Browse by Date—1850–1899

The Witch of Prague

F Marion Crawford's supernatural tale, an early printing
F Marion Crawford, illustrated by W J Hennessy
Macmillan, London, 1893
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover

Victorian pocket biographies of Wellington and Bonaparte

Published in the 1860s in Halifax
Andrew R Bonar, and Dr Channing
Milner & Sowerby, Halifax, 1861
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

From Snowdon to the Sea

1894; Welsh tales of hauntings, folklore and legend
Marie Trevelyan
John Hogg, London, 1894
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

With Lord Stratford in the Crimean War (Signed copy)

Inscribed by James Henry Skene, aide to Stratford Canning, British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
James Henry Skene
Richard Bentley, London, 1883
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Edgar Allan Poe: Autography & Criticisms

Volume four of four, including Poe's analysis of handwriting
Edgar Allan Poe, edited by John Ingham
A & C Black, Edinburgh, 1874
Essays | Hard Cover

Edgar Allan Poe: Memoirs and Tales

Volume one of four, including The Fall of the House of Usher and The Goldbug
Edgar Allan Poe, edited by John Ingham
A & C Black, Edinburgh, 1874
Fiction | Hard Cover

Fine leather Victorian address book

gilt-tooled, and bound by Dreyfous of London, A beautiful item.
Not stated
Dreyfous Binders, London, 1890
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Dicks' English Library of Standard Works, 1883 to 1886, 8 volumes in 4

including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and Jane Austen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Daniel Defoe and many more...
John Dicks, London, 1883
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Farina; A Legend of Cologne

1857, a rare first edition of George Meredith's second novel
George Meredith
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1857
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels

A rare early Royal Navy handbook (1896)
Lieut. G E Armstrong
George Bell & Sons, London, 1896
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Astronomie Populaire en Tableaux Transparents

1872, rare astronomy book with 11 lithograph cards
Not stated, after James Reynolds
Kiessling et Compagnie, Bruxelles, 1872
Science & Technology | Hard Cover

Autobiography of Henry Taylor 1800–1875

Two volumes, owned and signed by Logan Pearsall Smith
Henry Taylor
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1885
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The Ingoldsby Legends

1866 single volume edition
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud. Richard Harris Barham
Richard Bentley, London, 1866
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Imaginary Portraits

Pater's studies of fictional characters
Walter Pater
Macmillan, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Amaryllis at the Fair

Richard Jefferies' classic of rural life
Richard Jefferies
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Sir John Suckling

An attractive 1880s American pocket edition
Sir John Suckling, edited by Frederick A Stokes
Frederick A Stokes, New York, 1886
Poetry | Hard Cover

Helps to Godly Living

Devotional extracts from the works of Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury
Frederick Temple, selected and edited by J H Burn
Elliot Stock, London, 1899
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

1882, two volumes, a very good set.
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1882
Natural History | Hard Cover

Active Service

Stephen Crane's novel of the Greco-Turkish War of 1897
Stephen Crane
William Heinemann, London, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Seamy Side, A Novel

from the library of Sir Andrew Barclay Walker's yacht, Cuhona
Walter Besant, and James Rice
Chatto & Windus, London, 1881
Fiction | Hard Cover | Association Copy

Rural Rides

Two vols, Cobbett's tour of rural England between 1821 and 1832
William Cobbett, with notes by Pitt Cobbett
Reeves and Turner, London, 1885
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

The Thousand and One Nights

Four vols (of 6), illustrated by Frank Brangywn
Edward William Lane, (translator), Joseph Jacobs (introduction). Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Gibbings & Co, London, 1896
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 and 3

Prize binding for musician Gustave Pradeau from the Conservatoire Imperial in 1863
Ludwig Von Beethoven
E Girod, Paris, 1860
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Guide to the Cricket Ground

1867; with an example score-sheet and other action shots...a scarce early cricket title
George H Selkirk
Macmillan, London, 1867
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Handwritten verse by Charles Walter Couldock

The last verse of Life by Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Charles Walter Couldock
Not Published, Buzzards Bay, Mass., 1888
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

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