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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 | Hard Cover

Jane Austen

An early biographical study
Mrs Charles Malden
W H Allen, London, 1889
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Complete Works of Robert Burns

in a fine leather and gilt binding, with over 30 superb engraved plates
Robert Burns, with notes by Allan Cunningham
George Virtue, London, 1865
£60.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Souvenir Album of the Great West

c1890, with 96 superb views of America
Not stated
Not stated, USA, 1890
£40.00
Americana | Hard Cover | First Editions

Black Beauty (1877)

1877, the first edition of Anna Sewell's classic novel, in variant green cloth binding.
Anna Sewell, frontispiece by C Hewitt
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1877
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

St Athanasias on the Incarnation

1891; text in Greek
Archibald Robertson, (notes and introduction)
David Nutt, London, 1891
£15.00
Religions | Hard Cover

Australian Ballads and Rhymes

Poems inspired by life and scenery in Australia and New Zealand
Douglas B W Sladen
Walter Scott, London, 1888
£10.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Essays and Remains of Robert Alfred Vaughan

Two volumes in a fine Zaehnsdorf half-leather binding
Robert Vaughan
John William Parker, London, 1858
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Sketches of Little Girls

c1850, with seven charming handcoloured illustrations
Solomon Lovechild, pseud. Lady Eleanor Fenn
Thomas Dean and Son, London, 1850
£45.00
Childrens | Hard Cover

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

The Scourge of Christendom

Annals of British Relations with Algiers Prior to the French Conquest
Lieut.-Colonel R L Playfair
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1884
£40.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Sketches from my Life

Autobiography of Hobart Pasha, English naval captain and Ottoman Turkish admiral
Admiral Hobart Pasha
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1887
£40.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover

The Hot Swamp

Ralph Pulitzer's copy
R M Ballantyne
James Nisbet & Co, London, 1892
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Pensees du Cardinal de Retz

Signed by Victoria Sackville-West, with her bookplate. Delightful leather binding by Louis Conard.
Charles Letourneau
G Charpentier, Paris, 1888
£80.00
History | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Star of Bethlehem

An early Edith Nesbit Christmas poem
Edith Nesbit
Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh, London, 1887
£40.00
Poetry | Soft Cover | First Editions

Fifty Years of My Life

This copy belonged to painter Edmund Caldwell
George Thomas Keppel, the Earl of Albemarle
Macmillan, London, 1877
£25.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

Homo! (Signed copy)

Signed by Luigi Capuana to Giovanni Verga, the first Italian edition.
Luigi Capuana
Ditta Gaetano Brigola, Milano (Milan), 1883
£400.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound | Association Copy

Pictures of the Peak (Signed copy)

Signed by Edward Bradbury to potter William Henry Goss
Edward Bradbury (Strephon)
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1891
£80.00
Topography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

Quips and Cranks (Signed copy)

Signed by the author, Victorian humorist Tom Hood
Tom (Thomas) Hood
Routledge, Warne & Routledge, London, 1861
£50.00
Humour | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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
£1000.00
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 | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Monumental City (Signed copy)

A history of Baltimore (1873), signed by American philanthropist John Work Garrett
George W Howard
J D Ehlers, Baltimore, 1873
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Americana | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Histoire Poetique de Charlemagne

1865 First French edition, in half-leather by Riviere
Gaston Paris
Libraire A Franck, Paris, 1865
£150.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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