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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches

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

Girton College Register 1869–1946

including Herta Ayrton, Rosamond Lehmann, Philippa Pearce...
Not stated
Privately printed, Cambridge, 1948
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
History | Hard Cover

The Nutmeg Tree

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

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