Browse by Date—1850–1899

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
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Stream of Pleasure

Joseph Pennell's illustrated 1891 saunter down the Thames
Joseph Pennell, and Elizabeth Robins Pennell, with a Practical Chapter by J G Legge
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1891
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Francais

A rare 1885 collection of French legends, tales and folklore
E Henry Carnoy
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Hunting Notes in Shropshire and Cheshire 1884–85

with a gift inscription to G Butler Lloyd, MP and sometime Mayor of Shrewsbury
Borderer, illustrated by H F Mytton
A H Baily, London, 1885
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Waterways and Water Transport in Different Countries

with a Description of the Panama, Suez, Manchester, Nicaraguan, and Other Canals
J Stephen Jeans
E & F N Spon, London, 1890
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

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
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
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions


with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

1891, two volumes in a nice half-leather binding
Oliver Wendell Holmes
David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1891
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires Grecs

1881, a collection of Greek folk tales
Emile Legrand
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Famous Fox Hunter

Reminscences of Thomas Assherton Smith, belonged to an officer of the Durham Light Infantry
John E Eardley-Wilmot
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1893
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover

Amidst Nature's Realm

Includes essays on Margate and the Isle of Thanet, London, Sussex, and Brighton Aquarium
Edward Alfred Martin
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1892
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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