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Edwardian spill vase, circa 1910, of a woman selling newspapers titled the Mail. Seven and a half inches tall. A couple of small chips (one to boccage, one to hat), good condition.
£5 Ref. no. 1

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 £3 Ref. no. 2

The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue of The Industry of All Nations 1851 (London: : George Virtue, 1851). The Art Journal's catalogue of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Original cloth with spine skilfully rebacked and new endpapers. Slight foxing to first few pages. Very good condition.
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Price £50 Ref. no. 3

Daisy Ashford, The Young Visiters; or, Mr. Salteenas Plan (London: Chatto & Windus, 1919). 9th impression published in July 1919 (the first edition was published 22 May 1919). In the original dustwrapper. Dustwrapper browned, previous owner's name clipped from front free endpaper, newspaper clipping of Ashford in The Daily Sketch pasted in. Good condition.
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Price £3 Ref. no. 4

SOLD Ref. no. 5

Marie Bancroft & Squire Bancroft, The Bancrofts: Recollections of Sixty Years (London: John Murray, 1909). 2nd issue. Presentation copy, autographed and inscribed by both actors to actress and playwright Lena Ashwell. A large volume with numerous illustrations of the Bancrofts and also colleagues including John Hare, Henry Irving, T.W. Robertson, Pinero, J.L. Toole etc. Ex British Drama League Library with their ownership labels and stamps. Split to bottom edge of spine, good condion.
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Price £30 Ref. no. 6

Squire Bancroft and Marie Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft On and Off the Stage
Written by Themselves
Eighth edition, published by (London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891) Eighth edition. Front free endpaper missing, cloth rubbed and split. Reading copy.
Price £8 Ref. no. 7

Rev. Richard H. Barham, The Ingoldsby Legends (London: Mudie's Select Library Limited, circa 1890). Illustrated frontis, all edges marbled. Spine a little rubbed. Very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 8

Maurice Baring, Diminutive Dramas (London: Martin Secker, 1919). Signed presentation copy from Maurice Baring to Robert Brooke-Popham. Inscribed by Baring in pencil 'Brookham from Maurice December 1919'. Armorial bookplate of Robert Brooke-Popham, who served with Baring in the First World War in the Royal Flying Corps, and was later Air Chief Marshall. Most of spine card missing, otherwise good condition.
Price £20 Ref. no. 9

J.H. Barnes, Forty Years on the Stage: Others (Principally) and Myself (London: Chapman & Hall, 1914).
Autographed presentation copy of the actor's autobiography. Inscription reads: 'D.P. Cooper With the cordial good wishes of the author J.H. Barnes. December 1923. Book published in 1914.'
Illustrations include those of Barnes, but also others including J.C.M. Bellew, Augustus Harris the Elder, Adelaide Neilson, William Terriss, Mrs. Scott Siddons, H.J. Montague, Charles Mathews, Samuel Phelps, Madame Ristori, Mary Anderson, Fred Archer, Charles H.E. Brookfield, Mrs. John Drew, Edwin Booth, Sir Johnstone Forbes-Robertson, Salvini etc.
Some rubbing to covers, very good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 10

Cuthbert Bede, The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green (London: Blackwood, circa 1880). Bede's comic novel of Oxford University life, illustrated throughout by himself. Edges slightly rubbed, very good condition.
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Price £5 Ref. no. 11

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 £4 Ref. no. 12

Four Victorian and Edwardian Plays in poor condition.
William Bayle Bernard, His Last Legs: A Farce in Two acts (London: John Dicks). No. 439 Dicks Standard Plays. First performed at the Haymarket Theatre in 1839. Rebound, probably by an actor.
Arthur Morrison and Herbert C. Sargeant, That Brute Simmons: A Play in One Act Adapted from Arthur Morrison's Tales of Mean Streets (London: Samuel French, 1904). First performed at the New Theatre in 1904 with Frederick Volpe, W. Cheeseman and Carlotta Zerbini. Ownership stamps of Carlton's Cosy Corner, St. Anne's On Sea. Covers missing and the last page of text is missing.
Francis Talford, A Household Fairy: A Domestic Comedy in One Act (London: Samuel French). First performed at the St. James's Theatre in 1859. Once belonged to an actor, probably George Howard Coveney as his name G.H. Coveney and Miss Adby have been added to cast page and the role he played has been marked up. Covers missing.
Harry Lemon, Up for the Cattle Show: A Farce in One Act (London: Samuel French). First performed at the Adelphi Theatre under Benjamin Webster's management in 1867. Covers missing, loss to title page.
Price £9 Ref. no. 13

Walter Besant, All Sorts and Conditions of Men (London: Chatto and Windus, 1897). Sixpenny paperback. Back cover missing, chips to front. Reading copy.
Price £3 Ref. no. 14

Eileen Bigland, Ouida: The Passionate Victorian (London: Jarrold, 1951). First published in 1950. 25 illustrations. Biography of the author. Dustjacket rather chipped, previous owner's bookplate. Good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 15

Michael Booth, English Melodrama (London: Herbert Jenkins, 1965). Illustrated hardback by theatre historian Michael R. Booth. Ex library, sound reading copy.
Price £8 Ref. no. 16

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, The Doctor's Wife (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1892). Ex library, rebound in later library binding. Two small tears to two pages. Sound reading copy.
Price £5 Ref. no. 17

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lovels of Arden (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., circa 1897). Ex library, rebound in a late Victorian or Edwardian library binding. Small tear to one page, sound reading copy.
Price £15 Ref. no. 18

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Vixen (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., circa 1895). Ex library, rebound in later library binding. Sound reading copy.
Price £5 Ref. no. 19

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, John Marchmont's Legacy (London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. Three decker - three volumes bound in one. Volume 1 first edition, volume 2 second edition, volume 3 second edition. Stamps and ownership labels inside of the Torquay Natural History Society library. Poor condition externally - covers detatched, spine leather detatched - held together at present with an elastic band. Scarce early Braddon from the early days of her career.
Price £35 Ref. no. 20

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Aurora Floyd (New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1979). Rare three volume facsmile of the first edition three decker published by Tinsley in 1863; produced in 1979 to coincide with the publication of the biography of Braddon by Robert Lee Wolff. Neat pencil ownership signature of Jennifer Carnell to each volume. Good condition.
Price £25 Ref. no. 21

J.V. Bridgeman, The Rifle and How to Use It: A Farce in One Act (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, circa 1860). First performed in 1859, when it starred Buckstone. Lacks covers, good reading condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 22

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. 23

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, circa 1935.) two volume paperback. First published by Tauchnitz in 1848. Contemporary ownership signature. Chip to bottom corner, good condition.
Price £12 Ref. no. 24

Rhoda Broughton, Rhoda Broughton's Ghost Stories and Other Tales of Mystery and Suspence (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 1995). Paperback, with an introduction by Marilyn Wood. The collection includes three newly discovered stories. Crease and a small tear to top left of cover, previous owner's bookplate, good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 25

Rhoda Broughton, Nancy (London: Macmillan, 1900). Spine split & chipped, paper browned, front free endpaper missing. Reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 26

B.F. Brown & Co Colour printed advert for boot polish made by B.F. Brown & Co. of Boston and London. Printed circa 1890 - advert mentions a medal win at the Paris Exhibition of 1889. Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 27

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, A Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1872). Contemporary binding, illustrated frontis, cloth mottled, contemporary ownership signature of L. Ackroyd in Dresden, good condition.
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Price £8 Ref. no. 28

Robert Browning, The Poetical Works of Robert Browning (Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1872).
Published in the Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors, published in 1872
Volumes 2, 3 and 4 in original Art Nouveau style Tauchnitz binding.
Price £7 Ref. no. 29

The Cabinet Portrait Gallery: First Series (London: Cassell, 1890). One volume of profiles of Victorian artistic, royal and political celebrities and 38 woodburytype and carbon photographs by W. & D. Downey. Contains all of the first series and several of the photographs from the second series, in a half leather binding. Subjects: The Duke and Duchess of Fife, Sarah Bernhardt, The Archbishop of Canterbury Edward White Benson, Prince George of Wales, Lord William George Armstrong, Mary Anderson and Fanny Stirling, James Payn, The Prince of Wales, Some Leading Actresses in a Group (Miss Atherton, Violet Cameron, Miss P. Broughton, Miss Williamson, Maude Branscombe, Kate Vaughan, Connie Gilchrist, Miss Grubbe, Miis D'Angeli, Nellie Farren, Miss Palmer, Florence St. John), Maude Millett, The Duke of Westminster, Lewis Morris, Anna Williams, Duke of Connaught, James Dromgole Linton, Frank Lockwood, The Duchess of Leinster, Signor Alfredo Piatti, Lord Charles Beresford, Mrs. Lillie Langtry, Colonel J.F. Maurice, Princess Victoria and Maud of Wales, Sir Frederick Abel, Reverend Henry Allon, Professor Thomas Huxley, Mrs. Millicent Fawcett, Lord Farrer Herschell, Herr Joseph Joachim, Eliza Lynn Linton, Reverend Hugh Price Hughes, John Morley, Countess of Dudley, Sir Frederick Leighton, Reverend Dr. Warre, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Sir Henry Ponsonby, Princess Alexandra, Sir Henry Hawkins, Father Ignatius (Joseph Leycester Lyne). Some foxing to paper, otherwise good condition. Scarce as usually this title is broken up for the photographic plates.
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Price £70 Ref. no. 30

The Cabinet Portrait Gallery: Second Series (London: Cassell, 1891). One volume of profiles of Victorian artistic, royal and political celebrities and 36 woodburytype and carbon photographs by W. & D. Downey. Contains all of the second series in original cloth binding. Subjects: Princess Alexandra, Sir Henry Hawkins, Father Ignatius (Joseph Leycester Lyne), Sir Charles Russell, Madame Nordica, Sir Algernon Borthwick, Princess Christian, Briton Riviere, Wilson Barrett, Reverend Dr. Edwin Abbot, Ada Rehan, Bret Harte, Sir Robert Ball, Marchioness of Londonderry, George Du Maurier, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, Agnes Huntington, Anton Rubinstein, Bishop of Ripon Dr. Boyd Carpenter, Emily Faithfull, Lord Derby, Mr. George Henschel, Mrs. Lillian Henschel, Sir Henry Roscoe, Michael Davitt, Madge Kendal, Sir Christopher Teesdale, Frederic Harrison, Mary Davies, Squire Bancroft, Sir Charles Tupper, Lady Charles Beresford, Canon Fleming, Oscar Wilde, Miss Eames, Viscount Cranbrook. Foxing to paper, contents shaken, Princess Alexandra plate detatched. Scarce as usually this title is broken up for the photographic plates, especially for the Oscar Wilde photo.
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Price £70 Ref. no. 31

Clara M. Candlin, with an introduction by L. Cranmer-Byng, foreword by Dr. Hu Shih, The Herald Wind: Translations of Sung Dynasty Poems, Lyrics and Songs (London: John Murray). Presentation copy from the author, autographed on front free endpaper 'To Marion Lochhead, from Clara M. Candlin 1937'. Some page foxing, good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 32

J.M. Capes and Alfred Capes, The Old and New Churches of London: Being a Series of Illustrations of the Existing Remains of Church Architecture in London from the Norman Period to that of the Great Fire, with numerous examples of the Churches Built from the Year 1844 to the Present Time (London and Oxford, J. Bumpus and Shrimpton & Son, 1880). Large format. Illustrations of: St. Mary Overy, Southwark; Temple Church; Church of the Austin Friars; St. Etheldreda, Ely Place; Chapel in the White Tower; Bow Church; Lambeth Palace; St. Stephen's Chapel, Westminster; St. Mary Aldermary; St. Stephen, Walbrook; Stratford-Le-Bow; St. Dunstan, Stepney; St. Giles, Camberwell; St. Stephen's Church, Paddington; St. Mary Abbott, Kensington; St. Jude, South Kensington; St. Jude's, Kensal Green; St. Mary, Stoke Newington; St. Saviour, Oxford Street. Reading copy only as has been reglued and front free endpaper missing.
£10 Ref. no. 33

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 £3 Ref. no. 34


Ian Christie, The Last Machine: Early Cinema and the Birth of the Modern World (London: BBC and the British Film Institute, 1994). Paperback. Illustrated. Book accompanied the television series presented by Terry Gilliam. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 35

Colonel Cody, Real photo postcard of aviator Samuel Franklin Cody (1867-1913) by Rotary. Never posted, it dates to about 1913. Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 36

Hugh Conway, Cabinet card photograph of novelist Hugh Conway (real name Frederick John Fargus), by Elliott and Fry of London, and taken in about 1884. Hugh Conway (1847-1885) is best remembered for his sensational mystery novel of murder and amnesia Called Back (1884). A rare picture. Good condition.
Price £8 Ref. no. 37

Eliza Cook, Poems (London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1848). Volume I only (of three), fifth edition. Presentation copy from Eliza Cook to Charles Mackay (the father of Marie Corelli), inscribed on the title page:
'To "Charles Mackay" With the kind regards and admiration of Eliza Cook'.
Illustrated with full page engraved plates. A couple of chips to spine, otherwise very good condition.
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Price £40 Ref. no. 38

The Crinoline from 1730 to 1864 (Piccadilly, London: Edward Philpott, 1864). Scarce large format, illustrated, paperback, published by a draper to promote Philpott's sansflectum crinoline. Disbound, some foxing, back cover missing and chips to last advert page. Rare. Reading copy.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 39

Commander Edward Hamilton Currey, Ian Hardy Midshipman, original watercolour painting artwork for the 1916 adventure novel Ian Hardy Midshipman by Commander Edward Hamilton Currey. The novel was published by Seeley in 1916. The artist of the illustration is unknown. Very good condition.
Price £40 Ref. No. 40

Diana De Marly, Costume on the Stage 1600-1940 (London: Batsford, 1982). Illustrated hardback. Interesting study which includes the costumes of Charles Kean. Good condition.
Price £7 Ref. no. 41

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. 42

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 £4 Ref. no. 43

Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Mystery of Sasassa Valley,' Chamber's Journal of Popular Literature 1879 (W. & R. Chambers: London & Edinburgh, 1879). This anonymously published short story was Doyle's first published work, when he was 20 years old. Scarce. The volume is attractively bound in contemporary leather and marbled boards, some rubbing, crack to inner hinge. Very good condition.
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Price £40 Ref. no. 44

The Druggist: A Monthly Trade Circular (London: 1869). Issue of the magazine for 10 April 1869 with interesting contents and adverts. Good condition.
Price £8 Ref. no. 45

Maria Edgeworth, Belinda (London: Pandora Press, 1986). 1st published in 1811. Paperback. Introduction by Eva Figes. The story of Belinda and the two men who court her. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 46

Maria Edgeworth, The Absentee (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988). Paperback. 1st published in 1812. Edited by W.J. McCormack. Set among the estate owning classes in Ireland. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 47

Matilda Betham Edwards, Under the German Ban in Alsace and Lorraine (London: Dent, circa 1915). Published in the Wayfarer's Library. First published in 1914. Non fiction travel account by the Victorian novelist. Colour frontis, very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 48

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. 49

George Eliot, Adam Bede (Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, circa 1890). Illustrated. Contemporary ownership of Joseph Beaupre, and a later ownership signature of R. Beaupre of Derby. Some rubbing and light foxing. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 50

George Eliot, Felix Holt (London and Edinburgh: William Blackwood, circa 1890). Illustrated. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 51

The English Illustrated Magazine (London: May 1900). EDITED BY BRUCE S. INGRAM. Issue for May 1900 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Loss to bottom spine, good condition. Contents:
ILLUSTRATION TO "THE BEAUFOY ROMANCES", frontispiece.
THE BEAUFOY ROMANCES No. V. HOW BEAUFOY CURED THE MADNESS OF MESNIL by Hamilton Drummond, Illustrations by Van Anrooy.
OLD LONDON COFFEE HOUSES by A. W. Yarvis, With Illustrations (Button's, Tom's, Old Slaughter's, Don Saltero, The Grecian, White's by Hogarth, Tom King's by Hogarth).
THE DREAM OF HIS LIFE by George Gamble, Illustrations by A.J. Wall.
TO A YOUNG LADY, Picture by W. Rossiter.
AN INFERNAL REGION: New Zealand by Frederick Dolman, illustrations from Photographs.
RIVERSDALE JUNIOR by G.B. Burgin, Illustrations by A.D. McCormac.
THE PICTURE-BACKS OF OLD WATCHES by George A. Wade, With Illustrations.
THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHIBALD P. BATTS, MILLIONAIRE No. I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECIAL TRAIN by Emeric Hulme-Beaman, Illustrations by Malcolm Patterson.
SPORT IN MOROCCO by F.G. Aflalo, Illustrations from Photographs.
AN ACADEMY SCANDAL by Walter E. Grogan, illustrations by W.E. Wigfull.
THE AUTHOR OF "L'AIGLON" AND "CYRANO": A STUDY OF EDMOND ROSTAND'S PERSONALITY AND METHODS OF WRITING, by Cleveland Moffett. With Illustrations (Edmond Rostand and illustrations).
A BURGLARY UNDER CHARLES II by Major Martin A. S. Hume.
AN EAST-END TREASURE-HOUSE by Helen C. Gordon, Illustrations from Photographs (Bethnal Green Museum).
MY LITTLE COURTHOUSE AMONG THE TAMARINDS by Lewis Torre.
Price £15 Ref. no. 52

The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, An Illustrated Journal, Combining Practical Information, Instruction & Amusement New Series Volume V (London: S.O. Beeton, 1862). Contains 6 handcoloured fashion plates and 6 colour patterns. Original cloth. Good condition.
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£60 Ref. no. 53

The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, An Illustrated Journal, Combining Practical Information, Instruction & Amusement New Series Volume VI (London: S.O. Beeton, 1862). Contains 6 handcoloured fashion plates and 6 colour patterns. Original cloth. Good condition.
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Price £60 Ref. no. 54

John Fabb and W.Y. Carman, The Victorian and Edwardian Army From Old Photographs (London: B.T. Batsford, 1984). Illustrated. A couple of tears to dustwrapper, good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 55

Sydney Fairbrother, Through an Old Stage Door (London: Frederick Muller, 1939). Memoirs of the popular actress, the granddaughter of music hall star Sam Cowell. Ex British Drama League Library. Illustrated. Good reading copy.
Price £12 Ref. no. 56

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 £3 Ref. no. 57

Derek Forbes, Illustrated Playbills: A Study, together with a reprint of A Descriptive Catalogue of Theatrical Wood Engravings 1865 (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 2002). Large format paperback with numerous illustrations of Victorian posters and playbills with graphics. Very good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 58

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 £6 Ref. no. 59

Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler, eight carte de visite photographs of the novelist Ellen Thorneycroft (1860-1929) as a child and teenager. Rare group of family pictures of the writer (from a different source to previous item).
1. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 3 taken c.1863 by W.H. Dodds, Photographer, Wolverhampton. She is posed with a tiny white dog at her feet.
2. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler aged about 6, with her mother Ellen Fowler (nee Thorneycroft, later Viscountess Wolverhampton) and baby sister the novelist Edith Henrietta Fowler (1865-1944). Photograph by Mrs. Williams, 42 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
3. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler aged about 7 c.1867 by Mrs Williams, 42 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
4. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 10 taken in 1870 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
5. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 12 taken in 1872 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
6. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 15 with her sister Edith Henrietta Fowler and brother Henry Ernest Fowler (1870-1943; later 2nd Viscount Wolverhampton). Taken in 1875 by Sarony, Sarony Square, Scarborough.
7. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler taken in 1877 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
8. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler dressed for her presentation at court in 1885 by the London Stereoscopic Company, 110 & 108 Regent Street & 54 Cheapside. Some aging and marks to some images; mostly good condition.
Price £100 Ref. no. 60

Gilbert Frankau, One of Us: A Novel in Verse (London: Chatto & Windus, 1918). 6th edition.
Signed autograph presentation copy reading 'To Miss Renee Kelly, from her "tailor & cutter" Gilbert Frankau'.
Paper browned with age, covers grubby.
Price £5 Ref. no. 61

Roger Fulford, Votes for Women: The Story of a Struggle (London: Readers Union/ Faber and Faber). Illustrated. A few chips to dustjacket. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 62

Giuseppe Garibaldi, steel engraving by D.J. Pound of Guiseppe Garibaldi, dating from about 1860. Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 63

George Gissing, Thyrza (London: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson, circa 1927). Nash's Great Novel Library Series. Reading copy only.
Price £3 Ref. no. 64

Bhagvat Sinh Jee, Thakore Saheb of Gondal (later HH Thakor Saheb Sir Bhagwatsinghji Sagramji Thakor of Gondal), Journal Of A Visit to England in 1883 (Bombay: Printed at the Education Society's Press, Byculla, 1886). An account by the monarch, aged 20, of his first trip to England and Scotland, written as a diary. An interesting account by a mature young man of contemporary social life, shops, visiting Queen Victoria, the theatre, etc. Bound in a special leather binding by the Bycullah Press (the ordinary edition was in cloth), with the Gondal arms on the cover, endpapers & edges marbled. Contemporary ownership signature, a blank removed (it probably was a presentation page). Very good condition. Also included with this item is a photo postcard, by Rotary, of the Thakor in middle age, showing him in London for the Coronation in 1902.
'HH Thakor Saheb Sir Bhagwatsinghji Sagramji Thakor of Gondal 1865-1944'.
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Price £45 Ref. no. 65

James Greenwood, Odd People in Odd Places; or, The Great Residuum (London: Frederick Warne and Co., no date but published by Warne in 1883). One of Greenwood's pioneering accounts of meeting poor people and the working class. Water stain to back cover, affecting last few pages, Victorian ownership signature of J. Hallam. Sound reading copy.
Ref. no. 183 Price £20

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 £15 Ref. no. 67

Archibald Clavering Gunter, Mr. Potter of Texas (London: George Routledge, 1888). Yellowback edition. Some rubbing & chipping, but very good condition for a yellowback.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 68


Archibald Clavering Gunter, Mr. Potter of Texas (London: Routledge, 1888). Yellowback edition. Edges and covers rubbed. Good condition.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 69

Archibald Clavering Gunter, The First of the English (London: Routledge, 1895). Yellowback. Covers rubbed & chipped. Sound reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 70

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 £3 Ref. no. 71

SOLD Ref. no. 72

Thomas Duffus Hardy, A Review of the Present State of the Shakespearian Controversy (London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts). Signed presentation copy from the author. Paperback. Inscribed on front cover 'Stuart A. Moore from the writer'. Chips to covers, front cover detached, spine paper mostly gone. Scarce.
Price £5 Ref. no. 73

Henry Harland, The Cardinal's Snuff-box (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1903). Rebound in contemporary cloth, contemporary bookplate. Cloth a little rubbed, good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 74

Henry Harland, The Lady Paramount (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1903). Contemporary bookplate with a torchbearer and the words 'quasi cursores vitai lampada tradunt'. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 75

Harmsworth Magazine Issue for November 1898 with interesting contents and adverts. This was issue No.4. Some creasing and marks to covers, good condition. Contents:
Frontis A Little Maid From Spain
Man is Made of What? by T.F. Manning, illustrated
The Roguey Man, a poem
My Destiny by C.K. Burrow, a story, illustrated by Frederick Pegram
A Famous Wigmaker's (William Clarkson) Famous Album by Gavin Macdonald, with theatrical autographs
Daphne, a story by Walter E. Grogan, illustrated by Harold Copping
From a Smoker's Museum by T.C. Hepworth, illustrated
The Face at the Door: The Drama of a Ghastly Delusion, a story by Walter B. Dobell, illustrated by S.H. Vedder
A Man Hunt With Bloodhounds: Showing how they may be used in the detection of crime, with breeder Edwin Brough, Wyndgate, Scarborough, by Alfred Arkas, illustrated with photos
Threescore and Ten, a poem
The Despatches for Gibralter: A Victoria Cross Affair, a story by Gilbert Heron, illustrated by D.B. Waters and F.T. Jane.
The Sad Fate of Mistress Pru, verses illustrated by Sauber.
A Girl's Balloon Journey over London by Gertrude Bacon, illustrated with photos.
The Editor's Escapade: The Story of a Man and a Manuscript by Archibald Eyre, illustrated by S.H. Vedder.
Remarkable Secret Chambers: Stories of Queer Places by Allan Fea, illustrated by the author.
Dead Men's Wishes: Some Queer Burial Places by H.G. Archer.
The Monthly Gallery of Beautiful Pictures: Time to Get Up by A.J. Elsley; The Son and Heir by L. Schmutzler; A Pushing Family by G.A. Holmes; Gordons and Greys to the Front by Stanley Berkeley; The Ne'er Do Well's Return by K. Schultheiss; three beauties: Countess of Annesley; Miss E. Matthews; Miss Clements.
Price £15 Ref. no. 76

The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine Issue for December 1898 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Larger than usual as this was the Christmas edition. This was issue no. 5. A few chips to covers. Good condition. Contents:
Contents:
The First Christmas. Frontis.
Goldenhair and Curlyhead, A Christmas Poem by Allan Upward, illustrated by J.H. Bacon.
Costly Christmas Crackers: The Romance of Christmas Presents. Illustrated by Photographs.
The Last Minute - Now or Never. A Football incident from the painting by T.M. Hemy.
Making a Football. Illustrated by photos.
The Count and I by James Barratt, illustrated by Robert Sauber.
1898 by Alfred Arkas.
Courtship by Proxy by H.A. Therrauld, illustrated by Fred Pegram.
Tattooed Royalty: Queer Stories of a Queer Craze by R.J. Stephen. Illustrated with photographs.
How the Burglar Helped at Christmas by Lucian Sorrel, illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Baby Belle, a poem by Bernard Malcolm Ramsay.
Irish Beauties by Ignota. Illustrated with photographs of Lady Beatrice Butler, Mrs. Belville West, Miss Florrie Cox (Florence Cox), The Hon. Mrs. Bellew, The Marchioness of Downshire, Mrs. Cecil Lambert, Countess of Limerick, Mrs. Burke Irwin, Lady Carew, Mrs. Cornwallis West, Mrs. Warren, The Hon. Marie Crichton).
The Finder Will be Rewarded by Gerald Brenan, illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
The Cleverest Amateur Cyclist in the World, Remarkable Trick Riding by a Military Officer, (Lieutenant Thomas Orde Lees) with photographs.
The Missing Q.C.'s by John Oxenham, illustrated by Frank Craig and T. Robinson.
London's Unsolved Murders, a Serious Problem Carefully Considered by Lincoln Springfield. Illustrated with photos.
A Baby Santa Claus by Marion Elliston, illustrated by Harold Copping.
Some Sensational Fires by Frederick A.A. Talbot, illustrated with photographs.
A Telegraph Mystery by W.B. Northrup, illustrated by H.H. Flere.
The World's Champion Whistler, Frank Lawton. Illustrated.
His Highness the Rajah: The Quest of the Yellow Diamond by Beatrice Heron-Maxwell. Illustrated by E.J. Sullivan.
Sleighs for Christmas by J.E. Whitby. Illustrated.
Our Monthly Gallery of Beautiful and Interesting Pictures: includes John Bull by Maud Earl; The Last Eleven at Maiwand after Frank Feller; Our Prince by A. Stuart Wortley; A December Day after A. Perez; The Waits by W.H. Trood; Tally Ho after Heywood Hardy; Miriam by N. Sichel.
Price £15 Ref. no. 77

Harmsworth Magazine Issue for June 1900 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. This was issue 23. Some marks to covers and chips to spine, hole to one of the rear adverts, good condition. Contents:
Frontis: Come One Come All by F. Thomas Smith.
Why Not Eat Insects: Some New Dishes for the Table by Reverend Theodore Wood, illustrated with photos.
The Crowning Incident of the Franco-German War, a picture by Anton von Werner.
The Last of the Red Indians: The Warriors of the Wild West by W.S. Harwood, illustrated with photos (including chief Moisi, Afraid of Eagle Sioux Chief, members of the Fox tribe, Juan Jose).
A Comedy of Fate: The Story of a Gibson Girl by D.D. Black, illustrated by Alec. C. Ball.
Some Famous Newspaper Scoops by Frederick A. Talbot, illustrated with facsimiles.
Man versus Beast: The Terrible Story of a Tiger and His Trainer by J. Lawrence Hornibrook, illustrated by Ivester Lloyd.
Lost in London. Picture.
What to See at the Paris Exhibition: A Peep at the Great French Fair by J.E. Woolacott, illustrated by photos and drawings.
His Great Sin: The Skeleton in the Cupboard of Mr. George Gregory by Victor L. Whitechurch, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Greater Britain: With Portraits of Colonial Governors and their troops at the war in South Africa by Robert Machray, illustrated with photos (including Sir Alfred Milner, Lord Minto, Sir. W.F. Hely Hutchinson, Lord Tennyson, Lord Brassey, Earl of Beauchamp, Lt. Colonel G. Smith, Earl of Ranfurly, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry M'Callum, Lord Lamington).
The Army Chaplain, illustrated by H.H. Flere.
St. Helena: The Prison of Napoleon and Cronje by William Kilmurray, illustrated with photos.
The White Powder: A Doctor's Startling Story by J.H. Hayes, illustrated by Louis Linscott.
Masonic Mysteries: What is a Freemason? by W.J. Wintle, illustrated with photos including masonic temple at Hotel Cecil and the Holborn Restaurant.
The Play Actress - How She Became Countess of Wilchester by Edward Tebbutt, illustrated by C. Shepperson.
£145 for Photographs: Particulars of a Photographic Competition.
You Love Me, don't you, dear Bunny?. Picture.
Risen From the Ranks: Men with Fortunate Knapsacks by A. Birnage, illustrated by photos (Lieutenant-Colonel Hamilton 14th Hussars; Major General Luke O'Connor, V.C; Captain John Stacpole; Major General Hector Macdonald; Lt. Colonel Finn 21st Lancers; Captain Marshall V.C.)
Firing a Torpedo by J.J. Bennett, illustrated by photos.
Famous Napoleon Pictures: by Paul Delaroche, Forty Thousand Years Are Looking Down on You by Karl Girardet, Napoleon Crowning Josephine, Napoleon's Farewell to Josephine at Malmaison by L.J. Pott, Bad News, Capture of Napoleon's Carriage at Genappe, The Flight From Waterloo to Paris by Marcus Stone, Napoleon at St. Helena.
Price £15 Ref. no. 78

Harmsworth Magazine Issue for October 1900 with interesting contents, including a story by Richard Marsh, and adverts. Back cover missing, chips to front cover, chips to spine. Sound reading copy. Contents:
Frontis and cover picture: Prince Edward, Prince Bertie and Princess Victoria of York.
Our Future King at Play by V.C. Feesey, illustrated by Biograph Pictures of Prince Edward and siblings.
The Outside Ledge: A Cablegram Mystery by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace, illustrated by Victor Venner.
Where the Government Works by Herbert Howard, illustrated by photos.
The Sakrobundi Mask by Frederick Breton, illustrated by Ivester Lloyd.
Lady Farmers: Women as Agriculturists by Philip Astor, illustrated with photos.
Winning a Wager by V.M. Craigie Halkett, illustrated by Frederick Pegram.
Wonderful Water by J. Horner, illustrated with photos.
A Bad Spill.
Pugh's Poisoned Ring by Richard Marsh, illustrated by B.E. Minns.
Our Dore Gallery.
Inside Big Ben by Arthur Birnage, illustrated with photos.
The Professor's Dilemma by Henry Farmer, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Secret Societies: Facts About Mysterious Orders Existing Today by W.J. Wintle, illustrated by photos.
Education by Machinery by H.J. Shepstone, illustrated by photos (including Fred Warren Smedley of Chicago).
Peter the Guide: A Terrible Alpine Experience by Ernest Charles Heath Hosken.
School Boy Editors illustrated with photos (school magazines and editors: R. Benson & C.A. Willis Eton College Chronicle; J.E. Flitch editor of Ley's Fortnightly; H. Gray, Denstonian; J.K. Macmeikan (probably John Kenneth Macmeikan) of Repton school; A.H. Sidgwick, the Wykehamist; editors of the Alleynian; D. Headland, Chelmsfordian; W.E. Smith, Firefly; W.W. Nind, Blundellian; G.S. Russell, The Grammar School Magazine; W.B. Medhurst, The School Budget; A.F. Jarrett, Stonyhurst Magazine; F.W.B. Bendall and V.S. Banham, Ipswich School Magazine; E.P. Cawston, Eastbournian; H.E. Gibson, Newtonian).
Our Dore Gallery: Eight full page reproductions of his famous paintings.
Price £12 Ref. no. 79

Beatrice Harraden, Ships That Pass in the Night (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1894). Paperback, covers dated September 1911. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 80

Augustus Harris, The Little Treasure: A Comedy in Two Acts (London: Samuel French, circa 1870). First performed in 1855, when it starred Buckstone and Louisa Swanborough. French's Acting Edition. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 81

Josephine Harrop, Victorian Portable Theatres (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1989). Illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 82

Bret Harte, By Shore and Sedge (London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1885). Rebound in contemporary binding. Very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 83

Thomas Hood, The Complete Poems of Tom Hood (London: John Dicks, circa 1880). Sixpenny paperback edition, probably as part of Dicks' English Classics series. Published by the well known penny dreadful and blood publisher John Dicks. Covers chipped, page corners creased, water stain to front cover & first couple of pages. Reading copy.
Price £3 Ref. no. 84

Ford Madox Hueffer, Rossetti: A Critical Essay on His Art (London: Duckworth, 1920). Pocket edition reprint of the 1902 edition. Numerous black & white illustrations, some less familiar than others. Some rubbing to covers, good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 85

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 £3 Ref. no. 86

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. 87

Washington Irving, Salmagundi; Or. The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq., and Others (Routledge: London, 1850). Ex library in later binding frm the Bolland Collection of British Library of Political and Economic Science. Very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 88

Henry James, The American (London: Macmillan, 1883). Two volumes in one, half leather and marbled boards. Rubbed and loss to leather at top of spine. Reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 89

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 £9 Ref. no. 90

Edward T. Joy, Getting Dressed (London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1981). Small paperback (65 pages) on the etiquette and accessories used by men & women for their toilet 1660-1916. Illustrated. Covers creased. Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 91

Frederick Mansel Reynolds (editor), The Keepsake for 1831 (London: 1831). Literary annual with 18 full page steel engraved plates. Most notable for rare contributions by Mary Shelley, 'A Dirge,' 'Absence,' &'The Swiss Peasant.' She is credited as the 'Author of Frankenstein.' Other authors include the Countess of Blessington, L.E. Landon, Agnes Strickland, Theodore Hook and Catherine Godwin. Original silk binding, chipped & rubbed edges, loss to spine. Good condition for age.
Price £9 Ref. no. 92

Madge Kendal, Dame Madge Kendal by Herself (London: John Murray, 1933). Hardback, illustrated. Ex library with split to spine. Sound reading copy.
Price £10 Ref. no. 93

SOLD Ref. no. 94

Richard L. Klepac, Mr. Mathews at Home (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1979). Paperback. Illustrated. Account of the Entertainments created and performed by Charles Mathews the Elder. Previous owner blindstamp of John Marshall and ex collection stamp of the University of Bristol Theatre Collection on half title. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 95

William G. Knight, A Major London 'Minor': The Surrey Theatre 1805-1865 (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1997). Illustrated hardback. History of the Surrey Theatre. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 96

The Ladies Cabinet, The Ladies Cabinet (London: 1854). Magazine for months July to December 1854. 6 beautiful hand-coloured fashion plates. Fiction, non fiction poetry, patterns, essays and entertainment. Contributors include Amelia Betham Edwards and Emmeline Stuart Wortley. Contents: The Hatton Gardon Spoon by Silverpen; The Closed-up Chamber by Ada Trevanion; The Gem by Albert Taylor; The Crafty Man by Charles Haidin; Why Was I Humbly Born by Silvio May; Shakespeare Studies of Woman by Mary Cowden Clarke; Charade Story by Mrs. Abdy; Street Music by Mrs. White; The Lives and Writings of Lucretia and Margaret Davidson reviewed by Clementina Grant; Lines Written at Ramsgate by Y.S.N.; The Kine Maiden by Frederick Enoch; The Garde Du Lazaret; A Glance at the Life and Times of Gabrielle Emilie Marchioness Du Chatelet (continued from previous volume) by the Late Countess of Blessington; Amy's Mistake by Maria Norris; The Fair of Caen by Isabella Munro; Passing Events Re-edited; Gossip from Paris by Our Own Correspondent; Our Library Table; Amusements of the Month (theatre reviews); The Toilet; Honeycomb; The Garden; Answers to Correspondents; The Chosen Song by Ada Trevanion; An Englishman's Home by Mrs. Abdy; Lines Written Upon Perusing the Above by Y.S.N.; The Ornithorynchus Paradoxus; or, Duck-Billed Platypus by Mrs. Lee; The Garde Du Lazaret by Walter Weldon (continued); The Exile's Farewell by Mary Frances T----; To Norah; A Dissertation on Head Coverings by Mrs. C.A. White; Sonnet by Calder Campbell; Fruit, an Essay by Amelia B. Edwards; Be Just Before You Are Generous by Ada Trevanion; Solution of Mrs. Abdy's Charade Story by J.C.; Essays on Minstrelsy and Poesy; What the Wind Said to the Children by Mrs. Newton Crossland; A Dollar on the Conscience by T.S. Arthur; Questions by Anne A. Fremont; Stray Thoughts by Hedviga; Exclusion of Female Organists From Churches; The First Sorrow; Inspiration; Flowers and Sea-Weeds by Mrs. Abdy; The Maiden's Tower by Fritz; Mrs. Murden's Two Dollar Silk; Song by W.C. Bennett; Juana's Cross; The Magic Metamorphosis by Mrs. C.L. Balfour; Sunshine by Anne A. Fremont; Roses and Their Associations by Mrs. White; A Frenchwoman's Description of the Bazaars of Constantinople, its Restaurants and Cemeteries; Stanley Mordaunt by E. O'Hara; The Lost Letter by Mrs. Burbery; Lines to Jenny Lind by Lady Emmeline Stuart Wortley; A Boat Song by Ada Trevanion; Autumn by A. Baskerville; An Expedition to the Voring Foss in Norway 1853 by the Authoress of A Young Traveller's Journal in America; River-side Vows by Mrs. Abdy; Go On, Go On by M.S.R.; In Thy Smile by Frederick Enoch; Dream Sonnets by Calder Campbell; Nellie's Illusions; Simples by Caroline A. White; The Hero Worshipper by T.H.L.; Battle of Leipzig by I. Albert Way; The East by Henry P. Haynes; About Little Hitty and Her Afternoon Visit by Anna H. Phillips (Helen Irving); A Story of Ruin; Essays on Minstrelsy and Poesy; Rich and Poor by Mary Howitt; The Land Where Partings are Unknown by Mrs. Abdy; To a Late Primrose by W.A.; A Parting Rembrance of a Happy Visit to the West of England by Y.S.N.; The Progress of Properties by A.B.Edwards; Silence; Lines by Mrs. Valentine Bartholomew; Simples and Their Superstitions by Caroline A. White; Hasse and Faustina translated by Walter Weldon; Song of the Outlaws by Ada Trevanion; The Art of Embroidery; The Chorister's Funeral by C.S.R.; The Little Wanderer by Hannah Clay; Take, Flags, One Glory More by W.C. Bennett; The Idiosyncracies of Mr. Growl; A Few Words on Womanly Employments; Nurses for Scutari; The Mercy of the Winter's Waves; Tenderness by Clementina Grant; The Future by Lady Emmeline Stuart Wortley; Sonnet by Calder Campbell; Christmas and its Customs by Caroline A. White; Selling the Love-Token, My Grandmother's Story by Alice B. Neal; The Past by Anne A. Fremont; The Manufacture of Artificial Flowers by C.T. Hinckley; The Alma by W.C. Bennett; Rachel's Sorrow by Mrs. Abdy; Repinings by P. Cooliar; My First Night in a Bullock Wagon by Isabella Munro; Self Temptings by Alfred Lear Huxford; The Last Fairy by Anna T. Wilbur; The Common Sense of Cookery;
Colour plates: Costume for July; Costume for August; Costume for September; Costume for October; Costume for November;
Illustrated plates: Elizabeth Amelie Eugenie, Empress of Austria; Under the Greenwood Tree; Sir Charles Napier; Nature and Art; Dartmouth Castle; Wild Fowl Shooting in the Hebrides by Moonlight;
The Work Table: pattern instructions for Gentleman's Purse, deep trimmings for sleeves, Trimming for Boy's drawers, Pocket-book or Cigar Case, Cigar Case, Sac Mathilde, Maltese Lace Handkerchief, Crochet Edging, Anti-macassar in diamond netting, Carriage Bag in bead work; point lace collar, Potichimanie, Embroidered Handkerchief; Richly Embroidered Bishop-sleeve, Collar in Guipure de Venise, German Bead Mat, Gentleman's Shaving Book, Corner for a Handkerchief, Point Lace Bertha for a Little Girl, Band for Gauntlet Sleeve, Gauntlet Sleeves, Bishop Sleeves in a New Style, by Aiguillette.
Title page not bound in, section clipped from front free endpaper (to remove a name), edges of plates not trimmed so page edges rough, splits to spine. Good condition.
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Price £45 Ref. no. 97

Jeanie Lang, The Story of General Gordon (London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, circa 1900). Published in the 'Children's Heroes' series, an account of the life and career of Gordon of Khartoum. Illustrated with dramatic colour illustrations. Contemporary prize label from the Brompton Church Sunday School, Prize for Conduct and Lessons, W. Gough vicar, awarded to ? Edmonds by Mr. Even? Superintendant - the prize label was partly removed by someone trying to conceal the winner's name!. Good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 98


J. Sheridan Le Fanu
, The Rose and The Ring (New York: Dover, circa 1982). Paperback. First published in 1871. Previous owner's bookplate. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 99

Fred Lillywhite (introduction by Robin Marlar), The English Cricketers' Trip to Canada and the United States in 1859 (Tadworth, Surrey: World's Work, 1980). Illustrated. Frederick Lillywhite's firsthand account of the first ever overseas cricket tour. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 100

Joan Lock, Dreadful Deeds and Awful Murders: Scotland Yard's First Detectives 1829-1878 (Lydeard St. Lawrence, 1990)). Hardback. Interesting account of early police and the Detective Department, with mentions of their influence on Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens. Good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 101

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. 102

The London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion, Polite Literature, Fine Arts, under the especial patronage of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen (London: William Stevens, 1865).
Issue for July 1865 in the original wrappers. A scarce magazine.
Includes three hand coloured steel engraved fashion plates.
Very good condition.
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Price £45 Ref. no. 103

The London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion, Polite Literature, Fine Arts, under the especial patronage of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen (London: William Stevens, 1865).
Issue for November 1865 in the original wrappers. A scarce magazine.
Includes two hand coloured steel engraved fashion plates, one of which is a much larger (size of two) folding plate..
Very good condition.
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Price £45 Ref. no. 104

Pierre Loti, An Iceland Fisherman: A Story of Love on Land and Sea (London: John and Robert Maxwell, circa 1885). Translated from the French by Clara Cadiot. Rebound in contemporary cloth - probably a rebound yellowback. Foxing to endpapers, contemporary bookplate & signature of Claud Worth. Very good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 105

Hector Macneil and Heinrich Zschokke, The History of Will and Jean and The Goldmakers' Village (Chambers, circa 1850). Two small chapbook style paperbacks, one with the publisher details along the spine as no. 34 of Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts; the other numbered no. 68. Disbound, good condition.
£3 Ref. no. 106

Florence Marryat, a carte de visite photograph of novelist, actress and spiritualist Florence Marryat by Fradelle and Marshall of London. Small original bookseller label on reverse of Methven Simpson & Co., music seller to the Queen, 122 Nethergate, Dundee. Fading, good condition.
£35 Ref. no. 106a

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. 107

Arthur Mason, The Wee Men of Ballywooden (New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930), illustrated by Robert Lawson.
Signed presentation copy from Arthur Mason to Eleanor Cannall 'To Eleanor Cannall may The Wee Men bring you your wish - whatever that wish may be.'
Together with a long typed letter with handwritten insertions from Arthur Mason to Eleanor about her forthcoming trip to Ireland, the directions to Ballywooden - where he was born - from Downpatrick, and how if she sees the Wee Men 'They are shy little creatures'; also about the homes in the area where the characters lived in the book. He also tells her he will give her letters of introduction.
Also inserted in the book is the visiting card of Mrs. Richmond & Mrs. Clifford Beards (Dorothy Laura Richmond, the wife of medical doctor Dr. Clifford Beards) of 24 Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham.
Back inner hinge cracked, chips to top of spine, good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 108

James Mason (editor), How to Excel in Business; Or, The Clerk's Instructor: A Complete Guide to Success in the World of Commerce (London: Ward, Lock, 1874 - dated from adverts & British Library catalogue). Paperback published in the Friendly Counsel Series. Loss of some paper on spine, fragile. Scarce.
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Price £7 Ref. no. 109

W.B. Maxwell, The Concave Mirror (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1931). Tauchnitz paperback edition. Maxwell was the novelist son of Braddon. 2 inch tear to front cover near spine edge, otherwise good, dated June 1931. Sound reading copy.
Price £5 Ref. no. 110

Leonard Merrick, The Man Who Was Good (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1895). Paperback in original wrappers dated 1908. Covers foxed and a split to spine. Good condition.
Price £5 Order ref. no. 111

Ann Monsarrat, An Uneasy Victorian: Thackeray the Man 1811-1863 (London: Cassell, 1980). Biography. Previous owner's bookplate, no dustwrapper, good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 112

Frank Frankfort Moore, "I Forbid the Bans" The Story of a Comedy Which was Played Seriously (London: Hutchinson, 1899). Sixpenny novel. An early paperback. Chips to spine, cover creased. Good condition.
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Price £4 Ref. no. 113

George Moore, The Lake (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1906). Frontis reads, 'revised for the Tauchnitz edition.' Said to be Moore's best novel about Ireland. Paperback in original covers, dated May 1906. A couple of splits to spine, good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 114

George Moore, Celibate Lives (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1927). An original Tauchnitz hardback binding design. Contemporary signature of Ashley Dodd, Hamburg 1928. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 115

George Moore, A Mummer's Wife (London: Walter Scott Limited, circa 1895). 20th edition. Good conditon.
Price £5 Ref. no. 116

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. 117

Multiple Authors, Pen and Pencil: A Souvenir of the "Press Bazaar", Compiled and arranged by the Proprietors of "Punch", the "Daily Graphic", and the Daily Chronicle for the Benefit of the London Hospital (London: 28-29 June, 1898). A rare hardback printed album of art and autograph letters and quotes in the hands of famous authors and artists who contributed to the charity raising publication. Contributors included Algernon Swinburne, Phil May, Laura Alma Tadema, Rudyard Kipling, Emile Zola, Linley Sambourne, G.F. Watts, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Israel Zangwill, George Gissing, George Moore, Edmund Gosse and many more. Covers worn, spine cloth replaced, shaken, but a very rare item. Contemporary ownership signature of Beatrice Georgina Snowden, and a later one.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 118

Arthur Murphy, All in the Wrong: A Comedy in Five Acts (London: John Cumberland, circa 1830). Paperback, lacks original paper covers, but in very good condition. First performed in 1812.
Price £3 Ref. no. 119

The News of the World, Sunday, 1 October 1843. 1980s or 1990s reproduction of the first ever issue of The News of the World. Paper browned. Picture shows the newspaper folded in half. Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 120

Oxberry's Dramatic Mirror; Containing the Biography and An Excellent Likeness om Steel of the Following Eminent Performers (London: G. Virtue, 1827, printed by C. Baynes). Book of biographies and portrait steel engravings of the following actors and actresses:
Mrs. Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth, Mr. Ralph Sherwin as Giles, Mrs. Dorothy Jordan as Nell, Mr. John Pritt Harley as Caleb Quotem, Miss Francis Maria Kelly as Madge, Edmund Kean as Richard the Third, Miss Carew as Clarissa, John Philip Kemble as Rolla, Miss O'Neil as Belvidera, John Fawcett as Touchstone, Mrs. Bland as Sally Shamrock, Edward Knight as Jerry Blossom, Mrs. Mary Ann Orger as Audrey, Joseph Munden as Sir Francis Gripe, Miss Maria Foote as Maria Darlington, Mr. Liston as Tony Lumpkin, Miss Katherine Stephens as Rosetta, John Emery as Farmer Ashfield, Robert William Elliston as Colonel Feighnwell, Miss Mardyn as Miss Peggy, Junius Brutus Booth as Brutus, Mrs. W. West as Desdemona, Charles Kemble as Romeo and William Oxberry.
Bound in a later Victorian hardback cloth binding. A small newspaper clipping from 1961 pasted in by the entry for John Philip Kendle about the death of his descendant Violet Kemble Cooper. Splits to spine and covers marked, good condition. Click on image for more pictures of this title.
Price £50 Ref. no. 121

Ian Maclaran, Real photo postcard of Scottish author Ian Maclaran (pseudonym of the Reverend John Watson 1850-1909) published by Rotary in about 1904. Among his popular works was Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush (1894). Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. No. 122

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. 123

Barry Pain, Eliza (London: S.H. Bousfield, 1901). 6th edition. Paperback. Comic stories about Eliza and her husband. Still funny today. Small ownership signature on front cover, very good condition.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 124

Barry Pain, Exit Eliza (London: Cassell and Company, 1912). 2nd edition. Paperback. Illustrated by Fred Bennett. Comic stories about Eliza and her husband. Still funny today. Spine & back cover replaced circa 1920, loss to spine. Small signature of owner on front cover. Good condition.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 125

Hannah Pakula, An Uncommon Woman: The Empress Frederick, Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm (London: Phoenix, 1996). Large format paperback. Illustrated. frontis. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 126

James Payn, a real woodburytype photograph of the novelist and magazine editor James Payn by W. & D. Downey of London.
Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 127

Audrey Peterson, Victorian Masters of Mystery: from Wilkie Collins to Conan Doyle (New York: Frederick Ungar, 1984). Paperback. Covers Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Sheridan Le Fanu, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, James Payn, Anna Katharine Green and Arthur Conan Doyle. A pioneering study. Previous owner's bookplate, good condition.
Price £8 Ref. no. 128

Edgar Allan Poe, Poems and Essays (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1884). Edited and With a Memoir by John H. Ingram. Tauchnitz binding. Spine faded and marks to back cover. Good condition.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 129

Philip Priestley, Victorian Prison Lives (London: Pimlico, reprint 1999). Large format paperback. Illustrated. The best account of the lives of Victorian prisoners. Light watermark to first few pages, good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 130

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. 131

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. 132

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. 133

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 £5 Ref. no. 134

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 £20 Ref. no. 135

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. 136

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. 137

Nicholas Rowe, Jane Shore; A Tragedy in Five Acts (Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, circa 1800). In original wrappers, which are chipped & darkened, and an engraved frontis. Reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 138

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. 139

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 £15 Ref. no. 140

Michael Sadleir, Things Past (London: Constable, 1944). Essays on Henry Kingsley, Anthony Trollope, William Maginn, George Eliot, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Rhoda Broughton, Jane Austen and others. Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 141

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 £3 Ref. no. 142

Julia Salt, high quality pencil illustration by Victorian watercolour artist Julia Salt (1838-1922) of scenes from the life of non-conformist John Angell James. The illustration was clearly for a book or magazine and is no. 4 of what was a series of 6. Signed by Julia Salt on the front and the reverse in ink says ‘(6 of them) No. 4. Julia Salt, Wellington Terrace, Highgate, Birmingham. 'To be returned to Miss Julia Salt in care of Mrs. E.K. Martineau, 56 Francis Street, Edgbaston, Birmingham'. Mrs. Martineau was her sister Catherine Salt who married Edward Kentish Martineau. Julia Salt trained at the Birmingham School of Design and she was born in Birmingham. She was the daughter of nail manufacturer Jacob Salt and Phoebe Salt (nee Phoebe Lowe Kelly). In 1851 she was living in Birmingham with her siblings Sarah Ellen Salt, Phoebe Louisa Salt, Catherine Salt, John C. Salt, Henry Lowe Salt, Mary Ann Salt, Frederick Salt and Edwin Salt. In 1861 she was living in Moseley Road, Birmingham. In 1871 she was living at 53 Pembroke Road, in Bristol and she and her sisters Sarah and Mary were working as photographers. In 1881 Julia was lodging at 2 Beach Road, Weston Super Mare while she worked as a watercolour artist. She later settled in Selly Oak, where she lived at 6 Evans Cottages in Bristol Road. She died at the Grange, Altofts in Yorkshire in 1922 and her executor was her nephew Professor Charles Edward Martineau. Mounted in a modern red mat. Very good condition.
Price £45 Ref. No. 143

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 £9 Ref. no. 144

Richard Henry Savage, My Official Wife (London: Routledge, 1893). Yellowback. Edges rubbed, paper loss to spine. About average condition for a yellowback.
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Price £12 Ref. no. 145

Richard Henry Savage, A Modern Corsair: A Story of the Levant (London: Routledge, 1897). Yellowback. A little rubbing and fading, but very good condition for a yellowback.
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Price £12 Ref. no. 146

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 £4 Ref. no. 147

Harold Scott, The Early Doors: Origins of Music Hall (London: Nicholson & Watson, 1946). History of early music hall, chapters including Before 1843, Evan's and Charles Morton. Illustrated hardback printed on wartime economy paper. Paper aged, sound reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 148

Walter Scott, The Abbot (Edinburgh and London: Adam & Charles Black, 1891). Sixpenny paperback. A couple of chips to spine, water mark to front cover. Good condition.
Price £3 Ref. no. 149

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 £4 Ref. no. 150

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 £10 Ref. no. 151

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 £10 Ref. No. 152

Somerville and Ross - Edith Anna Œnone Somerville, a rare large autographed photograph of Irish novelist Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (1859-1949) in her robes after being awarded an honorary doctorate by Trinity College, Dublin in 1932. Taken by Guy & Co. Ltd of Cork. She is holding a copy of one of Somerville and Ross's books - An Incorruptible Irishman by E.Œ. Somerville and Martin Ross - and is also wearing an Irish Claddagh ring on her right hand. She has signed it in ink below the photograph ‘E.Œ. Somerville, Hon. Litt. D. Trin. Coll. Dublin, June 29 1932'. Somerville wrote a number of important works with her cousin Violet Ross including The Real Charlotte and The Experiences of an Irish R.M. Somerville was also a talented painted and a supporter of the suffragette movement. She lived in Castletownshend in Cork. Photo area 6 by 4¼ inches, mount area 11 by 8 inches. Good condition.
Price £35 Ref. no. 153

Muriel Spark, Fanfarlo and Other Verse (Aldington, Kent: The Hand and Flower Press). Paperback. Spark's first book. Foxing to covers, good condition.
Price £3 Ref.
no. 154

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. 155

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (Halifax: Ryburn, 1992). First published 1856. Edited by Judie Newman. Leather binding. 750 pages. A couple of small splits to dustjacket, previous owner's bookplate. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 156

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 £12 Ref. no. 157


Strand Magazine
(London: George Newnes, 1913). One of the scarcer volumes of the Strand Magazine, Volume XLV January - June 1913. Contents include an interview with John Cayford, who claimed to have been the inspiration for Charles Dickens's Joe Gargery, contributions by E. Nesbit, P.G. Wodehouse, Richard Marsh, Arnold Bennett and H. Rider Haggard, and part of the serialisation of The Poison Belt by Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as non fiction including an account by Pauline Chase of her role as Peter Pan. Bound in red cloth. Good condition.
Price £20 Ref. no. 158

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 £9 Ref. no. 159

John Addington Symonds, New Italian Sketches (Leipzig: Tauchnitz,1884). Rebound in a beautiful contemporary Italian binding, hand painted and elaborately blocked in gold, all edges tinted red. What makes this copy unusual, is the fact that it retains the original protective dustwrapper and slipcase box. Covers slightly browned, very good condition.
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£20
Ref. no. 160

Tallis's Illustrated London: In Commemoration of The Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851 (London: John Tallis, 1851). Part no. 5 in the original wrappers. This issue has engravings of: The Bank, The Mansion House, The Tower, Billingsgate, Trinity House, The Mint, The Conservative Club House, St. Martin's Church, Eton College, The Long Walk Windsor, Windsor Castle, Virginia Water Fishing Temple. Some chips to spine and bottom quarter of back cover missing with chips ro last page. Scarce.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 161

Tallis's Illustrated London: In Commemoration of The Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851 (London: John Tallis, 1851). Part no. 6 in the original wrappers. This issue has engravings of The Italian Opera House, The Ornamental Water St. James's Park, Wandsworth, Putney, Fulham, Barnes Church, Hampton Court, Twickenham, near Teddington, Post Office, Albert Gate, Christ's Hospital, Goldsmiths' Hall. Some chips to spine, good condition. Scarce.
Price £20 Ref. no. 162

Naomi E.A. Tarrant The Rise and Fall of the Sleeve 1825-1840: A Catalogue of the Costume and Accessories in the Charles Stewart and Royal Scottish Museum Collection (Scotland: Royal Scottish Museum, 1983). Paperback, illustrated. Very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 163

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Ellen Terry, Real photo postcard of Ellen Terry as Mistress Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Genuine autograph in ink 'Ellen Terry = 1906' in ink. Rotary Photo Postcard. A little fading, good condition.
Price £20 Ref. no. 166

Ellen Terry, Real photo postcard of Ellen Terry as Madame Sans Gene in Madame Sans Gene. Genuine autograph in ink 'Ellen Terry' in ink. Photograph by Window & Grove, postcard by J. Beagles & Co. A little fading at edges, good condition.
Price £20 Ref. no. 167

W.M. Thackeray, Catherine; Lovell, The Widower; Dennis Duval; Ballads etc. (London: Smith Elder, 1883). Some rubbing, a chip to spine. Old ownership stamp and signature of Charles L. Freeman. Good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 168

W. M. Thackeray, Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond; Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowplush; and Burlesques (London: Smith, Elder, 1891). Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 169

William Thackeray (writing as Mr. M.A. Titmarsh), Kicklebury's on the Rhine (London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1850). First edition. Full page plates by Thackeray. Original pictorial boards, but rubbed, scratched & grubby, & at some point spine has been replaced with paper. Sound reading copy.
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Price £4 Ref. no. 170

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 £4 Ref. no. 171

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 £4 Ref. no. 172

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. 173

Anthony Trollope, Orley Farm (London: Ward, Lock & Co., circa 1900). Contains plates by Millais. Page edges foxed, very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 174

Mark Twain, A Tramp Abroad (London: Chatto & Windus, 1884). Yellowback. Covers faded and rubbed, loss to top and base of spine. Good condition.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 175

Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (London: Chatto & Windus, 1910). Attractive colour advert with poem advertising Eno's Fruit Salts at end of book. Original child owner W.B. Hughes bookplate, front free endpaper missing. Some aging, good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 176

Paul Vedder, The Playgoers' Pocket Book, The Dramatic Year 1886: With Descriptions and Illustrations of all the most Important New Plays of the Year; Copies of many of the Play-bills and a Record of Dramatic Events (London: J. & R. Maxwell, 1887). Paperback. Illustrations: Helen Eastlake, Faust's Study, Margaret in Faust, The Mikado, William Terriss in Harbour Lights, Hoodman Blind, Wilson Barrett and Kate Rorke. Spine chipped, loss to one corner of back cover, good condition.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 177

Charles Vernon, The Cosmopolitan Elocutionist: Being a Series of Burlesque Renderings of The Charge of the Light Brigade (London: Samuel French, circa 1913). Paperback. Published in The Monologue Series. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 178

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 £4 Ref. no. 179

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 £90 Ref. no. 180

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 £25 Ref. no. 181

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 £5 Ref. no. 182

Frederick Warde, Fifty Years of Make-Believe (Los Angeles, California: Times-Mirror Press, 1923). Illustrated. Autograph presentation copy from Frederick Warde to Mary Mause (? surname not quite clear): 'To Mary Mause: With appreciation of years of gentle kindness unfailing good humour and thoughtful consideration for the comfort of others, Frederick Warde, May 1923.' Also a 1920 Christmas card inscribed 'Mrs. Warde and myself join in wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Bright and Happy New Year with
the fullest appreciation of courtesies and kindness you have shown us for several years, Frederick Warde, 1920.' Autobiography of the British Victorian actor. Covers marked, front inner hinge very weak.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 183

Margaret Webster, The Same Only Different: Five Generations of a Great Theatre Family (London: Victor Gollancz, 1969). Biography of Benjamin Webster and his family by his descendant Margaret Webster (the daughter of May Whitty and Ben Webster). Hardback, illustrated. Repaired dustwrapper, good condition.
£5 Ref. no. 184

Stanley Weyman, Count Hannibal: A Romance of the Court of France (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1902). Two volumes in contemporary binding. Spines and edges rubbed, contemporary armorial bookplate of Margaret Agnes Cordes (nee Margaret Agnes Milne), good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 185

Stanley J. Weyman, A Gentleman of France: Being the Memoirs of Gaston De Bonne Sieur De Marsac (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1894). 2 volumes in an Art Nouveau design Tauchnitz binding. Crease to cover of volume 1, couple of small splits to spine. Good condition.
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Price £5 Ref. no. 186

Edith Wharton, The Hermit and The Wild Woman, and Other Stories (New York: Charles Scribner's, 1908). Cloth marked, front free endpaper missing. Sound reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 187

Beatrice Whitby, Sunset (London: Hurst and Blackett, 1898). Fourth edition. Edges rubbed, front free endpaper missing. Good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 188

George John Whyte-Melville, Tilbury Nogo (London: Ward, Lock, circa 1895). Yellowback edition, illustrated by Stanley L. Wood. First published in 1861. Edges rubbed and chipped, title rubbed from original cloth spine. Good condition.
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Price £9 Ref. no. 189

Sam Wild (Edited by "Trim" - William Broadley Megson), The Original, Complete and Only Authentic Story of "Old Wilds" (The Yorkshire "Richardson's", and the Pioneer of the Provincial Theatre) A Nursery of Strolling Players and the Celebrities Who Appeared There: Being the Reminiscences of its Chief and Last Proprietor Sam Wild, Reprinted From the Halifax Courier (London: The Society of Theatre Research, 1989). Reprinted from the 1888 edition. Previous owner's bookplate, very good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 190

Thomas J. Williams, Found in a Four-Wheeler (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy). Farce performed at the New Royalty Theatre in 1866 with Fred Hughes, J. Robins, Nelly Burton, and Annie Bourke and under the management of Martha Oliver. Presentation copy from the author to author to playwright William Brough: inscription in ink on title page reads 'William Brough esq with the author's compliments'. Back cover missing.
Price £9 Ref. no. 191

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. 192

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. 193

Mrs. Henry Wood (Ellen Wood), The Channings (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1862). Two volume Tauchnitz edition in an unusual blue Tauchnitz binding, probably produced only for Mrs. Henry Wood's use by Baron Tauchnitz. A rare presentation copy by Mrs. Henry Wood to her son Arthur. Michael Sadleir had signed volumes inscribed to her sons in the same words in his collection.
Inscribed in Mrs. Henry Wood's handwriting in volume I:
'Arthur Edward Wood from Mamma'.
Volume one is inscribed twice, once on the front and once on the back free endpaper.
Also included is an odd volume, volume 2, of Roland Yorke in the same binding (sadly not signed as it was the first volume which would have been signed).
Some rubbing, good condition. A rare item.
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Price £140 Ref. no. 194


Rev. J.G. Wood
, Common Objects of the Microscope (London: Routledge, 1864). Yellowback. Illustrated. Disbound: spine, back cover & 4 illustrated plates missing. Reading copy only.
Price £3 Ref. no. 195

John Wood (Editor), The Daguerreotype: A Sesquicentennial Celebration (London: Gerald Duckworth & University of Iowa Press, 1989). Hardback, illustrated in colour and black and white. Essays on Richard Beard and Antoine Claudet, Southworth and Hawes etc. Contemporary gift inscription. Very good condition.
Price £25 Ref. no. 196

Peter Wood, Poverty and the Workhouse in Victorian Britain (Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1991). Hardback. Illustrated. Edges foxed, previous owner's bookplate. Good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 197

Douglas Woodruff, The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Myster (London: Hollis & Carter, 1957). Hardback, early reprint. Probably the best book about the case. Illustrated. Early owner's inscription. Good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 198

The Woman at Home (London: September 1899). Issue for September 1899 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Covers stained. Contents:
Feo: A Romance by Max Pemberton, chapters XVII - XX illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
Ladies of Melbourne by Frederick Dolman (Illustrations: Ada Cambridge; Mrs. Bogue Luffmann; Lady Brassey; Miss Adele Ellis; Dr. Helen Sexton; Dr. Constance Stone; Government House, Melbourne; Ladies' College, Melbourne University).
A Narrow Escape, A Story for Children, by Annie S. Swan. Illustrated by Raymond Potter.
The Lady of the Alp by Mrs. E.T. Potter, illustrated by Raymond Potter.
The Story of a Quarrel by Annie S. Swan, illustrated by Arthur Twidle.
Women's Autographs by Sarah A. Tooley (Illustrations: Queens of England and Their Autographs; Elizabeth I autographs; Royal Autographs; Some Leaders of Society; Some Notable Women).
A Diplomatic Letter by F. Frankfort Moore, illustrated by Lancelot Speed.
Storyettes: A Strange Burglar by Hannah B. Mackenzie; Just a Crack and a Join by Lilian Quiller Couch. Illustrated by James Greig and Raymond Potter).
The Glass of Fashion by Lady Mary (Illustrations: Lady Sybil Primrose; the Duchess of Portland and Her Son; the Countess of Dudley and Her Children; Lady Marjorie Manners, daughter of the Marchioness of Granby; Lady De Grey; Miss Todd, daughter of Mrs. Marshall Todd, Ham Hill, Worcester).
Brides and Bridegrooms (Illustrations: Miss Marie Bowles Wallace (married Major Henry James Seton); Elsie Grosvenor (married Aubrey Smith); Miss Audrey Clark (married Lord Bernard Henry Philip Petre); Emilia Napier (married J. Edward J.M. Gore); Miss Ella Fletcher (married Captain Alfred Miller).
Over the Teacups by Annie S. Swan.
Dress and Fashion, illustrated by Mildred Harris.
Love, Courtship, and Marriage by Annie S. Swan.
The Children's Page.
Health and Personal Appearance.
Cookery.
Types of Beauty: portrait of Miss Enid Wilson.
Price £9 Ref. no. 199

The Woman at Home (London: October 1899). Issue for October 1899 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and addverts. Some rubbing to covers. Good condition for age. Contents:
Feo: A Romance by Max Pemberton, chapters XXI - XXIV illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
Sir Alfred Milner by a Parliamentary Hand (Illustrations: Sir Alfred Milner, Mrs. Kruger, President Kruger, Sir Alfred Milner).
Robby's Mite by Arabella Kenealy, illustrated by W.A. Menzies.
How to be Beautiful by a Beauty.
The Father's Honour by Annie S. Swan, illustrated by Arthur Twidle.
The Charity Bazaar by Katharine Lee, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Shadow and Substance by Rosaline Masson, illustrated by Leonard Linsdell.
Concerning Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler by Horace Annesley Vachell (Illustrations: Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler by Alice Highes, Henry Ernest Fowler, Edith Fowler, Lady Fowler, the Right Hon. Sir Henry Fowler).
The Times Library (Advertorial Illustrations include Professor William Dwight Whitney).
The Disillusionment of Allan Upton by M. Annette Furness, illustrated by Raymond Potter.
His Reason by George Hervey.
Aunt Anne by Mrs. W.G. Mathews.
The Glass of Fashion by Lady Mary (Illustrations: Her Grace the Duchess of Beaufort, Countess Torby, Viscount Wendover and Lady Victoria Carrington, children of Lord and Lady Carrington, The Countess of Westmorland, the Duchess of Newcastle).
Brides and Bridegrooms (Illustrations: Lady Florence Cole (married Lord Delamere), Mary Margaret Clark (married Mr. Henry O'Kelly Webber), Lady Constance Grosvenor (married the Earl of Shaftesbury), The Earl of Shaftesbury, Ella Casberd-Boteler (married Wilfred Maitland Gott).
Life and Work at Home, Over the Teacups by Annie S. Swan.
DRESS AND FASHION (illustrated by Mildred Harris).
Love, Courtship, and Marriage.
The Children's Page.
Health and Personal Appearance.
Types of Beauty: portrait of Miss Moyra Brodrick, daughter of Sir John Brodrick and Lady Helen Brodrick.
Price £15 Ref. no. 200

Benjamin Woolley, The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron's Daughter (London: Macmillan, 1999). Large format paperback. Biography of Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron and collaborator of Charles Babbage. Previous owner's bookplate, good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 201

P.C. Wren (Percival Christopher Wren), Beau Geste (London: John Murray, 1927). Large format limited Edition de Luxe. Signed autograph by P.C. Wren and numbered copy 489. The book also has P.C. Wren's own armorial bookplate with a presentation inscription 'To Mrs. Irene Ransom, with the author's compliments - (& thanks for a dance!) P.C. Wren'. Illustrated by Helen McKie. Covers and title paper rubbed. The major flaw is that the very first two pages of the novel are missing or were never bound in this copy!
Price £9 Ref. no. 202


Charlotte M. Yonge, History of Christian Names (London: Macmillan and Co., 1884). New edition, revised. This book was given by the artist Walter Crane to his daughter Beatrice Crane on the 20 February 1885 - the autograph inscription on the title page reads 'Beatrice Crane: from her father, Feb: 20 1885.' Spine badly chipped with splits.
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Price £25 Ref. no. 203

The Young Englishwoman: A Volume of Pure Literature, New Fashions, and Pretty Needlework Designs (London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler, 1873). Large format magazine and heavy with 616 pages. 12 large hand-coloured fashion plate, 12 colour patterns and numerous black and white illustrations. Fiction includes part of the serialisation of Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott. Half leather and marbled boards. Old label to front board. Very good condition.
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Price £60 Ref. no. 204

Two Victorian Leaflets, dating from the 1870s or 1880s. The first for Koko for the Hair 'Don't go Bald! A Woman's Crowning Glory is Her Hair'. The second for a 'new illustrated magazine' for 'fancy work' and patterns called The Work Basket. Hole to centre of the first, see the right side of scan (loss of a few words in the inner fold) and chips to outer edge of second.
Price £3 Ref. no. 205

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