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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 ... 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. F. [James fenimore Cooper]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1836

Seller ID: 04363

Condition: Very Good


Standard Novels, Volume 50. Series half-title, frontispiece and vignette title precede printed title. Mid-C19th green-brown leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spine, blue marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. A little rubbing on corners, spine a little darkened, foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. 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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Delicia and Other Stories

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1907

Seller ID: VN0282

Condition: Very Good


Third Impression. Original red-brown cloth, author's initials in gilt ornament on front board. Corners scuffed, owner's signature (1911) on front free endpaper, very good. Delicia had been previously published independently as The Murder of Delicia (1896). The rest of the volume appears here in book form for the first time. The 5 "other stories" are: Kittums, The Ghost in the Sedan Chair, A Breach of Post Office Discipline, Two of a Trust and The Despised Angel. 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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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: 79079

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 Playactress (1894)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1895

Seller ID: VN1962

Condition: Good


Autonym Library. Third Edition. Late C19th brown leather over marbled boards. Leather a little rubbed on hinges, undated signature on front free endpapers, good++ 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