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On Tour with Troddles (1909)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90101

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original orange cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, corners bumped, foxing spots, good. Humorous adventures on a bicycle tour -- not uninfluenced by Jerome's Three Men on the Bummel (1900). View more info

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NoƩmi A Story of Rock-Dwellers (1895)

By: Baring-Gould, S. [Sabine Baring-Gould]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90088

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks on cloth, otherwise clean and tight: very good. Publisher's catalogue dated September 1895 bound in at end. A historical novel: set in Aquitaine during the fifteenth century. View more info

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A Romance of Canvas Town and Other Stories (1898)

By: Boldrewood, Rolf [ie Thomas Browne]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90102

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration of surf-topped wave, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Lightly scuffed on spine ends, undated signature on front free endpaper, light foxing, very good. Wolff [587]. A collection of five stories. View more info

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The Last Chance A Tale of the Golden West (1905)

By: Boldrewood, Rolf [ie Thomas Browne]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90134

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration of tropical trees, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine a trifle darkened, undated signature on front free endpaper, light foxing, otherwise a clean, bright copy: very good. Wolff [579]. View more info

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A Norseman's Pilgrimage (1875)

By: Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 90005

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and gilt, yellow endpapers. Rubbed and nicked at head of spine, one corner creased, otherwise good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: To Algernon R. Boyesen from his affectionate father Hjalmar H. Boyesen...May 1892. Boyesen was born in Norway and emigrated to the U. S. A. at the age of 21. He became the first Norwegian author to write a novel (Gunnar, 1874) in his adopted country, and followed it with A Nors... View more info

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The Story of Barbara (1880)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall etc: 1914

Seller ID: 90036

Condition: Good


Author's Edition. Undated (c1914). Original red cloth, with art-nouveau decorations and lettering in black. Spine sunned with small crease, a few foxing spots, good. View more info

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Like and Unlike (1887)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall etc: 1914

Seller ID: 90078

Condition: Good


Author's Edition. Undated, c1914. Original red cloth, with art-nouveau decorations and lettering in black. Spine sunned, a few foxing spots, good. The story of twin brothers -- one good, one bad. View more info

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Lost for Love (1874)

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

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1874

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 90087

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes uniformly bound in brown leather over black-and-white mottled boards; dark green leather title labels on spines, integral silk bookmarks. Light scuffing, undated signatures and browning on endpapers, foxing and faint browning to text pages, very good. Todd [1451/52]. Unrecorded second issue, with 19 titles by Braddon listed on the verso of the half-title. A smart and attractive continental binding. View more info

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A Superfluous Woman (1894)

By: Brooke, Emma

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1894

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 90014

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth, lettered in gilt, with decorative wreath in grey and black around title on front board. Spine ends rubbed, some grazing on hinges, small chip to cloth on leading edge of front board, light foxing, good. An important New Woman novel. The heroine -- mistreated and misunderstood by men and society at large -- marries the wrong man and dies in childbirth. Published anonymously. This is the first one volume edition -- the book appeared as a three-decker ... View more info

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The New Abelard. A Romance (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1892

Seller ID: 90066

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Late C19th maroon leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. A few light scuffs, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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The Martyrdom of Madeline (1882)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 90086

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th navy leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Light scuffing, a little light foxing, very good. An attempt to expose "the social conspiracy against womankind". The resourceful heroine is seduced, trapped into marriage, goes on the stage -- but emerges happy and triumphant. View more info

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The Arethusa. A Naval Story (1837)

By: Chamier, Captain Frederick

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90038

Condition: Fair


Three volumes rebound in mid-C19th brown leather over brown marbled boards; green endpapers; black leather title labels on spines. Backstrips gummed to text blocks with consequent creasing to leather. Hinges rubbed (especially on Volume I), with small splist on hinge ends, boards lightly grazed, inscriptions/signatures (in pencil) on prelims in each volume: a fair set. Sadleir [325], Wolff [1158]. This copy is bound up without the half-titles. A heavy three-volume set wh... View more info

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The Danvers Jewels (1887)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90002

Condition: Good


First Edition. Late C19th green binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine ends scuffed, light marks on boards, good. Originally issued in blue-grey card wrappers (Topp VIII, p.296), this has been rebound in binder's cloth. Both Sadleir's and Wolff's copies were similarly rebound. Cholmondeley's first novel: given its original ephemeral format, quite a rare survivor. A mystery story involving the theft of a bag of jewels. View more info

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Sir Charles Danvers (1889)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 90050

Condition: Very Good


[Reprint]. Original fine-ribbed blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, faint foxing, very good. A sequel of sorts to The Danvers Jewels. View more info

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Bush-Whacking and Other Sketches (1901)

By: Clifford, Hugh

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90029

Condition: Very Good


Original light green cloth, lettered in dark green on front board, in gilt on spine. Corners bumped, a little scuffing, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, inscription (1958) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Short stories and sketches of the Malay States where the author was Governor of Pahang Province. The title piece was reissued in a second and different collection Bush-Whacking and Other Asiatic Tales and Memories (1929) View more info

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A Rogue's Life: from his Birth to his Marriage (1879)

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90008

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th crimson leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations, green label on spine; blue endpapers. Chip to label on spine (left side), minimal scuffing, a little faint foxing, otherwise very good. Parrish [p.109]. Collins originally wrote the novel for serialisation in Household Words in 1856. For its book appearance, some twenty-three years later, he revised the story. A crime novel, but largely comic in tone. View more info

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The Fallen Leaves. First Series (1879)

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1879

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90009

Condition: Good


Three volumes in late C19th crimson leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations, brown title/volume labels on spines; blue endpapers. A little scuffing, a little chipping and cracking to labels, light foxing, otherwise a tight set, good/very good. Parrish [p.110]. An idealistic young man helps a lonely mother search for her long-lost daughter -- and falls in love with a prostitute. A heavy three-volume set which will require tracked postage. View more info

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Poor Miss Finch. A Novel (1872)

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1872

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90010

Condition: Good


Three volumes in late C19th crimson leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations, brown title/volume labels on spines; blue endpapers. A little scuffing, both labels missing on volume I, title label chipped/damaged on volume III, light foxing, otherwise a tight set, good only. Parrish [p. 83]. A heavy three-volume set which will require tracked postage. View more info

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Jezebel's Daughter (1880)

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1880

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 90130

Condition: Good


Late C19th crimson leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations, brown label on spine; blue endpapers. Chip to label on spine (left side), minimal scuffing, a little faint foxing, good++. Published in the same year as the three-decker, and with no edition statement on the title page. View more info

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A Family Affair (1885)

By: Conway, Hugh [ie Frederick John Fargus]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1885

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 90026

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in late C19th turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers, with labels for Anthony Newnham's Tauchnitz Collection on pastedowns. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, light foxing, very good. Todd [2357a/58]. First issues; series half-title bound in. The first of Conway's three full-length novels, originally issued as a three-decker. Much influenced by Wilkie Collins. View more info