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The Legion Book

With full page plates by Eric Ravilious, Clare Leighton etc
Captain H Cotton Minchin
Cassell, London, 1929
Illustrated | Hard Cover

A Time to Keep Silence

Patrick Leigh Fermor's monastical experiences
Patrick Leigh Fermor, drawings by John Craxton
John Murray, London, 1957
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Theatrical World for 1895

including the first reviews of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband
William Archer, with a prefatory letter by Arthur W Pinero and a synopsis of playbills of the year by Henry George Gilbert
Walter Scott, London, 1896
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions

The World of Arthur Ransome

A wonderfully illustrated study of the author of Swallows and Amazons
Christina Hardyment
Frances Lincoln, London, 2012
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Le Grand Meaulnes

French text with notes & intro in English
Alain-Fournier, the first part adapted with introduction, notes and glossary by G I Dunn
Oxford University Press, London, 1958
Fiction | Hard Cover

An Autobiography

Igor Stravinsky's early life and views...
Igor Stravinsky
M & J Steuer, New York, 1958
Music | Hard Cover

Vathek, An Arabian Tale

An unusual pocket edition with five coloured plates
William Beckford, illustrated by W B Handforth
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Stormswept Roof of Asia

By Yak, Camel & Sheep Caravan in Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and Over the Kara-Koram
Emil Trinkler, translated from the German by B K Featherstone
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1931
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Works of "Saki" (H H Munro)

8 volumes, 1926/1927
H H Munro (Saki)
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1926
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Observer's Book of Astro-Navigation

Part three; Francis Chichester's book on dead-reckoning
Francis Chichester
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1941
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

1876, with fine colour illustrations
Daniel Defoe
Thomas Nelson, London, 1876
Fiction | Hard Cover

Bede's Ecclesiastical History

together with the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Venerable Bede, edited by J A Giles
Henry G Bohn, London, 1859
History | Hard Cover

Northanger Abbey

1934, with 8 colour illustrations by Maximilian Vox
Jane Austen, illustrated by Maximilien Vox
J M Dent, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha

1913 two volume edition
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
J M Dent, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover

Sense and Sensibility, and Persuasion

Fine soft red leather, in excellent condition.
Jane Austen
Thomas Nelson, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Mrs Ashton's New Pupil

The 1892 first edition, published by Bradley & Woodruff.
Mrs S S Robbins, (Sarah Stuart Robbins)
Bradley & Woodruff, Boston, 1892
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

47 tales from Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole
Edgar Allan Poe, title page design by Herbert Cole, frontispiece portrait by Edmund J Sullivan.
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 1

1740, the second Theobald edition, with engravings. Includes The Tempest
William Shakespeare, engravings by Gravelot
H Lintot et al, London, 1740
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Flower Beneath the Foot

Ronald Firbank's flamboyant court satire
Ronald Firbank, with a decoration by C R W Nevinson, and portraits by Augustus John and Wyndham Lewis
Grant Richards, London, 1923
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Key to the Waverley Novels (Signed copy)

Inscribed by Henry Grey, his chronological guide to Walter Scott's novel series.
Henry Grey
John Long, London, 1898
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Suffolk in the Middle Ages (Signed copy)

Signed by Norman Scarfe to Morton Cohen, the Lewis Carroll scholar
Norman Scarfe
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2004
History | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

When I Was a Little Boy

The early life of Erich Kastner, creator of Emil and the Detectives
Erich Kastner, translated by Isabel and Florence McHugh, illustrated by Horst Lemke
Jonathan Cape, London, 1959
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

An early collection of Aldous Huxley's poetry
Aldous Huxley
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1918
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Riddle of the Ravens

A case for Inspector Slade of Department X2
Leonard R Gribble
George G. Harrap, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Hemlock for Eight, a Radio Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Clifford Bax to radio pioneer Mary Hope Allen
Clifford Bax, and Leon M Lion
Frederick Muller, London, 1946
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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