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Random Shots (1879)

By: Adeler, Max [ie Charles Heber Clark]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1882

Seller ID: 03742


Library of Humour. Undated reprint, c1882. Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost. Original illustrated blue cloth, yellow endpapers. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, light staining on edge of front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Adeler/Clark was an American humourist, author of Out of the Hurly Burly, Captain Bluitt etc. View more info

Carr of Carrlyon (1862)

By: Aide, Hamilton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1895

Seller ID: VN1958


Reprint from stereotyped plates of Select Library of Fiction edition. Undated, c1895. Original crimson cloth, with blindstamped pattern on front board, lettered in gilt on spine.Cloth lightly sunned, corners scuffed, good. A melodrama of love, treachery and revenge set in Italy and Paris. Scarce. View more info

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Poet and Peer (1880)

By: Aide, Hamilton

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1883

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 88030


Late C19th rebinding in white parchment over dark green mottled/marbled boards; green leather title label and gilt lines on spine. Small chip to paper on front board, otherwise very good. View more info

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A Voyage of Discovery. A Novel of American Society (1892)

By: Aide, Hamilton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: VN2176


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. View more info

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The Bee Hunters. A Tale of Adventure (1864) [Les Chasseurs d'Abeilles, 1864]

By: Aimard, Gustave

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1865

Seller ID: 04183


[First One-Volume Edition. Undated [1865]. Mid-C19th red leather over red marbled boards; raised bands, gilt ruling, dark red and green leather labels on spine; green endpapers. Boards lightly grazed, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Red Track A Story of Social Life in Mexico (1862) [Valentin Guillois, 1862]

By: Aimard, Gustave

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Proprietor: 1865

Seller ID: 04186


[Reprint].Mid-C19th rebinding in brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned, light foxing, otherwise very good. Translated by Lascelles Wraxall. The book also contains two short stories: A Buffalo Hunt & A Mustang. View more info

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Rookwood: A Romance (1834)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 88002


Bentley's Standard Novels, No LX. Series half-title, frontispiece and vignette title page (all dated 1837) precede printed title page. Original maroon cloth, with black title labels on spine. Spine sunned to brown, small chips to edges of labels, small knock on bottom edge of rear board, owner's name stamp on endpapers, good. Sadleir's binding style A. View more info

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Something to Do

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [Louisa May Alcott]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1873

Seller ID: 02799


The Lily Series. Undated, possibly the first edition of 1873 (The first British edition was undated). Rebound in green binder's cloth. A little foxing, good View more info

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The Queen of Sheba

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1889

Seller ID: VN0202


Author's Edition. Small pocket edition format, rebound in dark cherry red cloth. very good. View more info

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In Golden Shackles (1896)

By: Alien [ie Louisa Alice Baker]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 85025


Original deep crimson cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Spine sunned to pink, nick to cloth at head of spine, a few pages have lightly wrinkled edges, a little foxing, good. Baker spent much of her life in New Zealand and used it (as here) as a setting for her fiction -- all of which is now uncommon. Sutherland describes her novels as "grim". View more info

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The Tents of Shem (1889)

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1891

Seller ID: 00712A


New Edition. Late C19th rebinding in beaded brown cloth. Owner's name (Carlcroft) in gilt on bottom of front board, lettering on spine a trifle crooked. A few light marks, light foxing, very good. View more info

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The Tents of Shem (1889)

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 80018


Undated reprint edition, c1910. Frontispiece photograph of author and brief introduction (unsigned). Original red cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. Set largely in Algeria; the heroines are a Girton girl and her half-Algerian cousin. View more info

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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845). [Improvisatoren, 1835]

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward and Lock: 1857

Seller ID: 03849


Undated reprint, c1857. Mid C19th brown leather over red marbled boards; black leather title label on spine. Extremities scuffed, front inner joint paper starting to crack (but joint tight), a few marks on endpapers, good. A novel -- partially autobiographical -- set in Italy. Andersen's first major success. View more info

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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1847

Seller ID: 04197


Standard Novels, Volume 110. Frontispiece. Mid-C19th green-brown leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spine, blue marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. A little light scuffing and one small scratch to leather on rear board, foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Runaways. Being Some Early Adventures of Troddles and Us (1909)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 02624


Second Edition: Greening & Co., 1909. Illustrated Original grey cloth, lettered in black and gilt. A little foxing, very good. Re-issued in 1911 with the revised title At School with Troddles. View more info

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The Burglings of Tutt. Being Some Exploits in the Life of an Expert (1905)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1906

Seller ID: 03154


Second Edition, undated (c1906). Original green cloth, illustrated and lettered in red and black. Fore-edges spotted, undated inscription on front pastedown, very good. Uncommon title. View more info

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Troddles Farm (1914)

By: Andom, Robert [ie Alfred Barrett]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1915

Seller ID: 03502


Undated edition, c1915. Original illustrated green cloth. Trace of removed label on front board, extremities nicked/scuffed, good. View more info

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The Family Story-Teller: Lady Olivia's Step-Daughters

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: VN0497


Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with advertisements on endpapers. Light scuffing, light foxing. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, otherwise good. View more info

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Davy's Locker: Extra Christmas Number for All the Year Round, 1875

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, All the Year Round: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1383


A collection of linked stories, all anonymous. As issued but without original blue wrappers. Clean, good View more info

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Kitty, Lil and Another (1900)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: 80021


The Family Story-Teller series, undated (c1900). Uniform series binding in green cloth. Light foxing, light scuffing, good. View more info