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Random Shots (1879), Adeler, Max [ie Charles Heber Clark]
1 Adeler, Max [ie Charles Heber Clark] Random Shots (1879)
London Ward, Lock & Co. 1882 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Library of Humour. Undated reprint, c1882. Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost. Original illustrated blue cloth, yellow endpapers. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, light staining on edge of front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Adeler/Clark was an American humourist, author of Out of the Hurly Burly, Captain Bluitt etc. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Carr of Carrlyon (1862), Aide, Hamilton
2 Aide, Hamilton Carr of Carrlyon (1862)
London Chatto & Windus Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition, undated (c1900). Original blindstamped crimson cloth. Spine lightly sunned, small chip at foot of spine, good. A melodrama of love, treachery and revenge set in Italy and Paris.. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Bee Hunters. A Tale of Adventure (1864) [Les Chasseurs d'Abeilles, 1864], Aimard, Gustave
3 Aimard, Gustave The Bee Hunters. A Tale of Adventure (1864) [Les Chasseurs d'Abeilles, 1864]
London Ward, Lock & Tyler 1865 Hardcover Very Good Book 
[First One-Volume Edition. Undated [1865]. Mid-C19th red leather over red marbled boards; raised bands, gilt ruling, dark red and green leather labels on spine; green endpapers. Boards lightly grazed, otherwise very good. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Red Track A Story of Social Life in Mexico (1862) [Valentin Guillois, 1862], Aimard, Gustave
4 Aimard, Gustave The Red Track A Story of Social Life in Mexico (1862) [Valentin Guillois, 1862]
London Published for the Proprietor 1865 Hardcover Very Good Book 
[Reprint].Mid-C19th rebinding in brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned, light foxing, otherwise very good. Translated by Lascelles Wraxall. The book also contains two short stories: A Buffalo Hunt & A Mustang. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Auriol or The Elixir of Life (1850 as Auriol. Fragment of a Romance), Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison
5 Ainsworth, W. [William] Harrison Auriol or The Elixir of Life (1850 as Auriol. Fragment of a Romance)
London George Routledge & Sons Hardcover Good Book 
Author's Edition. Undated, c1900. Original red cloth, with blindtstamped pattern of roses around image of Windsor Castle on front board. Spine lightly sunned, paper, lightly browned good. Ainsworth's unfinished supernatural romance was serialised in Ainsworth's Magazine -- as Revelations of London -- before appearing in the first collected edition of Ainsworth's novels as Auriol. The volume also contains two short stories: The Old London Merchant & A Night's Adventure in Rome. 
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Mervyn Clitheroe (1858), Ainsworth, William Harrison
6 Ainsworth, William Harrison Mervyn Clitheroe (1858)
London George Routledge & Sons 1895 Hardcover Good Book 
Author's Copyright Edition. Original fine-ribbed maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt: publisher's brown monogrammed endpapers. A few light marks, paper on rear inner joint chipped (but joint tight), good. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Something to Do, Alcott, Louisa M. [Louisa May Alcott]
7 Alcott, Louisa M. [Louisa May Alcott] Something to Do
London Ward, Lock & Tyler Hardcover Good Book 
The Lily Series. Undated, possibly the first edition of 1873 (The first British edition was undated). Rebound in green binder's cloth. A little foxing, good 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Queen of Sheba, Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
8 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey The Queen of Sheba
Edinburgh David Douglas 1889 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Author's Edition. Small pocket edition format, rebound in dark cherry red cloth. very good. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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A Crooked Path (1889), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
9 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] A Crooked Path (1889)
London Hurst & Blackett 1890 Hardcover Good Book 
First One-Volume Edition. Original red cloth, ruled in black and lettered in gilt on spine. Spine relaid, and new (glazed, black) endpapers. Rubbed on spine ends, good. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Beaton's Bargain (1886) & At Bay (1885), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
10 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] Beaton's Bargain (1886) & At Bay (1885)
London Frederick Warne & Co. Hardcover Very Good Book 
Warne's London Library. Undated copies (c1886). Two volumes bound as one in late C19th dark blue-green leather over marbled boards; green endpapers. Edges rubbed, otherwise very good. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Her Dearest Foe (1876), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
11 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] Her Dearest Foe (1876)
London Macmillan & Co. 1899 Hardcover Good Book 
Two Shilling Library. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in dark blue on front board, in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, cloth nicked on spine ends, a few light marks, paper browned on page edges, good.. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Look Before You Leap (1865), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
12 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] Look Before You Leap (1865)
London Macmillan & Co. 1900 Hardcover Good Book 
Two-Shilling Library. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in dark blue (gilt on spine). Spine tips scuffed, spine darkened, a few light marks on cloth, page edges browned, good. The story of a hasty elopement and its unhappy consequences. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Stronger Than Love (1902), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
13 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] Stronger Than Love (1902)
London T. Fisher Unwin Hardcover Good Book 
Popular Copyright Novels. Undated, c1904. Original broad-ribbed brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Decorated title page. Light scuffed on corners, with small nicks to cloth at head of spine, bookplate on front pastedown, good. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Heritage of Langdale (1877), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
14 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] The Heritage of Langdale (1877)
London Hutchinson & Co. Hardcover Good Book 
Cheap Edition: Hutchinson & Co., nd (c1890). Original fine-ribbed green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; dark blue endpapers. Spine dulled, otherwise good. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Snare of the Fowler (1892), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
15 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] The Snare of the Fowler (1892)
London Cassell & Co. 1892 Hardcover Good Book 
First One-Volume Edition. Original deep turquoise cloth, with heavily blindstamped floral design on both boards, lettered in gilt on spine; patterned endpapers. Spine lightly sunned, a little foxing, light brown stain on bottom margin of last 3 leaves of text and through catalogue, otherwise good. Publisher's catalogue dated 11.93 bound in at end. Published in the same year as the three-decker first edition. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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What Gold Cannot Buy (1895), Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector]
16 Alexander, Mrs [ie Annie Hector] What Gold Cannot Buy (1895)
London F. V. White & Co. 1895 Hardcover Good Book 
Second Edition. Original red cloth, lettered and ruled in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Corners scuffed, a few light marks on boards, signature (1899) on front free endpaper, otherwise good. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Tents of Shem, Allen, Grant
17 Allen, Grant The Tents of Shem
London The Caxton Publishing Company Hardcover Very Good Book 
First Thus. Undated, c1910. Frontispiece photograph of author and brief introduction (unsigned). original red cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Tents of Shem (1889), Allen, Grant
18 Allen, Grant The Tents of Shem (1889)
London Chatto & Windus 1891 Hardcover Very Good Book 
New Edition. Late C19th rebinding in beaded brown cloth. Owner's name (Carlcroft) in gilt on bottom of front board, lettering on spine a trifle crooked. A few light marks, light foxing, very good. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845), Andersen, Hans Christian
19 Andersen, Hans Christian The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845)
London Richard Bentley 1847 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Standard Novels, Volume 110. Frontispiece. Mid-C19th green-brown leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spine, blue marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. A little light scuffing and one small scratch to leather on rear board, foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845). [Improvisatoren, 1835], Andersen, Hans Christian
20 Andersen, Hans Christian The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845). [Improvisatoren, 1835]
London Ward and Lock Hardcover Good Book 
Undated reprint, c1857. Mid C19th brown leather over red marbled boards; black leather title label on spine. Extremities scuffed, front inner joint paper starting to crack (but joint tight), a few marks on endpapers, good. A novel -- partially autobiographical -- set in Italy. Andersen's first major success. 
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