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Pages from a Journal with Other Papers (1900)

By: Rutherford, Mark [ie William Hale White]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04307

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine very faintly sunned, a couple of light marks on front board, bookplate and signature on front pastedown, light browning on endpapers, very good. Rutherford/White published a series of largely autobiographical novels (The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, Miriam's Schooling). This, however, is a collection of essays. View more info

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The Savage Club Papers (1867 - 8)

By: Several Authors: Andrew Halliday (ed), T. W. Robinson, Tom Hood, W. S. Gilbert, Thomas Archer, Arthur Sketchley, George Manville Fenn, George Grossmith, Mortimer Collins, James Greenwood, G. A. Sala etc.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 80063

Condition: Good


Complete Edition. Two volumes bound as one in original blindstamped lilac cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Illustrated. Spine and front board strongly sunned, corners lightly rubbed, oval stamp on recto of first frontispiece, good. Two miscellanies of short stories, and poetry with contributions from James HANNAY, Walter THORNBURY, T. W. ROBINSON, H. J. BYRON, E. L. BLANCHARD, Tom HOOD, Artemus WARD, Clement SCOTT, W. S. GILBERT, Arthur SKETCHLEY, John ... View more info

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India Through the Ages A Popular and Picturesque History of Hindustan (1908)

By: Steel, F. A. [Flora Annie Steel]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1914

Seller ID: 00680

Condition: Good


Fifth Edition. Undated, c1914. Original maroon cloth. Folding, coloured map of India as frontispiece: further folding maps in text. A little light scuffing, a few light marks, two maps have rubbed edges, good. A work of popular history by a successful novelist. Steel spent much of her adult life in India and wrote such novels as On the Face of the Waters (one of the best stories of the Indian Mutiny). View more info

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Philip Van Artevelde. A Dramatic Romance in Two Parts

By: Taylor, Henry

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge & Boston, James Munroe: 1835

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: VN1009

Condition: Fair


Two volumes uniformly bound in black leather, with gilt framing on boards, red leather titles and volume labels also gilt decoratiosn on spines. Title label missing on volume I. Leather worn at spine heads, partial crack to leather on lower hinge on volume II, general edgwear, first gathering proud on volume I, inscriptions (1835) on prelims. A fair set. View more info

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A Book of Sibyls. Mrs Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs Opie, Jane Austen. (1883)

By: Thackeray, Miss [ie Anne Thackeray Ritchie]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1772

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in black and gilt, black endpapers. Corners scuffed, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight); oval stamp on title page, foxing on prelims, good. Wolff [5881]. 4 short studies. View more info

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Ballads

By: Thackeray, W. M. [William Makepeace Thackeray]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury & Evans: 1870

Seller ID: 01454

Condition: Very Good


Undated edition, c1870. Contemporary brown leather over dark lilac cloth-covered boards, marbled endpapers. Faintly sunned on top edges of boards, light rubbing on lower corner pieces, a little foxing on prelims, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, very good. View more info

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Roundabout Papers Reprinted from The Cornhill (1863)

By: Thackeray, W. M. [William Makepeace Thackeray]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 84048

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by the author. Original blindstamped lavender cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; pale green endpapers. Minimal scuffing, spine very faintly sunned, a little light foxing, very good. Publisher's catalogue for November 1862 bound in at end. View more info

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Pictures in a Mirror (1861)

By: Thomas, W[illiam] Moy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 02408

Condition: Good


Original dark red cloth, decoratively blocked in black; cream endpapers. Cloth a little darkened and lightly marked, signature (1947) on front free endpaper, good. A collection of 13 stories (The Wandering Mason, The Golden Ram, A Night of Tortures etc) and essays (Milton's Golden Lane, Edgar Allen Poe, etc), a number of which had originally appeared in Dickens's journal Household Words. View more info

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Pictures in a Mirror (1861)

By: Thomas, W[illiam] Moy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1883

Seller ID: VN0642

Condition: Fair


Frontispiece. brown cloth, decoratively blocked in black and gilt; grey-and-whitepatterned endpapers, all edges gilt. A few marks on cloth, School prize plate on front pastedown, front free endpaper removed, 2 tiny chips to cloth on lower hinge, thus fair. A collection of 13 stories (The Wandering Mason, The Golden Ram, A Night of Tortures etc) and essays (Milton's Golden Lane, Edgar Allen Poe, etc), a number of which had originally appeared in Dickens's journal Househo... View more info

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The Law's Lumber Room [First Series] (1895)

By: Watt, Francis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London/Chicago, John Lane/McClurg: 1895

Seller ID: 03545

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine sunned, a few light marks, bookplate on front pastedown, good. A collection of reflections on and anecdotes about aspects of English law (now obsolete), such as sanctuary, trail by ordeal, the press gang etc etc. Limited to 600 copies. The book was reprinted and a "second series" added a couple of years later. View more info

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The Life of Paris (1900)

By: Whiteing, Richard

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1901

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 02237

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th binding in green cloth, leather title label on spine; patterned endpapers. Corners bumped, bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise very good. Todd [3481]. First/only issue. Half-title bound in. Non-fiction. A survey of contemporary Paris and Parisian life by the author The Yellow Van, The Island & Number 5 John Street. View more info

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The Convalescent (1859)

By: Willis, N. Parker [Nathaniel Parker Willis]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son & Co: 1859

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN1573

Condition: Good


A series of letters, chronicling the thoughts and experiences, excursions and adventures of a convalescent invalid over a period of about two years and covering many diverse subjects (Catching a Snapping Turtle...Winter diseases...Dog Insanity...Pic-Nic in Dell Monell...). Mid-C19th green leather over marbled boards; rebacked with new green cloth spine and black title label, new endpapers; original leather corner pieces heavly worn, but book otherwise sold and contents c... View more info

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Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Roman History for the Little Ones (1877)

By: Yonge, Charlotte M. [Charlotte Mary Yonge]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward: 1881

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 03308

Condition: Very Good


Original decorated brown cloth; brown endpapers. Sepia tinted frontispiece and title page. Illustrated. A little light scuffing, a few light foxing spots, a little dulled on spine otherwise very good. View more info

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Without Prejudice (1898)

By: Zangwill, I [Israel Zangwill]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 03231

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine bumped, a little light foxing, very good. Collects Zangwill's journalism, originally published as a column in the Pall Mall Magazine View more info