Author:Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

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Gay Lawless

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 01337

Condition: Good


Third Edition. Frontispiece. Original red cloth. Front endpaper replaced many years ago, rear inner joint cracked, lightly sunned on spine and edges of boards, chip to cloth at head of upper hinge, good. View more info

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Tally Ho! (1906)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 03975

Condition: Very Good


Fourth Edition. Original red cloth with illustration of horsewoman jumping a wall in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine faintly sunned, a little foxing on early leaves, otherwise very good. One of Mathers's later horse-and-romance novels. Uncommon. View more info

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Gay Lawless (1908)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1908

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 80060

Condition: Good


Early C20th black leather over deep purple beaded cloth; raised bands and dark brown leather title label on spine; marbled endpapers. Surface of leather lightly grazed on spine, endpapers browned, good. Todd [4072]. First/only issue: series half-title bound. View more info

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Comin' Thro' the Rye (1875)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1924

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 01301

Condition: Near Fine


An early film tie-in version: issued with illustrations which are stills from the film made in 1923, starring Alma Taylor. Original pale beige cloth, lettered and framed in black. 8 illustrations (see above). A few faint marks, otherwise a clean, bright, tight copy: near fine. View more info

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The Lovely Malincourt (1895)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 03974

Condition: Very Good


Sixth Thousand, Greenback Series No 39. Original dark green cloth, blocked in blind on front board, lettered in gilt on spine; grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Corners scuffed, purple W. H. Smith's Subscription Library plate on front pastedown, otherwise very good. View more info

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Bam Wildfire

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: VN0200

Condition: Good


Popular edition, undated (c1900). Rebound in beaded maroon cloth. Spine lightly sunned, paper browned on edges, "Not to be taken away" written in ink at head of title page, good. A decent reading copy of one of Mathers's less common titles. View more info

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Honey

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04301

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed crimson cloth, with title in gilt box on front board. Lightly scuffed, a few marks on boards, front free endpaper tipped in, several oval stamps for Boys Own Impregnable Library on endpapers and in margins, otherwise good. View more info

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The Land o' the Leal (1878)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 87099

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt; black endpapers. Staple bound: staples rusting. Dark red stain on upper portion of front board and more widely on rear board, with some white marks along bottom edge, a little shaken; a fair copy of a scarce item. A confessional crime novel. Also contains the short story Stephen Hatton. View more info

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Man is Fire: Woman is Tow, and Other Stories (1912)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons, Jarrolds: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2378

Condition: Good


First Edition. Undated [1912]. Original maroon cloth, with title and framing blindstamped on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Recased (many years ago) with new endpapers and spine relaid on red cloth. Lightly scuffed, foxing spots, good. Not in Wolff. Mathers's last book and one of her scarcest titles: a collection twenty short stories. View more info

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Comin' Thro' the Rye (1875)

By: Mathers, Helen [ie Ellen Mathews]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1884

Seller ID: VN2823

Condition: Good


Eleventh Edition, Favourite Novels. Original black cloth, blindstamped on boards, gilt decorations on spine, brown endpapers. Cloth a little dulled on upper corner of rear board, some light staining on rear endpapers, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight), signature (1887) on title page, good. View more info