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Charles Dickens' Christmas Stories

1863–1870 bound from All the Year Round, including Mugby Junction & The Signalman (1866)
Charles Dickens, and including Hesba Stretton, Wilkie Collins, Mrs Gaskell etc etc
Chapman & Hall, London, 1863
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Schir William Wallace, Knicht of Ellerslie

Blind Harry's lengthy poem on William Wallace, 1889 in quarter leather
Henry the Minstrel, commonly known as Blind Harry. Edited by James Moir
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1889
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Casket Letters and Mary Queen of Scots

1889, a good reading copy of the first edition
T F Henderson
A & C Black, Edinburgh, 1889
£20.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poetical Remains of William Lithgow, The Scotish Traveller (Signed copy)

1863, limited edition, signed and dedicated by the publisher
William Lithgow, edited by James Maidment
Thomas George Stevenson, Edinburgh, 1863
£200.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

Areopagitica [24 November] 1644

John MIlton's polemic opposing censorship
John Milton, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First thus

Micro-Cosmographie

with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
£80.00
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

The Handy Volume Shakespeare

1868, complete in thirteen volumes and bound in full-leather
William Shakespeare
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1868
£150.00
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Carmen

A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

Sermons Doctrinal and Practical

The 1st & 2nd series of sermons from William Archer Butler
William Archer Butler, with a life of the author by Thomas Woodward, Dean of Down
Macmillan, Cambridge, 1859
£50.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

1891, two volumes in a nice half-leather binding
Oliver Wendell Holmes
David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1891
£40.00
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Water-Babies

Bound in full blue leather, a very attractive copy
Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Linley Sambourne
Macmillan, London, 1896
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Legends from River and Mountain

Folk tales from Roumania and Germany
Carmen Sylva, (H.M. the Queen of Roumania) and Alma Strettell, illustrated by T H Robinson
George Allen, London, 1896
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Miracles of Antichrist

Selma Lagerlof's second book
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Pauline Bancroft Flach
Gay and Bird, London, 1899
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Dame aux Camelias

1877, Dumas' novel that inspired La Traviata
Alexandre Dumas fils, preface by Jules Janin
Calmann Levy, Paris, 1877
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Jude the Obscure

First edition of Thomas Hardy's last, tragic novel
Thomas Hardy, with an etching by H Macbeth-Raeburn
Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, London, 1896
Sold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires de la Senegambie

1885, folk tales from Senegal and The Gambia
Laurent Jean Baptiste Bérenger-Féraud
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires de La Kabylie du Djurdjura

1882, folk tales of the Djurdjura in northern Algeria
Joseph Riviere
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1882
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Albanais

1881, Albanian folk tales
Auguste Dozon
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
On Hold
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires Grecs

1881, a collection of Greek folk tales
Emile Legrand
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

War As It Is

1892, a pacifist lecture
Wilhelm Carlsen, translated by P H Peckover
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1892
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

A fold-out map from Keith Johnston's Royal Atlas
Keith Johnston
W & A K Johnston, Edindburgh, 1870
£20.00
Maps | Hard Cover

Cumberland and Westmorland, Ancient and Modern

The People, Dialect, Superstitions and Customs (1857)
J Sullivan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1857
£12.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Scientific and Profitable Culture of Fruit Trees

1862, apples, pears, cherry etc with 191 woodcuts
M. Du Breuil, adapted for English cultivators by William Wardle
William Wesley, London, 1862
£25.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions

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