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Ralph Hyde, Panoramania! The Art and Entertainment of the 'All-Embracing' View (London: Barbican Art Gallery and Trefoil Publications, 1988). Illustrated history of panoramas. Hardback. Ex library, good condition.
Price £20 Ref. no. 61

Anthony Trollope, Orley Farm (London: Ward, Lock & Co., circa 1900). Contains plates by Millais. Page edges foxed, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 62

Clement Scott (editor), The Theatre Annual 1888 (London: The Stage Office, 1888). Annual containing fiction and non fiction by Victorian theatre actors. Contributions by: Wilson Barrett, Fanny Bernard-Beere, Walter Besant, F.W. Broughton, Kittie Claremont, Charles Collette, Frank Cooper, Clo. Graves, Grace Hawthorne, Agnes Hewitt, Cecil Howard, David James, Harriett Jay, Harry Nicholls, Howard Paul, Walter Pollock, Kate Rorke, Clement Scott, Palgrave Simpson, Lydia Thompson, William Terriss, Arthur Williams & Mabel E. Wotton.
Illustrations: Fanny Stirling, Marion Hood, Edward Terry, and Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Back cover missing, outer spine area covered in clear plastic. Reading copy.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 63

Paul Ranger, Under Two Managers: The Everyday Life of the Thornton-Barnett Theatre Company 1785-1853 (London: Society for Theatre Research, 2001). Illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 64

William Makepeace Thackeray, The Yellowplush Correspondance, Jeames's Diary, The Great Hoggarty Diamond (London: Macmillan, Globe Publishing Company, 1903). Illustrated by Thackeray & John Leech. Publisher's 'Specimen' copy with stamp on title page and front free endpaper. Top of spine chipped, good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 65

Bret Harte, By Shore and Sedge (London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1885). Rebound in contemporary binding. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 66

Albert Smith, The Natural History of a Gent (London: David Bogue, 1847). Scarce Victorian humorous paperback by the author and mountaineer, illustrated throughout. Rebound in attractive full modern leather, retaining the original paperback covers within. Paper browned, very good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 67

H. Chance Newton, Cues and Curtain Calls: Being the Theatrical Reminiscences of H. Chance Newton (Carados of The Referee) (London: John Lane, 1927). With an introduction by Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson. Chapters: Sir Henry Irving; More about Irving; Sir Henry Irving's Two Sons; Samuel Phelps; Tales of Tree; Wilson Barrett; My Fourscore Hamlets; Kosher Comedians and Froom Friends; Index of Persons; Index of Plays.56 illustrations. Spine loss to top of spine. Reading copy.
Price £10 Ref. no. 68

A. St. John Adcock, Gods of Modern Grub Street: Impressions of Contemporary Authors, with 32 portraits by E.O. Hoppe (London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. third impression circa 1924). Profiles of: Thomas Hardy, Hillaire Belloc, Arnold Bennett, John Davys Beresford, John Buchan, Donn Byrne, William Henry Davies, Walter De La Mar, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, John Drinkwater, Jeffrey Farnol, John Galsworthy, Sir Arthur Hope Hawkins, Arthur Stuart Menteth Hutchinson, Sheila Kaye-Smith, Rudyard Kipling, William John Locke, Stephen McKenna, Compton Mackenzie, Alfred Edward Woodley Mason, William Somerset Maugham, William Babington Maxwell, Leonard Merrick, Alan Alexander Milne, Alfred Noyes, E. Phillips Oppenheim, May Sinclair, Frank Swinnerton, Hugh Walpole, Herbert George Wells and Israel Zangwill. An interesting book and interesting too how only two women were chosen for the selection. Covers grubby, spine cloth reglued and chipped, reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 69

P.D. Edwards, Dickens's Young Men: George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates and the World of Victorian Journalism (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1997). Hardback, illustrated. Tear to dustwrapper, otherwise very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 70

Kenneth Richards & Peter Thomson (editors), Essays on Nineteenth Century British Theatre (London: Methuen, 1971). 13 essays on subjects such as Charles Kean, George Colman, Farce, George Henry Lewes, the 1st production of The Importance of Being Earnest etc. Ex library, previous owner's bookplate. Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 71

William de Morgan, It Never Can Happen Again (Toronto: Henry Frowde, 1909). Two volume novel. Volume 1 has an attractive colour frontis of a portrait of de Morgan by his painter wife Evelyn. Inscription 'H. & M. Herford from H.D.H. Xmas 1909'. A couple of splits to spine, good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 72

William de Morgan, A Likely Story (London: William Heinemann, 1911). Covers a little rubbed & marked. Contemporary bookplate of author Mellinger Edward Henry and Florence Stokes Henry with 'veritas per na turam libros at que res hominum', & a number stamp to front free endpaper. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 73

Cecil Beaton, My Royal Past (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1960 reprint; first published in 1939). Spoof memoir of a minor European royal by Cecil Beaton, illustrated with amusing drawings and photographs. Previous owner's signature & bookplate. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 74

Donald Rumbelow, The Houndsditch Murders and the Siege of Sidney Street (London: W.H. Allen, 1988). Hardback, price clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated. Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 75

Mollie Sands, Robson of the Olympic (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1979). Biography of Victorian actor Frederick Robson. Illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate. Very good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 76

James Payn, a real woodburytype photograph of the novelist and magazine editor James Payn by W. & D. Downey of London.
Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 77

Thomas Hardy (edited by Norman Page), The Complete Stories (London: J. M. Dent, 1996). Large format (851 pages) paperback, contaaining all of Hardy's short stories, including some previously uncollected. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 78

William Thackeray, The Rose and The Ring: A Fireside Pantomime for Great and Small Children (Frome: R. S. Surtees Society, 1989). Beautiful reproduction of a Victorian binding, all edges gilt. Illustrated. Very good condition, bright & very attractive.
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Price £5 Ref. no. 79

Dorothy Eagle & Hilary Carnell, The Oxford Illustrated Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland (London: Spring Books, 1987). Large format hardback, illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 80

Fox Russell, A Sporting Adventurer (London: R. A. Everett, circa, 1895). Yellowback novel. Fading and rubbing to covers, but very good condition for a yellowback.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 81

Charles Rice (Editor Laurence Senelick), Tavern Singing in Early Victorian London: The Diaries of Charles Rice for 1840 and 1850 (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1997). Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 82

Archibald Clavering Gunter, Miss Nobody of Nowhere (London: George Routledge, 1891). Yellowback edition. Some rubbing & chipping, but in good, firm condition.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 83

Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson, The Lost Theatres of London (London: Rupert Hat-Davis, 1968). Illustrated hardback. Ex library, sound reading copy.
Price £15 Ref. no. 84

Sixpenny Wonderfuls: 6d Gems From the Past (London: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, 1985). The colourful covers of sixpenny paperback editions of Victorian and Edwardian authors, including Wilkie Collins, Thomas Hardy, George Manville Fenn and many more. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition. .
Price £5 Ref. no. 85

Louis James, Print and the People 1819-1851 (London: Peregrine Books, 1978). Large format paperback with numerous illustrations of popular literature, including broadsides and penny dreadfuls. Previous owner's bookplate, good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 86

Yseult Bridges, How Charles Bravo Died: The Chronicle of a Cause Celebre (London: Jarrolds/Reprint Society, 1957). Interesting examination of the 1876 murder trial, in which Florence Bravo was accused of poisoning her husband. Illustrated. Dustjacket rubbed, otherwise very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 87

Ralph Iron (pseudonym of Olive Schreiner), The Story of an African Farm (London: Chapman & Hall, 1890). Hardback. First published in 1883. Unusual style of yellowback binding with black paper on boards. Quite a few chips to covers, but still good condition for this type of fragile binding.
Price £5 Ref. no. 88

Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market, The Prince's Progress and Other Poems (London: Macmillan, 1888). With four illustrations by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Front free endpaper missing (probably once a dedication copy) and covers rubbed. Bookplate of Victorian owner Jessie Payn - Jessie Adelaide Payn was the daughter of novelist James Payn. Good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 89

Michael Sadleir, Trollope A Commentary, With Two Portraits and Four Facsimiles and Charts (London: Constable, 1945; revised reprint). Spine rubbed & faded, edges foxed; good reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 90

The Stage Year Book 1949, compiled by A.W. Tolmie (London: The Stage, Carson & Comerford, 1949). Hardback with text and adverts. Illustrations include: Val Parnell and Harry Marlow with the King and Queen at Royal Variety Performance at the Palladium; Clive Brook, Marie Ney, Pamela Brown & Elizabeth Villars in The Gioconda Smile; George Howe, Margaret Rutherford, Myles Eason and Colin Gordon in The Happiest Days of Your Life; Arnold Matters, Joyce Gartside & James Johnston in Simone Boccanegra; Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin at Covent Garden; Jack Warner; Randell Jackson's Concert Party in 1908 (Paula Stuart, Hugh E. Wright, Fred Wildon, Randell Jackson, Philip Ritte & Carrie Tubb); Fred Wildon's Entertainers 1929 (Cyril Weller, Leslie Jones, Geoffrey Dupree, Arthur Askey, Doris Lee, Fred Wildon & Lilian Myers); Cyril Johnson's Entertainers 1948 (Fred Gwyn, Cyril Addison, Arthur Richards, Marie Saunders, Cecil Johnson, Eileen Cusack & Horace Mashford); Bubbles of 1948 with Bobby Bent, Jack Upson, Edgar Sawyer, Bryan Matheson, Denis Catlin, Cyril Watts, Ella Drummond, Myra Burbridge, Betty Lunn, Barbara May, May Sansome, Marjorie Shewring, Ethel Willmott & Joyce Cornish; Evening Stars with Phyllis Bartle, Yvonne Estelle, John Berryman, Jocelyn Crick, Peter Valerio, Ernie Leno, Joe York, Betty Reid, Lorna Drewes, Adele Wessely, Frances Haynes & Harry Tasker; Revels of 1948 with Robert Craig, Linda Mason, George Grimmond, Gwendo Paul, Pat Beryl, Bill Scott-Gordon, Olga Saville & Gordon Turner; Hamlet with Diana Wynyard, Anthony Quayle, Clare Bloom & Robert Helpmann; Twelfth Night with Peter Copley, Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Bazter & John Garley; Cage Me a Peacock with Robert Algar, Roy Dean, Yolande Donlan, Simon Lack, Mai Bacon, Philip Pearman & Ballard Berkeley; Medea with Elspeth March & Eileen Herlie. Good condition.
Price £15 Ref. no. 91

The Stage Year Book 1955 (London: The Stage, Carson & Comerford, 1949). Paperback with text and adverts. Illustrations include: the Queen arriving at the 25th Royal Variety Performance; Edith Evans, Margaret Johnston & John Glen in The Dark is Light Enough; Newton Blick, Eleanor Drew & John Warner in Salad Days; Ann Todd & Paul Rogers in Macbeth; Ruth Gordon, Sam Levene, Eileen Herlie, Arthur Hill, Rosamund Greenwood & Alec McCowen in The Matchmaker; Eric Portman, Priscilla Morgan & Margaret Leighton in Separate Tables; Eli Wallach, John Bushell, Lionel Murton, William Sylvester & Chin Yu in The Teahouse; Dorothy Tutin & Michael Gwynn in I am a Camera; Rick Rydon, Anton Walbrook, Susan Swinford, Evelyn Lane & Jeff Warren in Wedding in Paris; Richard Scott & Ronald Allen in Bacchus; David Marlowe, Cherry Morris, Geoffrey Chater & Richard Carpenter in Nightmare Abbey; Howell Glynne in Coq D'Or, Robert Thomas, John Probyn & David Ward in Nelson; Nadia Nerina in Coppelia; Eric Ross at Bognor Regis; Johnny Greenland, Rex Rashley, Ken Roberts, Geoffrey Riley, Gerald Deacon, Ann Taylor, Clodagh Early, Rowena Vincent, Jean Muir, Patricia Harris & Gladys Cowper in Gaytime; Harry Brunning, Lynn Clemoes, Joy Newell, Raymond Bishop, Jack Rogers, Barbara Hicks, Douglas Brooks, Patrick Ward, Olivia Jevons, Joyce Greenaway & Jack Crosbie in Sincerely Yours; Norman Meadows, Keith Warwick, Doreen Hinton, Simon Burt, George Bolton, Sylvia Robin, Timothy Burt, Eunice Bartell, Richard Dickenson, Leon Bartell, Archie Taylor, Graham Davies, Alfred Knox & Frank Fletcher in Showtime; Stuart Reece, John Griffin, Kenneth Lacey, Cora Bennett, Ravel, Ena Baguley, Terry Hall, Anne Shelton, Jack Storey, Joy Holman, Derek Franklin, Louise Hilton, Jack McKechnie, George Taylor, Phil Kelly & Jack Desmonde in On With the Show; Joan Turner in Coaching Days and Coaching Ways; Finale of the 1954 Royal Variety Performance with numerous named performers; pianist Winifred Atwell; finale 1954 Palladium Show with trampolinists the Schaller Brothers, Peiro Brothers (jugglers) & other named acts. Good condition.
Price £15 Ref. no. 92

The Stage Year Book 1960, compiled by A.W. Tolmie (London: The Stage, Carson & Comerford, 1949). Hardback with text and adverts. Illustrations include: Joan Plowright; Flora Robson, Beatrix Lehmann & Michael Redgrave in The Aspern Papers; Isa Miranda & Gary Cockrell in Orpheus Descending; Patrick McGoohan in Brand; Malcolm Ransom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans, Laurence Olivier & Anthony Nicholls in Coriolanus; Kenneth Williams, Fenella Fielding, Myra de Groot, Terence Theobald, Valerie Walsh, Peter Brett, Josephine Blake & Peter Reeves in Pieces of Eight; Anthony Quayle, Meriel Forbes & Vivien Leigh in Look After Lulu!; Joss Ackland, Gerald James, Alec McCowen, George Baker, Maggie Smith & Moyra Fraser in The Merry Wives of Windsor; Robert Shaw in One More River; Yootha Joyce, Eileen Kennally, Celia Salkeld & Howard Goorney in The Hostage; Alfred Lynch, Peter O'Toole & Ronald Fraser in The Long and the Short and the Tall; James Cossins, Ann Bell, Charles Rae & Rhoda Lewis in Take the Fool Away; Christopher Hancock, Ruth Meyers, Natasha Perry & Michael David in Prince Genji; Aladdin by Cole Porter at the Coliseum; Jack Tripp in Goody Two Shoes; Frankie Vaughan; the Crazy Gang and their busts by Gianni Franzosi; Regine Crespin, Lyn Corbyn, Oscar Czerwenka, Elisabeth Soderstrom, Frederick Westcott, Anneliese Rothenberger in Der Rosenkavalier; Michael Somes & Svetlana Beriosova in Antigone; Billie Whitelaw & Jack Hedley in No Tram to Lime Street (tv); Melvyn Hayes & John Paul in the Probation Officer (tv), Sean Connery & Susannah York in The Crucible (tv), Tony Hancock (tv) & Charlie Drake (tv). Old ownership signature of Peter and Anna Allen, otherwise good condition.
Price £15 Ref. no. 93

Eliza Lynn Linton, A cabinet card photograph of the novelist Eliza Lynn Linton in the 1870s or 1880s by an unnamed photographer.
Good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 94

Madeleine Bingham, The Great Lover: The Life and Art of Herbert Beerbohm Tree (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978). Biography of the actor manager. Illustrated. Ex library with previous owner's bookplate. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 95

Jan Marsh, Black Victorians: Black People in British Art 1800-1900 (London: Lund Humphries, 2005). Large format Paperback. Illustrated. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Black Victorians: Black People in British Art 1800-1900 at Manchester Art Gallery. Very good condition.
Price £25 Ref. no. 96

Flora Annie Steel, The Adventures of Akbar (London: William Heinemann, 1913). Illustrated by Byam Shaw. Covers rubbed & marked & splits to spine. Sound reading copy.
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Price £4 Ref. no. 97

The Sketch, issue for 2 October 1895. Disbound from an old damaged volume of issues. Six pages are missing. Slight foxing to front page, two inch tear to one page. Contents still present:
'Elaine' - from a photograph by W. & D. Downey.
'At Random' by L.F. Austin.
'A Tiny Tumbler' - photographs of a little boy by Stokes and Glover of Southampton. (2 inch tear to this page)
'Joseph of Cannan on the Stage'
'The Late Harry Payne' - profile and photographs of the clown.
'About Mrs. Patrick Campbell'
Gertrude Kingston - photograph of the actress by H.S. Mendelssohn.
'Small Talk' - with a photo of a Hunt Meet at Minehead, a caricature of Field-Marshal Lord Wolseley by Grip and a drawing of Forbes Robertson on a bicycle by Walter Wilson.
'Cupid' - from a photograph by Falk of New York.
Lady Terence Blackwood (nee Davis) - photograph by J. Thomson of Grosvenor Square.
Esme Beringer - photograph by Hana.
Miss Vane Featherstone - photograph by Brown, Barnes and Bell.
'The Chili Widow at the Royalty Theatre' - with photographs by Martin and Sallnow of actors in scenes: Mark Kinghorne, Violet Vanbrugh, Sophie Larkin, Arthur Bourchier, Ernest Hendrie, Mr. W. Dale, William Blakeley and Kate Phillips.
'A Chat with Mr. C.P. Little' - with four photographs of the actor.
'Out for the Day' - illustration by Lews Baumer.
'A Holiday Reminiscence' - illustration by Will Owen.
'Another Scotch Romance' - illustration by Gilbert J.
Illustration by G. Vnning King.
'The Girl at Lake Lincoln' - fiction by Leonard Merrick.
'Some Royal Pictures' at Windsor Castle by G.C.W. - illustrated with portrait paintings of Henry Guildford by Hans Holbein the Younger, David Garrick and His Wife by William Hogarth, Charles I and Monsieur de St. Antoine by Sir Anthony Van Dyck and Helen Fourmet by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.
Art Notes - illustration of painting 'Rocky Pasture' by Arthur Lucas and Gordon Memorial Shield by E. Onslow Ford.
'Off the Coast of Africa' - two photographs by G.W. Wilson and Co. of Aberdeen 'Early Morning in Algoa Bay' and 'The Roads, Table Bay, Cape Town'.
'Views in South Africa' - photographs by G.W. Wilson and Co. of Aberdeen - Amajuba Hill: Graves of British Soldiers; Parliament House and Table Mountain, Cape Town.
'In Johannesburg' - photographs by Davies Brothers of Johannesburg - The Market Square; Wash-boys in 1895; A Kaffir Piano; A Group of Wash-boys; Eckstein's Buildings; The Law Courts and Coaching.
'A Fancy Dress Ball Shepherdess' - photo by Lafayette of Dublin.
'A Chat with a French Fencer' - with photo of French fencers Monsieur Cotis and Monsieur Beau by Alfred Hughes.
'Scenes from The Swordsman's Daughter at the Adelphi Theatre - two photographs of scenes by Alfred Ellis with actors Mr. Sternroyd, Mr. Crauford, Mr. Abingdon, Mr. Fulton, Mr. Nicholls, William Terriss and Jessie Millward.
'A Roman Fete'.
'A Maid in the Moon' - two photographs by the London Stereoscopic Company.
'Furs and Fur Animals' - with line illustrations of a Falkland Island Seal, two racoons, common wild cat, Chinchillas and Sea Lions.
'The Bear at the Zoo' - two photographs by Charles Knight of Newport, the Isle of Wight.
'A Chat with Sir John Bates Thurston: The Governor of Fiji' by H.R. Fox Bourne - with photograph of Sir John Thurston and child (presumably his grandson) by C.E. Fry.
'Warships in the Thames' illustrated by six small photographs by Alfred J. Padgett of H.M.S. Sanspareil, H.M.S. Hydra, H.M.S. Charybdis, H.M.S. Hotspur, Torpedo Practice and H.M.S. Garnet.
Harlech Golf Links - an illustration by Will B. Robinson.
'The Literary Lounger'.
'Racing Notes' by Captain Coe - with photograph of Viscount Downe by Lafayette of Dublin.
'Mr. H.E. Moss: The Mascot of Music Hall' - profile with a photograph of Moss by Langfier of Glasgow.
'Leasowe Castle and Racecourse' - illustrated with three photographs.
'The World of Sport'.
'Our Ladies' Pages'.
'Rod versus Man' - fishing photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside.
Price £20 Ref. no. 98

The Sketch, issue for 9 October 1895. Disbound from an old damaged volume of issues. Eight pages are missing. Slight foxing to front page, two inch tear to one page. Contents still present:
The Countess of Annesley from a photograph by Chancellor of Dublin.
'At Random' by L.F. Austin.
'A Record Railway Run' with photo of Engine No. 999 by A.P. Yates of Syracuse of New York.
'Another American Champion Yacht' with photo of the Ethel Wynn.
'An Artist's Model' with photo of Kate Cannon by Alfred Ellis.
'Clowns as Cricketers' with a photo by Lang-Sims of Brixton showing Eugene Stratton, James Norrie, Edwin Boyde, Adolphus Trissider, Fred Griffiths, R.G. Knowles, Willie Boissett, Sam Poluski, Harry Tate, Joe Griffiths, Charles Godfrey, Dan Leno, Charles Grey & Alfred Boissett as clowns.
'Small Talk' with photo of Wray Castle, Windermere by Green of Grasmere.
W.J. Sturgess amateur champion pedestrian, photo by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside.
A Cycling Picnic (photo), Monster Mushrooms photo by J.T. Newman of Great Berkhampstead, As You Like It (photo), A Quiet Pipe photo by Master C. Harrop, Prairie Dogs 3 photos by Midgley Asquith, A Gold Find in Buluwayo (photo), Searching Tables at the De Beers Diamond Minds in Kimberley (photo by G.W. Wilson of Aberdeen).
'The Elf in Search of a Fairy'
Julius M. Price portrait of the Illustrated London News correspondent.
'The New Trilby' with photo of Dorothea Baird.
'Human Odds and Ends: The Medicine Man' by George Gissing.
'Out of Town'
'Opera in English at Covent Garden' with photos of Alice Esty, Madame Duma, Wilfrid Esmond & Philip Brozel.
'A Chat with Mr. E.C. Hedmondt' with 5 photos of the tenor opera singer.
'The Capture of the Pilchard'. poem 'Hors D'Oeuvres'
'His Morning Tub' 2 photos of a rhino by Charles Knight of Newport, Isle of Wight.
'The New Forest and its Vipers' with a photo of the snake catcher Brusher Mills.
'Kennedy the Boat Stealer' by Louis Becke. 'The Pioneers of Earl's Court'. Poem 'In Retreat'.
'The Artist's Wife' painting by Frederic Yates.
'Art Notes': In Newyn by Arthur Lucas, Molesley by Henry R. Gibbs, After the Ball.
Miss Maud Hill photo by Alfred Ellis.
Miss Evelyn as Sinbad the Sailor photo by Lafayette of Dublin.
Sarah Thorne,
'Mdlle Juniori at the Empire' article with 3 photos of the singer.
Illustrations: 'International Views', 'Distinctly Manish', 'The Village Picnic Surprise', 'A Javanese Hairdresser'.
'A Chat with Mr. Seymour Hicks' interview with 2 photos of the actor.
'The Amusements of Our Grandfathers' with illustrations of A Peeping Tom, The Moving Circus, The Peep-Show, Punch's Puppet Show at the Tea Gardens 1795, Old Harry and Robert Powell and His Puppet Show, Punch, and The Raree Show.
'Pansies and Fancies'.
'Burmese Yeng Dancers' with 2 pictures.
'The World of Sport': football, cricket, athletics and cycling.
Henry Hess, journalist, of the African Critic, with photo by Davies Brothers, Johannesburg.
Racing Notes by Captain Coe.
'The British Ladies' Football Club'
'The Literary Lounger'. 'Our Ladies' Pages'.
'Sport in South Africa' with 2 photos by A. Hargreaves of Port Elizabeth.
'Notes from the Exchange'. 'Company and Other Issues of the Week'. 'Answers to Correspondents'.
Price £20 Ref. No. 99

The Strand Magazine, (London: George Newnes, 1891). Issue in the original wrappers for March 1891.
Chips to covers and spine cover, some light staining.
Contents:
Adverts; frontis The Queen's First Baby, drawn and etched by Queen Victoria; Pictures With Histories; Making an Angel by J. Harwood Panting; Birthday Cards (illustrations include Helen Marion Burnside); The Architect's Wife, from the Spanish of Antonio Trueba; On the Decay of Humour in the House of Commons by Henry W. Lucy; The Snowstorm from the Russian of Alexander Pushkin; A Night at the Grand Chartreuse by J.E. Muddock (Dick Donovan); Portraits of Celebrities at Different Times of Their Lives (pictures of Queen Victoria, Princess Beatrice, Empress Frederick of Germany, the Duke of Argyll, Herbert Beerbohm Tree, William Black, Charles Wyndham, Henry M. Stanley H.M. Stanley); Stories of the Victoria Cross told by those who have won it; How Novelists Write for the Press (pictures of manuscripts by William Black, Walter Besant, Bret Harte, Grant Allen); Jerry Stokes by Grant Allen; The Piece of Gold from the French of Francois Coppee; The Voice of Science; Camille from the French of Alfred de Musset; The Stone Breaker; adverts.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 100

John Thomas Haines, My Poll and My Partner Joe: A Nautical Drama in Three Acts (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, circa 1860). First performed in 1835. Paperback, lacks outer covers, very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 101

Victorian Plays, Three volumes of printed Victorian plays performed by Spalding Amateur Dramatic Society in Lincolnshire. There was once a fourth volume (volume one) which is now lost. There are 37 plays published by Samuel French by authors such as Buckstone, Boucicault, Tom Taylor etc. The plays clearly belonged to auctioneer George Peter Kingston as some of his roles are underlined and many of the photographs show a young man of about the right age. Kingston also wrote in the names of the Spalding casts. As well as the plays there are 20 photographs of the productions from the 1870s and 1880s bound in, handwritten insertions, a list of plays performed by the society between 1866 and 1883, and lists of society members. A fine leather binding with marbled endpapers. Very good condition.
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Price £150 Ref. no. 102

Alaric A. Watts (editor), The Literary Souvenir 1831 (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Greene, 1831). Hardback literary annual with steel engraved plates in original pink silk covered boards, all edges gilt. Contributors include Mary Howitt, Geraldine Jewsbury, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, G.P.R. James, Sir Aubrey De Vere, William Howitt, Edward Moxon, J.A. St. John, T.K. Hervey, J.F. Hollings, J.G. Whittier, Z.M. Watts, W. Leeds, W.C. Bryant etc.
Contents: The Legend of the Haunted Tree by the Author of Lillian; The Lollards' Tower; Lady Olivia's Decamerone; To a Child Blowing Bubbles by Alaric A. Watts; Waterloo; Ghent; The Palace of the Rajah Hurchund by J.A. St. John; The Three Guests by Mary Howitt; Cassandra by the Author of Lillian; The Smuggler's Last trip by the Author of Tales and Confessions; Sonnet on Leaving --- in Devonshire; The Mother and Child by T.K. Hervey; Transplanted Flowers; Marian Lee by Mary Howitt; The Belle of the Ball-room by the Author of Lillian; The Last of the Titans by William Howitt; To Morgan Le Fay by J.F. Hollings; The Indian Girl's Lament by J.G. Whittier; Stanzas; The Glen of Glangoole by Sir Aubrey De Vere; Sonnet from Petrarch by Mary De V; Canzonet by S; The Lost Spirit; The Maiden Astrologer by L.E.L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon); The Toorkoman's Tale by the Author of the Kuzzilbash; Robert Burns and His Highland Mary by L.E.L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon); Laugh and Get Fat; Lines Suggested by the Sight of a Beautiful Statue by Richard Lane of His Dead Child by Z.M. Watts; The Union Flag of England by J.F. Hollings; The Lottery Ticket by W. Leeds; The Death of Socrates by L---x-C; The Lovers of Vire by the author of Richelieu (G.P.R. James); Sonnet; To My Little Cousin With Her First Bonnet by Miss Bowles; The Magdalen of Correggio; Woman's Wit or The Young Merchant of Bagdad; My Little Cousins by the Author of Lillian; A Scene in a Park; Ruth to Her Mother; Stanzas; Leisure and Love by Laman Blanchard; Lamberto; The Martyrs of Royal-lieu by Alaric A. Watts; Love Breezes by Miss Jewsbury (Geraldine Jewsbury); Sonnet by Edward Moxon; The Violet by Miss Landon (Letitia Elizabeth Landon); The Last of His Tribe a North American Sketch by R.P.S.; Greenwich Park by J.F. Hollings; The Lady and the Wasp by Gay; Stanzas by W.C. Bryant; The Bull-Fight of Madrid by the Author of the Castilian; Ruins; The Destruction of Babel by William Howitt; Endsleigh by the Author of Dartmoor; The Dreamer by Miss Jewsbury (Geraldine Jewsbury); The Maiden's Garland; The Secret; Some Passages in the Life of Sarah Curran.
Steel engravings present: 1. Lady Georgiana Agar Ellis by Sir Thomas Lawrence, engraved by J.H. Watt. 2. The Narrative by T. Stothard, engraved by W. Greatbatch. 3. The Packet Boat entering the Harbour of Ghent by F. Nash, engraved by E. Goodall. 4. Trojan Fugitives by George Jones, engraved by J.C. Edwards. 5. The Sea Side Toilet by J. Holmes, engraved by E.J. Portbury. 6. The Maiden Astronomer by W. Boxall, engraved by E. Finden. 7. Robert Burns and His Highland Mary by by R. Edmonstone, engraved by J. Mitchell; 8. The Reading Magdalen by Correggio, engraved by W.H. Watt. 9. The Canzonet by H. Howard, engraved by C. Rolls. 10. The Lady and the Wasp by A.E. Chanlon, engraved by W. Greatbatch. 11. engraving missing 12. The Secret by J.P. Davis, engraved by F. Bacon.
1 of the 12 full page steel engraved illustrations are missing.
Chips to edges & spine. Good reading copy.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 103

L. (Lucy) B. (Bethia) Walford, Dick Netherby (London: Griffith, Farran & Co., circa 1890). Yellowback edition. Some rubbing, front free endpaper missing, but in very good and bright condition for a yellowback.
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Price £35 Ref. no. 104

William Morris, Chants for Socialists facsimile of the 1885 pamplet published by the William Morris Society.
Edward Thompson, The Communism of William Morris, A Lecture (London: William Morris Society, 1965)
Two booklets, some foxing to first. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 105

Fergus Hume, Madame Midas (London: Hogarth Press, 1985). Paperback published in the 'Gaslight Crime' series. First published in 1888. Mystery novel, written by the author of the 'Mystery of a Hansom Cab,' in which Madame Midas returns to Melbourne after making her fortune in the Australian gold fields. A couple of creases to covers, previous owner's bookplate. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 106

Mrs. E. Charles, Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family (London: Nelson, 1865). Ex library (Bolland Collection, British Library of Political and Economic Science), bound in later cloth, very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 107

The Windsor Magazine (London: Ward, Lock & Co., September 1895). Issue for September 1895 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. This was issue 9, volume 2. Very good condition.
Contents:
"STAND BY!" HE CRIED, From a Drawing by R. Jack.
THE BUILDING OF A BATTLESHIP by JOHN FOSTER FRASER, Illustrated from Photographs by Messrs. Honey & Co., of Chatham (Warships in the Basin; Figurehead of Lord Nelson; The "Thunderbolt" Now Used as a Pier; The "Magnificent" Nearing Completion; the Building of the "Illustrious"; the Ram of the "Victorious"; Bending the Ship's Ribs; the Shaft for the "Victorious"; Making a Propeller Blade; A Glimpse of the Torpedo Works; the "Magnificent" Amidships; the Hundred Ton Crane).
THE MAN WHO WAS GOIN' TO KICK Complete Story by G.B. BURGIN, Illustrated by George Hutchinson.
THE ART TREASURES OF SHEFFIELD: The Mappin Gallery by ELIJAH HOWARTH, Illustrated from Photographs ("On the Beach at Scheveningen" by H. Bourne; the Mappin Art Gallery at Sheffield; the Central Gallery; Mr. E. Howarth (Curator); Alderman W.H. Brittain (Chairman); "A Halt On The Hills" by T.S. Cooper; "To the Death" by J. Pettie; "Charles the First Leaving Westminster After His Trial" by Sir J. Gilbert; "Treason" by J. Pettie; "A Summer Afternoon" by H.W.B. Davis; "Auld Robin Gray" by Thomas Faed; "The French in Cairo" by W.C. Horsley; "View on the Thames" by H. Dawson; "The Flag of Truce" by J. Pettie; "The Piazza Navona at Rome" by D. Roberts; "Rest" by H.N. Kennedy; "The Proposal" by Millais; "The Vintage of Seville" by J. Phillips.).
PARTED WAYS by ALFRED PRAGA.
THE GREY LADY Book the Second Chapters V - VIII by HENRY SETON MERRIMAN, Illustrated by R. Jack.
WHEN THE BARQUE IS BACK AGAIN A Poem by CHARLES J. MANSFORD, Illustrated by P. de Longpre.
A MODERN "KINGMAKER" Interview with Sir LEPEL GRIFFIN, K.C.S.I. by EDWARD JOHN HART, Illustrated from Photographs (Sir Lepel Griffin; Sir Lepel Griffin and Political Staff in Kabul; Entrance to the Indore Residency; The Young Maharaja Sindhia of Gwalior; The Installation of H.H. Maharaja Sivaji Rao Holkar: Leaving the Palace; Entrance Gate of the Palace of Maharaja Holkar; River View: Indore.).
AN OLD-TIME TOAST by ALFRED PRAGA.
CRIMINALS IN PRIVATE LIFE by MAJOR ARTHUR GRIFFITHS, Illustrated by James Greig.
THE GLORIES OF RICHMOND by H.D. LOWRY, Illustrated by T.S.C. Crowther.
THE REAPERS' DANCE, A Poem by NORMAN GALE, Illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
A BID FOR FORTUNE Part II Chapters III - IV by GUY BOOTHBY, Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
SOME FAMOUS SNUFF-BOXES by ERNEST W. LOW, Illustrated by Ada Clegg.
HOW TO PLAY HOCKEY by H.F. BATTERSBY, Illustrated from Photographs.
THE HOUSES OF CELEBRATED PEOPLE Part III by R.S. WARREN BELT, Illustrated by W.E. Hodgson (Marie Corelli; Edward Burne Jones; John Morley; Lord Rosebery; Anthony Hope; George Frederick Watts; Lord Napier; Chambers of Lord Russell; Dr. Robertson Nicoll; Mrs. Humphrey Ward; Algernon Swinburne; Coulson Kernahan; Joseph Chamberlain; William Harcourt; Canon Wilberforce; Ellen Terry; Dr. Broadbent).
THE MAKING OF A GREAT EXHIBITION by "TANTALUS", Illustrated by Raymond Potter, and from Photographs.
WHAT WOMEN'S DRESS COSTS by CHARLOTTE O'CONOR ECCLES, Illustrated by Jessie Caudwell.
THE GREEDY CAT by LOUIS WAIN.
THE FLY ON THE WHEEL by ANTHONY HOPE, Illustrated by T.S.C. Crowther.
Price £15 Ref. no. 108

The Windsor Magazine (London: Ward, Lock & Co., November 1895). Issue for November 1895 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. This was issue 11, volume 2. Front cover creased, loss to spine but still firm. Good condition. Contents:
"NO CRY - NO BURST OF AGONY ESCAPED THE LIPS OF BERYL" Frontispiece From a Drawing by H. Johnson.
THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN: HIS HISTORY AND DUTIES, Illustrated by T.S.C. Crowther, J. Ayton Symington, and from Photographs (The Lord Chamberlain in State Dress; The Lord Chamberlain's Office; The Lord Chamberlain's Key of Office; At a Drawing Room; The Earl of Lathom; H.M. Barge Master; Her Majesty's Waterman; Her Majesty's State Barge at Virginia Water; H.M. Yeoman of the Guard; Mr. G.A. Redford (Examiner of Plays); Chapel Royal Chorister in State Dress; Chapel Royal Chorister in Undress Uniform; State Barge; Earl Carrington).
CHILDREN OF THE TIMES No. II Daughter of Sir Augustus Harris, From a Photo by Walery, Regent Street.
A VELDT VENDETTA A Complete Story by BERTRAM MITFORD, Illustrated by Herbert Johnson.
DUSK IN AUTUMN A Poem by NORMAN GALE, Illustrated by P. de Longpre.
AT SEA WITH THE GERMAN EMPEROR by FLORA KLICKMANN, Illustrated from Photographs by Messrs. W.U. Kirk & Sons, Cowes (The Hohenzollern; The Dining Saloon; The Blue Saloon; The Emperor's Bedroom).
THE GREY LADY (Concluded) by HENRY SETON MERRIMAN, Illustrated by R. Jack.
BASEBALL IN ENGLAND by R.G. Knowles, Illustrated from Photographs (Group of Baseball Players, Including the Derby Champions for 1895; Sliding to a Base; Mr. Francis Ley, President National Baseball Association of England; Mr. R.G. Knowles, Treasurer of the London Baseball Association; The Batter, Catcher and Umpire; Very Near It; The Pitcher Delivering the Ball).
THROUGH TOIL AND TRIBULATION by Guy Boothby, Illustrated by Ben Boothby.
THE STORY OF A WAVE by John Foster Fraser, Illustrated from Photographs by Messrs. Poulton & Son, Lee (Old Hall, Gainsborough; The Aegir Dashing Through a Bridge; The Aegir Sweeping Gainsborough Townside).
A VERY SATISFACTORY FOG A Complete Story by W.L. Alden, Illustrated by Oscar Eckhardt.
THE ART TREASURES OF MANCHESTER by ELIJAH HOWARTH, Illustrated from Photographs (Manchester Art Gallery; The Lighthouse by Stanhope Forbes; Alderman Hopkinson (Chairman); Mr. W. Stansfield (Curator); Hard Times by Hubert Herkomer; Astarte Syriaca by D.G. Rossetti; Captaive Andromache by Sir Frederick Leighton; The Last Watch of Hero by Sir Frederick Leighton; The Shadow of Death by William Holman Hunt; Work by Ford Madox Brown; At the Golden Gate by Valentine Princep; From Under the Sea by J.C. Hook; Prince Arthur and Hubert by W.F. Yeames).
A SECOND PLACE A Poem by ARTHUR L. SALMON, Illustrated by P. de Longpre.
VARIETIES IN VEILS by CHARLOTTE O'CONOR ECCLES, Illustrated by Jessie Caudwell.
A BID FOR FORTUNE (Concluded) by GUY BOOTHBY, Illustrated by T.S.C. Crowther.
HALL CAINE by R.H. SHERARD, Illustrated from Photographs (Greeba Castle; Hall Caine by Barraud; Ballavolley Cottage: Where Hall Caine's Grandmother Lived; A Genuine Old Manx Kitchen; Lezaire Church, Isle of Man; Mrs. Hall Caine; Kirk Maughold Church; Peel Castle and Bay: A Glimpse of Manx Fisherfolk at Work; The Bay, Harbour and Quay, Peel; Bishopscourt; Mr. R.H. Sherard, Mr. R.E. Morrison, & Mr. Hall Caine; A Typical Manxman: Old Black Tom; Specimen Page of Hall Caine's Manuscript; A Type for Kate of "The Manxman".).
SUBURBAN LONDON: THE HEIGHTS OF HAMPSTEAD by H.D. LOWRY, Illustrated by T.S.C. Crowther (A Glimpse of West Hampstead; On Hampstead Heath: A Bank Holiday Souvenir; On the Heath; Old Houses at Hampstead; Guy Fawkes Day on Hampstead Heath; Some Typical Visitors).
A BEGGAR'S BENEFIT A Complete Story by SHAN F. BULLOCK, Illustrated by J. Ayton Symington.
THE FLY ON THE WHEEL by ANTHONY HOPE, Illustrated by Edward Rodgers.
Price £15 Ref. no. 109

Votes for Women, edited by Frederick and Emmeline Pethick Lawrence
Issue of the suffragette newspaper for 7 January 1910. Interesting adverts and content. Too large a format to scan cover.
Good condition.
Price £100 Ref. no. 110

Josephine Harrop, Victorian Portable Theatres (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1989). Illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 111

Richmond Herald, a scarce volume of issues of the Surrey newspaper for January to June 1902. Large format and heavy. At least one page repaired with archival tape, some page tears as the paper is fragile. Hardback bound in cloth and half leather, loss to leather. Good condition.
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Price £30 Ref. no. 112

Robert Smith Surtees, Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock's Hunt (London: Bradbury & Agnews, circa 1875). Published as a deluxe 'Country Gentleman's Library Edition' with 17 hand coloured plates, & many other illustrations by John Leech. Spine very faded, endpapers foxed. Good condition.
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Price £12 Ref. no. 113

Peter Hunt, The Madeleine Smith Affair (London: Carroll & Nicholson, 1950). Illustrated. An account of the Madeleine Smith case, the Edinburgh Trial of 1857 & 'Not Proven' verdict. Smith was accused of poisoning her love Emile L'Angelier with arsenic. Hardback. Lacks dustwrapper. Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 114

Queen Victoria, A real photo postcard, published by J. Beagles & Co. of London in about 1910, titled 'Four Generations'. Caption reads: 'Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria, His Late Majesty King Edward VII, H.M. King George V, H.R.H. Edward, Prince of Wales'. The little boy became the Duke of Windsor.
Very Good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 115

Lou Warwick, Theatre Un-Royal: A History of the Theatre, Sometime Royal, Marefair, Northampton 1806-1884 (Northampton: Warwick, 1974). History of the Northampton theatre. Illustrated hardback. Presentation signed copy from the author Lou Warwick, the director of the Royal Theatre, Northampton. Good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 116

Richard Foulkes (editor), Scenes from Provincial Stages (London: Society for Theatre Research, 1994). Collection of essays on theatre history, published in honour of Kathleen Barker. Contents: The Reular Theatre at Jacob's Well, Bristol 1729-65 by Mark A. Howell, Sarah Baker by J.S. Bratton, William Wyatt Dimond by Arnold Hare, The Earliest Grossmiths and their Pictorial Playbills by Derek Forbes, The Theatre at Grassington by Sybil Rosenfeld, Reverend Thomas Best of Sheffield by Frances Dann, Let Glasgow Flourish by Tracy C. Davis, The Faucit Saville Brothers by Carol J. Carlisle, Charles Kean at Bristol and Bath by M. Glen Wilson, Charles Dillon by Gayle T. Harris, Dangerous Acts by George Speaight, The Holloways by Josephine Harrop, Northampton Dryden Festivals, Bristol by Shirley Brown. Illustrated hardback. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 117

Sybil Rosenfeld, The York Theatre (London: Society for Theatre Research, 2001). History of theatres in York, including the Theatre Royal managed by Tate Wilkinson. Heavy illustrated hardback. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 118

Eleanor Farjeon, A Nursery in the Nineties (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980). First published in 1935. Paperback. Illustrated. Wonderful depiction of a Victorian childhood in literary London by the children's author Eleanor Farjeon, who was the daughter of the novelist Benjamin Farjeon. Front free endpaper missing, previous owner's bookplate; very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 119

Henry William Pullen, The Fight at Dame Europa's School: Shewing How The German Boy Thrashed the French Boy; and How the English Boy Looked On (London: Simpkin Marshall, circa 1870). 26th thousand. 29,000 copies were sold of this political satire about Europe by 1871. Front cover chipped, ownership signature of H.N. Goddard. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 120

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