• New listing1875 2Vols London Society Magazine Volumes XXVII And XVIII Leather Binding

    Crown Buildings : London. Illustrated,Leather Binding. An interesting example of nineteenth century periodicals, as well as the idea of the serialised novel. In half-calf binding with gilt detailing and paper-covered boards.
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  • New listing1869 Critical and Historical Essays by Lord Macaulay A New Edition

    Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 ?. 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history were hailed as literary masterpieces.
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  • New listing1877 A Note on Charlotte Bronte Swinburne 1st Edition, 2nd issue, Dedication to

    A note on Charlotte Brontë Swinburne By Algernon Charles Swinburne. This copy features publisher's ads as well as a dedication leaf to Theodore Watts, placing this copy as a first edition, second issue.
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  • New listing1890 Curiosities of Literature Illustrated Folding Plates Isaac D'Israeli

    Curiosities of Literature. This collection of essays was his most popular work. It consists of myriad anecdotes about historical persons and events as well as unusual books and the habits of book-collectors.
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  • New listing1865 Sesame and Lilies John Ruskin Second Edition

    John Ruskin. Of King's Treasuries, 2. Of Queen's Gardens. Second Edition, with preface. In a full cloth binding with gilt border on the front board. Externally, generally smart with gilt lettering to the spine and gilded pages.
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  • New listing1883 2vols LORD MACAULAY Life & Letters Leatherbound

    He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. At first, he had planned to bring his history down to the reign of George III. A sixth, bringing the History down to the death of William III, was completed by his sister, Lady Trevelyan, after his death.
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  • New listing1889 The CENTURY Illustrated Monthly MAGAZINE

    November 1888 to April 1889. Illustrated,Leather Binding. The Century Co.; T. Fisher Unwin : New York; London. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. be described in the condition report under 'condition'.
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  • 1853 Life of Sir Walter Scott, Begun by Himself & Continued by JG Lockhart -TBLO

    Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Very Good 3rd Edition HB with leather corners and spine, Marbled Front and back boards. Pages Very Good Condition With no foxing stains or marks which is typically found on books of this age.
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  • New listing1864 The Works of William Shakespeare Clarke Prize Bookplate Leather

    A leather bound edition of the work of Shakespeare, edited with revisions by notable Shakespearean scholars, Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke. This copy also features a 'Chronological Table of Shakespeare's Life', with copious biographical and contextual information of Shakespeare and his works at the beginning of the text.
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  • New listing1897 The Diary of William Silence Shakespeare Authorship D H Madden First Ed

    The Diary of Master William Silence A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan Sport. Right Hon. D. H. Madden. A first edition of this study of the works of Shakespeare. By Right Hon. D. H. Madden, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dublin.
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  • A Note on Charlotte Bronte, Swinburne, 1877, 1st edition

    Algernon Charles Swinburne. Swinburne here presents a study of Charlotte Brontë, and also of her sister Emily, filled with admiration, comparing her favourably with Cervantes and Dickens and declaring her greater than Thackeray and Sterne among others.
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  • 1893 English Prose Selections Henry CRAIK (Editor) 5 Vols Full Leather Bindings

    Edited by Henry Craik. ENGLISH PROSE SELECTIONS. [vii-xiv], 604. Prize bookplate – see photos. Full calf leather binding by Cornish Brothers Birmingham with the binder's stamp to the reverse base of the front free end paper.
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  • New listing1853 The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers C D Yonge Laertius

    Diogenes Laertius; C D Yonge. An English translation of eminent biographer Diogenes Laertius', 'The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers'. Translated by C D Yonge. In a lovely full calf binding.
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  • 1880 4vols Chips from a German Workshop Second Edition Leather

    In a uniform full polished calf binding with gilt crests to the boards, and attractive marbled endpapers and textblock. In a full polished calf binding with gilt crest to the boards. Slight fading to spines.
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  • WILLIAM ARCHER Theatrical World of 1895 inc Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband review

    Of chief interest is the review of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband which opened in January 1895. The Theatrical World of 1895. First edition, hardback, quarter cloth with paper covered boards, paper title label to spine.
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  • Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction by William A. Wheeler 1880 New Edition

    ShovelMonkey Books is a family firm based in North Yorkshire. We also have a side-speciality in Military books and are always looking to buy collections of this type.
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  • New listing1860 2 Vols The Miscellaneous Writings Of Lord MACAULAY First Edition

    Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history.
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  • New listing1880 2vol The Letters of Charles Dickens Second Edition

    The Letters of Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens. A collection of the letters of Charles Dickens, edited by his sister-in-law and his daughter. Second edition, fifth thousand. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
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  • New listing1879 The Yorkshireman A Weekly Literary Miscellany Illustrated Scarce

    The Yorkshireman: A Weekly Literary Miscellany. A very scarce copy of the Yorkshireman literary miscellany, profusely illustrated with vignettes throughout. A copy of the Yorkshireman: A Weekly Literary Miscellany.
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  • James Russell Lowell: My Study Windows. Hardback, First Edition, USA, 1871.

    Christmas 1871.
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  • New listing1890 2 Vol Critical And Historical Essays Lord MACAULAY Trevelyan Edition

    Trevelyan Edition. Lord Macaulay. A nice set of Macaulay's essays, in full calf prize bindings. Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.
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  • 1877 2vol in 1 All the Year Round Journal Dickens Volume XVII XVIII

    This notable British weekly literary magazine was founded and owned by Charles Dickens, first published between 1859 and 1895. Edited by Dickens himself, the work was a direct successor to his previous publication 'Household Words'.
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  • Illustrations of Genius 1854 Henry Giles -To Culture & Society Don Quixote Burns

    Don Quixote. By Henry Giles. Published by Ticknor and Fields 1854 First Edition. Illustrations of Genius. Robert Burns. Culture and Society. 362 pages.
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  • New listing1886 Some 300 Fresh Allusions to Shakspere from 1594 to 1694 Fredk J. Furnivall

    Fredk J. Furnivall. Rebound in cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, lightly rubbed, with minor fading to the spine, and slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with light handling marks and chipping to extremities.
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  • New listingc1855 The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Anti-Slavery Supporting

    Harriet Beecher Stowe. Harriet Beecher Stowe : London. This work was published in order to confirm the accuracy of Harriet Stowe's depiction of slavery in her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. This work also reflects on Stowe's own anti-slavery views.
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  • 1898-1899 Pages Pictures Forgotten Children's Books Tuer First Edition

    Andrew W. Tuer. Andrew White Tuer was a notable British publisher, writer and printer. Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children's Books. In a full cloth binding with gilt detail to the boards. Externally excellent.
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  • New listing1862-74 16vols The Works of Thomas De Quincey Illustrated Essays Opium Eater

    The Works of Thomas De Quincey. Thomas De Quincey. The complete works of Thomas De Quincey. Thomas de Quincey was an English essayist best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater. In uniform half calf bindings with paper covered boards.
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  • New listing1892 The Flight to Varenne and Other Historical Essays Oscar Browning

    A collection of ten historical essays by British educationalist, and well known Cambridge personality, Oscar Browning. Oscar Browning. The Flight to Varennes And Other Historical Essays. During the late Victorian and early Edwardian eras he was a well known person whose individualistic approach to education established him as a well known Cambridge personality.
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  • SIR WALTER SCOTT: Halidon Hill, The Doom of Devorgoil, c1850 Scottish Literature

    Published in Edinburgh by Cadell, undated but c1850. Quarter bound leather, titled in gilt to the spine. Spine leather dry, scuffed and worn. Marbled boards, worn to the edges and corners. Illustrated title page with engraved frontis opposite.
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  • New listing1891-92 4vol The Strand Magazine Illustrated George Newnes Literature Leather

    George Newnes (Ed). The Strand Magazine. In a uniform half morocco binding with marbles endpapers and fore edge. Externally, smart. Minor rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, to the joints and extremities.
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  • New listing1884 3vol Critical and Historical Essays New Edition Prize Binding University of

    Prize binding from the University of Aberdeen. With a prize bookplate bound into the work after the front blank. Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review. In full calf prize binding with gilt detail to the spine and boards.
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  • New listing1870-1872 4vol Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts

    The first edition was dated 4 February 1832, and priced at one penny. Topics included history, religion, language, and science. W. and R. Chambers : London; Edinburgh. In half calf bindings with cloth covered boards.
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  • New listing1898 Gleams from Goethe Vellum Binding Henry Attwell Wtih Portrait

    Henry Attwell. Gleams from Goethe. A selection of the writings of Johan Goethe. In a beautiful quarter vellum binding. Illustrated,Leather Binding. In a quarter-vellum binding. Internally, firmly bound.
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  • c1870 Biographical And Critical MISCELLANIES William PRESCOTT

    Biographical and Critical Miscellanies. William H Prescott. George Routledge and Sons : London. In a decorative full calf school prize binding. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean throughout.
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  • Deacon's Composition & Style: Handbook for.. [HB, 9th Edn, 1892] by R D Blackman

    By R D Blackman (editor). 1892 HARDBACK by C W Deacon & Co. Tightly bound. No dustjacket gilt lettering on spine. Foxspots on intro page and Title Page, decreasing afterwards to occasional odd spots (rear is ok).
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  • New listing1889 Commentary on Catullus Ellis Scarce Tree Calf Second Edition

    Gaius Valerius Catullus was a Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote chiefly in the neoteric style of poetry, about personal life rather than classical heroes. His surviving works are still read widely and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art.
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  • New listing1899 2vol The Windsor Magazine Illustrated Monthly For Men and Women Illustrated

    The Windsor Magazine was a monthly illustrated publication produced by Ward Lock & Co from January 1895 to September 1939 (537 issues). Illustrated,Leather Binding. Illustrated throughout with many plates.
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  • New listing1889 4vol Critical Historical and Miscellaneous Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay

    A smartly-bound collection of the famous essays of Thomas Babington Macaulay, originally contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Lord Macaulay. Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review.
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  • New listing1888-1891 2vol Domesday Studies Domesday Commemoration 1886 Dove Very Scarce

    (And Printed Book exhibited at the British Museum, and an index to the whole work) published later in 1891. P. Edward Dove (ed.). In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Sunning and rubbing to extremities of boards, and more severe sunning tp spine.
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  • New listing1863 The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland George Seton Signed Illust

    George Seton. The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland. A scarce first edition of this work on the heraldry of Scotland. In a quarter calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with fading to the boards and spine.
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  • 1853 Female Piety Young Woman's Friend and Guide John Angell James

    Female Piety Or, the Young Woman's Friend and Guide Through to Life in Immortality. Second edition. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. In a half-calf binding. Internally, firmly bound.
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  • 1851 Miscellaneous Works of Sir James Mackintosh Second Ed Full Calf Uncommon

    In a full calf binding. with gilt detailing. Externally generally smart. Patches of light rubbing to the joints and extremities. Front and rear hinges are very lightly strained. Light spots to the front and rear endpapers.
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  • 1871 Essays of Elia & Eliana 2 Vols in 1 Charles LAMB Full Polished Calf Binding

    ESSAYS OF ELIA AND ELIANA. "The only complete edition" on title page; "With a dedication and preface hitherto unpublished" on half-title for Elia. First and last pages toned. London: E. MOXON, SON CO, 1871.
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  • HENRY GREY signed A Key the Waverley Novels 1898 HB WALTER SCOTT chronological

    A Key to the Waverley Novels in Chronological Sequence, with Index of the Principal Characters. Henry Grey's chronological guide to Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels from Count Robert of Paris (set in 1098) through to St Ronin's Well (set in 1812).
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  • The SCHOOL of SHAKSPERE Richard Simpson 1878 Thomas Stukeley WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

    The Notice at the beginning indicates this work was published adter the Editor’s death. He was a Roman Catholic recusant and a rebel against the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I. Stucley's career made a considerable impression on his contemporaries, and in death he attracted as much speculation and gossip as he had in life.
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  • New listing1879 Character Samuel Smiles New Edition Fine Binding Essay Philosophy

    Samuel Smiles. A beautifully bound, 'New Edition' of Samuel Smiles' self-help reference work, 'Character'. 'Character' followed Smiles' successful work, 'Self-Help', which was hailed as the bible of mid-Victorian liberalism.
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  • Andrew Lang, Essays In Little, 1891 Antique Hardback, Essays Famous Authors

    By Andrew Lang. Published 1891 by Henry and Co, London. ESSAYS IN LITTLE. Antique hardback book. Contents consists of a number of essays/study's of famous authors including the likes of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Louis Stevenson, Thackeray, Dickens, Sir Walter Scott, John Bunyan, Rudyard Kipling plus others.
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  • New listing1883 Essais sur la Litterature Anglaise Emile Montegut French

    He also worked at translating works, including a set of works by William Shakespeare, and is acknowledged for being the person who introduced the writers George Eliot and Charlotte Bronte to France. Emile Montegut.
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