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Other People's Lives (1897)

By: Carey, Rosa N. [Rosa Nouchette Carey]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1898

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN2783

Condition: Good


Original pale green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A little bumped and lightly scuffed, undated signatures on prelims, good + View more info

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Marshfield the Observer and the Death Dance, Studies of Character and Action.

By: Castle, Egerton

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: VN0186

Condition: Good


Second Impression. Original red cloth. Small tear to cloth at head of spine, otherwise a clean bright copy, good. View more info

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The Home of the Dragon. A Tonquinese Idyl Told in Seven Chapters (1893)

By: Catharina, Anna [ie Lillie Rebek]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1913

Seller ID: SP015

Condition: Good


Second Impression, Pseudonym Library. Original navy blue cloth, decorated in gilt on spine. Corners scuffed, some numbers written on endpapers and head of title page, trace of removed bookplate on front pastedown, good. A collection of tales set in Tonquin (now Hanoi) in French Indochina (now Vietnam). View more info

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The Draytons and the Davenants: A Story of the Civil Wars

By: Charles, Elizabeth Rundle

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 01473

Condition: Good


Reprint. Original green cloth on bevelled boards, decoratively blocked in black and gilt; dark grey endpapers. Corners scuffed, a couple of small nicks head/foot of spine, small area torn at head of front endpapers, a few light marks, good. View more info

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The Victory of the Vanquished. A Story of the First Century (1871)

By: Charles, Elizabeth Rundle

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 03333

Condition: Very Good


The Schönberg-Cotta Series. Original dark turquoise cloth, elaborately blocked in black and lettered in gilt on front board and spine; black endpapers; top and bottom edges stained red. Rubbed on spine tips, otherwise very good. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family". One of Charles's more uncommon titles. View more info

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Sir Charles Danvers (1889)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 90050

Condition: Very Good


[Reprint]. Original fine-ribbed blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, faint foxing, very good. A sequel of sorts to The Danvers Jewels. View more info

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The Two Viviens

By: Clay, Bertha M [author unknown, probably US pulp writer, NOT Charlotte M. Brame]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hayes: 1920

Seller ID: 03827

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1920. Original glazed blue cloth, lettered in black, blindstamped design on front board. Ring-mark on rear board, paper faintly brown, good. Charlotte Brame (sometimes erroneously Braeme) was an immensely prolific author of mildly sensational romances. Many were issued in the USA using the pseudonym Bertha M. Clay -- and then other "similar" novels by various authors were also published using the Clay pseudonym. Some of these eventually worked their way back to the United Kingdom, as in the case of The Two Viviens. "The non-Brame title The Two Viviens by 'B.M. Cla... View more info

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Memoirs of a Coxcomb

By: Cleland, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paris, The Fortune Press: 1935

Seller ID: VN0518

Condition: Good


Undated, limited edition, c1935. This copy no 648 of 1,000. original pinky red cloth. Boards sunned and lightly marked, good only View more info

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A Flash of Summer The Story of a Simple Woman's Life (1895)

By: Clifford, Mrs W. K. [Lucy Clifford]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1896

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 03996

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks on cloth, front free endpaper tipped in, a little scattered foxing, good. A marriage-problem novel. Clifford was a friend of both Henry James and Mary Braddon. View more info

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The Judgment of Helen (1899)

By: Cobb, Thomas

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80039

Condition: Very Good


Early C20th crimson leather over beige cloth-covered boards; raised bands and black leather title label on spine. Corners scuffed, one or two tiny scrapes to surface of leather, otherwise very good. View more info

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The King with Two Faces (1897)

By: Coleridge, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Coleridge]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1897

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 03302

Condition: Good


Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Undated signature on title page, browning on endpapers, light foxing, good. "An unusually clever romance dealing with the assassination of Gustavus III of Sweden in 1792 and the French Revolution." (Sutherland). Coleridge's most successful novel, which ran through six or more editions in one year. View more info

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A Conspiracy of Silence (1889)

By: Colmore, G [Gertrude Dunn, later Weaver]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1894

Seller ID: 84010

Condition: Good


Popular 3s 6d Novels Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine quite sunned, a few light marks, good. Eustace Sotheran keeps the fact that there is hereditary insanity in his family hidden from his fiancée; in which conspiracy he is aided by his future mother-in-law. "The story of the opening of Charlotte's eyes is told with considerable power but almost sickening detail." (review in The Spectator). View more info

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At What Cost & Called Back & Carriston's Gift & Slings & Arrows

By: Conway, Hugh [ie Frederick John Fargus]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bristol & London, J. W. Arrowsmith & John Maxwell: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2465

Condition: Fair


Four titles bound as one: At What Cost and Other Stories - first edition, John and Robert Maxwell, undated; Called Back -- Arrowsmith's Bristol Library, undated reprint; Carriston's Gift, A Fresh Start, Julian Vanneck and a Dead Man's Face - Arrowsmith's Bristol Library, undated reprint; Slings and Arrows - Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual for 1883. Four volumes bound as one without original wrappers etc in red leather over red marbled boards. Contents clean and tight, but binding heavily rubbed and worn on the spine, with leather splitting along hinges: thus only fair. The two short story collec... View more info

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Sally (1912)

By: Conyers, Dorothea

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: VN0629

Condition: Good


Fifth and Cheap Edition. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A little darkened on board edges, spine lightly sunned, good. View more info

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Homeward Bound; or, The Chase: A Tale of the Sea (1838)

By: Cooper, J. F. [James Fenimore Cooper]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Seller ID: VN1764

Condition: Good


Standard Novels. Frontispiece (dated 1847). Original blindstamped brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Corners and spine ends rubbed and frayed, 4 cm split to upper end of lower hinge, but gilt bright and otherwise a fair/good copy. The novel originally appeared as a three-decker in 1838, then as a single volume in the Standard Novels series in 1847. This is a later reprint of the Standard Novels edition. View more info

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The Headsman; or, The Abbaye des Vigneron (1833)

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore [James Fenimore Cooper]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: VN2089

Condition: Very Good


Mid C19th red leather over maroon boards; elaborate gilt decorations on spine; red marbled endpapers. Extremities scuffed, a little faint foxing, good++. View more info

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God's Good Man. A Simple Love Story

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1918

Seller ID: VN0437

Condition: Good


Twentieth Edition. Uniform binding in blue cloth; author's initials blindstamped on front board, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. A few foxing spots, signature (1919) on half-title, otherwise a tight copy, good. View more info

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The Master-Christian

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1917

Seller ID: VN0440

Condition: Good


Seventeenth edition. Uniform binding in blue cloth; author's initials blindstamped on front board, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. A few foxing spots, tiny square snipped from top of half-title (removing part of previous owner's signature) otherwise a tight copy, good. View more info

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Temporal Power A Study in Supremacy (1902)

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & co: 1919

Seller ID: VN1864

Condition: Good


"Third Edition". Uniform binding in blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, a little foxing, good. View more info

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The Ogilvies (1849)

By: Craik, Diana [aka Miss Mulock]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 91083

Condition: Good


Macmillan's Two-Shilling Novels. Original beige cloth, framed in blue on front board, lettered and illustrated in black; booklists on endpapers printed in red. Spine ends worn, otherwise good. Craik's first novel. View more info