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Olive (1850)

By: Craik, Mrs [Dinah]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN2646

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating the author's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated. Some light marks on boards, inscription (1891) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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The Head of the Family (1851)

By: Craik, Mrs [Dinah]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN2647

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating the author's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Illustrated. Some light marks on boards, undated signature on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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John Halifax Gentleman (1856)

By: Craik, Mrs [ie Dinah Craik, "author of John Malifax, Gentleman"]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1865

Seller ID: 00413

Condition: Good


Tenth Edition. Undated, c1865. Engraved frontispiece. Original blindstamped purple cloth, blocked in gilt on front board and spine; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, signatures and note ("The story of a noble life nobly told") on prelims, good. View more info

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A Noble Life (1866)

By: Craik, Mrs [ie Dinah Craik, "author of John Malifax, Gentleman"]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1880

Seller ID: 02763

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, c1880. Engraved frontispiece. Original maroon cloth, with gilt bands head/foot of front board, lettered in gilt; grey endpapers. Light scuffing, spine faintly sunned, undated inscription on half-title, light foxing, good. View more info

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Agatha's Husband (1852)

By: Craik, Mrs [ie Dinah Craik, "author of John Malifax, Gentleman"]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 04424

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Original blue cloth, with Craik's initials in gilt ornament on front board. Minimal scuffing, a little foxing: clean, bright, very good. View more info

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Casa Bracio (1895)

By: Crawford, F. Marion [Francis Marion Crawford]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1896

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 03284

Condition: Very Good


First one volume edition: the first was in two volumes in 1895. Original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks, foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. One of Crawford's Italian novels. View more info

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The Real Lady Hilda. A Sketch (1895)

By: Croker, B. M. [Bithia Mary Croker]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1933

Seller ID: 02683

Condition: Good


New Impression. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Small stamp ("Joint Fiction Reserve") on verso of title page, trace of removed label on front endpaper: no other indications of library ownership. Title lettering dulled on spine, a little light foxing, good. A short early novel by the popular Irish novelist. View more info

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Beyond the Pale (1897)

By: Croker, B. M. [Bithia Mary Croker]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1928

Seller ID: 02698

Condition: Good


Title lettering dulled on spine, a little light foxing, good. A novel set in Ireland. View more info

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A Bird of Passage (1886)

By: Croker, B. M. [Bithia Mary Croker]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1886

Seller ID: 03358

Condition: Good


New Edition. Original sage-green cloth on limp boards, lettered and decorated in black on front board, in black and gilt on spine. Spine tips scuffed, signature (1899) on front free endpaper, inkspots on edge of spine, otherwise good. A good-humoured (and often comically free-wheeling) romance which moves from the tropical wilds of the Andaman Islands -- with depictions of colonial life in the East and adventures on land and sea -- to a decayed estate in southern Ireland -- with its humourous "characters", supposed ghosts and poachers, and the eccenticities of a mad inventor. View more info

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Under God's Sky The Story of a Cleft in Marland (1895)

By: Cromarty, Deas [ie Elizabeth Watson]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: VN0894

Condition: Fair


Macmillan's Colonial Library. Original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Rear board quite dulled with trace of removed label, corners scuffed, inner joint papers lightly cracked, bookplate of South African Public Library on front pastedown, accession date stamp (4 June 1895) on title page with handwritten note on verso, small stamp at top of first page of text, thus fair only. Cromarty wrote novels set in Scotland or -- as here -- in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Most of her adult novels are scarce. View more info

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The Pardoner's Wallet

By: Crothers, Samuel McChord

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable/Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: VN0262

Condition: Good


English edition of this collection of essays, first published in the USA in 1905. Although the title page indicates Constable as the principal publisher this is the fourth impression, in an American binding. original buff cloth, lettered in black and red. Spine darkened and some spotting to cloth, otherwise clean and tight, good. View more info

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The Green Hand. Adventures of a Naval Lieutenant (1856 as The Green Hand: A Sea Story. Being the Adventures of a Naval Lieutenant)

By: Cupples, George

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner: 1900

Seller ID: 04121

Condition: Good


Undated rerint (c1900). Short introductory life of the author. Original red cloth, lettered in black on spine. Light speckling on spine and lower edges of boards, good. View more info

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European Relations A Tyrolese Sketch (1891)

By: Dalin, Talmage [ie Linda Villari]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin,: 1891

Seller ID: 01381

Condition: Good


Second Edition, Pseudonym Library. Original beige cloth, blocked and lettered in blue. Rubbed head/foot of spine and along lower hinge, spine a little darkened, signature (1893), good. Volume 9 in The Pseudonym Library series. View more info

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The Gentleman in Black and Tales of Other Days (1840)

By: Dalton, James & John Yonge Akerman

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Daly: 1840

Seller ID: 91081

Condition: Good


Undated, c1840. Original red cloth, elaborately lettered and blocked in gilt; all edges gilt. Rebacked with half of original backstrip relaid, endpapers replaced. Frontispiece and title page heavily browned, other plates (with tissue guards) browned on margins, good. Both titles appeared independently in 1830, and were issued together (the link being Cruikshank's illustrations) in 1840. View more info

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The History of Godfrey Kinge (1896)

By: Dawe, W. Carlton [William Carlton Dawe]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 02898

Condition: Fair


Undated reprint, c1901. Original red cloth, with blindstamped designs on front board/spine: lettered in gilt. Small label for South African Public Library on rear board and their list of rules on front pastedown. Front free endpaper excised, acquisition stamp (June 1901) and handwritten note on verso of title page. A little foxing. No library markings on binding. An adventure novel by an Australian novelist: this story set principally in Devon and London. A decent reading copy of a scarce title. View more info

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The Emu's Head. A Chronicle of Dead Man's Flat (1893)

By: Dawe, W. Carlton [William Carlton Dawe]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: VN1509

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1905. Frontispiece. Original fine-ribbed pale blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly marked on lower parts of board and spine, light stain on rear endpapers, armorial bookplate of Richard Godolphin Chaloner (Lord Gisborough) on front pastedown, fair/good. Dawe's third novel, first published as a two-decker by Ward & Downey in 1893. A tale of crime, mystery and adventure in the Australian gold-fields: the Emu's Head itself being a fossiker's saloon bar. View more info

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Deborah of Tod's (1897)

By: De la Pasture, Mrs Henry [ie Elizabeth de la Pasture]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1898

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: VN2694

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt; dark brown endpapers. Small nicks/chips to cloth on spine ends, a few light marks, strip cut from top edge of title page (removed inscription), good. View more info

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Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation (1848)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Paris, A. & W. Galignani: 1847

Seller ID: 88056

Condition: Fair


European Edition: A. & W. Galignani (Paris), 1847, 1848. Two volumes in mid C19th brown leather over marbled boards; red leather title labels on spines. Light edgewear and grazing, foxing, some insect damage at bottom of prelims; small chip at foot of spine on volume II, slip cut from top edge of half-title in volume I, thus a fair to good set. Volume I was published while the novel was still being serialised in England; the Preface etc are therefore present at the start of volume II. Both Galignani (in Paris) and Tauchnitz (in Leipzig) produced editions in 1847 - 8, but it is not clear which ... View more info

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The Wreck of the Golden Mary

By: Dickens, Charles and Wilkie Coliins

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1955

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: VN0491

Condition: Good


With an introduction by Herbert von Thal. A joint work originally published at the Christmas Number of Household Words for 1856 View more info

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Coningsby; or, The New Generation

By: Disraeli, Benjamin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, David Bryce: 1853

Seller ID: 01476

Condition: Good


New Edition. Mid C19th scarlet leather over blue marbled boards. Lightly scuffed on extremities, slip torn from top edge of title page (previous owner's has torn off a signature), armorial bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info