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The Hillman (1917)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1933

Seller ID: VN1412

Condition: Good


Seventh Edition. Original fine-ribbed light blue cloth. Some marks on boards, spine lightly sunned, a few foxing spots, good. View more info

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The Man and His Kingdom (1899)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £18.00

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

Seller ID: 84078

Condition: Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1901]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, some staining at head of rear board, endpapers browned with undated signature, good. Topp [II, p.381]. Adventure and intrigue in the imaginary Republic of San Martina View more info

The Man and His Kingdom (1899)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £20.00

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

Seller ID: VN1953

Condition: Good


Yellowback, 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1901]. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed blue cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, endpapers lightly browned with signature in pencil, good++. Topp [II, p.381]. Adventure and intrigue in the imaginary Republic of San Martina View more info

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Two Offenders (1894)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1907

Seller ID: VN0468

Condition: Good


Copyright Edition, reprint. Dated August 1907 on rear cover. Original card wrapper. wear to corners on spine, good. View more info

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Eliza

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: VN0226

Condition: Very Good


Small format paperback edition, bound in brown cloth covered boards, with leather title label on spine. Retains original illustrated green cardboard wrapper. Light grazing to cloth, bookplate and signature on front endpapers, very good. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe's Return (1906)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Seller ID: 80095

Condition: Good


Sixpennies. Undated, (c1910). Original grey cloth on light card, lettered in black. Edges scuffed, good. A form of paperback, with a thin cloth layer laid on the card. A skit in which the long-marooned sailor returns to the Edwardian England View more info

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Pomps and Vanities (c1875)

By: Palmer, H. V. [Henry Vaughan Palmer]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1875

Seller ID: 87149

Condition: Good


Ten illustrations by R. Huttola. In modern card wrapper. Good. Undated, c1875. Short sensational romance, probably originally serialised in Dicks's Bow Bells magazine. View more info

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The Younger Son (c1875)

By: Palmer, H. V. [Henry Vaughan Palmer]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1875

Seller ID: 87150

Condition: Good


Fourteen illustrations by F. Gilbert. In modern card wrapper. Signature (1875) in pencil on title page, good. Undated, c1875. Short sensational romance, probably originally serialised in Dicks's Bow Bells magazine. View more info

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An Adventurer of the North

By: Parker, Gilbert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1914

Seller ID: VN0450

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Library (pocket edition). Undated (c1914). Frontispiece. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Very good. View more info

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A Ladder of Swords

By: Parker, Sir Gilbert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Everett & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: VN0141

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1912. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Original red cloth, illustrated endpapers. Paper lightly browned throughout, signature (1912) on dedication leaf, good View more info

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The Translation of a Savage

By: Parker, Sir Gilbert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1907

Seller ID: VN0143

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition, c1907. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Original red cloth, illustrated endpapers. Signature (1907) on preface page, light browning to paper throughout, good View more info

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Social Vicissitudes (1886)

By: Philips, F. C. [Francis Charles Philips]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1887

Seller ID: 80112

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback, New Edition. Undated, c1887. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Small nick at head of spine, two light creases along spine, insription (1887) on front pastedown: a bright, tight copy: very good. Philips's first collection of short fiction: 34 short stories. Scarce. View more info

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Sybil Ross's Marriage: The Romance of an Inexperienced Girl (1890)

By: Philips, F. C. [Francis Charles Philips] & C. J. Wills [Charles James Wills]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1890

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 80113

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual rubbing to paper on extremities and spine ends, otherwise a tight solid copy: good. F. C. Philips wrote numerous novels and short story collections by himself but also in collaboration with other novelists, including 4 with C. J. Wills. View more info

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True Tilda

By: Q [ie Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1910

Seller ID: VN1310

Condition: Good


Pocket edition: Nelson's Library. Undated, c1910. Frontispiece. Original red cloth. A couple of spots on boards, one tiny hole rubbed on upper hinge, partially erased inscription on front free endpaper, bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info

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Lady Good-for-Nothing. A Man's Portrait of a Woman

By: Q [ie Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1910

Seller ID: VN1327

Condition: Good


Pocket edition: Nelson's Library. Undated, c1910. Frontispiece. Original red cloth. Paper lightly browned, bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info

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Take Care Whom You Trust (1872)

By: Reade, Compton

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 86099

Condition: Good


New Edition, yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual light rubbing to paper on edges, hinges and spine ends, but front board is bright, contents clean and tight: good. Compton was Charles Reade's nephew. Like his uncle he wrote in the sensational mode: but of the clergy, their money wants, blackmail, gambling etc. "Devilish," exclaimed honest Mr. Gubbins. "My dear sir, in future put not your trust in parsons". Originally serialised in T... View more info

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The Supreme Test

By: Reynolds, Mrs Baillie [G. M. Robins]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: VN0464

Condition: Very Good


7d Copyright Novels (pocket edition). Undated (c1914). Frontispiece. Original pink/red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly sunned, small nick to cloth on spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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Misery Junction and Other Stage Stories (1889)

By: Richard-Henry [ie Richard Butler & Henry Chance Newton]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John P. Fuller: 1890

Seller ID: 86053

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Undated, probably c 1890. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners rubbed, several large chips to paper on spine, otherwise good. COPAC records various copies, with attributed dates of 1889, 1890 and 1895. There is no indication of date or edition status in this copy. A collection of stories about the stage and the world of the Victorian theatre. View more info

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Barbara Dering

By: Rives, Amelie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1894

Seller ID: VN2014

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Original pictorial paper covered boards, Usual edgewear, inner joints lightly cracked, lower hinge neatly repaired/reinforced: good. Originally published in the U. S. A.: British editions are scarce. View more info

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Mademoiselle Mori, A Tale of Modern Rome

By: Roberts, Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1862

Seller ID: 01846

Condition: Good


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. Todd [616a/617b]. First & second issues. Series half-titles bound in. View more info