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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

MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Bison.

MOORE, Henry (1898-1986). Bison.

An original etching, signed in the plate, also signed, inscribed and numbered 4/65 plate VII, in pencil on Arches paper. From the deluxe edition of the "Animals in the Zoo" album, printed by James Collyer and John Crossley, London 1982. 212 x 278 mm.


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SWEET, Robert. The Florist's Guide, and …

SWEET, Robert. The Florist's Guide, and Cultivator's Directory; Containing Coloured Figures of the Choicest Flowers, Cultivated by Florists.

James Ridgway. 1827-29.


8vo 2 vols. Contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards, gilt lettering to spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt; 200 hand-coloured plates by S.Watts after Edwin Dalton Smith …

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LINNEAN SOCIETY. Transactions of the Linnean …

LINNEAN SOCIETY. Transactions of the Linnean Society.

Linnean Society. 1791 - 1875.


4to. 32 vols (incl. index vols). Sometime bound in blue cloth, spines with gilt rules, lettering, crest of Royal Institution and red morocco lettering piece with gilt lettering, early …

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STUART, James and Nicholas REVETT. The Antiquities …

STUART, James and Nicholas REVETT. The Antiquities Of Athens

Printed by John Haberkorn, 1762 (actually early 1763); Printed by John Nichols, 1787; 1794; Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Taylor, 1816.


Folio (532 x 360 mm). Four vols. Early nineteenth-century quarter scarlet morocco over Dutch pink paper covered boards, sometime expertly rebacked preserving the original gilt lettered and …

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ASHBEE, C.R. The Masque of the Edwards of England …

C.R. Ashbee's own copy, one of 20 copies on vellum

ASHBEE, C.R. The Masque of the Edwards of England: Being a Coronation Pageant to Celebrate the Crowning of the King.

Essex House Press. 1902.


Oblong Folio, original cloth lettered in black on upper board, printed on vellum in Endeavour type in red and black. Illustrated with 18 drawings by Edith Harwood, these handcoloured and …

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