Victorian Authors beginning with the letter
OPIE, Iona & Peter.
THE LORE & LANGUAGE OF SCHOOL CHILDREN. 1959. Clarendon Press.
Exhaustive study, now a classic, of the history & customs affecting the way
children speak & behave. Very good in a lightly sunned blue boards with gilt title to spine. £12.00
A NURSERY COMPANION. 1980. O U P. Price clipped dw.
Contains nearly 400 colour illustrations from the booklet forms of children's tales originally published in the 19th Century. 128pp. A very attractive publication. £6.00
CENTENARY EDITION OF WORKS. 1923. Little, Brown & Co. Boston . USA . Volumes 1-9. 9 volumes in blue cloth in very good condition. £60.00
PATMORE, Coventry .
THE VICTORIES OF LOVE & OTHER POEMS. 1888. Cassell & Co, London .
Edited by Henry Morley. Name on front end paper. £14.00
THE POEMS OF COVENTRY PATMORE. 1949. O U P.
Price-clipped dw is torn & incomplete and end papers tanned but the contents are still very good.
Edited & introduced by Frederick Page. 506pp. £15.00
PETERS, R S.
THE CONCEPT OF MOTIVATION. 1867. Routledge. Reprint. £6.00
PHILIPS,F C, & WILLS,C J.
THE FATAL PHRYNE OR LOVE'S ORDEAL. nd.
Swan & Sonnenschein, London. Original coloured pictorial boards repaired. Name on front end paper. Slight foxing throughout but still a bright enough copy of a fragile and scarce publication believed to date from around 1889. £45.00
POEMS. 1898. John Lane / Bodley Head. Green boards, gilt.
Ink corrections in text to match errata slip at rear. Slight foxing to prelims
otherwise very good. 108pp plus publishers' ads. £8.00
CHILDREN OF THE MIST. 1898. A D Innes & Co.
Blue boards with gilt. Spine sunned and slightly frayed at extremities. Slight foxing throughout but still a good to very good reading copy of an uncommon title. £30.00
VICTORIAN LONDON . 2005. Weidenfeld & Nicholson.
The Life of a City 1840-1870. Illustrated. Near fine in like dw. 368pp. £12.00
POE, Edgar Allan .
THE PURLOINED LETTER. 1931. Ulysses Bookshop.
From Chambers' Edinburgh Magazine, Nov 1844, reprinted for the first time.
Edition limited to 325 copies in original green wraps.
Edges of covers stained otherwise a very good copy of his third Dupin story, "artistically the best". Uncommon. £60.00
TALES OF MYSTERY & IMAGINATION. 1987. Guild/Book Club Associates.
Introduced by Richard Dalby.
Illustrated both in colour and black & white by Harry Clark.
An attractive production. Neat numbers on the front end paper. £20.00
THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE. 1885. Walter Scott. Canterbury Poets.
With a Prefatory Notice, Biographical & Critical by Joseph Skipsey. Brown decorated cloth. Edges dyed red. Contents very good apart from the slightest of foxing to occasional pages. An uncommon antiquarian title. £30.00
POE POE POE POE POE POE POE by Daniel HOFFMAN . 1972. Redwood Press, Wiltshire. A critical book about the works of Edgar Allen Poe. £5.00
POE NEWSLETTER. Ed G R THOMPSON. Penn State Berks, NY, U.S.A.
V.1/1. April 1968 . Articles on E A Poe by Editor, J A Robbins, N J Davison,
R P Benton , L A Lawson, J Stronks, etc.) £5.00
POE IN NORTHLIGHT by Carl L ANDERSON. 1973. Duke University Press. USA . Dw. The Scandinavian Response to his Life & Work. £10.00
POPE, W J Macqueen.
THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE . (1945) W Allen.
Biography of the Life of the Greatest Theatre in the World. Name on front end paper. Original pictorial boards. Spine and back cloth a bit sunned and rubbed. Edges spotted not penetrating margins. 350pp. Illustrated. £5.00
POWYS, John Cowper.
POEMS. 1899. William Rider.
Very good indeed with original white boards gold stamped with fleur-de-lis
& webbing between the flowers. Complete with inserted errata slip.
Scarce, particularly in this condition. £220.00
THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOES. nd. F Warne & Co.
Inscription on title page dated 1937. End papers colour illustrated with other
Potter characters. Buff yellow boards torn at top of spine. Colour onlay to upper panel.
Contents a bit shaken but otherwise very good. 85pp. £5.00
THE TALE OF BEATRIX POTTER by Margaret LANE. 1946. Frederick Warne.
Green boards. Dust wrapper age soiled and slightly torn. Four colour & 16 black & white plates. Bookplate on front end paper.
Contents very good. £25.00
PETER RABBIT'S GARDENING BOOK . 1983. F Warne. Written by Sarah Garland, with Beatrix Potter's illustrations. Spiral bound pictorial card wraps in very good condition. Uncommon. £20.00
THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT POSTCARD BOOK. 1990. F Warne.
30 cards with new reproductions from the original illustrated by B Potter. £16.00
BEATRIX POTTER. A LIFE IN NATURE by Linda LEAR. 2007. Allen Lane .
Dw very slightly frayed at tip & base of spine otherwise very good. Illustrated.
Facsimile manuscript end papers. 584pp including a select bibliography. £12.00
OUR LIFE IN THE HIGHLANDS FROM 1848-1861. 1973. Folio Society.
Edited by Arthur Helps. Introduced by Elizabeth Longford. Illustrated.
Tartan design boards, gilt in marked slip case. Pictorial end papers. £12.00
VICTORIA OF ENGLAND by Edith SITWELL. 1936. Faber. Illustrated. £8.00
REGINA V PALMERSTON 1837-1865 by Brian CONNELL. 1962. Evans. Correspondence between Queen Victoria and Her Foreign & Prime Minister. £6.00
QUILLER- COUCH, A.
A LECTURE ON LECTURES . 1927. Hogarth Press.
Very good copy of the first of the Hogarth Series. £14.00
QUINCEY, Thomas De.
THE CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER. 1948. Folio Society.
Wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Black boards with gilt. 230pp. £12.00
DE QUINCEY AS LITERARY CRITIC by J H FOWLER. 1922.
English Association Pamphlet. Original wraps. Name on front end paper. £5.00
REED, Thomas Allen. Editor.
THE PHONOGRAPHIC REPORTER FOR 1867. 1867.
Fred Pitman, London . A "Reporter" name card on paste-down.
Base of spine damaged otherwise very good. £5.00
RABELAIS. 1893. Alexander Watt.
The Five books & minor writings, together with letters & documents illustrating his life. Translated with notes by W F SMITH .
Limited edition of 750 for subscribers only. 2 volumes uniformly bound in unevenly faded brown boards, gilt lettering on slightly frayed cloth spines. Light foxing to prelims. Top edges gilt. 2 Volumes, 613 + 621pp. Uncommon. £50.00
RARE BOOKS & THEIR PRICES with chapters on Pictures, Pottery, Porcelain & Postage Stamps. 1895. G Redway.
Ex W H Smith Subscription Library with their Bkplt on the front end paper.
Front hinge a little tender otherwise in very good condition. £12.00
ROBINSON, Mary. THE COLLECTED POEMS LYRICAL & NARRATIVE OF MARY ROBINSON. Also known as Madame Duclaux. 1902. T Fisher Unwin.
Navy blue boards, gilt lettered. Portrait/frontis. Small bookplate of Alban Dobson
& printed label "From Austin Dobson's Library " on front pastedown.
Friendly ALS to Dobson from the poet dated Nov 1899 tipped onto front endpaper. Slight foxing to edges otherwise a very good copy. 304pp. £60.00
ROE, W R.
POEMS ON THE DEAF & DUMB . 1888. F Carter, Derby. £35.00
DUSK AT THE GROVE. 1935. Tauchnitz Edn. Original wraps. £4.00
ROSSETTI, Dante G .
DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by Oswald DOUGHTY. 1957. Longmans, Green & Co. Original wraps. Writers & Their Work No. 85. £8.00
OF THE MONTHS. nd. Knights Press.
Twelve Sonnets, 13th Century, addressed
to a Fellowship of Sienese Nobles, by Folgore De San GEMINIANO , translated
by D G ROSETTI.
Decorations by William Littlewood. Original wraps. 30pp. £15.00
THE GERM. Thoughts towards Nature In Poetry, Literature & Art.
Introduced by W M ROSSETTI.
Nos 1-4. Jan 1850-May 1850 . AMS (USA). 1965
A facsimile r eprint of the very scarce Pre-Raphaelite Magazine started in 1859
by D G Rossetti with contributions D G & W M Rossetti, F Madox Brown,
W Homan Hunt, W H Deverell, etc. Illustrated. Ex. Library copy with “Discarded” stamp on front end paper & a small accession stamp on verso of half title &
Dewey Number on spine otherwise in excellent condition. £20.00
ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques.
CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU. 1896.
Vol.1 & 2. Privately printed. Library Edition on specially manufactured antique paper
with deckle edges, limited to 1000 copies with etchings by Hedouin.
Both very good unopened copies. £25.00
ROUSSEAU FOR OUR TIME in DAEDALUS. Summer 1978.
Articles on Rousseau by R Wokler, A Bloom, J Starobinski, J N Shklar , B Baczko,
B I Schwartz, B R Barber, R D Masters, etc. Original wraps. 216 pp. £10.00
THE UNOBTRUSIVE MISS HAWKER. 2009. Axademica Press. USA .
The Life & Works of "Lance Falconer" Late Victorian Novelist &
Short Story Writer. 1848-1908. Signed by the author. £30.00
THE SEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURE. 1849. Smith, Elder & Co.
With illustrations, drawn & etched by the Author. Name label on front end paper. Edges of spine rubbed ow an exceptional copy. £350.00
QUEEN OF THE AIR. 1869. John Wiley, N Y.
A study of the Greek Myths of Cloud & Storm.
Ends of spine slightly rubbed. £20.00
THREE LETTERS & AN ESSAY ON LITERATURE. 1836-1841. 1893. G Allen. Introduced by H P Dale. Edition limited to 200 copies. £80.00
LETTERS TO M G & H G. 1903. Harpers, N Y.
Spine & upper case titles lettered in gilt. £25.00
SESAME & LILIES. 1903. G Allen. Complete Edition. Reprint. Three Lectures.
Name on front end paper. Half calf. Back edge of spine loose. £20.00
RUSKIN & THE LANGUAGE OF DESCRIPTION by Rachel TRICKETT . 1982.
English Association Pamphlet. Original wraps. £6.00
RUSKIN'S POLITICS by G B SHAW . 1921. Ruskin Centenary Council.
Lecture given at the Ruskin Centenary Exhibition held at the Royal Academy
on the 21 Nov. 1919. One of the first 500 bound, containing the "G" of the
Author's name on the pasted title. £60.00
RUDLAND, E M.
POEMS. 1903. Kegan Paul, Trench.
Poems of "The Age Victorian" with large number of sonnets with titles of
eminent Victorian personalities. Poetry Society Bkplt on paste-down. £10.00