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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

The Venetian

Rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe
Clifford Bax
Victor Gollancz, London, 1931
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

In the Great God's Hair

Half-leather binding by Zaehnsdorf
F W Bain
James Parker & Co, London, 1905
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Nazi Germany Explained

A rare first edition on the rise of Hitler
Vernon Bartlett
Victor Gollancz, London, 1933
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Inside U.S.A. (Signed copy)

Signed by John Gunther and from the library of Fleur Cowles
John Gunther
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1947
£40.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

Sense and Sensibility

1912, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, a good reading copy
Jane Austen, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, and with an introduction by Austin Dobson
Macmillan, London, 1912
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Four Lewis Carroll pocket editions

Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, Hunting of the Snark, and The Lewis Carroll Picture Book
Lewis Carroll, and S D Collingwood
Various, London, 1911
Sold
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover

This Torch of Freedom

37 speeches and addresses from Stanley Baldwin
Stanley Baldwin
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1935
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Orpheus; Myths of the World

With fine wood engravings by Boris Artzybasheff
Padraic Colum, illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
Macmillan, New York, 1930
£22.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sense and Sensibility

1904; illustrated by Hugh Thomson and a very nice copy
Jane Austen, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, and with an introduction by Austin Dobson
Macmillan, London, 1904
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Gargantua & Pantagruel

Illustrated by Lynd Ward
Francois Rabelais, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Lynd Ward
The Heritage Press, New York, 1942
£16.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Droll Stories

Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
Honore de Balzac, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

Illustrated by Honore Guilbeau
James Justinian Morier, with a preface by Sir Walter Scott and illustrated by Honore Guilbeau
The Heritage Press, New York, 1947
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

War and Peace

Two volumes in one (complete)
Leo Tolstoy, translated, revised and introduced by Louise and Aylmer Maude, illustrated with reproduction of the famous nineteenth century paintnigs by Vassily Verestchagin and numerous pen drawings by Fritz Eichenberg
The Heritage Press, New York, 1938
£25.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Gwythen Clay Mystery

A classic 1940s childrens' thriller
Michael Poole, illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop
Oxford University Press, London, 1940
£10.00
Childrens | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Archaeologia; Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

Three offprints in one: The Cross of Lothair, A Triptych at the Abbey of Stavelot, and The Abbey of Saint-Denis
Various
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1915
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The War Inevitable

A 1908 addition to the library of Invasion Literature
Alan H Burgoyne
Francis Grififths, London, 1908
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Crescent and the Cross

Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel—a reprint of Warbuton's 1844 Middle East travel classic
Eliot Warburton
Maclaren & Company, London, 1910
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Four title from the Daily Express Fiction Library

All in the trademark lurid dustwrappers...
Joseph Conrad. Thomas Burke, Hugh Walpole, and Gaston Leroux
Daily Express Fiction Library, London, 1938
£10.00
Collections | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Country Bouquet

illustrated by S R Badmin
Phyllis Nicholson, drawings by S R Badmin
John Murray, London, 1947
£10.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Dunkirk Sportsmen

Memories of the sportsmen in the forces at Dunkirk and more...
Alec Adrian
Arthur H Stockwell, Ilfracombe, 1943
£20.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The "Lettre de Cachet"

Short stories from Catherine Grace F Gore, one of the silver fork authors
C.H., pseud Catherine Grace Frances Gore
Digby, Long & Co, London, 1900
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Pilgrim's Progress

With twelve watercolours by William Blake
John Bunyan, illustrated by William Blake
The Heritage Press, New York, 1942
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First thus

A Million Died! (Signed copy)

Signed by Alfred Wagg, US war correspondent for the Far East
Alfred Wagg
Nicholson & Watson, London, 1943
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Silence of Colonel Bramble

Andre Maurois' fictional account of his WW1 service
Andre Maurois
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1930
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

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