Browse by Date—1900–1949

My Book of Ships

1928, rebound in half-leather
Cecil J Allen, and John R Hind
John F Shaw, London, 1928
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Little Black Hen, An Irish Fairy Story

1940, illustrated by Trefor Jones
Eileen O'Faolain, illustrated by Trefor Jones
Oxford University Press, London, 1940
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Cosmic Rhythm of Art and Literature

1948, a series of essays on French and English art and culture
Mary P Harris
Frank Cork, Adelaide, 1948
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Work & Property etc

1937, eight essays by Eric Gill
Eric Gill, illustrated by Denis Tegetmeier
J M Dent for Hague & Gill, London, 1937
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Kelly's Directory of Norfolk and Suffolk 1904

Complete with two fold-out maps
Kelly's Directories
Kelly's Directories, London, 1904
Genealogy | Hard Cover

The Sheffield and Rotherham Railway Rates Book

1929, containing the Class and Exceptional Railway Rates to and from Sheffield and Rotherham to all Stations in Great Britain and Ireland
Not stated
The Railway and Shipping Publishing Co, Birmingham, 1929
Transport | Hard Cover

India's Love Lyrics

In an attactive but worn half-morocco binding
Laurence Hope, pseud. Violet Nicolson
John Lane, New York, 1910
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Sounding Stones of Architecture

Philip N Youtz's philosophy of architecture (1929)
Philip N Youtz
W W Norton, New York, 1929
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Arts and Crafts Essays

1903, including William Morris, Walter Crane, W R Lethaby, Somers Clarke et al
William Morris, preface
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1903
Crafts | Hard Cover

Good-bye Mr Chips

1938, the first printing of the play edition
James Hilton, and Barbara Burnham
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1938
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Greek Nature Stories

1929, the natural world told through Greek mythology and ancient history
E Iliff Robson, illustrated by E M Ball
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Kelly's Directory of Buckinghamshire for 1907

Complete with large fold-out map
Kelly's Directories
Kelly's Directories, London, 1907
Genealogy | Hard Cover

The Post Office London Directory for 1903

Rebound in two volumes, including trades, streets, businesses and residents
Kelly's Directories
Kelly's Directories, London, 1903
Genealogy | Hard Cover

Dialectics of Nature

1940, with a preface and notes by J B S Haldane
Frederick Engels, translated and edited by Clemens Dutt, preface and notes by J B S Haldane
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1940
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Story of Amaryllis

1908, Viola Taylor's first book of poetry
Viola Taylor
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1908
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions


1900, the fifth edition of the German musicologist Hugo Riemann's great work
Hugo Riemann
Max Hesse, Leipzig, 1900
Music | Hard Cover

And Then You Wish (Signed copy)

Signed by John Van Druten to Vivian de Sola Pinto
John Van Druten
Little, Brown & Company, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

India Under Royal Eyes

1906, an account of the Royal visit
H F Prevost Battersby
George Allen, London, 1906
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life of the Fields

1904, Richard Jefferies' essays
Richard Jefferies
Chatto & Windus, London, 1904
Natural History | Hard Cover

Pain, Sex and Time

A New Hypothesis of Evolution—and James Dean's favourite book!
Gerald Heard
Cassell, London, 1940
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Art of Public Speaking

c1923, with tips on electioneering etc
Lucy D Bell
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1923
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover

The Right to Strike

A rare 1921 novel of industrial action and its consequences
Ernest Hutchinson, and Geo. Goodchild
Robert Hayes, London, 1921
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brain Tests

1925, an American book of brain teasers from G P Putnam and John Monk Saunders
John Monk Saunders, and George Palmer Putnam
G P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1925
Entertainment & Games | Hard Cover | First Editions

Modern Things

1934, Modern American poetry including Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, and Parker Tyler
Parker Tyler, editor
The Galleon Press, New York, 1934
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Les Chants du Bivouac

1914, a rare collection of soldier songs from the Great War
Theodore Botrel, preface by Maurice Barres, illustrated by Carlegle, and with a portrait of the author by Paul Jobert
Payot et Cie, Paris, 1914
Military & War | Soft Cover | First Editions

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