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CATALOGUE 71             October 2013

Section Three:  Gaskell - Hungerford

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80 GASKELL, Mrs [Elizabeth]: Pocket Edition of Mrs Gaskell’s Works
First Thus
First Thus: Smith Elder & Co., nd [1892 - 4]. Eight volumes in original light blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spines, with decorative twig in gilt across spine and part of front board; top edges gilt. Pages untrimmed. Light scuffing, a few light marks, a few foxing spots, inscriptions (1894) in 5 of the volumes: very good.
£125.00
The volumes are: Wives and Daughters, North and South, Sylvia’s Lovers, Cranford and Other Tales, Mary Barton and Other Tales, Ruth and Other Tales, A Dark Night’s Work and Other Tales, My Lady Ludlow and Other Tales.

81 GERARD, Dorothea: A Spotless Reputation (1897)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1897. Early C20th red cloth with green leather title label on spine. Armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
£20.00
Todd [3237a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in.

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83 GERARD, Dorothea: The Three Essentials (1905)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1905. Early C20th red cloth with black leather title label on spine. Armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, near fine.
£20.00
Todd [3809a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in.

Three-decker

84 GIFT, Theo [ie Dora BOULGER]: Pretty Miss Bellew (1875)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Richard Bentley, 1875. Three volumes rebound in navy blue leather over marbled boards (volumes I & III) and maroon cloth (volume II). "South African Public Library" in gilt at foot of each spine, handwritten notes on prelims but no stamps or other library markings. Light rubbing to leather, cloth sunned, foxing spots, marbled boards grazed, otherwise a good set.
£65.00
Originally serialised in Cassell’s Family Magazine. Wolff only held another novel (Lil Lorimer) by this author who was born "on one of the smaller islands of Oceania" Collates: I - [iv] + 308pp; II - [iv] + 368pp; III - [iv] + 304pp.

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86 GLYN, Elinor: Beyond the Rocks A Love Story (1906)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1901. Early C20th purple cloth with green leather title label on spine. Spine very faintly sunned, armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
£20.00
Todd [3892a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in. "Beyond the Rocks (1906) marked the transition in [Glyn’s] career from first-person comedy of manners to third person sexual romance" (Edwardian Fiction).

Two-decker

87 GLYN, Herbert: Uncle Crotty’s Relations (1863)
First Edition in Two Volumes: Smith, Elder & Co., 1863. Two volumes uniformly rebound in tan leather over maroon cloth boards. "South African Public Library" in gilt at foot of each spine, handwritten notes on prelims but no stamps or other library markings. Light rubbing to leather, cloth sunned, light foxing, otherwise a good set.
£50.00
Neither this, nor Glyn’s other novel (The Cotton Lord, 1862) in Wolff. No half-titles, but may not be called for. Collates: I - [iv] + 304pp; II - [iv] + 296pp.

88 GOOD WORDS for 1885
Contains:
The Luck of the Darrells by James PAYN. Complete serialisation. Illustrated.
The Third Volume by Anna H. DRURY. Novelette in 3 instalments.
The New Manager by Katherine SAUNDERS. Novelette in 3 instalments.
Some Reminiscences of My Life by Mary HOWITT (autobiography, serialised)
Articles include: Pictures from Whitby by Mary LINSKILL, The City of Beautiful Towers by William SHARP.
Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in darker green and gilt; patterned endpapers. Light scuffing, otherwise a bright, tight copy: very good.
£24.00

89 GORE, Mrs [Catherine]: The Soldier of Lyons; A Tale of the Tuileries (1831 as A Tale of the Tuileries)
Standard Novels: Richard Bentley, 1841. Frontispiece and vignette title precede printed title. Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; gilt decoration and green leather title label to spine: marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed and chipped on spine ends, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, fair/good.
£25.00

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Three-decker

91 GRATTAN, Thomas Colley: Highways and By-ways; or, Tales of the Roadside. Picked Up in the French Revolution by a Walking Gentleman [Second Series] (1825)
Colburn’s Modern Novelists: for Henry Colburn by R. Bentley, October 1833. Frontispiece portrait of author in Volume I. Three volumes uniformly rebound in early C20th dark green leather over green marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spines; green marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. Spines lightly sunned, owner’s bookplates on each front pastedown, a little light staining on edges of prelims, otherwise very good.
£90.00
Not in Wolff or Sadleir. Three long tales: Caribert the Bear Hunter, Priest and Garde-du-Corps & The Vouée au Blanc. Unusually the volumes are dated with the month as well as year of issue.

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93 HAMILTON, Lord Ernest: The Outlaws of the Marches (1897)
First Edition: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897. 9 photographic illustrations. Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks, signature (1904) on front free endpaper, a little foxing, very good.
£25.00
Wolff [2943]. Glossary of dialect terms and publisher’s catalogue at end. An historical romance set in the Scottish borders in the late C16th century (somewhat after the manner of Crockett’s early novels, which are duly advertised in the catalogue).

94 HAMLEY, Edward Bruce: Lady Lee’s Widowhood (1854)
New Edition: William Blackwood & Sons, 1859. Illustrated. Original deep pink cloth, illustrated and lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers. Cloth sunned, small nicks and chips on spine-ends and hinges, inscription (1860) on front pastedown, fair/good.
£16.00
A serio-comic novel of military life.

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99 HICHENS, Robert: The Last Time and Other Stories (1923)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1923. Green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
£16.00
Todd [4615a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in. Contains 4 long stories: The Last Time, The Letter, The Villa by the Sea & The Façade.

100 HOMUNCULUS: John Bull and His Wonderful Lamp. A New Reading of an Old Tale (1849)
First Thus: Wyvern Bindery (Leicester), 1903. "With Six Illustrations Designed by the Author." Original deep ink cloth, with vignette in gilt on front board. Spine lightly sunned, a few marks on rear board, otherwise very good.
£24.00
Attributed by some (without evidence) to W. M. Thackeray. This private press issue is almost as scarce as the original publication.

101 HOOD’S COMIC ANNUALS for 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879
for 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879Published by the Fun office; 1875 - 1879
Each annual contains a miscellany of stories, poems, sketches, acrostics, cartoons etc., with "twenty-five [or thirty] pages of illustrations engraved by the Dalziel Brothers"
A selection of contributions includes: (1875) The Baron Bold of Days of Old by Tom HOOD, A Stylish Story by George. R. SIMS, A Hungry Boy by Geo. Manville FENN; (1876) The Sort of Boy I Was by Moy THOMAS, A Tale of Italics by George R. SIMS, The Strange Case of Mr Bambury of Billiter Court by Dutton COOK; (1877) The Davy J’s Last Man by Moy THOMAS, Revenge A Rhythmic Recollection by David Christie MURRAY, Cinderella the Second by Dutton COOK, The Quart d’Heure de Rabelais & My Dog Pickle by George R. SIMS; (1878) The Charms of Music by Frank BARRETT, A Basso Profundo by Dutton COOK, Her Royal Highness’s Husband & Jack Palmer’s Little Trick by George R. SIMS; (1879) The Camberwell Beauty by Richard ROWE, A Feline Trial by Geo. Manville FENN, Old Heads on Young Shoulders by Dutton COOK.
Five volumes bounds as one (without original wrappers, but with all title pages, frontispieces etc.) in late C19th red leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands, gilt tooling and black leather title labels on spine; green endpapers. Light rubbing on corners, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, light foxing, very good.
£75.00
Tom Hood’s last issue as editor was 1875: he died in 1876. The annual continued to bear his name but was then edited by Henry J. Sampson from 1876 to 1878. The 1879 issue was edited by the Dalziel Brothers.

102 HOOD’S COMIC ANNUALS for 1880, 1881, 1882 & 1883
for 1880, 1881, 1882 & 1883Published by the Fun office; 1880 - 1883
Each annual contains a miscellany of stories, poems, sketches, acrostics, cartoons etc., with "thirty pages of illustrations engraved by the Dalziel Brothers"
A selection of contributions includes: (1880) A Nautical Novelette by Richard ROWE, The Pew-opener’s Ring by Dutton COOK, The Stultification of Karl Blitzenbust by Frank BARRETT, War with a Chimney by Geo. Manville FENN; (1881) Gloxinia’s Wife by Geo. Manville FENN, The Enchanted Harlequin by Dutton COOK, A Versatile Friend by Frank BARRETT; (1882) The Romance of Amelia’s Aunt by Dutton COOK, As Far as Chingford & The Mercurial Man by George Manville FENN, An Interesting Experiment by Frank BARRETT; (1883) An order for the Play by George R. SIMS, Something Like a Pantomime by Dutton COOK, A New Cure & Cucumis Sativis by G. Manville FENN.
Four volumes bounds as one (without original wrappers, but with all title pages, frontispieces etc.) in late C19th red leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands, gilt tooling and black leather title labels on spine; green endpapers. Light rubbing on corners, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, light foxing, very good.
£65.00
See note to item 101 above. All 4 issues in this volume were edited by the Dalziel Brothers.

103 HOPKINS, Tighe: The Dungeons of Old Paris Being the Story and Romance of the Most Celebrated Prisons of the Monarchy and the Revolution (1897)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1902. Early C20th grey cloth with red leather title label on spine. A few light marks, armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
£16.00
Todd [3551]. First/only issue. Series half-title bound in. Non-fiction.

104 HORNUNG, E[rnest] W[illiam]: No Hero (1903)
Copyright Edition: Tauchnitz, 1903. Early C20th blue cloth with red leather title label on spine. A few light marks, armorial bookplate of Percy Ashton Jonson on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
£20.00
Todd [3659a]. First issue. Series half-title bound in.

105 HOUSEHOLD WORDS
Volume V, March - September 1852
Volume V, March - September 1852Contains:
A Child's History of England by Charles DICKENS. Chapters XV - XXII.
Short stories include: Visiting at Cranford & The Schah's English Gardener by Elizabeth GASKELL, A Terribly Strange Bed by Wilkie COLLINS, The Three Sisters by Georgiana CRAIK, The World's Fairest Rose by Hans Christian ANDERSEN
Articles include: Betting Shops, Our Honourable Friend & Our Vestry by Charles DICKENS.
Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands with black and red leather title labels on spine; marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, nameplate on front pastedown, front inner joint lightly cracked, rear free endpaper partially removed, otherwise good
£24.00
Contributors identified in Lohrli.

106 HOUSEHOLD WORDS
Volume VIII, September 1853 - February 1854
Volume VIII, September 1853 - February 1854Contains:
A Child's History of England by Charles DICKENS. Part of ongoing serialisation.
Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire. Extra Christmas Number for 1853.
Short stories include: A Splendid Match, Two Cousins & Pharisees and Sinners by E. Lynn LINTON, Morton Hall, Traits and Stories of the Huguenots & My French Master by Elizabeth GASKELL.
Articles include: Frauds on the Fairies, Things that Cannot be Done, The Long Voyage, Fire and Snow & On Strike by Charles DICKENS.
Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands with black and red leather title labels on spine; marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, nameplate on front pastedown, otherwise very good
£28.00
Contributors identified in Lohrli.

107 HOUSEHOLD WORDS
Volume XVI, July - December 1857

Contains:
The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles DICKENS & Wilkie COLLINS. Complete serialisation.
The Perils of Certain English Prisoners by Charles DICKENS & Wilkie COLLINS. Extra Christmas Number for 1857.
Stories & articles include: Agnes Lee by Geraldine JEWSBURY, The Fair Penitent, A Remarkable Revolution, A Queen's Revenge, A Journey in Search of Nothing, The Debtor's Best Friend & Mrs Badgery by Wilkie COLLINS, Three Generations by James PAYN, The Witches of Scotland, The Witches of England, The Amphlett Love-Story & Lyndon Hall by Eliza Lynn LINTON, A Curious Misprint by Charles DICKENS, The Yellow Tiger & The Datchley Philharmonic by Percy FITZGERALD, Our Family Picture by T. W. SPEIGHT.
Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands with black and red leather title labels on spine; marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, small chips to edges of labels on spine, nameplate on front pastedown, otherwise good.
£28.00
Contributors identified in Lohrli.

108 HOUSEHOLD WORDS
Volume XVII, December 1857 - June 1858.
Volume XVII, December 1857 - June 1858.Short stories include: Two in a Legion by Edmund YATES, Old St. Ann’s Gateway, The Devil’s Mark & The Lady on the Mall by Harriet PARR, Lemonfingers by T. W. SPEIGHT, The Patagonian Brothers by Amelia B. EDWARDS, My First Patron by Charles COLLINS, A Train of Accidents & The Fourfold Dream by James PAYN, By Night Express & The Balcombe Street Mystery by Percy FITZGERALD
Articles include: Deep Design on Society, The Little Huguenot, Save me from My Friends, Thanks to Doctor Livingstone, Strike!, Give Us Room!, Dramatic Grub Street, A Shy Scheme, Awful Warning to Bachelors & Mrs Bullwinkle by Wilkie COLLINS, Well-Authenticated Rappings, An Idea of Mine, Please to Leave Your Umbrella & Personal by Charles DICKENS
Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands with black and red leather title labels on spine; marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, small chips to edges of labels on spine, nameplate on front pastedown, otherwise good.
£25.00
Contributors identified in Lohrli

109 HOUSEHOLD WORDS
Volume XIX, December 1858 - May 1859
Contains:
A House to Let. Extra Christmas Number for 1858
Short stories include: Saving Little: Wasting Much by E. Lynn LINTON, The Reverend Alfred Hoblush's Further Statement, Home Again!, Miss Cicely's Portrait, Out of Tune & The Bookrudder Book-Club by Percy FITZGERALD, Her First Appearance by James PAYN, A New Mind by Wilkie COLLINS, The Smallchange Family by Charles COLLINS, The Chetwyndes & From First to Last by Harriet PARR.
Articles including: Doctor Dulcemara, M. P by Wilkie COLLINS & Charles DICKENS, Coelebs in Search of a Dinner, Two Leaves from the Devil's Book, Novelty & Some Wild Ideas by Charles COLLINS, New Year's Day by Charles DICKENS, Pity a Poor Prince, Burns Viewed as a Hat-Peg, The Great (Forgotten) Invasion, A Breach of British Privilege & A Dramatic Author by Wilkie COLLINS, Dwellers in Tents, The Eastern Kingdom & A French Pepys by E. Lynn LINTON.
Mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands with black and red leather title labels on spine; marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, nicks to leather on spine ends, small chip to bottom edge of front board, nameplate on front pastedown, good
£25.00
Contributors identified in Lohrli.

110 HOWARD, Edward ["Author of Rattlin the Reefer"]: The Old Commodore (1837)
[Reprint]: G. Routledge & Co., 1855. Bound with:
MARRYAT, Captain [Frederick]: Monsieur Violet. His Travels Among the Snake Indians and Wild Tribes of the Great Western Prairies (1843 as Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas)
[Parlour Library]: Thomas Hodgson, nd [1853]. Two volumes bound as one in mid C19th green leather over red marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spine; green-and-white crosshatched endpapers. Small scratch on front board, light scuffing, signature (1855) on title page of The Old Commodore, light foxing, very good.
£35.00
Howard’s best-known novel -- Rattlin the Reefer -- was edited by Captain Marryat (and often collected with other genuine Marryat titles). Howard wrote another three "rollicking" nautical novels: The Old Commodore (1837), Outward Bound (1838) and Jack Ashore (1840), all of which are uncommon.

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113 HUME, Fergus: The Island of Fantasy (1892)
[Reprint]: Richard Edward King, nd (c1900). Original grey green cloth, with blindstamped flower on front board, brush-stroke lettering in gilt. Gilt dulled, spine sunned, paper lightly browned, but still a tight clean copy, good.
£25.00

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