Editor's Choice: Number Twenty-Six
We hope you enjoy this week's catalogue of new arrivals, carefully selected for you to browse easily and find all you're looking for. We have some very rare and special finds listed below, such as a scarce collection of correspondence between parapsychologist and archaeologist TC Lethbridge and his lifelong friend CF Tebbutt, and a very scarce large manuscript detailing the sponsors and subscribers for the erection of the Winston Churchill Statue Memorial in 1970 among many others. Check them out before they're gone!
A stunning illustrated collection of Jane Austen's charming novels, each in an imitation morocco binding with decorative gilt detail. A splendid collection of Austen's novels.
A fifth impression of this richly illustrated travelogue describing the author's experiences of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, complete with folding plates and the original unclipped dust wrapper.
The first U.S. trade edition of Lawrence of Arabia's exciting autobiography, illustrated with four maps and plates throughout. Complete in the original uncommon dust wrapper. You can find more biographies and similar works in this catalogue!
A collection of some early printings exploring the art and history in some art galleries in Europe and the Vatican, with numerous illustrations.
A striking first edition of this vivid work on shooting and fishing across Europe, a lovely sporting work illustrated throughout. For more works regarding sports and pastimes, visit this link.
A beautifully bound collection of essays and articles written by Sir Winston Spencer Churchill, published by the Library of Imperial History.
A superior first edition of this collection of Scottish folk tales collected by Donald A. Mackenzie, complete with an excellent dust wrapper.
A very scarce account of a French Baron's travels through rural America in the late nineteenth century. To explore more of the fascinating history of America, click here
The first edition of Robert Forsyth's popular five volume work on the beauties of Scotland, a lavishly engraved work with over one-hundred plates.
A scarce second edition of James Browne's critical examination of Dr. MacCulloch's work on the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland.
The very scarce first edition of James Browne's critical examination of Dr. MacCulloch's work on the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland.
A unique selection of correspondence between parapsychologist and archaeologist TC Lethbridge and his lifelong friend CF Tebbutt. A scarce survival, including unpublished book typescripts.
Nine volumes of limited edition library volumes of 'British Sports and Sportsmen', a striking set lavishly illustrated, diving into many different genres of sports. A striking library set of nine volumes.
An extremely scarce and bright, remarkable large paper manuscript containing the list of sponsors and subscribers for the appeal of Winston Churchill Memorial Statue in 1970, inscribed in ink by Mr W.A. Brake. Navigate more volumes regarding British history with this catalogue.
A scarce, limited edition set of this collection of famous Middle Eastern folk tales. From the library of William Morris, with the Kelmscott House bookplate to the front pastedown. If you wish to explore some more literature from all over the world, you can do so by visiting out vast catalogue through this link.
A first edition of this important work on cardiac arrhythmias by James Mackenzie, presented by the author. A first edition of this important cardiological work.
A remarkable illustrated catalogue to the auctioning off of the treasures and furnishings of Stowe House, including the Chandos Portrait of William Shakespeare.
A finely bound consecutive run of 'The Strand' including three complete sensational serialisations of the Sherlock Holmes works for which the magazine was best known. If you'd like to read more by the creator of one of the most popular detective series, visit this section of our website.
The complete first edition run of Charles Dickens' weekly magazine, with every issue from 1850-1859. Rebound, with each volume retaining its original title page.
A sixth impression of this important and early work featuring Hercule Poirot, scarce in any early edition. For more books by Agatha Christie, click here.
A lovely, first edition copy of this book of fairy poems by Walter De La Mare. A charming collection of fairy poems by Walter de la Mare featuring more than 60 illustrations by Caldecott Medal winning artist Dorothy Lathrop.
The first edition of this essay on William Morris as a revolutionary. A limited edition, with a facsimile letter from the author loosely inserted.
Two volumes of this notable British railway guide, each complete with three folding maps.
A scarce seventeenth century edition of John Stow's chorographical study of London.
A very scarce pamphlet discussing Platonism and its historical and philosophical importance, by John Philips Potter. Find out more about our philosophy selection here.
The very scarce first edition of this discussion of constitutional law, signed by the author.
A smart copy of this scarce work on the Taiping Rebellion, written by Samuel Mossman.
A splendid and smart set Holy Bible and The Book of Common Prayer bound in contemporary leather and complete with a slipcase. For more Anglican work, click here.
A very smart first edition set of Robert Ludlum's Bourne Trilogy, in original unclipped dust wrappers. The series that inspired three blockbuster hits starring Matt Damon, presenting the complete Bourne Trilogy, written by well-known American novelist, Robert Ludlum. Check out our vast selection of modern fiction here.