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The Imitation of Christ (Signed copy)

Thomas a Kempis
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1915
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Melodies of English Verse (Signed copy)

Signed by Lewis Kennedy Morse to Jose Castillejo
Lewis Kennedy Morse
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1916
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies


A fantastic Edwardian book, including ho to smoke underwater
Montague A Holbein
C Arthur Pearson, London, 1904
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fir-Flower Tablets

Poems from the Chinese
Florence Ayscough, (translator), English versions by Amy Lowell
Constable, London, 1922
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions


A book of poetry from Dorothy Quick, one of Mark Twain's Angel Fish
Dorothy Quick
Erskine Macdonald, London, 1927
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Paul Verlaine

A pocket biography of the French Decadent poet
Wilfred Thorley
Constable, London, 1914
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tudor School-Boy Life

Twenty-five dialogues by Juan Luis Vives
Juan Luis Vives, translated by Foster Watson
J M Dent, London, 1908
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Children's Stories from Russian Fairy Tales

1917, with 12 colour plates by Arthur A Dixon
Seraphima Pulman, (translator), illustrated by Arthur A Dixon
Raphael Tuck, London, 1917
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Difficult Love

1927, an early collection of verse from L A G Strong
L A G Strong
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Raffles, The Amateur Cracksman

c1927, in a super dustwrapper
E W Hornung
Reader's Library, London, 1927
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Evening in Spring

August Derleth's novel of first love
August Derleth
Stanton & Lee, Sauk City, 1945
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Oeuvres Completes de Paul Verlaine

Volume 1 of the French symbolist poet's works
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1905
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

English Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with Rackham's 1926 Christmas Card pasted in annotated by himself
Flora Annie Steel, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Macmillan, London, 1918
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Relativity, The Special and The General Theory, A Popular Exposition

The first UK edition of Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Albert Einstein, translated by Robert W Lawson
Methuen, London, 1920
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pity for Women

First UK edition of the first to novels of de Montherlant's tetralogy (Les Jeunes Filles and Pitie pour Les Femmes)
Henri de Motherlant
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manual of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy

A rare first printing
Charles R Baschab
B Herder Book Co, St Louis & London, 1923
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Life Problems (Memorabilia)

An early edition of Yogendra's epigrams
Shri Yogendra
Yoga, Bombay & New York, 1934
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Honourable Mr Tawnish (Signed copy)

Signed by Jeffrey Farnol to stage actress Madge Compton
Jeffrey Farnol, illustrated by C E Brock
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Sea is Kind

1914, in the original T Sturge Moore binding
T Sturge Moore
Grant Richards, London, 1914
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hitler et Les Femmes

and Le Journal Intime d'Eva Braun (1948)
Douglas L Hewlett
Editions du Cheval Aile, Paris, 1948
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


1912, the first UK edition which preceded the US first, and including poems by Thomas E Hulme
Ezra Pound, and Thomas E Hulme
Stephen Swift and Co., Ltd, London, 1912
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Evolution of War

A Marxian Study (1927, 1st)
Emanuel Kanter
Charles H Kerr, Chicago, 1927
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

Child of Storm

A Rider Haggard adventure featuring Allan Quartermain
Henry Rider Haggard, illustrated by A C Michael
Cassell, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ten Years in a Portsmouth Slum

Dolling's account of his time in Landport
Robert R Dolling
Masters & Co, London, 1906
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

The Way of Peace, Essays and Addresses

1928, writings by Viscount Cecil including the League of Nations
Viscount Cecil
Philip Allan, London, 1928
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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