JB BOOKS & COLLECTABLES
19th Century

Collated - Jul 08 2010 at 22:01

5679. : Fables by the Late Mr. Gay.

London, printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1816. Frontispiece portrait of Gay. A New Edition. 160 pages. 7.5 cm by 12 cm. original boards, very rubbed and corners bumped. Leather spine with gilt lettering, also very rubbed. Ownership name on ffep. 25.00


4630. : Out of the Mouth of The Lion, or, The Church in The Catacombs.

London, Religious Tract Society, n.d. (19thC) By the author of Glaucia the Greek Slave. Black and white frontispiece, full page plates and textual illustrations. Head and tail pieces. Cr.8vo. original patterned tan cloth, with gilt block with title on upper cover and same on spine. All edges gilt. Presentation bookplate on front endpaper dated 11th february 1897. Endpapers foxed. 10.00


5678. : Publius Terentius Afer

Londoni, Impensis Gul Pickering, 1822. Frontispiece cameo of Terentius. Latin. 220 pages. Miniature book 3.25 inches tall by 2 inches wide. dark green calf with gilt borders to covers, blind tooled and gilt spine. mottled edges. Binding a little rubbed but overall condition very good. 60.00


5201. : The Welcome. A Magazine for the Home Circle.

London, S. W. Partridge & Co. (Volume XI) 1884. Coloured frontispiece, vignette title page, 11 further full page colour plates and hundreds of textual and full page illustrations in black and white. Music scores with words and many stories and articles. Thick 4to. original red cloth decorated in black and gilt with vase of roses picture onlay on upper cover. Decorated spine with 1884 within decoration. All edges gilt. very good condition apart from lower corners frayed. No inscriptions. 25.00


5353. WHYTE-MELVILLE (G. J.): Katerfelto. A Story of Exmoor.

London, W. Thacker & Co. 1898. Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard. 13 full page black and white illustrations. Roy8vo. original maroon cloth, very faded in parts of covers and totally the spine. gilt vignette to centre of upper cover and spine. top edge gilt others untrimmed and some pages uncut. Volume II of the Limited Edition of 1050 copies of the Works of Whyte-Melville. 45.00


5578. [BEACONSFIELD, LORD]: Endymion.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1880. Collection of British AuthorsTauchnitz Edition. Two volumes in one volume. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf, gilt spine with five raised bands and faded to sage green. Mottled board sides. Very good condition. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper belonging to Maclean of Ardgour. 30.00


5212. [CLAIBORNE, F. ]: A Boy's Life Aboard Ship As It Is told by Himself.

London, Ward, Lock, n.d. (19thC.) Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page of ship, head and tail pieces. Cr.8vo. original green cloth decorated with black design and gilt vignette of ship enclosing title in black lettering. Gilt spine. All edges gilt. 24 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book. The Youth's Library of Wonder and Adventure. Ownership signature written three times in different coloured ink on fep. 30.00


5053. AGUILAR (Grace): Home Influence. A Tale for Mothers and Daughters.

The Evening Hour Library. Edinburgh, Nimmo, 1897. Frontispiece. Memoir of Grace Aguilar. 8vo. original decorated cloth, extremities a little rubbed. Inscription on ffep. 5.00


5513. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Auriol or, The Elixer of Life: and Ovingdean Grange, A Tale of the South Downs. 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. 30.00


5515. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Crighton: and Mervyn Clitheroe: 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. 30.00


5516. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Old Saint Paul's. A Tale of the Plague and the Fire.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. 35.00


5512. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Rookwood and Jack Sheppard. Two novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Rookwood, a romantic novel about Dick Turpin. Jack Sheppard, a notorious robber of the 18th century. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Spine has five raised bands and two leather labels and is elaborately embellished in gilt. All edges mottled as well as endpapers. Edges of boards a little rubbed. 35.00


5517. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): St. James's or, The Court of Queen Anne. An Historical Romance: The Star Chamber. An Historical Romance: 2 novels in one volume..

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of binding a little rubbed. 30.00


5514. AINSWORTH (William Harrison): Windsor Castle An Historical Romance: The Tower of London: 2 novels in one volume.

London, George Routledge, n.d. 19thC. Cr.8vo. beautifully bound in half blue calf with mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Gilt embellished spine with five raised bands and t wo red leather labels. Edges of boards a little rubbed. Ownership signature on verso front free endpaper of Windsor Castle. 35.00


3313. BARBER: Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight comprising Views of every object of interest on the Island. Engraved from original drawings accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions.

London, Simpkin & Marshall, n.d. (19thC) Vignette title page (a little foxed). Preface.40 Full page engraved views each with tissue guard. Very clean. Double page map of the Isle of Wight. 8vo. original cloth, spine and part of covers faded. Gilt vignette on upper cover. No inscriptions. 75.00


4130. BELL (Mrs. Arthur) [N. D'Anvers]: Thomas Gainsborough. A Record of His Life and Works.

London, George Bell, 1897. With illustrations reproduced for the most part direct from the original paintings. Portraits, subject pictures and landscapes. 4to. original blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, gitl spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership signatue on ffep. 50.00


3492. BLACKWOOD: Edinburgh Magazine. Vol. LXXXII. July-December 1857.

Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons, 1857. Vignette title page Thick 8vo. half calf, mottled boards and edges. Gilt panelled spine with 5 raised bands. binding rubbed. Labels missing from spine. Mottled endpapers. Firm condition. 10.00


3493. BLACKWOOD: Edinburgh Magazine. Vol. LXXXIX. January-June 1861.

William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1861. Vignette title page. Very thick 8vo. half calf, mottled boards and edges. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands and leather labels, on label slightly defective. Edges of binding rubbed. mottled endpapers. Overall condition very sound. 10.00


2622. BREMONT (Anna, Comtesse de): The World of Music. The Great Virtuosi, Great Singers and Great Composers.

London, W. W. Gibbings, 1892. 3 volumes. Cr.8vo. original cloth elaborately embellished in gilt on upper covers. Endpapers a little foxed. Ownership inscription on fep. Overall condition very good. 75.00


5576. BROWN (William, D.D.): Antiquities of the Jews carefully compiled from authentic sources and Their Customs Illustrated from Modern Travels.

Edinburgh, Waugh & Innes and W. Oliphant. 1826. Second edition. Two volumes. Folding plan of the Temple at Jerusalem as frontispiece to volume 1. 8vo. contemporary calf, each cover with double border in gilt. gilt spines with four raised bands and black leather labels. Mottled endpapers and edges. Edges a little rubbed and spine hinges beginning to crack. Bookplates of The Right Hon. Lord Avebury 95.00


5054. BROWNE (R. W.): A History of Roman Classical Literature.

London, Richard Bentley, 1853. First Edition. Thick roy8vo. original blind tooled brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Small defect to top of spine adjoining top cover. School bookplate. Overall condition very good. 15.00


5351. BUCKLEY (Arabella B.): Winners in Life's Race or The Great Backboned Family.

London, Edward Stanford (reprint) 1892. Black and white frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations throughout the book. Cr.8vo. Beautifully bound in full black calf, panelled spine with five raised bands. gilt embellished. Upper cover with Halifax Grammer School emblem in gilt. mottled endpapers and edges. 20.00


3206. BUNYAN (John): The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus, and the regaining of the metropolis of the world, or, the losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul.

London, Religious Tract Society. n.d. (19thC). Vignette title page. fcap 8vo. half black morocco, mottled board sides, gilt spine. Ownership signature on ffep. 20.00


3275. BUNYAN (John): The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to Come.

London, George Routledge & Sons, n.d. (1864) A new edition with a Memoir. Frontispiece and 57 illustrations by J. D. Watson.Cr.8vo. half morocco, buckram sides, spine with three raised bands and gilt lettering. spine faded. All edges gilt. Very good condition. 40.00


5620. BURNEY, (Miss): Evelina, or, The History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World

London, printed for Rivington &c, 1824 Engraved frontispiece and vignette half title. fcap8vo. contemporary binding, spine repaired, all edges gilt, signature on fly leaf. 25.00


5265. BURNS (Robert): The Poetical Works.

London, Walter Scott, 1885. Poems with a Prefacory Notice, Biographical and Critical by Joseph Skipsey. Title page in red and black, text of each page within a red border. Headpiece decoration to top of contents page. 16mo (5.5 x 4.25 inches). original brown cloth decorated with birds and flower and gilt block highlighting Burns. All edges red. Very good condition. 10.00


1516. CALLWELL (J. M.): Dorothy Arden. A Story of England and France Two Hundred Years Ago.

London, Thomas Nelson, 1897. Black and white frontispiece. thick8vo. original blind tooled cloth with gilt title lettering to upper cover, gilt spine. Binding a little rubbed and corners bumped, but overall good condition. Patterned endpapers. All edges fox spotted. Name on verso frontispiece. 10.00


4015. CLARKE (Louisa Lane): The Common Seaweeds of the British Coast and Channel Islands with some insight into the microscopic beauties of their structure and fructification.

London, Frederick Warne and Co. 1865. First Edition. Half title. Frontispiece and nine tinted plates of various specimens. 4pp. publisher's adverts at end of book. Fcap8vo. original green cloth decorated in gilt on upper cover. Ownership signature on title page. All edges gilt. 60.00


5275. CONDER (Josiah): Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia, Volume 1. The Modern Traveller. A Description Geographical, Historical and Topographical of the Various Countries of the Globe. in 30 volumes.

London,. James Duncan, 1830. Volume 1 of two volumes on Egypt, Nubia and Abyssinia, being Volume 5 of the set. Folding map of Egypt as frontispiece. two full page engravings. fscap. (6 x 3.5 inches). half calf, rubbed and one inch split to hinge side of spine. Two leather labels. mottled board sides. all edges mottled. 80.00


5315. COOKE (M. C.): British Edible Fungi. How to Distinguish and How to Cook Them.

London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1891. First Edition. Beautiful coloured illustrations of upwards of 40 species. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black lettering to upper cover. Very good condition. Firm and bright. 50.00


5629. CRAVEN (Mrs. Augustus): Le Mot de L'Enigme

Paris, Didier et Cie. Libraires-Editeurs, 1874. Third Edition. Text in French. 2 volumes. Cr.8vo. black leather spines with black and white mottled board sides. Stamp on half title 'Louis Lasnier a L'Angellerie par Loiron (Mayenne)'. Very good condition apart from some light foxing spots throughout. 20.00


3844. CRAWFORD (F. Marion): A Cigarette-Makers Romance.

London, Macmillan, 1890. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original dark blue cloth, gilt extra. 10.00


1192. CROMPTON (Frances E.): The Gentle Heritage.

London, A. D. Innes & Co. 1893. First Edition. Numerous black and white illustrations by T. Pym. 8vo. original picture cloth, slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Inner hinge very slightly cracked. Name on fly leaf. 10.00


5058. CUMMINS (Maria S.): The Lamplighter.

London, George Routledge & Sons. (Excelsior Series) n.d. Cr.8vo. half maroon morocco, cloth boards, gilt spine with five raised bands, all edges gilt. mottled endpapers. Corners and spine edges rubbed. 10.00


4832. DIBDIN (M. A.): Mr. Wentworth's Daughter.

London, The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1891) Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. original bright blue cloth , with gilt lettering and picture. Patterned endpapers. Sutton School, Surrey Prize label affixed to front endpaper dated 1891. Lovely condition. 16 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book. 10.00


4527. DICKENS (Charles): The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain.

London, Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First Edition. Vignette frontispiece and half title. Engravings by Tenniel, Leech, Stone and Stanfield. Advert page. fcap8vo. original red cloth, gilt decoration to upper cover. rebacked with parts of original spine laid down(including gilt title. All edges gilt. Gift inscription on fep. dated Xmas 1848. Internally very clean. 150.00


2072. DOUGLAS (George): Tib.

Edinburgh and London, Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier. 1893. New Edition. Frontispiece by Elizabeth Gulland. Head and tail pieces to each chapter. 8vo. original decorated cloth. Prize label on front endpaper. 5.00


5206. EDGEWORTH (Maria): Harry and Lucy Concluded; being the last part of early lessons.

London, printed for R. Hunter. Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1827. Second Edition corrected. Preface to parents. 4 volumes. Beautifully rebound in quarter bottle green morocco with pale green marbled boards. New sympathetic endpapers. Inscription on fly leaf dated 1844. Some foxing spots to pages. 180.00


5677. ELIZABETH (Charlotte): The Happy Mute: or The Dumb Child's Appeal.

London, Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, 1844. Ninth Edition. Folding frontispiece of the Two Handed, or English Manual Alphabet for the Deaf and Dumb. Text of 48 pages, Explanation and Appendix 5 pages and 36 blank pages. Thin fscap 8vo. contemporary light brown criss-crossed leather with gilt borders. Gilt spine with four raised bands and red leather label. Mottled endpapers and edges. Very scarce. 50.00


5581. ELLIOT (Frances): The Italians.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1875. Copyright Edition. Two volumes in one volume. Cr. 8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Spine faded. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. 40.00


5630. ELLIOTT (Frances): Pictures of Old Rome.

Leipzig. Tauchnitz. 1882. Copyright Edition. fcap 8vo. Mottled boards, leather spine, mottled endpapers. Spine little faded and very slight rubbing. Signature and date on half title. 10.00


3851. EWALD ((Alex Charles): Paper and Parchment. Historical Sketches.

London, Ward and Downey 1890. First Edition. Cr.8vo. original grey boards, cloth spine, a little grubby. Fore-edge untrimmed. 15.00


2001. EWING (Juliana Horatia): Jackanapes.

London, SPCK, n.d. (Sixtieth Thousand Ca.1885) Frontispiece and other illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. Thin roy8vo. original picture boards, cloth spine. Inscription on ffep dated 1885. Some foxing spots throughout. 8.00


1077. FIELDING (Henry): The Adventures of Joseph Andrews.

London, James Cochrane & Co. 1832. Black and white illustrations by George Cruikshank. Cr.8vo. original half red morocco, panelled spine, mottled boards, endpapers and edges. Light foxing. All illustrations with tissue guards. 25.00


1081. FIELDING (Henry): The History of Amelia.

London, James Cochrane & Co. 1832. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. 2 vols. Cr.8vo. original half red morocco, panelled spine, mottled boards, endpapers and edges. some foxing. British Novelists. 40.00


5136. FINDEN (E, Engraver): Landscape Illustrations of The Novels of the Author of Waverley: with Portraits of the Principal Female Characters.

London, Charles Tilt, 1833. Second Edition. Three volumes. Volume 1 covers: Waverley - 9 engravings; Guy Mannering - 8 engravings; Antiquary - 3 engravings; Rob Roy - 6 engravings; Black Dwarf - 2 engravings; Old Mortality - 4 engravings; Heart of Midlothian - 9 engravings: Volume 2: Bride of Lammermore - 4 engravings; Legend of Montrose - 5 engravings; Ivanhoe - 7 engravings; Monastery - 5 engravings; Abbot - 9 engravings; Kenilworth - 5 engravings; Pirate - 6 engravings: Volume 3: Fortunes of Nigel - 4 engravings: Peveril of the Peak - 6 engravings; Quentin Durward - 5 engravings; St.Roman's Well - 1; Redgauntlet - 6 engravings; Tales of the Crusaders - 2 engravings; Talisman - 1; Woodstock - 5 engravings; Highland Widow - 1; Fair Maid of Perth - 2; Anne of Geirstein - 3; Castle Dangerous - 2: A total of 120 engraved plates each with tissue guard and a page of descriptive text. Cr.8vo. half brown calf, mottled board sides, gilt decorated spine with five raised bands and two leather labels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very slight rubbing to edges of binding and a few pages have foxing spots, but nothing too drastic. Overall condition very good. 200.00


5681. FRANKLIN (Dr. Benjamin): Works consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral and Literary with His Life written by Himself.

London, Scott, Webster and Geary, 1842. Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette half title. 288 pages. fscap 8vo. original half calf (worn in places) mottled boards, endpapers and edges. Gilt spine with four raised bands and maroon leather label. Book nice and tight. 20.00


4332. GIBBON (Edward): The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Verbatim Reprint.

London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. 1887. The Chandos Classics. 4 volumes in two volumes. Thick 8vo. contemporary half calf, gilt panelled spines with five raised bands and leather labels. Mottled board sides. Mottled endpapers and edges. Very good condition. Name and address on verso ffep dated March, 1890. Ownership signature top right hand corner of Preface. 'Printing Dept.' Bank of England. 65.00


3311. GOETHE: Hermann und Dorthea mit acht Bildern von Arthur Freiherr von Rambergnach den Original Delgemalden photographiet von France Hanfftangl.

Berlin, G. Grote'fche Derlagsbuchhandlung 1877. Each page with text within a red border. Head and tail pieces. Red initial letters. 8 original photographs in sepia. Roy8vo. original red cloth embossed in black and gold. Title in blue lettering within a gold emblem. 75.00


5697. GOLDSMITH (Oliver): The Poetical and Prose Works with Life of Oliver Goldsmith.

London, Thomas Holmes n.d. (19thC) Steel engraving frontispiece with tissue guard, vignette to title page and five further full page steel engravings each with tissue guard. Cr.8vo. contemporary elaborately gilt tooled brown morocco covers and spine. Top of spine worn and corners a little rubbed. All edges gilt. 10.00


5523. GOLDSMITH (Oliver): The Vicar of Wakefield.

London, Suttaby, Evance and Fox, et al. 1813. Black and white engraved frontispiece, and vignette to title page. 2.75 inches by 5 inches. Full leather with gilt border to each cover. gilt spine with black leather label. Mottled endpapers. lacks back free endpaper. Ownership signature on fly leaf dated 1919. 25.00


4333. GREVILLE (Charles C. F.): The Greville Memoirs. A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 -1852.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1885. Volumes one and two only. Half title. Roy8vo. Half vellum (quite grubby) green cloth sides. Decorated spine. mottled endpapers. Top edge gilt. 50.00


4334. GREVILLE (Charles C. F.): The Greville Memoirs. Third Part. A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1852 - 1860.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1887. 2 volumes. Half title. Preface by Henry Reeve. Roy8vo. half vellum (quite grubby), green cloth sides. Mottled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Ribbon markers. 60.00


5062. GUIZOT (Madame): The Young Student or, Ralph and Victor. Translated from the French by Samuel Jackson.

London, David Bogue, 1844. Vignette half title (stained). 3 further full page illustrations. Thickfcap8vo. half morocco, boards. Spine well worn on hinges and top and bottom, but firm. Gilt number on top of spine and verso title page. 10.00


4022. JERROLD (Douglas): Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures.

New York, D. Appleton, 1866. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations by Charles Keene Printed on pale blue paper. Square 8vo. original half black morocco, mottled board sides, edges and endpapers. gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Binding a little rubbed. 40.00


2603. JOHNSON (Henry): Under the Shadow of St. Pauls. A page from the history of London.

London, The Religious Tract Society 1898. First Edition. Frontispiece and 36 further illustrations, many full page. Cr8vo. original maroon buckram, inset with gilt lettered vignettes. Top and bottom of spine a very trifle rubbed. Overall condition very good. Presentation bookplate on fep. 15.00


4330. KINGSLEY (Charles): Westward Ho! and Hereward the Wake.

London, Macmillan 1890. Two stories in one volume. Printed in double columns. Roy8vo. School prize binding of full red calf, gilt border and coat of arms to upper cover, full gilt panelled spine with five raised bands, leather label. Small crack to upper cover edge of spine of approx. half an inch. Marbled endpapers and edges.Gilt dentelles. Presentation inscription dated Xmas 1900 on flyleaf. 40.00


5579. KINGSLEY (Henry): The Grange Garden. A Romance.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1876. Copyright Edition. The Collection of British Authors. Tauchnitz Edition. Two volumes in 1 volume. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Very good condition. Pages becoming a little browned. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. 30.00


545. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Day's Work

London, Macmillan & co. 1898 First Edition. 2pp. and 16pp. adverts at end dated 15.9.98 8vo. original blue cloth, gilt decorated band at top of cover and spine. gilt spine. Spine little rubbed on edges and top and bottom. Ownership name and dated Oct. 10th 1898. 25.00


4245. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Seven Seas and Barrack Room Ballads.

London, Methuen & Co. 1896. Vignette title page. 39 pages of publisher's adverts at end of book dated October 1896, some pages of which have been unopened. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, spine faded and covers slightly marked. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed Ownership signature on ffep. 15.00


3501. KIPLING (Rudyard): The Seven Seas.

London, Methuen & Co. 1897. (Third edition) Vignette title page 40 pages of publishers advertisements dated November 1896 at end of book. Cr.8vo. original red cloth spine faded. Gilt top, deckled fore-edge. Ownership name on ffep. 10.00


2123. LAMB (Charles): Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who lived about the time of Shakspeare. Including extracts from the Garrick Plays

London, George Bell. 1895. Cr.8vo. original buckram, slight rubbing to edge of spine. 40page Publisher's Catalogue. Signature and date 1897 on fep and signature and date 1997 on ffep. Some pencil annotations. 10.00


3173. LAMB (Charles). AINGER (Alfred): Charles Lamb.

London, Macmillan & Co. (reprint) 1891. Cr.8vo. original maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Small inscription on ffep. Very good condition. 10.00


5537. LAMB (Ruth): Thoughtful Joe and How He Gained His Name.

London, The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1886) Frontispiece, decorated title page and 11 full page plates and numerous textual drawings on wood by Robert Barnes. Small 4to. original brown cloth with gilt vignette and black and white drawing on upper cover. All edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine a little worn and corners rubbed. Gift inscription on ffep dated 1886. 20.00


5309. LANE (Edward William): An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians written in Egypt during the years 1833, 34 and 35.

London, Charles Knight, 1837. Partly from notes made during a former visit to that country in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28. Textual illustrations. 2 volumes. Preface, Errata and Addenda at end of each volume. Cr.8vo. original half calf, worn at extremeties and labels a little defective. mottled board sides, also a little rubbed. Mottled endpapers and edges. Both volumes tight and clean internally. No inscriptions. The Library of Entertaining Knowledge. 75.00


5409. LESAGE: The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane.

London printed for Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1822 Translated from the French of Lesage. A New Edition with engravings from paintings by Robert Smirke. 4 volumes. Cr.8vo. half light brown calf with marbled boards, panelled spines with five raised bands, two leather labels, one red, one dark brown. All edges marbled. Bookplate. Some light foxing spots to margins of engravings. A very good set. 120.00


3441. LESLIE (Emma): The Martyr's Victory. A Tale of Danish England.

London, The Religious Tract Society. n.d. (19thC.) First Edition. Black and white frontispiece (with tissue guard) and other black and white illustrations. 16pp. publisher's catalogue at back of book including many illustrations. Cr.8vo. original red cloth, upper cover beautifully decorated with black and gold picture. Spine dulled and back cover a little marked. Lower corners slightly rubbed. All edges gilt. Inscription on verso ffep dated 1890. 20.00


4247. LEVER (Charles): St. Patrick's Eve.

London, Chapman & Hall, 1845. First Edition. Frontispiece, illustrated title page and full page and textual illustrations by 'Phiz'. Square 8vo. original blind tooled green cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover and gilt spine. Still relatively visible inscription which somebody has tried to obliterate. All edges gilt. Some foxing and signs of breaks in binding internally. Overall very good. 40.00


1174. LORNE (The Right Hon. The Marquis of): Guido ands Lita: A Tale of the Riviera.

London, Macmillan & Co. 1875. Second Edition. Vignette title page, Frontispiece and two other full page plates. Small4to. original cloth, gilt embellished upper cover and spine. Small ink stain on bottom of fly leaf and foxing spots to first few pages. 20.00


5242. LOWER (Mark Anthony): The Worthies of Sussex: Biographical Sketches of the Most Eminent Natives or Inhabitants of the County, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.

Printed for Subscribers Only 1865 First Edition. Frontispiece, vignette title page both with foxing spots. Loose tissue guard and title page has a crease. Preface with illustration of Font. List of Subscribers. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Some foxing throughout . Also some annotations in ink. Folio, plain green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Corners a little bumped and back cover is a little marked. 50.00


3131. MACAULAY (Lord): Speeches. Corrected by himself.

London, Longmans Green & Co. 1866. Printed in double columns. Cr,.8vo. half calf (rubbed in places) gilt panelled spine with five raised bands, black leather label. Mottled board sides, endpapers and edges. Boards rubbed. 15.00


5573. MANNING (Henry Edward): Sermons.

London, William Pickering, 1850. Second Edition. Volume the Fourth. 8vo. bound in dark green half morocco with mottled board sides and endpapers. Gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Slight rubbing to edges and top and bottom of spine. Bookplate pasted on front endpaper belonging to The Revd. R. W. H. Acworth, M.A. 9 pages books published by Pickering at back of book. 20.00


4910. MARSDEN (Richard): Cotton Spinning: Its Development , Principles and Practice. With an Appendix on Steam Engines and Boilers.

London, George Bell, 1886. Second Edition revised. 101 black and white illustrations including folding plans, etc. Cr.8vo. original green cloth with black lettering within black borders on upper cover. Gilt lettering to spine which has darkened. Corners slightly bumped. Ownership name and address on ffep. Stamps of Darwen Spinning Co. Ltd. 4pages of Technical Works published by George Bell and 14 page catalogue of Bohn's Libraries dated January 1885. 15.00


76. MARSHALL (Emma): Lady Rosalind. or, Family Feuds.

London, James Nisbet & Co., 1897 Black and white frontispiece. 8vo. original gilt decorated cloth, gilt spine. 8pp. of publisher's adverts. 10.00


4379. MOGG (Edward): Paterson's Roads: being an entirely original and accurate description of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales with part of the Roads of Scotland.

London, printed for longmans Rees and others. (Eighteenth Edition) n.d. (1829) Topographical Sketches of the several Cities, Market Towns and remarkable Villages; and Descriptive Accounts of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, the Antiquities, Natural Curiosities and other Remarkable Objects throughout the Kingdom. The whole remodelled, augmented and improved by the addition of numerous new roads and new admeasurements......Together with an Appendix being an accurate description of the direct and principal cross roads communicating with The improved old Passage Ferry across the River Severn between Aust and Beachley, near Chepstow. Seven folding maps (mainly of the South Coast, and one of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire Lakes) at rear of book together with map of the Banks of the Wye as frontispiece to Appendix. Folding map of the Mail Road from London to Holyhead. (foxed) Lacks general map. Thick8vo. Rebound in half tan goatskin, mottled board sides, new endpapers. 95.00


5580. MORLEY (Henry): Of English Literature in The Reign of Queen Victoria, with a glance at the past.

Leipzig, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1881. Frontispiece of 40 pp. of facsimile author's signatures and Addenda. Cr.8vo. bound in half green calf with mottled board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands, spine faded to brown. Very good condition. Bookplate of Maclean of Ardgour. 35.00


5262. MRS. VALENTIN, (Compiler and Editor): Gems of National Poetry.

London, Frederick Warne & Co. n,d. 19thC. Contains poems from 211 poets. 527 pps. printed in double columns. Nice clear text. Cr.8vo. original maroon calf with gilt borders to covers, gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Lacks leather title, only imprint left. Mottled edges and endpapers. Inscription on fly leaf dated 1910. Some foxing spots to fly leaf and verso ffep, internally exceptionally clean. Beautiful condition. 12.00


5575. PALEY (William): Horae Paulinae or The Truth of the Scripture of St. Paul evinced by a comparison of the Epistles which bear his name with The Acts of the Apostles, and with one Another.

London, printed for R. Faulder by B. Taylor and Co. London. 1807. Fifth Edition. 8vo. contemporary tree calf, gilt spine with red leather label. 2 pps. publisher's adverts at end of book. Very good condition. 40.00


4993. PENLEY (Aaron): Sketching from Nature in Water Colours.

London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n.d. (Ca. 1880's) Half title illustrated in colour. Full page illustration of colours used, 13 chromo-lithograph full page plates each with tissue guard. One sketch drawing. The sketch drawing is foxed, the others are not affected except in some cases in the margins. Folio, Prize binding of half red morocco and red cloth with small coat of arms in gilt on upper cover. Marbled endpapers and edges. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Corners very slightly bumped but overall very good condition. No inscriptions. 40.00


5577. PERCY (Thomas): Reliques of Ancient English Poetry compiled of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs and Other Pieces of the Earlier Poets together with some few of later date.

London, printed for F. C. & J. Rivington and Longman Hurst Rees, Orme and Brown, 1812. Three volumes. Cr.8vo. contemporary polished calf with gilt border to each cover, gilt spines with five raised bands and black leather labels. All edges red. Edges of spines worn and beginning to crack. Endpapers and fly leaves very foxed. Bookplates of Sterndale Bennett. Ink signature on each free endpaper. 95.00


5522. POPE (Alexander): The Poetical Works.

Paris, Lefevre, 1822. 3 volumes. Frontispiece portrait to volume the first. 16mo. full calf binding. Gilt spines with four raised bands and red leather title labels. Bindings a little rubbed. Bookplate in each volume of Charles Tennyson, elder brother of Alfred Tennyson. 75.00


4329. PRESCOTT (William H.): History of the Conquest of Mexico with a preliminary view of the Ancient Civilization and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes.

London, Bickers & Son, 1878. New and Revised Edition with author's latest corrections and additions edited by John Foster Kirk. With two maps and a facsimile signature of Cortes. Roy8vo. original full calf, gilt border and shield on upper cover. Fully gilt panelled spine with five raised bands. Leather label. Mottled endpapers and edges. Slight wear to back cover and upper cover is a little faded at the top. 45.00


5346. PRIDEAUX (Humphrey): The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations from the Declension of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the Time of Christ.

Oxford at the University Press, 1851. 2 Volumes. Volume 1 has five folding maps and one textual illustration. Volume 2 has three folding maps. Thick 8vo. original brown calf, thick covers with blind tooled designs 5to both covers. Gilt decorated spines with five raised bands and two leather labels, one maroon and one green. Binding tight and firm but some scuffing. All edges red. Mottled endpapers. Gift inscription on fly leaf dated 1866. 75.00


5574. PUSEY (Rev. E. B., D.D.): Sermons preached before the University of Oxford between A.D.1859-1872.

Sold by James Parker and Co. Oxford and Rivingtons , London, Oxford and Cambridge, 1872. Three volumes. Bound in dark green morocco with mottled board sides and endpapers. List of works, sermons, &c by the author at the end of the book. Bookplate of Rev. R. W. H. Acworth, M.A. pasted on front endpaper. Very good condition.Signature on fly leaf. 75.00


5088. RENIER (Anne): Friendship's Offering. An Essay on the Annuals and Gift Books of the 19th Century.

London, Private Library Associations, 1964. Vignette title page, full page black and white illustrations. from books in the collection of Anne and F. G. Renier. 24 pps. Thin 8vo. original pink card covers. No inscriptions, fine condition. 5.00


5540. RSPCA: The Animal World. A Monthly Advocate of Humanity. Volume XXX - 1899.

London, S. W. Partridge & Co. 1899 12 monthly parts from January to December 1899. Frontispiece (repaired), vignette title page and hundreds of black and white illustrations throughout by renowned artists including Louis Wain, Harrison Weir, A.F. Lydon, et al. Folio, Bright blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt bird on a branch within a border on upper cover. All edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine a little rubbed and both lower corners worn. 2 pages of adverts at front of book and 4 pages at back. Prize inscription in ink on ffep. 60.00


5520. RUSSELL (Lord John): An Essay on The History of the English Government and Constitution from the Reign of Henry VII to the Present Time.

London, Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged. 8vo. half green calf with green cloth boards. Spine has faded to brown and is a little scuffed. Two leather labels. Four raised bands. Ownership signatures on fly leaf, half title and title pages. 30.00


1938. SCOTT (Job): A Journal of the Life, Travels and Gospel Labours of that Faithful Servant and Minister of Christ Job Scott. with Corrections and Additions.

New York Printed, London, Reprinted for William Phillips 1815. Cr.8vo. full tan morocco, gilt border to covers, gilt panelled spine with four raised bands. Mottled endpapers. Spine edges rubbed and little weak on upper hinge. Bookseller labels on fep and signature on flyleaf. 45.00


3879. SCOTT (Sir Walter): Count Robert of Paris.

London, Adam & Charles Black, 1899. A reprint of the Dryburgh Edition. This is volume XXIV. Frontispiece, vignette title page and 8 illustrations by Gordon Browne.8vo. original dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 5.00


5583. SCOTT (Sir Walter): The Waverley Novels.

Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1867. Copyright Edition Entire. Frontispiece portrait, vignette title pages. Printed in double columns so print very small. 4 volumes. Very thick roy8vo. contemporary half morocco with board sides. Gilt spine with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some very slight rubbing to edges. 60.00


3884. SHAKESPEARE: The Leopold Shakspere. The Poets Works in Chronological Order from the text of Professor Delius......

London, Cassell & Co. n.d. (19thC) Frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations, decorated initial letters and headpieces. Very thick 8vo. origianl brown cloth gilt extra, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers. Spine a little rubbed and corners bumped. Some foxing. 10.00


5005. SHAKESPEARE (William): The Works. The Henry Irving Edition.

London, Blackie & Son, 1888 - 1890. Edited by Henry Irving and Frank A. Marshall. With numerous illustrations by Gordon Browne. Frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard. Textual illustrations. 7 volumes. Royal 8vo. original brown cloth with gilt vignette and facsimile signature in gilt of William Shakespeare on upper cover. Gilt tops. Very slight rubbing to bindings. Volume 7 is a lighter brown than the other six volumes. Ownership bookplate on each front endpaper. 65.00


5273. SHIPTON (Helen): Bearing the Yoke.

London, SPCK. n.d. Black and white illustrations by Walter J. Allen. 8pp publisher's adverts at rear of book. Cr.8vo. cloth covers, faded in parts and a little marked, blind tooled SPCK on upper cover. leather spine, a little worn at top. Endpapers browned with inscription. Little loose in parts and grubby. 5.00


2824. SPCK: Scripture Picture Book. Old Testament.

London, SPCK n.d. (1896) Black and white frontispiece, further full page illustrations, vignette chapter headings, tailpieces, textual illustrations. Small4to. original green pictorial cloth, marked. All edges gilt. Book in sound condition. 2pp. publisher's adverts. Patterned endpapers, a few pages browned. Inscription on verso frontispiece dated Xmas 1896. 10.00


5200. STRETTON (Hesba): Pilgrim Street; A story of Manchester Life.

London, The Religious Tract Society, no date. (Ca. 1870) Black and white frontispiece, vignette title page 4 further full page illustrations. Vignette to start of chapter 1 and end of last chapter. 3 pages of adverts. small cr.8vo. original green blind tooled cloth with gilt vignette in centre of upper cover. gilt decorated spine. Some foxing spots intermittently. One portion a little loose, rear hinge cracked. Inscription on front free endpaper dated June 23rd 1870. 5.00


4286. TENNYSON (Alfred, Lord): The Dramatic Works.

London, Macmillan, 1886. 4 volumes, Vol. I, Queen Mary: Vol. II, Harold: Vol. III, The Cup; The Falcon: Vol. IV, Becket. 3.5 inches by 5 inches. original dark blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spines. Very good condition. 25.00


875. TIFFIN (Walter F.): Gossip about Portraits. Principally Engraved Portraits.

London, H. G. Bohn 1866. First Edition. Errata Slip. Cr.8vo. original boards, a little rubbed. Spine repaired and inner hinges strengthened. 20.00


4996. WALTON (Izaak): The Complete Angler or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation.

London, Elliot Stock, 1876. Being a Fac--simile reprint of the first edition published in 1653. Preface. Small illustrations within the text of Trout: Carp: Tench: Perch and Barbell. Also the words and music to The Angler's Song, the second part of which has been printed upside down on page 217. Cr.8vo. recently rebound with dark blue leather spine, with gilt lettering, and bubble mottled boards. New endpapers. 40.00


1598. WARD (Mrs. Humphrey).: The History of David Grieve.

London, Smith Elder & Co. (Fourth Edition) 1892. 3 volumes. 8vo. original red cloth, a little marked and spines faded. Top of spine of volume 3 has small split. Overall condition very good and tight. Beige patterned endpapers. No inscriptions. 35.00


5570. WHITTIER (John Greenleaf): The Poetical Works, with Life, Notes and Index. etc.

Edinburgh, W. P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, no date (Ca. late 19thC). Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Printed in double columns within a red border to each page. Cr.8vo. original green cloth, upper cover decorated in black and gold, as is the spine. All edges gilt. In very good condition. No inscriptions. 6.00


4855. WICKS (Frederick): The Infant.

London, Remington & Co. n.d. (19thC) 25 black and white illustrations by A. Morrow. Cr.8vo. original burgundy cloth, gilt border to upper cover with gilt lettering. Very good condition. No inscriptions. List of Mr. Wick's works and two pages of press opinions at end of book. 50.00

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