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Sarchedon A Legend of the Great Queen (1871)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte Melville]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1871

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 82098

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes rebound in mid C19th tan leather over red-and-blue marbled boards; raised bands and dark red title labels on spines; green endpapers. Lightly scuffed, a few foxing spots, armorial bookplates on front pastedowns; two tiny holes to leather on upper hinge of volume I, small ink stain at foot of spine on volume II: otherwise a very good set. Not in Wolff. Half-titles present. Historical romance set in Assyria (and Egypt) under the Great Queen, Semiramis. A hea... View more info

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Holmby House A Tale of Old Northamptonshire (1860)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Parker: 1860

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: VN0770

Condition: Fair


Tinted frontispiece in Volume I. Two volumes uniformly rebound (late C19th) in blue leather over red marbled boards; coloured leather title labels on spines; marbled endpapers. Contents clean and tight, but bindings well-worn: surface of leather scraped, leather hinges splitting on Volume II, and starting on volume I. A fair set suitable as a reading/binding copy. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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Cerise. A Tale of the Last Century (1866)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1866

Edition: Second Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 88077

Condition: Good


Three volumes in late C19th scarlet leather over maroon marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Corners lightly rubbed, a few tiny chips to leatherwork, neat restoration to leather on top spine ends, undated signature on front free endpapers, a good set. One of Whyte-Melville's most successful novels, running through three three-decker editions. A heavy 3-volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Mildred Arkell (1865)

By: Wood, Mrs Henry [ie Elen Wood]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1865

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 85020

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes bound as one in late C19th black leather over red marbled boards; raised bands and red leather title label on spine; green endpapers. Boards grazed, inscription (1870) on blank prelim, very good. Sadleir [3351]. This copy bound up without half-titles. A heavy item which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Oswald Cray (1864)

By: Wood, Mrs Henry [ie Ellen Wood]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1864

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 89096

Condition: Good


Three volumes uniformly rebound in purplish-blue beaded cloth, lettered in gilt on spines. Trace of removed bookplates on front boards, cloth generally but unevenly sunned, a little foxing, note in pen below title on each title page ("MCH Nurses Library No III") but otherwise all three volumes very tight: a good set. Sadleir [3354], (in original cloth). The current copy has the half-titles, but not the blank leaves following the end of the text in each volume. A ... View more info

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Shades of Character; or, The Infant Pilgrim (1824)

By: Woodrooffe, Anne

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hatchard & Son: 1836

Seller ID: 04102

Condition: Very Good


Third Edition in Two Volumes. Vignette title in each volume. Two volumes bound as one in mid-C19th brown leather over pale brown marbled boards. Light grazing, a few foxing spots, otherwise very good. Not in Wolff, who had one earlier title by Woodrooffe. View more info

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The Dove in the Eagle's Nest (1866)

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

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1866

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 03357

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes uniformly rebound in late C20th maroon leather over maroon marbled boards, pastel blue endpapers. A little light foxing, otherwise crisp, tight, near fine. View more info

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Stray Pearls Memoirs of Margaret de Ribaumont Viscountess of Bellaise (1883)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1883

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 03740

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes in original smooth dark green cloth. A few faint marks, tiny chip at head of spine on volume II, otherwise clean, bright, very good. Collates: I - xx + 258pp + single leaf advertising Miss Yonge's Novels and Tales; II - viii + 270pp + advertisement leaf. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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The Trial. More Links of the Daisy Chain (1864)

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

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1864

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 81096

Condition: Good


Two volumes bound as one in mid C19th dark green leather over purple beaded cloth. Two small chips to leather on top edge of spine, light foxing, good. Half-titles present, but not advertisement leaves. View more info

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The Dove in the Eagle's Nest (1866)

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

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1866

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 84108

Condition: Good


Two volumes in original blue cloth, blindstamped framing on board, lettered in gilt on spines, brown endpapers. Small nicks and tiny chips to spine ends, inscriptions (1866) on each front free endpaper, otherwise good. A two volume set which may require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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The Armourer's Prentices (1884)

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

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 04321

Condition: Good


Two volumes in original green cloth; decorative bands in black and gilt across front boards and spines; lettered in gilt on spines; brown endpapers (later replacements in volume I). Corners bumped, lightly scuffed, small closed splits at head of hinges, good. Historical novel set in the reign of Henry VIII; touches on the fall of Wolsey and the fate of Thomas More. View more info