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The Riddle of the Ravens

A case for Inspector Slade of Department X2
Leonard R Gribble
George G. Harrap, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Hemlock for Eight, a Radio Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Clifford Bax to radio pioneer Mary Hope Allen
Clifford Bax, and Leon M Lion
Frederick Muller, London, 1946
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

London's Historic Railway Stations

With John Gay's marvellous black & white photographs
John Betjeman, photographed by John Gay
John Murray, London, 1972
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History (Signed copy)

Signed by Adam Nicolson
Adam Nicolson
HarperCollins, London, 2008
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Gatherings from Spain

First edition, from the library of Gillie Potter, and rebound in half-leather by Zaehnsdorf
Richard Ford (1769–1858)
John Murray, London, 1846
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Madonna and Child

Six Photo-Mezzo Engravings of Pictures Belonging to the Italian School in the National Gallery
Edward Gilbert, photographs by M Morelli
Hardy and Page, London, 1895
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Great Patriotic War, Paintings, Graphics and Sculpture

Henrietta G Serova
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Harpers Magazine No 1084; September 1940

American Fascists and an original short story by William Faulkner
William Faulkner, and others
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1940
Essays | Soft Cover


A later novel from Elizabeth Jenkins
Elizabeth Jenkins
Victor Gollancz, London, 1963
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

New Poets 1959 (Signed copy)

Signed by Iain Crichton Smith and Christopher Levenson
Edwin Muir, (editor), poetry by Iain Crichton Smith, Karen Gershon, Christopher Levenson
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1959
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Flora (Signed copy)

An appreciation of Dame Flora Robson, signed by both Flora and Kenneth Barrow
Kenneth Barrow
William Heinemann, London, 1981
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Municipal Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces of London

1905; Peckham Rye, Hackney Commons, Battersea Park, Leicester Square...
Lieut.-Col. J J Sexby
Elliot Stock, London, 1905
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

An Amazing Seance and an Exposure

1919, an investigation into mediums in South Wales and other places
Sydney A Moseley, with an introduction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1919
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Frost-King; or, The Power of Kindness

1855, first UK edition of this early Louisa M Alcott title
Louisa May Alcott, though not stated in the book
James Blackwood, London, 1855
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Under Fire

Henri Barbusse's Great War novel of gritty and brutal realism
Henri Barbusse, translated by W Fitzwater Wray, introduction by Brian Rhys. Cover illustration by Aleksander Werner.
J M Dent, London, 1965
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Heart in Exile

First edition of this important gay classic noir thriller
Rodney Garland, pseud. Adam de Hegedus
W H Allen, London, 1953
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Building of Thelema

1910, a rare first edition of Ashbee's Utopian fantasy
C R Ashbee
J M Dent, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Saskatchewan, History of a Province (Signed copy)

Signed presentation copy, limited to 500 copies
J F C Wright, illustrated by A W Davey, Research Assistant Alexander Robb
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1955
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

Half Hours in the Far East

Among the people and wonders of India, in a nice decorative binding
Not stated
James Nisbet & Co, London, 1899
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Britain's Changing Towns

Ian Nairn's architectural reports of sixteen towns (1967)
Ian Nairn
BBC, London, 1967
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Hitchcock; The First Forty-Four Films

An influential study, not often found in the English language edition
Eric Rohmer, and Claude Chabrol, translated by Stanley Hochman
Roundhouse Publications, Oxford, 1992
Film & Theatre | Soft Cover | First thus

Reincarnation as a Phenomenon of Metamorphosis

An Anthroposophic Press first edition
Guenther Wachsmuth, translated from the German by Olin D Wannamaker
Anthroposophic Press, New York, 1937
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Transportation of Gases, Liquids and Solids

by Means of Steam, Compressed Air and Pressure Water (1909)
Oskar Nagel
Printed for the Author, New York, 1909
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Vita Sackville-West, A Bibliography

All books, poems, letters, speeches etc
Robert Cross, and Ann Ravenscroft-Hulme, foreword by Nigel Nicolson
Oak Knoll, New Castle, DE, 1999
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Chronicles of Wasted Time (Signed copy)

Two volumes (The Green Stick & The Infernal Grove), volume 2 is signed by Malcolm Muggeridge
Malcolm Muggeridge
Collins, London, 1972
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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