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Stories and Reminiscences (1900), "Uncle William", A Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired)
1 "Uncle William", A Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Stories and Reminiscences (1900)
Liverpool Edward Howell 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Errata slip tipped in before front page. A collection of short stories by an unknown soldier, addressed to his nephews by "Uncle William". The stories range in location across the globe. Very scarce. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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A Voyage of Discovery. A Novel of American Society (1892), Aide, Hamilton
2 Aide, Hamilton A Voyage of Discovery. A Novel of American Society (1892)
London James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co. 1892 Hardcover Fair Book 
First One-Volume Edition. (The novel had been published in a two-volume edition earlier in the same year). Original pale green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine relaid on green cloth with some chipping to old material head/foot, lightly marked/speckled on boards, foxing spots throughout, undated signature on front free endpaper, fair. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Windfalls. Some Stray Leaves Gathered by a Rolling Stone (1903), Aitken, Robert
3 Aitken, Robert Windfalls. Some Stray Leaves Gathered by a Rolling Stone (1903)
London George A. Morton 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Striking frontispiece in colour. Original red cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, a few foxing spots, very good. A collection of stories set principally in Africa and South America. Scarce. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Book of Ballynoggin (1902), Alexander, L. C. [Louis Charles Alexander]
4 Alexander, L. C. [Louis Charles Alexander] The Book of Ballynoggin (1902)
London Grant Richards 1902 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in black on front board,. lettered in gilt on spine. Spine a trifle dulled, otherwise boards fresh and bright; a little foxing on endpapers. A very good copy of this scarce collection of short stories set in and around the Irish town of Ballynoggin 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Three Men -- and Troddles Being Some Further Exploits of a Well-Known Quartette (1916), Andom, R. [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]
5 Andom, R. [ie Alfred Walter Barrett] Three Men -- and Troddles Being Some Further Exploits of a Well-Known Quartette (1916)
London George Newnes 1916 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Bernard Hugh 
Original pinky-orange cloth with figures in silhouette, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed/grazed, a little foxing, very good. A war-time entry in the series of Troddles' stories: perhaps consequently, one of the scarcer titles in the series. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Wine of Finvarra and Other Stories (1902), Antrobus, C. [Clara Louisa Antrobus]
6 Antrobus, C. [Clara Louisa Antrobus] The Wine of Finvarra and Other Stories (1902)
London. Chatto & Windus 1902 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original red cloth with striking decorations in white and gray on front board, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine very faintly sunned, a little speckling on rear board, attractive bookplate on front pastedown: a very good copy of a scarce and attractive book. a collection of thirteen stories : "To the memory of my Father and Mother these tales of the cloud and rainbow north, so different from their sunny corn-coloured Lincolnshire, are dedicated, since North and East are alike the homes of the Norsemen" 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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House Scraps (1887), Atkin, G. Duckworth
7 Atkin, G. Duckworth House Scraps (1887)
London Stock Exchange 1887 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book George Cruikshank, F. C. Gould etc 
"For Private Circulation Only". Entered at Gorgonzola Hall, published by the Author at The Stock Exchange. Maroon cloth, framed in black on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; maroon marbled endpapers. Light sunning, a little faint foxing, very good. Snippets, anecdotes and other tit-bits relating to the Stock Exchange. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Cricket Heron, Bacheller, Irving
8 Bacheller, Irving Cricket Heron
London T. Fisher Unwin 1909 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original steel blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Title page printed in red and black. Small name stamp on front free endpaper, light foxing, small nick at head of spine, otherwise a bright, tight copy: very good+. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Miss Mapp, Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson]
9 Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson] Miss Mapp
London Hutchinson & Co. 1924 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Original red cloth, lettered in black. Light scuffing, board edges very faintly sunned, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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The Rubicon (1894), Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson]
10 Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson] The Rubicon (1894)
London Methuen & Co. 1894 Hardcover Good Book 
"Fifth Edition". Frontispiece. Original dark green cloth, elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt. Corners bumped, cancelled signature on front free endpaper, good++. Publisher's catalogue dated October 1894 bound in at end 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The King's Achievement (1905), Benson, Robert Hugh
11 Benson, Robert Hugh The King's Achievement (1905)
London Sir Isaac Pitman 1906 Hardcover Very Good Book 
[Second Impression]. Published the year after the first edition. Original grey cloth with decorations and lettering in white and gilt. Corners scuffed, foxing, good+. An historical novel of the reign of Henry VIII, dealing with religious problems, the dissolution of the monasteries and historical characters including Thomas Cromwell, Anne Boleyn etc 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Sentimentalists (1906), Benson, Robert Hugh
12 Benson, Robert Hugh The Sentimentalists (1906)
London Sir Isaac Pitman 1906 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Original crimson cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A trifle darkened, a few light marks on front board, light foxing, good. A Catholic novel. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Herr Paulus, His Rise, His Greatness, His Fall (1888), Besant, Walter
13 Besant, Walter Herr Paulus, His Rise, His Greatness, His Fall (1888)
London Chatto & Windus 1890 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition. Late C19th rebinding in blue leather over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Extremities scuffed, otherwise good. The story of the unmasking of a fraudulent "medium". 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Sir Richard Whittington, Lord Mayor of London, Besant, Walter & James Rice
14 Besant, Walter & James Rice Sir Richard Whittington, Lord Mayor of London
London Chatto & Windus 1902 Hardcover Good Book 
New Edition. Frontispiece. Original light brown cloth with shiled in gilt on front board. Faint pink flush to rear board, spine faintly sunned, a few light marks on cloth, foxing spots, gift inscription (1907) on front free endpaper, good. A biography, not a novel. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Case of Mr Lucraft and Other Tales (1876), Besant, Walter & James Rice
15 Besant, Walter & James Rice The Case of Mr Lucraft and Other Tales (1876)
London Chatto & Windus 1895 Hardcover Good Book 
Late-style Piccadilly novels binding: dark blue cloth elaborately blindtsamped, with lettering in gilt. Corners scuffed, front free endpaper excised, good. One of the least common of Besant & Rice's titles. The book is divided into three sections: I From the Supernatural (The Case of Mr Lucraft, The Mystery of Joe Morgan, An Old Old Story, Lady Kitty, The Old Four-Poster, My Own Experience); II From Fairyland (Titania's Farewell); & III From Fact (On the Goodwin, Edelweis, Love Finds the Way, The Death of Samuel Pickwick, When the Ship Comes Home). 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Last Harkawber and Other Stories (1904), Beswick, Harry
16 Beswick, Harry The Last Harkawber and Other Stories (1904)
London Clarion Press 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Inscribed by Author(s)
Collection of short stories. Original navy blue cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt. Lightly scuffed, very good. Inscription on half title reads: To my dear old chum & "best man" Harvey Gee from the author Septr 1904 "May the Wing of friendship never moult a feather" Richard Swiveller. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The Most Famous Loba. A Romance (1901), Blissett, Nellie K.
17 Blissett, Nellie K. The Most Famous Loba. A Romance (1901)
London. William Blackwood & Sons 1901 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Frontispiece. Original blue cloth, with illustrations of medieval castle and lettering in black and white, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, a little foxing, very good. Scarce. A medieval romance of knight and courtly ladies, set in and around Carcassonne in South-west France. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Billy Binks--Hero and Other Stories (1898), Boothby, Guy
18 Boothby, Guy Billy Binks--Hero and Other Stories (1898)
London W. & R. Chambers 1898 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Undated first edition [1898]. Original illustrated pink cloth; brown endpapers. Board edges and spine sunned, spine ends lightly rubbed, small oval label on front pastedown, a little foxing, good. A collection stories most of which had appeared in Chambers's Journal: Billy Bonks-Hero, The Bully of Haiphong, A Child of Tonking, The Millionaire of Hornibrook Island, Story of Lee Ping, Cassie Quin's Atonement & Daphne. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Love Made Manifest, Boothby, Guy
19 Boothby, Guy Love Made Manifest
London Ward, Lock & Co 1899 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book Lucy Kemp-Welch 
Undated first edition [1899]. Original navy-blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly scuffed. small nicks to spine ends, endpapers browned, good 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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An Enemy to Society (1911), Bronson-Howard, George
20 Bronson-Howard, George An Enemy to Society (1911)
London T. Werner Laurie 1911 First British Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Undated first edition [1911]. Four illustrations (tinted yellow). Original blindstamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Scuffed, otherwise very good. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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