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Image for Jonathan Merle: A West Country Story of the Times (1890); Alfreda Holme: A Story of Social Life in Australia (1892); Zachary Brough's Venture (1894); Forestwyk: or. Ten Years After (1896)

Jonathan Merle: A West Country Story of the Times (1890); Alfreda Holme: A Story of Social Life in Australia (1892); Zachary Brough's Venture (1894); Forestwyk: or. Ten Years After (1896)

By: Bayley, Elizabeth Boyd

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 04203


Uniform Edition, 1894 - 96. Four volumes uniformly bound in light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Three volumes have grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Alfred Holme is a little scuffed and dulled: the other three are very crisp, clean and bright. Bayly spent some part of her life in Australia (her father was a sailor on ships carrying convicts to the penal colonies). A heavy set which will require additional postage/shipping. View more info

Image for Barbara Heathcote's Trial (1871), Robert Ord's Atonement (1873), Heriot's Choice (1879), Queenie's Whim (1880), Sir Godfrey's Grand-Daughters (1892), The Old, Old Story (1894), The Highway of Fate (1902), The Household of Peter (1905), "No Friend Like a Sister" (1906), The Key of the Unknown (1909)

Barbara Heathcote's Trial (1871), Robert Ord's Atonement (1873), Heriot's Choice (1879), Queenie's Whim (1880), Sir Godfrey's Grand-Daughters (1892), The Old, Old Story (1894), The Highway of Fate (1902), The Household of Peter (1905), "No Friend Like a Sister" (1906), The Key of the Unknown (1909)

By: Carey, Rosa N. [Rosa Nouchette Carey]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 82020


Popular Edition, 1899 - 1916. Ten volumes uniformly bound in beaded blue cloth with blindstamped decorative bands head and foot, author's initials in gilt on front boards. Light scuffing, a little foxing, signatures (mostly 1935) on front free endpapers, some title lettering on spines dulled, otherwise a very good collection. A collection of ten of Carey's (more than forty) novels, in a uniform binding, including a number of her later, scarcer titles. Her mild, domestic ... View more info

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The Argonaut Edition of the Works of Bret Harte [in 25 volumes]

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier [by Special Arrangement with the Houghton Mifflin Company]: 1905

Seller ID: VN1658


Illustrated. 25 volumes in original dark grey-green cloth, with raised design of tree on each front board, lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, a few light marks and light foxing, occasional date on endpapers: a clean, tight, good set. Uncommon outside the USA. The set comprises: I - Maruja, Drift from Two Shores, By Shore and Sedge & Thankful Blossom II - A Waif of the Plains, In the Carquinez Woods, Snow Bound at Eagle's & A Millionaire of the Rough-and-Ready, III - A W... View more info

Image for The Works of Henry Kingsley (1895-6). [The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn; Ravenshoe; The Hillyars and the Burtons; Silcote of Silcotes; Stretton; Austin Elliot & The Harveys; Mademoiselle Mathilde; Old Margaret and Other Stories; Valentin & Number Seventeen; Oakshott Castle & The Grange Garden; Reginald Hetheridge & Leighton Court; The Boy in Grey and Other Stories]

The Works of Henry Kingsley (1895-6). [The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn; Ravenshoe; The Hillyars and the Burtons; Silcote of Silcotes; Stretton; Austin Elliot & The Harveys; Mademoiselle Mathilde; Old Margaret and Other Stories; Valentin & Number Seventeen; Oakshott Castle & The Grange Garden; Reginald Hetheridge & Leighton Court; The Boy in Grey and Other Stories]

By: Kingsley, Henry

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 84016


New Editions: Ward, Lock & Bowden/Ward, Lock & Co, 1895 - c1900. Brief biographical introduction in first volume. All volumes have a frontispiece: some have other illustrations in text. Twelve volumes on original fine-ribbed red cloth, with twig-and-leaf decorations and lettering in gilt. Cloth lightly sunned on spine, light scuffing, one volume rubbed at foot of spine, bookplates in six volumes, otherwise a clean, tight set, good to very good. Henry was the younger brot... View more info

Image for The Novels: Lorenzo Benoni; or Passages in the Life of an Italian (1853), Doctor Antonio (1855), The Paragreens on a Visit to the Paris Universal Exhibition (1856), Lavinia (1860), Vincenzo; or, Sunken Rocks (1863), A Quiet Nook in the Jura (1867), Carlino and Other Stories (1870)

The Novels: Lorenzo Benoni; or Passages in the Life of an Italian (1853), Doctor Antonio (1855), The Paragreens on a Visit to the Paris Universal Exhibition (1856), Lavinia (1860), Vincenzo; or, Sunken Rocks (1863), A Quiet Nook in the Jura (1867), Carlino and Other Stories (1870)

By: Ruffini, John [ie Giovanni Domenico Ruffini]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1870

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 88016


Nine volumes bound as seven (Lavinia & Vincenzo are each in two volumes; the other are in one volume). Uniformly bound in late C19th tan leather over maroon marbled board; gilt decorations and red/black title labels on spines; maroon marbled endpapers. Extremities lightly scuffed, a little faint tanning to pages, stamps on prelims; Lorenzo Benoni lacks the lower, black label on the spine; a good set. Todd [571c; 553Ad; 1010b; 537b/38; 670b/71; 908c; 1243]. Mostly second ... View more info

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Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1878

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 01090


6 volumes uniformly bound in red cloth over black-and-red mottled boards. Light edgewear and a little grazing on all volumes; paper a little browned on page edges, various signatures. Series half-titles present in all volumes. Old Mortality -- repair to paper on corner of title page -- Todd [97Ac] -- Third Issue of First Setting, c1875. Guy Mannering -- signature (1877) on title page -- Todd [99Ab] -- Second Issue of First Setting, c1877. The Pirate -- paper chipped on b... View more info

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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare Printed from the Text of J. Payne Collier, Esq., F. S. A. With the Life and Portrait of the Poet (1843 - 4)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1843

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 04125


[First Issue]: Tauchnitz, 1843-4. 7 volumes uniformly bound in blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; pale brown endpapers; red silk book mark in each volume. Portrait of Shakespeare in Volume I. Some corners rubbed, light staining to upper part of pages in volumes I & II, also first few leaves of volume VI, inner joint paper lightly cracked: a good set. Todd [40Aa/41Aa/42Aa/43Aa/44Aa/45Aa/46Aa]. First issues, with woodcut decoration on each title page, al... View more info

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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: New Century Library

By: Thackeray, W. M. [William Makepeace Thackeray]

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 80103


14 volumes. Frontispiece in each volume. Fourteen volumes uniformly bound in fine-ribbed green cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; black endpapers; top edges gilt; red silk bookmark in each volume. A few faint marks on cloth, a little foxing on prelims: a near fine set. An India-paper edition allowing Thackeray's works to be compressed into 14 slender volumes: Vanity Fair is only 1.5 cm thick, but runs to 784 pages. The New Century Library edition was first issued 1899 - ... View more info

Image for The Cornhill Magazine, [First Series], Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 [I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX], January 1860 - June 1864.

The Cornhill Magazine, [First Series], Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 [I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX], January 1860 - June 1864.

By: Various Authors: Anthony Trollope, W. M. Thackeray, George MacDonald, Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Miss Thackeray, Mrs Gaskell, etc

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 81094


Contains the following complete novels in original serial form: Framley Parsonage by Anthony TROLLOPE. Lovel the Widower by W. M. THACKERAY. The Portent by George MACDONALD. The Adventures of Philip by W. M. THACKERAY. Agnes of Sorrento by Harriet Beecher STOWE. The Struggles of Brown, Jones and Robinson by Anthony TROLLOPE. Romola by George ELIOT. The Story of Elizabeth by Miss THACKERAY. The Small House at Allington by Anthony TROLLOPE. Denis Duval by W. M. THACKERAY (... View more info

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Once a Week, New Series, Volumes IV, V, VI, VII, (4, 5, 6, 7), August 1869 - June 1871

By: Various Authors: James Rice, Percy Fitzgerald, Hain Friswell

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 82069


Contains: Waiting to Win--A Story of Fairlawn Grange by the Author of A Sister's Secret. Complete serialisation. So Runs the World by the Author of Gardenhurst. Conclusion of serialisation. The Riddle of Ivy Green by the Author of Sir Guy de Guy. Illustrated by Phiz. Complete serialisation. Caught by a Thread (anonymous). Illustrated by Phiz. Complete serialisation. The Mortimers A Novel with Two Heroes by James RICE. Illustrated by Phiz. Complete serialisation. The Swor... View more info

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Temple Bar, January 1876 - December 1877

By: Various Authors: Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope etc

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1877

Seller ID: 82087


Bound as four half-year volumes. Contains: The Two Destinies by Wilkie COLLINS. Complete serialisation. The American Senator by Anthony TROLLOPE. Complete serialisation. The Ordeal of Fay by Bertha H. BUXTON. Novelette. A Blue Stocking by Mrs ANNIE EDWARDES. Complete serialisation. Her Dearest Foe by Mrs ALEXANDER. Conclusion of serialisation. Four volumes uniformly bound in late C19th dark brown leather over red marbled boards. Boards heavily grazed, otherwise a solid b... View more info

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Works of G. J. Whyte-Melville

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, W. Thacker: 1902

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: VN0615


The Works of G. J. Whyte-Meville (1898 - 1902). In Twenty Four Volumes. Edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. Illustrated by various artists including: H. M. Brock, C. E. Brock, Hugh Thomson, Bernard Partridge, Cecil Alden etc. Limited edition of 1050 copies. The volumes are: 1 - Riding Recollections; 2 - Katerfelto; 3 - Uncle John; 4 - Market Harborough; 5 - Contraband; 6 - M or N; 7 - Tilbury Nogo; 8 - Songs and Verses & Bones and I; 9 - Black but Comely; 10 - T... View more info

Image for Tilbury Nogo (1854), M or N (1869). The True Cross (1873), Sister Louise (1876), Rosine (1877)

Tilbury Nogo (1854), M or N (1869). The True Cross (1873), Sister Louise (1876), Rosine (1877)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 04050


Select Library of Fiction. Undated (c1890). Five volumes in uniform original light green cloth, with shelf of books and curtain swag blocked in black and gilt along top edge of front board, lettered in gilt, green-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. All volumes professionally recased about century ago, now very tight. Spine tips scuffed, a few light marks, light sunning, armorial bookplate of Harrington Hilton on front pastedowns, good. NB The True Cross is not a novel ... View more info

Image for Digby Grand (1853), General Bounce (1855), The Interpreter (1858), Good For Nothing (1861), The Queen's Maries (1862), The Gladiators (1863)

Digby Grand (1853), General Bounce (1855), The Interpreter (1858), Good For Nothing (1861), The Queen's Maries (1862), The Gladiators (1863)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 04051


New Editions. 1885 - 1894. Six volumes in uniform original red cloth, lettered and decorated in black (gilt on spine), variety of endpaper styles. Three volumes have sunning to edge of front boards, and two have signatures on prelims, good. A heavy 6-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info