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The War in the Air

First edition, second state, but a reading copy only
H G Wells, illustrated by A C Michael
George Bell & Sons, London, 1908
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Eros in Dogma

Signed by Jean Faraday Davies, who served at Bletchley Park in WW2
George Barker
Faber & Faber, London, 1944
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Scandal of Father Brown

with the bookplate of Felix Dennis, co-editor of Oz, poet, publisher...
G K Chesterton
Cassell, London, 1940
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Our Betters

Somerset Maugham's comedy in three acts
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1923
£20.00
Drama | Soft Cover | First Editions

Morte Arthure

14th century alliterative poem of the Arthurian legend
Robert of Thornton, edited with introduction, notes and glossary by Mary Macleod Banks
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1900
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Christian Ethic of War

Published during the Great War
P T Forsyth
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1916
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Religion and Modern Psychology

1911; Spiritualist J Arthur Hill's first book
J Arthur Hill
William Rider & Son, Ltd, London, 1911
£50.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Peter Warlock

A Memoir of Philip Heseltine
Cecil Gray, contributions by Sir Richard Terry & Robert Nichols, foreword by Augustus John
Jonathan Cape, London, 1938
£15.00
Music | Hard Cover

The Dope Ring

Classic Golden Age crime
John Hill
Methuen, London, 1931
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Engineers' Agreement on Warship Trial Trips

1901; including Torpedo Boats and Torpedo Boat Destroyers
R Sinclair Scott, & Thomas Biggart (Engineering Employers' Federation) and Alfred Sellicks & George N Barnes (Amalgamated Society of Engineers)
Engineering Employers' Federation, London, 1901
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Isabella, or the Pot of Basil

with 6 illustrations by Paul Henry
John Keats, illustrated by Paul Henry
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1906
£50.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Haig

with a fine bookplate by Richard Osmond for John Theodore Radclyffe Prestige of Bourne House, Bishopsbourne, Kent (1945)
Alfred Duff Cooper
Faber & Faber, London, 1935
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Child's Inheritance

Its Scientific and Imaginative Meaning
Greville MacDonald
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1910
£20.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

National Provincial

A rare first UK printing
Lettice Ulpha Cooper
Victor Gollancz, London, 1938
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Salonika Fire, 18–19th August 1917

24 photographs of the Great Fire of Thessalonika
Royal Flying Corps, and Survey Company, R.E.
R.F.C., 1917
Sold
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

McGlusky the Trail Blazer

First edition in fairly scarce wrapper.
A G Hales
Wright & Brown, London, 1930
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fascinating Womanhood, or The Art of Attracting Men

Eight volumes on making yourself irresistable...
Not stated
The Psychology Press, Saint Louis, 1922
£80.00
Social Sciences | Soft Cover | First Editions

Jones's Wedding, A Tale in Rhymed Prose

Light verse written in the trenches of the Western Front
A H Sidgwick
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1935
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Sanctions: A Frivolity (Signed copy)

Signed by Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Methuen, London, 1924
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Collected Poems of Richard Spender

Poet killed on Operation Torch in Tunisia, 1943
Richard Spender, with a foreword by Ivor Brown
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1947
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Diary of an English Resident in France

During Twenty-Two Weeks of War Time (1915)
Rowland Strong
Eveleigh Nash, London, 1915
£25.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Allenby of Armageddon

from the library of actor and Boer War historian Kenneth Griffith
Raymond Savage, preface by David Lloyd George
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1925
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Flurried Years

Violet Hunt's autobiography
Violet Hunt
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1926
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

John Pendlebury in Crete

A rare memorial volume for the British archaeologist, killed in World War II in Crete
John Pendlebury, appreciations by Nicholas Hammond and T J Dunbabin and a prefatory note by S C Roberts
Printed for private circulation / University Press, Cambridge, 1948
£100.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

Tight Corners

From the Library of Peveril Camp (18B), Peel—the camp for internees and fascists in the Second World War
Sir Alan Cobham
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1940
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

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