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Jean-Christophe

1925/26, Rolland's ten volume novel (in four) rebound in half-leather by Hatchette
Romain Rolland
Libraire Ollendorff, Paris, 1925
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The New Slavery (Signed copy)

Signed by Hoffman Nickerson, a study of modern slavery and Russian forced labour in particular
Hoffman Nickerson
Doubleday, New York, 1947
£25.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Under Two Dictators

One woman's life at Karaganda and Ravensbruck
Margarete Buber, translated by Edward Fitzgerald
Dodd, Mead & Co, New York, 1949
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Commoner Diseases of Tea

No 2 in the Monographs of Tea Production in Ceylon
C H Gadd
H W Cave, Colombo, 1949
£12.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ceylon Rubber Planter's Manual

A 1919 comprehensive guide to constructing and running a plantation
R Garnier
The Times of Ceylon, Colombo, 1919
£50.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

In a German Pension

The first US edition of Katherine Mansfield's short stories
Katherine Mansfield
Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1926
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ajapa the Tortoise

A Book of Nigerian Fairy Tales
Margaret I Baumann
A & C Black, London, 1929
£25.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

All-Out on the Road to Smolensk (Signed copy)

Signed by Erskine Caldwell, his account of Russian life in the first months of the Second World War
Erskine Caldwell
Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York, 1942
£40.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Children's Tales (from the Russian Ballet)

An early Edith Sitwell title with 8 beautiful colour plates
Edith Sitwell, illustrated by I De B Lockyer
Leonard Parsons, London, 1920
£80.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

Whither Thou Goest

A thrilling adventure from William Le Queux
William Le Queux
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1929
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Royal Fusiliers in the Great War

A comprehensive history complete with Roll of Honour
H C O'Neill
William Heinemann, London, 1922
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Bassett

A lesser known Stella Gibbons
Stella Gibbons
Longmans, London, 1933
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Certified Sane

N Helene Jeanty's wartime diary, claiming insanity to fool the Gestapo
Ninette Helene Jeanty, translated by R C Roberts, introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike
Sheppard Press, London, 1948
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Le Feu, Journal d'une Escouade

First French edition of Barbusse's gritty World War One novel
Henri Barbusse
Flammarion, Paris, 1916
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mearing Stones

1911, Joseph Campbell's travels around Donegal with 16 full-page illustrations
Joseph Campbell, also as Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil, illustrated by the author
Maunsel & Co Ltd, Dublin, 1911
£120.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Katherine Mansfield, seven volumes 1924–1930

Letters, journals, German Pension etc, some 1sts
Katherine Mansfield, with Journals edited by John Middleton Murry
Constable, London, 1924
£40.00
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pain, Sex and Time

A New Hypothesis of Evolution—and James Dean's favourite book!
Gerald Heard
Cassell, London, 1940
£40.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover

Odes and Lyrics

First edition of verse from Australian poet J B O'Hara
John Bernard O'Hara
Melville & Mullen, Melbourne, 1906
Sold
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Alien Menace

A 1930s fascist work from A H Lane
Lieut.-Col. A H Lane, foreword by Lord Sydenham of Combe
The Boswell Publishing Company Limited, London, 1933
Sold
History | Hard Cover

Witches, Warlocks and Ghosts

A selection of ghostly tales, with exercises to test yourself with!
J Edward Mason
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1938
£30.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Overheard in Fairlyland

The Peter Pan Tales. Fairy stories inspired by J M Barrie's play
Madge A Bigham, illustrated by Ruth Sypherd Clements
Isaac Pitman, London, 1909
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Witness of Science (Signed copy)

Signed by R McNair Wilson, a study of religion and science
Robert McNair Wilson
John Murray, London, 1942
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Challenge to Musical Tradition, A New Concept of Tonality (Signed copy)

Signed by English composer Sydney Twinn, a Schenkerian theory of music
Adele T Katz
Putnam, London, 1947
£20.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Psychology of the Thinker (Signed copy)

This copy owned and signed by Margaret Lowenfeld, British pioneer of child psychology and play therapy
I B Saxby
University of London Press, London, 1926
£50.00
Psychology | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

New Poems

Dora Sigerson Shorter's 1912 collection
Dora Sigerson Shorter
Maunsel & Co Ltd, Dublin, 1912
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

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