Browse by Date—1850–1899

The Household Physician

1897, four volumes (complete) in a Talwin Morris binding
J McGregor-Robertson, with an introduction by John G McKendrick. Binding design by Talwin Morris.
Blackie & Son, London, 1897
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

Flowers of the Field

Half-leather, with illustrations by Emily Stackhouse
C A Johns, illustrated by Emily Stackhouse, Julia and Emily Johns
SPCK, London, 1875
Natural History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Lives of the Saints. April

The fourth volume of Baring-Gould's study of Saints
Sabine Baring-Gould
John Hodges, London, 1880
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

Vanity Fair

1869, two volumes in the original green cloth
William Makepeace Thackeray, illustrated by the author
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1869
Fiction | Hard Cover

Rivers and Canals

Two volumes, 1896, 2nd edition. The design, management and construction of rivers and canals.
Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1896
Transport | Hard Cover

Thirty Years' Musical Recollections

1862. Two volumes complete, rebound in full leather by Potter & Son of York
Henry Fothergill Chorley
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1862
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Hunting Notes in Shropshire and Cheshire 1884–85

with a gift inscription to G Butler Lloyd, MP and sometime Mayor of Shrewsbury
Borderer, illustrated by H F Mytton
A H Baily, London, 1885
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Waterways and Water Transport in Different Countries

with a Description of the Panama, Suez, Manchester, Nicaraguan, and Other Canals
J Stephen Jeans
E & F N Spon, London, 1890
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

Idylles de Thecrite et Odes Anacreontiques

1861, a new translation by Leconte de Lisle
Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle
Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, Paris, 1861
Classics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Folk Speech of East Yorkshire

"As soft as a boiled tonnap"
John Nicholson
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1889
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The People of the Mist

1894, the first issue of Rider Haggard's lost race classic
Henry Rider Haggard, illustrated by Arthur Layard
Longmans, London, 1894
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Records of Denbigh and its Lordship, Volume 1

1860, with examples of early Welsh poetry
John Williams
George Bayley, Wrexham, 1860
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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
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
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
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
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions


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
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
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions


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

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
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
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
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
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

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