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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
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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

The History of the Ancient Britons

illustrated with three maps
Thomas W Powell
T C O'Kane, Delaware, 1882
£30.00
History | 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

A Peep at the Pixies

1854, six fairy tales illustrated by Hablot K Browne (Phiz)
Anna Eliza Bray, illustrated by Hablot K Browne
Grant & Griffith, London, 1854
£25.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Royal Natural History

Vols 1, 2, 5 & 6, with 48 full page colour plates
Richard Lydekker, (editor), preface by P L Sclater
Frederick Warne, London, 1893
£45.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Greek Gulliver

Stories from Lucian, including the Moon-Folk
Alfred J Church , illustrated by C O Murray
Seeley & Co, London, 1891
£12.00
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

La Vie Artistique, Deuxieme Serie

The second volume, signed by artist Walter Spindler
Gustave Geffroy
E Dentu, Paris, 1893
£40.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Book of Common Prayer

1866; with Gothic leather binding and brass corners & clasp
Not stated
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1866
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Collegian's Guide

Philatelist John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar's copy of James Pycroft's guide to University
James Pycroft
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, 1858
£30.00
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Haunts of Men

First US edition, short stories from Robert W Chambers, including the American Civil War
Robert W Chambers
Frederick A Stokes, New York, 1898
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

1899; illustrated by Harry Furniss, a good reading copy
Lewis Carroll
Macmillan, London, 1899
£10.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover

Haydn's Dictionary of Dates

and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations. Containing the History of the World to the Autumn of 1898
Benjamin Vincent
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1898
£15.00
Reference | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

On an Ancient Mexican Head-piece, coated with Mosaic

An illustrated offprint from Archaeologia (1895)
Charles Hercules Read
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1895
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poetical Works of Walter Scott

c1864, in an attractive pressed leather binding
Walter Scott
Gall & Inglis, London, 1864
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Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

1860 (Feb / May / Aug) with 15 plates, including harelips
Various
McGlashan & Gill, Dublin, 1860
£30.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

Eccentricities of the Animal Creation

1869; including a chapter and illustration on Mermaids
John Timbs
Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, London, 1869
£40.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics

1863; with Devonport Dock-Yard Admiralty prize bookplate
Stephen Parkinson
Macmillan, Cambridge & London, 1863
£35.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Jottings of Kent

1871; a reference copy
William Miller
Thomas Hall, Gravesend, 1871
£10.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

The Theatrical World for 1895

including the first reviews of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband
William Archer, with a prefatory letter by Arthur W Pinero and a synopsis of playbills of the year by Henry George Gilbert
Walter Scott, London, 1896
£20.00
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

1876, with fine colour illustrations
Daniel Defoe
Thomas Nelson, London, 1876
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

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