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The Scottish Chiefs

By: Porter, Jane

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN0715

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1890. Original pinky-red fine-ribbed cloth with lettering and tree design in gilt on front board, lettering and wreath in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned, spine ends rubbed, front free endpaper removed, otherwise good. Historical novel influenced by Walter Scott. View more info

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Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with Details of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life from the Year 1733 to 1749, as Written in His Own Diary Edited by Miss Jane Porter (1831)

By: Porter, Jane [and William Ogilvie Porter]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees Orme, Brown & Green: 1831

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90109

Condition: Good


Vignette title page in each volume. Three volumes in mid-C19th maroon leather over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines bound to text blocks by binder. Boards grazed, signatures (1846) in each volume, with additional dedication (1846) in volume I. Good only. Wolff [5612]: also rebound in leather. He held documents describing the composition of the novel: it was originally conceived by William Porter but written with the assistance of his sister Jane: "Throughout 1830 the novel became a sort of family project, as pieces of the manuscript passed back and forth between William a... View more info

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The Pastor's Fire-side, A Novel, in Four Volumes (1817)

By: Porter, Miss Jane

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown: 1817

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92043

Condition: Very Good


First Edition in Four Volumes. Four volumes uniformly bound in early C19th brown leather over marbled boards, gilt ruling and maroon leather labels on spines; marbled endpapers. Extremities lightly rubbed, and boards a trifle grazed, armorial bookplates on front pastedowns, a few minor foxing spots: a very good, tight set. Wolff [5606] but this copy does not have the advertisements at the end of volume III. A heavy 4-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info