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The Prayer-Book of Queen Elizabeth 1559

This copy owned and signed by Adrian Fortescue, Roman Catholic priest
Not stated
Griffith Farran & Co, London, 1890
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Shadow of Arvor

Legendary romances and folk-tales of Brittany
Edith Wingate Rinder
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Birthday Book of the Sacred Heart

1891, with unused calendar pages
Vincent O'Brien
Eason and Son, Dublin, 1891
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wagner's Parsifal in English Verse

Published by the translator for private circulation
Alfred Forman, from the German of Richard Wagner
Printed for the Author, London, 1899
£20.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

Records of Walmer

A history of a town and castle on the Kent coast
Charles R S Elvin
Henry Gray, London, 1890
£40.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Introduction to Folk-Lore

Folklorist Marion Roalfe Cox's chapters on animism, ghosts, the other world, etc
Marion Roalfe Cox
David Nutt, London, 1895
£15.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

English Folk-Lore

The weather, birds, animals, charms etc
T F Thistelton-Dyer
W H Allen, London, 1884
£10.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Gosta Berling's Saga

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's first novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Lillie Tudeer
Chapman & Hall, London, 1898
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

On Liberty

An early copy of John Stuart Mill's treatise on individual freedom
John Stuart Mill
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1867
Sold
Philosophy | Hard Cover

L'Archipel en Feu

First French edition by Hetzel of Jules Verne's novel of the Greek War of Independence
Jules Verne, illustrated by Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Une Ville Flottante

c1880, Hetzel binding of Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingts Jours

An early French Hetzel edition of Jules Verne's story of Phileas Fogg
Jules Verne, illustrated by De Neuville and L Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Cinq Semaines en Ballon

An early French Hetzel edition of Jules Verne's first novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Riou and Montaut
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

L'Ile Mysterieuse

1884, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's classic mysterious island novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat, engraved by Barbant
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

La Maison a Vapeur

1880, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's travel in India on a mechanical elephant
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Vingt-Mille Lieues sous les Mers

1885, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's classic underwater adventure
Jules Verne, illustrated by Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou, engraved by Hildibrand
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Sixteen pocket editions of Shakespeare's plays

Dating from 1868 to 1934
William Shakespeare, and his contemporaries
Various, Leipzig, London, Oxford, 1868
£20.00
Drama | Soft Cover

Sidonia the Sorceress & The Amber Witch

Meinhold's Gothic romances
William Meinhold, translated by Lady Wilde and Lucie, Lady Duff Gordon
Reeves and Turner, London, 1894
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Descent of Man

Darwin's writings on evolution
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1890
£50.00
Natural History | Hard Cover

Serbian Folk-Lore

Second edition, 26 folkloric tales
Madame Elodie L Mijatovich, (translator), with an introduction by Rev W Denton
The Columbus Printing Co, London, 1899
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Beatrice

A first edition of one of Rider Haggard's favourites of his own work
Henry Rider Haggard
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1890
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Complete English-Latin Dicionary

including place names and christian names
J E Riddle
Longmans, Brown, Green and Longmans, London, 1850
£20.00
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Scenes et Comedies

from the library of Richard Cobden's daughters, and signed by Jane Cobden, an early campaigner for women's rights
Octave Feuillet
Michel Levy Freres, Paris, 1855
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

Jadis et Naguère (Signed copy)

Verlaine's poetry, this copy signed by Frederick York Powell and Rachel Annand Taylor
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1891
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

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