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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

Haydn's Dictionary of Dates

and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations. Containing the History of the World to the Autumn of 1898
Benjamin Vincent
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1898
£15.00
Reference | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

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 Poetical Works of Walter Scott

c1864, in an attractive pressed leather binding
Walter Scott
Gall & Inglis, London, 1864
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Poetry | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

1860 (Feb / May / Aug) with 15 plates, including harelips
Various
McGlashan & Gill, Dublin, 1860
£30.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics

1863; with Devonport Dock-Yard Admiralty prize bookplate
Stephen Parkinson
Macmillan, Cambridge & London, 1863
£35.00
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Jottings of Kent

1871; a reference copy
William Miller
Thomas Hall, Gravesend, 1871
£10.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover

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

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

1876, with fine colour illustrations
Daniel Defoe
Thomas Nelson, London, 1876
£35.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

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

A Key to the Waverley Novels (Signed copy)

Inscribed by Henry Grey, his chronological guide to Walter Scott's novel series.
Henry Grey
John Long, London, 1898
£20.00
Literary Criticism | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

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

The Frost-King; or, The Power of Kindness

1855, first UK edition of this early Louisa M Alcott title
Louisa May Alcott, though not stated in the book
James Blackwood, London, 1855
£150.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

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

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

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

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

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