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Rayner Unwin : The making of The lord of the Rings. New edition 2018,  100 numbered copies 
Edition in Spanish to come out in the summer of 2019
THE OXFORD BIBLIOPHILE ALMANAC:, Roald Dahl, Richard Adams,Elizabeth Jennings, Brian Aldiss, Jan Morris, Gillian Avery and others
Stanislaw Gliwa Oficyna Stanislawa Gliwy A collection of hand printed books, Christmas cards and ephemera
Sitzungsberichte der preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften -  Physic. math.  years 1922 to 1938
Unique collection of theses dating from the 16th to the 20th century. 
Dekesel A bibliography of  18th Century numismatic books. 5 volumes so far
The last Costume ball in the Winter Palace .2 vls  NOW SOLD
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Le vite de' dodici Cesari  Venice 1738
James Joyce Ulysses Limited edition in full leather Folio society
Jacques Joseph, Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik  und einige weitere Operationen 
DEMIDOFF  Voyage dans la Russie  méridionale & la Crimée par la Hongrie, 2 volumes 1838 / 1840
MILNE, A.A. When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner
PRINTS and other works of ART Ackermann's A history of the university of Oxford etc..
Alice in Wonderland AND  Through the Looking-Glass  3 edns. 1883,1886,1887  boxed together
Francis James Ronald Bottrall collection of 41  poetry magazines And 10 titles dedicated to him by other poets 
Shakespeare, William - Whittington Press Sonnets + edition in Chinese
LEHMANN, John, (ed.)The London Magazine  12 early issues 1954 - 1956, 
Kievskaya psaltyr'. 2 Volumes.Vol. 1: G Issledovanie Kievskoi psaltiri. Vol. 2. Kievskaya psaltyr' 1397 goda 
Nicolis, F.Bell Beakers Today: Pottery, People, Culture, Symbols in Prehistoric Europe. 
KERGUELEN TREMAREC, Relation D'un Voyage dans la Mer du Nord, aux cotes d'Islande,,,Paris 1771
Shakespeare the plays. Pickering, 1825; 8 vols of 9, 33 copper plates
Whittington Press John Randle ,Whittington Press, Andoversford, A COLLECTION OF BOOKS, THEIR CATALOGUES AND OTHER EPHEMERA
Duppen, L., Piet van Heerden, schilder, tekenaar, beeldhouwer, 1924-1996  limited edition of 72 copies i
Die Bamberger Apokalypse. Folio
Titles signed by the authors and/or illustrators and association copies
De Coster Die Geschichte von Ulenspiegel und Lamme Goedzak  Masereel illustrations. Leni Riefenstahl's copy
Miscellaneous titles, Coghill, Auden, Prince de Soubise, etc..
The Oxford Bestiarium Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Ashmole 1511, Southern England, 12th Century..facsimile
Al'bom Elizavety Nikolaevny Ushakovoi. Faksimil'noe vos proizvedenie.
Frishman, Marcel, Drawings. Oxford,  Bruno Cassirer, 1957, 25  black and white plates.,  limited edition of  500 copies
Tolkien J.R.R., The Hobbit or there and back again. Allen & Unwin 1976, De Luxe edition with colour illustration by Tolkien. 
John Ogden: Antique Drum the final volume of the trilogy 'A Military Education' ,  sequel to 'On Fire' and 'Silken Dalliance' 
English literature German literature French literature Russia Eastern Europe
Limited editions Classical antiquity Ancient Near East Rare Books
Theology Private presses Spanish Spain Music
Middle Ages
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Limited editions
The Holy Land
1st editions
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Children's books
Folio society
History of Medicine