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Dear Lady Disdain

By: McCarthy, Justin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0459

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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Dear Lady Disdain

By: McCarthy, Justin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1888

Seller ID: 01855

Condition: Good


New Edition. 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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The Waterdale Neighbours (1867)

By: McCarthy, Justin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1878

Seller ID: 84024

Condition: Fair


New Edition. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners rubbed, boards lightly grazed, spine rubbed with small strip of surface paper missing top left just above title; fair. McCarthy's second novel. The volume has pink endpapers advertising The Belgravia Magazine (front) and The Gentleman's Magazine (rear). Tipped in to front endpapers: an advertisement for T. W. Arthur, Booksellers, Carlisle. View more info

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The Yoke of Silence

By: McLaren, Amy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1914

Seller ID: VN0461

Condition: Very Good


7d Modern Fiction (pocket edition). Undated (c1914. Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper lightly browned, signature (1914) on front pastedown, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Grey Lady

By: Merriman, H. S. [ie Hugh Stowell Scott]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co: 1919

Seller ID: VN0372

Condition: Very Good


Works of H. S. Merriman, volume V. Thin paper edition. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A little foxing, very good. View more info

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With Edged Tools

By: Merriman, H. S. [ie Hugh Stowell Scott]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 01679

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New Edition. Original illustrated paper-covered boards. Front board grazed, usual rubbing to paper on hinges and head/foot of spine. Lacks front free endpaper, otherwise contents tight and in good order. View more info

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Fordham's Feud (1897)

By: Mitford, Bertram

Price: £20.00

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

Seller ID: VN1795

Condition: Good


Yellowback. 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated reprint, c1900. Original pictorial paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, lettered in gilt. Spine a little scuffed, light edgewear, paper chipped on rear board, undated signature on front free endpaper, good View more info

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The Expiation of Wynne Palliser (1896)

By: Mitford, Bertram

Price: £30.00

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

Seller ID: VN2561

Condition: Very Good


Undated yellowback edition, c1900. Original pictorial paper-covered boards with fine-ribbed red cloth sine, lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, browning on endpapers, otherwise a bright copy, very good. View more info

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The Fisherman's Daughter

By: Montgomery, Florence

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1903

Seller ID: VN0470

Condition: Very Good


Copyright edition, re-issue. Dated July 1903 on rear cover. Original card wrappers. A few light marks, very good. View more info

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The Tragedy of Brinkwater (1888)

By: Moodey, Martha Livingstone

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1888

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: VN2126

Condition: Good


"Cassell's American Library of Fiction". Undated [1888]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards; spine and front board blue-black rather than yellow or white. Spine ends rubbed, chipping along hinges, undated signatures on prelims, good. Topp [VII, p.206] describes the later (1890) issue in the Railway Library. Publisher's catalogue code dated 5G.7.88 bound in at end. View more info

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The Tragedy of Brinkwater (1888)

By: Moodey, Martha Livingstone

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1888

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 91108

Condition: Good


Cassell's American Library of Fiction. Undated first edition [1888]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards; spine and front board blue-black rather than yellow or white. Spine ends rubbed, some chipping along hinges, undated signatures on prelims, good. Topp [VII, p.206] describes the later (1890) issue in the Railway Library. Publisher's catalogue code dated 5G.7.88 bound in at end. View more info

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Mount Despair and Other Stories (1895)

By: Murray, David Christie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1897

Seller ID: 89037

Condition: Fair


New Edition:, Yellowback. Title page is a cancel. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Edges rubbed, 2 cm x 1 cm piece missing from head of spine, inner joint papers lightly cracked, fair/good. Topp [III, p. 247]. The title novelette (set in Australia) is followed by five shorter pieces: The Ghost's Opera, A Trick with a Cherry, After the Fact, A Day in the Country & The Fleshly Raiment. View more info

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For Liberty. The Chronicles of a Jacobin (1898)

By: Nisbet, Hume

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1899

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 81082

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Some light wear around extremities, staining/dulling on edges of front board, front free endpaper removed, otherwise good. Topp [VII, p. 66]. Historical novel of the French Revolution. View more info

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Eight Bells A Tale of the Sea and of the Cannibals of New Guinea

By: Nisbet, Hume

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1892

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: VN1624

Condition: Fair


Third edition, yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Light general wear, paper lightly browned throughout, but lacks spine/backstrip. Thus only a fair binding, but otherwise a good reading copy of an uncommon title. View more info

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Heaps of Money (1877)

By: Norris, W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear-Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0329

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1905. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Original red cloth. A few light marks, good. A reprint of one of Norris's early novels -- he continued writing well into the twentieth century. View more info

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Jack's Father and Other Stories (1891)

By: Norris, W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1918

Seller ID: VN0360

Condition: Fair


Pocket edition in original pink cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Frontispiece. Poor quality (grey) war-time paper, with first/last pages as pastedowns. Cloth lightly sunned, otherwise fair/good copy of scarce collection of short stories: Jack's Father, The Romance of Paulitino, Mysterious Mrs Wilson, The Wingham Case, A Queer Business, Clever Lady Sophia, Poor Harry View more info

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His Grace

By: Norris, W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1905

Seller ID: VN0431

Condition: Very Good


Undated pocket edition, c1905. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Clean, tight copy, very good. View more info

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A Fight for the Crown

By: Norris, W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: 1910

Seller ID: VN0457

Condition: Very Good


7d Modern Fiction (pocket edition). Undated (c1910). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper lightly browned, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Mountain Tavern and Other Stories

By: O'Flaherty, Liam

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1929

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0472

Condition: Good


First issue. Dated December 1929 on rear covers. Original card wrappers. Corners rubbed, a few light marks, a little browning, good. View more info

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Billy Preston; or, Ready for Anything

By: Old Sleuth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, J. S. Ogilvie: 1905

Seller ID: 82068

Condition: Good


[Dime Novel], Old Sleuth's Own, no 103. Undated, c1905. Original illustrated pale green light card wrappers, printed in red and black. Spine sunned and chipped on tips; paper tanned on edges throughout, good. Part of an ongoing series, supposedly by one author but probably by many, which was started by Ogilvie in 1898 as a follow up to an earlier series. Uncommon. View more info