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A Fallen Idol

By: Anstey, F. [ie Thomas Anstey Guthrie]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 01497

Condition: Good


Second Edition. Original pale brown cloth, with decorative bands (head and foot of front board, and on spine) in black; pale yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, spine a little sun-darkened with gilt title lettering dulled. Otherwise a clean, tight copy, good. View more info

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Baboo Jabberjee B. A. (1897)

By: Anstey, F. [ie Thomas Anstey Guthrie]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Co: 1897

Seller ID: 01825

Condition: Good


Second Edition. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Light scuffing to extremities, light scratch on front board a trifle shaken, good. View more info

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Lyre and Lancet. A Story in Scenes (1895)

By: Anstey, F. [ie Thomas Anstey Guthrie]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 04231

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth Impression (Second Edition). Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, blocked in black. Bookplate, signature (1964), one faint mark, otherwise fine. View more info

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Heart Histories and Life Pictures

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay Arthur]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, W. Nicholson & Sons: 1900

Seller ID: VN2611

Condition: Very Good


Undated edition (c1900), and issued anonymously. Original navy blue cloth; patterned endpapers. Lightly scuffed, foxed on endpapers, very good. Uncommon title. View more info

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The Passport (1905)

By: Bagot, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: VN0820

Condition: Good


Second Edition (issued one month after first). Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned, a few faint marks on rear board, bookplate on front pastedown, good++ View more info

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Saints in Society (1905)

By: Baillie-Saunders, Margaret

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1913

Seller ID: VN0320

Condition: Good


Reprint. Original deep mauve cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Endpapers browned, spine faintly sunned, good. View more info

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Man on the Ocean. A Book About Boats and Ships (1863)

By: Ballantyne, R. M. [Robert Michael Ballantyne]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ediinburgh, Thomas Nelson: 1874

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 94078

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece and illustrated title page precede printed title page. Illustrated. Original red cloth on bevelled boards, decoratively framed in black and illustrated in gilt. Extremities scuffed, a few light marks on boards, prize inscription (1876) on front pastedown, a few foxing spots, very good. "This edition of Man on the Ocean has been revised, and, to some extent, re-arranged; new matter has been introduced; and the whole profusely illustrated with beautiful engravings". (Author's Preface, 1873). View more info

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The Smuggler: A Tale (1831)

By: Banim, John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Lock: 1862

Seller ID: 83082

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, c1862. Mid-C19th brown binder's cloth, with brown leather title label on spine. Tiny chips to edge of title label, one page has rough edge, foxing, good. View more info

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The Making of William Edwards or The Story of the Bridge of Beauty (1894 as The Bridge of Beauty A Fiction Founded on Fact)

By: Banks, Mrs G. Linnaeus [ie Isabella Banks]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1901

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 04082

Condition: Very Good


Second Edition, Endeavour Series: no date [1901]. Frontispiece portrait of author before half-title. Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in yellow, blue and black with gilt on spine; grey-and-white patterned endpapers; top edge gilt. Spine lightly sunned, otherwise very good. For this second edition the title was changed to better reflect the subject matter. View more info

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Chris of All-Sorts (1903)

By: Baring-Gould, S. [Sabine Baring-Gould]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 03592

Condition: Good


Cheap Edition. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth lightly sunned, light foxing, war-time paper lightly browned, otherwise good. A good reading copy of this uncommon later title. View more info

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Jem Bunt: A Tale of the Land and the Ocean (1841 as Jem Bunt)

By: Barker, Matthew Henry (writing as "The Old Sailor")

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Willoughby & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 04144

Condition: Good


[Illustrated Edition]. Undated, c1855. Frontispiece and illustrated title page precede printed title page. 23 illustrations on steel by Robert Cruikshank. Original deep purple cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; yellow endpapers. Cloth worn at head of spine, corners bumped, heavy foxing on frontispiece; occasional spots to other plates, good. View more info

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Jan Vedder's Wife

By: Barr, Amelia E[dith]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Birmingham, Eld & Blackham: 1900

Seller ID: VN0124

Condition: Good


Undated reprint (c1900). Original decorated red cloth, all edges gilt. A few light marks, a little browning on paper, good. A reprint from a provincial publisher. View more info

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A Prince of Good Fellows (1902)

By: Barr, Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1905

Seller ID: VN2604

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Illustrated. original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Light foxing, very faint signature on front pastedown, very good. View more info

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The Adventures of Louis Blake (1909)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1913

Seller ID: 93045

Condition: Good


[Third Impression]. Title page printed in green and black. Original fine-ribbed green cloth, vignette of palm tree on front board in gilt, lettered in gilt. Spine lettering dulled/oxidised, corners scuffed, John Bull award label tipped on to front endpapers, good. View more info

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The Gipsy Bride; or, the Miser's Daughter. A Tale of the Sixteenth Century (1841)

By: Bennett, Mrs [Mary]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Milner & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 02067

Condition: Good


Reprint, no date (c1880). Frontispiece. Original brown cloth, blocked in black, lettered in gilt. Corners bumped, pages lightly browned, good. Originally the title was spelled Gipsey. View more info

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Limitations (1896)

By: Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 80017

Condition: Good


Reprint. Undated, c1920. Standard Ward Lock binding in red cloth. Spine lightly sunned, good. View more info

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The Rubicon (1894)

By: Benson, E. F. [Edward Frederic Benson]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: VN2024

Condition: Good


"Fifth Edition". Frontispiece. Original dark green cloth, elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt. Corners bumped, cancelled signature on front free endpaper, good++. Publisher's catalogue dated October 1894 bound in at end View more info

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Armorel of Lyonesse. A Romance of To-day (1890)

By: Besant, Walter

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1907

Seller ID: 00840

Condition: Very Good


New Impression. Original brown cloth on limp boards, blocked in black, title on gilt block on spine. Corners lightly scuffed, some marks on rear board, very good. Issued in the smaller format originally known as the "Popular Two Shilling Novels". View more info

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The Changeling (1898)

By: Besant, Walter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1899

Seller ID: 02768A

Condition: Good


New Edition. Later Piccadilly Novels style binding: original navy blue cloth, with repeated stylised flower design blindstamped on boards, lettered in gilt. Spine ends nicked, light scuffing, good. One of only a handful of Besant's later novels not be originally published by Chatto & Windus (the first edition was by Chapman and Hall in 1898). Chatto obtained the copyright in 1899. View more info

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The Rise of Empire (1897)

By: Besant, Walter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Horace Marshall: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN1422

Condition: Good


The Story of Empire Series. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine lightly sunned, a little faint foxing, faint browning on endpapers, good. View more info