Photograph Album of the Maiden Voyage of HMS Apollo
Able Seaman A.W. AMES - Photographer
Photograph album; 23 by 30cm; soft bound with gilt titles; contains some 190 photographic images of the locations visited by HMS Apollo on her maiden voyage to and from the West Indies between January 1936 and May 1938...
The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Fitzgerald.
BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John
Limited edition; small folio; original quarter natural undyed morocco with gilt to spine, upper board blocked in gold to a design by Buckland Wright...
Aftermath: Seven Poems and Wood Engravings
COOK, J. Kingsley
Limited edition; number 3 of 4 specially-bound copies with 2 signed prints on Japanese silk paper; original red morocco, folio. Poems and Wood Engravings from drawings made in London and Bristol after the air raids of the Second World War...
The Tietjens Tetralogy. Some do not; No more Parades; A Man could stand up; Last Post.
FORD, Ford Madox
Four volumes. First editions; 8vo; original green cloth boards. A rare complete set of the Tietjens tetralogy in dust jackets. Volume 1: Some Do Not, spine ends bumped, spine and white lettering to spine faded, some wear to extremities and an indentation across rear board...
First edition; 8vo; original quarter purple cloth and originally dust jacket with painting by Tom Adams. With the original Book Society Choice wrap around band Signed by the author on the title page...
Real Farmhouse Cheese
FREEDMAN, Barnett (Illustrator)
Small folio, 16 pp. Plain card wraps in fabric faced pictorial dustjacket. 8 full-page lithographs. A trade promotional publication, describing traditional British cheeses...
Chemist's Recipe Book
A leather-bound ledger; 8vo. Indexed recipies for creams, potions, medicines and mixtures Gudgen would require in his business. The list ranges from some of the obvious, such as antibilious pills, cough pills (balls for horses), neuralgia mixture; everyday compounds including asthma cigarettes, bug poison, hair dye and bicycle care; and many culinary items including mushroom ketchup, French mustard, salad dressing, mayonnaise and currie powder...
The Iron Man: A Story In Five Nights.
HUGHES, Ted: Illustrated by George Adamson
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Tipped in slip to front end papers "For Grahame White Best Wishes from Ted Hughes." A near fine copy with a little wear to spine ends in a very good dust jacket, with the spine slightly faded, some wear to spine ends and rear panel a little dusty...
Worrals of the W.A.A.F.
JOHNS, W. E.
First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and illustrated dust jacket; monochrome frontispiece. The first of Johns' books about Joan 'Worrals' Worralson...
Autograph signed letter.
Autograph signed letter; one page, 8vo, written on the reverse of a typed letter from The Evening News, London, signed by Arthur E. Olley. Olley writes '"The Evening News" would like to tell its readers what are the Pet Aversions of a number of eminent people...
Places: 7 Prints From Woodblocks Designed and Engraved by Paul Nash.
Limited edition; 4to; original cloth backed boards with the first print repeated on the front cover. Signed by Nash, this being number 47 of 55 copies on japon paper with designs printed directly from the woodblocks...
Samuel Palmer 1805-1881 his Circle and its Relation to Blake
Unpublished manuscript history of Palmer's circle, written and illustrated by an accomplished artist with fine gouache and ink facsimiles of a number of Palmer and Blake's best known works...
A town like Alice.
First edition; 8vo; original publishers red boards and dust jacket. Fine in a very good dust jacket which has very slight loss to head and foot of spine and some tape reinforcement to the verso...
Rose Acre Papers
First edition; 8vo; original shaded blue and white paper covered boards, blue cloth back and printed spine label. The book contains four essays, all without title; some previously published in the Atlantic Monthly and The Week's Survey; and two, the third and fourth were later included in Rose Acre Papers published in 1910...
Signed Hand Written: The First Day of the Somme
WORLD WAR ONE: Private later Acting Sergeant Walter Keeble
Autograph signed letter; two pages on Northampton General Hospital head note paper, dated 12th July 1916. Together with photographs of Keeble and his wife and a small number of documents including Demobilization Certificate...
Letters to Ada
WORLD WAR ONE: Private Roger Cook
A Collection of 34 Letters from Pte Roger Cook A Coy 5th Battalion (Western Cavalry from British Columbia) 1st Canadian Division to Ada Trevan of Hammersmith, London...
Archive of Wilfred Taylor 1916-1918
WORLD WAR ONE: Royal Flying Corps
Two small notebooks, seven drawings and four period photographs of Air Mechanic Wilfred Taylor. Taylor joined the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in 1916. The first notebook is titled W Taylor Royal Flying Corps...
Evacuee Photograph Album of Sydenham Junior Boys School 1939-1940.
World War Two
Photograph album; 23 by 30cm; card covers; contains some 60 original photographic images, numerous press cuttings (local and national), copies of the School Bulletin...
An Archive of Letters
WORLD WAR TWO: The Phoney War, The Battle of Britain and The Blitz,Newcastle at War
Approximately 97 manuscript letters written between 7th Jan 1940 and 27th October 1940 from a young married couple in Newcastle to their parents in Derbyshire...