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1822 1823 The Percy Anecdotes by Sholto and Reuben Percy $100
Click Here for Product Details! 1822 The Percy Anecdotes by Sholto and Reuben Percy. These original volumes cover literature, music and fine arts (Book1) and patriotism,war and exile (Book2, Each sections is 178 pages. In good condition with wear to edges of marbled hard cover. Marvellous illustrations at front page of each section. Each book is 5 5/8" by 3 5/8" by 1 1/4" thick.
1896 Mrs BeetonÂ’s Book of Household Management $45.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1896 Mrs BeetonÂ’s Book of Household Management. Large illustrated hard cover (spine missing) this is the Victorian familyÂ’s Bible for living. Mrs. Beeton has advice for every members of a fashionable household from the Mistress to the lowest servant. Everything from cutting up a cow and cooking it to employer employee legal advice. 900 recipes and full color illustrations. 1644 pages including some great 1800s advertisements. We have later Mrs. Beeton books as well.
1857 GunnÂ’s New Domestic Physician or Home Book of Heath by John C. Gunn MD $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1857 GunnÂ’s New Domestic Physician or Home Book of Heath by John C. Gunn MD. Huge hardcover book of 1046 pages including some gorgeous illustrations. This was the mid 1800s version of the emergency clinic filled with ailments and remedies for same including sketches of many plants used as well as the recipes. Loaded with homeopathic cures.

PRE 1900 BOOKS 

For sale here are books published before the year 1900.


 

 

We have number of rare and unusual

Bibles and Religeous Books

from the 1800s

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1700s 1800s PinnockÂ’s History of England to the Death of George the Third $45.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1700s 1800s PinnockÂ’s History of England to the Death of George the Third. Illustrated hard cover in used, aged condition. About 414 pages this book covers the history of England until 1820 so may be from the 1700s. A rare book and quite readable.
1893 Album of the WorldÂ’s Gems Photographs of the WorldÂ’s Greatest sights and people $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1893 Album of the WorldÂ’s Gems Photographs of the WorldÂ’s Greatest sights and people. Hard cover book in very good condition contains articles and photos of the worldÂ’s great destinations and sights as well as portraits of great leaders from around the world from presidents to Royalty.
.....SOLD.....1860s 70s Longfellow’s Poetical Works Edited by W.M. Rossetti $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1860s 70s Longfellow’s Poetical Works Edited by W.M. Rossetti. Beautiful hard cover gold embossed book by Ward, Locke & Co. Lavishly illustrated throughout by Thomas Secombe. Gold edged pages. In good condition with some tearing to top of spine, small stains on rear cover and front page missing. (See images). Part of Moxon’s Popular Poets Series. (See below)
1890 Lorna Doone 2 Volume AuthorÂ’s Edition Set by R. D. Blackmoore $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1890 Lorna Doone 2 Volume AuthorÂ’s Edition Set by R. D. Blackmoore. Nice leatherette bound books with some deterioration at edges and slight separation at spine. Otherwise good. Marvellous illustrations protected by vellum sheets. This is a rare deluxe authorÂ’s edition with a printed letter written by R. D. Blackmoore.
1889 Plain Facts for Old and Young Embracing the Natural History and Hygiene of Organic Life by J. H. Kellog MD $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1889 Plain Facts for Old and Young Embracing the Natural History and Hygiene of Organic Life by J. H. Kellog MD. Intended to discuss the prevalent sexual excesses of all kinds and the heinous crimes resulting from some froms of sexual transgressions. 9" by 6" spine separated from pages and front cover missing.
1804 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1804 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. Old bible printed in Oxford, England for the Foreign and British Bible Society. Embossed hard cover in well worn condition with covers separating from spine and numerous scribbles inside. Translated out of the original tongue and diligently compared and revised at his MajestyÂ’s Special Command. 6" tall by 3 3/4"
1889 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning from 1826 to 1844 $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1889 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning from 1826 to 1844. Hard cover book in good aged condition. Frontispiece illustration separated some discoloration on front pages. 400 pages of the literary and poetical efforts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning before her marriage to poet Robert Browning in 1846. Date not listed, inscription is 1899, with name, first page
Late 1800s The Poetical Works of Mrs. Hemans $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! Late 1800s The Poetical Works of Mrs. Hemans. Illustrated hard cover in good used condition has dedication in ink inside front pages.
1860 ChildÂ’s Companion and JuvenileÂ’s Instructor $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1860 ChildÂ’s Companion and JuvenileÂ’s Instructor. Hard cover book in good used condition with some wear to cover and minor dog ears. Full of short stories, poetry and religeous teaching in 367 pages with illustrations. Issued by the Religeous Tract Society in London England. 5 3/4" by 3 1/2" We also have an 1863 version in this series on sale elsewhere. We always combine shippping!
1898 The Making of the Empire The Story of Our Colonies by Arthur Temple $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1898 The Making of the Empire The Story of Our Colonies by Arthur Temple. Hard cover book in good used condition with some staining on page edges and damage to front cover (see images). A history of the British Empire throughout the world from Canada to Africa and the East Indies. Marvelous illustrations some full page. 299 pages.
.....SOlD.....1800Â’s The Nelson Universal Hand Atlas $20
Click Here for Product Details! Contains 240 maps of countries and cities of the world. 190 pages this blue/grey cloth bound book is a British printing from the 1800Â’s, I believe, since the population of Toronto is less than 400,000 and New York about 4.5 million. Loaded with fascinating statistics such as travel time in days to other destinations from London, world populations and much more.
1863 ChildÂ’s Companion and JuvenileÂ’s Instructor $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1863 ChildÂ’s Companion and JuvenileÂ’s Instructor. Hard cover book in good used condition with some wear to cover. Full of short stories, poetry and religeous teaching in 380 pages with illustrations. Issued by the Religeous Tract Society in London England. 5 3/4" by 3 1/2" We also have an 1860 version in this series on sale elsewhere. We always combine shippping!
.....SOLD.....1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy. A very old (and worn) book intended for school use and families. Blue cloth hard bound. Printed in Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada. Well used with stains,tears and rips. Profusely notated by prior students. A history of Canada before it became a country. 7th edition.
1880 Sketches Beyond The Sea by Franc B. Wilkie $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1880 Sketches Beyond The Sea by Franc B. Wilkie. Fascinating diary of an American abroad in Britain and Europe. Very detailed accounts of everyday life in Britain with refererence to that in the USA in 1880. Roughly the time of the Boer War and Zulu War. Good used condition hard cover with some wear and tear and loose binding (see images).
1885 The Queen’s Resolve "I Will be Good" with Royal Anecdotes and Incidents by Rev. Charles Bullock B.D $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1885 The Queen’s Resolve "I Will be Good" with Royal Anecdotes and Incidents by Rev. Charles Bullock B.D. Marvellous old book illustrated throughout with photos, etchings, drawings etc. Missing pages 23 to 26, cloth bound embossed hard cover with red paint stains on cover. 64 pages
Possible 1850 Inez: A Tale of the Alamo by Augusta J. Evans $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Possible 1850 Inez: A Tale of the Alamo by Augusta J. Evans. Hard cover book in good used condition with some separation at spine.
The Dog Crusoe and His Master by R.M. Ballantyne $15
Click Here for Product Details! The Dog Crusoe and His Master by R.M. Ballantyne. Marvellous turn of the century book with red cloth hard cover with embossed titling and beautiful coloured plates. published by Blackie and Son. London. Good used condition with some staining on rear cover , owner’s name in back and teacher’s dedication for ’General Efficiency" in front.
1887 Author’s Edition of ’Indian Summer by W.D. Howell $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1887 Author’s Edition of ’Indian Summer by W.D. Howell. Rare author’s edition Volume 1 published by David Douglas of Edinburgh. Soft covers bound with strings. Front cover and some loose but it does not appear to have had a spine.. 255 pages
1889 La Petite Princesse Des Bruyeres apparently by E. Marlitt $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1889 La Petite Princesse Des Bruyeres apparently by E. Marlitt apparently pseudonym of Eugenie John (1825–1887), a popular German novelist. This is a French version of the German novel. Hard cover in good condition. Appears to be a prize from the Paris Academy. Has signed label attesting to this as well as embossed gold ’Lycee Molierre on front cover. Very nice illustrations.
1800s Mark Maskell: A Life Story by Thomas Guttery $15.00
1800s Mark Maskell: A Life Story by Thomas Guttery. Hard cover book in used condition. Wear and tear to covers title page loose and some smudging throughout. Illustrated with full page engravings or etchings.
1880s - 90s The Dragon and the Raven by G.A. Henty $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1880s - 90s The Dragon and the Raven by G.A. Henty or the Days of King Alfred. Hard cover book in aged condition with considerable foxing. 334 pages illustrated. Possible First Edition.
1899 Black Rock A Tale of the Selkirks by Ralph Connor $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1899 Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks by Ralph Connor. Hard cover book in good condition with some staining on covers and bleed through of title page to front page.
1800s Under The Old Roof by Hesba Stretton $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s Under The Old Roof by Hesba Stretton. Published by the Religeous Tract Society in Great Britain. Hard cover book in good condition with some discoloration on pages. Not dated but has a 1907 dedication written in front. Nicely illustrated and great cover.
Late 1800s John Halifax, Gentleman by Mrs. Craik and Illustrated by A.A Dixon $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! Late 1800s John Halifax, Gentleman by Mrs. Craik and Illustrated by A.A Dixon. Published by London & Glascow Collins’ Cleat-type press this a leather bound soft cover book illustrated with full page artworks by A.A Dixon. Good condition with minor tears to covers. Inside very good. 574 pages.
.....SOLD.....1891 A Hidden Foe by G. A. Henty $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1891 A Hidden Foe by G. A. Henty. Hard cover book in good condition with minor wear and tear to cover and slight water stain on front cover page. 313 pages. First Edition.
1800s Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell. Hard cover book beautifully decorated in good used condition with minor wear and tear to covers and some staining to a few pages. (See images). Elizabeth Wetherell was the pseudonym of Susan Bogert Warner 1819 – 1885 author of thirty novels.
1800s The Castaways by Capt. Mayne Reid $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s The Castaways by Capt. Mayne Reid. Hard cover book in good used condition with minor staining and great colour illustrations and decorated cover. Part of NelsonÂ’s Travel Series. This book is about strange adventures of people adrift at sea. Dedication in ink inside front cover.
1891 Shirley (A Tale) by Â’Currer BellÂ’ Charlotte Bronte $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1891 Shirley (A Tale) by Â’Currer BellÂ’ Charlotte Bronte. This was the first book written after her great success with Jane Eyre. Hard cover in rough condition but readable. 557 pages
.....SOLD.....1800s John Halifax Gentleman by Mrs. Craik $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s John Halifax Gentleman by Mrs. Craik. Blue cloth covers with gold illustrated title and containing full page illustrations inside. Some staining and loose page at front. OwnerÂ’s name written inside cover.422 pages
.....SOLD.....1888 For The Temple by G.A. Henty $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1888 For The Temple by G.A. Henty is an historical fiction which tells of the fall of Jerusalem. Illustrated inside and out this book has staining inside and out as well. Quite readable and great images. 384 pages.
.....SOLD.....1891 CanadaÂ’s Patriot Statesman; The Life and Career of the Right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald $30.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1891 CanadaÂ’s Patriot Statesman; The Life and Career of the Right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald based on the work of Edmund Collins, Revised with additions to date by G. Mercer Adam. Beautifully bound in textured material with embossed gold lettering. Numerous illustrations of notable Canadian contemporaries. 613 pages, almost 9" long by 6 1/4" wide and 1 3/4" thick. Very good condition with minor wear to spine bottom and cover corners.

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