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Vanity Fair

1869, two volumes in the original green cloth
William Makepeace Thackeray, illustrated by the author
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1869
£20.00
Fiction | 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

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

An 1884 edition of Walter Scott's letters on the occult
Walter Scott, with an introduction by Henry Morley
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1884
On Hold
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover

The Portrait and Landscape Gallery

with 26 fine engravings, including Broadstairs
Not stated
Thomas Holmes, London, 1870
£20.00
Art | 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 Folk Speech of East Yorkshire

"As soft as a boiled tonnap"
John Nicholson
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1889
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The People of the Mist

1894, the first issue of Rider Haggard's lost race classic
Henry Rider Haggard, illustrated by Arthur Layard
Longmans, London, 1894
£25.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Records of Denbigh and its Lordship, Volume 1

1860, with examples of early Welsh poetry
John Williams
George Bayley, Wrexham, 1860
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Charles Dickens' Christmas Stories

1863–1870 bound from All the Year Round, including Mugby Junction & The Signalman (1866)
Charles Dickens, and including Hesba Stretton, Wilkie Collins, Mrs Gaskell etc etc
Chapman & Hall, London, 1863
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Schir William Wallace, Knicht of Ellerslie

Blind Harry's lengthy poem on William Wallace, 1889 in quarter leather
Henry the Minstrel, commonly known as Blind Harry. Edited by James Moir
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1889
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Casket Letters and Mary Queen of Scots

1889, a good reading copy of the first edition
T F Henderson
A & C Black, Edinburgh, 1889
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

Sermons Doctrinal and Practical

The 1st & 2nd series of sermons from William Archer Butler
William Archer Butler, with a life of the author by Thomas Woodward, Dean of Down
Macmillan, Cambridge, 1859
£50.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | 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

The Water-Babies

Bound in full blue leather, a very attractive copy
Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Linley Sambourne
Macmillan, London, 1896
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | 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 de La Kabylie du Djurdjura

1882, folk tales of the Djurdjura in northern Algeria
Joseph Riviere
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1882
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Albanais

1881, Albanian folk tales
Auguste Dozon
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
On Hold
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

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