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The Adventures of Louis Blake (1909)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1913

Seller ID: 93045

Condition: Good


[Third Impression]. Title page printed in green and black. Original fine-ribbed green cloth, vignette of palm tree on front board in gilt, lettered in gilt. Spine lettering dulled/oxidised, corners scuffed, John Bull award label tipped on to front endpapers, good. View more info

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Breachley, Black Sheep (1902)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02095

Condition: Good


Early C20th rebinding in red binder's cloth. Trace of label on front board, spine lightly sunned, foxing, good. Utilitarian binding: a good reading copy of a scarce title by this Australian novelist. View more info

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Edward Barry (South Sea Pearler) (1900)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03593

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Some light speckling on cloth, paper faintly browned on page edges, foxing and Sunday School plate on front endpapers, otherwise good. View more info

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His Native Wife (1895)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Sydney, Alexander Lindsay: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91005

Condition: Good


First Edition, Australander Library. Rebound with red cloth spine over blue marbled boards, title hand-written on paper label on spine. Boards edges rubbed, Sydney bookseller's stamp on title page, good. Becke's first novel, published in his native Australia. Scarce. View more info

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Under Tropic Skies (1905)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 87141

Condition: Fair


Title page printed in red and black. Spine a little darkened, boards sunned on edges, small nicks to cloth on spine ends, signature (1908) on front free endpaper, fair/good only. A collection of stories mostly with South Sea settings. View more info

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Edward Barry (South Sea Pearler) (1900)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1914

Seller ID: VN0449

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library (pocket edition). Undated (c1914). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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By Reef and Palm (1894) & His Native Wife (1895)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 91019

Condition: Good


By Reef and Palm (1894). First Edition, Pseudonym Library: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894. With an Introduction by the Earl of Pembroke. Bound with: His Native Wife (1895) First English Edition, Century Library: T. Fisher Unwin, nd [1896]. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Two volumes bound as one in white parchment over red silk covered boards, gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Corners rubbed, boards a little marked, spine a trifle darkened, light foxing, initials and small newspapers cutting on title page of By Reef, good. Becke's first book (a collection of stories) and third book (a s... View more info

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The Tapu of Banderah (1901)

By: Becke, Louis & Walter Jeffery

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89144

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, tiny nick at foot of spine, faint foxing, very good. Australian and South Pacific tales. View more info

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By Creek and Gully. Stories and Sketches Mostly of Bush Life. Told in Prose and Rhyme. By Australian Writers in England. Edited by Lala Fisher (1899)

By: Several Authors: H. B. Marriott Watson, E. W. Hornung, Hume Nisbet, IOTA, Oliphant Smeaton, Douglas Sladen, Mrs Campbell Praed, Louis Becke

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86137

Condition: Very Good


Original pale green cloth, lettered in gilt with photograph of two small child paddling in water, inset on front board. Spine lightly sunned, a little foxing, otherwise very good. Stories and sketches include: Point Despair by H. B. MARRIOTT-WATSON, The Larrikin of Diamond Creek by E. W. HORNUNG, My Friends the Cannibals by Hume NISBET, Lenchen by IOTA, A Sexagenarian Idyll by Oliphant SMEATON, An Inside Station by Douglas SLADEN, The Old Scenes by Mrs Campbell PRAED, Last Cruise of John Maudesley by Louis BECKE. View more info

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Pearson's Magazine, Volume X (10), July - December 1900

By: Various Authors: Cutcliffe Hyne, Fred M. White, Bret Harte, E. Nesbit, Rafael Sabatini, Louis Becke, Ernest G. Henham

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 82071

Condition: Very Good


Contains: Tales of a Steam Hotel by C. J. Cutcliffe HYNE. 6 adventure/crime stories. The Romance of the Secret Service Fund by Fred M. WHITE. 6 spy stories. Short stories include: The Stolen Cigar Case by A. C---n D--le by Bret HARTE, The Haunted Inheritance by E. NESBIT, The Outlaw of Falkensteig & D'Aubeville's Enterprise by Rafael SABATINI, The Adventures of a Gladstone Bag & The Lost Piper by Robert BARR, A Bottle of Water by Edgar JEPSON, Susani by Louis BECKE, Under False Colours by Ernest G. HENHAM. Articles include: How Will the World End? by Herbert C. FYFE. Original grey-green cloth,... View more info

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Chambers's Journal for 1905 - 1906. Contains: The Twenyy-Second Karl (Turner), A Stormy Morning (Napier)

By: Various Authors: John Oxenham, Allen Upward, Louis Becke

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0614

Condition: Very Good


Contains: The Tweny-Second Karl by George Frederick Turner. Complete serialisation. A Stormy Morning by Eva Napier of Magdala. Complete serialisation. Numerous novelettes and short stories by minor writers. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine.A few light marks, front free endpaper removed, otherwise good. A large heavy book which will require additional postage. View more info

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The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume XXVI (26), October 1901 - March 1902

By: Various Authors: M. P. Shiel, Richard Marsh, Mary E. Mann, John Oliver Hobbes, Louis Becke, Roy Horniman, H. G. Wells

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91047

Condition: Very Good


Short stories include: Ben by M. P. SHIEL, Skittles by Richard MARSH, The Excellent Joys of Youth & Cares of a Curate by Mary E. MANN, 'Tis an Ill Flight Without Wings by John Oliver HOBBES, Apinoka of Apimama by Louis BECKE, The Missing Hero by Roy HORNIMAN. Articles include: The Literary Regimen & Of a Book Unwritten by H. G. WELLS, Some Confessions of an Illustrator by Harry FURNISS, The Commercial Future of Palestine by Israel ZANGWILL. Original pale green cloth, lettered and decorated in darker green on boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly marked, a little foxing, very good. A heavy... View more info

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The Leisure Hour for 1899 -1900

By: Various Authors: Walter Besant, Louis Becke etc

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Leisure Hour: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04170

Condition: Good


Contains: The Alabaster Box by Walter BESANT. Complete serialisation. Illustrated. Tom Wallis: a Tale of the South Seas by Louis BECKE. Complete serialisation. Illustrated. Short stories include: A Flight by Tighe HOPKINS, A Real Treasure by Leslie KEITH. Numerous other short stories and articles by minor authors. Contemporary maroon leather over marbled boards, closed split on one hinge, otherwise good. The Leisure Hour -- for a long time a rather staid, old-fashioned journal -- revamped its format towards the end of the century, using a more modern typeface, adding regular articles on chess ... View more info