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Jonathan Merle: A West Country Story of the Times (1890); Alfreda Holme: A Story of Social Life in Australia (1892); Zachary Brough's Venture (1894); Forestwyk: or. Ten Years After (1896), Bayley, Elizabeth Boyd
1 Bayley, Elizabeth Boyd Jonathan Merle: A West Country Story of the Times (1890); Alfreda Holme: A Story of Social Life in Australia (1892); Zachary Brough's Venture (1894); Forestwyk: or. Ten Years After (1896)
London Jarrold & Sons 1896 Hardcover Good Book ~ 
Uniform Edition, 1894 - 96. Four volumes uniformly bound in light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Three volumes have grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Alfred Holme is a little scuffed and dulled: the other three are very crisp, clean and bright. Bayly spent some part of her life in Australia (her father was a sailor on ships carrying convicts to the penal colonies). A heavy set which will require additional postage/shipping. 
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The Phaeton or Queen Tita Novels [The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton (1872), Green Pastures and Piccadilly (1877), White Wings (1880), The Strange Adventures of a Houseboat (1888), Wolfenberg (1892)], Black, William
2 Black, William The Phaeton or Queen Tita Novels [The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton (1872), Green Pastures and Piccadilly (1877), White Wings (1880), The Strange Adventures of a Houseboat (1888), Wolfenberg (1892)]
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1893 Hardcover Good Book ~ 
New & Revised Editions. Five volumes uniformly bound in dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spines, Black's signature blindstamped on front boards. Some scuffing, a few light marks, some foxing (mostly on prelims): a good set. Black had a great success with Strange Adventures of a Phaeton in 1872. The story is told by an unnamed narrator who, with his wife (referred to only by the nickname "Queen Tita") and a couple of younger friends, travel from Surrey to Scotland in an old open horse-drawn coach, visiting country towns, admiring views, bickering, flirting etc. The sequels all have the same narrator and wife as principal characters: their holidays take them to the American mid-West (Green Pastures); the Hebrides on a yachting trip (White Wings); on the waterways of Southern England (Houseboat); and by steamer across the Mediterranean and Black Seas (Wolfenberg). Throughout the five novels the reader never learns the name of either of the two main characters (a considerable narrative feat in itself). A heavy set which will require additional postage/shipping. 
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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]
3 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: may require additional postage. 
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The Novels: Vivian Grey; The Young Duke ; Contarini Fleming & The Rise of Iskander; Alroy, Ixion in Heaven, The Infernal Marriage & Popanilla; Henrietta Temple; Venetia; Coningsby; Sybil; Tancred; Lothair; Endymion (1826 - 1880), Disraeli, Benjamin
4 Disraeli, Benjamin The Novels: Vivian Grey; The Young Duke ; Contarini Fleming & The Rise of Iskander; Alroy, Ixion in Heaven, The Infernal Marriage & Popanilla; Henrietta Temple; Venetia; Coningsby; Sybil; Tancred; Lothair; Endymion (1826 - 1880)
London Longmans, Green & Co. 1885 Hardcover Very Good Book = 
New Edition:undated on title pages, but with catalogues dated September 1885 bound in. Complet in eleven volumes. Original light blue cloth, decorated and lettered in black on front boards, in black and gilt on spines; flower-patterned grey-endpapers. A little light scuffing, a little light foxing: a very good set. When Disraeli became Prime Minister it seemed his career as a novelist had ended -- and Longmans issued a collected set of his works in a neat 10-volume format. The appearance of Endymion in 1880 (10 years after the previous novel Lothair) meant that the complete edition had to be extended to eleven volumes, as here. A very heavy 11-volume set which will require additional postage. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier to many destinations. Please contact me for shipping costs before placing order. 
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Jack Harkaway Among the Brigands; Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures Round the World (1) in America & Cuba; ...(2) in China & Greece ; ...(3) in Australia; Young Jack Harkaway and His Boy Tinker, Hemyng, Bracebridge
5 Hemyng, Bracebridge Jack Harkaway Among the Brigands; Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures Round the World (1) in America & Cuba; ...(2) in China & Greece ; ...(3) in Australia; Young Jack Harkaway and His Boy Tinker
London Boys of England/Edwin J. Brett 1900 Hardcover Good Book ~ 
Monochrome illustrations throughout plus two coloured plates in volume one. Bound as two volumes in late C19th beaded purple binder's cloth. Cloth a little dulled, some light foxing, front inner joint paper cracked in volume 1, good. Dates of original publication, edition status and date are all uncertain/unclear/unknown. Two heavy volumes which will require additional postage/delivery costs. 
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Miscellaneous Prose and Poetry: Knebworth Edition (1874 - 75): Athens Its Rise and Fall; The Student and Asmodeus at Large; Schiller and Horace Translated; Pamphlets & Sketches; The New Timon, St Stephens and The Lost Tales of Miletus; Caxtoniana; Quarterly Essays; King Arthur An Epic Poem; England and the English, LYTTON, The Right Hon Lord  [Edward BULWER-LYTTON]
6 LYTTON, The Right Hon Lord [Edward BULWER-LYTTON] Miscellaneous Prose and Poetry: Knebworth Edition (1874 - 75): Athens Its Rise and Fall; The Student and Asmodeus at Large; Schiller and Horace Translated; Pamphlets & Sketches; The New Timon, St Stephens and The Lost Tales of Miletus; Caxtoniana; Quarterly Essays; King Arthur An Epic Poem; England and the English
London George Routledge & Sons 1875 Hardcover Good Book = 
Nine volumes: Athens Its Rise and Fall; The Student and Asmodeus at Large; Schiller and Horace Translated; Pamphlets & Sketches; The New Timon, St Stephens and The Lost Tales of Miletus; Caxtoniana; Quarterly Essays; King Arthur An Epic Poem; England and the English. George Routledge & Sons, 1874-5. Uniformly bound in dark green cloth, with blindstamped frames on boards, "The Knebworth Edition" in gilt on front boards and volume title in gilt on spines, cream endpapers. Some corners bumped, Light scuffing, a few light marks, some foxing spots; a few volumes have small notes on rear endpapers; two volumes have a small nameplate on the front free endpaper, one has a signature (1928). A good set. An extension to the Knebworth Edition of Lytton's novels. A further extension -- two volumes of plays -- was also added, not present here. Please contact me for quotation on delivery before placing order: shipping costs will be added by agreement. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. 
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Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood (1866), The Seaboard Parish (1868), Thomas Wingfold, Curate (1876), Castle Warlock (1882), Donal Grant (1883),  What's Mine's Mine (1886),  Home Again (1887), MacDonald , George
7 MacDonald , George Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood (1866), The Seaboard Parish (1868), Thomas Wingfold, Curate (1876), Castle Warlock (1882), Donal Grant (1883), What's Mine's Mine (1886), Home Again (1887)
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. 1911 Good Book 
Seven volumes uniformly bound in original orange cloth on limp boards; decoratively blocked and lettered in brown and gilt. Corners bumped, spine tips scuffed, some volumes a little speckled/spotted on spines, paper browned on pages edges, owner's signature in each volume: good. [One volume dated 1900, one dated 1906, one dated 1911, others undated]. A heavy set which will require additional postage. I can offer competitive rates for delivery to most destinations worldwide. 
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The Novels and Tales of Guy de Maupassant, Maupassant, Guy De
8 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. Please contact me for quotation on delivery before placing order: shipping costs will be added by agreement. 
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The Works of Leonard Merrick (1918 - 22) [The Man Who Was Good (1892); Cynthia (1896); One Man's View (1897); The Actor Manager (1898); The Worldlings (1900); When Love Flies Out o' the Window (1902); Conrad in Quest of His Youth (1903); The Quaint Companions (1903); The House of Lynch (1907); The Man Who Understood Women (1908); The Position of Peggy Harper (1911); While Paris Laughed (1918); A Chair on the Boulevard (1919) & To Tell You the Truth (1922)], Merrick, Leonard
9 Merrick, Leonard The Works of Leonard Merrick (1918 - 22) [The Man Who Was Good (1892); Cynthia (1896); One Man's View (1897); The Actor Manager (1898); The Worldlings (1900); When Love Flies Out o' the Window (1902); Conrad in Quest of His Youth (1903); The Quaint Companions (1903); The House of Lynch (1907); The Man Who Understood Women (1908); The Position of Peggy Harper (1911); While Paris Laughed (1918); A Chair on the Boulevard (1919) & To Tell You the Truth (1922)]
London Hodder & Stoughton 1922 Hardcover Good Book = 
First Thus [1919 - 22]. 14 volumes uniformly bound in fine-ribbed navy-blue cloth, with blindstamped framing and laurel wreaths on front boards, Merrick's initials on front boards in gilt, titles in gilt on spines. Each volume has a title page with decorative scroll-work in blue; While Paris Laughed also has illustrated endpapers. Light scuffing, some volumes have speckling on boards, most volumes have undated signatures on front endpapers. The Wordlings has small loss to upper free corner of front board. A good set. Hodder started to issue this set in 1919, and commissioned well-known writers (and others) to provide introductions. However, as Merrick continued to publish new books at the same time, two of the later volumes (While Paris Laughed and To Tell You the Truth) were issued, of necessity, without introductions. The twelve introductions are by: J. K. Prothero, Maurice Hewlett, Granville Barker, W. D. Howells, Neil Munro, W. Robertson Nicoll, J. M. Barrie, H. G. Wells, G. K. Chesterton, W. J. Locke, Arthur Pinero, and A. Neil Lyons. A heavy set which will require substantial additonal postage/delivery. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. Please contact me before ordering this item for quotation on delivery costs. 
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Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein, Scott, Sir Walter
10 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 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
11 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]
12 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. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. 
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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
13 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 1920 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 will require additional postage. i can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. 
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. New Century Library [in 14 volumes], Thackeray, William Makepeace
14 Thackeray, William Makepeace The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray. New Century Library [in 14 volumes]
London Thomas Nelson & Co. 1901 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
15 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. Please contact me for quotation on delivery before placing order: shipping costs will be added by agreement. 
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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
16 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
17 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 (11, 12). Contains: Playing for High Stakes (Thomas); Hertford O'Donnell's Warning (Riddell), Various Authors: Annie Thomas, Mrs J. H. Riddell
18 Various Authors: Annie Thomas, Mrs J. H. Riddell London Society, Volumes XI, XII (11, 12). 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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Beadle's American 6d Library/Beadle's Dime Library. 10 volume set., Various Authors: Edward S. Ellis, Mrs Metta V. Victor, Henry J. Thomas, Mrs Ann S. Stephens,  A. J. H. Duganne, Mrs F. F. Barritt, Mrs Mary A. Denison, Ned Buntline etc
19 Various Authors: Edward S. Ellis, Mrs Metta V. Victor, Henry J. Thomas, Mrs Ann S. Stephens, A. J. H. Duganne, Mrs F. F. Barritt, Mrs Mary A. Denison, Ned Buntline etc Beadle's American 6d Library/Beadle's Dime Library. 10 volume set.
London Beadle & Co 1861 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
10 volumes (not a complete run) of Beadle's Dime/American Library. Undated first British issues, c1861 - 1865. Volume 3 contains Edward S. Ellis: Bill Biddon, Trapper; or Life in the Northwest & Edward S. Ellis: Nathan Todd; or, The Fate of the Sioux' Captive & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Uncle Ezekiel and His Exploits on Two Continents & A. J. H. Duganne: Massasoit's Daughter; or The French Captive. Volume 8 contains Mrs Frances Fuller Barritt: Alicia Newcome: or, The Land Claim. A Tale of the Upper Missouri & Edward S. Ellis The Hunter's Cabin. An Episode of the Early Settlements of Southern Ohio & Henry J. Thomas: The Block House; or, The Wrong Man. A Tale of the Early Settlements & Henry J. Thomas: The Aliens. A Tale of the Great Kanawha Valley. Volume 9 contains Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Esther: A Story of the Oregon Trail & Mrs M. A. Denison: Ruth Margerie. A Romance of the Revolt of 1689 & Edward S.Ellis: Oonomoo the Huron & Mrs Metta V. Victor: The Gold Hunters: A Picture of Western Character and Pike's Peak Life. Volume 10 contains Mrs Mary A. Denison: Florida; or, The Iron Will. A Tale of Today & Ned Buntline: The White Wizard; or, The Great Prophet of the Seminoles & Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Mary Derwent; A Tale of the Early American Settlers. Volume 11 contains Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Ahmo's Plot; or, The Governor's Indian Child & AUTHOR OF MADGE WYLDE: Mabel Meredith: or, Hates and Loves & Warren St John: Single Eye: A Story of King Phillip's War & N. C. Iron: The Two Guards. Volume 12 contains A. J. H. Duganne: The Peon Prince A Tale of Mexico & Edward S. Ellis: Kent, the Ranger; or, The Fugitives of the Border & A. J. H. Duganne: The King's Man: A Tale of South Carolina in Revolutionary Times & Warren St John: The Scout. Volume 13 contains: Wm Jared Hall: The Slave Sculptor: A Tale of the Aztecs & Mrs Ann S. Stephens: Mahaska, the Indian Princess: A Tale of the Six Nations & Henry J. Thomas: Laughing Eyes: A Tale of the Natchez & Edward S. Ellis: Irona; or, Life on the South-west Border. Volume 14 contains Decatur Paulding: The Brigantine; or Admiral Lowe's Last Cruise. A Tale of 1873 & Henry J. Thomas: The Wrecker's Prize & Edward S. Ellis: Indian Jim: A Tale of the Minnesota Massacre & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Myrtle; or, The Child of the Prairie. Volume 16 contains John S. Warner: The Wreck of the Albion: A Tale of the Sea & Mrs Metta V. Victor: Joe Daviess' Client; or, Courting in Kentucky & Mary A. Denison: The Cuban Heiress; or, Prisoner of La Vintresse & Edward S. Ellis: The Hunter's Escape: A Tale of the North-West in 1862. Volume 17 contains M. Hopewell: Legends of the Missouri and Mississippi. Part One & Part Two & Ned Buntline: Thayendanegea, the Scourge; or, The War-Eagle of the Mohawks & O. J. Victor: The Life of Garibaldi. 10 volumes uniformly bound mid-C19th brown leather over cloth covered boards Cloth varies slightly on later volumes); raised bands, gilt decorations and dark red leather title labels on spine; all edges marbled. Each individual title has a frontispiece and is 120 - 130 pages long. Lightly scuffed on corners, a few pencilled notes, a very good set. 10 volumes from the extensive series of dime novels originally published by Beadle in New York, here issued from the publisher's London office at 44 Paternoster Row. A heavy 10 volume set. Postage as indicated (ie no additional charge for heavy weight). delivery will be by courier only to destinations outside UK (not possible to PO Box addresses) 
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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
20 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. Please contact me for quotation on delivery before placing order: shipping costs will be added by agreement. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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