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1843 James Ballantine Jot The Gaberlunzie's Wallet Signed Illustrated First Ed
1843 James Ballantine Jot The Gaberlunzie's Wallet Signed Illustrated First Ed

Price: £120.00

A signed first edition of The Gaberlunzie's WalletInscribed by the author James Ballantine, who wrote under the pseudonym 'Jot.'With numerous illustrations on steel and wood and 13 plates. Stories and poetry of Scotland featuring...

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1843 King Henry the Second an Historical Drama by Sir Arthur Helps Pickering Ed
1843 King Henry the Second an Historical Drama by Sir Arthur Helps Pickering Ed

Price: £120.00

An early edition of King Henry the Second by Sir Arthur Helps. Sir Arthur Helps, KCB, DCL (10 July 1813 7 March 1875), was an English writer and dean of the Privy Council, youngest son of Thomas Helps, a London merchant, was born...

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1843 Our Mess Edited by Charles Lever Jack Hinton the Guardsman Illustrated
1843 Our Mess Edited by Charles Lever Jack Hinton the Guardsman Illustrated

Price: £29.00

The first volume of Our Mess by Charles Lever.This volume comprises of the story Jack Hinton the Guardsman. Lacking volumes II and III which were Tom Burke. The first edition of this volume.With a frontispiece of Charles Lever and...

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1843 The BARONESS Very Scarce social commentary
1843 The BARONESS Very Scarce social commentary

Price: £119.99

A rather scarce religious novel concerning two young women, Edith and the young Baroness de Walton. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. Bound by R. Eastwell, Belfast, with the bookbinder's label to the front...

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1843 The COMMISSIONER Lunatico Enquirendo GEORGE JAMES
1843 The COMMISSIONER Lunatico Enquirendo GEORGE JAMES

Price: £77.99

The first edition of this humorous tale by novelist George James. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. With Twenty-Seven Illustrations on Steel by Phiz. Plate Five, 'The Hunt' is missing. Bound from the Parts. George Payne...

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1843 Windsor Castle an Historical Romance William Harrison Ainsworth First 1vol
1843 Windsor Castle an Historical Romance William Harrison Ainsworth First 1vol

Price: £300.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Windsor Castle. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.The first edition in one volume. With an engraved frontispiece, etched title page, 18...

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1843-53 5vols The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Published by William Pickering
1843-53 5vols The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Published by William Pickering

Price: £150.00

A set of The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray.In five volumes.With a Frontispiece of Thomas Gray to volume I.Published by William Pickering.From 'The Aldine Edition of the British Poets.'Thomas Gray (26 December 1716 30 July 1771) was...

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1844 - 1877 9vol Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Bleak House Dombey and Son Little Dorrit Illustrated
1844 - 1877 9vol Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Bleak House Dombey and Son Little Dorrit Illustrated

Price: £940.00

Containing several first editions in book form, this is a uniformly bound collection of Charles Dickens' most famous works, including Oliver Twist, Bleak House, and Little Dorrit. This nine...

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1844 2 vol in1 The History of Tom Jones A Foundling Henry Fielding
1844 2 vol in1 The History of Tom Jones A Foundling Henry Fielding

Price: £55.00

A lovely copy of Henry Fielding's comic novel 'The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling'. Two volumes bound in one. Henry Fielding was a novelist and playwright, born in 1707. Alongside his...

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1844 3vol Rose D'Albret or Troublous Times A Romance by G P R James Lovejoys
1844 3vol Rose D'Albret or Troublous Times A Romance by G P R James Lovejoys

Price: £79.99

George Payne Rainsford James' historic romance. Complete in two volumes. George Payne Rainsford James (August 9, 1799 June 9, 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many...

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1844 3vol Saint James's Court of Queen Anne William H. Ainsworth First Edition
1844 3vol Saint James's Court of Queen Anne William H. Ainsworth First Edition

Price: £325.00

The complete collection of William Harrison Ainsworth's three volumed historical romance, St. James's, or The Court of Queen Anne. First edition. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, featuring thirteen engraved plates.  William...

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1844 3vols Saint James's or The Court of Queen Anne Ainsworth First Edition Illu
1844 3vols Saint James's or The Court of Queen Anne Ainsworth First Edition Illu

Price: £2,900.00

The first edition of Ainsworth's romance.A presentation copy, signed by the author and addressed to the illustrator of Ainsworth's portrait frontis, Daniel Maclise.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a...

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1844 Essays and Sketches by Washington Irving Tilt's Miniature Classical Library
1844 Essays and Sketches by Washington Irving Tilt's Miniature Classical Library

Price: £99.99

A miniature edition of some of the works of Washington Irving. Rather a scarce edition in the Irving cannon. With an illustrated frontispiece. Bookseller's label to rear pastedown of Leighton Son and Hodge.

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1844 Martin CHUZZLEWIT Charles DICKENS FIRST EDITION
1844 Martin CHUZZLEWIT Charles DICKENS  FIRST EDITION

Price: £294.00

A first edition, first issue of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. Needing work on the binding and foxed as usual but still the first edition and bound...

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1844 Memorials of Many Scenes by Richard Monckton Milnes a New Edition
1844 Memorials of Many Scenes by Richard Monckton Milnes a New Edition

Price: £79.99

An uncommon copy of this poetical work by Richard Monckton Milnes.A new edition.Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton FRS (19 June 1809 11 August 1885) was an English poet, patron of literature and politician.

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1844 Modern Society The March Of Intellect Modern Accomplishments Sinclair
1844 Modern Society The March Of Intellect Modern Accomplishments Sinclair

Price: £125.00

A finely bound copy of Sinclair's novel for children. Seventh Thousand.

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1844 Oeuvres Dramatiques de J Racine Volume I of II in French
1844 Oeuvres Dramatiques de J Racine Volume I of II in French

Price: £22.00

A collection of the Dramatic Works of J. Racine.Volume I only of II.In the original French.This volume contains:  La Thebaide, ou Les Freres Ennemis. Tragedie. 1664., Alexandre le Grand, Tragedie. 1665., Andromaque, Tragedie....

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1844 Tales and Illustrations for Young Persons Charlotte Elizabeth Fourth Ed
1844 Tales and Illustrations for Young Persons Charlotte Elizabeth Fourth Ed

Price: £44.99

A charming collection of fictional tales for children. Fourth edition. Illustrated throughout, featuring an engraved frontispiece.

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1844 The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer Phiz Charles Lever Illus Early Imprint
1844 The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer Phiz Charles Lever Illus Early Imprint

Price: £35.00

An early edition of this poplar work by Charles Lever, illustrated throughout and in a pleasant half calf binding. Illustrated, with a frontispiece, vignette title page and twenty further plates...

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1844 The Story of a Feather First Edition Illustrated Douglas William Jerrold
1844 The Story of a Feather First Edition Illustrated Douglas William Jerrold

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this novel by Douglas William Jerrold.With a frontispiece and vignette title page.Held in a slipcase and a brodart wrap.In the original brown cloth with gilt stamped pictorial boards. Douglas William Jerrold was...

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1844 The White Lady and Undine Tales from German Von Woltmann Illustrated
1844 The White Lady and Undine Tales from German Von Woltmann Illustrated

Price: £190.00

An English translation of two famous romantic German tales. With multiple engraved plates and vignettes. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley...

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1844 White Lady and Undine Tale from the German Woltmann Scarce Illustrated
1844 White Lady and Undine Tale from the German Woltmann Scarce Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A scarce first edition copy of this English translation of two famous romantic German tales, 'The White Lady' and 'Undine'. Translated into English by C L Lyttelton, 'The White Lady' and 'Undine'...

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1844 Windsor Castle An Historical Romance W Harrison Ainsworth Illustrated
1844 Windsor Castle An Historical Romance W Harrison Ainsworth Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A copiously illustrated copy of Harrison's historical romance, Windsor Castle. New edition. Illustrated throughout by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot, and designs on wood by W. Alfred Delamotte.

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1844 Windsor Castle An Historical Romance W Harrison-Ainsworth Cruikshank Johannot
1844 Windsor Castle An Historical Romance W Harrison-Ainsworth Cruikshank Johannot

Price: £135.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this historical novel. Being a 'New Edition'. This is the second edition of this novel to be issued in one volume. Illustrated throughout, with numerous...

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1844-1845 3vol The Wandering Jew by Eugene Sue Calf Binding French Literature
1844-1845 3vol The Wandering Jew by Eugene Sue Calf Binding French Literature

Price: £210.00

A uniformly bound three volume English translation of this noted fictional work by French novelist Eugene Sue. A later imprint of the 1844 first UK edition, published between 1844 and 1845,...

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1844-46 Martineau Feats On The Fiord Together With The Billow And The Rock First
1844-46 Martineau Feats On The Fiord Together With The Billow And The Rock First

Price: £115.00

A collection of two novels by Harriet Martineau, Feats on the Fiord, A Tale of Norway and The Billow and the Rock, A Tale. A scarce edition with two volumes bound in one. First editions. Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1876) was...

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1845 4vol Le JUIF ERRANT Eugene Sue Gavarni Illus
1845 4vol Le JUIF ERRANT Eugene Sue Gavarni Illus

Price: £675.00

Including numerous plates featuring wonderful illustrations by Gavarni, and one folding map. Important for its Gavarni illustrations. With illustrations in the text and vignette titles. Joseph Marie Eugne Sue (20...

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1845 Bracebridge Hall or The Humorists Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving
1845 Bracebridge Hall or The Humorists Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving

Price: £60.00

A one-volume edition of this episodic novel.The authorship is attributed to Geoffrey Crayon, a pseudonym for Washington Irving. Bracebridge Hall was originally written in 1821 and is a location-based series of character sketches. There...

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1845 Italy a Poem in Four Cantos by John Edmund Reade
1845 Italy a Poem in Four Cantos by John Edmund Reade

Price: £195.00

An edition of Italy: A Poem, in Four Cantos.With notes.A new edition, revised and corrected by John Edmund Burke, Author of Catiline and The Deluge etc.

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1845 Italy A Poem in Four Cantos by John Edmund Reade Fiction Very Scarce
1845 Italy A Poem in Four Cantos by John Edmund Reade Fiction Very Scarce

Price: £345.00

A volume of poetry by the little-known novelist and poet John Edmund Reade. Reade (18001870) possessed a remarkable capacity for imitation that often verged on plagiarism. Byron was his chief model, but his poems and plays...

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1845 Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott Tauchnitz Waverley Historical Novel Romance
1845 Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott Tauchnitz Waverley Historical Novel Romance

Price: £48.00

The Tauchnitz edition of this popular work by Sir Walter Scott.The work is part of the widely succesful Waverley Novels, which, for nearly a century, were widely read across Europe.Kenilworth is a historical novel set in 1575, and...

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1845 The Trials of Margaret Lyndsay John Wilson
1845 The Trials of Margaret Lyndsay John Wilson

Price: £34.99

John Wilson's novel about Scottish life. John Wilson of Ellerey FRSE (18 May 1785 3 April 1854) was a Scottish advocate, literary critic and author. In 1822 began the series of Noctes Ambrosianae, after 1825 mostly Wilson's work....

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1846 2 Vol The Privateer's Man One Hundred Years Ago Marryat First Edition
1846 2 Vol The Privateer's Man One Hundred Years Ago Marryat First Edition

Price: £345.00

A scarce set of first editions from English Royal Navy officer, and novelist, Captain Frederick Marryat. Captain Frederick Marryat is noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical...

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1846 2 Vols The Works of WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
1846 2 Vols The Works of WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR

Price: £59.99

Two volumes of English author Walter Savage Landor, including his famous Imaginary Conversations. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Complete in Two Volumes. Walter Savage Landor, 1775 1864, was an...

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1846 Atala Rene Les Abencerages Suivis du Voyage en Amerique Chateaubriand
1846 Atala Rene Les Abencerages Suivis du Voyage en Amerique Chateaubriand

Price: £19.00

A scarce edition of this work by Francois-Rene, vicomte de Chateaubriand.Atala is an early novella inspired by Chateaubriand's travels in North America.

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1846 Contarini Fleming A Romance By B Disraeli Authors Portrait Frontispiece
1846 Contarini Fleming A Romance By B Disraeli Authors Portrait Frontispiece

Price: £79.99

One of Disraeli's novels, with a portrait of the author to frontispiece. Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 - 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman...

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1846 Evenings at HADDON HALL Calabrella G. CATTERMOLE
1846 Evenings at HADDON HALL Calabrella G. CATTERMOLE

Price: £99.99

A collection of stories of romance and chivalry, with illustrations by George Cattermole. Bound in quarter morocco leather with gilt lettering and decoration, and cloth covered boards. With 24 plates, collated complete. Cattermole,...

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1846 Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane Lesage Meissonier Illustrated French
1846 Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane Lesage Meissonier Illustrated French

Price: £250.00

A smartly bound and profusely illustrated copy of Alain-Rene Lesage's picaresque novel 'Gil Blas', illustrated by Ernest Meissonier. Written in the original French. 'Gil Blas' is a adventurous...

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1846 The Adventures of Oliver Twist Charles Dickens New Ed From Parts Davies
1846 The Adventures of Oliver Twist Charles Dickens New Ed From Parts Davies

Price: £1,950.00

The new and revised edition of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist.Actually a nice copy with the plates in particularly clean

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1846 The Brigand or Corse de Leon a Romance G. P. R. James
1846 The Brigand or Corse de Leon a Romance G. P. R. James

Price: £69.99

An uncommon copy of George James' fictional romance The Brigand: Or Corse De Leon. George Payne Rainsford James was an English novelist and historical writer. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United...

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1846 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated
1846 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated

Price: £22.99

An edition of The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Illustrated by wood engravings from the designs of C. W. Cope, Thomas Creswick, J. C. Horsley, R. Redgrave and Frederick Tayler; Members of the Etching Club. With a Biographical...

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1847 2vol Margaret Percival By Elizabeth Missing Sewell Ed William Sewell First
1847 2vol Margaret Percival By Elizabeth Missing Sewell Ed William Sewell First

Price: £99.99

Margaret Percival by 'The Author of Amy Herbert', Elizabeth Missing Sewell and edited by her brother Rev. William Sewell. With half title to volume one. In two volumes complete. First English edition. Elizabeth Missing Sewell...

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1847 Opere Scelte Di Vittorio Alfieri Drama Poetry FW Rinck Binding
1847 Opere Scelte Di Vittorio Alfieri Drama Poetry FW Rinck Binding

Price: £37.99

An impressive volume of the selected works of the Italian poet and dramatist Count Vittorio Alfieri. Considered the "founder of Italian tragedy", Vittorio (1749-1803) may be considered the founder of a new school in the Italian...

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1847 The Greatest Plague of Life Brothers Mayhew Sangosrki Binding
1847 The Greatest Plague of Life Brothers Mayhew Sangosrki Binding

Price: £325.00

A handsomely-bound edition of this novel from the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.

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1847 The Knight of Gwynne by Charles Lever with Illustrations First Edition
1847 The Knight of Gwynne by Charles Lever with Illustrations First Edition

Price: £210.00

A first edition of The Knight of Gwynne; a Tale of the Time of the Union. Bound from parts, with advertisements inserted to the rear.By Charles Lever, Author of "Harry Lorrequer" by "Charles O'Malley."With 39 illustrations by "Phiz."...

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1847 The Natural History of the Gent by Albert Smith Illustrated
1847 The Natural History of the Gent by Albert Smith Illustrated

Price: £79.99

An illustrated volume of this work by Albert Smith. Albert Richard Smith (24 May 1816 23 May 1860), was an English author, entertainer, and mountaineer. He also wrote a series of so-called natural histories: The Gent (1847), The...

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1847 The Poetical Works of William Cowper of the Inner Temple Colour Illustrated
1847 The Poetical Works of William Cowper of the Inner Temple Colour Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A scarce early illustrated edition of Cowper's poetry.Six colour tinted engraved plates depicting scenes from the poetry. Includes a brief biography of the life of William Cowper.  Includes works such as, The Task, Human...

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1847 The Prize Book Illustrated Plates Privately Published Children Stories Poem
1847 The Prize Book Illustrated Plates Privately Published Children Stories Poem

Price: £80.00

A compilation of plays, prose and poetry.With three full page plates.Privately published with the intention of being presented as a prize. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin...

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1847 Woman's Love Herbert Rodwell Alfred Crowquill Plates Scarce
1847 Woman's Love Herbert Rodwell Alfred Crowquill Plates Scarce

Price: £420.00

A scarce early edition of this romance by G. Herbert Rodwell. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates by Alfred Crowquill (the pseudonym of Alfred Henry Forrester). Rodwell was also the author of works such as Teddy the...

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1847-48 16 vols in 5 Ausgewahlte Werke Jean Paul German Romantic Novels
1847-48 16 vols in 5 Ausgewahlte Werke Jean Paul German Romantic Novels

Price: £240.00

Selected works of the German writer Jean Paul. In German.From the library of the Titley Court Estate.Titley Court was home to the Greenly family for over 500 years. The Greenly family have a long and fascinating history, perhaps...

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1847-49 10 Vols in 5 Ausgewahlte Werke Jean Paul German Romantic
1847-49 10 Vols in 5 Ausgewahlte Werke Jean Paul German Romantic

Price: £160.00

Five volumes of the collected works of the German Romantic writer Jean Paul, with four folding plates. Incomplete, lacking Volumes I and II, and XI, XIII, and XIV. Ten volumes bound as five....

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1848 3v Social Distinction Hearts & Homes Sarah ELLIS
1848 3v Social Distinction Hearts & Homes Sarah ELLIS

Price: £265.00

  A first edition of a Sarah Ellis's novel regarding the role of women in society. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. Complete in three volumes. With a frontispiece to Volume One. Sarah Ellis, 1799-1872, was a writer...

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1848 Charles Dickens Dombey And Son First Edition Bound From The Parts
1848 Charles Dickens Dombey And Son First Edition Bound From The Parts

Price: £700.00

A first edition of Dombey and Son.First issue - bound from the parts. Hook in the left hand on the frontis vignette and capitan for captain etc on 324 etc. Bound here in from the parts after its initial serialised publication...

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1848 Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens Illustrated First Edition First Issue
1848 Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens Illustrated First Edition First Issue

Price: £245.00

A first edition, first issue of this novel by Charles Dickens. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Issue points include the word "Delight" appearing twice at page 284 instead of "Joy", the word "Capitan" appearing in the final...

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1848 First Edition First Issue Dombey and Son Charles Dickens Illustrated H K Browne Phiz
1848 First Edition First Issue Dombey and Son Charles Dickens Illustrated H K Browne Phiz

Price: £900.00

A rare first edition, first issue of 'Dombey and Sons' by the famous Victorian author Charles Dickens. A scarce first edition, first impression of Dickens' novel 'Dombey and Son'. Issue points...

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1848 Henry Fielding Works Humour Satire English Novelist Collection Anthology
1848 Henry Fielding Works Humour Satire English Novelist Collection Anthology

Price: £140.00

A scarce collected works of Henry Fielding.Containing all of Fielding's works, as well as illustrations throughout by George Cruickshank, this volume is testament to the author's wit and satirical prowess, accompanied excellently by...

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1848 Moxon Works of Charles Lamb Letters Poems &c
1848 Moxon Works of Charles Lamb Letters Poems &c

Price: £36.99

A very handsome tome of Lamb's collected works. Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was a well-known English essayist.  Despite bouts of mental illness, Lamb enjoyed a rich and rewarding social life and fame in his own time.This volume...

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1848 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Life of the Author
1848 The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper with a Life of the Author

Price: £49.99

A small volume of Cowper's Complete Poetical Works.Including the Copyright poems.With a Life of the Author, from the Edition of Robert Southey.

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1848 The Literary and Pictorial Souvenir Museum of Entertainment Instruction
1848 The Literary and Pictorial Souvenir Museum of Entertainment Instruction

Price: £99.99

A lovely scarce collection of images and stories. With frontispiece and numerous further plates, all with tissue-guards. Bookseller's label of H. Scott, Carlisle, to front pastedown. Includes:Adventure in MantuaThe Student of...

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1848 The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole A Smith Leech Riviere
1848 The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole A Smith Leech Riviere

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this novel by Albert Smith, in a smart binding by Riviere and son. Albert Smith was an author, mountaineer and entertainer. This is one of his many literary efforts, several...

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1848 The Works of G. P. R. James The Kings Plot Gowrie
1848 The Works of G. P. R. James The Kings Plot Gowrie

Price: £99.99

A scarce volume of this highly regarded set of works from George Payne Rainsford James. Containing "Gowrie or the King's Plot", and featuring an engraved frontispiece. Volume XVII of the original twenty-one volumes, although this...

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1848-1849 48 Vols WAVERLEY Novels Sir Walter SCOTT
1848-1849 48 Vols WAVERLEY Novels Sir Walter SCOTT

Price: £725.00

A complete set of Sir Walter Scott's The Waverley Novels. Smart bright and with uniform colour. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. 48 Volumes, complete. With a pictorial nameplate for G. R. Woodward...

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1848-54 3Vol History Fairchild Family Mrs Sherwood Stories Religious Education
1848-54 3Vol History Fairchild Family Mrs Sherwood Stories Religious Education

Price: £99.00

A three volume set of a nineteenth century bestselling children's work.The works focus on the lives of the Fairchild children who, in part one, come to realise their human depravity and the subsequent need for redemption. In parts...

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1849 3 Vol James The Second Or The Revolution Of 1688 William Harrison Ainsworth
1849 3 Vol James The Second Or The Revolution Of 1688 William Harrison Ainsworth

Price: £240.00

A complete set of Ainsworth's mid nineteenth-century historical novel. First Edition, Second Issue. Each volume features an illustrated frontispiece. Complete in three volumes. William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January...

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1849 A Tale of the Winds and the Waves A Mournful Chant of Merrie Christmas
1849 A Tale of the Winds and the Waves A Mournful Chant of Merrie Christmas

Price: £245.00

An anonymously written Victorian tale.Illustrated, with dozens of vignettes and seven full page plates.Bookplate to front pastedown indicates a prior owner to be Walter Flinn.A scarce publication with not much known about it. The fictional...

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1849 Ainsworth Crichton Third Edition First Illustrated By Hablot K Browne
1849 Ainsworth Crichton Third Edition First Illustrated By Hablot K Browne

Price: £36.99

Crichton is a romantic novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. This is the first edition illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz) with frontispiece and illustrated half title and full page engravings throughout. Third edition, revised...

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1849 John Bull and His Wonderful Lamp Homunculus Thackeray First Edition Illustr
1849 John Bull and His Wonderful Lamp Homunculus Thackeray First Edition Illustr

Price: £200.00

A fascinating satire on Richard Cobden.An extremely scarce work.Illustrated throughout with five plates from designs by the Author. Unfortunately lacking the frontispiece.This is the first edition.Authorship is attributed to Homunculus,...

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1849 MARCO VISCONTI by Tommaso GROSSI Historical FIRST
1849 MARCO VISCONTI by Tommaso GROSSI Historical FIRST

Price: £79.99

A First Edition of Tommaso Grossi's historical novel, Marco Visconti. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. First Edition. In Italian. A story of the fourteenth century. Also contains Ildegonda, La fuggitiva, and Ulrico...

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1849 Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett Thomas Roscoe Illustrated Cruikshank
1849 Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett Thomas Roscoe Illustrated Cruikshank

Price: £79.99

A comically illustrated collection of some of satirist, Tobais Smollett's works.Complete in one volume. Tobias Smollett was a Scottish poet and author, best known for his Picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of...

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1849 Now and Then Through a Glass Darkly Samuel Warren
1849 Now and Then Through a Glass Darkly Samuel Warren

Price: £47.99

A copy of the third novel of the lawyer and writer Samuel Warren, which considers justice and religion through an unjust murder conviction. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. The third edition. With a Remnant...

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1849 The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond William Makepeace Thackeray Illus
1849 The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond William Makepeace Thackeray Illus

Price: £80.00

A delightful illustrated copy of 'The History of Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond' by W M Thackeray With a illustrated frontispiece and eight illustrated plates. William Makepeace...

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1849 The Works of William Shakspere Plays and Poems C. Knight Illustrated Harvey
1849 The Works of William Shakspere Plays and Poems C. Knight Illustrated Harvey

Price: £69.99

A scarce anthology containing the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare. With glossarial notes; and  facts connected with his life and writings, abridged from "William Shakspere, a Biography". Profusely illustrated...

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1849-50 2vol The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray First Edition
1849-50 2vol The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray First Edition

Price: £150.00

  First Edition William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical bildungsroman novel, featuring his alter-ego Arthur Pendennis. With frontispieces, additional illustrated titles, and numerous plates throughout, as well as illustrations...

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1849-52 3vol Barnaby Rudge Boz Christmas Books Charles Dickens 1st Thus
1849-52 3vol Barnaby Rudge Boz Christmas Books Charles Dickens 1st Thus

Price: £600.00

A smartly rebound collection of Charles Dickens' novels, with 'Sketches of Boz' and 'Christmas Book's being the first cheap editions, all volumes illustrated with a frontispiece. 'Sketches of...

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1850 Catherine Sinclair Lord and Lady Harcourt, or Country Hospitalities
1850 Catherine Sinclair Lord and Lady Harcourt, or Country Hospitalities

Price: £165.00

A First Edition of Scottish author Catherine Sinclair's Lord and Lady Harcourt, Or, Country Hospitalities.Catherine Sinclair (1800 1864) was a Scottish novelist and writer of children's literature. Miss Sinclair wrote brightly...

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1850 Frank Fairlegh By Smedley First Edition Cruikshank Plates
1850 Frank Fairlegh By Smedley First Edition Cruikshank Plates

Price: £195.00

A scarce first edition of Frank Fairlegh by Francis E. Smedley. With thirty illustrations on steel by George Cruikshank. Francis Edward Smedley, (4 October 1818 1 May 1864) was an English novelist. His name appears in print usually...

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1850 Frank Fairlegh or Scenes From the Life of A Private Pupil Illus First
1850 Frank Fairlegh or Scenes From the Life of A Private Pupil Illus First

Price: £75.00

A first edition of this work by Francis E. SmedleyWill thirty illustrations by George Cruikshank.George Cruikshank was a british caricaturist and book illustrator, best known for his illustrations in the novels of Charles Dickens....

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1850 Morley Ernstein and The life and Adventures of John Marston Hall JAMES
1850 Morley Ernstein and The life and Adventures of John Marston Hall JAMES

Price: £44.99

A collection of charming romance's inspired by James' travels in France and Spain soon after the abdication of Napoleon. George Payne Rainsford James was an English novelist and historical writer, his other works include...

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1850 One in a Thousand The Days of Henri Quarte G P R James
1850 One in a Thousand The Days of Henri Quarte G P R James

Price: £35.00

A mid nineteenth century copy of this novel by GPR James.With the bookplate of one Henry Foley to the front pastedown.George Payne Rainsford James was an English novelist and historical writer. He is best known for his novel Richelieu:...

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1850 Raphael Pages de la Vingtieme Annee A De Lamartine Illustrated Scarce
1850 Raphael Pages de la Vingtieme Annee A De Lamartine Illustrated Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce edition of this novel by Lamartine.Illustrated with six plates by Tony Johannot, a French engraver, illustrator and printer known for his elegance.Alphonse Lamartine was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental...

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1850 Roland Cashel Fine Binding Charles Lever Phiz Illustrations First Edition
1850 Roland Cashel Fine Binding Charles Lever Phiz Illustrations First Edition

Price: £90.00

A nicely bound copy of this novel by famed Victorian author, Charles Lever. Illustrated throughout, by popular artist, Phiz. The first edition of this novel. With an illustrated frontispiece,...

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1850 Roland Cashel First Edition Charles Lever Phiz Illustrations Fine Binding
1850 Roland Cashel First Edition Charles Lever Phiz Illustrations Fine Binding

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this novel by famed Victorian author, Charles Lever. Illustrated throughout, by popular Victorian artist, Phiz. In a nice half calf binding. With an illustrated frontispiece,...

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1850 Salmagundi or the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff Irving
1850 Salmagundi or the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff Irving

Price: £39.99

A copy of this19th century satirical periodical created and written by American writer Washington Irving. Written in collaboration with Irving's oldest brother, William, and James Kirke Paulding, Irving produced twenty issues at...

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1850 Scenes From the Life of a Soldier In Active Service F W Hacklander Scarce
1850 Scenes From the Life of a Soldier In Active Service F W Hacklander Scarce

Price: £540.00

A collection of tales by Friedrich Wilhelm Hacklander.Containing 'The Austrian Campaign in Piedmont 1849', translated from the German of F W Hacklander; 'Notice of the Defence of Temeswar'; and 'The Camp of the Ban.' With...

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1850 Sir Andrew Wylie of That Ilk John Galt A New Edition Novel Zaehnsdorf Binding
1850 Sir Andrew Wylie of That Ilk John Galt A New Edition Novel Zaehnsdorf Binding

Price: £80.00

A nicely bound copy of this novel by Scottish author John Galt. In a Zaehnsdorf binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. John Galt was dubbed as a political novelist,...

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1850 The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series Illustrated
1850 The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A scarce volume of children's stories.New Series.With a coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations.

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1850 The CRAYON MISCELLANY by Washington IRVING
1850 The CRAYON MISCELLANY by Washington IRVING

Price: £45.00

The 1850 Author's Revised Edition of The Crayon Miscellany by Washington Irving. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Washington Irving, 1783 1859, was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian...

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1850 The Illustrated London Reading Book Literature Anthology Second Edition
1850 The Illustrated London Reading Book Literature Anthology Second Edition

Price: £48.00

A second edition of this anthology of extracts from literature.A collection of extracts from English classical authors including Milton, Byron, Shakespeare and Wordsworth.Produced by the Illustrated London News, the first illustrated...

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1850 The Last of the Barons Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Hablot K Brown Uncommon
1850 The Last of the Barons Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Hablot K Brown Uncommon

Price: £40.00

A lovely example of this novel by the author Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, in a handsome half calf binding. With an illustrated frontispiece by the noted 19th century illustrator, Hablot K. Browne....

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1850 The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett Thomas Roscoe New Ed Cruikshank
1850 The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett Thomas Roscoe New Ed Cruikshank

Price: £55.00

A collection of Tobias Smollett's works, illustrated throughout by George Cruikshank. A new edition. Illustrated throughout, by George Cruikshank. With a memoir of the author by Thomas Roscoe....

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1850 The Works of Edmund Spenser Henry John Todd Faerie Queen Virgils Gnat
1850 The Works of Edmund Spenser Henry John Todd Faerie Queen Virgils Gnat

Price: £34.99

A collection of the works of Edmund Spenser with an account of his life from John Milton's editor, Rev. Henry John Todd. Contains illustrated frontispiece and illustrated title page of Kilcolman Castle. Edmund Spenser (c....

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1850 Tour on the Prairies IRVING Representative EMERSON
1850 Tour on the Prairies IRVING Representative EMERSON

Price: £79.99

Two volumes bound in one of Irving's A Tour on the Prairies, a novel, and Emerson's Representative Men, a series of lectures. Bound in calf leather. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet,...

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1851 2vol ESSAYS and Marginalia by Hartley COLERIDGE FIRST
1851 2vol ESSAYS and Marginalia by Hartley COLERIDGE FIRST

Price: £325.00

A clean first edition of Essays and Marginalia by Hartley Coleridge. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. First Edition. In two volumes, complete. A lovely bright set in a very attractive binding. Hartley...

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1851 3vols Lavengro George Borrow Royal Artillery Library Shoeburyness First Ed
1851 3vols Lavengro George Borrow Royal Artillery Library Shoeburyness First Ed

Price: £210.00

A three volume set of George Borrow's 'Lavengro' handsomely bound in a uniform half binding. First edition. Complete in 3 volumes, bound in a uniform half calf binding with marbled paper...

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1851 3vols Lavengro: The Scholar The Gipsy The Priest Borrow 1st Ed Illustrated
1851 3vols Lavengro: The Scholar The Gipsy The Priest Borrow 1st Ed Illustrated

Price: £170.00

A pleasing first edition rebound copy of this classic work of nineteenth century English literature; complete in three volumes. 'Lavengro: The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest' is a semi-autobiographical...

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1851 3vols The Poetical Works of William Cowper Published by William Pickering
1851 3vols The Poetical Works of William Cowper Published by William Pickering

Price: £60.00

A set of The Poetical Works of William Cowper.Complete in three volumes.With a Frontispiece of Cowper to the first volume.From 'The Aldine Edition of the British Poets.'William Cowper (26 November 1731 25 April 1800) was an English...

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1851 8 Vols Works of JOHN MILTON Verse and Prose
1851 8 Vols Works of JOHN MILTON Verse and Prose

Price: £940.00

A beautifully bound set of Pickering's decorated complete Works of John Milton, including verse, prose, and a life of the author. Bound in leather with gilt lettering, decoration, blindstamped decoration, and gauffered...

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1851 NOVEL House of SEVEN GABLES by N Hawthorne FIRST
1851 NOVEL House of SEVEN GABLES by N Hawthorne FIRST

Price: £320.00

A scarce, internally clean First UK Edition of Hawthorne's gothic romance, in need of a sympathetic rebinding. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. The House of the Seven Gables was Hawthorne's...

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1851 The Mirror of Maidens in the Days of Queen Bess First Ed Sherwood Streeten
1851 The Mirror of Maidens in the Days of Queen Bess First Ed Sherwood Streeten

Price: £125.00

A historical novel by a prolific children's author.Written as a collaboration between Mary Martha Sherwood and her daughter Sophia. With an illustrated frontispiece.The first edition of this novel.This novel is set during...

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1851 The Pirate and The Three Cutters Illustrated Second Edition Captain Marryat
1851 The Pirate and The Three Cutters Illustrated Second Edition Captain Marryat

Price: £200.00

The second edition of these two popular adventure novels.Illustrated with twenty full page plates from drawings by Clarkson Stanfield of the Royal Academy.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973)...

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1851 Theatre de Beaumarchais by M Auger in French Scarce
1851 Theatre de Beaumarchais by M Auger in French Scarce

Price: £75.00

A collection of the plays of Pierre Beaumarchais.Preceded by a Notice on his life and works by M. Auger.In the original French.With a Frontispiece.

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1851 WOODBINE, The A Holiday Gift CAROLINE MAY Illustrated FIRST EDITION Scarce
1851 WOODBINE, The A Holiday Gift CAROLINE MAY Illustrated FIRST EDITION Scarce

Price: £29.99

A copy of the scarce 'The Woodbine: A Holiday Gift', by Caroline May. A frontispiece and several plates and illustrations included within.

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1851-1858 20vol The Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Pelham Godolphin Zanoni
1851-1858 20vol The Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Pelham Godolphin Zanoni

Price: £1,150.00

The works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton, complete in twenty volumes. The set consists of The Last of the Barons, The Caxtons, Zanoni, The Disowned, The Last Days of Pompeii, Eugene Aram, Devereux, Paul Clifford, Godolphin, Ernest Maltravers...

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1852 2 vol in 1 History of Henry Esmond William Thackeray
1852 2 vol in 1 History of Henry Esmond William Thackeray

Price: £55.00

William Thackeray's historical novel about a colonel in the service of Queen Anne. Complete with two volumes bound as one. 'The History of Henry Esmond' tells the story of the eponymous character,...

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1852 2vols The Daltons by Charles Lever Illustrated by Phiz
1852 2vols The Daltons by Charles Lever Illustrated by Phiz

Price: £140.00

A set of The Daltons or Three Roads in Life by Charles Lever.Author of The Knight of Gwynne and Roland Cashel.Complete in two volumes.With illustrations by Phiz.Charles James Lever (31 August 1806 - 1 June 1872) was an Irish novelist.Hablot...

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1852 3 Vols Henry ESMOND by William THACKERAY FIRST Ed
1852 3 Vols Henry ESMOND by William THACKERAY  FIRST Ed

Price: £585.00

A first edition three volume set of Henry Esmond by Thackeray, in the original boards. Bound in the publisher's original binding. Scarce and desirable in the publishers original cloth. First Edition. Three volumes, complete. With...

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1852 3vol Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Illus 5th Edition
1852 3vol Ingoldsby Legends Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Illus 5th Edition

Price: £95.00

A collection of Richard Harris Barham's 'Ingoldsby Legends', his seminal work, these stories are a collection of myths and legends, ghost stories and tales. Illustrated with numerous plates throughout each volume. ...

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1852 3vols The Ingoldsby Legends Richard Harris Barham Fifth Edition Cloth
1852 3vols The Ingoldsby Legends Richard Harris Barham Fifth Edition Cloth

Price: £125.00

A really bright set of the complete triple-decker series of Richard Harris Barham's famous short-story collection, 'The Ingoldsby Legends'. Illustrated across all volumes with sketches by many famed Victorian artists....

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1852 AUS Dem VOLK Edmund Hoefer First Scarce
1852 AUS Dem VOLK Edmund Hoefer First Scarce

Price: £39.99

A scarce first edition of the first collection of stories from this leading German novelist. Edmund Hoefer (15 October 1819 Greifswald 22 May 1882 Cannstatt) was a German writer of the second half of the 19th century...

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1852 Comical People Illustrated Sixteen Pictures Maria Fusinata J J Grandville
1852 Comical People Illustrated Sixteen Pictures Maria Fusinata J J Grandville

Price: £240.00

A collection of tales on J J Grandville's anthropomorphic caricatures.The first edition of this work. The inspiration from this book came from Maria Fusinata's tapestry shown at the 'Great Exhibition'. Her tapestry conveyed...

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1852 DALTONS Three Roads Life C. LEVER PHIZ 1st Illus
1852 DALTONS Three Roads Life C. LEVER PHIZ 1st Illus

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this mid Victorian novel, which is richly illustrated by Phiz. Featuring numerous plates, a tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved titlepage. With a bookseller's label for George...

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

Price: £49.99

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

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1852 Gray's Poetical Works in English and Latin Third Edition
1852 Gray's Poetical Works in English and Latin Third Edition

Price: £59.99

A volume of Gray's Poetical Works, English and Latin.With Introductory Stanzas by the Rev. John Moultrie and an Original Life of Gray, (Written Expressly for this Edition) by the Rev. John Mitford, Editor of the "Aldine Editions" of...

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

Price: £49.99

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

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £29.99

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

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

Price: £39.99

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

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

Price: £125.00

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

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1852-1854 2vol Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Handley Cross Robert Surtees
1852-1854 2vol Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour Handley Cross Robert Surtees

Price: £120.00

Two handsome subscription editions of Robert Surtee's works, including Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour and Handley Cross.Mr Sponge's Sporting Sporting focuses on the adventures of a grocer turned Master of Fox Hounds. With 29 plates. Handley...

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1852-3 2vin1 Uncle Tom in England Echo American Uncle Tom and Venetia Disraeli
1852-3 2vin1 Uncle Tom in England Echo American Uncle Tom and Venetia Disraeli

Price: £235.00

Two interesting novels bound as one.The first, Uncle Tom in England appears to be an english novel which draws a parallel to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The author is not attributed, although to the rear there is...

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

Price: £195.00

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

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

Price: £240.00

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

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

Price: £170.00

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

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1853 Bleak House First Ed Bound from Parts Novel Charles Dickens Phiz Illus
1853 Bleak House First Ed Bound from Parts Novel Charles Dickens Phiz Illus

Price: £290.00

The first edition of this murder mystery novel by eminent Victorian novelist, Charles Dickens. With dark and gloomy illustrations, reflective of the novel's tone, by famed artist H K Browne. ...

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

Price: £60.00

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

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1853 Fern Leaves from Fannys Portfolio Illustrated Second Ed Sara Payson Willis
1853 Fern Leaves from Fannys Portfolio Illustrated Second Ed Sara Payson Willis

Price: £34.00

A collection of short works by Fanny Fern.Some of the short stories and articles are originally from magazines such as Boston Olive Branch, The Boston True Flag as well as the New York Musical World and Times. Others are original for...

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1853 Influence or The Evil Genius Mrs Mackarness First Edition Illustrated
1853 Influence or The Evil Genius Mrs Mackarness First Edition Illustrated

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this novel by Mrs Mackarness.With an illustrated frontispiece and seven more plates.Illustrations are by John Gilbert.A scarce work.Title page attributes authorship to 'the author of A Trap to Catch a Sunbeam'...

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

Price: £49.99

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

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

Price: £34.99

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

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

Price: £270.00

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

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

Price: £240.00

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

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

Price: £29.99

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

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1853 Surtees Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour First Edition With Fourteen Colour Plates
1853 Surtees Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour First Edition With Fourteen Colour Plates

Price: £315.00

A first edition of Surtees' Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, in publishers' cloth binding.Including fourteen colour plates by John Leech, the work is typical of Surtees' biting satire, deemed uncouth by his contemporaries but finding favour...

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

Price: £39.99

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

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1853 Works of William Shakespeare Charles Knight Illustrated W Harvey biography
1853 Works of William Shakespeare Charles Knight Illustrated W Harvey biography

Price: £78.00

A well illustrated complete collection of William Shakespeare plays and poems, with information on his life and writings from William Shakespeare, A Biography. The plays and poems are from the text of the editions by publisher,...

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

Price: £99.99

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

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

Price: £140.00

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

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1854 Ephemeris or Leaves from the Journall of Marian Drayton Satire Uncommon
1854 Ephemeris or Leaves from the Journall of Marian Drayton Satire Uncommon

Price: £70.00

An anonymously published historical novel, purporting to be the diary of a sixteenth century lady, Marion Drayton. The first edition of this work. An uncommon work, which is a Victorian imitation...

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1854 Handley Cross Colour Illustrated Mr Jorrock's Hunt J Leech
1854 Handley Cross Colour Illustrated Mr Jorrock's Hunt J Leech

Price: £40.00

A first edition of Surtees' comical stories of the sporting cockney grocer, Handley Cross. Colour illustrated title page with seventeen colour illustrated plates by John Leech.The character of Handley Cross was very popular among the...

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1854 Handley Cross Or Mr Jorrocks's Hunt Illustrated John Leech Robert Surtees
1854 Handley Cross Or Mr Jorrocks's Hunt Illustrated John Leech Robert Surtees

Price: £50.00

A hansome volume of this 19th century classic focusing on the adventures of a grocer turned Master of Fox Hounds. With 29 plates. Robert Surtees (1805-1864) was an English editorr, novelist and sports writer.  

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1854 O Goldsmith The Works Of Oliver Goldsmith Vol III Full Morocco Armorial
1854 O Goldsmith The Works Of Oliver Goldsmith Vol III Full Morocco Armorial

Price: £28.00

Volume III of the works of the Irish novellist, playwright, and poet, attractively presented in a morocco armorial binding. The third volume of four, included within are:The BeeEssaysUnacknowledged EssaysPrefaces, Introductions, Etc.Goldsmith...

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1854 Onesimus Leon or Old Paul's Tresaure Pseudonym Scarce First Edition Frontis
1854 Onesimus Leon or Old Paul's Tresaure Pseudonym Scarce First Edition Frontis

Price: £60.00

A scarce first edition of this children's work.Subtitled: 'A guide to young merchant-men seeking goodly pearls'Apparently a children's story written to a younger brother under a pseudonym. Copac attributed this to Garnet Terry although...

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

Price: £19.99

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

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

Price: £195.00

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

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

Price: £19.99

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

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1854 The Confessor A Jesuit Tale of The Times Elizabeth Hardy Illustrated
1854 The Confessor A Jesuit Tale of The Times Elizabeth Hardy Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A scarce edition of this novel by Elizabeth Hardy.With an illustrated frontispiece and title page.The first edition of this novel. Extremely scarce, only copies available in Cambridge University library and the British...

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

Price: £760.00

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

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1854 The Little Duke Richard the Fearless Charlotte Yonge J.B. Illustrated 1st
1854 The Little Duke Richard the Fearless Charlotte Yonge J.B. Illustrated 1st

Price: £85.00

The first edition of this children's novel about Richard I of Normandy, written by Charlotte Yonge, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. A children's novel about the childhood...

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

Price: £19.99

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

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

Price: £34.99

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

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

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £34.99

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

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

Price: £35.00

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

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

Price: £175.00

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

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

Price: £120.00

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

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

Price: £145.00

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

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1855 3Vol The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Mirth and Marvels Illustrated
1855 3Vol The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Mirth and Marvels Illustrated

Price: £275.00

A three volume set of the Ingoldsby Legends.Eleventh edition.With twenty plates. The Ingoldsby Legends is a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby, but later attributed to Richard...

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1855 Beatrice or The Unknown Relative Catherine Sinclair Novel Illustrated
1855 Beatrice or The Unknown Relative Catherine Sinclair Novel Illustrated

Price: £55.00

An early edition of Catherine Sinclair's novel.With an illustrated frontispiece and title page by Pearson.Catherine Sinclair was a Scottish novelist and writer of children's literature. She was best known for her Modern Accomplishments,...

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

Price: £29.99

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

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1855 Harry Coverdale's Courtship Frank E Smedley Phiz Illustrations Leather Binding
1855 Harry Coverdale's Courtship Frank E Smedley Phiz Illustrations Leather Binding

Price: £120.00

A presumed first edition of this famous work by Frank E Smeldey Undated as called for and consistent with the 1855 first edition. With an ink inscription from 1856. Complete with 28 plates,...

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

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £395.00

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

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

Price: £38.99

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

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

Price: £480.00

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

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

Price: £49.99

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

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

Price: £65.00

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

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1855 The Ingoldsby Legends Barham Third Series Tenth Edition Illustrated
1855 The Ingoldsby Legends Barham Third Series Tenth Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A pleasing copy of the third series of 'The Ingoldsby Legends'; a tenth edition copy with charming illustrated plates. 'The Ingoldsby Legends' are a renowned a collection of myths, legends,...

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

Price: £79.99

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

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

Price: £39.99

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

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

Price: £120.00

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

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

Price: £44.99

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

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

Price: £185.00

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

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

Price: £250.00

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

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1856 The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series
1856 The Child's Companion and Juvenile Instructor New Series

Price: £29.00

A scarce volume of children's stories.New Series.With a coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations.

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1856-98 16vol Collected Works of William Ainsworth Illustrated Bayntun Binding
1856-98 16vol Collected Works of William Ainsworth Illustrated Bayntun Binding

Price: £440.00

A thoroughly illustrated collection of William Ainsworth's novels, including his most popular works, illustrated by an array of prominent Victorian illustrators. A sixteen volume set of novels...

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

Price: £99.99

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

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

Price: £125.00

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

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

Price: £340.00

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

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

Price: £115.00

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

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

Price: £44.99

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

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

Price: £44.99

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

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

Price: £59.99

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

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1857 OEUVRES PIRON Edouard Fournier
1857 OEUVRES PIRON Edouard Fournier

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £130.00

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

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

Price: £170.00

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

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1857 The Owlet of Owlstone Edge Francis Edward Paget Third Edition Illustrated
1857 The Owlet of Owlstone Edge Francis Edward Paget Third Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A charming novel based on the adventures of a young owl.The third edition of the work.With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work.Francis Edward Paget was an English clergyman and author. Much of his work details his views...

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1857 The Spendthrift a Tale William Harrison Ainsworth Phiz Illustrated 1st
1857 The Spendthrift a Tale William Harrison Ainsworth Phiz Illustrated 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of William Ainsworth's novel 'The Spendthrift', illustrated by 'Phiz', otherwise known at Hablot K. Browne. The first edition of this work. 'The Spendthrift' is a novel following...

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

Price: £99.99

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

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1858 2vol The Romany Rye Romanies George Borrow Second Edition
1858 2vol The Romany Rye Romanies George Borrow Second Edition

Price: £55.00

The second edition of George Borrow's interesting novel about life with Romanies, complete in two volumes. The second edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. 'The Romany Rye' is a semi-autobiographical...

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1858 3vols Gladys of Harlech: An Historical Romance 1st Ed Very Scarce
1858 3vols Gladys of Harlech: An Historical Romance 1st Ed Very Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this historical romance in the original cloth binding; complete in three volumes. Often incorrectly attributed to the popular English novelist and poet Anne...

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

Price: £695.00

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

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

Price: £189.99

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

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

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £250.00

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

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

Price: £34.99

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

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

Price: £140.00

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

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

Price: £200.00

A first edition of Robert Smith Surtees' "Ask Mamma", in attractive publishers' cloth binding.With thirteen colour plates by Surtees' long-term collaborator John Leech, as well as many wood engravings in-text, the volume makes for...

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

Price: £65.00

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

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

Price: £65.00

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

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

Price: £22.99

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

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