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A Prince of Edom (1898)

By: Ballingal, James

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 04290


Frontispiece. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Endpapers replaced, a little scuffing, light foxing, good. Inscription on half title reads: Mrs Mavis [?] With the Author's Kind Regards. An Old Testament historical novel, featuring Kings David and Solomon, and the Queen of Sheba. View more info

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The Last Harkawber and Other Stories (1904)

By: Beswick, Harry

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Clarion Press: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: VN2038


Collection of short stories. Original navy blue cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt. Lightly scuffed, very good. Inscription on half title reads: To my dear old chum & "best man" Harvey Gee from the author Septr 1904 "May the Wing of friendship never moult a feather" Richard Swiveller. View more info

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A Gentleman of the Road (1911)

By: Bleackley, Horace

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 88027


Original green cloth, framed and illustrated in black, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, light foxing, very good. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: With kind regards from the Author. Eighteenth century historical romance: the hero, Dick Maynard, is unjustly accused of being a highwayman. View more info

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A Woman of Shawmut. A Romance of Colonial Times (1891)

By: Carpenter, Edmund Janes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Boston (Mass), Little, Brown & Co.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 04074


Original two-tone cloth: boards white with cameo of woman's head in white, pink and gilt; spine brown, lettered in gilt. A little marking on cloth, otherwise very good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: To Mrs Frank D. Allen with the kind regards of the author E. J. Carpenter, May 1894. View more info

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A King of Space (1925)

By: Cowdroy, Joan A. [Joan Agnes Cowdroy]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 04223


Undated, c1926. Original blue boards, framed and blocked in gilt. Spine quite sunned, first leaf used as pastedown, small nicks on board edges, good. Inscribed by the author on the title page: With cordial wishes, Joan A. Cowdroy Christmas 29. Cowdroy wrote a number of crime novels in the 1930s and 1940s. This early title is something rather different. A review from an Australian newspaper (The Queenslander) reveals that The King of Space is concerned with a young man wh... View more info

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By Shamrock and Heather (1897)

By: Downe, Walmer

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Digby, Long & Co.: 1898

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 88107


Original navy blue cloth, with chrysanthemum design in gilt along right portion of front board, lettered in gilt; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Lightly scuffed, paper on front inner joint lightly cracked, good. Inscription on title page reads: To Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Pitt with the Author's compliments and best wishes, Edin 15/7/99. A gentle tale set largely in Ulster. Scarce. View more info

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Christian Thal, A Novel

By: Francis, M. E. [ie Mary Blundell]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1919

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 01385


New Impression. Signed by the author facing the title page: To Philip Williamson, with best wishes from the Author Xmas 1919. Mary Blundell "M. E. Francis". Original green cloth. Corners rubbed, spine lightly sunned, good. A novel on a musical theme. Mr Williamson was obviously not a close friend, as he only got given a reprint, and that 4 years after it was issued! View more info

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Sporting Tales (1893)

By: Kennard, Mrs Edward [ie Mary Kennard]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: VN2286


Original green cloth, with blindstamped panels of leaves on front board, lettered in black and gilt. Board edges damp marked, otherwise a tight copy, fair/good. Inscribed and signed by the author. Rhyming inscription on verso of front free endpaper reads: A little book/And yet it took/A good, long time to write./Still if it please/And dull care flees/My toil will then seem light/Mary E. Kennard. View more info

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The Temple of Pallas Athenæ

By: Lewys, George [Margot Asquith]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed for Subscribers Only: 1924

Seller ID: 00468


Presentation Copy to Margot Asquith. First Edition. No 413 of 995 signed copied issued. Frontispiece. Original orange cloth over blue moiré boards. Spine darkened, some soiling and partial ring mark on boards: fair/good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: Margot Asquith with Compliments of the Author. New York 1924 George Lewys. Margot Asquith was the famously witty wife of the British Prime Minister, Herbert Asquith. It seems Lewys signed every copy of his book:... View more info

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Some Men and Women (1925)

By: Lowndes, Marie Belloc

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 85121


Original light blue cloth, lettered in black. Cloth a little sunned on spine, a few faint marks, some foxing, good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: Dear Juliet, with love from the writer Marie Belloc Lowndes. Eight short stories, including some crime. View more info

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Her Majesty's Rebels (1907)

By: Lysaght, S. R. [Sidney Royse Lysaght]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1907

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 85120


Original fine-ribbed emerald green cloth, with blindstamped shamrock designs on front board, lettered in gilt. Light scuffing, foxing on early/late pages, inscription on front free endpaper, very good. Inscription reads: Evelyn Hellicar from S. R. Lysaght March 1907. The hero, Desmond, is clearly based on the Irish nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell. View more info

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Fabulous Fancies (1903)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 85038


Original pale blue cloth with single line border in gilt, lettered in gilt. Corners lightly rubbed, spine a little dulled, inscription on front free endpaper, a little foxing, good. Inscription reads: Dorothy Du Cane from the Author Dec. 1903. Maxwell's third book. View more info

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Famous Detective Stories (1926)

By: Morton, Alexander

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Glasgow, James Hedderwick & Sons: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 88067


Original light grey-green cloth, lettered and illustrated in black. A little foxing, very good. Inscribed on front free endpaper: Alexander Morton, Author 6 Sep/28. View more info

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Speaking Rather Seriously (1908)

By: Ridge, W. Pett [William Pett Ridge]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 87041


Frontispiece photograph of author. Original crimson cloth, lettered in gilt. Free endpapers tipped in, lightly scuffed, spine faintly sunned, a little foxing, good. The printed dedication -- To the wise in the hope they will agree with me -- has been amended and signed by the author, to now read To the wise Richard Bownton in the hope he will agree with me W. Pett Ridge Easter 1908. A series of essays on aspects of life in London View more info

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Anne Mainwaring (1901)

By: Ridley, Lady [Alice]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longman, green & Co.: 1901

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 04233


New [ie Second] Impression. Original crimson cloth, lettered in gilt; black endpapers. A few light marks on front board, browning to page edges on prelims, author's inscription on half title, very good. The inscription reads: Dearest Hessey from the Writer Sept 1911. A girl marries to escape the perpetual demands of "Society": then falls in love with another man. View more info