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The Story of an Adventure
London, Harrap, 1941.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 6/-.

Lovely illustrations and jacket artwork complement and enhance this cute book for children, about animals who save themselves from a flooding river by sailing off in a top hat.


First edition.
London, Harrap, 1943.

The authors imagine the consequences of a Nazi invasion ultimately defeated. A rare title listed in Bleiler but not in Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy.


London, Harrap, 1937,

First edition. 8vo. Original cloth. Dust-jacket.

Brunngraber was a German industrial designer and author. In Radium he speculates about near-contemporary cornering of the radium market causing problems in a hospital using it as a medicine cure cancer.

Rare in jacket. An important sci-fi title.


London, Harrap, 1938.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 9/-.

Amelia Earhart's absorbing account of her ill-fated last flight around the world, begun in 1937, comprising her diary entries and other notes - a classic of aviation history. Amelia Earhart was twice the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air: initially in 1928 as a passenger just a year after Lindbergh's pioneering flight and then in 1932, flying solo.


London, Harrap, 1937.

First edition. 8vo. Original black cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 7/6.

"The adventures in this stirring African jungle story are of the Rider Haggard type, recounted with unhesitating conviction, so that the illusion of reality is perfectly established." (jacket blurb)

War, Invasion & Spy

Hosken (Clifford) The Pretender


London, Harrap, 1930.

First edition. 8vo. Original orange cloth blocked in black. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.

Striking jacket artwork on this tale of international intrigue, centring around the fictional Balkan country of Carpathia.


London, Harrap, 1927.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original green cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 2/6.

'Armistice Night Murders in Paris, London, and New York' (jacket). An uncommon title in the jacket, from the pen of a prolific American author and cultural critic.


London, Harrap, 1929.

First edition. 8vo. Original red boards. Dust-jacket.

The first crime fiction work by this prolific author, published as part of Harrap's 'Sealed Mysteries' series. Each member of a small party at a cabaret on the night a murder is committed is suspected and then eliminated through evidence.


London, Harrap, 1939. First edition. 8vo. Original cloth. Dust-jacket, price from inside flap removed by clumsy tear. An uncommon dust-jacket by jacket legend Youngman Carter, in better condition than normally found.


Translated from the German by Huntley Paterson.
London, Harrap, 1931.

First UK edition, second impression. 8vo. Original cloth. Dust-jacket.

A superb copy of this gripping first-hand account of the German Zeppelin raids on England during the Second World War.