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A Baker's Dozen (1922)

By: Dudeney, Mrs Henry [ie Alice Dudeney]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1922

Edition: 2nd Edition


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed on spine tips, otherwise binding clean and tight, but with labels on front endpapers, and occasional stamps throughout book, library accession details on verso of title page. No shelf mark on spine. Still a good copy of a scarce collection of eighteen short stories. View more info

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A Book of Strange Sins (1893)

By: Kernahan, [John] Coulson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1894


Fourth Impression. Original dark green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, otherwise a clean, tight, bright copy: very good. View more info

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A Hidden Chain (1894)

By: Russell, Dora

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand, McNally, 1896


Original blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt.Lightly scuffed, otherwise a clean, tight, bright American edition of this novel by Northumbrian novelist Dora Russell, first published in London in 1894. A late sensation novel, blending romance with crime and mystery. View more info

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A Modern Man-Hunt and Other Tales of the Greenback Club (1904)

By: Lockwood P. H. [Philips H. Lockwood]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock, 1904

Edition: 1st Edition


Original red cloth, lettered in black. Corners scuffed, a little foxing -- lacks frontispiece and front free endpaper. A reading copy of a scarce title. Stories of how member of a "certain club" in London "sometimes amused themselves". View more info

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Alison's Ordeal (1903)

By: Sergeant, Adeline

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet, 1914


Undated reprint, c1914. Frontispiece. original green cloth, decorated in black and red, with gilt lettering. Spine a little sunned and rubbed on tips, , inscription (1914) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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Allan and the Ice-Gods. A Tale of Beginnings (1927)

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

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., 1927


Third edition, undated (c1927). original red cloth, lettered in black. Spine lightly sunned, foxing on prelims, good+ View more info

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An Industrious Chevalier (1902)

By: Sprigge, S. Squire [Samuel Squire Sprigge]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Original orange cloth with four stripes in red and black, decorated with masks, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine lightly sunned, with ends bumped and a little scuffed, a little foxing, bookplate on front pastedown, good. Tipped on to verso of front free endpaper, a short typed letter on notepaper of The Lancet, dated November 21, 1927 and signed by the author: "Macleod Yearsley, Esq., FRCS, 81 Wimpole Street, W. !. Dear Mr Macleod Yearsley, I will look into the... View more info

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An Innocent Impostor and Other Stories (1893)

By: Gray, Maxwell [ie Mary Gleed Tuttiet]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1893

Edition: 1st Edition


Original red cloth on bevelled boards, decorated in black and lettered in gilt; black endpapers. Lightly marked on board edges, spine a little darkened, , bookplate on front pastedown, good. A collection of quirky stories. In the title piece a man innocently goes to the wrong house, with romantic consequences; in the second a new bride is accidentally whisked away on a train with her former lover (leaving her husband on the platform).... View more info

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Angling Sketches (1891)

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1891

Edition: 1st Edition


Original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; black endpapers. A number of specks and small marks on boards, angling bookplate of Jack Reece, Q. P. M., Galha-a-re, Shikara, on front pastedown., inner joint papers lightly cracked, good. Reece was Detective Chief Superindendent of Sussex Police and recipient of the Queen's Police Medal in 1986. View more info

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Better Dead (1887)

By: Barrie, J. M. [James Matthew Barrie]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein, 1896


Seventh Edition. Original black cloth, lettered in gilt; black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, very good View more info

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Child of Storm (Mameena) (1913)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co, 1914


Undated reprint, c1914. Original red cloth, lettered in black, Spine lightly sunned, a few light marks, paper faintly tanned, otherwise a clean, tight copy: good. View more info

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Chronicles of Martin Hewitt (1895)

By: Morrison, Arthur

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1900


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated, c1900. Illustrated by D. Murray Smith. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Corners rubbed, rear board grazed with some light staining, good. Topp [II, p.384]. The second collection of Morrison's Hewitt detective stories; this series originally appeared in The Windsor Magazine. View more info

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Cranford and Other Tales

By: Gaskell, Mrs [Elizabeth]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Smithe, Elder & co., 1879


New Edition with Four Illustrations. Novels and Tales by Mrs Gaskell, Volume IV. original dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt; brown endpapers. Corners rubbed, a few marks on cloth, inner joint papers lightly cracked, good. Contains the short novel, Cranford, and fifteen short stories. View more info

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Episodes in a Life of Adventure or Moss from a Rolling Stone (1887)

By: Oliphant, Laurence

Price: £25.01

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1887


Fourth Edition. Original illustrated grey cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, blank bookplate on front free endpaper, otherwise clean, tight, very good. View more info

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Fly Leaves (1926)

By: Dudeney, Mrs Henry [ie Alice Dudeney]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins, 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition


Original blue cloth, lettered in red. Binding clean and tight, but with labels on front endpapers, and occasional stamps throughout book, library accession details on verso of title page. No shelf mark on spine. Still a good copy of a scarce collection of eleven short stories. View more info