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Image for 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?)

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

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Tie and Trick A Melodramatic Story (1885)

By: Smart, Hawley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN2255

Condition: Fair


Undated yellowback edition (c1890). Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine heavily worn, with small losses on ends,; edgewear, but front board clean and bright and contents in good order. A fair to good copy. View more info

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Willow the King The Story of a Cricket Match (1899)

By: Snaith, J. C. [John Collis Snaith)

Price: £25.00

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

Seller ID: VN2619

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Undated, c1900. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, over blue cloth spine. The illustration on the front cover shows a cricket match with a woman batting. Free corners rubbed, edgewear, spine a trifle dulled, endpapers replaced, now good. Not listed in Topp's survey of yellowbacks. View more info

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The Swan (1951)

By: Steen, Marguerite

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Tauchnitz: 1953

Seller ID: VN0091

Condition: Good


Collection of British and American Authors. New Series, Volume 124. Todd [S124]. First/only issue. Original card wrapper. Lightly scuffed, signature on half-title page, faint browning of paper, good++ View more info

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Rudder Grange

By: Stockton, Frank R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1892

Seller ID: VN0152

Condition: Very Good


American Authors series. Pocket edition in original maroon cloth, blocked in black and gilt; black endpapers. Corners scuffed, otherwise very good. View more info

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A Man's Foes (1895)

By: Strain, E. H [Mrs Euphans H. Strain]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 84046

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback. 2/- Copyright Novels. Undated [1899]. Illustrated by A Forestier. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, with fine-ribbed maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. Light edgewear, front free endpaper tipped in, otherwise a bright copy, very good. Topp [II, p.368]. Historical novel. Subject: The siege of Londonderry, 1689-90. View more info

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The Queen of the County (1865)

By: Stretton, Julia Cecilia [author Margaret and Her Bridesmaids etc]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 88006

Condition: Good


Undated yellowback edition, c1883.Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine a little rubbed, wear to corners, but front board clean and bright: good. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Margaret and Her Bridesmaids". Code dating on final leaf and publisher's booklists suggest a date of 1883. View more info

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Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that Renowned Sporting Citizen, John Jorrocks (1838)

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1894

Seller ID: 87117

Condition: Good


Undated yellowback edition, c1894. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Paper worn on spine (but no splits on hinges), edgewear, a little grazing on front board; contents tight with tanning to pages: good. Advertisements on endpapers date this copy to around 1894. Yellowbacks of Surtees's novels are uncommon. View more info

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The Man of the Moors (1897) & Red o' the Feud (1905) & Ricroft of Withens (1898)

By: Sutcliffe, Halliwell

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes/T. Fisher Unwin: 1908

Seller ID: 03466

Condition: Good


The Man of the Moors. Paperback, George Newnes, undated. Bound with: Red o' the Feud. Paperback: George Newnes, undated. Bound with: Ricroft of Withens. Paperback: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908. Three Edwardian paperbacks bound together (without original wrappers) in dark blue-green binder's cloth. A little scuffing, light browning to page edges, good. View more info

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Women

By: Tarkington, Booth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1926

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0474

Condition: Good


First issue. Dated February 1926 on rear covers. Original card wrappers. Corners rubbed, a few light marks, good. View more info

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The City of Beautiful Nonsense

By: Thurston, E. Temple

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1911

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN0473

Condition: Good


First issue. Dated June 1911 on rear covers. Original card wrappers. Corners rubbed/turned, a few light marks, good. View more info

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Rainbow Island (1903)

By: Tracy, Louis

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: VN0311

Condition: Good


Undated (c1912). Ward Lock's Sevenpenny Novels series. Pocket edition in original red cloth. Frontispiece. Lightly marked on top edge of rear board, otherwise good+. View more info

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Cousin Henry

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 01850

Condition: Good


Undated New Edition, c1890. 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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Stephan Langton or The Days of King John. A Romance of the Silent Pool

By: Tupper, Martin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Guildford, Biddles & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 01740

Condition: Very Good


Yellowback. Undated, c1900. Original white paper covered boards, illustrated in green and black on front board. Minor scuffing, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Luck of the Fairfaxes

By: Tynan, Katharine [Hinkson]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins' Clear Type Press: 1905

Seller ID: VN0010

Condition: Good


Collins' Handy Fiction. Undated pocket edition, c1905. Coloured frontispiece and title page. Pocket edition in original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Cloth a little dulled and marked on boards, otherwise good. View more info

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Through a Field Glass (1895)

By: Underhill, George F. [George Frederick Underhill] & Herbert S. Sweetland

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1895

Seller ID: 88063

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Original pictorial white paper-covered boards. Spine a little darkened with a few small chips (but very little wear on hinges), corners rubbed, a little shaken, good. Topp [III, p. 459]. The yellowback was issued only a couple of months after the first edition in cloth. A soldiers-and-girls military romance. View more info

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John Charity

By: Vachell, Horace Annesley

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1908

Seller ID: VN0142

Condition: Very Good


Undated pocket edition, c1908. Frontispiece and decorated title page. Original red cloth, illustrated endpapers. Signature (1908) on dedication leaf, otherwise very good View more info