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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

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 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

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

La Maison Tellier

1899; illustrated French edition of Guy de Maupassant's classic short stories
Guy de Maupassant, illustrated by Rene Lelong, engraved on wood by G Lemoine
Libraire Ollendorff, Paris, 1899
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

The Indiscretions of Lady Asenath

A series of stories set in the Fiji group of South Sea islands
Basil Thomson
A D Innes, London, 1898
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

With Lord Stratford in the Crimean War (Signed copy)

Inscribed by James Henry Skene, aide to Stratford Canning, British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
James Henry Skene
Richard Bentley, London, 1883
£60.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Farina; A Legend of Cologne

1857, a rare first edition of George Meredith's second novel
George Meredith
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1857
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Sir John Suckling

An attractive 1880s American pocket edition
Sir John Suckling, edited by Frederick A Stokes
Frederick A Stokes, New York, 1886
£15.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

Active Service

Stephen Crane's novel of the Greco-Turkish War of 1897
Stephen Crane
William Heinemann, London, 1899
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Seamy Side, A Novel

from the library of Sir Andrew Barclay Walker's yacht, Cuhona
Walter Besant, and James Rice
Chatto & Windus, London, 1881
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Association Copy

Guide to the Cricket Ground

1867; with an example score-sheet and other action shots...a scarce early cricket title
George H Selkirk
Macmillan, London, 1867
£50.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Confessions of a Young Man (Signed copy)

With George Moore's signature; third edition with frontispiece by William Strang
George Moore
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1899
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

The Biglow Papers

First UK edition of James Russell Lowell's satirical Yankee dialect verse
James Russell Lowell, with a preface by Thomas Hughes
Trubner & Co, London, 1859
£15.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

Weihnachtsgrüsse; Eine Festgabe für Jung und Alt

Beautiful full leather binding; a German celebration of Christmas
Armin Kausen, with contributions from German authors
Laumann, Dulmen, 1890
£40.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Fables de la Fontaine (Signed by Mercedes de Acosta)

Signed by Mercedes de Acosta at Chateau de Dieudonne in 1907, with 45 others
Jean de la Fontaine, edited by C-A Sainte-Beuve. Illustrated by Tony Johannot
Ancienne Librairie Furne, Combet & Cie, Paris, 1860
£500.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

The Book of the Thames

In a sumptuous John Leighton binding
Mr & Mrs S C Hall, with initialled binding by John Leighton
Arthur Hall, London, 1859
£100.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

En Deplacement Chasses a Courre en France et en Angleterre (Signed copy)

Signed by the illustrator, Santiago Arcos
Donatien Levesque, illustrated by S Arcos
Libraire Plon, Paris, 1887
£200.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

The Annals of the Cleveland Richardsons (Signed copy)

Signed by the author, a rare genealogical history.
George Richardson
Not Published, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1850
£40.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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