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CATALOGUE 71             October 2013

Section Two:  Carpenter - Fowler

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34 CARPENTER, Edmund Janes: A Woman of Shawmut. A Romance of Colonial Times (1891)
First Edition: Little, Brown & Co., (Boston, Mass), 1891. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill. Original two-tone cloth: boards white with cameo of woman’s head in white, pink and gilt; spine brown, lettered in gilt. A little marking on cloth, otherwise very good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: To Mrs Frank D. Allen with the kind regards of the author E. J. Carpenter, May 1894.
£28.00

35 CASSELL’S MAGAZINE
Volume III, [1868]
Volume III, [1868]Contains:
A Fight for Life by [William] Moy THOMAS. Complete serialisation.
For Her Sake by F. W. ROBINSON. Start of serialisation.
Mid-C19th green leather over purple cloth; raised bands and dark red leather title label on spine. Endpapers replaced. Leather rubbed on extremities, some foxing and spotting, good.
£20.00
Thomas’s novel was published as a three-decker in 1868.

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37A CASSELL’S MAGAZINE
May - October 1909
Contains:
Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness ORCZY. First 5 crime stories in sequence. Illustrated.
The Cowboy Countess by Mrs C. N. WILLIAMSON. Conclusion of serialisation. Illustrated.
Short stories and articles include: Adventures of Lavenne by H. De Vere STACPOOLE, The Big House by Alice and Claude ASKEW, Hector Alexander by Mary E. MANN, Hoards of Treasure by William LE QUEUX, In Quarantine & On the Plains by Dolf WYLLARDE, The Popular Vote by W. Pett RIDGE, Vocation by Robert Hugh BENSON, Wives Made to Order by Richard LE GALLIENNE.
Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in yellow and black. A little rubbing, a few small marks on cloth, good.
£20.00 [second copy, not in printed catalogue]

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40 COLERIDGE, M[ary] E[lizabeth]: The Fiery Dawn (1901)
First Edition: Edward Arnold, 1901. Original fine-ribbed blue cloth. Corners bumped, a few marks on cloth, foxing spots, inner joint papers cracking (but joints tight), good.
£36.00
Wolff [1313]. An historical novel about the Duchess of Berri. Scarce.

"The Works of Wilkie Collins"

41 COLLINS, Wilkie Antonina; or, The Fall of Rome (1850)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1875. Illustrated by Alfred Concanen.
Uniformly bound with following 9 items -- as "The Works of Wilkie Collins" -- in blue leather over maroon marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spines; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good
£20.00

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43 COLLINS, Wilkie: The Frozen Deep and Other Tales (1874)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1875. Illustrated by F. Mahoney. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, otherwise good.
£20.00

44 COLLINS, Wilkie: The Two Destinies (1876)
Reprint: Chatto & Windus, nd (c1885). Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good.
£20.00

45 COLLINS, Wilkie: Heart and Science (1883)
New Edition, Chatto & Windus, 1884. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good.
£25.00

46 COLLINS, Wilkie: "I Say No" (1884)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1886. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title page, two leaves trimmed on edges, otherwise good.
£20.00

47 COLLINS, Wilkie: The Evil Genius (1886)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1887. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good.
£25.00

48 COLLINS, Wilkie: Little Novels (1887)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1887. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good.
£25.00

49 COLLINS, Wilkie: The Legacy of Cain (1889)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1889. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, removed tape from front inner joint has take surface off marbled endpaper, fair/good.
£20.00

50 COLLINS, Wilkie: Blind Love (1890)
New Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1890. With a Preface by Walter Besant. Illustrated by A Forrestier. Binding uniform with item 41 above. Light edgewear, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), traces of small removed label on front free endpapers, signature on prelims and handwritten numbers on verso of title pages, good.
£25.00

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54 COOPER, John Butler: Coo-oo-ee A Tale of Bushmen from Australia to Anzac (1916)
First Edition: Hodder & Stoughton, 1916. Original pale blue cloth, with outline map of Australia in white on front board, lettered in black; pictorial endpapers. Light scuffing, a few light marks, very good.
£20.00

55 THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE
Volumes XVIII - XXII, July 1868 - December 1870
Volumes XVIII - XXII, July 1868 - December 1870Contains:
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.
£100.00
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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59 CROCKETT, S[amuel] R[utherford]: Mad Sir Uchtred of the Hills (1894)
First Edition, Autonym Library No 2: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. Original beige cloth, lettered and decorated in dark blue. Corners bumped, a little foxing, inscription (1899) on front pastedown, very good.
£25.00

60 CROCKETT, S[amuel] R[utherford]: The Red Axe (1898) & Joan of the Sword Hand (1900)
First Editions: Smith Elder & Co, Ward, Lock & Co., 1898, 1900. Both novels illustrated by Frank Richards. Two volumes in original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. A little light scuffing, browning on endpapers, light foxing, very good.
£25.00
The Red Axe and its sequel are set in an imaginary (almost fantastical) medieval German state, in "the town of Thorn...high capital city of all the Wolfmark".

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Three-decker

62 CUMMING, Cosmo: The Love of His Life (1880)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Moxon, Saunders & Co., nd [1880]. Three volumes uniformly rebound in navy blue leather over maroon cloth boards. "South African Public Library" in gilt at foot of each spine, small circular stamp on first text page of each volume, handwritten date (5 April 1880) and number on each front pastedown: no other library markings. Light edgewear on all volumes, a little foxing, front inner joint paper cracked in Volume I only: good.
£65.00
Wolff [1679] in original cloth: "Two remarkable things about this novel: 1) it is the only book I have ever seen from this firm of publishers; 2) it has a character called Lord Shittim."

63 DASENT, Sir George Webbe: The History of Burnt Njal, from the Icelandic of the Njals Saga (1861)
With a Prefatory Note, and the Introduction, Abridged from the Original 1861 Edition.
First Thus: Grant Richards, 1900. Frontispiece. Original dark green cloth, elaborately blocked (weapons, scrolls with mottos) in gilt on front board. A few foxing spots on prelims, otherwise near fine.
£25.00

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65 DUMAS, Alexandre: Isabel of Bavaria; or The Chronicles for the Reign of
Charles VI, translated from the French by William Barrow
, translated from the French by William Barrow (1835. Original French title: Isabel de Bavière)
First English Edition, The Library of Foreign Romance Comprising Original Translations From the Most Celebrated Continental Authors, Volume VI: Bruce & Wyld, 1846. Mid C19th black leather over brown marbled boards; raised bands and brown leather title label on spine, green endpapers. Light grazing, very good
£45.00
Title label reads simply Foreign Romance VI.

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68 EGERTON, George [ie Mary Chavelita BRIGHT]: Keynotes (1883)
Seventh Edition, Keynotes Series: John Lane (London) & Roberts Brothers (Boston), 1895. Original green cloth, decorated in dark green, pages untrimmed. Design on front board (repeated from title page) after Aubrey Beardsley; key and date (1894) on rear board. Spine a little dulled, with chips to cloth head/foot, front board lightly grazed, paper faintly browned on page edges, undated signatures on front free endpaper, good
£20.00
A collection of "modern" short stories: A Cross Line, Now Spring Has Come, The Spell of the White Elf, A Little Grey Glove, An Empty Frame, Under Northern Sky.

69 ELIOT, George [ie Mary Anne EVANS]: Felix Holt, the Radical (1866)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1867. Two volumes bound as one in mid-C19th green leather over green boards; gilt tooling and red leather title label on spine; green endpapers. Boards faintly marked, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, light foxing throughout, very good.
£25.00
Todd [897a/98]. First issue [verso of title page blank], but without series half-titles.

70 ELIOT, George [ie Mary Anne EVANS]: The Legend of Jubal and Other Poems (1874)
First Edition: William Blackwood & Sons, 1874. Original purple cloth with small flower device in gilt on front board, brown endpapers. Erratum slip before half-title. Spine very faintly sunned, a little light foxing, bookplate on front pastedown, very good.
£40.00

71 ELLIS, Mrs [Sarah Stickney]: The Juvenile Scrapbook for MDCCCXL (1840)
First Edition: Fisher & Sons, 1840. 16 engraved plates. Original pinky red cloth with gilt vignette of vase of lowers on both board; yellow endpapers. Board edges and spine lightly sunned, inscription (1841 and undated) on prelims, good.
£25.00

72 ELLIS, Mrs [Sarah Stickney]: Temper and Temperament; or, Varieties of Character (1846)
First Edition in Two Volumes: Fisher, Son & Co., nd [1846]. Illustrated. Two volumes bound as one in mid-C19th green leather over marbled board; lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; marbled endpapers. Light edgewear, boards grazed, a little foxing, lacks one plate in volume I, otherwise a clean tight copy: good only.
£40.00
Sadleir [827]. Three thematically interlinked short novels: The Managing Wife, The Imprisoned Mind & The Sunshine of Life .

73 THE ENGLISH ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE
Volume 2, October 1884 - September 1885
Volume 2, October 1884 - September 1885Contains
A Family Affair by HUGH CONWAY. Complete serialisation.
Short stories include: The Girl at the Gate by Wilkie COLLINS, In the Lion's Den by S. BARING-GOULD, The Path of Duty by Henry JAMES, Schwartz: A History by David Christie MURRAY, A Ship of '49 by Bret HARTE, That Terrible Man by W. E. NORRIS. Articles include: Heidelberg by Mrs OLIPHANT, Primroses and Cowslips by Grant ALLEN, St Guido by Richard JEFFERIES.
Original light green cloth, decorated in darker green and lettered in gilt. Corners scuffed, spine a trifle dulled, otherwise very good.
£25.00
Collins’s story was included in his collection Little Novels (1887) under the new title Mr. Lepel and the Housekeeper.

74 FERRIER, Susan: Marriage (1818)
New Edition, Revised and Corrected by Miss Ferrier: George Routledge & Sons, nd [1873]. Mid C19th maroon leather over brown marbled boards; green leather title label on spine. Light grazing on boards, 2 undated signatures on front free endpaper, very good.
£25.00

Three-decker

75 FITZGERALD, Percy: The Parvenu Family; or, Phoebe: Girl and Wife (1876)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Richard Bentley & Sons, 1876. Three volumes bound as one in publisher’s blue remainder cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, pale cream endpapers. Cloth lightly marked, some staining on edges of endpapers, undated inscription on front free endpaper, good.
£75.00
Sadleir [884], Wolff [2254] in original cloth. Fitzgerald was an acolyte of Dickens and wrote widely on Dickensiana and theatrical matters. He also wrote some 20 novels, all now uncommon.

76 FLAUBERT, Gustave: Salammbô of Gustave Flaubert Englished by M. French Sheldon of Gustave Flaubert Englished by M. French Sheldon (1886)
[Salammbô, 1862]
First English Edition: Saxon & Co. (London & New York), 1886. Original blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Small nick at foot of spine, inscription (1957) on front free endpaper, very good.
£35.00
The first English translation (authorized by the Flaubert family) of this exotic novel of Carthage in the aftermath of the First Punic War. (The English spelling is now more usually Salambo.)

77 FOTHERGILL, Jessie: A March in the Ranks (1890)
"In One Volume": Hurst & Blackett, nd (c1895). Original dark green cloth on bevelled boards: butterfly motif in gilt in centre of front board; dark grey-green endpapers. Light scuffing, a little foxing, very good.
£28.00

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