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The Imitation of Christ (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Maria Montessori
Thomas a Kempis
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1915
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Melodies of English Verse (Signed copy)

Signed by Lewis Kennedy Morse to Jose Castillejo
Lewis Kennedy Morse
Houghton, Mifflin & Co, Boston, 1916
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies


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

Fir-Flower Tablets

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

About the Old Testament

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


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

Paul Verlaine

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

The Freemason at Work (Signed copy)

Signed by Harry Carr
Harry Carr
Privately printed, London, 1978
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

6 vols, complete. 1772/1773, with William Hogarth frontispiece
Laurence Sterne
Dodsley and Becket, London, 1772
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Dowager of Jerusalem

A play by the famous plant-collector, Reginald Farrer
Reginald Farrer
Edward Arnold, London, 1908
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
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
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
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Stories for the Household

Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and stories
Hans Christian Andersen, translated by H W Ducken. Illustrated by A W Bayes, engraved by the Dalziel Brothers
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1870
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

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
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


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

Vagabond (Signed copy)

Signed by A P Wolf
A P Wolf
Fourth Estate, London, 1991
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
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
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Nine 1960s poetry first editions

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

The Checklist of Fantastic Literature

A Bibliography of Fantasy, Weird and Science Fiction Books Published in the English Language
Everett F Bleiler
Fax Collector's Editions, Illinois, 1972
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Difficult Love

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

Opus 7

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

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