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The Cornhill, Summer 1951, No. 987

Including Patrick Leigh Fermor, Sherlock Holmes, and Elizabeth Bowen
Patrick Leigh Fermor, and Arthur Miller, Elizabeth Bowen et al
John Murray, London, 1951
£12.00
Essays | Soft Cover | First Editions

Mirrors (Signed copy)

Short stories on the theme of mirrors, signed by four contributors: Vivian French, Celia Rees, Anne Fine & Paul Stewart
Wendy Cooling, editor
Collins, London, 2001
£20.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen

1st thus, edited by C Day Lewis
Wilfred Owen, edited by C Day Lewis, and a Memoir by Edmund Blunden
Chatto & Windus, London, 1963
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

A Midsummer-Night's Dream and Selection of Sonnets

A miniature leather Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
Fred Rees, Helston, 2005
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Soft Cover | Leather Bound

Brothers of the Gun (Signed copy)

A memoir of the Syrian War, signed b the illustrator Molly Crabapple
Marwan Hisham, and Molly Crabapple
One World, New York, 2018
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Fifth Man

The identity of the "fifth man", after Philby, Burgess, Maclean and Blunt
Roland Perry
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1994
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Kurt Jackson Sketchbooks

Illustrated throughout, Kurt Jackson's working sketches
Alan Livingston, and Kurt Jackson
Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2012
£30.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Shakespeare and his Betters

A History and a Criticism of the Attempts Which Have Been Made to Prove that Shakespeare’s Works Were Written by Others
R C Churchill, with collaboration in bibliography and research by Maurice Hussey. Foreword by Ivor Brown.
Max Reinhardt, London, 1958
£12.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined

An Analysis of Cryptographic Systems Used as Evidence that Some Author Other than William Shakespeare Wrote the Plays Commonly Attributed to him.
William F Friedman, and Elizebeth S Friedman
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1957
£30.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Hamlet: Father and Son

Peter Alexander's Lord Nothcliffe's Lectures from 1953
Peter Alexander
Clarendon Press, London, 1955
£20.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Man Behind Macbeth and Other Studies

Was Macbeth based on a contemporary Scottish figure...?
Sir James Fergusson
Faber & Faber, London, 1969
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Shakespeare of London

A study of the bard, the theatre and his city
Marchette Chute, introduction by Sir Ralph Richardson
Secker & Warburg, London, 1951
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A small Julia Margaret Cameron bundle

including Brain Hill's Julia Margaret Cameron, A Victorian Family Portrait
Brian Hill
Peter Owen, London, 1973
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Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Barabbas

Second impression of Par Lagerkvist's novel
Par Lagerkvist, translated by Alan Blair, with a preface by Lucien Maury and a Letter by Andre Gide
Chatto & Windus, London, 1952
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches

The Riddles of Culture
Marvin Harris
Hutchinson, London, 1975
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The History of Street Literature

The Story of Broadside Ballads, Chapbooks, Proclamations, News-sheets, Election Bills, Tracts, Pamphlets, Cocks, Catchpennies and Other Ephemera
Leslie Shepard
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Golden Key or the Adventures of Buratino (Signed copy)

Signed by the illustrator, Aminadav Kanevsky
Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, illustrated by Aminadav Kanevsky
State Publishing House, Moscow, 1963
£50.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Best American Short Stories 4

including Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Lavin and Peter Taylor
Martha Foley, and David Burnett (editors)
MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1966
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Talking Horse

Bernard Malamud on Life and Work
Bernard Malamud, edited by Alan Cheuse and Nicholas Delbanco
Columbia University Press, New York, 1996
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Wind in the Willows

A nice clean reprint from 1958
Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Ernest H Shepard
Methuen, London, 1958
Sold
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Close Sesame

Nuruddin Farah's third book in his Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy
Nurrudin Farah
Allison & Busby, London, 1983
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Old Devils

First printing with Booker Prize shortlist wrap and bookmark
Kingsley Amis
Hutchinson, London, 1986
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lucky Jim

1954, second impression, published the same month as the first.
Kingsley Amis
Victor Gollancz, London, 1954
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Die Nigger Die!

Civil rights activist H Rap Brown's political autobiography
H Rap Brown
Allison & Busby, London, 1970
£20.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Trust (Signed copy)

Signed by Mary Flanagan, the author's first novel
Mary Flanagan
Bloomsbury, London, 1987
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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