Man into Woman. An Authentic Record of a Change of Sex. The True Story of the Miraculous Transformation of the Danish Painter Einar Wegener (Andreas Sparre).
Edited by Niels Hoyer [Ernest Harthen]. First English edition, 8vo. Finely bound in modern morocco in the colours of the Transgender Pride Flag, blue, pink and white...
To The South Polar Regions.
First edition, first issue; 8vo original green ribbed cloth lettered in gilt; illustrated from photographs taken by the author. Four page publishers catalogue at end, two folding maps (one at front is a facsimile) and one folding plate...
Manuscript text outline for Maxwell Davies's opera Taverner
DAVIES, Peter Maxwell
Autograph literary manuscript of the complete outline for Maxwell Davies's opera Taverner; 8vo; 13 pages written in pencil and ink to rectos only...
Presidential Address by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to the British Association for the Advancement of Science
EDWARD VIII & RUTHERFORD, Ernest
Presidential Address by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to the British Association for the Advancement of Science; 4to;contemporary blue morocco gilt, upper cover with decorative border enclosing gilt lettered title Sir Ernest Rutherford's copy, signed by the author ("Edward P") on the title-page, typed-letter signed by Alan Lascelles, Edward's Assistant Private Secretary, on St...
Axis a Quarterly Review of Contemporary "Abstract" Paintings & Sculpture.
EVANS, Myfanwy [editor]
Eight volumes; original illustrated paper covers; 4to; complete with 5 coloured plates and numerous illustrations throughout. Axis was a magazine devoted to contemporary art, published and edited by Myfanwy Evans assisted by her husband John Piper...
Four autograph letters signed on his hopes for averting the Second World War
HENDERSON, Sir Nevile
Four autograph letters signed written whilst British Ambassador to Germany, to Lord Noel-Buxton, February to October 1938, 8 pages, quarto and octavo, annotated in pencil by the recipient...
Torment (A study in Patriotism).
First edition, 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author to his parents. Biographical clipping mounted to front pastedown and review tipped-in on verso of the front-free end paper...
A Tract on Monetary Reform
KEYNES, John Maynard
First edition; 8vo; original boards and dust jacket. Keynes states the need for stable currency as the indispensable foundation to a healthy world economy...
Lenin on Britain
LENIN, Vladimir Ilyich: BURGESS, Guy
Foreign Languages Publishing House edition; 8vo, original maroon cloth. This copy has been annotated by Guy Burgess with notes or markings on at least 34 pages of text...
Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.
Limited edition; 4to; original black boards inscribed in gold. Printed by the Curwen Press on Zanders hand-made paper, cream laid with the Curwen Press watermark, the pages French folded, untrimmed...
Railways Under London
'Library Edition', 4to, original orange buckram with gilt emblem of a tube train on upper cover and original dust jacket replicating the boards of the 1948 edition...
Autograph letter signed to his friend [Helene] Lanie Bruce
Autograph letter signed; 8vo; three pages, Woodcroft, Wallington, Surrey, 1st November 1931 to his friend Helene Bruce ('Lanie dear'). Peake writes, "guess who is writing to you? 'It is the last person you would expect...
Ravilious at War. The complete work of Eric Ravilious, September 1939-September 1942.
Edited by Anne Ullmann, forward by Brian Sewell. Limited Edition of 750 (of which 650 were for sale), oblong 4to; original cloth boards and slipcase; 196 illustrations...
Mein Campf. Come persi la Guerra
Manuscript in original quarter blue cloth with patterned paper boards, written in Italian in black ink on lined paper, large 4to, 238 pages. Eighty eight quarter and half page and five full page original illustrations, almost all in pen and watercolour, a number of maps and 15 pieces of ephemera tipped in...
Tarka The Otter.
Limited edition; 8vo; original vellum; top edge gilt, others uncut, morocco label to spine. Number 32 of 100 copies. inscribed by the author "Henry Williamson for Hubert Shapland" with an original sketch of an owl...
Suffrage Trial 1909: The Curtis Bennett Papers
A collection of 57 letters and postcards to Sir Henry Curtis Bennett from family, friends and members of the public; 4to and 8vo. The correspondence congratulates him on his imminent knighthood and his promotion to Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, showing support after the "...
The Trial of the Suffragette Leaders
First edition; 8vo; original illustrated printed wrappers with photographic illustration depicting "Inspector Jarvis reading the Warrant"; 48pp; portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst...
Women's Suffrage: JOHN, Nancy A (editor)
First edition; 8vo; original pictorial printed wrappers, stitched with the original white, purple and green ribbon. Signature of C[onstance] L[ouise] Collier on half title page...
Draft of a speech made by the then Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII
An autograph manuscript, unsigned, four pages, 4to and slightly smaller. The boldly penned holograph manuscript, with a number of corrections, is the draft of a speech made by the Prince of Wales at a dinner in honour of Marshal Foch at the end of World War One and states, in part, 'This is an occasion of such unique & historical interest that I find it very difficult to address such a so distinguished an assembly...
The Unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial to The Battle of the Somme
WORLD WAR ONE: EDWARD VIII; LEBRUN, Albert
Photograph by F.W. Patrick of the British Legion, 21cm by 16cm in mount 33cm by 21cm. Thiepval 1st August 1932. Signed on the mount, showing the Prince and the French President at the unveiling of the Thiepval Memorial...