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Chokey (Signed copy)

A memoir of prison life, signed by the magistrate who sent the author down...
"Red Collar Man", with an introduction by Compton Mackenzie
Victor Gollancz, London, 1937
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Good Soups

with title page and binding design by Edward Bawden
Ambrose Heath
Faber & Faber, London, 1935
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

Molybdenum Commercial Steels

A 1919 brochure including Molybdenum's use in Great War tanks
Climax Molybdenum Company
Climax Molybdenum Company, New York, 1919
Science & Technology | Soft Cover | First Editions

Call Us to Witness, A Polish Chronicle (Signed copy)

Signed by Gaither and Hania Warfield, an account of the occupation of Poland in the Second World War
Gaither Warfield, and Hania Warfield
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, New York, 1945
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Winter Diary of a Country Rat (Signed copy)

Signed by Peter Firmin
Peter Firmin
Kaye and Ward, London, 1981
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Observations on Various Passages of Scripture

Clarke's Harmer, 1808, volume 3 only, on honouring the dead, Judea and Egypt
Adam Clarke, from the writings of The Rev Thomas Harmer
J Johnson et al, London, 1808
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

An Essay Concerning the Human Understanding

c1920, from the library of The Rationalist Press Association
John Locke
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1920
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Life of William Ewart Gladstone

Complete in three volumes
John Morley
Macmillan, London, 1911
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Pastoral Loves of Daphnis and Chloe (Signed copy)

Signed by George Moore
George Moore, translator
William Heinemann, London, 1924
Classics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

First Childhood

Lord Berners' first volume of autobiography
Lord Berners, (Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners), with a frontispiece by Rex Whistler
Constable, London, 1934
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Holy Bible, Old and New Testaments

1847, with an inscription from Hawes in Yorkshire, 1849
Not stated
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1847
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Desultory Thoughts and Reflections

1839, maxims from the Countess of Blessington
The Countess of Blessington
A & W Galignani, Paris, 1839
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Gertrude of Wyoming and other poems (Signed copy)

This copy belonged to Victorian artist Lawrence Alma Tadema, with his signature to the title page
Thomas Campbell
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1819
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Helen, A Tale

An early edition (1838) of Maria Edgeworth's late novel
Maria Edgeworth
Richard Bentley, London, 1838
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The People of the Mist

1894, the first issue of Rider Haggard's lost race classic
Henry Rider Haggard, illustrated by Arthur Layard
Longmans, London, 1894
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

On the Cure of Piles, Fistula, Hoemorrhoidal Excrescences, Tumours and Strictures

1844, S J Van Butchell's treatments and cases
S J Van Butchell
H Renshaw, London, 1844
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

My Mission to Russia, Volume 2

Diplomat Sir George Buchanan's memoirs of the Russian Revolution, Rasputin etc
Sir George Buchanan
Cassell, London, 1923
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Les Trois Impostures

Limited edition (53/250), and illustrated by Jean Emile Laboureur
Paul-Jean Toulet, with illustrations by Jean Emile Laboureur, engraved on wood by Georges Beltrand
Creuzevault, Paris, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound | First thus

The High Tops of Black Mount

1907, a classic of deer stalking in the Highlands
The Marchioness of Breadalbane, illustrated with photographs by Olive Mackenzie
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1907
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Records of Denbigh and its Lordship, Volume 1

1860, with examples of early Welsh poetry
John Williams
George Bayley, Wrexham, 1860
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Sweepings of an Old Broom

The autobiography of Clara K Broome, with travels and adventures in USA, Australia, India, Panama, Malta etc
Clara Kathleen Broome, but published anonymously
The Favil Press, London, 1936
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

The Moonstone and The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins' classic thrillers
Wilkie Collins
J M Dent, London, 1944
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Art of Seeing

Aldous Huxley's account of his use of the Bates method for his eyesight
Aldous Huxley
Chatto & Windus, London, 1977
On Hold
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Charles Dickens' Christmas Stories

1863–1870 bound from All the Year Round, including Mugby Junction & The Signalman (1866)
Charles Dickens, and including Hesba Stretton, Wilkie Collins, Mrs Gaskell etc etc
Chapman & Hall, London, 1863
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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