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Based in Victoria, London, the Brothers Dalziel printed, illustrated and engraved many nineteenth century books. The work of this family, both individually and collectively, is an important aspect of Victorian literature and book illustration. The family name appeared in various editions of many thousands of books.

Here is a select biliography which highlights some important publications engraved by the brothers, sometimes in collaboration with others. Prices are for guidance only and can be affected by many considerations including binding, condition and edition, hence further research is advised.

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  • 1847 Partners For Life: A Christmas Story, by Camilla Toulmin (Mrs Dufour Crosland), illustrated by John Absolon, published by Wm. S. Orr & Co, first edition, cloth binding, VG condition, £85
  • 1847 Christmas Comes But Once a Year, by Luke Limner (John Leighton), cloth binding, unstated edition, published by William Tegg and Co, VG condition, £235
  • 1848-69 Alison's History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815, various editions, in thirteen volumes (bound in eight), by Sir Bart Archibald Alison, published by William Blackwood and Sons, VG condition, £1,380
  • 1854 Proverbial Philosophy, by Martin Tupper, with illustrations by John Tenniel, J. Gilbert, Birket Foster, H.N. Humphreys and others, cloth binding, first edition in this format, published by Thomas Hatchard, VG condition, £275
  • 1857 The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, selected and edited by the Rev. Robert Aris Willmott, incumbent of Bearwood, first edition, bound in green goatskin, published by Richard Clay for George Routledge & Co., fine condition, £450
  • 1858 The Plays of Shakespeare, complete in three volumes, by William Shakespeare, edited by Howard Staunton, illustrated by John Gilbert, half leather binding, first American edition, published by George Routledge & Co., VG condition, £500
  • 1859 Odes & Sonnets Illustrated, by Birket Foster, with ornamental designs by John Sliegh, full morocco binding by Ramage of London, first edition, published by George Routledge & Co., VG condition, £450
  • 1860 Poems, by James Montgomery, selected and edited by Robert Aris Willmott, signed by the Brothers Dalziel and dedicated to Mrs. William Warne, illustrated by Pickengill, Birket Foster, J. Wolf, John Gilbert, William Harvey, Duncan, and others, full green morocco presentation binding, first edition in this format, published by Routledge, Warne & Routledge, fine condition, £585
  • 1861 The Story of Arthur Hunter and His First Shilling, With Other Tales, by Mrs. Crowe (Catherine), first edition, published by James Hogg and Sons, VG condition, £585
  • 1863 Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape, with pictures in words by Tom Taylor, illustrations by Birkett Foster, full morocco sofcover binding, printed on india paper, first edition, published by Routledge Warne and Routledge, fine condition, £3,000
  • 1865 Fairy Realm, A Collection of the Favourite Old Tales, told in verse by Tom Hood, illustrated by Gustave Doré, first edition, published by Ward, Lock and Tyler, fair condition, £400
  • 1865 The Surprising, Unheard of and Never-to-be-Surpassed Adventures of Young Munchausen, illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, cloth binding, first edition, published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, VG condition, £500
  • 1865 Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens, illustrated by Marcus Stone, engravings by the Brothers Dalziel and W.T. Green, half calf binding, re-bound, first edition in this format, published by Chapman and Hall, VG condition, £705
  • 1865 Home Thoughts and Home Scenes in Original Poems, by Jean Ingelow, Dora Greenwell, Mrs. Tom Taylor, The Hon. Mrs Norton, Amelia B. Edwards, Jennett Humpherys and the author of John Halifax Gentleman, illustrations by Arthur Boyd Houghton, half morocco binding, first edition, published by Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, VG condition, £340
  • 1866 What The Moon Saw, and Other Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by H.W. Dulcken, illustrated by A. W. Bayes, cloth binding, first english translated edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, good condition, £260
  • 1866 Millais's Illustrations: A Collection of Drawings on Wood, by Sir John Everett Millais, engravings by the Brothers Dalziel and Swain, first edition, cloth binding, published by Alexander Strahan, VG condition, £275
  • 1866 A Round of Days, Described in Original Poems by Some of Our Most Celebrated Poets and in Pictures by Eminent Artists, by Christina Rossetti, George MacDonald, William Allingham, William Howitt, Mary Howitt and others, illustrated by A.W. Bayes, Warwick Brookes, W.P. Burton, E. Dalziel, T. Dalziel, Paul Gray, A.B. Houghton, T. Morten, J.W. North, G.J. Pinwell, F. Walker and J.D. Watson, bound in buckram, first edition, published by George Routledge & Sons, VG condition, £475
  • 1867 Griset's Grotesques; or, Jokes Drawn on Wood, With Rhymes by Tom Hood, illustrated by Ernest Griset, full calf binding, first edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, VG condintion, £740
  • 1867 Wayside Posies: Original Poems of the Country Life, edited by Robert Buchanan, illustrated by G. J. Pinwell, J. W. North, and Frederick Walker, full leather binding, first edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, good condition, £395
  • 1867 Proverbial Philosophy, by Martin Tupper, illustrated by John Tenniel, T. Dalziel and others, first edition, published by Edward Moxon & Co., VG condition, £350
  • 1868 The Savage-Club Papers, edited by Andrew Halliday, illustrations by Dore, Gilbert, Cruikshank and others, in two volumes, three quarter morocco binding, first edition, published by the Tinsley Brothers, VG condition, £305
  • 1872 The Golden Lion of Grandpere, by Anthony Trollope, illustrated by F.A. Fraser, cloth binding, first American edition, published by Harper & Brothers, fine condition, £605
  • 1872 Sage Stuffing for Green Goslings or, Saws for the Goose and Saws for the Gander, by Hugh Rowley, calf leather binding by O.E. Lauriat, first edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, VG condition, £270
  • 1874 Cobwebs from an Empty Skull, by Ambrose Bierce (as Dod Grile), softcover binding, first edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, VG condition, £975
  • 1880 Rural England, Loiterings Along the Lanes, by L.G. Seguin, illustrated by J. E Millais, signed, limited edition of 600, vellum over calf leather binding, first edition, published by Strahan & Co., fine condition, £450
  • 1881 The May-Blossom; or The Princess and Her People, from original illustrations by H. H. Emmerson, with verses by Marion M. Wingrave, illustrated with sixty-four chromolithographic illustrations, cloth binding, first American edition, published by A.C. Armstrong and Son, VG condition, £95
  • 1887 The Victoria History of England, by Arthur Bailey Thompson, first edition, published by George Routledge, good condition, £80
  • 1891 Little Emmie, The Mountain Prisoner: or, A Father's Care, by E.W., illustrated buckram binding, first edition, published by The London Gospel Tract Depot, VG condition, £25