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LETTERS TO VICKY
Written by Queen Victoria; Andrew Roberts.
Stock no. 1818540
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is scuffed and has small splits to either side of one open edge.

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NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORER IN TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA
Written by Francis Galton.
Stock no. 1818425
Published by Ward, Lock & Co.. 4th 1891. Very good condition.

The Minerva Library of Famous Books. An Account of A Visit to Damaraland in 1851. Fourth Edition with a new map and an appendix bringing up the history of Damaraland to a recent date. Also Vacation Tours in 1860 and 1861 by George Grove et al, edited by Galton. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands to spine and red title label with gilt title. Burgundy cloth boards with school crest to front. Marbled endpapers and text block. B/w plates. Spine a little scuffed but boards nice and bright. School prize-plate to front pastedown. Scattered foxing present.

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THE GIMCRACK JINGLE ALPHABET
No author listed. Illustrated by Ingles Rhode.
Stock no. 1818423
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

Each letter has an illustration and a verse to accompany it. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards browned and a little grubby. New endpapers. Some professional repair to gutters and also some paper repair. Some pages creased and edge-worn (mainly A-E and V-Z). Grubby marks throughout.

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OUR DARLINGS: AT HOME, IN TOWN, AT THE SEA-SIDE, IN THE COUNTRY, AT PLAY
Written by Mars. Illustrated by Mars.
Stock no. 1818422
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A picture book with minimal text. Oblong format. Bevelled edge boards. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Green, floral endpapers. 47 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn, boards a little browned and scuffed. Joints repaired. Diagonal corner crease to lower corner of free front endpaper is fragile and liable to tear. Vertical crease to half-title page. Light browning to contents with minor grubby marks in places.

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THE VICTORIAN CATALOGUE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Written by Dorothy Bosomworth.
Stock no. 1817859
Published by Studio Editions. 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete compendium of over 5000 items to furnish and decorate the Victorian home. The Victorian catalogue of household goods was first published in 1883. This is a facsimile of that edition. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. 328 pages. ISBN: 1851706380. Reprint. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded.

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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 1817280
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase lightly rubbed at corners.

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VICTORIAN PORTABLE THEATRES
Written by Josephine Harrop.
Stock no. 2127105
Published by The Society For Theatre Research. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth covered boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0854300473. Wrapper is faded to spine with some light marks.

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VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
Written by Percy Muir.
Stock no. 1317084
Published by Portman Books. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Until the first appearance of this book in 1971, no overall chronicle of Victorian illustrated books was available. Fully illustrated in b/w. Includes sections at the end of each chapter listing the most important books of each period. An essential reference work. This is the revised impression. Maroon boards. 287 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713407255. Spine and corners bumped. Some faint evidence of pencil writing (now erased) to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is badly sunned to spine.

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TRAVELS OF A VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Roger Hudson. Illustrated by Francis Frith.
Stock no. 2122007
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

The photographs of Francis Frith with texts by various writers, selected by Roger Hudson. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blocked photograph design to front. B/w photos. 298 pages. Contained in very good photographic slip case that has some bumping and wear to edges.

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ARBORICULTURISTS AND OTHERS IN NORTH GERMANY 1895
No author listed.
Stock no. 1812302
Published by McFarlane & Erskine. Circa 1895. Good condition.

Being a sketch by pen and pencil of their terrible sufferings at Sea, and their hair-breadth escapes by land. Large format. Red cloth boards with illustration to front and rear. No title to spine. B/w illustrations. 55 pages. All edges gilt. Boards mottled and damp stained. Top & tail of spine fraying. Endpapers browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to contents mainly to margins.

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EDINBURGH PICTURESQUE NOTES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1208203
Published by Seeley & Co.. 1st thus 1890. Almost very good condition.

New Edition. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Gilt title to spine. Light brown floral patterned endpapers. 27 b/w illustrations plus illustrated title page. 182 pages + 16 page book catalogue. Spine bumped with small tears at top and tail. Corners bumped. Covers slightly marked. Spine slightly browned. One page has a pencil annotation in the margin else contents clean.

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A FEW OF MY MOST FAVOURITE FOX CHASES IN EAST SUSSEX
Written by John Kent.
Stock no. 1811888
Circa 1880. Good condition.

Small phamphlet with stapled binding. Paperwraps. 20 pages. Printed for Private Circulation. Paper covers are detached from the contents. Small white address label to lower corner of title page. Staples rusty, center pages working loose. Contents are clean.

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