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The Iliad and The Odyssey

Both book illustrated with lithographs by Elisabeth Frink
Homer, translated by E V Rieu, with lithographs by Elisabeth Frink
The Folio Society, London, 1974
£40.00
Classics | Hard Cover

The Fahrenheit Twins (Signed copy)

Signed by Michel Faber
Michel Faber
Canongate, Edinburgh, 2005
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Colors of Callas, Reflections of an Icon (Signed copy)

Signed by Patrick Byrne to Peter Howe
Taylor Pero, and Patrick C Byrne
Llumina Press, Coral Springs, 2002
£40.00
Maria Callas | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Bloomsbury's Outsider

A Life of David Garnett
Sarah Knights
Bloomsbury, London, 2015
£10.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Towards Freedom

Documents on the Movement for Independence in India 1940. Part 1.
K N Panikkar, editor, preface by Sabyasachi Bhattacharya (general editor)
Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Company of Men

Romain Gary's novel of post-war France
Romain Gary, translated by Joseph Barnes. Dustwrapper by Biro.
Michael Joseph, London, 1950
£10.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Mystic Masseur and Miguel Street

First UK editions of Naipaul's first and third novels
V S Naipaul
Andre Deutsch, London, 1957
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Bicycle Thieves

The first UK printing of Luigi Bartolini's classic novel
Luigi Bartolini, translated by C J Richards
Michael Joseph, London, 1952
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Of Other Worlds

Three short stories and essays from C S Lewis
C S Lewis, edited by Walter Hooper
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1966
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

A Rough Shoot

A thriller from the author of Rogue Male
Geoffrey Household, wrapper design by Patrick Gierth
Michael Joseph, London, 1951
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Treaty of Versailles and After

Annotations of the Text of the Treaty
Not stated, first issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office
Greenwood Press, New York, 1968
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First thus

Madame Bovary

Flaubert's debut novel, illustrated by Pierre Brissaud
Gustave Flaubert, translated by J Lewis May, introduction by Jacques de Lavretelle, illustrations by Pierre Brissaud engraved in wood by Theo Schmied
The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press, New York & London, 1950
£15.00
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus | Slipcase

Ronald Searle Remembered (1920–2011), England's Greatest Cartoonist

A superbly illustrated catalogue from Chris Beetles
David Wootton, illustrated by Ronald Searle
Chris Beetles, London, 2012
£12.00
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Frabjous Beasts & Frumious Birds

A catalogue of Quentin Blake's wonderful sketches
Quentin Blake
Chris Beetles, London, 2010
£10.00
Art | Soft Cover | First Editions

Begone Satan!

A Soul-Stirring Account of a Diabolical Possession in Iowa
Carl Vogl, translated by Celestine Kapsner
Catholic Truth Society, Hong Kong, 1970
£10.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover

Architectural Association Quarterly, Vol 1, No 3, July 1969

The Human Setting
Dennis Sharp, editor
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1969
£12.00
Architecture & Design | Soft Cover | First Editions

Two books on the Suez Crisis

Bromberger's Secrets of Suez and Paul Johnson's The Suez War
Merry & Serge Bromberger, and Paul Johnson
See description, London, 1957
£10.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Two Jean Anouilh first editions

Antigone & Eurydice (1951) and Colombe (1952)
Jean Anouilh
Methuen, London, 1951
£10.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Three Isabel Colegate first editions

The Shooting Party, Deceits of Time & The Summer of the Royal Visit
Isabel Colegate
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1980
£10.00
Collections | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Mr Stone and the Knights Companion

The first US printing
V S Naipaul, dustwrapper by Leonard Rosoman
Macmillan, New York, 1964
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Screwtape Letters

1954 edition in the original wrapper.
C S Lewis
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1954
£12.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Dharma Bums

1965, the first Mayflower-Dell paperback edition
Jack Kerouac
Mayflower-Dell, London, 1965
£10.00
Fiction | Soft Cover | First thus

Sirmione a Maria Callas

Signed by the author, Michelle Nocera, and Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato
Michelle Nocera
Grafiche Zarantonello, Sirmione, 1997
£30.00
Maria Callas | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Face of the World

Cecil Beaton's international scrapbook of people and places
Cecil Beaton
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1957
£15.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Experiencing Art: In the Brain of the Beholder

How do we appreciate a work of art? Why do we like some artworks but not others?
Arthur P Shimamura
Oxford University Press, New York, 2013
£20.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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