A Selection of our Most Interesting Items
CURL, James Stevens & Susan WILSON The Oxford Dictionary Of Architecture. Third Edition.
Oxford University Press, 2015.
Thick royal 8vo. Black gilt-lettered cloth, photo-illustrated dust jacket; pp. xxii, 1017, , illustrated throughout; new.This the third edition contains over 6,000 entries and over 260…
Diderot on Minting
DIDEROT, Denis. Monnoyage (Minting)
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771)
Folio, 253 x 393mm. 23 pages of descriptive text & 19 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting…
MELLISS, John Charles. St. Helena: A Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the Island, including its Geology, Fauna, Flora, and Meteorology.
London L. Reeve & Co. 1875.
Royal 8vo. Publisher's original cloth, panelled and decorated in black to upper cover and spine, reprised in blind to lower cover, gilt crest of St. Helena to central panel of upper cover…
Profile Books. A Project for Oxfam. 2014.
8vo., original publisher's binding in slipcase.First edition of this anthology of crime short stories, signed limited edition of 150 copies of which 100 are available for sale.
OxCrimes is introduced by Ian Rankin. The stellar cast of contributors includes Ian Rankin, John Harvey, Maxim Jakubowski, John Connolly, Christopher Fowler, Simon Lewis, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Anne Zouroudi, Phil Rickman, Mark Billingham, Alexander McCall Smith, Anthony Horowitz, Val McDermid, Peter James, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, Louise Welsh, Martyn Waites, George Pelecanos, Neil Gaiman, Stella Duffy, Peter Robinson, Fred Varga, Stuart Neville, Ann Cleeves, and Walter Mosley.
Following the success of OxTales and OxTravels, this collection of crime writing is the latest Oxfam fundraiser, introduced by Britain's greatest crime writer, Ian Rankin, and featuring a compelling cast of suspects.
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Copies of the signed editions of both OxTales (£495) and OxTravels (£250) are also available. Contact Andrew McGeachin to purchase.