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Basbanes, Nicholas A.: Among the gently mad: strategies and perspectives for the book hunter in the twenty-first century. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2002. xi, [3], 250, [2] p. Mint, in near mint dustjacket. Stock ref 267. £12.00

Basbanes, Nicholas A.: Patience and fortitude: a roving chronicle of book people, book places, and book culture. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. xviii, [2], 636 p., ill. (plates). Mint, in near mint dustjacket. Stock ref 266. £10.00

Chance, Mrs W.: A book of cats: being a discourse on cats, with many quotations & original pencil drawings. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1898. vi, 56 p., frontis., [9] leaves of plates; ill. Original green cloth, embossed with title and ill. of cat sitting on a book. Cloth discoloured and with some ripples; endpapers discoloured; page edges a lttle discoloured but all illustrations unaffected. Half-title inscribed neatly at head "To Frank Andrew Esq J.P. March 14. 1898 M. W. A.". Printed by the Ballantyne Press. Numerous charming illustrations of cats, mainly long-haired tabbies. Stock ref 255. £10.00

Milne, A. A The Christopher Robin verses. Being 'When we were very young' and Now we are six' with a preface for parents. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1932.. First edition. With 12 plates in colour and text decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. xi, [1], 210, [2] p. VG, with some spotting to fore-edge, evidence of bookplate having been removed on upper paste-down, spine a little faded, some slight fading/lighter patches to boards, corners very slightly worn. Pages clean with minimal foxing. Stock ref 186. £60.00

Quennell, Peter (ed.) Genius in the drawing-room: the literary salon in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980.. 188 p.; ill. Fine, in VG dustjacket. Collection of essays on the literary salon from Lady Blessington to Lady Cunard. Stock ref 231. £10.00

RAF Kirkham: Kirkham pie annual. Edited by Ivor J. Hallam. Associate editors Ronald Sowden, Harold Black, E.H. Dodimead. Kirkham: Education Section RAF Kirkham, December 1945. 75, [5] p., ill. In original coloured paper covers. VG. A miscellany with many illustrations, including caricatures of some of the contributors and photographs of life at RAF Kirkham. Stock ref 290. £20.00

Shell, Alison: Index to the court books of the Stationers' Company, 1679-1717. London: Bibliographical Society, 2007. 433 p. Original dark blue cloth. As new. Stock ref 299. £50.00

Stephens, F.J. and Maddocks, Graham J.: The organisation and uniforms of the Imperial German Army 1900-1918. London: Almark Publishing Co. Ltd., 1975. Pbk., 80 p., ill. Very good and clean, edges just slightly rubbed. Illustrated with numerous contemporary photographs. Cover has title "Uniforms and organisation of the Imperial German Army 1800-1918". Stock ref 264. £10.00

Winterson, Jeanette: Boating for beginners. First edition (hardback). London: Methuen, 1985. 160 p., ill. by Pamela Youens. Fine, in original dustjacket. Spine of dustjacket faded with tiny chip at base, top edges of dustjacket slightly creased where they have been pressed against the boards. Stock ref 263. £110.00

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