Browse by Date—1850–1899

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

Directory for Camden & Kentish Town, Hampstead & Highgate 1880 & 1882

Two vols in one, superb details and adverts for Victorian London
Hutchings & Crowsley
Hutchings & Crowsley, London, 1880
Genealogy | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Whimsicalities, A Periodical Gathering

Lovely binding, illustrated by Leech, Cruikshank, Harvey and the author
Thomas Hood, illustrated by the author, John Leech, George Cruikshank and W Harvey
Edward Moxon, London, 1875
Fiction | 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

Historical Notices of Chelsea, Kensington, Fulham, and Hammersmith

With Some Particulars of Old Families. Also an Account of Their Antiquities and Present State
Isabella Burt
J Saunders, Kensington, 1871
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Military Dialogues

Illustrated daily army life...
Nathaniel Newnham-Davis, illustrated by R Caton Woodville, R.I., and Louis Edwards
Sands and Company, London, 1898
Military & War | 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

The Lady of the Lake

1891, in a delightful gilt thistle binding
Walter Scott
A & C Black, London and Edinburgh, 1891
Poetry | 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

Les Chats

Champfleury's wonderful book on cats (1869, third ed)
Champfleury, illustrated by Delacriox, Manet, Mind, Merimee etc etc
J Rothschild, Paris, 1869
Animals & Pets | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Light That Failed

Kipling's first novel, in a half vellum binding by Alfonso Dori of Florence
Rudyard Kipling
Heinemann & Balestier, Leipzig, 1891
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Confessions of a Young Man

Third edition, a rare copy with portrait frontispiece by William Strang
George Moore
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool

16 volumes of proceedings, including many papers, articles and addresses
David Marples, Liverpool and London, 1872
Philosophy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales Volume VI

with four plates and fifteen double-spread colour maps
J H F Brabner, editor
William Mackenzie, London, 1895
Topography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley

with over 100 illustrations
William H Holmes
Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1886
Americana | Hard Cover | First Editions

Bulletin de la Societe D'Apiculture de la Gironde

The complete issues for 1877, French bee-keeping journal
Societe D'Apiculture
Durand, Bordeaux, 1877
Natural History | Soft Cover | First Editions

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