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Anthills of the Savannah

Anthills of the Savannah

ACHEBE, Chinua

Paperback reprint; 8vo; original card covers. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Gilbert [Phelps] who started me off with thanks, Chinua, March 4, [19]89"...

£200.00

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

ACHEBE, Chinua

First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket designed by C.W. Bacon. Okonkwo famous throughout West Africa as a wrestler and warrior, but when he accidentally kills a clansman, things fall apart...

£2500.00

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The Arab of Mesopotamia

The Arab of Mesopotamia

BELL, Gertrude

First edition; 8vo; original cloth, frontispiece map, 202 pages. The Preface states the volume includes "… essays on subjects relating to Mesopotamia, written during 1916 by persons with special knowledge… many of those whom the fortune of war has brought to these regions would be glad to have the opportunity of obtaining them in a convenient and permanent form...

£775.00

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The Falkland Islands: With notes on the Natural History by Rupert Vallentin

The Falkland Islands: With notes on the Natural History by Rupert Vallentin

BOYSON, V. F

First edition; 8vo; original cloth boards and dust jacket, frontispiece, 35 plates and folding map to rear. The first full account of the Islands from their discovery until the Battle of the Falkland Islands in 1914...

£1250.00

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The Road to Oxiana

The Road to Oxiana

BYRON, Robert

First edition; 8vo; original blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering to spine in pictorial dust jacket. With 16 illustrations and 5 maps. Byron, who died young in the Second World War, was one of the Brideshead set immortalized by Evelyn Waugh, but he was also the foremost travel writer of his age...

£3000.00

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The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913

The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913

CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley

First edition, two volumes, 8vo, untrimmed in publisher's original cloth-backed blue-grey boards, half-titles, 48 plates (6 colour, 10 folding panoramas), 5 maps (4 folding)...

£4800.00

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Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

FARJEON, Eleanor

First edition; original cloth boards. Long inscription by the author to the front free end paper "Easter 1960 All we an know of Jo is that her name entitles her by its initial to be the first owner of this copy of Martin Pippin...

£750.00

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Churchill: A Gesture of Economy, pen and ink cartoon

Churchill: A Gesture of Economy, pen and ink cartoon

FEARON, Percy Hutton "Poy"

Original pen and ink cartoon with pencil caption; 180 by 266mm. Churchill is depicted as an executioner, decapitating three figures representing Transport (Wilfred Ashley, Minister for Transport, 1924-29), Mines (George Lane Fox, Secretary for Mines 1924-28) and Overseas Trade (Arthur Michael Samuel, Secretary for Overseas Trade 1924-27)...

£400.00

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Churchill: Eat More Beef: British Cuts are Unsurpassed.

Churchill: Eat More Beef: British Cuts are Unsurpassed.

FEARON, Percy Hutton "Poy"

Original pen and ink cartoon with shading in blue pencil; 250 by 290mm. Churchill is depicted as a butcher, holding a large knife, sleeves rolled up and eyes a row of anxious looking citizens hanging before him in an abattoir...

£400.00

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Lady Nancy Astor

Lady Nancy Astor

FEARON, Percy Hutton "Poy"

Two original pen and ink illustrations. 1) That Creation in Red; 263 x 186 mm. Pen and ink cartoon with shading in blue pencil, pencil caption below...

£400.00

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Votes for Women: Laying the Corner Stone of the New Millennium

Votes for Women: Laying the Corner Stone of the New Millennium

FEARON, Percy Hutton "Poy"

Original pen and ink illustratioil; 285 x 225 mm. Label to verso reads, "In 1927 women in Britain were accorded by Parliament equal political rights with men, and won the so-called "Flapper Vote...

£375.00

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The Memoirs of Lord Ismay

The Memoirs of Lord Ismay

General The Lord Ismay

Introductory tribute by Winston Churchill. First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Errata slip bound in at dedication page. Inscribed on the title page "Mr and Mrs Collingford with the author's good wishes Ismay Nov...

£175.00

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Beyond a Boundary

Beyond a Boundary

JAMES, C.L.R.

First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. A first edition of this celebrated cricket memoir, often regarded as one of the great books about cricket or any sport, now rare in the jacket...

£275.00

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Loyalties

Loyalties

John Drinkwater: Illustrated by Paul Nash

Limited edition; 8vo; original cover in black and yellow on blue paper. Edition of 200 on hand made paper. Ten line block illustrations in black and white from drawings by Paul Nash...

£1500.00

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Loyalties

Loyalties

John Drinkwater: Illustrated by Paul Nash

Limited edition; 8vo; original cover in black and yellow on blue paper. Edition of 200 on hand made paper. Signed by the author on the limitation page...

£2250.00

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In Parenthesis, seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu.

In Parenthesis, seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu.

JONES, David

First edition, first impression; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Frontispiece and one other plate by the author. In Parenthesis was David Jones first literary work and took nine years to complete...

£3000.00

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Last Poems.

Last Poems.

THOMAS, Edward

First edition; 8vo; original boards, printed spine label and original dust jacket. With no adverts to the rear. Ownership inscription of Cornelius Weygandt (Professor of English Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, 1871-1957) on title page dated 6 December 1920...

£3250.00

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Prisoner of War Model of the Austro-Hungarian battleship Viribus Unitis

Prisoner of War Model of the Austro-Hungarian battleship Viribus Unitis

WORLD WAR ONE

A prisoner of war model of about 1:180 scale of SMS Viribus Unitis, skillfully and accurately made from scraps of wood, wire and cotton. mounted on a wooden plinth with a brass plaque, housed in a case measuring 95 by 23 by 45cm...

£4000.00

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Shakespeare: The Histories

Shakespeare: The Histories

WRIGHT, Lisa

Four original paintings in mixed media; 25cm by 25cm; all framed and glazed with total dimensions of 42 by 42cm. Signed and dated on the reverse of the frame by the artist...

£5500.00

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