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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

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
£10.00
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
£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

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
£40.00
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
£40.00
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
£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

Micro-Cosmographie

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
£12.00
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
£80.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Carmen

A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
£30.00
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
£40.00
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
£50.00
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
£50.00
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
£15.00
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
£30.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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