Stevens, William Bagshaw: (Galbraith, Georgina, ed.:) The Journal of the Rev. William Bagshaw Stevens. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. First edition. pp. xxvii, , 550 + illustrated frontispiece, illustrations and a folding genealogical diagram. A very good copy. Blue cloth, title gilt to spine. Dust-jacket, excellent. Ref: 53488show full image..
Tennyson, Alfred: In Memoriam. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1880. 8vo, pp. 281, with illustrated frontispiece. Edges uncut and dusty, slight yellowing, title just toned. Contemporary publisher's vellum, title and device stamped to upper board, title, author and publisher stamped to spine, a little dust-soiling to edges and spine. Ownership inscription of C. F(?). Bradberry to ffep. On last leaf: 'Chiswick Press: C. Whittingham, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.' Ref: 53499show full image..
[Thackeray] Harden, Edgar F.: A William Makepeace Thackeray Chronology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. First edition. 8vo., pp. xvii, 396. Hardback: black cloth, silver-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Spine slightly cocked, mild signs of use with jacket lightly creased to edges, still a good copy. In the publisher's Author Chronologies series. Ref: 53936
Unsworth, Barry: Sacred Hunger. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992. First edition. 8vo., pp. [viii], 629, [i]. Black cloth, white title to spine. Small, unobtrusive blue sticker to ffep verso, top edge a little dusty, very good indeed. Joint winner of the 1992 Booker Prize. Ref: 51665
White, Patrick: The Twyborn Affair. London: Jonathan Cape, 1979. First edition. 8vo., pp. 432. Hardback: brown cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Very slight crease at base of spine, edges a little dusty, still very good. Dust-jacket, a little nicked and creased at edges, otherwise very good. A letter 'D' in crayon to rear paste-down. The author had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. Ref: 53567
Wiggin, Kate Douglas: Penelope's Irish Experiences. Penelope's Irish Experience. London: Gay and Bird, 1902 First illustrated edition. 8vo, pp. xiv, 335, , [16, advertisements], with wood-engraved frontispiece and 32 full-page or smaller wood-engraved illustrations. Occasional light yellowing, first and last few leaves slightly foxed. Original publisher's cloth, richly gilt. Dedication to Miss Charrington Wood by R. Thomson dated 1909 to fly. The first illustrated edition of this novel on a journey in Ireland of the fictional Penelope, with wood-engravings by C.E. Brock. Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923), a pioneering American educator and author of numerous children's novels. The Mrs Charrington Wood to whom this copy was donated is probably the same portrayed much later, in a photograph of 1951, protesting in London with other ladies against poor quality coal. Ref: 53777