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Half Holiday Pastimes for Children

1914, including Japanese gardens, sweet-making, photography...
Gladys Beattie Crozier
T C & E C Jack, London, 1914
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Works of Shakespeare

1825, rebound in quarter leather
William Shakespeare, with a biographical memoir by W Harvey
Sherwood & Co, London, 1825
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Darkness Visible

A Revelation and Interpretation of Freemasonry
Walton Hannah
Augustine Press, London, 1952
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Six British Soldiers

Cromwell, Marlborough, Wellington, Moore, Abercromby, and Stuart
Sir John Fortescue
Williams and Norgate, London, 1928
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Secret of Laughter (Signed copy)

Signed by Shusha Guppy, magical tales from classical Persia
Shusha Guppy
I B Tauris, London, 2005
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

From Cabbages to Kings (Signed copy)

Signed by Lisa Sheridan, the portrait photographer's autobiography
Lisa Sheridan
Odhams Press, London, 1955
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Mathematician's Apology

A 1948 edition of Hardy's classic essay
G H Hardy
University Press, Cambridge, 1948
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

John Halifax, Gentleman (Signed copy)

With Mrs Craik's cut signature, and signed by the publishers
Dinah Maria Craik, as Dinah Maria Mulock. Illustrated by Oswald Moser and G F Nicholls, and with an introduction by Gordon Home
A & C Black, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions | First thus

The Turf-Cutter's Donkey Goes Visiting

1943, illustrated by George Altendorf
Patricia Lynch, illustrated by George Altendorf
J M Dent, London, 1943
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

A Touch of Earth (Signed copy)

Signed by Janina David, her second volume of wartime autobiography
Janina David
Hutchinson, London, 1966
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

War As It Is

1892, a pacifist lecture
Wilhelm Carlsen, translated by P H Peckover
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1892
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cricket (Batsmanship)

C B Fry's guide to batting
C B Fry
Eveleigh Nash, London, 1912
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

King's Regulations 1940

Published 1941, the orders and regulations for the British Army
Not stated
HMSO, London, 1941
Military & War | Soft Cover

Wayside and Woodland Blossoms

Series 1 & 2, each with 127 coloured plates
Edward Step
Frederick Warne, London, 1912
Natural History | Hard Cover

Time and the Western Man

Wyndham Lewis' important book of critical essays
Wyndham Lewis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1927
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

1066 and All That, A Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds, Naunton Wayne & five other cast members, and possibly W C Sellar
Reginald Arkell, based on the book by W C Sellar and R J Yeatman
Methuen, London, 1935
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

Minority Verdict (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Mark, the 1973 Dimbleby Lecture
Sir Robert Mark
BBC, London, 1973
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Homer's The Odyssey

Vols 5 & 6, translated by Pope, each with four plates including 3 by Fuseli
Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
F J Du Roveray, London, 1806
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

A fold-out map from Keith Johnston's Royal Atlas
Keith Johnston
W & A K Johnston, Edindburgh, 1870
Maps | Hard Cover

No Orchids for Miss Blandish

c1941, and early printing of the author's first book
James Hadley Chase, dustwrapper designed by Merlin
Jarrolds, London, 1941
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The House of Seven Gables (Signed copy)

Limited edition, signed by the illustrator, Valenti Angelo
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and illustrated in colour by Valenti Angelo
Limited Editions Club, New York, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First thus


Eight Lectures Prepared for The Visual Instruction Committee of the Colonial Office
H J Mackinder
George Philip & Son, London, 1910
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cumberland and Westorland, Ancient and Modern

The People, Dialect, Superstitions and Customs (1857)
J Sullivan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1857
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brewers in Hertfordshire

A Historical Gazetteer
Allan Whitaker
University of Hertfordshire Press, Hatfield, 2006
Food & Drink | Soft Cover | First Editions

A Manual of Pushtu

A 1922 study of the Pashto language
Major G Roos-Keppel, and Qazi Abful Ghani Khan, assisted by Sahibzada Abdul Qayum
Crosby, Lockwood & Son, London, 1922
Reference | Hard Cover

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