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The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters. Howarth Edition (1899-1900). I: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte II: Shirley by Charlotte Bronte III: Villette by Charlotte Bronte IV: The Professor by Charlotte Bronte (with Poems by Charlotte, Emily, Anne & Patrick Bronte) V: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte & Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte VI: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte VII: The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Mrs Gaskell, Bronte, Charlotte, Emily & Anne
1 Bronte, Charlotte, Emily & Anne The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters. Howarth Edition (1899-1900). I: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte II: Shirley by Charlotte Bronte III: Villette by Charlotte Bronte IV: The Professor by Charlotte Bronte (with Poems by Charlotte, Emily, Anne & Patrick Bronte) V: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte & Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte VI: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte VII: The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Mrs Gaskell
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1910 Hardcover Very Good Book = 
Re-issue. Introduction to each novel by Mrs Humphry Ward, and to Gaskell's Life by Clement K Shorter. Frontispieces and illustrations (most photographs of locations) in each volume. Seven volumes in original fine-ribbed sage green cloth, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; black endpapers. Light scuffing, foxing on prelims and fore-edges, signatures on prelims (1912): a very good set. A heavy set which will require additional delivery costs. Competitive rates offered for delivery by courier. 
Price: 105.00 GBP
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Soprano, A Portrait (1905), The Primadonna, A Sequel to Soprano (1908), The Diva's Ruby, A Sequel to Soprano and The Primadonna (1908), Crawford, F. Marion [Francis Marion Crawford]
2 Crawford, F. Marion [Francis Marion Crawford] Soprano, A Portrait (1905), The Primadonna, A Sequel to Soprano (1908), The Diva's Ruby, A Sequel to Soprano and The Primadonna (1908)
London Macmillan & Co. 1910 Hardcover Fine Book [ 
Reissues: 1907, 1910, 1910. Uniform navy blue cloth, author's initials within gilt decoration on front boards; bookplate on each front pastedown. Crisp, bright, fine set. Crawford's trilogy, following the career (musical, romantic and otherwise) of Margaret Donne (stage name Margaret da Cordova). heavy set: will require some extra postage. 
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The D'Artagnan Romances (The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years Later, The Vicomte de Bragelonne) [Les Trois Mousquetaires, Vingt Ans Après, Le Vicomte de Bragelonne, 1844 - 1850], Dumas, Alexandre [aka Alexander Dumas]
3 Dumas, Alexandre [aka Alexander Dumas] The D'Artagnan Romances (The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years Later, The Vicomte de Bragelonne) [Les Trois Mousquetaires, Vingt Ans Après, Le Vicomte de Bragelonne, 1844 - 1850]
London J. M. Dent 1894 Hardcover Good Book = 
Illustrated. Ten volumes in original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; green-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers; top edges gilt. Page edges untrimmed. Lightly scuffed on spine ends, a little foxing, good. The complete history of D'Artagnan and his adventures with the musketeers (Athos, Porthos and Aramis). The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After are each in two volumes: the massive final novel (often divided in English translations into three separate novels: The Vicomte of Bragelonne, Louise de la Vallière and The Man in the Iron Mask) is in six volumes. A heavy set which will require additional postage. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. 
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Miss Ferrier's Novels edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson (1894) [Marriage, The Inheritance, Destiny], Ferrier, Miss Susan
4 Ferrier, Miss Susan Miss Ferrier's Novels edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson (1894) [Marriage, The Inheritance, Destiny]
London J. M Dent & Co 1894 Hardcover Good Book = 
Limited Edition, No 14 of 75. Three illustrations in each volume by Nelly Erichsen. Six volumes in original maroon buckram, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines, page edges untrimmed. Spines and board edges sunned, spine tips scuffed, armorial bookplates on front pastedown, a little foxing/browning, good. The set comprises Marriage (1818), 2 vols; The Inheritance (1824), 2 vols; Destiny (1831), 2 vols. A very heavy set which will require additional postage. In UK this will need to be sent as a Medium Parcel. 
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The Argonaut Edition of the Works of Bret Harte in 24 volumes, Harte, Bret
5 Harte, Bret The Argonaut Edition of the Works of Bret Harte in 24 volumes
New York P. F. Collier Hardcover Very Good Book = 
P. F. Collier [by Special Arrangement with the Houghton Mifflin Company]. No date, c1905. Illustrated. 25 volumes in original dark grey-green cloth, with raised design of tree on each front board, lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, a few light marks and light foxing, occasional date on endpapers, very good. Uncommon outside the USA. The set comprises: I - Maruja, Drift from Two Shores, By Shore and Sedge & Thankful Blossom II - A Waif of the Plains, In the Carquinez Woods, Snow Bound at Eagle's & A Millionaire of the Rough-and-Ready, III - A Ward of the Golden Gate & The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh, IV - Trent's Trust & The Crusade of the Excelsior, V - Condensed Novels & New Burlesques, VI - Barker's Luck & In a Hollow of the Hills, VII - The Luck of Roaring Camp & Susy A Story of the Plains, VIII - Complete Poetical Works, IX - Openings in the Old Trail & How I Went to the Mines, X - Under the Redwoods, XI - From Sand Hill to Pine & A Tourist from Injianny, XII - Mr Jack Hamlin's Mediation & Two Men of Sandy Bar, XIII - Stories in Light and Shadow & The Argonauts of North Liberty, XIV, Tales of Trail and Town, XV - The Three Partners, XVI - Tales of the Argonauts & On the Frontier, XVII - Mrs Skagg's Husbands, XVIII - Clarence & The Story of a Mine. XIX - The Bell-Ringer of Angel's, XX - A Protégée of Jack Hamlin's & Jeff Briggs' Love Story, XXI - Sally Dows & Phyllis of the Sierras, XXII - A First Family of Tasajara & The Queen of the Pirate Isle, XXIII - Colonel Starbottle's Client, Flip & Found at Blazing Star, XXIV - Cressy & The Twins of Table Mountain, XXV - A Sappho of Green Springs, The Four Guardians of Lagrange & Peter Schroede. Delivery by courier in UK for standard second class postage rate (£2.85). However this is a very heavy set which will require considerable additional postage costs. to destinations outside the UK. 
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The Novels and Tales of Guy de Maupassant, Maupassant, Guy De
6 Maupassant, Guy De The Novels and Tales of Guy de Maupassant
London Alfred A. Knopf Hardcover Good Book = 
Undated (c1920) 18 volumes rebound as 6 in mid C20th blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spines. 2 vols have faint evidence of damp-staining on lower edges, good. Translated from the French by a variety of different writers. Contents. I - Boule de Suif, Mlle Fifi, That Pig Morin; II - A Woman's Life, The Sisters Randoli, Miss Harriet; III - Bel-Ami, Yvette, Night and Day Stories; IV - Little Roque, Mount Oriol, The Horla; V - Pierre & Jean, The Olive Orchard, Strong as Death; VI - Useless Beauty, A Woman's Heart, The Pedlar. A very heavy set which will require additional postage. In UK this will need to be sent as a Medium Parcel. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Widecombe Edition of Eden Phillpott's Dartmoor Novels in Twenty Volumes (1927-8). 1: Widecombe Fair (1913) 2: The Thief of Virtue (1910) 3: The Three Brothers (1909) 4: The River (1902) 5: Demeter's Daughter (1911) 6: The Mother (1908) 7: Children of the Mist (1898) 8: Brunel's Tower (1915) 9: The Forest [as The Forest on the Hill (1912)] 10: The Virgin in Judgement (1908) 11: Miser's Money (1920) 12: The Secret Woman (1905) 13: Orphan Dinah (1920) 14: The Portreeve (1906) 15: Sons of the Morning (1900) 16: The Beacon (1911) 17: The Whirlwind (1907) 18: Children of Men (1923) 19: Fun of the Fair (1909) 20: Brother Man (1920)., Phillpotts, Eden
7 Phillpotts, Eden The Widecombe Edition of Eden Phillpott's Dartmoor Novels in Twenty Volumes (1927-8). 1: Widecombe Fair (1913) 2: The Thief of Virtue (1910) 3: The Three Brothers (1909) 4: The River (1902) 5: Demeter's Daughter (1911) 6: The Mother (1908) 7: Children of the Mist (1898) 8: Brunel's Tower (1915) 9: The Forest [as The Forest on the Hill (1912)] 10: The Virgin in Judgement (1908) 11: Miser's Money (1920) 12: The Secret Woman (1905) 13: Orphan Dinah (1920) 14: The Portreeve (1906) 15: Sons of the Morning (1900) 16: The Beacon (1911) 17: The Whirlwind (1907) 18: Children of Men (1923) 19: Fun of the Fair (1909) 20: Brother Man (1920).
London Macmillan & Co. 1927 First Thus Hardcover Good Book = Signed by Author(s)
Complete set in 20 volumes. Fifteen hundred sets issued. Uniformly bound in white vellum over green boards, with gilt lettering on spines. Leaves untrimmed. Frontispiece to each volume. Some free corners rubbed, a few faint marks on spines and boards, light foxing, still a good to very good set. Volume 1 (Widecombe Fair) has an introduction by Arnold Bennett and is signed by the author on the verso of the half-title. The numbered sequence (1 -- 20, as listed in the title to this item) does not reflect the order in which the novels were originally published. A very heavy set which will require additional dleivery costs. Competitive rates offered for delivery by courier. 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein, Scott, Sir Walter
8 Scott, Sir Walter Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein
Leipzig Tauchnitz Copyright Edition Hardcover Good Book ] 
6 volumes uniformly bound in red cloth over black-and-red mottled boards. Light edgewear and a little grazing on all volumes; paper a little browned on page edges, various signatures. Series half-titles present in all volumes. Old Mortality -- repair to paper on corner of title page -- Todd [97Ac] -- Third Issue of First Setting, c1875. Guy Mannering -- signature (1877) on title page -- Todd [99Ab] -- Second Issue of First Setting, c1877. The Pirate -- paper chipped on board edges, slip cut from top edge of title page to remove signature (1878) -- Todd [102c] -- Third Issue, c1878. The Monastery -- signature (1878) on title page -- Todd [478b] -- Second Issue, c1878. Woodstock -- text printed in double columns, undated signature on prelims -- Todd [1133a] -- First Issue, c1871. Anne of Geierstein -- front free endpaper chipped on edges, with ink stain on top edge, signature (1879) on title page, printed in double columns -- Todd [1158] -- First/Only Issue, c1879. A heavy six-volume set which will require additional postage. 
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The Waverley Novels. Large Type Border Edition, 24 volumes (1897 - 1900), Scott, Sir Walter. Introduction and Notes by Andrew Lang
9 Scott, Sir Walter. Introduction and Notes by Andrew Lang The Waverley Novels. Large Type Border Edition, 24 volumes (1897 - 1900)
London John C. Nimmo 1900 Hardcover Very Good Book 
With 10 - 12 illustrations (by different artists) in each volume. 24 volumes in original green cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt; maroon endpapers, top edges gilt. A little light scuffing, a little light foxing, name stamp in 2 or 3 volumes, some volumes unopened. A very good set. Please note: this is very heavy set: for delivery by courier. Extra postage costs for delivery outside the UK only. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare Printed from the Text of J. Payne Collier, Esq., F. S. A. With the Life and Portrait of the Poet (1843 - 4), Shakespeare, William
10 Shakespeare, William The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare Printed from the Text of J. Payne Collier, Esq., F. S. A. With the Life and Portrait of the Poet (1843 - 4)
Leipzig Tauchnitz 1843 Copyright Edition Hardcover Good Book ] 
[First Issue]: Tauchnitz, 1843-4. 7 volumes uniformly bound in blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; pale brown endpapers; red silk book mark in each volume. Portrait of Shakespeare in Volume I. Some corners rubbed, light staining to upper part of pages in volumes I & II, also first few leaves of volume VI, inner joint paper lightly cracked: a good set. Todd [40Aa/41Aa/42Aa/43Aa/44Aa/45Aa/46Aa]. First issues, with woodcut decoration on each title page, all half-titles present. A heavy, multi-volume set, which will require additional postage 
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The History of the Fairchild Family; or, The Child's Manual; Being a Collection of Stories Calculated to Show the Importance and Effects of a Religious Upbringing. Parts I, II & III (1818 - 1847), Sherwood Mrs [Mary Sherwood]
11 Sherwood Mrs [Mary Sherwood] The History of the Fairchild Family; or, The Child's Manual; Being a Collection of Stories Calculated to Show the Importance and Effects of a Religious Upbringing. Parts I, II & III (1818 - 1847)
Leipzig J. Hatchard & Son 1848 Hardcover Very Good Book } 
Part I - Seventeenth Edition; Part II - Fourth Edition; Part III - Second Edition: 1848, 1848, 1849. Frontispiece in each volume. Three volumes in original blindstamped cloth: Part I in maroon cloth, with booklists on endpapers; Parts II & III in green cloth with yellow endpapers. Lightly sunned on spines, a little scuffing, small name stamps and signatures on prelims, a little foxing: a very good set. Mrs Sherwood published the first part in 1818; the second part in 1842; and the third part (with the assistance of her daughter) in 1847. A heavy set which will will require some additional postage. 
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The Works of Tobias Smollett, edited by George Saintsbury (viz Roderick Random, Peregrine Pickle, Ferdinand Count Fathom, Sir Launcelot Greaves, & Humphry Clinker), Smollett, Tobias
12 Smollett, Tobias The Works of Tobias Smollett, edited by George Saintsbury (viz Roderick Random, Peregrine Pickle, Ferdinand Count Fathom, Sir Launcelot Greaves, & Humphry Clinker)
London Navarre Society Hardcover Near Fine Book * George Cruikshank 
Undated edition, c1920. Twelve volumes in original blue cloth; blindstamped fleur-de-lis and gilt lettering on spines. A couple of corners bumped, an occasional foxing spot, otherwise near fine. Complete 12 volume set containing all five of Smollett's novels: Vols I - III The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748); Vols IV - VII The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle (1751); Vols VII - IX The Adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom (1753); Vol X The Life And Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves (1762); Vols XI-XII The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771). A very heavy set which woill require additional postage. 
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. New Century Library [in 14 volumes], Thackeray, William Makepeace
13 Thackeray, William Makepeace The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. New Century Library [in 14 volumes]
London Thomas Nelson & Co. 1901 Hardcover Near Fine Book # 
Frontispiece in each volume. Fourteen volumes uniformly bound in fine-ribbed green cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; black endpapers; top edges gilt; red silk bookmark in each volume. A few faint marks on cloth, a little foxing on prelims, otherwise a near fine set. An India-paper edition allowing Thackeray's works to be compressed into 14 slender volumes (complete): Vanity Fair is only 1.5 cm thick, but runs to 784 pages. The New Century Library edition was first issued 1899 - 1900, but was reprinted and offered in a variety of bindings. A heavy set which will require some additional postage 
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive and Entertaining Tracts (1844 - 7), Various Authors
14 Various Authors Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive and Entertaining Tracts (1844 - 7)
Edinburgh W. & R. Chambers 1869 Hardcover Good Book = 
New & Revised Edition. Illustrated. 20 volumes bound as 10 in mid-C19th black leather over red marbled boards; light brown leather title labels on spines; brown endpapers. Volumes 1/2 & 3/4 have small chips to leather at head spine; volume 19/20 has small split to end of upper hinge. Boards grazed, some rubbing to edges, spines scuffed, small chips to leather, but generally a tight set: good. The "tracts" are in fact articles and stories, originally issued individually and then in collected volume form. The mixture contains essays history, biography, natural history, science -- and stories, novelettes etc, including: Picciola by X. B. SAINTINE, Journal of a Poor Vicar, The Gold-Makers' Village & The Village Mayor by Heinrich ZCHOKKE, It's Only a Drop, There is No Hurry!, Time Enough, Do You Think I'd Inform? & The Schoolmaster's Dream by Mrs. S. C. HALL, The Two Beggar Boys by Mrs CROWE, The Scottish Adventurers by Hector MacNEILL, Mrs MacClarty by Elizabeth HAMILTON, The Magic Flute by Heinrich SMIDT, The Sister of Rembrandt by BERTHOUD, The Wooden Spoon by UNCLE ADAM, Jim Cronin by Mrs HOARE. Also the following anonymous tales: Scottish Traditionary Stories, A Tale of Norfolk Island, The Story of Richard Falconer, Traditionary Tales of Tweeddale, Abby's Year in Lowell, The Story of Valentine Duval, Passion and Principle, The Christmas Holiday, Stories of Aims and Ends, Helen Gray, Three Ways of Living, The Deserters, Moral Tales from the French, Valerie Duclos, The Tintoretto, The Friendly Arrest, Quentin Matsys, Leon Gondy A Legend of Ghent, The Guerilla, The Hope of Leascombe. A very heavy 10 volume set which will require additonal postage. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courie. 
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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. 
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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
16 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
17 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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The Cornhill Magazine, Volumes, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII (18, 19, 20, 21, 22), July 1868 - December 1870, Various Authors: Lady Frances Verney, Charles Lever, Charles Reade, A. I. Shand, Mrs oliphant, Miss Thackeray, F. E. Trollope.
18 Various Authors: Lady Frances Verney, Charles Lever, Charles Reade, A. I. Shand, Mrs oliphant, Miss Thackeray, F. E. Trollope. The Cornhill Magazine, Volumes, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII (18, 19, 20, 21, 22), July 1868 - December 1870
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1870 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book = 
Contains: Lettice Lisle by Lady Frances VERNEY [née NIGHTINGALE]. Complete serialisation. That Boy of Norcott's by Charles LEVER. Complete serialisation. Put Yourself in His Place by Charles READE. Complete serialisation. Shamrockiana by Charles LEVER. 4 parts. Against Time by A[lexander] I[nnes] SHAND. Complete serialisation. Novelettes and short stories include: The Stockbroker at Dinglewood & Mrs Merridew's Fortune by Mrs OLIPHANT, From an Island, Sola, Fulham Lawn & Little Paupers by Anne Thackeray RITCHIE, The Courtyard of the Ours d'Or by Katherine MACQUOID, La Grande Marquise by Frances Eleanor TROLLOPE. Articles by Anne Thackeray RITCHIE, E. C. Grenville MURRAY, T. A. TROLLOPE. 5 volumes in original red (or dark red cloth), with raised decorations on boards and gilt lettering. Some light sunning on cloth, a few light marks, front inner joint repaired on volume XVIII. A good set. A very heavy set which will require additional postage. Competitive rates by courier available worldwide. Volumes XVIII & XXI are in bright red cloth, volumes XIX, XX & XXII are in dark red cloth. Lady Verney was the elder sister of Florence Nightingale. 
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The Awakening of Mary Fenwick (1889); One Reason Why (1892); In the Suntime of Her Youth (1893); Mary Fenwick's Daughter (1894); A Matter of Skill and Other Stories (1896); Sunset (1898), Whitby, Beatrice
19 Whitby, Beatrice The Awakening of Mary Fenwick (1889); One Reason Why (1892); In the Suntime of Her Youth (1893); Mary Fenwick's Daughter (1894); A Matter of Skill and Other Stories (1896); Sunset (1898)
London Hurst & Blackett 1896 Hardcover Very Good Book 
The Awakening of Mary Fenwick (1889): Hurst & Blackett, nd, c1898. One Reason Why (1892): Hurst & Blackett, nd, c1898. In the Suntime of Her Youth (1893): Hurst & Blackett, nd, c1898. Mary Fenwick's Daughter (1894): Hurst & Blackett, nd, c1898. A Matter of Skill and Other Stories (1896): Hurst & Blackett, 1896. Sunset (1898): Hurst & Blackett, nd, c1898. 6 volumes in uniform binding of black cloth on bevelled boards: butterfly motif in gilt on front boards; dark green endpapers. Light scuffing on corners, signatures (1901) in each volume: crisp, bright, very good. Six of Whitby's eighteen or so books in a uniform binding. "Intelligent, very mildly feminist fiction" (Edwardian Fiction). A Matter of Skill is the first edition, issued in the uniform binding. 6 volume set: will require additional postage. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville, Whyte-Melville G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]
20 Whyte-Melville G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville] Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville
London W. Thacker 1902 First Thus Hardcover Fair Book = 
The Works of G. J. Whyte-Meville (1898 - 1902). In Twenty Four Volumes. Edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. Illustrated by various artists including: H. M. Brock, C. E. Brock, Hugh Thomson, Bernard Partridge, Cecil Alden etc. Limited edition of 1050 copies. The volumes are: 1 - Riding Recollections; 2 - Katerfelto; 3 - Uncle John; 4 - Market Harborough; 5 - Contraband; 6 - M or N; 7 - Tilbury Nogo; 8 - Songs and Verses & Bones and I; 9 - Black but Comely; 10 - The Brookes of Bridlemere; 11 - The White Rose; 12 - Roy's Wife; 13 - Satanella; 14 - Digby Grand; 15 - Sarchedon; 16 - Sister Louise & Rosine; 17 - Kate Coventry; 18 - Cerise; 19 - The Queen's Maries; 20 - Holmby House; 21 - General Bounce; 22 - The Gladiators; 23 - Good for Nothing; 24 - The Interpreter. 24 Volumes in original red buckram, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines; coloured frontispiece and other monochrome plates in each volume; top edges gilt. Spines generally sunned, and boards speckled and dulled on edges (quite severely in some volumes); signatures (1898 etc) on front pastedowns. All contents clean and tight, all joints and hinges tight, but fading and speckling on cloth render this a reading set. Very heavy: extra postage will be required. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. 
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