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Hessian Tapestry

A tumultuous history of the Hesse family and its Royal connections
David Duff
Frederick Muller, London, 1967
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

New Poems

Dora Sigerson Shorter's 1912 collection
Dora Sigerson Shorter
Maunsel & Co Ltd, Dublin, 1912
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Rosinante to the Road

John Dos Passos' third book, a story of Spain
John Dos Passos
George H Doran, New York, 1922
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

English language edition published in Berlin in 1922
Thomas De Quincey
Internationale Bibliothek, Berlin, 1922
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Imitation of Christ (Signed copy)

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


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

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
Readers 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

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

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