Antiquarian Books

Antiquarian Books for sale from The First Edition includes: Mark Twain A Tramp Abroad, Walter Crane The Baby's Opera, Jonathan Swift Voyages de Gulliver, Albert Smith Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole, Harriet Beecher Stowe A Key To Uncle Tom's Cabin, William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes, William Makepeace Thackeray Roundabout Papers, Alfred Lord Tennyson Enoch Arden, Alfred Lord Tennyson Harold A Drama, Alfred Lord Tennyson The Cup and The Falcon, Kate Greenaway Under the Window, Kate Greenaway Almanack for 1884, Oliver Goldsmith The vicar of Wakefield, and George Cruikshank The Comic Almanack.

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Mark Twain A Tramp Abroad second edition 1880 two volumes in the original cloth is for sale. A Tramp Abroad was published by Chatto and Windus in London in 1880.

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Walter Crane The Baby’s Opera early edition book is for sale. This book was published by George Routledge and Sons in 1887, and profusely illustrated by Walter Crane, as confirmed to the Title Page. This book measures 7½ x 7¼ inches (approximately).

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Jonathan Swift Voyages de Gulliver (or Gulliver’s Travels) circa 1884 is for sale. As the title states in French “Voyages De Gulliver Traduction Nouvelle Et Complete Par B.H. Gausseron”, which translated into English is: “Gulliver's Travels New and Complete Translation by B.H. Gausseron”.  Gullilver's Travels was published by A. Quantin in Paris in circa 1884.

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Albert Smith The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole At Home and Abroad is for sale. This is the first edition book published in 1848 by Richard Bentley and illustrated by John Leech (1817-1864). This antiquarian book has a contemporary binding that measures 5¾ x 8¾ inches (approximately).

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Harriet Beecher Stowe A Key To Uncle Tom’s Cabin Presenting The Original Facts and Documents Upon Which The Story Is Founded’ is for sale. This is the rare first edition in the original binding published by Thomas Bosworth and Clarke, Beeton and Co in London in 1853. The book measures 5 x 7½ inches (approximately).

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William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family 2 Volume first edition books are for sale. The Newcomes was edited by Arthur Pendennis, illustrated by Richard Doyle, and published by Bradbury & Evans in 1854 and 1855.

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William Makepeace Thackeray Roundabout Papers is for sale. This edition of Roundabout Papers is the US first edition published by Harper & Brothers New York in 1863. This is a rare and collectable William Makepeace Thackeray first edition book.

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Alfred Lord Tennyson Enoch Arden is for sale. This is the 1864 first edition book published by Edward Moxon and Co, measuring 4½ x 7 inches (approximately); and comes in its original green decorated cloth binding which is in Very Good + condition.

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Alfred Lord Tennyson Harold A Drama first edition is for sale. Harold A Drama was published by Henry S. King & Co in London in 1877. This is the first edition and comes in the original green cloth. The Harold A Drama binding is in Very Good condition with knocks to the top and bottom of the spine, corner knocks, and wear to the edges of the spine.

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Alfred Lord Tennyson The Cup and The Falcon is for sale. This is the first edition book of Alfred Lord Tennyson The Cup and The Falcon published by Macmillan in 1884.

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Kate Greenaway Under the Window Pictures and Rhymes for Children is for sale. Under the Window was published by George Routledge in 1878. This is the Kate Greenaway Under the Window first edition first issue book.

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Kate Greenaway Almanack For 1884 is for sale.  This is a fascinating Kate Greenaway book that gives, by month, dates of note; also Birthdays of the Royal Family starting with Queen Victoria; details of public museums and galleries; and details of the “New Parcels Post”.

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Oliver Goldsmith The Vicar of Wakefield is for sale. Published by John C Nimmo [London] in 1889 The Vicar of Wakefield has an ornate thick Victorian binding that is profusely illustrated to both the front board and back board by V.A. Poirson with people on horseback and dancing in 18th century costume.

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George Cruikshank The Comic Almanack is for sale. The Comic Almanack has Illustrations by George Cruikshank and others with contributions from William Makepeace Thackeray, Albert Smith, and The Brothers Mayhew.

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