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The War Inevitable

A 1908 addition to the library of Invasion Literature
Alan H Burgoyne
Francis Grififths, London, 1908
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Crescent and the Cross

Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel—a reprint of Warbuton's 1844 Middle East travel classic
Eliot Warburton
Maclaren & Company, London, 1910
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Country Bouquet

illustrated by S R Badmin
Phyllis Nicholson, drawings by S R Badmin
John Murray, London, 1947
£10.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Dunkirk Sportsmen

Memories of the sportsmen in the forces at Dunkirk and more...
Alec Adrian
Arthur H Stockwell, Ilfracombe, 1943
£20.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The "Lettre de Cachet"

Short stories from Catherine Grace F Gore, one of the silver fork authors
C.H., pseud Catherine Grace Frances Gore
Digby, Long & Co, London, 1900
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

A Million Died! (Signed copy)

Signed by Alfred Wagg, US war correspondent for the Far East
Alfred Wagg
Nicholson & Watson, London, 1943
Sold
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Silence of Colonel Bramble

Andre Maurois' fictional account of his WW1 service
Andre Maurois
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1930
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Great Tradition

1948; F R Leavis' great work of literary criticism
F R Leavis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1948
£20.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions

King of Asine and other poems

George Seferis' first UK published book of poems
George Seferis, translated from the Greek by Bernard Spencer, Nanos Valaoritis and Lawrence Durrell, introduction by Rex Warner
John Lehmann, London, 1948
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Indiscretions of Archie

in an earlier state dustwrapper
P G Wodehouse
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1940
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Inimitable Jeeves

1923, first edition and first issue
P G Wodehouse
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1923
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Children of No Man's Land

An early novel from G B Stern
G B Stern
Duckworth & Co, London, 1919
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Isle Raven

A playboy inherits a mysterious Welsh island...
Owen Rhoscomyl, pseud. Arthur Owen Vaughan
Duckworth & Co, London, 1908
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Careers for Women

A rare 1930 first edition from novelist and feminist Leonora Eyles
Leonora Eyles
Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd, London, 1930
£60.00
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fads and Feeding

An Edwardian examination of diets and food-fads
C Stanford Read
Methuen, London, 1908
£25.00
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Camera Fiend

A thriller from E W Hornung
E W Hornung
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1916
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The House by the River

A thriller from A P Herbert in the original dustwrapper
A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1949
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Old Age Pensions; Are They Desirable or Practicable

1903 first edition, rebound in half-leather
Frederick Rogers, and Frederick Millar
Isbister & Company Limited, London, 1903
£25.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Sappho Revocata

Limited edition, a collection of Sappho's poetry in Greek and English
J M Edmonds, with two drawings by Vera Willoughby
Peter Davies, London, 1928
£35.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Field Service Pocket Book 1932

Signed by member of the RAF in Egypt, and stamped 24th (D.Y.) Armoured Car Company.
War Office
HMSO, London, 1932
£40.00
Military & War | Hard Cover

The Stormswept Roof of Asia

By Yak, Camel & Sheep Caravan in Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and Over the Kara-Koram
Emil Trinkler, translated from the German by B K Featherstone
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1931
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Observer's Book of Astro-Navigation

Part three; Francis Chichester's book on dead-reckoning
Francis Chichester
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1941
£10.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sense and Sensibility, and Persuasion

Fine soft red leather, in excellent condition.
Jane Austen
Thomas Nelson, London, 1910
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

47 tales from Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole
Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole, frontispiece portrait by Edmund J Sullivan.
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1910
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Flower Beneath the Foot

Ronald Firbank's flamboyant court satire
Ronald Firbank, with a decoration by C R W Nevinson, and portraits by Augustus John and Wyndham Lewis
Grant Richards, London, 1923
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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