Browse by Date—1850–1899

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

Fairy Tales; Their Origin and Meaning

with some account of Dwellers in Fairyland. A rare 1878 first edition
John Thackray Bunce
Macmillan, London, 1878
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Brief Memories of Niagara

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

Meditations and Contemplations

Full leather, the musings of an eighteenth century English clergyman
James Hervey
William Tegg, London, 1860
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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

Handwritten Testimonial from the Cookley Iron Works, Brierley Hill

In fine calligraphy, signed by all the workers on the retirement of a colleague
Knight & Crowther
Cookley Iron Works, Brierley HIll, 1899
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

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

Unused leather sketchbook / notebook c1857

Full leather binding with different colour pages
Not stated
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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

The Witch of Prague

F Marion Crawford's supernatural tale, an early printing
F Marion Crawford, illustrated by W J Hennessy
Macmillan, London, 1893
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover

From Snowdon to the Sea

1894; Welsh tales of hauntings, folklore and legend
Marie Trevelyan
John Hogg, London, 1894
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

With Lord Stratford in the Crimean War (Signed copy)

Inscribed by James Henry Skene, aide to Stratford Canning, British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
James Henry Skene
Richard Bentley, London, 1883
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Dicks' English Library of Standard Works, 1883 to 1886, 8 volumes in 4

including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, and Jane Austen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Daniel Defoe and many more...
John Dicks, London, 1883
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Farina; A Legend of Cologne

1857, a rare first edition of George Meredith's second novel
George Meredith
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1857
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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