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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

The Jewel in the Crown

1966, the first printing of the first of Paul Scott's The Raj Quartet
Paul Scott
William Heinemann, London, 1966
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Folk-Songs of Italy

1887, a first edition but in poor condition.
Miss R H Busk, with Dr Giuseppe Pitre
Swan Sonnenschein & Lowrey, London, 1887
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Franny and Zooey

1962, first UK edition of J D Salinger's novel in two halves
J D Salinger
William Heinemann, London, 1962
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Basilica of S. Clemente in Rome

1914, a nicely bound hardback guide to the Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano
Louis Nolan
Tipografia Italo-Orientale "S. Nilo", Grottaferrata, 1914
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Handling a Low-Powered Steamer in a Revolving Storm

A 1929 prize-winning essay
Captain J S Commander
Thomas Gray Memorial Trust, 1929
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

In the Day of Battle

1916, an early anthology of Great Poetry, and the first apprearance in book form of John McCrae's In Flanders Fields
Carrie Ellen Holman
William Briggs, Toronto, 1916
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Spirit of the People, An Analysis of the English Mind

Ford Madox Hueffer's study of English mentality
Ford Madox Hueffer
Duckworth & Co, London, 1915
Social Sciences & Anthropology | Hard Cover

Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland

Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seegar's collection of traveller's folk songs
Ewan MacColl, and Peggy Seeger
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1977
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Bounty of the Gods, A Study in Points of View (1910)

and its sequel The Polar Star (1911)
Lady Helen Forbes
Duckworth & Co, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Secret Kingdom

1911, a parody of Ruritanian romances, with guest appearance from Sherlock Holmes
Frank Richardson
Duckworth & Co, London, 1911
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tal, His Marvellous Adventures with Noor-Zor-Noom

A fantasy adventure from the great-grandson of James Fenimore Cooper
Paul Fenimore Cooper, illustrated by Ruth Reeves
Victor Gollancz, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Quest for Christa T

1971, the first UK edition of Christa Wolf's novel
Christa Wolf, translated by Christopher Middleton
Hutchinson, London, 1971
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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