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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 W... View more info

Image for The Works of Henry Kingsley (1895-6). [The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn; Ravenshoe; The Hillyars and the Burtons; Silcote of Silcotes; Stretton; Austin Elliot & The Harveys; Mademoiselle Mathilde; Old Margaret and Other Stories; Valentin & Number Seventeen; Oakshott Castle & The Grange Garden; Reginald Hetheridge & Leighton Court; The Boy in Grey and Other Stories]

The Works of Henry Kingsley (1895-6). [The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn; Ravenshoe; The Hillyars and the Burtons; Silcote of Silcotes; Stretton; Austin Elliot & The Harveys; Mademoiselle Mathilde; Old Margaret and Other Stories; Valentin & Number Seventeen; Oakshott Castle & The Grange Garden; Reginald Hetheridge & Leighton Court; The Boy in Grey and Other Stories]

By: Kingsley, Henry

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 84016

Condition: Good


New Editions: Ward, Lock & Bowden/Ward, Lock & Co, 1895 - c1900. Brief biographical introduction in first volume. All volumes have a frontispiece: some have other illustrations in text. Twelve volumes on original fine-ribbed red cloth, with twig-and-leaf decorations and lettering in gilt. Cloth lightly sunned on spine, light scuffing, one volume rubbed at foot of spine, bookplates in six volumes, otherwise a clean, tight set, good to very good. Henry was the younger brot... View more info

Image for Frank Mildmay; or, The Naval Officer (1829), The King's Own (1830), Newton Forster (1832), Peter Simple (1834), Jacob Faithful (1834), The Pacha of Many Tales (1835), Japhet, in Search of a Father (1836), The Dog Fiend or Snarleyyow (1837), The Phantom Ship (1839), The Poacher (1841), Percival Keene (1842) & Rattlin the Reefer (1838, by Edward HOWARD, edited by Marryat)

Frank Mildmay; or, The Naval Officer (1829), The King's Own (1830), Newton Forster (1832), Peter Simple (1834), Jacob Faithful (1834), The Pacha of Many Tales (1835), Japhet, in Search of a Father (1836), The Dog Fiend or Snarleyyow (1837), The Phantom Ship (1839), The Poacher (1841), Percival Keene (1842) & Rattlin the Reefer (1838, by Edward HOWARD, edited by Marryat)

By: Marryat, Captain [Frederick]

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1866

Seller ID: 92006

Condition: Very Good


New Editions, c1864 - 66. Twelve volumes uniformly bound in wavy-grained bright emerald green cloth, blindstamped framing on all boards, elaborate gilt decorations and lettering on all spines; yellow endpapers. Frontispiece in each volume. Corners lightly scuffed, a little rubbing on hinges and spine tips, armorial bookplates of E. S. Hett on most front pastedowns, some inner joint papers lightly cracked, foxing: a very good, bright set. A collection of 12 titles by (or ... 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 b... View more info

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The Family Story-Teller

By: Several Authors: Charlotte M. Brame, Carl Swerdna, Florence Warden, Frances Gerard, Emma Williamson

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1892

Seller ID: 92074

Condition: Very Good


The Family Story-Teller, "Volumes 1 - 5" (binder's title). Contains: SWERDNA, Carl [ie Catherine MARCH]: Madam's Ward (1887); WARDEN, Florence [ie Florence PRICE]: A Vagrant Wife (1885); BRAME, Charlotte M[ary]: A Golden Heart (1883); BRAME, Charlotte M[ary]: Repented at Leisure (1889); BRAME, Charlotte M[ary]: Romance of a Young Girl (1886); BRAME, Charlotte M[ary]: Which Loved Him Best? (1880); GERARD, Frances: Sir Alan's Wife (1888); BASELEY, Mrs E.: Sweet Ann... 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 h... View more info

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The Pall Mall Magazine, Volumes, X, Xi, XII, XIII (10, 11, 12, 13), September 1896 - December 1897

By: Various Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Hichens, Algernon Blackwood, Grant Allen, Richard Marsh

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Pall Mall Magazine: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91049

Condition: Very Good


Contains: St Ives: The Adventures of a French Prisoner in England by Robert Louis STEVENSON. Complete serialisation, with completion by A. T. Quiller-Couch. A Tribute of Souls by Robert HICHENS & Frederic HAMILTON. Novelette in two episodes. Short stories include: The Story of Karl Ott by Algernon BLACKWOOD, Janet's Nemesis by Grant ALLEN, An Illustration of Modern Science by Richard MARSH, The Story of Naskatu Priest of Ptah by John LE BRETON, The Man Who Intervened by ... 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.... 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 ... 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