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Recueil de Contes Populaires Grecs

1881, a collection of Greek folk tales
Emile Legrand
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Way of Poetry

A pocket edition in an attractive embroidered binding
John Drinkwater
Collins, London, 1925
Poetry | Hard Cover

All About Jazz

1934, an early exploration and study of jazz
Stanley R Nelson
Heath Cranton, London, 1934
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Howards End

1910, the fourth impression
E M Forster
Edward Arnold, London, 1910
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Huit Siecles de Poesie Francaise

Eight centuries of French poetry, in a fine leather binding from Hatchette of London
B H Chamberlain, editor
Payot, Paris, 1927
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Le Pot de Basilic

A first edition French novel in Hatchette of London leather binding
Madeleine Clemenceau-Jacquemaire
J Tallandier, Paris, 1928
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Corona Benignitatis Anni Dei

Paul Caludel's poetry in an attractive leather binding from Hatchette
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1920
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

L'Annonce faite à Marie

A 1914 edition of Claudel's play, The Tidings Brought to Mary
Paul Claudel
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1914
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Half Holiday Pastimes for Children

1914, including Japanese gardens, sweet-making, photography...
Gladys Beattie Crozier
T C & E C Jack, London, 1914
Crafts | Hard Cover | First Editions

Six British Soldiers

Cromwell, Marlborough, Wellington, Moore, Abercromby, and Stuart
Sir John Fortescue
Williams and Norgate, London, 1928
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Secret of Laughter (Signed copy)

Signed by Shusha Guppy, magical tales from classical Persia
Shusha Guppy
I B Tauris, London, 2005
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

John Halifax, Gentleman (Signed copy)

With Mrs Craik's cut signature, and signed by the publishers
Dinah Maria Craik, as Dinah Maria Mulock. Illustrated by Oswald Moser and G F Nicholls, and with an introduction by Gordon Home
A & C Black, London, 1912
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions | First thus

The Turf-Cutter's Donkey Goes Visiting

1943, illustrated by George Altendorf
Patricia Lynch, illustrated by George Altendorf
J M Dent, London, 1943
Childrens | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

A Touch of Earth (Signed copy)

Signed by Janina David, her second volume of wartime autobiography
Janina David
Hutchinson, London, 1966
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

War As It Is

1892, a pacifist lecture
Wilhelm Carlsen, translated by P H Peckover
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1892
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

1066 and All That, A Play (Signed copy)

Signed by Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds, Naunton Wayne & five other cast members
Reginald Arkell, based on the book by W C Sellar and R J Yeatman
Methuen, London, 1935
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Dustwrapper

Minority Verdict (Signed copy)

Signed by Robert Mark, the 1973 Dimbleby Lecture
Sir Robert Mark
BBC, London, 1973
Politics, Law & Economics | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Homer's The Odyssey

Vols 5 & 6, translated by Pope, each with four plates including 3 by Fuseli
Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
F J Du Roveray, London, 1806
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

A fold-out map from Keith Johnston's Royal Atlas
Keith Johnston
W & A K Johnston, Edindburgh, 1870
Maps | Hard Cover

No Orchids for Miss Blandish

c1941, and early printing of the author's first book
James Hadley Chase, dustwrapper designed by Merlin
Jarrolds, London, 1941
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The House of Seven Gables (Signed copy)

Limited edition, signed by the illustrator, Valenti Angelo
Nathaniel Hawthorne, with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks and illustrated in colour by Valenti Angelo
Limited Editions Club, New York, 1935
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First thus


Eight Lectures Prepared for The Visual Instruction Committee of the Colonial Office
H J Mackinder
George Philip & Son, London, 1910
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Cumberland and Westmorland, Ancient and Modern

The People, Dialect, Superstitions and Customs (1857)
J Sullivan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1857
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brewers in Hertfordshire

A Historical Gazetteer
Allan Whitaker
University of Hertfordshire Press, Hatfield, 2006
Food & Drink | Soft Cover | First Editions

A Manual of Pushtu

A 1922 study of the Pashto language
Major G Roos-Keppel, and Qazi Abful Ghani Khan, assisted by Sahibzada Abdul Qayum
Crosby, Lockwood & Son, London, 1922
Reference | Hard Cover

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