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A Farmer's Year, Being his Commonplace Book for 1898 (Signed copy)

This copy owned and signed by gardener William Robinson from Gravetye
Henry Rider Haggard
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1899
£250.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Association Copy

Bombardment of Scarbro by the Russian Fleet in 1891

1889, a rare, humorous, addition to Invasion Literature
Untruthful Thomas
Crown Publishing Co (Bonnett & Shum), London, 1889
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Fiction | Soft Cover | First Editions

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Brantford, Canada West, in 1866

Writing on promotions and his commanding officers
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Brantford, Ontario, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Thorold, Canada, 1866

Offering an interesting view of military life and promotion prospects
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Thorold, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley, handwritten letter from Montreal, 1866

including the Fenian Raids
Field Marshal Garnet Wolseley
Not Published, Montreal, 1866
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Military & War | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Henry Scott Tuke, handwritten letter from Swanpool, Falmouth

Henry Scott Tuke
Not Published, Swanpool, Falmouth, 1895
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Ephemera | Soft Cover | Signed Copies | Handwritten

Racing Reminiscences and Hints on Training

1897, a rare account of horse racing in India by jockey and trainer Jaffer Khan
Jaffer Khan
Thacker, Spink & Co, Calcutta, 1897
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Sports & Hobbies | Hard Cover | First Editions

Mr John Carnegie's Application and Declaration Relating to Land at Fish Creek

An report from the Australian Government into land acquisition in Victoria
Australian Government
John Ferres, Melbourne, 1885
£30.00
History | Soft Cover | First Editions

Madame de Maintenon d'apres sa Correspondance Authentique (Signed copy)

Signed by Mathieu Auguste Geffroy, with a handwritten letter
Mathieu Auguste Geffroy
Librairie Hatchette et Cie, Paris, 1887
£50.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Leather Bound

Our Little Sunbeams

1896, with the bookplate of the illustrator, Kenneth M Skeaping
Alice F Jackson, illustrated by Kenneth M Skeaping
Jarrold and Sons, London, 1896
£30.00
Childrens | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

Strange Tales from "Vanity Fair"

c1875, by Silly Billy, 28 short sketches, and with ownership signature of Horace Pym
Silly Billy, pseud Eustace Clare Grenville-Murray
"Vanity Fair" Office, London, 1875
On Hold
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

1891, a decent Victorian pocket edition of a Gothic masterpiece
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1891
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Fiction | Hard Cover

Contes Populaires Berberes, Recuillis, Traduits et Annotes

The myths, legends and poems of the North African Berbers
Rene Basset
Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1887
£40.00
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover | First Editions

Chroniques et Legendes des Rues de Paris

1864, the first French edition
Eduoard Fournier
E Dentu, Paris, 1864
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History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Management of Grass Land

1881, with the bookplate of Blackburn confectioner James Boyle
Arthur Roland, edited by William H Ablett
Chapman & Hall, London, 1881
£20.00
Farming & Agriculture | Hard Cover | First Editions | Association Copy

The True Crime of Christmas

1897, an early crime novel set in Paris
P Hay Hunter
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, Edinburgh, 1897
£20.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

William Morris, His Art, Writings and Public Life

1898, with the bookplate of The Burlington Fine Arts Club
Aymer Vallance
George Bell & Sons, London, 1898
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Art | Hard Cover

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1894

Professionally rebound, complete with folding map
Kelly's Directories
Kelly & Co, London, 1894
£50.00
Genealogy | Hard Cover

Kelly's Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorsetshire 1895

Professionally rebound, with three maps
Kelly's Directories
Kelly & Co, London, 1895
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Genealogy | Hard Cover

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
£15.00
Essays | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Miser, Ricketicketack

1855, early English printings
Hendrik Conscience
Lambert & Co, London, 1855
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover

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
£30.00
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings

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
£50.00
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

My Little Lady

Eleanor Frances Poynter's first novel
Eleanor Frances Poynter, but published anonymously
Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1871
£12.00
Fiction | Hard Cover | First thus

Queens of Song

Signed by Dr Fordyce Barker to American soprano Clara Louise Kellogg
Ellen Creathorne Clayton
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1865
£100.00
Music | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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