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The Witch of Rollright (Signed copy)

Signed by Merlin Price, together with a signed copy of his "Edge"
Merlin Price
Rex Collings, London, 1979
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The King of the Cats

A delightful Irish fantasy for children
Eileen O'Faolain, illustrated by Nano Reid
The Talbot Press Ltd, Dublin, 1942
Childrens | Hard Cover

Shakespeare: The 'Lost Years'

E A J Honigmann
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1985
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt

with 18 colour plates by Winifred Brunton, a lovely copy
Winifred Brunton, illustrator, History by Eminent Egyptologists, and foreword by Professor J H Breasted
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1926
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dispatches (Signed copy)

Signed by Michael Herr in 1991
Michael Herr
Picador, London, 1980
Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Darling Ma, Letters to her Mother 1932–44 (Signed copy)

With Joyce Grenfell's signature laid in.
Joyce Grenfell, edited and introduced by James Roose-Evans
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1989
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

Ten PAUL THEROUX first editions

Travel & fiction: Picture Palace; World's End; The Consul's File; The Mosquito Coast; The London Embassy; My Secret History; Collected Short Novels; The Old Patagonian Express; Riding the Iron Rooster; and Millroy the Magician
Paul Theroux
Various, London and New York, 1977
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Two Stories by Ernest Dowson

The Eyes of Pride and Countess Marie of the Angels, published in The Bibelot
Ernest Dowson
Thomas B Mosher, Portland, Maine, 1912
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

On Education in the Principles of Art

An 1843 speech by Richard Greswell to the Ashmolean Society
Richard Greswell
The Ashmolean Society, Oxford, 1844
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

A History of Socialism

Signed by Scottish historian Peter Hume Brown
Thomas Kirkup
A & C Black, London, 1906
Politics & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Worst Woman in London

29 short stories by F C Philips, including 'A Man Shouldn't Marry a Murderess'
F C Philips
Downey & Co, London, 1895
Fiction | Hard Cover

George Formby, A Biography (Signed copy)

Signed by Alan Randall, a George Formby expert...
Alan Randall, and Ray Seaton
W H Allen, London, 1974
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Patchwork (Signed copy)

Inscribed by Captain Basil Hall to John Richardson, naval surgeon and arctic explorer
Captain Basil Hall, RN
Edward Moxon, London, 1841
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

Paddington; As it Was and As it Is

A rare London history from 1877
"Cantab", pseud Loftus Shade
Printed for the Author, London, 1877
Topography | Hard Cover

Vedanta for Modern Man

Christoper Isherwood edits this collection of essays
Christopher Isherwood, editor
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1952
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Spring Harvest No 1, April 1946

The magazine of the Oxford University Author-Critic Club
Not stated
Oxford University Author-Critic Club, Oxford, 1946
Ephemera | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Reason in Architecture

Eight lectures given at the Royal Academy in 1906
T G Jackson
John Murray, London, 1906
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tatler, The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff

1704, full leather, volume 2
Richard Steele
Hintot et al, London, 1743
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Spectator, Volume the Fourth

Full leather, 1744
Joseph Addison, and Richard Steele
J & R Tonson, London, 1744
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Lord Chesterfield's Letters to his Son

3 of 4 vols, 1804, full leather
Philip Dormer Stanhope Lord Chesterfield, published from originals by Eugenia Stanhope
W J & J Richardson et al, London, 1804
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Richard Jefferies

First Aldine edition of 1938, quarter bound in red leather
Edward Thomas
J M Dent, London, 1938
Edward Thomas | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound


A classic Patricia Wentworth crime thriller
Patricia Wentworth
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Heavens Above! (Signed copy)

Signed by John Boulting, author and director of the Peter Sellers film of the same name
John Boulting, and Frank Harvey; illustrated by Donald Parker
Michael Joseph, London, 1963
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Pierre-Simon Laplace manuscript

Handwritten note and mathematical calculus
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Handwritten, France, n.d.
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Syphilis, Its Diagnosis and Treatment

A rare first edition, owned by a doctor in West Africa in 1914
F J Lambkin, with a preface by Sir Frederick Treves
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, London, 1910
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

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