CATALOGUE 94, Section Seven: TP'S - ZOLA
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203 TEMPLE BAR
Volumes 79 - 81, January - December 1887.
Contains complete serialisations of the following novels:
The Danvers Jewels by Mary CHOLMONDELEY.
Red Spider by S. BARING-GOULD
A Village Tragedy by Margaret WOODS
Out of the Fog by William M. HARDINGE
Short stories include: The Lady with the Carnations by Marie CORELLI, A Drawn Game by Curtis YORKE, The Faust of Egremont by E. Lynn LINTON, The Curé of Cucugnan by Alphonse DAUDET, The End of Her Journey & In an Old Chateau by Mrs W. K. CLIFFORD, None So Blind by Mrs HUNGERFORD, Little Wasp by Mrs Coulson KERNAHAN.
Articles include: Some American Impressions by Mrs Campbell PRAED, Miss Broughton's Novels by E. Lynn LINTON.
Three volumes uniformly bound in late C19th dark green leather over beaded green cloth; raised bands and brown leather title labels on spines; pale brown endpapers. A little scuffing, a few small scrapes, occasional signature, otherwise a very good set.
204 TEMPLE BAR
Volumes 85 - 96, January 1889 - December 1892
Contains complete serialisations of the following novels:
Arminell A Social Romance by S. BARING-GOULD
Paul's Sister by Frances M. PEARD
Sir Charles Danvers by Mary CHOLMONDELEY
Alas! By Rhoda BROUGHTON
Pearl Powder by Mrs Annie EDWARDES
Letters of a Worldly Woman by Mrs W. K. CLIFFORD
Mr Chaine's Sons by W. E. NORRIS
Love or Money by Katherine JENNER
Those Westerton Girls! by Florence WARDEN
God's Fool by Maarten MAARTENS
Aunt Anne by Mrs W. K. CLIFFORD
Mrs Bligh by Rhoda BROUGHTON
Novelettes and short stories include: Kept to the Ear by Eliza Lynn LINTON, Heiland of Heidelberg by Albany de FONBLANQUE, A New Sensation by Agnes & Egerton CASTLE, The Fowl in the Pot & A Perilous Amour by Stanley J. WEYMAN, Let Loose by Mary CHOLMONDELEY, Poor Mrs Carrington by W. B. MAXWELL, Our Midnight Visitor by A. Conan DOYLE, La Bella & The Baron's Quarry by Egerton CASTLE, Kane A Soldier Servant, Janey A Humble Administrator & Boomellen by Sarah GRAND, Rosemary for Remembrance by Lily DOUGALL, Letty Coe by George GISSING, A Home of Rest by Rhoda BROUGHTON, John Charrington's Wedding by E. NESBIT, In a Dim Light by Annie THOMAS, Mephisto by RITA, The Professor of Theology by Emma BROOKE.
Twelve volumes uniformly bound in late C19th dark green leather over beaded green cloth; raised bands and brown leather title labels on spines; pale brown endpapers. A little scuffing, a few small scrapes, part of label missing on Volume 85, occasional signature, otherwise a very good set.
205 THORNE, Guy [ie Cyril Ranger GULL]: The Lapse of the Bishop (1920)
First Edition: Ward, Lock & Co., 1920. Original blue cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, good.
209 TRACY, Louis: Heart's Delight (1906)
First Edition: Ward, Lock & Co., 1906. Illustrated. Original black cloth, with blindstamped ruling, lettering in gilt and with illustration on glazed paper on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Extremities lightly scuffed, a little light foxing, good.
Historical novel following "the Indian adventures of Roger Mowbray...[and] the love story of Nur Mahal".
211 TRAVERS, Graham [ie Margaret TODD]: Fellow Travellers (1896)
First Edition: William Blackwood, 1896. Original green cloth, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine; dark green endpapers. Near fine.
Margaret Todd qualified as a doctor in Edinburgh, and medicine and its practitioners feature widely in her fiction. Her first novel was Mona Maclean, Medical Student (1892). Fellow Travellers was her second title, a collection of 5 long stories, also with some medical themes. The stories are: After Many Days, The Examiner's Conscience, A Great Gulf, The Knight and the Lady & The Story of a Friendship: A Study in Sober Tints.
212 TRELAWNY, Edward John: Adventures of a Younger Son (1830)
First Thus, Adventure Series, A New Edition with an Introduction by Edward Garnett: T. Fisher Unwin, 1890. Illustrated. Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and gilt. Corners rubbed, small nicks on spine ends, good.
The adventures of a young man in the Greek Wars of Independence. As Garnett notes: "Its seems that Trelawny began with the intention of writing his life, that as he progressed he found a little fiction set off the facts to great advantage, and that, towards the end, the book becomes less and less of the life and more and more of the romance". It was definitively classified as a novel with its inclusion in Bentley's Standard Novels series from 1835.
213 TROLLOPE, Anthony: The Kellys and the O'Kellys (1848 as The Kellys and the O'Kellys: or, Landlords and Tenants. A Tale of Irish Life)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd . Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; blue-and white endpapers. A little light scuffing, tiny nicks to spine ends browning on endpapers, good.
Code dating for 1883 on final leaf.
214 TROLLOPE, Anthony: Can You Forgive Her? (1865)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd . Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; green-and white endpapers. A little light scuffing, light marks on rear board, foxing spots, very good.
217 TROLLOPE, Anthony: Harry Heathcote of Gangoil. A Tale of Australian Bush Life (1874)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd (c1889). Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; crimson-and-brown endpapers. A little bumped and scuffed, wrinkle to cloth on front board, lengthy inscription (1889) on half title, otherwise good.
219 VARIOUS AUTHORS: Jury-Room Tales and Other Stories (1880)
[Reprint]: W. & R. Chambers, nd (c1903). Contains:
Jury-Room Tales [originally In The Box, the Double New Year's Number of Chambers's Magazine for 1864]
Framework, The Verdict & Postscript by James PAYN, Mr Sunnyside's Story & Mr Watkins's Story by T. W. SPEIGHT, Mr Drumfich's Story by Robert BLACK, Mr Richards's Story by G. LAMLEY, The Messrs Rooster's Story by Frances BROWNE.
Followed by four short stories: A Mistake and Its Result by W. B. CHESTER, Betsy's Beau & A Great Jewel Robbery by G. Manville FENN, The Station Master's Daughter by T. W. SPEIGHT.
Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in dark red and gilt; brown flower-patterned endpapers. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, near fine.
All the contributions are anonymous but identified in Victorian Fiction Research Guide 17: Chambers's Journal 1854 - 1910 Indexes to Fiction by Sue Thomas.
220 VARIOUS AUTHORS:
GRIFFITH, George [ie George Chetwynd GRIFFITH-JONES]: John Brown Buccaneer (1908)
F. V. White & Co., nd (c1910). Bound with:
HYNE, C[harles] J[ohn] Cutcliffe: Prince Rupert, the Buccaneer (1901)
Methuen & Co., nd (c1910). Bound with:
BLOUNDELLE-BURTON, John: The Hispaniola Plate. A Tale of Two Centuries (1895)
Cassell & Co., 1901. Bound with:
COOPER, J[ames] F[enimore]: The Red Rover (1827)
J. Cunningham, 1839. Three Edwardian paperbacks and one early Victorian novels bound together (without original wrappers) in dark green leather over green boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine. Title on spine reads "Buccaneer Romances". Repaired splits to leather at head of spine, spine ends and corners a little rubbed, cloth sunned, good.
221 VARIOUS AUTHORS:
STEVENSON, Robert Louis & Fanny Van de Grift STEVENSON:
More New Arabian Nights. The Dynamiter (1885)
First Edition: Longmans, Green & Co., 1885. Bound with:
JEROME, Jerome K[lapka]: On the Stage--And Off (1885)
First Edition: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, nd . Two volumes (both originally issued as paperbacks) bound together without original wrappers in late C19th beaded maroon binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lettering a little crooked on spine, a few foxing spots, good.
223 WARD, Mrs Humphry [ie Mary Augusta WARD]: The History of David Grieve (1892)
Fifth Edition in Three Volumes: Smith, Elder & Co., 1892. Original maroon cloth with blindstamped borders, lettered in gilt on spines; brown-and-white patterned endpapers. Spines just lightly sunned, a little light foxing: a very good set.
Collation as for First Edition -- Sadleir .
224 WHITECHURCH, Victor L[orenzo]: A Downland Corner (1912)
First Edition: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. Original blindstamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, foxing spots on early pages and fore-edges, otherwise very good.
Whitechurch is best remembered for his crime fiction. However, A Downland Corner is a collection of fifteen stories of country life, and was followed (at wide intervals) with two further collections: Downland Echoes (1924) and Mute Witnesses: Being Certain Annals of a Downland Village (1933).
225 WHITEHEAD, Charles: The Autobiography of a Notorious Legal Functionary (1835 as The Autobiography of Jack Ketch)
Third Edition: J. Chidley, 1838. With fourteen plates by Kenny Meadows. Mid C19th green cloth, with blindstamped decorations on boards, lettered in gilt on spine ("Jack Ketch"), no publisher's name on binding. Short splits to cloth on upper ends of hinges, foxing, otherwise good.
A novel purporting to be the autobiography of the infamous executioner.
226 THE WINDSOR MAGAZINE
Volume XXXVII, December 1912 - May 1913
The Open Road by Halliwell SUTCLIFFE. First six chapters of ongoing serialisation
Lord Stranleigh in America by Robert BARR. First six instalments in ongoing serialisation
Short stories include: The Harmonious Blacksmith by E. F. BENSON, Amphistamium Formosum by Barry PAIN, A Deal in Riffs, Carfew Entertains & The Eccentric Mr Gobleheim by Edgar WALLACE, Cinderella at the Albert Hall by Max PEMBERTON, Derrick's Christmas Eve by H. B. Marriott WATSON, The Pluperfect House by Howard KEBLE (illustrated by W. Heath ROBINSON), The Defeat of Justice by Eden PHILLPOTTS, The Vital Spot by Fred M. WHITE.
Articles include: Little Wars by H. G. WELLS. On war-gaming.
Original green cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in red (view of Windsor Castle) and gilt; black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, prize plate on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
228 WOOD, Mrs Henry [ie Ellen WOOD]: Danesbury House (1860)
First Edition: Scottish Temperance League, 1860. Mid-C19th black leather over marbled boards; red leather title label on spine, dark green endpapers. Rubbed on top edges of boards, boards sunned, foxing and spotting throughout, good.
Wood's first published novel, which won the prize of
£100 in a competition for the best new "Temperance Novel". It is probably the best "Temperance Novel" of the Victorian era.
229 WOOD, Mrs Henry [ie Ellen WOOD]: Edina (1876)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Richard Bentley & Son, 1876. Three volumes uniformly rebound in mid C19th maroon leather over red marbled boards. Leather splitting along hinges, with some chipping to spine ends, some light soiling on margins. A reading/working/rebinding copy only.
Sadleir  in cloth. Half-titles not present.
233 ZOLA, Emile: The Attack on the Mill (1895)
[L'Attaque du Moulin in Soirées de Médan, 1880]
First Separate/Illustrated Edition: William Heinemann, 1895. Monochrome illustrations in the text and five coloured plates. Original navy-blue cloth on bevelled boards, with vignette and title lettering in gilt, top edge gilt. Spine ends scuffed, light foxing, small bookplate and faint name stamp on front pastedown, otherwise very good.
Wolff . First published in The Attack on the Mill and Other Sketches of War