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The Devil's Elbow

A very good copy of this Mrs Bradley mystery
Gladys Mitchell, dustwrapper design by Barbara Bradley
Michael Joseph, London, 1951
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

My Bones Will Keep

Mrs Bradley goes to Scotland...
Gladys Mitchell, dustwrapper by Kenneth Farnhill
Michael Joseph, London, 1962
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Bamboo House

The author's first novel, set in Burma during the Second World War
George Scurfield
Michael Joseph, London, 1950
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

City Politics

A Study of Leopoldville 1962–1963
J S La Fontaine
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1970
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Fathers and Sons in Athens

Ideology and Society in the Era of the Peloponnesian War
Barry S Strauss
Routledge, London, 1993
£12.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Victorian Feminists

A study of Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett
Barbara Caine
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992
£20.00
Social Sciences | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Colors of Callas, Reflections of an Icon (Signed copy)

Signed by Patrick Byrne to Peter Howe
Taylor Pero, and Patrick C Byrne
Llumina Press, Coral Springs, 2002
£40.00
Maria Callas | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Bloomsbury's Outsider

A Life of David Garnett
Sarah Knights
Bloomsbury, London, 2015
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Bicycle Thieves

The first UK printing of Luigi Bartolini's classic novel
Luigi Bartolini, translated by C J Richards
Michael Joseph, London, 1952
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Rough Shoot

A thriller from the author of Rogue Male
Geoffrey Household, wrapper design by Patrick Gierth
Michael Joseph, London, 1951
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Madame Bovary

Flaubert's debut novel, illustrated by Pierre Brissaud
Gustave Flaubert, translated by J Lewis May, introduction by Jacques de Lavretelle, illustrations by Pierre Brissaud engraved in wood by Theo Schmied
The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press, New York & London, 1950
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

Frabjous Beasts & Frumious Birds

A catalogue of Quentin Blake's wonderful sketches
Quentin Blake
Chris Beetles, London, 2010
£10.00
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Two Jean Anouilh first editions

Antigone & Eurydice (1951) and Colombe (1952)
Jean Anouilh
Methuen, London, 1951
£10.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Sirmione a Maria Callas

Signed by the author, Michelle Nocera, and Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato
Michelle Nocera
Grafiche Zarantonello, Sirmione, 1997
£30.00
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Age of Marshall

Aspects of British Economic Thought 1890–1915
Narmadeshwar Jha, foreword by Sir Dennis H Robertson
Novelty & Co, Ashoka Rajpath, 1963
£15.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Man Who Was Shakespeare

Calvin Hoffman's Marlovian theory
Calvin Hoffman
Max Parrish, London, 1955
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William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Double Bluff

The sixth Luis Mendoza mystery
Dell Shannon, pseud. Elizabeth Linington
William Morrow, New York, 1963
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

...as the case requires

A limited edition tribute to composer Christopher Whelen
Dennis Andrews
Libanus Press, Marlborough, 1994
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Mexico

Martin Parr's photographs of Mexico
Martin Parr
Chris Boot, London, 2006
£20.00
Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Night Watch (Signed copy)

Signed by Sarah Waters
Sarah Waters
Virago, London, 2006
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Looking Back and Name Dropping (Signed copy)

Signed by Moray Watson
Moray Watson, foreword by Dame Judi Dench
The Erskine Press, Eccles, 2016
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Prize Stories 1959: The O Henry Awards

including John Cheever and James Baldwin
Paul Engle, editor, assisted by Curt Harnack & Constance Urdang
Doubleday, New York, 1959
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Tom Jones, A Film Script

John Osborne's adaptation of Fielding's novel
John Osborne
Faber & Faber, London, 1963
£10.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Days: Tangier Diary 1987–1989

Paul Bowles' life in North Africa
Paul Bowles
Ecco Press, New York, 1991
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Heavens Above!

The basis for the Peter Sellers film of the same name
John Boulting, and Frank Harvey; illustrated by Donald Parker
Michael Joseph, London, 1963
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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