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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


'a book, which if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power'

BIBLE, ENGLISH, KING JAMES ('GREAT SHE BIBLE'). The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: Newly Translated out of the Originall Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised by his Maiesties Speciall Comandement.

London: Robert Barker, 1613-1611.


Folio (390 x 260mm). Contemporary full English calf, boards panelled in blind with rolls with foliate corner-pieces, roll-tooled borders in blind, skilfully rebacked with compartments of …

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GALLI, Federica. Venice Series - the complete …

federica galli's complete venetian experience

GALLI, Federica. Venice Series - the complete portfolio.

Folio. Custom made portfolio backed in grey/blue cloth with marbled boards. Containing all thirty-nine etchings from the Venice series, signed by the artist, edition 46/60, 1983 – 1987. 1045 x 730 x 40 mm.


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GREENOUGH, George Bellas. General Sketch of the …

the first geological map of the indian subcontinent

GREENOUGH, George Bellas. General Sketch of the Physical and Geological Features of British India.

London, lithographed by A. Petermann for Edward Stanford, 1855.


Large hand-coloured lithographic map (total measurements 200 x 170 cm), consisting of four separate sheets, each composed of 28 linen-backed (112 in total), folding into the original …

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PRAYER BOOK. The Book of Common Prayer, and …

Binding Design by William Burges for Lord and Lady Ripon's church at Studley Royal

PRAYER BOOK. The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches

Oxford. Printed at the University Press. 1871.


8vo., finely bound after a design by William Burges in full tan morocco, ruled in black, with five brass mounted semi-precious stones on each board, with two elaborate brass clasps with …

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