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Yorkshire Rivers, volumes 1 to 9

Each with a fold-out bird's eye view of the river
Tom Bradley
The Yorkshire Post, Leeds, 1890
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

Morton N Cohen's working copy
Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1898
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

1860 (Feb / May / Aug) with 15 plates, including harelips
McGlashan & Gill, Dublin, 1860
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
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
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Jottings of Kent

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

Ballads of Books

1888; a collection of poems on books and bookishness...
Andrew Lang, editor
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1888
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Souvenir de Exposition Universelle, Paris 1878

Concertina-style fold-out of 25 images
Louis Glaser
Charles Feuth, Bruxelles, 1878
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting

1891, with fine adverts including Burberry
Charles Lancaster
Charles Lancaster, London, 1891
Sports & Hobbies | 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
Film & Theatre | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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

Mrs Ashton's New Pupil

The 1892 first edition, published by Bradley & Woodruff.
Mrs S S Robbins, (Sarah Stuart Robbins)
Bradley & Woodruff, Boston, 1892
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Key to the Waverley Novels (Signed copy)

Inscribed by Henry Grey, his chronological guide to Walter Scott's novel series.
Henry Grey
John Long, London, 1898
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Madonna and Child

Six Photo-Mezzo Engravings of Pictures Belonging to the Italian School in the National Gallery
Edward Gilbert, photographs by M Morelli
Hardy and Page, London, 1895
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Frost-King; or, The Power of Kindness

1855, first UK edition of this early Louisa M Alcott title
Louisa May Alcott, though not stated in the book
James Blackwood, London, 1855
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Half Hours in the Far East

Among the people and wonders of India, in a nice decorative binding
Not stated
James Nisbet & Co, London, 1899
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Brief Memories of Niagara

Its Rapids, Falls, and Whirlpool, in a lovely decorative binding
G Morrish, London, 1880
Americana | Hard Cover | First Editions

Justus Perthes' Geschichts-Atlas

1898; with 24 coloured maps of Europe
Dr Alfred Schulz
Justus Perthes, Gotha, 1898
History | Hard Cover

La Maison Tellier

1893 French edition, with the extra short story "Les Tombales"
Guy de Maupassant
Paul Ollendorff, Paris, 1893
Fiction | Hard Cover

La Maison Tellier

1899; illustrated French edition of Guy de Maupassant's classic short stories
Guy de Maupassant, illustrated by Rene Lelong, engraved on wood by G Lemoine
Libraire P Ollendorff, Paris, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Indiscretions of Lady Asenath

A series of stories set in the Fiji group of South Sea islands
Basil Thomson
A D Innes, London, 1898
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The New Eden (Signed copy)

Signed by C J Cutcliffe Hyne to his father, his second work of speculative fiction
C J Cutcliffe Hyne
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1892
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer

Two volumes (of 3), half-leather binding with introductory essays
Geoffrey Chaucer, introduction by Thomas Tyrwhitt, With a memoir by Rev. George Gilfillan
James Nichol, Edinburgh, 1860
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound


Francis Thompson's poetry, Hatchards leather binding, frontispiece by Laurence Housman
Francis Thompson, frontispiece by Laurence Housman
Elkin Mathews, London, 1894
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

In Memoriam

Full leather binding, the tenth edition
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Edward Moxon, London, 1861
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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