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1 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Children of the Night (1925)
London Thornton Butterworth 1925 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine sunned, a few foxing spots, otherwise good. Nine stories of crime and criminality. Unusually, the book was conceived and written as a single unified work, rather than being a collection culled from earlier magazine publications. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Elaine at the Gates (1924)
London Thornton Butterworth 1924 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Original light brown cloth, blocked in blind on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Minimal scuffing, faint browning on endpapers, near fine. Elaine at the Gates is another story of sexual repression and obsession (mixed with fervent religious conviction), in which a sexless marriage of convenience becomes a nightmare for the wife when her husband decides to seek his "conjugal rights". 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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3 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Fabulous Fancies (1903)
London Grant Richards 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original pale blue cloth with single line border in gilt, lettered in gilt. Corners lightly rubbed, spine a little dulled, inscription on front free endpaper, a little foxing, good. Inscription reads: Dorothy Du Cane from the Author Dec. 1903. Maxwell's third book. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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4 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Himself and Mr Raikes (1929)
London Associated Newspapers 1935 Hardcover Good Book 
Undated pocket edition reprint, c1935.. Original red cloth, ruled in gilt on spine. Cheap reprint bound using first and last leaves as endpapers. A good, clean reading copy. Maxwell was the son of novelist Mary Elizabeth Braddon. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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5 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Mrs Thompson (1911)
London Eveleigh Nash & Grayson 1923 Hardcover Good Book 
Nash's Famous Fiction Library. Original blue cloth, with title blindstamped on front board, blocked in light green on spine. Light rubbing to edges, a little faint foxing, good+. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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6 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] Seymour Charlton (1909)
London Hutchinson & Co 1913 Hardcover Good Book 
Hutchinson's 7d Copyright Novels. Undated c1913. Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original pink cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine sunned and a few marks on cloth, inscription (1913) on front endpapers, good 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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7 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] The Countess of Maybury: "Between You and I" Being the Intimate Conversations of The Rt. Hon The Countess of Maybury, Collected with sedulous care and respectful admiration by W. B. Maxwell (1901)
London Downey & Co. 1901 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original grey-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Unread copy, with pages unopened at top throughout. Board edges very faintly sunned, otherwise very good. Wolff [4660] in a different binding. Maxwell was the eldest son of Mary Braddon and her publisher (and later husband) John Maxwell. The Countess of Maybury was his second book. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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8 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] The Devil's Garden (1913)
London Hutchinson & Co 1913 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly speckled on front board, spine lightly sunned, light foxing on prelims, good. Author's Compliment Slip (unsigned) tucked into prelims. A powerful novel touching forbidden passions. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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9 Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell] The Rest Cure
Leipzig Tauchnitz 1912 Copyright Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Slightly later Tauchnitz issue, originally first published in January 1912. (This is volume 4310 in series, list on back cover goes to 4329). Original card wrapper. Light scuffing, good. Publisher's catalogue for June 1912 bound in at end. Todd [4310] 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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