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The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Twelfth Night

with handwritten cast list from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, in 1924
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
J M Dent, London, 1923
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Popular Opinions, or A Picture of Real Life (Signed copy)

A rarity of 19th century Scottish verse, this copy inscribed by the author to literary critic Sir Francis Jeffrey
Anonymous, possibly by Thomas Bell
James Hedderwick & Co, Glasgow, 1812
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Shakespeare's Legal & Political Background

A contribution to Shakespeare scholarship and legal history
George W Keeton
Isaac Pitman, London, 1967
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland

Being a Collection of Thomas Churchyard's Pieces Relative to that Country; with Historical Notices, and a Life of the Author.
George Chalmers
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1817
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Tour in Quest of Genealogy

through several parts of Wales, Somersetshire and Wiltshire, in a Series of Letters to a Friend in Dublin; Interspersed with a Description of Stourhead and Stonehenge; Together with Various Anecdotes, and Curious Fragments from a Manuscript Collection Asc
Richard Fenton, as A Barrister
Sherwood, Neely & Jones, London, 1811
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Scottish Poems of the Sixteenth Century

Two volumes, the first edition of 1801
John Graham Dalyell
Constable, Edinburgh, 1801
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mayan Prophecies (Signed copy)

Signed by Adrian G Gilbert
Adrian G Gilbert, and Maurice M Cotterell
Element, Shaftesbury, 1995
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Witchcraft and Magic

Witches, ghosts, fortune-telling, demons...
Pat Hodgson
Wayland, Hove, 1978
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Origins of Life: How Life Began. Abiogenesis, Astrobiology

24 essays on how life began
Michael Russell, and Rudolf Schild (editors)
Cosmology Science Publishers, Cambridge, Mass., 2011
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Essays in Satire

Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Sheed and Ward, London, 1928
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
London County Council, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folk-Tales of Bengal

contains 22 tales of myth and legend
Rev. Lal Behari Day
Macmillan, London, 1920
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Children's Costume from the Great Masters

Signed by Spanish artist Gregorio Prieto
Percy MacQuoid
Medici Society, London, 1923
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

1891, two volumes in a nice half-leather binding
Oliver Wendell Holmes
David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1891
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Richard Mayr, Wiehe, Herz and Humor im Baßschlüssel (Signed copy)

Signed by the Austrian bass-baritone Richard Mayr
Otto Kunz, with a foreword by Lotte Lehmann
Das Bergland-Buch, Berlin, 1933
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Songs of a Moorland Parish with Prose Sketches

A Collection of Verse and Prose, Chiefly Relating to the Parish of Saddleworth
Ammon Wrigley
Moore and Edwards, Saddleworth, 1912
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

How to Become a Commercial Artist

an illustrated guide in an attractive wrapper
Reginald Harrison
Vawser & Wiles, London, 1948
Art | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

The Elements of the English Language

1765, in French & English, Les Elemens de la Langue Angloise
V J Peyton
Paul Vaillant, London, 1765
Reference | Hard Cover | Leather Bound


Memoirs of a Safe-breaker
Shifty Burke
Arthur Barker, London, 1966
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Seed Beneath the Snow

An anti-fascist novel from Ignazio Silone
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye
Jonathan Cape, London, 1943
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Franciscan Message to the World

The life and spirituality of St Francis
Agostino Gemelli, translated and adapted by Henry Louis Hughes
Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1934
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

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