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OXFAM. OxCrimes.

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.


A Selection of our Most Interesting Items

CHAMBERS, William. Plans, Elevations, Sections and …

CHAMBERS, William. Plans, Elevations, Sections and Perspective Views of the Gardens and Buildings at Kew in Surry, the seat of Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales. [bound with] Designs of Chinese Buildings, Furniture, Dresses, Machines, and Utensils.

London: Printed by J. Haberkorn, published for the Author [et al], 1763; London: for the Author [et al.], 1757.


Folio (529 x 369 mm). Two works in one. Bound in contemporary full speckled calf, the spine divided into nine compartments, morocco and gilt lettering piece to the second, the remainder …

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ALPINE CLUB. The Alpine Journal, vols. 1-110 [a …

ALPINE CLUB. The Alpine Journal, vols. 1-110 [a complete run].

London: Longmans & the Alpine Club, 1864-2005.


First editions. The backbone of any mountaineering collection, the Alpine Journal is the world's oldest mountaineering journal and its remarkable series of contributers make it a unique …

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OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster …

OTTAVIANI, Giovanni [after Raphael]. Pillaster no.I.

An original engraving from the first edition of "Delle Logge di Raffaelle nel Vaticano" by Giovanni Volpato after Raphael's famous decorations in the Vatican, Rome. Published between 1772-1777. 1030 x 385 mm.


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MORRIS, Ethel Jackson (author and artist …

MORRIS, Ethel Jackson (author and artist). [Three unpublished manuscript books by an Australian fairy artist]. The Stolen Princess & Prince Helham; Princess May-Blossom & Other Stories [and] "Tinted-Back" and "The Season",

circa 1915-1920.


The Stolen Princess & Prince Helham: landscape large 8vo., (193 x 277 mm); original card covers, with 2 steel drawing-pins to spine edge, pictorially illustrated in pen and ink to …

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[COCKERELL, Douglas, for W.H. Smith & Son …

[COCKERELL, Douglas, for W.H. Smith & Son]. Guest Book.


4to. Bound in full reddish-brown niger morocco, stamp-signed in gilt with the W.H. Smith & Son monogram on rear turn-in, sides with gilt-ruled borders and small embellishments, gilt …

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