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Swimming

A fantastic Edwardian book, including ho to smoke underwater
Montague A Holbein
C Arthur Pearson, London, 1904
£20.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Fir-Flower Tablets

Poems from the Chinese
Florence Ayscough, (translator), English versions by Amy Lowell
Constable, London, 1922
£17.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

About the Old Testament

A study by Alban Goodier, Bishop of Bombay
Alban Goodier
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1929
£18.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Threads

A book of poetry from Dorothy Quick, one of Mark Twain's Angel Fish
Dorothy Quick
Erskine Macdonald, London, 1927
£12.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Paul Verlaine

A pocket biography of the French Decadent poet
Wilfred Thorley
Constable, London, 1914
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of a Grandfather; Second Series

1829, three volumes, Walter Scott's episodes from Scottish history
Walter Scott
Cadell & Co, Edinburgh, 1829
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Last Diaries, In and Out of the Wilderness (Signed copy)

The third volume of Alan Clark's diaries, signed by his widow, Jane
Alan Clark, edited by Ion Trewin
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Dowager of Jerusalem

A play by the famous plant-collector, Reginald Farrer
Reginald Farrer
Edward Arnold, London, 1908
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tudor School-Boy Life

Twenty-five dialogues by Juan Luis Vives
Juan Luis Vives, translated by Foster Watson
J M Dent, London, 1908
£20.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Lewis Carroll's Library

facsimile of the auction after LC's death, from the library of Morton N Cohen
Jeffrey Stern
The Lewis Carroll Society of North America, 1981
£25.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Selma Lagerlof's timeless Swedish fable
Selma Lagerlof, translated by Velma Swanston Howard. Decorations by Harold Heartt
Arthur F Bird, London, 1912
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Gosta Berling's Saga

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's first novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Lillie Tudeer
Chapman & Hall, London, 1898
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Harvest

A collection of writings from Swedish author, Selma Lagerlof
Selma Lagerlof, translated by Florence and Naboth Hedin
T Werner Laurie Ltd, London, 1935
£15.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

Vagabond (Signed copy)

Signed by A P Wolf
A P Wolf
Fourth Estate, London, 1991
£20.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Children's Stories from Russian Fairy Tales

1917, with 12 colour plates by Arthur A Dixon
Seraphima Pulman, (translator), illustrated by Arthur A Dixon
Raphael Tuck, London, 1917
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Songs from the Desert

A rare 1917 first edition of Australian Great War poetry
A Lighthorseman, pseud. Godfrey William Warren White
Whitehead, Morris & Co, Cairo, 1917
£30.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Nine 1960s poetry first editions

including Austin Clarke, Patric Dickinson, Dom Moraes, Donald Davie etc
Various
Various, London, 1960
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Difficult Love

1927, an early collection of verse from L A G Strong
L A G Strong
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1927
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Opus 7

A long narrative poem from Sylvia Townsend Warner
Sylvia Townsend Warner
Chatto & Windus, London, 1931
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The New Providence

Sold at Sylvia Beach's Shakespeare & Co bookshop in Paris
R H Mottram
Chatto & Windus, London, 1930
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper | Association Copy

Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin's collection of essays
James Baldwin, dustwrapper design by Charles Gorham
Michael Joseph, London, 1964
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

If It Had Happened Otherwise

Lapses into Imaginary History
J C Squire, (editor), contributors include Winston Churchill, Ronald Knox and Hilaire Belloc
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1931
£80.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

L'Archipel en Feu

First French edition by Hetzel of Jules Verne's novel of the Greek War of Independence
Jules Verne, illustrated by Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Twenty Five Years of Progress

An illustrated Siemens brochure from 1930, detailing achievments in railway power and automatic signalling 1905–1930
Siemens
Siemens & General Electric, London, 1930
£20.00
Transport | Soft Cover | First Editions

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

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