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Fine leather Victorian address book

gilt-tooled, and bound by Dreyfous of London, A beautiful item.
Not stated
Dreyfous Binders, London, 1890
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Modern Painters

John Ruskin's defence of (then) modern painters, Complete in five volumes.
John Ruskin, introduction by Lionel Cust
J M Dent, London, 1906
Art | Hard Cover

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

Twenty books on Astrology and the like...

Includes 13 by Dane Rudhyar
Dane Rudhyar, and Israel Regardie and others
Various, New York, etc, n.d.
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover

Dicks' English Library of Standard Works, 1883 to 1886, 8 volumes in 4

including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and Jane Austen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Daniel Defoe and many more...
John Dicks, London, 1883
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Auto/Biographical I (Signed copy)

Signed by Liz Stanley
Liz Stanley
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1992
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Humphrey Jennings, More Than a Maker of Films

A study of the "true poet of the English cinema"
Anthony W Hodgkinson, and Rodney E Sheratsky, foreword by Roger Manvell
Clark University, Hanover, 1982
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Hand-painted

Knock on Teak (Signed copy)

Signed by Robin Maugham
Robin Maugham, dustwrapper by Biro
W H Allen, London, 1976
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book

Delightful red leather copies 1926 & 1921
Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling, W H Drake & P Frenzeny
Macmillan, London, 1926
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Friendly Tree and Starting Point

Two early novels from C Day Lewis
C Day Lewis
Jonathan Cape, London, 1936
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
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Nautical Cookery Book

for the use of Stewards and Cooks of Cargo Vessels
Chas. Henry Atkinson
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1941
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

The Army List (1847) and The Navy List (1846)

The War Office and Admiralty's staff and regiments etc
War Office, and The Admiralty
Parker, Furnival and Parker, London, 1847
Military & War | Hard Cover

Farina; A Legend of Cologne

1857, a rare first edition of George Meredith's second novel
George Meredith
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1857
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

Waugh's novel of an author's nervous breakdown
Evelyn Waugh
Chapman & Hall, London, 1957
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Officers and Gentleman

The second volume in Waugh's Sword of Honour trilogy
Evelyn Waugh
Chapman & Hall, London, 1955
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Uncommon Law

A P Herbert's fictitious law cases from Punch
A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1935
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

W Shakspeare's Dramatische Werke

1838, 8 volumes (complete), Shakespeare's plays in German
William Shakespeare, translated by Ernst Ortlepp
L F Rieger, Stuttgart, 1838
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Fyodor Dostoevsky: four titles in six volumes

The Brothers Karamazov, The Possessed, Crime and Punishment and The House of the Dead
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
J M Dent, London, 1931
Collections | Hard Cover

Death at Broadcasting House

A Golden Age crime set at the BBC's headquarters
Val Gielgud, and Holt Marvell
Rich & Cowan, London, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover

Film as Art

First printing of Rudolf Arnheim's classic theory of film
Rudolf Arnheim
Faber & Faber, London, 1958
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Caterpillar Hall

A charming novel of Penelope and her parrot handled umbrella...
Anne Barrett, illustrated by Catherine Cummins
Collins, London, 1950
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


A scarce science fiction title
G J Barrett, dustwrapper art by Graham Tucker
Robert Hale, London, 1977
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Images of War

Robert Capa's black and white photographs of conflict
Robert Capa, with an appreciation by John Steinbeck
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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