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Dear George and Other Stories (Signed copy)

Signed by Helen Simpson
Helen Simpson
William Heinemann, London, 1995
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mons and the Retreat

A 1918 account of the first battle of the BEF in the Great War
Captain G S Gordon, with an introduction by Field-Marshal Lord French
Constable, London, 1918
Military & War | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Exposé of Odd Fellowship

A rare 1846 pamphlet, Dr Willis' renunciation of Odd Fellowship
Dr E Willis
W S Damrell, Boston, 1846
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Richard Cosway, R.A.

In a delightfully decorative binding
George C Williamson
George Bell & Sons, London, 1905
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Present State of Ecclesiastical Architecture in England

1843, by A W Pugin, and belonged to a victim of the Abergele Rail Disaster in 1868
Augustus Welby Pugin
Charles Dolman, London, 1843
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Gardeners' Chronicle for 1841

The first 52 issues of the horticultural paper, including Charles Darwin's letter on Humble-Bees
John Lindley, (editor), with Charles Darwin (contrib.)
Published for the Proprietors, London, 1841
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Dog Tales

c1900, with charming black & white illustrations
Lilian Gask, illustrated by E Stuart Hardy
Ernest Nister, London, 1900
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Speaking for Themselves (Signed copy)

Signed by Mary Soames, the letters of Winston & Clementine Churchill
Mary Soames
Doubleday, London, 1998
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

Early Poems of William Morris

With 16 colour plates by Florence Harrison, 1914, and in the original box
William Morris, illustrated by Florence Harrison
Blackie & Son, London, 1914
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Fanfarlo

A volume of early Muriel Spark poetry
Muriel Spark
The Hand and Flower Press, Ashford, Kent, 1952
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Mont Pelee and the Tragedy of Martinique

Heilprin's study of the 1902 volcanic eruption
Angelo Heilprin
J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1903
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Nineteen books on Astrology and the like...

Includes 13 by Dane Rudhyar
Dane Rudhyar, and Israel Regardie and others
Various, New York, etc, n.d.
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover

Dicks' English Library of Standard Works, 1883 to 1886, 8 volumes in 4

including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and Jane Austen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Daniel Defoe and many more...
John Dicks, London, 1883
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Auto/Biographical I (Signed copy)

Signed by Liz Stanley
Liz Stanley
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1992
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Humphrey Jennings, More Than a Maker of Films

A study of the "true poet of the English cinema"
Anthony W Hodgkinson, and Rodney E Sheratsky, foreword by Roger Manvell
Clark University, Hanover, 1982
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Aux Nations Glorieuses 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917

An incredibly scarce commemorative album with 10 hand-painted gouache allegorical illustrations representing the Great War Allied forces.
Michel Pozzi
M Pozzi, Paris, 1917
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | Hand-painted

Knock on Teak (Signed copy)

Signed by Robin Maugham
Robin Maugham, dustwrapper by Biro
W H Allen, London, 1976
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Friendly Tree and Starting Point

Two early novels from C Day Lewis
C Day Lewis
Jonathan Cape, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Democrazia Cristiana e il Marxismo

A 1944 Italian political discussion on Christian Democracy and Marxism
Mario Baronci, and Giuseppe Togni
Il Segno, Rome, 1944
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Nautical Cookery Book

for the use of Stewards and Cooks of Cargo Vessels
Chas. Henry Atkinson
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1941
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

The Army List (1847) and The Navy List (1846)

The War Office and Admiralty's staff and regiments etc
War Office, and The Admiralty
Parker, Furnival and Parker, London, 1847
Military & War | Hard Cover

Farina; A Legend of Cologne

1857, a rare first edition of George Meredith's second novel
George Meredith
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1857
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Uncommon Law

A P Herbert's fictitious law cases from Punch
A P Herbert
Methuen, London, 1935
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

Film as Art

First printing of Rudolf Arnheim's classic theory of film
Rudolf Arnheim
Faber & Faber, London, 1958
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


A scarce science fiction title
G J Barrett, dustwrapper art by Graham Tucker
Robert Hale, London, 1977
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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