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Jennie Grey; or, A Woman's Vengeance

By: Ross, Miriam

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1875

Seller ID: 87151

Condition: Good


Eight illustrations by F. Gilbert. 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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After Many Years

By: Ross, Miriam

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1875

Seller ID: 87152

Condition: Good


Thirteen illustrations by R. Huttula. 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 Chequers: Being the Natural History of a Public-House Set Forth in a Loafer's Diary (1888)

By: Runciman, James

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89045

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1888]. Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners rubbed, otherwise showing relatively little wear on boards, front free endpaper removed: a clean bright tight copy, good. Topp [VIII, p.327]. Publisher's catalogue dated March 1888 bound in at end. Tales of drinking and drinkers , "the sad work that goes on in a boozing-place". View more info

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A Strange Elopement

By: Russell, W. Clark [William Clark Russell]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: VN0175

Condition: Good


Macmillan's Sevenpenny Series. Pocket edition in pale blue cloth. Frontispiece. Small areas of worm damage on rear board, otherwise good. View more info

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A Daughter of Judas A Tale of New York City Fin-de-Siécle Life (1894)

By: Savage, Colonel Richard Henry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1895

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: SP018

Condition: Good


First English Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Paper worn along hinges, a little rubbing on edges, front inner joint cracked/repaired, paper lightly browned throughout, signature (1900) on half-title page, good. Savage -- an American soldier and adventurer -- wrote some forty novels in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, many of which were issued directly as yellowbacks in their English editions. View more info

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A Daughter of Judas A Tale of New York City Fin-de-Siécle Life (1894)

By: Savage, Colonel Richard Henry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1895

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: SP012

Condition: Good


First English Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Paper worn along hinges, worn and nicked on spine ends, boards grazed, inner joint papers cracked, paper lightly browned throughout, fair/ good. Savage -- an American soldier and adventurer -- wrote some forty novels in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, many of which were issued directly as yellowbacks in their English editions. View more info

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His Cuban Sweetheart (1895)

By: Savage, Colonel Richard Henry & Mrs Archibald Clavering Gunter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1895

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: SP022

Condition: Poor


Undated yellowback edition ("Copyright"), c1895. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine detached from rear board, inner joints cracked and chipped. Generally a well worn and damaged binding, but the text block is tight. Although generally a poor copy, could be rebound and at present makes a reading copy of a scarce title. View more info

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My Official Wife (1891)

By: Savage, Richard Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: SP016

Condition: Good


Sixth Edition, Yellowback. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Lightly rubbed on edges and spine ends, small loss of paper towards foot of front hinge, a few specks on boards, good. Savage's best-known book View more info

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The Passing Show (1893)

By: Savage, Richard Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: SP017

Condition: Good


Copyright, Yellowback. Undated, 1894. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Front board grazed, corners and hinges rubbed, page edges faintly tanned, good. A collection of short stories: Against the Odds, Finding an American, Exit Dick Fisher, An American Lady's Night Ride in St Petersburg, What Broke Major Conrad's Heart, How Billy Hitchins Went Home, The Lost Blue Jacket. View more info

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Dream Life and Real Life A Little African Story (1893)

By: Schreiner, Olive (writing as "Ralph Iron")

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0758

Condition: Poor


Pseudonym Library, Volume 32. Paperback issue. Original yellow paper wrappers. Paper sunned to brown, and heavily chipped along edges and spine; front cover re-attached with tape. A fragile, ephemeral item, in poor/fair condition. With all faults. View more info

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The Confounding of Camelia (1899)

By: Sedgwick, Anne Douglas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1913

Seller ID: 03588

Condition: Good


Sevenpenny Library. Undated [1913] pocket edition in original pale blue cloth. Frontispiece. Paper faintly browned, a few light marks, good+ View more info

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The Luck of the House (1889)

By: Sergeant, Adeline

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier: 1890

Seller ID: 82109

Condition: Fair


Yellowback. New Edition, "Strawberry" and "Marguerite" Series. Original pictorial paper-covered boardsFree corners well rubbed, usual chipping to paper on hinges and spine ends, 5 cm split to lower hinge, bookseller's stamp (Strathpeffer) on front free endpaper, contents clean and tight. View more info

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Jacobi's Wife (1887)

By: Sergeant, Adeline

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1912

Seller ID: 04130

Condition: Very Good


7d Copyright Novels. Undated, c1912. Pocket edition in original green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine. Frontispiece and decorated title page. A little light foxing, otherwise very good. Sergeant's first novel: a sensational tale of shipwreck and revenge. View more info

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Bonds of Steel (1902), The Scarlet Seal (1902), The Secret Way (1903) & A Black Vintage (1901)

By: Several Authors: J. S. Fletcher [Joseph Smith Fletcher]; Dick Donovan [ie James Edward Preston Muddock]; Morice Gerard [ie John Jessop Teague]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Various: 1904

Seller ID: 89052

Condition: Good


FLETCHER, J[oseph] S[mith]: Bonds of Steel (1902). Paperback: Digby, Long & Co., nd. Bound with: DONOVAN, Dick [ie James Edward Preston MUDDOCK]: The Scarlet Seal A Tale of the Borgias (1902). New Edition: John Long, nd. Bound with: FLETCHER, J[oseph] S[mith]: The Secret Way (1903). Sixpenny Copyright Novels: Digby, Long & Co., nd. Bound with: GERARD, Morice [ie John Jessop TEAGUE]: A Black Vintage (1901) Paperback: Digby, Long & Co., nd. Four Edwardian paperbacks bound ... View more info

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Castle Daly. The Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago (1875); The Pride of Jennico Being A Memoir of Captain Basil Jennico (1897); Concerning Isabel Carnaby (1898)

By: Several Authors: Keary, Anne; Agnes & Egerton Castle; Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Various: 1901

Seller ID: 02496

Condition: Good


3 Victorian/Edwardian paperbacks bound in one volume. 1) Anne Keary: Castle Daly. The Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago, Macmillan's Sixpenny Series: Macmillan & Co., 1902. 2) Agnes & Egerton Castle: The Pride of Jennico Being A Memoir of Captain Basil Jennico. Macmillan's Sixpenny Series: Macmillan & Co., 1901. 3) Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler: Concerning Isabel Carnaby. Hodder & Stoughton, 1901. 3 paperbacks bound together (without original wrappers) in blue binder's... View more info

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The Successor (Pryce) & The Rebel's Wife (Todd)

By: Several Authors: Richard Pryce & George Eyre Todd

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 00472

Condition: Very Good


Two Edwardian paperbacks bound together (without original wrappers) in crimson cloth. Undated, c1905. A few light marks, otherwise clean, bright, very good. Todd's novel is a romance of the Black and Red Douglas family in C15th Scotland. View more info

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High-ways and By-ways: or, Tales of the Roadside Picked Up in the French Provinces by a Walking Gentleman (1823); Rosa and Gertrude & My Uncle's Library (1848?); Family Pictures; or, The Life of a Poor Village Pastor and His Children (1849?)

By: Several Authors: T. C. Grattan; Rudolph Topfer; Augustus La Fontaine

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Simms & McIntyre: 1849

Seller ID: VN2220

Condition: Fair


High-Ways and By-ways by Grattan: Parlour Library, Simms & McIntyre 1847. Bound with: Rosa and Gertrude etc by Topfer: Parlour Library, Simms & McIntyre, 1848; Family Pictures by La Fontaine: Parlour Library, Simms & McIntyre, 1849. See Sadleir page 153. Three volumes in The Parlour Library bound as one in mid C19th grey-green cloth, with printed paper title label on spine. 5 cm split to cloth at foot of front hinge, date stamps on front endpapers, a good reading working... View more info

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Fanny's First Play

By: Shaw, George Bernard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1921

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0278

Condition: Good


Contains: Fanny's First Play, Great Catherine, Annajanska & Overruled. Original card covers. Lightly browned, stained on spine, otherwise good. Todd [4555a]. First issue: rear cover dated July 1921, publisher's catalogue for July 1921 bound in at end. View more info

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For Erica's Sake (1894)

By: Shepherd, Mary E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80096

Condition: Good


Cassell's Sunshine Series. Original crimson linen on light card, decorated (with a large sun design) and lettered in black and yellow. Spine creased, a little shaken, otherwise good. View more info

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Zeph and Other Stories (1880)

By: Sims, George R. [George Robert Sims]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J. P. Fuller: 1882

Seller ID: 87105

Condition: Fair


Yellowback: J. P. Fuller, nd (c1885). Original green paper-covered boards, lettered and framed in black; spine blank. Without front endpaper, as issued. Paper chipped away along front edge of spine, edges lightly rubbed, fair. Wolff [6341a]. Contains the short novel Zeph A Story of To-day (later re-issued as Zeph: A Circus Story), and ten shorter pieces. View more info