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Sam Jones' Gospel Sermons

illustrated by Gustave Dore
Rev. Sam P Jones
Rhodes & McClure, Chicago, 1910
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Ninon de Lenclos

The memoirs of the famed courtesan, author and philosopher
Anne de Lenclos
Arthur L Humphreys, London, 1904
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Call of the Canyon

A Zane Grey Western set in Arizona after the Great War
Zane Grey, dustwrapper by Frank Street
The Musson Book Company, Toronto, 1933
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Syndical and Corporative Institutions of Italian Fascism

1938, the first US edition
G Lowell Field
Columbia University Press, New York, 1938
£20.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Farewell to Arms

The Modern Library edition in an attractive wrapper
Ernest Hemingway, introduction by Ford Madox Ford
The Modern Library, New York, 1945
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Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Chinese Folk-Lore Tales

1910, first edition, a presentation copy from the publisher
Rev J MacGowan
Macmillan, London, 1910
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Le Chanson de Roland

Bedier's translation from Old French to Modern French, in a pleasing blue leather binding by Hachette of London
Joseph Bedier
L'Edition D'Art, Paris, 1924
£30.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Of Human Bondage

1915, first edition in a Sangorski & Sutcliffe half-leather binding
W Somerset Maugham
William Heinemann, London, 1915
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Why England Slept

John F Kennedy's study of British Government's lack of action before the Second World War
John F Kennedy, foreword by Henry R Luce
Hutchinson, London, 1940
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History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Coming of the Monster

A Tale of the Masterful Monk
Owen Francis Dudley
Longmans, London, 1938
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

The Ace of Games

An Intimate Talk on Soccer (1944), in the rare original wrapper
Alec E Whitcher, foreword by George F Allison and cartoons & sketches by Reg Carter
Southern Press, Brighton, 1944
£40.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Political Ideals

1917, five essays by Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
The Century Co, New York, 1917
£15.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Wind the Shakes the Barley

and The Song in the Green Thorn Tree, both rebound in red leather
James Barke
Collins, London, 1946
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The New Forget-Me-Not, A Calendar (Signed copy)

Signed by contributor, Godfrey Childe.
Rex Whistler, with contributions from Vita Sackville-West, Clive Bell, Cyril Connolly, Rose Macaulay, Hugh Walpole etc
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1929
On Hold
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Love's Progress, or The Education of Araminta (Signed copy)

This copy signed by Humbert Wolfe
James Laver
The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury, London, 1929
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Association Copy

Float & Fly, A Little Book for Anglers (Signed copy)

Signed by the editor, Samuel J Looker
Samuel J Looker, editor. Frontispiece by Claud Lovat Fraser
Daniel O'Connor, London, 1922
£12.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

A Sheaf of Greek Folk Songs

Gleaned by an Old Philhellene (1922)
Countess Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1922
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dan Leno, Hys Booke

A Volume of Frivolities Autobiographical, Historical, Philosophical, Anecdotal and Nonsensical
Dan Leno
Greening & Co, London, 1904
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

The Child's Discovery of Death

Published under the storm clouds of the Second World War
Sylvia Anthony, introduction by Professor J C Flugel
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1940
£20.00
Psychology | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

This Jewel Remains

A photographic record of the Exeter Baedeker raid of May 1942
M C B Hoare, compiler
The Western Times Co, Exeter, 1947
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Bond

Neith Boyce's 1908 novel of open marriage
Neith Boyce
Duckworth & Co, London, 1908
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Plays of Gods and Men

A collection of four of Lord Dunsany's plays
Lord Dunsany
The Talbot Press Ltd, Dublin, 1918
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Drama | Hard Cover

The Unknown Murderer

Reik criminological and psychological study of murder and its investigation
Theodor Reik, translated from the German by Dr Katherine Jones
The Hogarth Press, London, 1936
£20.00
Psychology | Hard Cover | First Editions

General Headquarters 1914–1916 and its Critical Decisions

This copy signed by WW1 RAF flying ace Ira Jones
Erich von Falkenhayn
Hutchinson, London, 1919
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Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

A Catalogue of Star Chamber Proceedings Relating to Wales

No 1 in the History and Law series from the Board of Celtic Studies of the University of Wales
Ifan Ab Owen Edwards, compiler
University Press, Cardiff, 1929
£30.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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