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Short Stories of To-day and Yesterday (1928)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0765

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, on spine tips, very faint marking on front board, good. Not a selection from Pain's earlier work, but a final collection of his short stories, issued in the year of his death: The Tree of Death, Not on the Passenger List, The Harvest Moon, The Reaction, Miracles, The Serpent in the Garden, The Man of Mystery, The Missing Years, Friendships and Enmities, A Sure Thing, The Thief of Thieves (3 linked stories). View more info

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One Kind and Another (1914)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Martin Secker: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86029

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in white, gilt on spine. Spine sunned, boards edges lightly sunned, foxing on early pages, good. Short stories both comic -- and detective. View more info

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In a Canadian Canoe, The Nine Muses Minus One, and Other Stories (1891)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Henry & Co.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04136

Condition: Very Good


Undated First Edition [1891], The Whitefriars Library of Wit & Humour, Volume VI. Frontispiece photograph of Pain. Original deep maroon cloth, blocked in gilt and off-white; black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, very good. View more info

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Playthings and Parodies (1892)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03613

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th rebinding in brown cloth; brown leather title label on spine, name ("Shavington") in gilt on bottom edge of front board. Clean, tight copy: very good. A mixture of parodies, comic sketches and short stories. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe's Return (1906)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Seller ID: 80095

Condition: Good


Sixpennies. Undated, (c1910). Original grey cloth on light card, lettered in black. Edges scuffed, good. A form of paperback, with a thin cloth layer laid on the card. A skit in which the long-marooned sailor returns to the Edwardian England View more info

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Dumphry (1927)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & co.: 1928

Seller ID: VN1390

Condition: Very Good


[Second Edition]. Original light green cloth, lettered and framed in black. A few light marks, light foxing, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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The Exiles of Faloo (1910)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93084

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Light splash marks on board and spine; pink stain on edges of endpapers, fair/good only. One of Pain's most admired novels: a group of criminals on a desert island form their own model of society, which gradually breaks down. Publisher's catalogue for February 1910 bound in at end. View more info

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The Problem Club (1919)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins & Co.: 1919

Seller ID: 04358

Condition: Good


Second Impression. Illustrated. Original red cloth; title blindstamped on front board, in black on spine. Spine lightly sunned with small chip to top corner, and a little fraying at foot, a few foxing spots, good. Collection of 12 "puzzle" stories: mysteries without crime. View more info

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The New Gulliver and Other Stories (1913)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04426

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1913]. Title page printed in blue and black. Original flecked green cloth, framed and lettered in dark green on front board, in gilt on spine. Corners bumped, boards lightly marked on edges, faint inscription (1915) on front pastedown, good. Collection of short stories: The New Gulliver, In a London Garden, Zero, When I was King, The Satyr, The Choice, The Piano-Tuner & The Pearls and the Swine. View more info

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Eliza

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: VN0226

Condition: Very Good


Small format paperback edition, bound in brown cloth covered boards, with leather title label on spine. Retains original illustrated green cardboard wrapper. Light grazing to cloth, bookplate and signature on front endpapers, very good. View more info

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Stories Without Tears (1912)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1912

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 04242

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers. Corners turned, some darkening on edges, good. Todd [4350]. First/only issue. Dated July 1912 on rear cover and with catalogue for same month bound in at end. A collection of 25 stories followed by a further 20 brief Moral Stories. View more info

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Lindley Kays (1904)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1904

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: VN2556

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. CSpine lightly sunned, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. The story of a man who squanders his talents and (almost) wrecks his life. View more info

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The Problem Club (1919)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins & Co.: 1921

Seller ID: VN2636

Condition: Good


Third Impression. This edition is not illustrated. Original red cloth. framed and lettered in black. A few light marks, good. Collection of 12 "puzzle" stories: mysteries without crime. View more info

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Dumphry (1927)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92082

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth, framed and lettered in black. Minimal scuffing: a clean, bright, tight copy, very good. View more info

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If Summer Don't (1922)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91123

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1922]. Original yellow cloth, lettered in black; first and last leaves used as endpapers, with advertisement for Pain's Robinson Crusoe. Spine sunned, pages lightly tanned on edges, good. The cover reads: Barry Pain's Parody of "If Winter Comes". If Summer Don't. A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H. NOTSOMUCHINSON. BARRY PAIN. Pain's target is A. S. M. Hutchinson's bestseller If Winter Comes, which he accuses of misusing the First World War for the purpose of fiction "It is altogether too easy. It buys the emotional situation ready-made". View more info

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Little Entertainments (1903)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91124

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition [1903]. Full maroon leather; no title on spine; owner's initials (E. M.) in gilt on front board. Lightly scuffed, page edges faintly tanned, otherwise very good. A collection of brief short stories. Issued in both card and cloth bindings: this rebound copy was presumably originally in card. View more info

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The Windsor Magazine, Volume XLIII (43), December 1915 - May 1916

By: Various Authors: Haliwell Sutcliffe, Harold Bindloss, Barry Pain, H. de Vere Stacpoole, Eden Phillpotts, Marjorie Bowen etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93033

Condition: Good


Contains: The Gay Hazard by Halliwell SUTCLIFFE. First six episodes. Short stories include: Above the Bidding, The Leopards of Ulundu & The Jungle Law by Harold BINDLOSS, The Heart's Awakening by H. De Vere STACPOOLE, A Wretched Imitation by Barry PAIN, The Revenge, The Turbot's Aunt, Cornwallis and Me and Fate & A Good Cause by Eden PHILLPOTTS, The Soul of Jeannie Duncan by Marjorie BOWEN, The Apple-Green Plate, A Question of Money & Out of Season by Fred M. WHITE, Pack-Horse Bells by Beatrice GRIMSHAW, One Good Turn by Florence WARDEN, Hannah's Son by Orme AGNUS, With the Colours by May KEND... View more info

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Pearson's Magazine,Volume 32 (XXXII), July - December 1911

By: Various Authors: John Barnett, C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne, R. Austin Freeman, Barry Pain, Max Pemberton, Baden_powell etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1911

Seller ID: VN2523

Condition: Very Good


Contains: A Queen of Castaways by John Barnett. Complete serialisation. The Marriage of Captain Kettle by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne. Start of serialisation. Short stories include: THe Making of Jim Dunn. A Cricket Story by H. Hesketh Prichard, Death on the Girdler[A Thorndyke story] by R. Austin Freeman, Olive Lestrange by Barry Pain, The Man with the Green Eyes by Max Pemberton & Arthur Lampton. Articles include: Workers or Shirkers by Sir Robert Baden-Powell, The Irtonwood Ghost by Elinor Glyn. Early C20th brown moire cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Light foxing, otherwise clean ad bright, very... View more info

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The London Magazine, Volume XXVI (26), March - August 1911. Includes The Strange Cases of Dr Xavier Wycherley, Mental Healer by Max Rittenberg

By: Various Authors: Max Rittenberg, H. De Vere Stacpoole, Max Pemberton, Morley Roberts, P. G. Wodehouse, Barry Pain, Hugh Walpole, Jack London, William Hope Hodgson etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91066

Condition: Fair


Contains: The Strange Cases of Dr Xavier Wycherley, Mental Healer by Max RITTENBERG. 5 (of 6) psychological mystery stories. Skeleton Island. A Romance of the Florida Coast by H. De Vere STACPOOLE. Complete novella. The Ninth Wave by Agnes & Egerton CASTLE. Complete novella. The House of Fortune by Max PEMBERTON. Complete novella. A Drama in Venice by Morley ROBERTS. Complete novella. The Lost House by Richard Harding DAVIS. Complete novella. A Live Wire by Madame ALBANESI. Complete novella. Short stories include: The Fifth Message from the Tideless Sea by William Hope HODGSON, Educating Aubre... View more info