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The Man Behind Macbeth and Other Studies

Was Macbeth based on a contemporary Scottish figure...?
Sir James Fergusson
Faber & Faber, London, 1969
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel set in the Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony
Nathaniel Hawthorne, illustrated by W A Dwiggins
The Heritage Press, New York, 1946
£10.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

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

The Common Objects of the Country

1897, with twelve colour plates printed by Edmund Evans
Rev J G Wood, illustrated by W S Coleman
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1897
£30.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Shakespeare of London

A study of the bard, the theatre and his city
Marchette Chute, introduction by Sir Ralph Richardson
Secker & Warburg, London, 1951
£10.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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

La Vie Parfaite

A French 1895 edition of St Francis de Sales' Introduction to the Devout Life
Saint Francois de Sales, with a preface by Monseigneur Mermillod
Alfred Mame et Fils, Tours, 1895
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

A small Julia Margaret Cameron bundle

including Brain Hill's Julia Margaret Cameron, A Victorian Family Portrait
Brian Hill
Peter Owen, London, 1973
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Photography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Prince Boohoo and Little Smuts

A series of light-hearted fantasy tales
Harry Jones, illustrated by Gordon Browne
Gardner, Darton & Co, London, 1896
£30.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

America, and the American Church

Henry Caswall's 1839 study of of the American Episcopalian church
Rev Henry Caswall
J G & F Rivington, London, 1839
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches

The Riddles of Culture
Marvin Harris
Hutchinson, London, 1975
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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

The History of Street Literature

The Story of Broadside Ballads, Chapbooks, Proclamations, News-sheets, Election Bills, Tracts, Pamphlets, Cocks, Catchpennies and Other Ephemera
Leslie Shepard
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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

The Golden Key or the Adventures of Buratino (Signed copy)

Signed by the illustrator, Aminadav Kanevsky
Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, illustrated by Aminadav Kanevsky
State Publishing House, Moscow, 1963
£50.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Talking Horse

Bernard Malamud on Life and Work
Bernard Malamud, edited by Alan Cheuse and Nicholas Delbanco
Columbia University Press, New York, 1996
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Wind in the Willows

A nice clean reprint from 1958
Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Ernest H Shepard
Methuen, London, 1958
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Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

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

Close Sesame

Nuruddin Farah's third book in his Variations on the Theme of an African Dictatorship trilogy
Nurrudin Farah
Allison & Busby, London, 1983
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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