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The Collegian's Guide

Philatelist John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar's copy of James Pycroft's guide to University
James Pycroft
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, 1858
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Brother of the Red Hand

A Salvation Army story—how Darkie Hutton found redemption...
Reginald Woods, illustrated by James Moss
Salvationist Publishing, London, 1955
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Thoughts from the Writings of R W Barbour

Signed by his son, the Scottish philosopher & author, G F Barbour
R W Barbour
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1925
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Haunts of Men

First US edition, short stories from Robert W Chambers, including the American Civil War
Robert W Chambers
Frederick A Stokes, New York, 1898
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


A classic of twentieth century Italian literature
Ignazio Silone, translated from the Italian by Gwenda David and Eric Mosbacher
Methuen, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover | Dustwrapper

Twelve Justin Cartwright titles, nine signed

Interior, Look at it This Way, Masai Dreaming, In Every Face I Meet, Leading the Cheers, Half in Love, White Lightning, The Promise of Happiness, Not Yet Home
Justin Cartwright
Various, London, n.d.
Collections | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Ruffian on the Stair (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by Nina Bawden
Nina Bawden
Virago, London, 1991
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Inside Russia Today (Signed copy)

Signed by John Gunther, from the library of Fleur Cowles
John Gunther
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1958
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Daughters of Albion (Signed copy)

Signed and dedicated by A N Wilson
A N Wilson
Sinclair Stevenson, London, 1991
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Lawson History of the America's Cup

1986 facsimile of the 1902 first edition, the history of the yachting competition
Winifred M Thompson, and Thomas W Lawson
Ashford Press Publishing, Southampton, 1986
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Fine Bindings | First thus

Unnatural Causes (Signed copy)

Signed by P D James; the third Adam Dalgliesh novel
P D James
Sphere, London, 1984
Fiction | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

Droll Stories

Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
Honore de Balzac, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
Heritage Press | Hard Cover | First thus

The Gwythen Clay Mystery

A classic 1940s childrens' thriller
Michael Poole, illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop
Oxford University Press, London, 1940
Childrens | Soft Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

On an Ancient Mexican Head-piece, coated with Mosaic

An illustrated offprint from Archaeologia (1895)
Charles Hercules Read
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1895
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Archaeologia; Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

Three offprints in one: The Cross of Lothair, A Triptych at the Abbey of Stavelot, and The Abbey of Saint-Denis
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1915
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The War Inevitable

A 1908 addition to the library of Invasion Literature
Alan H Burgoyne
Francis Griffiths, London, 1908
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Crescent and the Cross

Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel—a reprint of Warbuton's 1844 Middle East travel classic
Eliot Warburton
Maclaren & Company, London, 1910
On Hold
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Catechism on Double Counterpoint and Fugue

with Illustrations and Examples from the Theoretical Works of Albrechtsberger, Reicha, Marpurg, Choron, Beethoven etc
James Alexander Hamilton
Robert Cocks & Co, London, 1836
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Dunkirk Sportsmen

Memories of the sportsmen in the forces at Dunkirk and more...
Alec Adrian
Arthur H Stockwell, Ilfracombe, 1943
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The "Lettre de Cachet"

Short stories from Catherine Grace F Gore, one of the silver fork authors
C.H., pseud Catherine Grace Frances Gore
Digby, Long & Co, London, 1900
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

Military Intervention in Britain (Signed copy)

Signed by Anthony Babington
Anthony Babington
Routledge, London, 1990
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Reflexions sur la Typografie

Extracts from the preface of Bodini's Manual of Typography
Giambatista Bodoni
J Haumont, Paris, 1951
Crafts | Soft Cover | Limited Editions | First thus

Lewis Carroll, A Biography

Audiobook, unabridged on 16 cassettes
Morton N Cohen, read by David Case
Books on Tape, Newport Beach, 1998
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover

A Nurse's War (Signed copy)

Signed by Brenda McBryde, her Second World War experiences
Brenda McBryde
The Hogarth Press, London, 1986
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First thus

The Silence of Colonel Bramble

Andre Maurois' fictional account of his WW1 service
Andre Maurois
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1930
Fiction | Hard Cover

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