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PETER PARLEY'S MAGAZINE: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People (1842), Parley, Peter
1 Parley, Peter PETER PARLEY'S MAGAZINE: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People (1842)
London Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. 1842 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Mid C19th green cloth with raised pattern of flowers, with brown leather title label on spine. Illustrated. Label has more usual title -- Peter Parley's Annual. A little scuffing, light foxing, very good. An early example of the popular annual. 
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Chapman's Magazine of Fiction, Volume I (1), May - August 1895, Various Authors
2 Various Authors Chapman's Magazine of Fiction, Volume I (1), May - August 1895
London Chapman & Hall 1895 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book } 
Contains: In a Hollow of the Hills by Bret HARTE. Start of serialisation. A Hard Woman. A Story in Scenes by Violet HUNT. Start of serialisation. Short stories include: A Good Curtain by F. C. PHILIPS, A Noiseless Burglar by James PAYN, Bad Matches by Anthony HOPE, Confessions of a Cruel Mistress by C. E. RAIMOND, Experiences of Inspector Battle: The Murder at Jex Farm by George Ira BRETT, For the Cause by Stanley J. WEYMAN, His Brother's Keeper by George GISSING, Past Redemption by Ian MACLAREN, The Demon Conger by Eden PHILLPOTTS, The Magic Cigar by E. W. HORNUNG, The Rousing of Eve Garland by Richard PRYCE, Under a Cloud by S. R. CROCKETT, Young Lochinvar by Flora Annie STEEL. Original navy blue cloth, decorated and lettered in pale blue, green and gilt; yellow endpapers. Rear board dulled (light dampstaining), inner joint papers lightly cracking, bookplate on front pastedown, fair/good. The first volume of a short-lived journal (1895 - 1898). A heavy item which will require additional postage. 
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London Society, Volume III (3), January - June 1863, Various Authors
3 Various Authors London Society, Volume III (3), January - June 1863
London London Society 1863 First Edition Hardcover Good Book } 
Contains: The Tenant of the Chintz Chamber (anonymous). Complete short novel. Various other short stories, mostly anonymous or merely signed with initials. Plates and textual illustrations by well-known artists. Paper of plates has browned. Late C19th binding in tan leather over marbled boards; raised bands, black leather title labels on spine; brown endpapers. Light wear to leatherwork, labels chipped on spine, light foxing, good+. A heavy item which will require additional postage. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Once a Week, New Series, Volume IV; July 1869 - January 1870, Various Authors
4 Various Authors Once a Week, New Series, Volume IV; July 1869 - January 1870
London Thomas Cooper 1870 First Edition Hardcover Fair Book } 
Contains: Waiting to Win--A Story of Fairlawn Grange by the Author of A Sister's Secret; complete serialisation. So Runs the World by the Author of Gardenhurst; conclusion of serialisation. The Riddle of Ivy Green by the Author of Sir Guy de Guy; illustrated by Phiz; complete serialisation. Caught by a Thread (anonymous): illustrated by Phiz; start of serialisation. Various anonymous short stories. Mid C19th tan leather over blue-and-red marbled board; raised bands and black leather title label on spine; brown endpapers. Area of paper rubbed away on front board, otherwise a good copy. A note on the Contents page states that, although the volume runs from August to January, the July issue is to be included. The pagination of the volume is impossibly eccentric: although all issues are present and in the correct order (Nos 79 - 109] the page numbering runs thus: pp 529 - 572; pp 1 - 66; pp 1 - 132; pp 153 - 176; pp 133 - 154; pp 178 - 590. A heavy volume which will require some additional postage. 
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St George's Magazine for Boys and Girls. January - December 1914, Various Authors
5 Various Authors St George's Magazine for Boys and Girls. January - December 1914
London Horace Marshall & Son 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
12 issues bound together in purple binder's cloth: front wrapper of January issue bound in at start of books. Cloth sunned, damp stain on bottom corner of rear board, otherwise good. A miscellaneous magazine which ran from 1906 to 1915, containing stories, articles on the Navy, Scouting etc. 
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Sunday Stories. Nos 402-427, January - June 1904, Various Authors
6 Various Authors Sunday Stories. Nos 402-427, January - June 1904
London Amalgamated Press 1904 First Edition Hardcover Good Book [ 
26 weekly issues bound together (mostly with original wrappers) in maroon leather over red cloth. Splash mark on front board, scuffed head/foot of spine, good. Each issue of Sunday Stories -- like its stable-mate Horners Weekly -- presents a mildly titillating melodramatic or romantic novelette; but with the twist that each is based (loosely) on a Bible text, so as to make it fit for Sunday reading. Novelettes include such example as A Mysterious Household by Mrs HORNE-VAISEY (Text: "I have been stranger in a strange land, Exodus II, 22) and A Time of Remembrance A Charming Complete Easter Story by Mabel MOLTON (Text: Call to remembrance the former days, Hebrews X, 32). Each issue also contains part of a serial etc. The run here contains two serials: the concluding half of A Lonely Maid by Florence HODGKINSON, An Innocent Sinner by Alice Maud MEADOWS (First half). A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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The Broadway. A London Magazine. New Series Volume III (3), September 1869 - February 1870, Various Authors
7 Various Authors The Broadway. A London Magazine. New Series Volume III (3), September 1869 - February 1870
London George Routledge & Sons 1870 Hardcover Good Book > 
Contains: Straight to the Goal by A New Writer. Chapters I - XXVII. First part of serialisation. Off the Scent by Arnold Heath. Chapters I - XXVI. First part of serialisation. Other items unsigned. The Broadway was short lived (1867- 1872) imitation of Smith, Elder & Co's Cornhill Magazine, published by rival publisher Routledge. Already the journal was struggling to attract well-known contributors. All volumes of this journal are now uncommon. Late C19th black leather over grey marbled boards. Lightly rubbed, lacks front free endpaper, good. 
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The Penny Magazine Volumes 21 & 22 [approx October 1903 - March 1904], Various Authors
8 Various Authors The Penny Magazine Volumes 21 & 22 [approx October 1903 - March 1904]
London Cassell & Co. 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book [ 
Contains: A Veiled Hand by E. Bagot Harte. Chapters XXXI - conclusion. The Mystery of Iris Grey An Emotional Drama of To-day by Annie O. Tibbits. Chapters I - XXIV (start of serialisation). Short stiories by writers including Tighe Hopkins, Annie O. Tibbits, Alice Maud Meadows, H. A. Vachell, G. B. Burgin, Huan Mee, F. E. M. Notley, L. J. Beeston, Edwin Pugh, Winifred Graham etc. Over 1100 pages. Mid C20th blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Cheap paper lightly browned on page edges, otherwise a clean, tight copy, good+. A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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Weekly Tale Teller, No 188, December 7, 1912, Various Authors including
9 Various Authors including Weekly Tale Teller, No 188, December 7, 1912
London Harry Shurry 1912 First Edition Paper Wrappers Good Book 
A weekly magazine of short stories, aimed largely at male readers; "The Best Sport -- Reading This Magazine". Contains: Captain Jenkinson's Plan by Frank SHAW, Christopher Quarles -- Crime Investigator. 4 -- Old Mrs Jardine by Percy James BREBNER, When William Went Shooting by F. Morton HOWARD, The River's Edge by Mary SCHULTZE, The Theft of the Holy Flag by Frederick BATEMAN, A Five-Pound Note by G. Roydon DUFF. The Final Round by S. H. REASON. Original illustrated paper wrappers. Rear wrapper chipped and torn, paper lightly browned. A good example of a scarce, ephemeral item. 
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 21 (XXI), January - June 1870, Various Authors:  Charles Reade, I. A. Shand, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Frances Eleanor Trollope etc
10 Various Authors: Charles Reade, I. A. Shand, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Frances Eleanor Trollope etc The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 21 (XXI), January - June 1870
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1870 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book } 
Contains: Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade (continuation of serialisation). Against Time by I. A. Shand (continuation of serialisation). Short stories include: Two Ladies-Two Hours by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Prince Moleskine's Conspiracy by E. C. Grenville-Murray. Essays include: Shamrockiana by Charles Lever (from series of occasional essays). Puritansim and the Church of England by Matthew Arnold, A Pupil of the Hotel Rambouillet by Frances Eleanor Trollope. Original blindstamped purple cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine sunned, small rectangular label removed from front free endpaper, signature (1870), otherwise good. A heavy item which will require additional postage. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The Strand Magazine, Volume XXX (30), July - December 1905, Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, E. Nesbit, P. G. Wodehouse, H. G. Wells, Richard Marsh etc
11 Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, E. Nesbit, P. G. Wodehouse, H. G. Wells, Richard Marsh etc The Strand Magazine, Volume XXX (30), July - December 1905
London George Newnes 1905 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book [ 
Contains: The Amulet by E. Nesbit. Part of serialisation. Lafayette by Max Pemberton. Part of serialisation. Sir Nigel by A. Conan Doyle. start of serialisation. Short stories include: The Adventure of the Snowing Globe by F. Anstey. The Boatswain's Mate, The Constable's Move, Four Pigeons, Her Uncle, by W. W. Jacobs, The Bride Comes Home by Mrs Baillie Reynolds, The Empire of the Ants by H. G. Wells, Expert Interference by W. Pett Ridge, A Gigantic Fraud by Florence Warden, Her Fourth & A Modest Half-Crownby Richard Marsh, The Lost Bowlers A Cricket Story & The Wire-Pullers A Cricket Story by P. G. Wodehouse, The Man in the Chest by Katharine Tynan, Rhymer the Second by Arthur Morrison. Early C20th green binder's cloth. A few light marks, very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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The Strand Magazine, Volume  VIII (8), July - December 1894, Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Grant Allen, Arthur Morrison, M. P. Shiel, L. T. Meade Etc
12 Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Grant Allen, Arthur Morrison, M. P. Shiel, L. T. Meade Etc The Strand Magazine, Volume VIII (8), July - December 1894
London George Newnes 1894 First Edition Hardcover Good Book [ 
Contains: Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison -- parts V - VII of serialisation. Short stories & article include: The Lord of Chateau Noir, The Medal of Brigardier Gerard & An Alpine Pass on Ski by A. Conan Doyle, The Dynamiter's Sweetheart & Dr Wardroper's Lie by Grant Allen, The Eagle's Crag by M. P. Shiel, A Horrible Fright by L. T. Meade, The Robbery at Foxborough by Mrs C. N. Williamson, The Star of the Grasmere by E. W. Hornung. Contemporary red cloth, lettered in gitl on spine. Spine dulled, a little foxing, good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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The Strand Magazine, Volume XIV (14), July - December 1897, Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Mary Angela Dickens, Grant Allen Etc
13 Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Mary Angela Dickens, Grant Allen Etc The Strand Magazine, Volume XIV (14), July - December 1897
London George Newnes 1897 First Edition Hardcover Good Book } 
Contains: The Tragedy of the Korosco by A. Conan DOYLE Chapter IV to conclusion. Short stories include: The Strange Experience of Alkali Dick by Bret HARTE, The Catch of the Season & For the Good of the County by Mary Angela DICKENS, Her Only Chance by G. M. ROBINS, Ivan's Grave by Dorothea GERARD, The Thames Valley Catastrophe by Grant ALLEN, Silenced by L. T. MEADE & Robert EUSTACE. Articles include The Compleat Novelist by James PAYN. Early C20th rebinding in grey cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A few light marks, light foxing, good++. A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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The Strand Magazine, Volume XIV (14), July - December 1897, Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Mary Angela Dickens, L. T. Meade, Grant Allen
14 Various Authors: A. Conan Doyle, Mary Angela Dickens, L. T. Meade, Grant Allen The Strand Magazine, Volume XIV (14), July - December 1897
London George Newnes 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book [ 
Contains: The Tragedy of the Korosko by A. Conan Doyle. Part of serialisation. Short stories include: The Catch of the Season & For the Good of the Country by Mary Angela Dickens, His Only Chance by G. M. Robins, Ivan's Grave by Dorothea Gerard, Silenced by L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace, The Thames Valley Catastrophe by Grant Allen. Early C20th grey cloth. A few light marks, very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage. 
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The Cornhill Magazine, [2nd/"New"] New Series, Volumes 16 - 21, January 1904 - December 1906, Various Authors: A. E. W. Mason, Margaret L Woods, Stanley J. Weyman, Q, Andrew Lang, Thomas Hardy, A, Conan Doyle
15 Various Authors: A. E. W. Mason, Margaret L Woods, Stanley J. Weyman, Q, Andrew Lang, Thomas Hardy, A, Conan Doyle The Cornhill Magazine, [2nd/"New"] New Series, Volumes 16 - 21, January 1904 - December 1906
London Smith, Elder & Co 1904 First Edition Hardcover Good Book = 
Contains: The Truants by A. E. MASON. Complete serialisation. Rose of the World by Agnes & Egerton CASTLE. Complete serialisation. The King's Revoke by Margaret L WOODS. Complete serialisation. Sir John Constantine by A. T. Quiller COUCH [Q]. Complete serialisation. Chippinge by Stanley J. WEYMAN. Complete serialisation. Historical Mysteries by Andrew LANG. Series of articles..Short stories include: Kan and Kawan by Laurence HOUSMAN, The Powder Blue Baron by Mrs Alfred SIDGWICK, Trodd's Corner by H. A. VACHELL, The Weird Woman by Emma BROOKE, A False Start by Jane BARLOW, The Second Mate by Perceval GIBBON, The Old Woman of Wessel by S. BARING-GOULD, A Were-Wolf Story by Horace HUTCHINSON, Fifteen Drops & The King and the Anarchist by W. E. NORRIS, The Lass of Windward Farm & On Windy Hill by Halliwell SUTCLIFFE, For Better For Worse by Martin ROSS. Articles include Nathaniel Hawthorne by Mrs Humphrey WARD, An Incursion into Diplomacy by A Conan DOYLE, Memories of Church Restoration by Thomas HARDY. Six volumes uniformly bound in deep purple leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spines. Volumes 16 - 21, have small chips and wear to head of spines, little light foxing: otherwise generally clean, tight: a good set. A very heavy set (6 heavy volumes) which will require substantial additional postage. Very competitive rates by courier to most destinations available. Please contact me for quotation on delivery before placing order: shipping costs will be added by agreement. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Pall Mall Magazine Volume XXII (22), Septemeber - December 1900, Various Authors: Algernon Blackwood, H. B. Marriott-Watson, E. Nesbit
16 Various Authors: Algernon Blackwood, H. B. Marriott-Watson, E. Nesbit The Pall Mall Magazine Volume XXII (22), Septemeber - December 1900
London Pall Mall Magazine 1900 Hardcover Very Good Book [ 
Short stories include: A Case of Eavesdropping by Algernon Blackwood, A Night on the Moor by R. Gilchrist Murray, The Outlaw by H. B. Marriott-Watson, You Loved Me First, The Waterworks, & The Circus by E. Nesbit. Original illustrated light blue cloth on bevelled boards. Light scuffing, foxing spots on prelims, very good. A heavy item which will require additional postage. 
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The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume XXXIV (34), October 1905 - March 1906, Various Authors: Alice & Claude Askew, F. C. Philips
17 Various Authors: Alice & Claude Askew, F. C. Philips The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume XXXIV (34), October 1905 - March 1906
London Central Publishing Company 1906 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book [ 
Short stories include: A New England Mother by Alice & Claude ASKEW, The Scarlet Submarine by Edgar TURNER & Reginald HOPPER, The Shadow on the Blind & A Modern Judge by F. C. PHILIPS. Articles include: F. C. Philips and His Work by Harold Pemberton. Original light green cloth, decorated in darker green and lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, light foxing, otherwise good. Little is known about F. C. Philips (author of the best-seller As in a Looking Glass). This article includes photographs of the author as well as interview material. A heavy volume which will require additional postage/shipping. 
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Good Words for 1869. Contains: Debenham's Vow by Amelia B. Edwards, Various Authors: Amelia B. Edwardes, Sarah Tytler, William Gilbert
18 Various Authors: Amelia B. Edwardes, Sarah Tytler, William Gilbert Good Words for 1869. Contains: Debenham's Vow by Amelia B. Edwards
London Strahan & Co 1869 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book [ 
Contains: Debenham's Vow by Amelia B. EDWARDS. Complete serialisation. Noblesse Oblige by Sarah TYTLER. Complete serialisation. Stories include: The Man Who Couldn't Feel Pain by William GILBERT. Mid C19th private binding in grass-green cloth, framed and lettered in gilt; maroon marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Corners bumped, foxing, closed tear (10 cm) to cloth, bottom end of lower hinge, good. A large heavy item which will require additional postage. 
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, New Series, Volumes V, Vi & VII (5, 6 & 7), c1854 - 5, Various Authors: Anne manning, Silverpen, Terence Tierney, Frank Smedley, Edmund Yates, William Hurton
19 Various Authors: Anne manning, Silverpen, Terence Tierney, Frank Smedley, Edmund Yates, William Hurton Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, New Series, Volumes V, Vi & VII (5, 6 & 7), c1854 - 5
London Virtue etc 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book ~ 
"Embellished with Elegant Steel Engravings." Contains: The Cogitations of Miss Clarinda Singlehart by Anne MANNING. Complete serialisation. The Adventurer by Terence TIERNEY. Complete serialisation. Doctor Oliver's Maid by SILVERPEN [ie Eliza METEYARD]. Complete serialisation. Harry Coverdale's Courtship and All That Came of It by Frank SMEDLEY. Continuation of intermittent serialisation. Articles and short stories include My Work and a Decorator, The Footsteps of Pitying Children, Three Junes at Chauncy Manor & The Stewpan at Aldershott by SILVERPEN, Our Street & A Queer World by Edmund YATES, Adventures Beyond the Arctic Circle & A Midnight Adventure on the North Cape of Lapland by William HURTON. Numerous other stories, unsigned. Three volumes uniformly bound in mid-C19th brown leather over brown marbled boards; raised bands and lighter brown leather title labels on spines. Light edgewear, a little foxing, very good. I can find no trace of book publication of Tierney's The Adventurer, which deals with life and adventures in the Ottoman Empire. A heavy three-volume set which will require additional postage. 
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London Society, Volumes XI, XII. Contains: Playing for High Stakes (Thomas); Hertford O'Donnell's Warning (Riddell), Various Authors: Annie Thomas, Mrs J. H. Riddell
20 Various Authors: Annie Thomas, Mrs J. H. Riddell London Society, Volumes XI, XII. Contains: Playing for High Stakes (Thomas); Hertford O'Donnell's Warning (Riddell)
London London Society 1867 First Edition Hardcover Good Book ] 
Contains: Playing for High Stakes by Annie THOMAS. Complete serialisation. Numerous other stories (mostly anonymous) etc. Christmas Number for 1867 bound in at end of Volume XII. Contains: A Dread Christmas Eve at Sea, An Actor's Holiday by Mark LEMON, Christmas Under Lock and Key by Thomas ARCHER, The Jubilee Christmas at Old Mendwyer, Hertford O'Donnell's Warning by Mrs J. H. RIDDELL, Rather Suspicious by Robert HUDSON etc. Two volumes uniformly bound in red leather over red marbled boards; raised bands, gilt tooling and leather title labels on spines. Lightly rubbed, labels chipped; plates browned (as always with this periodical), armorial bookplate on each front pastedown, good. Thomas's novel (here anonymous) was issued in book form simply as High Stakes. This was the first appearance of Riddell's banshee story: Hartford O'Donnell's Warning. A heavy two volume set which will require additional postage. 
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