Our catalogue provides a list of 19th Century books we currently hold in stock. However, if there is an item that you cannot find here, please feel free to contact us, as we are often able to secure books on demand.
Title: The Trumpet Major
Author: Thomas Hardy
Book Description: London: WH Smith, 1880. First Edition. Three volumes, housed in red velvet slip case. Velum bound. One of only 100 ever published by the publisher. Some scuffing on spine and on front cover. Also, inner liquid stains on several pages. But generally good condition for its age. This copy is signed, which is very unusual for any Hardy text, and increases the value of the text beyond non-signed copies. Expected annual increase in value of 7.1%.
Title: The Complete Works
Author: Charles Dickens
Book Description: Signed copy. London: Briggs and Blower, 1874-76., 1874. The Royal Literature Edition. Ten complete volumes. Vintage binding of luxuriant green with gilt titles, and gilt embossing of the spines; superbly marbled end pages and edges. Includes original illustrations Greg, Smyth, Arnold, etc. Dickens signature on first inner page. A well-preserved set, which represents a unique moment in history. Expected annual increase in value of 6.9%.
Title: Mill on the Floss
Author: George Eliot
Book Description: William Bigwort, Edinburgh, 1860. First Edition. Three octavo volumes; publisher's tan-brown fabric, beautifully embossed in blind and gold lettered on spines;. Cream end pages, with binder's ticket of Eddis & Remartas to the back of volume one. First volume has been expertly restored at corners, otherwise a remarkable, original and well-preserved collection. Early ownership signature ("Reginald Peters") at beginning of each volume.
Title: Northanger Abbey
Author: Jane Austen
Book Description: The Literary Society, London, 1989. Hard Cover. Sixth Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition with some minor scuffing to spine. Cover wood engravings by Bob Wallis. Extended introduction by Robert Monks. Slipcase in silver is solid, but display mild scuffing on sides and bottom. Interior has some pencil underlining to text in chapter 2, 5, 9 and 11. This is a an unsigned copy.