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Letters from Head-Quarters; or, the Realities of the War in the Crimea

1857, including an eye-witness account of The Charge of the Light Brigade
Somerset John Gough Calthorpe, as An Officer of the Staff
John Murray, London, 1857
£40.00
Military & War | Hard Cover

Book of Common Prayer & Proper Lessons

c1860, beautifully bound leather set in leather carry case
Common Prayer
George E Eyre & William Spottiswoode, London, 1860
£120.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Works of Thomas Carlyle

8 volumes only, including The French Revolution complete in three volumes. c1880s
Thomas Carlyle
Chapman & Hall, London, 1880
£25.00
Collections | Hard Cover

Six Plantations Songs (Volumes 1 & 2)

c1893, first edition of Alfred Scott-Gatty's popular songs
Alfred Scott-Gatty
Boosey & Co, London, 1893
£30.00
Music | Soft Cover | First Editions

A Frenchman in America (Signed copy)

1891, Signed by Max O'Rell in 1894
Max O'Rell, pseud of Léon Pierre Blouet, illustrated by E W Kemble
J W Arrowsmith, Bristol, 1891
£30.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Superb 1880s album of albumen prints of Milan, Verona and Venice

Photographs by V Florianello, Giacomo Brogi and Fratelli Alinari
V Florianello, and Giacomo Brogi and Fratelli Alinari
Not stated, 1880
£200.00
Photography | Hard Cover

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

c1885, with pages printed in different colours and with 106 illustrations
William Wordsworth, with 106 illustrations by Birket Foster, J Wolf, and Sir John Gilbert, R A.
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1885
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

Daphnis and Chloe, A Pastoral Romance

c1890, Vizetelly & co, with 9 full page plates
Longus, with engravings after designs by Prudhon, Baron Gerard, and Philippe D'Orleans
Vizetelly & Co, London, 1890
£20.00
Classics | Hard Cover | First thus

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain

1899, Anne Pratt's classic botanical title, revised by Edward Step and with 315 colour plates in four volumes
Anne Pratt, revised by Edward Step
Frederick Warne & Co, London, 1899
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Natural History | Hard Cover | First thus

A Short Account of the British Encampments

Lying Between the Rivers Rheidol and Llyfnant, in the County of Cardigan, and their Connection with the Mines (1866)
J G Williams
D Jenkins / The Observer Offices, Aberystwyth, 1866
£30.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Tales of Terror and Wonder

1887, a compendium of Gothic ballads collected by Matthew Gregory
Matthew Gregory Lewis, with an introduction by Henry Morley
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

The History of Freemasonry, Volume 2

1883, first edition of this volume of Gould's comprehensive history
Robert Freke Gould
Thomas C Jack, London, 1883
On Hold
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Illustrations of the Principle Natural Orders of the Vegetable Kingdom

1874, a rare first edition with 109 hand-coloured plates by W H Fitch
Professor Daniel Oliver, illustrated by W H Fitch
Chapman & Hall, London, 1874
£300.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Guide to the Crystal Palace and Park

1855, illustrated and with maps, Great Exhibition interest
Samuel Phillips, illustrated by P H Delamotte
The Crystal Palace Library, London, 1855
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Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

RAILWAYANA original 1870s handwritten letter concerning George Stephenson

Disputing Stephenson's claim to have invented the Locomotive
William Beattie, and engine designer, to Rochdale Pioneer George Healey
Not Published, 1870
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Transport | Soft Cover | Handwritten

Oxfordshire Annals, 1869 (Signed copy)

Signed by John Marriott Davenport to Horatio Nelson Goddard, JP
John Marriott Davenport
E W Morris, Oxford, 1869
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Original 1877 Rate Book for Bishop's Hull, Somerset

With handwritten entries of all residents
Not stated
Knight & Co, London, 1877
£80.00
Topography & Local Interest | Soft Cover | Handwritten

The Crusader's Christmas

c1890, covers cut in the shape of the crusader's armour, and with super lithographs
Broadbrim, illustrations by Frank Feller
The Art Lithographic Publishing Co, Munich & New York, 1890
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Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, signed postcard dated 1899

The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain in 1865
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Not Published, 1899
£100.00
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

A Farmer's Year, Being his Commonplace Book for 1898 (Signed copy)

This copy owned and signed by gardener William Robinson from Gravetye
Henry Rider Haggard
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1899
£200.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Bombardment of Scarbro by the Russian Fleet in 1891

1889, a rare, humorous, addition to Invasion Literature
Untruthful Thomas
Crown Publishing Co (Bonnett & Shum), London, 1889
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Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Brantford, Canada West, in 1866

Writing on promotions and his commanding officers
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Brantford, Ontario, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Thorold, Canada, 1866

Offering an interesting view of military life and promotion prospects
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Thorold, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Montreal, 1866

including the Fenian Raids
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Montreal, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Henry Scott Tuke, handwritten letter from Swanpool, Falmouth

Henry Scott Tuke
Not Published, Swanpool, Falmouth, 1895
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Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

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