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To The South Polar Regions.

To The South Polar Regions.

BERNACCHI, Louis

Expedition of 1898-1900. Illustrated from photographs taken by the author. First edition, FIRST ISSUE; 8vo; original green ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt...

£1350.00

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Shell Guide to Wiltshire: A Series of Views.

Shell Guide to Wiltshire: A Series of Views.

BYRON, Robert Editor; General Editor John Betjeman

First edition; 8vo; original spiral bound illustrated card covers. Double page colour map, 8 plates on cream paper, numerous black and white photographs...

£120.00

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Shell Guide to Wiltshire: A Series of Views.

Shell Guide to Wiltshire: A Series of Views.

BYRON, Robert Editor; General Editor John Betjeman

First Faber edition; 8vo; original ring bound cloth boards and dust jacket; eight plates and numerous black and white photographs; two full-page coloured maps and pictorial end papers...

£1000.00

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Suez Crisis 1956: A Midshipman's Journal of Service on H.M.S Bulwark

Suez Crisis 1956: A Midshipman's Journal of Service on H.M.S Bulwark

CORKILL, J.E.

Midshipman's Journal; small folio; original quarter cloth binding. 170 manuscript pages, several drawings of planes, hand drawn maps and diagrams numerous documents pasted in...

£675.00

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Metropolis

Metropolis

HARBOU, Thea von

First edition, third impression; 8vo; original printed wrappers with design by Werner Graul. Four stills from the film which was realised the following year; 2pp...

£2250.00

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The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas

The Kon-Tiki Expedition: By Raft Across the South Seas

HEYERDAHL, Thor

First English edition; 8vo original cloth boards and dust jacket. Translated by F.K. Lyon. Signed by the author on the front free end paper. In 1947, Heyerdahl and five companions sailed from Peru to the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia in a raft constructed from balsa wood...

£750.00

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Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.

Genesis: Twelve Woodcuts by Paul Nash with the First Chapter of Genesis in the Authorised Version.

NASH, Paul

Limited edition of 375, this being number 44. Printed by the Curwen Press on Zanders hand-made paper, cream laid with the Curwen Press watermark, the pages French folded, untrimmed...

£4750.00

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The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst: The Suffragette Struggle for Women's Citizenship

The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst: The Suffragette Struggle for Women's Citizenship

PANKHURST, Sylvia

First edition; 8vo; original green cloth and dust jacket. An intimate and personal biography of the great militant leader of the struggle for Women's Votes written by her daughter who was herself an active lieutenant in the Movement...

£1100.00

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D-Day Intelligence Notebook.

D-Day Intelligence Notebook.

SECOND WORLD WAR: STONBOROUGH, John Jerome

A small notebook; 8vo; hole-punched and contained in a limp leather Walker's loose leaf notebook folder. Stonborough's ownership signature. A total of approximately 30 pages in blue ink plus one typed page of Adolf Hitler quotes, remaining leaves blank...

£300.00

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Photograph Signed by Shostakovich

Photograph Signed by Shostakovich

SHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri

A black and white gelatin silver photograph 120mm by180mm. Signed to the front by Shostakovich. A fascinating photograph of the greatest composer of the the Twentieth Century, taken in the Moscow apartment of Tikhon Khrennikov by Khrennikov's wife Klara...

£2000.00

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Twelfth Symphony

Twelfth Symphony "The Year 1917"

SHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri

Original card covers, with canvas spine, pencelled title ; 8vo. Inscribed by the composer on the title page dated 5th November 1965. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), the greatest composer of the Twentieth Century...

£1750.00

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Sketches from the Second World War

Sketches from the Second World War

STONEHOUSE, F.

Eleven ink sketches and one in pencil; 18cm by 14cm. Each sketch is annotate. Subjects include 'Putting up Camouflage in the rain' , 'Sunday afternoon Billets', 'Troop Ship Deck', 'Yanks halted'...

£275.00

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The White Star Royal Mail Steamship Teutonic

The White Star Royal Mail Steamship Teutonic" (HM Armed Cruiser) at the Naval Review, Spithead, June 26, 1897 in Commemoration of the Sixtieth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.Diamond Jubilee at Spithead review.

The White Star Line

Album; 480mm by 370mm; original sheepskin with gilt titles; 156pp. 48 Collotypes, 285mm x 225mm. Photographed, engraved and printed by Stas, Walery and Company, 15 Cecil Court, London...

£7500.00

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The Poisoned Kiss or The Empress and the Necromancer. A Romantic Extravaganza written by Evelyn Sharp

The Poisoned Kiss or The Empress and the Necromancer. A Romantic Extravaganza written by Evelyn Sharp

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph

Two volumes 4to; original paper covers. The vocal score and the chorus score, together with the programme for the World Premiere of 'The Poisoned Kiss' at the Arts Theatre of Cambridge, Tuesday, May 12th, 1936...

£1000.00

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Vietnamese Propaganda Poster:

Vietnamese Propaganda Poster:"Liberate the South Protect the North"

Vietnam War

Original Vietnam War Propaganda Poster; gouache on paper, image 50cm x 68 cm. Propaganda posters were first produced in Vietnam in the 1940s, inspired by Soviet propaganda art...

£400.00

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Four sketchbooks from c.1921

Four sketchbooks from c.1921

WEISSENBORN, Hellmuth

Four sketchbooks containing several hundred sketches and designs, most in pencil, some in pencil and water colour, contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards, Includes architectural and engineering studies and a number of ironwork and implement (domestic and agricultural) designs...

£2200.00

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Portrait miniature of a World War One Army Officer

Portrait miniature of a World War One Army Officer

World War One

A miniature oval half length portrait of a World War One Army Officer in uniform in an oval decorative gilt metal frame housed in a leather case. 5...

£300.00

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