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The Guests of Hercules (1912)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 01276

Condition: Good


Fourth Impression. Coloured frontispiece. original red cloth, decorated on spine, lettered in gilt. Light sunning, good. View more info

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The Potential Woman. A Book for Young Ladies

By: Willing, J. F. [Jennie Fowler Willing]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, McDonald, Gill & Co.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1629

Condition: Very Good


Original pale brown cloth, decorated in re and black, lettered in gilt; patterned endpapers. Light scuffing, inscription (1888) on blank prelim, very good. A conduct book for young ladies. View more info

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Tales by Professor Wilson: Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life (1822), Trials of Margaret Lyndsay (1823), The Forresters (1825)

By: Wilson, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1867

Seller ID: 04103

Condition: Very Good


Original dark-green pebble-grained cloth, with blindstamped framing on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, rear inner joint paper lightly cracked, a little foxing, very good. View more info

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The Haydocks' Testimony A Story of Quaker Life (1890)

By: Wood, Lydia Cope (as "L. C. W.")

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Edward Hicks: 1891

Seller ID: 03193

Condition: Near Fine


Second Edition. Original maroon cloth, decoratively blocked and lettered in gilt; dark brown endpapers. A little foxing, small name stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise near fine. Originally published in America in 1890: a protest against war. View more info

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Esther Vanhomrigh

By: Woods, Margaret L. [Margaret Louise Woods]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1892

Seller ID: 00473

Condition: Good


Second [and first one-volume) edition. Original maroon cloth; brown patterned endpapers. Light scuffed on spine and corners, inscription (1894) on title page, good. A romance of the loves of Jonathan Swift. View more info

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The Fortunes of Cyril Denham (1869)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 00960

Condition: Good


Popular Edition, undated (c1900). Original crimson cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lacks front free endpaper, paper lightly browned on page edges, good. View more info

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Canonbury Holt: A Life's Problem Solved (1872)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 01267

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1900. Original crimson cloth, with impressed designs in darker crimson and black, lettered in gilt on spine. Corners rubbed, paper lightly browned throughout, undated signature on front pastedown, good. View more info

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Nobly Born

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 01754

Condition: Very Good


Popular Edition, no date (c1927). Original crimson cloth. Light browning of paper edges, signature (1927) on front free endpaper. A crisp, clean copy: very good. View more info

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Robert Wreford's Daughter (1877)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1889

Seller ID: 02880

Condition: Good


Eighth Thousand, undated, c1889. Original red cloth with decorative bands in black across front board; brown endpapers. Corners scuffed, cloth worn on spine ends, a little pink staining on inner corners of endpapers and bottom edge of first/last few leaves, inner joint papers lightly cracking (but joints tight), inscription (1956) on verso of front free endpaper, a good reading copy of an uncommon title. View more info

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Grace Hamilton's Schooldays (1856)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Richard Edward King: 1908

Seller ID: 03575

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint edition, c1908. Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt and illustrated (in pale blue and black) on front board. Light foxing on prelims, hand-written prize inscription (1908) on front free endpaper. A superior example of a King edition. View more info

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Nobly Born (1871)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke: 1905

Seller ID: VN0844

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1905. Original fine-ribbed two-tone red cloth, with raised flower designs on front boards and spines, lettered in black and gilt. Spine faintly sunned, small prize plate on front free endpaper, good View more info

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The Lillingstones of Lillingstone or, The Secret of Strength (1864)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1894

Seller ID: 03826

Condition: Very Good


Eleventh and Cheap Edition. Undated [1894]. Original red cloth with two decorative bands blocked in black across front board and spine, lettered in black and gilt; black endpapers. Spine lightly sunned, prize plate (1906) on front free endpaper, very good. The 6 or so Worboise's novels published by Hutchinson, were issued in a binding very closely imitating/copying that used by James Clarke (the firm which issued the majority of Worboise's works). View more info

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Father Fabian The Monk of Malham Tower

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, James Clark & Co: 1890

Seller ID: VN1478

Condition: Fair


Undated reprint, c1890. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt, brown endpapers. Chipped at head of spine, inner joints cracked, fair. A reading copy View more info

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Grey and Gold

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1900

Seller ID: VN2583

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, c1900. Original pink cloth, elaborately blocked with design of carnations in red and black, lettering on gilt filed; all edges gilt. Corners bumped, spine lightly sunned, inscription (1961) on front free endpapers, a few light foxing spots, good++ View more info

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Evelyn's Story; or, Labour and Wait (1864 - 67)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Wm. Isbister Ltd: 1882

Seller ID: VN2714

Condition: Good


Tenth edition. Frontispiece. Original olive cloth on bevelled boards, elaborately blocked in black, lettered in gilt on spine; grey endpapers; all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned and scuffed on tips, armorial bookplate of Edward H. Oldham on front pastedown, a little foxing, good+. View more info

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Campion Court. A Tale of the Days of the Ejectment Two Hundred Years Ago (1864)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Wm. Isbister Ltd: 1883

Seller ID: VN2715

Condition: Good


Tenth edition. Frontispiece. Original olive cloth on bevelled boards, elaborately blocked in black, lettered in gilt on spine; grey endpapers; all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned and scuffed on tips, armorial bookplate of Edward H. Oldham on front pastedown, a little foxing, good+. Historical novel on religious themes. View more info

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Thorneycroft Hall Its Owners and Its Heirs (1864)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 91032

Condition: Good


Twenty-Fourth Thousand. Undated, c1890. Original red cloth, titles in gilt; brown endpapers. A few light marks, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight), good. Critic have identified the novel as a rebuttal of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. View more info

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The Lillingstones of Lillingstone, or, The Secret of Strength (1864)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 91067

Condition: Good


Eleventth edition, undated, c1890. Original red cloth, with decorative bands across boards, lettered in gilt, black endpapers. Faded/discoloured at foot of spine, extremities rubbed, some foxing, foxing, signatures on prelims, good. View more info

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Joan Carisbroke (1880)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 91068

Condition: Good


Ninth Thousand, undated, c1890. Original red cloth, with decorative bands across boards, lettered in gilt, brown endpapers. Scuffed, rubbed, spotted on board, some foxing, signatures on prelims, good View more info

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Nobly Born (1871)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 91069

Condition: Good


Seventeenth Thousand, undated, c1890. Original red cloth, with decorative bands across boards, lettered in gilt, brown endpapers. Scuffed, rubbed, spotted on board, some foxing, signatures on prelims, good View more info