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Lady Turpin (1897)

By: Herman, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 84097

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels: Ward, Lock & Co., 1897. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Edgewear, light foxing, small chip to cloth at head of spine, otherwise very good. Topp [II, p.322]. The thriller originally appeared as Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1895. View more info

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Lady Turpin (1897)

By: Herman, Henry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1913

Condition: Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels: Ward, Lock & Co., 1897. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Edgewear, light foxing, front board a little darkened/soiled, good. Topp [II, p.322]. The thriller originally appeared as Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1895. View more info

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The Queen of Night (1896)

By: Hill, Headon [ie Francis Edward Grainger]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 84085

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1899]. Frontispiece. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, very good. Topp [II, p.362]. Mystery thriller set on board the ship of the title. View more info

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The Queen of Night (1896)

By: Hill, Headon [ie Francis Edward Grainger]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 84086

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1899]. Frontispiece. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, corners rubbed, paper chipped on corners of front board, good. Topp [II, p.362]. Mystery thriller set on board the ship of the title. View more info

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A Sinner's Comedy (1892)

By: Hobbes, John Oliver [ie Pearl Craigie]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1894

Seller ID: VN0330

Condition: Good


Sixth edition, Pseudonym Library. Late C19th rebinding in beige buckram; brown leather title label on spine. Spine darkened and rubbed at head, otherwise good. View more info

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Love and the Soul Hunters

By: Hobbes, John Oliver [ie Pearl Craigie]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1919

Seller ID: VN0445

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library (pocket edition). Undated (c1909). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A few light marks on endpapers, inscriptions (1909) in pencil on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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The School for Saints

By: Hobbes, John Oliver [ie Pearl Craigie]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0456

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 Parson's Daughter

By: Hook, Theodore

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, David Bryce: 1850

Seller ID: 01853

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated (c1850). 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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Rupert of Hentzau

By: Hope, Anthony [Anthony Hope Hawkins]:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1915

Seller ID: 00575

Condition: Very Good


Pocket edition, Nelson's Library, undated, c1915. "Green Velvet Persian Yapp", with original transparent paper dustwrapper, in original presentation box. The binding is a green suede with blindstamped frames, with yapped edges (the soft suede extends beyond the edges of the book). Signature on verso on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Box is split on two corners View more info

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The Whip Hand

By: Howard, Keble [ie John Keble Bell]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0460

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 White Prior. A Family Mystery (1895)

By: Hume, Fergus

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1898

Seller ID: 86019

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback. Undated [1898]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners worn on free corners, hinges lightly rubbed, otherwise very good. Topp [IV, p. 238]. The publisher's catalogue contains new titles issued in 1898. The novel was previously issued in a similar binding, but as a paperback. View more info

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Leonora D'Orco

By: James, G. P. R. [George Payne Rainsford JAMES]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Co.: 1858

Seller ID: VN0053

Condition: Fair


Yellowback Edition. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine replaced (probably 50 years ago) with brown paper, title written by hand. No front free endpaper. Text in clean tight condition. A reading/working copy of a scarce title View more info

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Richelieu

By: James, G. P. R. [George Payne Rainsford James]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: 1910

Seller ID: VN1361

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1910. original fine-ribbed crimson cloth, with crimson endpapers. Frontispiece. Spine a little sunned, bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info

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Captain Shannon (1897)

By: Kernahan, [John] Coulson

Price: £30.00

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

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 84057

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1900]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light rubbing to edges, spine faintly sunned, undated signature on front free endpaper, very good. Todd [II, p.368] lists second edition of 1897 and notes "also 1900". A detective novel in which the criminal is apparently the eponymous Irish terrorist. Setting: Canvey Island in Essex. View more info

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Captain Shannon (1897)

By: Kernahan, [John] Coulson

Price: £20.00

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

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: VN1912

Condition: Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1900]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light rubbing to edges, spine darkened, endpapers, tanned, good. Todd [II, p.368] lists second edition of 1897 and notes "also 1900". A detective novel in which the criminal is apparently the eponymous Irish terrorist. Setting: Canvey Island in Essex. View more info

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Leighton Court: A Country House Story (1866)

By: Kingsley, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1872

Seller ID: 81028

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition, Select Library of Fiction. Undated [1872]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners rubbed, front board grazed, loss of paper right-hand side on lower third of spine and on hinges, contents tight: good. Topp [III, p. 378]. Dated 23.6.72 at bottom of final page. View more info

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The Five Nations

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1904

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0140

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers. Some light marks and soiling on cover, a little light wear, good. Todd [3689a]. First issue, but later printing: dated March 1904 on rear cover and with publisher's catalogue dated June 1904 at end. View more info

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Hurrish, A Study

By: Lawless, The Hon. Emily

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: VN1565

Condition: Good


Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original red cloth. Lightly marked, signature on front pastedown, good. Irish fiction. View more info

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Stronbuy or Hanks of Highland Yarn (1881)

By: Lees, James Cameron

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, MacNiven and Wallace: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01856

Condition: Good


A novel of Highland life and humours. 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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South Sea Tales

By: London, Jack

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: VN0466

Condition: Good


7d Copyright Novels (pocket edition). Undated (c1915). Frontispiece. Original pink/red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. paper faintly browned, signature (1915) on contents page, otherwise good. View more info