TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882). The Eustace Diamonds, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1872. 8° (232 x 146mm). 4-page publisher's advertisements at front. Original green publisher's cloth, gilt spine, title in gilt on front board, publisher's monogram in blind on back board, slip case (head and tail of spine slightly rubbed). PROVENANCE: Yardley (bookplate) -- Michael Sadleir (booklabel) -- W.K. Laye (owner's inscription in pencil. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.
MARRYAT, Frederick (1792-1848). Masterman Ready; or the Wreck of the Pacific, London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1841-1842. 3 volumes, 8° (173 x 107mm). 32-page publisher's advertisements at front of both vol.I and II ('April 1842. A Catalogue of New Works. Part I,II). Original green cloth with picture in blind on front covers, bound by Westleys and Clark London, binder's tickets on pastedowns, slipcase (a little soiled). Provenance: ?Bentin Salisbury Noor ('Presented to, Bentin Salisbury Noor on his ninth birthday, April 1st 1880', inscribed on front free endleaves).
AUSTEN, Jane. The Novels of Jane Austen, Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1838. 2 volumes in one, 4° (240 x 150mm). Text in double columns. Contemporary red half calf (front and back boards detached). Early edition (1500 copies) of the collected works of Austen, the text being a reprint of separate editions of the novels issued by the same publisher 1832-33. Gilson E1.
With Selected Poems of Robert Buchanan (London: 1882, PRESENTATION COPY, 'To Rev. D. Mallory with Buchanan's kind regards. London, April 4th 1884'), Lady Wilde, Poems of Speranza (Glasgow and London, n.d., second edition). (5)