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The Strange Adventures of a Phaeton

By: Black, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0458

Condition: Very Good


7d Modern Fiction (pocket edition). Undated (c1905). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper lightly browned, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Tale of a Horse (1884)

By: Blinkhoolie [ie William Allison]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 02960

Condition: Very Good


First Edition: George Routledge & Sons. Frontispiece (see note below). Late C19th brown leather over brown cloth, raised bands on spine. Light scuffing, some browning on endpapers, very good. Note: once a yellowback -- the pictorial paper from the original front board has been mounted to make the frontispiece for this rebound volume. View more info

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A Bride from the Sea (1904)

By: Boothby, Guy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Long: 1914

Seller ID: VN0359

Condition: Good


Undated (c1914). Pocket edition in original pink cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Frontispiece. Lightly sunned, paper faintly browned, good. View more info

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The Doctor's Wife (1864)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1875

Seller ID: VN2404

Condition: Good


Undated yellowback edition, c1875. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine replaced with black cloth and printed label, later endpapers. Now a tight copy; good. Braddon's novel is adapted (in part) from Flaubert's Madame Bovary. View more info

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Dead Love Has Chains (1907)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hastngs, Sensation Press: 2001

Seller ID: 04391

Condition: Good


Illustrated white card. A few specks and spots, bookplate, good. View more info

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Matt. A Story of a Caravan (1885)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1886

Seller ID: 83050

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Some wear along hinges, small chip to paper at head of spine, front board grazed, good. Topp [III, p.151]. A young English tourist takes a horse and caravan holiday on the Isle of Anglesea (Anglesey) and becomes involved with local villainy, a secret treasure cave, murderous attacks and the young heroine, Matt herself. View more info

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That Lass o' Lowrie's (1877)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: 87112

Condition: Good


Paperback, The Lily Series. Undated, c1878. Original card wrappers, illustrated with white lilies. Card chipped at head of spine and more substantially at foot, corners turned, a couple of nicks on page edges, some light stains/splashes on prelims, undated signature (Anne Burnett) on half title, good. Topp [II, p. 173] records a yellowback edition published by Ward, Lock & Tyler in 1877. This copy has Ward, Lock & Tyler on the catalogue, but Ward, Lock & Co. on the title... View more info

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High Table

By: Cannan, Joanna

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1931

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0094

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers, dated June 1931 on rear. First/only Tauchnitz issue; Todd [4948]. Spine a little browned, light spotting front cover, good. View more info

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Jemmy Abercraw (1910)

By: Capes, Bernard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Burleigh: 1914

Seller ID: 03595

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library. Undated [1914]. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Pocket edition in original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. A little foxing and spotting in text, otherwise a clean bright copy: very good. A romance of the road: the hero is a gentleman-highwayman. Uncommon. View more info

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Two Women and a Fool (1895)

By: Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. [Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1896

Seller ID: VN2031

Condition: Fair


Yellowback edition. Undated, c1896. Spine damaged and repaired at top (see photograph); rear inner joint reinforced and evidence of old tape repair on rear hinge. A fair copy of a scarce title. View more info

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Stories of the Seven Seas. Thrilling Naval Exploits (1939)

By: Chatterton, E. Keble [Edward Keble Chatterton]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The World's Work (1913) Ltd: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 82022

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition (1939). Original pictorial card wrappers. Small nick/chip on corner at foot of spine, corners scuffed, a couple of small nicks to edges of covers, light foxing on first and last pages, otherwise clean and bright, very good. A collection of 20 stories of naval action, mostly set during World War I. NB: "1913" is part of the publisher's name and not the date this book was produced. Adverts for Snead's Better Golf (1938) on inside front cover e... View more info

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Ned Locksley, the Etonian (1863 as Ned Locksley, the Etonian; or, The Only Son)

By: Chermside, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1868

Seller ID: 83057

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Fifth Edition, Select Library of Fiction. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Free corners worn, small loss (2mm) at head of spine, usual rubbing on hinges, split to lower half of front inner joint, good. Topp [III, p.348]. Published anonymously. Follows Ned Locksley from his training, through his military career, to death in India. View more info

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Prisoners (Fast Bound in Misery and Iron) (1906)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1910

Seller ID: VN1849

Condition: Fair


Undated reprint in 7d Copyright series (c1910). Spine sunned and cloth marked; lacks front free endpaper, fair. A reading copy. View more info

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Prisoners (Fast Bound in Misery and Iron) (1906)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1910

Seller ID: VN1854

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint in 7d Copyright series (c1910). Spine faintly sunned, inscription (1911) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good View more info

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Crumbs from a Sportsman's Table (1865)

By: Clarke, Charles

Price: £25.00

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

Seller ID: 81034

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition. Undated, c1882. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine relaid on beige cloth (50 years ago) and inner joints neatly reinforced; free corners rubbed, a few light marks: a bright, tight copy, good. Not in Topp. Stories and sketches of sporting life, in two parts: "Cover-Side Sketches" and "Road-Side Scrapings". View more info

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A Box for the Season, or, Tom Crackenthorpe's Sporting Adventures (1864)

By: Clarke, Charles Carlos

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hastings, Chapman & Hall: 1874

Seller ID: 83056

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition, Select Library of Fiction. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Rubbed on spine ends, and board edges, some grazing on boards, small chip on top edge of front board; contents clean and tight, good. Topp [III, p.383] for a copy printed in 1873. View more info

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Chips from an Old Block (1871)

By: Clarke, Charles Carlos

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1881

Seller ID: VN2449

Condition: Good


Yellowback, Select Library of Fiction. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine relaid on pink cloth and endpapers replaced (more than 50 years ago). Large chip to paper at head of spine (see picture) otherwise good. View more info

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A Wild Proxy

By: Clifford, Mrs W. K. [Lucy Clifford]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1906

Seller ID: VN0357

Condition: Very Good


Pocket edition, c1905. Frontispiece. Original red cloth, blocked in gilt on spine. Pencilled signature on front free endpapers; otherwise a bright, attractive copy, very good. View more info

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The Fall of the Staincliffes...£100 Prize Tale on Gambling (1891)

By: Colbeck, Alfred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sunday School Union: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03477

Condition: Fair


Undated first edition [1891]. Frontispiece and textual illustrations. Original blue cloth on light boards, cut flush with text block, lettered and illustrated in black; yellow endpapers. A little sunned on board edges, with faint stain on bottom free corner of rear board and last pages (text unaffected), signature (1891) on front free endpaper, fair. View more info

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For Henri and Navarre (1911)

By: Conyers, Dorothea

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1912

Seller ID: 02152

Condition: Good


Hutchinson's 7d Copyright Novels. Undated, c1912. Pocket edition in original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Spine lightly sunned, light crease to front free endpaper, good+. An historical novel set in C16th France and dealing with the Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve. View more info