Browse by Date—1900–1949

Mr Finchley Discovers his England

1934, Victor Canning's picaresque novel
Victor Canning
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Head Girl of the Chalet School

1936 edition of the fourth Chalet School story
Elinor M Brent-Dyer, frontispiece by Nina K Brisley
W & R Chambers, London, 1936
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Elements of Astronomy

A rare first edition of D N Mallik's astronomical book
Devendra Nath Mallik
University Press, Cambridge, 1921
Science, Mathematics & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Extraction of the Teeth

1912, an illustrated dentistry book
J F Colyer
Claudius Ash, Sons & Co, London, 1912
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

Short Studies in Shakespeare

Macbeth, Hamlet, Falstaff...
G F Bradby
John Murray, London, 1929
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Great Offensive, The Strategy of Coalition Warfare (Signed copy)

Signed by the translator Heinz Norden
Max Werner, translated by Heinz and Ruth Norden
Victor Gollancz, London, 1943
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Cumsha Cruise (Signed copy)

Signed by E Laurie-Long
Ernest Laurie-Long
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Men's Gods (Signed copy)

Signed by Edward Charles, a fragment from an unfinished pageant
Edward Charles
Joiner and Steele Ltd, London, 1931
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Slipcase

William the Silent (Signed copy)

Previously owned by theologian C H Dodd and historian J T Driver
C V Wedgwood
Jonathan Cape, London, 1948
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

The War and After

Short Chapters on Subjects of Serious Practical Import for the Average Citizen in A.D. 1915 Onwards
Sir Oliver Lodge
Methuen, London, 1915
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Ace of Games

An Intimate Talk on Soccer (1944), in the rare original wrapper
Alec E Whitcher, foreword by George F Allison and cartoons & sketches by Reg Carter
Southern Press, Brighton, 1944
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Love's Progress, or The Education of Araminta (Signed copy)

This copy signed by Humbert Wolfe
James Laver
The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury, London, 1929
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Association Copy

The Bond

Neith Boyce's 1908 novel of open marriage
Neith Boyce
Duckworth & Co, London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Parents Revolt

A Study of the Declining Birth-Rate in Acquisitive Societies
Richard Titmuss, and Kathleen Titmuss, preface by Beatrice Webb
Secker & Warburg, London, 1942
Social Sciences & Anthropology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Scots Anthology (Signed copy)

Signed by Eric Linklater and Allan C Fraser, poems in the Scottish dialect
John W Oliver, and J C Smith (editors), title page design by Joan Hassall.
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1949
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

G.P.U. Justice

The workings of the Russian secret police in the late 1930s
Maurice Edelman
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1938
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Huit Siecles de Poesie Francaise

Eight centuries of French poetry, in a fine leather binding from Hatchette of London
B H Chamberlain, editor
Payot et Cie, Paris, 1927
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Corona Benignitatis Anni Dei

Paul Caludel's poetry in an attractive leather binding from Hatchette
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1920
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

L'Annonce faite à Marie

A 1914 edition of Claudel's French play, The Tidings Brought to Mary
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1914
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The 77th Day

A thriller from the "German Edgar Wallace"...
Hans Possendorf, pseud. Hans Mahner-Mons
Hutchinson, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Le Voyageur sur la Terre

Four stories from Julien Green, including Les Clefs de la Mort, Christine and Leviathan
Julien Green
Libraire Plon, Paris, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover

First Essays in Advertising (Signed copy)

Signed by J Murray Allison
J Murray Allison
Cecil Palmer, London, 1926
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Mireio, Pouemo Prouvencau / Mireille, Poeme Provencal

Mistral's long poem in both French and Occitan
Frederic Mistral
Bibliotheque Charpentier, Paris, 1926
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Melodies of English Verse (Signed copy)

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

The Evolution of War

A Marxian Study (1927, 1st)
Emanuel Kanter
Charles H Kerr, Chicago, 1927
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

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