Browse by Date—1900–1949

I, Claudius & Claudius the God

1936, early printings from The Albatross
Robert Graves
The Albatross, Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover

Portraits and Speculations

1913, Arthur Ransome's essays, this copy signed by Maurice Firuski in 1916
Arthur Ransome
Macmillan, London, 1913
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Witch in the Clock Tower

1946, first edition in novel form
Joyce Alice Bissell Thomas
Robert Hale, London, 1946
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Hundred Fables of La Fontaine

1900, illustrated by Percy J Billinghurst
Jean de la Fontaine, illustrated by Percy J Billinghurst
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1900
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Victorian Ghost Stories

edited by Montague Summers
Montague Summers, edited by and with an introduction by
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover

When We Were Very Young

A 1926 edition, includes the first appearance of Winnie the Pooh
A A Milne, with decorations by E H Shepard
Methuen, London, 1926
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Rich Man

A 1932 romance from Katharine Tynan in the original wrapper
Katharine Tynan
Collins, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Land of Heart's Desire

1913 edition of W B Yeats's one act play
W B Yeats
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1913
Drama | Hard Cover

A Brass Hat in No-Man's Land

F P Crozier's Great War memoir
Brig.-Gen. F P Crozier
Jonathan Cape, London, 1930
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cheltenham College Register 1841–1927

with supplement of 1841–1919 Additions and Corrections 1919–1951
Edward Scot Skirving, editor, and Charles Herbert Pigg (editor, supplement)
The College, Cheltenham, 1928
School & University Registers | Hard Cover

Discurso del Presidente Dr. Ramon J Carcano en al acto de la tome de posesion (Signed copy)

Signed by Ramon Carcano's son, Miguel Angel Carcano, also an Argentinian politician
Ramon J Carcano
Consejo Nacional de Prevision Social, Buenos Aires, 1944
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Contemporary Music (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert H Hull, Hogarth Essays second series
Robert H Hull, cover design by Vanessa Bell
The Hogarth Press, London, 1927
Music | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions


1915, illustrated with 84 photographs
Tom Reece, and W G Clifford
A & C Black, London, 1915
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mystical Element of Religion

as Studied in Saint Catherine of Genoa and her Friends. 1927, two volumes (complete)
Baron Friedrich von Hugel
J M Dent, London, 1927
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

The Hampden Club Magazine

The first 12 issues (1924/1925) for London's The Hampden Residential Club
Norman W Rae, editor
The Hampden Residential Club, London, 1925
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The City We Loved: Coventry, England

c1942, a record of the devastating Blitz in the West midlands city
Three Spires Publishing, Coventry, 1942
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Court is Sitting (Signed copy)

Signed by Ernest Pettifer, and where he describes the goings-on in the court
Ernest W Pettfier
Clegg & Sons, Bradford, 1940
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Man and the Hour

1934, an early Arthur Bryant title, with studies of Hitler, Mussolini etc
Arthur Bryant, editor
Philip Allan, London, 1934
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Wonderful Dog & Other Tales

Russian author Michael Zoshchcenko's 1942 short stories
Michael Zoshchenko
Methuen, London, 1942
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A General's Letters to his Son on Obtaining his Commission (Signed copy)

1917, signed by the author under his real name (T D Pilcher)
Thomas D Pilcher, but published anonymously, preface by General H S Smith-Dorrien
Cassell, London, 1917
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Hours and the Centuries

1944, a first edition of Peter de Mendelssohn's timeslip novel
Peter de Mendelssohn
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1944
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

More Bandobast

1936, Snaffles' illustrations of sporting life on the North-West Frontier
Collins, London, 1936
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas Discussed

1938, a solid copy of this seminal work of music criticism
Eric Blom
J M Dent, London, 1938
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Karma and Rebirth

A first edition, published in the midst of the Second World War
T Christmas Humphreys
John Murray, London, 1943
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

An Outline of the Natural History of our Shores (Signed copy)

Signed by the author, Joseph Sinel, to entomologist K G Blair
Joseph Sinel
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1906
Natural History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

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