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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

c1895, a very poor copy...
Arthur Conan Doyle, illustrated by Sidney Paget
George Newnes, London, 1895
Fiction | Hard Cover

Some Particulars Relating to the Ancient & Royal Borough of Greenwich

1882, first edition with contemporary local advertisements
William Howarth
Edward George Berryman, Greenwich, 1882
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

With Cochrane the Dauntless

A first edition G A Henty's South American adventure, rebound in fine full leather
G A Henty, illustrated by W H Margetson
Blackie & Son, London, 1897
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Canal Adventures by Moonlight

George Smith's canal writings, including a 6 day trip from Leicester to London
George Smith
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1881
Transport | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Francais

A rare 1885 collection of French legends, tales and folklore
E Henry Carnoy
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Manuel de Piete a l'Usage des Eleves du Sacre-Coeur

A finely bound 1862 French prayer book with superb gauffered edges and ivorine clasp and decorations
Not stated
Jacques Lecoffre, Paris, 1862
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Expositions of the Cartoons of Raphael

1868, full leather with seven tipped in photographs
Richard Henry Smith, illustrated with photographs printed by Dunmore
Arthur Miall, London, 1868
On Hold
Art | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Rivers and Canals

Two volumes, 1896, 2nd edition. The design, management and construction of rivers and canals.
Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1896
Transport | Hard Cover

Thirty Years' Musical Recollections

1862. Two volumes complete, rebound in full leather by Potter & Son of York
Henry Fothergill Chorley
Hurst & Blackett, London, 1862
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Idylles de Thecrite et Odes Anacreontiques

1861, a new translation by Leconte de Lisle
Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle
Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, Paris, 1861
Classics | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Poetical Remains of William Lithgow, The Scotish Traveller (Signed copy)

1863, limited edition, signed and dedicated by the publisher
William Lithgow, edited by James Maidment
Thomas George Stevenson, Edinburgh, 1863
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions


with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

1891, two volumes in a nice half-leather binding
Oliver Wendell Holmes
David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1891
Essays | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires Grecs

1881, a collection of Greek folk tales
Emile Legrand
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Famous Fox Hunter

Reminscences of Thomas Assherton Smith, belonged to an officer of the Durham Light Infantry
John E Eardley-Wilmot
Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1893
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover

Amidst Nature's Realm

Includes essays on Margate and the Isle of Thanet, London, Sussex, and Brighton Aquarium
Edward Alfred Martin
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton & Kent, London, 1892
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Words by the Way-Side

A 1855 botanical story for children in an attractive John Leighton binding
Emily Ayton, illustrated by H Anelay, binding by John Leighton
Grant & Griffith, London, 1855
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

Ethnology in Folklore

Published in Lubbock's Modern Science series
George Laurence Gomme
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1892
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Vie Artistique, Deuxieme Serie

The second volume, signed by artist Walter Spindler
Gustave Geffroy
E Dentu, Paris, 1893
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings

The Collegian's Guide

Philatelist John Archibald Dunbar Dunbar's copy of James Pycroft's guide to University
James Pycroft
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London, 1858
School & University Registers | Hard Cover | Signed Copies

On an Ancient Mexican Head-piece, coated with Mosaic

An illustrated offprint from Archaeologia (1895)
Charles Hercules Read
The Society of Antiquaries, London, 1895
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science

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

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