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The History of Henry Earl of Moreland (1765 - 70 as The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry Earl of Moreland)

By: Brooke, Henry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Manchester, J. Gleave & Son: 1810

Seller ID: 93059

Condition: Good


Undated, c1810. Frontispiece, vignette title page and six further plates. Early C19th brown suede, with black leather title label on spine. Rubbed on corners, small loss at head of spine, heavy foxing and spotting, undated signature on prelims, otherwise fair/good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Not Wisely But Too Well (1867)

By: Broughton, Rhoda

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 03500

Condition: Very Good


Two Shilling Library. Original light blue cloth, lettered and decorated in dark blue; gilt on spine. Boards, clean and bright, paper lightly tanned on edges: good/very good. View more info

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Nancy (1873)

By: Broughton, Rhoda

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1893

Seller ID: 91064

Condition: Good


Ninth Edition, Favourite Novels. Engraved frontispiece. Original blindstamped black cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; publisher's own grey-and-white monogrammed endpapers. Lightly scuffed, small chip to hinge at foot of spine, a little foxing, good. View more info

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Doctor Cupid (1886)

By: Broughton, Rhoda

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1891

Seller ID: 91065

Condition: Very Good


New Edition, Favourite Novels. Original blindstamped black cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; publisher's own grey-and-white monogrammed endpapers. Lightly scuffed, inscription (1895) on half-title, a little foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

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it Happened to Hilary (1952)

By: Brown, Bellamy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0782A

Condition: Good


Original yellow cloth, lettered in black on spine. No dustwrapper. Spine lightly sunned with a little rubbing at foot, faint foxing, good. View more info

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Minnie Harlow; or, The Night and Its Morning A Tale for the Times (1854)

By: Brown, Thurlow Weed

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Milner & Sowerby: 1860

Seller ID: VN0997

Condition: Very Good


[English Edition]. Undated, c1860. Small format (13 x 8 cm). Frontispiece and vignette title. Original blindstamped brown cloth; yellow endpapers. Lightly scuffed, very good. Scarce English edition (no copies located through COPAC) of American temperance novel, published in Auburn, with the same title, in 1854. Later American editions made the subject matter more specific by changing the title to Minnie Hermon The Rumseller's Daughter or Minnie Hermon or The Curse of Rum. This little book has the title rendered as Minnie Hermon or The Landlord's Daughter on the spine. View more info

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Discipline (1814)

By: Brunton, Mary

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Colburn & Bentley: 1832

Seller ID: 92054

Condition: Good


Prefixed with "a memoir of the life and writings of the author, including extracts from her correspondence". Frontispiece and vignette title precede printed title page. Mid C19th blue leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decoration and black leather title labels on spine. Chip to head of spine and wear along lower hinge, inscription (1905) on front pastedown, light foxing, good. View more info

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The Shadow of the Sword

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: VN1403

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Frontispiece. Original late Piccadilly Novels binding in navy blue cloth with blindstamped art-nouveau flowers on front board, lettered in gilt. a few light marks, light foxing, very good. An anti-war novel, set in the Napoleonic era. View more info

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The New Abelard. A Romance (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1892

Seller ID: 90066

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Late C19th maroon leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. A few light scuffs, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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The Martyrdom of Madeline (1882)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 90086

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th navy leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Light scuffing, a little light foxing, very good. An attempt to expose "the social conspiracy against womankind". The resourceful heroine is seduced, trapped into marriage, goes on the stage -- but emerges happy and triumphant. View more info

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Annan Water. A Romance (1883)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1891

Seller ID: 04411

Condition: Good


Original plain blue cloth, title blindstamped on front board, blocked in gilt on spine. Spine lettering dulled, light scuffing, good. An elderly minister finds an abandoned baby girl on his doorstep. Setting: South-west Scotland. View more info

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The New Abelard (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1915

Seller ID: 04413

Condition: Very Good


The Khaki Library. Original brown cloth, lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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True Stories from Ancient History: Chronologically Arranged from the Creation of the World to the Death of Charlemagne (1819)

By: Budden, Maria Elizabeth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Griffith & Farran: 1860

Seller ID: 03965

Condition: Good


Twelfth Edition. With twenty-four engravings on steel (two on each of twelve plates). Original blue cloth with blindstamped decorative framing on boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Later endpapers, rubbed on spine ends, inscription (1862) on title page, a little foxing, good. Educative stories for children from 4004 BC (Creation of the World) to 814 AD (Death of Charlemagne). Published anonymously as "by the author of Stories from Modern and English History, Always Happy etc" View more info

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Our Novel Shilling Series. Chikkin Hazard A Novel by Charles Readit & Dion Bounceycore (1881)

By: Burnand, F. C. [Francis Charles Burnand]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1881

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 84073

Condition: Good


First Thus. Bound (without original wrappers) in late C19th black leather over marbled boards. Rear board partly sunned, a little scuffing, bookplate on front pastedown, good. The target here is Reade & Boucicault's desert island melodrama, Foul Play. Burnand had already parodied the original in a theatrical burlesque called Fowl Play, or A Story of Chikkin Hazard (1868), and an earlier story version (1873). View more info

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That Lass o' Lowrie's A Lancashire Story (1877)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co..: 1885

Seller ID: 02826

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Undated, c1885. Late C19th crimson leather over light maroon boards, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; green endpapers. Light rubbing to leather, otherwise very good. Burnett's first full-length adult novel; written -- from memories of her own Lancashire upbringing -- after her family had emigrated to the USA. View more info

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Dolly A Love Story (1877)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co [Routledge]: 1880

Seller ID: VN0813

Condition: Good


The first edition appeared in 1877 and was reprinted in 1878, both by Routledge, with 219 pages. Warne reprinted the book in the 1890s, with illustrations and pagination increased to 327 pages. This copy is an unrecorded Warne issue of the Routledge stock (ie not illustrated, 219 pages), probably about 1880. Original wavy-grained blue cloth, lettered and decorated in black on front board, in gilt on spine; Warne's own monogrammed endpapers. Spin ends rubbed, undated signature on front pastedown, some light browning and foxing spots on pages, good. View more info

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The Shuttle (1907)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1926

Seller ID: 04078

Condition: Good


Popular Edition. Original pinky-red blindstamped cloth, lettered in black on spine: cloth clean and bright, but paper lightly browned throughout: good. Original illustrated dustwrapper: small nicks on spine ends: good/very good. View more info

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That Lass o' Lowrie's (1877)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: 87112

Condition: Good


Paperback, The Lily Series. Undated, c1878. Original card wrappers, illustrated with white lilies. Card chipped at head of spine and more substantially at foot, corners turned, a couple of nicks on page edges, some light stains/splashes on prelims, undated signature (Anne Burnett) on half title, good. Topp [II, p. 173] records a yellowback edition published by Ward, Lock & Tyler in 1877. This copy has Ward, Lock & Tyler on the catalogue, but Ward, Lock & Co. on the title page, and boards, -- suggesting that it is from a year so later, when the firm had changed its name. A scarce early paperbac... View more info

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A Noble Name: and How it Was Upheld (1883)

By: Buxton, B. H. & W. W. Fenn [ie Bertha Henry Buxton & William Wilthew Fenn]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Hogg: 1888

Seller ID: 86085

Condition: Good


New and Revised Edition:. Undated, c18888. Original brown cloth, decorated with flowers in black and red, lettered in gilt on front board and spine; yellow endpapers. Corners scuffed, rubbed at foot of spine, two pages torn from publisher's catalogue, inscription (1890) on front free endpaper, good. First published in three volumes in 1883, with additional short stories by Fenn not included in this edition. Buxton wrote (very positively) of theatrical life in novels like Jennie of "The Prince's", Nell-- On and Off the Stage, and From the Wings - this was her last completed work of fict... View more info

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The Begum's Daughter (1890)

By: Bynner, E. L. [Edwin Lassetter Bynner]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 01594

Condition: Good


Undated: possibly first British Edition.(c1890). Illustrated. Original fine-ribbed red cloth, decorated in gilt on spine. Corners bumped, scuffed, spine lightly sunned, good View more info