Browse by Date—1900–1949

The Middle English Harrowing of Hell

and the Gospel of Nicodemus
William Henry Hulme
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1907
Religions | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Guinea Pig

The book of the 1948 Boulting Brothers film
Arnold Meredith
World Film Publications, London, 1948
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Spring Harvest No 1, April 1946

The magazine of the Oxford University Author-Critic Club
Not stated
Oxford University Author-Critic Club, Oxford, 1946
Ephemera | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Book of Common Prayer

Issued to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V
Not stated
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1935
Religions | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Possible Worlds

J B S Haldane's collection of essays
J B S Haldane
Chatto & Windus, London, 1928
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

Reason in Architecture

Eight lectures given at the Royal Academy in 1906
T G Jackson
John Murray, London, 1906
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cliff Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

An illustrated history
Sabine Baring-Gould
Seeley & Co, London, 1911
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1906, in an unusual marbled binding
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, introduction by Joseph Knight
Henry Frowde, London, 1906
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Richard Jefferies

First Aldine edition of 1938, quarter bound in red leather
Edward Thomas
J M Dent, London, 1938
Edward Thomas | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Key of Heaven

Catholic prayerbook, with delightful angel and chalice illustrated binding
Not stated
Francis Tucker, Liverpool, 1930
Religions | Hard Cover

The Red Lacquer Case

Classic crime from Patricia Wentworth, but a reading copy only
Patricia Wentworth
Andrew Melrose, London, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover


A classic Patricia Wentworth crime thriller
Patricia Wentworth
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

includes Speckled Band and A Scandal in Bohemia
Arthur Conan Doyle, with a frontispiece by Sidney Paget
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover

Syphilis, Its Diagnosis and Treatment

A rare first edition, owned by a doctor in West Africa in 1914
F J Lambkin, with a preface by Sir Frederick Treves
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, London, 1910
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beauty Looks After Herself

First edition of Eric Gill's essays
Eric Gill
Sheed and Ward, London, 1933
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Happy England

A fine Riviere crushed morocco and vellum binding, a beautiful copy
Helen Allingham, text by Marcus B Huish
A & C Black, London, 1904
Art | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

British North Borneo

Owen Rutter's study of the Island and its people
Owen Rutter
Constable, London, 1922
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Harmony, Diatonic and Chromatic (Signed copy)

Signed by author Charles Vincent, an English composer and organist
Charles Vincent
Charles Vincent, London, 1900
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Loveliest of Friends!

Beautifully bound in patterned paper covered boards, An early lesbian novel.
G Sheila Donisthorpe
Old Royalty Book Publishers, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Autobiography of Margot Asquith (Signed copies)

Signed by Margot Asquith, rebound in fine crushed morocco by Bumpus of London
Margot Asquith
Thornton Butterworth, London, 1921
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Deutsche Fibel (Signed copy)

Signed by Otto Koischwitz, an American Nazi propagandist and lover of Midred Gillars (Axis Sally)
Otto Koischwitz
F S Crofts, New York, 1932
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Green Memories

First edition of the first of Bernard Darwin's autobiographies
Bernard Darwin
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1928
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions

Methuen's Library of Humour, P G Wodehouse

Including chapters from Sam the Sudden and The Clicking of Cuthbert
P G Wodehouse, edited by E V Knox
Methuen, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Young Men in Spats

First edition, and first appearance of Uncle Fred.
P G Wodehouse
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Lost Cabin Mine

The author's first novel, this copy owned by a member of the Eaton Bray Royal Defence Corps in 1916.
Frederick Niven
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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