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Original documents on the Naval career of Alfred Whitehouse 1847–1907

Including two original commissions, 1850 & 1858. Whitehouse became the Paymaster-in-Chief for the Navy
Alfred Whitehouse. Paymaster-in Chief of the Royal Navy
The Office of Admiralty, London, 1847
£150.00
Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakespeare

In a decorative painted calf binding, 6 vols including the Tragedies, Comedies, Biography and Doubtful Plays
William Shakespeare, edited by Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1842
£150.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Studies in Shakespeare

1849, a first edition of Charles Knight's critical notices
Charles Knight
Charles Knight, London, 1849
£80.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A General Treatise on Cattle, the Ox, the Sheep, and the Swine

A rare 1809 2nd edition of John Lawrence's study of farm animals
John Lawrence
Sherwood, Neely & Jones et al, London, 1809
£120.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

Master Humphrey's Clock

1840–1841, first edition, complete in three volumes
Charles Dickens, illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne
Chapman & Hall, London, 1840
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Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

The History of Romney Marsh from its Earliest Formation to 1837

1849, a rare first edition of the first history of the Marsh
William Holloway
John Russell Smith, London, 1849
£100.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

Journal of a Route Across India, through Egypt, to England

1819, Fitzclarence's account of the journey, with maps and hand-coloured aquatint plates
Lt.-Col. George August Fitzclarence
John Murray, London, 1819
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Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Joseph John Gurney, a handwritten, signed letter to his family from New York, 1838

An important Quaker letter, referencing the schism in Quakerism, and his reforms in America
Joseph John Gurney
Not Published, New York, 1838
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Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

The Seven Champions of Christendom

St George of England, St Denis of France, St James of Spain, St Anthony of Italy, St Andrew of Scotland, St Patrick of Ireland, and St David of Wales.
Richard Johnson
J Walker et al, London, 1808
£30.00
History | Hard Cover

Scripture Characters

1822, including Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and John the Baptist
Thomas Robinson
W Baynes, London, 1822
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

1823, published by Thomas McLean, Haymarket
Edmund Burke
Thomas McLean, London, 1823
£50.00
Philosophy | Hard Cover

The Life and Conversion of Cornelius Cayley

1837, 7th edition with portrait
Cornelius Cayley
Ebenezer Fowler, London, 1837
£12.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover

An Act Relating to the Relief of the Poor (Scotland) 1845

Rebound in plain blue cloth
Not stated
William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1848
£15.00
History | Hard Cover

Observations on Various Passages of Scripture

Clarke's Harmer, 1808, volume 3 only, on honouring the dead, Judea and Egypt
Adam Clarke, from the writings of The Rev Thomas Harmer
J Johnson, London, 1808
£15.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Gertrude of Wyoming and other poems (Signed copy)

This copy belonged to Victorian artist Lawrence Alma Tadema, with his signature to the title page
Thomas Campbell
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1819
£100.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

On the Cure of Piles, Fistula, Hoemorrhoidal Excrescences, Tumours and Strictures

1844, S J Van Butchell's treatments and cases
S J Van Butchell
H Renshaw, London, 1844
£40.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

Popular Opinions, or A Picture of Real Life (Signed copy)

A rarity of 19th century Scottish verse, this copy inscribed by the author to literary critic Sir Francis Jeffrey
Anonymous, possibly by Thomas Bell
James Hedderwick & Co, Glasgow, 1812
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Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland

Being a Collection of Thomas Churchyard's Pieces Relative to that Country; with Historical Notices, and a Life of the Author.
George Chalmers
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1817
£50.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Popular Customs, Sports, and Recollections of the South of Italy

bound with A Visit to the Western Coast of Norway
Charles MacFarlane, and Wilhelm Wittich
Charles Knight, London, 1846
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

L'Algérie

Volumes 2 & 3 of Baron Baude's 1841 study of Algeria
Baron Jean Jacques Baude
Meline, Cans et Compagnie, Bruxelles et Leipzig, 1841
£60.00
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Practical Treatise on the Breeding Cow

1844, with thirteen fold-out plates
Edward Skellett
Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, London, 1844
£50.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover

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