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Half Hours in the Far East

Among the people and wonders of India, in a nice decorative binding
Not stated
James Nisbet & Co, London, 1899
£20.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

Brief Memories of Niagara

Its Rapids, Falls, and Whirlpool, in a lovely decorative binding
G.W.
G Morrish, London, 1880
£20.00
Americana | Hard Cover | First Editions

Justus Perthes' Geschichts-Atlas

1898; with 24 coloured maps of Europe
Dr Alfred Schulz
Justus Perthes, Gotha, 1898
£12.00
History | Hard Cover

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 P 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
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The New Eden (Signed copy)

Signed by C J Cutcliffe Hyne to his father, his second work of speculative fiction
C J Cutcliffe Hyne
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1892
£60.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer

Two volumes (of 3), half-leather binding with introductory essays
Geoffrey Chaucer, introduction by Thomas Tyrwhitt, With a memoir by Rev. George Gilfillan
James Nichol, Edinburgh, 1860
£30.00
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Poems

Francis Thompson's poetry, Hatchards leather binding, frontispiece by Laurence Housman
Francis Thompson, frontispiece by Laurence Housman
Elkin Mathews, London, 1894
£25.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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

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
£30.00
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
On Hold
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover

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