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Aleksey Mikhailovich Remizov - one manuscript and one typescript with autograph notes by /address of the author
First edition of the Facsimile The Papyrus of Ani, British Museum 1890, 
Rayner Unwin : The making of The lord of the Rings. New edition 2018,  100 numbered copies 
THE OXFORD BIBLIOPHILE ALMANAC:, Roald Dahl, Richard Adams,Elizabeth Jennings, Brian Aldiss, Jan Morris, Gillian Avery and others
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John Ogden: Antique Drum  published on 1st November 2019
Tolkien J.R.R., The Hobbit or there and back again. Allen & Unwin 1976, De Luxe edition with colour illustration by Tolkien.
V.N. Toporov GOSPODIN PROKHARCHIN DOSTOEVSKOGO a publishing saga
Dekesel A bibliography of  18th Century numismatic books. 5 volumes so far, one volume still to appear
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Le vite de' dodici Cesari  Venice 1738
Cherie Chen: the Winter Wassail
The Whittington Press, Andoversford, A COLLECTION OF BOOKS, CATALOGUES and POSTERS 
John Ogden: Antique Drum the final volume of the trilogy 'A Military Education' ,  sequel to 'On Fire' and 'Silken Dalliance' 
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 The sonnets 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
Heidenheim Woodcuts for the Bible 5 volumes and added ephemera
Whittington Press John Randle ,Whittington Press, Andoversford, A collection of books, catalogues and ephemera
BIBLIA Latina, Leaf  from the Biblia Latina ( Isaiah ) in French, c.  1290, 61 lines in colours on both sides.140 x 200 mm.  Printed on vellum.  brown Gothic typeface (textualis)  chapter headings in red and blue and coloured decorations 
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
 
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