Browse by Date—1900–1949

Rose and Vine

Scottish poet Rachel Annad Taylor's second book of verse
Rachel Annand Taylor
Elkin Mathews, London, 1909
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Rowley Poems of Thomas Chatterton

1911, a presentation copy from The Clarendon Press
Thomas Chatterton, edited by Maurice Evan Hare
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1911
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Family Footlights

The 1939 first edition of the author's third book
Kitty Barne, illustrated by Ruth Gervis
J M Dent, London, 1939
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mediaeval Castle in Scotland

The Rhind Lectures in Archaeology, 1925/26
W Mackay Mackenzie
Methuen, London, 1927
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

William Holman Hunt, A Biography

A C Gissing's biography of one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
A C Gissing
Duckworth & Co, London, 1936
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Book of a Naturalist

1919, first edition of 29 articles
W H Hudson
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1919
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beside the Fire

being a Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories (1910, first printing)
Douglas Hyde, also as Anchraoibhín Aoibhinn, with additional notes by Alfred Nutt
David Nutt, London, 1910
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memories of John Galsworthy (Signed copy)

Signed his widow, Ada, to his cousin, Rosalie (Neish)
M E Reynolds
Robert Hale, London, 1936
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The War and After

Short Chapters on Subjects of Serious Practical Import for the Average Citizen in A.D. 1915 Onwards
Sir Oliver Lodge
Methuen, London, 1915
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Sun Princess, Fairy Tales

including three b/w drawings by Arthur Rackham
Not stated, illustrators include Arthur Rackham, Herbert Cole etc
John F Shaw, London, 1925
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of John Donne (1933)

with Metaphysical Lyrics and Poems of the Seventeenth Century (1921)
Herbert J C Grierson
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1933
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Sign of Four

Conan Doyle's second Sherlock Holmes novel
Arthur Conan Doyle
George Newnes, London, 1902
Fiction | Hard Cover

Know Ye Not Agincourt?

Leslie Barringer's historical novel
Leslie Barringer, illustrated by C Walter Hodges
Thomas Nelson, London, 1939
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

Sam Jones' Gospel Sermons

illustrated by Gustave Dore
Rev. Sam P Jones
Rhodes & McClure, Chicago, 1910
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Ninon de Lenclos

The memoirs of the famed courtesan, author and philosopher
Anne de Lenclos
Arthur L Humphreys, London, 1904
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Call of the Canyon

A Zane Grey Western set in Arizona after the Great War
Zane Grey, dustwrapper by Frank Street
The Musson Book Company, Toronto, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Syndical and Corporative Institutions of Italian Fascism

1938, the first US edition
G Lowell Field
Columbia University Press, New York, 1938
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

Charlotte Bronte

E F Benson's biography
E F Benson
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1932
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Farewell to Arms

The Modern Library edition in an attractive wrapper
Ernest Hemingway, introduction by Ford Madox Ford
The Modern Library, New York, 1945
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Stanford's Map of England and Wales showing Canals and Rivers

Suitable for Navigation by Canoes and Other Light Craft. c1939
Edward Stanford
Edward Stanford, London, 1939
Maps | Hard Cover

Chinese Folk-Lore Tales

1910, first edition, a presentation copy from the publisher
Rev J MacGowan
Macmillan, London, 1910
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Baedeker's Southern Italy (1912) & Northern Italy (1913)

Both with copious maps and plans
Karl Baedeker
Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1912
Travel & Exploration | Soft Cover

Le Chanson de Roland

Bedier's translation from Old French to Modern French, in a pleasing blue leather binding by Hachette of London
Joseph Bedier
L'Edition D'Art, Paris, 1924
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Of Human Bondage

1915, first edition in a Sangorski & Sutcliffe half-leather binding
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1915
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Why England Slept

John F Kennedy's study of British Government's lack of action before the Second World War
John F Kennedy, foreword by Henry R Luce
Hutchinson, London, 1940
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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