English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online

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GEORGE IV, as Prince of Wales, and PRINCE FREDERICK | Letters to the Earl of Holdernesse, and related papers

1 GEORGE IV, as Prince of Wales, and PRINCE FREDERICK | Letters to the Earl of Holdernesse, and related papers

REYNOLDS | Autograph document signed, 18 August 1786

2 REYNOLDS | Autograph document signed, 18 August 1786

WILBERFORCE  | An Abstract of Evidence... for the Abolition of Slave Trade, 1791

3 WILBERFORCE | An Abstract of Evidence... for the Abolition of Slave Trade, 1791

MICHELSON | On the relative motion of the earth..., Philosophical Magazine, December 1887

4 MICHELSON | On the relative motion of the earth..., Philosophical Magazine, December 1887

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM | compiled by Richard Temple, c.1890s

5 AUTOGRAPH ALBUM | compiled by Richard Temple, c.1890s

BEERBOHM | "A Constitutional Monarch" [Edward VII], ink and watercolour, [c.1910]

6 BEERBOHM | "A Constitutional Monarch" [Edward VII], ink and watercolour, [c.1910]

BEERBOHM | "A Suggestion" [George V and Queen Mary], pencil and watercolour, 1924

7 BEERBOHM | "A Suggestion" [George V and Queen Mary], pencil and watercolour, 1924

T.E. LAWRENCE | autograph letter signed, to C.S. Evans, 6 August 1922

8 T.E. LAWRENCE | autograph letter signed, to C.S. Evans, 6 August 1922

LINDBERGH | "We", 1927, signed

9 LINDBERGH | "We", 1927, signed

CHURCHILL | A cigarette case once owned by him, 1907

10 CHURCHILL | A cigarette case once owned by him, 1907

CHURCHILL | Autograph letter signed, to Neville Duke, 7 September 1952

11 CHURCHILL | Autograph letter signed, to Neville Duke, 7 September 1952

BIBLE, Irish | 1690

12 BIBLE, Irish | 1690

BURNS | Poems, 1787, first Edinburgh edition

13 BURNS | Poems, 1787, first Edinburgh edition

 POPE, and others | Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

14 POPE, and others | Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

 PURCHAS | Purchas his Pilgrims, 1625, 5 volumes

15 PURCHAS | Purchas his Pilgrims, 1625, 5 volumes

BYRON | Hebrew Melodies, 1815, wrappers

16 BYRON | Hebrew Melodies, 1815, wrappers

DICKENS | Oliver Twist, 1840, signed by Cruickshank

17 DICKENS | Oliver Twist, 1840, signed by Cruickshank

DOYLE, Sir A.C. | A collection of nine works, 1891-1927

18 DOYLE, Sir A.C. | A collection of nine works, 1891-1927

DOYLE, Sir A.C. | The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892, with The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894

19 DOYLE, Sir A.C. | The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892, with The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894

DOYLE, Sir A.C. | The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902

20 DOYLE, Sir A.C. | The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902

 FRASER | Coila's Whispers, 1872, fine Riviere binding

21 FRASER | Coila's Whispers, 1872, fine Riviere binding

HEBER | Bibliotheca Heberiana, Catalogue of The Library of the Late Richard Heber, Esq., 1834

22 HEBER | Bibliotheca Heberiana, Catalogue of The Library of the Late Richard Heber, Esq., 1834

MELVILLE | A collection of five first editions, 1846-1850

23 MELVILLE | A collection of five first editions, 1846-1850

 STEVENSON | Treasure Island, 1883

24 STEVENSON | Treasure Island, 1883

STEVENSON AND OSBOURNE | The Ebb Tide, 1894

25 STEVENSON AND OSBOURNE | The Ebb Tide, 1894

STEVENSON | Eight first editions, 1883-1900

26 STEVENSON | Eight first editions, 1883-1900

 WILDE | Autograph letter signed, to Walter Hamilton, [1889]

27 WILDE | Autograph letter signed, to Walter Hamilton, [1889]

 BURROUGHS | Tarzan of the Apes, 1914, with a typed letter signed

28 BURROUGHS | Tarzan of the Apes, 1914, with a typed letter signed

CALDWELL | Tobacco Road, 1932, dust-jacket

29 CALDWELL | Tobacco Road, 1932, dust-jacket

CHRISTIE | The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, 1926

30 CHRISTIE | The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, 1926

 FLEMING | On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1963, special edition signed

31 FLEMING | On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1963, special edition signed

GREENE | Babbling April, 1925, dust-jacket

32 GREENE | Babbling April, 1925, dust-jacket

GREENE | The Name of Action, 1930, dust-jacket

33 GREENE | The Name of Action, 1930, dust-jacket

GREENE | Stamboul Train, 1932, dust-jacket

34 GREENE | Stamboul Train, 1932, dust-jacket

GREENE | It's a Battlefield, 1934, dust-jacket

35 GREENE | It's a Battlefield, 1934, dust-jacket

GREENE | Brighton Rock, 1938, dust-jacket

36 GREENE | Brighton Rock, 1938, dust-jacket

GREENE | The Ministry of Fear, 1943, dust-jacket

37 GREENE | The Ministry of Fear, 1943, dust-jacket

GREENE | The Confidential Agent, 1939, dust-jacket

38 GREENE | The Confidential Agent, 1939, dust-jacket

GREENE | Stamboul Train, 1951, presentation copy

39 GREENE | Stamboul Train, 1951, presentation copy

GREENE--REED | The Third Man, 1969, inscribed by Orson Welles

40 GREENE--REED | The Third Man, 1969, inscribed by Orson Welles

HAMMETT | The Thin Man,1934

41 HAMMETT | The Thin Man,1934

HEMINGWAY | For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940, inscribed presentation copy

42 HEMINGWAY | For Whom the Bell Tolls, 1940, inscribed presentation copy

MAUGHAM | On a Chinese Screen, 1922, inscribed

43 MAUGHAM | On a Chinese Screen, 1922, inscribed

MAUGHAM | A Collection of 11 works, 1921-1944, most signed or inscribed

44 MAUGHAM | A Collection of 11 works, 1921-1944, most signed or inscribed

MICHENER | Tales of the South Pacific, 1947

45 MICHENER | Tales of the South Pacific, 1947

O'FLAHERTY | The Assassin, 1928, signed

46 O'FLAHERTY | The Assassin, 1928, signed

SASSOON | Vigils, 1934, John Gielgud's copy

47 SASSOON | Vigils, 1934, John Gielgud's copy

STEINBECK | The Winter of Our Discontent, 1961, limited edition

48 STEINBECK | The Winter of Our Discontent, 1961, limited edition