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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

Studies in Shakespeare

1849, a first edition of Charles Knight's critical notices
Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1849
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Practical Hints for Footplate Men

A pocket guide for railway works with fold-out illustrations
Not stated
Southern Railway, Traffic Department, London, 1945
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

Letters on Cezanne

Rainer Maria Rilke's correspondence concerning Cezanne's paintings
Rainer Maria Rilke, edited by Clara Rilke. Translated by Joel Agee.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1988
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Maria Callas

An early Dutch biography of the Diva
Leo Riemens
Bruna & Zoon A.W., Utrecht, 1960
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

An early 20th century copy
James Boswell
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1910
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

1910, in an attractive full-leather binding
William Shakespeare, edited by W J Craig
Henry Frowde, London, 1910
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The House on the Hill

1956, first UK edition, this copy signed to Neville Braybrooke from Derek Stanford and Muriel Spark
Cesare Pavese, translated by W J Strachan. Dustwrapper by Wendy Des Moulins.
Peter Owen, London, 1956
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys

The book to accompany the Courtauld's exhibtion of Chaim Soutine's portraits
Merlin James, with Karen Serres, and Barnaby Wright
Courtauld Gallery, London, 2017
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

David Lance Goines: Posters

1985, a collection of all 114 posters created by Goines
David Lance Goines, introduction by Charles Shere
Alphabet Press, Natick, MA, 1985
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Case of the Abominable Snowman

Published in Hatchards Library limited edition series
Nicholas Blake, pseud. C Day Lewis
Vintage, London, 2019
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper | First thus

Crete, The Battle and the Resistance

1991, the first edition of Antony Beevor's history
Antony Beevor
John Murray, London, 1991
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Dictionary of Roman and Greek Antiquities

1890, with nearly 2000 wood engravings
Anthony Rich
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1890
History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation

A pocket edition of The Venerable Bede's history
Venerable Bede
J M Dent, London, 1903
History | Hard Cover

The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

1861, full leather binding with gauffered and gilt page edges
Lord Byron, introduction by Alexander Leighton
W P Nimmo, Edinburgh, 1861
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1876, an early printing of Lewis Carroll's classic
Lewis Carroll, illustrated by John Tenniel
Macmillan, London, 1876
Fiction | Hard Cover

Ghost Stories and Presentiments

1888, Arthur Conan Doyle's first appearance in book form with five short stories of horror and the supernatural
Arthur Conan Doyle, contributor
George Redway, London, 1888
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Monet and Architecture

2018, how architecture and buildings feature in Monet's paintings
Richard Thomson
National Gallery, London, 2018
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lambeth's Open Spaces

An Historical Account
Marie P G Draper
London Borough of Lambeth, London, 1979
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

Under the Flag and Somali-Coast Stories

Colonial memoirs in Africa in the 1880s and 1890s, including meeting Sir Richard Burton
Langton Prendergast Walsh
Andrew Melrose, London, 1932
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mr Clive & Mr Page (Signed copy)

Signed by Neil Bartlett
Neil Bartlett
Serpent's Tail, London, 1996
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Design for Applied Decoration in the Crafts

1959, John Farleigh's guide to decorating furniture and furnishings
John Farleigh
George Bell & Sons, London, 1959
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Henry 'Chips' Channon, The Diaries 1918–38

Simon Heffer's editing of Volume One
Simon Heffer, editor
Hutchinson, London, 2021
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

L'Aviation Militaire Francaise

1936, a summary of the French air force—seaplanes, flying formations etc
Pierre Barjot, preface by General Vuillemin
J de Gigord, Paris, 1936
Military & War | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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