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In Maremma. A Story (1882)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise De la Ramee]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1885

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90147

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes rebound in late C19th brown cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt on spines, all edges yellow. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, armorial bookplate of Viscountess Wolseley on each front pastedown, very good. Sadleir [1924] in original cloth. This copy does not have the publisher's catalogue in Volume I. A heavy set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Hermann Agha: An Eastern Narrative (1872)

By: Palgrave, William Gifford

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 04075

Condition: Fair


Two volumes in late C19th maroon leather over red marbled boards. Small chips on spine tips, small piece of insect damage to leather on volume I, larger area of wear and small chips on lower hinge on volume II, signature (1892) on prelims/endpapers, fair/good. Wolff [5384]. The novel tells the story of Hermann Wolff, a Saxon carried off into captivity by the Turks, who becomes the favourite officer of Ali Bey, ruler of Egypt and later Syria, at the end of the C18th. "... View more info

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A Very Old Question (1877)

By: Pemberton, T. Edgar [Thomas Edgar Pemberton]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Tinsley: 1877

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 91042

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original blue cloth, framed and decorated in black on all boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on spines; cream endpapers. Faint traces of removed labels on front boards and spine ends, spine ends lightly rubbed, impressed stamps on prelims, a little light cracking to inner joint papers, faint tanning to page edges, impressed armorial stamp on title pages ("Birmingham Library"), a good set. Wolff [5518]. A heavy three-volume set which will require ... View more info

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Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with Details of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life from the Year 1733 to 1749, as Written in His Own Diary Edited by Miss Jane Porter (1831)

By: Porter, Jane [and William Ogilvie Porter]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees Orme, Brown & Green: 1931

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90109

Condition: Good


Vignette title page in each volume. Three volumes in mid-C19th maroon leather over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines bound to text blocks by binder. Boards grazed, signatures (1846) in each volume, with additional dedication (1846) in volume I. Good only. Wolff [5612]: also rebound in leather. He held documents describing the composition of the novel: it was originally conceived by William Porter but written with the assistance of his sister Jane: "T... View more info

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The Pastor's Fire-side, A Novel, in Four Volumes (1817)

By: Porter, Miss Jane

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown: 1817

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92043

Condition: Very Good


First Edition in Four Volumes. Four volumes uniformly bound in early C19th brown leather over marbled boards, gilt ruling and maroon leather labels on spines; marbled endpapers. Extremities lightly rubbed, and boards a trifle grazed, armorial bookplates on front pastedowns, a few minor foxing spots: a very good, tight set. Wolff [5606] but this copy does not have the advertisements at the end of volume III. A heavy 4-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Trübner & Co.: 1862

Seller ID: 90112

Condition: Good


New Edition in Three Volumes. Three volumes in original blindstamped purple-brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; pale yellow endpapers. Spines lightly sunned with some small chips and nicks to spine ends, good. A publishing curiosity. The novel was first issued by Trübner in four volumes in 1861, and at least two further editions in the same format followed in the same year -- and in due course a one-volume edition appeared. But in between the four and one volume ed... View more info

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Gladys Fane A Story of Two Lives (1883)

By: Reid, T. Wemyss [Thomas Wemyss Reid]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1884

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 90022

Condition: Very Good


Second Edition in Two Volumes4. Two volumes uniformly bound in green leather over green cloth; raised bands and red leather title labels on spines. Spines lightly sunned, light scuffing, a couple of tiny scratches, a little foxing, otherwise very good. Reid's most popular novel, which apparently ran through eight editions by 1912. The heroine leaves home under a cloud and becomes involved with a sinister Greek prince and a noble English gentleman with an insane wife. Lov... View more info

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Mysteries of the Court of London (1849 - 56)

By: Reynolds, G. W. M. [George William McArthur Reynolds]

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, John Dicks: 1890

Seller ID: 89097

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated, (c1890?). 52 engravings per volume. Eight volumes in original dark green cloth, on bevelled boards with blindstamped framing, gilt vignette in centre of front boards, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt on spines; all but volume 1 have yellow endpapers. Volume I has a slightly small case than the other volumes, Volume V has a crack to the rear inner joint paper; Volume VIII is sunned to grey-green; generally spines lightly sunned, foxing spot... View more info

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The Atelier du Lys or An Art Student in the Reign of Terror (1876)

By: Roberts, Margaret

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 04187

Condition: Good


Second and First Editions in Two Volumes. Volume I: second edition. Volume II: first edition. Two volumes bound as one in late C19th crimson leather over red marbled boards. Spine sunned to brown and a little rubbed on tips, undated signature on first title page, foxing spots, good. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Mademoiselle Mori". Bound without half-titles. a heavy book which will require additional posatge outside the UK. View more info

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Whitefriars; or, The Days of Charles the Second. An Historical Romance (1844)

By: Robinson, Emma

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1850

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 86014

Condition: Good


Third Edition in Three Volume. 3 volumes uniformly bound in tan leather over maroon marbled boards; black leather title labels on spines, brown endpapers. Small chips on title labels; corners rubbed, a little edgewear, undated signatures on front pastedowns, light browning and foxing in text. A tight set, good/very good. Sadleir [2079], also the third edition, but dated 1844. Half-titles not called for. A heavy three-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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His Cousin Adair (1891)

By: Roy, Gordon [ie Helen Wallace]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1891

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 92023

Condition: Good


Three volumes bound as one in publisher's remainder binding: royal blue cloth with blindstamped borders, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Lightly scuffed, several small nicks and chips to spine ends, good. Not in Wolff who only held a one (later, single volume) title by this author. Collates: I - [iv] + 286 pp; II - [iv] +280 pp; III - [ii] + 258 pp. No half title in Volume III. A romance, set initially in Scotland, then in London. A ... View more info

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Ivors (1856)

By: Sewell, Elizabeth M. [Elizabeth Missing Sewell]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00697

Condition: Good


Two volumes in C19th blue binders' cloth. Spines and board edges a little darkened; small nicks/chips on spine tips, good. Two volume set: may require some additional postage. View more info

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Prinkle and His Friends (1877)

By: Shearar, James

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1877

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90124

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original royal blue cloth, decoratively framed in black on boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on spines; cream endpapers. Small loss (2 mm) at foot of spines on first two volumes; small nicks on all spine ends, spines a little darkened; contents lightly foxed, but otherwise clean and tight: a good set. Not in Wolff. A scarce novel, apparently the author's only work, dealing with contentious issues including prostitution and atheism. Collates: I - [vi] + ... View more info

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The Little Schoolmaster Mark A Spiritual Romance, [First Part] & Second Part (1883 - 84)

By: Shorthouse, J. H. [Joseph Henry Shorthouse]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90018

Condition: Very Good


[Second] & First Editions, 1884, 1884. Two volumes in original pale green cloth on limp/light boards, lettered in brown. Light scuffing, cloth lightly marked on edges, light foxing, undated signatures in each volume, otherwise very good. Shorthouse published the first part of The Little Schoolmaster Mark in 1883, and a second part in 1884. The first volume appears to have been reprinted here without any change from the first edition (no "first part" added, no edi... View more info

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Brambletye House; or, Cavaliers and Roundheads (1826)

By: Smith, Horace

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1826

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 87082

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes uniformly bound in black leather over marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on spine. Title page of volume I trimmed down and laid on blank prelim. Corners lightly rubbed, light grazing on boards, light foxing, bookplate of Arthur W. Beckett on each front pastedown, a very good tight set. Sadleir [3098]. Smith's first novel, issued anonymously as "by one of the authors of the Rejected Addresses". As the title makes clear, a historical novel of ... View more info

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Tales of the Early Ages (1832)

By: Smith, Horace

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley: 1832

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 88021

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in mid-C19th tan leather over pink-and-grey marbled boards, dark brown title labels and gilt decorations on spines. Spines lightly sunned, boards lightly rubbed, free corners lightly rubbed, foxing, small slip removed from top of title page in volume I: otherwise a clean, tight set: very good. Sadleir [3108] in boards. Comprises five short novels progressing from the first to the fifth centuries: The Involuntary Prophet: A Tale of the First Century; Theodor... View more info

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of her Majesty Q. Anne Written by Himself (1852)

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1852

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 82089

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in dark green cloth with printed paper labels on spines; yellow endpapers. Labels spotted with some tiny chips, otherwise a very good set. This is a later rebinding which has re-used the original paper labels on the spines. Widely regarded as one of the finest historical novels of the period. A heavy 3-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Breakers Ahead! (1864)

By: Vyvyan, Ralph [ie Sir Henry Denis Le Marchant]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1864

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 80115

Condition: Fair


Two volumes bound as one in publisher's remainder binding: blindstamped maroon cloth. Endpapers replaced, some light marks on front board, bottom portion of rear board darkened, light stain on edges of final leaves, some foxing in the text, gilt lettering quite rubbed at head of spine, fair/good. Collates: I - [ii] + 308 pp; II - [ii] + 295 pp. View more info

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The Baby's Grandmother (1884)

By: Walford, L. B. [Lucy Bethia Walford]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 02567

Condition: Fair


Second Edition in Three Volumes. Three volumes uniformly rebound in brown cloth with red leather spines. Spines gummed to text blocks with consequent longitudinal creasing. Corners rubbed, some marks on boards (removed labels). Small loss to leather and small split at head of spine on volume I only. This volume also lacks a front free endpaper. Condition: fair to good. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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Marcella (1894)

By: Ward, Mrs Humphry [ie Mary Augusta Ward]

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2819

Condition: Fair


First Edition in three volumes. Three volumes uniformly rebound in black leather over red marbled boards; ruled and lettered in gilt on spines. Free corners rubbed, paper rubbed along board edges, leather worn at top/bottoms of spines, with 2 cm chip to foot of volumes 3. Text blocks clean and tight but binding in only fair condition. A heavy set which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info