Author:Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

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Mrs Thompson (1911)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash & Grayson: 1923

Seller ID: 02212

Condition: Good


Nash's Famous Fiction Library. Original blue cloth, with title blindstamped on front board, blocked in light green on spine. Light rubbing to edges, a little faint foxing, good+. View more info

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Fabulous Fancies (1903)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 92132

Condition: Good


Original pale blue cloth with single line border in gilt, lettered in gilt. Corners lightly rubbed, spine somewhat dulled, inscription on front free endpaper, a little foxing, good. Inscription reads: Dorothy Du Cane from the Author Dec. 1903. Maxwell's third book. View more info

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Children of the Night (1925)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 84023

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine sunned, a few foxing spots, otherwise good. Nine stories of crime and criminality. Unusually, the book was conceived and written as a single unified work, rather than being a collection culled from earlier magazine publications. View more info

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Odd Lengths (1907)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2249

Condition: Very Good


Original emerald green cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt on spine. A couple of tiny marks on cloth, light scuffing, a little faint foxing, otherwise a clean, tight, bright copy: very good. a collection of short stories. View more info

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Elaine at the Gates (1924)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03976

Condition: Near Fine


Original light brown cloth, blocked in blind on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Minimal scuffing, faint browning on endpapers, near fine. Elaine at the Gates is another story of sexual repression and obsession (mixed with fervent religious conviction), in which a sexless marriage of convenience becomes a nightmare for the wife when her husband decides to seek his "conjugal rights". View more info

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The Devil's Garden (1913)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03960

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly speckled on front board, spine lightly sunned, light foxing on prelims, good. Author's Compliment Slip (unsigned) tucked into prelims. A powerful novel touching forbidden passions. View more info

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Seymour Charlton (1909)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1913

Seller ID: VN0434

Condition: Good


Hutchinson's 7d Copyright Novels. Undated c1913. Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original pink cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine sunned and a few marks on cloth, inscription (1913) on front endpapers, good View more info

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The Countess of Maybury: "Between You and I" Being the Intimate Conversations of The Rt. Hon The Countess of Maybury, Collected with sedulous care and respectful admiration by W. B. Maxwell (1901)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Downey & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 84022

Condition: Very Good


Original grey-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Unread copy, with pages unopened at top throughout. Board edges very faintly sunned, otherwise very good. Wolff [4660] in a different binding. Maxwell was the eldest son of Mary Braddon and her publisher (and later husband) John Maxwell. The Countess of Maybury was his second book. View more info

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Himself and Mr Raikes (1929)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers: 1935

Seller ID: VN0054

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition reprint, c1935.. Original red cloth, ruled in gilt on spine. Cheap reprint bound using first and last leaves as endpapers. A good, clean reading copy. Maxwell was the son of novelist Mary Elizabeth Braddon. View more info

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Seymour Charlton (1909)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90084

Condition: Very Good


Title page printed in brown and black. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, framed in white on front board and lettered in gilt. Light scuffing, foxing spots, very good. A younger son unexpectedly inherits a title and decides to change from a life of mere frivolity to a career in politics. W. B. Maxwell was the eldest son of M. E. Braddon and her publisher husband, John Maxwell. View more info

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The Great Interruption (1919)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90080

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered in black on spine. Corners lightly bumped, faint sunning, undated inscription on front free endpaper, light foxing, very good. Publisher's catalogue for Spring 1919 bound in at end. The First World War -- the "great interruption" of the title -- had finished only months before this book was published. The war provides most of the material for this collection of twelve short stories. View more info