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As has become an Annual tradition, during the first two weeks of January Peter Harrington offers a sale of selected items from our shelves, to make way for new acquisitions.

The items below are genuinely discounted with many now priced at cost or below. We believe this represents an opportunity for our customers to buy some excellent books at bargain prices. 
 
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  1. Report of the Board of Officers … on Gatling Guns of Large Caliber for Flank-Defence - with two autograph letters signed to Edgar T. Welles.
    (GATLING, Richard J.) Report of the Board of Officers … on Gatling Guns of Large Caliber for Flank-Defence - with two autograph letters signed to Edgar T. Welles.

    Washington : 1874

    First edition. Engraved bookplate; "Compliments of the Acting Chief of Ordnance, U.S. Army" to the front pastedown. Two 2-page autograph letters signed on Gatling Gun Company stationery from Richard J. Gatling to Edgar T. Welles, son of Gideon Welles Civil War Secretary of the Navy, and secretary and treasurer of the Gatling Gun Co. In the first, dated... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 82902

  2. A Retrospective.
    (GAUGUIN, Paul.) PRATHER, Marla, & Charles F. Stuckey (eds.) A Retrospective.

    New York : 1989

    Second edition. A selection of Gauguin's paintings combined with texts written about him by contemporaries as well as later critics. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 90418

  3. Queer Dharma.
    (GAY SUNSHINE PRESS.) Queer Dharma.

    San Francisco : 1998-2000

    First edition, first printing, scarce cloth issue, of this unprecedented anthology of gay Buddhist writing. This copy derives from the personal collection of editor and publisher Winston Leyland, with his inscription "Winston Leyland July 2017" to both title pages. The majority of the limited hardback issues of Gay Sunshine Press books were sold to... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 123281

  4. A Letter from a Gentleman in Town to his Friend in the Country, Recommending the Necessity of Frugality.
    (GENTLEMAN IN TOWN.) A Letter from a Gentleman in Town to his Friend in the Country, Recommending the Necessity of Frugality.

    London : 1750

    First edition of this epistolary tract on the virtue of frugality and the correlation between private and public economy, an early issue in which the imprint in square brackets is "price three pence" and catchword on p. 23 is "for". The author urges the reader, "at a time that this poor nation (once the envy, but now the reproach of her neighbours)... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 102359

  5. The New London Universal Gazetteer.
    (GEOGRAPHY.) The New London Universal Gazetteer.

    London : 1831

    A very handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 93160

  6. Dedication copy of From the Jerusalem Diary [and] two copies of From the Palestine Diary; [together with] a collection of correspondence to the dedicatee.
    (GILL, Eric & Mary, & Austen Barbe Harrison.) Dedication copy of From the Jerusalem Diary [and] two copies of From the Palestine Diary; [together with] a collection of correspondence to the dedicatee.

    A remarkable collection, including the dedication copy of the From the Jerusalem Diary, inscribed by the editor, Mary Gill, Eric Gill's widow, "To Austen St B. Harrison, with happy memories, from M.E.G.", with the Eric Gill-designed bookplate of Austen St Barbe Harrison to the front pastedown. Harrison, a close personal friend of Gill (1882-1940), was... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 118739

  7. Manuscript & Inscription Letters
    (GILL, Eric.) JOHNSTON, Edward. Manuscript & Inscription Letters

    London : 1909

    First edition, first impression. Laid-in is a two-page autograph letter signed (on the back of printed galleys) from Mervyn Horder, prominent composer and, at the time, chairman and managing director of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Publishers, to the artist and illustrator Gwen Raverat. The letter concerns the commission of a press mark featuring the letter... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 43224

  8. The Seven Deadly Virtues.
    (GILL, Eric.) TEGETMEIER, Denis. The Seven Deadly Virtues.

    London : [1934]

    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by both Tegetmeier and Gill on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 74601

  9. Dizzy Gillespie. The Bebop Years, 1937-1952.
    (GILLESPIE, Dizzy) VAIL, Ken. Dizzy Gillespie. The Bebop Years, 1937-1952.

    Cambridge : 2000

    First edition, predating the Scarecrow Press US issue by three years. Painstakingly researched, superbly illustrated, and as far from a dry recitation of dates as can be imagined. Learn More
    £35.00

    Stock Code: 90480

  10. Harold Gilman: An Appreciation.
    (GILMAN, Harold.) LEWIS, Wyndham, & Louis F. Fergusson. Harold Gilman: An Appreciation.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression. Only 510 copies printed, of which 310 sets of unbound sheets were subsequently used as wrapping paper in 1926. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 78539

  11. Best Minds. A Tribute to Allen Ginsberg.
    (GINSBERG, Allen.) Best Minds. A Tribute to Allen Ginsberg.

    New York : 1986

    First edition, first impression. One of 500 specially-bound contributor's copies out of a limited edition of 726 copies. From the library of Alan Ansen. Learn More
    £120.00

    Stock Code: 51415

  12. The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.
    (GOBLE, Warwick.) KINGSLEY, Charles. The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.

    1909

    First Goble Edition. "Goble moved into the big time in 1909 when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volume in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley. Containing 32 fine mounted colour plates by Goble, this ranks as one of the most beautiful... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 38875

  13. The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.
    (GOBLE, Warwick.) KINGSLEY, Charles. The Water Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby.

    London : 1910

    First octavo edition of Goble's Water Babies, following the quarto edition of the previous year. "Goble moved into the big time in 1909 when he became the resident gift book illustrator for the large publishing firm of Macmillan. The first of his classic de luxe volume in the Macmillan series was The Water Babies, by Charles Kingsley. Containing 32... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 31785

  14. Letters of a Modern Golfer to his Grandfather.
    (GOLF.) LEACH, Henry. Letters of a Modern Golfer to his Grandfather.

    London : 1910

    First edition, first impression. With the editor's contemporary presentation inscription to the front free endpaper. "To W. J. Evans from the author". Very uncommon inscribed. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 31685

  15. The Christmas Omnibus.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) The Christmas Omnibus.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression. Intended as light reading over Christmas, the collection includes a selection of the writings of Jonathan Swift, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Alexander Pope and others. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to front pastedown and front panel. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 128630

  16. The Christmas Omnibus.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) The Christmas Omnibus.

    London : 1932

    First edition, first impression. Intended as light reading over Christmas, the collection includes a selection of the writings of Jonathan Swift, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Alexander Pope and others. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to title page. Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 128629

  17. Famous Novels of To-Day.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) Famous Novels of To-Day.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression, of this omnibus collection of four novels, comprising Lady Eleanor Smith's Red Wagon, Martin Armstrong's St. Christopher's Day, L. A. G. Strong's Dewer Rides, and Richard Oke's Frolic Wind, all of which had been published from 1928 to 1930. This copy was retained by the publishers in their archive, with their stamp to... Learn More
    £125.00

    Stock Code: 128626

  18. The Holiday Omnibus.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) The Holiday Omnibus.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, of this collection of modern writing, intended as light reading for the Christmas market. It includes three novels, four short stories, three true stories, and one three-act play. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to title page. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 128623

  19. The Holiday Omnibus.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) The Holiday Omnibus.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, of this collection of modern writing, intended as light reading for the Christmas market. It includes three novels, four short stories, three true stories, and one three-act play. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to pastedown and front panel of dust jacket. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 128617

  20. The Travellers' Omnibus.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) The Travellers' Omnibus.

    London : 1933

    Reissue, first published the previous year as the Christmas Omnibus. Intended as light reading for travellers, the collection includes a selection of the writings of Jonathan Swift, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Alexander Pope and others. This copy is from the publisher's archive, with their neat annotation to rear cover and their stamp to half-title... Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 128615

  21. Famous Novels of To-Day.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) Famous Novels of To-Day.

    London : 1930

    First edition, first impression, of this omnibus collection of four novels, comprising Lady Eleanor Smith's Red Wagon, Martin Armstrong's St. Christopher's Day, L. A. G. Strong's Dewer Rides, and Richard Oke's Frolic Wind, all of which had been published from 1928 to 1930. This copy was retained by the publishers in their archive, with their stamp to... Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 128606

  22. Famous Novels of 1931.
    (GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS.) Famous Novels of 1931.

    London : 1931

    First edition, first impression, of this collection of novels, including an early printing of Francis Iles's Malice Aforethought, one of the most significant murder mystery novels of the 1930s. The book, which was published in October 1931, also includes Naomi Royde-Smith's The Delicate Situation, L. A. G. Strong's The Garden, and Helen Ashton's Mackerel... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 125324

  23. The Stone Arbor.
    (GOREY, Edward.) ANGELL, Roger. The Stone Arbor.

    Boston : 1960

    First edition, first printing. A collection of short stories. Learn More
    £85.00

    Stock Code: 104690

  24. Relation Historique et Critique de la Guerre Franco-Allemande en 1870-1871.
    (GRANT, U. S.) LECOMTE, Ferdinand. Relation Historique et Critique de la Guerre Franco-Allemande en 1870-1871.

    Paris : 1872-4

    First editions of this important analysis of the Franco-Prussian War by a noted Swiss military theorist and radical politician. This set from the library of Ulysses S. Grant with tipped-in presentation slip, "General Grant, Président des Etats-Unis. Hommage respecteuse de l'Auteur", and with the loosely inserted compliments slip of the Swiss consul... Learn More
    £1,800.00

    Stock Code: 68206

  25. Arts et Métiers Graphiques Numéro 48.
    (GRAPHIC ART). Arts et Métiers Graphiques Numéro 48.

    Paris : 1935

    First edition, first impression. This French graphic art magazine was published monthly from 1937 to 1939 and contained articles of varying areas of the graphic arts, such as typography, illustration, bibliophily, etc. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 129220

  26. An Acquaintance with Description.
    (GRAVES, Robert.) STEIN, Gertrude. An Acquaintance with Description.

    London : 1929

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by poet Robert Graves to his sister on the front free endpaper, "Louise with love from Robert (printer & publisher)". Graves founded The Seizen Press with his literary partner Laura Riding in 1927. This is the second work published by the press, the first being Riding's Love is Love, Death is Death... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 93584

  27. Victorian Detective Fiction.
    (GREENE, Graham.) Victorian Detective Fiction.

    London : 1966

    First edition, first impression. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Glover, Carter and Greene. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 71993

  28. African Sketchbook.
    (GREENE, Graham.) FRANCK, Frederick. African Sketchbook.

    New York : 1962

    First US edition, first printing. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 105469

  29. Pursuits & Verdicts.
    (GREENE, Graham.) READ, Herbert. Pursuits & Verdicts.

    Edinburgh : 1983

    First edition, first impression. One of 135 numbered copies of which 25 were on better paper. Learn More
    £60.00

    Stock Code: 48792

  30. The Halloween Tree.
    (GRIMLY, Gris.) BRADBURY, Ray. The Halloween Tree.

    New York : 2015

    First Gris Grimly illustrated edition. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 106037

  31. Stars in a Dark Night.
    (GURNEY, Ivor.) BODEN, Anthony (ed.) Stars in a Dark Night.

    Gloucester : 1986

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £30.00

    Stock Code: 90868

  32. The Soft Voice of the Serpent,
    (HADLEY, Leila.) GORDIMER, Nadine. The Soft Voice of the Serpent,

    New York : 1952

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Leila Hadley, "Dearest Leila, Nadine." Hadley (1925-2009) was an American travel writer and socialite, with whom Gordimer corresponded regularly and intimately. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 103451

  33. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors.
    (HAMMETT, Dashiell.) RASCOE, Burton and Groff Conklin. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors.

    New York : 1934

    First edition, first printing, which contains the first appearance for two Dashiell Hammett short stories, "From the Memoirs of a Private Detective" and "Green Elephant". The anthology also includes pieces from F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, Jim Tully and many others. Learn More
    £285.00

    Stock Code: 105283

  34. Keith Haring.
    (HARING, Keith.) PINCUS-WITTEN, Robert; Jeffrey Deitch; David Shapiro. Keith Haring.

    New York : 1982

    First and limited edition, first printing, one of 2,000 copies of the Tony Shafrazi Gallery's exhibition catalogue for one of Keith Haring's early exhibitions with the gallery, which took place in 1982. It includes excerpts from "Questions for Keith Haring" as well as essays upon the artist and his works by Jeffrey Deitch, Robert Pincus-Witten and David... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 123544

  35. Dignity and Purity.
    (HAYS, Peter.) JEFFRIES, Ian. Dignity and Purity.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper using his pseudonym, "Best wishes from Peter Hays to Ves & Allen". Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 84303

  36. Forward Into the Past.
    (HEANEY, Seamus, contrib.) Forward Into the Past.

    Concord : 1992

    First edition, sole printing being one of 150 copies. Heaney contributes the poem, "A Wave From the Distance". This is a contributor's copy containing a presentation letter of thanks from the subject of this festschrift to Angelica Garnett. Very uncommon. Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 87479

  37. Essays by Divers Hands.
    (HEANEY, Seamus.) CRONIN, Vincent (eds.) Essays by Divers Hands.

    Norwich : 1979

    First edition, first impression of this volume of essays, with contributions from Seamus Heaney, Ronald Blythe, Robert Gittings, Thomas Hinde, Paul Jennings, Willian Sansom, Charles Tomlinson, John Stewart Collin, and N.C. Chaudhuri. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 103180

  38. Petroleum.
    (HEARTFIELD, John.) SINCLAIR, Upton. Petroleum.

    Berlin : 1931

    101 - 125 thousand (sixth edition, ie the first printing to feature the John Heartfield-designed dust jacket.) This is a German language edition of Upton Sinclair's novel Oil!, the inspiration for the film There Will be Blood. John Heartfield, the jacket designer, was a German photomontage artist of the Dada school who was well known for his pro-socialism... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 50753

  39. All Good Americans.
    (HEMINGWAY, Ernest.) BAHR, Jerome. All Good Americans.

    New York : 1937

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 66568

  40. Ernest Hemingway's Apprenticeship. Oak Park, 1916-1917.
    (HEMINGWAY, Ernest.) BRUCCOLI, Matthew J. Ernest Hemingway's Apprenticeship. Oak Park, 1916-1917.

    Washington : 1971

    First edition, first printing. An account of Hemingway's schooldays, drawing together much of his schoolboy juvenilia. Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 76529

  41. Watcher in the Shadows.
    (HEMINGWAY, Ernest.) HOUSEHOLD, Geoffrey. Watcher in the Shadows.

    Boston : 1960

    First edition, first printing. Ernest Hemingway's copy of Watcher in the Shadows, inscribed by him on the head of the front panel of the dust jacket, "bjo - Bath Robe Missing, EH. Wed & cable Mary - Buy Medicines - collect Pollo". Additionally inscribed on the front flap, "To Ronda, gas 346 pesetas." In the summer of 1960 Hemingway travelled alone to... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 118528

  42. The Best Short Stories of 1923
    (HEMINGWAY, Ernest.) O'BRIEN, Edward J. (ed.) The Best Short Stories of 1923

    Boston : 1914

    First edition, first printing. This anthology of popular fiction from 1923 includes Ernest Hemingway's short story "My Old Man", which first appeared in his first published work, Three Stories and Ten Poems, published earlier in the same year. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 123600

  43. South Carolina in the Short Story.
    (HEYWARD, Dubose.) South Carolina in the Short Story.

    Columbia, SC : 1952

    First edition, first impression. A collection of sixteen short stories, including The Half Pint Flask by Dubose Heyward. Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 85816

  44. Drawings by C. F. Hill.
    (HILL, C. F.) BLOMBERG, Eirk. Drawings by C. F. Hill.

    1950

    First Edition, edition of 625 copies "375 are for sale numbered 1-375, and 250 copies numbered I-CCL", this copy XV.
    Born in Lund, Sweden, Hill travelled to France in 1873 in search of his artistic ideal, which he came to feel that he had discovered at Barbizon, falling under the influence of Daubigny, Theodore Rousseau, Corot and Courbet. For a... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 39317

  45. God Save the King.
    (HOURS PRESS.) HOWARD, Brian. God Save the King.

    Paris : [1930]

    First and limited edition, number 29 of 150 copies signed by the author. This is the only substantial poetry collection of Brian Howard (1905-1958), one of the Eton Arts Society group with Harold Acton, Oliver Messel, Anthony Powell, and Henry Yorke; at Oxford he knew Evelyn Waugh and Waugh, writing later that Howard "dazzled me rather 25 years ago",... Learn More
    £575.00

    Stock Code: 106933

  46. My Own Life 1776.
    (HUME, David.) BROWN, Iain Gordon, ed. My Own Life 1776.

    Edinburgh : 2014

    First edition of the facsimile of Hume's original manuscript of "My Own Life", written shortly before his death in 1776 and first published in 1777. The editor has added a complete transcription, introduction and notes. Published in an edition of 500 copies. Learn More
    £35.00

    Stock Code: 113267

  47. Selections from Public Correspondence, published by Authority N[orth] W[estern] P[rovinces]. Parts VII, X, & XI.
    (INDIA.) Selections from Public Correspondence, published by Authority N[orth] W[estern] P[rovinces]. Parts VII, X, & XI.

    Agra : 1849-51

    First editions. Interesting collection of technical papers relating to the government of the North Western Provinces. Includes the description of a bridge built at Seoni by Major Boileau with plan; detailed plans for the cutting of a canal from the Sutlej at Tihara with excellent maps; an account of the "Oothaeegeeras" or Sunoreahs, "professional thieves... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 89449

  48. Frontier Warfare.
    (INDIA.) "Frontier" (pseud.) Frontier Warfare.

    Bombay : 1921

    First and only edition. Extremely uncommon, OCLC shows just BL and the University of Nebraska. A serious, if concise, study of asymmetrical warfare from the early 20s; "Mountain Warfare is usually the opposition of a Civilized Enemy against an uncivilized one. It is included therefore in 'Small Wars' a term that has come largely into use of late years,... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 80805

  49. The Life and Times of Carey, Marshman, and Ward,
    (INDIA.) MARSHMAN, John Clark. The Life and Times of Carey, Marshman, and Ward,

    London : 1859

    First edition, uncommon, of this interesting account of the Baptist mission at Serampore, Bengal, by the journalist and historian John Clark Marshman (1794-1877). "In 1800 Marshman went to Serampore with his father and from 1812 directed activities of the Serampore Mission; established a paper mill, founded with his father a Bengali language newspaper,... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 102872

  50. Glossary of the Multani Language compared with Punjabi and Sindhi.
    (INDIA.) O'BRIEN, Edward. Glossary of the Multani Language compared with Punjabi and Sindhi.

    Lahore : 1881

    First edition, rare: Copac lists only 4 copies (British Library, Edinburgh, Oxford, SOAS), not recorded in OCLC. The author, Edward O'Brien "of the Indian Civil Service", had served in India for many years as the New Army List for 1871 notes that he was appointed to his post in 1863. His book was the standard reference work and reprinted in 1903. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 102131

  51. Correspondence between the Government of India and the Secretary of State in Council,
    (INDIA: BENGAL FAMINE.) Correspondence between the Government of India and the Secretary of State in Council,

    London : 1874

    First editions of this important series of official correspondence between the government of India and the Secretary of State for India, initially the Duke of Argyll and subsequently the Earl of Salisbury, concerning the famine in Bengal (1873-74). Sir Richard Temple, India's finance minister, "was instrumental in organizing the distribution of food... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 112007

  52. The Madras Almanac and Compendium of Intelligence for 1845.
    (INDIAN ALMANAC.) The Madras Almanac and Compendium of Intelligence for 1845.

    1845

    First edition. These local vade mecums, annual publications produced using local materials, are inevitably uncommon on the market. Although substantial at around c.700 pages, they have a low survival rate. That they were retained after their supersession is demonstrated by the fact that this copy has the presentation inscription dated in 1849 of the... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 66430

  53. Industrial South Wales: A Social and Political Survey.
    (INDUSTRIAL WALES.) MASSEY, Philip. Industrial South Wales: A Social and Political Survey.

    London : 1940

    First edition, first impression of this survey of industrial South Wales. From the publisher's archive with their stamp to the title page. Learn More
    £50.00

    Stock Code: 96257

  54. The Socialization of the Electrical Supply Industry.
    (INDUSTRY; ECONOMICS.) [HALDANE, Thomas Graeme Nelson.] H.G. The Socialization of the Electrical Supply Industry.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression. A study of the socialization of industry and consideration of the possibility of electrification of the railways. From the publisher's archive. Learn More
    £40.00

    Stock Code: 96253

  55. The Socialization of the Electrical Supply Industry.
    (INDUSTRY; ECONOMICS.) [HALDANE, Thomas Graeme Nelson.] H.G. The Socialization of the Electrical Supply Industry.

    London : 1934

    First edition, first impression. A study of the socialization of industry and consideration of the possibility of electrification of the railways.

    Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of the revolutionary figures of 20th-century publishing. Everything about Gollancz was distinctive, from his business practices... Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 96251

  56. The Post-War World: a Short Political History.
    (INTERWAR PERIOD.) JACKSON, J. Hampden. The Post-War World: a Short Political History.

    London : 1938

    Fourth edition, described on the front of the dust jacket as the "right up to date Fourth Edition... Completely Revised & with an Appendix bringing the story up to March 1938". First published in March 1935 and reprinted again in September 1935 and October 1936.

    Provenance: from the publisher's archive of Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), one of... Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 96247

  57. The Post-War World: a Short Political History.
    (INTERWAR PERIOD.) JACKSON, J. Hampden. The Post-War World: a Short Political History.

    London : 1938

    Fourth edition, described on the front of the dust jacket as the "right up to date Fourth Edition... Completely Revised & with an Appendix bringing the story up to March 1938". First published in March 1935 and reprinted again in September 1935 and October 1936. The publisher's archive copy with their stamp on the title page. Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 96244

  58. Thirteenth Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners:
    (IRISH FAMINE.) Thirteenth Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners:

    London : 1847

    First edition of this report, a considerable portion of which deals with the Great Famine in Ireland, then in its third year. The text includes two folding plates depicting the layout of the Limerick Union Poorhouse and three plates showing plans for temporary fever wards and accommodation for those affected by the famine. Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 82620

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