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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

Image for Miss Ferrier's Novels, Edinburgh Edition [Marriage (1818), The Inheritance (1824), Destiny or The Chief's Daughter (1831)]

Miss Ferrier's Novels, Edinburgh Edition [Marriage (1818), The Inheritance (1824), Destiny or The Chief's Daughter (1831)]

By: Ferrier, Susan

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1892

Seller ID: 89040


Reprints. Title pages printed in dark red and black. Six volumes in original pale green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines, top edges gilt, no publisher's name on spines. Spine ends bumped, very faint tanning to pages, bookplates of Maurice Lindsay on each front pastedown: a clean, bright, tight set, very good. A re-issue of the Edinburgh Edition, which Bentley first produced in 1881 - 2, possibly a remainder issue from the period after Macmillan acquired Be... 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 Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein

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

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

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

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

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

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