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Guild Court. A London Story (1868)

By: MacDonald, George

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1890

Seller ID: 90065

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New & Cheaper Edition, Low's Standard Novels. Blue endpapers with advertisements. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Hinges and edges rubbed, small loss of paper on spine ends, undated signature on title page, fair/good. Topp [IV, pp 374 - 5], noting that the book was actually issued in 1891. 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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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

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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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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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The Queen's Desire: A Romance of the Indian Mutiny (1893)

By: Nisbet, Hume

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 81077

Condition: Good


Yellowback. "In One Volume". Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Boards lightly grazed, paper worn on hinges, neat repair to hinge at head of spine, small chip to top edge of spine: binding well worn but contents clean and tight, good. Topp [VII, p. 43]. View more info