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Image for The Christian Messenger - A Magazine for Altar and Hearth Volume III of the New Series

The Christian Messenger - A Magazine for Altar and Hearth Volume III of the New Series

By: N/A

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Mitchell: 1899

Seller ID: 048037

Condition: Very Good


Victorian Christian magazine - includes articles entitled:- Can we be happy though poor; Captain Webb - the Soldier Preacher; Clear Voice from the Pulpit of St. Paul's; David Hill - Saint and Missionary etc. Illustrated with b/w engravings. 380 pages. A couple of minor marks to margins of last few pages. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A very good copy. View more info

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Hackney History Volume 4

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Friends of Hackney Archives: 1998

Seller ID: 048377

Condition: Very Good


In this issue:- Hackney and the beginnings of nonconformity; Shirly Hibberd -Stoke Newington's Forgotten Gardener; The Victorian Values of Dr. Tripe; Shoreditch Town Hall; Casella - the London Progress of a Scientific Instrument-Making Company. A very good clean magazine style soft cover. 48pages. B/W illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Recreations of a Country Parson Third Series

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1878

Seller ID: 048704

Condition: Reading Copy


Small tear to cloth along the edge of spine strip and wear to cloth at head and tale of spine strip. Boards are lightly soiled. Internally text block is clean. Small tear to margin of page 3. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. 324 pages. Concerning the life of a Victorian Country Parson. View more info

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Danesbury House

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge:

Seller ID: 059770

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth covers. 352 pages + publisher's adverts. Undated but Sunday School Prize plate dated 1913 to front pastedown & previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper. Frontis + 4 further illustrations. Pages browning with age. An attractive copy. View more info

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Cookery and Domestic Economy for Young Housewives

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William and Robert Chambers:

Seller ID: 052033

Condition: Reading Copy


Victorian recipes for young housewives and their domestics including such delights as mock turtle soup, mutton broth, boiled cod, rook pie, orange marmalade and gruel. Card covers with green cloth which has some creasing and bubbling. Internally clean except for a little foxing. 134 pages. View more info

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Lays of the Belvoir Hunt

By: N/A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Grantham/London, Lawrence Ridge/Simpkin Marshall: 1874

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 060771

Condition: Reading Copy


Described as a reading copy only as cloth is splitting to length of spine with some losses to cloth along spine strip and some staining to front cover. Front hinge has been reinforced with binder's tape. Gift inscription to front endpaper and previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. Small loss to tissue of tissue-protected frontis. Otherwise a good internally clean copy. 104 pages. Burgundy decorated cloth boards. View more info

Image for The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of The United Church of England  Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of The United Church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

By: N/A

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 058194

Condition: Very Good


Pocket-sized copy in dark brown leather with gilt cross to front cover and lettering to spine. Undated but Victorian. (Morning Prayer for Queen Victoria). Previous owners initials on front endpaper. All edges gilt. View more info

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From Spring to Fall or When Life Stirs

By: A Son of the Marshes, Owen, J.A. [editor]

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 045170

Condition: Good


Victorian nature book which in which the author observes wildlife in the countryside of Surrey and Sussex. 244 pages. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Spine strip darkened. Some foxing to page edges but text block is generally clean, binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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20th Century British Art and Victorian and Edwardian Art - London 10 March 2005

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Sothebys: 2005

Seller ID: 021632

Condition: Near Fine


Two catalogues - 20th Century British Art including works from the collection of Jean-Yves Mock & Victorian and Edwardian Art - from the sale held in London on March 10th 2005. Illustrated profusely in colour. Presented in card case covers. Clean, crisp copies. View more info

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Whiter Than Snow

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge:

Seller ID: 028908

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth over stiff card covers with gilt lettering and black decoration. Spine strip has darkened and boards are a little soiled. 94 pages + 4 pages publisher's adverts. Occasional thumb marks to margins but generally text block is clean. Illustrated with 4 b&w illustrations. View more info

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Jane Hudson ; or, Exert Yourself

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 029275

Condition: Reading Copy


Well-read hardback in Victorian binding - no date circa mid 19th.C. Some thumbmarks and light stains to pages. Hinges re-inforced with linen binder's tape. A good reading copy - 128 pages. View more info

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Mr Facey Romford's Hounds

By: Anon

Price: £52.50

Publisher: London, Bradbury and Evans: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030735

Condition: Reading Copy


Rebound in brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. 391 pages. 23 coloured engravings on steel - (was 24 but one of is missing and one is torn with approximately half missing - hence described as a reading copy only. A little staining to bottom edge of first few pages (no text affected). A little light foxing. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and embossed stamp on half title. A good reading copy. View more info

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The Family Economist - Three Volumes.

By: Anon

Price: £77.50

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons: 1848

Seller ID: 045296

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with leather spines and corners. Gilt lettering to spine. All three volumes in very good condition with only slight rubbing to leather at edges. Some occasional foxing to all three books. Previous owner' s name on front endpapers. The Family Economist was a penny monthly magazine published for the Industrious Classes - interesting now as a look at Victorian social history. The first book contains Vol I & II bound together & published in 1848 & 1849 respectively. The second book contains Vols III (no title page) & IV (1850) bound together, and the third book contains Vol V (1852) an... View more info

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The Garden That I Love

By: Austin, Alfred

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042554

Condition: Good


A good clean hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Spine strip has darkened and cloth is fraying to head of spine. A description in lucid and graceful prose of an old-fashioned garden and its cultivation, interspersed with genial colloquies between its owners and their guests interspersed with occasional verse. 168 pages. View more info

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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 044447

Condition: Good


Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Mrs. Curgenven of Curgenven

By: Baring-Gould, S.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042597

Condition: Good


A Victorian novel in which a strange woman arrives at the Curgenven estate claiming to be the master's wife. 357 pages plus publishers adverts A good clean copy bound in green cloth with ornate gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. A little wear to cloth at spine ends. View more info

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Under Every Leaf : How Britain Played The Greater Game From Afghanistan to Africa

By: Beaver, William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Biteback Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060386

ISBN: 1849542198

Condition: Near Fine


Reveals the story of the shadowy Intelligence Division of the British War Office and its unsung role in the formation of the Victorian Empire and imperial policy-making from Asia to Africa. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 341 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Victorian Prints

By: Bedford, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066716

Condition: Very Good


No. 20 in the Collectors' Pieces Series. Handy-sized, 64 page booklet aimed to suit the enthusiast of more modest means. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Victorian Scene : A Picture Book of the Period 1837-1901

By: Bentley, Nicolas

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045910

Condition: Very Good


The distinguished artist uses his acute and selective eye to look at the domestic life of Victorian times in putting together a beautiful and unusual book. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing sunning to spine protected in a plastic film - 296 pages including index. From the reference collection of the costume designer Colin Lavers and with his name/date to the ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Hints on Catalogue Titles and on Index Entries

By: Blackburn, Charles F.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1884

Seller ID: 055855

Condition: Good


Victorian publication which seeks to show booksellers, and libraries the correct way to catalogue books. Paper title label has been mostly removed from spine. Minor soiling to boards. Internally clean. Previous owner's sticker on front endpaper. 181 pages including index + adverts. View more info