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A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
London County Council, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Psychical Forces and You (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Louis S Vernon-Worsley
Louis S Vernon-Worsley
L N Fowler, London, 1939
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Sissinghurst, Portrait of a Garden (Signed copy)

Signed by Nigel Nicolson
Jane Brown, foreword by Nigel Nicolson. Photographs by John Miller.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1990
Gardening | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha

2 volumes, bound in quarter leather
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, preface by Samuel Putnam, lithographs by Jose Narro
The Folio Society, London, 1961
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

Home Pickling

1940, by Henry Sarson of Sarson's Vinegar
Henry Sarson
C Arthur Pearson, London, 1940
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Tale of Genji

Contains all six novels of the Genji saga
Lady Murasaki, translated by Arthur Waley
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1957
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Deadfalls and Snares

A book about trapping, but from the library of the University of London Animal Welfare Society (ULAWS) and siged by its founder.
A R Harding
A R Harding, Columbus, Ohio, 1907
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Folk-Tales of Bengal

contains 22 tales of myth and legend
Rev. Lal Behari Day
Macmillan, London, 1920
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Sermons Doctrinal and Practical

The 1st & 2nd series of sermons from William Archer Butler
William Archer Butler, with a life of the author by Thomas Woodward, Dean of Down
Macmillan, Cambridge, 1859
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Children's Costume from the Great Masters

Signed by Spanish artist Gregorio Prieto
Percy MacQuoid
Medici Society, London, 1923
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

1891, two volumes in a nice half-leather binding
Oliver Wendell Holmes
David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1891
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Water-Babies

Bound in full blue leather, a very attractive copy
Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Linley Sambourne
Macmillan, London, 1896
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Richard Mayr, Wiehe, Herz and Humor im Baßschlüssel (Signed copy)

Signed by the Austrian bass-baritone Richard Mayr
Otto Kunz, with a foreword by Lotte Lehmann
Das Bergland-Buch, Berlin, 1933
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Peace by Revolution, An Interpretation of Mexico (Signed copy)

Signed by Frank Tannenbaum
Frank Tannenbaum, drawings by Miguel Covarrubias
Columbia University Press, New York, 1933
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Songs of a Moorland Parish with Prose Sketches

A Collection of Verse and Prose, Chiefly Relating to the Parish of Saddleworth
Ammon Wrigley
Moore and Edwards, Saddleworth, 1912
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

My Two Years with Hitler

Sir Nevile Henderson's account of 1937—1939
Sir Nevile Henderson
The Daily Herald, London, 1939
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Oxford Book of Mystical Verse

1924, with three poems by Aleister Crowley
D H S Nicholson, and A H E Lee (editors)
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1924
Poetry | Hard Cover

How to Become a Commercial Artist

an illustrated guide in an attractive wrapper
Reginald Harrison
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
Art | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Penguin Modern Poets—nine volumes

including R S Thomas, W S Graham, Kathleen Raine, and Stephen Spender
Penguin / Michael Joseph, London, n.d.
Poetry | Soft Cover

The Elements of the English Language

1765, in French & English, Les Elemens de la Langue Angloise
V J Peyton
Paul Vaillant, London, 1765
Reference | Hard Cover | Leather Bound


Memoirs of a Safe-breaker
Shifty Burke
Arthur Barker, London, 1966
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Sigurd the Dragon-Slayer

1934, first edition of Smith-Dampier's translation of the Faroëse ballad cycle
E M Smith-Dampier
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1934
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

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