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Image for Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Author of "Evelina", "Cecelia" etc. Edited by Her Niece (1842)

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Author of "Evelina", "Cecelia" etc. Edited by Her Niece (1842)

By: Burney, Fanny [later Madame D'Arblay]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1854

Seller ID: 93151

Condition: Good


New Edition in Seven Volumes: Henry Colburn , 1854. Frontispiece in each volume. Seven volumes in original blue moiré cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Corners a little rubbed; spines a little darkened; signatures, donation inscriptions (1922 to Women's Institute) and W.I. stamps on front endpapers; light foxing; a good set. The novelist's diaries from 1778 to 1840. A heavy set which will require additional delivery costs. I can offer delivery by courier to most destinations worldwide. View more info

Image for The Red Rover. A Tale (1827); The Headsman; or, The Abbaye des Vigneron (1833); The Jack o' Lantern (Le Feu-Follet); or, The Privateer (1842); The Two Admirals: A Tale of the Sea (1842); Afloat and Ashore; or, The Adventures of Miles Wallingford (1844)

The Red Rover. A Tale (1827); The Headsman; or, The Abbaye des Vigneron (1833); The Jack o' Lantern (Le Feu-Follet); or, The Privateer (1842); The Two Admirals: A Tale of the Sea (1842); Afloat and Ashore; or, The Adventures of Miles Wallingford (1844)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1854

Seller ID: 93054

Condition: Very Good


Standard Novels: 1834, 1836, 1846, 1844, 1854. Frontispiece in each volume. Five volumes uniformly bound in mid-C19th green-brown leather over blue marbled boards; raised bands and gilt decorations on spines, blue marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. A little light scuffing, a few small scrapes, signature in two volumes, foxing (mainly on prelims), otherwise very good. A heavy five-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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The Argonaut Edition of the Works of Bret Harte [in 25 volumes]

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier [by Special Arrangement with the Houghton Mifflin Company]: 1905

Seller ID: VN2740

Condition: Good


Illustrated. 25 volumes in original dark grey-green cloth, with raised design of tree on each front board, lettered in gilt. Minimal scuffing, a few light marks and light foxing, occasional date on endpapers: a clean, tight, good set. Uncommon outside the USA. The set comprises: I - Maruja, Drift from Two Shores, By Shore and Sedge & Thankful Blossom II - A Waif of the Plains, In the Carquinez Woods, Snow Bound at Eagle's & A Millionaire of the Rough-and-Ready, III - A Ward of the Golden Gate & The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh, IV - Trent's Trust & The Crusade of the Excelsior, V - Condensed Novel... View more info

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Old Mortality; Guy Mannering; The Pirate; The Monastery; Woodstock; Anne of Geierstein

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1878

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 01090

Condition: Good


6 volumes uniformly bound in red cloth over black-and-red mottled boards. Light edgewear and a little grazing on all volumes; paper a little browned on page edges, various signatures. Series half-titles present in all volumes. Old Mortality -- repair to paper on corner of title page -- Todd [97Ac] -- Third Issue of First Setting, c1875. Guy Mannering -- signature (1877) on title page -- Todd [99Ab] -- Second Issue of First Setting, c1877. The Pirate -- paper chipped on board edges, slip cut from top edge of title page to remove signature (1878) -- Todd [102c] -- Third Issue, c1878. The Monaste... View more info

Image for Miscellanies: Prose and Verse. The Great Hoggarty Diamond - The Book of Snobs - The Kickleburys Abroad - A Legend of the Rhine - Rebecca and Rowena - the Second Funeral of Napoleon - The Chronicle of the Drum - The Tremendous Adventure of Major Gahagan - The Fatal Boots - Ballads - The Memoirs of Mr Charles J. Yellowplush - The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche Esq - Cox's Diary - Sketches and Travels in London - Novels by Eminent Hands - Character Sketches - Memoirs of Barry Lyndon - A Little Dinner at Timmin's - The Bedford Row Conspiracy - The Fitzboodle Papers - A Shabby Genteel Story - Men's Wives

Miscellanies: Prose and Verse. The Great Hoggarty Diamond - The Book of Snobs - The Kickleburys Abroad - A Legend of the Rhine - Rebecca and Rowena - the Second Funeral of Napoleon - The Chronicle of the Drum - The Tremendous Adventure of Major Gahagan - The Fatal Boots - Ballads - The Memoirs of Mr Charles J. Yellowplush - The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche Esq - Cox's Diary - Sketches and Travels in London - Novels by Eminent Hands - Character Sketches - Memoirs of Barry Lyndon - A Little Dinner at Timmin's - The Bedford Row Conspiracy - The Fitzboodle Papers - A Shabby Genteel Story - Men's Wives

By: Thackeray, W. M. [William Makepeace Thackeray]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1857

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 92117

Condition: Good


Eight volumes bound as four in mid-C19th brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spines; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Boards grazed. Light scuffing, foxing on prelims: otherwise a good tight set. Todd [171, 197, 345, 353, 354, 369, 379, 408]. Various issues, bound up without series half-titles. Volumes 1 & 2 were originally issued separately and reissued with the Miscellanies title to bring them into line with the later volumes. A heavy 8-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

Image for The Argosy, Volumes XXi, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI (21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26), January 1876 - December 1878

The Argosy, Volumes XXi, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI (21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26), January 1876 - December 1878

By: Various Authors. Mrs Henry Wood, Anna H. Drury, Mrs G. Linnaeus Banks, Julia Kavanagh, Mary Cecil Hay etc

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93104

Condition: Good


Contains: Edina by Mrs Henry WOOD. Complete serialisation. Gabriel's Appointment by Anna H. DRURY. Complete serialisation. Pomeroy Abbey by Mrs Henry WOOD. Complete serialisation. Johnny Ludlow stories (by Mrs Henry WOOD) include: Rose Lodge, The Angel's Message, Ketira the Gipsy, Anne, The Mystery at Number Seven, Owen the Milkman, Helen Whitney's Wedding, Helen's Curate, A Day in Briar-Wood, Lee the Letter-Man, Caromel's Farm, Charlotte and Charlotte & The Last of the Caromels. Other short stories include: Through Wind and Rain by Mary Cecil HAY, A World Between by Mrs G. Linnaeus BANKS, Cle... View more info

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Murray's Magazine. A Home and Colonial Periodical. Volumes I & II (1 & 2), January - December 1887

By: Various Authors: Emily Lawless, Vernon Lee, Maxwell Gray, Buffalo Bill etc

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93106

Condition: Good


Contains: Major Lawrence, F. L. S. by Emily LAWLESS. Complete serialisation. Short stories include: Amour Dure by Vernon LEE, The Silver Casket by Maxwell GRAY, For Those Who Love Music & Monsieur Alfredo by Axel MUNTHE, My Advertisement by Paul CUSHING. Articles include: The Story of the Dead Wife by Andrew LANG, Fighting and Trapping Out West by W. F. CODY ("Buffalo Bill"), A House of Rest by Dinah CRAIK, The Joy of Living by Grant ALLEN. Two volumes uniformly bound in late C19th deep purple leather over lilac cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, inner... View more info

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Once a Week, New Series, Volumes IV, V, VI, VIII (4, 5, 6, 7), August 1869 - June 1871.

By: Various Authors: James Rice, Percy Fitzgerald, Hain Friswell, etc

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93105

Condition: Fair


Contains: The Mortimers A Novel with Two Heroes by James RICE. Illustrated by Phiz. Complete serialisation. The Sword of Damocles by Percy FITZGERALD. Complete serialisation. One of Two; or, A Left-Handed Bride by Hain FRISWELL. Complete serialisation. Mr Golightly; or, Memoirs of a Cambridge Freshman by James RICE. Complete serialisation. Waiting to Win--A Story of Fairlawn Grange by the Author of A Sister's Secret. Complete serialisation. The Riddle of Ivy Green by the Author of Sir Guy de Guy. Illustrated by Phiz. Complete serialisation. Caught by a Thread (anonymous). Illustrated by Phiz.... View more info

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The Gentleman's Magazine, Entirely New Series, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V & VI (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), June 1868 - May 1871

By: Various Authors: Victor Hugo, Joseph Hatton, Percy Fitzgerald, Shirley Brooks, Blanchard Jerrold etc

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Grant & Co: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92036

Condition: Good


Contains: By Order of the King, A Romance of English History (L'Homme Qui Rit) by Victor HUGO. Complete serialisation. Not in Society by Joseph HATTON. Complete serialisation. Christopher Kenrick, His Life and Adventures by Joseph HATTON. Complete serialisation. Will He Escape? by Percy FITZGERALD. Complete serialisation. Tales from Old Dramatists by Shirley BROOKS. Complete serialisation. The Christian Vagabond by Blanchard JERROLD. Complete serialisation. Malvina by H. Sutherland EDWARDS. Complete serialisation. Short stories include: The Story of Marullo by Shirley BROOKS, The Silken Banner... View more info

Image for Tilbury Nogo (1854), M or N (1869). The True Cross (1873), Sister Louise (1876), Rosine (1877)

Tilbury Nogo (1854), M or N (1869). The True Cross (1873), Sister Louise (1876), Rosine (1877)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1890

Seller ID: 04050

Condition: Good


Select Library of Fiction. Undated (c1890). Five volumes in uniform original light green cloth, with shelf of books and curtain swag blocked in black and gilt along top edge of front board, lettered in gilt, green-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. All volumes professionally recased about century ago, now very tight. Spine tips scuffed, a few light marks, light sunning, armorial bookplate of Harrington Hilton on front pastedowns, good. NB The True Cross is not a novel but a lengthy poetic work. A heavy 5-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

Image for Digby Grand (1853), General Bounce (1855), The Interpreter (1858), Good For Nothing (1861), The Queen's Maries (1862), The Gladiators (1863)

Digby Grand (1853), General Bounce (1855), The Interpreter (1858), Good For Nothing (1861), The Queen's Maries (1862), The Gladiators (1863)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 04051

Condition: Good


New Editions. 1885 - 1894. Six volumes in uniform original red cloth, lettered and decorated in black (gilt on spine), variety of endpaper styles. Three volumes have sunning to edge of front boards, and two have signatures on prelims, good. A heavy 6-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info