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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

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
£50.00
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

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

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

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

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

The Culture, Management and Improvement of Landed Estates

1872. fine leather, with twelve colour plates
G A Dean
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1872
£60.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Light That Failed

Kipling's first novel, in a half vellum binding by Alfonso Dori of Florence
Rudyard Kipling
Heinemann & Balestier, Leipzig, 1891
£40.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Wild Life in a Southern County

First edition, in a lovely Bayntun-Riviere leather binding
Richard Jefferies
Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1879
£70.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The World of Ice

The Whaling Cruise of "The Dolphin", with colour frontis and colour title page
R M Ballantyne
Thomas Nelson, London, 1897
£15.00
Childrens | Hard Cover

Poems (Signed copy)

Signed by Elizabeth Ann Twentyman, Victorian poet
Elizabeth Ann Twentyman
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1868
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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 & Hobbies | 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

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
£500.00
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 & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

En Deplacement Chasses a Courre en France et en Angleterre (Signed copy)

Signed by the illustrator, Santiago Arcos
Donatien Levesque, illustrated by S Arcos
Libraire Plon, Paris, 1887
£200.00
Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Association Copy

The Annals of the Cleveland Richardsons (Signed copy)

Signed by the author, a rare genealogical history.
George Richardson
Not Published, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1850
£40.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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