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Image for Zike Mouldom (1901)

Zike Mouldom (1901)

By: Agnus, Orme [ie John Higginbotham]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: VN2568

Condition: Good


Undated reprint (probably second impression, 1902). Illustrated by Bertha Newcombe & others. Original green cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered and decorated in gilt. Small chip at foot of spine, otherwise good++. A collection of longer stories, mostly with Dorset settings. View more info

Jack Sheppard. A Romance (1839)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1839

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2566

Condition: Fair


Three volumes uniformly bound in maroon leather over marbled boards; top edges gilt; raised bands on spines; brown endpapers. Light scuffing, otherwise bindings clean and tight and in very good condition. However the portrait frontispiece in volume I and 2 plates in volume III are missing; some other plates have been repaired and some laid on later paper. A little foxing. With these faults only a fair to good set. Heavy: will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

Image for An Arm-Chair in the Smoking Room: or Fiction, Anecdote, Humour, and Fancy for Dreamy Half-Hours with Notes on Cigars, Meerschaums, and Smoking, from Various Pens (1870)

An Arm-Chair in the Smoking Room: or Fiction, Anecdote, Humour, and Fancy for Dreamy Half-Hours with Notes on Cigars, Meerschaums, and Smoking, from Various Pens (1870)

By: Anonymous; Various

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Rivers & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2590

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1870]. Original purple-black cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; blue-black endpapers. 2 mm loss to cloth head and foot of spine, inner joint papers lightly cracked, foxing (quite heavy on early pages), otherwise good. View more info

At Random. Essays and Stories (1896)

By: Austin, L. F. [Louis Frederic Austin]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2563

Condition: Fair


Original cream cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; top edge gilt. Decorated title page. Clean and bright, but cracked (and repaired) across bottom half of rear board, with crease to cloth on spine: thus only fair/good. A scarce collection. View more info

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A Prince of Good Fellows (1902)

By: Barr, Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1905

Seller ID: VN2604

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Illustrated. original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Light foxing, very faint signature on front pastedown, very good. View more info

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The King's Achievement (1905)

By: Benson, Robert Hugh

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Isaac Pitman: 1906

Seller ID: VN2593

Condition: Very Good


[Second Edition]. Original grey cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and white. Inscription (in Latin, 1906) on front free endpaper, some foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Strangers and Pilgrims (1873)

Strangers and Pilgrims (1873)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Lock: 1874

Seller ID: VN2573

Condition: Very Good


Stereotyped Edition. Undated (c1874). Late C20th rebinding in dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pale yellow endpapers. Some smudgy marks on title page, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for A Peep at the Pixies; or, Legends of the West (1854)

A Peep at the Pixies; or, Legends of the West (1854)

By: Bray, Mrs [Anna Eliza Bray]

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Grant & Griffith: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2572

Condition: Fair


Original blue cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered and decorated in gilt (design signed "J. L.") on front board and spine; yellow endpapers. Six hand-coloured plates by Phiz. Corners rubbed, 2 cm splits to hinges on spine ends, lacks front free endpaper, thus only fair, but text and plates a trifle shaken but otherwise in good condition. A scarce collection of six stories of the pixies of Devon and Cornwall. Perhaps a candidate for careful restoration or reb... View more info

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Made in France. French Tales Re-told with a United States Twist (1893)

By: Bunner, H. C. [Henry Cuyler Bunner]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1893

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2595

Condition: Very Good


Original pale beige cloth, lettered and illustrated in dark brown and green. Illustrated. A little light foxing, a few light marks, very good. View more info

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The Dawn of a To-morrow

By: Burnett, Francess Hodgson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1907

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2574

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth, decorated in gilt. A few light foxing spots, otherwise crisp, bright and fine copy. View more info

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Mr Poskitt (1907)

By: Fletcher, J. S. [Joseph Smith Fletcher]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2580

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth with wavy line borders in white, lettered in gilt. Coloured frontispiece. A few light marks on cloth, foxing (heavy on prelims), good. Stories of a Yorkshire farmer. View more info

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Chief Inspector McLean (1932)

By: Goodchild, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2596

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, light foxing on prelims, good++ View more info

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The Adventures of Mr Topham, Comedian. A Holiday Book (1903)

By: Gull, C. Ranger [Cyril Ranger Gull aka Guy Thorne]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2552

Condition: Fair


Illustrated. Original pale beige cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and red. Lacks prelims preceding title page, child has added water-colour to two illustrations, fair. A reading copy of this scarce and unusual title by Gull/Thorne: a light-hearted series of theatrical (and other) adventures. View more info

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Retribution (1909)

By: Gull, C. Ranger [Cyril Ranger Gull aka Guy Thorne]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1913

Seller ID: VN2554

Condition: Good


Reprint, with no indication of edition status (first was 1909). Original blue cloth, lettered in white. White lettering a little rubbed on spine, light foxing, good. View more info

Image for The Last Boer War (1899)

The Last Boer War (1899)

By: Haggard, H. Rider [Henry Rider Haggard]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2586

Condition: Good


Rebound in unlettered beaded green cloth, retaining original illustrated grey card wrappers. Light wear to card edges, a little foxing, good+ View more info

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One Immortality (1909)

By: Hall, H. Fielding [Harold Fielding Hall]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1909

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN2560

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue cloth with blindstamped design on front board and gilt decoration on spine. Minor scuffing, otherwise very good. View more info

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Duke's Son (1905)

By: Hamilton, Cosmo

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2575

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, framed and decorated in black and light green, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, undated inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Castle Cornet: or, The Island's Troubles in Troublous Times. A Story of the Channel Islands (1872)

Castle Cornet: or, The Island's Troubles in Troublous Times. A Story of the Channel Islands (1872)

By: Hawtrey, Louisa

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, S. P. C. K. [Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge]: 1900

Seller ID: VN2601

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint. Illustrated. Original grey-green cloth, lettered and illustrated in black. Lightly sunned, very good. View more info

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A Handful of Trumps (1898)

By: Hewson, J. James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2569

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed green cloth, lettered in black & gilt. A few faint marks, otherwise very good. A miscellaneous collection of stories, mainly humorous. Hewson was principally a man of the theatre, and wrote a number of plays and pantomimes in the decades spanning the turn of the twentieth century. View more info

Image for The Londoners An Absurdity (1898)

The Londoners An Absurdity (1898)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Seller ID: VN2555

Condition: Good


Third Impression. Original red buckram, lettered in gilt. A few light marks, some foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. View more info