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Spitfires over Malta

First edition, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Rowland Walker, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
A & C Black, London, 1944
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Clarence Below the Basement

A rare light-hearted fantasy from 1948
Uncle Gordon
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
£22.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The House of Seven Gables

Illustrated by Valenti Angelo
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and illustrated in colour by Valenti Angelo
The Heritage Press, New York, 1935
£14.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Moll Flanders

with drawings by Reginald Marsh
Daniel Defoe, illustrated by Reginald Marsh
The Heritage Press, New York, 1942
£10.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Thoughts from the Writings of R W Barbour

Signed by his son, the Scottish philosopher & author, G F Barbour
R W Barbour
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1925
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The School for Dictators

Ignazio Silone's political satire
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Jonathan Cape, London, 1939
£24.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fontamara

A classic of twentieth century Italian literature
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Methuen, London, 1938
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

In the Great God's Hair

Half-leather binding by Zaehnsdorf
F W Bain
James Parker & Co, London, 1905
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Inside U.S.A. (Signed copy)

Signed by John Gunther and from the library of Fleur Cowles
John Gunther
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1947
£40.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

Droll Stories

Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
Honore de Balzac, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

Illustrated by Honore Guilbeau
James Justinian Morier, with a preface by Sir Walter Scott and illustrated by Honore Guilbeau
The Heritage Press, New York, 1947
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Gwythen Clay Mystery

A classic 1940s childrens' thriller
Michael Poole, illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop
Oxford University Press, London, 1940
£10.00
Childrens | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Archaeologia; Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

Three offprints in one: The Cross of Lothair, A Triptych at the Abbey of Stavelot, and The Abbey of Saint-Denis
Various
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1915
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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

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