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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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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1896

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: VN3040

Condition: Good


Pioneer Series. Illustrated page (in colour) with Japanese figures precedes title. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in pale blue. Extremities scuffed, spine lettering dulled, a few marks on boards, endpapers browned with undated initials, page edges lightly tanned, 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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Casa Braccio (1895)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1897

Seller ID: VN2932

Condition: Very Good


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, a little foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

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Taquisara (1896)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: VN2928

Condition: Good


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, foxing, otherwise good. View more info

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A Roman Singer (1884)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: VN2929

Condition: Very Good


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Mr Isaacs. A Tale of Modern India (1882)

Mr Isaacs. A Tale of Modern India (1882)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: VN2927

Condition: Near Fine


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, otherwise near fine. View more info

Image for Docor Claudius A True Story (1883)

Docor Claudius A True Story (1883)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: VN2930

Condition: Very Good


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, a llittle foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Pietro Ghisleri (1893)

Pietro Ghisleri (1893)

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

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: VN2931

Condition: Very Good


Original navy blue cloth with gilt ornament on front board incorporating Crawford's initials, lettered in gilt on spine. Light scuffing, a little foxing, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for The Saracinesca Trilogy: Saracinesca (1887), Sant' Ilario (1889), Don Orsino (1892)

The Saracinesca Trilogy: Saracinesca (1887), Sant' Ilario (1889), Don Orsino (1892)

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

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1897

Seller ID: 94069

Condition: Very Good


Cheap Editions/Reprints:1897, 1895, 1895. Three volumes uniformly bound in original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, author's initials in gilt ornament on front boards. Corners bumped, a little light scuffing, light foxing, signatures (in pencil) on endpapers, a very good set. A family saga: the aristocratic family of Giovanni Saracinesca faces the challenges of change in Italy (particularly Rome) in the middle of the nineteenth century. Crawford was American by parentage, but was born (and spent much of his life) in Italy. A heavy 3-volume se which will require additional postage outside th... 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

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

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

Image for European Relations A Tyrolese Sketch (1891)

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