Browse by Date—1850–1899

Mr John Carnegie's Application and Declaration Relating to Land at Fish Creek

An report from the Australian Government into land acquisition in Victoria
Australian Government
John Ferres, Melbourne, 1885
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Madame de Maintenon d'apres sa Correspondance Authentique (Signed copy)

Signed by Mathieu Auguste Geffroy, with a handwritten letter
Mathieu Auguste Geffroy
Librairie Hatchette et Cie, Paris, 1887
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

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

The Army List for June 1851

A record of ranks, promotions, deaths, army, marines, ordnance etc etc
War Office
Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, London, 1851
Military & War | Soft Cover

The Healing Waters of Israel

or, The Story of Naaman the Syrian. 1873, first edition.
John Ross Macduff
James Nisbet & Co, London, 1873
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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

Collins' Derbyshire and its Railways

A folding hand-coloured map from the 1850s/1860s
Not stated
H G Collins, London, 1860
Transport | Soft Cover | First Editions

Chroniques et Legendes des Rues de Paris

1864, the first French edition
Eduoard Fournier
E Dentu, Paris, 1864
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

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

The Clergy List for 1890

An alphabetical guide to vicars, deacons, parishes, etc
Not stated
J S Phillips, London, 1890
Genealogy | 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

Modeste Mignon

1899, limited edition, the fifth story in Balzac's Scènes de la vie privée (Scenes of Private Life)
Honore de Balzac, translated into English by Gertrude Christian Fosdick. With five etchings by Eugene Decisy after paintings by Pierre Vidal
Leonard Smithers, London, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | First thus

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

Annals of the Lords of Warrington and Bewsey from 1587 to 1833

When Warrington Became a Parliamentary Borough. In Two Parts, 1. Warrington, 2. Bewsey, with Notices of Historical and Local Events
William Beamont
Charles Simms & Co, Manchester, 1873
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

Seven Charles Kingsley titles in Truslove & Hanson leather bindings

1897–1900; Poems, Yeast, Hypatia, Westward Ho, Two Years Ago, Hereward the Wake, and Alton Locke
Charles Kingsley
Macmillan, London, 1897
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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

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