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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

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

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

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

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

Ethnology in Folklore

Published in Lubbock's Modern Science series
George Laurence Gomme
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1892
£12.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Beatrice

A first edition of one of Rider Haggard's favourites of his own work
Henry Rider Haggard
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1890
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Jadis et Naguère (Signed copy)

Verlaine's poetry, this copy signed by Frederick York Powell and Rachel Annand Taylor
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1891
Sold
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

La Vie Artistique, Deuxieme Serie

The second volume, signed by artist Walter Spindler
Gustave Geffroy
E Dentu, Paris, 1893
£40.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Collegian's Guide

Philatelist John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar's copy of James Pycroft's guide to University
James Pycroft
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, 1858
£30.00
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Haunts of Men

First US edition, short stories from Robert W Chambers, including the American Civil War
Robert W Chambers
Frederick A Stokes, New York, 1898
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

On an Ancient Mexican Head-piece, coated with Mosaic

An illustrated offprint from Archaeologia (1895)
Charles Hercules Read
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1895
£15.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

1860 (Feb / May / Aug) with 15 plates, including harelips
Various
McGlashan & Gill, Dublin, 1860
£30.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Theatrical World for 1895

including the first reviews of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband
William Archer, with a prefatory letter by Arthur W Pinero and a synopsis of playbills of the year by Henry George Gilbert
Walter Scott, London, 1896
£20.00
Film & Theatre | 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
£40.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Madonna and Child

Six Photo-Mezzo Engravings of Pictures Belonging to the Italian School in the National Gallery
Edward Gilbert, photographs by M Morelli
Hardy and Page, London, 1895
£20.00
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Frost-King; or, The Power of Kindness

1855, first UK edition of this early Louisa M Alcott title
Louisa May Alcott, though not stated in the book
James Blackwood, London, 1855
£150.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Maison Tellier

1893 French edition, with the extra short story "Les Tombales"
Guy de Maupassant
Paul Ollendorff, Paris, 1893
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

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