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The Father Christmas Letters

1976, Tolkien's illustrated letters to his children from Father Christmas
J R R Tolkien, edited by Baillie Tolkien
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1976
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Short Account of the British Encampments

Lying Between the Rivers Rheidol and Llyfnant, in the County of Cardigan, and their Connection with the Mines (1866)
J G Williams
D Jenkins / The Observer Offices, Aberystwyth, 1866
£30.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Distaff Dimension

Anne Bulley's biography of the women from one family
Anne Bulley
Cockatrice, London, 2001
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Refiner's Fire; The Enigma of Alchemy in East and West (Signed copy)

Initialled by Joseph Needham, the Second J D Bernal Lecture
Joseph Needham
Birkbeck College, London, 1971
Sold
Science, Mathematics & Technology | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Grim Glory, Pictures of britain under Fire

1941, with photographs by Lee Miller
Ernestine Carter, preface by Edward R Murrow, photographs by Lee Miller and others
Lund Humphries, London, 1941
£50.00
Military & War | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Afropean, Notes from Black Europe (Signed copy)

Signed by Johny Pitts
Johny Pitts
Allen Lane, London, 2019
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Foster in View

A 2009 study of the work of architect Norman Foster
Ben Johnson, with Norman Foster, Charles Jencks, and Mel Gooding. Edited by David Jenkins.
Prestel, London, 2005
£25.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Plankton in Ton (Signed copy)

Signed by the botanical artist Amedeo Baumgartner
Amedeo Baumgartner
Ed. Howeg, Zurich, 2005
£40.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Three Men and a Boat

1889, first edition, later printing (probably the fifth)
Jerome K Jerome, illustrated by A Frederics
J W Arrowsmith, Bristol, 1889
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

On Literature, Music and Philosophy

A selection of Andrei Zhdanov's speeches and reports
A A Zhdanov
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1950
£20.00
Essays | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Letters of Lewis Carroll

A very good set from Morton Cohen's own collection, with letter to MNC from C FitzSimons Allison
Morton N Cohen, with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green
Oxford University Press, New York, 1979
£50.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions | Slipcase

Lewis Carroll, A Biography

The first Japanese edition, in two volumes, and from Morton Cohen's own collection.
Morton N Cohen
Kawaru Shobo Shinsha, Tokyo, 1995
£30.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Though the Streets Burn

A rare account of Canterbury during the Blitz and the Second World War
Catherine E Williamson, preface by Hewlett Johnson
Headley Brothers, London, 1949
£30.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Peeps at Politicians

1930, first edition of Ellen Wilkinson's caricatures of colleagues and opposition
Ellen Wilkinson, MP, preface by Oliver Baldwin, MP, and caricatures by Low, Matt, and Horrabin
Philip Allan, London, 1930
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Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

To-morrow for Apricots

c1930, an early Ursula Bloom title in original wrapper
Ursula Bloom
Hutchinson, London, 1930
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Selected Poems

1928, first edition of this collection of Ezra Pound's poetry
Ezra Pound, edited with an introduction by T S Eliot
Faber & Gwyer, London, 1928
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Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

On Freedom

1911, politician and poet Godfrey Locker Lampson's study of freedom
Godfrey Locker Lampson
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1911
£20.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Men of Gallipoli (Signed copy)

Signed by Peter Liddle to Thomas Spurgeon who served on the Ark Royal in the Gallipoli campaign
Peter Liddle
Allen Lane, London, 1976
£30.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Six late Graham Greene first editions

Honorary Consul, Doctor Fischer, Monsignor Quixote, Captain & the Enemy, The Last Word, and Reflections
Graham Greene
Various, London, 1973
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

All Quiet on the Western Front

First American printing of 1929 in original first state unlipped dustwrapper
Erich Maria Remarque, translated by A W Wheen. Dustwrapper by Paul Wenck.
Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1929
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

James Herbert's Dark Places: Locations and Legends

The first printing, 1993
James Herbert, photographs by Paul Barkshire
HarperCollins, London, 1993
£20.00
Paranormal, Supernatural & Occult | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Eyewitness: Australian Ghosts (Signed copy)

Signed by Miriam Howard-Wright to British radio producer Piers Plowright
Miriam Howard-Wright
Artlook, Western Australia, 1980
£20.00
Paranormal, Supernatural & Occult | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Cinema Dadiste et Surrealiste

with the bookplate of English Surrealist and bibliophile John Lyle
Alain Sayag, and Claire Blanchon
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1978
£20.00
Film & Theatre | Soft Cover | First Editions

The War That Will End War

September 1914, H G Wells' writing on the Great War...
H G Wells
Frank and Cecil Palmer, London, 1914
£30.00
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Something And Nothing—Tales From The Wedding Present: Vol Two

Signed by David Lewis Gedge, Terry de Castro and Lee Thacker
David Lewis Gedge, with Terry de Castro and Jessica McMillan, adapted and illustrated by Lee Thacker, additional editing by Karl Kathuria
Scopitones, Brighton, 2022
£50.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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