Browse by Date—1900–1949

Allenby of Armageddon

from the library of actor and Boer War historian Kenneth Griffith
Raymond Savage, preface by David Lloyd George
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1925
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Making of Margate

A single bound article from The Home Counties Magazine (1902)
C H Woodruff
F E Robinson, London, 1902
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Flurried Years

Violet Hunt's autobiography
Violet Hunt
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1926
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

John Pendlebury in Crete

A rare memorial volume for the British archaeologist, killed in World War II in Crete
John Pendlebury, appreciations by Nicholas Hammond and T J Dunbabin and a prefatory note by S C Roberts
Printed for private circulation / University Press, Cambridge, 1948
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

Tight Corners

From the Library of Peveril Camp (18B), Peel—the camp for internees and fascists in the Second World War
Sir Alan Cobham
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1940
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Nature of a Crime

Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford's third collaborative novel
Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford
Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Past All Dishonor

A particularly good copy
James M Cain, dustwrapper design by Harry Roth
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Iron Laurel

Sidney Keyes' first book of verse
Sidney Keyes
Routledge, London, 1942
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Strange Death of Liberal England

The first UK edition, 1936
George Dangerfield
Constable, London, 1936
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Time to Live (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Jack Lindsay
Jack Lindsay
Arthur Dakers, London, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Kelly's Directory of Kensington 1925

including Notting Hill, Brompton & Knightsbridge, with map
Kelly's Directory
Kelly & Co, London, 1925
Genealogy | Soft Cover

The Valley of Eyes Unseen

An early lost race novel set in the Himalayas
Gilbert Collins
Duckworth & Co, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of Mourne

Irish stories from Richard Rowley (pseud Richard Valentine Williams)
Richard Rowley, pseud. Richard Valentine Williams
Duckworth & Co, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


An early novel from the prolific Norah C James
Norah C James
Duckworth & Co, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ilderim; A Tale of Light and Shade

A medieval romance by Marie, Queen of Roumania
Marie Queen of Roumania
Duckworth & Co, London, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

We Two and Shamus

1913; touring a caravan in the west of Ireland
Mrs Stanley Gardiner
Duckworth & Co, London, 1913
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

E Owen Jennings signed Christmas card 1937

Depicting a bridge and trees
E Owen Jennings
Artwork | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

E Owen Jennings signed Christmas card 1939

With a charming woodcut of a fish
E Owen Jennings
Artwork | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

The Windmill as a Prime Mover

1900, 2nd ed, with super technical illustrations
Alfred R Wolff
John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1900
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

Room and Book

Paul Nash's essays on architecture, interior decoration and book design
Paul Nash
Soncino Press, London, 1932
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Imperial Policing

A rare history of the Army's police duties around the Empire
Major-General Sir Charles W Gwynn
Macmillan, London, 1934
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lino Cutting and Printing

A lovely illustrated book by Claude Flight
Claude Flight, introduction by J E Barton
Batsford, London, 1934
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

My War

Szegedi Sztus' remarkable and powerful graphic novel of the Great War
Istvan Szegedi Szuts, with an introduction by R H Mottram
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1931
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Bound in quarter vellum with dragonfly & flower design
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, Edinburgh, 1905
Poetry | Hard Cover

The Poems of Ossian

1926, a very nice copy of Ossian's prose poems.
Ossian, translated by James MacPherson, with notes, and with an introduction by William Sharp
John Grant, Edinburgh, 1926
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

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