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1875 Trade Malice and the Wandering Heir Reade Presentation Copy 1st Edition
1875 Trade Malice and the Wandering Heir Reade Presentation Copy 1st Edition

Price: £240.00

A rare copy of this fictional work from prolific victorian writer, Charles Reade. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed in ink "To Edwin Arnold with Charles Read's kind regards, March 19th 1875". From the writer of Love Me...

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1875 Ye Vampyres Very Scarce Novel John Bull Anonymous Spectre Fiction Betting
1875 Ye Vampyres Very Scarce Novel John Bull Anonymous Spectre Fiction Betting

Price: £240.00

A very scarce early edition of this novel, regarded by Brian J Frost as 'a romanticized tirade against the evils of gambling'. A very scarce work, with only two entries on Copac. The preface...

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1875-78 28vols Lord Lytton's Novels Knebworth Edition Illustrated Victorian
1875-78 28vols Lord Lytton's Novels Knebworth Edition Illustrated Victorian

Price: £1,800.00

Twenty-eight volumes of  prose works of Edward Bulwer Lytton.With a black and white frontispiece to every volume apart from XIV, The Coming Race. The Knebworth Edition published by George Routledge and Sons.Titles present...

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1875-83 16vol Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Historical Novels Illustrated
1875-83 16vol Novels of William Harrison Ainsworth Historical Novels Illustrated

Price: £595.00

A finely bound, illustrated set of the novels of William Harrison Ainsworth. William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. His Lancashire novels cover altogether...

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1876 2vol in 1 The Abbot and Kenilworth Waverley Novels Walter Scott Mudie bound
1876 2vol in 1 The Abbot and Kenilworth Waverley Novels Walter Scott Mudie bound

Price: £39.00

Two of the novels from the incredibly popular Waverley series. With an illustrated frontispiece and vignette title page to each novel. Title pages state 'By the Author of Waverley', although it is known Sir Walter Scott is...

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1876 32vols Library Edition The Work of Charles Dickens with Biography J Forster
1876 32vols Library Edition The Work of Charles Dickens with Biography J Forster

Price: £1,450.00

A thirty-two volume set of works by the famous Victorian writer, Charles Dickens. This impressive set also includes a biography of the author by his close friend John Forster. A handsome set...

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1876 3vol The Leaguer of Lathom William Harrison Ainsworth First Edition
1876 3vol The Leaguer of Lathom William Harrison Ainsworth First Edition

Price: £325.00

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1876 A Legend of Old Lincoln Scarce Short Story
1876 A Legend of Old Lincoln Scarce Short Story

Price: £99.99

A scarce short story set in medieval Lincoln.

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1876 Beauchamp's Career by George MEREDITH Tauchnitz
1876 Beauchamp's Career by George MEREDITH Tauchnitz

Price: £17.99

A half leather hardback with mottled boards and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine.   This is an association copy with Ronald Lindsay's armorial nameplate on the front pastedown.   Beauchamps Career was first...

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1876-1878 3vol Octave Feuillet Sibylle Philippe And Le Roman Jeune Homme Pauvre
1876-1878 3vol Octave Feuillet Sibylle Philippe And Le Roman Jeune Homme Pauvre

Price: £180.00

A uniformly bound selection of Feuillet's works with Histoire de Sibylle (new edition); Les Amours de Philippe (eighth edition) and Le Roman D'un Jeune Homme Pauvre (new edition). In three volumes. Octave Feuillet (1821 - 1890)...

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1877 3vol The Fall of Somerset William Harrison Ainsworth First Edition Scarce
1877 3vol The Fall of Somerset William Harrison Ainsworth First Edition Scarce

Price: £750.00

The scarce first edition of this historical novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. Not seen at auction since 1982 William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. Ainsworth...

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1877 A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Ewing First Edition
1877 A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Ewing First Edition

Price: £14.99

A first edition of Juliana Ewing's fictional anthology; A Great Emergency, and Other Tales. Adorned with four nicely illustrated plates, including a frontispiece.

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1877 Adventures of ROBIN DAY By Robert M. Bird
1877 Adventures of ROBIN DAY By Robert M. Bird

Price: £79.99

An uncommon copy of The Adventures of Robin Day by R. M. Bird. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. With Joseph Silk bookseller ink stamps on the title page. Robert Montgomery Bird, 1806 1854, was an American...

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1877 Alfred Tennyson Harold A Drama First Edition
1877 Alfred Tennyson Harold A Drama First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of Tennyson's Harold: A Drama, with Show Day ar Battle Abbey, 1876, as its epigraph.Alfred Tennyson (1809 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains...

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1877 Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving R. Caldecott Illus Leather Binding
1877 Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving R. Caldecott Illus Leather Binding

Price: £90.00

A smartly rebound copy of this charming collection of character sketches by Washington Irving, illustrated throughout by R. Caldecott. 'Bracebridge Hall' is a novel consisting of a series of...

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1877 Ernest Maltravers Edward Bulwer Lytton Leather Illustrated
1877 Ernest Maltravers Edward Bulwer Lytton Leather Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A lovely leather bound copy of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 'Ernest Maltravers', the first major European novel to be translated into Japanese under the tile 'Karyu shunwa' in 1879. Edward Bulwer-Lytton...

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1877 Harold a Drama by Alfred Tennyson First Edition
1877 Harold a Drama by Alfred Tennyson First Edition

Price: £59.99

A first edition of this drama by Alfred Tennyson. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the...

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1877 Hector Servadac Voyages et Adventures Le Monde Solaire Jules Verne First
1877 Hector Servadac Voyages et Adventures Le Monde Solaire Jules Verne First

Price: £995.00

A first edition of Jules Verne's science fiction novel. In French. With many beautiful illustrations.

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1877 Irving Bracebridge Hall With Illustrations By Robert Caldecott
1877 Irving Bracebridge Hall With Illustrations By Robert Caldecott

Price: £99.99

Bracebridge Hall is a novel by Washington Irving, this edition illustrated by Caldecott. With an engraving to frontispiece, an illustrated title page and further illustrations throughout. Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley...

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1877 John Cheap Chapman's Library Collection of Scottish Literature
1877 John Cheap Chapman's Library Collection of Scottish Literature

Price: £59.99

A collection of humorous works from Scottish authors, which forms part of the Chapman's library collection. Including Witty Sayings and Exploits of The Scotch Haggis, George Buchanan, Adventures of Bamfylde Moore Carew,...

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1877 Julia de Trecoeur Octave Feuillet Signed Loisellier Binding 3rd Edition
1877 Julia de Trecoeur Octave Feuillet Signed Loisellier Binding 3rd Edition

Price: £275.00

A beautifully bound copy of Octave Feuillet's renowned work, Julia de Treur. Scarce third edition. Bound in a nicely presented half crushed morocco binding with marbled boards. Signed Loisellier. Feuillet holds a place midway...

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1877 La Fille Maudite Emile Richebourg Le Vieux Mardoche French Novel
1877 La Fille Maudite Emile Richebourg Le Vieux Mardoche French Novel

Price: £33.00

This is a scarce second edition of this novel by Emile Richebourg.Volume I only. Printed in French.Emile Richebourg was a French author who's works are considered part of the first golden age of French popular novels.

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1877 Noble Words and Noble Deeds Translated from The French E Muller Dora Leigh
1877 Noble Words and Noble Deeds Translated from The French E Muller Dora Leigh

Price: £45.00

An English translation of this collection of religious essays.In a binding for Douai Abbey School, Woolhampton with their crest gilt stamped to front board.  Translated from the French of E Muller by Dora Leigh.Illustrated,...

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1877 Oeuvres Completes de Moliere Nouvelle Ed Engravings Delannoy Illus
1877 Oeuvres Completes de Moliere Nouvelle Ed Engravings Delannoy Illus

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of the famed French dramatist Moliere's theatrical and poetical works. In the original French. A new edition of this work. In a quarter morocco binding...

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1877 Oeuvres de Pierre Corneille with Illustrations
1877 Oeuvres de Pierre Corneille with Illustrations

Price: £39.99

An edition of the works of Pierre Corneille.With illustrations.Preceded by a notice of the life and works of Corneille by Fontenelle.Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great...

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1877 The Humorous Works of the Late Gifted HOPKINS Illustrated First Edition
1877 The Humorous Works of the Late Gifted HOPKINS Illustrated First Edition

Price: £69.99

A scarce collection of essays, sketches and comic verse written by young author Hopkins. First Edition. Illustrated throughout including a frontispiece with tissue guard and engraved title page. Collected from manuscripts found...

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1877 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Caldecott Illustrations
1877 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Caldecott Illustrations

Price: £33.00

An illustrated edition of Washington Irving's humorous novel. With an engraved illustration to frontispiece and illustrated title page and numerous further illustrations throughout. Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley was...

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1877 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Illustrated By Caldecott
1877 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Illustrated By Caldecott

Price: £39.99

A lovely illustrated edition of Irving's novel, illustrated by Caldecott. With an engraved illustration to frontispiece and illustrated title page and numerous further illustrations throughout. Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists,...

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1877-1879 28vols The Handy Volume Waverley Sir Walter Scott Havergal with Shelf
1877-1879 28vols The Handy Volume Waverley Sir Walter Scott Havergal with Shelf

Price: £275.00

A lovely set of 'Waverley' novels, held in a wooden shelf, alongside an addition three volumes by Frances Ridley Havergal. This set includes, 25 volumes of Sir Walter Scott's 'Waverley Novels'...

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1877-78 2 Vols Sylvia's Lovers Mary Barton E. GASKELL
1877-78 2 Vols Sylvia's Lovers Mary Barton E. GASKELL

Price: £89.99

Two serious works of social concern by Elizabeth Gaskell in elegant decorative cloth bindings. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Two Volumes. On Mary Barton: "When it was published in October 1848 Gaskell's state...

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1878 19vols The Works of George Eliot Cabinet Edition Bound by Riviere
1878 19vols The Works of George Eliot Cabinet Edition Bound by Riviere

Price: £875.00

The works of George Eliot, uniformly bound in tree calf by Riviere and Son. Needs a bit of repair as some of the joints are weak and four and failing, however wel worth the effort Blackwood's Cabinet Edition, published by John...

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1878 Beatrice Tyldesley By William Harrison Ainsworth Scarce First Edition
1878 Beatrice Tyldesley By William Harrison Ainsworth Scarce First Edition

Price: £320.00

A scarce complete edition of Beatrice Tyldesley, one of William Harrison Ainsworth's last novels. First edition. Three volumes bound in one. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist. Ainsworth...

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1878 Brasenose Ale Verses on Shrove Tuesday Illustrated Rare Edition
1878 Brasenose Ale Verses on Shrove Tuesday Illustrated Rare Edition

Price: £295.00

A scarce collection of verses printed for private circulation. The verses were presented annually on Shrove Tuesday by the Butler of Brasenose College, Oxford. Illustrated frontispiece of an ornament. The work was originally printed...

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1878 Histoire de Manon Lescaut. Avec une notice par Anatole France Prevost Scarce
1878 Histoire de Manon Lescaut. Avec une notice par Anatole France Prevost Scarce

Price: £70.00

A limited edition of Antoine Francois Prevost's scandalous text 'Manon Lescaut', with a 'notice' by the French novelist, poet and 'ideal French man of letters' Anatole France. This copy is listed...

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1878 La Saisiaz the Two Poets of Croisic Robert Browning 1st Edition
1878 La Saisiaz the Two Poets of Croisic Robert Browning 1st Edition

Price: £54.99

A first edition of Robert Browning's La Saiaiz: The Two Poets of Croisic, bound in its original publisher's cloth. In his introduction to the Oxford University Press edition of Browning's poems Ian Jack comments that Thomas Hardy,...

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1878 Marie par les Pretres by Hector Malot Fourth Edition
1878 Marie par les Pretres by Hector Malot  Fourth Edition

Price: £42.00

A scarce edition of Marie Par Les Pretres by Hector Malot.Hector Malot (20 May 1830 - 17 July 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, Seine-Maritime. He studied law in Rouen and Paris, but eventually literature became his passion....

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1878 Old CHRISTMAS by Washington IRVING AMERICA
1878 Old CHRISTMAS by Washington IRVING AMERICA

Price: £195.00

An early edition of Irving's important work which influenced the way Christmas is celebrated in America Third Edition Illustrated by R. Caldecott Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt pictorial detail Washington Irving...

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1878 Peter Schlemihl A Von Chamisso Bowring Translation Cruikshank Illustrated
1878 Peter Schlemihl A Von Chamisso Bowring Translation Cruikshank Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A large paper edition of Adelbert Von Chamisso's novella, Peter Schlemihl. With eight plates of illustrations by the internationally popular illustrator and caricaturist, George Cruikshank. Cruikshank was the son of one of the...

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1878 The Fair Maid of Taunton A Tale of the Siege Elizabeth M Alford Novel
1878 The Fair Maid of Taunton A Tale of the Siege Elizabeth M Alford Novel

Price: £68.00

A novel based on the seventeenth century sieges of Taunton.With the bookplate of L E J and M A Brooke to the front pastedown, featuring a ship motif.In a W Bone and Son binding as indicated from binder's stamp to rear pastedown.This...

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1878 The Task A Poem by William Cowper Illustrated by Birket Foster
1878 The Task A Poem by William Cowper Illustrated by Birket Foster

Price: £49.99

An illustrated edition of The Task by William Cowper.Illustrated by Birket Foster.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...

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1878-82 5vol Works of Joseph Victor von Scheffel Illustrated German
1878-82 5vol Works of Joseph Victor von Scheffel Illustrated German

Price: £550.00

A smartly and uniformly bound collection of five of Scheffel's works, from historical fiction to verse. A five volume set of works by Joseph Victor von Scheffel. This set contains; 'Der Trompeter...

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1879 12vol The Waverley Novels Scott Pevreil Maid of Perth Ronan's Well
1879 12vol The Waverley Novels Scott Pevreil Maid of Perth Ronan's Well

Price: £275.00

A partial set of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels. Adorned with vignettes and full page plates throughout. In very attractive H Sotheran and Co bindings, stamp to verso of front endpaper. Included in these twelve volumes are:Volume...

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1879 Children's Theatricals Popular Fairy Tales Written by J Keith Angus
1879 Children's Theatricals Popular Fairy Tales Written by J Keith Angus

Price: £250.00

A series of Popular Fairy Tales.Very scarce.Adapted for Representation in the Drawing-Room.Written by J. Keith Angus, Author of "A Scotch Play-House," "So Sinks the Day-Star," etc.

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1879 The Betrothed Walter Scott Waverley Novels Volume XXXVII Illustrated
1879 The Betrothed Walter Scott Waverley Novels Volume XXXVII Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A smartly bound and scarce copy of this fictional work from prolific author, Walter Scott. Volume thirty-seven of the highly sought after Waverley novels. Beautifully illustrated throughout, including a frontispiece and vignette...

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1879 The Lady of Aroostook Collection of British Authors Vol 1854
1879 The Lady of Aroostook Collection of British Authors Vol 1854

Price: £19.99

American author William Dean Howells' 'The Lady of Aroostook'. The story of a Massachusetts teacher, Lydia Blood, who ventures to Europe and encouters the man who will become her husband. It deals with themes of American identity...

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1880 16vols DE QUINCEY Works CONFESSIONS Opium Eater
1880 16vols DE QUINCEY Works CONFESSIONS Opium Eater

Price: £1,750.00

Complete set of sixteen leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards, marble paper pastedowns, and marbled foredge, with eleven frontispieces and a facsimile of the original manuscript of 'Shakespeare'. Thomas de Quincey...

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1880 2 Vols ROMOLA by George ELIOT Limited Edition
1880 2 Vols ROMOLA by George ELIOT Limited Edition

Price: £125.00

A limited edition of George Eliot's Romola with elegant illustrations from eminent British artist, Frederic Leighton. Bound in the original publisher's boards. Limited Edition. No. 875 of 1000. With Twenty-Four Plates, including...

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1880 2vol Romola George Eliot Frederick Leighton Illustrated Limited Edition
1880 2vol Romola George Eliot Frederick Leighton Illustrated Limited Edition

Price: £140.00

A limited edition two volume copy of 'Romola' by George Eliot, set in fifteenth century Italy. Illustrated throughout by Frederick Leighton. A limited edition work, being numbered copy 504 of...

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1880 2vols Romola by George Eliot Limited Edition Illustrated by Sir F Leighton
1880 2vols Romola by George Eliot Limited Edition Illustrated by Sir F Leighton

Price: £120.00

George Eliot's historical novel, complete in two volumes imn the publisher's cloth. Limited edition; hand numbered copy 204 of 1000. Romola is a historical novel by George Eliot set in the fifteenth century, and is "a deep study...

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1880 Characteristics Of Women Moral, Poetical and Historical Mrs Jameson Illus
1880 Characteristics Of Women Moral, Poetical and Historical Mrs Jameson Illus

Price: £20.00

A scarce volume analysing William Shakespeare's heroines. Looks at characters of intellect such as Portia from The Merchant of Venice and characters of passion and imagination such as Viola from Twelfth Night. Anna Jameson (1794 -...

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1880 Children of the Village Mary Russell Mitford Illus
1880 Children of the Village Mary Russell Mitford Illus

Price: £25.00

A charming tale of village life for children, by Mary Russell Mitford Mary Russell Mitford was an author best known for her 'Our Village' series, which sketched life in the village Three Miles...

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1880 Confidence by Henry James Tachnitz Edition
1880 Confidence by Henry James Tachnitz Edition

Price: £38.00

A first thus edition of this novel by Henry James.Henry James was an Anglo-American writer who spent the bulk of his career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism.

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1880 ERNEST DAUDET Robert Darnetal
1880 ERNEST DAUDET Robert Darnetal

Price: £39.99

Handsome volume bound in red cloth, with decorative gilt covers and black and white illustrations throughout. Ernest Daudet (1837-1921) was a French author and journalist. The older brother of the better known writer, Alphonse Daudet...

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1880 GAUTIER Mademoiselle de Maupin
1880 GAUTIER Mademoiselle de Maupin

Price: £24.99

Pierre Jules Thophile Gautier (30 August 1811 23 October 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, art critic and literary critict. In September 1833, Gautier was solicited to write a historical romance based...

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1880 Is It All Right A Tale F. Harrison Frontispiece Children's Very Scarce
1880 Is It All Right A Tale F. Harrison Frontispiece Children's Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

A very scarce children's novel, 'Is It All Right', written by F. Bayford Harrison. A very scarce work. 'Is It All Right' is a children's novel following a young boy named Arthur. The novel...

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1880 Neue Novellen by Paul Henfe German Fiction
1880 Neue Novellen by Paul Henfe German Fiction

Price: £29.99

A collection of novellas in the original German by Paul Henfe. Dedicated to the author's friend Moritz Lazarus. Moritz Lazarus (15 September 1824 - 13 April 1903), born at Filehne, in the Prussian province...

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1880 Seven Short Stories by Georgiana FULLERTON First
1880 Seven Short Stories by Georgiana FULLERTON First

Price: £99.99

A late nineteenth century edition of Fullerton's collection of short stories. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. Copyright Edition. Bears H. H. G. Grattan bookseller's label on the rear...

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1880 The Story of a DEMOISELLE Eleanor Catherine Price Illustrated First Edition
1880 The Story of a DEMOISELLE Eleanor Catherine Price Illustrated First Edition

Price: £19.99

A scarce and charming novel from the author of 'A French Heiress'. With a frontispiece and two further plates featuring illustrations by E. J. Hennessy. With head and tail pieces and capitals. Part of the Bluebell Series. ...

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1880 The Vicar of Wakefield a Tale by Oliver Goldsmith with Illustrations
1880 The Vicar of Wakefield a Tale by Oliver Goldsmith with Illustrations

Price: £64.00

A copy of The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith.With twelve illustrations in permanent photography from pictures by eminent British artists.The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale. Supposed to be written by Himself is a novel by Irish...

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1880 Two Years Ago Charles Kingsley Novel New Edition North Devon Pastoral
1880 Two Years Ago Charles Kingsley Novel New Edition North Devon Pastoral

Price: £45.00

A nicely bound copy of Charles Kingsley's novel.Two Years Ago was written at the peak of Kingsley's career as an author.The novel features Kingsley's famed descriptive abilities. Kingsley had a skill for vividly and truthfully describing...

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1880-1910 22v Selected Works Jefferies Mixed Ed Ex Libris Viscount Wolverhampton
1880-1910 22v Selected Works Jefferies Mixed Ed Ex Libris Viscount Wolverhampton

Price: £800.00

A collection of works by Richard Jefferies.In Hatchards of Piccadilly bindings as indicated by binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper. With a frontispiece to Toilers of the Field, The Open Air, The Story of My Heart, The Gamekeeper...

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1880-2 3vols Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews Illustrated by Cruikshank H Fielding
1880-2 3vols Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews Illustrated by Cruikshank H Fielding

Price: £40.00

Three volumes of Henry Fielding's works. This set comprises of two of Fielding's works, Tom Jones and The History of Joseph Andrews. Please note that this set is ex-library and therefore has several institutional stamps to the endpapers...

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1881 Hereward the Wake CHARLES KINGSLEY
1881  Hereward the Wake  CHARLES KINGSLEY

Price: £19.99

A bright copy of Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Vol IX from The Works of Charles Kingsley. Charles Kingsley, 1819 1875, was an English university professor, historian, and novelist....

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1881 11vol Charles Kingsley Works Westward Ho Alton Locke Leather Binding
1881 11vol Charles Kingsley Works Westward Ho Alton Locke Leather Binding

Price: £750.00

An extremely smart eleven volume leather bound set featuring the works of the incredibly popular Victorian author, Charles Kingsley. An attractively bound eleven volume set of the works of...

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1881 2vol John Inglesant A Romance Joseph Henry Shorthouse First Edition
1881 2vol John Inglesant A Romance Joseph Henry Shorthouse First Edition

Price: £135.00

The first edition of Joseph Shorthouse's popular first novel 'John Inglesant', a religious philosophical romance novel. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. 'John Inglesant'...

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1881 3vol Gil Blas of Santillane Alain Rene le Sage Illustrated Limited 86/100
1881 3vol Gil Blas of Santillane Alain Rene le Sage Illustrated Limited 86/100

Price: £225.00

A limited large paper edition set of The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. Gil Blas is a picaresque novel by Alain-Ren Lesage published between 1715 and 1735. It is considered to be the last masterpiece of the picaresque...

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1881 3vol Sunrise A Story of These Times William Black Political Novel First Ed
1881 3vol Sunrise A Story of These Times William Black Political Novel First Ed

Price: £160.00

William Black's novel of international political intrigue.With the bookplate of James Marsden of Grosvenor house, 18 Grosvenor Road, Wesminster Set in a contemporary society.The first edition of this novel, complete in three volumes.William...

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1881 3vols The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane Illustrated Limited Ed Sage
1881 3vols The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane Illustrated Limited Ed Sage

Price: £130.00

Alain-Rene Lesage's famous picaresque novel.Translated from the original French into English by Tobias Smollett.With a biographical and critical notice by George Saintsbury.In red half morocco bindings by Zaehnsdorf,...

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1881 5vol Charles Kingsley Hereward The Wake Yeast Two Years Ago Half Calf
1881 5vol Charles Kingsley Hereward The Wake Yeast Two Years Ago Half Calf

Price: £195.00

A handsomely bound five volume set of works by Charles Kingsley, in a uniform half binding. Works featured in this set are as follows: Hereward The Wake; Yeast; Two Years Ago. Written by...

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1881 Autobiography Mark RUTHERFORD Hale WHITE First
1881 Autobiography Mark RUTHERFORD Hale WHITE First

Price: £464.00

A scarce first edition of this fictitous autobiography criticising the state of religion in Victorian England. A rare survival in the original publisher's binding. In 1881 "The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, fictitiously edited...

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1881 Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli Political Fiction Longmans Fifth Edition
1881 Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli Political Fiction Longmans Fifth Edition

Price: £16.99

An attractive little edition of Benjamin Disraeli's political novel. The book is set against a background of the real political events of the 1830s in England that followed the enactment of the Reform Bill of 1832. In describing...

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1881 MIss Toosey's Mission EVELYN WHITAKER Fiction
1881 MIss Toosey's Mission EVELYN WHITAKER Fiction

Price: £29.99

A green hardback with gilt, embossed lettering to front board, and engraved frontispiece. Evelyn Whitaker (1857 - 1903) was a British woman novelist.  All her works were published anonymously until after her death when her...

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1881 PAUL VIRGINIA Memoir B. SAINT PIERRE Limited Illus
1881 PAUL VIRGINIA Memoir B. SAINT PIERRE Limited Illus

Price: £107.99

A limited edition of this tragic love story set in French Mauritius on the eve of the French Revolution. Featuring a number of engraved plates by Ad Lalauze, including a frontispiece. There is a short biography of Saint Pierre...

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1881 Sonnets and Songs of Robert Millhouse Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition
1881 Sonnets and Songs of Robert Millhouse Illustrated Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £145.00

A very scarce volume of the poetry of Robert Millhouse. Containing a biography of the poet by John Potter Briscoe, who terms his subject "a brilliant example of the might of genius which has welled up from the ranks of the toil...

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1881 The Essays of Elia and Eliana CHARLES LAMB
1881 The Essays of Elia and Eliana CHARLES LAMB

Price: £24.99

Red cloth hardback with gilt titles on the spine.  Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Charles Lamb next to the title page.  There is a Notice before the Contents Page and a Biographical Essay on Elia before the...

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1881 Thrift by Samuel Smiles Thirty-Fourth Thousand
1881 Thrift by Samuel Smiles Thirty-Fourth Thousand

Price: £49.99

An 1881 edition of Thrift by Scottish author and reformer Samuel Smiles.   Thrift was published in 1875; in it he said that, "riches do not constitute any claim to distinction. It is only the vulgar who admire riches as...

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1882 10 Vols Works of HENRY FIELDING Limited Edition
1882 10 Vols Works of HENRY FIELDING Limited Edition

Price: £575.00

A large limited edition illustrated set of the works of Henry Fielding, including the classic Tom Jones. Bound in the original publishers cloth with the original paper labels still intact. Complete in Ten Volumes. With 40...

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1882 3vol Beggar My Neighbour Gerard First Edition Very Scarce
1882 3vol Beggar My Neighbour Gerard First Edition Very Scarce

Price: £35.00

A very scarce copy of this novel written by the notable popular novelist Emily Gerard and her older sister Dorothea Gerard, under the pseudonym 'E. D. Gerard'. Emily Gerard was a notable nineteenth-century...

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1882 Bimbi Stories Ouida Fine Binding Maria Louise Rame
1882 Bimbi Stories Ouida Fine Binding Maria Louise Rame

Price: £59.99

A collection of short stories from English novelist Maria Louise Rame Including The Nurnberg Stove, The Child of Urbino, Moufflou and many others. Bookplate of James Malcolm to front pastedown.

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1882 CHATEAUBRIAND Atala, Rene, Abencerage FRENCH Illus
1882 CHATEAUBRIAND Atala, Rene, Abencerage FRENCH Illus

Price: £69.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards, and 18 illustrations. Franois-Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand (September 4, 1768 July 4, 1848) was a French writer, politician and diplomat. He is considered...

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1882 JOHN INGLESANT A Romance J H Shorthouse
1882 JOHN INGLESANT A Romance J H Shorthouse

Price: £12.99

John Inglesant is a celebrated historical novel by Joseph Henry Shorthouse (September 1834 March 1903), published in 1881, and set mainly in the middle years of the 17th century. Includes a bookplate from the personal library of...

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1882 Le Barbier de Seville Caron Beaumarchais Illustrated Comedie Limited Ed
1882 Le Barbier de Seville Caron Beaumarchais Illustrated Comedie Limited Ed

Price: £82.00

A limited edition of this comic opera that is the first part of the trilogy, including The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother. Illustrated frontispiece portrait Beaumarchais and a literary biography o the author by Auguste Vitu....

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1882 NOVEL Jean Qui Grogne et Jean Qui Rit SEGUR French
1882 NOVEL Jean Qui Grogne et Jean Qui Rit SEGUR French

Price: £143.99

A late nineteenth century, illustrated edition of Sophie Rostopchine's novel. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. French language. With seventy illustrations, including frontis and 48 plates. Sophie Feodorovna Rostopchine,...

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1882 Scotch Marriages Vols I II and III Sarah Tytler Henrietta Keddie Scarce
1882 Scotch Marriages Vols I II and III Sarah Tytler Henrietta Keddie Scarce

Price: £145.00

A scarce first edition of this novel by Scottish author Henrietta Keddie, written under the pseudonym Sarah Tytler. Three volumes bound in one; complete. With a publisher's catalogue to rear. Under the pen name Sarah Tytler, Keddie...

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1882 The Giant of the North Pokings Round the Pole Robert Michael Ballantyne
1882 The Giant of the North Pokings Round the Pole Robert Michael Ballantyne

Price: £34.99

A scarce copy of this adventure story by Robert Michael Ballantyne. Ninth thousand. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. Dated using Copac. With eight-page publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1882 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Richard Barham Illustrated
1882 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Richard Barham Illustrated

Price: £85.00

A nicely bound copy of The Ingoldsby Legends.Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and an additional 15 plates as well as numerous vignettes.The 'Popular Edition' from Richard Bentley and Son.The Ingoldsby Legends by Richard...

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1882 The Poetical Works of LONGFELLOW Illustrated
1882 The Poetical Works of LONGFELLOW Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A illustrated anthology containing the works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Reprinted from the revised American edition, including recent poems and memoir. Featuring a frontispiece of Longfellow and illustrated throughout. ...

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1882 The Temple Anecdotes of Enterprise and Adventure Ralph Chandos Temple Relfe
1882 The Temple Anecdotes of Enterprise and Adventure Ralph Chandos Temple Relfe

Price: £30.00

An illustrated collection of anecdotes in a Relfe binding. With 14 plates A charming collection of short stories, both fictional and true, giving tales of adventure, bravery and exploration...

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1882 WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR Sidney Colvin FIRST
1882 WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR Sidney Colvin FIRST

Price: £39.99

An extensive collection of the works of Landor. First edition. A prize presentation binding by Relfe Brothers, London, with presentation bookplate to front pastedown of St Mark's School, Windsor from the...

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1882-3 2vol The History of Pendennis Christmas Books Thackeray Illustrated
1882-3 2vol The History of Pendennis Christmas Books Thackeray Illustrated

Price: £95.00

Two volumes of popular works by William Makepeace Thackeray.From the collection by Smith Elder and Co 'The works of William Makepeace Thackeray'.With an illustrated frontispiece to Pendennis and 73 full plate illustrations to Christmas...

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1882-4 9vol William Morris The Book Of The Thousand Nights and One Night J Payne
1882-4 9vol William Morris The Book Of The Thousand Nights and One Night J Payne

Price: £4,500.00

John Payne's translation of The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night.Complete in nine volumes.From the library of William Morris at Kelmscott House. This work has the bookplate of Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, which was created...

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1882-83 7vol Works Of John Dryden Life By Walter Scott Edit By George Saintsbury
1882-83 7vol Works Of John Dryden Life By Walter Scott Edit By George Saintsbury

Price: £265.00

The Works of John Dryden Illustrated with Notes Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and A Life of the Author by Sir Walter Scott. Revised and corrected by George Saintsbury. The first seven volumes of an eighteen volume...

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1883 26vols The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Original Cloth
1883 26vols The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Original Cloth

Price: £600.00

Twenty-six volumes of William Makepeace Thackeray's work.Illustrated throughout with plates and vignettes by Thackeray himself.Collated, complete with all plates.In the original green gilt stamped bindings.Each volume is numbered to...

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1883 2vol Crawhall Chap Book George Barnewel John and Joan Very Scarce First Ed
1883 2vol Crawhall Chap Book George Barnewel John and Joan Very Scarce First Ed

Price: £350.00

Two very scarce nineteenth century works from Joseph Crawhall's 'Chap-book Chaplets' series. Beautifully illustrated, with coloured head and tail pieces throughout, these two volumes by the Leadenhalle Press are a charming...

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1883 All Sorts And Conditions Of Men An Impossible Story By W Besant Illustrated
1883 All Sorts And Conditions Of Men An Impossible Story By W Besant Illustrated

Price: £24.99

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1883 Doctor Claudius by Francis Marion Crawford Fiction Novel Tauchnitz Edition
1883 Doctor Claudius by Francis Marion Crawford Fiction Novel Tauchnitz Edition

Price: £34.99

The Tauchnitz edition of this popular novel by Francis Marion Crawford.  Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and...

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1883 Kriloff's Original Fables I. Henry Harrison Inscription Translator
1883 Kriloff's Original Fables I. Henry Harrison Inscription Translator

Price: £70.00

A very scarce English translation of collection of fables by Ivan Krylov, with an inscription by the translator I. Henry Harrison to the half-title page. A very scarce translated work by the...

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1883 La Petite Soeur Hector Malot Paris est sous la neige les toits est blanche
1883 La Petite Soeur Hector Malot Paris est sous la neige les toits est blanche

Price: £95.00

A scarce edition of Malot's story of the courageous orphan, Genevieve, as she finds a way out of her working class life. Hector Malot was a French writer who became known for his children's novels detailing the hard life of orphans....

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1883 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W E Ayton Fawn Binding
1883 Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems W E Ayton Fawn Binding

Price: £59.99

An attractively bound copy of the poems of William Emoundstone Aytoun. Twenty-ninth edition. Bound by J. Fawn and Son.

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1883 Les Jeunes Voyageurs by the Captain Mayne-Reid in French
1883 Les Jeunes Voyageurs by the Captain Mayne-Reid in French

Price: £55.00

A copy of The Young Voyagers by Captain Mayne-Reid.In French.Translated from the English by Moulhins.With numerous black and white illustrations.Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 October 22, 1883), was a Scots-Irish American novelist....

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1883 Novellen by Paul Henfe German Language Novel
1883 Novellen by Paul Henfe German Language Novel

Price: £44.99

A collection of novellas in the original German by Paul Henfe. Dedicated to the author's dear friend Adolph Menzel. Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (December 8, 1815 February 9, 1905) was a German artist noted...

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1883 Rhyme And Reason First Edition Lewis Carroll Illustrated
1883 Rhyme And Reason First Edition Lewis Carroll Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A first edition of this humorous poetry collection by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates by Arthur B. Frost and Henry Holiday Containing his longest epic poem Phantasmagoria, amongst other poems. "Phantasmagoria"...

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1883 The Barber's Shop Richard Wright Procter Illustrataed William Morton
1883 The Barber's Shop Richard Wright Procter Illustrataed William Morton

Price: £220.00

Richard Wright Procter's amusing collection of anecdotes about the characters he met whilst working as a barber.Second edition ("Revised and enlarged").Illustrated throughout with vignettes and frontispiece by William Morton.

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1883 The Burgomaster's Wife Novel Georg Ebers English Translation Clara Bell
1883 The Burgomaster's Wife Novel Georg Ebers English Translation Clara Bell

Price: £60.00

An English translation of Georg Eber's historical novel.In a school binding for Abergavenny Grammar School, bound by Seargeant Bros.Translated into English by Clara Bell, a popular English translator of popular works. Bell was fluent...

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1883 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated
1883 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A beautifully illustrated poetical anthology containing the works of prolific poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Featuring a frontispiece of Longfellow, delightfully engraved title page, and several further plates.

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1883-1887 R L STEVENSON Longmans Magazine Extracts 1st
1883-1887 R L STEVENSON Longmans Magazine Extracts 1st

Price: £345.00

A collection of first edition, first appearance extracts from Longman's Magazine of short works from Robert Louis Stevenson, in a custom case. Includes Across the Plains: Leaves from the Notebook of an Emigrant between New...

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1884 11Vol Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Musset et Biographie Paul de Musset
1884 11Vol Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Musset et Biographie Paul de Musset

Price: £1,200.00

A smartly bound collection of works from French dramatist, poet, and novelist, Alfred de Musset. Carpenter edition, in French. Collection includes Poesies in two volumes, to volumes one and two. Comedies in three volumes, to volumes...

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1884 2Vol Andre Theuriet Poesies and Oeuvres inc Bigarreau Frontispiece
1884 2Vol Andre Theuriet Poesies and Oeuvres inc Bigarreau Frontispiece

Price: £125.00

A handsome two part set of Andr Theuriet's work.With a frontispiece of the author in Posies.A nineteenth century poet and novelist, Theuriet is known for his simple, natural depictions of rustic, provincial life. uvres contains...

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1884 3vol Tales from the Arabic John Payne Arabian Nights No 64
1884 3vol Tales from the Arabic John Payne Arabian Nights No 64

Price: £220.00

A smart edition of this collections of Arabic stories (including stories from The Arabian Nights), translated and edited by John Payne. Numbered 64 of 500 limited copies, intended for private circulation only. Including The Favourite...

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1884 3vols Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta John Payne Private
1884 3vols Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and Calcutta John Payne Private

Price: £170.00

A collection of Arabic tales translated by John Payne.These stories are not typically found in editions of the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night or Arabian Nights. Payne translated these works and they have been issued...

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1884 Chaucer's Stories Simply Told Mary Seymour E. M. Scannell Illustrated
1884 Chaucer's Stories Simply Told Mary Seymour E. M. Scannell Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A smartly bound collection of Chaucer's tales, adapted for children by Mary Seymour, illustrated throughout by E. M. Scannell. This work is a collection of simplified versions of Geoffrey Chaucer's...

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1884 Days and Hours in a Garden by E V B First Edition in a Vellum Binding
1884 Days and Hours in a Garden by E V B First Edition in a Vellum Binding

Price: £70.00

A scarce copy of Days and Hours in a Garden by Eleanor Vere Boyle.Eleanor Vere Gordon Boyle (1 May 1825 29 July 1916) was an English artist and author of the Victorian era. She has been considered the most important female illustrator...

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1884 Days and Hours in a Garden by E V B Presentation Copy
1884 Days and Hours in a Garden by E V B Presentation Copy

Price: £270.00

An uncommmon copy of Days and Hours in a Garden by Eleanor Vere Boyle.Fifty large paper copies of Days and Hours in a Garden have been printed on handmade paper, with wide margin and uncut edges, for presentation, price One Guinea...

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1884 Fair Diana by Wanderer E H D'Avigdor Illustrated by G Bowers Colour Plates
1884 Fair Diana by Wanderer E H D'Avigdor Illustrated by G Bowers Colour Plates

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this novel by sports journalist Elim H. D'Avigdor. Illustrated with vignettes and chromolithographs from G. Bowers. Including a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1884 Ferishtah's Fancies Robert Browning 1st Edition
1884 Ferishtah's Fancies Robert Browning 1st Edition

Price: £49.99

A first edition of Robert Browning's Ferishtah's Fancies, bound in its original publisher's cloth. In his introduction to the Oxford University Press edition of Browning's poems Ian Jack comments that Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling,...

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1884 J Barbey D'Aurevilly Vieilles Actrices Musee des Antiques First Scarce
1884 J Barbey D'Aurevilly Vieilles Actrices Musee des Antiques First Scarce

Price: £700.00

A scarce first collected edition of these two works by J. Barbey D'Aurevilly.In the original French.Jules-Amedee Barbey D'Aurevilly was a French novelist and short story writer and was particularly noted for his mystery tales.

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1884 Le Roi des Montagnes Edmond About French Language Satirical Novel Illustrat
1884 Le Roi des Montagnes Edmond About French Language Satirical Novel Illustrat

Price: £65.00

Edmond About's satirical French-language novel.In the original French. Illustrated, with numerous vignettes and several full page illustrations throughout.A 'Nouvelle' edition of this work.Edmond About was a French novelist, publicist...

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1884 Memento Imprynted yn Ye Olde Streete Leadenhalle First Ed Adverts
1884 Memento Imprynted yn Ye Olde Streete Leadenhalle First Ed Adverts

Price: £60.00

An interesting piece of ephemera published by Leadenhalle press, advertising some of their works that have been published, as well as featuring several 'printer's jokes'. Printed in the 'ye...

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1884 Royal Characters Works Sir Walter Scott Historical Romantic Dobson Illus
1884 Royal Characters Works Sir Walter Scott Historical Romantic Dobson Illus

Price: £120.00

A gorgeous collection of Sir Walter Scott's most memorable character episodes, with a focus on cultivating notions of good triumphant over evil to youth. Featuring a frontispiece and several further 'permanent photography'...

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1884 The Browns Mary P W Smith Scarce Victorian Novel with Frontispiece
1884 The Browns Mary P W Smith Scarce Victorian Novel with Frontispiece

Price: £21.99

A very scarce copy of this Victorian novel from the author of Jolly Good Times. With engraved frontispiece.

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1884-87 4vols The English Illustrated Magazine by Various Contributors
1884-87 4vols The English Illustrated Magazine by Various Contributors

Price: £295.00

A collection of some editions of The English Illustrated Magazine by Various Contributors.In four volumes.These cover the years 1883-1884, 1884-1885, 1885-1886 and 1886-1887.With a Table of Contents to the front of each...

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1885 Adventures of Don Quixote George Cruishank Edition Illus Scarce Limited Ed
1885 Adventures of Don Quixote George Cruishank Edition Illus Scarce Limited Ed

Price: £440.00

A very scarce limited George Cruikshank edition of Miguel de Cervantes Saaverda's famous novel. With beautiful illustrations by George Cruikshank. A very clean copy. This very scarce work is...

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1885 Brand New Ballads by Charles G Leland Scarce First Edition Original Wraps
1885 Brand New Ballads by Charles G Leland Scarce First Edition Original Wraps

Price: £69.99

A very smart little copy of Charles Leland's humorous brand of poetry that is offered here complete with its original card wraps. Charles Godfrey Leland (1824 1903) was an American humorist and folklorist. Brand-New Ballads was...

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1885 Nos Enfants Poesies Amelie Dewailly Letter Francis Coppee Les Adolescents
1885 Nos Enfants Poesies Amelie Dewailly Letter Francis Coppee Les Adolescents

Price: £70.00

This is a charming collection of Amelie Dewailly's poems with a letter addressed to the author from the poet and playwright Francois Coppee. The poems start at Le Premiers Pas and go through Mon Fils, Tableaux De...

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1885 Poems by Matthew Arnold
1885 Poems by Matthew Arnold

Price: £30.00

A collection of the poetry of Matthew Arnold.Early poems, narrative poems and sonnets.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...

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1885 Prince Otto A Romance Robert Louis Stevenson Second Edition
1885 Prince Otto A Romance Robert Louis Stevenson Second Edition

Price: £120.00

Robert Louis Stevenson's third full-length work, Prince Otto.Second edition.

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1885 R L STEVENSON Prince OTTO Longman's Magazine FIRST
1885 R L STEVENSON Prince OTTO Longman's Magazine FIRST

Price: £295.00

The first appearance in print of Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson. This would make a great gift for any RLS collector. This a collection of the first printed serial appearances of Prince Otto extracted from Longman's Magazine...

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1885 The Ingoldsby Legends Illustrated Cruikshank Leech Tenniel Prize Binding
1885 The Ingoldsby Legends Illustrated Cruikshank Leech Tenniel Prize Binding

Price: £110.00

A profusely illustrated copy of this famous work, with illustrations by Cruikshank, John Leech and John Tenniel, presented in a full calf prize binding. In a full calf binding for Stroud Green...

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1885 The Land-Leaguers by Anthony TROLLOPE
1885 The Land-Leaguers by Anthony TROLLOPE

Price: £294.00

All editions of The Land-Leaguers, Trollope's unfinished novel, are scarce and here it is in a smart binding and unusually clean internally. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. With a post-script...

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1885 Uncle Jack Walter Besant First Edition Novellas Scarce
1885 Uncle Jack Walter Besant First Edition Novellas Scarce

Price: £99.99

The scarce first edition of this collection of five short novels by Walter Besant. Including Uncle Jack, Julia, Sir Jocelyn's Cap, A Glorious Fortune, and In Luck At last.

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1885 Une Bonne Affaire Hector Malot Petite Bibliothque Charpentier
1885 Une Bonne Affaire Hector Malot Petite Bibliothque Charpentier

Price: £29.99

A charming miniature edition of Hector Malot's Une Bonne Affaire. Written in French. Featuring a nicely engraved frontispiece and one further plate. "Avec deux dessins de F. Desmoulins gravs l'eau-forte par C. Faivre." Petite...

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1885-1886 6 Vols BREAKFAST TABLE series WENDELL HOLMES
1885-1886 6 Vols BREAKFAST TABLE series WENDELL HOLMES

Price: £195.00

A neat, six volume set of Oliver Wendell Holmes' The Breakfast Table series. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Six volumes, complete. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., 1809 1894, was an American physician, professor, poet, lecturer...

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1886 2vol The German Classics From the Fourth to the Nineteenth Century F Max Muller
1886 2vol The German Classics From the Fourth to the Nineteenth Century F Max Muller

Price: £65.00

A selection of classic German poetry and prose, in two volumes. A New edition of this comprehensive work, by Friedrich Max Muller and F Lichtenstein. With volume I's preface and title page...

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1886 3vol One Thing Needful Mary Elizabeth Braddon Scarce First Edition
1886 3vol One Thing Needful Mary Elizabeth Braddon Scarce First Edition

Price: £280.00

A first edition of this extremely scarce Victorian novel. 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 Lady Audley's Secret. During...

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1886 3vols Gil Blas of Santillana by Henri Van Laun Limited Edition
1886 3vols Gil Blas of Santillana by Henri Van Laun Limited Edition

Price: £245.00

An attractive, ilustrated set of The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillana. Complete in three volumes. These volumes are number three of a limited print run of one hundred and twenty-five copies. Translated from the original...

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1886 A Tale of a Lonely Parish F Marion Crawford New Edition
1886 A Tale of a Lonely Parish F Marion Crawford New Edition

Price: £44.00

A novel by American author and writer, Francis Marion Crawford. A 'New Edition' of this novel issued by Macmillan and Co. Many of Crawford's novels are set in Italy. He is known for his classic...

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1886 Albert SMITH the Marchioness of Brinvilliers first illustrated 15 plates
1886 Albert SMITH the Marchioness of Brinvilliers first illustrated 15 plates

Price: £48.00

A novelisation of the life of noted 17th century poisoner, Lady de Brinvilliers.With 15 Plates and decorative head and tail pieces.Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite d'Aubray conspired with her lover, army captain Godin de Sainte-Croix...

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1886 As In A Looking Glass by FC Philips Fiction Tauchnitz Copyright Edition
1886 As In A Looking Glass by FC Philips Fiction Tauchnitz Copyright Edition

Price: £24.99

The Tauchnitz edition of this novel by Francis Charles Philips. With series half title bound in, stating this to be volume 2425 in Tauchnitz's Collection of British Authors series. Copyright edition.

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1886 Days with Sir Roger de Coverley Hugh Thomson Illustrations Spectator
1886 Days with Sir Roger de Coverley Hugh Thomson Illustrations Spectator

Price: £29.99

An illustrated edition of this collection of stories about the character, Roger de Coverley.  An English squire of Queen Anne's reign, Sir Roger exemplified the values of an old country gentleman, and was portrayed as...

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1886 Historical Legendary and Romantic Tales Walter Scott Illustrated
1886 Historical Legendary and Romantic Tales Walter Scott Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A decoratively bound collection of tales by Sir Walter Scott. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper, 'Percy Elly Bates from Auntie Lottie, 12 May 1887'. This collection...

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1886 Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Folding Map David Balfour
1886 Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Folding Map David Balfour

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.First edition first issue with 'business' on line 11 p. 40 and original advertisements dated 5.G.4.86Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel written as a boy's novel...

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1886 La Tentation de Saint Antoine Flaubert French Temptation St Antony
1886 La Tentation de Saint Antoine Flaubert French Temptation St Antony

Price: £48.00

The edition definitive of Flaubert's novel La Tentation de Saint Antoine.In the original French.This edition is complete in one volume. The Temptation of Saint Anthony was first completed in 1849. He first read the novel aloud...

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1886 Oliver Goldsmith Vicar Of Wakefield Colour Illustrations Memoir Saintsbury
1886 Oliver Goldsmith Vicar Of Wakefield Colour Illustrations Memoir Saintsbury

Price: £49.99

A colour illustrated edition of The Vicar of Wakefield, a novel by Oliver Goldsmith. With one hundred and fourteen coloured illustrations by Poinson.With a prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury.The Vicar of Wakefield was written...

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1886 Opposite House With Other Stories A F Perram Cottage Tales
1886 Opposite House With Other Stories A F Perram Cottage Tales

Price: £44.99

An attractive collection of domestic tales by Annie Frances Perram. Including The Opposite House, His Mother's Idol, Saving to Lose and many others. With publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1886 The History of the Forty Vezirs by Sheykh-Zada First English Edition
1886 The History of the Forty Vezirs by Sheykh-Zada First English Edition

Price: £60.00

A scarce first English Edition of The History of the Forty Vezirs.Written in Turkish by Sheykh-Zada.Done into English by E. J. W. Gibbs.Elias John Wilkinson Gibb (3 June 1857 - 5 December 1901) was a Scottish orientalist.He was educated...

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1886 The Marchioness of Brinvilliers Albert Smith Illustrated 17th Century
1886 The Marchioness of Brinvilliers Albert Smith Illustrated 17th Century

Price: £24.00

A novel by English author Albert Richard Smith.Illustrated throughout, with fifteen plates after original etchings by John Leech.Collated, complete.Albert Richard Smith was an English author, entertainer and mountaineer.

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1886 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver GOLDSMITH Illustrated Poirson
1886 The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver GOLDSMITH Illustrated Poirson

Price: £49.99

This is a beautifully illustrated edition, the first thus, of this popular novel by Oliver Goldsmith.With prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury and One Hundred and Fourteen Coloured Illustrations.Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish playwright...

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1886 The Vicar of Wakefield Goldmsith Saintsbury First Thus Illustrated Edition
1886 The Vicar of Wakefield Goldmsith Saintsbury First Thus Illustrated Edition

Price: £50.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of this popular novel by Oliver Goldsmith, with one hundred and fourteen coloured illustrations by the renowned french illustrator Victor-Armand Poirson. 'The...

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1886 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Colour Illustrations
1886 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Colour Illustrations

Price: £99.99

A smartly bound and beautifully illustrated copy of Goldsmith's classic, The Vicar of Wakefield. With prefatory memoir by George Saintsbury. Illustrated with over one hundred and forty colour illustrations. In literary history...

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1886, Volume XXVI of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Punch Illustrated Scarce
1886, Volume XXVI of The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Punch Illustrated Scarce

Price: £90.00

A quarter leather bound edition with marbled boards of Volume 26 of 'The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray' and his 'Contributions to Punch' complete with the authors own illustrations. A...

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1886-87 2Vol The Chimes A Goblin Story The Battle of Life a Love Story Dickens
1886-87 2Vol The Chimes A Goblin Story The Battle of Life a Love Story Dickens

Price: £108.00

This is a charming two volume set of these short stories by Charles Dickens.Reprinted from the stereotype plates of the first edition. Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic and arguably one of the most famous English...

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1887 Amaryllis at the Fair A Novel Richard Jefferies First Edition
1887 Amaryllis at the Fair A Novel Richard Jefferies First Edition

Price: £90.00

A lovely first edition copy of Richard Jefferies's novel 'Amaryllis At The Fair', exploring rural living in the nineteenth century. First edition (Copac). A charming work by the author Richard...

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1887 ANDRE CORNELIS Paul Bourget Fiction
1887 ANDRE CORNELIS Paul Bourget Fiction

Price: £29.99

Bound in half leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (1852-1935) French novelist and critic. He was admitted to the Acadmie franaise  in 1894, and in 1895...

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1887 Christmas Roses Lizzie Lawson Robert Ellice Mack Illustrated Very Scarce
1887 Christmas Roses Lizzie Lawson Robert Ellice Mack Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £220.00

A very scarce work of children's poetry by Lizzie Lawson and Robert Ellice Mack. A delightful work of poetry written by Lizzie Lawson and Robert Ellice Mack. Undated, dated using Copac. ...

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1887 How To Make A Saint by The Prig Thomas Longueville First Edition Scarce Signed Association Copy
1887 How To Make A Saint by The Prig Thomas Longueville First Edition Scarce Signed Association Copy

Price: £190.00

A scarce first edition copy of this Anglican work, with a signed dedication to a relation of the author. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The first edition of the work....

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1887 Jess H. Rider Haggard First Edition
1887 Jess H. Rider Haggard First Edition

Price: £69.99

A fictional work from prolific author, H. Rider Haggard. First edition. Featuring publishers' original advertisements, to the rear. With Arthur Short's bookplate to the front pastedown.

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1887 Mark Rutherford The Revolution in Tanner's Lane Scarce First Edition Novel
1887 Mark Rutherford The Revolution in Tanner's Lane Scarce First Edition Novel

Price: £130.00

A very scarce First Edition of 'Mark Rutherfords' novel The Revolution on Tanner's LaneEdited by Reuben ShapcottWilliam Hale White (December 22, 1831 March 14, 1913), known by his pseudonym Mark Rutherford, was a British writer and...

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1887 Prior of Gyseburne Chronicle Of Olden Times By Rev F H Morgan
1887 Prior of Gyseburne Chronicle Of Olden Times By Rev F H Morgan

Price: £59.99

A novel inspired by the ruins of Gisborough Priory about its history. With a photograph of the priory and grounds to frontispiece. Gisborough Priory is a ruined former Augustinian priory in the town of Guisborough in North...

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1887 The Topographical Anatomy of the Child J Symington Scarce Colour Plates
1887 The Topographical Anatomy of the Child J Symington Scarce Colour Plates

Price: £495.00

A very scarce anatomical study of children by Johnson Symington. First edition. Illustrated with fourteen coloured plates and thirty-three woodcuts. Symington was a lecturer on anatomy at the School of Medicine in Edinburgh. ...

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1887 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Illustrated By Caldecott
1887 Washington Irving Bracebridge Hall Illustrated By Caldecott

Price: £44.99

A lovely edition of Irving's novel Bracebridge Hall, illustrated by Caldecott. With an engraved illustration to frontispiece and illustrated title page and numerous further illustrations throughout. Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists,...

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1887 Westward Ho Charles Kingsley Historical Novel Crimean War
1887 Westward Ho Charles Kingsley Historical Novel Crimean War

Price: £26.99

A handsomely bound copy of Charles Kingsley's historical novel Westward Ho! Westward, Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel, inspired in part by an Elizabethan travelogue by privateer Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins and by the Crimean...

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1887-1892 3vol L' Homme De Neige George Sand Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin
1887-1892 3vol L' Homme De Neige George Sand Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin

Price: £115.00

A complete three volume set of Sand's romantic French novel, 'The Snowman'. 'Nouvelle Édition'. Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin was best known by her pseudonym, George Sand and was a French...

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1887-1906 3vols Three Novels by F Marion Crawford
1887-1906 3vols Three Novels by F Marion Crawford

Price: £44.00

A trio of novels by F. Marion Crawford.The collection consists of: Sant' Ilario, A Lady of Rome and Saracinesca.Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially...

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1888 2vol First Edition Young Mistley HUGH STOWELL SCOTT Victorian Novel
1888 2vol First Edition Young Mistley HUGH STOWELL SCOTT Victorian Novel

Price: £74.99

A first edition of this late Victorian novel from Henry Seton Merriman. Hugh Stowell Scott (1863 - 1903) was an English novelist who worked under the pseudonym of Henry Seton Merriman. His first novel, Young Mistley was published...

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1888 2vol Le Vicaire de Wakefield Goldsmith Slipcase Limited Ed Van Gelder Paper
1888 2vol Le Vicaire de Wakefield Goldsmith Slipcase Limited Ed Van Gelder Paper

Price: £140.00

A French edition of Oliver Goldsmith's novel The Vicar of Wakefield.With an illustrated frontispiece to volume I and an additional four plates. Three plates to volume II.Translated into French.With an introduction, notes to the novel...

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1888 2Vol The Phantom Future Henry Seton Merriman First Edition
1888 2Vol The Phantom Future Henry Seton Merriman First Edition

Price: £235.00

A rare complete set of this fictional work, surrounding Bohemian student life. First edition. This was the only one of Scott's novels which was set entirely in England. With decorative head and tail pieces throughout. Both volumes...

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1888 2vols The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by Wm Minto
1888 2vols The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by Wm Minto

Price: £99.99

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott.Complete in two volumes.With illustrations. Edited by Wm. Minto, Professor of English Language, University of Aberdeen.Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 21 September 1832) was...

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1888 Capitaine Madame de Nanteuil Illustrated French Novel
1888 Capitaine Madame de Nanteuil Illustrated French Novel

Price: £49.99

A second edition of this French naval novel. With seventy-six illustrations throughout, based on drawings by Myrbach. In French.

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1888 GUSTAVE DROZ Tristesses et Sourires
1888 GUSTAVE DROZ Tristesses et Sourires

Price: £36.99

Antoine Gustave Droz (1832-1895) was a French writer of psychological novels.  Tristesses et Sourires is a delicate analysis of family life and its difficulties. These volumes contain the bookplate of Elizabeth...

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1888 Hillingdon Hall Cockney Squire Surtees Illustrated Wildrake Heath Jellicoe
1888 Hillingdon Hall Cockney Squire Surtees Illustrated Wildrake Heath Jellicoe

Price: £85.00

A copiously illustrated edition of Surtees' humorous work 'Hillingdon Hall', in the publishers' cloth binding. Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer best known...

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

Price: £250.00

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

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

Price: £159.99

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

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

Price: £130.00

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

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

Price: £220.00

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

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

Price: £99.99

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

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

Price: £240.00

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

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

Price: £70.00

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

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

Price: £55.00

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

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

Price: £585.00

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

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

Price: £480.00

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

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

Price: £90.00

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

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

Price: £390.00

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

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

Price: £89.99

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

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

Price: £99.99

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

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

Price: £49.99

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

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

Price: £44.99

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

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

Price: £29.99

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

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

Price: £125.00

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

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

Price: £145.00

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

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

Price: £100.00

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

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

Price: £29.99

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

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

Price: £375.00

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

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

Price: £49.00

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

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

Price: £20.00

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

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

Price: £60.00

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

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

Price: £70.00

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

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

Price: £25.99

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

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

Price: £39.99

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

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

Price: £69.99

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

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

Price: £75.00

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

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