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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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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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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

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Influence (1853 as Influence; or, The Evil Genius)

By: Mackarness, Mrs

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Co.: 1856

Seller ID: 01848

Condition: Good


[Reprint]. Illustrated. 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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Under the Black Eagle

By: Marchmont, A. W. [Arthur Williams Marchmont]

Price: £5.00

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

Seller ID: VN0480

Condition: Good


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

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Facing the Footlights

By: Marryat, Florence

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Holden & Hardingham: 1910

Seller ID: VN1377

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1910. Frontispiece. Original blue cloth, lettered in black. Mark on front board, otherwise good. A theatrical novel. Abridged from original Victorian edition. View more info

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Clementina

By: Mason, A. E. W. [Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1909

Seller ID: VN1680

Condition: Good


Nelson's Library. Undated Pocket edition in original red cloth. Frontispiece. Spine a little dulled, lightly scuffed, signature (1909), good. View more info

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The Book of Artemas Concerning Men and the Things That Men Did Do, At the Time When There Was War (1917)

By: Mason, Arthur Telford [as Artemas]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, W. Westall: 1918

Seller ID: VN0077

Condition: Good


Hundred and Forty-Second Edition. Original illustrated blue cloth. Foxing, some marks on cloth, light creasing on rear board, good. A humorous, satirical look at the first world war, written in a quasi-King James's Bible style: " And howsoever a matter fell out, then did men say, Verily, it is so because of the war." View more info

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My Day with the Hounds and Other Stories (1881)

By: Mason, Finch

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Spalding: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2791

Condition: Fair


Yellowback, undated first edition, with owner's signature dated May 2nd, 1881 on front free endpaper (the British Library incorrectly dates the book to 1882). Original glazed paper covered boards, with sketch of huntsman and lettering in black on front bord. Lacks spine, small tera to edge of front free endpaper, thus fair/good. Scarce. Contains five sporting (ie horse-riding and hunting) stories. View more info

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Himself and Mr Raikes (1929)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers: 1935

Seller ID: VN0054

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition reprint, c1935.. Original red cloth, ruled in gilt on spine. Cheap reprint bound using first and last leaves as endpapers. A good, clean reading copy. Maxwell was the son of novelist Mary Elizabeth Braddon. View more info

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Seymour Charlton (1909)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1913

Seller ID: VN0434

Condition: Good


Hutchinson's 7d Copyright Novels. Undated c1913. Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original pink cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine sunned and a few marks on cloth, inscription (1913) on front endpapers, good View more info