Browse by Date—1850–1899

War As It Is

1892, a pacifist lecture
Wilhelm Carlsen, translated by P H Peckover
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1892
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

A fold-out map from Keith Johnston's Royal Atlas
Keith Johnston
W & A K Johnston, Edindburgh, 1870
Maps | Hard Cover

Cumberland and Westorland, Ancient and Modern

The People, Dialect, Superstitions and Customs (1857)
J Sullivan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1857
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Armenian Church Founded by St. Gregory the Illuminator (Signed copy)

Signed by E F K Fortescue to pioneer district nurse Florence S Lees
E F K Fortescue, with an appendix by the Rev S C Malan
J T Hayes, London, 1872
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Universal Songster or Museum of Mirth

Vol 1, c1878 with attractive gilt decoration to spine
Not stated, illustrated by George and Robert Cruikshank
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1878
Poetry | Hard Cover

The Scientific and Profitable Culture of Fruit Trees

1862, apples, pears, cherry etc with 191 woodcuts
M. Du Breuil, adapted for English cultivators by William Wardle
William Wesley, London, 1862
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions

Principles of Political Economy

John Stuart Mill's seminal book, the People's Edition of 1892
John Stuart Mill
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1892
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Home and Haunts of the British Poets

In a delightful decorative binding
William Howitt
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1894
Poetry | Hard Cover

Night Side of New York Life

1877, twelve sermons warning against temptation and vices in the Big Apple
Thomas De Witt Talmage
William Nicholson & Sons, Wakefield, 1877
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Studies in the Arthurian Legend

John Rhys' study of King Arthur and Welsh literature
John Rhys
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1891
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Map of England and Wales, divided into Counties

A rare and large four-piece 1863 Victorian map in leather case
R Creighton, engraved by John Dower
Edward Stanford, London, 1863
Maps | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Last Words in the Parish Church in Doncaster

19 sermons by C J Vaughan
Charles John Vaughan
Strahan & Co, London, 1869
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Greek Folk Poesy (in two volumes)

with essays on The Science of Folklore, Greek Folkspeech, and The Survival of Paganism.
Lucy M J Garnett, edited by J S Stuart-Glennie
Printed for the Author, Guildford, 1896
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dramatic Works of John Webster

Four volumes, including The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil.
John Webster, edited by William Hazlitt
Reeves and Turner, London, 1897
Drama | Hard Cover | First thus

Success with Flowers, Fruit, and Vegetables

A Monthly Journal of Popular Gardening, Two volumes of bound issues for 1899—1901
Not stated
Not stated, London, 1899
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Strange Dwellings

Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals. Abridged from 'Homes without Hands'
Rev J G Wood, with designs by W F Keyl, J B Zwecker, and E Smith
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1891
Natural History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

An Investigation of Homeopathy

Thirteen essays from an early advocate of homeopathy
William Sharp
Groombridge & Sons, London, 1856
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

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

Words by the Way-Side

A 1855 botanical story for children in an attractive John Leighton binding
Emily Ayton, illustrated by H Anelay, binding by John Leighton
Grant & Griffith, London, 1855
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

History, Topography and Directory of Northumberland

Includes residents, trades etc of towns, parishes, ports etc
William Whellan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1855
Genealogy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

c1895, with twelve designs and endpapers by James Torrance
W B Yeats, editor
Walter Scott, London, 1895
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

Denizens of the Deep, Fishes, Molluscs, Crustceans etc

Full leather binding by Allman & Son, and with 117 illustrations
Dr Georg Hartwig
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1893
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Nuttall's Bijou Dictionary

c1899, just 9 × 6.5cm but with 25,000 entries
Alex. C Ewald, editor
Frederick Warne, London, 1899
Reference | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Ossian

The prose-poems of the legendary Celtic warrior
Ossian, translated by James MacPherson, with notes and with an introduction by William Sharp
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

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