Author:Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

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Baccarat. A Novel (1904)

By: Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90039

Condition: Very Good


Illustrations in colour. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in red and gilt. Light scuffing, light foxing, some browning on prelims, good/very good. Frankau's novels were considered racy and chic, and were frequently caustic, satirising the nouveau riche middle-classes. This novel concerns a young woman who gambles away all her family's money at a casino in Normandy. View more info

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The Story Behind the Verdict (1915)

By: Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89059

Condition: Very Good


Coloured frontispiece. Original blue-grey cloth, lettered in gilt. Corners bumped, trace of removed bookplate on front pastedown, signature (1916), stamp on rear pastedown, spine a trifle dulled, otherwise good+. Nine linked crime stories. Listed in Hubin. Scarce. "Everybody both in and out of London...knew of the Keightley Wilburs. To begin with, their relationship was peculiar. To continue, so were they. Plutocrats...mother and son, yet lovers and intimate companio... View more info

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Let the Roof Fall In (1910)

By: Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90035

Condition: Good


Late issue, as the catalogue (Autumn 1910) states the novel is in its "54th thousand". Title page framed in brown. Original dark green cloth, lettered in yellow on front board, in gilt on spine. A few light marks, front inner joint paper lightly cracked (but joint tight), good. Parts of the novel are set in Ceylon. View more info