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The History of a Man. By the Man (1898)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Burleigh: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN1477

Condition: Good


Original crimson cloth, lettered in gilt.Rubbed at head of spine, edges of front free endpaper chipped, otherwise good. The life struggles of an ordinary man: "I have been fighting against circumstances now for full fifteen years". The novel treats the various phases of the anonymous hero's working life: periods of unemployment and mixed employment, starting with clerkship in a bank, then a substantial period working in the police at Scotland Yard ("The Force... View more info

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The Orphans of Malvern and Other Tales

By: Anonymous

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Houlston & Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01794

Condition: Good


16 stories by an anonymous author: Orphans of Malvern, The Stable Boy, Philip de Montmorency, The Shipwreck, The Black Linn, Little Johnny, The Worsted Stocking, Fidelle, The English Sailor Boy, The Italian Boy, The Coral Reef, The Well-Dressing, Davie the Shepherd Boy, Philip the Donkey Boy, The Slate Quarry, The Broken Telescope. Illustrated. Original decorated green cloth. Corners worn, small split at foot of upper hinge, good View more info

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Scenes and Sketches

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Proprietor: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01913

Condition: Fair


Undated, c1850. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Original blindstamped crimson cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers; all edges gilt. Spine relaid, corners rubbed, now good. I can find no record of this title, or its author(s), anywhere. A collection of 9 short stories, with varying settings (Deptford, Blackheath, Cornwall, France), giving few clues to the identity of the writer(s): Mad Collins, Sally Grey, Isidore, Practical Jokes, Master... View more info

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The Opal Ring: Extra Christmas Number for All the Year Round, 1874

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, All the Year Round: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1382

Condition: Good


A collection of linked stories, all anonymous. The tales revolve around the "bad luck" brought by an opal ring: the link is the clairvoyant who can see the owners of the ring, in a mesmeric trance. As issued but without original blue wrappers. Clean, good View more info

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Kitty, Lil and Another (1900)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: 80021

Condition: Good


The Family Story-Teller series, undated (c1900). Uniform series binding in green cloth. Light foxing, light scuffing, good. View more info

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Strange Tales of Peril and Adventure (1890)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society/Leisure Hour Library: 1905

Seller ID: VN1820

Condition: Good


London: R. T. S. (Religious Tract Society), 1905. Book. Good. Hardcover. Undated reprint, c1905. Illustrated. Original illustrated brown cloth, all edges gilt. Corners rubbed, inscription (1915) on front free endpaper, good. A collection of hairsbreadth escapes, odd adventures etc for boy readers. View more info

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Basil St John. An Autumn Tale (1865)

By: Anonymous

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonton & Douglas: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 79081

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original lilac cloth, with blindstamped framing on front board, lettered in gilt on spine, yellow endpapers. Spine sunned, corners rubbed, short split to cloth at foot of lower hinge, undated signature on front free endpaper, otherwise good. A romance, set largely in the Western Highlands, and issued by a Scottish publisher. The unknown author produced at least two further novels: Love and Duty (1866) and Arthur Clifford (1869). View more info

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The Family Story-Teller: Lady Olivia's Step-Daughters

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: VN0497

Condition: Good


Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with advertisements on endpapers. Light scuffing, light foxing. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, otherwise good. View more info

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Davy's Locker: Extra Christmas Number for All the Year Round, 1875

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, All the Year Round: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1383

Condition: Good


A collection of linked stories, all anonymous. As issued but without original blue wrappers. Clean, good View more info

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Tales and Sketches of the Covenanters

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Richard Edward King: 1900

Seller ID: VN0058

Condition: Good


[Reprint]. Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt. Board edges lightly sunned, paper lightly browned: otherwise a clean tight copy: good. View more info

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The Two Cosmos A Tale of Fifty Years Ago (1861)

By: Anonymous

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1861

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 04293

Condition: Good


Mid-C19th black leather over marbled boards; red leather title label and gilt decorations on spine. Lightly scuffed on extremities, foxing on endpapers, good. Todd [577]. First/only issue, but bound without series half-title. The author remains unidentified, but was probably Scottish: the novel concerns the friendship and rivalry between two cousins and the setting moves between Edinburgh and London. View more info

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The History of a Man. By the Man (1898)

By: Anonymous

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Burleigh: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0981

Condition: Very Good


Original crimson cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned, a little browning on endpapers, otherwise very good. The life struggles of an ordinary man: "I have been fighting against circumstances now for full fifteen years". The novel treats the various phases of the anonymous hero's working life: periods of unemployment and mixed employment, starting with clerkship in a bank, then a substantial period working in the police at Scotland Yard ("The Force... View more info

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[The Odd Volume] The Legend of the Large Mouth and Other Tales (1835 as The Odd Volume; or, Book of Variety: Illustrated by Two Odd Fellows, Robert Seymour and Robert Cruikshank)

By: Anonymous

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James Blackwood: 1877

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 88025

Condition: Very Good


Undated, c1877. Frontispiece and seven plates by George Cruikshank [and Robert Seymour]. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt ("The Legend of the Large Mouth"); pale yellow endpapers. Gift inscription (1882) on front free endpaper, light scuffing, otherwise very good. Nineteen stories and poems, none of which is signed. View more info

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The Two Miss Flemings

By: Anonymous "Author of Rare Pale Margaret"

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1879

Seller ID: 03071

Condition: Good


The Franklin Square Library, No 75, September 12 1879. Issued in magazine format, printed in three columns. Unbound. Signature on first page, paper lightly browned, good. This is a light item for which postage will be reduced. View more info

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Rare Pale Margaret

By: Anonymous [author of the Two Miss Flemings]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1880

Seller ID: 03072

Condition: Good


Undated, c1880. The Franklin Square Library, No 27. Issued in magazine format, printed in three columns. Unbound. Signature on first page, paper lightly browned, small repair to edge of first leaf, good. This is a light item for which postage will be reduced. View more info

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The Family Story-Teller: That Girl!

By: Anonymous [Fanny Lablanche]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: VN0498

Condition: Good


Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with advertisements on endpapers. Light scuffing, light foxing. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, otherwise good. The book was issued anonymously, but in Charlotte M. Brame (1836-1884) Towards a Primary Bibliography (compiled by Graham Law, with Gregory Drozdz and Debby McNally) That Girl! is attributed to Fanny LABLANCHE. 0 View more info

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In a Silent World (1896)

By: Anonymous: By the Author of Views of English Society

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02096

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with blindstamped art-nouveau flower design on front board. Extremities scuffed, one corner chipped, undated signature, good. The (fictional) autobiography of a deaf-and-dumb child growing up in "a silent world". View more info

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Autobiography of a Publican. A Tale for the Times, Founded on Fact (1857 as The Drunkard's Son)

By: Anonymous; No Author; Unknown

Price: £30.00

Publisher: York, J. C. Booth: 1870

Seller ID: 89068

Condition: Fair


New Edition. Original pink card wrappers, lettered in black. Top free corner of front cover torn off, card lightly soiled and marked and lightly cracked on spine, fair. "A thrilling relation of the Evils of the Liquor Trade". View more info

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An Arm-Chair in the Smoking Room: or Fiction, Anecdote, Humour, and Fancy for Dreamy Half-Hours with Notes on Cigars, Meerschaums, and Smoking, from Various Pens (1870)

By: Anonymous; Various

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Rivers & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2590

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1870]. Original purple-black cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; blue-black endpapers. 2 mm loss to cloth head and foot of spine, inner joint papers lightly cracked, foxing (quite heavy on early pages), otherwise good. View more info

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Moral Courage and Other Tales (1848), Alfred in India or Scenes in Hindoostan (1848), Truth and Trust (1848)

By: Several Anonymous Authors

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William & Robert Chambers: 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04292

Condition: Very Good


Each title has a frontispiece and a title page framed in red. Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th dark green leather over marbled boards; black leather title labels on spines. Minimal scuffing, light foxing, otherwise very good. View more info