Author:Agnus, Orme [ie John Higginbotham]

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Zike Mouldom (1901)

By: Agnus, Orme [ie John Higginbotham]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: VN2568

Condition: Good


Undated reprint (probably second impression, 1902). Illustrated by Bertha Newcombe & others. Original green cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered and decorated in gilt. Small chip at foot of spine, otherwise good++. A collection of longer stories, mostly with Dorset settings. View more info

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Jan Oxber (1900)

By: Agnus, Orme [ie John Higginbotham]

Price: £30.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86084

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1900]. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, endpapers browned, signature on front free endpaper (1901), light foxing, good. Agnus/Higginbotham was a follower of Thomas Hardy, writing novels set in "Wessex" (Dorset and the South West), but generally less pessimistic in outlook. "Mr Orme Agnus dares to tread in Mr Hardy's footsteps, but with this difference, that his work is lighter, more laughable, less subjective... View more info