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God and the Man (1881)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 04184

Condition: Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novel. Illustrated by Fred Barnard. Original royal blue cloth, elaborately blocked in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine; brown-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine a little darkened, tiny chips on spine tips, signature (1889) on front pastedown, foxing spots throughout, good. "A study of the vanity and folly of individual Hate" (author's note). Publisher's catalogue dated April 1888 bound in at end. View more info

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Matt. A Story of a Caravan (1885)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1886

Seller ID: 83050

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Some wear along hinges, small chip to paper at head of spine, front board grazed, good. Topp [III, p.151]. A young English tourist takes a horse and caravan holiday on the Isle of Anglesea (Anglesey) and becomes involved with local villainy, a secret treasure cave, murderous attacks and the young heroine, Matt herself. View more info

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Annan Water. A Romance (1883)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1891

Seller ID: 79041

Condition: Good


Original plain blue cloth, title blindstamped on front board, blocked in gilt on spine. Spine lettering dulled, light scuffing, good. An elderly minister finds an abandoned baby girl on his doorstep. Setting: South-west Scotland. View more info

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The City of Dream. An Epic Poem (1888)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1888

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 79042

Condition: Good


Frontispiece and vignette on title page. Original black buckram, lettered and decorated in gilt. Corners bumped, lightly scuffed, foxing spots, good. Wolff [893] for first edition in dark blue buckram. Buchanan was a novelist (God and the Man, The Martyrdom of Madeline etc), but also a playwright, and above all, a poet. The City of Dream is a book length poem based (in form) on Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, but written from a position of doubt and uncertainty rather than ... View more info

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The New Abelard. A Romance (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1892

Seller ID: 90066

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Late C19th maroon leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. A few light scuffs, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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The New Abelard (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1915

Seller ID: 79043

Condition: Very Good


The Khaki Library. Original brown cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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God and the Man (1881)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: VN1583

Condition: Good


New Edition. Late C19th beige cloth with red leather title label on spine, green leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine and board edges darkened, otherwise good. "A study of the vanity and folly of individual Hate" (author's note). View more info

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The Shadow of the Sword

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: VN1403

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Frontispiece. Original late Piccadilly Novels binding in navy blue cloth with blindstamped art-nouveau flowers on front board, lettered in gilt. a few light marks, light foxing, very good. An anti-war novel, set in the Napoleonic era. View more info

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The Martyrdom of Madeline (1882)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 90086

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th navy leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Light scuffing, a little light foxing, very good. An attempt to expose "the social conspiracy against womankind". The resourceful heroine is seduced, trapped into marriage, goes on the stage -- but emerges happy and triumphant. View more info

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Robert Buchanan, Some Account of His Life, His Life's Work, and His Literary Friendships by Harriet Jay (1903)

By: Jay, Harriet [Robert Buchanan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03964

Condition: Fair


Illustrated. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in black and yellow. Small repair to cloth at head of spine, a few light marks on cloth, light foxing, fair/good. The biography of novelist and poet Buchanan, compiled and written by his adopted daughter and fellow novelist Harriet Jay. Several chapters are contributed by other novelists: R. E. Francillon, George R. Sims, Henry Murray. View more info