Browse by Date—1900–1949

Adam's Breed

First Uniform edition of Radclyffe Hall's post-War novel
Radclyffe Hall
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Windlestraw (Signed copy)

Signed by Stephen Tennant, the poet's son and famous socialite
Pamela Tennant
The Chiswick Press, London, 1910
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

The Mysterious Miss Morrisot

The first US edition of Valentine Williams' Mannequin in an original 1930 dustwrapper
Valentine Williams
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Control of the Drink Trade

"A Contribution to National Efficiency 1915–1917". A study of state regulation of booze during the Great War
Henry Carter, with a preface by Lord D'Abernon
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1918
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks

In a fine half-vellum binding by Truslove and Hanson, owned & signed by Mary Ashley
Various, edited by E T Cook
Country Life, London, 1905
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

The Oberfohren Memorandum

What German Conservatives thought about the Reichstag fire (1933)
Ernst Oberfohren
German Information Bureau, London, 1933
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Life Elysian

The second book of Aphraar's journey on the other side.
Robert James Lees
Rider & Co, London, 1920
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Member of the Wedding

First US edition of Carson McCullers' classic
Carson McCullers
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mr Attlee, An Interim Biography (Signed copy)

Signed by Roy Jenkins, his study of Clement Attlee
Roy Jenkins
William Heinemann, London, 1948
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Songs of Joy; New Poems; and Foliage and other poems

Three W H Davies poetry books, all in an attractive patterned paper binding
W H Davies
Jonathan Cape, London, 1922
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Journal of the Printing-Office at Strawberry Hill

Limited edition, "Now First Printed from the MS. of Horace Walpole"
Horace Walpole, with notes by Paget Toynbee
Constable, London, 1923
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

Modern Man in Search of a Soul

1933, first UK edition of this seminal book
C G Jung, translated by W S Dell and Cary F Baynes
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1933
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Richard Cosway, R.A.

In a delightfully decorative binding
George C Williamson
George Bell & Sons, London, 1905
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dog Tales

c1900, with charming black & white illustrations
Lilian Gask, illustrated by E Stuart Hardy
Ernest Nister, London, 1900
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mont Pelee and the Tragedy of Martinique

Heilprin's study of the 1902 volcanic eruption
Angelo Heilprin
J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1903
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Aux Nations Glorieuses 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917

An incredibly scarce commemorative album with 10 hand-painted gouache allegorical illustrations representing the Great War Allied forces.
Michel Pozzi
M Pozzi, Paris, 1917
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Hand-painted

The Friendly Tree and Starting Point

Two early novels from C Day Lewis
C Day Lewis
Jonathan Cape, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Democrazia Cristiana e il Marxismo

A 1944 Italian political discussion on Christian Democracy and Marxism
Mario Baronci, and Giuseppe Togni
Il Segno, Rome, 1944
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

Uncommon Law

A P Herbert's fictitious law cases from Punch
A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1935
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Littlest One (Signed copy)

This copy has been signed and inscribed by Italia Conti, the actress and founder of the acting school
Marion St John Adcock, pseud. Mrs Sidney H Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant
George G. Harrap, London, 1918
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

The Happy-Go-Lucky Morgans

Second issue of Edward Thomas' semi-autobiographical novel
Edward Thomas
Duckworth & Co, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Additions and Corrections to the Haggard Bibliography

Limited edition (21/100), bibliographic details of Henry Rider Haggard's works
G L McKay, and J L Scott
The Mitre Press, London, 1939
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Three Elizabeth Myers first editions

A Well Full of Leaves, The Basilisk of St James's, and Good Beds-Men Only, Stories of Outsiders
Elizabeth Myers
Chapman & Hall, London, 1943
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Badgers

Leonov's novel of peasant life in the Russian Revolution
Leonid Leonov, translated from the Russian by Hilda Kazanina
Hutchinson, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Enormous Room

Cummings' autobiographical novel of his Great War captivity
E E Cummings, with an introduction by the author
The Modern Library, New York, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

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