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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
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
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
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Signs, Omens and Superstitions

Astra Cielo's collection of portents and signs
Astra Cielo
Skeffington & Sons, London, 1919
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Rose of Tibet

Lionel Davidson's highly regarded second novel
Lionel Davidson
Book Club Associates, London, 1971
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Opera House Murders

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

Cretan Cults and Festivals

R F Willetts' investigation of the religious traditions of Crete
R F Willetts
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1962
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Only Child & Sorrows, Passions and Alarms

Two volumes of James Kirkup's autobiography
James Kirkup
Collins, 1952, n.d.
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Salmon and Seatrout in Wild Places

Fishing in Scotland
Sidney Spencer
H F & G Witherby, London, 1968
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ayesha, The Return of She

1950s copy in a good wrapper
Henry Rider Haggard
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1950
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Cypress Grove (Signed copy)

Signed by James Sallis, limited edition 142/500
James Sallis
No Exit Press, Harpenden, 2003
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper

Monarchy (Signed copy)

Signed by David Starkey
David Starkey
Harper Perennial, London, 2007
History | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Ghost of Henry James

David Plante's first novel
David Plante
Gambit Incorporated, Boston, 1970
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Cumsha Cruise (Signed copy)

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

Voltaire and the Calas Case (Signed copy)

Signed by Edna Nixon
Edna Nixon
Victor Gollancz, London, 1961
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Lady Incognito

A London thriller from J M Walsh in rare original dustwrapper
J M Walsh
Collins, London, 1940
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Dairy Cows and the Dairy

A guide to breeds and management, stamped from Dimbols Hall in Wrabness
John Walker, edited by T W Sanders
W H & L Collingridge, London, 1908
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

The Square Mark

A Golden Age crime novel
Grace M White, and H L Deakin
Methuen, London, 1929
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Strange Adventures of a House-Boat

1893, the story of a house-boat on the Thames, with a hand-drawn bookplate
William Black
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1893
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Man Who Killed the Deer

One of the great novels of the Pueblo Indians
Frank Waters
The American Library / Sage Books, Denver, 1958
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson

1906, memoirs of the 17th century Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town
Lucy Hutchinson
George Bell & Sons, London, 1906
History | Hard Cover

Race Suicide

A 1945 study of the decline in fertility in European and American populations
G F McCleary
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1945
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Men's Gods (Signed copy)

Signed by Edward Charles, a fragment from an unfinished pageant
Edward Charles
Joiner and Steele Ltd, London, 1931
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Slipcase

Evening Numbers

A 1979 watercolour by David Holt, based on Hythe Ranges
David Holt
Not Published, Hythe, 1979
Artwork | Soft Cover | Hand-painted

Mozart (Signed copy)

This copy signed by Scottish composer Shena Fraser
Hugh Ottaway
Orbis, London, 1979
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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