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1983, Finegold and Seitz's classic book
Rupert Finegold, and William Seitz
Krause Publications, Iowa, 1983
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions

Original 1877 Rate Book for Bishop's Hull, Somerset

With handwritten entries of all residents
Not stated
Knight & Co, London, 1877
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | Handwritten

The Dark Island

1934, a Hogarth Press first edition of Vita Sackville-West's novel
Vita Sackville-West, with map drawn by Ben Nicolson
The Hogarth Press, London, 1934
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lady Killer

1957, first edition of this murder thriller
William M Hardy
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1957
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Nineteen-Sixteen, An Anthology

1935, poems inspired by the Easter Rising in Dublin, 1916
Edna C Fitzhenry, compiler
Browne and Nolan, Dublin, 1935
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Crusader's Christmas

c1890, covers cut in the shape of the crusader's armour, and with super lithographs
Broadbrim, illustrations by Frank Feller
The Art Lithographic Publishing Co, Munich & New York, 1890
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Police Handbook: Home Office Aliens Department, Aliens Order 1953

The 1959 edition with circular from the Home Office
Home Office
Home Office, London, 1959
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover

Photograph album of Russian tanks made in Smethwick, September 1941

Valentine Mk2 tanks being unveiled in front of the Russian ambassador, Ivan Maisky, and Harold Macmillan
Not stated
Not stated, Smethwick, 1941
Military & War | Hard Cover

Widsith, Beowulf, Finnsburgh, Waldere, Deor

C K Scott Moncrieff's translation "Done Into Common English After the Old Manner"
C K Scott Moncrieff, with an introduction by Viscount Northcliffe
Chapman & Hall, London, 1921
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New

1722, an important King James Bible printed by James Watson, Edinburgh
James Watson (Printer), with engraved title within architectural border by Robert Wood
James Watson, Edinburgh, 1722
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Long Whip

The Story of a Great Husky (in Admiral Byrd's second Antarctic expedition)
Jane Brevoort Walden, and Stuart D L Paine
Chapman & Hall, London, 1937
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

An Introduction to Dutch Art

This copy belonged to artist and illustrator Brian Robb
R H Wilenski
Faber & Gwyer, London, 1929
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Yitzhaq II ben Amram ben Shalma ben Tabia

Postcard signed by the 121st high Priest of the Samaritans
Not stated
Not stated, n.d.
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Bram Stoker's Dracula: Sucking Through the Century, 1897–1997

A series of essays
Carol Margaret Davison, editor
Dundern Press, Toronto & Oxford, 1997
Literary Criticism | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Sun Queen & People of the Twilight

Two weird fiction first editions from H Kaner
Hyman Kaner, dustwrapper design by H W Perl
The Kaner Publishing Company, Llandudno, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Strange Adventure in the Life of Miss Laura Mildmay

J Sheridan Le Fanu's ghost story, including Madam Crowl's Ghost
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, introduction by Herbert Van Thal, frontispiece and wrapper by Felix Kelly
Home and Van Thal Ltd, London, 1947
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Marriage of Anne

1927, a Jazz Age romance from Concordia Merrel
Concordia Merrel, dustwrapper design by John Drew
George H Doran, New York, 1927
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

"Holmes, This is Amazing", Essays in Unorthodox Research (Signed copy)

Signed by Roger Lancelyn Green to Morton N Cohen
Roger Lancelyn Green
Privately printed, London, 1975
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, signed postcard dated 1899

The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain in 1865
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Not Published, 1899
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

The Scots Kitchen

1931 (seventh impression); Its Traditions and Lore with Old-Time Recipes
F Marian McNeill
Blackie & Son, London & Glasgow, 1931
On Hold
Food & Drink | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Cratylus, Phaedo, Parmenides, and Timaeus of Plato

1793, the first English translation by Thomas Taylor
Plato, translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor
Benjamin and John White, London, 1793
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Bombardment of Scarbro by the Russian Fleet in 1891

1889, a rare, humorous, addition to Invasion Literature
Untruthful Thomas
Crown Publishing Co (Bonnett & Shum), London, 1889
Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Roman Antiquities: or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans

1792, the enlarged second edition of Alexander Adam's classic in an attractive marbled calf binding
Alexander Adam
A Strahan, T Cadell & W Creech, Edinburgh & London, 1792
History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Dante's Divine Comedy, Vol 1: Inferno

Venice, 1751. La Commedia di Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri
Giambatista Pasquali, Venezia (Venice), 1751
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Journal of a Route Across India, through Egypt, to England

1819, Fitzclarence's account of the journey, with maps and hand-coloured aquatint plates
Lt.-Col. George August Fitzclarence
John Murray, London, 1819
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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