Browse by Date—1900–1949

The Oberfohren Memorandum

What German Conservatives thought about the Reichstag fire (1933)
Ernst Oberfohren
German Information Bureau, London, 1933
History | Soft 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
History | 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
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
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

The Badgers

Leonov's novel of peasant life in the Russian Revolution
Leonid Leonov, translated from the Russian by Hilda Kazanina
Hutchinson, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Voice out of Darkness

A classic thriller from Ursula Curtiss
Ursula Curtiss
Evans Brothers, London, 1949
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Life's Morning

An early novel from George Gissing
George Gissing
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1914
Fiction | Hard Cover

G.Q.G. Secteur 1 (Signed copy)

Signed by Jean de Pierrefeu to J J Frappa. A French Great War history
Jean de Pierrefeu
L'Edition Francais Illustree, Paris, 1920
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy


Its Principles and Practice as a Branch of Engineering (1907)
Robert Hanbury Brown
Constable, London, 1907
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Quincaillerie et Outillage, No 1

Rare 1937 Belgian trade catalogue of hardware & tools, printed in gilt
Artes, Bruxelles, 1937
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Season of Olives

Wrey Gardiner's first novel
Wrey Gardiner
The Falcon Press, London, 1948
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Memoir and Collected Papers of R H Vernon

Chemistry papers by Richard Henry Vernon (1885–1921) with photo portrait
Richard Henry Vernon
Transactions of the Chemical Society, London, 1920
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Scandal of Father Brown

with the bookplate of Felix Dennis, co-editor of Oz, poet, publisher...
G K Chesterton
Cassell, London, 1940
Fiction | Hard Cover

Our Betters

Somerset Maugham's comedy in three acts
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1923
Drama | Soft Cover | First Editions

National Provincial

A rare first UK printing
Lettice Ulpha Cooper
Victor Gollancz, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sanctions: A Frivolity (Signed copy)

Signed by Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Methuen, London, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Nature of a Crime

Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford's third collaborative novel
Joseph Conrad, and Ford Madox Ford
Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1924
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Iron Laurel

Sidney Keyes' first book of verse
Sidney Keyes
Routledge, London, 1942
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Time to Live (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Jack Lindsay
Jack Lindsay
Arthur Dakers, London, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper


An early novel from the prolific Norah C James
Norah C James
Duckworth & Co, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

We Two and Shamus

1913; touring a caravan in the west of Ireland
Mrs Stanley Gardiner
Duckworth & Co, London, 1913
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Cleansing of the "Lords"

A satirical fantasy
Harold Wintle
The Bodley Head, London, 1906
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Interpretation in Song (Signed copy)

Signed by Harry Plunket Greene and English composer C Armstrong Gibbs
Harry Plunket Greene
Macmillan, London, 1921
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Man Who Mastered Time (Signed copy)

Signed by Ray Cummings, a science fiction time-travelling pulp classic. Rebound in half-leather.
Ray Cummings
A C McClurg, Chicago, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Penguin Island

With pencil drawings by Malcolm Cameron
Anatole France, translated from the French by A W Evans, with an introduction by Carl Van Doren and illustrated by Malcolm Cameron
The Heritage Press, New York, 1947
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First Editions

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