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The Theatrical World for 1895

including the first reviews of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband
William Archer, with a prefatory letter by Arthur W Pinero and a synopsis of playbills of the year by Henry George Gilbert
Walter Scott, London, 1896
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions

The World of Arthur Ransome

A wonderfully illustrated study of the author of Swallows and Amazons
Christina Hardyment
Frances Lincoln, London, 2012
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Stormswept Roof of Asia

By Yak, Camel & Sheep Caravan in Tibet, Chinese Turkistan and Over the Kara-Koram
Emil Trinkler, translated from the German by B K Featherstone
Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1931
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mrs Ashton's New Pupil

The 1892 first edition, published by Bradley & Woodruff.
Mrs S S Robbins, (Sarah Stuart Robbins)
Bradley & Woodruff, Boston, 1892
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Suffolk in the Middle Ages (Signed copy)

Signed by Norman Scarfe to Morton Cohen, the Lewis Carroll scholar
Norman Scarfe
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2004
History | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

An early collection of Aldous Huxley's poetry
Aldous Huxley
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1918
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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

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

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

A Fieldwork Notebook of the Darent Gap between Eynsford and Shoreham

An interesting 1950s handwritten study of the farms, landscape, geology etc in Kent and Sussex
C N Brook
Not Published, 1958
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | Handwritten

Lewis Carroll, A Biography and Selected Letters

Two paperback volumes by Professor Morton N Cohen
Morton N Cohen, the Letters written with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green
Papermac, London, 1995
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions

In His Own Country

A selection from the writings of A G Street
A G Street, with drawings by Lionel Edwards
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1950
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ten Hours

The third Vagabond Nights book by Keeler
Harry Stephen Keeler
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

North Bank Night (Signed copy)

Signed by the poet, Edward Storey
Edward Storey, dustwrapper design by Enid Marx
Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1969
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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