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1767 BELISARIUS Marmontel LEATHER Fiction NOVEL
1767 BELISARIUS Marmontel LEATHER Fiction NOVEL

Price: £140.00

Full calf leather binding with gilt borders to the boards Jean-Franois Marmontel (July 11, 1723 December 31, 1799) was a French historian and writer, a member of the Encyclopediste movement. In 1758 he gained the patronage of...

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1821-1837 20Vol Works of Washington and Theodore Irving Fine Binding FIRSTS
1821-1837 20Vol Works of Washington and Theodore Irving Fine Binding FIRSTS

Price: £2,700.00

This is a beautifully bound twenty volume set of select works by Washington Irving.Volumes as followsConquest of Florida in Two Volumes (1835)Astoria in Three Volumes (1836 First English Edition)A History of New York in Two...

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1826 3vols IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS Landor LEATHER
1826 3vols IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS Landor LEATHER

Price: £297.99

Full calf leather bindings with gilt titles to spines and speckled fore edges. The first three volumes (of five) of Landor's Imaginary Conversations. Imaginary Conversations is the best-known prose work of the English poet and...

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1830 Essays in a Series of Letters John Foster the Ninth Edition
1830 Essays in a Series of Letters John Foster the Ninth Edition

Price: £59.99

A copy of John Foster's Essays in a Series of Letters from the personal collection of Professor David Arthur Pailin. "John Foster (1770-1843), a somewhat morose character, studied at Brearley Hall under John Fawcett before moving...

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1830 Frederic Shoberl Forget Me Not Christmas Present Illustrated Uncommon
1830 Frederic Shoberl Forget Me Not Christmas Present Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £34.00

An uncommon edition of Frederic Shoberl Forget My Not.With 12 engraved plates.Edited by Frederic Shoberl, Forget Me Not was the first British literary annual in English.

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1831 2 vols BENTLEY Series J.F.COOPER PILOT, MOHICANS
1831 2 vols BENTLEY Series J.F.COOPER PILOT, MOHICANS

Price: £360.00

Two hard to find volumes by Cooper from the Bentley's Standard Novels Collection. Scarce Bound in publishers original cloth covered boards. There are bookseller labels to the front pastedowns. The main title page of...

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1831 2vol The History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding Thomas Roscoe Cruikshank
1831 2vol The History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding Thomas Roscoe Cruikshank

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of this famous novel by English novelist Henry Fielding.The first thus, with a memoir by English author and translator Thomas Roscoe and illustrations by George Cruikshank.Issued as volumes 5 and 6 of The Novelist's...

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1833 3 Vols Lady Dacre Recollection of a Chaperon Scarce First A J Sullivan
1833 3 Vols Lady Dacre Recollection of a Chaperon Scarce First A J Sullivan

Price: £200.00

A scarce first edition, referencing copac, of Lady Dacre's Recollection of a Chaperon.Using the title of Lady Dacre, Arabella Jane Sullivan was a nineteenth century writer. Sullivan also published three volumes on Tales of the...

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1833 Reverses or Memoirs of the Fairfax Family Elizabeth Whately Scarce
1833 Reverses or Memoirs of the Fairfax Family Elizabeth Whately Scarce

Price: £44.00

A scarce copy of this work of children's literature by Elizabeth Whately. 'The little Tale now offered to young people was written for the Author's own children, and with a view (beyond mere amusement) to the improvement and correction...

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1837 Posthumous Papers PICKWICK Club DICKENS Phiz
1837 Posthumous Papers PICKWICK Club DICKENS Phiz

Price: £849.99

Skillfully rebacked in three quarter leather with marble paper boards and illustrated throughout. This First edition contains an illustrated frontispiece and vignette title page, in addition to a full title page.  The...

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1838-1840 3Vol The Clockmacker Thomas Haliburton FIRST Illustrated
1838-1840 3Vol The Clockmacker Thomas Haliburton FIRST Illustrated

Price: £385.00

This is a charming set of this satirical work by Thomas C. Haliburton.First series is the fourth edition. Second and Third series are first edition.With a series of engravings to the third series.Thomas Chandler Haliburton was...

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1839 Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickleby First Edition Bound from Parts Plates
1839 Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickleby First Edition Bound from Parts Plates

Price: £175.00

A first edition of this novel by Charles Dickens.First edition, bound from the original parts in mixed states. The contents, first four plates and frontispiece are in the first state, with the publisher's imprints to the plates. Page...

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1839 RURAL SKETCHES Miller FICTION Novel ILLUS 1st
1839 RURAL SKETCHES Miller FICTION Novel ILLUS 1st

Price: £33.99

Publisher's blind embossed full cloth binding with gilt title to spine. This is the first edition illlustrated with twenty three in text illustrations. Thomas Miller (1807 - 1874), poet and novelist, of humble parentage, worked...

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1839 Walter Savage Landor Hungary Naples FIRST
1839 Walter Savage Landor Hungary Naples FIRST

Price: £49.99

A first edition of two plays by Landor, set in 14th Century Naples. Walter Savage Landor (30 January 1775 17 September 1864) was an English writer and poet. His best known works were the prose "Imaginary Conversations", and the...

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1841 Masterman Ready or The Wreck of the Pacific Captain Marryat 1st Vol I Only
1841 Masterman Ready or The Wreck of the Pacific Captain Marryat 1st Vol I Only

Price: £90.00

A first edition volume of this novel by Captain Marryat. Volume I only of III.In first state binding according to Sadleir without gilt 'Vol I' to spine and 12 pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. Publisher's adverts...

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1841-2 3Vol Masterman Ready Captain Frederick Marryat First Edition Illustrated
1841-2 3Vol Masterman Ready Captain Frederick Marryat First Edition Illustrated

Price: £450.00

A first edition three volume set of this novel by Captain Marryat.In three volumes: Lacking half titles and publisher's advertisements. With a frontispiece to each volume and vignettes in the text.A robinsonade children's novel, Masterman...

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1842 Edwin The Fair A Historical Drama Henry Taylor Play
1842 Edwin The Fair A Historical Drama Henry Taylor Play

Price: £99.99

A very good edition of Henry Taylor's play 'Edwin The Fair: An Historical Drama'. Henry Taylor (1800 - 1886) was a nineteenth-century English dramatist and poet, official, and man of letters. He was very well-connected...

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1843 2Vol Charles LEVER OUR MESS Jack Hinton Irish Phiz
1843 2Vol Charles LEVER OUR MESS Jack Hinton Irish Phiz

Price: £119.99

Two volumes bound in half leather with marble paper-cover boards. Spotted as usuual but still a nice set. Charles James Lever (1806-1872) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, and friend of Thackeray. His novels tell the rollicking adventures...

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1844 George Reynolds Master Timothy's Book-Case Illustrated & With Frontispiece
1844 George Reynolds Master Timothy's Book-Case Illustrated & With Frontispiece

Price: £390.00

An early novel from this prolific writer of popular fiction, who in his time was more read than Dickens or Thackery.Reynolds is perhaps best known for his rather lurid and frank depiction of murder and mystery. His first novels were...

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1845 Charles Macfarlane The Dutch In The Medway & A Legend Of Reading Abbey 1st
1845 Charles Macfarlane The Dutch In The Medway & A Legend Of Reading Abbey 1st

Price: £44.00

Two historic novels from the prolific Charles Macfarlane, both first editions in book form.These works were published together with The Camp Of Refuge under the title Old England Novelettes in four volumes. This copy holds two of the...

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1845 Night and Morning Edward Bulwer Lytton Frontispiece Engraved Title Novel
1845 Night and Morning Edward Bulwer Lytton Frontispiece Engraved Title Novel

Price: £65.00

A single volume edition of this novel by Edward Bulwer-LyttonWith an engraved title page and frontispiece. Published as part of a wider complete works.Edward Bulwer-Lytton was an English novelist, poet, playwright and politician. His...

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1846 Poor Cousin Novel SCARCE Three Volumes Elizabeth
1846 Poor Cousin Novel SCARCE Three Volumes Elizabeth

Price: £645.00

A very scarce first edition of Elizabeth Daniel's first novel, in three volumes. Elizabeth Daniel (b. 1822) was the illegitimate daughter of George Spencer-Churchill, fifth duke of Marlborough; she had a son and daughter with...

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1847 William Ainsworth Old Saint Paul's; A Tale of the Plague and Fire Illus.
1847 William Ainsworth Old Saint Paul's; A Tale of the Plague and Fire Illus.

Price: £90.00

An illustrated historical novel by the prolific Ainsworth, in the original publisher's cloth; it is a first edition thus.This copy was acquired from Maggs Bros in 1939, and has a pencilled note to the front free endpaper to that effect....

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1849-62 11vols THACKERAY Henry Esmond Philip
1849-62 11vols THACKERAY Henry Esmond Philip

Price: £699.99

A lovely library set of Thackeray in a great binding. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), English novelist best known for writing satirical novels such as Vanity Fair. During the Victorian era he was second only to...

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1850 G. P. R. James A Book Of The Passions Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt
1850 G. P. R. James A Book Of The Passions Illustrated Half Morocco Gilt

Price: £60.00

One of the prolific George Payne Rainsford James' earlier works, smartly bound in half morocco.Rainsford began writing romances at an early age, and published at least one book a year for almost the rest of his life. Overall he wrote...

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1850 Hawkesworth Classic Tales Half Morocco Uncommon
1850 Hawkesworth Classic Tales Half Morocco Uncommon

Price: £68.00

Leigh Hunt's collection of Hawkesworth's short stories, from his five volume set.Hawkesworth was a book editor and sometime friend of Dr. Samuel Johnson. He started a periodical called The Adventurer with Dr Johnson and others. He...

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1850 Last of the Barons BULWER LYTTON + Frontis BROWNE
1850 Last of the Barons BULWER LYTTON + Frontis BROWNE

Price: £24.99

Blind embossed cloth binding with frontispiece! Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (May 25, 1803January 18, 1873) was an English novelist, playwright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his...

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1851 3vol Masters and Workmen A Tale First Edition F R Chichester Scarce Novel
1851 3vol Masters and Workmen A Tale First Edition F R Chichester Scarce Novel

Price: £770.00

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1852 2 vols QUEECHY Wetherell Novel WARNER
1852 2 vols QUEECHY Wetherell Novel WARNER

Price: £36.99

First English edition of Queechy widely admired for its depiction of rural American life.  Complete in two volumes. Susan Bogert Warner (July 11, 1819 March 17, 1885), was an American evangelical writer of religious fiction,...

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1853 Alroy Benjamin Disraeli Novel The Wondrous Tale Judaism Messiah Scarce
1853 Alroy Benjamin Disraeli Novel The Wondrous Tale Judaism Messiah Scarce

Price: £36.00

A scarce novel by the Conservative Prime Minister, Benjamin DisraeliAlso published as The Wondrous Tale of Alroy, this novel is about the pseudo-messiah, David Alroy, who led a rebellion of oppressed Jews against the Sultan. Tales...

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1853 Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Robert S Surtees Morocco Illus Uncommon
1853 Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Robert S Surtees Morocco Illus Uncommon

Price: £160.00

An uncommon early edition of this humourous novel by Robert S. Surtees. Robert S. Surtees was an English editor, novelist sporting writer. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour is widely considered Surtees's finest work. With 13...

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1853 R S Surtees Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Illus John Leech Half Calf Binding
1853 R S Surtees Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Illus John Leech Half Calf Binding

Price: £20.00

A first edition of Robert Smith Surtees Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour. Including numerous vignettes and 13 plates.Missing pages 385-408.Really just a reading copy. Priced accordingly.A novelist and sporting writer who's work is...

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1854 2vol My Novel Or Varieties in English Life Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1854 2vol My Novel Or Varieties in English Life Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Price: £75.00

An early edition of this novel in two volumes by Edward Bulwer-Lytton (pen-name, Pisistratus Caxton). Edward Bulwer-Lytton was a prolific English writer and politician who wrote many bestselling novels. He is credited with coining...

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1854 2vol The Newcomes First Edition William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated
1854 2vol The Newcomes First Edition William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was an English novelist famous for his satirical works, most notably Vanity Fair. The Newcomes provides a commentary...

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1854 Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks Hunt Robert Surtees Illustrated
1854 Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks Hunt Robert Surtees Illustrated

Price: £40.00

An early edition of this humourous sporting novel by Robert S. Surtees. With a frontispiece, colour plates and engravings throughout by John Leech.

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1854 The Lost Child, A Tale Of London Streets Other Stories Mrs Besset Westerton
1854 The Lost Child, A Tale Of London Streets Other Stories Mrs Besset Westerton

Price: £90.00

A very scarce first edition copy of Mrs. Besset's The Lost Child.A collection of children's stories from Victorian London, the book is written in words of no more than two syllables throughout, and makes for a fascinating insight into...

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1854 The Pirate and the Three Cutters Marryat Illustrated Novel Scarce
1854 The Pirate and the Three Cutters Marryat Illustrated Novel Scarce

Price: £55.00

A scarce copy of this novel by Captain Frederick Marryat. Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was a British Royal Navy officer and novelist, now known as an early pioneer of the sea story, or nautical fiction. Illustrated...

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1854 William Thackeray The Newcomes Illustrated Fine Binding First Edition
1854 William Thackeray The Newcomes Illustrated Fine Binding First Edition

Price: £140.00

A first edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's 'The Newcomes' - two volumes in 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,...

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1854-56 2 vols ANGEL in the HOUSE by PATMORE Signed 1st
1854-56 2 vols ANGEL in the HOUSE by PATMORE Signed 1st

Price: £295.00

The first two books of The Angel in the House sequence with The Espousals inscribed by the author Patmore. First editions, and in the original bindings. Bound in the original publisher's boards. The half-title...

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1855 2vol William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes Illustrated Uncommon
1855 2vol William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £115.00

An illustrated early edition of this novel by William Makepeace Thackeray. William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist famous for his satirical works, most notably Vanity Fair. The Newcomes provides a commentary on...

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1855 Old Saint Paul's William Ainsworth Tale of the Plague and the Fire London
1855 Old Saint Paul's William Ainsworth Tale of the Plague and the Fire London

Price: £50.00

This is an uncommon early  copy of this historical novel by William Ainsworth. First published in 1841.With illustrations by John Franklin and H.K. Browne. Old Saint Paul's is a historical romance that describes the events...

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1857 Cuthbert BEDE Nearer and Dearer SCARCE Bradley
1857 Cuthbert BEDE Nearer and Dearer SCARCE Bradley

Price: £250.00

A beautifully leather bound scarce first edition with gilt lettering to spine and even scarcer original, decorative covers internally.  This book contains the original front and rear covers of this book inside.  There...

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1858 Ask Mamma Robert Smith Surtees Colour Plates First Edition
1858 Ask Mamma Robert Smith Surtees Colour Plates First Edition

Price: £75.00

A first edition of this 19th Century novel.With illustrations by John Leech: colour plates and black and white vignettes. Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He was...

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1858-59 2vols THACKERAY The Virginians FIRST ISSUE
1858-59 2vols THACKERAY The Virginians FIRST ISSUE

Price: £325.00

The scarce and important first issue  Bound from the parts with "actresses" on page 207 line 33 and misnumbered chapter 47 and 48.  Complete in two volumes and illustrated with frontispieces, extra engraved title pages,...

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1859 Dudley Costello Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady 1st Ed Love Romance
1859 Dudley Costello Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady 1st Ed Love Romance

Price: £170.00

A copy of Dudley Costello's Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady. Costello (1803-1865) wrote both non-fiction and fiction works after leaving the army in 1828. Much of this novel is set in France, clearly...

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1859 F W Fairholt Gog and Magog Giants in Guildhall Illustrated First Edition
1859 F W Fairholt Gog and Magog Giants in Guildhall Illustrated First Edition

Price: £55.00

A first edition of F W Fairholt's Gog and Magog. With 6 plates.An English wood engraver, F W Fairholt published works on civil pageantry and sets of unpublished songs.

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1859 Geroge Webbe Dasent Popular Tales from The Norse Translation Mythology
1859 Geroge Webbe Dasent Popular Tales from The Norse Translation Mythology

Price: £475.00

A scarce copy of Popular Tales from The Norse.Translated into English from the original Norske Folkeeventyr, the second edition features an additional thirteen stories, expanded from the first edition.   

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1859 L'ensorcelee J Barbey D'Aurevilly Enchanted Novel on the Chouannerie
1859 L'ensorcelee J Barbey D'Aurevilly Enchanted Novel on the Chouannerie

Price: £125.00

A Nineteenth Century copy of this historical novel by D'Aurevilly, with a preface by the author.The novel is about the Chouannerie, a royalist uprising in twelve of the western departments of France, which played out in three phases...

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1861-4 Young Duke Moral DISRAELI Philip Rollo James GRANT Scottish Musketeers
1861-4 Young Duke Moral DISRAELI Philip Rollo James GRANT Scottish Musketeers

Price: £64.99

Two novels from great nineteenth century writers bound into one. Disraeli turned towards literature after his financial disaster, motivated in part by a desperate need for money, and brought out his first novel, Vivian Grey, in...

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1862 Olive Blake's Good Work JEAFFRESON robinson NOVELS
1862 Olive Blake's Good Work JEAFFRESON robinson NOVELS

Price: £49.99

White vellum spine with gilt titles and decoration with white corners.  Green and black marbled paper covered boards.  This book contains three novels the first written by John Cordy Jeaffreson in 1862 and is...

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1862 The ANTIQUARY and the MONASTERY Sir Walter Scott
1862 The ANTIQUARY and the MONASTERY Sir Walter Scott

Price: £26.99

Two classic novels in one book. The  first, The Antiquary, is a classic Gothic tale of romance and mystery. The second, The Monastery, is a historical novel set in Elizabethan Scotland. Sir Walter Scott (17711832), poet...

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1862 The Romance of a Dull Life Anne Judith Penny Novel Very Scarce
1862 The Romance of a Dull Life Anne Judith Penny Novel Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce second edition of this novel by Anne Judith Penny, author of Morning Clouds.Contains a plate facing the title page and a book plate dated 1867 to front pastedown.

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1863 Tautphoeus At Odds A Novel Copyright Edition Two Volumes in One Bavaria
1863 Tautphoeus At Odds A Novel Copyright Edition Two Volumes in One Bavaria

Price: £60.00

A copy of the final novel written by  Irish novelist Baroness Jemima von Tautphoeus.Two volumes bound as one. Baroness Jemima von Tauphoeus was an Irish novelist writing in English who wrote several stories dealing...

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1864 The Biglow Papers JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL
1864 The Biglow Papers JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

Price: £24.99

Original publisher's pink paper covers with black lettering.James Russell Lowell (22 February 1819 12 August 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, satirist, writer, diplomat, and abolitionist.Lowell produced writing throughout...

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1865 J G Edgar Cressy and Poictiers Story of the Black Prince's Page Illus First
1865 J G Edgar Cressy and Poictiers Story of the Black Prince's Page Illus First

Price: £120.00

A handsome first edition of J G Edgar's Cressy and Poictiers.With numerous vignettes and 16 plates.After partly featuring in the periodical Boy's Own Magazine, Edgar publishes the full novel about the Black Prince's...

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1865 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds SURTEES Leech BROWNE 1st
1865 Mr Facey Romford's Hounds SURTEES Leech BROWNE 1st

Price: £115.00

Gilt tooled leather bound copy with marbled paper covered boards and marbled fore edge. This is the first edition of Surtees popular sporting themed novel illustrated with 21 beautiful hand coloured plates including the frontispiece. ...

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1865 PHIZ Luttrell of Arran Charles LEVER Irish Fiction
1865 PHIZ Luttrell of Arran Charles LEVER Irish Fiction

Price: £119.99

Bound in the original purple cloth with a leather spine and gilt lettering. Charles James Lever (1806-1872) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, and friend of Thackeray. His novels tell the rollicking adventures of a number of charismatic heroes,...

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1866 2v FELIX HOLT Radical George Eliot First
1866 2v FELIX HOLT Radical George Eliot First

Price: £275.00

A first edition of this social novel by George Eliot focusing on the changes seen in small town rural England as a result of the First Reform Act of 1832. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear of volume III. Volumes I and...

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1866 3Vols William H. Ainsworth The Constable De Bourbon 1st Edition Selbourne
1866 3Vols William H. Ainsworth The Constable De Bourbon 1st Edition Selbourne

Price: £1,200.00

A scarce first edition of this novel by the prolific William AinsworthNot seen at auction since 1978. In the publisher's original cloth.Ainsworth had intended to be a lawyer, but found that it held no attraction for him. He devoted...

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1869 2 vols ANTHONY TROLLOPE He Knew He Was Right 1st
1869 2 vols ANTHONY TROLLOPE He Knew He Was Right 1st

Price: £899.99

Cream cloth spines with paper covered boards and printed paper spine labels. This is the first edition of Trollope's popular novel with numerous plates and illustrations throughout by Marcus Stone.  It is complete in two volumes. He...

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1869-86 24 Vols Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Riley Binding
1869-86 24 Vols Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Riley Binding

Price: £3,000.00

A handsome and finely bound copy of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. With numerous illustrations and 690 plates, collated complete.In a binding by E Riley and Son.Including Vanity Fair (in two volumes), Pendennis...

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1870 3Vols James Grant Lady Wedderburn's Wish A Tale Of The Crimean War 1st Ed.
1870 3Vols James Grant Lady Wedderburn's Wish A Tale Of The Crimean War 1st Ed.

Price: £600.00

A first edition of this scarce novel by Scottish author James Grant, complete here in three volumes.Grant was prolific as an author, writing nearly 100 books throughout his life. He is suspected of Jacobite sympathies, having founded...

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1871-72 4Vol George Eliot Middlemarch A Study of Provincial Life First Edition
1871-72 4Vol George Eliot Middlemarch A Study of Provincial Life First Edition

Price: £1,700.00

A first edition set of George Eliot's novel Middlemarch.In four volumes.Collated: Without errata slip and half title to volume I. Errata in the original, uncorrected state. [Sadleir 815]. Half titles present to volumes 2-4 but...

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1875 2vols Familjen Newcome W M Thackeray Four Part Novel Swedish
1875 2vols Familjen Newcome W M Thackeray Four Part Novel Swedish

Price: £24.00

A set of Thackeray's four part novel, in Swedish.Complete in two volumes, with two parts to each volume.William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his...

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1875 Masterman Ready The Wreck of the Pacific Captain Marryat Illus Very Scarce
1875 Masterman Ready The Wreck of the Pacific Captain Marryat Illus Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A smart copy of this work of children's literature by Captain Frederick Marryat.Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was a British Royal Navy officer and novelist, now known as an early pioneer of the sea story, or nautical...

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1876 4vol Daniel Deronda George Eliot First Edition Leather
1876 4vol Daniel Deronda George Eliot First Edition Leather

Price: £500.00

A handsomely bound, first edition set of this well-known novel by George Eliot. Bound in 4 volumes. Originally issued in 8 monthly parts.Volume I contains Books I and II; Volume II contains Books III and IV; Volume III contains...

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1876 4Vol Noctes Ambrosinae by Professer Wilson Edited Professor Ferrier
1876 4Vol Noctes Ambrosinae by Professer Wilson Edited Professor Ferrier

Price: £295.00

This is a very attractive set of these works by Professor Wilson.Complete in four volumes.Each volume features an engraved frontispiece portrait of noted authors.The Noctes Ambrosianae are a series of 71 imaginary colloquies...

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1877 Charles Swan Gesta Romanorum Or Entertaining Moral Stories Morocco Binding
1877 Charles Swan Gesta Romanorum Or Entertaining Moral Stories Morocco Binding

Price: £28.00

A leather bound copy of Charles Swan's Gesta Romanorum.With 181 small stories and poems, Swan translates this collection of latin tales that were compiled around the end of the thirteenth century. 

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1877-1878 6Vol The Poetical Worlds of Alfred Tennyson Frontispiece
1877-1878 6Vol The Poetical Worlds of Alfred Tennyson Frontispiece

Price: £525.00

This is an attractive six volume set of the poetical works of Tennyson.Featuring a frontispiece to each volume including a portrait of Tennyson.Volumes as follows:Volume I and II- PoemsVolume III- Idylls of the KingVolume IV- The Princess;...

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1879 3 Vol L'Heptameron Nouvelles de la Reine de Navarre Illustrations
1879 3 Vol L'Heptameron Nouvelles de la Reine de Navarre Illustrations

Price: £90.00

An unfinished collection of short stories; set over seven days.Complete in three volumes.With a black and white frontispiece in Volume I, and letter illustrations throughout. Marguerite de Navarre (French: Marguerite d'Angoulme, Marguerite...

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1880 George Augustus Sala Paris Herself Again 2Vol Illustrations France
1880 George Augustus Sala Paris Herself Again 2Vol Illustrations France

Price: £140.00

There is a mispagination to page 328; it is printed as 228. This is the 1880 fourth edition of George Augustus Sala's Paris Herself Again in two hardback volumes, with four hundred illustrations by notable illustrators: Bertali, Cham,...

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1881 Donna Quixote Justin McCarthy Two Volumes Bound As One Novel Bolton Binding
1881 Donna Quixote Justin McCarthy Two Volumes Bound As One Novel Bolton Binding

Price: £70.00

An 1881 edition of Justin McCarthy's 'Donna Quixote' (1879), printed by the German publishing house Tauchnitz. Two volumes bound in one.Bound by Bolton of Knightsbridge.Justin McCarthy an Irish Nationalist and Liberal Historian, novelist...

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1883 The Remembrancer CHRISTIAN SERMON
1883 The Remembrancer CHRISTIAN SERMON

Price: £29.99

Dark brown leather bound spine with gilt titles and bands.  Decorative marble boards.  Good clean copy of The Remembrancer including reference to several sermons and Christian belief from 1883-4.

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1883 THEODORE DE BANVILLE Paris Vecu 1ST
1883 THEODORE DE BANVILLE Paris Vecu 1ST

Price: £259.99

Bound in blue, half-leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. The frontispiece is by Georges Rouchegrosse. Theodore de Banville (1823-1891) was a French writer, who received the  legion d'honneur in...

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1885 Henry Wheatley The History Of Patient Grisel 1619 First Edition Selbourne
1885 Henry Wheatley The History Of Patient Grisel 1619 First Edition Selbourne

Price: £25.00

A first edition of the fourth volume of the series Chap-Books and Folk-Lore Tracts published by the Villon Society.The series reproduced early books of folk-lore. The story of Patient Grisel reproduced here was first published in its...

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1885 Of High Degree Charles Gibbon Vellum Binding Scarce
1885 Of High Degree Charles Gibbon Vellum Binding Scarce

Price: £120.00

An edition of Charles Gibbon's 'Of High Degree; A Story', originally published in 1883.Charles Gibbon was a 19th Century British novelist and biographer who published over thirty works.   

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1886 Autour du Divorce GYP Comtesse de Martel de Janvil
1886 Autour du Divorce GYP Comtesse de Martel de Janvil

Price: £27.99

Bound in hlaf leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. Gyp was the pseudonym for Sibylle Aime Marie Antoinette Gabrielle de Riquetti de Mirabeau, Comtesse de Martel de Janville (1849-1932). She was the author...

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1886 Benito PEREZ GALDOS Dona Perfecta Realist Novel
1886 Benito PEREZ GALDOS Dona Perfecta Realist Novel

Price: £119.99

A nicely bound very early copy of this work. Earlier editions are vanishingly scarce. Bound in quarter leather with marble paper-covered boards. Benito Perez Galdos (1843-1920) was a significant Spanish realist novelist. Considered...

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1886 Cecilia Selby Lowndes Linford Green First Edition Fiction Romance
1886 Cecilia Selby Lowndes Linford Green First Edition Fiction Romance

Price: £44.00

A hardback copy of Cecilia Selby Lowndes' Linford Green, a romance. Cecilia Selby Lowndes was an author known for her works of religious sentiment. Set in the countryside, Linford Green is a pastoral novel...

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1886 Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped First Ed David Balfour Morocco Binding
1886 Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped First Ed David Balfour Morocco Binding

Price: £900.00

A first edition, first issue of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Kidnapped.First issue with publisher's advertisements at end dated 5.G.4.86 and 5.B.4.86. Also with spelling 'business' on page 40, 'nine o'clock' on page 64 and 'Long...

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1887 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Carmine Edition Illus Leather
1887 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Carmine Edition Illus Leather

Price: £75.00

An attractively bound copy of the 'Carmine Edition' of The Ingoldsby Legends. Thomas Ingoldsby was the pen name of English cleric Richard Harris Barham (1788-1845). As well as being an English cleric of the Church of English,...

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1888 Abel HERMANT NATHALIE MADORE Scarce
1888 Abel HERMANT NATHALIE MADORE Scarce

Price: £59.99

Bound in half leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. Abel Hermant (1861-1950) was a celebrated writer and member of the Academie francaise. He was friends with Proust and other luminaries of...

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1888-92 5 Vol Charles Lamb Letters Poems Plays Essays of Elia Leicester's School
1888-92 5 Vol Charles Lamb Letters Poems Plays Essays of Elia Leicester's School

Price: £120.00

A handsome collection of works by Charles Lamb.An English writer, essayist, and poet, Charles Lamb was part of an elite literary group that included Coleridge and Wordsworth. Biographer E V Lucas described Lamb as 'the most lovable...

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1889 14vols LYTTONS NOVELS Last Days of Pompeii LEATHER
1889 14vols LYTTONS NOVELS Last Days of Pompeii LEATHER

Price: £899.99

  A good long library set comprising Lytton's novels.

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1889 Oeuvres de Benjamin Constant Adolphe Bumpus Calf Binding Scarce
1889 Oeuvres de Benjamin Constant Adolphe Bumpus Calf Binding Scarce

Price: £50.00

A handsome copy of uvres de Benjamin Constant: Adolphe.Known for the semi-biographical psychological novel Adolphe, Benjamin Constant was a Swiss-French writer and political activist.

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1889 The Master of Ballantrae R L Stevenson First Edition Scottish
1889 The Master of Ballantrae R L Stevenson First Edition Scottish

Price: £180.00

A tale of two feuding noblemen brothers. The novel opens in Scotland in 1745 amid the Jacobite uprising. To ensure the family's preservation, one brother joins Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebels whilst the other remains a loyalist. Robert...

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1890 A Laurie Conquest of the Moon Story of the Bayouda P Grousset Illustrated
1890 A Laurie Conquest of the Moon Story of the Bayouda P Grousset Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An uncommon copy of A Laurie's The Conquest to the Moon.Illustrated with 9 plates. A French politician and writer Paschal Grousset wrote under several pseudonyms including A Laurie. He wrote many science fiction novels,...

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1890 ALPHONSE DAUDET L'Immortel Guillaume
1890 ALPHONSE DAUDET L'Immortel  Guillaume

Price: £83.99

Bound in half leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) was a popular, French novelist who's works were often compared to Dickens. His wrote in a distinctive, impressionist...

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1890 The Pariah by F. ANSTEY FIRST ED Scarce
1890 The Pariah by F. ANSTEY FIRST ED Scarce

Price: £52.99

The first one-volume edition of The Pariah A brown cloth hardback with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition thus. Thomas Anstey Guthrie (1856 - 1934), was an English novelist and journalist, who wrote his comic novels under...

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1891 Oscar Wilde Lord Arthur Savile's Crimes Sphynx Secret First Edition
1891 Oscar Wilde Lord Arthur Savile's Crimes Sphynx Secret First Edition

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this classic Oscar Wilde collection.First edition thus, though the stories were first published separately in other publications.Including four semi-comic mystery stories, this work contains many examples...

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1892 Our Humble Friends of Wood and Field Gordon Stables Illus Very Scarce
1892 Our Humble Friends of Wood and Field Gordon Stables Illus Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

A very scarce edition of this novel by William Gordon-Stables, from the series Our Humble Friends and Fellow Mortals in 3 volumes.William Gordon-Stables was a doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction.With...

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1893 Christmas Number MONTHLY PACKET YOUNGE & COLERIDGE
1893 Christmas Number MONTHLY PACKET YOUNGE & COLERIDGE

Price: £168.00

The Christmas edition of Charlotte Yonge's magazine that is a reaction against Anglo-Catholic extremism. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. The Monthly Packet was an English magazine published between 1851 and 1899. It was...

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1893 Frederic et Bernerette Alfred de Musset French Illustrated
1893 Frederic et Bernerette Alfred de Musset French Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A charmingly illustrated edition of this novel by French writer Alfred de Musset.Alfred De Musset was a French dramatist, poet and novelist best known for his autobiographical work La Confession d'un enfant du siecle, which tells...

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1893 Lavengro Scholar Gypsy Priest George Borrow Memoir Novel
1893 Lavengro Scholar Gypsy Priest George Borrow Memoir Novel

Price: £60.00

An attractively bound copy of this work by George Borrow. George Borrow (1803-1881) was an English writer who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences travelling around Europe.Illustrated with a frontispiece and one plate....

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1893 Richard Henry Savage The Masked Venus A Story of Many Lands First UK Scarce
1893 Richard Henry Savage The Masked Venus A Story of Many Lands First UK Scarce

Price: £150.00

A first UK edition of Richard Henry Savage's The Masked Venus.Author of over 40 adventure and mystery books, Savage bases his novels loosely on his own daring experiences.

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1893 Robert Louis Stevenson Island Nights' Entertainments Illus First Edition
1893 Robert Louis Stevenson Island Nights' Entertainments Illus First  Edition

Price: £95.00

A first edition, referencing copac, of Robert Louis Stevenson Island Nights' Entertainments.With 28 plates.Containing some of his final completed work prior to Stevenson's death, Island Nights' Entertainments is...

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1893 Thomas Hardy Two on a Tower Classic Romance Astrology Love Science
1893 Thomas Hardy Two on a Tower Classic Romance Astrology Love Science

Price: £80.00

A hardback copy of Thomas Hardy's Two on a Tower, a tale of science and love. Often overlooked in favour of his more well-known works, such as Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Two on a Tower presents itself as Hardy's most thorough...

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1894 3vol Lord Ormont and his Aminta Novel George Meredith Signed Binding
1894 3vol Lord Ormont and his Aminta Novel George Meredith Signed Binding

Price: £465.00

A handsomely bound three volume set of this novel by George Meredith. Complete in three volumes. Collated complete.In signed bindings by George Bayntun.George Meredith (1828-1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era...

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1894 The Lost Treasure Of Trevlyn By E. Everett Green Illustrated First Edition
1894 The Lost Treasure Of Trevlyn By E. Everett Green Illustrated First Edition

Price: £18.99

An historical novel set during the 17th Century by E. Everett Green, who was a prolific English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for...

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1894 The Portfolio SHORT STORIES Edited By P.G.Hamerton
1894 The Portfolio SHORT STORIES Edited By P.G.Hamerton

Price: £69.99

A charming collection of short stories, including Fair Women by William Sharp, The New Forest by C.J.Cornish and T.Gainsborough by Walter Armstrong. Beautifully illustrated throughout with frontispiece of The Snake in the...

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1895 3 Vols. Oliver W.Holmes Professor, Poet, & Autocrat At The Breakfast Table
1895 3 Vols. Oliver W.Holmes Professor, Poet, & Autocrat At The Breakfast Table

Price: £120.00

Undated but I have the decade from the bookplate. We have 4 copies on sale from the same decade: 80-190 a115vgi - a very similar set.A set of the "Breakfast-Tables" series by Oliver Wendell Holmes, an American physician, poet, professor,...

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1895 H G Wells The Stolen Bacillus Science Fiction Original Binding First
1895 H G Wells The Stolen Bacillus Science Fiction Original Binding First

Price: £500.00

A handsome first edition of H G Wells' The Stolen Bacillus.Here H G Wells, author of the science fiction classic The Time Machine, publishes a collection of fifteen science fiction and fantasy short stories that were original...

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1896 Alphonse DAUDET TROIS SOUVENIRS illus Picard
1896 Alphonse DAUDET TROIS SOUVENIRS illus Picard

Price: £39.99

A pocket-size volume bound in blue Morocco leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) was a French novelist who's works were often compared to Dickens. His wrote in a distinctive "impressionist" style,...

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1898 The History of Henry Esmond William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated
1898 The History of Henry Esmond William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A 1898 edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's 'The History of Henry Esmond', originally published in 1852. Thackeray's novel, inspired by the literature of the eighteenth-century, tells the story of the early life of Henry Esmond,...

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1899 2 Vols. Theodore Watts-Dunton Aylwin Tauchnitz Half Calf Gilt Bands
1899 2 Vols. Theodore Watts-Dunton Aylwin Tauchnitz Half Calf Gilt Bands

Price: £48.00

Theodore Watts-Dunton's Aylwin in two volumes, from the Tauchnitz British Authors collection.Tauchnitz started his collection in 1842, and it continued for almost exactly 100 years. By breaking with the European practise of ignoring...

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1899 Harold Avery The Triple Alliance Its Trials and Triumphs Illus First UK
1899 Harold Avery The Triple Alliance Its Trials and Triumphs Illus First UK

Price: £55.00

A first edition, referencing copac, of Harold Avery's The Triple Alliance.With 6 plates.A children's author, Harold Avery predominantly published novels that appealed to boys and had a sporting theme.

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1899 La Fauve Roman Moeurs de Theatre J H Rosny French Novel Fine Binding
1899 La Fauve Roman Moeurs de Theatre J H Rosny French Novel Fine Binding

Price: £35.00

This is an uncommon first edition of this French allegorical novel.Published in French.J.H. Rosny was the pseudonym of the brothers Joseph and Seraphin Boex who together wrote a series of novels and short stories.

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1900 La Carriere D'Andre Tourette Lucien Muhlfeld French Novel
1900 La Carriere D'Andre Tourette Lucien Muhlfeld French Novel

Price: £35.00

This is an uncommon fifth edition of this novel by Lucien Muhlfeld.In the original French.Lucien Muhlfeld was a French novelist and dramatic critic famous for his novels on Parisian life.

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1900 Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz French Fine Binding First French Edition
1900 Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz French Fine Binding First French Edition

Price: £48.00

This is the first French edition of this historical novel.Originally written in Polish, the novel tells of the love that develops between a Christian woman and a Roman patrician.

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1902 Alfed Austin Haunts Of Ancient Peace First Edition Illustrated Frontis.
1902 Alfed Austin Haunts Of Ancient Peace First Edition Illustrated Frontis.

Price: £30.00

A first edition piece of idyllic prose by the then poet laureate, illustrated with nine plates and a frontispiece.Alfred Austin became Poet Laureate in 1896 after the death of Tennyson. Other candidates had ruled themselves out...

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1903 Rienzi Last of the Roman Tribunes Lord Lytton Ashville College Binding
1903 Rienzi Last of the Roman Tribunes Lord Lytton Ashville College Binding

Price: £30.00

A copy of this novel by Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton in an Ashville College Harrogate prize binding. Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873) was an English novelist, poet, playwright and politician who was immensely popular...

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1904 2vol The Professor and Poet at the Breakfast-Table Oliver Wendell Holmes
1904 2vol The Professor and Poet at the Breakfast-Table Oliver Wendell Holmes

Price: £75.00

A set of two works by Oliver Wendell Holmes, from the 'Breakfast-Table' series. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets,...

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1908 Anatole France L'ile Des Pingouins French Fiction First Edition
1908 Anatole France L'ile Des Pingouins French Fiction First Edition

Price: £98.00

A first edition of this satirical novel by Anatole France.In the original French. Written in the style of an 18th-19th century history book, Penguin Island is about a fictitous island inhabited by great auks that is used...

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1919 2vols Vanity Fair Thackeray Centenary Biographical Edition Plates
1919 2vols Vanity Fair Thackeray Centenary Biographical Edition Plates

Price: £40.00

A scarce set of two volumes of Thackeray's work; making up the complete satirical novel, Vanity Fair.From the John Murray series: The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray; with biographical introductions by his daughter, Lady Ritchie;...

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1924 P G Wodehouse Ukridge Novel
1924 P G Wodehouse Ukridge Novel

Price: £20.00

A fourth printing of P G Wodehouse's Ukridge. Ukridge is a collection of short stories by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on June 3, 1924 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on July...

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1929 14vols Anthony TROLLOPE Barsetshire NOVELS
1929 14vols Anthony TROLLOPE Barsetshire NOVELS

Price: £959.99

The complete set of this well known and very sought after edition of Trollope, editied by Michael Sadleir still in the original binding as called for and clean and bright internally apart from the endpapers as usual. One of 525 unnumbered...

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1933 P G Wodehouse The Great Sermon Handicap
1933 P G Wodehouse The Great Sermon Handicap

Price: £195.00

"The Great Sermon Handicap" is a short story by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the June 1922 edition of Strand Magazine. Its plot continues into "The Purity of the Turf" but the two may be read as independent stories.Sir...

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1935 P G Wodehuose Enter Psmith First Edition novel
1935 P G Wodehuose Enter Psmith First Edition novel

Price: £45.00

A 1935 First Edition of Enter Psmith by P. G. Wodehouse.Rupert Psmith (or Ronald Eustace Psmith, as he is called in the last of the four books in which he appears) is a recurring fictional character in several novels by British comic...

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1947 G Flaubert Legende de Saint Julien L'Hospitalier Illus L Bouquet First Thus
1947 G Flaubert Legende de Saint Julien L'Hospitalier Illus L Bouquet First Thus

Price: £140.00

An uncommon first thus edition of G Flaubert's La Lgend de Saint Julien L'Hospitalier.With 11 illustrations and 1 plate, with a separate section of 12 plates.Originally published in 1877, Saint Julien is part of...

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c1839 Discourses on Prophecy John Davison Fourth Edition
c1839 Discourses on Prophecy John Davison Fourth Edition

Price: £39.99

Fourth edition of Discourses on Prophecy by John Davison, in which are considered its Structure, Use, and Inspiration, Being the substance of Twelve Sermons preached in the chapel of Lincolns Inn in the Lecture founded by William...

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c1850 A Picture Story-Book Illustrated Eminent Artists History of a Nutcracker
c1850 A Picture Story-Book Illustrated Eminent Artists History of a Nutcracker

Price: £40.00

A charming copy of A Picture Story-Book.With 400 illustrations and 4 plates.A children's story-book including The History of Dame Mitchell and her Cat, The Strange and Interesting Adventures of Prince...

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c1853 On the Study of Words Richard Chenevix Trench Fourth Edition
c1853 On the Study of Words Richard Chenevix Trench Fourth Edition

Price: £69.99

On the Study of Words by Richard Chenevix Trench addressed (originally) to the pupils at the Diocesan Training School, Winchester. Fourth Edition, Revised. David Arthur Pailin bookplate to the inside cover. "Trench's interest...

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c1856 Percy B. StJohn The Arctic Crusoe a Tale of the Polar Seas Scarce
c1856 Percy B. StJohn The Arctic Crusoe a Tale of the Polar Seas Scarce

Price: £275.00

A tale inspired by Robinson Crusoe, and informed by the Polar expeditions of Franklin and Parry. Wants front board reattaching professionally but an extremely scarce title.Would make a nice copy once done.Dating from Copac.

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c1860 The Tommiebeg Shootings or a Moor in Scotland Thomas Jeans Novel Illus
c1860 The Tommiebeg Shootings or a Moor in Scotland Thomas Jeans Novel Illus

Price: £50.00

A copy of this novel by Thomas Jeans on the delights of Scotland and its people. With illustrations by Perceval Skelton.

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c1865 12vol Novels of William H Ainsworth Leather Bindings Illus Cruikshank
c1865 12vol Novels of William H Ainsworth Leather Bindings Illus Cruikshank

Price: £1,100.00

A handsomely bound twelve volume set of the novels of William Harrison Ainsworth. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) was an English historical novelist. While training in London as a lawyer, he met the publisher John Ebers,...

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c1870 FRANK FARLEGH by Frank E. SMEDLEY illustrated
c1870 FRANK FARLEGH by Frank E. SMEDLEY illustrated

Price: £69.99

The story of the life of a private pupil, which was based on francis Smedley's own experiences. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering.  Francis Edward Smedley (1818-1864) was an English Novelist. After an illness in his infancy...

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c1870 Saint Louis and Calvin M. Guizot Macmillan
c1870 Saint Louis and Calvin M. Guizot Macmillan

Price: £29.99

An illustrated copy of Saint Louis and Calvin by M. Guizot, member of the Institute of France. As Guizot states in the 'Preface'; "from the brightest epochs of Catholoicism and Protestantism, I have endeavoured to select some of...

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c1870 WALTER SCOTT Tales of a Grandfather LEATHER Relfe
c1870 WALTER SCOTT Tales of a Grandfather LEATHER Relfe

Price: £23.99

Full calf leather binding with gilt detail to the spine and college crest to the front board.  Binding is signed by RELFE brothers bindery. The second series of Scott's popular historical tales which is illustrated...

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c1879 12vol Waverley Novels Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Leather
c1879 12vol Waverley Novels Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Leather

Price: £300.00

A handsomely bound set of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels. Complete in 8 volumes. The set consists of: Waverley or 'Tis Sixty Years Since, The Antiquary, Ivanhoe, The Talisman, Kenilworth, The Fair Maid of Perth, The Heart of Mid-Lothian,...

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c1880 THOMAS HOOD Works POETRY Frontispiece LEATHER
c1880 THOMAS HOOD Works POETRY Frontispiece LEATHER

Price: £29.99

Full soft leather binding with gilt titles to spine and all edges in gilt. A nice copy of Hood's works with cloth pastedowns and end paper and illustrated with portrait frontispiece and many further plates throughout. Thomas Hood...

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c1881 E Warren Short Stories Anthology inc Laughing Eyes Illus by Hal Ludlow
c1881 E Warren Short Stories Anthology inc Laughing Eyes Illus by Hal Ludlow

Price: £225.00

This is a charming selection of works by Ernest Warren that are privately bound.  In this collection is: "Laughing Eyes" , "Four Flirts" , "The White Cat" , "Winning Ways" , and "The Queen of Coquettes" , respectively.Warren...

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c1890 25Vol The Works of George John Whyte-Melville Illustrated Leather Binding
c1890 25Vol The Works of George John Whyte-Melville Illustrated Leather Binding

Price: £750.00

This is an illustrated set of the works of George John Whyte-Melville.Complete in 25 volumes, with three volumes containing two works.Volumes include:Volume I- Katerfelto.Volume II- CeriseVolume III-SarchedonVolume IV- Songs and Verses,...

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c1894 3vol Novels MULOCK, Craik, Poetry TENNYSON
c1894 3vol Novels MULOCK, Craik, Poetry TENNYSON

Price: £19.99

Three decorative, cloth hardbacks with ornate, gilt detailing to boards and spines.  This set features two volumes by Miss Muloch and one volume of poetry by Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet Laureate.  John Halifax, Gentleman...

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c1900 2vol Beaux and Belles of England Percy Fitzgerald
c1900 2vol Beaux and Belles of England Percy Fitzgerald

Price: £120.00

An attractive two-volume account of the life of the great humourist Laurence Sterne by Percy Fitzgerald. These books constitute almost an entire re-write of Fitzgerald's previous account of Sterne, on the discovery of a number...

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c1900 PAUL BOURGET Un Homme D'Affaires
c1900 PAUL BOURGET Un Homme D'Affaires

Price: £24.99

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (1852-1935) French novelist and critic. He was admitted to the Acadmie franaise  in 1894, and in 1895 was promoted to be an officer of the Lgion d'honneur, having received the decoration of the...

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c1951 The American Cruiser's Own Book By Capt Geo Little Illustrated By Billings
c1951 The American Cruiser's Own Book By Capt Geo Little Illustrated By Billings

Price: £49.99

A scarce nautical novel based on the author's experiences in the 1812 War. Captain George Little was also author of 'Life on the Ocean', another account of his adventures at sea. With an engraved illustration to the frontispiece,...

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