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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 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 Savage London Mrs Musgrave London Dens Character Sketches Short Stories
1890 Savage London Mrs Musgrave London Dens Character Sketches Short Stories

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of this late Victorian collection of short stories.A collection of eight short stories showing sketches of London life in the late Victorian period.The publisher references 'Mrs Musgrave' as the author, however the British...

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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 A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy First Edition
1891 A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy First Edition

Price: £180.00

A first edition of this collection of short stories by revered author Thomas Hardy. Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was...

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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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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 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 Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Hugh Thomson Illustrated
1892 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Hugh Thomson Illustrated

Price: £38.00

A smartly bound illustrated edition of 'The Vicar of Wakefield' by Oliver Goldsmith, illustrated by Hugh Thomson. 'The Vicar of Wakefield' was one of the most popular and widely read novels...

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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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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: £210.00

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 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 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 Volume II of Cecilia Francis Burney File Copy Illustrated W Cubitt Cooke
1893 Volume II of Cecilia Francis Burney File Copy Illustrated W Cubitt Cooke

Price: £22.00

The second volume of Frances Burney's 'Cecilia', with illustrations by W Cubitt Cooke. Volume II of a three volume set. Volumes I and III are missing. Frances Burney, who is often known as...

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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 Esther Waters A Novel George Moore Signed Third Edition
1894 Esther Waters A Novel George Moore Signed Third Edition

Price: £350.00

A signed third edition of this novel by George Moore.Inscribed to the Countess Tolstoy.George Moore was an Irish novelist, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist.

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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 Round the Red Lamp Doyle First Edition First Impression Uncommon
1894 Round the Red Lamp Doyle First Edition First Impression Uncommon

Price: £155.00

An uncommon first edition, first impression copy of Arthur Conan Doyle's collection of medical and fantasy stories in very good

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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 Ebb-Tide A Trio and Quartette Robert Louis Stevenson Lloyd Osbourne
1894 The Ebb-Tide A Trio and Quartette Robert Louis Stevenson Lloyd Osbourne

Price: £110.00

The first UK edition of the last novel from Robert Louis Stevenson. Three beggars operate in the port of Papeete on Tahiti. They are Herrick, a failed English businessman; Davis, an American sea captain disgraced by the loss of...

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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 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 A Love Episode Emile Zola English Translated Vizetelly Une Page D'Amour
1895 A Love Episode Emile Zola English Translated Vizetelly Une Page D'Amour

Price: £120.00

The scarce authorized English edition of Zola's Love Episode.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Translated into English and with a preface by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly.Vizetelly...

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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 Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell Illustrated Hugh Thomson
1895 Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell Illustrated Hugh Thomson

Price: £40.00

A smartly bound and beautifully illustrated edition of the popular novel 'Cranford' by Elizabeth Gaskell. 'Cranford' is a popular novel written by Elizabeth Gaskell, which was originally published...

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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 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 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 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 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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1895-1897 5Vol Collection of Works from Thomas Love Peacock Illustrated
1895-1897 5Vol Collection of Works from Thomas Love Peacock Illustrated

Price: £340.00

A uniform and smartly bound set of fictional works from English novelist, Thomas Love Peacock.   Collection includes volume I "Maid Marian and Crotchet Castle" published 1895, volume II "Headlong Hall and Nightmare...

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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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1896 2vol The Master Craftsman Walter Besant First Edition Private Lib Bookplate
1896 2vol The Master Craftsman Walter Besant First Edition Private Lib Bookplate

Price: £175.00

A novel by Walter Besant, complete in two volumes. First edition. With a bookplate from the personal library of Walter Besant to the front free endpaper of volume I. Extensive publisher's catalogue to rear, dated March 1896. ...

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1896 6vols Works of Alphonse Daudet Illustrated Novels File Copy J M Dent
1896 6vols Works of Alphonse Daudet Illustrated Novels File Copy J M Dent

Price: £160.00

A six volume set of the works of the French novelist Alphonse Daudet. In a lovely uniform cloth bindings, and illustrated throughout. Six volumes. Originally part of a ten volume set. Titles...

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1896 A Change of Air by Anthony Hope Novel Fiction Author of Prisoner of Zenda
1896 A Change of Air by Anthony Hope Novel Fiction Author of Prisoner of Zenda

Price: £79.99

A copy of this novel by Anthony Hope, one of three works of fiction written by Hope in 1893. Fourth edition. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright. With...

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1896 Aphrodite Pierre Louys Fiction French Novel Illustrated
1896 Aphrodite Pierre Louys Fiction French Novel Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An illustrated edition of this work by Pierre Louys.With illustrations by Antoine Calbet, a French painter and engraver famous for his watercolours and book illustrations.  

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1896 Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren Illustrated Fiction
1896 Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren Illustrated Fiction

Price: £64.99

Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush is a charming collection of Scottish stories by Ian Maclaren. This is number four hundred and five out of a limited print run of four hundred and fifteen of this edition. Ian Maclaren (pseudonym...

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1896 Comedies Of Courtship A Novel By Anthony Hope First English Edition
1896 Comedies Of Courtship A Novel By Anthony Hope First English Edition

Price: £19.99

Comedies of Courtship is a novel by Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 - 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. First English edition. Although he was a prolific writer, especially of adventure...

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1896 Der Katzensteg Roman by Hermann Sudermann German Fiction
1896 Der Katzensteg Roman by Hermann Sudermann German Fiction

Price: £29.99

A novel by Hermann Sudermann the title of which translates as: The Cat's 'Bridge' Hermann Sudermann (September 30, 1857 November 21, 1928) was a German dramatist and novelist. He became a journalist,...

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1896 Flotsam The Study of Life by Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Novel
1896 Flotsam The Study of Life by Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Novel

Price: £22.99

A first edition of this novel by Henry Seton Merriman. With an illustration to frontispiece and title page. Publisher's catalogue to rear and a previous owner's ink inscription to recto of frontispiece.

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1896 Harding Fairy Tales Of Slav Peasants And Herdsmen Illustrated First Edition
1896 Harding Fairy Tales Of Slav Peasants And Herdsmen Illustrated First Edition

Price: £79.99

A beautifully illustrated book of Slav fairy tales Translated and illustrated by Emily J. Harding with 56 black-and-white illustrations, . First edition. With seventeen stories, some in several parts: titles include The Abode...

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1896 In the Valley of Tophet Henry W Nevinson First Edition
1896 In the Valley of Tophet Henry W Nevinson First Edition

Price: £77.00

A collection of twelve tales based in the "Black Country" of England, by the British war correspondent Henry Nevinson. This first edition of short stories was Henry Nevinson's second...

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1896 John Inglesant A Romance Frontispiece Calf
1896 John Inglesant A Romance Frontispiece Calf

Price: £34.00

A copy of Shorthouse's historical novel John Inglesant.John Inglesant is a celebrated historical novel by Joseph Henry Shorthouse (1834 - 1903), published in 1881, and set mainly in the middle years of the 17th century.Includes a frontispiece....

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1896 La Mer Jacques Richepin Scarce French Novel
1896 La Mer Jacques Richepin Scarce French Novel

Price: £39.99

A scarce edition of this French novel from Jean Jacques Richepin. First published in 1886.

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1896 Le Dernier Abencerage Chateaubriand Calbet Scarce Illustrated
1896 Le Dernier Abencerage Chateaubriand  Calbet Scarce Illustrated

Price: £28.00

A leather bound, copiously illustrated copy of Chateaubriand's well renowned short story, 'Le Dernier Abencerage' François-Rene, Viscount of Chateaubriand was a writer and French politician...

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1896 Le Livre de Mon Ami by Anatole France in French
1896 Le Livre de Mon Ami by Anatole France in French

Price: £65.00

A copy of this novel by Anatole France.Anatole France (born Francois-Anatole Thibault, 16 April 1844 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful...

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1896 Mon Cousin Guy Henri Ardel Bertha Abraham Romance Novels French
1896 Mon Cousin Guy Henri Ardel Bertha Abraham Romance Novels French

Price: £69.99

An early copy of the French author Ardel's novel, in a fine binding. In French. Henri Ardel, pseudonym of Bertha Abraham (1863 - 1938), was an author of romance novels published especially for women. In 1934 Abraham received the...

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1896 NOVEL The Other House HENRY JAMES Vol I CRIME
1896 NOVEL The Other House HENRY JAMES Vol I CRIME

Price: £79.99

The scarce first volume of James' novel. Second Edition. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and a blind-stamped motif. Volume I of two only. With thirty-two pages of advertisements at the rear for other Heinemann publications.  The...

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1896 Robert Louis Stevenson Weir Of Hermiston Unfinished Romance First Ed
1896 Robert Louis Stevenson Weir Of Hermiston Unfinished Romance First Ed

Price: £45.00

A first edition of Stevenson's unfinished novel, Weir of Hermiston.The story of a upper-class youth from Edinburgh who is banished from his family home to live as a local laird, the book is notable for its confusing naming of two characters...

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1896 Rodney Stone Arthur CONAN DOYLE Strand Magazine
1896 Rodney Stone Arthur CONAN DOYLE Strand Magazine

Price: £340.00

A mystery thriller by Conan Doyle taken from the serialisation in the Strand magazine. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Bound from the parts.

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1896 Rodney Stone First Edition Arthur Conan Doyle Illustrated Boxing
1896 Rodney Stone First Edition Arthur Conan Doyle Illustrated Boxing

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of Arthur Conan Doyle's boxing novel 'Rodney Stone'. Complete with eight plates and publishers advertisements to the rear. First edition of this work in book form. 'Rodney...

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1896 Soldier Tales Second Impression Rudyard Kipling Illustrated Stories
1896 Soldier Tales Second Impression Rudyard Kipling Illustrated Stories

Price: £80.00

A collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling.First edition, second impression.This edition was reprinted in November 1896 a month after the first impression.In the original cloth binding.Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short...

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1896 Stephanie's Children Margaret ROBERTS Illustrated
1896 Stephanie's Children Margaret ROBERTS Illustrated

Price: £12.99

A scarce First Edition copy of 'Stephanie's Children' by Margaret Roberts, author of 'The Atelier du Lys', 'Not One of Us', 'Kinsfolk and Others', etc. Includes a frontispiece and several other plates within.

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1896 The Boy Hunters Captain Mayne Reid Nimrod Edition Illustrated
1896 The Boy Hunters Captain Mayne Reid Nimrod Edition Illustrated

Price: £39.99

An adventure story from Irish author Maybe Reid. Nimrod edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates.

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1896 The Dolly Dialogues Anthony Hope Westminster Gazette English Literature
1896 The Dolly Dialogues Anthony Hope Westminster Gazette English Literature

Price: £19.99

A copy of Hope's popular sketches, dating from the late nineteenth century. In 1893 he wrote three novels (Sport Royal, A Change of Air and Half-a-Hero) and a series of sketches that first appeared in the Westminster Gazette and...

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1896 The Dolly Dialogues by Anthony Hope Signed Social Commentary
1896 The Dolly Dialogues by Anthony Hope Signed Social Commentary

Price: £250.00

An excellent copy of this witty collection of sketches, signed by the author. The work was first published in the influential Liberal newspaper, the Westminster Gazette and later published...

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1896 The History of Henry Esmond William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated
1896 The History of Henry Esmond William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated

Price: £27.00

An illustrated edition of Thackeray's classic novel, The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.Illustrated throughout by T. H. Robinson

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1896 The MARTIAN George du MAURIER First Edition
1896 The MARTIAN  George du MAURIER First Edition

Price: £970.00

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

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1896 The Seven Seas Rudyard Kipling First Edition
1896 The Seven Seas Rudyard Kipling First Edition

Price: £29.00

A first edition of Kipling's Seven Seas.  Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for...

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1896 The Shadow Of Arvor Legendary Romance Folk Tales Brittany Edith Rinder
1896 The Shadow Of Arvor Legendary Romance Folk Tales Brittany Edith Rinder

Price: £200.00

A handsome first edition collection of short folk tales and romances taken from Brittany. Includes stories such as Ronan the Silent and Gwennolaik.

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1896 The Sowers Henry Seton Merriman Seventh Edition
1896 The Sowers Henry Seton Merriman Seventh Edition

Price: £24.99

A fictional work from English novelist Hugh Stowell Scott, under his renowned pseudonym Henry Seton Merriman. Seventh edition. Featuring the original publishers' advertisements to the rear.

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1896 The Strand Magazine Volume XII July to December Rodney Stone Conan Doyle
1896 The Strand Magazine Volume XII July to December Rodney Stone Conan Doyle

Price: £44.99

Volume XII of the Strand magazine, published in 1896. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes, and a frontispiece. Including the concluding part of the first printing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Rodney Stone.

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1896 The Young Voyageurs Captin Mayne Reid First Edition
1896 The Young Voyageurs Captin Mayne Reid First Edition

Price: £49.99

A beautifully illustrated edition of this victorian adventure novel. Nimrod edition. Illustrated throughout and featuring a frontispiece. Thomas Mayne Reid was a Scots-Irish American novelist, specialising in adventure...

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1896 Through Russian Snows First Edition G A Henty Illustrated Adventure Novel
1896 Through Russian Snows First Edition G A Henty Illustrated Adventure Novel

Price: £45.00

An historical adventure novel by G A Henty.The first edition, in accordance with all points by Newbolt 73.1.Illustrated, with eight illustrations and a map.George Alfred Henty was a popular English novelist and war correspondent. He...

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1896 Two Little Pilgrims' Progress The City Beautiful Frances Hodgson Burnett
1896 Two Little Pilgrims' Progress The City Beautiful Frances Hodgson Burnett

Price: £50.00

A beautifully bound copy of this children's novel by esteemed writer, Frances Hodgson Burnett. Burnett is best known for her 'Little Lord Fauntleroy', 'A Little Princess' and 'The Secret Garden'. ...

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1896 Westward Ho Voyages Sir Amyas Leigh Knight Charles KINGSLEY Devon Sea
1896 Westward Ho Voyages Sir Amyas Leigh Knight Charles KINGSLEY Devon Sea

Price: £195.00

A beautifully bound copy of Kingsley's classic seafaring novel. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates by Charles E. Brock. With a Christ's Hospital prize presentation label to the front...

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1896-1904 9vols The Works of H S Merriman with Illustrations
1896-1904 9vols The Works of H S Merriman with Illustrations

Price: £235.00

An attractive collection of novels by H. S. Merriman. In nine volumes. With illustrations. The set consists of: Flotsam, Velvet Glove, The Grey Lady, Tomaso's Fortune, Barlasch of the Guard, The Isle of Unrest, The Sowers, In...

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1896-1911 4vol Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Lay Morals Weir of Hermistion
1896-1911 4vol Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Lay Morals Weir of Hermistion

Price: £140.00

A collection of four uniformly bound posthumously published works by the popular Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Including the novel Weir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance (1896, first edition), the short...

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1896-1912 6v Works of ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Calf
1896-1912 6v Works of ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Calf

Price: £348.00

A collection of works from the fabulous Scotsman Robert Louis Stevenson in decorative Eton College presentation bindings. 1896 Weir of Hermiston. 1906 Prince Otto. 1908 An Inland Voyage. 1912 In the South Seas. 1912 New Arabian...

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1896-97 ST IVES Robert Louis STEVENSON Pall Mall FIRST
1896-97 ST IVES Robert Louis STEVENSON Pall Mall FIRST

Price: £140.00

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1897 25vol Complete Works Sir Walter Scott Frontispiece Plates Bayntun Fine Bind
1897 25vol Complete Works Sir Walter Scott Frontispiece Plates Bayntun Fine Bind

Price: £1,200.00

A complete set of the Victoria Edition Sir Walter Scott's novels. Illustrated with plates to frontispiece to each volume and in a fine binding by Bayntun, Bath with binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. In twenty-five...

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1897 25Vol Works Complete Waverley Novels Victoria Edition SIR WALTER SCOTT
1897 25Vol Works Complete Waverley Novels Victoria Edition SIR WALTER SCOTT

Price: £400.00

A set of the Waverley novels published by Adam and Charles Black.The Victoria Edition.Complete in twenty-five volumes.With a frontispiece to each volume. Titles are as follows:Volume 1- WaverleyVolume 2- Guy ManneringVolume 3- Old...

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1897 2vol Hugh Wynne Silas Weir Mitchell First Edition Paris Art Book
1897 2vol Hugh Wynne Silas Weir Mitchell First Edition Paris Art Book

Price: £295.00

The first edition of this historical novel from Silas Weir Mitchell. Including frontispieces to each volume. Silas Weir Mitchell (February 15, 1829 January 4, 1914) was an American physician and writer known for his discovery...

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1897 2vol The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Charles Dickens Illus Andrew Lang
1897 2vol The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Charles Dickens Illus Andrew Lang

Price: £55.00

The 'Gadshill Edition' of this popular novel by Victorian author, Charles Dickens. Printed from the author's corrected editions of 1867 and 1868. In the original publisher's cloth bindings....

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1897 4vols Collected Works of Mrs Henry Wood
1897 4vols Collected Works of Mrs Henry Wood

Price: £115.00

A collection of four novels by Mrs. Henry Wood.The set consists of Mildred Arkell, The Master of Greylands, George Canterbury's Will and Lord Oakburn's Daughters.Ellen Wood (17 January 1814 10 February 1887), was an English novelist,...

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1897 6vol The Works of Charles Lamb Correspondences Elia Tales and More
1897 6vol The Works of Charles Lamb Correspondences Elia Tales and More

Price: £245.00

A collection of the works of Charles Lamb, scarce in its entirety. Charles Lamb (London, 10 February 1775 Edmonton, 27 December 1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales...

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1897 8 Vols An ENGLISH GARNER By Edward ARBER
1897 8 Vols An ENGLISH GARNER By Edward ARBER

Price: £179.99

An early eight volume set of An English Garner by Edward Arber. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Eight volumes, complete. Edward Arber, 1836 1912, was an English academic and writer. From 1854 to 1878 he worked...

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1897 A Fountain Sealed Walter Besant Fiction First Edition
1897 A Fountain Sealed Walter Besant Fiction First Edition

Price: £29.99

A Victorian work of historical fiction about the supposed mistress of King George III. First edition. Engraved frontispiece by H. G. Burgess.

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1897 Elem d'Asie J H Rosny illustrated
1897 Elem d'Asie J H Rosny illustrated

Price: £49.99

J.-H. Rosny was the pseudonym of the brothers Joseph Henri Honor Boex (18561940) and Sraphin Justin Franois Boex (18591948), both born in Brussels. Together they wrote a series of novels and short stories about natural, prehistoric...

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1897 HG Wells The Plattner Story And Others Collection First Edition
1897 HG Wells The Plattner Story And Others Collection First Edition

Price: £195.00

A first edition of H.G. Wells' The Plattner Story and Others.A collection of seventeen short stories, the volume includes works such as The Argonauts of the Air, as well as In The Abyss, and makes for an interesting early example of...

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1897 In Kedar's Tent Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott
1897 In Kedar's Tent Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott

Price: £16.99

A first edition of this novel by Hugh Stowell Scott, published under his pseudonym Henry Seton Merriman. Hugh Stowell Scott (1862 or 1863 - November 19, 1903) was an English novelist. He worked with great care, and his best books...

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1897 In Kedar's Tents Henry Seton Merriman First Ed Ex Libris Marion Terry
1897 In Kedar's Tents Henry Seton Merriman First Ed Ex Libris Marion Terry

Price: £22.00

The first edition of this novel.Written by Henry Seton Merriman, a pseudonym for Hugh Stowell Scott. With the signature of prior owner, Marion Terry to the recto of front endpaper. Marion Terry was a famous English actress who had...

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1897 Rattlin the Reefer by Capt. MARRYAT E.J.WHEELER
1897 Rattlin the Reefer by Capt. MARRYAT  E.J.WHEELER

Price: £24.99

A copy of the popular Rattlin the Reefer by Edward Howard, edited by Captain Frederick Marryat Bound in blue covered cloth boards with gilt lettering Author's Edition Captain Frederick Marryat (July 10, 1792 August 9, 1848) was...

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1897 Savage Club Papers Muddock Johnson Illustrated Uncommon
1897 Savage Club Papers Muddock Johnson Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £60.00

An uncommon copy of this charming anthology of fiction and poetry by members of the notable Literary Club, the 'Savage Club'. The 'Savage Club', founded in 1857, is a gentlemen's club based...

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1897 THE ARGOSY Volume 64 July-December Illus
1897 THE ARGOSY Volume 64 July-December Illus

Price: £49.99

Leather bound volume with gilt detailing to the spine. Contains: Peace With Honour by Sydney C. Grier. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse. My Lady Moon by Lady Margaret Majendie. Illustrated by Lady Jane Lindsay The Valley of the Rhone...

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1897 The Invisible Playmate and W. V. Her Book Canton Brock First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1897 The Invisible Playmate and W. V. Her Book Canton Brock First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £27.00

A charming uncommon first edition copy of poetry and prose by the notable children's writer William Canton, written for his daughter Winifred Vida. Illustrated with two plates by the notable...

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1897 The Revolution in Tanner's Lane Mark Rutherford Hale White 3rd
1897 The Revolution in Tanner's Lane Mark Rutherford Hale White 3rd

Price: £45.00

A third edition of this novel by Hale White under the pseudonym Mark Rutherford.William Hale White, known by his pseudonym Mark Rutherford, was a British writer and civil servant who wrote many novels and worked in journalism.

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1897 The Sack of Monte Carlo Walter Frith First Edition Novel
1897 The Sack of Monte Carlo Walter Frith First Edition Novel

Price: £79.99

The scarce first edition of this adventure novel by Walter Frith. Walter Frith (1857-1941) was a barrister and author, who wrote numerous plays but only three novels.

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

Price: £115.00

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

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

Price: £30.00

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

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