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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

Italy, Illustrated and Described

1864, with 65 engravings by James Duffield Harding, Samuel Prout, William Brokedon, William Leighton Leitch, Henry Corbould, Sam Bough, David Roberts etc
Camillo Mapei, and the Rev Gavin Carlyle
Blackie & Son, London, 1864
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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

Kingsbridge and its Surroundings

1874, a reference copy only of this Devon history
S P Fox
G P Friend, 1874
Topography | 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 Barcley 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

The Old English War-Horse or Shire-Horse (Signed copy)

Signed by Walter Gilbey, in an attractive red cloth and gilt binding
Walter Gilbey
Vinton & Co, London, 1888
Animals & Pets | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Laird's Lykewake (Signed copy)

With handwritten poem from the author, a Glaswegian poet
Alexander G Murdoch, with an introduction by Rev. George Gilfillan.
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1877
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

What Maisie Knew

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

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

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

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