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Image for For Liberty. The Chronicles of a Jacobin (1898)

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

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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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Princess Sabaroff (1887 as A House Party)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Holden & Hardingham: 1910

Seller ID: 04264

Condition: Good


First Thus. Undated, c1910. Frontispiece. Pocket edition in original beaded grey-blue cloth, lettered in black on spine. Light scuffing, good. It is unclear as to why the publishers decided to change the name of this short novel. It is uncommon in either version. 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

Image for Robinson Crusoe's Return (1906)

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