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Cousin Henry

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 01850

Condition: Good


Undated New Edition, c1890. The original heavily damaged binding has been removed and replaced with simple card wrappers (see photo). Text block clean and tight. A reading/rebinding copy of a scarce title. Note: this is an original C19th volume, NOT a modern reprint or facsimile reproduction. View more info

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Stephan Langton or The Days of King John. A Romance of the Silent Pool

By: Tupper, Martin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Guildford, Biddles & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 01740

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback. Undated, c1900. Original white paper covered boards, illustrated in green and black on front board. Minor scuffing, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Luck of the Fairfaxes

By: Tynan, Katharine [Hinkson]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0010

Condition: Good


Collins' Handy Fiction. Undated pocket edition, c1905. Coloured frontispiece and title page. Pocket edition in original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Cloth a little dulled and marked on boards, otherwise good. View more info

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Through a Field Glass (1895)

By: Underhill, George F. [George Frederick Underhill] & Herbert S. Sweetland

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1895

Seller ID: 88063

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Original pictorial white paper-covered boards. Spine a little darkened with a few small chips (but very little wear on hinges), corners rubbed, a little shaken, good. Topp [III, p. 459]. The yellowback was issued only a couple of months after the first edition in cloth. A soldiers-and-girls military romance. View more info

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John Charity

By: Vachell, Horace Annesley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1908

Seller ID: VN0142

Condition: Very Good


Undated pocket edition, c1908. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Original red cloth, illustrated endpapers. Signature (1908) on dedication leaf, otherwise very good View more info

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Weekly Tale Teller, No 188, December 7, 1912

By: Various Authors including

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Harry Shurry: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0412

Condition: Good


A weekly magazine of short stories, aimed largely at male readers; "The Best Sport -- Reading This Magazine". Contains: Captain Jenkinson's Plan by Frank SHAW, Christopher Quarles -- Crime Investigator. 4 -- Old Mrs Jardine by Percy James BREBNER, When William Went Shooting by F. Morton HOWARD, The River's Edge by Mary SCHULTZE, The Theft of the Holy Flag by Frederick BATEMAN, A Five-Pound Note by G. Roydon DUFF. The Final Round by S. H. REASON. Original illustra... View more info

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The Family Herald, May 1872 - April 1873, Volume XXX

By: Various Authors: Mrs Hungerford, Mary Cecil Hay

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Stevens: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04003

Condition: Good


Contains: Numerous novelettes and short stories, all anonymous, but including: Loys, Lord Berresford by Mrs HUNGERFORD. Amongst the Ruins by Mary Cecil HAY. Rose of the World by Sarah ROBBINS. Christmas Number for 1872. Late C19th deep maroon leather over grey boards. Extremities scuffed, boards lightly sunned and spotted, pencilled inscription on front free endpaper, one leaf torn out of Christmas Number, good. A large, heavy volume which will require substantial additi... View more info

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Tales from Blackwood. Single part issue, No 21: The Wet Wooing & Ben-na-Groich

By: Various Authors: Sir Sam Ferguson, Rev James White.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2545

Condition: Good


Contains two stories: The Wet Wooing by Sir Sam Ferguson & Ben-na-Groich by the Rev. James White.Original terracotta card wrappers. Corners turned, small chips on spine, a few light marks, good. An unusual survivor in its original state. By Sadleir's estimate for the publication of the individual parts this was issued in early 1860. View more info

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Jeremy at Crale

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1928

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0471

Condition: Good


First issue. Dated February 1928 on rear cover. Original card wrappers. A little darkened, with some foxing and light stains on covers, good. View more info

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The House of the Wolf

By: Weyman, Stanley J. [Stanley John Weyman]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: VN1220

Condition: Good


Thin paper edition. Uniform red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly sunned, bookplate on front pastedown, good View more info

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Count Hannibal A Romance of the Court of France

By: Weyman, Stanley J. [Stanley John Weyman]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1937

Seller ID: VN1224

Condition: Good


A late issue of the "Thin Paper Edition" of Weyman's first novel. Uniform red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly sunned, bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info

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The Island or An Adventure of a Person of Quality (1888)

By: Whiteing, Richard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1915

Seller ID: VN0134

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library of Notable Books. Undated, c1915. Pocket edition in original pale blue cloth, decorated endpapers. Lightly scuffed, very good. View more info

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Songs and Verses

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

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 01760

Condition: Good


New Edition, Yellowback (c1892). Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual wear to hinges, front board grazed, 1 mm loss at head of spine, Bombay bookseller's stamp and owner's signature (1892) on title page, good View more info

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Uncle John (1874)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1887

Seller ID: 90113

Condition: Good


Yelowback. New Edition, Select Library of Fiction. Undated, 1887. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual wear (with some chipping) to paper along hinges, corners rubbed, front board clean and bright, contents clean and tight, signature (1887) in pencil on half-title, good++. Topp [III, p. 400] records several yellowback editions, none of which quite matches this copy. A country-house-and-sport novel with a bigamy sub-plot. View more info

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Lord Arthur Saville's Crime, The Portrait of Mr. W. H. and Other Stories (1887)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: VN1919

Condition: Very Good


Eighth Edition. Methuen's Shilling Library. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Endpapers tanned, otherwise a clean, bright copy: very good. View more info

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The Silent Battle (1902)

By: Williamson, Mrs C. N. [ie Alice Muriel Williamson]:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1912

Seller ID: VN0130

Condition: Very Good


7d Copyright Novels. Pocket edition, undated (c1912), in original green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine. Frontispiece. Paper faintly browned, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Last Year's Wife (1932)

By: Williamson, Mrs C. N. [ie Alice Muriel Williamson]:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0301

Condition: Very Good


New Ninepenny Novels, Leaders of Modern Fiction. Original grey card, decorated in blue. A little rubbed head/foot of spine, otherwise very good. Alice Williamson found her greatest fame writing motoring romances (for example The Lightening Conductor, 1902) with her husband Charles during the Edwardian era. After his death she continued to write (using her late husband's initials, rather than her own), until she committed suicide in 1933. View more info

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Regimental Legends (1883)

By: Winter, John Strange [ie Henrietta Stannard]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1897

Seller ID: 03481

Condition: Good


New Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine relaid (paper lightly creased and chipped head/foot), light edgewear, small circular label on front board, undated signature on title page, now good. View more info