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Random Shots (1879)

By: Adeler, Max [ie Charles Heber Clark]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1882

Seller ID: 03742

Condition: Very Good


Library of Humour. Undated reprint, c1882. Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost. Original illustrated blue cloth, yellow endpapers. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, light staining on edge of front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Adeler/Clark was an American humourist, author of Out of the Hurly Burly, Captain Bluitt etc. View more info

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The Bee Hunters. A Tale of Adventure (1864) [Les Chasseurs d'Abeilles, 1864]

By: Aimard, Gustave

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1865

Seller ID: 04183

Condition: Very Good


[First One-Volume Edition. Undated [1865]. Mid-C19th red leather over red marbled boards; raised bands, gilt ruling, dark red and green leather labels on spine; green endpapers. Boards lightly grazed, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Red Track A Story of Social Life in Mexico (1862) [Valentin Guillois, 1862]

By: Aimard, Gustave

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Published for the Proprietor: 1865

Seller ID: 04186

Condition: Very Good


[Reprint].Mid-C19th rebinding in brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned, light foxing, otherwise very good. Translated by Lascelles Wraxall. The book also contains two short stories: A Buffalo Hunt & A Mustang. View more info

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Something to Do

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [Louisa May Alcott]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1873

Seller ID: 02799

Condition: Good


The Lily Series. Undated, possibly the first edition of 1873 (The first British edition was undated). Rebound in green binder's cloth. A little foxing, good View more info

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The Queen of Sheba

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1889

Seller ID: VN0202

Condition: Very Good


Author's Edition. Small pocket edition format, rebound in dark cherry red cloth. very good. View more info

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In Golden Shackles (1896)

By: Alien [ie Louisa Alice Baker]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 85025

Condition: Good


Original deep crimson cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Spine sunned to pink, nick to cloth at head of spine, a few pages have lightly wrinkled edges, a little foxing, good. Baker spent much of her life in New Zealand and used it (as here) as a setting for her fiction -- all of which is now uncommon. Sutherland describes her novels as "grim". View more info

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The Tents of Shem (1889)

By: Allen, Grant

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1891

Seller ID: 00712A

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Late C19th rebinding in beaded brown cloth. Owner's name (Carlcroft) in gilt on bottom of front board, lettering on spine a trifle crooked. A few light marks, light foxing, very good. View more info

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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845). [Improvisatoren, 1835]

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward and Lock: 1857

Seller ID: 03849

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1857. Mid C19th brown leather over red marbled boards; black leather title label on spine. Extremities scuffed, front inner joint paper starting to crack (but joint tight), a few marks on endpapers, good. A novel -- partially autobiographical -- set in Italy. Andersen's first major success. View more info

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The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy, [translated] from the Danish...by Mary Howitt (1845)

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1847

Seller ID: 04197

Condition: Very Good


Standard Novels, Volume 110. 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 and one small scratch to leather on rear board, foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Runaways. Being Some Early Adventures of Troddles and Us (1909)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 02624

Condition: Very Good


Second Edition: Greening & Co., 1909. Illustrated Original grey cloth, lettered in black and gilt. A little foxing, very good. Re-issued in 1911 with the revised title At School with Troddles. View more info

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The Burglings of Tutt. Being Some Exploits in the Life of an Expert (1905)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1906

Seller ID: 03154

Condition: Very Good


Second Edition, undated (c1906). Original green cloth, illustrated and lettered in red and black. Fore-edges spotted, undated inscription on front pastedown, very good. Uncommon title. View more info

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Troddles Farm (1914)

By: Andom, Robert [ie Alfred Barrett]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1915

Seller ID: 03502

Condition: Good


Undated edition, c1915. Original illustrated green cloth. Trace of removed label on front board, extremities nicked/scuffed, good. View more info

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The Family Story-Teller: Lady Olivia's Step-Daughters

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: VN0497

Condition: Good


Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with advertisements on endpapers. Light scuffing, light foxing. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, otherwise good. View more info

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Davy's Locker: Extra Christmas Number for All the Year Round, 1875

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, All the Year Round: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1383

Condition: Good


A collection of linked stories, all anonymous. As issued but without original blue wrappers. Clean, good View more info

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Kitty, Lil and Another (1900)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: 80021

Condition: Good


The Family Story-Teller series, undated (c1900). Uniform series binding in green cloth. Light foxing, light scuffing, good. View more info

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The Opal Ring: Extra Christmas Number for All the Year Round, 1874

By: Anonymous

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, All the Year Round: 1874

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1382

Condition: Good


A collection of linked stories, all anonymous. The tales revolve around the "bad luck" brought by an opal ring: the link is the clairvoyant who can see the owners of the ring, in a mesmeric trance. As issued but without original blue wrappers. Clean, good View more info

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Strange Tales of Peril and Adventure (1890)

By: Anonymous

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society/Leisure Hour Library: 1905

Seller ID: VN1820

Condition: Good


London: R. T. S. (Religious Tract Society), 1905. Book. Good. Hardcover. Undated reprint, c1905. Illustrated. Original illustrated brown cloth, all edges gilt. Corners rubbed, inscription (1915) on front free endpaper, good. A collection of hairsbreadth escapes, odd adventures etc for boy readers. View more info

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[The Odd Volume] The Legend of the Large Mouth and Other Tales (1835 as The Odd Volume; or, Book of Variety: Illustrated by Two Odd Fellows, Robert Seymour and Robert Cruikshank)

By: Anonymous

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James Blackwood: 1877

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 88025

Condition: Very Good


Undated, c1877. Frontispiece and seven plates by George Cruikshank [and Robert Seymour]. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt ("The Legend of the Large Mouth"); pale yellow endpapers. Gift inscription (1882) on front free endpaper, light scuffing, otherwise very good. Nineteen stories and poems, none of which is signed. View more info

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The Family Story-Teller: That Girl!

By: Anonymous [Fanny Lablanche]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1900

Seller ID: VN0498

Condition: Good


Undated, c1900. Original green cloth, lettered in black and gilt, with advertisements on endpapers. Light scuffing, light foxing. Inner joint papers lightly cracked, otherwise good. The book was issued anonymously, but in Charlotte M. Brame (1836-1884) Towards a Primary Bibliography (compiled by Graham Law, with Gregory Drozdz and Debby McNally) That Girl! is attributed to Fanny LABLANCHE. 0 View more info

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An Arm-Chair in the Smoking Room: or Fiction, Anecdote, Humour, and Fancy for Dreamy Half-Hours with Notes on Cigars, Meerschaums, and Smoking, from Various Pens (1870)

By: Anonymous; Various

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Rivers & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2590

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1870]. Original purple-black cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt; blue-black endpapers. 2 mm loss to cloth head and foot of spine, inner joint papers lightly cracked, foxing (quite heavy on early pages), otherwise good. View more info