Browse by Date—1850–1899

Our Little Sunbeams

1896, with the bookplate of the illustrator, Kenneth M Skeaping
Alice F Jackson, illustrated by Kenneth M Skeaping
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1896
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Strange Tales from "Vanity Fair"

c1875, by Silly Billy, 28 short sketches, and with ownership signature of Horace Pym
Silly Billy, pseud Eustace Clare Grenville-Murray
"Vanity Fair" Office, London, 1875
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

1891, a decent Victorian pocket edition of a Gothic masterpiece
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1891
Fiction | Hard Cover

Contes Populaires Berberes, Recuillis, Traduits et Annotes

The myths, legends and poems of the North African Berbers
Rene Basset
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1887
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Management of Grass Land

1881, with the bookplate of Blackburn confectioner James Boyle
Arthur Roland, edited by William H Ablett
Chapman & Hall, London, 1881
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The True Crime of Christmas

1897, an early crime novel set in Paris
P Hay Hunter
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, Edinburgh, 1897
Fiction | Hard Cover

William Morris, His Art, Writings and Public Life

1898, with the bookplate of The Burlington Fine Arts Club
Aymer Vallance
George Bell & Sons, London, 1898
Art | Hard Cover

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1894

Professionally rebound, complete with folding map
Kelly's Directories
Kelly & Co, London, 1894
Genealogy | Hard Cover

Kelly's Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorsetshire 1895

Professionally rebound, with three maps
Kelly's Directories
Kelly & Co, London, 1895
Genealogy | Hard Cover

Odd Bits of History (Signed copy)

Signed by Henry William Wolff, founder of the International Co-operative Alliance
Henry William Wolff
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1894
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Miser, Ricketicketack

1855, early English printings
Hendrik Conscience
Lambert & Co, London, 1855
Fiction | Hard Cover

Le Manuscrit de Ma Mere

Alphonse de Lamartine's editing of his mother's diary in a half-vellum binding
Alphonse De Lamartine
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1886
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

From London Bridge to Lombardy by a Macadamised Route

1869, the first edition
W R Richardson, illustrated by Sydney Prior Hall
Sampson, Low, Son & Marston, London, 1869
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

My Little Lady

Eleanor Frances Poynter's first novel
Eleanor Frances Poynter, but published anonymously
Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1871
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

Queens of Song

Signed by Dr Fordyce Barker to American soprano Clara Louise Kellogg
Ellen Creathorne Clayton
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1865
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Many Thoughts on Many Things

1859, full leather, a book of quotations and thoughts...
Henry Southgate
Thompson & Co, London, 1859
Reference & Bibliography | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Ellen of the Isle, A New Poem (Signed copy)

Signed by James Flitton, with the original Stationer's Hall receipt of 1890
James Flitton
Thomas Laurie, London, 1890
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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

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

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 Grecs

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

Mrs Ashton's New Pupil

The 1892 first edition, published by Bradley & Woodruff.
Mrs S S Robbins, (Sarah Stuart Robbins)
Bradley & Woodruff, Boston, 1892
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

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