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The Land of the Children

1928, a novel of the Russian Revolution
S Gussiev Orenburgsky, translated from the Russian by Nina Nikolaevna Selivanova
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Scots Quair

Lewis Grassic Gibbon's trilogy
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Hutchinson, London, 1971
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Dawn's Left Hand

1931, a first printing of the tenth volume in Dorothy M Richardson's Pilgrimage sequence
Dorothy M Richardson
Duckworth & Co, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pilate's Wife

French author Jean Damase's first novel
Jean Damase, translated from the French by Arthur Mayne
Duckworth & Co, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Warrior's Path

A Native American kidnap novel from American author Don Ryan
Don Ryan
Duckworth & Co, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Narrow World and Green Girl

A novel about a girls' boarding school between the wars, and its sequel
Priscilla Johnston
Duckworth & Co, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Witch Poems

A collection of poems about witches, superbly illustrated
Daisy Wallace, editor. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Pepper Press, London, 1980
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Plant Hunter in Manipur

1952, first edition of Frank Kingdom-Ward's expedition
Frank Kingdon-Ward
Jonathan Cape, London, 1952
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fairey Aircraft since 1915 (Signed copy)

Signed by H A Taylor
H A Taylor
Putnam, London, 1974
Transport | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The High Window and Spanish Blood

A second and first printing of two Raymond Chandler thrillers
Raymond Chandler
World Publishing, Cleveland and New York, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Rembrandt the Printmaker

2001, The British Museum's profusely illustrated study
Erik Hinterding, with Ger Luitjen and Martin Royalton-Kisch
The British Museum Press, London, 2001
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Green and Silver (Signed copy)

Signed by L T C Rolt, his canal journey in Southern Ireland
L T C Rolt, with photographs by Angela Rolt
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1949
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Logic as a Positive Science

Della Volpe's efforts to establish a scientific logic free of any aprioristic speculation
Galvano Della Volpe
NLB, London, 1980
Philosophy | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Imaginary Portraits

Pater's studies of fictional characters
Walter Pater
Macmillan, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of Bielkin

1947, first thus of Pushkin's first prose works
Alexander Pushkin, drawings by Donia Nachshen. Translated from the Russian by Evgenia Schimanskaya and M Elizabeth Gow
Lindsay Drummond, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

To Kiss the Crocodile

A "lost gay novel" from 1928, and actor Ernest Milton's only novel
Ernest Milton
Duckworth & Co, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Philip Webb and his Work

1935, the first edition of W R Lethaby's study
W R Lethaby
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1935
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper

1853, in an ornate gilt binding by John Leighton
William Cowper, binding design initialled by John Leighton
Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh, 1853
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Le Monde Fou Préferé au Monde Sage

1733, an early French language edition of Marie Hubin's The World Unmask'd
Marie Huber, though published anonymously
Wetsteins & Smith, Amsterdam, 1733
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Diary of Frida Kahlo, An Intimate Self-Portrait

A facsimile of the artist's diary
Frida Kahlo, introduction by Carlos Fuentes, essay and commentaries by Sarah M Lowe
Abrams, New York, 1995
Art | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Women of Molise, An Italian Village, 1950

The photographer's images and recollections
Frank Monaco
Thomas Dunne Books, New York, 2001
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

How It Is

Samuel Beckett's harrowing novel in three parts
Samuel Beckett, translated from the French by the author. Dustwrapper by John Sewell
John Calder, London, 1964
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Oxford Poetry 1925

including early work by Graham Greene, C Day Lewis and Harold Acton
Patrick Monkhouse, and Charles Plumb (editors)
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1925
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions


Bryan Nash Gill's tree cross-section art
Bryan Nash Gill, foreword by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2012
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

In a decorative painted calf binding, 6 vols including the Tragedies, Comedies, Biography and Doubtful Plays
William Shakespeare, edited by Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1842
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

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