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Wealth of Nations

1873, Adam Smith's magnum opus in an attractive Victorian binding
Adam Smith
T Nelson & Sons, London, 1873
£70.00
Politics, Law & Economics | Hard Cover

Unsentimental Journeys, or Byways in Modern Babylon

James Greenwood's observations among the London poor of 1867
James Greenwood
Ward, Lock & Tyler, London, 1867
Sold
History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Legends from River and Mountain

Folk tales from Roumania and Germany
Carmen Sylva, (H.M. the Queen of Roumania) and Alma Strettell, illustrated by T H Robinson
George Allen, London, 1896
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Miracles of Antichrist

Selma Lagerlof's second book
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Pauline Bancroft Flach
Gay and Bird, London, 1899
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

La Dame aux Camelias

1877, Dumas' novel that inspired La Traviata
Alexandre Dumas fils, preface by Jules Janin
Calmann Levy, Paris, 1877
£15.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Alhambra

In an attractive gilt binding (1896)
Washington Irving, introduction by Elizabeth Robins Pennell and illustrated by Joseph Pennell
Macmillan, London, 1896
£12.00
Essays | Hard Cover | First thus

Jude the Obscure

First edition of Thomas Hardy's last, tragic novel
Thomas Hardy, with an etching by H Macbeth-Raeburn
Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, London, 1896
£50.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires de la Senegambie

1885, folk tales from Senegal and The Gambia
Laurent Jean Baptiste Bérenger-Féraud
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1885
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Indiens

1883, Les Trente-deux Recits du Trone (Batris-Sinhasan / Singhasan Battisi)
Leon Feer
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1883
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Recueil de Contes Populaires de La Kabylie du Djurdjura

1882, folk tales of the Djurdjura in northern Algeria
Joseph Riviere
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1882
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Contes Albanais

1881, Albanian folk tales
Auguste Dozon
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1881
On Hold
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
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

War As It Is

1892, a pacifist lecture
Wilhelm Carlsen, translated by P H Peckover
Swan Sonnenschein, London, 1892
£20.00
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

Upper Nubia and Abyssinia

A fold-out map from Keith Johnston's Royal Atlas
Keith Johnston
W & A K Johnston, Edindburgh, 1870
£20.00
Maps | Hard Cover

Cumberland and Westorland, Ancient and Modern

The People, Dialect, Superstitions and Customs (1857)
J Sullivan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1857
£12.00
Topography & Local Interest | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Scientific and Profitable Culture of Fruit Trees

1862, apples, pears, cherry etc with 191 woodcuts
M. Du Breuil, adapted for English cultivators by William Wardle
William Wesley, London, 1862
£25.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions

Home and Haunts of the British Poets

In a delightful decorative binding
William Howitt
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1894
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover

Last Words in the Parish Church in Doncaster

19 sermons by C J Vaughan
Charles John Vaughan
Strahan & Co, London, 1869
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Greek Folk Poesy (in two volumes)

with essays on The Science of Folklore, Greek Folkspeech, and The Survival of Paganism.
Lucy M J Garnett, edited by J S Stuart-Glennie
Printed for the Author, Guildford, 1896
£60.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Dramatic Works of John Webster

Four volumes, including The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil.
John Webster, edited by William Hazlitt
Reeves and Turner, London, 1897
£30.00
Drama | Hard Cover | First thus

Success with Flowers, Fruit, and Vegetables

A Monthly Journal of Popular Gardening, Two volumes of bound issues for 1899—1901
Not stated
Not stated, London, 1899
£25.00
Gardening | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

An Investigation of Homeopathy

Thirteen essays from an early advocate of homeopathy
William Sharp
Groombridge & Sons, London, 1856
£30.00
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover

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
£15.00
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
£30.00
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
£20.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions

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