THE SENSATION PRESS
ANTIQUARIAN AND SECONDHAND BOOKS
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Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Gerard (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1892). Pencil ownership signature of Jennifer Carnell. Good condition.
Price £40 Ref. no. 1

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, The Doctor's Wife (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1892). Ex library, rebound in later library binding. Two small tears to two pages. Sound reading copy.
Price £10 Ref. no. 2

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Phantom Fortune (London: John and Robert Maxwell, 1883). Three decker first edition. Victorian binding of half leather with gold blocking and marbled boards. Small Victorian ownership signature of Mrs. Turner on front free endpaper, pencil ownership signature of Jennifer Carnell. Good condition apart from loss of leather on one corner (see picture) and one small nick to top edge of one spine. An attractive set.
Price £190 Ref. no. 3

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, The Fatal Three (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1888). First edition three decker in half leather and cloth binding. Stamps on front endpapers of the Holy Island Library, established 1870. Pencil ownership signature of Jennifer Carnell. Fragile with cracked spines, but a rare item.
Price £100 Ref. no. 4

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Lovels of Arden (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Coo., circa 1897). Ex library, rebound in a late Victorian or Edwardian library binding. Small tear to one page, sound reading copy.
Price £25 Ref. no. 5

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Vixen (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., circa 1895). Ex library, rebound in later library binding. Sound reading copy.
Price £10 Ref. no. 5g

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, John Marchmont's Legacy (London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. Three decker - three volumes bound in one. Volume 1 first edition, volume 2 second edition, volume 3 second edition. Stamps and ownership labels inside of the Torquay Natural History Society library. Poor condition externally - covers detatched, spine leather detatched - held together at present with an elastic band. Scarce early Braddon from the early days of her career.
Price £45 Ref. no. 5h

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Aurora Floyd (New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1979). Rare three volume facsmile of the first edition three decker published by Tinsley in 1863; produced in 1979 to coincide with the publication of the biography of Braddon by Robert Lee Wolff. Neat pencil ownership signature of Jennifer Carnell to each volume. Good condition.
Price £30 Ref. no. 5i

Maria Ternan, an oil painting portrait of Geoffrey Wharton Robinson, the son of Ellen Ternan. Ellen (Nelly) Lawless Ternan was the actress who Charles Dickens left his wife for. After Dickens's death she married schoolmaster George Wharton Robinson and the child in this painting was her son Geoffrey Wharton Robinson (1879-1959). Like her sister Ellen, Maria Ternan (1837-1904) was an actress in the 1850s. After she left her husband Rowland Taylor, she trained as an artist at the Slade and moved to Italy. The painting is signed with her monogram MST (Maria Susanna Taylor). On the reverse, on an old piece of paper, written in ink, are the words: 'Geoffrey Wharton Robinson painted in Rome by his aunt Mia (Mrs. Maria Taylor nee Ternan). In her biography of Ellen Ternan, Claire Tomalin writes of the holiday the young Geoffrey had with his mother in Rome in the winter of 1882: 'Nelly took him to Rome, where both Fanny and Maria were now settled, Maria with her own studio. The three sisters indulged themselves by dressing the child as a clown and entering him for a children's carnival contest (...) he delighted them by announcing that he would like to be a clown when he grew up, adding precociously, 'but I may not have talent enough', in which case he would settle for being an artist, like Aunt Maria.' (p.221). The third Ternan sister, Fanny Ternan, married the novelist Thomas Adolphus Trollope. Ternan's biography shows a photo of Geoffrey on his visit to Rome and there are other photos of him at a similar age. A rare survival of a painting by Maria Ternan and an interesting piece of Dickens history relating to Ellen Ternan. Frame 21 by 18 inches, painting 12 by 9 inches. Condition some flecks of paint loss, including a number to the cheeks.
Price £400 Ref. no. 6

Annie Edwards, a carte de visite of author Annie Edwards (later known as Annie Edwardes) by Elliott and Fry of London. A few marks, good condition.
£15 Ref. no. 7

Oxberry's Dramatic Mirror; Containing the Biography and An Excellent Likeness om Steel of the Following Eminent Performers (London: G. Virtue, 1827, printed by C. Baynes). Book of biographies and portrait steel engravings of the following actors and actresses:
Mrs. Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth, Mr. Ralph Sherwin as Giles, Mrs. Dorothy Jordan as Nell, Mr. John Pritt Harley as Caleb Quotem, Miss Francis Maria Kelly as Madge, Edmund Kean as Richard the Third, Miss Carew as Clarissa, John Philip Kemble as Rolla, Miss O'Neil as Belvidera, John Fawcett as Touchstone, Mrs. Bland as Sally Shamrock, Edward Knight as Jerry Blossom, Mrs. Mary Ann Orger as Audrey, Joseph Munden as Sir Francis Gripe, Miss Maria Foote as Maria Darlington, Mr. Liston as Tony Lumpkin, Miss Katherine Stephens as Rosetta, John Emery as Farmer Ashfield, Robert William Elliston as Colonel Feighnwell, Miss Mardyn as Miss Peggy, Junius Brutus Booth as Brutus, Mrs. W. West as Desdemona, Charles Kemble as Romeo and William Oxberry.
Bound in a later Victorian hardback cloth binding. A small newspaper clipping from 1961 pasted in by the entry for John Philip Kendle about the death of his descendant Violet Kemble Cooper. Splits to spine and covers marked, good condition. Click on image for more pictures of this title.
Price £50 Ref. no. 8

Ian Maclaran, Real photo postcard of Scottish author Ian Maclaran (pseudonym of the Reverend John Watson 1850-1909) published by Rotary in about 1904. Among his popular works was Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush (1894). Good condition.
Price £5 Ref. No. 9

Julia Salt, high quality pencil illustration by Victorian watercolour artist Julia Salt (1838-1922) of scenes from the life of non-conformist John Angell James. The illustration was clearly for a book or magazine and is no. 4 of what was a series of 6. Signed by Julia Salt on the front and the reverse in ink says ‘(6 of them) No. 4. Julia Salt, Wellington Terrace, Highgate, Birmingham. 'To be returned to Miss Julia Salt in care of Mrs. E.K. Martineau, 56 Francis Street, Edgbaston, Birmingham'. Mrs. Martineau was her sister Catherine Salt who married Edward Kentish Martineau. Julia Salt trained at the Birmingham School of Design and she was born in Birmingham. She was the daughter of nail manufacturer Jacob Salt and Phoebe Salt (nee Phoebe Lowe Kelly). In 1851 she was living in Birmingham with her siblings Sarah Ellen Salt, Phoebe Louisa Salt, Catherine Salt, John C. Salt, Henry Lowe Salt, Mary Ann Salt, Frederick Salt and Edwin Salt. In 1861 she was living in Moseley Road, Birmingham. In 1871 she was living at 53 Pembroke Road, in Bristol and she and her sisters Sarah and Mary were working as photographers. In 1881 Julia was lodging at 2 Beach Road, Weston Super Mare while she worked as a watercolour artist. She later settled in Selly Oak, where she lived at 6 Evans Cottages in Bristol Road. She died at the Grange, Altofts in Yorkshire in 1922 and her executor was her nephew Professor Charles Edward Martineau. Mounted in a modern red mat. Very good condition.
Price £70 Ref. No. 10

Ian Hardy Midshipman, original watercolour painting artwork for the 1916 adventure novel Ian Hardy Midshipman by Commander Edward Hamilton Currey. The novel was published by Seeley in 1916. The artist of the illustration is unknown. Very good condition.
Price £70 Ref. No. 11

Marie Bancroft & Squire Bancroft, The Bancrofts: Recollections of Sixty Years (London: John Murray, 1909). 2nd issue. Presentation copy, autographed and inscribed by both actors to actress and playwright Lena Ashwell. A large volume with numerous illustrations of the Bancrofts and also colleagues including John Hare, Henry Irving, T.W. Robertson, Pinero, J.L. Toole etc. Ex British Drama League Library with their ownership labels and stamps. Split to bottom edge of spine, good condion.
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Price £35 Ref. no. 12

James Greenwood, Among the Cranks (London: Jarrold & Sons, no printed date but it is 1905). Illustrated by J.E. Gran. Unusual late book from Greenwood, best remembered for his investigations into city low life and poverty. This volume is an account of conversations and cases in lunatic asylums. hardback. Good condition.
Price £35 Ref. no. 13

George John Whyte-Melville, Tilbury Nogo (London: Ward, Lock, circa 1895). Yellowback edition, illustrated by Stanley L. Wood. First published in 1861. Edges rubbed and chipped, title rubbed from original cloth spine. Good condition.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 14

Daisy Ashford, The Young Visiters; or, Mr. Salteenas Plan (London: Chatto & Windus, 1919). 9th impression published in July 1919 (the first edition was published 22 May 1919). In the original dustwrapper. Dustwrapper browned, previous owner's name clipped from front free endpaper, newspaper clipping of Ashford in The Daily Sketch pasted in. Good condition.
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Price £10 Ref. no. 15

Mrs. Henry Wood (Ellen Wood), The Channings (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1862). Two volume Tauchnitz edition in an unusual blue Tauchnitz binding, probably produced only for Mrs. Henry Wood's use by Baron Tauchnitz. A rare presentation copy by Mrs. Henry Wood to her son Arthur. Michael Sadleir had signed volumes inscribed to her sons in the same words in his collection.
Inscribed in Mrs. Henry Wood's handwriting in volume I:
'Arthur Edward Wood from Mamma'.
Volume one is inscribed twice, once on the front and once on the back free endpaper.
Also included is an odd volume, volume 2, of Roland Yorke in the same binding (sadly not signed as it was the first volume which would have been signed).
Some rubbing, good condition. A rare item.
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Price £300 Ref. no. 16

Madge Kendal, Dame Madge Kendal by Herself (London: John Murray, 1933). Hardback, illustrated. Ex library with split to spine. Sound reading copy.
Price £15 Ref. no. 17

Television: The Official Organ of the Television Society, The World's First Television Journal
Edited by Alfred Dinsdale. Issue for August 1929 in the original wrappers, Vol. II, no.18.
With contributions from R.L. Smith-Rose, Cyril Sylvester, Professor Cheshire, Lieut. Col. Chetwode Crawley, H. Wolfson, W.F.F. Shearcroft, Norman J. Nicolson, William J. Richardson, Noel Swanne, J.H. Owen Harries, A.A. Waters, E. E. Fournier d'Albe. Front cover shows a picture of the north London laboratories of John Logie Baird.
1.5 inch edge tear throughout as the old paper the magazine was printed on is now fragile.
Scarce.
Price £30 Ref. no. 18

Television: The Official Organ of the Television Society, The World's First Television Journal
Edited by Alfred Dinsdale. Issue for September 1929 in the original wrappers, Vol. II, no.19.
With contributions from Sir Ambrose Fleming, R.L. Smith-Rose, Lieut. Col. Chetwode Crawley, W.F.F. Shearcroft, A.A. Waters, Shaw Desmond, J.H. Owen Harries, W.C. Fox, H. Wolfson, J.H. Owen Harries, Professor Cheshire, Cyril Sylvester. Includes pieces on Baird television. Cover picture of John Logie Baird's Noctovisor.
Good condition.
Price £30 Ref. no. 19

Two Victorian Leaflets, dating from the 1870s or 1880s. The first for Koko for the Hair 'Don't go Bald! A Woman's Crowning Glory is Her Hair'. The second for a 'new illustrated magazine' for 'fancy work' and patterns called The Work Basket. Hole to centre of the first, see the right side of scan (loss of a few words in the inner fold) and chips to outer edge of second.
Price £4 Ref. no. 20

Rev. Richard H. Barham, The Ingoldsby Legends (London: Mudie's Select Library Limited, circa 1890). Illustrated frontis, all edges marbled. Spine a little rubbed. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 21

Somerville and Ross - Edith Anna Œnone Somerville, a rare large autographed photograph of Irish novelist Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (1859-1949) in her robes after being awarded an honorary doctorate by Trinity College, Dublin in 1932. Taken by Guy & Co. Ltd of Cork. She is holding a copy of one of Somerville and Ross's books - An Incorruptible Irishman by E.Œ. Somerville and Martin Ross - and is also wearing an Irish Claddagh ring on her right hand. She has signed it in ink below the photograph ‘E.Œ. Somerville, Hon. Litt. D. Trin. Coll. Dublin, June 29 1932'. Somerville wrote a number of important works with her cousin Violet Ross including The Real Charlotte and The Experiences of an Irish R.M. Somerville was also a talented painted and a supporter of the suffragette movement. She lived in Castletownshend in Cork. Photo area 6 by 4¼ inches, mount area 11 by 8 inches. Good condition.
Price £55 Ref. no. 22

Eliza Cook, Poems (London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1848). Volume I only (of three), fifth edition. Presentation copy from Eliza Cook to Charles Mackay (the father of Marie Corelli), inscribed on the title page:
'To "Charles Mackay" With the kind regards and admiration of Eliza Cook'.
Illustrated with full page engraved plates. A couple of chips to spine, otherwise very good condition.
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Price £60 Ref. no. 23

Emily Davies, The Higher Education of Women: A Classic Victorian Argument for the Equal Education of Women (London: Hambledon Press, 1988). Paperback. Reprint of Emily Davies's 1866 publication, arguing the case for allowing professional and university education for women. Davies was the founder of Girton College, Cambridge. This edition has notes and an introduction by Janet Howarth. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 24

Sydney Fairbrother, Through an Old Stage Door (London: Frederick Muller, 1939). Memoirs of the popular actress, the granddaughter of music hall star Sam Cowell. Ex British Drama League Library. Illustrated. Good reading copy.
Price £15 Ref. no. 25

Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler and Edith Henrietta Fowler, two rare carte de visites of the authors by the London Stereoscopic Company. The sisters are dressed for their presentation by their mother to Queen Victoria at court in 1885. Good condition.
Price £60 Ref. no. 26

Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler, eight carte de visite photographs of the novelist Ellen Thorneycroft (1860-1929) as a child and teenager. Rare group of family pictures of the writer (from a different source to previous item).
1. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 3 taken c.1863 by W.H. Dodds, Photographer, Wolverhampton. She is posed with a tiny white dog at her feet.
2. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler aged about 6, with her mother Ellen Fowler (nee Thorneycroft, later Viscountess Wolverhampton) and baby sister the novelist Edith Henrietta Fowler (1865-1944). Photograph by Mrs. Williams, 42 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
3. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler aged about 7 c.1867 by Mrs Williams, 42 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
4. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 10 taken in 1870 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
5. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 12 taken in 1872 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
6. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler age 15 with her sister Edith Henrietta Fowler and brother Henry Ernest Fowler (1870-1943; later 2nd Viscount Wolverhampton). Taken in 1875 by Sarony, Sarony Square, Scarborough.
7. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler taken in 1877 by Mrs. Williams, Talbot Place, Darlington Street, Wolverhampton.
8. Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler dressed for her presentation at court in 1885 by the London Stereoscopic Company, 110 & 108 Regent Street & 54 Cheapside. Some aging and marks to some images; mostly good condition.
Price £220 Ref. no. 27

Richard Henry Savage, A Modern Corsair: A Story of the Levant (London: Routledge, 1897). Yellowback. A little rubbing and fading, but very good condition for a yellowback.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 28

Archibald Clavering Gunter, Mr. Potter of Texas (London: George Routledge, 1888). Yellowback edition. Some rubbing & chipping, but very good condition for a yellowback.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 29

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, circa 1935.) two volume paperback. First published by Tauchnitz in 1848. Contemporary ownership signature. Good condition.
Price £15 Ref. no. 30

Lord Frederic Hamilton & Sir Douglas Straight (Editors), The Pall Mall Magazine (London: George Routledge). Volume I, May 1893 to October 1893. The first two volumes of the Pall Mall Magazine are scarce because of the thick, bulky format, which was abandoned in favour of a blue binding with fewer pages and fewer plates. Contributors to this volume include: Arthur Conan Doyle, Rhoda Broughton, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Hall Caine, Bret Harte, Rudyard Kipling, Israel Zangwill, Eliza Lynn Linton, W. Clark Russell, , Sarah Grand, Algernon Swinburne etc. 933 pages. Colour & black & white plates. Cracking to inner hinges (still firm), otherwise very good condition
Price £50 Ref. no. 31

Gilbert Frankau, One of Us: A Novel in Verse (London: Chatto & Windus, 1918). 6th edition.
Signed autograph presentation copy reading 'To Miss Renee Kelly, from her "tailor & cutter" Gilbert Frankau'.
Paper browned with age, covers grubby.
Price £7 Ref. no. 32

Thomas J. Williams, Found in a Four-Wheeler (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy). Farce performed at the New Royalty Theatre in 1866 with Fred Hughes, J. Robins, Nelly Burton, and Annie Bourke and under the management of Martha Oliver. Presentation copy from the author to author to playwright William Brough: inscription in ink on title page reads 'William Brough esq with the author's compliments'. Back cover missing.
Price £9 Ref. no. 33

Alicia Finkel, Romantic Stages: Set and Costume Design in Victorian England (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarlrand, 1996). Interesting book with chapters on Madame Vestris, Charles Kean, Wilson Barrett and Edward William Godwin, Henry Irving, Painting of Fairy Scenes and more. Illustrated hardback. Very good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 34

Rhoda Broughton, Nancy (London: Macmillan, 1900). Spine split & chipped, paper browned, front free endpaper missing. Reading copy.
Price £5 Ref. no. 35

Diana De Marly, Costume on the Stage 1600-1940 (London: Batsford, 1982). Illustrated hardback. Interesting study which includes the costumes of Charles Kean. Good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 36

Jeanie Lang, The Story of General Gordon (London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, circa 1900). Published in the 'Children's Heroes' series, an account of the life and career of Gordon of Khartoum. Illustrated with dramatic colour illustrations. Contemporary prize label from the Brompton Church Sunday School, Prize for Conduct and Lessons, W. Gough vicar, awarded to ? Edmonds by Mr. Even? Superintendant - the prize label was partly removed by someone trying to conceal the winner's name!. Good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 37

Clara M. Candlin, with an introduction by L. Cranmer-Byng, foreword by Dr. Hu Shih, The Herald Wind: Translations of Sung Dynasty Poems, Lyrics and Songs (London: John Murray). Presentation copy from the author, autographed on front free endpaper 'To Marion Lochhead, from Clara M. Candlin 1937'. Some page foxing, good condition.
Price £9 Ref. no. 38

W. M. Thackeray, Samuel Titmarsh and The Great Hoggarty Diamond; Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowplush; and Burlesques (London: Smith, Elder, 1891). Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 39

Four Victorian and Edwardian Plays in poor condition.
William Bayle Bernard, His Last Legs: A Farce in Two acts (London: John Dicks). No. 439 Dicks Standard Plays. First performed at the Haymarket Theatre in 1839. Rebound, probably by an actor.
Arthur Morrison and Herbert C. Sargeant, That Brute Simmons: A Play in One Act Adapted from Arthur Morrison's Tales of Mean Streets (London: Samuel French, 1904). First performed at the New Theatre in 1904 with Frederick Volpe, W. Cheeseman and Carlotta Zerbini. Ownership stamps of Carlton's Cosy Corner, St. Anne's On Sea. Covers missing and the last page of text is missing.
Francis Talford, A Household Fairy: A Domestic Comedy in One Act (London: Samuel French). First performed at the St. James's Theatre in 1859. Once belonged to an actor, probably George Howard Coveney as his name G.H. Coveney and Miss Adby have been added to cast page and the role he played has been marked up. Covers missing.
Harry Lemon, Up for the Cattle Show: A Farce in One Act (London: Samuel French). First performed at the Adelphi Theatre under Benjamin Webster's management in 1867. Covers missing, loss to title page.
Price £9 Ref. no. 40

The English Illustrated Magazine (London: May 1900). EDITED BY BRUCE S. INGRAM. Issue for May 1900 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Loss to bottom spine, good condition. Contents:
ILLUSTRATION TO "THE BEAUFOY ROMANCES", frontispiece.
THE BEAUFOY ROMANCES No. V. HOW BEAUFOY CURED THE MADNESS OF MESNIL by Hamilton Drummond, Illustrations by Van Anrooy.
OLD LONDON COFFEE HOUSES by A. W. Yarvis, With Illustrations (Button's, Tom's, Old Slaughter's, Don Saltero, The Grecian, White's by Hogarth, Tom King's by Hogarth).
THE DREAM OF HIS LIFE by George Gamble, Illustrations by A.J. Wall.
TO A YOUNG LADY, Picture by W. Rossiter.
AN INFERNAL REGION: New Zealand by Frederick Dolman, illustrations from Photographs.
RIVERSDALE JUNIOR by G.B. Burgin, Illustrations by A.D. McCormac.
THE PICTURE-BACKS OF OLD WATCHES by George A. Wade, With Illustrations.
THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHIBALD P. BATTS, MILLIONAIRE No. I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECIAL TRAIN by Emeric Hulme-Beaman, Illustrations by Malcolm Patterson.
SPORT IN MOROCCO by F.G. Aflalo, Illustrations from Photographs.
AN ACADEMY SCANDAL by Walter E. Grogan, illustrations by W.E. Wigfull.
THE AUTHOR OF "L'AIGLON" AND "CYRANO": A STUDY OF EDMOND ROSTAND'S PERSONALITY AND METHODS OF WRITING, by Cleveland Moffett. With Illustrations (Edmond Rostand and illustrations).
A BURGLARY UNDER CHARLES II by Major Martin A. S. Hume.
AN EAST-END TREASURE-HOUSE by Helen C. Gordon, Illustrations from Photographs (Bethnal Green Museum).
MY LITTLE COURTHOUSE AMONG THE TAMARINDS by Lewis Torre.
Price £20 Ref. no. 41

Henry Harland, The Lady Paramount (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1903). Contemporary bookplate with a torchbearer and the words 'quasi cursores vitai lampada tradunt'. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 42

J.V. Bridgeman, The Rifle and How to Use It: A Farce in One Act (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, circa 1860). First performed in 1859, when it starred Buckstone. Lacks covers, good reading condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 43

Asa Briggs & Archie Mills, A Victorian Portrait: Victorian Life and Values as Seen Through the Work of Studio Photographers (London: Cassell, 1989). Very large, illustrated hardback. Very good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 44

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, A Selection From the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1872). Contemporary binding, illustrated frontis, cloth mottled, contemporary ownership signature of L. Ackroyd in Dresden, good condition.
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Price £8 Ref. no. 45

Giuseppe Garibaldi, steel engraving by D.J. Pound of Guiseppe Garibaldi, dating from about 1860. Good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 46

Richard L. Klepac, Mr. Mathews at Home (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 1979). Paperback. Illustrated. Account of the Entertainments created and performed by Charles Mathews the Elder. Previous owner blindstamp of John Marshall and ex collection stamp of the University of Bristol Theatre Collection on half title. Very good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 47

Derek Forbes, Illustrated Playbills: A Study, together with a reprint of A Descriptive Catalogue of Theatrical Wood Engravings 1865 (London: The Society for Theatre Research, 2002). Large format paperback with numerous illustrations of Victorian posters and playbills with graphics. Very good condition.
Price £10 Ref. no. 48

Benjamin Woolley, The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron's Daughter (London: Macmillan, 1999). Large format paperback. Biography of Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron and collaborator of Charles Babbage. Previous owner's bookplate, good condition.
Price £5 Ref. no. 49

Squire Bancroft and Marie Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft On and Off the Stage
Written by Themselves
Eighth edition, published by (London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1891) Eighth edition. Front free endpaper missing, cloth rubbed and split. Reading copy.
Price £10 Ref. no. 50

B.F. Brown & Co Colour printed advert for boot polish made by B.F. Brown & Co. of Boston and London. Printed circa 1890 - advert mentions a medal win at the Paris Exhibition of 1889. Good condition.
Price £4 Ref. no. 51

The Woman at Home (London: September 1899). Issue for September 1899 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and adverts. Covers stained. Contents:
Feo: A Romance by Max Pemberton, chapters XVII - XX illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
Ladies of Melbourne by Frederick Dolman (Illustrations: Ada Cambridge; Mrs. Bogue Luffmann; Lady Brassey; Miss Adele Ellis; Dr. Helen Sexton; Dr. Constance Stone; Government House, Melbourne; Ladies' College, Melbourne University).
A Narrow Escape, A Story for Children, by Annie S. Swan. Illustrated by Raymond Potter.
The Lady of the Alp by Mrs. E.T. Potter, illustrated by Raymond Potter.
The Story of a Quarrel by Annie S. Swan, illustrated by Arthur Twidle.
Women's Autographs by Sarah A. Tooley (Illustrations: Queens of England and Their Autographs; Elizabeth I autographs; Royal Autographs; Some Leaders of Society; Some Notable Women).
A Diplomatic Letter by F. Frankfort Moore, illustrated by Lancelot Speed.
Storyettes: A Strange Burglar by Hannah B. Mackenzie; Just a Crack and a Join by Lilian Quiller Couch. Illustrated by James Greig and Raymond Potter).
The Glass of Fashion by Lady Mary (Illustrations: Lady Sybil Primrose; the Duchess of Portland and Her Son; the Countess of Dudley and Her Children; Lady Marjorie Manners, daughter of the Marchioness of Granby; Lady De Grey; Miss Todd, daughter of Mrs. Marshall Todd, Ham Hill, Worcester).
Brides and Bridegrooms (Illustrations: Miss Marie Bowles Wallace (married Major Henry James Seton); Elsie Grosvenor (married Aubrey Smith); Miss Audrey Clark (married Lord Bernard Henry Philip Petre); Emilia Napier (married J. Edward J.M. Gore); Miss Ella Fletcher (married Captain Alfred Miller).
Over the Teacups by Annie S. Swan.
Dress and Fashion, illustrated by Mildred Harris.
Love, Courtship, and Marriage by Annie S. Swan.
The Children's Page.
Health and Personal Appearance.
Cookery.
Types of Beauty: portrait of Miss Enid Wilson.
Price £9 Ref. no. 52

The Woman at Home (London: October 1899). Issue for October 1899 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and addverts. Some rubbing to covers. Good condition for age. Contents:
Feo: A Romance by Max Pemberton, chapters XXI - XXIV illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
Sir Alfred Milner by a Parliamentary Hand (Illustrations: Sir Alfred Milner, Mrs. Kruger, President Kruger, Sir Alfred Milner).
Robby's Mite by Arabella Kenealy, illustrated by W.A. Menzies.
How to be Beautiful by a Beauty.
The Father's Honour by Annie S. Swan, illustrated by Arthur Twidle.
The Charity Bazaar by Katharine Lee, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Shadow and Substance by Rosaline Masson, illustrated by Leonard Linsdell.
Concerning Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler by Horace Annesley Vachell (Illustrations: Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler by Alice Highes, Henry Ernest Fowler, Edith Fowler, Lady Fowler, the Right Hon. Sir Henry Fowler).
The Times Library (Advertorial Illustrations include Professor William Dwight Whitney).
The Disillusionment of Allan Upton by M. Annette Furness, illustrated by Raymond Potter.
His Reason by George Hervey.
Aunt Anne by Mrs. W.G. Mathews.
The Glass of Fashion by Lady Mary (Illustrations: Her Grace the Duchess of Beaufort, Countess Torby, Viscount Wendover and Lady Victoria Carrington, children of Lord and Lady Carrington, The Countess of Westmorland, the Duchess of Newcastle).
Brides and Bridegrooms (Illustrations: Lady Florence Cole (married Lord Delamere), Mary Margaret Clark (married Mr. Henry O'Kelly Webber), Lady Constance Grosvenor (married the Earl of Shaftesbury), The Earl of Shaftesbury, Ella Casberd-Boteler (married Wilfred Maitland Gott).
Life and Work at Home, Over the Teacups by Annie S. Swan.
DRESS AND FASHION (illustrated by Mildred Harris).
Love, Courtship, and Marriage.
The Children's Page.
Health and Personal Appearance.
Types of Beauty: portrait of Miss Moyra Brodrick, daughter of Sir John Brodrick and Lady Helen Brodrick.
Price £20 Ref. no. 53

Multiple Authors, Pen and Pencil: A Souvenir of the "Press Bazaar", Compiled and arranged by the Proprietors of "Punch", the "Daily Graphic", and the Daily Chronicle for the Benefit of the London Hospital (London: 28-29 June, 1898). A rare hardback printed album of art and autograph letters and quotes in the hands of famous authors and artists who contributed to the charity raising publication. Contributors included Algernon Swinburne, Phil May, Laura Alma Tadema, Rudyard Kipling, Emile Zola, Linley Sambourne, G.F. Watts, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Israel Zangwill, George Gissing, George Moore, Edmund Gosse and many more. Covers worn, spine cloth replaced, shaken, but a very rare item. Contemporary ownership signature of Beatrice Georgina Snowden, and a later one.
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Price £35 Ref. no. 54

Tallis's Illustrated London: In Commemoration of The Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851 (London: John Tallis, 1851). Part no. 5 in the original wrappers. This issue has engravings of: The Bank, The Mansion House, The Tower, Billingsgate, Trinity House, The Mint, The Conservative Club House, St. Martin's Church, Eton College, The Long Walk Windsor, Windsor Castle, Virginia Water Fishing Temple. Some chips to spine and bottom quarter of back cover missing with chips ro last page. Scarce.
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Price £20 Ref. no. 55

Tallis's Illustrated London: In Commemoration of The Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851 (London: John Tallis, 1851). Part no. 6 in the original wrappers. This issue has engravings of The Italian Opera House, The Ornamental Water St. James's Park, Wandsworth, Putney, Fulham, Barnes Church, Hampton Court, Twickenham, near Teddington, Post Office, Albert Gate, Christ's Hospital, Goldsmiths' Hall. Some chips to spine, good condition. Scarce.
Price £20 Ref. no. 56

Edgar Allan Poe, Poems and Essays (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1884). Edited and With a Memoir by John H. Ingram. Tauchnitz binding. Spine faded and marks to back cover. Good condition.
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Price £15 Ref. no. 57

Elizabeth James and Helen R. Smith, Penny Dreadfuls and Boys' Adventures: The Barry Ono Collection of Victorian popular literature in The British Library (London: The British Library, 1998). Illustrated catalogue of penny dreadfuls & penny bloods. Excellent condition, as new.
Price £15 Ref. no. 58

Edith Wharton, The Hermit and The Wild Woman, and Other Stories (New York: Charles Scribner's, 1908). Cloth marked, front free endpaper missing. Sound reading copy.
Price £4 Ref. no. 59

Arthur Murphy, All in the Wrong: A Comedy in Five Acts (London: John Cumberland, circa 1830). Paperback, lacks original paper covers, but in very good condition. First performed in 1812.
Price £5 Ref. no. 60

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