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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
£50.00
Illustrated | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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

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

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

Melodies of English Verse (Signed copy)

Signed by Lewis Kennedy Morse to Jose Castillejo
Lewis Kennedy Morse
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1916
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Threads

A book of poetry from Dorothy Quick, one of Mark Twain's Angel Fish
Dorothy Quick
Erskine Macdonald, London, 1927
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Paul Verlaine

A pocket biography of the French Decadent poet
Wilfred Thorley
Constable, London, 1914
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | 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
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Evening in Spring

August Derleth's novel of first love
August Derleth
Stanton & Lee, Sauk City, 1945
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

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
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Life Problems (Memorabilia)

An early edition of Yogendra's epigrams
Shri Yogendra
Yoga, Bombay & New York, 1934
£30.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover

Ripostes

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
£400.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Evolution of War

A Marxian Study (1927, 1st)
Emanuel Kanter
Charles H Kerr, Chicago, 1927
£20.00
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
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Way of Peace, Essays and Addresses

1928, writings by Viscount Cecil including the League of Nations
Viscount Cecil
Philip Allan, London, 1928
£40.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Spitfires over Malta

First edition, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
Rowland Walker, illustrated by Stuart Tresilian
A & C Black, London, 1944
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Clarence Below the Basement

A rare light-hearted fantasy from 1948
Uncle Gordon
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
£22.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The House of Seven Gables

Illustrated by Valenti Angelo
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and illustrated in colour by Valenti Angelo
The Heritage Press, New York, 1935
£14.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Thoughts from the Writings of R W Barbour

Signed by his son, the Scottish philosopher & author, G F Barbour
R W Barbour
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1925
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Fontamara

A classic of twentieth century Italian literature
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Methuen, London, 1938
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Droll Stories

Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
Honore de Balzac, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

Archaeologia; Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

Three offprints in one: The Cross of Lothair, A Triptych at the Abbey of Stavelot, and The Abbey of Saint-Denis
Various
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1915
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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