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A Young Man from the Country (1906)

By: Albanesi, Madame [Effie Maria]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1912

Seller ID: VN0318

Condition: Good


7d Copyright Novels. Undated c1912. Pocket edition in original green cloth. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Paper faintly browned, otherwise a clean tight copy: good+ View more info

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Hester Trefusis (1912)

By: Albanesi, Madame [Effie Maria], Writing as Effie Adelaide Rowlands

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1914

Seller ID: VN0113

Condition: Good


7d Copyright Novels. Pocket edition in green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine. Frontispiece. Undated, c1914. Some foxing and occasional soiling on pages, faint browning on edges, good. View more info

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Through Green Glasses (1887)

By: Allen, F. M. [ie Edmund Downey]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1888

Seller ID: 85016

Condition: Fair


Sixth Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Considerable loss of paper along edges on spine, corners rubbed, light foxing, fair/good. Topp [VIII, p 328]. Downey wrote both under his own name (for more realistic fiction), and under the pseudonym F. M. Allen (for the more fantastical and folkloric material). View more info

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What's Bred in the Bone

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1913

Seller ID: 03116

Condition: Very Good


Newnes Sevenpenny Novels. Undated [1913]. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Pocket edition in original light blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. A little browning on endpapers, otherwise a clean, tight copy: very good. A wild thriller, originally published by Tit-Bits, which won a £1,000 prize for the best novel in 1891. View more info

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Autobiography of a Publican. A Tale for the Times, Founded on Fact (1857 as The Drunkard's Son)

By: Anonymous; No Author; Unknown

Price: £30.00

Publisher: York, J. C. Booth: 1870

Seller ID: 89068

Condition: Fair


New Edition. Original pink card wrappers, lettered in black. Top free corner of front cover torn off, card lightly soiled and marked and lightly cracked on spine, fair. "A thrilling relation of the Evils of the Liquor Trade". View more info

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Fate--and Drusilla (1910)

By: Askew, Alice & Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 03665

Condition: Very Good


7d Novels. Undated, c1914. Frontispiece. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A little foxing, otherwise very good. The Askews were a hugely prolific husband-and-wife writing team: they produced over 90 novels in the 13 years between their first (The Shulamite) in 1904 and their death together (their ship was torpedoed) in 1917. View more info

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Destiny (1911)

By: Askew, Alice & Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 03666

Condition: Very Good


7d Novels. Undated, c1914. Frontispiece. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A little foxing, otherwise very good. The Askews were a hugely prolific husband-and-wife writing team: they produced over 90 novels in the 13 years between their first (The Shulamite) in 1904 and their death together (their ship was torpedoed) in 1917. View more info

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Wild Sheba (1910)

By: Askew, Alice & Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 03667

Condition: Good


7d Net Novels. Undated, c1914. Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A little foxing, a few light marks on rear board, good. The Askews were a hugely prolific husband-and-wife writing team: they produced over 90 novels in the 13 years between their first (The Shulamite) in 1904 and their death together (their ship was torpedoed) in 1917. View more info

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The Golden Girl (1913)

By: Askew, Alice & Claude

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 03668

Condition: Good


7d Net Novels:. Undated, c1914. Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A little foxing, a little dulled, otherwise good. The Askews were a hugely prolific husband-and-wife writing team: they produced over 90 novels in the 13 years between their first (The Shulamite) in 1904 and their death together (their ship was torpedoed) in 1917. View more info

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Lady Q (1912)

By: Baillie-Saunders, Margaret

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1915

Seller ID: 03622

Condition: Very Good


7d Copyright Novels. Undated (c1915). Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned on spine and board edges, otherwise very good. A reformed female thief acquires the clothes and identity of another woman, and so (successfully) works her way back into Society. An updated version of Wilkie Collins's The New Magdalen. View more info

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A Sort of Traitors (1949)

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Tauchnitz: 1952

Seller ID: VN0090

Condition: Good


Collection of British and American Authors. New Series, Volume 111. Todd [S111]. First/only issue. Original card wrapper. Lightly scuffed, pencilled name on title page, faint browning of paper, good++ View more info

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A Princess's Secrets (Les Secrets De La Princess De Cadignan) Translated from the French By Ellen Marriage

By: Balzac, Honoré de

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: VN0375

Condition: Very Good


Temple Edition of the Comédie Humaine, edited by George Saintsbury. Pocket edition format. Original green cloth on limp boards. Light scuffing, a little foxing, very good. View more info

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Béatrix, Translated from the French By James Waring

By: Balzac, Honoré de

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: VN0378

Condition: Very Good


Temple Edition of the Comédie Humaine, edited by George Saintsbury. Pocket edition format. Original green cloth on limp boards. Light scuffing, a little foxing, very good. View more info

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Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette) Translated from the French by James Waring

By: Balzac, Honoré de

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: VN0392

Condition: Very Good


Temple Edition of the Comédie Humaine, edited by George Saintsbury. Pocket edition format. Original green cloth on limp boards. Light scuffing, a little foxing, very good. View more info

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Edward Barry (South Sea Pearler) (1900)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1914

Seller ID: VN0449

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library (pocket edition). Undated (c1914). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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Anna of the Five Towns (1902)

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Tauchnitz: 1912

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN2502

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers. Corners turned, some foxing, French circulating library stamp in red & two signatures on front cover, another signature (1968) on half-title, good. First issue, dated August 1912 on rear and with catalogue for December 1912 bound in at end. Todd [4351a]. View more info

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Strictly Tied Up (1880)

By: Beresford-Hope, M. P., The Right Honourable Arthur James Beresford

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co..: 1885

Seller ID: 83026

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Library of Fiction. Undated, c1885.. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Paper rubbed on corners, spine ends and on upper hinge, but front board clean and bright; inscription (1910) on half-title, otherwise a clean tight copy: good. Topp [IV, p.176]. View more info

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The Captains' Room Etc (1883)

By: Besant, Walter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1891

Seller ID: 85106

Condition: Very Good


New Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Light edgewear, just a little chipping to paper on hinges, small knock to top edge of front board, endpapers browned, otherwise very good. Contains: The Captains' Room, Let Nothing Ye Dismay (the Extra Christmas Numbers for All the Year Round for 1881 & 1882 respectively), They Were Married, The Humbling of the Memlings & The Murder of Nick Vedder. View more info

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In the Midst of Life

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1915

Seller ID: VN0315

Condition: Fair


Undated pocket edition reprint, c1915. Original blue cloth. Board edges and spine sunned; grey war-time paper. A reading copy. View more info

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A Damaged Reputation

By: Bindloss, Harold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1915

Seller ID: VN0476

Condition: Good


Sevenpenny Net Novels. Undated, c1915. Pocket edition in red, with blindstamped decoration on front board. Light sunning, light wear, good+. View more info