19th Century Books

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.

The Trumpet Major

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%.

Price: £7000.00

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Charles Dickins: The Complete Works

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%.

Price: £2897.00

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David Copperfield

Title: David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens

Book Description: London: Regents and Blower, 1891. The Regents Literature Edition. One of only 300 ever published by the publisher; thus, very rare indeed. A true collector’s item. Tan calf-skin binding with gilt titles. Some scuffing on spine and on front cover. But generally good condition for its age. Some minor typographical issues, such as missing commas in chapters eleven and 12 titles. The copy is not signed. Expected annual increase in value of 8.1%.

Price: £4897.00

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Jane Eyre

Title: Jane Eyre

Author: Charlotte Bronte

Book Description: Maudling and Co, London, 1892. Hard Cover. Fourth Impression. One of only 500 published in this format. Hard Cover. Fine condition with immaculate wood engravings by Bob Wallis on front cover, and illustrations by Thomas Dury throughout.. Extended introduction by Rebecca Sterns. Slipcase in blue velvet is solid; only very mild scuffing on sides and bottom. This is a an unsigned copy.

Price: £3900.00

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Mill on the Floss

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.

Price: £2060.00

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Northanger Abbey

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.

Price: £1700.00

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