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The Witch of Prague

F Marion Crawford's supernatural tale, an early printing
F Marion Crawford, illustrated by W J Hennessy
Macmillan, London, 1893
£12.00
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover

From Snowdon to the Sea

1894; Welsh tales of hauntings, folklore and legend
Marie Trevelyan
John Hogg, London, 1894
£22.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | 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

Imaginary Portraits

Pater's studies of fictional characters
Walter Pater
Macmillan, London, 1887
£30.00
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
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

Helps to Godly Living

Devotional extracts from the works of Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury
Frederick Temple, selected and edited by J H Burn
Elliot Stock, London, 1899
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

1882, two volumes, a very good set.
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1882
£275.00
Natural History | Hard Cover

Active Service

Stephen Crane's novel of the Greco-Turkish War of 1897
Stephen Crane
William Heinemann, London, 1899
£35.00
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
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Association Copy

Beethoven Symphonies 1, 2 and 3

Prize binding for musician Gustave Pradeau from the Conservatoire Imperial in 1863
Ludwig Von Beethoven
E Girod, Paris, 1860
£50.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound | 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
£80.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Handwritten verse by Charles Walter Couldock

The last verse of Life by Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Charles Walter Couldock
Not Published, Buzzards Bay, Mass., 1888
£50.00
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies

The Old English War-Horse or Shire-Horse (Signed copy)

Signed by Walter Gilbey, in an attractive red cloth and gilt binding
Walter Gilbey
Vinton & Co, London, 1888
£70.00
Animals & Pets | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Laird's Lykewake (Signed copy)

With handwritten poem from the author, a Glaswegian poet
Alexander G Murdoch, with an introduction by Rev. George Gilfillan.
Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London, 1877
£40.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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

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 & Hobbies | 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

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