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The Right Stuff (Signed copy)

Signed by Ian Hay under his real name John Hay Beith
Ian Hay
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Second Jungle Book

1901, Ex Libris Grand D'Hauteville. A very good copy.
Rudyard Kipling, with decorations by J Lockwood Kipling
Macmillan, London, 1901
Childrens | Hard Cover

Xenophon's Symposium

Full leather binding, in Greek and English, rebound with interleaved blank pages.
Not stated, 1920
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Art of Reginald G Eves, RA (Signed copy)

Signed by Reginald Eves, limited to 200 copies, with 88 plates
Adrian Bury, with a foreword by Sir Hugh Walpole
F Lewis, Leigh-on-Sea, 1940
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

Is 5

Third printing of E E Cummings' poetry collection
E E Cummings
Boni & Liveright, New York, 1930
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Roman Mystery (Signed copy)

These copies were owned and signed by George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston and Viceroy of India 1899–1905
Richard Bagot
Bernhard Tauchnitz, Liepzig, 1900
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Food Economy in War Time

A rare World War One booklet on food budgets and nutrition
T B Wood, and F G Hopkins
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1915
Food & Drink | Soft Cover | First Editions

Selected Poems

First printing of Faber's 1938 edition of W H Auden's poems
W H Auden
Faber & Faber, London, 1938
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Ingoldsby Legends

In an attractive but damaged Riviere binding
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud. Richard Harris Barham, illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech etc
Henry Frowde, London, 1911
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

A Thousand Years of German Aggression

A 1943 history of German brutality and militarism
S M Marvey, preface by W F Reddaway
Barnard & Westwood Ltd, London, 1943
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Miscellany of Poetry 1920–1922 (Signed copy)

Signed by the editor, William Kean Seymour to 1920s fashion designer Val St Cyr
William Kean Seymour
John G Wilson, London, 1922
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Drawing from Memory and Mind Picturing

A rare study by Robert Catterson-Smith
Robert Catterson-Smith
Isaac Pitman, London, 1922
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Buckinghamshire Parish Registers; Marriages Vol VI

High Wycombe, Bradenham, Fingest, Ibstone & Turville. Dormer family interest.
W P W Phillimore, and Thomas Gurney
Phillimore & Co, London, 1910
Genealogy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

For England's Sake

W E Henley's patriotic verses and songs
William Ernest Henley
David Nutt, London, 1900
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Self-Selected Essays (Signed copy)

Signed by J B Priestley
J B Priestley
William Heinemann, London, 1937
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Limited edition in vellum, four volumes, illustrated by Albert Rutherston
Robert Herrick, with a preface by Humbert Wolfe and decorations by Albert Rutherston
The Cresset Press, London, 1928
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

The Trumpet and Other Poems

Contains 45 of Edward Thomas' poems
Edward Thomas
Faber & Faber, London, 1940
Edward Thomas | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Cyclopedic Survey of Chamber Music

1929, two volumes complete. Contributions from Donald Tovey and Ralph Vaughan Williams
Walter Willson Cobbett, with a preface by W H Hadow
Oxford University Press, Oxford & London, 1929
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Second Officer (Signed copy)

Signed by Taffrail, to a fellow Merchant Navy sailor who perished in the Second World War
(Henry Taprell Dorling) Taffrail
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Poems of West and East

Vita Sackville-West's first published book of poetry (1917)
Vita Sackville-West, (also described as The Hon. Mrs Harold Nicolson)
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1917
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Conference at Cold Comfort Farm

Flora Poste is back...
Stella Gibbons
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rhapsody in Colour

12 superb colour glamour shots by Horace Roye
Horace Roye
The Camera Studies Club, London, 1943
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions

BIPP Treatment of War Wounds

A scarce Great War guide to dressing wounds with the new Bipp treatment
James Rutherford Morison
Henry Frowde / Hodder and Stoughton, Oxford & London, 1918
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Garnett Bell, Detective

Golden Age crime in a rare dustwrapper, c1930
Cecil H Bullivant
Wright & Brown, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Swimming and Swimming Strokes

With a chapter by Cecil Healy, Australian Olympic swimmer killed in the Great War
F Baxter, compiler
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1921
Sports | Soft Cover | First Editions

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