Browse by Date—1900–1949

One Day (Signed copy)

This copy inscribed by Nancy Cunard to Raymond Mortimer, the fifth book published by The Hours Press
Norman Douglas
The Hours Press, Chapelle-Reanville, 1929
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Association Copy

The Psychology of Socialism

1928, the first UK edition of this classic study
Henry De Man, translated from the second German edition by Eden & Cedar Paul
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1928
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Monster of Mu

1945 reissue of Owen Rutter's thrilling mystery
Owen Rutter
Francis James Publishing Co, London, 1945
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Medical Gymnastics and Massage in General Practice

1926, treatments for all types of conditions
Dr J Arvdeson, translated and edited by Mina L Dobbie
J & A Churchill, London, 1926
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant

Two vols, 1924 & 1921, containing seven plays
George Bernard Shaw
Constable, London, 1924
Drama | Hard Cover

The Travels Lesson on the Old Testament

1904—the book to accompany the stereographs
William Byron Forbush
Underwood & Underwood, New York, 1904
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Timothy Richard of China

1924, rare first edition of William Soothill biography of the Welsh Baptist missionary to China
William E Soothill, with a foreword by The Right Hon. Sir John N Jordan
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1924
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Republic of Plato

1941, the first printing of Francis Cornford's translation
Francis Macdonald Cornford
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1941
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Lesson of Japanese Architecture

1936, a profusely illustrated study
Jiro Harada, edited by C G Holmes
The Studio, London, 1936
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

South Riding

1936, the first edition of Winifred Holtby's classic
Winifred Holtby
Collins, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Selected Writings of William Morris

Nonesuch Press, 1946, including stories, poems, lectures and essays
William Morris, edited by G D H Cole
The Nonesuch Press, London, 1946
William Morris | Hard Cover

On a Chinese Screen

1922, 1st edition, Somerset Maugham's travels in China
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1922
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Brewing Room Diary & Year Book 1948

Packed with useful information to brewers and an unused diary
White Tomkins & Courage Ltd
White Tomkins & Courage Ltd, London, 1948
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

L'Architecture Romane (Signed copy)

Signed from the library of Adrian Fortescue, Roman Catholic priest and polymath
Edouard Corroyer
Societe Francaise D'Edition Art, Paris, 1900
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Guerre Civile

1938, an unusual French language text book centred around the Spanish Civil War
J L Bede, and R J F Cook
Macmillan, London, 1938
Language | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Story of the British Navy (Signed copy)

Signed by Almeric Paget to Richard Hennessy
E Keble Chatterton
Mills & Boon, London, 1911
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Three books of French poetry by Francis Jammes

La Vierge et les Sonnets, De L'Angelus de L'Aube a l'Angelus du Soir, and Les Nuits Qui Me Chantent...
Francis Jammes
Various, Paris, 1919
Poetry | Hard Cover

Six books by / about Andre Gide

including Charles du Bos' Le Dialogue avec Andre Gide
Andre Gide, and Charles du Bos
Various, Paris, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover

Three books by Francis Jammes

Le Rosaire au Soleil, Le Roman du Lievre, and Janot-Poete
Francis Jammes
Mercure de France, Paris, 1926
Fiction | Hard Cover

Two books by Pierre Loti

Pecheur D'Islande and Ramuntcho
Pierre Loti
Calmann Levy, Paris, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover

Three books by Rene Boylesve

Mademoiselle Cloque, La Becquee, L'Enfant a la Balustrade
Rene Boylesve
Calmann Levy, Paris, 1925
Fiction | Hard Cover

Ten titles by Andre Maurois

Uniformly bound in red / brown cloth, all early French language editions
Andre Maurois
Various, Paris, 1922
Collections | Hard Cover

The Crafty Farmer, A Spanish Folk Tale (Signed copy)

Signed by the illustrator, Gregorio Prieto
Gregorio Prieto, illustrator. Translated and introduced by Henry Thomas
The Dolphin Bookshop Editions, London, 1938
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Hills and the Vales

Eighteen essays from Richard Jefferies
Richard Jefferies, introduction by Edward Thomas
Duckworth & Co, London, 1911
Essays | Hard Cover

Flower Foes

1923, a book of garden pests from the editor of Amateur Gardening
T W Sanders, illustrated in colour by Miss Kate Ashley
W H & L Collingridge, London, 1923
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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