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The Pothunters

An early printing of P G Wodehouse's first novel
P G Wodehouse
A & C Black, London, 1924
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Beau Geste (Signed copy)

Signed by P C Wren, the 1927 limited deluxe edition, illustrated by Helen McKie
P C Wren, illustrated by Helen McKie
John Murray, London, 1927
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

Where the Mistral Blows (Signed copy)

Signed by Susanne R Day, Irish feminist and playwright
Susanne R Day
Methuen, London, 1933
£25.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

List of Stations and Interchange Privilege Ticket Fares

1905, a pocket book on railway staff's discounts
Not stated
William Kemp, Manchester, 1905
£40.00
Transport | Hard Cover

A History of England, Volume 1

Pagan England, Catholic England: 1 The Dark Ages B.C. 55 to A.D 1066
Hilaire Belloc
Methuen, London, 1925
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

100 Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Thompson, and including some of his war verse
Edward Thompson
Oxford University Press, London, 1944
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The God of Love

1909, a novel of Dante and Beatrice
Justin Huntly McCarthy
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1909
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nietzsche and the Ideals of Modern Germany

An examination of Nietzsche's work in light of the Great War
Herbert Leslie Stewart
Edward Arnold, London, 1915
£25.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

German Crimes?

A 1915 repudiation of German atrocities in the Great War
Max Kuttner, translated from the German by Stephen L Trask
Velhagen & Klasing, Bielefeld & Leipzig, 1915
£50.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pictures of Many Wars (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Frederic Villiers
Frederic Villiers
Cassell, London, 1902
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Becoming (Signed copy)

Signed by Eden Phillpotts, his poetry, limited to 110 copies
Eden Phillpotts
Ernest Benn, London, 1932
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings

A Naval Lieutenant 1914–1918

Stephen King-Hall's first book, his service in the Great War aboard HMS Southampton
Etienne, pseud. Stephen King-Hall
Methuen, London, 1919
£35.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Some Clerical Types

c1907, 30 humorous illustrations
John Kendal
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1907
£15.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mysterious Miss Morrisot

The first US edition of Valentine Williams' Mannequin in an original 1930 dustwrapper
Valentine Williams
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1930
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks

In a fine half-vellum binding by Truslove and Hanson, owned & signed by Mary Ashley
Various, edited by E T Cook
Country Life, London, 1905
£50.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

The Oberfohren Memorandum

What German Conservatives thought about the Reichstag fire (1933)
Ernst Oberfohren
German Information Bureau, London, 1933
£15.00
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Life Elysian

The second book of Aphraar's journey on the other side.
Robert James Lees
Rider & Co, London, 1920
Sold
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Member of the Wedding

First US edition of Carson McCullers' classic
Carson McCullers
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1946
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Songs of Joy; New Poems; and Foliage and other poems

Three W H Davies poetry books, all in an attractive patterned paper binding
W H Davies
Jonathan Cape, London, 1922
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Richard Cosway, R.A.

In a delightfully decorative binding
George C Williamson
George Bell & Sons, London, 1905
£25.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mont Pelee and the Tragedy of Martinique

Heilprin's study of the 1902 volcanic eruption
Angelo Heilprin
J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1903
£60.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Aux Nations Glorieuses 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917

An incredibly scarce commemorative album with 10 hand-painted gouache allegorical illustrations representing the Great War Allied forces.
Michel Pozzi
M Pozzi, Paris, 1917
£195.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Hand-painted

The Friendly Tree and Starting Point

Two early novels from C Day Lewis
C Day Lewis
Jonathan Cape, London, 1936
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Democrazia Cristiana e il Marxismo

A 1944 Italian political discussion on Christian Democracy and Marxism
Mario Baronci, and Giuseppe Togni
Il Segno, Rome, 1944
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Littlest One (Signed copy)

This copy has been signed and inscribed by Italia Conti, the actress and founder of the acting school
Marion St John Adcock, pseud. Mrs Sidney H Webb. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant
George G. Harrap, London, 1918
£120.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

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