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History, Topography and Directory of Northumberland

Includes residents, trades etc of towns, parishes, ports etc
William Whellan
Whittaker & Co, London, 1855
£40.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover | First Editions

Journal of Researches

1889, Charles Darwin's journey aboard H.M.S. Beagle
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1889
£50.00
Natural History | Hard Cover

In Quest for the Holy Graal

An Introduction the Study of the Legend of the Holy Grail
Sebastian Evans
J M Dent, London, 1898
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

c1895, with twelve designs and endpapers by James Torrance
W B Yeats, editor
Walter Scott, London, 1895
£50.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First thus

Denizens of the Deep, Fishes, Molluscs, Crustceans etc

Full leather binding by Allman & Son, and with 117 illustrations
Dr Georg Hartwig
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1893
£50.00
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

Nuttall's Bijou Dictionary

c1899, just 9 × 6.5cm but with 25,000 entries
Alex. C Ewald, editor
Frederick Warne, London, 1899
£15.00
Reference | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Poems of Ossian

The prose-poems of the legendary Celtic warrior
Ossian, translated by James MacPherson, with notes and with an introduction by William Sharp
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
£20.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | First thus

Ethnology in Folklore

Published in Lubbock's Modern Science series
George Laurence Gomme
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, London, 1892
£12.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Shadow of Arvor

Legendary romances and folk-tales of Brittany
Edith Wingate Rinder
Patrick Geddes and Colleagues, Edinburgh, 1896
£20.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Birthday Book of the Sacred Heart

1891, with unused calendar pages
Vincent O'Brien
Eason and Son, Dublin, 1891
£20.00
Religions, Beliefs & Spirituality | Hard Cover | First Editions

Wagner's Parsifal in English Verse

Published by the translator for private circulation
Alfred Forman, from the German of Richard Wagner
Printed for the Author, London, 1899
£20.00
Music | Hard Cover | First Editions

An Introduction to Folk-Lore

Folklorist Marion Roalfe Cox's chapters on animism, ghosts, the other world, etc
Marion Roalfe Cox
David Nutt, London, 1895
£15.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

English Folk-Lore

The weather, birds, animals, charms etc
T F Thistelton-Dyer
W H Allen, London, 1884
£10.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Gosta Berling's Saga

The first UK edition of Selma Lagerlof's first novel
Selma Lagerlof, translated from the Swedish by Lillie Tudeer
Chapman & Hall, London, 1898
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Une Ville Flottante

c1880, Hetzel binding of Jules Verne's story of an ocean liner
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£30.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

Mathias Sandorf

1885, first edition of Hetzel's finely bound Mediterranean epic by Jules Verne
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1885
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

L'Ile Mysterieuse

1884, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's classic mysterious island novel
Jules Verne, illustrated by Jules Ferat, engraved by Barbant
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1884
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

La Maison a Vapeur

1880, fine Hetzel binding on Jules Verne's travel in India on a mechanical elephant
Jules Verne, illustrated by Leon Benett
J Hetzel et Cie, Paris, 1880
£80.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Fine Bindings

Sixteen pocket editions of Shakespeare's plays

Dating from 1868 to 1934
William Shakespeare, and his contemporaries
Various, Leipzig, London, Oxford, 1868
£20.00
Drama | Soft Cover

The Descent of Man

Darwin's writings on evolution
Charles Darwin
John Murray, London, 1890
£50.00
Natural History | Hard Cover

Serbian Folk-Lore

Second edition, 26 folkloric tales
Madame Elodie L Mijatovich, (translator), with an introduction by Rev W Denton
The Columbus Printing Co, London, 1899
£30.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Beatrice

A first edition of one of Rider Haggard's favourites of his own work
Henry Rider Haggard
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1890
£18.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

A Complete English-Latin Dicionary

including place names and christian names
J E Riddle
Longmans, Brown, Green and Longmans, London, 1850
£20.00
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Scenes et Comedies

from the library of Richard Cobden's daughters, and signed by Jane Cobden, an early campaigner for women's rights
Octave Feuillet
Michel Levy Freres, Paris, 1855
£20.00
Drama | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound

Jadis et Naguère (Signed copy)

Verlaine's poetry, this copy signed by Frederick York Powell and Rachel Annand Taylor
Paul Verlaine
Leon Vanier, Paris, 1891
£80.00
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | Leather Bound | Association Copy

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