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Sexual Behavior in the Human Male

with the bookplate of Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel, owner of Nymans in Sussex and father of Oliver Messel
Alfred C Kinsey, with Wardell B Pomeroy and Clyde E Martin
W B Saunders, Philadelphia, 1948
£30.00
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | Association Copy

Le Chariot D'Or

with the bookplate of Ivor Novello
Albert Samain
Mercure de France, Paris, 1912
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Association Copy

The Human Figure in Motion

Eadweard Muybridge's Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Muscular Actions
Eadweard Muybridge
Chapman & Hall, London, 1922
£80.00
Photography | Hard Cover

The Owl of Athene

A rare Eden Phillpotts fantasy; superb dustwrapper art
Eden Phillpotts
Hutchinson, London, 1936
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Colonel Nathaniel Whetham

A biography of a forgotten soldier of the English Civil War
Catherine Durning Whetham, and William Cecil Dampier Whetham
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1907
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Season of Olives

Wrey Gardiner's first novel
Wrey Gardiner
The Falcon Press, London, 1948
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Memoir and Collected Papers of R H Vernon

Chemistry papers by Richard Henry Vernon (1885–1921) with photo portrait
Richard Henry Vernon
Transactions of the Chemical Society, London, 1920
£20.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Garden of the Prophet

Given as a gift from H.M.S. Caballa in 1943 and signed by 5 VAD nurses
Kahlil Gibran
William Heinemann, London, 1935
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Cross Bearers

A rare anti-war novel from the German trenches of the Western Front
Alexander Moritz (A M) Frey
Putnam, London, 1931
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Apes of God

Third impression, with decorations by the author
Wyndham Lewis
Grayson & Grayson, London, 1934
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The RAF Athletics and Games Handbook 1937

from athletics to yachting, with super adverts
Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force Sports Board, London, 1937
£20.00
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wu Fang

Crime classic with Superintendent William Saville vs Arch-criminal Wu Fang
Roland Daniel
Brentano's, London, 1929
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Co-op, A Novel of Living Together

Upton Sinclair's novel of co-operatives and self-help communities
Upton Sinclair
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1948
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Dover Patrol 1915–1917

An important Great War history, complete in two volumes
Reginald Bacon
Hutchinson, London, 1919
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Eton Portrait

Christmas gift to an officer of the Grenadier Guards, killed in action in Monte Cassino, 1943
Bernard Fergusson, with a chapter by Philip Brownrigg, and photographs by L. Moholy-Nagy
John Miles, London, 1938
£15.00
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | Association Copy

Ghost Stories

Twenty-one of H Russell Wakefield's chilling tales
H Russell Wakefield
Jonathan Cape, London, 1932
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dr. Arne and Rule Britannia (Signed copy)

Signed by William H Cummings, author and professor of music
William Hayman Cummings
Novello and Company, London, 1912
£30.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

In Parenthesis

A rare second impression from 1937; David Jones' magnificent Great War verse and prose.
David Jones
Faber & Faber, London, 1937
£150.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Astrology of Personality

A Re-Formulation of Astrological Concepts and Ideals, in Terms of Contemporary Psychology and Philosophy
Dane Rudhyar
Lucis Publishing, New York, 1936
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Staff Officer's Scrap-Book (with signed letter)

Ian Hamilton's account of the Russo-Japanese War, with a .T.L.S. mentioning his decorations from the Manchurian War
Lieut.-General Sir Ian Hamilton
Edward Arnold, London, 1905
£60.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Biblical Theology of Saint Irenaeus (Signed copy)

Signed by John Lawson
John Lawson
The Epworth Press, London, 1948
£25.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

To the Queen's Taste

Crime stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Ellery Queen, (editor)
Faber & Faber, London, 1949
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Henley Telegraph, A Magazine for Henleyites

A staff magazine for W T Henley, eight issues in one, 1937/38
W T Henley
Henley, W T, London, 1937
£20.00
Ephemera | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Omnibus Believe It or Not

A Modern Book of Wonders, Miracles, Freaks, Monstrosities, and Almost-Impossibilities, Written, Illustrated and Proved by Robert L Ripley
Robert L Ripley
Stanley Paul, London, 1935
£40.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Dictionary of London

Being Notes Topographical and Historical Relating to the Streets and Principal Buildings in the City of London
Henry A Harben, preface by I I Greaves
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1918
£80.00
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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