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The God Within Him (1926)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1241

Condition: Very Good


Original scarlet cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine just very faintly sunned, otherwise a crisp, clean, bright copy: very good. View more info

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Barbary Sheep (1907/09)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02943

Condition: Very Good


Original crimson cloth, decoratively blocked in gilt on spine. Faintly sunned on spine, otherwise very good. First published by Harpers in New York in 1907. The English edition probably appeared in late 1908, postdated to 1909 for the Christmas market, a common practice at the time. Publisher's catalogue for October 1908 bound in at end. View more info

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A Spirit in Prison (1908)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN1881

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Corners and spine ends rubbed, undated inscriptions on front endpapers, light foxing, good. View more info

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The Bacchante and the Nun (1927)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01374

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth. Light scuffing, pencilled inscription (1927) on front free endpaper; otherwise bright, very good. View more info

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My Desert Friend and Other Stories (1931)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01401

Condition: Good


Original pale green cloth. Lightly sunned on spine, with faint water mark at head, a little light foxing, otherwise good. Scarce collection of stories: My Desert Friend, The Under-Man, The Surgeon's Story, Dreams Fade, Prescott-Smith's Victim & Little Marguerite. View more info

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Byeways (1898)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90049

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine sunned, light marking on boards, corners scuffed, a few foxing spots, good. Publisher's catalogue dated September 1897 bound in at end. A collection of short stories including two with supernatural/horror themes: The Charmer of Snakes & A Tribute of Souls (the latter being written in conjunction with Lord Frederic Hamilton). View more info

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A Spirit in Prison (1908)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01274

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Corners rubbed, bookplate and undated inscriptions on front endpapers, light foxing, good View more info

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December Love (1922)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 82040

Condition: Very Good


Original olive-green cloth. Clean, bright, tight: very good. The novel explores the life of a woman in middle age, once her youthful "beauty" has passed. By the author of The Green Carnation, Felix, Flames etc. View more info

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The Fruitful Vine (1911)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1911

Seller ID: VN0337

Condition: Very Good


Third Impression. Original blue cloth, blocked in gilt. Lightly scuffed, a few foxing spots, very good. With signature of American painter Julian Story on front free endpaper, and pencilled owner's note ("Given to Brue at Vallambrosa July 1912 by Julian Story"). View more info

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The Fruitful Vine

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0068

Condition: Good


Secondary binding in lilac cloth. Gilt lettering a little dulled on spine, light sunning, tight, good. View more info

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The Black Spaniel and Other Stories (1905)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89134

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine a little sunned, a few faint marks, some foxing spots, undated signature on front free endpaper, good+. Collection of 12 short stories, including 4 with supernatural themes: The Black Spaniel, The Desert Drum, The Princess and the Jewel Doctor, The Figure in the Mirage. The title piece concerns a man who tortures his pet spaniel and is (or may be) reincarnated in spaniel form. View more info

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Bella Donna (1909)

By: Hichens, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1909

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 91105

Condition: Very Good


[Second Edition/First One-Volume Edition]. Frontispiece. Original scarlet cloth, lettered in gilt. Small mark at foot of spine, faintly darkened on board edges, faint stamp on front free endpaper, very good. First appeared in two volumes earlier in the same year. View more info

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The London Magazine, Volume XIX (19), September 1907 - February 1908

By: Various Authors: W. B. Maxwell, George R. Sims, Oliver Onions, Bernard Capes, S. Baring-Gould, Robert Hichens, Jack London etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN3013

Condition: Good


Hill Rise by W. B. Maxwell. Start of ongoing serialisation. Behind the Scenes in London by George R. Sims [sketches of London low life]. First five in series. Short stories include: The Black Man by Oliver Onions, Poor Lucy Rivers by Bernard Capes, The Nomad by Robert Hichens, A Chalk Mark on a Gate by Mary E. Mann, Dolly Carthew by S. Baring-Gould, A Day's Lodging by Jack London, The Ghost of Lal Mohamed by John Le Breton, The Saving of Chudleigh by Lloyd Osbourne. Original pale green cloth, blocked in gilt and black. A few marks on cloth, lightly scuffed, some pages tanned, good+. A heavy vo... View more info