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Experiment in Autobiography

H G Wells' autobiography & beliefs in two volumes
H G Wells
Victor Gollancz & The Cresset Press, London, 1934
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Artists in String

String Figures: Their Regional Distribution and Social Significance
Kathleen Haddon, (Mrs. O. H. T. Rishbeth), introduction by Professor J L Myres
Methuen, London, 1930
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Capital War and Wages

W H Mallock's book on capital in peace and war (1918)
W H Mallock
Blackie & Son, London, 1918
£15.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Picturesque Jamaica

with two original photographs
A Duperly
A Duperly & Sons, Kingston, Jamaica, 1921
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Quincaillerie et Outillage, No 1

Rare 1937 Belgian trade catalogue of hardware & tools, printed in gilt
Artes
Artes, Bruxelles, 1937
£60.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Le Chariot D'Or

with the bookplate of Ivor Novello
Albert Samain
Mercure de France, Paris, 1912
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Association Copy

A Season of Olives

Wrey Gardiner's first novel
Wrey Gardiner
The Falcon Press, London, 1948
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Memoir and Collected Papers of R H Vernon

Chemistry papers by Richard Henry Vernon (1885–1921) with photo portrait
Richard Henry Vernon
Transactions of the Chemical Society, London, 1920
£20.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Garden of the Prophet

Given as a gift from H.M.S. Caballa in 1943 and signed by 5 VAD nurses
Kahlil Gibran
William Heinemann, London, 1935
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Cross Bearers

A rare anti-war novel from the German trenches of the Western Front
Alexander Moritz (A M) Frey
Putnam, London, 1931
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Apes of God

Third impression, with decorations by the author
Wyndham Lewis
Grayson & Grayson, London, 1934
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The RAF Athletics and Games Handbook 1937

from athletics to yachting, with super adverts
Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force Sports Board, London, 1937
£20.00
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dover Patrol 1915–1917

An important Great War history, complete in two volumes
Reginald Bacon
Hutchinson, London, 1919
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Biblical Theology of Saint Irenaeus (Signed copy)

Signed by John Lawson
John Lawson
The Epworth Press, London, 1948
£25.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Dictionary of London

Being Notes Topographical and Historical Relating to the Streets and Principal Buildings in the City of London
Henry A Harben, preface by I I Greaves
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1918
£80.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

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
Sold
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

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

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

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

National Provincial

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

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