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1 Book-Lore: A Monthly Magazine of Bibliography. (With which is incorporated The Bibliographer.) April 1887, No. 29
London Elliot Stock 1887 Paper Wrappers Fair 
121-152pp, covers worn with long tears down spinesmall ink mark to back cover, plus some chipping and smaller tears, internally minor foxing to prelims and top edge, also effecting very top of page, but overall neat and clean, Articles include 'The Present Value of of Dickens's Works', 'Letter-Founders From Caxton to Day', and 'A Few Words About Shelley'. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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2 Diary Kept By Live in School Girl at St. Johns Withdean, Near Brighton, 1891
Hard Back Very Good 
lovely little diary packed full of entires relating to day to day life. The diarist does not giver her name, however there is a programme of music and theatre perfomred at the school in July 1891 and one performance has been underlined, a violin solo by Miss Mallam. The diary referes to violin lessons and so this may be the writer. An address label has been pasted to the front end page, 'The Manor House, Woodmansterne, nr Epsom', she also refers to walking through Halliford, when at her home. The diary she uses is Pettitt's Annual Diary for 1891, which is an engagement diary. Most days have entries. For some reason a lot of June and July has been left empty. The writing is small but most can be easily read. At the back she has written down the books she has read, with the dates she read them.Fascinating social document. 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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3 Encyclopédie par l’image : Victor Hugo
Librairie Hachette 1927 Hard Back Very Good 
64pp, illustrated, decorated paper covered card boards, no blank end page, small price label at foot of spine, some soiling to covers, and couple of small light stains, overall neat clean copy. Text in French 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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4 Europe Revue Mensuelle [Victor Hugo Les Miserables]
Paris 1962 Paper Wrappers Fair 
314pp, illustrated 14pp, foxing to edges, some foxing arround plates, pages browned, covers have creasing, binding tight, text clean, overall sound reading copy. Volume dedicated to Victor Hugo and Les Miserables. Text in French. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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5 Our Excellent Women of the Methodist Church in England and America
New York J. C. Buttre 1861 Full Leather Good 
286pp, illustrated 14 steel engravings, all edges gilt, some foxing efecting plates and pages on either side, corners bumped and rubbed, tips of spine bumped with several small nicks in leather, edge of spine rubbed, gift inscription on front end page not dated but looks in keeping with date of book, good sound copy. Chapters on Susanna Wesley, Catherine Garrettson, Mary Brison, Sarah P. French, Eleanor Dorsey, Mrs. R. A. Robb, Eliza Abbott, Martha Edes, Ann Disoway, Sarah Young, Selina, Countess of Huntington, Mary Fletcher, Elizabeth B. Early, Hester Ann Rogers, Sarah Griffiths, Catherine Suckley, Natio Barnum, Mary Tatham, Anna M. Wentworth, Harriet Gilruth, Jane Trimble, Darcy, Lady Maxwell, Eliza Garrett, Mary lloyd Martin, Elizabeth S. Harden, Sarah Mead, Lady Mary Fitzgerald, Ann Seabury, Ann Wilkins, Mary Ann Bonsall, Lydia Beers, Sarah Norton, Anne Winston Southgate, Elizabeth Zane. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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6 Photographic Groups of Eminent Personages
Hard Back Good 
no publication details, cirac 1890, red cloth with gilt decoration, contains 6 groups of photographes each compising a collage of small photographes there is also a sheet for each collection of photographes with a key showing the names of each image, the groups are 'Celebrities in the church, science, literature and the arts', 'Modern celebrities, political, legal etc.', 'Group of well-known presbyterian and nonconformist ministers', 'Musical operatic and dramatic celebrities', 'Eminent women literary and historical', ''Military and naval celebrities', back strip worn, with split of 3 inches along edge, corners bumped and rubbed, moderate soiling to covers, end pages browned, bottom corner of each of key pages chipped not effecting text, 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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7 Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France, 67e année - no 2.: Baudelaire
Armand Colin 1967 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
480pp, small patch or rubbing and discolouration to top edge of spine, overall neat clean copy. Includes articles relating Baudelaire to George Sands and Goya. Text in French 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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8 The Amazing Adventures of Betty Mouatcompiled from Contemporary Sources
Lerwick T. And J. Manson 1946 Reprint Paper Wrappers Good 
48pp, illustrated from photographes, moderate creasing to covers, slight fading to covers, overall neat clean copy. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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9 The Bronte Society Catalogue of the Bonnell Collection in he Bronte Parsonage Museum
Haworth Bronte Society 1932 Paper Wrappers Good 
90pp, illustrated 4 plates, fading to spine and top edge of front cover, bottom of spine chipped with couple of small slits along edge of spine, front cover starting to pull away from book though still firmly attached, slight browning to pages, ownership signature to front end page. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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10 The Church Missionary Gleaner Volume XiI 1885
London Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday 1885 Hard Back Good 
140pp, illustrated, decoarted boards, there is mottling to boards, corners are bumped and rubbed showing boards, cover edges are bowed, 5cm split in cloth along edge of spine, one gathering is loose but still attached, text clean, overall good sound copy. Includes two pages dedicated to Gordon of Khartoum who died 1885. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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11 The Figure and the Forest: 19th-Century French Photographs and Drawings
New York Jill Newhouse 2004 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
not paginated, 32pp, illustrated, text by Carol Nigro. minor creasing to covers, also green background colour to cover has faded, overall text clean, binding firm, neat clean copy. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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12 The Wonderful Ship That Was Planned by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Porthcurno The Cable and Wireless Porthcurno and Collections Trust 2006 1905419155 / 9781905419159 Modern Reprint Paper Wrappers Near Fine 
20pp, illustrated, small mark to back cover, overall bright clean copy. Originally published in 1858 to mark the launch of the Great Eastern reprinted to mark bicentenary of Brunel's birth. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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13 Woman's Mission
London John W. Parker 1840 Sixth Edition Hard Back Good 
154pp plus 6pp of publishers catalogue, several longish splits along edge of back strip, stain to top edge of front paste down and front end page, ownership inscription and notes written on blank end page, text neat and clean. 'The principle design of this little work is to prove the fundamental truth of the importance of women's influence, and to point out the prevailing errors by which the beneficial exercise of that influence is prevented'. 
Price: 42.00 GBP
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14 Women Writers of the 1890's
London Henry Sotheran 1991 Paper Wrappers Good 
142pp, illustrated 9pp in colour and 8pp of black and white illustrations, paper wrappers with dust wrapper, pages 2 to 3 have a couple of faint red ink stains, slight rubbing to edge of dust wrapper, otherwise neat clean copy. This is a catalogue of an exhibition of books of women wrtiers of the 1890s. and conatins bibliographical details. 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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15 "By the Author of John Halifax, Gentleman" (Dinah Marie Mulock Afterwords Mrs. Craik) A Woman's Thoughts About Women
London Hurst & Blackett 1859 Hard Back Good 
viii+348+4pp of adverts, frontis piece, top edge dusty, tips of spine bumped with a couple of small nicks to cloth, corners bumped, foxing to prelims otherwise only a couple of light spots, 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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16 Acton [William] [Edited and with an Introduction By Peter Fryer, Peter] Prostitution
London Macgibbon and Kee 1968 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
251pp, dustwrapper, ownership signature on end page, minor rubbing and a couple of minute nicks to edge of dust wrapper, overall neat clen copy with no markings or annotations,. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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17 Adams (Kathleen) George Eliot A Brief Biography
Nuneaton Borough Council 1972 Second Edition Paper Wrappers Very Good + 
28pp, illustrated line drawings in text, small crease bottom front corner, bright clean copy. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Grave Matters : A Walk in Kensal Green, Adams, Eddie (editor)
18 Adams, Eddie (editor) Grave Matters : A Walk in Kensal Green
London Gloucester Court Reminiscience Group 2004 0953821234 / 9780953821235 Paper Wrappers Near Fine 
52pp, bound with ring binder, illustrated, bright clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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19 Allen (James Smith) Edited In the Solitude of My Soul: The Diary of Genevieve Breton, 1867-1871
Carbondale Southern Illinois University Press 1994 080931939X / 9780809319398 Paper Wrappers Fine 
255pp, bright clean copy with no markings or annotations. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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20 Allott, Miriam Elizabeth Gaskell
London Longmans, Green & Co 1960 Paper Wrappers Fair 
46pp, frontis piece, staples rusty, covers detached, text clean. No 124 of the series 'Writers and their work'. Published for the British Council and the National Book League. Includes newspaper article concerning Elizabeth Gaskell of approx 1300 words. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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