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Greek Folk Poesy (in two volumes)

with essays on The Science of Folklore, Greek Folkspeech, and The Survival of Paganism.
Lucy M J Garnett, edited by J S Stuart-Glennie
Printed for the Author, Guildford, 1896
£60.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dramatic Works of John Webster

Four volumes, including The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil.
John Webster, edited by William Hazlitt
Reeves and Turner, London, 1897
£30.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First thus

Fairy Tales

1888, in delightful illustrated boards
The Countess D'Aulnoy, translated by J R Planche. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1888
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

Success with Flowers, Fruit, and Vegetables

A Monthly Journal of Popular Gardening, Two volumes of bound issues for 1899—1901
Not stated
Not stated, London, 1899
£25.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Strange Dwellings

Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals. Abridged from 'Homes without Hands'
Rev J G Wood, with designs by W F Keyl, J B Zwecker, and E Smith
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1891
£20.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

An Investigation of Homeopathy

Thirteen essays from an early advocate of homeopathy
William Sharp
Groombridge & Sons, London, 1856
£30.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

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

A Month at Constantinople

Albert Smith's travels in the Near East in 1849
Albert Smith
David Bogue, London, 1851
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Expository Thoughts on the Gospels, St Luke

Complete in Two Volumes
J C Ryle
William Hunt, Ipswich, 1858
£25.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

Coranus Arabice (Koran)

An arabic language Koran based on Flugel's work of 1834
Gustav Moritz Redslob
Sumptibus Ernesti Bredtil, Lipsiae (Leipzig), 1881
£80.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Glittering Plain

A fantasy novel from William Morris.
William Morris
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1896
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Words by the Way-Side

A 1855 botanical story for children in an attractive John Leighton binding
Emily Ayton, illustrated by H Anelay, binding by John Leighton
Grant & Griffith, London, 1855
£20.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

History, Topography and Directory of Northumberland

Includes residents, trades etc of towns, parishes, ports etc
William Whellan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1855
£40.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover | First Editions

In Quest for the Holy Graal

An Introduction the Study of the Legend of the Holy Grail
Sebastian Evans
J M Dent, London, 1898
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

c1895, with twelve designs and endpapers by James Torrance
W B Yeats, editor
Walter Scott, London, 1895
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

Denizens of the Deep, Fishes, Molluscs, Crustceans etc

Full leather binding by Allman & Son, and with 117 illustrations
Dr Georg Hartwig
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1893
£50.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Nuttall's Bijou Dictionary

c1899, just 9 × 6.5cm but with 25,000 entries
Alex. C Ewald, editor
Frederick Warne, London, 1899
£15.00
Reference | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Ossian

The prose-poems of the legendary Celtic warrior
Ossian, translated by James MacPherson, with notes and with an introduction by William Sharp
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

Ethnology in Folklore

Published in Lubbock's Modern Science series
George Laurence Gomme
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1892
£12.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Shadow of Arvor

Legendary romances and folk-tales of Brittany
Edith Wingate Rinder
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Birthday Book of the Sacred Heart

1891, with unused calendar pages
Vincent O'Brien
Eason and Son, Dublin, 1891
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wagner's Parsifal in English Verse

Published by the translator for private circulation
Alfred Forman, from the German of Richard Wagner
Printed for the Author, London, 1899
£20.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Introduction to Folk-Lore

Folklorist Marion Roalfe Cox's chapters on animism, ghosts, the other world, etc
Marion Roalfe Cox
David Nutt, London, 1895
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Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Une Ville Flottante

c1880, Hetzel binding of Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

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