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1 Butt, Beatrice May Elizabeth and Other Sketches (1889)
London William Blackwood & Sons 1889 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Contemporary circulating library binding in blindstamped maroon cloth: brown endpapers. Spine sunned, W. H. Smith label (stamped "sold") on front pastedown, good. 5 short stories and novelettes, which had previously appeared in Blackwood's Magazine. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Miss Molly, Alison, Lesterre Durant etc". Not in Wolff. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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2 Butt, Beatrice May Eugénie (1877)
London William Blackwood & Sons 1877 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original salmon pink cloth, blocked in black: black endpapers. Light scuffing, inscription on front pastedown, very good. Not in Wolff, who held 3 titles by this author. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Miss Molly". A French girl marries a German Count, shortly before the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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3 Various Authors: George Meredith, Beatrice May Butt, John Dangerfield, Mrs Cashel Hoey The New Quarterly Magazine, Volume VII (7), October 1876 to January 1877. Contains The House on the Beach
London Ward, Lock & Tyler 1877 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Contains: The House on the Beach by George MEREDITH. Short novel. Hester by Beatrice May BUTT. Short novel. Short stories include: Professor Hoffman's Folly by John DANGERFIELD, Kate Cronin's Dowry by Mrs Cashel HOEY. Late C19th black leather over black cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, very good. Meredith's short novel (81 pp) was not published in book form in England until included in The Tale of Chloe seventeen years later. The New Quarterly was a bold experiment to introduce a substantial literary magazine issued at quarterly intervals rather than weekly or monthly. It was edited by Oswald Crawfurd ("John Dangerfield") who contributed much of the material of the early volumes himself. It was a part of the premise of the magazine that any fiction published would be invariably complete within each issue: a format which allowed for long stories and short novels rather than lengthy serialisations. The magazine was not successful and ran for less than seven years (13 volumes). 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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