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with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Indictment of Mary Queen of Scots

from a 1568 unpublished MS in Cambridge University library
R H Mahon
University Press, Cambridge, 1923
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Twelfth Night

with handwritten cast list from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, in 1924
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
J M Dent, London, 1923
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Dear Friend and Gardener (Signed copy)

Signed by both Beth Chatto and Christopher Lloyd
Beth Chatto, and Christopher Lloyd
Frances Lincoln, London, 1998
On Hold
Gardening | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Popular Opinions, or A Picture of Real Life (Signed copy)

A rarity of 19th century Scottish verse, this copy inscribed by the author to literary critic Sir Francis Jeffrey
Anonymous, possibly by Thomas Bell
James Hedderwick & Co, Glasgow, 1812
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Shakespeare's Legal & Political Background

A contribution to Shakespeare scholarship and legal history
George W Keeton
Isaac Pitman, London, 1967
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Rise of the Common Player

A study of actor and society in Shakespeare's England
M C Bradbrook, dustwrapper by Enid Marx
Chatto & Windus, London, 1964
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland

Being a Collection of Thomas Churchyard's Pieces Relative to that Country; with Historical Notices, and a Life of the Author.
George Chalmers
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1817
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Tour in Quest of Genealogy

through several parts of Wales, Somersetshire and Wiltshire, in a Series of Letters to a Friend in Dublin; Interspersed with a Description of Stourhead and Stonehenge; Together with Various Anecdotes, and Curious Fragments from a Manuscript Collection Asc
Richard Fenton, as A Barrister
Sherwood, Neely & Jones, London, 1811
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Five Philip Larkin books

The North Ship, The Less Deceived, The Whitsun Weddings, and High Windows
Philip Larkin, and Roger Day
Faber & Faber, London, n.d.
Poetry | Soft Cover

Scottish Poems of the Sixteenth Century

Two volumes, the first edition of 1801
John Graham Dalyell
Constable, Edinburgh, 1801
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mayan Prophecies (Signed copy)

Signed by Adrian G Gilbert
Adrian G Gilbert, and Maurice M Cotterell
Element, Shaftesbury, 1995
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Reader Over Your Shoulder

A classic guide to clear English prose
Robert Graves, and Alan Hodge
Jonathan Cape, London, 1955
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Witchcraft and Magic

Witches, ghosts, fortune-telling, demons...
Pat Hodgson
Wayland, Hove, 1978
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Origins of Life: How Life Began. Abiogenesis, Astrobiology

24 essays on how life began
Michael Russell, and Rudolf Schild (editors)
Cosmology Science Publishers, Cambridge, Mass., 2011
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Essays in Satire

Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Sheed and Ward, London, 1928
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memento Mori

1959, first edition but with marked covers
Muriel Spark
Macmillan, London, 1959
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
London County Council, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Psychical Forces and You (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Louis S Vernon-Worsley
Louis S Vernon-Worsley
L N Fowler, London, 1939
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Tale of Genji

Contains all six novels of the Genji saga
Lady Murasaki, translated by Arthur Waley
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1957
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Deadfalls and Snares

A book about trapping, but from the library of the University of London Animal Welfare Society (ULAWS) and siged by its founder.
A R Harding
A R Harding, Columbus, Ohio, 1907
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

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