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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


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

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

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

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

Nine 1960s poetry first editions

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

Raffles, The Amateur Cracksman

c1927, in a super dustwrapper
E W Hornung
Reader's Library, London, 1927
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Evening in Spring

August Derleth's novel of first love
August Derleth
Stanton & Lee, Sauk City, 1945
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper | First thus

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Oeuvres Completes de Paul Verlaine

Volume 1 of the French symbolist poet's works
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1905
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

English Fairy Tales

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, with Rackham's 1926 Christmas Card pasted in annotated by himself
Flora Annie Steel, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Macmillan, London, 1918
Illustrated | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Relativity, The Special and The General Theory, A Popular Exposition

The first UK edition of Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Albert Einstein, translated by Robert W Lawson
Methuen, London, 1920
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Pity for Women

First UK edition of the first to novels of de Montherlant's tetralogy (Les Jeunes Filles and Pitie pour Les Femmes)
Henri de Motherlant
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1937
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manual of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy

A rare first printing
Charles R Baschab
B Herder Book Co, St Louis & London, 1923
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Struggle for World Power

1958, first edition of George Knupffer's struggle between Capitalism and Communism
George Knupffer
The Plain-Speaking Publishing Co, London, 1958
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Life Problems (Memorabilia)

An early edition of Yogendra's epigrams
Shri Yogendra
Yoga, Bombay & New York, 1934
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Honourable Mr Tawnish (Signed copy)

Signed by Jeffrey Farnol to stage actress Madge Compton
Jeffrey Farnol, illustrated by C E Brock
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1913
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Harp of Erin

Vol 1 only, the posthumous collection of Irish poet Thomas Dermody's verse
Thomas Dermody, edited by James Grant Raymond
Richard Phillips, London, 1807
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Sea is Kind

1914, in the original T Sturge Moore binding
T Sturge Moore
Grant Richards, London, 1914
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Hitler et Les Femmes

and Le Journal Intime d'Eva Braun (1948)
Douglas L Hewlett
Editions du Cheval Aile, Paris, 1948
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

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