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A wide selection of rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to history, archaeology, anthropology, folklore, occult, and religion.


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  1. A Child's History of England.
    DICKENS, Charles. A Child's History of England.

    London : 1852-4 [1851-3]

    First editions in book form. Dickens's history of England for children, "intensely anti-aristocratic and anti-monarchical" (ODNB), originally appeared anonymously in Household Words between January 1851 and December 1853, with the volumes published in book-form in the December of those years, post-dated to the following years. In style, subject... Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 111255

  2. Chronographiae libri quatuor;
    GÉNÉBRARD, Gilbert. Chronographiae libri quatuor;

    Paris : 1585

    From the library of St Albans School, Hertfordshire, one of the oldest schools in the world. The school was founded within St Albans Abbey by Abbot Wulsin in 948 and was the first school in the world to accept lay students not intending to join a religious order.
    The bookplate here has the school motto Mediocra firma, used between the 16th and 20th... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 111377

  3. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes
    SPRUCE, Richard; Alfred Russel Wallace (ed.) Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes

    London : 1908

    First edition. One of Wallace's later works was this edition of the botanical papers and diaries of his friend and co-Amazonian explorer Richard Spruce, who had died in 1894. "This work best reflects Spruce's gift for analysis, description, and narrative, along with his dry humour" (ODNB).
    Spruce had been sent to South America in 1849 by Hooker,... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 110960

  4. The Cook's Own Book:
    [LEE, N. K. M.] The Cook's Own Book:

    Boston : 1832

    First edition, first issue, of "the first alphabetically arranged culinary encyclopaedia to appear in the United States" (Oxford Companion to Food, p. 17), and one of the most popular American cookbooks of the 19th century (Michigan State University introduction, online). The author's sources are mainly British. The first issue lacks the later 37-page... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 110873

  5. A Vindication of the Rights of Men, in a Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke; occasioned by his Reflections on the Revolution in France.
    [WOLLSTONECRAFT, Mary.] A Vindication of the Rights of Men, in a Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke; occasioned by his Reflections on the Revolution in France.

    London : 1790

    First edition of each work, a highly interesting assemblage of three works relating to Burke's controversial Reflections on the Revolution in France, also published in 1790. "Mary's fervour for the principles of the Revolution developed rapidly and was unmixed with any doubts; having learnt her politics from the Dissenters, she continued to adopt their... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 110724

  6. Untersuchungen über des gleichseitige Dreieck als Norm gotischer Bauproportionen.
    DEHIO, Georg Gottfried Julius. Untersuchungen über des gleichseitige Dreieck als Norm gotischer Bauproportionen.

    Stuttgart : 1894

    First edition of this unusual work by the Baltic German art historian. Dehio (1850-1932) was born in Reval, now Talinn, Estonia, he was the founder of the Handbuch der deutschen Kunstgeschichte, still publishing to this day. In the present work he sets out his theory of the equilateral triangle as the proportional basis of Gothic architecture. Uncommon,... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 110081

  7. Under the Pines.
    RUTLEDGE, Archibald Hamilton. Under the Pines.

    Winchester, VA, and New York : 1906

    First edition, privately printed. The first book of poems by South Carolina's first poet laureate (1934-73). Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 110082

  8. Chronique d'Abou Djafar Mohammed Tabari, fils de Djarir, fils d'Yezid;
    TABARI, Muhammad ibn Jarir al-. Chronique d'Abou Djafar Mohammed Tabari, fils de Djarir, fils d'Yezid;

    Paris : 1836

    First edition in any language of Tabari's Ta'rikh al-rusul wa'l-muluk ("History of Prophets and Kings"), "the most important of the classical Arabic historical texts still extant" (Encylopaedica Iranica), volume I (all published); this copy with a presentation leaf addressed to noted translator and businesswoman Lady Charlotte Guest (née Schreiber,... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 110201

  9. The Science of Gems, Jewels, Coins, and Medals, Ancient and Modern.
    BILLING, Archibald. The Science of Gems, Jewels, Coins, and Medals, Ancient and Modern.

    London : 1867

    First edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to sculptor John Graham Lough: "To John Graham Esq. and his amiable wife, this volume conveys the sincere regards, of the Author and his wife" (half-title). Archibald Billing (1791-1881) was a physician by trade and an amateur artist and collector of engraved gems and coins. A lecturer at the... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 109013

  10. Antiquities of Kertch and Researches in the Cimmerian Bosphorus.
    MACPHERSON, Duncan. Antiquities of Kertch and Researches in the Cimmerian Bosphorus.

    London : 1857

    First and only edition, uncommon. "An example of the degree of technical virtuosity reached by this time in lithography, giving plates brilliant in effect, the equivalent of modern four-colour process work from photographs. It is very difficult to tell whether, or to what extent, the plates are touched by hand The inks are excellent, with some strong... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 109135

  11. Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, 1914-1915. The Wilderness of Zin.
    LAWRENCE, T. E., & C. Leonard Woolley. Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, 1914-1915. The Wilderness of Zin.

    London : 1915

    First edition, first issue binding with the full stop after the date on the spine. During January and February 1914 Lawrence and Leonard Woolley (the archaeologist who would later excavate Ur), together with a British Army surveying detachment, mapped the Negev region of the Sinai Peninsula. The Negev was ruled by the Ottoman Empire, and the survey... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 108832

  12. Versailles.
    NOWAK, Karl Friedrich. Versailles.

    London : 1928

    First UK edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the title page, front paste down and front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 108690

  13. The Way of A Transgressor.
    FARSON, Negley. The Way of A Transgressor.

    London : 1935

    First edition, first impression. An autobiography. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 108692

  14. A Short History of Culture.
    LINDSAY, Jack. A Short History of Culture.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the title page and front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 108657

  15. A Short History of Culture.
    LINDSAY, Jack. A Short History of Culture.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 108658

  16. The Triumph of Barabbas.
    GIGLIO, Giovanni. The Triumph of Barabbas.

    London : 1937

    First UK edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the front free paste down, title page and front panel of the dust jacket. Author was the Daily Herald correspondant in Rome from 1919 to 1924 and later in 1930-1936. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 108669

  17. L'Office de la Vierge Marie,
    (LITURGY; Catholic.) L'Office de la Vierge Marie,

    Venice : 1759

    A very attractive Venetian printing of the Little Office of Our Lady, in the reformed Breviary of Pius V, the text in French and Latin, prettily bound. This particular edition is rare, with no copy located in institutional holdings worldwide. Giambattista Albrizzi is best known as the printer of a monumental edition of Gerusalemme liberata (1745). Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 108420

  18. The Workwoman's Guide,
    WILSON, Maria. The Workwoman's Guide,

    London & Birmingham : 1838

    First edition, uncommon, just 4 copies of the first on Copac, together with 4 of the second edition of 1840; only two copies traced at auction. "The Author of the following pages has been encouraged to hope, that, in placing them, after much deliberation, in the hands of a printer, she is tendering an important and acceptable, however humble, service... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 108261

  19. A Road to Fairyland.
    (RACKHAM, Arthur.) [STOPES, Marie.] FAY, Erica. A Road to Fairyland.

    London : 1926

    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. Dr Marie Stopes (1880-1958), though best known today for her contributions to palaeontology, her pioneering work on birth control, and her manual Married Love, was also a prolific writer of novels, poems and fairy stories. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 108358

  20. Girl Scout Handbook.
    [GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.] Girl Scout Handbook.

    New York : 1940

    First edition thus, first printing. There were previous iterations of the Girl Scout Handbook in 1929, 1933, and 1936, all scarce and none explicitly designated for the intermediate program. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 107499

  21. The Lost British Policy.
    [TUCHMAN, Barbara, née] WERTHEIM, Barbara. The Lost British Policy.

    London : 1938

    First and only edition, first impression, of Tuchman's first book, written while she was reporting on the Spanish Civil War for The Nation; today highly uncommon in commerce in this condition, and far from widespread institutionally, with just ten copies in libraries outside the United Kingdom, of which three in the US. Wertheim married medical professor... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 107553

  22. An American Dilemma.
    MYRDAL, Gunnar, assisted by Richard Sterner & Arnold Rose. An American Dilemma.

    New York : 1944

    First edition, first printing, one-volume issue. Myrdal shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Friedrich Hayek in 1974, for "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena." However, the present study of race relations... Learn More
    £850.00

    Stock Code: 107445

  23. An Anthology of West African Folklore.
    (JABLOW, Alta, & Paul Goodman, eds.) An Anthology of West African Folklore.

    [London] : 1962

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 107475

  24. The Works.
    DICKENS, Charles. The Works.

    London : [c.1890]

    A handsomely bound set of the Library Edition of Dickens's collected works. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 107311

  25. The Guv'nor.
    HOWLETT, John. The Guv'nor.

    London : 1973

    First edition. Howlett (1883-1976) was born in Grantham, the child of a carpenter and wheelwright. He apprenticed as a lathe operator, and found work on shaping machines in a car factory and repair shop. Later dabbled as a model aero-engine maker and trainee balloon pilot before, on the eve of the First World War, becoming the general manager of a garage... Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 107315

  26. The Book of Common Prayer.
    (BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.) The Book of Common Prayer.

    London : 1999

    A handsome leather bound copy. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 107162

  27. Hope and Suffering.
    TUTU, Desmond Mpilo. Hope and Suffering.

    Grand Rapids, MI : 1984

    First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on Christmas Day 1984, just a few weeks after he was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigning against apartheid in South Africa: "To Donald Cooke, God bless you. Thank you for your concern & support, Desmond Tutu, 25 Dec 84" (front free endpaper). Originally... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 107053

  28. My Guru and His Disciple.
    ISHERWOOD, Christopher. My Guru and His Disciple.

    New York : 1980

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "for Carole, with admiration from her friend Chris. June 14 1980" on the title-page. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 106764

  29. Tales of Three Hemispheres.
    DUNSANY, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord. Tales of Three Hemispheres.

    London : 1920

    First UK edition, first impression, using the sheets of the American edition (published by Luce in Boston in 1919); most uncommon in the jacket, whose blurb describes this as "a collection of twelve fantastic stories, nearly all Oriental, or semi-Oriental". Dunsany (1878-1957) was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 106480

  30. Robert Peckham.
    BARING, Maurice. Robert Peckham.

    London : 1934

    Signed limited edition of 100 copies, this copy number 59. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To J. B. Morton, from Maurice Baring, New Year 1935" on the front free endpaper. Morton is best remembered under his pseudonym, "Beachcomber", which he used throughout his career as a satirical columnist at the Express; both he and Baring belonged... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 106538

  31. The Topography of Athens with some Remarks on its Antiquities.
    LEAKE, William Martin. The Topography of Athens with some Remarks on its Antiquities.

    London : 1821

    First edition. "The basis for modern topographical and archaeological studies of the city. A very important work" (Blackmer). Trained at the Royal Military Academy, Leake served for three years on the garrison at Antigua before joining the British military mission to the Ottoman empire in 1799. He accompanied an Anglo-Turkish expedition overland to... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 106230

  32. The Conquistadors.
    (ARCADIA PRESS.) INNES, Hammond. The Conquistadors.

    London : 1970

    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 32 of 265 numbered copies, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf and signed by the author. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 106068

  33. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.
    CLARENDON, Edward Hyde, Earl of. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.

    Oxford : 1807

    Large paper issue - Lowndes notes that only 50 such sets were printed - of this very appealing Oxford edition presented here in a choice Regency binding. First published between 1702 and 1707 (with the first octavo edition appearing in 1705-06) Clarendon's great History has "remained in the mind because of his literary achievementthe fashioning of the... Learn More
    £1,875.00

    Stock Code: 106106

  34. Victorian Photography.
    STRASSER, Alex. Victorian Photography.

    London : 1942

    First edition, limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 107, of the second and final title in Andor Kraszna-Kraus's Classics of Photography series, a venture cut short by the war but which still succeeded in revolutionising the study of Victorian photography. "Gallery of Immortal Portraits (1940) and Victorian Photography (1942) reproduced... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 105637

  35. Some Sea Specialties.
    SEE, Horace. Some Sea Specialties.

    New York : 1899

    First edition of what appears to be the first issue of this attractive and unusual promotional publication. Uncommon, three locations for this issue on OCLC, Yale, Columbia and New York Historical Society, and two locations for short broken runs, NYPL with the present issue together with 1902 and 1906, and Texas A & M with 1900 Winter, 1901 Spring,... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 105384

  36. The Photographs of Edward Weston.
    (WESTON, Edward.) NEWHALL, Nancy. The Photographs of Edward Weston.

    New York : 1946

    First edition, first printing, published to coincide with the major retrospective at MoMA that opened in February 1946. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 104836

  37. Picturesque America.
    BRYANT, William Cullen (ed.) Picturesque America.

    London : [c.1890]

    A handsomely bound set of the UK edition of American poet William Cullen Bryant's monumental monograph on North America, a classic work of Americana which proved to be an instant success when it was first published in the US in 1872-4. The superb plates were engraved by Robert Hinshelwood, a Scots engraver who emigrated to America in 1835 where he established... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 104915

  38. Manzanar.
    (ADAMS, Ansel.) ARMOR, John, & Peter Wright. Manzanar.

    London : 1989

    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 104816

  39. States of America.
    ORMEROD, Michael. States of America.

    Manchester : 1993

    First edition, first impression; published to coincide with the exhibition at the Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 104826

  40. The Inhabitants.
    MORRIS, Wright. The Inhabitants.

    New York : 1946

    First edition, first printing of this novelist's landmark first photographic book. Roth, who includes this publication in his '101', describes the union of the images and Morris' accompanying short pieces of fiction as the "first work in photofiction" noting also the huge critical acclaim with which it was received. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 104831

  41. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte.
    SLOANE, William Milligan. Life of Napoleon Bonaparte.

    New York : 1909

    First published in 1896. William Milligan Sloane was professor of history at Princeton University, and editor of both the Political Science Quarterly and the American Historical Review. In conversation, the late John Sandler, pre-eminent British Napoleonic collector, revealed that Sloane had been the cornerstone of his remarkable collection, purchased... Learn More
    £1,875.00

    Stock Code: 104513

  42. Buried Pleasure.
    DE CHAIR, Somerset [Struben]. Buried Pleasure.

    Braunton, Devon : 1985

    Limited edition of 100 signed and numbered copies, this number 32. This copy additionally signed and inscribed by de Chair on the title page "For Phyllis Roper on her 70th birthday in appreciation of her consistent help". Biography of the English author, politician, poet and connoisseur. In WWII he served as an intelligence officer with the 4th Cavalry... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 103982

  43. The Big I Am.
    STEADMAN, Ralph. The Big I Am.

    London : 1988

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 103772

  44. Emma McChesney & Co.
    FERBER, Edna. Emma McChesney & Co.

    New York : 1915

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Louis, with more real love than would be fitting, perhaps, to confess on a flyleaf. Edna Ferber. New York, December 12, 1915." This is the final volume in the Emma McChesney trilogy by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Show Boat and Giant. Ferber... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 103604

  45. My People the Sioux.
    BEAR, Luther Standing. My People the Sioux.

    London : 1928

    First UK edition, first impression, with the scarce jacket. It was first published in the US earlier the same year. A landmark publication, this autobiographical account of his tribe and tribesmen was intended to educate the public about Lakota culture and government policies toward his people. It is one of the first books about Native Americans by... Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 103606

  46. Norman Rockwell Illustrator.
    (ROCKWELL, Norman.) GUPTILL, Arthur L. Norman Rockwell Illustrator.

    New York : 1946

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author and with his original ink drawing of a dog in a bow tie smoking a pipe. Rockwell's inscription is written on the front free endpaper, directly beneath the drawing, and reads: "Best wishes to the Hirschys, sincerely, Norman Rockwell". Laid in is a colour reproduction printed on card of Rockwell's... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 103298

  47. Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, 1914-1915. The Wilderness of Zin.
    LAWRENCE, T. E., & C. Leonard Woolley. Palestine Exploration Fund Annual, 1914-1915. The Wilderness of Zin.

    London : 1915

    First edition, sole printing, in the second issue binding without the full stop after the date on the spine. During January and February of 1914 Lawrence and Leonard Woolley (the archaeologist who would later excavate Ur), together with a British Army surveying detachment, mapped the Negev region of the Sinai Peninsula. The Negev was ruled by the Ottoman... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 103359

  48. Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan. Personal Narrative of a Journey of Archaeological and Geographical Exploration in Chinese Turkestan.
    STEIN, Sir (Marc) Aurel. Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan. Personal Narrative of a Journey of Archaeological and Geographical Exploration in Chinese Turkestan.

    London : 1904

    "Cheaper Edition", one year after the first, and comprising first edition sheets with a cancel title. "A general narrative of his first exploration to Central Asia of 1900-1901. Crossing the Karakoram and the Pamirs he entered Chinese Turkestan, and explored archaeologically the sand-buried ruins of Khotan and its neighbourings sic" (Yakushi) Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 103018

  49. Gösta Berlings saga.
    LAGERLÖF, Selma. Gösta Berlings saga.

    Stockholm : 1891

    First edition, first impression, of Lagerlöf's debut novel, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to her Danish translators Ida Falbe-Hansen and her partner Elisabeth Grundtvig on the front flyleaf of Volume I: "Frkr Falbe Hansen och Grundtvig med tacksamhet och tillgifvenhet, från förf", with their pencil marginalia throughout. Lagerlöf (18581940)... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 103054

  50. The Collected Essays.
    CHURCHILL, Winston S. The Collected Essays.

    London : 1976

    First editions, first impressions, one of 3,000 sets, originally issued only to owners of the Centenary edition of the Collected Works, and available in either full vellum or the present binding. Contents include Churchill's periodical contributions as well as his prefaces and introductions to works by other authors. Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 103063

  51. Advance to Barbarism.
    VEALE, F. J. P. Advance to Barbarism.

    Appleton, WI : 1953

    Second, expanded edition. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title, "To R. T. Paget, Q.C., with the acknowledgements of the author for inspiration and encouragement. F. J. P. Veale. Nov. 4. 1953". Together with a typed letter signed from Veale to Paget, dated Brighton, 4 November 1953, discussing the case of Dr Josef Kreuzer, an... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 102453

  52. The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …
    (CEYLON; SRI LANKA.) The School Children of America are invited to take a Trip with Mohawk across Distant Seas through Foreign Lands into the Rubber Country of the Strange East …

    Akron, Ohio : 1930

    First edition of this extremely uncommon - no copy traced institutionally - promotional travelogue conducting the "School Children of America" from rural Ceylon to industrial Ohio, and all in headache-inducing 3-D. Printed using the red/cyan anaglyph 3-D process which enjoyed great popularity in the 1920s, this is a great example of a promotional/educational... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 102009

  53. Kootenai Why Stories.
    LINDERMAN, Frank. B. Kootenai Why Stories.

    New York : 1926

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For indecipherable and Pat Dale, whose tracks are all about the shack at Goose Bay, Frank B. Linderman, 1936". Writer and politician Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938) collected the stories in this volume from the Native American tribe of the Kootenai, or, "Flat-bow-people".... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 101834

  54. "Farmer George".
    BENTLEY, Nicolas. "Farmer George".

    [c.1960s]

    A lively caricature of King George III planting a tree, dubbed "Farmer George" for his passionate interest in agriculture. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 100796

  55. Remember Me.
    WELDON, Fay. Remember Me.

    London : 1976

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 100372

  56. Adam Ferguson and the American Revolution.
    (FERGUSON, Adam.) AMOH, Yasuo, LINGLEY, Darren & Hiroko AOKI, Eds. Adam Ferguson and the American Revolution.

    Tokyo : 2015

    First edition thus, a transcript of the proceedings of the Carlisle Peace Commission, a group including Adam Ferguson, sent to America in April 1778 by the British Government in order to put an end to the American Revolutionary War. The transcript is made from one of three known copies, that belonging to Edinburgh University Library, which is labelled... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 100189

  57. The Andaman Islands.
    DASS, F. A. M. The Andaman Islands.

    Bangalore : 1937

    First and only edition of this scarce handbook, with around 20 copies in libraries worldwide and rarely appearing in commerce. "The Andaman Islands are known to all students of Indian geography, and some may still have a vague idea of these islands as a Penal Settlement. Beyond this piece of knowledge very few know anything definite about this group... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 100000

  58. The Place-Names of the Isle of Man.
    KNEEN, John Joseph. The Place-Names of the Isle of Man.

    Douglas, Isle of Man : 1925-9

    First editions. Wonderful set of this uncommon work of toponymy by the pioneering Manx nationalist, scholar, poet and playwright. It was described by William Cubbon, Manx bibliographer, founder member of the Manx Language Society, secretary and librarian to the Manx Museum, and a driving force behind the Manx National Archive, as representing, "an... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 99762

  59. Dressing Up.
    ACKROYD, Peter. Dressing Up.

    London : 1979

    First edition, first impression, of the scarce hardback issue. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 99208

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