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The Water-Babies

1912, with 16 colour plates by Warwick Goble
Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Warwick Goble
Macmillan, London, 1912
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Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Le Feu, Journal d'une Escouade

First French edition of Barbusse's gritty World War One novel
Henri Barbusse
Flammarion, Paris, 1916
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mearing Stones

1911, Joseph Campbell's travels around Donegal with 16 full-page illustrations
Joseph Campbell, also as Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil, illustrated by the author
Maunsel & Co Ltd, Dublin, 1911
£120.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Gregorio Prieto, Paintings and Drawings (Signed copy)

Signed with doodle by Gregorio Prieto in 1947
Gregorio Prieto, with an introduction by Luis Cernuda
The Falcon Press, London, 1947
£50.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Pleasures of Poetry

Edith Sitwell's fine selection, complete in three volumes with original dustwrappers
Edith Sitwell
Duckworth & Co, London, 1930
£50.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Katherine Mansfield, seven volumes 1924–1930

Letters, journals, German Pension etc, some 1sts
Katherine Mansfield, with Journals edited by John Middleton Murry
Constable, London, 1924
£40.00
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

Black Magic

Paul Morand's travels through Africa, the Caribbean, Harlem...
Paul Morand, translated by Hamish Miles and illustrated by Aaron Douglas
William Heinemann, London, 1929
£20.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pain, Sex and Time

A New Hypothesis of Evolution—and James Dean's favourite book!
Gerald Heard
Cassell, London, 1940
£40.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover

Odes and Lyrics

First edition of verse from Australian poet J B O'Hara
John Bernard O'Hara
Melville & Mullen, Melbourne, 1906
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Forgotten Shrines

An Account of Some Old Catholic Halls and Families in England and of Relics and Memorials of the English Martyrs
Dom Bede Camm
MacDonald & Evans, London, 1910
£25.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Alien Menace

A 1930s fascist work from A H Lane
Lieut.-Col. A H Lane, foreword by Lord Sydenham of Combe
Boswell Publishing, London, 1933
£40.00
History | Hard Cover

Stonehenge Today and Yesterday

The 1916 scarce first printing
Frank Stevens, illustrated by Heywood Sumner
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1916
£30.00
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Witches, Warlocks and Ghosts

A selection of ghostly tales, with exercises to test yourself with!
J Edward Mason
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1938
£30.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Folk-Tales from Many Lands

Beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany
Lilian Gask, illustrated by Willy Pogany
George G. Harrap, London, 1929
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Overheard in Fairlyland

The Peter Pan Tales. Fairy stories inspired by J M Barrie's play
Madge A Bigham, illustrated by Ruth Sypherd Clements
Isaac Pitman, London, 1909
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Edmund Spenser

Illustrated with 8 plates by Jessie M King
W B Yeats, illustrated by Jessie M King and A S Hartrick
T C & E C Jack, Edinburgh, 1906
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Witness of Science (Signed copy)

Signed by R McNair Wilson, a study of religion and science
Robert McNair Wilson
John Murray, London, 1942
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Unknown Warrior and other poems (Signed copy)

Signed by E H Carrier, the main poem written in homage to the Unknown Warrior of the Great War
E H Carrier
The Epworth Press, London, 1926
£25.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Police Procedure and Administration

A 1937 copy of Cecil Moriarty's handbook for Police
Cecil C H Moriarty
Thornton Butterworth, London, 1937
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover

Osiris and Odin; The Origin of Kingship

A study of Scandinavian and Egyptian antiquity
Andrew Rugg-Gunn
H K Lewis, London, 1940
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Challenge to Musical Tradition, A New Concept of Tonality (Signed copy)

Signed by English composer Sydney Twinn, a Schenkerian theory of music
Adele T Katz
Putnam, London, 1947
£20.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Sleeping Beauty

1920, first edition, beautifully illustrated with Arthur Rackham's silhouettes
C S Evans, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
William Heinemann, London, 1920
£200.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Emperor of Portugallia

Selma Lagerlof's Swedish King Lear
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Velma Swanston Howard
Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1916
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Psychology of the Thinker (Signed copy)

This copy owned and signed by Margaret Lowenfeld, British pioneer of child psychology and play therapy
I B Saxby
University of London Press, London, 1926
£50.00
Psychology | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Early Whistler

Ariel Poem No 6, illustrated by John Nash
Wilfred Gibson, illustrated by John Nash
Faber & Gwyer, London, 1927
£17.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

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