Browse by Date—1850–1899

Behind an Eastern Veil

c1894, a novel of the "Inner Life of Ladies of the Upper Class in Persia"
C J Wills
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1894
Fiction | Hard Cover

Mansfield Park

An attractive copy in two volumes
Jane Austen, edited by R Brimley Johnson, with illustrations by William C Cooke and Ornaments by F C Tilney
J M Dent, London, 1895
Fiction | Hard Cover

Ambulance Handbook for Volunteers

1884; An early first aid book for the Empire.
J Ardavon Raye
J & A Churchill, London, 1884
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wild Life in a Southern County

First edition, in a lovely Bayntun-Riviere leather binding
Richard Jefferies
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1879
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Ingoldsby Legends

1887, high quality half-leather binding with small gilt skull to spine
Thomas Ingoldsby, pseud. Richard Harris Barham, illustrated by Cruikshank, Leech and Barham
Richard Bentley, London, 1887
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Brontes in Ireland

First edition, the Irish roots of Ann, Charlotte and Emily Bronte
Dr William Wright
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1893
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

Alexandria and Her Schools (Signed copy)

Signed by Frederick James Furnivall to John Ruskin in November 1854
Charles Kingsley
Macmillan, London, 1854
Philosophy | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

The World of Ice

The Whaling Cruise of "The Dolphin", with colour frontis and colour title page
R M Ballantyne
Thomas Nelson, London, 1897
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Scouring of the White Horse

Thomas Hughes' eccentric second novel, full leather binding from Cheltenham College
Thomas Hughes, illustrated by Richard Doyle
Macmillan, London, 1859
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by Elizabeth Ann Twentyman, Victorian poet
Elizabeth Ann Twentyman
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1868
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Seaman's New Guide and Coaster's Companion

c1870, sailing directions, with lighthouse frontispiece
J W Norie, revised and corrected by J S Hobbs
Charles Wilson, London, 1870
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Household Tales and Traditional Remains (Signed copy)

Signed limited edition (11/60). Folk stories and folk lore from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
Sidney Oldall Addy
David Nutt, London, 1895
Paranormal & Supernatural | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions | Dustwrapper

Readings in Crabbe's 'Tales of the Hall'

1879, privately printed first edition, limited to 350 copies
Edward FitzGerald
Privately printed, 1879
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Limited Editions

Robert Burns' Poetical Works (Signed copy)

Limited edition facsimile of the Kilmarnock edition, each signed by the printer James McKie
Robert Burns
James McKie / John Wilson, Kilmarnock, 1867
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Limited Editions

The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundevile (Mandeville)

In a superb, crisp gilt decorative binding
Sir John Mandeville, with preface by John Cameron Grant and edited and illustrated by Arthur Layard
Constable, London, 1895
On Hold
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Worst Woman in London

29 short stories by F C Philips, including 'A Man Shouldn't Marry a Murderess'
F C Philips
Downey & Co, London, 1895
Fiction | Hard Cover

Paddington; As it Was and As it Is

A rare London history from 1877
"Cantab", pseud Loftus Shade
Printed for the Author, London, 1877
Topography | Hard Cover

Jane Austen

An early biographical study
Mrs Charles Malden
W H Allen, London, 1889
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Complete Works of Robert Burns

in a fine leather and gilt binding, with over 30 superb engraved plates
Robert Burns, with notes by Allan Cunningham
George Virtue, London, 1865
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Souvenir Album of the Great West

c1890, with 96 superb views of America
Not stated
Not stated, USA, 1890
Americana | Hard Cover | First Editions

Black Beauty (1877)

1877, the first edition of Anna Sewell's classic novel, in variant green cloth binding.
Anna Sewell, frontispiece by C Hewitt
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1877
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Meissner & Book autograph album

c1880s, one page used
Meissner & Buch
Meissner & Buch, Leipzig, 1885
Ephemera | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Memoranda of Art and Artists (Signed copy)

Signed by Joseph Sandell, anecodal and biographical writings on art
Joseph Sandell
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1871
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

St Athanasias on the Incarnation

1891; text in Greek
Archibald Robertson, (notes and introduction)
David Nutt, London, 1891
Religions | Hard Cover

Australian Ballads and Rhymes

Poems inspired by life and scenery in Australia and New Zealand
Douglas B W Sladen
Walter Scott, London, 1888
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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