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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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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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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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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

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Emilia's Inheritance (1874)

By: Worboise, Emma Jane

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1900

Seller ID: 91070

Condition: Good


Undated edition, c1900. Original fine-ribbed crimson cloth with raised decorative flower design in centre of boards, framed and lettered in black on front boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Binding bright, but paper tanned, lacks front free endpaper, good only . View more info

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Potter and Clay (1914)

By: Wrench, Mrs Stanley [ie Mollie Wrench]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1914

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN1248

Condition: Very Good


Original turquoise cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Scuffed on spine ends, some foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

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Youth Will Be Served

By: Wyllarde, Dolf

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: VN0252

Condition: Good


Fourth Edition. Original crimson cloth, lettered in black. Wear (two small holes) on hinges: contents clean and tight, good. View more info

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Exile, An Outpost of Empire (1916)

By: Wyllarde, Dolf

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1923

Seller ID: VN0308

Condition: Very Good


Sixth Impression. Original deep pink cloth, framed and lettered in black. Light speckle to front board, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Chaplet of Pearls; or, The Black and White Ribaumont (1868)

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 01000

Condition: Good


New Edition Complete in One Volume. Original green cloth, with decorative bands in black and gilt; brown endpapers. Light scuffing to extremities, inner joint papers chipped (but joints tight) a little light foxing, good. View more info

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Novels and Tales of Charlotte M. Yonge, Volume VI: The Trial, More Links in the Daisy Chain

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 01027

Condition: Good


Uniform series binding in green-brown cloth, with gilt and black bands across front board and spine; black endpapers. A little rubbed on spine tips, light sunning to board edges, signature (1887) on verso of front free endpapers, good++ View more info

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Novels and Tales of Charlotte M. Yonge, Volume X: The Clever Woman of the Family

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 01036

Condition: Good


Uniform series binding in green-brown cloth, with gilt and black bands across front board and spine; black endpapers. Chipped on spine tips, light stain on inner edge of rear board, inscription (1887) on verso of front free endpapers, good. View more info

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Scenes and Characters; or, Eighteen Months at Beechcroft (1847)

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 03356

Condition: Very Good


Fifth Edition. Illustrated. Original uniform binding in blue cloth; with Yonge's initials in gilt ornament on front board. Light scuffing to extremities, light foxing, very good. With a new preface by Yonge dated October 1886. The first of the sequence of linked novels, which ends with Modern Broods (1900) View more info