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Rex Warner's first collection of poetry
Rex Warner
Boriswood, London, 1937
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Pothunters

An early printing of P G Wodehouse's first novel
P G Wodehouse
A & C Black, London, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover

A Season in Hell / Une Saison en Enfer

with eight fine lithographs and dustwrapper by Keith Vaughan
Arthur Rimbaud, translated by Norman Cameron, with drawings by Keith Vaughan
John Lehmann, London, 1949
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Beau Geste (Signed copy)

Signed by P C Wren, the 1927 limited deluxe edition, illustrated by Helen McKie
P C Wren, illustrated by Helen McKie
John Murray, London, 1927
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

The Jumping Lions of Borneo

1944, second printing.
J W Dunne, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Faber & Faber, London, 1944
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Where the Mistral Blows (Signed copy)

Signed by Susanne R Day, Irish feminist and playwright
Susanne R Day
Methuen, London, 1933
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

List of Stations and Interchange Privilege Ticket Fares

1905, a pocket book on railway staff's discounts
Not stated
William Kemp, Manchester, 1905
Transport | Hard Cover

A History of England, Volume 1

Pagan England, Catholic England: 1 The Dark Ages B.C. 55 to A.D 1066
Hilaire Belloc
Methuen, London, 1925
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

100 Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Thompson, and including some of his war verse
Edward Thompson
Oxford University Press, London, 1944
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The God of Love

1909, a novel of Dante and Beatrice
Justin Huntly McCarthy
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1909
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nietzsche and the Ideals of Modern Germany

An examination of Nietzsche's work in light of the Great War
Herbert Leslie Stewart
Edward Arnold, London, 1915
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

German Crimes?

A 1915 repudiation of German atrocities in the Great War
Max Kuttner, translated from the German by Stephen L Trask
Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld & Leipzig, 1915
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pictures of Many Wars (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Frederic Villiers
Frederic Villiers
Cassell, London, 1902
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Becoming (Signed copy)

Signed by Eden Phillpotts, his poetry, limited to 110 copies
Eden Phillpotts
Ernest Benn, London, 1932
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

A Naval Lieutenant 1914–1918

Stephen King-Hall's first book, his service in the Great War aboard HMS Southampton
Etienne, pseud. Stephen King-Hall
Methuen, London, 1919
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Some Clerical Types

c1907, 30 humorous illustrations
John Kendal
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1907
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mysterious Miss Morrisot

The first US edition of Valentine Williams' Mannequin in an original 1930 dustwrapper
Valentine Williams
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks

In a fine half-vellum binding by Truslove and Hanson, owned & signed by Mary Ashley
Various, edited by E T Cook
Country Life, London, 1905
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

The Oberfohren Memorandum

What German Conservatives thought about the Reichstag fire (1933)
Ernst Oberfohren
German Information Bureau, London, 1933
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Life Elysian

The second book of Aphraar's journey on the other side.
Robert James Lees
Rider & Co, London, 1920
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Member of the Wedding

First US edition of Carson McCullers' classic
Carson McCullers
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mr Attlee, An Interim Biography (Signed copy)

Signed by Roy Jenkins, his study of Clement Attlee
Roy Jenkins
William Heinemann, London, 1948
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Songs of Joy; New Poems; and Foliage and other poems

Three W H Davies poetry books, all in an attractive patterned paper binding
W H Davies
Jonathan Cape, London, 1922
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Richard Cosway, R.A.

In a delightfully decorative binding
George C Williamson
George Bell & Sons, London, 1905
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mont Pelee and the Tragedy of Martinique

Heilprin's study of the 1902 volcanic eruption
Angelo Heilprin
J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1903
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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