A German Deserter's War Experience
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. The author of this narrative escaped Germany and military service after 14 months of fighting in France...
Armada of the Air
First edition; 8vo; original blue boards and illustrated dust jacket. This work appeared in 1937, and proved prophetic. Set in 1946 Britain, it images a pacifist Prime Minister refusing to commit the country to war, and suffering a devastating aerial bombardment from enemies who subsequently carve up the country...
Good-Bye To All That. An Autobiography.
First edition; first state, 8vo; original salmon cloth boards. This is the first state with lines on pages 289-290 and 341-343 present. The Sassoon poem was suppressed at his insistence and was removed from further editions...
Snow Petrel on the nest, Cape Denison
Gelatin silver print, mounted on board, Fine Art Society label on verso with title and reference number 85 in manuscript; 330 x 450mm. A striking image, taken by Hurley during Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914...
The South Polar Trail
JOYCE, Ernest E. Mills
First edition; 8vo; original cloth. This is the only first-hand narrative of the Ross Sea party of Shackleton's Imperial Transantarctic Expedition...
A Mother Fights Hitler
First edition, third impression; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Inscribed in German by the author to the half title and dated 24.12.49.She was the mother of Hans Litten and this is her account of his persecution and torture under the Nazi regime, and her efforts to support him...
Algernon Charles Swinburne: A Critical Study
First edition, first issue; 8vo; frontispiece with guard: portrait of Swinburne by Rossetti; original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Author's presentation copy to Theodore Watts-Dunton, inscribed on half-title "Theodore Watts-Dunton Esq...
Notes and Jottings from England to China 1893-1894
TRAVEL JOURNAL: Miss Turner
Original leather bound journal; 9 by 12cm; 92 pages, with 41 watercolour or pen and ink drawings with accompanying manuscript text. The journal describes and illustrates the sea journey from England to China via Gibraltar, Malta, The Suez al, Aden, Ceylon and Penang, reaching Hong Kong on the 19th November 1893...
A Hell of a War: Verses.
Privately printed edition; 8vo; original half leather binding; marbled end papers; 72pp, three page introduction, 60 poems in total. Photograph of the author pasted to the front free end paper, with his inscription beneath...
Personal album of service in the 101 British General Hospital
WORLD WAR TWO:
Album; 4to; original boards; 40pp. Containing approximately 185 photographs, mostly original but a small number of photo cards and postcards some captioned and some associated ephemera ...
World War One Photograph Album: Gallipoli and Egypt
WORLD WAR ONE:
Photograph album; 26 by 20cm; original green cloth; 48 pages; 97 sepia photographs 10 by 12cm. Each photograph is neatly annotated in white ink. An outstanding and important Great War Photograph Album compiled by a British or Australian soldier...
EIGHT ORIGINAL DRAWINGS CREATED IN FRENCH PRISONER OF WAR CAMP
WORLD WAR ONE: KURZWEG, Georg
Eight original drawings (five in pen and ink and three in pencil) and one hand-drawn postcard (postmarked 1 June 1915). Together with a sketchbook containing some superb pencil exercises done while Kurzweg was still at school...
Manuscript memories of working for The War Victims' Relief Committee of the Society of Friends.
WORLD WAR ONE: RENTON, Sara
Manuscript account of Sara Renton's service with the Friends War Victims Relief Committee (FWVRC)from January 25th 1917 to March 26th 1919. Written in ink in a note book, loosely contained within a custom made folder, vellum over boards and hand decorated...