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1897 The Struggles of Adventures of Christopher Tadpole Albert Smith Bayntun
1897 The Struggles of Adventures of Christopher Tadpole Albert Smith Bayntun

Price: £125.00

A beautifully-bound copy of this Albert Smith novel. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. With an ex-libris bookplate of Robert Marceau to front pastedown. Bound by Bayntun (binder's stamp to front pastedown). ...

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1897 Tutte le Opere di Dante Alighieri E Moore Bumpus Binding
1897 Tutte le Opere di Dante Alighieri E Moore Bumpus Binding

Price: £75.00

A collection of the works of Dante, in Italian, edited by E. Moore. Including his Divine Comedy.Bound by Bumpus.

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1897 Tween Gloamin and the Mirk by Sir Hugh Gilzean-Reid Scarce
1897 Tween Gloamin and the Mirk by Sir Hugh Gilzean-Reid Scarce

Price: £115.00

A fascinating insight into the Tales and Sketches of Scottish Life by Sir Hugh Gilzean-Reid. New issue, from the original 1894 volume. From the Prefaratory Note: "[This] was written with one definite aim - namely, to preserve and...

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1897 Under Love's Rule Mary Elizabeth Braddon Victorian FIRST Edition Scarce
1897 Under Love's Rule Mary Elizabeth Braddon Victorian FIRST Edition Scarce

Price: £295.00

A very scarce first edition of Braddon's late Victorian novel. First Edition. With a catalogue for 'Miss Braddon's novels' to the rear. Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4 October 1835 4 February 1915) was a British Victorian era popular...

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1897-1898 2 vol Phroso Rupert of Hentzau Anthony Hope First edition Illustrated
1897-1898 2 vol Phroso Rupert of Hentzau Anthony Hope First edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition collection of works from the prolific adventure writer, Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins. Illustrated frontispieces with numerous illustrations throughout by Charles dana Gibson and H. R. Miller. Rupert of Hentzau is the sequel...

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1897-1898 2Vol The Day's Work First Ed and The Light that Failed Rudyard Kipling
1897-1898 2Vol The Day's Work First Ed and The Light that Failed Rudyard Kipling

Price: £28.99

A uniformly bound set of works from prolific author, Rudyard Kipling. First edition of "The Day's Work", featuring the original publishers' advertisements, dated 15.9.98. "The Light that Failed" is the eight reprint of the first...

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1897-1907 14vol Works Of George Meredith With Frontispiece Illustrations
1897-1907 14vol Works Of George Meredith With Frontispiece Illustrations

Price: £340.00

The Works of George Meredith with frontispiece illustrations to all volumes. George Meredith (1828 - 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era. Fourteen volumes in total, some are revised editions, all of...

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1898 17vol Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Historical Novels Illustrated
1898 17vol Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Historical Novels Illustrated

Price: £350.00

An illustrated set of the novels of William Harrison Ainsworth. William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. His Lancashire novels cover altogether 400 years...

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1898 32vol La Comedie Humaine Honore De Balzac Limited Edition 207 of 250 Scarce
1898 32vol La Comedie Humaine Honore De Balzac Limited Edition 207 of 250 Scarce

Price: £1,100.00

A beautifully presented set of La Comdie Humaine, Honor de Balzac's multi-volume collection of interlinked novels and stories depicting French society in the period of the Restoration and the July Monarchy (18151848). The Comdie...

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1898 Across WORLD WIFE Guy BOOTHBY Illus Walton
1898 Across WORLD WIFE Guy BOOTHBY Illus Walton

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this Australian novelist's work. Including a frontispiece and further plates featuring illustrations by J. Ambrose Walton. Guy Newell Boothby (13 October 1867 26 February 1905) was an Australian novelist and...

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1898 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A Conan Doyle
1898 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by A Conan Doyle

Price: £99.99

An uncommon edition of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle.An unusual little oddity. Very rare.The volume contains: A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The...

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1898 COMPLICATIONS SENTIMENTALES Paul Bourget IN FRENCH
1898 COMPLICATIONS SENTIMENTALES Paul Bourget IN FRENCH

Price: £99.99

A volume of short stories from the French novelist and critic, Paul Bourget, written in French. Binder's label of Auguste Fonatine to verso of front free-endpaper. Bourget's reputation as a novelist is assured in some academic...

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1898 Doctor Therne H. Rider Haggard First Edition
1898 Doctor Therne H. Rider Haggard First Edition

Price: £74.99

A fictional and medical work from prolific author, H. Rider Haggard. First edition. Explores the influence of politics, fames and fortune, on the morale issues of vaccinations.

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1898 English Lyrics from Spenser to Milton with Illustrations and Introduction
1898 English Lyrics from Spenser to Milton with Illustrations and Introduction

Price: £49.00

A collection of English Lyrics from Spenser to Milton.Illustrations by Robert Anning Bell and Introduction by John Dennis.With an Index of First Lines to the rear of the volume.

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1898 Frances Burney Evelina History Young Lady Illustrated By Arthur Rackham
1898 Frances Burney Evelina History Young Lady Illustrated By Arthur Rackham

Price: £79.99

A scarce edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham of Evelina: Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World is an epistolary novel by Frances Burney with sixteen illustrations. First edition thus, with illustrations...

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1898 G A Henty With Frederick The Great Twelve Illustrations Walter Paget First
1898 G A Henty With Frederick The Great Twelve Illustrations Walter Paget First

Price: £39.99

With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years War is an historical novel by G. A. Henty with twelve illustrations by Walter Paget and a map preceding first chapter. First edition George Alfred Henty (1832-1902), was...

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1898 Hard Cash A Matter Of Fact Romance By Charles Reade A New Edition
1898 Hard Cash A Matter Of Fact Romance By Charles Reade A New Edition

Price: £34.99

Hard Cash by Charles Reade (originally published as Very Hard Cash in (1863), in which he highlighted the abuses of private lunatic asylums. A new edition. Preface to front by the author is dated 1868. Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)...

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1898 Jess Henry Rider Haggard African Adventure Novel
1898 Jess Henry Rider Haggard African Adventure Novel

Price: £29.99

An early reprint of this H. Rider Haggard novel set in Africa. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations,...

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1898 Key of the Holy House by Alfred Lee First Edition
1898 Key of the Holy House by Alfred Lee First Edition

Price: £47.99

The scarce first edition in the original pictorial cloth binding. Direct from the Widdrington library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper....

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1898 Lifes Little Ironies Few Crusted Characters Thomas Hardy Illustrated Scarce
1898 Lifes Little Ironies Few Crusted Characters Thomas Hardy Illustrated Scarce

Price: £125.00

An attractive, art nouveau copy of this short story collection by Thomas Hardy. Containing a collection of eight short stories. With an etched frontispiece titled 'A View in "Melchester"' by H. Macbeth-Rathburn, and a map...

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1898 March LONDON Tyler WAT Peasants REVOLT HENTY Illustrated FIRST Adventure
1898 March LONDON Tyler WAT Peasants REVOLT HENTY Illustrated FIRST Adventure

Price: £135.00

A first edition and illustrated copy of Henty's adventure story based on the 1381 Peasants' Revolt. First Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. Contains eight illustrated plates. With a bookseller's label for Neugent's,...

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1898 NOVEL Vicar of Wakefield by O. GOLDSMITH Illus.
1898 NOVEL Vicar of Wakefield by O. GOLDSMITH Illus.

Price: £29.99

An illustrated, late nineteenth century edition of Goldsmith's satire on the sentimental novel. Bound in half crushed morocco leather, with vellum-covered boards. Includes a decorative title page in colour, with tissue...

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1898 Paris by Emile Zola Translated by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly Second Edition
1898 Paris by Emile Zola Translated by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly Second Edition

Price: £20.00

The third book in Emile Zola's 'Trilogy of the Three Cities', about the doubting Catholic Priest, Abbe Pierre Froment. Second edition. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

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1898 Rufus Hickman St Botolph's Moncrieff Presentation HSH Edward Saxe Weimar
1898 Rufus Hickman  St Botolph's  Moncrieff Presentation HSH Edward Saxe Weimar

Price: £295.00

A presentation copy of this collection of short stories by Lord Moncrieff. Signed, 'To H. S. H. Princess Edward of Saxe-Weimar from the author, October 1899'. On 27 November 1851 Prince William Augustus Edward of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach...

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1898 Simon Dale Anthony Hope Illustrated by W St J Harper Nell Gwyn
1898 Simon Dale Anthony Hope Illustrated by W St J Harper Nell Gwyn

Price: £14.99

An historical novel featuring Charles II's mistress Nell Gwyn by Anthony Hope. Third edition. Illustrated throughout by W. St. J. Harper. With forty-page publisher's adverts to the rear. Bookplate of Richard Chamberlain to...

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1898 St Ives Adventures of A French Prisoner First Edition Louis Stevenson
1898 St Ives Adventures of A French Prisoner First Edition Louis Stevenson

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this novel by popular author Robert Louis Stevenson. St. Ives: Being The Adventures of a French Prisoner in England (1897) is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. It was completed in 1898 by Arthur Quiller-Couch. The...

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1898 The Changeling Walter Besant English Novel FIRST Edition
1898 The Changeling Walter Besant English Novel FIRST Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of Besant's late Victorian novel. First Edition.

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1898 The Deserted Village a Poem by Oliver Goldmsith Illustrated HL Richardson
1898 The Deserted Village a Poem by Oliver Goldmsith Illustrated HL Richardson

Price: £32.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of The Deserted Village by Oliver Goldsmith.Illustrated by H. L. Richardson.Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1730 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel...

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1898 The Heart of Midlothian Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Prize Binding
1898 The Heart of Midlothian Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Prize Binding

Price: £45.00

A smartly-bound copy of this historical novel from Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated throughout with nine engraved plates by William Hole.

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1898 The Lust of Hate by GUY BOOTHBY First Ed
1898 The Lust of Hate by GUY BOOTHBY First Ed

Price: £64.99

The first edition of this late Victorian thriller by sensationalist novelist, Guy Boothby. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial gilt decoration. With a 12pp publisher's catalogue to the rear. With at least six plates. Guy...

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1898 The Martian by George du Maurier
1898 The Martian by George du Maurier

Price: £19.99

Du Maurier's third novel The Martian in a decorative cloth binding. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration. With illustrations by the author. "Du Maurier wrote a third novel, The Martian......

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1898 The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan H R Haweis Illustated Rhead
1898 The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan H R Haweis Illustated Rhead

Price: £125.00

A lavishly illustrated edition of Bunyan's famous allegorical tale. With an introduction by the Rev. H. R. Haweis. Reverend Hugh Reginald Haweis (April 3, 1838 January 29, 1901) was an English cleric and writer. Embellished...

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1898 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder
1898 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder

Price: £140.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier.With Notes, Index of First Lines and Chronological List edited by W. Garrett Horder.Complete Edition.

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1898 The Rose and the Ring W M Thackeray New Edition Illustrated
1898 The Rose and the Ring W M Thackeray New Edition Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An illustrated edition of this satirical work of fantasy fiction from William Makepeace Thackeray. New edition. Set in the fictional countries of Paflagonia and Crim Tartary, the story revolves around the lives and fortunes of four...

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1898 William Clark Russell Romance Of A Midshipman First English Edition
1898 William Clark Russell Romance Of A Midshipman First English Edition

Price: £39.99

Romance Of A Midshipman is a novel by William Clark Russell. First English edition. William Clark Russell (1844 - 1911) was an English writer best known for his nautical novels. At the age of 13 Russell joined the Merchant Navy,...

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1898 With Moore at Corunna by G A Henty with Illustrations
1898 With Moore at Corunna by G A Henty with Illustrations

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this novel by G. A. Henty.With twelve illustrations by Wal Paget.George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical...

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1898-1899 3 vols Miquette La Paix Des Champs Monsieur De Folleuil Gyp Justice
1898-1899 3 vols Miquette La Paix Des Champs Monsieur De Folleuil Gyp Justice

Price: £59.99

A scarce three volume collection of novels by one of the most provocative French figures of the fin-de-siecle. Sibylle Aime Marie-Antoinette Gabrielle de Riquetti de Mirabeau, Comtesse de Martel de Janville was a French writer...

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1898-1899 9 Vol The Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville Illustrated Limited Edition
1898-1899 9 Vol The Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £220.00

A uniformly bound collection of works from Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet, George John Whyte-Melville. Limited edition, limited to one-thousand and fifty copies, printed in Edinburgh by Morrison and Gibb...

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1898-1911 9vol Works of W W Jacobs Monkey's Paw Lady of Barge Sailor's Knots
1898-1911 9vol Works of W W Jacobs Monkey's Paw Lady of Barge Sailor's Knots

Price: £250.00

Nine volumes of the short stories of W. W. Jacobs. All are first editions except Many Cargoes, which is a 26th edition. All volumes illustrated except Many Cargoes and Sea Urchins, and most are illustrated with the charming work...

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1898-1912 10vol The Bibelot Reprints Poetry and Prose for Booklovers Illustrated
1898-1912 10vol The Bibelot Reprints Poetry and Prose for Booklovers Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A collection of volumes of the yearly literary anthology The Bibelot. The Bibelot was a yearly literary anthology published by Thomas Bird Mosher between 1895 and 1914. It featured the lesser known works of writers such...

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1898-99 6v Novels of CHARLES LEVER Fine Binding
1898-99 6v Novels of CHARLES LEVER Fine Binding

Price: £354.00

A lovely illustrated collection of works by Charles Lever, edited by his daughter. In smart uniform leather bindings. Includes That Boy of Norcott's, Paul Gosslett's Confessions, A Rent in a Cloud, Luttrell of Arran, Sir Brooke,...

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1899 Barrack Room Ballads and Other Verses by Rudyard Kipling
1899 Barrack Room Ballads and Other Verses by Rudyard Kipling

Price: £120.00

A collection of ballads and poems by Rudyard Kipling.Fifteenth edition.Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He is chiefly remembered for his tales and poems...

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1899 Bearers of the Burden Being Stories of Land and Sea by Major W P Drury
1899 Bearers of the Burden Being Stories of Land and Sea by Major W P Drury

Price: £34.00

A copy of this novel by Major Walter Price Drury.Lieutenant-Colonel William Price Drury CBE (8 November 186121 January 1949) was a Royal Marine Light Infantry officer, novelist, playwright, and Mayor of Saltash from 1929 to 1931.The...

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1899 CATRIONA Robert Louis STEVENSON Sequel Kidnapped Adventures David Balfour
1899 CATRIONA Robert Louis STEVENSON Sequel Kidnapped Adventures David Balfour

Price: £89.99

Catriona (also known as David Balfour) is a novel written in 1893 by Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 3 December 1894) as a sequel to his earlier novel Kidnapped. It tells the further story of the central character...

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1899 Charles Reade Peg Woffington Austin Dobson Illustrated
1899 Charles Reade Peg Woffington Austin Dobson Illustrated

Price: £34.00

An attractively illustrated edition of Peg Woffington from Charles Reade. With many vignette engravings throughout by Hugh Thomson.

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1899 Dross Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott First American Edition
1899 Dross Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott First American Edition

Price: £19.99

The first American edition of this novel by Henry Seton Merriman (the pseudonym of  Hugh Stowell Scott). Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1899 Fisherman's Luck Henry van Dyke Illustrated Miscellaneous Essays
1899 Fisherman's Luck Henry van Dyke Illustrated Miscellaneous Essays

Price: £29.99

A collection of essays on numerous topics from Henry van Dyke. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.Including titles such as Fisherman's Luck, Talkability, A Norwegian Honeymoon and many others.

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1899 Hundred Fables Of Aesop By LEstrange Illustrated Billinghurst Intro Grahame
1899 Hundred Fables Of Aesop By LEstrange Illustrated Billinghurst Intro Grahame

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of A Hundred Fables of Aesop from the English version of Sir Roger L'Estrange, with numerous beautiful illustrations by Percy J. Billinghurst and with an introduction by Kenneth Grahame.  First edition...

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1899 More by Max Beerbohm First Edition
1899 More by Max Beerbohm First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of More by Max Beerbohm. A collection of essays on various subjects including royalty, actors, Madame Tussaud's, Ouida and the Case of Prometheus. Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm (24 August 1872 20 May 1956)...

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1899 NOVEL Household of THOMAS MORE Manning BIOGRAPHY
1899 NOVEL Household of THOMAS MORE Manning BIOGRAPHY

Price: £47.99

Anne Manning's The Household of Thomas More. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With...

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1899 Peg Woffington Charles Reade Illustrated by Hugh Thomson Austin Dobson
1899 Peg Woffington Charles Reade Illustrated by Hugh Thomson Austin Dobson

Price: £59.99

A lavishly illustrated edition of Peg Woffington by Charles Reade. With an introduction by Austin Dobson. Illustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson.

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1899 Peg Woffington Charles Reade Signed Letter Austin Dobson Illustrated
1899 Peg Woffington Charles Reade Signed Letter Austin Dobson Illustrated

Price: £375.00

An attractively illustrated edition of Peg Woffington from Charles Reade. With many vignette engravings throughout by Hugh Thomson. Including a signed letter from Charles Reade tipped into the front pastedown. Including original...

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1899 Reign of the Princess Naska by Amelia Stirling 1st
1899 Reign of the Princess Naska by Amelia Stirling 1st

Price: £89.99

A scarce first editon of this delighful fantastical tale with numerous in-text illustrations. Bound in cloth with pictorial decoration and gilt lettering. The cover design is by Talwin Morris With drawings by Paul Hardy. With...

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1899 Romantic prose -Gypsies AYLWIN Theodore WATTS-DUNTON Prize binding
1899 Romantic prose -Gypsies AYLWIN Theodore WATTS-DUNTON Prize binding

Price: £165.00

Watts-Dunton's romantic prose, in a Dulwich College prize binding. With a Dulwich College prize presentation label to the front pastedown awarded to J. J. Cable for Mathematics, dated 1899. With a bookbinder's stamp for A. H. Bartlett...

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1899 Stalky and Co Rudyard Kipling First Edition Short Story
1899 Stalky and Co Rudyard Kipling First Edition Short Story

Price: £28.00

The first edition of this collection of short stories by much-loved author, Rudyard Kipling. It is a collection of linked short stories, with some information about the charismatic character Stalky in later life. The character Beetle,...

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1899 Swallow By H Rider Haggard Illustrated By Maurice Greiffenhagen First Ed
1899 Swallow By H Rider Haggard Illustrated By Maurice Greiffenhagen First Ed

Price: £125.00

A first edition of Swallow: A Tale of the Great Trek by H. Rider Haggard. Illustrated with eight plates by Maurice Greiffenhagen. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (1856 - 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic...

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1899 The Kings Mirror by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon
1899 The Kings Mirror by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon

Price: £14.99

The first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 1933), was a prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and...

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1899 The Last Ballad and Other Poems by John Davidson First Edition
1899 The Last Ballad and Other Poems by John Davidson First Edition

Price: £42.00

A collection of poetry by John Davidson.John Davidson (11 April 1857 23 March 1909) was a Scottish poet, playwright and novelist, best known for his ballads. He also did translations from French and German. In 1909, financial difficulties,...

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1899 The Last Boer War H. Rider Haggard First Edition Original Pictorial Wraps
1899 The Last Boer War H. Rider Haggard First Edition Original Pictorial Wraps

Price: £99.99

A fictional work from prolific author, H. Rider Haggard. First edition. In its original publishers' paper wraps.

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1899 The Mess Deck W F Shannon Novel
1899 The Mess Deck W F Shannon Novel

Price: £44.99

A naval novel from William Fry Shannon. With a vignette title page.

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1899 The Orange Girl Walter Besant Second Edition Scarce Besant's Own Copy
1899 The Orange Girl Walter Besant Second Edition Scarce Besant's Own Copy

Price: £1,995.00

An early illustrated copy of this novel by Walter Besant. Second edition (publisher's adverts dated June 1899). Walter Besant (14 August 1836 9 June 1901), was a novelist and historian who lived largely in London. Illustrated...

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1899 The Progress of Pauline Kessler Frederic Carrel Scarce First Edition Novel
1899 The Progress of Pauline Kessler Frederic Carrel Scarce First Edition Novel

Price: £49.99

A scarce first edition of this novel by Frederic Carrel. Carrel also wrote The City, The Adventures of John Johns, and many more. Bookplate of Easton Neston Library to front pastedown.

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1899 The Reign of the Princess Naska With Drawings by Paul Hardy Talwin Morris
1899 The Reign of the Princess Naska With Drawings by Paul Hardy Talwin Morris

Price: £130.00

A beautifully bound copy of this fairy tale from Amelia Hutchinson Stirling. Bound in a Talwin Morris design (number 264).Talwin Morris was a prolific book designer and decorative artists working in the late 19th and early 20th centuries,...

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1899 The Water Babies Charles Kingsley Deighton Binding Illustrated
1899 The Water Babies Charles Kingsley Deighton Binding Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A smartly-bound copy of Charles Kingsley's classic children's story, The Water-Babies. Illustrated throughout with many engraved vignettes. Bound by Deighton (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper).

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1899 Tragic Romances Volume Three Fiona Macleod Sin-Eater Dan-Nan-Ron
1899 Tragic Romances Volume Three Fiona Macleod Sin-Eater Dan-Nan-Ron

Price: £49.99

An uncommon collection of short stories by William Sharp, under his pseudonym, Fiona Macleod. A re-issue, rearranged with additional tales. Including Morag of the Glen, The Dan-Nan-Ron, The Ninth Wave and many others.

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1899-1918 3V Courage True Hearts Ripswayd Ring Mystery of Albatross Illustrated
1899-1918 3V Courage True Hearts Ripswayd Ring Mystery of Albatross Illustrated

Price: £34.00

 A bright and bold collection of adventure stories for boys, set in school, at sea and in mysterious foreign lands. Colour illustrated frontispieces to Metcalfe and Bird's works by W. S. Stacey and H. M. Brock.Courage, True Hearts...

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1900 3Vol Poetical Collection Alfred Austin Illustrated Riviere & Son Binding
1900 3Vol Poetical Collection Alfred Austin Illustrated Riviere & Son Binding

Price: £160.00

A charming collection of poetical works from Alfred Austin, smartly bound in Rivere and Son bindings. The collection includes; Lamia's Winter-Quarters, being the third thousand printed from the first edition, published 1898. The...

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1900 4vol Balzac La Comedie Humaine Katherine Prescott Wormeley Philosophical
1900 4vol Balzac La Comedie Humaine Katherine Prescott Wormeley Philosophical

Price: £59.99

A selection of tales from the Comedie Humaine of influential French author, Honore de Balzac. Including: The Great Man of the Provinces in Paris, Being the Second Part of Lost Illusions Catherine de' Medici The Lesser Bourgeoisie An...

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1900 A Master Of Craft William Wymark Jacobs Illustrated Plates FIRST Edition
1900 A Master Of Craft William Wymark Jacobs Illustrated Plates FIRST Edition

Price: £34.99

A first edition and nicely illustrated copy of Jacobs' novel. First Edition. Featuring 12 illustrated plates, including a frontispiece. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1900 Abbe Mouret's Transgression Emile Zola Novel
1900 Abbe Mouret's Transgression Emile Zola Novel

Price: £49.99

An English translation of the fifth of Zola's Les Rougoun-Macquart collection. Viciously anticlerical in tone, it follows on from the horrific events at the end of La Conqute de Plassans, focussing this time on a remote Provenal...

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1900 Cunning Murrell By Arthur Morrison Scarce First Edition
1900 Cunning Murrell By Arthur Morrison Scarce First Edition

Price: £150.00

A relatively scarce edition of Cunning Murrell, a novel by Arthur Morrison with a dedication to John Louis Wimbush to front and publisher's catalogue to rear. First edition. Arthur George Morrison (1863 - 1945) was an English...

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1900 Daniel DE FOE Captain Singleton + Colonel Jack
1900 Daniel DE FOE Captain Singleton + Colonel Jack

Price: £24.99

Maroon cloth binding with half title page.  This is volume I of The Works of Daniel de Foe! Daniel Defoe (1660 [] April 24-26, 1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson...

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1900 Duty With Illustrations of Courage Patience and Endurance Samuel Smiles
1900 Duty With Illustrations of Courage Patience and Endurance Samuel Smiles

Price: £37.99

An essay on morality and duty from Scottish reformer, Samuel Smiles. Fortieth thousand, popular edition.

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1900 EBEN HOLDEN Irving Bacheller FICTION Novel
1900 EBEN HOLDEN Irving Bacheller FICTION Novel

Price: £29.99

A nice clean copy in publisher's full red cloth binding with gilt titles to the spine and the front board.  Printed the same year as the first. Addison Irving Bacheller (September 26, 1859 February 24, 1950) was an American...

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1900 Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift Bickers and Son Binding Illustrated
1900 Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift Bickers and Son Binding Illustrated

Price: £140.00

A very attractive copy of Swift's classic, Gulliver's Travels. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Robert Mackenzie, facsimiles of the original maps, and illustrations. Bound by Bickers and Son (binder's stamp to verso...

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1900 Havelok the Dane Legend of Old Grimsby Charles W Whistler Illustrated
1900 Havelok the Dane Legend of Old Grimsby Charles W Whistler Illustrated

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this historical novel by Charles W. Whistler. With six illustrations by W. H. Margetson.

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1900 Joan of the Sword Hand S. R. Crockett Illustrated First Edition
1900 Joan of the Sword Hand S. R. Crockett Illustrated First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this fictional work from Scottish author, Samuel Rutherford Crockett. Featuring several plates . With the success of J. M. Barrie and the Kailyard school of sentimental, homey writing had created...

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1900 Little Anna Mark S. R. Crockett with Original Frontispiece First Edition
1900 Little Anna Mark S. R. Crockett with Original Frontispiece First Edition

Price: £16.99

A first edition of this fictional work from Scottish author, Samuel Rutherford Crockett. Complete with the original frontispiece. With the success of J. M. Barrie and the Kailyard school of sentimental, homey writing...

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1900 OLD JACK William Henry Giles KINGSTON Illustrated
1900 OLD JACK William Henry Giles KINGSTON Illustrated

Price: £71.99

A smart copy of this turn of the century novel, in which an old sailor recounts his life story. Featuring over sixty engraved illustrations, including a frontispiece.

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1900 Penelope's English Experiences by Kate D Wiggin First Thus Illustrated
1900 Penelope's English Experiences by Kate D Wiggin First Thus Illustrated

Price: £44.99

A very attractive copy of Kate Douglas Wiggin's stories of the adventurous Penelope. Wiggin (1856 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook...

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1900 Penelope's English Experiences by Kate D Wiggin Illustrated First Thus
1900 Penelope's English Experiences by Kate D Wiggin Illustrated First Thus

Price: £37.99

A lovely volume of Kate Douglas Wiggin's Penelope stories. Wiggin (1856 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the...

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1900 Penelope's Experiences in Scotland by Kate Douglas Wiggin First Edition
1900 Penelope's Experiences in Scotland by Kate Douglas Wiggin First Edition

Price: £45.00

A first edition of Penelope's Experiences in Scotland by Kate Douglas Wiggin.Illustrated by Charles E. Brock.Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 August 24, 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most...

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1900 Quisante by Anthony Hope Novel Fiction First Edition First Impression
1900 Quisante by Anthony Hope Novel Fiction First Edition First Impression

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. First impression, with a publisher's catalogue to rear dated August 1900. With a bookplate to front pastedown of Richard Chamberlain.

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1900 Sunday Reading for Children by Various Illustrated First Edition Fiction
1900 Sunday Reading for Children by Various Illustrated First Edition Fiction

Price: £29.99

A charming first edition of this collection of children's stories and poetry. With beautiful illustrations by Gordon Browne, A. G. Walker, W. H. C. Groome, Helen Miles, G. W. Rhead, Charles Robinson &c. With a list of popular...

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1900 The Alabaster Box by Walter Besant Fiction First Edition Novel Scarce
1900 The Alabaster Box by Walter Besant Fiction First Edition Novel Scarce

Price: £69.99

The Alabaster Box, one of Walter Besant's final novels before his death in 1901. First edition.

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1900 The Infidel a Story of the Great Revival M. E. Braddon First Edition
1900 The Infidel a Story of the Great Revival M. E. Braddon First Edition

Price: £140.00

The first UK edition of this fictional work from Victorian popular novelist, Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Braddon was an extremely prolific writer, producing more than 80 novels with very inventive plots. Braddon also founded Belgravia...

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1900 The Isle of Unrest Henry Seton Merriman Illustrated First Edition
1900 The Isle of Unrest Henry Seton Merriman Illustrated First Edition

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this novel by Hugh Stowell Scott, published under his pseudonym Henry Seton Merriman. First edition, second impression. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1900 The Last of the MOHICANS Fenimore Cooper
1900 The Last of the MOHICANS Fenimore Cooper

Price: £49.99

This romantic historical novel focuses around the 1757 war named The Seven Years War between France and India. Beautifully illustrated throughout including a frontispiece with tissue guard entitled "The Departure". Cooper grew...

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1900 The MASTER CHRISTIAN by Marie Corelli
1900 The MASTER CHRISTIAN by Marie Corelli

Price: £14.99

Red cloth binding with gilt embossed detail to spine and front board with half title page! Marie Corelli (May 1, 1855 - April 21, 1924), was a British novelist. Born Mary Mackay in London, she was the illegitimate daughter of a...

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1900 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning With a Portrait
1900 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning With a Portrait

Price: £24.00

A collection of the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.With a Portrait.Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both...

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1900 The Soft Side by Henry James First British Edition The Great Good Place
1900 The Soft Side by Henry James First British Edition The Great Good Place

Price: £99.99

A first UK edition of this collection of short stories by Henry James, including 'The Great Good Place'. With the earliest edition of the publisher's catalogue to rear, dated August 1900. Only 3000 copies of all the first edition...

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1900 Three Men on the Bummel Undated First Edition Jerome K Jerome Illustrated
1900 Three Men on the Bummel Undated First Edition Jerome K Jerome Illustrated

Price: £98.00

This is the undated first edition of Jerome's novel published in 1900A humorous novel intended as the sequel to his most famous work published eleven years earlier.A nice bright copy of a book normally seen in poor

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1900-01 24vol Scott Waverley Novels Border Edition 250 Illustrations Edited Lang
1900-01 24vol Scott Waverley Novels Border Edition 250 Illustrations Edited Lang

Price: £295.00

An uncommon complete set The Large Type Border Edition of Sir Walter Scott's novels,with two hundred and fifty illustrations throughout taken from the paintings of artists such as Millais. In twenty four volumes, complete. Edited...

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1900-11 7vols OEUVRES Completes Paul BOURGET Romans
1900-11 7vols OEUVRES Completes Paul BOURGET Romans

Price: £395.00

A lovely set of Bourget's novels. Includes Cruelle Enigme, Un Crime D'Amour, Andre Cornelis, Mensonges, Physiologie de L'Amour Moderne, Le Disciple, Un Coeur de Femme, La Terre Promise, Cosmopolis, Une Idylle Tragique, La Duchesse...

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1900-19 3vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs First Editions
1900-19 3vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs First Editions

Price: £53.00

A collection of the nautical and adventure novels of W. W. Jacobs. Including:Deep Waters (undated first edition, 1919)A Master of Craft (1900, first edition)Salthaven (1908, first edition)Illustrated with plates by Will Owen.William...

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1900-1903 14 Vol William Thackeray Novels
1900-1903 14 Vol William Thackeray Novels

Price: £165.00

A smart uniformly bound collection of fictional works from prolific writer William Makepeace Thackeray. Part of 'New Century Library', the set includes volume one with the famous "Vanity Fair", volume two which includes "The History...

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1900-1903 24 Vol The Works Of Theophile Gautier Professor F C De Sumichrast
1900-1903 24 Vol The Works Of Theophile Gautier Professor F C De Sumichrast

Price: £395.00

A comprehensive collection, and limited edition, of Gautier's works, illustrated with plates. Limited Edition. The set was limited for sale in America to only 1000 copies. This collection appears to have been originally published...

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1900-1906 3 Vols Works of H. G. WELLS
1900-1906 3 Vols Works of H. G. WELLS

Price: £119.99

Three vellum bound works of H. G. Wells. Uniformly bound in half vellum with gilt lettering. Herbert George Wells, 1866 1946, was an English author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a...

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1900-1906 5Vol Works by Richard Jefferies The Silver Library Collection
1900-1906 5Vol Works by Richard Jefferies The Silver Library Collection

Price: £225.00

A scarce collection of works from renowned English nature writer in both novels and fiction, John Richard Jefferies. With the collection comprising of: Wood Magic a Fable, being the third impression of the first Silver Library...

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1900-6 7vols BRONTE Sisters Works JANE EYRE Shirley etc
1900-6 7vols BRONTE Sisters Works JANE EYRE Shirley etc

Price: £582.00

Seven hardbound volumes in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine and gilt embossed initials to the front boards, with eleven illustrations each in Volumes I-V, eight in Volume VI and seventeen in Volume VII. The...

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1900-9 3vol Novels by F Marion Crawford White Sister Marietta Palace of the King
1900-9 3vol Novels by F Marion Crawford White Sister Marietta Palace of the King

Price: £48.00

A collection of three novels by Marion Crawford. Containing:In the Palace of the King (1900)Marietta A Maid of Venice (1901, first UK edition)The White Sister (1909, tenth impression)Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9,...

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1901 A KENTUCKY CARDINAL and Aftermath J.L. ALLEN
1901  A KENTUCKY CARDINAL and Aftermath  J.L. ALLEN

Price: £39.99

A clean copy of A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath, two novels by J.L. Allen. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. With illustrations by Hugh Thomson. James Lane Allen, 1849 1925, was an American novelist and short...

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1901 18vol Complete Works Honore De Balzac De Luxe Edition Scarce Illlustrated
1901 18vol Complete Works Honore De Balzac De Luxe Edition Scarce Illlustrated

Price: £495.00

A scarce complete set of the De Luxe Edition of The Complete Works of Honor de Balzac. Edited by J. Walker McSpadden and with introductions by George Saintsbury. In eighteen volumes complete. Contents of the volumes are...

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1901 48vol The Edinburgh Waverley Sir Walter Scott Limited Edition Scarce Set
1901 48vol The Edinburgh Waverley Sir Walter Scott Limited Edition Scarce Set

Price: £1,300.00

A very smart large format edition of Sir Walter Scott's famous Waverley novels. Limited to one thousand and forty-six copies, of which this is number 256. With tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume. Including Rob...

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1901 Allan Quatermain H Rider Haggard Leather Binding Illustrated
1901 Allan Quatermain H Rider Haggard Leather Binding Illustrated

Price: £20.00

A finely-bound adventure story from H. Rider Haggard. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1901 At the Point of the Bayonet A Tale of the Mahratta War by G A Henty
1901 At the Point of the Bayonet A Tale of the Mahratta War by G A Henty

Price: £36.00

A first edition of this novel by G. A. Henty.With twelve illustrations by Wal Paget.George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical...

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1901 Chaplains at the Front by Owen Spencer Watkins Scarce First Edition
1901 Chaplains at the Front by Owen Spencer Watkins Scarce First Edition

Price: £45.00

A scarce first edition of Chaplains at the Front by Owen Spencer Watkins.With forty-seven illustrations from photographs, etc., taken on the field.With a Frontispiece of Owen Spencer Watkins.

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1901 George Saintsbury A History of Nineteenth-Century Literature (1780 - 1900)
1901 George Saintsbury A History of Nineteenth-Century Literature (1780 - 1900)

Price: £30.00

A very good copy of Saintsbury's A History of Nineteenth Century Literature.George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845 1933), was an English writer, literary historian, scholar, critic and wine connoisseur. His first book, A...

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1901 James Lane Allen A Kentucky Cardinal And Aftermath Illustrated Hugh Thomson
1901 James Lane Allen A Kentucky Cardinal And Aftermath Illustrated Hugh Thomson

Price: £69.99

The first two novels of A Kentucky Cardinal series by American writer, James Lane Allen; A Kentucky Cardinal was his third novel by Allen, first published in 1894, Aftermath is the second in the series. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. James...

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1901 Jess, King Solomon's Mines and She H. Rider Haggard Collection Bound as One
1901 Jess, King Solomon's Mines and She H. Rider Haggard Collection Bound as One

Price: £59.99

A scarce set of fictional works from H. Rider Haggard, bound as one. Containing; Jess, King Solomon's Mines, and She. King Solomon's Mines is beautifully illustrated by Walter Paget. With several contemporary advertisements to...

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1901 Lysbeth A Tale of the Dutch H Rider Haggard Plates Jacomb Hood
1901 Lysbeth A Tale of the Dutch H Rider Haggard Plates Jacomb Hood

Price: £44.99

A first edition of this novel by H. Rider Haggard. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates by G. P. Jacomb Hood.

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1901 OLD MORTALITY SCOTT Illus TREE CALF fine
1901 OLD MORTALITY  SCOTT Illus TREE CALF fine

Price: £162.00

A historical novel of southern Scotland, which forms part of the 'Tales of My Landlord' subset of Scott's 'Waverley' novels, in an armorial fine binding from The Duke's School, Alnwick. Large Type Border Edition. With a bookbinder's...

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1901 Royal George by Sabine Baring-Gould Illustrated by D Murray Smith First
1901 Royal George by Sabine Baring-Gould Illustrated by D Murray Smith First

Price: £59.99

An illustrated first edition of this scarce novel by Sabine Baring-Gould. With a publisher's catalogue to rear, dated July 1901. Previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper.

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1901 Sant' Ilario F Marion Crawford Saracinesca Series
1901 Sant' Ilario F Marion Crawford Saracinesca Series

Price: £19.99

An early edition of this short novel set in Italy. Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and...

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1901 The First Men in the Moon H. G. Wells Illustrated First Edition
1901 The First Men in the Moon H. G. Wells Illustrated First Edition

Price: £1,250.00

A highly sought after first edition of H. G. Well's The First Men in the Moon. Complete with the original twelve plates. The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two protagonists, a businessman narrator,...

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1901 The Good Red Earth Eden Phillpotts First Edition
1901 The Good Red Earth Eden Phillpotts First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this novel from Eden Phillpotts. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece of Compton Castle. With publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1901 The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain by John Ingram
1901 The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain by John Ingram

Price: £59.99

An illustrated edition of John H. Ingram's collection of strange stories and weird traditions - a handbook to the Haunted Houses of Great Britain. John Henry Ingram (18421916) was an English biographer and editor with a special...

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1901 The Lady of the Lynn Walter Besant Illustrated
1901 The Lady of the Lynn Walter Besant Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An illustrated fictional work from author, Walter Besant. Featuring twelve illustrations by G. Demain-Hammond. With publishers' original advertisements, to the rear. 

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1901 Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope First Edition Historical Novel
1901 Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope First Edition Historical Novel

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this historical novel by prolific author Anthony Hope. Hope wrote 32 volumes of fiction over the course of his lifetime, and he had a large popular following. He went on a publicity tour of the United States...

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1901-09 Three Works of J M BARRIE Illustrated
1901-09 Three Works of J M BARRIE Illustrated

Price: £22.99

A collection of three works by popular British novelist J. M. Barrie. Includes: A Window in Thrums from 1908, When a Man's Single from 1909, and My Lady Nicotine from 1901. A Window in Thrums is illustrated with eight plates by...

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1901-11 3vols Three Novels by W W Jacobs with Illustrations Two are First Eds
1901-11 3vols Three Novels by W W Jacobs with Illustrations Two are First Eds

Price: £80.00

A collection of novels by W. W. Jacobs.Salthaven and Ship's Company are first editions.The set consists of: Salthaven, Many Cargoes and Ship's Company.William Wymark Jacobs (8 September 1863 1 September 1943), was an English author...

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1901-1903 2vol The Velvet Glove and Barlasch of the Guard Henry Seton Merriman
1901-1903 2vol The Velvet Glove and Barlasch of the Guard Henry Seton Merriman

Price: £49.99

Two novels by Hugh Stowell Scott, under the pseudonym Henry Seton Merriman. The Velvet Glove is a first edition and Barlach of the Guard is a second edition, third impression. With publisher's catalogues to rear. Hugh Stowell...

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1901-1903 30vols The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray
1901-1903 30vols The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

Price: £950.00

A beautiful set of The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray.Complete in thirty volumes.The set consists of: Vanity Fair (in three volumes), Henry Esmond (in two volumes), The Adventures of Philip (in two volumes), Pendennis (in...

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1901-1906 13Vol The Complete Works of William Thackeray With Presentation Box
1901-1906 13Vol The Complete Works of William Thackeray With Presentation Box

Price: £375.00

A rare boxed collection of works from prolific writer of the Victorian era, William Makepeace Thackeray. New Century Library edition. Volume one; "Vanity Fair". Volume two; "The History of Pendennis".  Volume...

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1902 3vol John Inglesant A Romance J H Shorthouse Limited Edition
1902 3vol John Inglesant A Romance J H Shorthouse Limited Edition

Price: £54.99

A limited edition copy of this novel by J. H. Shorthouse. With frontispiece portrait to volume I. One of a limited press of 510 copies. Bookplate of Sir Campbell Stuart to front pastedowns. Complete in three volumes. ...

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1902 3vol Novels by G A Henty Bayonet Heart of the Rockies Aboukir and Acre
1902 3vol Novels by G A Henty Bayonet Heart of the Rockies Aboukir and Acre

Price: £59.99

Three novels from the Victorian novelist George Alfred Henty. Including At The Point of the Bayonet (1914), In The Heart of the Rockies (1922), and At Aboukir and Acre: A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt (c.1920). All dated...

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1902 3vol Oliver Wendell Holmes Professor Poet Autocrat at the Breakfast Table
1902 3vol Oliver Wendell Holmes Professor Poet Autocrat at the Breakfast Table

Price: £64.99

The most famous works of the noteworthy American poet.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (father of the world-renowned lawyer, judge, and jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.) was a medical doctor, professor, lecturer, writer, and poet. His...

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1902 3vol The Complete Works of John Lyly Edited by R Warwick Bond
1902 3vol The Complete Works of John Lyly Edited by R Warwick Bond

Price: £240.00

A collection of the works of novelist and poet John Lyly, collected and edited by R. Warwick Bond. Illustrated with frontispieces to each volume. Lyly was best known for his books Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues...

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1902 A Five Years' Tryst And Other Stories Sir Walter Besant FIRST Edition
1902 A Five Years' Tryst And Other Stories Sir Walter Besant FIRST Edition

Price: £120.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of Besant's stories, published posthumously. First Edition. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1902 A Free Lance in a Far Land Herbert Compton Scarce Edition
1902 A Free Lance in a Far Land Herbert Compton Scarce Edition

Price: £69.99

A scarce edition of this adventure novel by Herbert Compton. Cheap edition. One of Treherne's 'Half-Crown' novels.

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1902 East Lynne Henry WOOD
1902 East Lynne Henry WOOD

Price: £39.99

This sensation novel of the victorian era presents an elaborate plot, centring on infidelity and double identities. Evolutionary for its time of publication East Lynne "highlights the shortfalls inherent to bourgeois masculinity."...

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1902 Fables for the Fair Josephine Daskam Bacon 'One of Them'
1902 Fables for the Fair Josephine Daskam Bacon 'One of Them'

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of this collection of feminist fables. Josephine Daskam Bacon (Mrs. Selden Bacon) (born: Josephine Dodge Daskam) (February 17, 1876 July 29, 1961) was an American writer of great versatility. She is chiefly known...

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1902 FICTION French Country House by A. SARTORIS Humour
1902 FICTION French Country House by A. SARTORIS Humour

Price: £125.00

Adelaide Sartoris' A Week in a French Country-House. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. S.F. Widdrington's nameplate on front pastedown. Preface by Mrs. Raymond Ritchie. Photographic frontis, and two black and white plates by...

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1902 Flower-O'-The-Corn S. R. Crockett First Edition Scotland
1902 Flower-O'-The-Corn S. R. Crockett First Edition Scotland

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this fictional work from Scottish author, Samuel Rutherford Crockett. With the success of J. M. Barrie and the Kailyard school of sentimental, homey writing had created a demand for stories in Lowland...

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1902 Life of Hodson of Hodson's Horse Lionel J Trotter Frontispiece
1902 Life of Hodson of Hodson's Horse Lionel J Trotter Frontispiece

Price: £90.00

A detailed biography of Brevet Major William Stephen Raikes Hodson.With a frontispiece. Brevet Major William Stephen Raikes Hodson (10 March 1821 11 March 1858) was a British leader of irregular light cavalry during the Indian...

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1902 The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens Art Nouveau Binding
1902 The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens Art Nouveau Binding

Price: £170.00

An attractively-bound copy of this classic novella from Charles Dickens. Illustrated with captioned tissue-guarded plates.Dickens began writing the book around 17 October 1845 and finished it by 1 December. Like all of Dickens's Christmas...

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1902 The Intrusion of Peggy Anthony Hope First Edition Novel
1902 The Intrusion of Peggy Anthony Hope First Edition Novel

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this novel from prolific Victorian author Anthony Hope. Hope wrote 32 volumes of fiction over the course of his lifetime, and he had a large popular following. He went on a publicity tour of the United States...

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1902 The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott
1902 The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott

Price: £16.99

A first edition of this novel by Hugh Stowell Scott, written under his pseudonym 'Henry Seaton Merriman'. First edition, fourth impression. Hugh Stowell Scott (1862 or 1863 - November 19, 1903) was an English novelist (under the...

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1902 This of Aucassin and Nicolette Translated M S Henry Limited
1902 This of Aucassin and Nicolette Translated M S Henry Limited

Price: £25.00

This is a limited edition copy of this old French verse.Translated in to English. This edition limited to 500 copies.

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1902 Uncle Bernac A Memory of the Empire by Arthur Conan Doyle Advertisements
1902 Uncle Bernac A Memory of the Empire by Arthur Conan Doyle Advertisements

Price: £59.99

A short novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, with numerous advertisements to front and rear. With previous owner's inscription to both sides of front free endpaper, of one Douglas Eady. With advertisements for garden tents, a stylish-looking...

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1902-11 3vol Collected Novels of W W Jacobs Ship's Company Many Cargoes
1902-11 3vol Collected Novels of W W Jacobs Ship's Company Many Cargoes

Price: £35.00

Three nautical novels from W. W. Jacobs.Including:Many Cargoes (1902, twenty-sixth edition)The Lady of the Barge (1908, eighth edition)Ship's Company (c.1911)Illustrated with plates to The Lady of the Barge, and vignettes to Ship's...

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1902-1906 6vol Novels of Charles Kingsley Westward Ho Hypatia Alton Locke
1902-1906 6vol Novels of Charles Kingsley Westward Ho Hypatia Alton Locke

Price: £370.00

A uniformly-bound collection of the writings of Charles Kingsley, historian, novelist and priest. Kingsley's interest in history is shown in several of his writings, including The Heroes (1856), a children's book about Greek mythology,...

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1902-1912 3vols Lettres Francoise Illustrated Marcel Prevost Young Women Advice
1902-1912 3vols Lettres Francoise Illustrated Marcel Prevost Young Women Advice

Price: £49.99

A scarce uniformly bound three volume, illustrated collection of Prevost's popular Lettres a Francoise.  The first volume, Lettres a Francoise, is illustrated throughout by Albert Guillaume with an illustrated frontispiece...

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1902-1912 5Vol The World's Classics Tolstoy Hazlitt Cowper Southey Letters
1902-1912 5Vol The World's Classics Tolstoy Hazlitt Cowper Southey Letters

Price: £85.00

A five volume set of works taken from the World's Classics Series.Volumes Include: Winterslow by William Hazlitt; Essays and Letters by Leo Tolstoy; Sketches and Essays by William Hazlitt; Letters of William Cowper and Letters of Robert...

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1902-1914 2Vol Novels by W W Jacobs Night Watches At Sunwich Port Illus First
1902-1914 2Vol Novels by W W Jacobs Night Watches At Sunwich Port Illus First

Price: £30.00

Two volumes by W.W. Jacobs,Both first editions. Illustrated throughout with twenty plates.W W Jacobs was an english author of short stories and novels who wrote mostly humour, though he is famous for his horror story The Monkey's...

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1902-1915 4vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Dialstone Lane Monkey's Paw
1902-1915 4vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Dialstone Lane Monkey's Paw

Price: £48.00

A collection of four volumes of the nautical and adventure stories of W. W. Jacobs. Including:Odd Craft (c1903, George Newnes)Ship's Company (fourth edition, c.1915)Dialstone Lane (1906, first Methuen edition) The Lady of the Barge...

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1903 10vol The Works of Henry Fielding Tom Jones Amelia Joseph Andrews Maynadier
1903 10vol The Works of Henry Fielding Tom Jones Amelia Joseph Andrews Maynadier

Price: £325.00

A collection of the novels of Henry Fielding. Containing: Amelia (complete in three volumes) The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling (complete in four volumes) Jonathan Wild Joseph Andrews (complete in two volumes) With the...

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1903 13vols The Writings of Henry Fielding Limited Edition Illustrated
1903 13vols The Writings of Henry Fielding Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A collection of the works of Henry Fielding.Thirteen of the complete sixteen volumes. The set consists of volumes I, II, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV and XVI and is missing volumes III, IV and V.Volume I contains The...

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1903 2 vol Decameron Giovanni BOCCACCIO Rigg Chalon
1903 2 vol Decameron Giovanni BOCCACCIO Rigg Chalon

Price: £99.99

The Decameron, also called Prince Galehaut is a 14th-century medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio, told as a frame story encompassing 100 tales by ten young people. Boccaccio probably began composing the work in 1350, and finished...

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1903 2vol DECAMERON Giovanni Boccaccio Illus Chalon
1903 2vol DECAMERON Giovanni Boccaccio Illus Chalon

Price: £199.99

Two hardbound volumes in olive cloth covered boards, beautifully and profusely illustrated. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend and correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance...

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1903 2vol The Decameron of Boccaccio J M Rigg Louis Chalon Illustrations
1903 2vol The Decameron of Boccaccio J M Rigg Louis Chalon Illustrations

Price: £69.99

J. M. Rigg's translation of this medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio. Illustrated throughout by Louis Chalon with twelve engraved plates. Similar to the Canterbury Tales, it is a series of one hundred tales set within a narrative...

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1903 2vols The Hosts Of The Lord By Flora Annie Steel Scarce
1903 2vols The Hosts Of The Lord By Flora Annie Steel Scarce

Price: £39.99

A novel by Flora Annie Steel, Tauchnitz edition vol. 3651 of the 'Collection of British Authors'. Copyright edition. In two volumes complete. Flora Annie Steel was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867...

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1903 3vols DECAMERON Giovanni Bocccaccio Illus Plates
1903 3vols DECAMERON Giovanni Bocccaccio Illus Plates

Price: £179.99

Two hardbound volumes in olive cloth covered boards, beautifully and profusely illustrated. Plus the hardbound volume in brown paper covered boards with the additional 8 plates. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 21 December 1375) was an...

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1903 3vols The Works Of Rabelais Translated by Urquhard And Motteux Illustrated
1903 3vols The Works Of Rabelais Translated by Urquhard And Motteux Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An illustrated set of Rabelais novels with a black and white plate to frontispiece of each volume and numerous illustrations throughout. In three volumes complete. The museum edition with a decorative half title. Franois Rabelais...

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1903 Adventures of Girlhood Girls' Action Stories Frontispiece
1903 Adventures of Girlhood Girls' Action Stories Frontispiece

Price: £22.99

A collection of short stories about young girls who have committed acts of heroism. With an engraved frontispiece. With eight-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1903 Anthony HOPE Rupert of Hentzau ZENDA sequel Novel
1903 Anthony HOPE Rupert of Hentzau ZENDA sequel Novel

Price: £24.99

A Paperback novel with pictorial front cover.  Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope, (February 9, 1863 July 8, 1933) was a British novelist and playwright best remembered today for his short novel The Prisoner...

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1903 As We Are and As We May Be Walter Besant Sociology Philanthropy Scarce
1903 As We Are and As We May Be Walter Besant Sociology Philanthropy Scarce

Price: £69.99

An interesting posthumous collection of essays by novelist and historian Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 9 June 1901). Termed "the exposition of a practical philanthropist's creed", the essays include musings on the...

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1903 Cranford Elizabeth Gaskel lIllustrated by Hugh Thomson Relfe Binding
1903 Cranford Elizabeth Gaskel lIllustrated by Hugh Thomson Relfe Binding

Price: £250.00

An attractive copy of Elizabeth Gaskell's well-known novel about the fictional town of Cranford. In a Relfe binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Illustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson, and with a preface...

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1903 Edmond Rostand Cyrano de Bergerac Theatre Play
1903 Edmond Rostand Cyrano de Bergerac Theatre Play

Price: £60.00

A good copy of nineteenth-century French poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano of Bergerac.The play was written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand. Although there was a real Cyrano de Bergerac, the play...

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1903 HUMOUR Observations Mr DOOLEY Politics FIRST Dunne
1903 HUMOUR Observations Mr DOOLEY Politics FIRST Dunne

Price: £22.99

A Second Impression of Dunne's pseudonymously-published book of humorous socio-political commentary. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration. Bears an inscription in ink on the front free endpaper. With two...

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1903 Monsieur Parent Guy de Maupassant Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Signed Binding
1903 Monsieur Parent Guy de Maupassant Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Signed Binding

Price: £89.99

An uncommon copy of this beautifully illustrated work of fiction from Guy De Maupassant. Nicely bound by renowned binders Zaehnsdorf. Illustrated by Julian-Damazy, featuring a hand-coloured vignette to the title page.

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1903 The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes Leslie Stephen
1903 The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes Leslie Stephen

Price: £59.99

A nice example of the first in Holmes' Breakfast-Table series. First edition thus. With an introduction by Leslie Stephen. Bound by J. W. Meyer  and Co. With a frontispiece showing a portrait of the author.   ...

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1903 The Girls Realm Illustrated Scarce Our Future King Little Mother Meg
1903 The Girls Realm Illustrated Scarce Our Future King Little Mother Meg

Price: £70.00

A scarce periodical of short stories and articles on the Royals and the female authors of the time. Numerous illustrated plates and illustrations throughout. Contains Our Future King, an article on the daily life of Prince...

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1903 The Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti edited by William M Rossetti
1903 The Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti edited by William M Rossetti

Price: £57.99

An edition of the poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, edited with Preface by William M. Rossetti. A new edition in one volume. With an engraved frontispiece of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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1903-4 32vol Works Of William Makepeace Thackeray Kensington Edition Frontis
1903-4 32vol Works Of William Makepeace Thackeray Kensington Edition Frontis

Price: £595.00

A relatively rare complete set of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Kensington Edition. With the author's illustrations including plates to frontispiece, throughout, and further illustrations integrated...

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1903-5 2vol The Heart of Rome Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford
1903-5 2vol The Heart of Rome Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford

Price: £28.00

 Two historical novel from Francis Marion CrawfordIncluding:The Heart of Rome (1903, second impression).Fair Margaret (1905, first impression).With frontispiece to Fair Margaret.Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9,...

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1904 20vol The Novels Romances and Memoirs of Alphonse Daudet Provencal Limited
1904 20vol The Novels Romances and Memoirs of Alphonse Daudet Provencal Limited

Price: £625.00

A complete twenty volume set of this Provencal Edition of the works of Alphonse Daudet. A limited edition set. Each volume is hand-numbered 208. In English. Alphonse Daudet (13 May 1840 16 December 1897) was a French novelist....

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1904 3Vol Avon Booklet POETRY Prose TENNYSON Thackeray
1904 3Vol Avon Booklet POETRY Prose TENNYSON Thackeray

Price: £29.99

Paper covered boards with paper spine labels. Three volumes of poetry and prose, including Tennyson's Suppressed Poems 1830-62, Thackeray's contributions to The Snob, The Gownsman and Cruickshank's Omnibus, and Oliver...

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1904 3vols RABELAIS Gargantua and Pantagruel Illus
1904 3vols RABELAIS Gargantua and Pantagruel Illus

Price: £259.99

The important Urquart translation of Rabelais in great

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1904 4vols The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
1904 4vols The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne

Price: £225.00

A charming set of the Poems of Swinburne. Volumes I-IV of the total six volumes. Volume I contains Poems & Ballads First Series, volume II contains Songs Before Sunrise and Songs of Two Nations, volume III contains Poems...

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1904 A Daughter of the Snows by Jack London
1904 A Daughter of the Snows by Jack London

Price: £99.99

A first UK edition of this novel by Jack London. John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning...

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1904 AVON BOOKLET 1st Volume TENNYSON Thackeray
1904 AVON BOOKLET 1st Volume TENNYSON Thackeray

Price: £19.99

Paper covered boards with printed paper spine label, A nice bright copy of this charming volume which includes works by; Robert Browning, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Alfred Lord Tennyson and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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1904 Bracebridge Hall Caldecott Illustrations Washington Irving
1904 Bracebridge Hall Caldecott Illustrations Washington Irving

Price: £30.00

An illustrated edition of Washington Irving's humorous novel. With an engraved illustration to frontispiece and illustrated title page and numerous further illustrations throughout. Including publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1904 Double Harness by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon
1904 Double Harness by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon

Price: £19.99

The first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 1933), was a prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its...

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1904 Earth's Enigmas Charles G D Roberts Illustrated Livingston Bull Animals
1904 Earth's Enigmas Charles G D Roberts Illustrated Livingston Bull Animals

Price: £115.00

An excellent copy of Roberts' illustrated stories about nature and human life. Second Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. With 9 illustrated plates by Charles Livingston Bull.

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1904 GHOST STORIES of an Antiquary by M.R. JAMES First
1904 GHOST STORIES of an Antiquary by M.R. JAMES First

Price: £1,490.00

 An illustrated First Edition of M. R. James' initial, seminal collection of ghost stories. Bound in cloth with stamped lettering and colour borders. With four illustrations by the late James McBryde, including frontis...

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1904 Glyn Severn's School Days George Manville Fenn Illustrated Pears FIRST Ed
1904 Glyn Severn's School Days George Manville Fenn Illustrated Pears FIRST Ed

Price: £245.00

A beautifully bound copy, and first edition, of this early twentieth-century novel. First Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. 'With eight drawings by Charles Pears'.

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1904 History of HENRY ESMOND William M. THACKERAY
1904 History of HENRY ESMOND William M. THACKERAY

Price: £150.00

A bright, clean copy of The History of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Prize copy. With an 'A. & F. Denny' bookbinder's ink stamp on the...

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1904 In the King's Name MANVILLE FEN Fiction NOVEL
1904 In the King's Name MANVILLE FEN Fiction NOVEL

Price: £16.99

Publisher's pictorial full red cloth binding with gilt titles to spine and front board. A new edition complete with half title page, publisher's ads to the rear, frontispiece and five further plates. George Manville Fenn (January...

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1904 LAVENGRO The Scholar, the Gipsy, the Priest BORROW
1904 LAVENGRO The Scholar, the Gipsy, the Priest BORROW

Price: £36.99

A bright handsomely bound copy of Lavengro. Bound in half vellum with cloth covered boards. George Henry Borrow (1803-1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his own experiences around Europe. Over...

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1904 Night Watches by W W Jacobs First Edition Illustrated by Stanley Davis
1904 Night Watches by W W Jacobs First Edition Illustrated by Stanley Davis

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this novel by W. W. Jacobs. With many black and sepia illustrations by Stanley Davis. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of J. Timothy Kenrich.

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1904 Poems of Christina Rossetti Chosen and Edited by William M Rossetti
1904 Poems of Christina Rossetti Chosen and Edited by William M Rossetti

Price: £70.00

A lovely, small volume of the poetry of Christina Rossetti.Chosen and Edited by William M. Rossetti.With a frontispiece of Christina Rossetti.

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1904 Stella Fregelius First Edition H Rider Haggard A Tale of Three Destinies
1904 Stella Fregelius First Edition H Rider Haggard A Tale of Three Destinies

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this novel from H. Rider Haggard. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World...

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1904 Stella Fregelius Tale of Three Destinies H Rider Haggard First Edition
1904 Stella Fregelius Tale of Three Destinies H Rider Haggard First Edition

Price: £49.99

The first UK edition of this supernatural novel about telepathy by H. Rider Haggard. This is the most autobiographical of Haggard's novels, with many deeply personal passages.

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1904 The Loves of Miss Anne S. R. Crockett First Edition
1904 The Loves of Miss Anne S. R. Crockett First Edition

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this fictional work from Scottish author, Samuel Rutherford Crockett. With the success of J. M. Barrie and the Kailyard school of sentimental, homey writing had created a demand for stories in Lowland...

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1904 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete Edition
1904 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete Edition

Price: £145.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.Complete Edition.With a frontispiece of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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1904 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder
1904 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder

Price: £160.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier.With Notes, Index of First Lines and Chronological List edited by W. Garrett Horder.Complete Edition.

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1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson
1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson

Price: £95.00

A lovely volume of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.Oxford Complete Edition.With the Author's Introductions and Notes edited by J. Logie Robertson.

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1904 Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott
1904 Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this collection of short stories by Henry Seton Merriman, the pseudonym of Hugh Stowell Scott. Inlcuding Tomaso's Fortune, On the Rocks, The Mule, and others.

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1904 Traffics and Discoveries Rudyard Kipling First Edition Short Stories
1904 Traffics and Discoveries Rudyard Kipling First Edition Short Stories

Price: £19.99

A first edition of these short war stories by Rudyard Kipling. With themes of colonialism and cultural and racial conflicts, these stories were immediately critically acclaimed upon their publication. Containing Steam Tactics,...

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1904 Vicar of Wakefield GOLDSMITH Coloured Plates Publisher's Binding ROWLANDSON
1904 Vicar of Wakefield GOLDSMITH Coloured Plates Publisher's Binding ROWLANDSON

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this issue of Oliver Goldsmith's novel, The Vicar of Wakefield. After Goldsmith gained renown as a poet, John Newbery finally published The Vicar of Wakefield in March 1766. The book was printed by Benjamin Collins...

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1904-1928 17vols A Collection Of The Works of Rudyard Kipling
1904-1928 17vols A Collection Of The Works of Rudyard Kipling

Price: £250.00

A charming set of the works of Rudyard Kipling. The set consists of Soldiers Three and Other Stories, Kim, A Diversity of Creatures, Debits and Credits, The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Many Inventions, A Book of Words,...

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1905 A Japanese Miscellany by Lafcadio Hearn University of Tokyo Illustrated
1905 A Japanese Miscellany by Lafcadio Hearn University of Tokyo Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A collection of Japanese stories and songs by the international writer, Lafcadio Hearn. First edition thus. With numerous illustrations. Previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper of Nora C. Behrens, Oct 1906.

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1905 A Servant of the Public Anthony Hope First Edition Illustrated
1905 A Servant of the Public Anthony Hope First Edition Illustrated

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this Edwardian novel by Anthony Hope. Illustrated throughout with four engraved plates. With forty-page publisher's catalogue to the rear. Bookplate of Richard Chamberlain to front pastedown.

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1905 Bird Life and Bird Lore R Bosworth Smith Illustrated Ornithology First Ed
1905 Bird Life and Bird Lore R Bosworth Smith Illustrated Ornithology First Ed

Price: £24.99

An illustrated guide to the birds of Great Britain, and their importance in traditional folk-lore. Including chapters on owls, magpies, ravens and many more. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1905 Captain Courageous Rudyard Kipling Relfe Brothers Engraved Plates
1905 Captain Courageous Rudyard Kipling Relfe Brothers Engraved Plates

Price: £75.00

A smartly-bound edition of this adventure novel from Rudyard Kipling.With engraved plates. Bound by the Relfe Brothers of London.

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1905 COMPLETE WORKS Charles Stuart Calverley
1905 COMPLETE WORKS Charles Stuart Calverley

Price: £59.99

The complete and expertly written works and translations of Charles Stuart Calverley. Charles Stuart Calverley was an English poet and wit. He was the literary father of what has been called "the university school of humour". Charles...

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1905 Divers Vanities By Arthur Morrison First Edition Ghosts Witchcraft
1905 Divers Vanities By Arthur Morrison First Edition Ghosts Witchcraft

Price: £195.00

A collection of short stories, including stories of ghosts and witchcraft. First edition. Arthur Morrison is also the author of 'Tales of Mean Streets' and 'To London Town'. Previous owner's bookplate bearing the name Keith Nicholson...

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1905 Edgar Wallace The Four Just Men Foldout Frontispiece Publishers Cloth First
1905 Edgar Wallace The Four Just Men Foldout Frontispiece Publishers Cloth First

Price: £59.99

The Four Just Men is a detective thriller published in 1905 by the British writer Edgar Wallace. The eponymous "Just Men" appear in several sequels. With a foldout illustration to frontispiece. First edition. Edgar Wallace formed...

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1905 Kwaidan Stories and Studies of Strange Things Hearn Japan Scarce
1905 Kwaidan Stories and Studies of Strange Things Hearn Japan Scarce

Price: £115.00

A collection of Japanese stories by Lafcadio Hearn.  With a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June 1850 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer,...

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