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Swallows and Amazons

1953, the first and only cheap edition
Arthur Ransome, illustrated by the author with help from Miss Nancy Blackett
Jonathan Cape, London, 1953
£40.00
Classics | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Petworth Manor

together with Sutton & Duncton Manors
Lord Leconfield
Oxford University Press, London, 1954
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Saskatchewan, History of a Province (Signed copy)

Signed presentation copy, limited to 500 copies
J F C Wright, illustrated by A W Davey, Research Assistant Alexander Robb
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1955
£20.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

Britain's Changing Towns

Ian Nairn's architectural reports of sixteen towns (1967)
Ian Nairn
BBC, London, 1967
£135.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Hitchcock; The First Forty-Four Films

An influential study, not often found in the English language edition
Eric Rohmer, and Claude Chabrol, translated by Stanley Hochman
Roundhouse Publications, Oxford, 1992
£15.00
Film & Theatre | Soft Cover | First thus

Conjuring Spirits

Texts and Traditions of Medieval Ritual Magic
Claire Fanger, (editor)
Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 1998
£16.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Vita Sackville-West, A Bibliography

All books, poems, letters, speeches etc
Robert Cross, and Ann Ravenscroft-Hulme, foreword by Nigel Nicolson
Oak Knoll, New Castle, DE, 1999
£18.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Chronicles of Wasted Time (Signed copy)

Two volumes (The Green Stick & The Infernal Grove), volume 2 is signed by Malcolm Muggeridge
Malcolm Muggeridge
Collins, London, 1972
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Three Penguin Books first printings

Kingsley Amis / Lucky Jim, George Orwell / The Road to Wigan Pier, Anthony Powell / At Lady Molly's
George Orwell. Kingsley Amis and Anthony Powell
Penguin Books, London, 1961
£12.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Springtime in Italy: A Reader in Neo-Realism

Articles, speeches and letter on the Italian cinema
David Overbey, (editor)
Talisman Books, London, 1978
£50.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Fieldwork Notebook of the Darent Gap between Eynsford and Shoreham

An interesting 1950s handwritten study of the farms, landscape, geology etc in Kent and Sussex
C N Brook
Not Published, 1958
£30.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | Handwritten

Sex and the Occult

Illustrated with black & white photos
Gordon Wellesley
Souvenir Press, London, 1973
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lewis Carroll, A Biography and Selected Letters

Two paperback volumes by Professor Morton N Cohen
Morton N Cohen, the Letters written with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green
Papermac, London, 1995
£10.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions

My World War Two; True Story (Signed copy)

Signed by David J Powis, his memoir of service in Malta, Sicily, Italy and D-Day
David J Powis
Powis Designs Ltd, Waltham Cross, 1999
£20.00
Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

In His Own Country

A selection from the writings of A G Street
A G Street, with drawings by Lionel Edwards
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1950
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Common Man

Essays by G K Chesterton and selected by his literary executor
G K Chesterton
Sheed and Ward, London, 1950
£10.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

North Bank Night (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Storey
Edward Storey, dustwrapper design by Enid Marx
Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1969
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Heaven and Hell

Aldous Huxley's 1956 philosophical essay
Aldous Huxley, dustwrapper design by John Woodcock
Chatto & Windus, London, 1956
£10.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

No Royal Road (Signed copy)

Signed by David Farrar, one of the stinkers from Went the Day Well
David Farrar, with a foreword by Collie Knox
Martini Publications Ltd, London, 1950
Sold
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

A Question of Upbringing

The first volume in Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time
Anthony Powell, dustwrapper by Broom-Lynne
William Heinemann, London, 1955
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Temporary Kings

The eleventh title in Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time
Anthony Powell, dustwrapper by Broom-Lynne
William Heinemann, London, 1973
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Execution of Private Slovik

The Hitherto Secret Story of the Only American Soldier Since 1864 to be Shot for Desertion
William Bradford Huie
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1954
£12.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay

Second edition, a very nice copy
George Ewart Evans, illustrated by Thomas Bewick
Faber & Faber, London, 1962
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Action Replay (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Jeffrey Hamm, a leading British Fascist and supporter of Oswald Mosley
Jeffrey Hamm
Howard Baker, London, 1983
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rotting Hill

Wyndham Lewis' stories about down-at-heel post-war London
Wyndham Lewis
Methuen, London, 1951
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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