Browse by Date—1900–1949

Mary Poppins

The 1944 reset edition, the book in lovely condition
P L Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard
Peter Davies, London, 1944
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Children of No Man's Land

An early novel from G B Stern
G B Stern
Duckworth & Co, London, 1919
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Isle Raven

A playboy inherits a mysterious Welsh island...
Owen Rhoscomyl, pseud. Arthur Owen Vaughan
Duckworth & Co, London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Careers for Women

A rare 1930 first edition from novelist and feminist Leonora Eyles
Leonora Eyles
Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd, London, 1930
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fads and Feeding

An Edwardian examination of diets and food-fads
C Stanford Read
Methuen, London, 1908
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Camera Fiend

A thriller from E W Hornung
E W Hornung
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1916
Fiction | Hard Cover

Christmas Formula and other stories (Signed copy)

Signed by Stella Benson, and with a gift inscription from Kay Dick
Stella Benson, frontispiece by Clare Leighton and a foreword by Geoffrey West.
William Jackson (Books), London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

The House by the River

A thriller from A P Herbert in the original dustwrapper
A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Something New in Sandwiches

1933—a whole batch of sandwich recipes
M Redington White
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1933
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

Old Age Pensions; Are They Desirable or Practicable

1903 first edition, rebound in half-leather
Frederick Rogers, and Frederick Millar
Isbister & Company Limited, London, 1903
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Aphorisms on Authors and Their Ways (Signed copy)

Initialled by Augustine Birrell, privately printed, 100 copies only.
Augustine Birrell
Privately printed, 1917
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

Diplomatic Petrel

Thomas Hohler's Memoirs, including the Zimmermann Telegram
Thomas Hohler
John Murray, London, 1942
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sappho Revocata

Limited edition, a collection of Sappho's poetry in Greek and English
J M Edmonds, with two drawings by Vera Willoughby
Peter Davies, London, 1928
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Field Service Pocket Book 1932

Signed by member of the RAF in Egypt, and stamped 24th (D.Y.) Armoured Car Company.
War Office
HMSO, London, 1932
Military & War | Hard Cover

Curses, Lucks and Talismans

1938, including the Wardley Skull and the Curse of Grayrigg Hall
J G Lockhart
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1938
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions

Vathek, An Arabian Tale

An unusual pocket edition with five coloured plates
William Beckford, illustrated by W B Handforth
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Stormswept Roof of Asia

By Yak, Camel & Sheep Caravan in Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and Over the Kara-Koram
Emil Trinkler, translated from the German by B K Featherstone
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1931
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Observer's Book of Astro-Navigation

Part three; Francis Chichester's book on dead-reckoning
Francis Chichester
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1941
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha

1913 two volume edition
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
J M Dent, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover

Sense and Sensibility, and Persuasion

Fine soft red leather, in excellent condition.
Jane Austen
Thomas Nelson, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

47 tales from Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole
Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole, frontispiece portrait by Edmund J Sullivan.
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Flower Beneath the Foot

Ronald Firbank's flamboyant court satire
Ronald Firbank, with a decoration by C R W Nevinson, and portraits by Augustus John and Wyndham Lewis
Grant Richards, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

An early collection of Aldous Huxley's poetry
Aldous Huxley
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1918
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Riddle of the Ravens

A case for Inspector Slade of Department X2
Leonard R Gribble
George G. Harrap, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Hemlock for Eight, a Radio Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Clifford Bax to radio pioneer Mary Hope Allen
Clifford Bax, and Leon M Lion
Frederick Muller, London, 1946
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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