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Shakespeare’s Fight with the Pirates

and the Problems of the Transmission of his Text
Alfred W Pollard
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1920
£12.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover

The Fortunes of Falstaff

An expanded version of J Dover Wilson's Clark Lectures of 1943
John Dover Wilson
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1943
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Life of William Shakespeare

A comprehensive biography
Joseph Quincy Adams
Constable, London, 1923
£12.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions

Short Studies in Shakespeare

Macbeth, Hamlet, Falstaff...
G F Bradby
John Murray, London, 1929
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions

What Happens in Hamlet

1935, a first printing of this classic Shakespeare criticism
John Dover Wilson
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1935
£30.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

William Shakespeare, A Study of Facts and Problems

Two volumes, complete, Chamber's collection of Shakespearean documents
E K Chambers
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1930
£40.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions

My Letters from Heaven

Being Messages from the Unseen World Given in Automatic Writing to Winifred Graham from her Father, Robert George Graham
Winifred Graham
Hutchinson, London, 1925
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Shakespeare's Sonnets & Shakespeare, A Commentary

Two pocket editions
William Shakespeare, and M R Ridley
J M Dent, London, 1936
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First thus

The Golden Carpet

Somerset de Chair's mile-by-mile account of action in Iraq in the Second World War
Somerset de Chair
Faber & Faber, London, 1946
£10.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

New Writing 3, Spring 1937

includes the first printing of W H Auden's "Lay your sleeping head, my love", and Isherwood's Berlin Diary
John Lehmann, editor.
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1937
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Girton College Register 1869–1946

including Herta Ayrton, Rosamond Lehmann, Philippa Pearce...
Not stated
Privately printed, Cambridge, 1948
£25.00
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | First Editions

Inside Europe

An early edition of John Gunther's first "Inside" book
John Gunther
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1936
£20.00
History | Hard Cover

The Nutmeg Tree

This copy signed and dedicated by Flora Robson
Margery Sharp
Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1938
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Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Maum Nancy (Signed copy)

Limited edition, signed by Susan Merrick Heywood
Susan Merrick Hayward, illustrated by Wilbur G Kurtz
Mabel Loeb & Virginia Pairo, Atlanta, Georgia, 1937
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

A Writer's Notebook

Somerset Maugham's notebook from 1892 to 1949
W Somerset Maugham
Heinemann & The Book Society, London, 1949
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Selbys

In a superb, original Jazz Age wrapper
Anne Green
Ernest Benn, London, 1930
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Golden Bough, A Study in Magic and Religion

Stamped presentation copy and with De Montmorency bookplate
James George Frazer
Macmillan, London, 1922
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Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First thus

The Great Offensive, The Strategy of Coalition Warfare (Signed copy)

Signed by the translator Heinz Norden
Max Werner, translated by Heinz and Ruth Norden
Victor Gollancz, London, 1943
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

How to Pay for the War

A Radical Plan for the Chancellor of the Exchequer
J M Keynes
Macmillan, London, 1940
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Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Dear Fool (Signed copy)

Signed by Artemas (pseud. Arnold Telford Mason)
Artemas, pseudonym of Arnold Telford Mason
W Westall, London, 1920
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

M R James' A Vignette, his last ghost story

in The London Mercury, November 1936
R A Scott-James, editor. Contributors include M R James, Ralph Bates, Conrad Aiken etc
Statesman & Nation Publishing, London, 1936
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Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Second Jungle Book

1903, with the bookplate of typographer John Lewis, FSIA
Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by J Lockwood Kipling
Macmillan, London, 1903
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

St Hugh's Prayer Book

Given after confirmation in Brampton Parish by the Lord Bishop of Derby
Not stated
A R Mowbray, London, 1929
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Opera House Murders

A crim thriller from Dan Billany
Dan Billany
Faber & Faber, London, 1948
£10.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | First thus

A Cumsha Cruise (Signed copy)

Signed by E Laurie-Long
Ernest Laurie-Long
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1937
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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