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Free Opinions Freely Expressed on Certain Phases of Modern Social Life and Conduct (1905)

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN1892a

Condition: Fair


Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine sunned, speckled on front board, undated signature, front free endpaper removed: a reading vcopy. A collection of opinionated essays. View more info

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The Strange Visitation (1904 as The Strange Visitation of Josiah McNason)

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92019a

Condition: Very Good


Undated first book edition, [1912]. Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine, small art-nouveau design blindstamped on front board. Decorated title page by Garth Jones. Undated signature on front pastedown, a little foxing on endpapers, otherwise bright and tight: very good. The first book issue: the story originally appeared as a paperback "companion" to the Christmas issue of The Strand Magazine in 1904. There was a later book printing, in a different binding, in around 1920. A supernatural Christmas goblin story, in the manner of Charles Dickens. View more info

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Marie Corelli, the Writer and the Woman by Thomas F. G. Coates & R. S. Warren Bell (1903)

By: Corelli, Marie] Thomas F. G. Coates & R. S. Warren Bell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03817

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned, endpapers browned, light foxing, good. A friendly appreciation of the novelist. View more info

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Parson Brand and Other Voyagers' Tales (1906)

By: Cornford, L. Cope [Leslie Cope Cornford]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, E. Grant Richards: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91084

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth, framed and lettered in black. Lightly scuffed, light foxing throughout, very good. Contains the title novel, a story of seafaring, slavery and religion in the eighteenth century, and a further seven short pieces of travel and adventure in Europe and the West Indies. This copy is in a variant binding: also issued in illustrated grey cloth. View more info

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Sons of Adversity (1898)

By: Cornford, Leslie Cope

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03467

Condition: Good


Original crimson cloth: title and decorative gilt framing on front board and spine. Spine and board edges sunned/dulled/darkened; a few dark marks on lower part of spine; name stamp on title page, good. Historical novel. Setting: England and Holland in the Elizabethan era (1574) View more info

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Three Bachelor Women and Other Stories (1899

By: Cosby, E. [Elizabeth Cosby]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2409

Condition: Good


Original deep pink moire cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Boards edges and spine darkened, a little scuffing, name stamp etc on front free endpaper and on first of text, good. a collection of short stories, including a parody of Iota's A Yellow Aster. View more info

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Hark Forward! (1891)

By: Cotton, Mark

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall etc: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 90032

Condition: Good


Two-t0ne cloth, joined across the diagonal (top left to bottom right); red and cream, lettered and decoratively framed in gilt; green-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine lightly sunned and board edges marked, thus only good. The dedication leaf (preceding contents page) gives a printed reproduction of letter from Cotton to a "Mrs Jessop"; but there is a presentation note in author's actual handwriting ("Miss Stoddart with the Author's compliments | December 11th 1893. F. C") on a blank prelim. A sporting novel (mainly hunting). View more info

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Link by Link (1886)

By: Courteney, Cecil

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Bevington & Co: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92068

Condition: Good


Original light brown cloth on bevelled boards, with decorative bands in black head/foot of front board and spine, ruled and lettered in gilt; leaf-patterned endpapers. A little scuffed, boards slightly bowed, browning on endpapers, otherwise good. Scarce murder mystery: listed in Hubin. View more info

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The Secret of the Hollow Tree (1898)

By: Covertside, Naunton

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Digby, Long & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92053

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1898]. Original sage green cloth, lettered and illustrated in black, red and orange; green patterned endpapers. Corners scuffed, three nicks to cloth at foot of spine, undated signature on front pastedown, good. A murder mystery set in Wales. View more info

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The Exploits of Kesho Naik, Dacoit (1912)

By: Cox, Sir Edmund C. [Sir Edmund Charles Cox]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2542

Condition: Good


Original red buckram, blindstamped on front board, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, spine lettering oxidised to brown/black, a little foxing, good. The third of Cox's Indian crime books. Krishna, a minor character in John Carruthers Indian Policeman (1905) and The Achievements of John Carruthers (1911), here takes on the role of narrator, telling the story of an audacious bandit. NB. A variant binding: also issued in blue cloth. View more info

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Young Mrs Jardine (1879)

By: Craik, Mrs [Dinah]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1879

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 87098

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original purple cloth, framed and lettered in black on boards, lettered in gilt and decorated in black on spines; brown endpapers. Corners bumped, gilt on spines dulled, light traces of removed bookplates on front pastedowns. Small chip to cloth at head of rear hinge on Volume I; small chip to cloth at head of front hinge on Volume III: a good set. Wolff [5016]. A heavy 3-volume set which may require additional postage. View more info

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My Turkish Bride (1905)

By: Crashay, Arthur

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & New York, Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 82002

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, very good. "It is not considered the correct thing at present to have two wives at a time. Therefore the first wife is got rid of by divorce as soon as a ... gentleman falls in love with a second. Mr. Crawshay makes his hero behave (having regard to the Western system of morality) in somewhat the same fashion, only that of course wife number one has to die of a decline before the hero can be made happy with wife number two." (Review in The Spectator). Despite the title, the main setting i... View more info

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The White Feather and Other Stories (1896)

By: Crawfurd, Oswald

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 84081

Condition: Good


Chapman's Story Series. Frontispiece. Original navy blue cloth with art-nouveau flower design on front board, lettered in gilt; pale blue endpapers with poppy designs incorporating publisher's initials in brown. Extremities lightly rubbed, tiny chips to head of spine, foxing spots, otherwise good. Contains the novel The White Feather and two short stories: Sonia & Professor Hoffmann's "Folly". View more info

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Faerylands Forlorn. African Tales (1910)

By: Cripps, Arthur Shearly

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, B. H. Blackwell: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1971

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine quite sunned, otherwise good. A collection of stories from Southern Africa. View more info

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Little Esson (1907)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0145

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth. A little scuffed, nicked on spine ends, boards grazed, some foxing, undated signature on front free endpaper, good. A novel of art and artists. View more info

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Ione March (1899)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02474

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth. Minimal wear, faintly dulled on leading edge of front board, signatures on front free endpaper, good++ View more info

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Flower-o'-the-Corn (1902)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02475

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth. Light scuffing, foxing spots on endpapers, very good. View more info

Image for Cleg Kelly Arab of the City (1896)

Cleg Kelly Arab of the City (1896)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0717

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed green cloth, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Faintly marked on boards, otherwise a clean, tight, bright copy: very good. The story of an Edinburgh street urchin, his involvement with the criminals and final redemption. View more info

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Kit Kennedy: Country Boy (1899)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, James Clarke & Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN1272

Condition: Good


Original fine ribbed dark green cloth. Spine sunned with small chips on corners, paper faintly browned, good. Probably Crockett's most personal novel, with strong autobiographical elements. View more info

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Lads' Love: An Idyll of the Lands of Heather (1897)

By: Crockett, S. R. [Samuel Rutherford Crockett]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Bliss, Sands & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: VN1274

Condition: Good


Original fine ribbed dark green cloth, top edge gilt. A few light marks, page edges tanned throughout, good. View more info