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1888 L'Abbe Constantin Ludovic Halevy Madame Lemaire Illustrated Colour Plates
1888 L'Abbe Constantin Ludovic Halevy Madame Lemaire Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £250.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Ludovic Halevy's novel 'L'Abbe Constantin', illustrated with colour plates by Madame Madeleine Lemaire. In the original French. 'L'Abbe Constantin' is a novel...

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1888 Maiwa's Revenge Henry RIDER HAGGARD FIRST
1888 Maiwa's Revenge Henry RIDER HAGGARD  FIRST

Price: £159.99

The first UK edition of Maiwa's Revenge unusual in a smart modern fine binding. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, 1856-1925, was a barrister and novelist, a "gifted story-teller" -ODNB.

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1888 Romola George Eliot Historical Florence Illustrated Paper Vellum Binding
1888 Romola George Eliot Historical Florence Illustrated Paper Vellum Binding

Price: £130.00

A profusely illustrated of George Eliot's Italian historical novel 'Romola', this volume previously owned by the surgeon Joseph Lister. 'Romola' is a novel set in fifteenth century Florence,...

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1888 Surtees Hillingdon Hall Or The Cockney Squire With Twelve Colour Plates
1888 Surtees Hillingdon Hall Or The Cockney Squire With Twelve Colour Plates

Price: £220.00

An illustrated edition of Surtees' Hillingdon Hall, in attractive publishers' cloth binding.Containing twelve colour plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe, collated complete, the work is a fine example of Victorian upper-class...

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1888 The Adventures of Her Serene Limpness The MOON-FACED PRINCESS Orlebar
1888 The Adventures of Her Serene Limpness The MOON-FACED PRINCESS Orlebar

Price: £99.99

An unusual and beautiful Japanese adventure story by a Bedfordshire author. First Edition. With a tissue-guarded frontispiece, 8 full page drawings, numerous head and tail pieces and small drawings in the text. The story features...

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1888 The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan Illustrated
1888 The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan Illustrated

Price: £240.00

An attractive copy of Bunyan's most influential work, this Christian allegorical tale is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature. Containing sixty-two illustrations by Frederick Barnard, J....

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1888 The Prigment The Life of a Prig Prigs Bede The Churgress Thomas Longueville
1888 The Prigment The Life of a Prig Prigs Bede The Churgress Thomas Longueville

Price: £70.00

An interesting collection of moral short stories.Written by 'The Prig' which is defined as a self-righteous moralistic person.'The Prig' is a pseudonym for Thomas Longueville, an author of several works including Pryings among Private...

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1888 The Tales of The Spanish Boccaccio Count Lucanor Don Juan Manuel James York
1888 The Tales of The Spanish Boccaccio Count Lucanor Don Juan Manuel James York

Price: £55.00

A collection of short stories by medieval writer Don Juan Manuel.Don Juan Manuel was a Spanish prince, nephew of Alfonso X of Castile. Manuel wrote thirteen books in total, eight of which survive today. Translated into English by James...

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1888-1890 3vols Oeuvres De Ferdinand Fabre French Novels Signed Letter
1888-1890 3vols Oeuvres De Ferdinand Fabre French Novels Signed Letter

Price: £585.00

A collection of three of Fabre's novels, in French.Barnabe has an additional letter tucked inside as photographed; handwritten and signed by the author, in French. With small vignette illustrations throughout each volume.Ferdinand...

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1888-1891 7vols The Temple Library Series Oliver Goldsmith Dr Johnson Charles Lamb Austin Dobson
1888-1891 7vols The Temple Library Series Oliver Goldsmith Dr Johnson Charles Lamb Austin Dobson

Price: £480.00

A selection of works from J M Dent's 'The Temple Library' series. Being a selection of essays by noted authors Charles Lamb, Dr Johnson and Oliver Goldsmith in addition to Goldsmith's poems and plays. With the inscription...

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1888-1918 7Vol Robert Louis Stevenson Collection South Seas Weir Hermiston Art
1888-1918 7Vol Robert Louis Stevenson Collection South Seas Weir Hermiston Art

Price: £90.00

A seven volume collection of various works by Robert Louis Stevenson.Stevenson's work, though enormously popular during the Nineteenth Century, fell out of favour in the years following the author's death, where the genres  for...

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1889 6vols La Nouvelle Heloise Jean-Jacques Rousseau Illustrated
1889 6vols La Nouvelle Heloise Jean-Jacques Rousseau Illustrated

Price: £390.00

An attractive six volume set of this work by Rousseau.Printed in French.Jean Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influence the French Revolution as well...

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1889 A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thoughts by Alfred T. Story
1889 A Book of Vagrom Men and Vagrant Thoughts by Alfred T. Story

Price: £89.99

A collection of descriptions of tramps, gipsies, street musicians etc by Alfred T. Story. Author of Fifine, Only Half a Hero and Historical Legends of Northamptonshire. From the Preface: "In the humble effort here given to the...

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1889 Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp Zein ul Asnam John Payne Villon Society
1889 Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp Zein ul Asnam John Payne Villon Society

Price: £99.99

A limited edition of this early English translation of Aladdin and a second story, published for the Villon Society. Hand-numbered copy 19. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of Sir Francis Danson. With a list of works...

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1889 Cleopatra H. Rider Haggard First Edition Woodville Greiffenhagen Illustrated
1889 Cleopatra H. Rider Haggard First Edition Woodville Greiffenhagen Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A pleasing first edition copy of Henry Rider Haggard's 'Cleopatra'; copiously illustrated throughout by the renowned English artist and illustrator Richard Caton Woodville Jr. and the British painter and Royal Academician...

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1889 Historical Legendary Romantic Tales Walter Scott Illustrated William Dobson
1889 Historical Legendary Romantic Tales Walter Scott Illustrated William Dobson

Price: £49.99

An Illustrated collection of Sir Walter Scott's tales, selected and arranged by William T. Dobson.Stories included are The Foray, The Gowrie Conspiracy, Allan-A-Sop and many more.Sir Walter Scott was a historical novelist, playwright,...

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1889 In the City of Flowers by Emma Marshall Copyright Edition
1889 In the City of Flowers by Emma Marshall Copyright Edition

Price: £44.99

An edition of this novel by Emma Marshall. Emma Marshall (18301899) was an English children's author who wrote more than 200 novels. Her method was to pick a historic character or famous building and weave a story around it, her...

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1889 L Herrig British Classical Authors Select Specimens Biographical Sketches
1889 L Herrig British Classical Authors Select Specimens Biographical Sketches

Price: £29.99

The British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of England and America with Biographical Sketches and an Historical Outline of English Literature. Poetry and Prose by L. Herrig. Sixty-fifth edition, revised...

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1889 La Picara Justina The Spanish Jilt STranslated Captain John Stevens Limited
1889 La Picara Justina The Spanish Jilt STranslated Captain John Stevens Limited

Price: £125.00

A limited edition translation of La Picara Justina. Translated from the original Spanish into English by Captain John Stevens.Stevens is best known for his translation of Don Quixote in 1700.This is a reprint of Stevens'...

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1889 Les Amours de Gilles by Louis Morin in French Illustrated
1889 Les Amours de Gilles by Louis Morin in French Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A copy of Les Amours de Gilles by Louis Morin.From 'Histoires d'Autrefois.'With 178 illustrations by the author, some in colour.In French.

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1889 Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle Second Edition
1889 Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle Second Edition

Price: £100.00

Arthur Conan Doyle's historical adventure novel set during the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685. Second Edition. The book follows the exploits of Conan Doyle's fictional character Micah Clarke. It is a bildungsroman whose protagonist...

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1889 Rene Maizeroy La Belle French Fiction
1889 Rene Maizeroy La Belle French Fiction

Price: £29.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards, and marble paper pastedowns. This volume bears the bookplate of Elizabeth Sherman. She was the youngest child of Charles Taylor Sherman and Eliza...

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1889 The Cruise of the 'Cachalot' Sperm Whales Frank Bullen Illus Folding Map
1889 The Cruise of the 'Cachalot' Sperm Whales Frank Bullen Illus Folding Map

Price: £55.00

The second edition of Frank Bullen's popular fictionalised account of his time on a Whaling expedition, illustrated with a folding map and numerous plates. The second edition of this work. ...

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1889 The Freaks of Lady Fortune Scarce Irish Novel First Edition May Crommelin
1889 The Freaks of Lady Fortune Scarce Irish Novel First Edition May Crommelin

Price: £375.00

A scarce Victorian novel by the prolific Irish novelist.Though prolific many works are scarce.Complete in two volumes, bound as one.Mary Crommelin was a novelist and travel writer from Ulster in Ireland. She wrote several travel works...

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1889 The Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Illustrated
1889 The Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A smartly bound copy of 'The Ingoldsby Legends' by Richard Barham, illustrated by George Cruikshank and John Leech. 'The Ingoldsby Legends' is a collection of myths, legends, poetry, and ghost...

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1889 The Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Ed Explanatory notes
1889 The Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Albion Ed Explanatory notes

Price: £20.00

An attractively-bound edition of Longfellow's poetical works including his earliest and latest poems, among which are several that have not appeared in any other edition of the author's work. Albion edition. The...

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1889 The Prize For Girls and Boys 1889 with Illustrations
1889 The Prize For Girls and Boys 1889 with Illustrations

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of The Prize for Girls and Boys 1889.Containing stories, poetry and illustrations for children.By various contributors.

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1889 The Spanish Jilt La Picara Justina Captain John Stevens Limited Edition
1889 The Spanish Jilt La Picara Justina Captain John Stevens Limited Edition

Price: £75.00

A limited edition copy of this classic Spanish novel, perhaps written by Francisco de Ubeda, translated by John Stevens. A limited edition work, limited to two=hundred copies. 'La Picara Justina',...

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1889 The Temple of Gnidus Followed by Cephisa and Cupid... Baron de Montesquieu
1889 The Temple of Gnidus Followed by Cephisa and Cupid... Baron de Montesquieu

Price: £70.00

A limited edition copy of Montesquieu''s Temple of Gnidus, Cephisa, Cupid, Arsaces and Ismenia.Undated, dated from copac. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Numbered...

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1889 The Two Chiefs of Dunboy J A Froude Irish Romance
1889 The Two Chiefs of Dunboy J A Froude Irish Romance

Price: £25.99

An historical romance novel set in Ireland by J. A. Froude. Armorial bookplate of Sir Alfred Sherlock Gooch to front pastedown. With 16-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1889 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Fiction Large Ed
1889 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Fiction Large Ed

Price: £39.99

A lovely illustrated edition of Goldsmith's most famous work. Written in 1761 and 1762, and published in 1766, and was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The novel is mentioned in George...

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1889 The Witch's Head H Rider Haggard Scarce Edition Colour Frontispiece
1889 The Witch's Head H Rider Haggard Scarce Edition Colour Frontispiece

Price: £69.99

A scarce editon of this work by H. Rider Haggard. With coloured frontispiece. The work has been decribed as, "a hotchpotch of manners, morals, autobiographical ruminations, and excursions into the grotesque..." (ODNB)

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1889 The Woodlanders Thomas Hardy Novel One Volume Edition Wessex Tale
1889 The Woodlanders Thomas Hardy Novel One Volume Edition Wessex Tale

Price: £75.00

A one-volume edition of Thomas Hardy's novel.The Woodlanders has been classed as one of Hardy's 'Wessex' novels and was written from his home in Dorchester. The work follows many of Hardy's common themes of a rustic...

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1889 Theocritus, Bion and Moschus by A Lang Limited Edition Copy
1889 Theocritus, Bion and Moschus by A Lang Limited Edition Copy

Price: £69.99

A limited edition copy of some of the poetry of Theocritus, Bion and Moschus. Rendered into English with an Introductory Essay by A. Lang. Two hundred and fifty copies of this large paper edition were printed in June...

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1889 Thomas Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Illus Complete Ed
1889 Thomas Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Illus Complete Ed

Price: £120.00

A handsome copy of Thomas Ingoldsby's The Ingoldsby Legends.With 19 plates.A humorous publication comprised of verse and prose based on medieval folklore and legends.

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1889 To Call Her Mine by Walter Besant First Edition Illustrated by A Forestier
1889 To Call Her Mine by Walter Besant First Edition Illustrated by A Forestier

Price: £89.99

A collection of stories by Walter Besant, comprising To Call Her Mine, Katharine Regina and Self or Bearer. First edition thus. Illustrated by A. Forestier. With a previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of R. H. Edmonson. Publisher's...

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1889 Under the Deodars Rudyard Kipling Railway Library Fiction Extremely Scarce
1889 Under the Deodars Rudyard Kipling Railway Library Fiction Extremely Scarce

Price: £225.00

An extremely scarce early publication of a collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Second edition. One of a series of pamphlets by Rudyard Kipling, intended to catch the interest of railway passengers, and offer cheap...

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1889 Westward Ho Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight C Kingsley
1889 Westward Ho Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight C Kingsley

Price: £26.00

A late nineteenth century copy of this historical novel.With a portrait frontispiece of Charles Kingsley. Westward Ho! is based on the adventures of the Elizabethan corsair Amyas Preston. He is given the name Amyas Leigh for the purposes...

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1889 YEAST A Problem by Charles KINGSLEY
1889 YEAST A Problem by Charles KINGSLEY

Price: £22.99

An early edition of Charles Kingsley's Yeast. Bound in morocco leather with marbled paper covered boards. Fourth edition. Charles Kingsley (1819 1875) was an English university professor, historian, and novelist.

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1889-91 2vols of Tales From Blackwood Various Authors Robert Loder
1889-91 2vols of Tales From Blackwood Various Authors Robert Loder

Price: £40.00

Two volumes of Tales From "Blackwood" featuring short stories by a variety of nineteenth century authors. Two volumes. Volume I and III. The short stories featured in this set are...

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1889-93 2vols Sylvie and Bruno with Sylvie and Bruno Concluded Carroll First Ed
1889-93 2vols Sylvie and Bruno with Sylvie and Bruno Concluded Carroll First Ed

Price: £195.00

The first editions of these two works by renowned and influential author, Lewis Carroll. Being Carroll's final work, these first editions are charmingly illustrated by Harry Furniss. With the...

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1890 2 Vol Critical And Historical Essays Lord MACAULAY Trevelyan Edition
1890 2 Vol Critical And Historical Essays Lord MACAULAY Trevelyan Edition

Price: £99.99

A nice set of Macaulay's essays, in full calf prize bindings. Trevelyan Edition. Complete in two volumes. With a Henry Smith School, Hartlepool, prize presentation label to the front pastedown of Volume I awarded to F. C. Austin,...

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1890 3Vol First Edition Novels Matteo Bandello Bishop Agen John Payne Translated
1890 3Vol First Edition Novels Matteo Bandello Bishop Agen John Payne Translated

Price: £120.00

An uncommon collection of novels by Matteo Bandello, translated by John Payne. The first three volumes of a collection of six.Bandello (c.1480-1562) was noted especially for his novellas, some of which it is said that Shakepeare based...

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1890 3vol Professor, Poet, and Autocrat at the Breakfast-Tale Oliver Holmes
1890 3vol Professor, Poet, and Autocrat at the Breakfast-Tale Oliver Holmes

Price: £55.00

A smartly bound complete set of Oliver Holmes' collections of essays. Complete in three volumes. 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table' is a collection of essays that were originally published...

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1890 Alton Lock Tailor and Poet Charles Kingsley Yeast Westward Ho!
1890 Alton Lock Tailor and Poet Charles Kingsley Yeast Westward Ho!

Price: £33.99

A collection of three short novels by Charles Kingsley. Including Alton Locke (1890), Westward Ho (1889), and Yeast (1889) Three novels bound in one.

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1890 Balzac The Chouans Trans Saintsbury No. 120 of 780 printed
1890 Balzac The Chouans Trans Saintsbury No. 120 of 780 printed

Price: £29.99

An English translation of Balzac's The Chouans - the 120th of 780 copies printed. Les Chouans is an 1829 novel by French novelist and playwright Honor de Balzac (1799 1850) and included in the Scnes de la vie militaire section...

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1890 Beatrice A Novel by H Rider Haggard Romance Novel
1890 Beatrice A Novel by H Rider Haggard Romance Novel

Price: £24.99

The third edition of H. Rider Haggard's tenth and most emotional novel, Beatrice. With a sixteen-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1890 By Canoe and Dog Train Among the Cree and Salteux Indians E R Young
1890 By Canoe and Dog Train Among the Cree and Salteux Indians E R Young

Price: £34.00

A recollection of Egerton Ryerson Young's missionary experience.'fourth thousand'Illustrated throughout, with numerous plates.Frontispiece is close cropped at bottom, cropping an imprint. This work was a great inspirations for other...

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1890 Crookleigh Silas Hocking Illustrations by W S Stacey Village Story
1890 Crookleigh Silas Hocking Illustrations by W S Stacey Village Story

Price: £24.99

A sweet tale of country life by Silas K. Hocking. With original illustrations by W. S. Stacey. Silas Kitto Hocking (24 March 1850 15 September 1935) was a Cornish novelist and Methodist preacher.

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1890 Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Rudyard Kipling Fifth Edition
1890 Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Rudyard Kipling Fifth Edition

Price: £19.99

A charming poetical anthology, being Rudyard Kipling's first collection of verses. Fifth edition. Containing poems such as; The Plea of the Simla Dancers, One Viceroy Resigns, and To The Unknown Goddess.  

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1890 Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Rudyard Kipling Fourth Edition
1890 Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Rudyard Kipling Fourth Edition

Price: £25.99

Rudyard Kipling's first collection of verses, originally published in 1886. Containing poems such as The Plea of the Simla Dancers, One Viceroy Resigns, and To The Unknown Goddess. Fourth edition, with additional poems. With publisher's...

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1890 Digby Grand An Autobiography G J Whyte Melville
1890 Digby Grand An Autobiography G J Whyte Melville

Price: £35.00

The first and very successful novel penned by George John Whyte-Melville.One of the twenty-one novels written by Whyte-Melville about hunting.George John Whyte-Melville was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and poet. He was...

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1890 Digby Grand An Autobiography George J Whyte Melville Scottish Novel
1890 Digby Grand An Autobiography George J Whyte Melville Scottish Novel

Price: £23.99

A late nineteenth-century copy of Whyte-Melville's novel, in a fine binding. New Edition. George John Whyte-Melville (18211878) was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet.

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1890 FOLK HERO TALES Reverend MacInnes Argyllshire First
1890 FOLK HERO TALES Reverend MacInnes Argyllshire First

Price: £165.00

A scarce first edition of this fascinating collection of folk tales presented in their original language with the English text parallel page by page. Part of the Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition, Argyllshire Series No....

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1890 KIT KITTY Story West Middlesex Richard Doddridge B
1890 KIT KITTY Story West Middlesex Richard Doddridge B

Price: £39.99

A first single-volume edition of this novel from the celebrated author of 'Lorna Doone'. 'Kit and Kitty' was first published in 1890 in three volumes. The first single-volume edition was published later that year. There is...

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1890 L'Enfance D'un Homme Armand Charpentier
1890 L'Enfance D'un Homme Armand Charpentier

Price: £59.99

This scarce fictional work explores themes of childhood and development. Illustrated head and tail piece to the first and last page. Joseph Zaehnsdorf binders stamp to the front endpaper, prolific binder and writer of A Short...

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1890 Misterton's Mistake Walter Raymond Signed Scarce
1890 Misterton's Mistake Walter Raymond Signed Scarce

Price: £140.00

A scarce copy of this interesting novel by Walter Raymond set in Somerset, signed by the author. A scarce work. Signed by the author to the verso to the front endpaper, an author's presentation...

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1890 NOVELS Two Years Ago & YEAST by Charles KINGSLEY
1890 NOVELS Two Years Ago & YEAST by Charles KINGSLEY

Price: £83.99

A late nineteenth century edition of two of Charles Kingsley's novels, attractively bound together in leather with gilt lettering, decoration, and spine label. Yeast: Fourth Edition. Bears the insignia of the School of St John...

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1890 Popular NOVELS of Charles KINGSLEY Six Works
1890 Popular NOVELS of Charles KINGSLEY Six Works

Price: £47.99

An affordable collection of Charles Kingsley's popular Victorian novels in a decorative binding. Includes Westward Ho!, Hypatia, Yeast, Alton Locke, Two Years Ago, and Hereward the Wake.

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1890 Robert Smith Surtees Mr. Romford's Hounds With Twenty-Four Colour Plates
1890 Robert Smith Surtees Mr. Romford's Hounds With Twenty-Four Colour Plates

Price: £70.00

An illustrated eddition of Robert Smith Surtees' Mr. Romford's Hounds, in attractive decorative cloth binding.With twenty-four colour plates, collated complete, by Surtees' long-term collaborator John Leech, as well as by...

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1890 Rudyard Kipling Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Fifth Edition
1890 Rudyard Kipling Departmental Ditties and Other Verses Fifth Edition

Price: £25.99

Rudyard Kipling's first collection of verses, originally published in 1886. Containing poems such as The Plea of the Simla Dancers, One Viceroy Resigns, and To The Unknown Goddess. Fifth edition, with additional poems. With publisher's...

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1890 Sesame and Lilies John Ruskin Of King's Treasuries Of Queen's Gardens
1890 Sesame and Lilies John Ruskin Of King's Treasuries Of Queen's Gardens

Price: £37.00

A pleasing leather bound edition of Ruskin's 'Sesame and Lilies', containing the lectures 'Of King's Treasuries' and 'Of Queen's Gardens' with a 'new' preface. This copy contains two lectures...

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1890 Soldiers Three a Collection of Stories Rudyard Kipling Fourth Edition
1890 Soldiers Three a Collection of Stories Rudyard Kipling Fourth Edition

Price: £23.99

A charming collection of fictional works from prolific author, Rudyard Kipling. Fourth edition. Featuring the original paper wraps, created for the fourth Indian edition published in Allahabad.

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1890 Tales From Shakespeare Charles and Mary Lamb Plates
1890 Tales From Shakespeare Charles and Mary Lamb Plates

Price: £90.00

A collection of stories from Shakespeare, edited by Charles and Mary Lamb. Illustrated with many plates taken from portraits in the Boydell Gallery. Including King Lear, All's Well That Ends Well, The Tempest and many others. Bound...

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1890 The Courting of Dinah Shadd Rudyard Kipling Short Stories First American
1890 The Courting of Dinah Shadd Rudyard Kipling Short Stories First American

Price: £69.99

The first American edition of this collection of short stories by Kipling. WIth frontispiece engraving of the author. Containing The Courting of Dinah Shadd, The Man Who Was, A Conference of the Powers, Without Benefit of Clergy,...

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1890 The Firm of Girdlestone Arthur Conan Doyle First Edition
1890 The Firm of Girdlestone Arthur Conan Doyle First Edition

Price: £375.00

The first edition of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel about the cynical buisnessmen John and Ezra Girdlestone. The first edition of this work. 'The Firm of Girdlestone' is about father and son, John...

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1890 The Holy Rose by Walter Besant First Edition Frontispiece by Fred Barnard
1890 The Holy Rose by Walter Besant First Edition Frontispiece by Fred Barnard

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this novel by Walter Besant. With a frontispiece by Fred Barnard. Publisher's catalogue to rear, dated October 1889.

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1890 Tout Droit Jeanne Schultz Sotheran Signed Binding French Fiction First Ed
1890 Tout Droit Jeanne Schultz Sotheran Signed Binding French Fiction First Ed

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this novel by Jeanne Schultz.In an ornate signed morocco binding by Sotheran and Co.In original French.Illustrated, with 86 vignettes throughout.Title page attributes authorship to the author of La Neuvaine...

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1890 William Makepeace Thackeray Vanity Fair A Novel Without A Hero Illustrated
1890 William Makepeace Thackeray Vanity Fair A Novel Without A Hero Illustrated

Price: £23.99

Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by English author William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847-48, satirising society in early 19th-century Britain.  Illustrated throughout with engravings. The book's...

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1890-1913 10vol works of Bret Harte AMERICAN Interest
1890-1913 10vol works of Bret Harte AMERICAN Interest

Price: £599.99

A nice clean uniform leather bound set of Harte's works Bound in half green leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt foredges. Francis Bret Harte (1836 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for...

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1890-92 8vol Uniformly Bound Works of Emma Marshall Illustrated Fiction Novels
1890-92 8vol Uniformly Bound Works of Emma Marshall Illustrated Fiction Novels

Price: £175.00

A uniformly bound set of the works of Emma Marshall. Comprised of the following volumes, two of which are first editions: Bristol Diamonds (tenth thousand) Her Season in Bath (tenth thousand) Up and Down the Pantiles (first edition) The...

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1891 13 vol Works Oliver WENDELL HOLMES Riverside
1891 13 vol Works Oliver WENDELL HOLMES Riverside

Price: £540.00

A scarce set of the writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of the popular American 'Fireside Poets'. The Riverside Edition. Comprising: Volume I, entitled 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man his own Boswell'; Volume...

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1891 7vols Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters Riviere Binding
1891 7vols Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters Riviere Binding

Price: £1,750.00

The complete works of the Bronte sisters, in a lovely half calf binding by Riviere. Volume I: Jane Eyre by Currer Bell Volume II: Shirley by Currer Bell Volume III: Villette by Currer Bell...

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1891 Dickon O' Greenwood How the Light Came to Lady Clare By Sizer Scarce First
1891 Dickon O' Greenwood How the Light Came to Lady Clare By Sizer Scarce First

Price: £59.99

A scarce novel by Kate T. Sizer, with an illustration to frontispiece and decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. First edition. Set during the martyr-days of Queen Mary, depicting a protestant village life in those days. With...

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1891 Henry James The Tragic Muse Second Edition Original Cloth With Gilt Motif
1891 Henry James The Tragic Muse Second Edition Original Cloth With Gilt Motif

Price: £140.00

Henry James' broad story of two artistic individuals striving for success and fulfilment in late Victorian England. Miriam Rooth, one of those characters who endeavours to succeed on the stage, is often considered one of James' best...

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1891 Old Coaching Days Moses James Nobbs Frontispiece Very Scarce
1891 Old Coaching Days Moses James Nobbs Frontispiece Very Scarce

Price: £125.00

A very scarce charming biographical work about the experiences of the last mail coach guard in England. A very scarce work. Moses James Hobbs was the last Mail Coach Guard in England. This...

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1891 Pierre Mael MARIAGE MONDAIN in French Romantic Novel
1891 Pierre Mael MARIAGE MONDAIN in French Romantic Novel

Price: £69.99

A romantic novel from French writer Pierre Mal. The title literally translated means, 'Wordly Marriage'. Written in French.

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1891 Pilgrims Of The Rhine By Lord Lytton Illustrated Limited De Luxe Ed 196/500
1891 Pilgrims Of The Rhine By Lord Lytton Illustrated Limited De Luxe Ed 196/500

Price: £150.00

A scarce limited 'Edition de Luxe' of The Pilgrims of the Rhine by Lord Lytton being number 196 of 500 copies. With twenty- seven engravings on steel from drawings by Roberts, Maclise and other artists including frontispiece...

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1891 Reading a Poem by William Makepeace Thackeray Privately Printed
1891 Reading a Poem by William Makepeace Thackeray Privately Printed

Price: £29.99

A charming edition of Reading a Poem by satirical English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.This edition is strictly limited to 321 copies, and is imprinted for private circulation only.The frontispiece has been drawn expressly...

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1891 Soldiers Three, Story of the Gadsbys and In Black and White Rudyard Kipling
1891 Soldiers Three, Story of the Gadsbys and In Black and White Rudyard Kipling

Price: £29.99

A scarce collection of works bound as one from prolific author, Rudyard Kipling. Soldiers Three is the ninth edition, The Story of the Gadsbys is the Sixth edition, with In Black and White being the Seventh edition. In Black and...

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1891 The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Edited by Dobson
1891 The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith Edited by Dobson

Price: £99.99

An attractive collection of plays and poetry from Oliver Goldsmith. Oliver Goldsmith, d. 1774, was an Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician who was known for his novels, poems and plays. Henry Austin Dobson, 1840 1921, commonly...

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1891 Twixt School and College A Tale of Self-Reliance Gordon Stables Illustrated
1891 Twixt School and College A Tale of Self-Reliance Gordon Stables Illustrated

Price: £44.99

A Victorian coming-of-age novel from Gordon Stables, the prolific author of boys' adventure novels. With eight full-page illustrations by W. Parkinson.

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1891 Vicar of Wakefield OLIVER GOLDSMITH
1891 Vicar of Wakefield OLIVER GOLDSMITH

Price: £69.99

Goldsmith's famous novel The Vicar of Wakefield, told in thirty-two chapters. With engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. With a preface and notes by Austin Dobson.

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1891 Wanted a King by Maggie Browne with Original Designs by Harry Furniss
1891 Wanted a King by Maggie Browne with Original Designs by Harry Furniss

Price: £25.00

A scarce copy of Wanted - a King by Maggie Browne.With Original Designs by Harry Furniss.Sixth Thousand.

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1891-1892 5vol Works of Heinrich Heine Leland Leather Scarce
1891-1892 5vol Works of Heinrich Heine Leland Leather Scarce

Price: £450.00

A uniformly bound collection of a selection of the works of Heinrich Heine, translated by Charles Godfrey Leland. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine was a notable German poet, journalist, essayist,...

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1891-9 10 vols Works of THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK
1891-9 10 vols Works of THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK

Price: £379.99

Nice clean copies of Thomas Love Peacocks works. Bound in cloth. With George Montagu Butterworth's armorial nameplate on the front pastedown of Calidore & Miscellanea.  Headlong Hail and Calidore & Miscellanea are...

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1891-92 2vols in 1 Little Dorrit The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens
1891-92 2vols in 1 Little Dorrit The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens

Price: £50.00

A collection of two novels by the important author of the nineteenth century, Charles Dickens. Two volumes in one. This volume features 'Little Dorrit' and 'The Uncommercial Traveller'. ...

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1892 2Vol Fables on La Fontaine Publiees Par D Jouast Limited
1892 2Vol Fables on La Fontaine Publiees Par D Jouast Limited

Price: £120.00

A scarce two volume set of the fables of Jean de la Fontaine.Edited by D. Jouaust with a preface by Paul Lacroix.Number 230 of 500 limited copies.Jean de la Fontaine was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most...

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1892 2vol Peter Ibbetson Edited And Illustrated By George Du Maurier First Ed
1892 2vol Peter Ibbetson Edited And Illustrated By George Du Maurier First Ed

Price: £89.99

Peter Ibbetson is a novel written and illustrated by George du Maurier, although claiming to be written as an autobiography with an Introduction by His Cousin Lady ***** ("Madge Plunket") and only edited by du Maurier. With...

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1892 2Vol Poems James Russell Lowell Uniformly Bound Riverside Edition
1892 2Vol Poems James Russell Lowell Uniformly Bound Riverside Edition

Price: £44.99

A wonderful collection of poetical anthologies from American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat, James Russell Lowell. Riverside edition. Containing works such as The Biglow Papers, Earlier Poems, Sonnets, and Memorial...

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1892 2vol The Comical Romance and Other Tales Paul Scarron Limited Edition
1892 2vol The Comical Romance and Other Tales Paul Scarron Limited Edition

Price: £79.99

A limited edition copy of this comic novel from French seventeenth-century author Paul Scarron. Limited to one thousand copies, of which this is number 339. Illustrated throughout from the designs of Oudry. With an introduction...

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1892 3vol The Venetians A Novel M E Braddon Extremely Scarce
1892 3vol The Venetians A Novel M E Braddon Extremely Scarce

Price: £895.00

A very scarce copy of this novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. First edition. Mary Elizabeth Braddon (4 October 1835 4 February 1915) was a British Victorian era popular novelist. She is best known for her 1862 sensation novel...

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1892 A China Cup Felix Volkhovsky Illustrated Tiny Screw The Dream Browny
1892 A China Cup Felix Volkhovsky Illustrated Tiny Screw The Dream Browny

Price: £50.00

A scarce edition of the revolutionary Volkhovsky's series of children's stories. Illustrated frontispiece of a woman killing a fowl with numerous illustrations throughout, all by Malischeff. Includes the stories, The Tiny...

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1892 Bracebridge Hall By Washington Irving Illustrated By Caldecott
1892 Bracebridge Hall By Washington Irving Illustrated By Caldecott

Price: £99.99

A lovely illustrated edition of Irving's novel, illustrated by Caldecott in a straight grain morocco Bumpus binding with binder's stamp to front pastedown. With an engraved illustration to frontispiece and illustrated...

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1892 Court Royal A Story of Cross Currents Baring Gould
1892 Court Royal A Story of Cross Currents Baring Gould

Price: £79.99

A scarce edition of this novel from Sabine Baring-Gould, prolific novelist and scholar. Bound by Mudie (ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper).

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1892 Days With Roger de Coverley A Reprint From The Spectator Hugh Thomson
1892 Days With Roger de Coverley A Reprint From The Spectator Hugh Thomson

Price: £75.00

The third edition of this work by Joseph Addison with illustrations by Hugh Thomson. 'Days with Sir Roger de Coverley' first appeared in the spectator. This is the third edition in book form....

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1892 Frank Fairlegh Lewis Arundel F Smedley Twenty Years After Alexandre Dumas
1892 Frank Fairlegh Lewis Arundel F Smedley Twenty Years After Alexandre Dumas

Price: £37.99

A scarce collection of Smedley and Dumas' novels, in a fine binding. Author's Copyright Edition. Francis Edward Smedley (4 October 1818 1 May 1864) was an English novelist. Smedley contributed his first book, Scenes from...

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1892 Poems by Charles Kingsley Pocket Edition
1892 Poems by Charles Kingsley Pocket Edition

Price: £39.99

WIDTH="100%"> Poems By Charles Kingsley 1892 - London - Macmillan 7.5" by 5"; (xxiii) 341pp.  

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1892 Richard Henry Savage My Official Wife Action Adventure Novel American Army
1892 Richard Henry Savage My Official Wife Action Adventure Novel American Army

Price: £90.00

A scarce copy of Richard Henry Savage's My Official Wife.Known for adventure books which were inkeeping with his own somewhat daring and glamorous life as a miltary officer and writer in Nineteenth Century America, this was his...

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1892 Selections From The Hengwrt Manuscripts Robert Williams Fine Binding
1892 Selections From The Hengwrt Manuscripts Robert Williams Fine Binding

Price: £240.00

A beautifully bound copy of this reproduction of the Hengwrt manuscripts, an early 15th century manuscript of the Canterbury Tales. Being volume II only. This work is bilingual, and is in...

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1892 Soldiers Three Rudyard Kipling Story of the Gadsbys Black and White First
1892 Soldiers Three Rudyard Kipling Story of the Gadsbys Black and White First

Price: £22.99

The first collected edition of these stories from Rudyard Kipling. The three soldiers of the title are Learoyd, Mulvaney and Ortheris, who had also appeared previously in the collection Plain Tales from the Hills.

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1892 The Life of An Actor Pierce Egan Colour Plates Theodore Lane
1892 The Life of An Actor Pierce Egan Colour Plates Theodore Lane

Price: £210.00

The Pickering and Chatto edition of this humorous novel by Pierce Egan. Illustrated throughout with twenty-six coloured plates (collated, one missing). Pierce Egan (17721849) was an early British journalist, sportswriter, and writer...

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1892 The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
1892 The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold

Price: £30.00

A copy of the Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold.With a Frontispiece.Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 15 April 1888) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the...

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1892 The Story of An African Farm a Novel Ralph Iron Olive Schreiner New Edition
1892 The Story of An African Farm a Novel Ralph Iron Olive Schreiner New Edition

Price: £23.00

A copy of Olive Schreiner's first published novel.The Story of an African Farm was first published in 1883 and was written under Schreiner's pseudonym, Ralph Iron. The plot details the lives of three characters as children and then...

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1892 The Wrecker Robert Louis Stevenson Lloyd Osbourne Illustrated First Edition
1892 The Wrecker Robert Louis Stevenson Lloyd Osbourne Illustrated First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne's collaborative novel. With twelve black and white plates. Complete with illustrated frontispiece and original tissueguard.

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1892 True History of Tom and Jerry London Pierce Egan Charles Hindley Illus
1892 True History of Tom and Jerry London Pierce Egan Charles Hindley Illus

Price: £78.00

A humorous history of the popular duo 'Tom and Jerry', who were involved in scenes in London, written by Pierce Egan and Charles Hindley, illustrated throughout. Tom and Jerry were characters...

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1893 10vols The Works of William Thackeray Illustrated Vanity Fair Newcomes
1893 10vols The Works of William Thackeray Illustrated Vanity Fair Newcomes

Price: £750.00

The complete works of William Thackeray in thirteen volumes.Illustrated, with a frontispiece to all volumes. Volume XIII, The Christmas Books has a total of 73 plates, including the frontispiece.The volumes are as follows:Volume I...

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1893 2vol Many Inventions and Life's Handicap Rudyard Kipling Stories Reprints
1893 2vol Many Inventions and Life's Handicap Rudyard Kipling Stories Reprints

Price: £55.00

Two works by Rudyard Kipling.Uniformly bound in publisher's blue cloth bindings. Being the November 1893 second reprint of Many Inventions, published the same year as the first edition, and the february 1893 reprint of Life's Handicap....

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1893 2Vol Old Mortality Sir Walter Scott Border Edition Andrew Lang Illustrated
1893 2Vol Old Mortality Sir Walter Scott Border Edition Andrew Lang Illustrated

Price: £33.00

A two volume set of this novel by Sir Walter Scott.The Border Edition, illustrated with ten etchings. Complete in two volumes.Old Mortality, considered one of Scott's best novels, which forms part of Scott's Tales of My Landlord. ...

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1893 4Vol Charles Reade The Cloister and The Hearth
1893 4Vol Charles Reade The Cloister and The Hearth

Price: £78.00

A four volume set of Charles Reade's The Cloister and the HeathCharles Reade (8 June 1814 11 April 1884) was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth.In 1861 Reade published what would become...

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1893 American Notes and Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens Illus Marcus Stone
1893 American Notes and Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens Illus Marcus Stone

Price: £55.00

A lovely copy of Charles Dickens work of travel writing for his trip to North America. This accompanied with several reprinted pieces. This volume features Dickens's American notes, from his...

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1893 Dicky Beaumont His Perils And Adventures By Knight Illustrated by Stacey
1893 Dicky Beaumont His Perils And Adventures By Knight Illustrated by Stacey

Price: £24.99

An illustrated edition of Knight' adventure novel, with full page illustrations by W. S. Stacey and decorative head and tail pieces throughout. Second edition. With publisher's catalogue to rear and with bookseller's label...

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1893 Dolly Frances Hodgson Burnett Novel Hal Ludlow Illustrated
1893 Dolly Frances Hodgson Burnett Novel Hal Ludlow Illustrated

Price: £35.00

An early edition of this novel by prolific novelist, Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated throughout by Hal Ludlow. This edition is undated, dated using Copac. This novel is one of many by this...

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1893 Eric Brighteyes by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated Adventure Novel Third
1893 Eric Brighteyes by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated Adventure Novel Third

Price: £35.00

The third edition of this work by H Rider Haggard.With illustrations by Lancelot Speed, a Victorian book illustrator best known for his illustrations of Andrew Lang's fairy stories.Eric Brighteyes is an epic Viking adventure novel...

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1893 Francois Le Bossu By Comtesse De Segur With 114 Vignettes By Emile Bayard
1893 Francois Le Bossu By Comtesse De Segur With 114 Vignettes By Emile Bayard

Price: £34.99

Francois le Bossu is a novel written by Sophie Rostopchine, Countess de Segur, published in serial form in the Children's Week from May 4, 1864. Illustrated with one hundred and fourteen vignettes by mile Bayard. New...

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1893 From Wisdom Court Henry Seton Merriman Stephen Tallentyre Illustrated
1893 From Wisdom Court Henry Seton Merriman Stephen Tallentyre Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A scarce copy of this selection of essays by Henry Seton Merriman and First edition. Illustrated throughout by E. Corbin. With essays on matrimony, the sea, visitors, women and many more.

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1893 Island Night's Entertainment R L Stevenson Colour Maps Illustrations FIRST
1893 Island Night's Entertainment R L Stevenson Colour Maps Illustrations FIRST

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this collection of three short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson.With many illustrations throughout, including a coloured map.First edition, first printing, with list of Stevenson's works opposite the half-title....

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1893 Island Night's Entertainments Robert Louis Stevenson Illus Short Stories
1893 Island Night's Entertainments Robert Louis Stevenson Illus Short Stories

Price: £110.00

A handsome collection of short stories written by Robert Louis Stevenson. With 27 plates. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, best known for his novels Treasure Island and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr...

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1893 ISLAND NIGHTS Entertainment Robert Louis STEVENSON
1893 ISLAND NIGHTS Entertainment Robert Louis STEVENSON

Price: £55.00

The first edition, first issue, of three Stevenson short stories in the original binding. The first edition, with the visible revision of price from 5/- to 6/-. With the bookplate of Angus Alexander Colles Heron to the...

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1893 Island Nights' Entertainments Stevenson First Edition Browne Hatherell Illustrated
1893 Island Nights' Entertainments Stevenson First Edition Browne Hatherell Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A handsome first edition, first printing copy of this collection of short stories written by Robert Louis Stevenson; containing some of the famous author's final completed works before his death in 1894. ...

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1893 Many Inventions Rudyard Kipling Fiction Early Edition
1893 Many Inventions Rudyard Kipling Fiction Early Edition

Price: £59.99

An attractive early edition of this collection of Rudyard Kipling's (30 December 1865 18 January 1936) short stories. Includes such works as 'His Private Honour', 'Brugglesmith' and 'The Record Of Badalia Herodsfoot'. Embracing...

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1893 Olive Schreiner Dream Life and Real Life, A Little African Story & Others
1893 Olive Schreiner Dream Life and Real Life, A Little African Story & Others

Price: £40.00

An anthology of three short stories from the famous South African feminist and novelist.Schreiner wrote under the pseudonym Ralph Iron, but according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, "she had a powerful intellect, militantly feminist...

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1893 One in Charity Silas K Hocking Illustrated
1893 One in Charity Silas K Hocking Illustrated

Price: £19.99

A scarce copy of this whimsical novel by Silas K. Hocking. Illustrated throughout by Gordon Browne. Silas Kitto Hocking (24 March 1850 15 September 1935) was a Cornish novelist and Methodist preacher.

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1893 Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford Illustrated Thompson
1893 Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford Illustrated Thompson

Price: £60.00

A first edition of Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford.With an Introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie.And one hundred illustrations by Hugh Thomson.Mary Russell Mitford (16 December 1787 10 January 1855) was an English author and...

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1893 Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford Illustrated Thompson Ritchie
1893 Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford Illustrated Thompson Ritchie

Price: £60.00

A copy of Our Village by Mary Russell Mitford.With an Introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie.And one hundred illustrations by Hugh Thomson.Mary Russell Mitford (16 December 1787 10 January 1855) was an English author and...

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1893 Our Village Mary Russel Mitford Illustrated Hugh Thomson Limited Edition
1893 Our Village Mary Russel Mitford Illustrated Hugh Thomson Limited Edition

Price: £65.00

A limited large paper edition of Mary Russell Mitford's rural sketches, illustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson. A limited edition work, being one of four-hundred and seventy copes printed as...

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1893 Silas HOCKING Where Duty Lies illustrated
1893 Silas HOCKING Where Duty Lies illustrated

Price: £24.99

A charming turn-of-the-century edition of this Silas Hocking novel.Hocking (1850-1935) was a Cornish novellist and Methodist clergyman, who produced many childrens' novels with a didactic tone.  His best-known work, Her Benny,...

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1893 The Heart of Midlothian Tales of My Landlord Sir Walter Scott Waverley
1893 The Heart of Midlothian Tales of My Landlord Sir Walter Scott Waverley

Price: £78.00

A nicely bound copy of Sir Walter Scott's seventh Waverley novel.With bright tartan endpapers of the Scott clan tartan.Bound without title page, date and publisher's information sourced from Copac.The Heart of Midlothian was originally...

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1893 The Log of a Sky Pilot Thomas Stanley Treanor Illustrated First Edition
1893 The Log of a Sky Pilot Thomas Stanley Treanor Illustrated First Edition

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this fascinating work.Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and twenty three plates.This work deals with the history of missions by Seamen Chaplains.Thomas Stanley Treanor also wrote Heroes of the Goodwin...

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1893 The Refugees a Tale of Two Continents Conan Doyle Illus First US Edition
1893 The Refugees a Tale of Two Continents Conan Doyle Illus First US Edition

Price: £24.00

The first US edition of Conan Doyle's seventeenth century France historical novel, illustrated with plates and in-text illustrations by Thure de Thulstrup. The first American edition of this...

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1893 The Treasures in the Marshes Charlotte Mary Yonge Illustrated First Edition
1893 The Treasures in the Marshes Charlotte Mary Yonge Illustrated First Edition

Price: £60.00

The first edition of Charlotte Mary Yonge's adventurous novel about treasure, illustrated with a frontispiece and two plates. The first edition of this work. A children's novel about treasure...

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1893 Valete Tennyson and Other Memorial Poems by HD Rawnsley First Edition
1893 Valete Tennyson and Other Memorial Poems by HD Rawnsley First Edition

Price: £51.99

An attractive poetic anthology by Canon Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley. Rawnsley (29 September 1851 28 May 1920), was an English clergyman, poet, writer of hymns and conservationist, known as one of the co-founders of the National...

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1893-1911 3vols Poetical Works of Wordsworth, Shelley and Tennyson
1893-1911 3vols Poetical Works of Wordsworth, Shelley and Tennyson

Price: £390.00

Three volumes of poetry by three of the most celebrated British poets: William Wordsworth, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Percy Bysshe Shelley.The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley is edited with an Introduction and notes...

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1893-97 41Vol The Complete Works of Victor Hugo Dramas Poems Novels Illustrated
1893-97 41Vol The Complete Works of Victor Hugo Dramas Poems Novels Illustrated

Price: £995.00

A complete set of the works of Victor Hugo.Complete in 41 volumes.With 5 plates per volume including a frontispiece to each volume.Twenty-eight volumes of novels, ten volumes of dramas and three volumes of poetry.Victor Hugo was a...

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1894 12vol The Book of The Thousand Nights and A Night Arabian Nights Library Ed
1894 12vol The Book of The Thousand Nights and A Night Arabian Nights Library Ed

Price: £1,900.00

The 'Library Edition' of The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night.This edition was edited by the friend of the translator Richard Burton, Leonard C Smithers.This is the first of Nichols and Smithers' fine library...

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1894 12vols The Book of The Thousand Nights and A Night Arabian Nights Burton
1894 12vols The Book of The Thousand Nights and A Night Arabian Nights Burton

Price: £1,700.00

The 'Library Edition' of The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night.An important edition as this was edited by Richard Burton's friend Leonard C Smithers.Published by H S Nichols and Co.This is the first of Nichols and Smithers'...

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1894 2vol Corinne or Italy Mme De Stael Limited Edition Illustrated H S Greig
1894 2vol Corinne or Italy Mme De Stael Limited Edition Illustrated H S Greig

Price: £360.00

A scarce limited edition copy of 'Corinne, or Italy', in two uniformly bound volumes. Limited Edition, number forty-five of fifty. Madame de Staël or Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein,...

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1894 2vols Les Encouragemens de la Jeunesse by J N Bouilly
1894 2vols Les Encouragemens de la Jeunesse by J N Bouilly

Price: £120.00

A set of Les Encouragemens de la Jeunesse by Jean-Nicolas Bouilly. Complete in two volumes. Seventh edition. In French. With an engraved frontispiece to volume I. Jean-Nicolas Bouilly (24 January 1763 14 April 1842) was a French...

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1894 2vols The Cruise of The Midge Michael Scott First Illustrated Edition
1894 2vols The Cruise of The Midge Michael Scott First Illustrated Edition

Price: £135.00

The first illustrated edition of Michael Scott's sea story.With two illustrated plates to each volume and an illustrated title page.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist....

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1894 3vol Lord Ormont & his Aminta GEORGE MEREDITH 1st
1894 3vol Lord Ormont & his Aminta GEORGE MEREDITH 1st

Price: £129.99

A first edition, three volume set of George Meredith's Lord Ormont and his Aminta. Bound in green cloth, with gilt lettering and stamped decoration. First edition. Three volumes, complete. George Meredith, OM, 1828 1909, was...

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1894 4vols Michael Scott Tom Cringles Log Cruise of the Midge Illus John Lewis
1894 4vols Michael Scott Tom Cringles Log Cruise of the Midge Illus John Lewis

Price: £170.00

The first illustrated editions of these two novels by Scottish author and autobiographer Michael Scott. With eight illustrated plates across four volumes by the Anglo-Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn. ...

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1894 A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's Bret Harte First UK Edition Illustrated Stories
1894 A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's Bret Harte First UK Edition Illustrated Stories

Price: £38.00

A collection of short stories by Bret Harte.The first UK edition , published the same year as the true first American edition. With a 32 page publisher's catalogue to the rear dated Feb 1894, (Sadleir 1155). Illustrated throughout,...

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1894 Arthur Morrison Tales Mean Streets London East End Detective First Edition
1894 Arthur Morrison Tales Mean Streets London East End Detective First Edition

Price: £295.00

A very collectible first edition of Arthur Morrison's first novel, Tales of Mean Streets.Largely concerning himself with working-class life in the East End of London, and his detective stories, which feature the character of Martin...

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1894 Cranford By Elizabeth Gaskell Illustrations Hugh Thomson Preface By Ritchie
1894 Cranford By Elizabeth Gaskell Illustrations Hugh Thomson Preface By Ritchie

Price: £60.00

  A lovely illustrated edition of Elizabeth Gaskell's well loved novel Cranford, with illustrations by Hugh Thomson and a preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Cranford is one of Gaskell's better-known novels. It was first published...

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1894 Cranford by Mrs Gaskell Illustrated Pictorial Cloth Hugh Thomson Satirical
1894 Cranford by Mrs Gaskell Illustrated Pictorial Cloth Hugh Thomson Satirical

Price: £60.00

An illustrated edition of this novel by Elizabeth Gaskell.Illustrations are by Hugh Thomson.With a preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie.Cranford is a collection of satirical sketches sympathetically portraying the change and development...

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1894 Dawn by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated First Novel Romance
1894 Dawn by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated First Novel Romance

Price: £24.00

A single volume edition of H Rider Haggards first novel.With 16 plates.Haggard's first novel, originally published in three volumes in 1884, following the story of heroine Angela. The novel is one of many of Haggard's to...

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1894 Half a Hero by Anthony HOPE
1894 Half a Hero by Anthony HOPE

Price: £39.99

An early edition od Anthony Hope's Half a Hero. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Although he was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels,...

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1894 Le Mariage de Chiffon by GYP in FRENCH
1894 Le Mariage de Chiffon by GYP in FRENCH

Price: £31.99

A half red leather hardback with mottled paper backed boards and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. In French. Le Mariage de Chiffon is GYP's best known work. This is an association copy with Elizabeth Sherman's...

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1894 Le Reve by Emile Zola in French
1894 Le Reve by Emile Zola in French

Price: £26.00

A copy of Le Reve by Emile Zola, in the original French.Emile Edouard Charles Antoine Zola (2 April 1840 29 September 1902) was a French writer, the most well-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism and an important...

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1894 My Child and I A Woman's Story Florence Warden Scarce First Thus
1894 My Child and I A Woman's Story Florence Warden Scarce First Thus

Price: £125.00

A scarce edition of this Victorian novel. Florence Wardeen (1857-1929) was an actress and author, who specialised in stories of courtship and marital dilemmas. She also wrote novels such as The House on the Marsh, Those Westerton...

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1894 Penshurst Castle in the Time of Sir Philip Sidney E Marshall Fiction First
1894 Penshurst Castle in the Time of Sir Philip Sidney E Marshall Fiction First

Price: £69.99

A historical work of fiction by Emma Marshall. Marshall (18301899) was an English children's author who wrote more than 200 novels. The novel tells the story of the household of Sir Philip Sidney, the sixteenth century poet,...

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1894 Pharais Fiona Macleod Sharp First Limited Edition Signed Scarce Illustrated
1894 Pharais Fiona Macleod Sharp First Limited Edition Signed Scarce Illustrated

Price: £340.00

A scarce first limited edition copy of William Sharp's first 'Macleod Novel', as called due to the pseudonym of 'Fiona Macleod' used by Sharp throughout the latter part of his career. William...

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1894 Richard Doddridge BLACKMORE Novel PERLYCROSS Tale
1894 Richard Doddridge BLACKMORE Novel PERLYCROSS Tale

Price: £29.99

The first single-volume edition of this novel by the celebrated author of 'Lorna Doone'. 'Perlycross' was first published in 1894 in three volumes. The first single-volume edition was published later that year. With a bookseller's...

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1894 The Christmas Hirelings Mary Elizabeth Braddon Illustrated FIRST Edition
1894 The Christmas Hirelings Mary Elizabeth Braddon Illustrated FIRST Edition

Price: £185.00

  A first edition of Braddon's Christmas novel, illustrated throughout. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. With numerous illustrated plates and illustrations in the text by F. H. Townsend. Mary Elizabeth...

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1894 The Dolly Dialogues First Edition First Issue Anthony Hope Dustwrapper
1894 The Dolly Dialogues First Edition First Issue Anthony Hope Dustwrapper

Price: £220.00

The first edition, first issue of The Dolly Dialogues in book form -previously serialised in the Westminster Gazette and without illustrations this edition was the first book illustrated by Arthur Rackham.Rebound in cloth, with...

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1894 The Green Carnation by Robert Hichens First Edition Scarce Oscar Wilde
1894 The Green Carnation by Robert Hichens First Edition Scarce Oscar Wilde

Price: £650.00

A scarce first edition of this hugely influential work.First edition, first impression.With publisher's advertisements to the rear dated June 1984.Published simultaneously in cloth and paper wrap edition.The Green Carnation, first...

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1894 The Ingoldsby Legends Barham Oldham Hulme Grammar School Illustrated
1894 The Ingoldsby Legends Barham Oldham Hulme Grammar School Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A lovely rebound copy of this 'complete edition' of 'The Ingoldsby Legends'; with numerous reproductions of the original illustrations by George Cruikshank and John Leech. 'The Ingoldsby Legends'...

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1894 The Real Princess by Blanche Atkinson Illustrated Violet M and E Holden Author Dedication
1894 The Real Princess by Blanche Atkinson Illustrated Violet M and E Holden Author Dedication

Price: £110.00

A charming scarce first edition copy of this children's work, with a dedication from the author to the front free endpaper. With one full page monochrome frontispiece and many other vignette...

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1894 The Tale Of Chloe House Beach General Ople Lady Camper George Meredith 1st
1894 The Tale Of Chloe House Beach General Ople Lady Camper George Meredith 1st

Price: £49.99

A first edition of this collection of Meredith's novels. First Edition. George Meredith (12 February 1828 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.

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1894 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Austin Dobson Hugh Thomson
1894 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Austin Dobson Hugh Thomson

Price: £28.00

An illustrated copy of The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver GoldsmithIllustrated throughout by Hugh Thomson.With a preface by Austin Dobson.

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1894 The Wizard King David Ker Scarce Illustrated By W S Stacey
1894 The Wizard King David Ker Scarce Illustrated By W S Stacey

Price: £19.99

A scarce novel detailing a fictional invasion of Europe. With six illustrations by W. S. Stacey.

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1894 Tribulations de Nicolas Mender Danielle D'Arthur
1894 Tribulations de Nicolas Mender Danielle D'Arthur

Price: £69.99

Scarce. Bound in red pebble-grained cloth with extensive gilt lettering and decoration. This is a very handsome volume indeed. This volume is illustrated with engravings by Tofani.

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1894 TRILBY By George du MAURIER First Ed from Harpers
1894 TRILBY By George du MAURIER First Ed from Harpers

Price: £275.00

An unusual offering of du Maurier's second work Trilby bound from its serialisation in Harper's Monthly. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. This is a collection of the first printed serial appearances of Trilby extracted from...

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1894 TRILBY By George du MAURIER First Edition Serial
1894 TRILBY By George du MAURIER First Edition Serial

Price: £950.00

A fantastic find for fans of du Maurier, the original Harper's Monthly serialisation of Trilby bound from the parts into a finely bound volume. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards with gilt lettering. This is...

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1894 Westward with COLUMBUS Gordon STABLES First Illus
1894 Westward with COLUMBUS Gordon STABLES First Illus

Price: £95.99

A first edition of this late Victorian retelling of the story of the 'boy's hero' Christopher Columbus. Featuring eight plates. The front pastedown has the pictorial front cloth from the original binding, whilst the rear pastedown...

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1894-95 8vol Novels By Henry Kingsley Frontispiece Illustrations Paget And Other
1894-95 8vol Novels By Henry Kingsley Frontispiece Illustrations Paget And Other

Price: £150.00

A uniformly bound collection of Henry Kingsley's Works, with illustrations to frontispiece. Eight volumes of a twelve volume set. Illustrations are by various artists including Walter Paget, Lancelot Speed, Herbert Railton, R....

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1895 21vol The Works of George Eliot Standard Edition
1895 21vol The Works of George Eliot Standard Edition

Price: £350.00

An attractive set of the standard edition of The Works of George Eliot.  Complete in twenty-one volumes. The collection contains The Mill on the Floss Volumes I and II, Middlemarch Volumes I, II and III, Adam Bede...

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1895 2vol Letters From Sir Charles Grandison Biographical George Saintsbury
1895 2vol Letters From Sir Charles Grandison Biographical George Saintsbury

Price: £95.00

An edition of Richardson's Sir Charles Grandison edited by George Saintsbury.Illustrated throughout, with over sixty plates across both volumes by Chris Hammond.George Saintsbury was a literary historian, scholar and critic. These...

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1895 Almayer's Folly a Story of an Eastern River Joseph Conrad First Edition
1895 Almayer's Folly a Story of an Eastern River Joseph Conrad First Edition

Price: £595.00

A highly-sought after first impression, first edition of Joseph Conrad's first novel. Without the full-stop on the headline to page 43, as well as a dropped 'e' and 'of' to page 110. In its original publishers' cloth binding. Set...

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1895 Beyond The Dreams Of Avarice Walter Besant English Novel FIRST Edition
1895 Beyond The Dreams Of Avarice Walter Besant English Novel FIRST Edition

Price: £23.99

A first edition of Besant's novel, dating from the late nineteenth century. First Edition. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear, dated 1895.

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1895 Christian and Leah Leopold Kimpert Short Stories Illustrated
1895 Christian and Leah Leopold Kimpert Short Stories Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A charming copy of this collection of short stories, with illustrations by F. Hamilton Jackson. With four full page monochrome plates. Part of the Iris Series of novels published by J. M. Dent....

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1895 Crichton William Harrison Ainsworth Illus H K Browne Author's Copyright Ed
1895 Crichton William Harrison Ainsworth Illus H K Browne Author's Copyright Ed

Price: £50.00

A lovely example of William Harrison Ainsworth's novel 'Crichton', illustrated throughout by Hablot K. Browne. Undated, dated using Copac. A work of fiction by the noted 19th century novelist,...

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1895 Elder Conclin and Other Stories by Frank Harris First UK Edition Anthology
1895 Elder Conclin and Other Stories by Frank Harris First UK Edition Anthology

Price: £48.00

The first UK edition of Frank Harris' story anthology.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.The first U.S edition was published in 1894, a year before this publication....

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1895 FICTION Youth PARNASSUS Short Story LP Smith FIRST
1895 FICTION Youth PARNASSUS Short Story LP Smith FIRST

Price: £132.00

The first edition of Logan Pearsall Smith's The Youth of Parnassus and Other Stories. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. The Youth of Parnassus (1895), a compilation of short stories in imitation of Maupassant, was Smith's...

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1895 George du Maurier Trilby First Edition Mudie Binding Illustrated
1895 George du Maurier Trilby First Edition Mudie Binding Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A first edition of du Maurier's famous novel.The first edition in book form. Profusely illustrated by the author.Trilby was one of the most popular novels of its time and known as one of the best selling novels of the turn of the 19th...

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1895 Guy de Maupassant Une Vie J P Grey Binding
1895 Guy de Maupassant Une Vie J P Grey Binding

Price: £49.99

A French novel from Guy de Maupassant, which is often translated into English as Une Vie. Henri Ren Albert Guy de Maupassant was a popular 19th-century French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one...

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1895 H Rider Haggard Joan Haste Illustrated F S Wilson
1895 H Rider Haggard Joan Haste Illustrated F S Wilson

Price: £44.99

An early novel by popular fantasy and adventure writer H. Rider Haggard. Second edition. Illustrated throughout by F. S. Wilson.

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1895 Hall Caine The Deemster In Decorative Binding First Manx Novel
1895 Hall Caine The Deemster In Decorative Binding First Manx Novel

Price: £20.00

A uncommon edition of Hall Caine's The Deemster, in attractive cloth binding.Considered to be one of Caine's finest novels, and the first "Manx" novel, the work takes place on the Isle of Man, his first to do so, and was a great success...

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1895 Joan Haste by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated Romance Melodrama First
1895 Joan Haste by H Rider Haggard Novel Illustrated Romance Melodrama First

Price: £25.00

A first edition of this novel by H Rider Haggard.With 20 plates.Joan Haste is a Victorian melodrama centring on the theme of the fallen woman and social justice.

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1895 Joan Haste H Rider Haggard First Edition Wilson Illustrated
1895 Joan Haste H Rider Haggard First Edition Wilson Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A pleasing first edition copy of this romance novel by H. Rider Haggard, with twenty illustrations by F. S. Wilson. Henry Rider Haggard was a renowned English writer who is best known for his...

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1895 Joan the Maid John Huntley Skrine First edition
1895 Joan the Maid John Huntley Skrine First edition

Price: £79.99

The scarce first edition of this play by the author and former Warden of Glenalmond. Bound in paper vellum with gilt lettering and decoration.

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1895 John Halifax, Gentleman Dinah Craik Frontispiece Armorial Binding
1895 John Halifax, Gentleman Dinah Craik Frontispiece Armorial Binding

Price: £70.00

A copy of 'John Halifax, Gentleman' by Dinah Criak, in a signed armorial binding from the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Sydney. 'John Halifax, Gentleman' was first published in 1856. It is set...

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1895 Marmontel's Moral Tales Edited by George Saintsbury First Edition
1895 Marmontel's Moral Tales Edited by George Saintsbury First Edition

Price: £24.99

A collection of the moral fables of Jean-Francois Marmontel, French historian and author, edited and translated by George Saintsbury. Marmontel was a member of the encyclopdistes ; this was a a group of 18th-century writers...

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1895 Maureen's Fairing and Other Stories Jane Barlow Bertha Newcombe Illus
1895 Maureen's Fairing and Other Stories Jane Barlow Bertha Newcombe Illus

Price: £40.00

A very charming illustrated collection of short fairy tales by Jane Barlow, including the titular 'Maureen's Fairing'. With a frontispiece, and a further five plates. This work is an interesting...

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1895 More Fairy Tales From The Arabian Nights E Dixon J D Batten Illustrated
1895 More Fairy Tales From The Arabian Nights E Dixon J D Batten Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A charming copy of More Fairy Tales from the Arabian Nights' edited and arrange by E Dixon, illustrated throughout. This volume contains: The Story of The Enchanted House The Story of The...

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1895 Only a Picture a Romance of Yesterday W. F. Newman Scarce
1895 Only a Picture a Romance of Yesterday W. F. Newman Scarce

Price: £70.00

A scarce edition of this romance novel by W. F. Newman. This is a scarce edition of 'Only a Picture'. 'Only a Picture' is a romance novel set in Devonshire set in the 1880's. Written by W....

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1895 Poems Dramatic and Lyrical by Lord de Tabley Second Series
1895 Poems Dramatic and Lyrical by Lord de Tabley Second Series

Price: £90.00

A collection of poetry by Lord de Tabley.Second Series, following the popularity of his First Series, published in 1893.John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3rd Baron de Tabley (26 April 1835 22 November 1895) was an English poet, numismatist,...

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1895 Terminations by HENRY JAMES Collection of Short Stories
1895 Terminations by HENRY JAMES Collection of Short Stories

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this collection of four short stories by Henry James. The first two tales, The Death of the Lion and The Coxon Fund were first published in The Yellow Book. The third, The Middle Years, was first published in...

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1895 The Book-Bills of Narcissus Richard le Gallienne Robert Fowler Frontis
1895 The Book-Bills of Narcissus Richard le Gallienne Robert Fowler Frontis

Price: £35.00

A copy of this interesting novel by Richard le Gallienne, illustrated with a frontispiece by Robert Fowler. This novel recounts the narrator's experiences when he encounters Narcissus, and old...

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1895 The Czar A Tale of the Time of the First Napoleon Deborah Alcock
1895 The Czar A Tale of the Time of the First Napoleon Deborah Alcock

Price: £22.99

An historical novel from Deborah Alcock. Deborah Alcock (18351913) is best known as the author of historical fiction on religious themes. With engraved frontispiece.

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1895 The Heroes of Greek Fairy Tales Charles Kingsley Illustrated
1895 The Heroes of Greek Fairy Tales Charles Kingsley Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A handsome leather bound copy of this charming illustrated children's book about Greek mythology by Charles Kingsley. Charles Kingsley was an Anglican clergyman, social reformer and writer...

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1895 The Miscellaenous Works of Oliver Goldsmith Bickers Binding Globe Edition
1895 The Miscellaenous Works of Oliver Goldsmith Bickers Binding Globe Edition

Price: £25.00

A beautifully-bound copy of the writings of Oliver Goldsmith. With a biographical introduction by Professor Mason. Bound by Bickers (ink stamp to front endpaper).

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1895 The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle Publishers Advertisements
1895 The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle Publishers Advertisements

Price: £60.00

An entertaining yet informative historical adventure novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, set during the Hundred Years' War. Although best known for his detective fiction, Doyle was a versatile writer...

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1895 Trilby George du Maurier First Thus Limited Edition Signed Illustrated
1895 Trilby George du Maurier First Thus Limited Edition Signed Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A limited first thus edition copy of George du Maurier's 'Trilby' in a quarter vellum binding and signed by the author. George du Maurier's second novel, 'Trilby' was one of the best selling...

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1895 Undine Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouque Prize Bound German
1895 Undine Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouque Prize Bound German

Price: £25.00

A prize bound copy of Motte Fouque's charming novella, 'Undine'. Twenty-seventh edition. This a whimsical tale which tells the story of Undine the water spirit, her love for a knight and...

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1895 Wandering Heath by Q Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
1895 Wandering Heath by Q Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Price: £99.99

A charming collection of short stories. First edition. Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 12 May 1944) was a Cornish writer, who published under the pen name of Q. He is primarily remembered for the monumental...

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1895-1911 8vol Novels of F Marion Crawford Love in Idleness Casa Braccio
1895-1911 8vol Novels of F Marion Crawford Love in Idleness Casa Braccio

Price: £270.00

A collection of uniformly bound novels by F. Marion Crawford. Containing: Collection of British Authors: Tauchnitz Edition. Volumes 4253: Uncanny Tales by F. Marion Crawford (Copyright Edition, 1911) Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz Love...

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1895-7 3vols Selected Works of F Marion Crawford
1895-7 3vols Selected Works of F Marion Crawford

Price: £38.00

A collection of the works of F. Marion Crawford.In three volumes: Casa Braccio in two volumes and A Rose For Yesterday in one volume.Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many...

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1895-8 3vol Du MAURIER Martian, Trilby & Peter Ibbetson
1895-8 3vol Du MAURIER Martian, Trilby & Peter Ibbetson

Price: £159.99

Three blue cloth hardbacks with gilt lettering and decoration. George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier (1834 1896) was a French-born British author and cartoonist.    Trilby (1894) is a gothic horror novel by George...

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1895-98 2 Vols Works by O. VERBECK Einsam
1895-98 2 Vols Works by O. VERBECK Einsam

Price: £120.00

Two scarce works by Verbeck in rather decorative bindings. In German.

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