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Image for The Child of Mystery; or, the Cottager's Daughter. A Tale of Fashionable Life (1837)

The Child of Mystery; or, the Cottager's Daughter. A Tale of Fashionable Life (1837)

By: Jones, Hannah Maria

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Emms: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02570

Condition: Good


Second half of novel only (pp 473 - 961), but with title page and frontispiece from start of book. Frontispiece and one plate (as per plate list at end). Mid-C19th black leather over marbled boards. Light edgewear, a little light foxing, good. View more info

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The Gipsy Mother, or The Miseries of Enforced Marriage: A Tale of Mystery (1833)

By: Jones, Hannah Maria

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Willoughby & Co.: 1850

Seller ID: VN0716

Condition: Fair


Undated reprint. Engraved title page (portrait of Queen Victoria -- the first edition has Princess Victoria) but no printed title page. Probably published by Willoughby. 10 further plates listed at end of text, but the volume contains 20 plates. Mid-C19th black leather over marbled boards. Boards heavily rubbed, no printed title page, extremities rubbed, occasional small tear to page edges, foxing. A fair copy. A heavy item which may require additional postage. View more info

Image for The Gipsey Chief; or The Haunted Oak. A Tale of Other Days (1840)

The Gipsey Chief; or The Haunted Oak. A Tale of Other Days (1840)

By: Jones, Hannah Maria

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George Virtiue: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86092

Condition: Fair


Undated first editiion [1840]. Frontispiece, vignette title and 7 (of 8) plates. Mid C19th dark green leather over green-black cloth, gilt decorations and title on spine. Extremities scuffed, lacks plate facing p.31, a number of pages professionally repaired on edges etc (including vignette title which had portion torn away top right); a good reading copy. Jones was one of the few women authors to succeed in the "penny dreadful" market: she produced a series of melodramatic novels (often issued in penny parts) in the 1830s and 1840s. View more info