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.
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.
PRESENTATION COPY to publisher Thomas Norton Longman. FRANCIS, John C. John Francis Publisher of The Athenaeum: A Literary Chronicle of Half A Century. 2 volumes. Frontispieces to both volumes (frontispiece and opening pages of volume 2 detached, occasional light spotting). Publisher’s green cloth, (wear and some tearing, text block splitting in places). 8vo. London: Richard Bentley, 1888.