Browse by Date—1900–1949

Twelfth Night

with handwritten cast list from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, in 1924
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
J M Dent, London, 1923
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Essays in Satire

Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Sheed and Ward, London, 1928
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
London County Council, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folk-Tales of Bengal

contains 22 tales of myth and legend
Rev. Lal Behari Day
Macmillan, London, 1920
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Children's Costume from the Great Masters

Signed by Spanish artist Gregorio Prieto
Percy MacQuoid
Medici Society, London, 1923
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Richard Mayr, Wiehe, Herz and Humor im Baßschlüssel (Signed copy)

Signed by the Austrian bass-baritone Richard Mayr
Otto Kunz, with a foreword by Lotte Lehmann
Das Bergland-Buch, Berlin, 1933
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Songs of a Moorland Parish with Prose Sketches

A Collection of Verse and Prose, Chiefly Relating to the Parish of Saddleworth
Ammon Wrigley
Moore and Edwards, Saddleworth, 1912
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

How to Become a Commercial Artist

an illustrated guide in an attractive wrapper
Reginald Harrison
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
Art | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Seed Beneath the Snow

An anti-fascist novel from Ignazio Silone
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye
Jonathan Cape, London, 1943
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Franciscan Message to the World

The life and spirituality of St Francis
Agostino Gemelli, translated and adapted by Henry Louis Hughes
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1934
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of the Nineties

Stories from a bawdy house, with six lovely woodcuts
Henry Von Rhau, woodcuts by Frank Peers
Privately printed, New York, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

G.P.U. Justice

The workings of the Russian secret police in the late 1930s
Maurice Edelman
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1938
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Liliecrona's Home & Charlotte Loweskold

Two Selma Lagerlof first editions
Selma Lagerlof
Various, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Two Prisoners

First edition of the Hungarian novelist's classic work
Lajos Zilahy, translated by Joseph Collins and Ida Zeitlin
William Heinemann, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Gestalt Psychology

The rare first UK edition
Dr Wolfgang Kohler
George Bell & Sons, London, 1930
Psychology | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Trial of Lucullus

1943 first edition of Brecht's radio play
Bertolt Brecht, translated by H R Hays
New Directions, New York, 1943
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Huit Siecles de Poesie Francaise

Eight centuries of French poetry, in a fine leather binding from Hatchette of London
B H Chamberlain, editor
Payot, Paris, 1927
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Le Pot de Basilic

A first edition French novel in Hatchette of London leather binding
Madeleine Clemenceau-Jacquemaire
J Tallandier, Paris, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Corona Benignitatis Anni Dei

Paul Caludel's poetry in an attractive leather binding from Hatchette
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1920
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

L'Annonce faite à Marie

A 1914 edition of Claudel's play, The Tidings Brought to Mary
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1914
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

John Halifax, Gentleman (Signed copy)

With Mrs Craik's cut signature, and signed by the publishers
Dinah Maria Craik, as Dinah Maria Mulock. Illustrated by Oswald Moser and G F Nicholls, and with an introduction by Gordon Home
A & C Black, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions | First thus

1066 and All That, A Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds, Naunton Wayne & five other cast members
Reginald Arkell, based on the book by W C Sellar and R J Yeatman
Methuen, London, 1935
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

The Luck of Roaring Camp

A Readers Library edition in very good condition
Bret Harte
Readers Library, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

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