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A Heart's Revenge (1894)

By: Tottenham, B. Loftus [Blanche Loftus Tottenham]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, 1894

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in original red cloth; title and author's name blocked in black on front boards (in style of handwriting), blocked in gilt on spines: green-black endpapers. A few scuffs and light marks on boards, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but all joints tight), lacks rear free endpaper in volume II. A tight set: good. Wolff [6747]. A heavy set that will require additional postage. View more info

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Ab-o'th'-Yate Sketches and Other Short Stories (1896)

By: Brierley, Ben

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oldham, W. E. Clegg, 1896

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Edited by James Dronsfield. Illustrated by F. W. Jackson. Three volumes in original fine-ribbed green cloth. Endpapers lightly browned, light scuffing, two spots/marks on spine of Volume III, a very good set. Wolff [815]. A posthumous collection of Brierley's Ab-o'th'-Yate and other Lancashire stories, with a Preface by Dronsfield. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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Alethea: At the Parting of the Ways (1896)

By: Dennehy, The Venerable Henry Edward

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Burnes & Oates, 1897


"New Edition Two Volumes in One": undated [1896/7]. The first edition in two (separate) volumes, bound together. The volumes are separately paginated; the title page to the first volume is a cancel, the title page to the second has been removed leaving a stub. Original pale green cloth, lettered and decorated in darker green. Corners rubbed, light soiling, endpapers replaced, good. A remaindered re-issue of the first edition. A novel of religion and religious his... View more info

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Audrey. A Novel (1890)

By: Hollis, Margery [ie Emma Elliot]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son, 1890

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in original blindstamped navy-blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spines, light blue flower-patterned endpapers. Corners scuffed and bumped, a few light marks on boards, spine ends have nicks and small chips, light cracking to inner joint papers, repaired split to cloth on hinge of Volume III, a fair to good set. Wolff [2072]. A plot novel, partly turning on the favourite Victorian device of the invalidity of "marriage with deceased wife's sister" (the ... View more info

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Beauchamp's Career (1876)

By: Meredith, George

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, 1876

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in original grass-green cloth; decorative frames in black on all boards, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Spines relaid (probably a century ago). Traces of (removed) circulating library labels on front boards, labels and stamps for Malta Garrison Library on prelims, with withdrawals sheet tipped in before first text page in each volume, foxing and spotting throughout; otherwise tight, good. Sadleir [1688]. Heavy: may require additional postage. View more info

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Born to Luck by the Author of Wrecked Early in Life (1882)

By: Heather [Mrs Mills?]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Remington & Co., 1882

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Two volumes bound as one in publisher's remainder binding. Blindstamped turquoise cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. A little bumped and scuffed, corners rubbed, some small bubbles to cloth on boards, signature (1886) on front free endpaper, good. The story of two sisters, Evelyn and Charity Joyce. Evelyn is "born to luck" while Charity undergoes various vicissitudes. The author is anonymous: the novel is attributed to a "Mrs Mi... View more info

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Breakers Ahead! (1864)

By: Vyvyan, Ralph [ie Sir Henry Denis Le Marchant]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley, 1864

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Two volumes bound as one in publisher's remainder binding: blindstamped maroon cloth. Endpapers replaced, some light marks on front board, bottom portion of rear board darkened, light stain on edges of final leaves, some foxing in the text, gilt lettering quite rubbed at head of spine, fair/good. Collates: I - [ii] + 308 pp; II - [ii] + 295 pp. View more info

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Colston. A Novel. In Four Parts and Two Volumes (1869)

By: Berdmore, Septimus

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, T. Cautley Newby, 1869

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Frontispiece in Volume I. Two volumes bound as one in publisher's remainder binder: crimson cloth with blindstamped framing on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, closed splits to cloth on hinges, rear inner joint starting to crack at top: fair only. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [viii] + 322pp. The first leaf carries press reviews of two novels by F[rank] Trollope. II - [iv] + 304pp. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Skating on T... View more info

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Coningsby; or, The New Generation (1844)

By: Disraeli, Benjamin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, 1844

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in mid C19th maroon leather over marbled boards, decorated in gilt on spines, brown endpapers. All labels missing from spines (titles etc remain impressed in leather); some scraping to surface of leather. Volume I has the front board detached. THus a reading/working/rebinding copy of one of Disraeli's most important novels. With all faults. A heavy three-volume set which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Cross Currents (1868)

By: Clyde, Alton [ie Sarah Ann Jeffreys]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T. Cautley Newby, 1868

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th remainder binding of blue cloth (price of 31/6 on spine), lettered in gilt. Corners and edges rubbed, front hinge repaired, new endpapers, lower third of first title page torn away, fair only. A reading/rebinding copy of a scarce title. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - frontispiece + [iv] + 296pp; II - [iv] + 284pp; III - [iv] + 288pp (last three leaves advertisements). View more info

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Endymion (1880)

By: Disraeli, Benjamin

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co., 1880

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in original red cloth, lettered in silver on spines; grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Vol I: damp mark along leading edge of rear board also affecting rear endpaper. Vol II: cloth a little loose on rear board, otherwise good. Vol III: small damp mark on bottom corner of rear board, also affecting endpaper, good. Text blocks clean and tight. Overall still a good set. Sadleir [712]. The novel -- Disraeli's last -- was issued as "by the author of L... View more info

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Half-Way. An Anglo-French Romance (1886)

By: Betham-Edwards, M [Matilda Betham Edwards]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1886

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Two volumes bound as one in late C19th black leather over red marbled boards. Rubbed on spine ends, with short split to leather at head of upper hinge: contents clean and tight, fair/good. Not in Wolff. Bound without half-titles. A heavy double volume which may require additional postage View more info

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Hermann Agha: An Eastern Narrative (1872)

By: Palgrave, William Gifford

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co., 1872

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Two volumes in late C19th maroon leather over red marbled boards. Small chips on spine tips, small piece of insect damage to leather on volume I, larger area of wear and small chips on lower hinge on volume II, signature (1892) on prelims/endpapers, fair/good. Wolff [5384]. The novel tells the story of Hermann Wolff, a Saxon carried off into captivity by the Turks, who becomes the favourite officer of Ali Bey, ruler of Egypt and later Syria, at the end of the C18th. &#34... View more info

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Hiram Gregg (1881)

By: Hirst, J. Crowther [Joseph Crowther Hirst]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley, 1881

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes


Three volumes in original grey cloth, ruled in black at head/foot of boards and spine, lettered in black on boards, in gilt on spine; dark grey-green flower-patterned endpapers. Internally all three volumes very clean and tight. All three volumes lightly sunned on spine and with light dampstaining on fore-edges on each board: a good set. Wolff [3218]. The author's only novel. A heavy three volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Holmby House A Tale of Old Northamptonshire (1860)

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

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, John Parker, 1860

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes


Tinted frontispiece in Volume I. Two volumes uniformly rebound (late C19th) in blue leather over red marbled boards; coloured leather title labels on spines; marbled endpapers. Contents clean and tight, but bindings well-worn: surface of leather scraped, leather hinges splitting on Volume II, and starting on volume I. A fair set suitable as a reading/binding copy. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info