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The Scandal of Father Brown

with the bookplate of Felix Dennis, co-editor of Oz, poet, publisher...
G K Chesterton
Cassell, London, 1940
Fiction | Hard Cover

Our Betters

Somerset Maugham's comedy in three acts
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1923
Drama | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Christian Ethic of War

Published during the Great War
P T Forsyth
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1916
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dope Ring

Classic Golden Age crime
John Hill
Methuen, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Engineers' Agreement on Warship Trial Trips

1901; including Torpedo Boats and Torpedo Boat Destroyers
R Sinclair Scott, & Thomas Biggart (Engineering Employers' Federation) and Alfred Sellicks & George N Barnes (Amalgamated Society of Engineers)
Engineering Employers' Federation, London, 1901
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

National Provincial

A rare first UK printing
Lettice Ulpha Cooper
Victor Gollancz, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

McGlusky the Trail Blazer

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

Sanctions: A Frivolity (Signed copy)

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

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

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

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

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