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Peg Woffington

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1899

Seller ID: 02373

Condition: Very Good


First thus. [Illustrated Edition]. Original red cloth, ornately blocked in gilt; blue-black endpapers. Light scuffing, inscription (1899) on half-title, very good. View more info

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It Is Never Too Late to Mend. A Matter-of-Fact Romance (1856)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1895

Seller ID: VN1889

Condition: Good


"Library Edition". Original fine-ribbed green cloth, with repated dandelion design in white. Corners bumped, a little foxing, bookplate on front pastedown, good. Reade's breakthrough success: a sprawling melodrama encompassing evil machinations in Berkshire, wild adventures in the goldfields of Australia and the disturbing cruelty and horror of life in B-- Gaol. View more info

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Hard Cash (1863)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1898

Seller ID: 84054

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Printed in double columns. Bound by publisher in red cloth, lettered in gilt, retaining full original illustrated pink paper wrappers. Spine faintly sunned, otherwise very good. Chatto issued a series of titles in their pink wrappered sixpenny paperback series, and then reissued them (as here, retaining the original wrappers) in boards. View more info

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Christie Johnstone (1853)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1872

Seller ID: 03614

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Frontispiece. Original green moiré cloth with brown cloth spine, lettered in gilt; grey endpapers. Lightly scuffed, two bookplates on prelims, very good. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: VN1873

Condition: Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novels. Original red cloth blocked in black, gilt lettering on spine; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Spine very faintly darkened, rubbed/chipped on spine ends, a little faint foxing, good. Publisher's catalogue dated February 1894 bound in at end. A fast-paced historical romp which sweeps the hero through a tumultuous series of adventures across Europe, from Holland to Italy, before reaching a near-tragic conclusion. View more info

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Love Me Little, Love Me Long (1859)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN1479

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1905. Original fine-ribbed crimson cloth, lettered in gilt, maroon endpapers. Page edges tanned, bookplate, good. View more info

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Christie Johnstone (1853)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1886

Seller ID: 02716

Condition: Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novels. Undated on title page but with publisher's catalogue for 1886. Frontispiece and vignette title. Original red cloth blocked in black, gilt lettering on spine; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Spine darkened, large chip and split to cloth at head of spine, smaller chip at foot. Internally clean: a reading/rebinding copy. A romance of artists and fisherfolk on the Scottish coast near Edinburgh. View more info

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Peg Woffington & Christie Johnstone

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1927

Seller ID: 00340

Condition: Good


Library Edition, with a frontispiece portrait of Reade. Original fine-ribbed green cloth, with repeated pattern of dandelions in blue. Tiny nicks and chips head/foot of spine, otherwise a clean, tight copy View more info

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Love Me Little, Love Me Long (1859)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1896

Seller ID: 02877

Condition: Good


Library Edition. Original fine-ribbed green cloth, with repeated flower pattern in white on boards. Corners rubbed, a little foxing, signature (1896) on front free endpaper, good. A novel that acts as a prequel to Hard Cash. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: 03799

Condition: Very Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novels. Original red cloth blocked in black, gilt lettering on spine; green-and-white patterned endpapers. Spine very faintly darkened, a little faint foxing, very good. Publisher's catalogue dated December 1894 bound in at end. A fast-paced historical romp which sweeps the hero through a tumultuous series of adventures across Europe, from Holland to Italy, before reaching a near-tragic conclusion. View more info

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It Is Never Too Late to Mend. A Matter-of-Fact Romance (1856)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1882

Seller ID: 03798

Condition: Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novels. Undated on title page but with publisher's catalogue for 1882. Frontispiece and vignette title. Original red cloth blocked in black, gilt lettering on spine; purple-and-white flower-patterned endpapers. Corners a little rubbed, spine faintly sunned, light splash marks on lower corner of rear board, otherwise good. Reade's breakthrough success: a sprawling melodrama encompassing evil machinations in Berkshire, wild adventures in the goldfields of Australia and the disturbing cruelty and horror of life in B-- Gaol. View more info

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Christie Johnstone (1853)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1870

Seller ID: VN0338

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Undated reprint, c1870. Later C19th black cloth. Clean, tight, very good. View more info

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Put Yourself in His Place (1870)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: VN1447

Condition: Good


Rebound yellowback. C20th Blue marbled boards with navy blue cloth spine, maroon leather title label on spine; brown endpapers. light scufiing, light foxing, very good. The inventor-cum-manufacturer super-hero, Henry Little, endures Trades-Union outrages and treachery from his rival in love for the beautiful Grace Carden. The novels builds to a terrific climax with a disastrous dam-burst, based on the very real Sheffield flood of 1864. View more info

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It is Never Too Late to Mend. A Matter-of-Fact Romance (1856)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1857

Seller ID: VN1967

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint: text in double columns. Mid C10th black leather over red marbled boards; lettered in gilt on spine. Very lightly rubbed, undated signature, very good. View more info

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Put Yourself in His Place (1870)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1899

Seller ID: VN1227

Condition: Good


"Library" edition. Original fine-ribbed green cloth with repeated dandelion design on boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, a few foxing spots, front inner joint paper lightly cracked (joint tight), bookplate on front pastedown, good. The inventor-cum-manufacturer super-hero, Henry Little, endures Trades-Union outrages and treachery from his rival in love for the beautiful Grace Carden. The novels builds to a terrific climax with a disastrous dam-burst, based on the very real Sheffield flood of 1864. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1898

Seller ID: VN0987

Condition: Good


New Edition in Four Volumes. Frontispiece in each volume. Original red buckram, lettered in gilt on spines, top edges gilt. Light scuffing, a few faint marks, a good, bright, unfaded set. Reade's epic romp through the Middle Ages, in an issue reproducing the 4 volume format of the first edition. Heavy: may require additional postage. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Trübner & Co.: 1862

Seller ID: 90112

Condition: Good


New Edition in Three Volumes. Three volumes in original blindstamped purple-brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; pale yellow endpapers. Spines lightly sunned with some small chips and nicks to spine ends, good. A publishing curiosity. The novel was first issued by Trübner in four volumes in 1861, and at least two further editions in the same format followed in the same year -- and in due course a one-volume edition appeared. But in between the four and one volume editions, Trübner entirely reset the text to create this standard "three-decker" version, a proceeding which seems odd... View more info

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The Wandering Heir. A Matter-of-Fact Romance (1875)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 91106

Condition: Good


New Edition, Piccadilly Novels. Illustrated. Original red cloth, elaborately blocked and lettered in black on boards, in black and gilt on spine; brown-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine a little sunned, lightly sunned on board edges, light foxing, good. Dedicated to M. E. Braddon. Publisher's catalogue for April 1890 bound in at end. View more info

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Four Novels: The Shadow of a Crime, By Proxy, Hard Cash & Tom Brown's Schooldays

By: Several Authors: Hall Caine, James Payn, Charles Reade & Thomas Hughes

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus/Macmillan & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: VN2109

Condition: Good


Contains: The Shadow of a Crime by Hall Caine. New Edition. Chatto & Windus, 1899. Bound with: By Proxy by James Payn. New Edition. Chatto & Windus, 1898. Bound with: Hard Cash A Matter-of-Fact Romance by Charles Reade. New Edition. Chatto & Windus, 1898. Bound with: Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes ("An Old Boy"). Illustrated. MAcmillan & Co., 1896. Four late Victorian paperbacks bound together (without original wrappers) in beaded green binder's cloth. Texts printed in double columns. Corner's rubbed/chipped, a little foxing good. Four popular Victorian novels, of which Payn'... View more info

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Temple Bar Magazine, Volume LXXII (72), September - December 1884

By: Various Authors: Charles Reade, Jessie Fothergill

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TB034

Condition: Very Good


Contains: A Perilous Secret by Charles Reade. Start of ongoing serialisation. Peril by Jessie Fothergill. Conclusion of serialisation. Original blindstamped green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Spine lightly scuffed, light foxing, very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info