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Original semi-abstract oil painting in bespoke frame

The Peak by David Holt (1984)
David Holt
Original Artwork, 1984
Artwork | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Life and Death of Jason (Signed copy)

This copy signed by American writer and anthologist Edward J O'Brien
William Morris
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1914
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Association Copy

Original documents on the Naval career of Alfred Whitehouse 1847–1907

Including two original commissions, 1850 & 1858. Whitehouse became the Paymaster-in-Chief for the Navy
Alfred Whitehouse. Paymaster-in Chief of the Royal Navy
The Office of Admiralty, London, 1847
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Candle in the Dark, A Postscript to Despair

This copy signed by British author Rumer Godden
Irwin Edman
The Viking Press, New York, 1939
Philosophy | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A History of the Game of Bowls

1933, rules, regulations, records etc...
E J Linney, with an introduction by Silas Hocking
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1933
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

War Diaries

Jean-Paul Sartre's Notebooks from a Phoney War, 1939–1940
Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Quintin Hoare
Verso, London, 1984
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Fall of Valor

Charles Jackson's 1946 novel, first major American novel to deal with the theme of homosexuality
Charles Jackson
Rinehart & Co, New York, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Is It Peace?

David Lloyd George's thoughts and theories on the Treaty of Versailles, and the years after the Great War
David Lloyd George
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1923
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Land of the Children

1928, a novel of the Russian Revolution
S Gussiev Orenburgsky, translated from the Russian by Nina Nikolaevna Selivanova
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Pilate's Wife

French author Jean Damase's first novel
Jean Damase, translated from the French by Arthur Mayne
Duckworth & Co, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Warrior's Path

A Native American kidnap novel from American author Don Ryan
Don Ryan
Duckworth & Co, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fairey Aircraft since 1915 (Signed copy)

Signed by H A Taylor
H A Taylor
Putnam, London, 1974
Transport | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Logic as a Positive Science

Della Volpe's efforts to establish a scientific logic free of any aprioristic speculation
Galvano Della Volpe
NLB, London, 1980
Philosophy | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Le Monde Fou Préferé au Monde Sage

1733, an early French language edition of Marie Hubin's The World Unmask'd
Marie Huber, though published anonymously
Wetsteins & Smith, Amsterdam, 1733
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Women of Molise, An Italian Village, 1950

The photographer's images and recollections
Frank Monaco
Thomas Dunne Books, New York, 2001
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Oxford Poetry 1925

including early work by Graham Greene, C Day Lewis and Harold Acton
Patrick Monkhouse, and Charles Plumb (editors)
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1925
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

In a decorative painted calf binding, 6 vols including the Tragedies, Comedies, Biography and Doubtful Plays
William Shakespeare, edited by Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1842
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Studies in Shakespeare

1849, a first edition of Charles Knight's critical notices
Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1849
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Maria Callas

An early Dutch biography of the Diva
Leo Riemens
Bruna & Zoon A.W., Utrecht, 1960
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

An early 20th century copy
James Boswell
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1910
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The House on the Hill

1956, first UK edition, this copy signed to Neville Braybrooke from Derek Stanford and Muriel Spark
Cesare Pavese, translated by W J Strachan. Dustwrapper by Wendy Des Moulins.
Peter Owen, London, 1956
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Soutine's Portraits: Cooks, Waiters and Bellboys

The book to accompany the Courtauld's exhibtion of Chaim Soutine's portraits
Merlin James, with Karen Serres, and Barnaby Wright
Courtauld Gallery, London, 2017
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

David Lance Goines: Posters

1985, a collection of all 114 posters created by Goines
David Lance Goines, introduction by Charles Shere
Alphabet Press, Natick, MA, 1985
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Monet and Architecture

2018, how architecture and buildings feature in Monet's paintings
Richard Thomson
National Gallery, London, 2018
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lambeth's Open Spaces

An Historical Account
Marie P G Draper
London Borough of Lambeth, London, 1979
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | First Editions

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