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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


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

Image for Crichton (1837), Jack Sheppard (1839), The Tower of London (1840), The Miser's Daughter (1843), Windsor Castle (1843), St James's (1844), James the Second (1848), The Star Chamber (1854), The Flitch of Bacon (1854), The Spendthrift (1857), Ovingdean Grange (1860) & Auriol (1868)

Crichton (1837), Jack Sheppard (1839), The Tower of London (1840), The Miser's Daughter (1843), Windsor Castle (1843), St James's (1844), James the Second (1848), The Star Chamber (1854), The Flitch of Bacon (1854), The Spendthrift (1857), Ovingdean Grange (1860) & Auriol (1868)

By: Ainsworth, William Harrison

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, 1870


New Editions, [Railway Library]. Mostly undated, c1870*. Twelve volumes uniformly rebound in tan leather over red marbled boards; green leather title labels on spine with titles blocked diagonally (bottom left to top right); green endpapers. Each volume has had an owner's signature snipped out from the top edge of one page in the prelims (page varies from volume to volume), extremities lightly scuffed, foxing spots, occasional small stamps on prelims, a few pages slightl... 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


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

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


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 Macmillan's Magazine, Volumes XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLII, XLIII (27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43). November 1872 - April 1881

Macmillan's Magazine, Volumes XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVI, XXXVII, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XL, XLI, XLII, XLIII (27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43). November 1872 - April 1881

By: Various Authors: William Black, Jane Sexey, Annie Keary, Mrs Oliphant, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Henry James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1872

Edition: 1st Edition


Contains complete serialisations of the following novels: A Princess of Thule by William BLACK; A Slip in the Fens by Jane SEXEY; Castle Daly by Annie KEARY; The Curate in Charge by Mrs OLIPHANT; Madcap Violet by William BLACK; Young Musgrave by Mrs OLIPHANT; Sebastian by Katharine COOPER; A Doubting Heart by Annie KEARY; Haworth's by Frances Hodgson BURNETT; He That Will Not When He May by Mrs OLIPHANT. Also: The Portrait of a Lady by Henry JAMES. Chapters I - XXVIII. A... 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


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

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

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


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


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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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


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 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


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

Image for The Cornhill Magazine, [First Series], Volumes 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 [X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX], July 1864 - June 1869.

The Cornhill Magazine, [First Series], Volumes 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 [X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX], July 1864 - June 1869.

By: Various Authors: Mrs Gaskell, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope, Miss Thackeray, Adelaide Sartoris, Lady Verney, Charles Lever, George Eliot etc

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1869

Edition: 1st Edition


Contains the following complete novels in original serial form: Wives and Daughters by Mrs GASKELL. Armadale by Wilkie COLLINS. The Claverings by Anthony TROLLOPE. The Village on the Cliff by Miss THACKERAY. A Week in a French Country House by Adelaide SARTORIS. Stone Edge by Lady VERNEY. The Bramleighs of Bishop's Folly by Charles LEVER. Avonhoe by Lady VERNEY. Lettice Lisle by Lady VERNEY. That Boy of Norcott's by Charles LEVER. Brother Jacob by George Eliot. Short nov... 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: £100.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz, 1870

Edition: Copyright Edition


Nine volumes bound as seven. 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 or third issues, but all half-titles bound in. Ruffini was an Italian exil... View more info

Image for 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)

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


[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 Waverley Novels, Complete in 25 Volumes

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black, 1891


The Centenary Edition (later printing). Twenty-five volumes in original fine-ribbed sage green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. Some scuffing to extremities, some speckling on cloth, light foxing good to very good set. Heavy: will require additional postage/delivery costs. I can offer competitive rates for delivery by courier. 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


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