Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts

Overview
[Austen, Jane] — Isaac D'Israeli | Jane Austen's copy of Curiosities of Literature

1001 [Austen, Jane] — Isaac D'Israeli | Jane Austen's copy of Curiosities of Literature

[Austen, Jane] | A handsome first edition in boards of the author's debut novel

1002 [Austen, Jane] | A handsome first edition in boards of the author's debut novel

[Austen, Jane] | "It is a truth universally acknowledged..."

1003 [Austen, Jane] | "It is a truth universally acknowledged..."

[Austen, Jane] | Mansfield Park, the first edition in original boards — a rare survival

1004 [Austen, Jane] | Mansfield Park, the first edition in original boards — a rare survival

[Austen, Jane] | Emma—Lady Guilford's copy of this "perfect" novel in the original boards

1005 [Austen, Jane] | Emma—Lady Guilford's copy of this "perfect" novel in the original boards

Austen, Jane | The author's posthumous final novels

1006 Austen, Jane | The author's posthumous final novels

Blackmore, R.D. | Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor, the first edition

1007 Blackmore, R.D. | Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor, the first edition

[Brontë, Emily, and Ann Brontë] — Ellis Bell and Acton Bell | An outstanding survival of the sisters' debut novels

1008 [Brontë, Emily, and Ann Brontë] — Ellis Bell and Acton Bell | An outstanding survival of the sisters' debut novels

Brontë, Anne | The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the author's second and final novel

1009 Brontë, Anne | The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the author's second and final novel

Brontë, Charlotte | "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me..."

1010 Brontë, Charlotte | "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me..."

Brontë, Charlotte | The author's third novel, the last published in her lifetime

1011 Brontë, Charlotte | The author's third novel, the last published in her lifetime

Brontë, Charlotte | The Professor, the author's first novel, published posthumously

1012 Brontë, Charlotte | The Professor, the author's first novel, published posthumously

Collins, Wilkie | The trailblazer of British detective fiction

1013 Collins, Wilkie | The trailblazer of British detective fiction

Dickens, Charles | "Please, sir, I want some more."

1014 Dickens, Charles | "Please, sir, I want some more."

Dickens, Charles | The Christmas Books in their original cloth

1015 Dickens, Charles | The Christmas Books in their original cloth

Dickens, Charles | David Copperfield, first edition in book form

1016 Dickens, Charles | David Copperfield, first edition in book form

Dickens, Charles | Little Dorrit, first edition in book form

1017 Dickens, Charles | Little Dorrit, first edition in book form

Dickens, Charles | "I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip."

1018 Dickens, Charles | "I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip."

Doyle, Arthur Conan | A truly exceptional pair of the Memoirs and Adventures

1019 Doyle, Arthur Conan | A truly exceptional pair of the Memoirs and Adventures

Doyle, Arthur Conan | The Hound of Baskervilles; perhaps the best-loved crime story

1020 Doyle, Arthur Conan | The Hound of Baskervilles; perhaps the best-loved crime story

Doyle, Arthur Conan | Sherlock Holmes returns, the first edition

1021 Doyle, Arthur Conan | Sherlock Holmes returns, the first edition

Doyle, Arthur Conan | The Valley of Fear, a fine, bright copy

1022 Doyle, Arthur Conan | The Valley of Fear, a fine, bright copy

Doyle, Arthur Conan | His Last Bow, the penultimate collection of Holmes stories

1023 Doyle, Arthur Conan | His Last Bow, the penultimate collection of Holmes stories

Eliot, George | The author's debut novel

1024 Eliot, George | The author's debut novel

Eliot, George | The first work published with Eliot's identity revealed

1025 Eliot, George | The first work published with Eliot's identity revealed

Eliot, George | Silas Marner, the author's third novel

1026 Eliot, George | Silas Marner, the author's third novel

Eliot, George | Felix Holt. The Radical, a fine copy

1027 Eliot, George | Felix Holt. The Radical, a fine copy

Eliot, George | The author's magnum opus

1028 Eliot, George | The author's magnum opus

Falkner, J. Meade | The Lost Stradivarius, first edition of the popular ghost tale

1029 Falkner, J. Meade | The Lost Stradivarius, first edition of the popular ghost tale

Gaskell, Elizabeth | The Moorland Cottage, her second published work

1030 Gaskell, Elizabeth | The Moorland Cottage, her second published work

Hardy, Thomas | The first work to bear Hardy's name

1031 Hardy, Thomas | The first work to bear Hardy's name

Hardy, Thomas | “Why is it that a woman can see from a distance what a man cannot see close?”

1032 Hardy, Thomas | “Why is it that a woman can see from a distance what a man cannot see close?”

Hardy, Thomas | A Group of Noble Dames, signed by the author

1033 Hardy, Thomas | A Group of Noble Dames, signed by the author

Hardy, Thomas | Tess of the d'Urbervilles, an exceptionally fine copy

1034 Hardy, Thomas | Tess of the d'Urbervilles, an exceptionally fine copy

James, Henry | The Portrait of a Lady, the author's enduring and best-loved tale

1035 James, Henry | The Portrait of a Lady, the author's enduring and best-loved tale

Reade, Charles | The Cloister and the Hearth, the first edition of this historical novel

1036 Reade, Charles | The Cloister and the Hearth, the first edition of this historical novel

Reid, Thomas Mayne | The first edition of No Quarter!

1037 Reid, Thomas Mayne | The first edition of No Quarter!

Thackeray, William Makepeace | Vanity Fair, Thackeray's satirical masterwork

1038 Thackeray, William Makepeace | Vanity Fair, Thackeray's satirical masterwork

Trollope, Anthony | The novel that popularised the Chronicles of Barsetshire series

1039 Trollope, Anthony | The novel that popularised the Chronicles of Barsetshire series

Trollope, Anthony | The Claverings, a fine copy

1040 Trollope, Anthony | The Claverings, a fine copy

Trollope, Anthony | Castle Richmond, the first edition

1041 Trollope, Anthony | Castle Richmond, the first edition

Trollope, Anthony | Framley Parsonage, the fourth in the Barsetshire series

1042 Trollope, Anthony | Framley Parsonage, the fourth in the Barsetshire series

Trollope, Anthony | Orley Farm, the author's favourite of his novels

1043 Trollope, Anthony | Orley Farm, the author's favourite of his novels

Trollope, Anthony | A remarkable association copy inscribed by Effie C. Millais (née Gray)

1044 Trollope, Anthony | A remarkable association copy inscribed by Effie C. Millais (née Gray)

Trollope, Anthony | Miss Mackenzie, the first edition

1045 Trollope, Anthony | Miss Mackenzie, the first edition

Trollope, Anthony | The final book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire series, Trollope's "best novel"

1046 Trollope, Anthony | The final book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire series, Trollope's "best novel"

Trollope, Anthony | Ralph the Heir, Sadleir's copy

1047 Trollope, Anthony | Ralph the Heir, Sadleir's copy

Trollope, Anthony | The Way We Live Now, the first edition

1048 Trollope, Anthony | The Way We Live Now, the first edition