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The Angel of Pain

One of E F Benson's lesser known novels
E F Benson
William Heinemann, London, 1906
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

G.Q.G. Secteur 1 (Signed copy)

Signed by Jean de Pierrefeu to J J Frappa. A French Great War history
Jean de Pierrefeu
L'Edition Francais Illustree, Paris, 1920
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Plays of Bernard Shaw

Twelve volumes bound in soft leather
George Bernard Shaw
Constable, London, 1927
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Good Gestes (Signed copy)

Signed by P C Wren, further stories of Beau Geste and the French Foreign Legion
P C Wren
John Murray, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions


Robert Hugh Benson's verse, published shortly after his death
Robert Hugh Benson, introduction by Wilfred Meynell
Burns and Oates, London, 1915
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Anne of Windy Willows

1936, first edition of the fourth book in the Anne Shirley series
L M Montgomery
George G. Harrap, London, 1936
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Essays of John Dryden

In two volumes
John Dryden, selected and edited by W P Ker
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1926
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Chatterton

1906, in two volumes. Includes the Rowley Poems
Thomas Chatterton, edited by Henry D Roberts
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1906
Poetry | Hard Cover

Gub Gub's Book

An Encyclopaedia of Food in Twenty Volumes (1st, 1932)
Hugh Lofting, illustrated by the author
Jonathan Cape, London, 1932
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

With the Persian Expedition

An illustrated history of the Dunsterforce in Persia in the Great War
Major M H Donohoe
Edward Arnold, London, 1919
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Eight Oscar Wilde titles

Lady Windermere's Fan; Picture of Dorian Gray; House of Pomegranates; Charmides; Ideal Husband; Selected Poems; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime; and Arthur Ransome's Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde, and Arthur Ransome
Methuen, London, 1913
Collections | Hard Cover

Savage Messiah (Signed copy)

The life of Gaudier-Brzeska, signed by H S "Jim" Ede, founder of Kettle's Yard
H S Ede
William Heinemann, London, 1931
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Sergeant Lamb of the Ninth / Proceed Sergeant Lamb

Robert Graves' historical novels of the American Revolutionary War
Robert Graves
Methuen, London, 1940
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

From Routledge's Muses' Library, c1918
Edgar Allan Poe, with a sketch of the author by John H Ingram
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1918
Poetry | Hard Cover

French Intensive Gardening

from the library of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire
A J Macself
W H & L Collingridge, London, 1932
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

The Screwtape Letters

The first printing of C S Lewis modern theological classic
C S Lewis
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1942
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Pillow-Book of Sei Shongaon

First edition of the Arthur Waley translation
Sei Shonagon, translated by Arthur Waley
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1925
Classics | Hard Cover | First Editions


Its Principles and Practice as a Branch of Engineering (1907)
Robert Hanbury Brown
Constable, London, 1907
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Byng Ballads

Illustrated by Clarke Hutton
Douglas Byng, decorations by Clarke Hutton
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1933
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Experiment in Autobiography

H G Wells' autobiography & beliefs in two volumes
H G Wells
Victor Gollancz & The Cresset Press, London, 1934
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Days of My Life

Rider Haggard's posthumous autobiography
Henry Rider Haggard, edited by C J Longman
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1926
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Artists in String

String Figures: Their Regional Distribution and Social Significance
Kathleen Haddon, (Mrs. O. H. T. Rishbeth), introduction by Professor J L Myres
Methuen, London, 1930
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Capital War and Wages

W H Mallock's book on capital in peace and war (1918)
W H Mallock
Blackie & Son, London, 1918
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Picturesque Jamaica

with two original photographs
A Duperly
A Duperly & Sons, Kingston, Jamaica, 1921
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Quincaillerie et Outillage, No 1

Rare 1937 Belgian trade catalogue of hardware & tools, printed in gilt
Artes, Bruxelles, 1937
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

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