JENNINGS, Louis J. Rambles Among the Hills in the Peak of Derbyshire and the South Downs.
London : 1880First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the blank before the half-title, "Mrs. Arthur Sykes, with the kind regards of L. J. Jennings". A delightful book, in the charming original cloth binding, by the journalist and One-Nation Tory Louis Jennings (1836-1893), known to have been a keen walker. He had published a similar work in... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 141462
VICTORIA, Queen. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, From 1848 to 1861.
London : 1868 and 1883First editions, superbly provenanced presentation copies from Victoria, inscribed on a preliminary blank in each volume, respectively, "For dear Elizabeth Argyll, in recollection of our visit to Inverary in 1847 from Victoria R, Jun: 10. 1868" and "To the Duke of Argyll from his affectionate Victoria RI, Dec: 28, 1883". More Leaves is of the rare privately... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 134754
(SCOTT, Sir Walter.) BOWER, John. Description of the Abbeys of Melrose, and Old Melrose, with their traditions.
Edinburgh : 1822Presentation copy from the dedicatee Sir Walter Scott to Thomas Moore, inscribed in Scott's hand on the front blank, "Thomas Moore from his affectionate friend Walter Scott, Melrose Abbey, 31 October 1825", with Moore's ownership inscription below and his bookplate to the front pastedown. The presentation was made on the occasion of Moore's "long meditated... Learn More£6,250.00
Stock Code: 125496
WIGGIN, Kate Douglas. Penelope's Progress being such extracts from the Commonplace Book of Penelope Hamilton as relate to her Experiences in Scotland [and] Penelope's English Experiences.
Boston and New York : 1900First illustrated editions, both copies inscribed and signed by Wiggin on the front free endpapers and Penelope's Progress with the title page additionally signed and dated 1901, and an autograph note signed tipped in. Penelope's Progress is inscribed quoting the first sentence of the book: "We have travelled together before, Salemina, Francesca, and... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 110167
WHITE, T. H. The Godstone and the Blackymor.
London : 1959First edition, first impression, inscribed by the illustrator, "Signed for Bridget by Edward Ardizzone, Feb 1968", on the front free endpaper, with a typed letter from the Book Trade Group referring to Ardizzone's visit to Melbourne, a related newspaper clipping and a prospectus from Jonathan Cape for their journal Now and Then, all laid in. A lovely... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 108471
MACLAUCHLAN, Henry. The Roman Wall,
1857-64First editions. The first named with the inscription, "Presented to Henry Lawes Long Esq., by The Duke of Northumberland, Syon 27th August 1859" to the first blank and circular, sepia lithographed Long armorial bookplate to the front pastedown; the second inscribed "With the Duke of Northumberland's Compliments" verso of the first blank. In 1804 Henry... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 68827