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The Dope Ring

Classic Golden Age crime
John Hill
Methuen, London, 1931
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

So You Want to be an Actor? (Signed copy)

Signed by Prunella Scales and Timothy West
Prunella Scales, and Timothy West
Nick Hern Books, London, 2005
Film & Theatre | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Franz Berwald (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Layton; a critical study of the Swedish composer
Robert Layton, with a foreword by Professor Gerald Abraham
Anthony Blond, London, 1959
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Engineers' Agreement on Warship Trial Trips

1901; including Torpedo Boats and Torpedo Boat Destroyers
R Sinclair Scott, & Thomas Biggart (Engineering Employers' Federation) and Alfred Sellicks & George N Barnes (Amalgamated Society of Engineers)
Engineering Employers' Federation, London, 1901
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Royal Academy Post Graduate Show 1995

with 19 artists including Melita denaro, Charlotte Sorapure, Ruth Stage and Sarah Woodfine
Royal Academy, London, 1995
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Elizabeth of the Sealed Knot

A Biography of Elizabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart
Doreen Cripps
The Roundwood Press, Kineton, 1975
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Gamekeeper

from the author of Kes
Barry Hines, dustwrapper photo by John Evans
Michael Joseph, London, 1975
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Littlenose (Signed copy)

Signed by john Grant, and with signed Jackanory bookmark
John Grant, illustrated by the author
BBC, London, 1977
Childrens | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Chaucer for Children, A Golden Key

With eight colour plates by Mrs H R Haweis
Mrs H R Haweis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1877
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

British Literary Magazines

The Victorian and Edwardian Age, 1837–1913
Alvin Sullivan, editor
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1984
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Wines of the World Pocket Library

Eight slim volumes
Andre L Simon, editor
The Wine and Food Society, London, 1950
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions

1st Culprit, A Crime Writers' Annual (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Barnard, Liza Cody, H R F Keating, Susan Moody and Michael Z Lewin.
Liza Cody, and Michael Z Lewin (editors)
Chatto & Windus, London, 1992
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Bach and the Dance of God

Wilfrid Mellers
Faber & Faber, London, 1980
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Red Sea Sharks

Tintin & Snowy investigate arms smuggling... an early copy
Methuen, London, 1965
Childrens | Hard Cover

Merrily Watkins series, books 1—12

Four are signed (including Wine of Angels), and eleven are the first printing. A lovely set.
Phil Rickman
Various, London, 1998
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Observer Prize Stories: The Seraph and the Zambesi

Muriel Spark's first fiction in print, winner of the Observer's Christmas Fiction contest in 1951
Muriel Spark, et al, introduction by Elizabeth Bowen
William Heinemann, London, 1952
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Practical Treatise on the Breeding Cow

1844, with thirteen fold-out plates
Edward Skellett
Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, London, 1844
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

Midwifery Illustrated

1833, with 60 plates (of 80), including two fold-out engravings
J P Maygrier, translated from the French by A Sidney Doane
Moore & Payne, New York, 1833
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

Poems of Wrenne Jarman

with a foreword by Edmund Blunden
Wrenne Jarman
Hilary Press, London, 1970
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Isabella, or the Pot of Basil

with 6 illustrations by Paul Henry
John Keats, illustrated by Paul Henry
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1906
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

On a Glass Lightly

Simon Whistler's magnificent collection of engraved glass
Simon Whistler, foreword by Christopher Booker
Libanus Press, Marlborough, 2004
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Shepherd, The Woodlander, The Smallholder

Three books by John Seymour celebrating traditional country life
John Seymour, illustrated by Sally Seymour
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1983
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Louise Bourgeois

A well-illustrated study of this influential artist
Marie-Laure Bernadac
Flammarion, Paris, 1996
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


with a fine bookplate by Richard Osmond for John Theodore Radclyffe Prestige of Bourne House, Bishopsbourne, Kent (1945)
Alfred Duff Cooper
Faber & Faber, London, 1935
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Who's Who in the Theatre 1952

Includes a bibliography of theatrical memoirs
John Parker, and John D D Parker
Isaac Pitman, London, 1952
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover

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