Browse by Date—1900–1949

McGlusky the Trail Blazer

First edition in fairly scarce wrapper.
A G Hales
Wright & Brown, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Jones's Wedding, A Tale in Rhymed Prose

Light verse written in the trenches of the Western Front
A H Sidgwick
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1935
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Sanctions: A Frivolity (Signed copy)

Signed by Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Methuen, London, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Collected Poems of Richard Spender

Poet killed on Operation Torch in Tunisia, 1943
Richard Spender, with a foreword by Ivor Brown
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1947
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Diary of an English Resident in France

During Twenty-Two Weeks of War Time (1915)
Rowland Strong
Eveleigh Nash, London, 1915
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Allenby of Armageddon

from the library of actor and Boer War historian Kenneth Griffith
Raymond Savage, preface by David Lloyd George
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1925
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Flurried Years

Violet Hunt's autobiography
Violet Hunt
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1926
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

John Pendlebury in Crete

A rare memorial volume for the British archaeologist, killed in World War II in Crete
John Pendlebury, appreciations by Nicholas Hammond and T J Dunbabin and a prefatory note by S C Roberts
Printed for private circulation / University Press, Cambridge, 1948
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

The Nature of a Crime

Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford's third collaborative novel
Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford
Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Past All Dishonor

A particularly good copy
James M Cain, dustwrapper design by Harry Roth
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Iron Laurel

Sidney Keyes' first book of verse
Sidney Keyes
Routledge, London, 1942
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Time to Live (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Jack Lindsay
Jack Lindsay
Arthur Dakers, London, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Valley of Eyes Unseen

An early lost race novel set in the Himalayas
Gilbert Collins
Duckworth & Co, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


An early novel from the prolific Norah C James
Norah C James
Duckworth & Co, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ilderim; A Tale of Light and Shade

A medieval romance by Marie, Queen of Roumania
Marie Queen of Roumania
Duckworth & Co, London, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

We Two and Shamus

1913; touring a caravan in the west of Ireland
Mrs Stanley Gardiner
Duckworth & Co, London, 1913
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

E Owen Jennings signed Christmas card 1937

Depicting a bridge and trees
E Owen Jennings
Artwork | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

The Windmill as a Prime Mover

1900, 2nd ed, with super technical illustrations
Alfred R Wolff
John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1900
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

Room and Book

Paul Nash's essays on architecture, interior decoration and book design
Paul Nash
Soncino Press, London, 1932
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Imperial Policing

A rare history of the Army's police duties around the Empire
Major-General Sir Charles W Gwynn
Macmillan, London, 1934
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

My War

Szegedi Sztus' remarkable and powerful graphic novel of the Great War
Istvan Szegedi Szuts, with an introduction by R H Mottram
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1931
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Missing Bank Manager

With a super colour frontispiece
Michael Poole, illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop
Oxford University Press, London, 1938
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Cleansing of the "Lords"

A satirical fantasy
Harold Wintle
The Bodley Head, London, 1906
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Interpretation in Song (Signed copy)

Signed by Harry Plunket Greene and English composer C Armstrong Gibbs
Harry Plunket Greene
Macmillan, London, 1921
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Man Who Mastered Time (Signed copy)

Signed by Ray Cummings, a science fiction time-travelling pulp classic. Rebound in half-leather.
Ray Cummings
A C McClurg, Chicago, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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