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The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs

2nd edition, and Morris's favourite of his own poems
William Morris
Ellis & White, London, 1877
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

A Guide to Ripon and Fountains Abbey

Harrogate and Bolton Priory, including a fold-out map
John Richard Walbran, revised by the Rev Canon Raine and William Fowler Stephenson
A Johnson & Co, Ripon, 1875
£20.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

Flying Visits

Harry Furniss's light-hearted travels travels around the British Isles
Harry Furniss
Arrowsmith, London, 1892
£20.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

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
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Eger and Grime (Signed copy)

Signed by F J Furnivall to J R Planché
F J Furnivall, and John W Hales
N Trubner, London, 1867
£50.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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

The Decoration of Houses

First UK edition of Edith Wharton's first published book
Edith Wharton, and Ogden Codman
Batsford, London, 1898
£200.00
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Practical Forestry

185, with some super contemporary adverts
Charles E Curtis
Land Agent's Record, London, 1885
£15.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

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

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

With Lewis Carroll's advertisment from Christmas 1893, calling for the return of the most recent Alice in Wonderland.
Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Harry Furniss
Macmillan, London, 1893
£120.00
Lewis Carroll | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Climbs of Norman-Neruda

Reading copy of the climbs of Victorian mountaineer Louis Norman-Neruda
May Norman-Neruda (editor)
T Fisher Unwin, London, 1899
£40.00
Sports | Hard Cover | First Editions

Speaking Likenesses

Christina Rossetti's tales of three girls, in a lovely binding
Christina G Rossetti, illustrated by Arthur Hughes
Macmillan, London, 1874
£100.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Culture, Management and Improvement of Landed Estates

1872. fine leather, with twelve colour plates
G A Dean
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1872
£60.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Le Chambre du Crime

An early locked room mystery, and from the library of A J Balfour at Whittinghame
Eugene Chavette
E Dentu, Paris, 1875
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Les Chats

Champfleury's wonderful book on cats (1869, third ed)
Champfleury, illustrated by Delacriox, Manet, Mind, Merimee etc etc
J Rothschild, Paris, 1869
£150.00
Animals & Pets | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Light That Failed

Kipling's first novel, in a half vellum binding by Alfonso Dori of Florence
Rudyard Kipling
Heinemann & Balestier, Leipzig, 1891
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Behind an Eastern Veil

c1894, a novel of the "Inner Life of Ladies of the Upper Class in Persia"
C J Wills
William Blackwood & Sons, London, 1894
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Wild Life in a Southern County

First edition, in a lovely Bayntun-Riviere leather binding
Richard Jefferies
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1879
£95.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The World of Ice

The Whaling Cruise of "The Dolphin", with colour frontis and colour title page
R M Ballantyne
Thomas Nelson, London, 1897
£15.00
Childrens | Hard Cover

The Scouring of the White Horse

Thomas Hughes' eccentric second novel, full leather binding from Cheltenham College
Thomas Hughes, illustrated by Richard Doyle
Macmillan, London, 1859
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by Elizabeth Ann Twentyman, Victorian poet
Elizabeth Ann Twentyman
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1868
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Worst Woman in London

29 short stories by F C Philips, including 'A Man Shouldn't Marry a Murderess'
F C Philips
Downey & Co, London, 1895
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

Paddington; As it Was and As it Is

A rare London history from 1877
"Cantab", pseud Loftus Shade
Printed for the Author, London, 1877
£40.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

Memoranda of Art and Artists (Signed copy)

Signed by Joseph Sandell, anecodal and biographical writings on art
Joseph Sandell
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1871
£30.00
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Cricket-Field

1865, fifth edition of James Pycroft's early cricket classic
James Pycroft
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, London, 1865
£30.00
Sports | Hard Cover

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