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His Own Law (1914)

By: Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86081

Condition: Good


Coloured frontispiece. Original blindstamped green cloth, lettered in black. A few light marks on boards, light foxing, good. A wildly improbable crime novel set in Cornwall. Features a cunning one-eyed hunchback with his own submarine. View more info

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The Justification of Andrew Lebrun (1894)

By: Barrett, Frank [ie Frank Davis]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 88007

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Small chip to cloth at head of spine, marking on rear board, hinges rubbed, number "1517" hand written on spine, good. A scientific mystery thriller, involving suspended animation. View more info

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Tommie and Grizel (1900)

By: Barrie, J. M. [James Matthew Barrie]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2236

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on bevelled boards, grey-and-white patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Signature (1904) on half-title, otherwise clean, bright, tight copy: very good. View more info

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The People of Clopton (1897)

By: Bartram, George [ie Henry Atton]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04335

Condition: Very Good


Title page printed in red and black. Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. A few speckles and spots on rear board, light foxing, prize plate on front pastedown, very good. Bartram's first novel. Reviewers thought the treatment of matters sexual in the novel quite daring. View more info

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The Last English (1914)

By: Bartram, George [ie Henry Atton]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04336

Condition: Good


Original dark grey-green cloth, framed and lettered in lighter green. Spine faintly sunned, cloth rubbed at foot of spine and small hole on upper hinge, good. Bartram's last novel, set in "Tiptry, Cantramshire". "A tale of village vice and virtue in 1840" (Popular Fiction in England 1914 -1918) View more info

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Zachary Brough's Venture (1894)

By: Bayly, Elizabeth Boyd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01183

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, with blindstamped ruling top and bottom of front board, and lettering in gilt. Corners lightly scuffed, endpapers replaced, good+. A novel set in and around the (imaginary) West Country town of Forestwyk. View more info

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Breachley, Black Sheep (1902)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02095

Condition: Good


Early C20th rebinding in red binder's cloth. Trace of label on front board, spine lightly sunned, foxing, good. Utilitarian binding: a good reading copy of a scarce title by this Australian novelist. View more info

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Edward Barry (South Sea Pearler) (1900)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03593

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Some light speckling on cloth, paper faintly browned on page edges, foxing and Sunday School plate on front endpapers, otherwise good. View more info

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Under Tropic Skies (1905)

By: Becke, Louis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 87141

Condition: Fair


Title page printed in red and black. Spine a little darkened, boards sunned on edges, small nicks to cloth on spine ends, signature (1908) on front free endpaper, fair/good only. A collection of stories mostly with South Sea settings. View more info

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The Tapu of Banderah (1901)

By: Becke, Louis & Walter Jeffery

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89144

Condition: Very Good


Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, tiny nick at foot of spine, faint foxing, very good. Australian and South Pacific tales. View more info

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The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill (1928)

By: Beerbohm, Max

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02035

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece by the author. Original red cloth spine (lettered in gilt) with grey boards. Speckling (ie light foxing) on boards, undated inscription on front free endpaper, good. Original undecorated grey wrapper, lettered in red. Lightly browned on edges, good. View more info

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Atlantic Gold (1918)

By: Bell, J. J. [John Joy Bell]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02950

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1918]. Original red cloth, title on white background on front board and spine. Spine lightly sunned, some spots on front board, war-time paper is grey with foxing and brown spotting, otherwise good. Bell is best-remembered for his long-running series of vernacular Scottish stories concerning Wee MacGregor. Atlantic Gold is a story of adventure and romance (and gold) set partly on a Hebridean island. Scarce. View more info

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Company for George (1911)

By: Bell, R. S. Warren [ie Robert Stanley Warren Bell]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Greening & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01893

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth, illustrated and lettered in black. A few light marks on cloth, very good. Based on the author's own "three act farcical comedy" of the same name. View more info

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Mr Clutterbuck's Election (1908)

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03840

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and white on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly marked along leading edge of front board, small nicks on spine tips, scuffed on rear board, trace of removed label on front pastedown, foxing on prelims, good only. View more info

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I, John Bale (1917)

By: Bennet, Thomas

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 02871

Condition: Good


Original lilac cloth, lettered in gilt; endpapers have music and words for the song "O! Gin I were where Gadie rins". Spine sunned, with small nick at head, a little foxing, otherwise good. Inscription facing title page reads: To the Reverend J. Lorimer Munro, M. A. With affectionate good wishes from the author, April 1917. A Scottish novel, whose hero is an "Officer of Her Majesty's Inland Revenue". View more info

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The Lion's Share (1916)

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04291

Condition: Good


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, in blind on front board. Spine lightly sunned (and gilt lettering dulled), a little foxing on prelims, small bookplate at foot of front pastedown, otherwise a clean, tight copy; good. View more info

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Tales of the Five Towns (1905)

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86016

Condition: Good


Original light blue and white flecked cloth, with rose tree design and lettering in dark blue on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned/dulled, front free end paper removed, name stamp on prelims, foxing spots, good only. A scarce early title. Thirteen short stories, "At Home" and "Abroad". View more info

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The Grim Smile of the Five Towns (1907)

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86064

Condition: Fair


Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned, with small chip on corner at head and foot. Bottom free corner of front board knocked, edges of rear board lightly sunned, remains of Mudie's label on front pastedown, undated signature on front free endpaper, some foxing, fair/good. View more info

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Mr Prohack (1922)

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86080

Condition: Very Good


Decorative bookplate on front pastedown, bump to fore-edges, bookplate on front pastedown, endpapers browned, very good/near fine. 8 page undated publisher's catalogue at end. View more info