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An African Millionaire. Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay, Allen, Grant
1 Allen, Grant An African Millionaire. Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay
New York Dover 1980 Soft cover Fair Book 
Paperback. Original illustrated card covers. Lightly scuffed on extremities, spine sunned, otherwise good. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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What's Bred in the Bone, Allen, Grant
2 Allen, Grant What's Bred in the Bone
London George Newnes 1913 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Newnes Sevenpenny Novels. Undated [1913]. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Pocket edition in original light blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. A little browning on endpapers, otherwise a clean, tight copy: very good. A wild thriller, originally published by Tit-Bits, which won a £1,000 prize for the best novel in 1891. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Sin of Olga Zassoulich, Barrett, Frank
3 Barrett, Frank The Sin of Olga Zassoulich
London 1900 Hardcover Fair Book 
Undated copy, without title page (hence no date, no publisher). Probably around 1900. Textually complete, with a couple of loose pages tipped in. Dark brown leather over light brown cloth. Cloth worn on edges, some smudgy marks in text. A reading copy of this sensational novel of crime and Russian revolutionaries, which starts with the dramatic line "Wolves or Cossacks?" 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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A Set of Rogues Namely Christopher Sutton, John Dawson, The Señor Don Sanchez del Castillo de Castelaña and Moll Dawson[.]Their Wicked Conspiracy, and a True Account of their Travels and Adventures[...] (1895), Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis]
4 Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis] A Set of Rogues Namely Christopher Sutton, John Dawson, The Señor Don Sanchez del Castillo de Castelaña and Moll Dawson[.]Their Wicked Conspiracy, and a True Account of their Travels and Adventures[...] (1895)
London Macmillan & Co. 1895 Colonial Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Macmillan's Colonial Library No. 233. Original undecorated green cloth. Light foxing on endpapers, otherwise very good. Historical crime novel, with an immensely long, mock eighteenth century title (I have only given about half of it above). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Breaking the Shackles (1900), Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis]
5 Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis] Breaking the Shackles (1900)
London John MacQueen 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth generally (but lightly) mottled and speckled, gilt lettering partially dulled/oxidised, trace of removed label on lower part of spine, a little pink staining on edge of first few leaves, light foxing, bookplate on front pastedown, good. Not in Wolff (who had 15 of Barrett's novels). 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Night and Day; or, Better Late Than Never. In Two Parts (1858) [later re-issued under the title The Worst in the World], Bennett, John
6 Bennett, John Night and Day; or, Better Late Than Never. In Two Parts (1858) [later re-issued under the title The Worst in the World]
London Ward & Lock 1858 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Undated first edition [1858]. Rebound yellowback. Illustration at the head of each chapter. Mid-C19th green leather over red marbled boards; raised bands on spine; decorated endpapers. Leather rubbed on corner pieces, a little faint foxing, otherwise very good. Topp [II; 167]. "This is the first edition, no date, 2 parts, 293pp...it was issued by George Vickers, London (1859), as The Worst in the World.". Two stories of crime and moral degradation: "in the first...the erring one sinks unaided; while, in the second...the criminal is saved by the hallowed influences of love and kindness (Author's Preface). 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Love Made Manifest, Boothby, Guy
7 Boothby, Guy Love Made Manifest
London Ward, Lock & Co 1899 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book Lucy Kemp-Welch 
Undated first edition [1899]. Original navy-blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly scuffed. small nicks to spine ends, endpapers browned, good 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Fascination of the King (1897), Boothby, Guy
8 Boothby, Guy The Fascination of the King (1897)
London Ward, Lock & Co. 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original navy-blue cloth on bevelled boards: inset illustration on glazed paper on front board, lettered in gilt. 4 illustrations by Stanley L. Wood. Corners rubbed, inscription in pencil (1897) on front free endpaper, stamp on front pastedown, edges of free endpapers nicked, some foxing, good. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Dead Love Has Chains (1907), Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]
9 Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon] Dead Love Has Chains (1907)
Hastngs Sensation Press 2001 Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated white card. A few specks and spots, bookplate, good. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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His Darling Sin (1899), Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]
10 Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon] His Darling Sin (1899)
Hastngs Sensation Press 2001 Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated white card. A few specks and spots, bookplate, good. 
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One Fatal Moment and Other Stories & At the Shrine of Jane Eyre (2001), Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]
11 Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon] One Fatal Moment and Other Stories & At the Shrine of Jane Eyre (2001)
Hastings Sensation Press 2001 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Edited with an Introduction by Jennifer Carnell. Contains the 8 short stories which were originally published in book form as the third volume of Braddon's three-decker novel All Along the River. When the novel came to be reprinted in one volume the stories were dropped and not reprinted until the current edition. Also contains the essay "At the Shrine of Jane Eyre". The short stories are: One Fatal Moment, It is Easier for a Camel, The Ghost's Name, Stapylton's Plot, His Oldest Friends, If There Be Any of You, The Island of Old Faces & My Dream. Paperback in original illustrated white card. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, bookplate on inside front cover, good 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Sons of Fire, Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]
12 Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon] Sons of Fire
London Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. 1900 Hardcover Good Book 
Undated reprint, c1900. C20th rebinding in green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt. Paper faintly tanned, otherwise clean, tight: very good. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Master Detective. Being Some Further Investigations of Christopher Quarles (1922), Brebner, Percy James
13 Brebner, Percy James The Master Detective. Being Some Further Investigations of Christopher Quarles (1922)
London. Robert Holden 1923 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Later issue of first UK edition (1922); title page is a cancel and the publisher's name has changed from Holden & Hardingham to Robert Holden. Original red cloth, lettered in black on spine. Spine sunned, a few light marks good. Second collection of detective stories featuring the intuitive professor Christoper Quarles and his grand-daughter Zena 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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God and the Man (1881), Buchanan, Robert
14 Buchanan, Robert God and the Man (1881)
London Chatto & Windus 1887 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition, Piccadilly Novel. Illustrated by Fred Barnard. Original royal blue cloth, elaborately blocked in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine; brown-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine a little darkened, tiny chips on spine tips, signature (1889) on front pastedown, foxing spots throughout, good. "A study of the vanity and folly of individual Hate" (author's note). Publisher's catalogue dated April 1888 bound in at end. 
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God and the Man (1881), Buchanan, Robert
15 Buchanan, Robert God and the Man (1881)
London Chatto & Windus 1887 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition. Late C19th beige cloth with red leather title label on spine, green leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine and board edges darkened, otherwise good. "A study of the vanity and folly of individual Hate" (author's note). 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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A Double Scoop (1924), Cable, Boyd [ie Ernest Andrew Ewart]
16 Cable, Boyd [ie Ernest Andrew Ewart] A Double Scoop (1924)
London Hutchinson & Co. 1924 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Undated first edition [1924]. Publisher's remainder binding: maroon cloth, with blindstamped borders on boards, and art-nouveau flower designs on spine, lettered in gilt. Lettering on spine oxidised, otherwise very good. Semi-humorous crime novel (listed in Hubin). Chuck Summers pursues clues to the disappearance of William Goodenough, through Australa and the Far East. Cable/Ewart wrote two crime novels and a collection of short stories (his best known works relate his experiences in the trenches during the First World War). Publisher's catalogue for Autumn 1924 bound in at end. 
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Prisoners (Fast Bound in Misery and Iiron) (1906), Cholmondeley, Mary
17 Cholmondeley, Mary Prisoners (Fast Bound in Misery and Iiron) (1906)
London Hutchinson & Co. 1906 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 
Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. Generally sunned and faded, with chips to cloth at head of spine, bookplate on front pastedown, light foxing. A reading copy. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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For the Term of His Natural Life, Clarke, Marcus
18 Clarke, Marcus For the Term of His Natural Life
London Macmillan & Co. 1921 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Reprint. Original red cloth, lettered and framed in black. A trifle darkened at foot of spine, a little light foxing, very good 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Two Strange Men (1924), Clouston, J. [Joseph] Storer
19 Clouston, J. [Joseph] Storer The Two Strange Men (1924)
London Nash & Grayson 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original orange cloth. Corners lightly rubbed, Light marks on front board, light sunning at top of spine, good+. Crime novel. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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"I Say No" (1884), Collins, Wilkie
20 Collins, Wilkie "I Say No" (1884)
London Chatto & Windus 1886 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition. Late C19th brown beaded cloth, with (presumably) original leatherwork replaced at later date by brown fabric; pale brown card endpapers. Light browning on prelims, good. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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