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Saint Anthony and other stories

23 tales from Guy de Maupassant, first published in the New Orleans paper Times-Democrat
Guy de Maupassant, selected and translated by Lafcadio Hearn
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1925
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

In Town To-Morrow (Signed copy)

Signed by Francis Downman; "Five and twenty imaginary broadcasts"
Francis Downman, pseud. Ernest Oldmeadow
Richards, London, 1937
£20.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Action and other stories

C E Montague's last book, a collection of short stories
C E Montague
Chatto & Windus, London, 1928
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Bob Carver Starts Exploring (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Carver North
Robert Carver North, with a foreword by "Bob's Father"
G P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1927
£35.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Among the Ruins

A rare early account (1915) of the First World War
Gomez Carrillo, translated by Florence Simmonds
William Heinemann, London, 1915
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Poems

Rex Warner's first collection of poetry
Rex Warner
Boriswood, London, 1937
£15.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Pothunters

An early printing of P G Wodehouse's first novel
P G Wodehouse
A & C Black, London, 1924
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

A Season in Hell / Une Saison en Enfer

with eight fine lithographs and dustwrapper by Keith Vaughan
Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Norman Cameron, with drawings by Keith Vaughan
John Lehmann, London, 1949
£300.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Golf: My Life's Work

Second printing of the influential golfer's autobiography
J H Taylor, introduction by Bernard Darwin
Jonathan Cape, London, 1943
Sold
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beau Geste (Signed copy)

Signed by P C Wren, the 1927 limited deluxe edition, illustrated by Helen McKie
P C Wren, illustrated by Helen McKie
John Murray, London, 1927
£120.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

The Jumping Lions of Borneo

1944, second printing.
J W Dunne, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Faber & Faber, London, 1944
£30.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Courageous Exploits of Doctor Syn

The fifth book featuring Dr Christopher Syn, aka the Scarecrow, smuggler of Romney Marsh
Russell Thorndike
Rich & Cowan, London, 1938
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Further Adventures of Doctor Syn

The fourth book featuring Dr Christopher Syn, aka the Scarecrow, smuggler of Romney Marsh
Russell Thorndike
Rich & Cowan, London, 1937
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Old Wives' Tale

Arnold Bennett's classic, this is the 1912 new edition
Arnold Bennett
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1912
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Where the Mistral Blows (Signed copy)

Signed by Susanne R Day, Irish feminist and playwright
Susanne R Day
Methuen, London, 1933
£25.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

List of Stations and Interchange Privilege Ticket Fares

1905, a pocket book on railway staff's discounts
Not stated
William Kemp, Manchester, 1905
£40.00
Transport | Hard Cover

A History of England, Volume 1

Pagan England, Catholic England: 1 The Dark Ages B.C. 55 to A.D 1066
Hilaire Belloc
Methuen, London, 1925
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

100 Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Thompson, and including some of his war verse
Edward Thompson
Oxford University Press, London, 1944
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Pagan Papers

Eighteen essays from Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Grahame
The Bodley Head, London, 1910
£20.00
Essays | Hard Cover

The God of Love

1909, a novel of Dante and Beatrice
Justin Huntly McCarthy
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1909
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nietzsche and the Ideals of Modern Germany

An examination of Nietzsche's work in light of the Great War
Herbert Leslie Stewart
Edward Arnold, London, 1915
£25.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

German Crimes?

A 1915 repudiation of German atrocities in the Great War
Max Kuttner, translated from the German by Stephen L Trask
Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld & Leipzig, 1915
£50.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pictures of Many Wars (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Frederic Villiers
Frederic Villiers
Cassell, London, 1902
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Becoming (Signed copy)

Signed by Eden Phillpotts, his poetry, limited to 110 copies
Eden Phillpotts
Ernest Benn, London, 1932
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

A Naval Lieutenant 1914–1918

Stephen King-Hall's first book, his service in the Great War aboard HMS Southampton
Etienne, pseud. Stephen King-Hall
Methuen, London, 1919
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

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