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DICKENS, Charles (1812-70). The Old Curiosity Shop And Master Humphrey’s Clock. 8vo. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1909.
EYRE, Mary. Over the Pyrenees Into Spain. PROVENANCE: Partly erased signature of previous owner in brown ink inside on half title. Chapters include: “The Eastern Pyrenees”, “San Julia”, “Calaf to Barcelona”, “Madrid to Granada”, “Alicante to Barcelona”, Barcelona to Perpignan and Paris”. 8vo. London: Richard Bentley, 1865.
BLUNT, REV. Henry. Twelve Lectures Upon the History of Saint Paul, Delivered During Lent, 1831, At the Church of the Holy Trinity, Upper Chelsea. [Part 1 & Part 2]. Part 1 is a fourth edition, Part 2 is a second edition. PROVENANCE: Hugh Duke of Westminster (armorial bookplate to front pastedown). 8vo. London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1833.
HALLAM, Henry. Introduction to the Literature of Europe, In the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries. 3 volumes. PROVENANCE: John F. Matthews (armorial bookplate to front pastedowns). Larger 8vo. London: John Murray, 1847.
ST. George’s Magazine For Boys and Girls. [May, June & August 1910]. 3 instalments of this children’s magazine. Topics covered include: “The Brent Valley Bird Sanctuary”, “Something About Snakes”, “More About Crabs”, “The Shilling Dog”, “The Animals on the Roof of the World”. Some great period adverts for Nestle’s- printed on the wrappers. 8vo. London: Publishing Office, St. George’s House, Cheapside, [May, Jane & August 1910].
MONTEFIORE, J. Gompertz. The History of England In Verse. PRESENTATION COPY: Inscribed as: “With the author’s kind regards”. N.B. This book is of the 19th century, and is of its time. It also might not be accurate in the 21st century! 8vo. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, [no date c. 1876].
GRIMM & ANDERSEN. Old-time Stories from Grimm & Andersen. Father Tuck’s Golden Gift Series. Frontispiece – “By The Lake”, illustrated throughout. PROVENANCE: “Inscription to front pastedown dated September 1909” and later owner’s signature to verso of frontispiece. 4to. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. [no date c. 1909].
STEPHENS, W.R.W. The Life and Letters of Walter Farquhar Hook D.D. F.R.S. 2 volumes, frontispieces to both volumes. PROVENANCE: W. Carnelley, Fallowfield, Manchester (bookplate to front pastedowns). William Carnelley, (1823-1919) was a senior director and chairman of Rylands & Sons Ltd., one of the most important cotton manufacturers in Manchester during the 19th century. Throughout his 96 year life Carnelley was spinner, dyer, weaver, book-keeper, cashier, salesman, and buyer, eventually becoming director and then chairman of Rylands & Son. Walter Farquhar Hook ( 1798 -1875), was an eminent Victorian high churchman. 8vo. London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1878.
GALLATIN, Count (Editor). A Great Peace Maker [.] The Diary of James Gallatin Secretary to Albert Gallatin U.S. Envoy to France and England 1813-1827 and Negotiator of the Treaty of Ghent. 10 plates (including frontispiece). PROVENANCE: ‘CLIVE 18.X.34’. Clive refers to Mervyn Horatio Herbert, 17th Baron Darcy de Knayth, styled Viscount Clive (1904 – 1943) British peer and Royal Air Force Officer, who died tragically in 1943, leaving behind his wife Vida, who later married Brigadier Derek Schreiber- Chief of Staff to the Governor-General of Australia. 8vo. London: William Heinemann, 1914.
NEIGHBOUR, Alfred. The Apiary or Bees, Bee-Hives, and Bee-Culture. Being a Familiar Account of the Habits of Bees and the Most Improved Methods of Management, with Full Directions, Adapted for the Cottager, Farmer, or Scientific Apiarian. 2 plates. PROVENANCE: Francis Frederick Fox (armorial bookplate to front paste-down). Fox (1833-1915) was an antiquary and bibliophile, whose works include “Some Account Of The Ancient Fraternity Of Merchant Taylors Of Bristol” (1880). Signature in blue ink of another owner to front endpaper. 8vo. London: Kent & Co., 1866.