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In a Silver Sea (1886)

By: Farjeon, B. L. [Benjamin Leopold Farjeon]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1888

Seller ID: 90016

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, c1888. Rebound in late C19th black leather over black cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Small chip at head of spine, inscription (1973) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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Aaron the Jew (1894)

By: Farjeon, B. L. [Benjamin Leopold Farjeon]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1894

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 92050

Condition: Very Good


New [ie First One-Volume] Edition. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; patterned endpapers, light scuffing, a few light marks on cloth, otherwise very good. Originally published as a three-decker earlier in the same year. View more info

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The History of the Late Mr Jonathan Wild the Great (1743)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1947

Seller ID: VN0405

Condition: Very Good


The Novel Library. Original blue cloth with decorated boards: very good. Original blue dustwrapper; some wear to edges, small tear at top of front panel, good. Fielding's novel is an exercise in sustained irony: the real Jonathan Wilde managed to set himself up as a guardian of law and order, while running a number of criminal gangs. View more info

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The History of a Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, J. Johnson etc: 1808

Seller ID: 93077

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes from From The Works of Henry Fielding...in Fourteen Volumes, New Edition: J. Johnson etc, 1808. Three volumes uniformly rebound in early C20th brown leather over brown cloth; green leather title labels on spines; brown patterned endpapers. A little scuffing, light foxing, otherwise very good. Tom Jones complete in three volumes; bound and labeled as such: being volumes VII, VIII & IX of the Works of Henry Fielding. View more info

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Crossriggs (1908)

By: Findlater, Mary & Jane

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1920

Seller ID: VN1839

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition in original red cloth, c1920. Spine sunned with small tear near foot, otherwise a good solid reading copy View more info

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Godfrey Malden or The Squire's Grandsons

By: Firth, E. W. {ie Elizabeth Firth]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1884

Seller ID: VN2030

Condition: Good


Undated first edition (1884). Illustrated. Late c19th rebinding in maroon leather over purple beaded cloth; raised bands and black leather title label on spine. A little scuffed on extremities, boards lightly sunned, good. View more info

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The Gentleman's Annual, Christmas 1878: Filthy Lucre!

By: Fonblanque, Albany de

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 87038

Condition: Good


Christmas Annual Frontispiece. In modern card wrapper. View more info

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John Bodewin's Testimony. A Mining Romance (1886)

By: Foote, Mary Hallock

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1896

Seller ID: VN0976

Condition: Very Good


Undated English edition, c1896. Original dark turquoise cloth, with blindstamped flower and scrolling design on front board. Light scuffing, inscription (1918) on front free endpaper, very good. An uncommon novel of mining rivalry in Arkansas, first published in Boston in 1886. This English edition is undated, but the advertisements for new books at the end suggest the last few years of the century. View more info

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The Larramys (1897)

By: Ford, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1899

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 04384

Condition: Very Good


Original pale grey-green cloth, illustrated stylised landscape with sheep in brown, and lettered in gilt. Endpapers lightly browned, a little foxing, otherwise very good. A novel of farming life in Devon. "The story is one which moves almost to tears; the tragedy of it strains the heartstrings" (Country Life) View more info

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The Great K. & A. Train Robbery (1897)

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: VN2099

Condition: Good


Undated (c1900). Probably the first UK edition of this American novel of outlawry in the wild west. Frontispiece. Original red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations on spine. A few light marks on cloth, faint inscription in pencil on front free endpapers, good. View more info

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The First Violin

By: Fothergill, Jessie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1903

Seller ID: VN1830

Condition: Good


Original blindsatmped deep crimson cloth, lettered in gilt. SPine quite sunned, a little foxing, good. A romance of music and musicians, largely set in Germany. View more info

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A March in the Ranks (1890)

By: Fothergill, Jessie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1891

Seller ID: 89056

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint, c1891. Original dark green cloth on bevelled boards, with gilt butterfly motif in centre of front board, lettered in gilt on spine; dark green endpapers. Light scuffing, a few light marks, very good. A young doctor takes up a post at a hydropathic sanitarium in the Yorkshire dales, and becomes involved with a local family. View more info

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Minnie's Mission, An Australian Temperance Tale (1869)

By: Franc, Maud Jean

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 02204

Condition: Good


New & Cheaper Edition. Original light blue cloth, decorated and lettered in black, white and gilt; yellow endpapers. Spine lightly sunned and gilt lettering dulled, corners lightly bumped, light cracking to paper on inner joints (but joints firm and tight), inscription (1888) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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Hardy-on-the-Hill (1908)

By: Francis, M. E. [ie Mary Blundell]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: VN0367

Condition: Good


Third Edition. Original fine-ribbed red cloth. Corners bumped, spine faintly sunned, undated signature on front free endpaper, a little light foxing, corner torn on first leaf (text not affected): good. A novel of country life. View more info

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John Orlebar, Clk (1878)

By: Fuller, James Franklin ["Ignotus", "J. F. F."]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 02901

Condition: Good


Second Edition. Undated [1890]. A sequel (of sorts) to the author's previous novel Culmshire Folk. good quality late C19th/early C20th library binding in red wavy-grained cloth with scarlet leather spine and corner pieces. library stamps on title page (recto and verso) and final page of text, otherwise a good copy of a scarce book. Critics liked Fuller's fiction which they compared with the novels of Anthony Trollope. View more info

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Lady-Bird. A Tale (1852)

By: Fullerton, Lady Georgiana

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1885

Seller ID: 02876

Condition: Good


Seventh Edition. Rebound ex-library copy: blue cloth, lettered in gilt (no shelf marks). Frontispiece and vignette title page. Accession stamp on verso of title page, otherwise contents clean and tight: good View more info

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Ellen Middleton

By: Fullerton, Lady Georgiana

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1884

Seller ID: 02921

Condition: Good


New Edition. Rebound in late C20th blue library cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. "JFR" in small hand-written letters on spine otherwise no other library marks on binding. Trace of removed plate and red stamp (JFR) on front endpapers. Library accession stamps on verso of title page. Otherwise clean and tight. A good reading/working copy. View more info

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The Dark Flower

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1912

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0287

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, decorated in black and lettered in gilt on spine, publisher's device blindstamped on front board. Bound without series half-title. Paper lightly browned, spine sunned with small crack at head of upper hinge, otherwise good. View more info

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The White Monkey

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1924

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0288

Condition: Very Good


Original crimson cloth, decorated in black and lettered in gilt on spine, publisher's device blindstamped on front board. Rear free endpaper removed, otherwise good. Todd [4665b]. Second issue: series half-title bound in. View more info

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The Island Pharisees

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1913

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0289

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, decorated in black and lettered in gilt on spine, publisher's device blindstamped on front board. Bound without series half-title. Paper lightly browned, spine sunned, otherwise good. View more info