Browse by Date—1900–1949

The Cruise of the Breadwinner

1946, first edition of H E Bates' wartime novella
H E Bates, dustwrapper by Broom Lynne
Michael Joseph, London, 1946
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Red Cross Story Book

c1915 in the original dustwrapper, stories by serving soldiers
A A Milne. Oliver Onions, R Austen Freeman etc
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1915
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Everyman & Other Plays

1925, with beautiful illustrations printed in gold, blue and black by John Austen
John Austen, illustrator
Chapman & Hall, London, 1925
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions

Architecture Industry and Wealth, Collected Papers

1902, a collection of eleven papers, speeches etc by William Morris
William Morris
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1902
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

I, Claudius & Claudius the God

1936, early printings from The Albatross
Robert Graves
The Albatross, Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover

Portraits and Speculations

1913, Arthur Ransome's essays, this copy signed by Maurice Firuski in 1916
Arthur Ransome
Macmillan, London, 1913
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Witch in the Clock Tower

1946, first edition in novel form
Joyce Alice Bissell Thomas
Robert Hale, London, 1946
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Hundred Fables of La Fontaine

1900, illustrated by Percy J Billinghurst
Jean de la Fontaine, illustrated by Percy J Billinghurst
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1900
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Victorian Ghost Stories

edited by Montague Summers
Montague Summers, edited by and with an introduction by
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1936
Fiction | Hard Cover

When We Were Very Young

A 1926 edition, includes the first appearance of Winnie the Pooh
A A Milne, with decorations by E H Shepard
Methuen, London, 1926
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Rich Man

A 1932 romance from Katharine Tynan in the original wrapper
Katharine Tynan
Collins, London, 1932
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Land of Heart's Desire

1913 edition of W B Yeats's one act play
W B Yeats
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1913
Drama | Hard Cover

A Brass Hat in No-Man's Land

F P Crozier's Great War memoir
Brig.-Gen. F P Crozier
Jonathan Cape, London, 1930
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hadrian's Wall

1922, first edition, with 6 colour plates by the author
Jessie Mothersole
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1922
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cheltenham College Register 1841–1927

with supplement of 1841–1919 Additions and Corrections 1919–1951
Edward Scot Skirving, editor, and Charles Herbert Pigg (editor, supplement)
The College, Cheltenham, 1928
School & University Registers | Hard Cover

Discurso del Presidente Dr. Ramon J Carcano en al acto de la tome de posesion (Signed copy)

Signed by Ramon Carcano's son, Miguel Angel Carcano, also an Argentinian politician
Ramon J Carcano
Consejo Nacional de Prevision Social, Buenos Aires, 1944
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde

1914, a collection of his shorter writings
Oscar Wilde, preface by Robert Ross
Methuen, London, 1914
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contemporary Music (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert H Hull, Hogarth Essays second series
Robert H Hull, cover design by Vanessa Bell
The Hogarth Press, London, 1927
Music | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Ploughman's Folly

1945, a first printing of this farming classic
Edward H Faulkner, with a foreword by S Graham Brade-Birks
Michael Joseph, London, 1945
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper


1915, illustrated with 84 photographs
Tom Reece, and W G Clifford
A & C Black, London, 1915
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mystical Element of Religion

as Studied in Saint Catherine of Genoa and her Friends. 1927, two volumes (complete)
Baron Friedrich von Hugel
J M Dent, London, 1927
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

The Hampden Club Magazine

The first 12 issues (1924/1925) for London's The Hampden Residential Club
Norman W Rae, editor
The Hampden Residential Club, London, 1925
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The City We Loved: Coventry, England

c1942, a record of the devastating Blitz in the West midlands city
Three Spires Publishing, Coventry, 1942
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Court is Sitting (Signed copy)

Signed by Ernest Pettifer, and where he describes the goings-on in the court
Ernest W Pettfier
Clegg & Sons, Bradford, 1940
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Man and the Hour

1934, an early Arthur Bryant title, with studies of Hitler, Mussolini etc
Arthur Bryant, editor
Philip Allan, London, 1934
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

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