Browse by Date—1850–1899

What Maisie Knew

The first UK edition, 1898 [1897]
Henry James
William Heinemann, London, 1898
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

French Poets and Authors

Early criticism from Henry James
Henry James
Macmillan, London, 1878
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Origin of Species

1888; a very handsome copy
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1888
Natural History | Hard Cover

An Index to Periodical Literature

1853, an alphabetical arrangement by author and subject
Wm. Fred. Poole
Charles B Norton, New York, 1853
Reference | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

2nd edition, and Morris's favourite of his own poems
William Morris
Ellis & White, London, 1877
Poetry | Hard Cover

A Guide to Ripon and Fountains Abbey

Harrogate and Bolton Priory, including a fold-out map
John Richard Walbran, revised by the Rev Canon Raine and William Fowler Stephenson
A Johnson & Co, Ripon, 1875
Topography | Hard Cover

Chaucer for Children, A Golden Key

With eight colour plates by Mrs H R Haweis
Mrs H R Haweis
Chatto & Windus, London, 1877
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions


In an attractive full leather binding by Clarke of Harrow
Walter Scott
A & C Black, Edinburgh, 1874
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Flying Visits

Harry Furniss's light-hearted travels travels around the British Isles
Harry Furniss
Arrowsmith, London, 1892
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Confessions of a Young Man (Signed copy)

With George Moore's signature; third edition with frontispiece by William Strang
George Moore
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Eger and Grime (Signed copy)

Signed by F J Furnivall to J R Planché
F J Furnivall, and John W Hales
N Trubner, London, 1867
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Art and Handicraft

First edition of John D Sedding's book on art and architecture
John D Sedding
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1893
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Biglow Papers

First UK edition of James Russell Lowell's satirical Yankee dialect verse
James Russell Lowell, with a preface by Thomas Hughes
Trubner & Co, London, 1859
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Seven Lamps of Architecture

Ruskin's illustrated principles of architecture
John Ruskin
George Allen, Orpington, 1890
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover

The Decoration of Houses

First UK edition of Edith Wharton's first published book
Edith Wharton, and Ogden Codman
Batsford, London, 1898
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Practical Forestry

185, with some super contemporary adverts
Charles E Curtis
Land Agent's Record, London, 1885
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

Hand-Book of London, Past and Present

1850; an alphabetical listing of streets, buildings, bridges...
Peter Cunningham
John Murray, London, 1850
History | Hard Cover

Weihnachtsgrüsse; Eine Festgabe für Jung und Alt

Beautiful full leather binding; a German celebration of Christmas
Armin Kausen, with contributions from German authors
Laumann, Dulmen, 1890
Religions | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Angel of the Revolution

An 1895 edition of George Griffith's invasion literature classic
George Griffith
Tower Publishing, London, 1895
Fiction | Hard Cover

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

With Lewis Carroll's advertisment from Christmas 1893, calling for the return of the most recent Alice in Wonderland.
Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Harry Furniss
Macmillan, London, 1893
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Climbs of Norman-Neruda

Reading copy of the climbs of Victorian mountaineer Louis Norman-Neruda
May Norman-Neruda (editor)
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1899
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions

Speaking Likenesses

Christina Rossetti's tales of three girls, in a lovely binding
Christina G Rossetti, illustrated by Arthur Hughes
Macmillan, London, 1874
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Culture, Management and Improvement of Landed Estates

1872. fine leather, with twelve colour plates
G A Dean
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1872
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Ingoldsby Legends

1874, full leather and illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech & Tenniel
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud Richard Barham
Richard Bentley, London, 1874
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Le Chambre du Crime

An early locked room mystery, and from the library of A J Balfour at Whittinghame
Eugene Chavette
E Dentu, Paris, 1875
Fiction | Hard Cover

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