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De la Terre a la Lune Trajet Direct en 97 Heures 20 Minutes

A good reading copy of Jules Verne's 1865 novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Montaut
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1931
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Oeuvres Completes de Paul Verlaine

Volume 1 of the French symbolist poet's works
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1905
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

English Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with Rackham's 1926 Christmas Card pasted in annotated by himself
Flora Annie Steel, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Macmillan, London, 1918
£200.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Relativity, The Special and The General Theory, A Popular Exposition

The first UK edition of Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Albert Einstein, translated by Robert W Lawson
Methuen, London, 1920
£400.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pity for Women

First UK edition of the first to novels of de Montherlant's tetralogy (Les Jeunes Filles and Pitie pour Les Femmes)
Henri de Motherlant
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1937
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Character in Distress

19 short stories from Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello
Duckworth & Co, London, 1938
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manual of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy

A rare first printing
Charles R Baschab
B Herder Book Co, St Louis & London, 1923
£40.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Avataras

Four Lectures Delivered at the 24th Anniversary Meeting of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras, December 1899
Annie Besant
Theosophical Publishing Company, London, 1900
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Life Problems (Memorabilia)

An early edition of Yogendra's epigrams
Shri Yogendra
Yoga, Bombay & New York, 1934
£30.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Honourable Mr Tawnish (Signed copy)

Signed by Jeffrey Farnol to stage actress Madge Compton
Jeffrey Farnol, illustrated by C E Brock
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1913
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Magic Isle

The author's travels in Haiti, with witchcraft, voodoo and the book that popularised the word zombie
W B Seabrook, illustrated by Alexander King and with photographs by the author.
George G. Harrap, London, 1931
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

The Sea is Kind

1914, in the original T Sturge Moore binding
T Sturge Moore
Grant Richards, London, 1914
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hitler et Les Femmes

and Le Journal Intime d'Eva Braun (1948)
Douglas L Hewlett
Editions du Cheval Aile, Paris, 1948
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ripostes

1912, the first UK edition which preceded the US first, and including poems by Thomas E Hulme
Ezra Pound, and Thomas E Hulme
Stephen Swift and Co., Ltd, London, 1912
£400.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The King of Elfland's Daughter

Second UK edition of Lord Dunsany's important fantasy novel
Lord Dunsany, frontispiece by S H Sime
G P Putnam's Sons, London, 1924
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Strange Death of Liberal England

1936, a rare proof copy
George Dangerfield
Constable, London, 1936
On Hold
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Uncorrected proof

The Evolution of War

A Marxian Study (1927, 1st)
Emanuel Kanter
Charles H Kerr, Chicago, 1927
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

Child of Storm

A Rider Haggard adventure featuring Allan Quartermain
Henry Rider Haggard, illustrated by A C Michael
Cassell, London, 1913
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wild Flowers Month by Month, Volume 1

March to June, with an interesting dodo bookplate
Edward Step
Frederick Warne, London, 1905
£12.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ten Years in a Portsmouth Slum

Dolling's account of his time in Landport
Robert R Dolling
Masters & Co, London, 1906
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

The Way of Peace, Essays and Addresses

1928, writings by Viscount Cecil including the League of Nations
Viscount Cecil
Philip Allan, London, 1928
£40.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Numbers and Joshua & Judges

Two Old Testament volumes from The Temple Bible
G Buchanan Gray, and A R S Kennedy (editors)
J M Dent, London, 1902
£12.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fifth Column

A rare 1940 work from John Langdon-Davies warning against the enemy at home.
John Langdon-Davies
John Murray, London, 1940
£25.00
Military & War | Soft Cover | First Editions

Missal Romain

French prayer book, c1907, bound in ivorine with inlaid metal design
Not stated
Marc Barbou, Limoges, 1907
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

What I Believe (My Religion)

Tolstoy's personal interpretation of Christian theology.
Leo Tolstoy
The Free Age Press, Christchurch, 1902
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First thus

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