Literature - 19th Century

Collection of Victorian Reviews including M.E. Braddon, Wilkie Collins etc. etc.

Reviews; M.E. Braddon, Jane Austen, for sale

Bound collection of Nineteenth Century book reviews, and articles about authors from magazines and reviews.

  A fascinating collection of contemporary reaction to the works of Nineteenth Century novelists; the author’s criticized include M.E. Braddon (British Review 1865), Wilke CollinsMaria Edgeworth (Quarterly Review 1814), Jane Eyre (North British Review 1849 - along with two other novels) and many, many more. The volume also contains articles about novelists of the Eighteenth Century, including Sterne, Richardson and Jane Austen (St.

Price: £65.00

Beecher, Henry Ward. Norwood; or Village Life in New England.

New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1868.

Price: £25.00

Brown, Robert Dunmoor The Historical Scotish Village and Other Pastorals Vol. 5…

Brown, Robert Dunmoor

Brown, Robert Dunmoor Crauford The Historical Scotish Village and Other Pastorals Vol. 5…

Edinburgh John, Anderson Jun., 1832

8vo. (21x13.5cm) but collates in 4’s. A-Q 1-4. Title page + 125 pages of text + errata leaf. This volume contains Carlop Green in 1793 and five other poems. The title leaf to the second poem (Peggy’s Myll at Carlops) is misbound three leaves before the end of the first work, but the texts are complete.

Price: £175.00

Brown, T.E. Fo'c's'le Yarns.

London: Macmillan & Co., 1881. First Edition. 8vo. (8) + 291 pages + publisher's catalogue. Publisher's blue cloth binding, title etc. in gilt. The spine slightly creased, the top edge a little dusty, but a very clean bright copy.

Price: £35.00

Lord Byron's Poetical Works

Lord Byron's Poetical Works, 17 Volumes, 1832, £175

Byron, Lord George

The Works of Lord Byron With His Letters and Journals, And His Life, By Thomas Moore, esq.

London, John Murray, 1832- 1833

An early collected edition of Byron’s Poetry which includes Thomas Moore’s biography and a small, but interesting, collection of Byron’s prose writings at the back of volume six.  This is an excellent edition of the greatest romantic poet,  for the reader, as well as the collector:  well printed, with the verse well laid out upon the page yet the books of a size convenient to hold and carry. 

Price: £175.00

Carlyle, Thomas Later-Day Pamphlets…

London, Chapman and Hall, 1850.

Price: £50.00

Early edition of John Clare

John Clare  Title page of 3rd edition of Poems

Clare, John

Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery.

London, Taylor and Hessey: Stamford, E. Drury, 1820

3rd edition. 12mo. (16.5x10cm), viii + xxiv + 220 pages (but see note on collation below). The half title page present in this copy. Generally a very crisp, clean copy, with slight creasing (in particular a few corners turned down) and very occasional light brown marks (one small one on the title page). The top edge of the book rather darkened when closed.

Price: £160.00

Henry Cockton. Sylvester Sound The Somnambulist

44 Full Page Illustrations, London, W. Tegg etc, 1847. 8vo. (21.5 x 13.5 cm), portrait frontis., engraved title page, xvi + 367 pages + 43 other plates by 

Price: £75.00

Cowper, William Poems Beautifully Bound

Cowper, William  Poetical Works

Cowper, William

Poetical Works

London, Routledge etc., 1861

8vo. (16x10cm), 630 pages and full page engraved illustrations. Some spotting and creasing, particularly to the title page, but a good readable copy throughout.

Price: £30.00