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Decorative Victorian Needlework

By: Bradley, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1990-09-29

Seller ID: 025642

ISBN: 0517581272

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine black cloth backed boards, hardcover in pictorial dust jacket. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Dr. S. S. Wesley 1810 - 1876 Portrait of a Victorian Musician

By: Chappell, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Wakering, Mayhew-Mccrimmon: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047894

ISBN: 0855971983

Condition: Very Good Condition


Little discoloration to edge of title page, one corner little bumped. Samuel Wesley, the son of Charles Wesley, the Hymn writer, was an organist in several cathedrals. Size: 8vo. 210 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; music. ISBN/EAN: 9780855971984. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Charles Dickens: Five Novels: Complete and Unabridged

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041211

ISBN: 0760775001

Condition: Like New


Many readers know Victorian England through the writings of Charles Dickens. Not only did Dickens put a face to the era through his memorable characters, he also captured the spirit of this age in entertaining fiction steeped in its social concerns and historical events. This literary omnibus brings together five of Dickens's best-known novels - Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield,A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations.Publisher's cloth. Silver spine lettering. Textured end papers. 1,481pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lewis Carroll and His Illustrators: Collaborations and Correspondence, 1865-1898

By: Cohen, Morton N. [Editor]; Wakeling, Edward [Editor];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037619

ISBN: 080144148X

Condition: Near Fine


This new collection of the letters that Lewis Carroll wrote to the illustrators and prospective illustrators of his books affords fresh insights into Carroll's complex character, traces the history of the books that became great classics of the Victorian era, and charts the sometimes tempestuous seas of Carroll's relationships with his correspondents. Carroll, a meticulous artist, made detailed demands upon his illustrators, who included John Tenniel, Henry Holiday, Arthur Burdett Frost, Harry Furniss, and Gertrude Thomson.Lewis Carroll and His Illustrators reveals the author as an expert in t... View more info

Horace Tabor: His Life and The Legend

By: Duane A. Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 039083

ISBN: 0871085941

Condition: Fine


Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend is the first biography to give full attention to Tabor's mining, business, and political activities as well as to his matrimonial escapades. It is a careful and detailed portrait of a man so extraordinary that even in his own lifetime the facts were largely obscured behind the legend. Rarely has the Victorian American West, both good and bad, been better synopsized in the figure of one man.Show More an.Show LessAn 1858er who had spent nearly two decades following the will-o-the-wisp Colorado mining frontier, in 1876 Tabor was then living and working in out... View more info

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Quilted Planet: A Sourcebook of Quilts from Around the World (New)

By: Eddy, Celia

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 037320

ISBN: 1400054575

Condition: New


New copy. This book would make a great gift. Quilted Planet celebrates the evolution of a beloved folk art in America and around the world, displaying the eclectic influences that are present in today's modern quilt designs. Gorgeously illustrated with more than 200 original examples from six continents, this cornucopia of quilting styles is an inspirational reference for historians, crafters, and quilters alike. Never has it been more evident that quilting is the most culturally rich folk art being practiced today. From the earliest known quilt found in a Scythian chieftains tomb near Mong... View more info

Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology

By: Editor-Michael Cox; Editor-R. A. Gilbert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1991

Seller ID: 014357

ISBN: 019214202X

Condition: Near Fine


Printed inscription adhered to flyleaf - no other writing or markings in the book. Clean, crisp pages. Dust jacket protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Victorian Songs: Lyrics of the Affections and Nature with an Introduction by Edmund Gosse

By: Edmund H. Garrett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1895

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027861

Condition: Very Good


Ivory cloth with gold gilt tooling. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Illustrations with tissue guards. No writing in the book. Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Nicely made book. Rear cover sunned. xli, 228pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Victorian Ornaments

By: Elspeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grantsville, MD, Hobby House Press: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 019845

ISBN: 0875883281

Condition: Fine


Patterns and punch-out paper doll parts to make your own ornaments. Clean, unmarked, unused. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Outcast London

By: Gareth Stedman Jones

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Pantheon: 1984

Seller ID: 008367

ISBN: 0394725476

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Mill on the Floss (First Thus)

By: George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1928

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038812

Condition: Very Good


Mary Anne Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. Frontispiece. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. xx, 595pp. First Thus. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Culture & Comfort: People, Parlors, and Upholstery, 1850-1930

By: Grier, Katherine C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amherst, MA, Distributed by the University of Massachusetts Press: 1988

Seller ID: 038798

ISBN: 0940365014

Condition: Very Good +


In Culture and Comfort Katherine C. Grier shows how the design and furnishings of the mid-nineteenth century parlor reflected the self-image of the Victorian middle class. Parlors provided public facades for formal occasions and represented an attempt to resolve the often opposing ideals of gentility and sincerity to which American culture aspired. The book traces the fortunes of the parlor and its upholstery from its early incarnations in palace hotels, railroad cars, steamships, and photographers' studios; through its mid-century heyday, when even remote frontier homes could boast suites... View more info

Victorian Ribbon & Lacecraft Designs

By: Hiney, Mary Jo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 041884

ISBN: 080690402X

Condition: Near Fine


A guide to working with Victorian lace and ribbon, from decorating linens and picture frames to designing fashion accessories. All examples are accompanied by complete instructions and workable patterns.Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. 103pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lieterature of the Victorian Era

By: Hugh Walker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1913

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027388

Condition: Very Good


Green specked cloth with gold lettering and design. Previous owner's name and date written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. xxxvi, 1,067pp., with an index. Top edges gold. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Newman's Unquiet Grave: The Reluctant Saint (First Edition)

By: John Cornwell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London and New York, Continuum International: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039515

ISBN: 1441150846

Condition: Like New


John Henry Newman was the most eminent English-speaking Christian thinker and writer of the past two hundred years. James Joyce hailed him the 'greatest' prose stylist of the Victorian age.A problematic campaign to canonise Newman started fifty years ago. After many delays John Paul II declared him a 'Venerable'. Then Pope Benedict XVI, a keen student of Newman's works, pressed for his beatification. But was Newman a 'Saint'?In Newman's Unquiet Grave John Cornwell (author of A Thief in the Night and Hitler's Pope) tells the story of the chequered attempts to establish Newman's sanctity against... View more info

The Anti-Society: An Account of the Victorian Underworld (First Edition)

By: Kellow Chesney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Gambit Inc: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032630

Condition: Very Good


This book gives shape and horrific form to the nightmare side of Victorian society. Two toned cloth with orange spine lettering. Illustrated end-papers. Dust jacket is price clipped. 398pp., index. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Victorian Country House

By: Mark Girouard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven / London, Yale University Press: 1979

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 061328

ISBN: 0300023901

Condition: Fine


Revised and enlarged edition. Bound in dark orange cloth and titled in gold on spine. Illustrated end-papers. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs throughout. Indexed, 467 pp. Illustrated dust jacket. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition with minor shelf-wear and light foxing on page edges. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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British Literary Magazines: The Victorian and Edwardian Age, 1837-1913 (Historical Guides to the World's Periodicals and Newspapers)

By: Marsh, Dolores; Ramm, Phyllis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Greenwood: 1984-12-17

Seller ID: 032973

ISBN: 0313243352

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine burgundy cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. Clean white pages. Light shelf wear. View more info

Water-colour Painting in Britain in 3 volumes

By: Martin Hardie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037553

Condition: Very Good


Scarce complete 3-voplume set. Volume 1: The Eighteenth Century. Volume 2: The Romantic Period. Volume 3: The Victorian Period. Gray cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. 243; 244; 398pp., index. Volume 3 dust jacket is chipped around edges. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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California Splendor (First Edition)

By: Masson, Kathryn; Gale, Bob [Foreword]; Glomb, David [Photographer];

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042202

ISBN: 0847839656

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated. 304pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.A luxurious presentation in all-new photography of the most splendid estates and mansions of the Golden State. California Splendor, a lavish, beautifully produced, large-format volume, presents iconic California houses dating from the Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento of 1857 to publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst's palatial castle in San Simeon, completed after decades of construction in 1947. The book is comprehensive in its treatment, presenting to the reader a rediscovery and fresh exploration... View more info

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Florence Arnold-Forster's Irish Journal

By: Moody, T. W. , and Hawkins, Richard, Eds.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1988

Seller ID: 036480

ISBN: 0198224052

Condition: Fine


Florence Arnold-Forster was the adopted daughter of William Edward Fortser, one of the foremost British liberals of the late 19th century with a distinguished record of social concern and political reform. An exceptional person, she accompanied Forster when he took on responsibility for the government of Ireland from 1880 to 1882. Her journal from these years, here published for the first time, illuminates the politics, family life, and society of Victorian Britain and Ireland and offers a rare account of the day-to-day experience of Irish administration at a critical period. Navy cloth with ... View more info

A Victorian Household: Based On The Diaries of Marion Sambourne (Signed)

By: Nicholson, Shirley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins Ltd.: 1988

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038849

ISBN: 0712620559

Condition: Near Fine


An intimate account of a middle-class Victorian family, as told through the diaries of Marion Sambourne, who was born in 1851 and died shortly before World War I. Recording the minutiae of family life, as well as meetings with acquaintances of her husband, Punch cartoonist Linley Sambourne. Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. Previous owner's name written on front textured end-paper. 224pp., index. Solid copy. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Old Silver Spoons of England

By: Norman Gask

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London | New York | Sydney | Toronto, Spring Books: 1973

Seller ID: 060492

ISBN: 0600367177

Condition: Fine


A survey of old spoons, from medieval to Victorian. Black cloth boards, titled in silver on spine. Yellow end sheets. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout, including frontispiece. Indexed, 192 pp. Yellow-brown dust jacket, titled in red and black. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Spotting on back cover. Foxing on several pages. Dust jacket has light edge wear with a few small tears. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Victorian Catalogue of Household Goods (First Edition)

By: Peggy Vance; Dorothy Bosomworth [Introduction]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028968

ISBN: 0517053969

Condition: Very Good +


Blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. A complete compendium of over 5,000 items to furnish and decorate the Victorian home. No writing in the book. Solid copy. 328pp. Some illustrations in color. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Plyphon Saiten Instrumente, Polyphon - Musikwerke (Reprint)

By: Polyphon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leipzig Wahren: 1994

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 030104

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of the 1907 catalog of polyphons and disc players, all accurately drawn & priced, all housed in late Victorian & Edwardian furniture with a full page drawing of the factory. Paperback. Oblong. 24pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Victorian Sculpture (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

By: Read, Benedict

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 026197

ISBN: 0300031777

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback, illustrated in color and black and white, no writing in the book, x, 414pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Lion & the Cross: Early Christianity in Victorian Novels

By: Rhodes, Royal W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio State University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044127

ISBN: 0814206484

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 410 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Books on Books; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780814206485. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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New Classicists: Robert Adam and the Search for a Modern Classicism (First Edition)

By: Richard John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Images Publishing Dist Ac: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042868

ISBN: 1920744541

Condition: Like New


First Edition. Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. 259pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.Robert Adam Architects has an international reputation for classical and traditional architecture and design informed by the latest technology. The firm has offices in the UK with work throughout Britain, the USA, continental Europe, and Asia. Their portfolio of award-winning projects covers a range of commercial and institutional developments, master planning, historic buildings, and country houses within the UK and abroad. A variety of classical styles abound in the firm's spectacular residential w... View more info

Men and Women

By: Robert Browning

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032971

Condition: Very Good


Robert Browning (7 May 1812 ? 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. Half leather with marbled end papers. Raised bands. Marbled end papers. Old bookseller's ticket inside front cover. Gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. v, 351pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Gilbert Collection of Gold and Silver (New)

By: Schroder, Timothy B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles County Museum: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036835

ISBN: 0500014523

Condition: New


New copy. Philanthropists Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert passionately amassed what was probably the finest private collection of goldsmiths' work in the world. Early on they concentrated on Georgian silver-in particular 18th- and early 19th-century works by English masters Paul de Lamerie and Paul Storr-and later broadened the collection to survey English and Continental goldsmith's work from the Renaissance to the Victorian era. This 1988 volume is from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where pieces from the Gilbert Collection were displayed before Arthur donated them to his native Britain... View more info

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Victorian Literature Sixty Years of Books & Bookmen

By: Shorter, Clement

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, James Bowden: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044404

Condition: Good Condition


Quite rubbed, little soiling, light edge wear. Name in ink on half-title page. Paper age toned. Size: 12mo. 228 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Reference; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Victorian Railway

By: Simmons, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036865

ISBN: 050025110X

Condition: New


New copy. The railway was the creation in some ways the archetypal creation of the Victorian age. It transformed the whole social and intellectual fabric of Britain, affected Victorian thought and language, figured in the literature of the age, inspired artists, transformed communications and expanded the horizons of ordinary folk. This absorbing book looks at every aspect of the railway in Victorian times from the origins and initial construction to the spreading impact on the nation; from engineers and financiers to the effect on leisure and the environment. This is a story that is not only... View more info

Starvecrow Farm

By: Stanley J. Weyman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co: 1905

Seller ID: 038814

Condition: Very Good +


Weyman was an immensely popular Victorian novelist greatly admired by Rafael Sabatini, Graham Greene, Robert Louis Stevenson & Oscar Wilde. Green cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Illustrated. vi, 429pp., with ads. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Affairs of Love.

By: Thorne, Nicola.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1984

Edition: First Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 000516

ISBN: 0385176457

Condition: As New


Set in Victorian London. By the author of Sisters and Lovers & Cashere. 400 pages. View more info

The Victorian: For Our Mother Mary (Vo. 27, No. 1, January, 1921) First Edition

By: Various

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lackawanna, New York, Self-Published: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059982

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light blue pictorial paper covers. Stapled together. Illustrated. 48pp. Covers and spine are stained, creased, and sunned in places. Very light foxing inside, but text is mostly clean. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Reverend Beecher and Mrs. Tilton: Sex and Class in Victorian America

By: Waller, Altina L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052312

ISBN: 0870233564

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Henry Ward Beecher, perhaps America's best known preacher, and Mrs. Tilton had a dalliance that rocked the country. Size: 8vo. xiii + 177. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN/EAN: 9780870233562. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Victorian America

By: Wendell Garrett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1993

Seller ID: 038952

ISBN: 0847817474

Condition: Near Fine


The Victorian age in America calls to mind classic images of heavily upholstered chairs, extensively carved woods, multicolored veneers, rococo and Gothic arches, and Moorish-influenced decor. It was a marvelously eclectic period noted for an undisciplined exuberance and unlimited riches made possible by the emerging Industrial Revolution.With stunning new photography of magnificent period houses, most open to the public and many never before published, Victorian America: From Classical Romanticism to Gilded Opulence presents the finest examples of Victorian American architecture and decorativ... View more info

The Ten Theophanies: The Appearances of our Lord to Men before His birth (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: William M. Baker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Anson D. F. Randolph & Company: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040587

Condition: Very Good


This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. Victorian cloth binding with black and gold lettering and design. (8), 247pp. Previous owner's name written on title page and inside front board. Decorated end-papers. Full refund if not satisfied.This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the Univ... View more info