, charms etc etc
Eleanor Hull
Methuen, London, 1928
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Indian Day

Edward Thompson's first Indian novel
Edward Thompson
Alfred A Knopf, London, 1927
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Story of St. Patrick's Purgatory

The first American edition
Shane Leslie
B Herder Book Co, St Louis & London, 1917
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Son of Learning

Austin Clarke's play based on the Irish satire Aislinge Mac Conglinne
Austin Clarke
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1927
£30.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

To Verdun from the Somme

An Anglo-American Glimpse of the Great Advance
Harry E Brittain, with an introduction by James M Beck
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1917
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The 77th Day

A thriller from the German Edgar Wallace...
Hans Possendorf, pseud. Hans Mahner-Mons
Hutchinson, London, 1937
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sur le Ligne de Feu

A French war correspondent's notes of the Front Line in the Great War
Arnould Galopin
E De Boccard, Paris, 1917
£10.00
Military & War | Soft Cover

Map Reading and Panorama Sketching

A guide for WW1 officers, with 26 plates
An Instructor
Sifton, Praed & Co, London, 1916
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Folklore Calendar

With a previous owner's additions of clippings and pictures
George Long
Philip Allan, London, 1930
£12.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Stories of Red Hanrahan and The Secret Rose

A super copy of W B Yeats' Irish tales
W B Yeats, illustrated and decorated by Norah McGuinness
Macmillan, London, 1927
£140.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Le Voyageur sur la Terre

Four stories from Julien Green, including Les Clefs de la Mort, Christine and Leviathan
Julien Green
Libraire Plon, Paris, 1930
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Labour Party in Perspective

An early history by Clement Attlee
Clement Attlee
Victor Gollancz, London, 1937
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

A La Recherche du Temps Perdu

Complete in 15 volumes, early French printings of Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past
Marcel Proust
Librairie Gallimard / NRF, Paris, 1925
£400.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Celtic Folklore, Welsh and Manx (Signed copy)

Inscribed by John Rhys, and also signed by Standish Hayes O'Grady
John Rhys
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1901
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The God of the Witches

A rare first edition of Murray's celebrated study of witchcraft in Europe
Margaret Alice Murray
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1933
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Human Age

First printings of Wyndham Lewis's tetralogy: The Childermass (1928), and The Human Age; Monstre Gai & Malign Fiesta (1955)
Wyndham Lewis, dustwrapper to The Human Age by Michael Ayrton
Chatto & Windus and Methuen, London, 1928
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Puzzle for Fiends

A Peter Duluth mystery
Patrick Quentin
Victor Gollancz, London, 1947
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Adventures of Rollo the Pig

A 1943 first edition of this charming childrens tale
David MacEwen, illustrated by Molly MacEwen
Methuen, London, 1943
£40.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

God's Troubadour

The Story of Saint Francis of Assisi
Sophie Jewett
Duckworth & Co, London, 1915
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Progress of a Plough-Boy

to a Seat in Parliament as Exemplified in the History of William Cobbett, Member for Oldham
William Reitzel, editor. Dustwrapper and frontispiece by John Farleigh
Faber & Faber, London, 1935
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A History of Perugia

1910, illustrated with photographs and a fold-out map
William Heywood
Methuen, London, 1910
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Children's Stories from Shakespeare

c1912, Edith Nesbit's retelling of King Lear, The Tempest etc
Edith Nesbit, illustrated by John H Bacon, Harold Copping etc. Edited by Edric Vredenburg
Raphael Tuck, London, 1912
£20.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Alphabet en Images

A delightful 1933 children's alphabet by Marie-Madeleine Franc-Nohain
Marie-Madeleine Franc-Nohain
Librairie Larousse, Paris, 1933
£50.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

In Anger and Pity, a Report on Russia (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Magidoff, an American correspondent deported in the 1940s
Robert Magidoff
Doubleday, New York, 1949
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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