CATALOGUE 93, Section Seven: WHISHAW - YELLOWBACKS
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216 THE WINDSOR MAGAZINE
Volume XLIII, December 1915 - May 1916
Contains: The Gay Hazard by Halliwell SUTCLIFFE. First six episodes.
Short stories include: Above the Bidding, The Leopards of Ulundu & The Jungle Law by Harold BINDLOSS, The Heart's Awakening by H. De Vere STACPOOLE, A Wretched Imitation by Barry PAIN, The Revenge, The Turbot's Aunt, Cornwallis and Me and Fate & A Good Cause by Eden PHILLPOTTS, The Soul of Jeannie Duncan by Marjorie BOWEN, The Apple-Green Plate, A Question of Money & Out of Season by Fred M. WHITE, Pack-Horse Bells by Beatrice GRIMSHAW, One Good Turn by Florence WARDEN, Hannah's Son by Orme AGNUS, With the Colours by May KENDALL.
Original green cloth on bevelled boards, scene of Windsor Castle and lettering in red. Corners worn (and one chipped), boards a little rubbed, spine ends nicked, remains of prize plate on front free endpaper, good.
217 WOLTMANN, C[aroline] von: The White Lady A Romance, translated by James D Haas (1844)
James Burns, 1845. Bound (last in volume) with:
DE LA MOTTE FOUQUE, Friedrich: The Unknown Patient, The Vow, Eugenia, Berthold, Rose, The Oak of the Idols, The Field of Terror, Rosaura and Her Kinsfolk, Undine, Aslauga's Knight.
James Burns, various editions, undated throughout. Illustrated. Mid C19th tan leather over marbled boards; raised bands and black leather title label on spine; green endpapers. Boards grazed, light edgewear, the last tale tightly trimmed on edges, good.
A collection of issues of Burns' Fireside Library. Woltman's White Lady is a (scarce) supernatural gothic novel. De La Motte Fouque's tales are each individually paginated, and some have title pages, some not. An additional tale by Fouqué -- The Two Captains -- follows Aslauga's Knight, but is defective, with several pages missing.
218 WOOD, Mrs Henry [ie Ellen WOOD]: The Channings (1862) & Roland Yorke (1869)
Copyright Editions: Tauchnitz, "1862 " & "1869" (c1897). Four volumes uniformly bound in late C19th brown-black leather over red and brown marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spines; maroon marbled endpapers; all edges marbled, green silk bookmarks bound in. The casings for Roland Yorke are 1 cm larger than for The Channings. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, owner's initial stamp on prelims, very good.
Todd [599a/600f & 1050a/51c]. Various issues, all probably from around 1897. All series half-titles bound in. Roland Yorke is a sequel to The Channings.
219 WOOD, Mrs Henry [ie Ellen WOOD]: Johnny Ludlow. Sixth Series (1899)
First Edition: Macmillan & Co., 1899. Original green cloth, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, foxing on endpapers, very good.
Contains five stories: The Mystery at Number Seven, Caramel Cottage, A Tragedy, In Later Years and The Silent Chimes. This last story, running to over 150 pages, is a novel in its own right. Sadleir : "A strange obscurity surrounds this book...it seems to have escaped notice that the volume, although listed by Macmillan as No 34 of the "New Edition" of Mrs Wood's works, was in fact a First Edition".
220 WYLDE, Mrs Henry [ie Jane WYLDE]: Severed Ties (1889)
First Edition in Three Volumes: F. V. White & Co., 1889. Three volumes in original brown cloth; lettered and decorated in darker brown on front boards, in dark brown and gilt on spines; pale green leaf-patterned endpapers. Light scuffing, cloth a little rubbed on bottom edges of boards, foxing (mainly on prelims), a few very faint marks on boards, otherwise bright, tight: a very good set.
A sensation novel. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [viii] + 248pp + ; II - [viii] + 246pp; III - [viii] + 256 pp . 16 pp catalogue dated March 1889 bound in at end of volumes I & III.
222 YONGE, Charlotte M[ary]: The Heir of Redclyffe (1853) & Heartsease; or, The Brother's Wife (1854)
Copyright Editions: Tauchnitz, "1855" & "1855". Two novels, each in two volumes bound as one, uniformly bound in brown-black leather over black and red marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spines; red marbled endpapers; all edges marbled, green silk bookmark bound into each book. Light edgewear, light foxing, owner's initial stamp on prelims, very good.
Todd [318Ab/319Ag & 322Ac/323A]. First settings (but later issues); all series half-titles bound in. The two novels which, issued in successive years, made Yonge's name. In an attractive matching binding.
224 ZACK [ie Gwendoline KEATS]: Tales of Dunstable Weir (1901)
First Edition: Methuen & Co., 1901. Frontispiece. Original blue black cloth over red boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed on extremities, a little faint foxing, very good.
Keats's penultimate book: a collection of seven short stories set in the Devonshire village of Dunstable Weir.
The following are all offered as READING COPIES only, as they are well-used, in fair (or poor condition only, but textually complete. All are in their original pictorial paper-covered boards. Only major faults are noted.
231 MARLITT, E.: Gold Elsie
Chapman & Hall, 1876. Translated from the German. Boards grazed, spine worn and splitting along rear hinge.
232 OUIDA: Wanda
Chatto & Windus, 1885. Front board grazed, hinges torn at top of spine, 2 cm loss at foot of spine.
234 PAYN, James: Like Father Like Son
Chapman & Hall, 1872. Boards grazed with chipping along edges, board edges worn, spine torn along both hinges.
237 REID, Captain Mayne: The Cliff Climbers; or, The Lone Home in the Himalayas
Charles H. Clarke, nd. Generally shaken, heavily worn along hinges, paper missing from lower half of spine.
239 RUNCIMAN, James: Skippers and Shellbacks
Chatto & Windus, 1885. Boards heavily grazed, spine dulled, a little darkened, and worn on ends.