Capt. W.E. Johns Desert Adventures, Norman Wright, 2001, s/bk VF, one of 300, complimentary copy, inscribed to Eric Fayne by the Publisher.
The Schoolgirls’ Own Library, Amalgamated Press, a collection of 100 issues from 1927 to 1940, some with rusted staples and/or frayed spines, some others in fine condition, almost all with covers intact with bright colours. (100)
Elsie Oxenham selection including The Tuck-Shop Girl W. & R. Chambers, n.d., pictorial cloth, some browning to text; The Abbey Girls At Home, 1942, in fair d/jkt; and 9 fine modern reprints in the ‘Girls Gone By’ Series. (17)
The Schoolgirls Own Library, Amalgamated Press, a collection of 78 issues, 1924 to 1940, many with rusted staples and/or worn spines, but some fine and all with covers intact and bright colours. (78)
Dorita Fairlie Bruce selection, mostly published by Oxford University Press; includes five First Editions comprising Wild Goose Quest, Lutterworth Press, 1945; Triffeny, 1950; A Laverock Lilting, 1945; Toby at Tibbs Cross, 1942; and Prefects at Springdale, 1936. Fair to fine; plus 4 reprints in mixed very condition. All with previous owner’s bookplate. (9)
Girls Gone By reprints of Schoolgirl fiction, mostly Dorita Fairlie Bruce stories, plus biographical works on Antonia Forest (2) and Monica Edwards. All softbacks. Most with previous owner’s bookplate. (15)
The Girls’ Friend Library, Amalgamated Press, a collection from 1906, including Issues 1 to 5, 8 and 9; most with masking tape used to strengthen the spines; includes 6 from a later series to 1924. Scarce. (33)
The Schoolgirls’ Own Library, Amalgamated Press, a collection of 100 issues from 1925 to 1940, many with rusted staples and/or frayed spines, almost all with covers intact with bright colours though a few with covers detached. Some fine. (107)
The Schoolgirls Own Library, Amalgamated Press, a collection of 100 issues from 1924 to 1940, many with rusted staples and/or frayed spines, almost all with covers intact with bright colours though a few with covers detached. Some fine. Includes 2 copies of the last issue (No. 733) (93)
A Correspondence of 1953, concerning the book 'The Seven Deadly Virtues', by Denis Tegetmieir and Eric Gill, initiated and conducted by the collector and bibliophile Stanley Scott. Incline Press, 1999, quarto, marbled boards, cloth backstrip, title label, No. 7 of 120, VF; together with four other limited edition Incline Press publications including A Book of Nursery Rhymes 1993, No. 38 of 310, illustrated by Enid Marx. (5)
[Plutarch and Juvenal] Plutarchi Chaeronensis Quomodo Juveni Audienda sint Poemata 1694, 105pp, bound with Basilii Magni Oratio ad Juvenes Quomodo cum Fructu Possint Graecorum Libros, 41pp; to which is appended A Catalogue of Books Printed at the Theatre in Oxford, 14pp. Greek text with Latin translation and footnotes by Hugo Grotius. Oxford, 1694, octavo, disbound from a combined volume; engraved title and frontispiece; small corner fault to final leaf otherwise fine.
William Congreve A Pindarique Ode, Humbly Offer'd to the King On His Taking Namure Jacob Tonson, London, 1695, folio, untrimmed; title+11pp+publisher's list; title and publisher's list dust-affected; some tone marks; bound in 20th century boards with leather backstrip. (Wing 5871)
John Dryden The Medall. A Satyre Against Sedition Jacob Tonson, London, 1682, First Edition (2nd Issue); small quarto, disbound from a combined colume;  + 20pp. Title page dust-affected o/w VG. (Wing D2311)
John Smith The Dark Side of Love 1952, and The Birth of Venus, both First Editions in d/jkts; slight wear to corners of dustjackets; both with the bookplate of Walter De La Mare. (2)
John Dryden Annus Mirabilis. The Year of Wonders, M.DC.LXVI., An Historical Poem. Also a Poem on the Happy Restoration and Return of His Late Sacred Majestey Charles the Second. Likewise a Panegyrick on His Cononation. Together With a Poem to My Lord Chancellor Presented on New-Years-Day. 1662. Henry Herringman and Jacob Tonson, London, 1688.Small 4to, stitch bound in wraps, , 116pp, each poem with its own title page. The initial title page dust-affected and small ink-mark at foot o/w VG. (Wing 2240)
Arthur Aikin and Mrs. Barbauld Evenings at Home, or The Juvenile Budget Opened: consisting of a Variety of Miscellaneous Pieces for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Persons, London, 1826, 14th Edn, set of four small volumes, full grained green morocco, red title labels, gilt, Vol.1 with small piece of backstrip missing. Few light pencil annotations o/w very good internally. (4)
George Bernard Shaw Saint Joan, Constable 1924, first edition, signed by Sybil Thorndike on the front endpaper; orig.cloth, gilt, VG; endpapers browned. (Bernard Shaw wrote Saint Joan especially for Sybil Thorndike who went on to play the title role with great success on stage and in a short film adaptation of 1927.)
Virginia Woolf Mrs Dalloway, Harcourt, Brace & Co.,1925, First Edition in dustjacket; the rare first state dustjacket, now in three pieces, is chipped & worn with the lower half of the spine largely missing but is still worthy of professional repair; the cloth-covered boards and title label are sound though the spine is somewhat faded; the text block is uncut on 2 sides with some spotting which has also strayed on to pages 286 to 288.
Robert Boyle Some Considerations Touching the Style of the H. Scriptures Henry Herringman, London, 1663, [2nd Edn], octavo, worn leather, rebacked with gilt title, later endpapers, front board detached; spotting to title page. , 254pp. [Robert Boyle (1627-1691) is better known as a celebrated experimental Scientist, a founding member of the Royal Society.] (Wing 4026)
[Pliny the younger] C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolae et Panegyricus edited Johannis Minellii, J.L. Gleditsch & M.G. Weidmann, 1712, 12mo, worn full leather, gilt, red title label; marble edged & endpapers; title page in red & black; engraved initials; text complete but affected by variable degrees of foxing & browning. , 1314pp + extensive index.