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Bloomsbury's Outsider

A Life of David Garnett
Sarah Knights
Bloomsbury, London, 2015
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Towards Freedom

Documents on the Movement for Independence in India 1940. Part 1.
K N Panikkar, editor, preface by Sabyasachi Bhattacharya (general editor)
Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Company of Men

Romain Gary's novel of post-war France
Romain Gary, translated by Joseph Barnes. Dustwrapper by Biro.
Michael Joseph, London, 1950
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Bicycle Thieves

The first UK printing of Luigi Bartolini's classic novel
Luigi Bartolini, translated by C J Richards
Michael Joseph, London, 1952
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Rough Shoot

A thriller from the author of Rogue Male
Geoffrey Household, wrapper design by Patrick Gierth
Michael Joseph, London, 1951
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Political Ideals

1917, five essays by Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
The Century Co, New York, 1917
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Treaty of Versailles and After

Annotations of the Text of the Treaty
Not stated, first issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office
Greenwood Press, New York, 1968
History | Hard Cover | First thus

The Wind the Shakes the Barley

and The Song in the Green Thorn Tree, both rebound in red leather
James Barke
Collins, London, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Madame Bovary

Flaubert's debut novel, illustrated by Pierre Brissaud
Gustave Flaubert, translated by J Lewis May, introduction by Jacques de Lavretelle, illustrations by Pierre Brissaud engraved in wood by Theo Schmied
The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press, New York & London, 1950
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

Ellen of the Isle, A New Poem (Signed copy)

Signed by James Flitton, with the original Stationer's Hall receipt of 1890
James Flitton
Thomas Laurie, London, 1890
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The New Forget-Me-Not, A Calendar (Signed copy)

Signed by contributor, Godfrey Childe.
Rex Whistler, with contributions from Vita Sackville-West, Clive Bell, Cyril Connolly, Rose Macaulay, Hugh Walpole etc
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1929
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Love's Progress, or The Education of Araminta (Signed copy)

This copy signed by Humbert Wolfe
James Laver
The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury, London, 1929
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Association Copy

Frabjous Beasts & Frumious Birds

A catalogue of Quentin Blake's wonderful sketches
Quentin Blake
Chris Beetles, London, 2010
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Begone Satan!

A Soul-Stirring Account of a Diabolical Possession in Iowa
Carl Vogl, translated by Celestine Kapsner
Catholic Truth Society, Hong Kong, 1970
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover

Float & Fly, A Little Book for Anglers (Signed copy)

Signed by the editor, Samuel J Looker
Samuel J Looker, editor. Frontispiece by Claud Lovat Fraser
Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Architectural Association Quarterly, Vol 1, No 3, July 1969

The Human Setting
Dennis Sharp, editor
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1969
Architecture & Design | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Shadow of Monte Carlo

and other stories of the Principality
Charles Kingston
Grant Richards, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Two books on the Suez Crisis

Bromberger's Secrets of Suez and Paul Johnson's The Suez War
Merry & Serge Bromberger, and Paul Johnson
See description, London, 1957
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Sheaf of Greek Folk Songs

Gleaned by an Old Philhellene (1922)
Countess Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1922
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Two Jean Anouilh first editions

Antigone & Eurydice (1951) and Colombe (1952)
Jean Anouilh
Methuen, London, 1951
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mr Stone and the Knights Companion

The first US printing
V S Naipaul, dustwrapper by Leonard Rosoman
Macmillan, New York, 1964
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Dan Leno, Hys Booke

A Volume of Frivolities Autobiographical, Historical, Philosophical, Anecdotal and Nonsensical
Dan Leno
Greening & Co, London, 1904
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

Sirmione a Maria Callas

Signed by the author, Michelle Nocera, and Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato
Michelle Nocera
Grafiche Zarantonello, Sirmione, 1997
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Face of the World

Cecil Beaton's international scrapbook of people and places
Cecil Beaton
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1957
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Experiencing Art: In the Brain of the Beholder

How do we appreciate a work of art? Why do we like some artworks but not others?
Arthur P Shimamura
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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