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Image for The Jack o' Lantern (Le Feu-Follet); or, The Privateer (1842)

The Jack o' Lantern (Le Feu-Follet); or, The Privateer (1842)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1845

Seller ID: VN2749

Condition: Very Good


Standard Novels. Frontispiece. Mid-C19th green-brown leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spine, blue marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. A little light scuffing, foxing on prelims, otherwise very 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

Image for Temporal Power A Study in Supremacy (1902)

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

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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

Image for The Real Lady Hilda. A Sketch (1895)

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... 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. ... 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

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

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 readin... View more info