• 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.


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].


  • THOMSON, James
    The Seasons

    With engraved Illustrations from Designs drawn on Wood. With the Life of the Author by Patrick Murdoch. Edited by Bolton Corney.


  • SCOTT, Peter
    Morning Flight. A Book of Wildfowl

    [Ninth Impression.]