• Thomas Hardy

    One of the most renowned poets and novelists in English literary history.

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  • Jane Austen

    Romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature.

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  • Beatrix Potter

    Rare books by Beatrix Potter, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies.

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Recent Acquisitions

  • CONRAD, Joseph
    The Complete Short Stories of Joseph Conrad

    [First Collected Edition].


    A Dish of Apples

    With Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. [First Trade Edition].


  • EVERETT, Major-General Sir Henry
    The History of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s) 1685-1914

    With a Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief.


    Tutte le Opere di Nicolo Machiavelli cittadino et secretario fiorentino

    Divise in V. Parti et di nuovo con somma accuratezza ristampate al santissimo et beatissimo Padre Signore Nostro Clemente VII.


  • MILLAIS, John Guille
    The Natural History of the British Surface-Feeding Ducks

    [Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn and the Author].


  • NORWICH, John Julius
    The Normans in the South [with] The Kingdom in the Sun

    [The Normans in Sicily complete].


    Fore and Aft

    The Story of the Fore and Aft Rig from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.


  • INGLEFIELD, Captain V E
    The History of the Twentieth (Light) Division

    With an Introduction by Lieut.-General The Earl of Cavan.


    The Buccaneers of America

    A True Account of the most remarkable Assaults committed of late Years upon the Coasts of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga. Translation of 1684-5 revised by William Swan Stallybrass. With Introductory Essay by Andrew Lang.


  • BAWDEN, Edward
    Hold Fast by your Teeth


  • SMITH, Adam
    An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

    The Sixth Edition.


  • SCOTT, Robert Falcon
    Scott’s Last Expedition

    Vol. I: The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott. Vol. II: The Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. Wilson and the surviving Members of the Expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley with a Preface by Sir Clements Markham.


  • DEWAR, George A.B.
    Sir Douglas Haig’s Command

    December 19 1915 to November 11 1918.


  • HARTNOLL, Phyllis
    The Grecian Enchanted

    With Eight Aquatints by John Buckland-Wright.


  • DOUGHTY, Charles Montagu
    Travels in Arabia Deserta

    With a New Preface by the Author, Introduction by T.E. Lawrence, and all original Maps, Plans and Cuts. [Second English Edition.]


  • GUNN, Neil M
    The Lost Glen


  • DOYLE, Arthur Conan
    A Study in Scarlet

    A New Edition. With Forty Illustrations by Geo. Hutchinson. [And a Note of Sherlock Holmes by Dr. Joseph Bell. Third English Edition, Second Impression.]


    [Order of Service at the Consecration of Coventry Cathedral 1962.]

    The Form and Order of the Service and Ceremonies to be observed by Cuthbert Lord Bishop of Coventry in the Presence of Her Majesty the Queen the Second at the Conscration of the Cathedral Church of Saint Michael Coventry, 25-26 May 1962


Fine Bindings

  • GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an Account of his Life and Writings

    A New Edition in Four Volumes. Edited by Washington Irving.


    A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma and Ceylon, including all British India, The Portuguese and French Possessions, and the Protected Native States

    Tenth Edition.


  • IRELAND, Samuel
    Picturesque Views on the River Thames


  • AINGER, Arthur Campbell
    Eton Songs

    Set to Music by Joseph Barnby. Illustrated by Herbert Marshall.


  • AUSTEN, Jane
    [The Novels of Jane Austen.]

    [With] A Memoir by her Nephew J.E. Austen-Leigh [with] Lady Susan and Fragments of two other unfinished Tales. New Edition. [Complete set of the Steventon Edition.].


  • BROWNING, Robert
    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett 1845-1846

    With Portraits and Facsimiles. [Edited by F.G. Kenyon and Roger Ingpen].


  • SCOTT, Peter
    Morning Flight. A Book of Wildfowl

    [Ninth Impression.]


  • GIBSON, Guy
    Enemy Coast Ahead

    With an Introduction by Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris.


  • THOMPSON, Flora
    Lark Rise [with] Over to Candleford [with] Candleford Green

    [Illustrations by Lynton Lamb].


  • MORRIS, Ernest
    The History and Art of Change Ringing

    With a Foreword by the Rev. Canon G.F. Coleridge.