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London, Hodder & Stoughton, [c.1920].

Large 8vo. 14 plates with captioned paper guards. Original blind-tooled blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dust-jacket, priced 10/6.

A wonderful copy of Dulac's illustrated stories of Hans Christian Andersen, originally published in a different format in 1911. Rare in the original dust-jacket, especially in such condition.


London, Hutchinson, n.d. [c.1930].

Third edition (stated). Small 8vo. Original cloth, gilt. Dust-jacket, priced 2/- and stating '5th Thousand'.

An early edition of this collaboration between the Hanshews, scarce in the original dust-jacket - with artwork by the illustrator Joseph Abbey.


London, Robert Hale, 1956.

First edition. 8vo. Original boards. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 12/6.

A semi-gothic thriller set largely in Victorian London, by a prolific writer and biographer. The book, like many of Hooke's, was subsequently made into a film, The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1958).


London, Bodley Head, 1923. First edition. 8vo. 8pp. advertisements. Original cloth. Dust-jacket, without price. Great jacket artwork by Canadian–British illustrator and commercial artist Austin Cooper (not the car).


London, Digby, Long, 1910.

First edition. 8vo. 3pp. advertisements. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt.

An uncommon book by Richard Marsh, author of gothic horror classic The Beetle (1897), the title tale here reflecting his talent for anticipating the impact of new technology. Only a handful of copies recorded in institutional holdings.