Browse by Date—1850–1899

The Life of Robert Fairfax of Steeton

Vice-Admiral, Alderman, and Member for York A.D.1666–1725. Compiled from Original Letters and other Documents
Clements R Markham
Macmillan, London, 1885
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Violin-Making, As it Was and Is

1885, second edition
Edward Heron-Allen
Ward Lock & Co, London, 1885
Music | Hard Cover

London Railway Travelling Made Easy

1872, Robert J Cook's map "Showing at a Glance What Station To Go To, To Get To Any Part of London or Suburbs"
Robert J Cook
Robt J Cook & Hammond Lith, London, 1872
Transport | Soft Cover

Modeste Mignon

1899, limited edition, the fifth story in Balzac's Scènes de la vie privée (Scenes of Private Life)
Honore de Balzac, translated into English by Gertrude Christian Fosdick. With five etchings by Eugene Decisy after paintings by Pierre Vidal
Leonard Smithers, London, 1899
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | First thus

Alice Lorraine, A Tale of the South Downs

1876, the sixth edition, in a nice half-leather binding
R D Blackmore
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1876
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Britain's Naval Power: A Short History

Signed by CB Mate Jesse Nash on HMS Prince of Wales in the Mediterranean Fleet
Hamilton Williams
Macmillan, London, 1898
Military & War | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Rural Churches, Their Histories, Architecture and Antiquities

Sidney Corner's 1869 study with 18 full page colour plates
Sidney Corner
Groombridge & Sons, London, 1869
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, volume 2

including the Crusades, Witch-mania, haunted houses etc
Charles Mackay
National Illustrated Library, London, 1852
History | Hard Cover

A Book on Building

1880, including church restoration
Sir Edmund Beckett
Crosby Lockwood & Co, London, 1880
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover

Custom and Myth

1884, Andrew Lang's essays on the roots of mythology
Andrew Lang
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1884
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Odd Bits of History (Signed copy)

Signed by Henry William Wolff, founder of the International Co-operative Alliance
Henry William Wolff
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1894
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Handel's Sacred Oratorio, The Messiah

c1860s, in an attractive leather binding
George Frideric Handel, arranged by Vincent Novello
Novello and Co, London, 1861
Music | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

The Miser, Ricketicketack

1855, early English printings
Hendrik Conscience
Lambert & Co, London, 1855
Fiction | Hard Cover

Academy Architecture and Architectural Review Vol 10, 1896

Profusely illustrated
Alexander Koch
Academy Architecture, London, 1896
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover | First Editions

Annals of the Lords of Warrington and Bewsey from 1587 to 1833

When Warrington Became a Parliamentary Borough. In Two Parts, 1. Warrington, 2. Bewsey, with Notices of Historical and Local Events
William Beamont
Charles Simms & Co, Manchester, 1873
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Touring Atlas of the British Isles

c1899, a pocket edition with delightful coloured maps, "Specially Prepared for Cyclists, Motorists and Travellers"
J G Bartholomew
George Newnes, London, 1899
Maps | Hard Cover

Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor

1886 reprint, an attractive but worn copy
R D Blackmore
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1886
Fiction | Hard Cover

A Pedaller Abroad

Being an Illustrated Narrative of the Adventures of a Cycling Twain During a 1,000 Kilometre Ride in Around Switzerland
Chas. F. Simond
Sir Joseph Causton, London, 1897
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

History of the Town and Castle of Cardiff

A Descriptive Account of the Churches, Chapels, Public Buildings and Institutions, Bute Docks, Glamorganshire Canal, Taff Vale Railway etc etc
William Lemuel Jenkins
Charles Wakeford, Cardiff, 1854
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Original Plays, Second Series

First edition of W S Gilbert's plays, including H.M.S. Pinafore and Pirates of Penzance
W S Gilbert
Chatto & Windus, London, 1881
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture

Three volumes (inc Companion), from the library of Canons Ashby in Northamptonshire
Matthew Holbeche Bloxam, illustrated by T O S Jewitt
George Bell & Sons, London, 1882
On Hold
Architecture & Design | Hard Cover

The Alps and Pyrenees

Victor Hugo's travels in 1839 and 1843
Victor Hugo, translated by John Manson, introduction by A C Swinburne
Bliss Sands & Co, London, 1898
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Le Manuscrit de Ma Mere

Alphonse de Lamartine's editing of his mother's diary in a half-vellum binding
Alphonse De Lamartine
Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1886
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Seven Charles Kingsley titles in Truslove & Hanson leather bindings

1897–1900; Poems, Yeast, Hypatia, Westward Ho, Two Years Ago, Hereward the Wake, and Alton Locke
Charles Kingsley
Macmillan, London, 1897
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

From London Bridge to Lombardy by a Macadamised Route

1869, the first edition
W R Richardson, illustrated by Sydney Prior Hall
Sampson, Low, Son & Marston, London, 1869
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

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