The most delectable history of Reynard the Fox. Newly Corrected and Purged from all grossness in Phrase and Matter. Augmented and Enlarged with sundry Excellent Morals and Expositions upon every several Chapter . To which may now be added a Second Part of the said History; As also the shifts of Reynardine the Son of Reynard the Fox, together with his Life and Death &c.

3 parts as 1, 1701, 1681 & 1684, each with independent register. In contemporary speckled calf, raised bands gilt tooling, gilt title to maroon morocco label. Internally, woodcut vignette to tp, 1701, [1], A2-U4, [160 pp includes the leaf of…

£4250 | Published: 1701 | Publisher: Edward Brewster

The Misfortunes of Elphin

[PEACOCK Thomas Love] 1785-1866

VG, 1st ed, 1829. In contemporary half brown calf, brown marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to maroon calf label, bumped and worn. Internally, half…

£225 | Published: 1829 | Publisher: Thomas Hookham

Chronicles of the Canongate WITH Chronicles of the Canongate Second Series (complete)

[SCOTT Sir Walter] 1771-1832

VG, 1st ed, 5 vols, 1827 & 28. All in brown refurbished half calf, green marbled boards, lightly bumped & worn to covers, corners & edges. Rebacked with old spines laid down, gilt tooling. First series, 2 vols complete, 1st editions, 1827,…

£250 | Published: 1827 | Publisher: Cadell and Co. and Simpkin and Marshall.

Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1805-1864

3rd ed, Good condition, 16 pls. In gilt pictorial cloth, colour faded, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, relaid, faded, titles in gilt, joints cracked, edges bumped and worn. Internally, coloured frontis, the additional coloured…

£50 | Published: 1869 | Publisher: George Routledge and Sons

"Plain or Ringlets?"

[SURTEES Robert Smith] 1806-1864

VG, 67 engravings, not dated but 1888 (Tooley). In the publishers red cloth, bevelled edges, gilt title & image, corners bumped. Spine, faded, gilt titles & tooling, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, engraved title, [5],…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew & Co

Little Women and Good Wives

ALCOTT Louisa May 1832-1888

In green cloth, gilt titles & illustration, corners bumped. Spine, rubbed, gilt titles & tooling, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, [9], (x-xii), [1], 2-384, [4] adverts, t.e.g., ink dedication to ffep, some offsetting to fep. (207?…

£30 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Bliss, Sands, & Co.

Five Hundred Curious and Interesting Narratives and Anecdotes.


VG, 1st ed, 1838, 1 plate (with 13 illustrations) 24 other illustrations, 5 parts in 1 volume. In modern full marbled paper, printed paper label to spine. Internally, frontis, titlepage (with woodcut), [2], [3], 4-72. [3], 4-72. [3], 4-60.…

£225 | Published: 1838 | Publisher: Richard Griffin and Co.

Traits and Stories of the Welsh Peasantry.

BEALE Anne 1816-1900

VG, 1st ed, 1849. In modern half calf, with brown cloth, gilt tooling. Spine, gilt title & tooling. [7], (viii-xii), [1], 2-321 pp, [1], new endpapers, authors dedication to ffep, half title states The Vale of the Towey. Per COPAC A…

£210 | Published: 1849 | Publisher: George Routledge

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

BEDIER J. [Joseph] 1864-1938. (BELLOC H. [Hilaire] - translator) 1870-1953

In the publishers refurbished illustrated brown soft covers, red ink titles, some removed tape marks. Black ink titles to spine, along with the no 840. Internally, half title with coloured illustration, [6], 136 pp, [4] limitations, 123 superb…

£650 | Published: 1903 | Publisher: George Allen

Lavengro: The Scholar-the Gypsy-the Priest

BORROW George 1803-1881

Brown decorative cloth, black ink tooling and title, edges and corners bumped and worn slightly. Spine with black ink tooling, titles in gilt, edges bumped and worn. Internally, decorative endpapers, some light browning to blanks, advert and half…

£20 | Published: 1893 | Publisher: Ward, Lock & Bowden

The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come,

BUNYAN John 1628-1688. (GODWIN George 1813-1888 and POCOCK Lewis 1808-1882)

In contemporary black half calf with green marbled boards, titles and decorative tooling to black leather label to upper cover, gilt tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling, date to base, worn at joints.…

£75 | Published: 1844 | Publisher: MM Holloway

Irish Life and Character; or Tales and Stories of the Irish Peasantry.

CARLETON William 1794-1869

G, London, c1860, 7 pls. In embossed purple cloth, corners & edges a little bumped & worn. Faded spine, gilt title. Internally, frontis, additional engraved title page, [2], [1], 2-392 pp, [1], [1] contents list, 7 pls (inclusive of frontis &…

£40 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Henry Lea

Pendragon An Historical Novel

CARMICHAEL Douglas 1923-2012

NF, 1st ed, 1977. Written by a scholar of Arthurian history and legend, it is probably the best account yet published. The Welsh and Roman roots of Arthur and his times are clearly revealed. Blue cloth with gilt, blue endpapers, NO…

£160 | Published: 1977 | Publisher: Blackwater Press

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

CARROLL Lewis (ie DODGSON Charles Lutwidge) 1832-1898

VG, Ltd Ed, 1907 Rackham illustrated, 13 pls, complete. In quarter green cloth over green printed boards, gilt titles, corners a little bumped. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped & worn. Internally, half title, limitation to verso, frontis,…

£1325 | Published: 1907 | Publisher: William Heinemann. Doubleday Page & Co.