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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 Westorland, 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 Armenian Church Founded by St. Gregory the Illuminator (Signed copy)

Signed by E F K Fortescue to pioneer district nurse Florence S Lees
E F K Fortescue, with an appendix by the Rev S C Malan
J T Hayes, London, 1872
£50.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Universal Songster or Museum of Mirth

Vol 1, c1878 with attractive gilt decoration to spine
Not stated, illustrated by George and Robert Cruikshank
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1878
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

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

Principles of Political Economy

John Stuart Mill's seminal book, the People's Edition of 1892
John Stuart Mill
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1892
£30.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Home and Haunts of the British Poets

In a delightful decorative binding
William Howitt
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1894
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

Night Side of New York Life

1877, twelve sermons warning against temptation and vices in the Big Apple
Thomas De Witt Talmage
William Nicholson & Sons, Wakefield, 1877
£25.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Studies in the Arthurian Legend

John Rhys' study of King Arthur and Welsh literature
John Rhys
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1891
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Map of England and Wales, divided into Counties

A rare and large four-piece 1863 Victorian map in leather case
R Creighton, engraved by John Dower
Edward Stanford, London, 1863
£130.00
Maps | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Last Words in the Parish Church in Doncaster

19 sermons by C J Vaughan
Charles John Vaughan
Strahan & Co, London, 1869
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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

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

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

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

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

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