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1852 GPR James And M B Field Adrian Or The Clouds Of The Mind A Romance First Ed
1852 GPR James And M B Field Adrian Or The Clouds Of The Mind A Romance First Ed

Price: £49.99

A scarce early edition of Adrian; or the Clouds of the Mind A Romance by George Payne Rainsford and Maunsell B. Field with a decorative colour half title. First edition. George Payne Rainsford James (1799 - 1860), was an...

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1852 Julamerk A Tale of the Nestorian Christians Mrs J B Webb Second Edition
1852 Julamerk A Tale of the Nestorian Christians Mrs J B Webb Second Edition

Price: £150.00

A scarce Victorian ecclesiastical work from Mrs. J. B. Webb. Second edition. Including an engraved frontispiece. Nestorianism is a Christological doctrine advanced by Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople from 428431. The doctrine,...

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1852 Lewis Arundel or the Railroad of Life by Frank E Smedley First Edition
1852 Lewis Arundel or the Railroad of Life by Frank E Smedley First Edition

Price: £49.99

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1852 Lewis Arundel Railroad of Life Frank Smedley Illustrated Phiz First Edition
1852 Lewis Arundel Railroad of Life Frank Smedley Illustrated Phiz First Edition

Price: £69.99

A first edition of this fictional work from Frank Smedley. Adorned with many beautifully engraved illustrations by well known illustrator "Phiz".

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1852 Pelerinages de Suisses Louis Veuillot lovely fine binding
1852 Pelerinages de Suisses Louis Veuillot lovely fine binding

Price: £29.99

A stalwart account of Catholic pilgrimage through Switzerland.This volume, by Louis Veuillot, comes from the Young Christians Library.  The edition is handsomely equipped with a charming engraved frontispiece and preliminary...

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1852 Phaethon Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers Charles Kingsley First Edition
1852 Phaethon Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers Charles Kingsley First Edition

Price: £64.99

An uncommon first edition of Charles Kingsley's Phaeton, or Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers. Charles Kingsley was a professor of history, a novelist, and a parish priest. He wrote about Greek mythology and evolution, and was...

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1852 The DALTONS Three Roads by Charles LEVER Volume II
1852 The DALTONS Three Roads by Charles LEVER Volume II

Price: £39.99

The Second Volume of the illustrated First Edition of The Daltons by Charles Lever. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration.  Collated, complete. Charles James Lever, 1806...

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1852 The Desert Home Adventures of a Lost Family Captain Mayne Reid First Ed
1852 The Desert Home Adventures of a Lost Family Captain Mayne Reid First Ed

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of this variation on The Swiss Family Robinson from Captain Mayne Reid. First edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates.

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1852 The Poetical Works of H W Longfellow Scarce
1852 The Poetical Works of H W Longfellow Scarce

Price: £19.00

A small, scarce volume of The Poetical Works of H. W. Longfellow.With a Frontispiece and engraved title-page.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include...

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1853 10vol The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Poems
1853 10vol The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Poems

Price: £195.00

A collection of the poems from Robert Southey, collected by himself. With engraved frontispiece and title page to each volume.  Volume I: Joan of Arc Volume II: Juvenile and Minor Poems I Volume III: Juvenile and Minor...

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1853 2vol T C Haliburton Sam Slicks Wise Saws And Modern Instances First Edition
1853 2vol T C Haliburton Sam Slicks Wise Saws And Modern Instances First Edition

Price: £240.00

A scarce set of Sam Slick's Wise Saws and Modern Instances; Or, What he Said, Did, or Invented by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. First edition. In two volumes complete. Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1796 - 1865) was a politician, judge,...

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1853 3vol Agnes Sorel An Historic Romance by G P R James Novel First Edition
1853 3vol Agnes Sorel An Historic Romance by G P R James Novel First Edition

Price: £170.00

A romantic novelisation of the life of Agnes Sorel. First edition. Complete in three volumes. The author, George Payne Rainsford James (August 9, 1799 June 9, 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a...

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1853 Adventures of VERDANT GREEN Freshman BEDE First Ed
1853 Adventures of VERDANT GREEN Freshman BEDE First Ed

Price: £220.00

A really good smart and clean first edition of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green by Edward Bradley. Bound in smart 19th century half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. First Edition. Uncommon. Illustrated by the...

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1853 Agincourt A Romance G P R James Historical Novel
1853 Agincourt A Romance G P R James Historical Novel

Price: £65.00

A historical romance novel from G. P. R. James.George Payne Rainsford James (August 9, 1799 June 9, 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London.

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1853 Female Piety Young Woman's Friend and Guide John Angell James
1853 Female Piety Young Woman's Friend and Guide John Angell James

Price: £60.00

An instructional guide for young ladies, aimed at helping them through life. Second edition. With publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1853 Fortunes of the Colville Family Frank Smedley Illustrated Hablot Browne
1853 Fortunes of the Colville Family Frank Smedley Illustrated Hablot Browne

Price: £49.99

A short comic novel from Frank E. Smedley. Francis Edward Smedley, (1818 1864) was an English novelist. His name appears in print usually as Frank E. Smedley. Illustrated througout by 'Phiz', or Hablot Knight Browne.

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1853 Hyperion A Romance By Henry W Longfellow Illustrated By Birket Foster
1853 Hyperion A Romance By Henry W Longfellow Illustrated By Birket Foster

Price: £69.99

The first illustrated edition of Longfellow's celebrated Romance with nearly one hundred engravings on wood from drawings by Birket Foster. In original blue publisher's cloth with deep inset on cover, complex gilt ruled design on...

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1853 Hyperion a Romance Henry Wadsworth Longfellow First Illustrated Edition
1853 Hyperion a Romance Henry Wadsworth Longfellow First Illustrated Edition

Price: £29.99

The first illustrated edition of Longfellow's celebrated Romance with nearly one hundred engravings on wood from drawings by Birket Foster. First edition thus. With unpaginated illustrated publisher's catalogue to rear. In original...

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1853 Hyperion Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated Romance
1853 Hyperion Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated Romance

Price: £39.99

The second edition of this romantic novel by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Hyperion follows a young American protagonist named Paul Flemming as he travels through Germany Illustrated with nearly on hundred engravings on wood. The...

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1853 Light and Shade or the Young Artist Anna Harriet Drury Novel
1853 Light and Shade or the Young Artist Anna Harriet Drury Novel

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of this novel by Anna Harriet Drury. Bookplate or Bernard Warrington to front pastedown.

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1853 McIntosh the Cousins pocket edition
1853 McIntosh the Cousins pocket edition

Price: £34.99

A charming early Victorian pocket edition for children. With broad margins, liberal line spacing, and preliminary engravings, this is a handsome little edition from American writer Maria McIntosh. 

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1853 NINA Tale Twilight Spain S.M. Menella Bute SMEDLEY
1853 NINA Tale Twilight Spain S.M. Menella Bute SMEDLEY

Price: £270.00

A scarce copy of this mid nineteenth century novel about Spain, in a fine binding. With a bookbinder's label for Bull and Son, Surbiton, to the front pastedown. This copy is an extract from a larger volume and lacks a...

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1853 Peg Woffington a Novel Charles Reade First Edition
1853 Peg Woffington a Novel Charles Reade First Edition

Price: £240.00

A first edition of this fictional work from prolific writer, Charles Reade. Though dated 1853, the book actually was published on December 17, 1852. Charles Reade was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister...

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1853 Poems by Edward Hind Fiction First Edition Scarce
1853 Poems by Edward Hind Fiction First Edition Scarce

Price: £59.99

A handsome copy of the poetry of the little-known Nottinghamshire poet Edward Hind. With poems including "The English Home", "The Bard and the Butterfly" and "Despair". First edition. Scarce.

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1853 Queechy by Elizabeth Wetherell Fiction Novel Engraved Title
1853 Queechy by Elizabeth Wetherell Fiction Novel Engraved Title

Price: £29.99

A novel by Susan Bogert Warner. Warner (July 11, 1819 March 17, 1885), was an American evangelical writer of religious fiction, children's fiction, and theological works. She wrote, under the name of "Elizabeth Wetherell", thirty...

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1853 The Fortunes of the Colville Family Frank Smedley First Edition Phiz
1853 The Fortunes of the Colville Family Frank Smedley First Edition Phiz

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this comic novel by Frank E. Smedley. With frontispiece and engraved half-title by Hablot Knight Browne, a.k.a Phiz. Francis Edward Smedley, (1818 1864) was an English novelist. His name appears in print usually...

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1853 The Little Savage Captain Frederick Marryat Illustrated John Gilbert
1853 The Little Savage Captain Frederick Marryat Illustrated John Gilbert

Price: £160.00

A nicely illustrated mid nineteenth-century copy of Marryat's novel. New Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. 'With illustrations by John Gilbert'.

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1853 Walter Savage Landor Last Fruit Off An Old Tree First Edition
1853 Walter Savage Landor Last Fruit Off An Old Tree First Edition

Price: £39.99

The Last Fruit off an Old Tree by Walter Savage Landor contains fresh conversations, critical and controversial essays, miscellaneous epigrams, lyrics and occasional poems of various kind and merit, closing with Five Scenes on the...

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1853-56 2 Vols Pathfinder and Pilot J. FENIMORE COOPER
1853-56 2 Vols Pathfinder and Pilot J. FENIMORE COOPER

Price: £99.99

Two novels by James Fenimore Cooper, The Pilot and The Pathfinder. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. James Fenimore Cooper, 1789 1851, was a prolific and popular American writer of the...

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1854 2vol Vivia A Journal Scarce Mrs J Elphinstone Dalrymple Novel
1854 2vol Vivia A Journal Scarce Mrs J Elphinstone Dalrymple Novel

Price: £140.00

A very scarce novel from the mid-nineteenth century. First edition. Complete in two volumes.

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1854 CALEB STUKELY by Samuel PHILLIPS
1854 CALEB STUKELY by Samuel PHILLIPS

Price: £53.99

A nice clean copy of Samuel Phillips' Caleb Stukely.   Bound in half calf leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper covered boards.   First thus.   With engraved title page, frontis and six plates.   Phillips,...

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1854 Firmilian or the Student of Badajoz by T. Percy Jones Scarce
1854 Firmilian or the Student of Badajoz by T. Percy Jones Scarce

Price: £125.00

A scarce edition of Firmilian by T. Percy Jones. William Edmondstoune Aytoun FRSE (21 June 1813 4 August 1865) was a Scottish lawyer and poet. He wrote Firmilian, a Spasmodic Tragedy, under the nom-de-plume of T. Percy Jones,...

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1854 Handley Cross Mr Jorrocks's Hunt R.S. SURTEES First edition
1854 Handley Cross Mr Jorrocks's Hunt R.S. SURTEES First edition

Price: £195.00

A delightfully illustrated Bradbury Agnew first edition of Surtees' humorous work of fiction. Featuring several coloured engraved plates, and a vignette title page, illustrated by John Leech. As a creator of comic personalities,...

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1854 Poetical Works of John Oldham Edited by Robert Bell
1854 Poetical Works of John Oldham Edited by Robert Bell

Price: £19.99

A compilation of the Poetical Works of John Oldham.John Oldham (1653 1683) was an English satirical poet and translator. Although regarded as a vigorous and passionate satirst, Oldham is often regarded as having been hampered by a...

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1854 Sunbeams in the Cottage or What Women May Do Margaret Maria Brewster Scarce
1854 Sunbeams in the Cottage or What Women May Do Margaret Maria Brewster Scarce

Price: £195.00

A fascinating book of social guidance for the Scottish working classes. Third edition. By Margaret Maria Brewster, daughter and biographer of Sir David Brewster, the Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor,...

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1854 The Antiquary SIR WALTER SCOTT
1854 The Antiquary SIR WALTER SCOTT

Price: £19.99

Blind embossed cloth boards with gilt title to spine, and publisher's advertisements to the front and rear paste downs. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist...

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1854 The Flitch of Bacon Or The Custom of Dunmow Inscribed by W H Ainsworth 1st
1854 The Flitch of Bacon Or The Custom of Dunmow Inscribed by W H Ainsworth 1st

Price: £760.00

A first edition of this novel by William Harrison Ainsworth, inscribed by the author on title page to one James Beazley in 1863. With many illustrations by John Gilbert. The awarding of a flitch of bacon to married couples who...

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1854 the Magic Goblet A Swedish Tale Emilie Carlen
1854 the Magic Goblet A Swedish Tale Emilie Carlen

Price: £49.99

A delightfully dark Victorian tale, with lovely decoration and character.With preparations for the building of a new church underway in the village of Hammarby all is optimistic and jovial until Alfild, the Provost's daughter,...

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1854 The Newcombes MEMOIRS of a Most Repectable Family Thackeray Volume I
1854 The Newcombes MEMOIRS of a Most Repectable Family Thackeray Volume I

Price: £19.99

A lively novel from Thackeray, following the lives of Colonel Thomas Newcome and his son Clive. Perhaps one of the novel's greatest strengths is that it contains hundreds of references to the popular and educated culture of the...

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1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins and T. Warton Poetry
1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins and T. Warton Poetry

Price: £34.99

A compilation by the Library Edition of British poets of work from Goldsmith, Collins and T. Warton.Oliver Goldsmith (1730 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar...

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1854 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq of the Inner Temple
1854 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq of the Inner Temple

Price: £69.99

A small volume of the poetry of William Cowper.William Cowper (26 November 1731 25 April 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry...

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1854 Valentine Vox The Ventriloquist by Henry Cockton
1854 Valentine Vox The Ventriloquist by Henry Cockton

Price: £34.99

A small edition of Valentine Vox by Henry Cockton. Henry Cockton (1807 - 26 June 1853) was an English novelist. Born in London, he is remembered as the author of The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist (1840)...

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1854 Vol 1 William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes Memoirs First Edition
1854 Vol 1 William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes Memoirs First Edition

Price: £100,000.00

A first edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's 'The Newcomes' - volume one.The novel tells the story of Colonel Thomas Newcome, a virtuous and upstanding character. It is equally the story of Colonel Newcome's son, Clive, who studies...

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1854 William Harrison Ainsworth The Star Chamber An Historical Romance First
1854 William Harrison Ainsworth The Star Chamber An Historical Romance First

Price: £175.00

A scarce edition of The Star Chamber: An Historical Romance by William Harrison Ainsworth. Two volumes bound in one. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing...

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1854-1855 2 Vols NEWCOMES by W. M. THACKERAY First Ed.
1854-1855 2 Vols NEWCOMES by W. M. THACKERAY  First Ed.

Price: £360.00

A finely bound illustrated first edition set of The Newcomes by William Makepeace Thackeray. Finely bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. First Edition. Two volumes, complete. With...

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1854-1863 5 vols Various POETICAL WORKS White, Gray, Warton, Burns
1854-1863 5 vols Various POETICAL WORKS White, Gray, Warton, Burns

Price: £120.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of various poetical works published by Routledge and uniformally bound. In five volumes, each complete in their own right. The Poetical Works of Gray, Parnell, Collins, Green...

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1854-63 9 Vols WORKS of James FENIMORE COOPER 18 Novels
1854-63 9 Vols WORKS of James FENIMORE COOPER 18 Novels

Price: £975.00

A finely bound, bright and clean set of Eighteen Works of James Fenimore Cooper, in Nine Volumes. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. This set includes the novels, The Sea Lions and The Water...

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1855 3 Vols Westward Ho! Amyas Leigh Charles KINGSLEY
1855 3 Vols Westward Ho! Amyas Leigh Charles KINGSLEY

Price: £145.00

The uncommon second edition of one of Kingsley's most popular novels. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Complete in Three Volumes. This particular copy comes from the Worcester Public Library, Reference Department, with...

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1855 3vol Moredun A Tale Twelve Hundred and Ten Sir Walter Scott First Edition
1855 3vol Moredun A Tale Twelve Hundred and Ten Sir Walter Scott First Edition

Price: £150.00

A first edition of this novel by Sir Walter Scott. Complete in three volumes. With a facsimile letter in Walter Scott's hand to frontispiece of volume I, detached but present. Eleven pages of publisher's catalogue to rear of volume...

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1855 Byron's Works Illustrated Childe Harold Hours of Idleness Lament Of Tasso
1855 Byron's Works Illustrated Childe Harold Hours of Idleness Lament Of Tasso

Price: £38.00

A scarce illustrated collection of Byron's Work complete in one volume. Illustrated frontispiece portrait o Byron aged 19 and illustrated title page with engraving of Newstead Abbey. Includes facsimiles of Lord Byron's hand writing...

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1855 Chronicles of Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers Washington Irving
1855 Chronicles of Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers Washington Irving

Price: £29.99

A collection of stories by Washington Irving. First edition, second issue. Part of Constable's Miscellany of Foreign Literature. With an ink inscription of one George Chapman to half title.

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1855 Hood's Own Laughter from Year to Year Thomas Hood Comic Annual
1855 Hood's Own Laughter from Year to Year Thomas Hood Comic Annual

Price: £69.99

A selection of pieces from Hood's Comic Annual. With frontispiece portrait. The series of the Comic Annual, dating from 1830, was a kind of publication at that time popular, which Hood undertook and continued, almost unassisted,...

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1855 Les Contes Drolatiques par Gustave Dore Illustrated in French
1855 Les Contes Drolatiques par Gustave Dore Illustrated in French

Price: £395.00

A collection of humorous tales brought to light by Balzac.Illustrated by 425 illustrations by Gustave Dore.In French.Honore de Balzac (20 May 1799 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright.In a 'Tout' binding.

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1855 MARE DIABLE Georges SAND Amantine Dupin
1855 MARE DIABLE Georges SAND Amantine Dupin

Price: £38.99

A copy of La Mare au Diable by the French novelist and memoirist, Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1 July 1804 8 June 1876), better known by her psudenym Georges Sand. Sand was a romantically experience and rebellious woman with...

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1855 Maud Alfred Tennyson An Idyl Ode Wellington Daisy Will Charge Light Brigade
1855 Maud Alfred Tennyson An Idyl Ode Wellington Daisy Will Charge Light Brigade

Price: £1,000.00

A first edition of Tennyson's first collection of poetry after becoming Poet Laureate in 1850. This is one of the first publications of Maud, a poem inspired by Charlotte Rosa Baring, with whom the narrator of the poem falls passionately...

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1855 Poetical Works of William Cowper Illustrated Birket Foster The Garden Hope
1855 Poetical Works of William Cowper Illustrated Birket Foster The Garden Hope

Price: £49.99

An illustrated collection of poetry and translations from a forerunner of the Romantics, William Cowper.Engraved illustrated frontispiece portrait of William Cowper with illustrations throughout. Introductory picture-sketch of his...

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1855 PROCRASTINATION or The Vicar's Daughter
1855 PROCRASTINATION or The Vicar's Daughter

Price: £89.99

A bright edition of the scarce Procrastination; or, The Vicar's Daughter. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, decoration and blindstamped decoration. Scarce. The authorship of Procrastination is not known. The Preface is written...

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1855 The History of Sir Thomas Thumb by Charlotte Mary Yonge Illustrated by J B
1855 The History of Sir Thomas Thumb by Charlotte Mary Yonge Illustrated by J B

Price: £65.00

A copy of The History of Sir Thomas Thumb by Charlotte Mary Yonge.Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 24 May 1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.With illustrations.

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1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper edited by the Rev H F Cary
1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper edited by the Rev H F Cary

Price: £79.99

A beautiful edition of The Poetical Works of William Cowper.Edited by the Rev. H. F. Cary, with a Biographical Notice of the Author.Illustrated with eighteen engravings on steel, after designs by Wm. Harvey.

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1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper of the Inner Temple
1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

Price: £39.99

A volume of Cowper's Poetical Works.Illustrated.With a beautiful ink dedication to the recto of front free end papers, dated 1856.

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1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Poetry
1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Poetry

Price: £120.00

A copy of the Poetical Works of William Cowper in a morocco binding, edited by Henry Francis Cary.Illustrated throughout.Henry Francis Cary (1772 1844) was a British author and translator, best known for his blank verse translation...

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1855-1857 VERDANT GREEN Further and Married BEDE First
1855-1857 VERDANT GREEN Further and Married BEDE First

Price: £120.00

An uncommon edition of The Further Adventures of Verdant Green and Married and Done For bound in one volume. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Mr. Verdant Green, Married and Done For is a First...

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1856 DRED Harriet Beecher STOWE FIRST EDITION
1856  DRED  Harriet Beecher STOWE FIRST EDITION

Price: £95.99

A first edition of Dred, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration. First edition. Bound in one volume. Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811 1896, was an American abolitionist and author....

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1856 2 Vol Cours Familier de Litterature M. A. De Lamartine
1856 2 Vol Cours Familier de Litterature M. A. De Lamartine

Price: £44.99

The complete Cours familier de littrature for the year 1856. Written in French. By French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic, and who used these monthly instalments to...

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1856 3vol It Is Never Too Late to Mend Charles Reade First Edition
1856 3vol It Is Never Too Late to Mend Charles Reade First Edition

Price: £185.00

A scarce first edition of this novel by Charles Reade. This is the first novel by Reade after he dabbled in playwriting. It written to reform abuses in prison discipline and the treatment of criminals. In it, a ruthless squire...

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1856 FIRST EDITION The Heroes Fairy Tales For My Children Kinglsey Fine Binding
1856 FIRST EDITION The Heroes Fairy Tales For My Children Kinglsey Fine Binding

Price: £250.00

A first edition of Charles Kingsley's adapted Greek Fairy Tales.Charles Kingsley (1819 1875) was a priest of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country...

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1856 Kate Coventry Autobiography G J Whyte Melville First Edition
1856 Kate Coventry Autobiography G J Whyte Melville First Edition

Price: £140.00

A very scarce first edition of this novel from G. J. Whyte Melville. Originally serialised in Fraser's Magazine and issued in one volume as 'edited by G. J. Whyte Melville'. One of the least common of Whyte Melville's novels. Armorial...

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1856 Popular Tales and Sketches by Mrs S C Hall First Edition Thus Frontispiece
1856 Popular Tales and Sketches by Mrs S C Hall First Edition Thus Frontispiece

Price: £39.99

A collection of stories by S. C. Hall. First edition thus. With a frontispiece and illustrated title page. Previous owners' ink inscriptions to publisher's catalogue to front.

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1856-1857 4 Vols MISCELLANIES By William M. THACKERAY
1856-1857 4 Vols MISCELLANIES By William M. THACKERAY

Price: £59.99

A bright four volume set of William Makepeace Thackeray's Miscellanies. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Volumes II and III are dated 1856. Volumes I and IV are dated 1857. William Makepeace Thackeray,...

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1857 2vols FRIENDS IN COUNCIL Arthur HELPS
1857 2vols FRIENDS IN COUNCIL  Arthur HELPS

Price: £99.99

A bright, early two volume edition of Friends in Council by Arthur Helps. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Two volumes, complete. Sir Arthur Helps, 1813 1875, was an English writer and dean of the Privy Council....

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1857 3vol Charles Kingsley Two Years Ago First Edition
1857 3vol Charles Kingsley Two Years Ago First Edition

Price: £125.00

A relatively scarce set of Two Years Ago a novel by Charles Kingsley. With half titles to all volumes. First edition. In three volumes complete. With publishers advertisements dated 1857 to rear of volumes two and three and undated...

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1857 3vol White Lies A Story Charles Reade First Edition
1857 3vol White Lies A Story Charles Reade First Edition

Price: £340.00

A first edition of this novel by Charles Reade. Charles Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth. No half titles required for this work.   White...

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1857 Ainsworth The Spendthrift Illustrated By Hablot K. Knight First Edition
1857 Ainsworth The Spendthrift Illustrated By Hablot K. Knight First Edition

Price: £115.00

The Spendthrift, A Tale is a novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. Illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz) with engraved frontispiece and plates. First edition. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English...

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1857 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Macaulay
1857 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Macaulay

Price: £44.99

Thomas Babington Macaulay's essays submitted to the Edinburgh Review. Including his essays on Boswell's Life of Johnson, The Succession in Spain, Sir William Temple, Machiavelli and much more. Two volumes bound in one.

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1857 It Is Never Too Late To Mend Charles READE Romance Novel Play
1857 It Is Never Too Late To Mend Charles READE Romance Novel Play

Price: £44.99

A copy of Reade's nineteenth-century novel, and later play, in a half calf binding. New Edition. With the pictorial bookplate of Henry Stuart Maclean Jack to the front pastedown. Charles Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) was...

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1857 Little Dorrit Charles Dickens Illustrated by H K Browne
1857 Little Dorrit Charles Dickens Illustrated by H K Browne

Price: £235.00

The first edition in book form of this classic Dickens novel, Little Dorrit. Illustrated throughout with forty engraved illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne, a.k.a. 'Phiz' (collated complete). With the issue points of the...

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1857 Louis' School Days: A Story for Boys MAY Illustrated
1857 Louis' School Days: A Story for Boys MAY Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An allegorical work of childrens' fiction intended "as a vehicle for illustrating certain broad and fundamental truths in our holy religion."  Beautifully Illustrated, featuring a frontispiece with tissue guard, and...

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1857 My Mother Comus Colour Illustrated Scarce Music Three Little Kittens
1857 My Mother Comus Colour Illustrated Scarce Music Three Little Kittens

Price: £38.00

A scarce children's story by R. M. Ballantyne. Colour illustrated frontispiece with numerous colour illustrated plates throughout. Sheet music and lyrics for songs to go along with the story. Comus was the pen name for R. M. Ballantyne,...

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1857 OEUVRES PIRON Edouard Fournier
1857 OEUVRES PIRON Edouard Fournier

Price: £69.99

A collection of works by Alexis Piron (July 1689 January 1773), a French epigrammatist and dramatist, with an introduction about the author by Louis douard Fournier (18571917), a French painter and illustrator. Includes two of...

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1857 The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth by Charles Reade First Edition
1857 The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth by Charles Reade First Edition

Price: £130.00

A first edition of this romance novel by Charles Reade.Charles Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth.Reade began his literary career as a dramatist, and...

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1857 The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth Charles Reade Novel
1857 The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth Charles Reade Novel

Price: £170.00

The first edition of this romance novel by Charles Reade. Charles Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and The Hearth.

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1857 The Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Memoir by Charles Whitehead
1857 The Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Memoir by Charles Whitehead

Price: £19.99

A small volume of The Poetical Works of William Cowper.With a Memoir, by Charles Whitehead.With numerous black and white illustrations.

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1857 The Spendthrift William Harrison Ainsworth Illustrated by Hablot K Browne
1857 The Spendthrift William Harrison Ainsworth Illustrated by Hablot K Browne

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this novel from historical novelist William Harrison Ainsworth. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer...

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1857 WAVERLEY Novels LANDLORD Heart Bride Walter SCOTT
1857 WAVERLEY Novels LANDLORD Heart Bride Walter SCOTT

Price: £29.99

A volume of Scott's popular 'Waverley' series, containing the two most successful works of the 'Tales of my Landlord' subset, in a modern fine binding. Featuring an illustrated titlepage and a tissue guarded frontispiece for 'The...

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1857 William Cowper The Poetical Works of William Cowper Fine Binding
1857 William Cowper The Poetical Works of William Cowper Fine Binding

Price: £99.99

An 1857 collection of Cowper's Poetical Works.William Cowper (1731 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday...

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1857-61 3vol Still Waters by Margaret Paul East Lynne by Mrs H Wood Fiction
1857-61 3vol Still Waters by Margaret Paul East Lynne by Mrs H Wood Fiction

Price: £34.99

A uniformly bound, petite trio of mid 19th century fiction. Comprised of:  - Still Waters by Margaret Agnes Paul, a Victorian author best known for writing the 'scandalous' novel Vanessa. - Volumes I and II of the three...

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1858 2vol The Select Works of John Bunyan Josiah Conder Engraved
1858 2vol The Select Works of John Bunyan Josiah Conder Engraved

Price: £99.99

An illustrated collection of works by John Bunyan. Including Pilgrim's Progress, The Holy War, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners in A Faithful Account of the Life and Death of John Bunyan, Jerusalem Sinner Saved, and many...

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1858 Ask Mamma by Robert Smith SURTEES John LEECH First
1858 Ask Mamma by Robert Smith SURTEES John LEECH First

Price: £99.99

A leather bound copy of Surtees' Ask Mamma, with bright colour illustrations by John Leech. A half leather hardback with marbled paper boards and gilt lettering on the spine. First edition. Robert Smith Surtees (1805...

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1858 Ask Mamma or the Richest Commoner in England Robert Smith Surtees 1st Ed
1858 Ask Mamma or the Richest Commoner in England Robert Smith Surtees 1st Ed

Price: £34.99

A smart copy of Surtees' Ask Mamma, with bright colour illustrations by John Leech. First edition. Most of Surtees's later novels, were illustrated by John Leech. They also included Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Plain or...

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1858 Cream Charles Reade First Edition
1858 Cream Charles Reade First Edition

Price: £79.99

A scarce work of fiction from prolific Victorian writer, Charles Reade. First edition. Bound by Westleys and Co.

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1858 Eric or Little by Little a Tale of Roslyn School Frederic Farrar First Ed
1858 Eric or Little by Little a Tale of Roslyn School Frederic Farrar First Ed

Price: £695.00

A scarce first edition of this highly sought after fictional work from Frederic Farrar. The book deals with the descent into moral turpitude of a boy at a boarding school. The preface reads "The story of Eric...

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1858 FABLES de la FONTAINE Sainte-Beuve Johannot
1858 FABLES de la FONTAINE Sainte-Beuve Johannot

Price: £189.99

The ever-popular fables of de la Fontaine with beautiful engraved illustrations by Tony Johannot, all in a smart fine binding. With twelve engraved plates and a frontis of the author. With a bookbinder's gilt stamp to the tail...

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1858 GOLDSMITH Complete Works with Facsimile Very Good Condition
1858 GOLDSMITH Complete Works with Facsimile Very Good Condition

Price: £69.99

A collection of the complete works of the playwright and essayist Oliver Goldsmith. This volume contains his plays, letters, essays and short stories, with an introductory memoir by William Spalding. Complete with folded facsimile...

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1858 Household Words Christmas Stories Charles Dickens 1851-1858
1858 Household Words Christmas Stories Charles Dickens 1851-1858

Price: £250.00

A collection of the Christmas numbers of Household Words, the Victorian periodical edited by Charles Dickens. ContainingThe Holly-Tree Inn, The Seven Poor Travellers, The Wreck of the "Golden Mary" and five others.Including advertisements...

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1858 Kavanagh A Tale by Henry Wadsworth Longefellow Illustrated
1858 Kavanagh A Tale by Henry Wadsworth Longefellow Illustrated

Price: £34.99

Kavanagh is a novel by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Longefellow began writing the story in 1847 and it was published in 1849. It tells the story of a country romance. Besides a character named Kavanagh, among its...

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1858 Maitre Pierre Edmond About Novel FIRST Edition Signed Author's Inscription
1858 Maitre Pierre Edmond About Novel FIRST Edition Signed Author's Inscription

Price: £140.00

A first edition and signed copy of About's French novel. First Edition. In French. With an ink inscription to the half title by the author. Edmond Franois Valentin About (14 February 1828 - 16 January 1885) was a French author,...

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1858 School for Fathers by Talbot GWYNNE pseud. GULSTON
1858 School for Fathers by Talbot GWYNNE pseud. GULSTON

Price: £83.99

An uncommon copy of The School of Fathers by Talbot Gwynne. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Josepha Heath Gulston, 1811 - 1859, was from Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire....

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1858 Simple Tales from Other Lands C A Johns The Foster Sisters Illus Scarce
1858 Simple Tales from Other Lands C A Johns The Foster Sisters Illus Scarce

Price: £65.00

This is a scarce illustrated collection of short stories.Stories include: The Foster Sister, The Blind Horse, The Witches' Hut.

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1858 Surtees Ask Mamma Or The Richest Commoner In England Colour Ill Leech First
1858 Surtees Ask Mamma Or The Richest Commoner In England Colour Ill Leech First

Price: £44.99

"Ask Mamma"; Or, The Richest Commoner in England is a humorous novel by Robert Smith Surtees, illustrated with twelve coloured engravings by John Leech and numerous engravings on wood integrated with text. First edition. The...

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1858 The HEADSMAN a Tale J. Fenimore Cooper
1858 The HEADSMAN a Tale J. Fenimore Cooper

Price: £59.99

A political fictional piece from prolific and popular American writer James Fenimore Cooper. New edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard.

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1858 The Life and Exploits of Robin Hood and Robin Hood's Garland Frontispiece
1858 The Life and Exploits of Robin Hood and Robin Hood's Garland Frontispiece

Price: £65.00

A scarce little book, containing the stories of Robin Hood. With an engraved frontispiece and title page.

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1858 The Poetical Works of Professor Wilson Fiction Poetry Christopher North
1858 The Poetical Works of Professor Wilson Fiction Poetry Christopher North

Price: £22.99

The poetical works of Scottish author and literary critic John Wilson. Most frequently identified with the pseudonym Christopher North, of Blackwood's magazine, Wilson was intimately connected with many of the most preeminent...

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1858 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell by the Rev W A Hill
1858 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell by the Rev W A Hill

Price: £39.00

A volume of the Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell.With Notes, and a Biographical Sketch.Illustrated by thirty-seven wood-cuts from designs by Harvey.

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1858 The Shipwreck William Falconer Illustrated Birket Foster Poem
1858 The Shipwreck William Falconer Illustrated Birket Foster Poem

Price: £140.00

An illustrated Victorian edition of William Falconer's epic poem, The Shipwreck. Illustrated throughout with vignettes by Birket Foster. Including a memoir of Falconer's life by Robert Carruthers.

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1858-1859 2 Vol The Virginians William THACKERAY First Edition
1858-1859 2 Vol The Virginians William THACKERAY First Edition

Price: £165.00

First printings of the first edition of the historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, which forms a sequel to his Henry Esmond. Illustrated throughout by Thackeray himself, as the original series was. Featuring a frontispiece...

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1858-1859 2Vol The Virginians William Thackeray First Edition Illustrated
1858-1859 2Vol The Virginians William Thackeray First Edition Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A highly sought after set of the historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, which forms a sequel to his Henry Esmond. First edition. Adorned with beautiful engraved plates by Thackeray himself, as the original...

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1858-59 2 Vols The Virginians by W M THACKERAY First Ed
1858-59 2 Vols The Virginians by W M THACKERAY First Ed

Price: £295.00

The first edition, first issue, of The Virginians, set during the American War of Independence. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Bound by G. Thomson with the bookseller's label to the rear pastedowns First...

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1858-9 THACKERAY The Virginians Illustrated FIRST ed
1858-9 THACKERAY The Virginians Illustrated FIRST ed

Price: £83.99

Leather bound with gilt detailing to spine and marble, paper boards.  This book contains two volumes of The Virginians, both with illustrated title pages. Both volumes contains 23 full page plates each, including the...

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1859 2 vol in 1 BERTRAMS Anthony TROLLOPE
1859 2 vol in 1 BERTRAMS Anthony TROLLOPE

Price: £34.99

Anthony Trollope (April 1815 December 1882), one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Cajoled by his miserly uncle into going up to Oxford, George Bertram excels there, and befriending...

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1859 2vol Love Me Little Love Me Long Charles Reade Scarce First Edition
1859 2vol Love Me Little Love Me Long Charles Reade Scarce First Edition

Price: £425.00

The extremely scarce first edition of this novel from popular Victorian author Charles Reade. Not seen at auction since 1982. Reade began his literary career as a dramatist, and he chose to have "dramatist" stand first in the list...

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1859 2vol The Select Works of John Bunyan Robert Maguire Illustrated Pilgrim
1859 2vol The Select Works of John Bunyan Robert Maguire Illustrated Pilgrim

Price: £75.00

A selection of the writings of Christian writer and preacher, John Bunyan. Illustrated with thirty-five engraved plates throughout, including engraved title pages and frontispieces.Including his masterpiece, The Pilgrim's Progress, as...

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1859 4 vol WAVERLEY Novels Walter SCOTT
1859 4 vol WAVERLEY Novels Walter SCOTT

Price: £59.99

Four of Scott's popular Waverley novels in uniform fine bindings. Comprising: Volume XII, entitled 'Kenilworth'; Volume XIII, entitled 'The Pirate'; Volume XIX, containing 'The Betrothed' (part of the 'Tales of the Crusaders' series)...

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1859 4vols What Will He Do With It By Edward Bulwer-Lytton Or Pisistratus Caxton
1859 4vols What Will He Do With It By Edward Bulwer-Lytton Or Pisistratus Caxton

Price: £99.99

A novel in four volumes by 'Pisistratus Caxton', a fictional character and pseudonym of Edward Bulwer-Lytton In four volumes complete. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC  (25 May 1803 -...

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1859 English Boy JAPAN Perils Adventures Mark RAFFLES William DALTON First
1859 English Boy JAPAN Perils Adventures Mark RAFFLES William DALTON First

Price: £64.99

A first edition of this Victorian children's adventure story. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded illustrated frontispiece and an additional illustrated title page. Contains several illustrated plates. William Dalton (18211875)...

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1859 In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson Published Anonymously Eighth Edition
1859 In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson Published Anonymously Eighth Edition

Price: £49.99

A small volume of In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson. In Memoriam is a poem written by Tennyson to commemorate his best friend Arthur Hallam, a fellow poet and fellow student at Trinity College, Cambridge, who was engaged...

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1859 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith Colour Wood Block Illustrations First Edition
1859 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith Colour Wood Block Illustrations First Edition

Price: £160.00

An attractively bound edition of the collected poetry of the Anglo-Irish writer and poet Oliver Goldsmith. Goldsmith (1730-1774), a gambling addict who spent the majority of his life in debt, produced a massive...

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1859 Poems of William Wordsworth edited by Robert Aris Willmott with engravings
1859 Poems of William Wordsworth edited by Robert Aris Willmott with engravings

Price: £34.99

A beautiful edition of the Poems of William Wordsworth. William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature...

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1859 Romans PARISIENS Arsene Houssaye
1859 Romans PARISIENS Arsene Houssaye

Price: £49.99

A scarce anthology of short stories, originating from Paris. The short fictional works comprise of Le Vertu de Rosine, Le Repentir de Marion, Le Valet de Coeur et la Dame de Carreau, Mademoiselle de Beaupreau...

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1859 The Biglow Papers James Russell LOWELL
1859 The Biglow Papers James Russell LOWELL

Price: £49.99

This fascinating fictional work in verse presents three main characters each representing different aspects of American life, and using authentic American dialects in their dialogue. Described by the Grolier Club as "the most influential...

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1859 The Image of His Father Brothers Mayhew Illustrated Phiz
1859 The Image of His Father Brothers Mayhew Illustrated Phiz

Price: £79.00

A mid-nineteenth century copy of this humorous novel by the Brothers Mayhew.Illustrated throughout with plates by, "Phiz".Envelope with ink signature of Lady Henriques, wife of Sir Basil Lucas Quixano Henriques, inside tipped...

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1859 The Life of Robinson Crusoe in Short Words Sarah Cromton Illustrated
1859 The Life of Robinson Crusoe in Short Words Sarah Cromton Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A scarce copy of this fictitious biography exploring the life of renowned castaway character, Robinson Crusoe. Featuring several captioned and beautifully illustrated plates in colour. Bound by Burn.

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1859 The Scouring of the White Horse Ramble of a London Clerk T. Hughs First Ed
1859 The Scouring of the White Horse Ramble of a London Clerk T. Hughs First Ed

Price: £49.99

A charming Victorian children's tale from the author of Tom Brown's School Days. First edition. Delightfully illustrated throughout, with vignettes and decorative capitals, by Richard Doyle.

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1860 2 vols MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS Lord Macaulay Knight's Edinburgh First
1860 2 vols MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS Lord Macaulay Knight's Edinburgh First

Price: £250.00

A wonderful collection of Lord Macaulay's contributions to the Knight's Quarterley Magazine, the Edinburgh Review, and the Encyclopaedia Britannica, as well as miscellaneous poems and inscriptions. Featuring a portrait frontispiece....

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1860 2 Vols Miscellaneous Writings of MACAULAY First Ed
1860 2 Vols Miscellaneous Writings of MACAULAY First Ed

Price: £34.99

The first edition of Macaulay's Miscellaneous Writings complete in two decoratively bound volumes. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, with their label to the rear...

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1860 2vol The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Hatchard Binding First
1860 2vol The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Hatchard Binding First

Price: £130.00

The first collected edition of the writings of prolific author, Thomas Babington Macaulay. With an engraved frontispiece of Macaulay. Bound by Hatchard (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Complete in two volumes....

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1860 2Vol Thomas Hood Poems of Wit and Humour Whims and Oddities Illus
1860 2Vol Thomas Hood Poems of Wit and Humour Whims and Oddities Illus

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of these works by Thomas Hood.Poems of Wit and Humour is the ninth edition. Whims and Oddities is illustrated throughout  with decorative head pieces.Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet who was...

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1860 3Vol The Mill on the Floss George Eliot First Edition
1860 3Vol The Mill on the Floss George Eliot First Edition

Price: £770.00

The complete set of this highly sought after work from prolific author, and pseudonym for Mary Ann Evans, George Eliot. First edition. Sadleir 816a; Wolff 2060. With one page of the original publishers' catalogue to the rear...

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1860 3Vol The Mill on the Floss George Eliot First Edition
1860 3Vol The Mill on the Floss George Eliot First Edition

Price: £995.00

The complete set of this highly sought after work from prolific author, and pseudonym for Mary Ann Evans, George Eliot. First edition. Sadleir 816a; Carter Variant B. With the original publishers' catalogue to the rear of...

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1860 3vol The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Riviere
1860 3vol The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Riviere

Price: £110.00

A collection of the essays of prolific author, Thomas Babington Macaulay.Tenth edition. Including titles such as, Sir James Mackingtosh, Lord Bacon, Sir William Temple and many others. Bound by Riviere (binder's ink stamp to verso...

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1860 45vols The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott Illustrated
1860 45vols The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott Illustrated

Price: £320.00

A charming set of the Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott. Forty-five of the complete forty-eight volumes. The set consists of: Rob Roy (in two volumes), Guy Mannering (in two volumes), The Pirate (in two volumes), Anne of...

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1860 48vol Waverley Novels Sir Walter Scott Engraved Title Pages
1860 48vol Waverley Novels Sir Walter Scott Engraved Title Pages

Price: £595.00

A complete, uniformly-bound collection of Scott's Waverley Novels.Illustrated with engraved title pages and frontispieces to each volume. Containing:1 and 2: Waverley (in two volumes)3 and 4: Guy Mannering (in two volumes)5 and 6:...

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1860 Fabiola or the Church Catacombs Cardinal Wiseman
1860 Fabiola or the Church Catacombs Cardinal Wiseman

Price: £160.00

A smart edition of this historical novel from Nicholas Wiseman. With engraved frontispiece. The story is set in Rome in the early 4th century AD, during the time of the persecution of Christians under the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Nicholas...

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1860 Kenneth or the Rear Guard of the Grand Army by Charlotte Yonge
1860 Kenneth or the Rear Guard of the Grand Army by Charlotte Yonge

Price: £49.99

An edition of Kenneth by Charlotte Yonge, the Author of The Heir of Redclyffe. From 'Series for the Young.' Copyright edition. Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 24 May 1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output,...

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1860 Lady Chesterfield's Letters to Her Daughter George Augusta Sala
1860 Lady Chesterfield's Letters to Her Daughter George Augusta Sala

Price: £37.99

A first edition of this collection of letters from the fictional Lady Chesterfield to her daughter, containing observations and thoughts on life. Illustrated with engraved plates.

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1860 Ovingdean Grange a Tale of the South Downs William Harrison Ainsworth First
1860 Ovingdean Grange a Tale of the South Downs William Harrison Ainsworth First

Price: £89.99

An adventure, and historical novel, from William Harrison Ainsworth. First edition. Featuring several plates, illustrated by Hablot K. Browne. William Harrison Ainsworth was an English historical novelist born in Manchester....

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1860 Songs for the Little Ones at Home Illustrated Birket Foster First Edition
1860 Songs for the Little Ones at Home Illustrated Birket Foster First Edition

Price: £29.99

A charming anthology of songs for children. First edition. Beautifully illustrated throughout with fifteen of the sixteen original coloured plates, by both Birket Foster and John Absolon. Myles Birket Foster was a popular English...

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1860 The GORDIAN Knot by Shirley FBROOKS
1860 The GORDIAN Knot by Shirley FBROOKS

Price: £110.00

The first edition of Brooks' second novel The Gordian Knot with illustrations by John Tenniel in a decorative binding. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. With Twenty-Two...

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1860 The History of Sandford and Merton Thomas Day Illustrated Dalziel Moral
1860 The History of Sandford and Merton Thomas Day Illustrated Dalziel Moral

Price: £19.99

Thomas Day's classic moral tale for the young. New Edition, carefully revised. With a frontispiece and additional illustrated title, and one hundred engravings by the brothers Dalziel in the text throughout. Booksellers anbd...

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1860 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Complete in One Volume
1860 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Complete in One Volume

Price: £125.00

A  copy of The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore.Complete in one volume.Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy"...

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1860-1867 The Extra Christmas Number of All the Year Round Charles Dickens
1860-1867 The Extra Christmas Number of All the Year Round Charles Dickens

Price: £120.00

A collection of works from the victorian periodical The Extra Christmas Number of All Year Round, conducted by Charles Dickens. Containing A Message from the sea, from 1860; Tom Fiddlers Ground, from 1861; Somebody's Luggage,...

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1860-4 10vol MACMILLAN'S MAGAZINE Ed. by David MASSON
1860-4 10vol MACMILLAN'S MAGAZINE Ed. by David MASSON

Price: £999.99

A scarce set of the first ten volumes of Macmillan's Magazine. Superb

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1861 2vol Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay
1861 2vol Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay

Price: £74.99

A collection of the acclaimed essays of Thomas Babington Macaulay, originally printed in The Edinburgh Review. Containing essays on Milton, Boswell's Life of Johnson, Lord Bacon and many others. Macaulay's political writings...

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1861 3 Vol Paul Foster's Daughter by DUTTON COOK FIRST
1861 3 Vol Paul Foster's Daughter by DUTTON COOK  FIRST

Price: £180.00

The very scarce first edition of Edward Dutton Cook's scarce first novel, Paul Foster's Daughter. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With E. Charlton's bookseller label on the rear pastedown of Volume I. "Cook was a writer...

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1861 3vol The Constable of the Tower An Historical Romance W H Ainsworth First
1861 3vol The Constable of the Tower An Historical Romance W H Ainsworth First

Price: £120.00

An uncommon first edition of this novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. Complete in three volumes. With a frontispiece to each volume, plus three further plates. William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January 1882) was...

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1861 3vol Tom Brown At Oxford By Thomas Hughes First Edition Scarce
1861 3vol Tom Brown At Oxford By Thomas Hughes First Edition Scarce

Price: £495.00

A scarce edition of Tom Brown at Oxford, a novel by Thomas Hughes first published in 1861. It is a sequel to the better-known Tom Brown's Schooldays. The first English edition. In three volumes complete. With half titles to all...

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1861 4Vol The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade Third edition
1861 4Vol The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade Third edition

Price: £320.00

A uniformly bound set of Charles Read's most prestigious work, The Cloister and the Hearth. Third edition. Charles Reade was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth. Reade began his literary...

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1861 Agatha by George Halse Hablot Browne First Edition
1861 Agatha by George Halse Hablot Browne First Edition

Price: £49.99

A scarce collection of poetry and prose by Victorian author George Halse, with beautiful illustrations by the eminent 'Phiz', Hablot K. Browne. With work to the binding, this would be a great collector's item of Victorian literature. Bound...

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1861 Paul the Pope and Paul the Fiar T. Adolphus Trollope First Edition
1861 Paul the Pope and Paul the Fiar T. Adolphus Trollope First Edition

Price: £55.99

A first edition of this fictional work from prolific writer, Thomas Adolphus Trollope.  Thomas Adolphus Trollope was an historian and writer, of both travel and novels. He was hugely popular during the victorian era. Featuring...

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1861 The Cloister and the Hearth or Maid, Wife, and Widow Charles Reade 1st Ed
1861 The Cloister and the Hearth or Maid, Wife, and Widow Charles Reade 1st Ed

Price: £99.99

The first American edition of Charles Reade's most prestigious work. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about the travels of a young scribe and illuminator, Gerard Eliassoen, through several European countries....

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1861 The Pilgrims of the Rhine Edward lytton
1861 The Pilgrims of the Rhine Edward lytton

Price: £39.99

A fictional collection of thoughts and sentiments that constitute the romance of youth. Library Edition. Includes an extract from shelley's The Past, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights dream, and features an Advertisement to the...

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1861 Warp & Woof by Holme Lee psd. Harriet Parr
1861 Warp & Woof by Holme Lee psd. Harriet Parr

Price: £95.99

A first edition of Lee's Warp and Woof Scarce First Edition Bound in red blind embossed cloth with gilt lettering There is a nameplate belonging to T. Hodgson of Bratled Villa to the front pastedown Parr, Harriet [pseud. Holme...

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1861-63 Tales of All Countries First Edition Anthony Trollope Short Stories
1861-63 Tales of All Countries First Edition Anthony Trollope Short Stories

Price: £850.00

The first collected edition of this collection of short stories from Anthony Trollope. First and second series (1861 and 1863). Including La Mere Bauche, The Courtship of Susan Bell, Relics of General Chasse, Returning...

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1862 2vol Marietta A Novel by Thomas Adolphus Trollope First Edition Maltbys
1862 2vol Marietta A Novel by Thomas Adolphus Trollope First Edition Maltbys

Price: £395.00

A first edition of this scarce work by Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Complete in two volumes. Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1810 1892) was born in Bloomsbury, London on 29 April 1810, was the elder brother of Anthony Trollope, the novelist....

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1862 3vol The Lord Mayor of London City Life Last Century W H Ainsworth Uncommon
1862 3vol The Lord Mayor of London City Life Last Century W H Ainsworth Uncommon

Price: £670.00

An uncommon first edition of this historical novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. One of the most difficult to source. Fading to spines as normally seen. No half titles called for. Complete in three volumes. William Harrison...

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1862 MADEMOISELLE MORI Margaret Roberts Two Volumes in One
1862 MADEMOISELLE MORI Margaret Roberts Two Volumes in One

Price: £34.99

Two Volumes of Mademoiselle Mori by Margaret Roberts which have been bound into one. Includes a copperplate ink inscription to the front pastedown to one 'Emily Greenelade' from 'Mina'.

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1862 The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Daniel De Foe Illustrated
1862 The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Daniel De Foe Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A decorative copy of this classic adventure story from Daniel de Foe. Illustrated throughout with plates and vignettesby T. H. Nicholson and others. Preceeded by a memoir of the author.

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1862 The Lieutenant and Commander Basil Hall Scarce
1862 The Lieutenant and Commander Basil Hall Scarce

Price: £90.00

A collection of autobiographical tales of life in the army from Basil Hall.Basil Hall (31 December 1788 11 September 1844) was a British naval officer from Scotland, a traveller, and an author.

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1862 Two Admirals, the A Tale by Fenimore COOPER New Edition
1862 Two Admirals, the A Tale by Fenimore COOPER New Edition

Price: £39.99

A fascinating book by James Fenimore Cooper (September 1789 September 1851), a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories and the historical...

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1862-1931 Geordie SHUTTLE and stories cut from Glasgow Weekly Mail
1862-1931 Geordie SHUTTLE and stories cut from Glasgow Weekly Mail

Price: £89.99

A rare copy of Geordie Shuttle cut from its original serialised state from the Glasgow Weekly Mail, and pasted into book bound form. Also contains a series of short tales by  L. B. Walford, G. M. Fenn, John Winter,...

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1862-3 8vols The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott
1862-3 8vols The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott

Price: £110.00

A set of The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott. With illustrations. Eight of the complete thirteen volumes. The set consists of: Waverley, Woodstock, The Heart of Mid-Lothian, The Abbot, The Antiquary, The Betrothed, Peveril...

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1862-4 11 vol Works CAPTAIN MARRYAT
1862-4 11 vol Works CAPTAIN MARRYAT

Price: £370.00

A selection of Captain Marryat's wonderful naval and adventure stories. Includes: The Phantom Ship, Mr. Midshipman Easy, Peter Simple, The Naval Officer: or Scenes and Adventures in the Life of Frank Mildmay, The King's Own, Newton...

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1862-65 6vol Assorted Uniformly Bound Victorian Novels Ainsworth Dumas Cooper
1862-65 6vol Assorted Uniformly Bound Victorian Novels Ainsworth Dumas Cooper

Price: £165.00

A collection of six uniformly bound Victorian novels. Including: The Trail Hunter: A Tale of the Far West by Gustave Aimard. 1862, London: Ward and Lock The Regent's Daughter: An Historical Romance by Alexandre Dumas. London:...

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1863 2vol At Odds Baroness Jemima von Tautophoeus Novel First Edition
1863 2vol At Odds Baroness Jemima von Tautophoeus Novel First Edition

Price: £39.99

A first edition of the final novel from Baroness Jemima von Tautphoeus. Baroness Jemima von Tautphoeus (ne Montgomery) (October 23, 1807 November 12, 1893) was an English novelist who wrote several stories dealing with Bavarian...

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1863 2vols Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels Rob Roy and Count Robert of Paris
1863 2vols Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels Rob Roy and Count Robert of Paris

Price: £39.99

A set of two of Sir Walter Scott's famous Waverley novels. The set consists of Rob Roy and Count Robert of Paris. The volumes are numbered 4 (Rob Roy) and 24 (Count Robert of Paris) on the spines. The Waverley Novels are a long...

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1863 3Vol Giulio Malatesta a Novel T. Adolphus Trollope
1863 3Vol Giulio Malatesta a Novel T. Adolphus Trollope

Price: £195.00

A scarce uniformly bound set of this fictional work from prolific writer, Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Second edition. Thomas Adolphus Trollope was an historian and writer, of both travel and novels. He was hugely popular during...

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1863 3vol Romola by George Eliot Nevel Bound by Bemrose Derby First Edition
1863 3vol Romola by George Eliot Nevel Bound by Bemrose Derby First Edition

Price: £995.00

A first edition of Romola by mary Anne Evans under her pen name, George Eliot. Complete in three volumes. Bound by Bemrose of Derby, with a binder's stamp to each front pastedown. With an ink inscription to the title page of volume...

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1863 3vol Tara A Mahratta Tale Meadows Arthur First Edition Novel
1863 3vol Tara A Mahratta Tale Meadows Arthur First Edition Novel

Price: £300.00

A scarce copy of this novel set in India by Captain Philip Meadows Taylor. First edition. Philip Meadows Arthur (1808-1876) was an army officer and author, who spent much of his life in India. In 1860 Taylor's health...

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1863 3vol The Shadow Ashlydyat By Mrs Henry Woods Scarce Early Edition
1863 3vol The Shadow Ashlydyat By Mrs Henry Woods Scarce Early Edition

Price: £195.00

A scarce edition of Ellen Wood's eighth novel The Shadow of Ashlydyat from the year of publication. In three volumes complete. Ellen Wood (1814 - 1887), was an English novelist, better known as "Mrs. Henry Wood". She is best...

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1863 Histoire de Gil Blas of Santillane Lesage French Novel
1863 Histoire de Gil Blas of Santillane Lesage French Novel

Price: £99.99

Alain-Rene Lesage's famous rags-to-riches tale of Gil Blas. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece. In French. Gil Blas (L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane) is a picaresque novel first published between 1715 and 1735. It...

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1863 Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes Second Edition
1863 Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes Second Edition

Price: £33.00

A collection of poems on Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes.Second Collection.Second Edition.

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1863 Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope Novel Fictiion
1863 Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope Novel Fictiion

Price: £44.99

Anthony Trollope's ninth novel. Two volumes bound in one, Tauchnitz's 680th and 681st volumes of their 'Collection of British Authors'. First edition thus, published in the same year as the first English edition. Uncommon.

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1863 The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England by Charles Mackay
1863 The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England by Charles Mackay

Price: £44.99

An uncommon first edition of this collection of songs and ballads by Charles Mackay. Charles Mackay (26 March 1812 24 December 1889) was a Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter, remembered mainly...

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1863 Tom Cringles Log Michael Scott Illustrated Travel Costa Firme Pirates Leman
1863 Tom Cringles Log Michael Scott Illustrated Travel Costa Firme Pirates Leman

Price: £95.00

A scarce edition of Tom Cringle's nautical adventures in the West Indies.Numerous illustrated plates throughout depicting life at sea and island living in the 1820's.   Michael Scott was a British author and autobiographer...

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1863-67 3vol Extra Christmas Numbers of All the Year Round Charles Dickens FIRST
1863-67 3vol Extra Christmas Numbers of All the Year Round Charles Dickens FIRST

Price: £150.00

Three first editions of the Christmas editions of Charles Dickens' periodical, All the Year Round. Including:Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings (1863)Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions (1865)No Thoroughfare (1867)With advertisements to the wraps....

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1864 Beppo the Conscript Thomas Adolphus Trollope Scarce First Edition
1864 Beppo the Conscript Thomas Adolphus Trollope Scarce First Edition

Price: £295.00

A scarce first edition of this novel by Thomas Anthony Trollope. Trollope wrote thirteen novels in all, both English and Italian stories. In 1864 Tom wrote a two-volume novel, Beppo the Conscript, in twenty-four days (to raise money...

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1864 ENOCH ARDEN Alfred TENNYSON First Edition
1864 ENOCH ARDEN Alfred TENNYSON First Edition

Price: £39.99

A presumed first edition of Tennyson's narrative poem. First Edition. With a publisher's catalogue to the front. Enoch Arden was published during Tennyson's tenure as England's Poet Laureate. The story on which it was based...

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1864 In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson Published Anonymously Fifteenth Edition
1864 In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson Published Anonymously Fifteenth Edition

Price: £49.99

A small volume of In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson. In Memoriam is a poem written by Tennyson to commemorate his best friend Arthur Hallam, a fellow poet and fellow student at Trinity College, Cambridge, who was engaged...

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1864 My FARM Edgewood Country Book MITCHELL
1864 My FARM Edgewood Country Book MITCHELL

Price: £47.99

A brown cloth hardback with gilt lettering to the spine. Donald Grant Mitchell (April 12, 1822 - December 15, 1908) was an American essayist and novelist.He produced books of travel, volumes of essays on rural themes, including...

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1864 Percival Keene Captain Marryat New Edition With Memoir
1864 Percival Keene Captain Marryat New Edition With Memoir

Price: £29.99

A nautical novel from Frederick Marryat about a low-born seaman, Percival Keene, who embarks on a voyage to find his heritage. New edition, with a memoir of the author

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1864 Sir Guy De Guy First edition Illustrated A Stirring Romaunt Briton Drilled
1864 Sir Guy De Guy First edition Illustrated A Stirring Romaunt Briton Drilled

Price: £46.00

A first edition verse romance by the curious author named "Rattlebrain"Illustrated frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout by Hablot Knight Browne the English artist, famous as Phiz, who illustrated the of...

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1864 The Early Choices A Book for Daughters W K Tweedie Illustrated
1864 The Early Choices A Book for Daughters W K Tweedie Illustrated

Price: £135.00

An attractively bound scarce copy of this work intended for the education of young women. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates.

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1864 The Gladiators Whyte Melville A Tale of Rome and Judaea
1864 The Gladiators Whyte Melville A Tale of Rome and Judaea

Price: £29.99

A copy of George Whyte Melville's most famous historical novel, The Gladiators, which is set in Rome. George John Whyte-Melville (18211878) was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet. Two volumes bound in one.

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1864 The Newcomes Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family Arthur Pendennis
1864 The Newcomes Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family Arthur Pendennis

Price: £99.99

An uncommon and illustrated copy of William Makepeace Thackeray's serial novel, The Newcomes. Delightfully illustrated throughout, with several engraved plates. Published in one volume. Perhaps one of the novel's greatest strengths...

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1864 The Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Biographical Notice
1864 The Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Biographical Notice

Price: £69.99

An edition of The Poetical Works of William Cowper by the Rev. H. F. Cary.With a Biographical Notice of the Author.lllustrated with eighteen engravings on steel, after designs by WM. Harvey.William Cowper (26 November 1731 25 April...

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1864 The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole Albert Smith
1864 The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole Albert Smith

Price: £79.99

An illustrated Victorian novel from author Albert Richard Smith. Featuring a frontispiece of the author, and twenty-six plates by prolific illustrator, John Leech. Albert Richard Smith, was an English author, entertainer, and...

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1865 3 Vol Constance Sherwood Sixteenth Century Georgiana Fullerton Scarce FIRST
1865 3 Vol Constance Sherwood Sixteenth Century Georgiana Fullerton Scarce FIRST

Price: £245.00

A scarce first edition and complete set of Fullerton's Victorian novel. First Edition. Complete in three volumes. Lady Georgiana Fullerton (23 September 1812 19 January 1885) was an English novelist. Fullerton converted...

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1865 3vol For Love or Money SW Fullom Fiction Very Scarce First Edition
1865 3vol For Love or Money SW Fullom Fiction Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £290.00

An extremely scarce novel by Stephen Watson Fullom. Fullom was awarded the Royal Hanoverian Gold Medal for Art  and authored several other books including "The Man of the World" and "The Mystery of the Soul" and "The...

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1865 A Collection of works from Edmoston and Douglas
1865 A Collection of works from Edmoston and Douglas

Price: £320.00

A scarce collection of nineteenth century works published by Scottish publishers, Edmonston and Douglas. Bound from the parts. Containing "Sheep-Farmers and Drovers", "Convicts by a Practical Hand", "Wayside Thoughts of an Asophophilosopher"...

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1865 Artemus Ward His Book Notes by Editor of Biglow Papers
1865 Artemus Ward His Book Notes by Editor of Biglow Papers

Price: £24.99

An assortment of essays and stories by Charles Farrar Browne, under his nom de plume Artemus Ward. Charles Farrar Browne (April 26, 1834 March 6, 1867) was a United States humor writer, better known under his nom de plume, Artemus...

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1865 Artemus Ward His Book with Notes and a Preface
1865 Artemus Ward His Book with Notes and a Preface

Price: £35.00

A copy of Artemus Ward His Book.With Notes and a Preface by the Editor of the Biglow Papers.Charles Farrar Browne (April 26, 1834 March 6, 1867) was a United States humour writer, better known under his nom de plume, Artemus Ward....

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1865 Dalziel's Illustrated Goldsmith Vicar of Wakefield and More Plays Novels
1865 Dalziel's Illustrated Goldsmith Vicar of Wakefield and More Plays Novels

Price: £29.99

An illustrated copy of some of the works of Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by G. J. Pinwell, and engraved by the brothers Dalziel. Containing The Vicar of Wakefield, The Traveller, The Deserted Village, The Haunch of Venison, The...

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1865 Dombey Son Charles DICKENS
1865 Dombey Son Charles DICKENS

Price: £70.00

A copy of Dickens' classic novel, in a half calf binding. Two volumes in one. Featuring two illustrated frontispieces.

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1865 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds Illustrated John Leech R. S. Surtees
1865 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds Illustrated John Leech R. S. Surtees

Price: £89.99

A first edition of this ticklingly jovial and jocular hunting romp with fantastic John Leech illustrations. With a colour frontispiece, colour vignette title, and many further colour plates by John Leech. Including...

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1865 Sketch Book Geoffrey Crayon Washington IRVING
1865 Sketch Book Geoffrey Crayon Washington IRVING

Price: £252.00

A collection of essays and short stories from American treasure Washington Irving, including his famous Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, in a beautiful leather binding, and eminently illustrated. Bound in half leather...

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1865 The Doctor Robert Southey Edited John Wood Water
1865 The Doctor Robert Southey Edited John Wood Water

Price: £99.99

An uncommon copy of Southey's famous prose anthology, The Doctor. Edited by His son-in-law, John Wood Warter. New edition, complete in one volume. Adorned with a beautifully engraved vignette to the title page, as well as two...

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1865 The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond W M Thackeray
1865 The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond W M Thackeray

Price: £99.99

An illustrated edition of this novel from William Makepeace Thackeray. New edition. With numerous engraved plates throughout.

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1865 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Fiction Hodges Foster & Co Binding
1865 The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore Fiction Hodges Foster & Co Binding

Price: £44.99

An impressive heavy volume of the complete poetical works of Thomas Moore.  Moore (28 May 1779 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy...

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1865 The Works of Laurence Sterne Tristram Shandy Bickers Binding
1865 The Works of Laurence Sterne Tristram Shandy Bickers Binding

Price: £110.00

A collection of the writings of Laurence Sterne, including his novel, Tristram Shandy. Bookplate of Stanley Leighton to front pastedown.With an engraved frontispiece and title page.Bound by Bicker's and Son (ink stamp to front endpaper)....

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1865 VALERIE Autobiography Captain MARRYAT
1865 VALERIE Autobiography Captain MARRYAT

Price: £34.99

Marryat's seafaring novel, in a fine binding. Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 9 August 1848) was an English Royal Navy officer and novelist - recognised today as an early pioneer of the sea story.  His novels are interesting...

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1865 Works of CHARLES LAMB Calf
1865 Works of CHARLES LAMB Calf

Price: £47.99

Essays, Letters, Poems, and Memorials by Charles Lamb, in a full morocco leather binding. With an engraved frontis of Charles Lamb, and additional engraved title page.

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