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Julia, Daughter of Claudius

1927, Gertrude Trevelyan's first work and winner of the Newdigate Prize for poetry
Gertrude Eileen Trevelyan
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
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Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Worzel Gummidge Again

1937, first edition of the second Worzel adventure
Barbara Euphan Todd, illustrated by Elizabeth Alldridge
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1937
£15.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

1944, 1st US edition
Joseph Campbell, and Henry Morton Robinson
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1944
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Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Poems of The Land Army

1945, An anthology of verse by members of the Women's Land Army
Vita Sackville-West, (foreword)
The Land Girl, London, 1945
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Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Vain Glory (Signed copy)

This copy signed by British bookseller Ben Weinreb. An anthology of Great War writing.
Guy Chapman, editor
Cassell, London, 1937
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Electricalities

A superb cover on this guide to car electrics, c1935, by Joseph Lucas Ltd
Joseph Lucas Ltd
Joseph Lucas Ltd, Birmingham, 1935
£30.00
Transport | Soft Cover

A Dream Observed and Other Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by Anne Ridler and Roger Senhouse, with handwritten note by Tambimuttu
Anne Ridler
Poetry London, London, 1941
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Poetry | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Story of Joan of Arc

1915, Pamela Glenconner's retelling of the French heroine's story from the French of Boutet de Monvel
Pamela Glenconner
The Chiswick Press, London, 1915
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Squad

1928, first US edition, a novel of the American infantry in the Great War
James B Wharton
Coward-McCann, New York, 1928
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Poems for France (Signed copy)

Edited by Nancy Cunard and signed by Joyce Rowe, one of the contributors.
Nancy Cunard
La France Libre, London, 1944
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Poetry | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Poetry London Volume 2, Number 9 (1943)

with three superb original lithographs by Graham Sutherland
Tambimuttu, editor
Nicholson & Watson, London, 1943
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Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Charles Ancliffe (composer) signed musical annotation

With four handwritten bars of Nights of Gladness, dated 1920
Charles Ancliffe
Not Published, 1920
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Music | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Frederick Rosse (composer) signed musical notation

Dated 1909, referencing Maxine Elliott's The Conquest
Frederick Rosse
Not Published, London, 1909
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Music | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

The Old Contemptibles, Mons to Ypres 1914 (Signed copy)

Signed by Beatrix Brice
Beatrix Brice
Old Contemptibles Association, London, 1939
£40.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Time and Time Again, Essays on Various Subjects

E M Rowell's 1941 collection of essays, signed from the library of Morton N Cohen
E M Rowell
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1941
£45.00
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Alcools

Apollinaire's collection of poetry from 1898–1913
Guillaume Apollinaire
Librairie Gallimard / NRF, Paris, 1946
£10.00
Poetry | Soft Cover

The Technique and Spirit of Fugue

Signed by Alexander Kelly, pianist and piano teacher
George Oldroyd
Geoffrey Cumberlege / OUP, London, 1949
£12.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Unfigured Harmony

Signed by Alexander Kelly, pianist and piano teacher
Percy C Buck
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1946
£12.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Questionings on Criticism and Beauty

Balfour's Romanes Lecture of 1909
Arthur James Balfour
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1909
£20.00
Essays | Soft Cover | First Editions

Practical Animal Husbandry (Signed copy)

Signed by one of the authors, E D S Robertson
William C Miller, and E D S Robertson
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1934
£10.00
Animals & Pets | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Canti di Soldati

Piero Jahier's collection of Italian Great War songs
Piero Jahier, harmonised by Vittorio Gui
Casa Musicale Sonzogno, Milano, 1923
£30.00
Music | Soft Cover

They Went

Norman Douglas' second novel, rebound in half-leather
Norman Douglas
Chapman & Hall, London, 1920
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Adventure in Algeria (Signed copy)

Signed by Brian Stuart, an account of his time in the French Foreign Legion and trek across the Sahara
Brian Stuart
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1936
£70.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Duenna

Signed by Nigel Playfair, this edition issued for his production at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with an introduction by Nigel Playfair, and illustrations by George Sheringham
Constable, London, 1925
£20.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Riallaro, The Archipelago of Exiles

1901, a rare first edition of a lost race satirical novel
Godfrey Sweven, (pseud. John MacMillan Brown)
G P Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1901
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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