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The Book of Ser Marco Polo

1875, volume 2, in a fine full vellum binding
Colonel Henry Yule
John Murray, London, 1875
£150.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

The Book of Common Prayer

with engraved brass clasp and ivorine boards
Not stated
University Press, Oxford, 1895
£30.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Gypsy Folk-Tales

Collected from Poland, Moravia, Transylvania, England, Wales, etc
Francis Hinde Groome
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1899
£35.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Past Events 1880

A monthly record of events in Newcastle and the North East, with ephemera connected to the author, Fred Gosman
Fred. Gosman
A Reid, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1881
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Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Statuta Ecclesiae Cathedralis Lincolniensis

1873, this copy presented by Christopher Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln, and nephew of the poet William
Christopher Wordsworth
Gilbert & Rivington, Londini (London), 1873
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Fables and Essays (Signed copy)

Signed by the author to Manchester historian, engineer and author Thomas Newbigging
John Bryan
The Arts and Lettres Co, New York, 1895
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Alps and Sanctuaries of the Piedmont and the Canton Ticino

1881, Samuel Butler's writings of Italy and his life there
Samuel Butler, illustrated by Charles Gogin and others
A C Fifield, London, 1881
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Venezia (Venice)

An attractively bound travel book on Venice
Henry Perl, adapted from the German of Mrs Arthur Bell. With an introduction by H D Traill, and illustrated by Ettore Tito et al
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1894
£40.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

c1895, a very poor copy...
Arthur Conan Doyle, illustrated by Sidney Paget
George Newnes, London, 1895
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Fiction | Hard Cover

Some Particulars Relating to the Ancient & Royal Borough of Greenwich

1882, first edition with contemporary local advertisements
William Howarth
Edward George Berryman, Greenwich, 1882
£30.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

With Cochrane the Dauntless

A first edition G A Henty's South American adventure, rebound in fine full leather
G A Henty, illustrated by W H Margetson
Blackie & Son, London, 1897
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Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Canal Adventures by Moonlight

George Smith's canal writings, including a 6 day trip from Leicester to London
George Smith
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1881
£30.00
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Francais

A rare 1885 collection of French legends, tales and folklore
E Henry Carnoy
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Montcalm and Wolfe

Two volumes from Francis Parkman's history of France and England in North America
Francis Parkman
Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1890
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

History of Bible Plants

1878, with ten lithographs by Walter Hood Fitch
John Smith, illustrated by W H Fitch
Hardwicke & Bogue, London, 1878
£40.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manuel de Piete a l'Usage des Eleves du Sacre-Coeur

A finely bound 1862 French prayer book with superb gauffered edges and ivorine clasp and decorations
Not stated
Jacques Lecoffre, Paris, 1862
£200.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The White Company

An early edition of Conan Doyle's Hundred Years War romance
Arthur Conan Doyle
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1893
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Expositions of the Cartoons of Raphael

1868, full leather with seven tipped in photographs
Richard Henry Smith, illustrated with photographs printed by Dunmore
Arthur Miall, London, 1868
£30.00
Art | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Espana Corrida de Toros, Dibujada del Natural y Lithografiada par Jose Vallejo

c1855, 18 lithographs of bull fighting by Jose Vallejo
Jose Vallejos
Juan Bautista Stampa, Madrid, 1855
£400.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Household Physician

1897, four volumes (complete) in a Talwin Morris binding
J McGregor-Robertson, with an introduction by John G McKendrick. Binding design by Talwin Morris.
Blackie & Son, London, 1897
£60.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

Lives of the Saints. April

The fourth volume of Baring-Gould's study of Saints
Sabine Baring-Gould
John Hodges, London, 1880
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Rivers and Canals

Two volumes, 1896, 2nd edition. The design, management and construction of rivers and canals.
Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1896
£120.00
Transport | Hard Cover

Thirty Years' Musical Recollections

1862. Two volumes complete, rebound in full leather by Potter & Son of York
Henry Fothergill Chorley
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1862
£100.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Idylles de Thecrite et Odes Anacreontiques

1861, a new translation by Leconte de Lisle
Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle
Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, Paris, 1861
£20.00
Classics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Poetical Remains of William Lithgow, The Scotish Traveller (Signed copy)

1863, limited edition, signed and dedicated by the publisher
William Lithgow, edited by James Maidment
Thomas George Stevenson, Edinburgh, 1863
£200.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

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