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The Amazing Marriage (1895)

By: Meredith, George

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Archibald Constable: 1896

Seller ID: VN2246

Condition: Good


Two volumes: Volume 1 - first edition, 1895; Volume 2 - second edition, 1896. Two volumes uniformly bound in sage-green fine-ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt. Spines browned with some sunning to board edges, spine ends rubbed and a little chipped, some foxing: good. View more info

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One of Our Conquerors (1891)

By: Meredith, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1891

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2624

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original royal blue cloth, decorated in black on boards, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Spine ends chipped, but binding otherwise tight; a little staining on edges of endpapers in volume III with quarter of rear free endpaper cut out. A good reading/working copy. A heavy three-volume set which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Young Mistley (1888)

By: Merriman, H. S. [ie Hugh Stowell Scott]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Richard Bentley: 1888

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 85034

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes bound in crimson leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations and green leather titles labels on spines. Spines lightly sunned, otherwise very good. Scott's first novel, published anonymously -- before he devised his pseudonym. Heavy two volume set which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Suspense (1890)

By: Merriman, H. S. [ie Hugh Stowell Scott]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1890

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 91104

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in original navy-blue cloth, lettered in gilt on board and spine, vignette of sword on front boards in silver; brown-and-white oak-leaf patterned endpapers. Lightly scuffed, half-title excised in volume I, and top quarter cut (to remove signatures) in volumes II & III, light cross in blue on front pastedowns, otherwise a clean, bright tight set, good/very good. Sadleir [1729]. Merriman's third novel, and one of those he chose to suppress in later years. Not... View more info

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The Second Son (1888) Volume II (2) only

By: Oliphant, Mrs [Margaret Oliphant]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1538

Condition: Good


Volume II (2) of 3 only. Original grey cloth, lettered in gilt; black endpapers. Rubbed on spine ends, small split to cloth on lower hinge, bookplate on front pastedown, trace of removed label on front board, good. View more info

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The Maid of Brittany An Italian Romance (From the Leaves of a Diary) (1893)

By: Orsi, Count [Joseph]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Remington & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 04312

Condition: Good


Photograph frontispiece of Orsi in Volume I. Two volumes in original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; brown-and-white patterned endpapers. Bookplates of Frank Halliday Cheetham on front pastedowns, partly overlaid with plates noting donation of Cheetham's 2,000 books to Wigan Public Library (c1937); Wigan Public Library armorial plate on front pastedowns, with small accession stamps on verso of title pages, trace of small (removed) labels on spines. Ex-library but lightly... View more info

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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 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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Kirby-in-the-Dale (1884)

By: Rye, John

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Swan, Sonnenschein & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90125

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in original blue cloth; with framing in black on front boards, in blind on rear boards, lettered in gilt on spines; dark brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, lightly sunned on spines, foxing, otherwise very good. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [iv] + 278pp; II - [iv] + 294pp; III - [iv] + 304pp. The new young Vicar of Kirby-in-the-Dale (Yorkshire) quickly becomes involved with the local gentry: family mysteries are unveiled, hidden identities revealed, and secret... 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