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LEAVES FROM THE JOURNAL OF OUR LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS
Written by Queen Victoria; Arthur Helps; Elizabeth Longford.
Stock no. 1816736
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1973. Nearly fine condition.
From 1848 to 1861. Tartan boards. B/w photos and illustrations. A few minor marks to rear endpapers. Contained in publisher's white slipcase which is browned at edges.
LETTERS TO VICKY
Written by Queen Victoria; Andrew Roberts.
Stock no. 1816734
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.
The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Contained in publisher's navy blue slipcase, slightly scuffed else fine condition.
VICTORIAN PORTABLE THEATRES
Written by Josephine Harrop.
Stock no. 2127105
Published by The Society For Theatre Research. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red cloth covered boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0854300473. Wrapper is faded to spine with some light marks.
Written by J.G. Sowerby; Thos. Crane. Illustrated by J.G. Sowerby; Thomas Crane.
Stock no. 2126693
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. Circa 1881. Very good condition.
Cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges. Some light chipping. Foxing throughout. Joints repaired.
VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
Written by Percy Muir.
Stock no. 1317084
Published by Portman Books. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Until the first appearance of this book in 1971, no overall chronicle of Victorian illustrated books was available. Fully illustrated in b/w. Includes sections at the end of each chapter listing the most important books of each period. An essential reference work. This is the revised impression. Maroon boards. 287 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713407255. Spine and corners bumped. Some faint evidence of pencil writing (now erased) to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is badly sunned to spine.
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Written by J.R. Wyss; Julia S.E. Rae. Illustrated by Florence Maplestone.
Stock no. 1406458
Published by Trischler & Company. 1st thus 1891. Almost very good condition.
Old stories told anew edited by Rae. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and front. 67 pages. 6 chromo plates plus tinted text illustrations. Oblong format. 8.75 x 6". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. bubbling to cloth on front and rear boards. A few marks to covers. Front joint and some hinges cracked. Tissue guard for frontis is loose. One plate and its tissue guard is detached. Foxing to tissue guards and prelims. A few margin marks.
THE WORLD OF ICE
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1812739
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1893. Very good condition.
R.M. Ballantyne's Books for Boys series. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title blocks. Attractive colour frontis and title page. Corners lightly bumped, edges lightly rubbed, small patch of fading to base of spine. Prize-plate to front endpaper. Contents clean.
TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 2122007
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.
The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in very good photographic slip case that has some bumping and wear to edges.
ARBORICULTURISTS AND OTHERS IN NORTH GERMANY 1895
No author listed.
Stock no. 1812302
Published by McFarlane & Erskine. Circa 1895. Good condition.
Being a sketch by pen and pencil of their terrible sufferings at Sea, and their hair-breadth escapes by land. Large format. Red cloth boards with illustration to front and rear. No title to spine. B/w illustrations. 55 pages. All edges gilt. Boards mottled and damp stained. Top & tail of spine fraying. Endpapers browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to contents mainly to margins.
EDINBURGH PICTURESQUE NOTES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1208203
Published by Seeley & Co.. 1st thus 1890. Almost very good condition.
New Edition. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Gilt title to spine. Light brown floral patterned endpapers. 27 b/w illustrations plus illustrated title page. 182 pages + 16 page book catalogue. Spine bumped with small tears at top and tail. Corners bumped. Covers slightly marked. Spine slightly browned. One page has a pencil annotation in the margin else contents clean.
A FEW OF MY MOST FAVOURITE FOX CHASES IN EAST SUSSEX
Written by John Kent.
Stock no. 1811888
Circa 1880. Good condition.
Small phamphlet with stapled binding. Paperwraps. 20 pages. Printed for Private Circulation. Paper covers are detached from the contents. Small white address label to lower corner of title page. Staples rusty, center pages working loose. Contents are clean.
THE BRIDE ELECT
Written by Mrs. Johnson.
Stock no. 1404707
Published by Hand And Heart Publishing Office. circa 1880. Almost very good condition.
Hints to brides useful to girls anxious to do their duty to God and their neighbour. Blue cloth with red and gilt decorations to spine and front cover. Gilt title blocks. B/w frontis and chapter headings. 158 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine and board edges browned. A little bumping to bottom of rear cover. Covers a little marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Couple of hinges cracked. Some foxing mainly to page edges and tissue guard otherwise contents generally clean.