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Man and Wife (1870)

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1990

Seller ID: VN0404

Condition: Good


Original illustrated yellow card wrappers. An unread copy: no creasing to spine. paper faintly tanned on page edges, otherwise a good copy 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

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Jane. A Social Incident (1911)

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: VN0363

Condition: Good


Fourth Edition. Illustrated. Small format (pocket size). Original red cloth. Spine faintly sunned, good+ View more info

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Mixed Humanity. A Story of Camp Life in South Africa (1892)

By: Couper, J. R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 84088

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Undated, c1893. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual wear to paper on extremities, with small loss to head of spine, otherwise a tight copy, good. "Mr Couper...carries his readers away with him to the bar-rooms and into the midst of the disreputable company which frequents them, around the diamond mines of South Africa. His characters are all living men and women -- gamesters, actresses, prize-fighters, war-loafers..." (Publishers' Circular,... View more info

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The Seven Wise Men (1909)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1909

Seller ID: 89021

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. Original grey card wrappers, lettered and illustrated in red: light foxing, very good. Original green dustwrapper, lettered and illustrated in dark green: edges torn, small chips on spine ends, good. This short novel appeared originally in the collection The Bloom o' the Heather in 1908, before its independent appearance the following year. A scarce Crockett title, and scarcer still with its original dustwrapper. View more info

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Lestelle

By: Crow, Mrs L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1870

Seller ID: 87148

Condition: Good


Seven (of eight) illustrations by Adelaide Caxton. In modern card wrapper. Good. No copy listed on COPAC. Short sensational romance, probably originally serialised in Dicks's Bow Bells magazine. View more info

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Challenge to Clarissa (1931)

By: Delafield, E. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1932

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN2082

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers. Lightly rubbed on corners, good. Todd [5040] with catalogue dated March 1932, and rear cover dates April 1932. First/only issue. View more info

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Between the Lines (1901)

By: Delannoy, Burford

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 83061

Condition: Good


Yellowback, first edition, 2/- Copyright Novels. Illustrated. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Corners rubbed, some speckling on spine, foxing spots, good. Todd [II, p.382]. Crime novel, listed in Hubin. "Quite on a level with Hugh Conway and Fergus Hume...There is enough plot for half a dozen railway novels..." (Press reviews of Delannoy's crime fiction) View more info

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Between the Lines (1901)

By: Delannoy, Burford

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 83062

Condition: Good


Yellowback, first edition, 2/- Copyright Novels. Illustrated. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Spine darkened, edges rubbed, good. Todd [II, p.382]. Crime novel, listed in Hubin. "Quite on a level with Hugh Conway and Fergus Hume...There is enough plot for half a dozen railway novels..." (Press reviews of Delannoy's crime fiction) View more info

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Between the Lines (1901)

By: Delannoy, Burford

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1886

Condition: Fair


Yellowback, first edition, 2/- Copyright Novels. Illustrated. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Corners spine-ends scuffed, foxing spots, lacks front free endpaper & frontispiece, good reading copy. Todd [II, p.382]. Crime novel, listed in Hubin. "Quite on a level with Hugh Conway and Fergus Hume...There is enough plot for half a dozen railway novels..." (Press reviews of Delannoy's crime fiction) View more info

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The House with the Green Shutters

By: Douglas, George [ie George Douglas Brown]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1909

Seller ID: VN0447

Condition: Good


Nelson's Library (pocket edition). Undated (c1909). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Inscription (1909) on first page of text, with small slip of paper cut from head of page (text unaffected), good. View more info

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The Dogs of War (1906)

By: Emanuel, Walter

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Everett & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: VN1001

Condition: Very Good


Undated issue in "Everett's Library" (c1913. Original scarekt cloth, blindstamped on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, otherwise very good. View more info

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Bread and Cheese and Kisses (1872)

By: Farjeon, B. L. [Benjamin Leopold Farjeon]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 80046

Condition: Good


Sixpenny Novels. Undated, c1908. Original card wrappers. Some chipping to spine, foxing spots, signature on front cover, good. Originally appeared as the Christmas Number of Tinsley's Magazine in 1872. View more info

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A Blind Bird's Nest

By: Findlater, Mary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1909

Seller ID: VN0462

Condition: Very Good


7d Modern Fiction (pocket edition). Undated (c1909). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper lightly browned, signature (1909), otherwise very good. View more info

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Crossriggs (1908)

By: Findlater, Mary & Jane

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1920

Seller ID: VN1839

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition in original red cloth, c1920. Spine sunned with small tear near foot, otherwise a good solid reading copy View more info

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Buchanan's Wife

By: Forman, Justus Miles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1915

Seller ID: VN0481

Condition: Good


Sevenpenny Net Novels. Undated, c1915. Pocket edition in red, with blindstamped decoration on front board. Sunned, light wear, good. View more info

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The Garden of Lies

By: Forman, Justus Miles

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1915

Seller ID: VN0482

Condition: Good


Sevenpenny Net Novels. Undated, c1915. Pocket edition in red, with blindstamped decoration on front board. Sunned, light wear, good. View more info

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The First Violin (1878)

By: Fothergill, Jessie

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: VN0150

Condition: Good


Macmillan's 7d Series. Pocket edition in original pale blue cloth. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Lightly marked on cloth, good. View more info

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The Wisdom of Folly

By: Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1912

Seller ID: VN0255

Condition: Good


Sevenpenny Library (Pocket edition). Undated, c1912. Small format hardback in original green cloth. Frontispiece. Lightly soiled, pages browned on edges throughout. Good reading copy of uncommon title. View more info

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Castles in Spain and Other Screeds

By: Galsworthy, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1929

Seller ID: VN0154

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. original card wrappers, dated August 1929 on back. Corners lightly creased, otherwise very good. A collection of 14 essays on art, culture, politics etc. View more info