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The Holiday Husband (1919)

By: Wyllarde, Dolf [ie Dorothy Lowndes]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03987

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1919]. Original pale blue cloth, lettered in black. Poor quality post-war paper lightly browned, undated signature on front free endpaper, good. The heroine, Vervain Chalmont, is an independent-minded Suffragette and Socialist, and goes on holiday with a man she meets on the Tube, posing as his wife (he is her holiday husband). But is she quite free of the Victorian morality which would brand her a fallen woman? View more info

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Uriah the Hittite (1904)

By: Wyllarde, Dolf [ie Dorothy Lowndes]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04314

Condition: Good


Frontispiece map of "Key island" in the Mozambique Channel. Original brown cloth with art-nouveau design in white on front board, lettered in gilt, all edges stained red. Lightly marked on spine edge of rear board, some light staining on edges of endpapers, paper browned on edges, good. Men and women, in an exotic and far-flung part of the British Empire, love and sin when freed from the restraints of conventional society..... View more info

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Take Your Choice (1926)

By: Wyllarde, Dolf [ie Dorothy Lowndes]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89001

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed brown cloth, framed and lettered in black on front board and spine. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, remains of subscription library plate on front pastedown, good. A mixed collection of stories including a run of short, comic science-fiction tales under the general heading The Discoveries of Professor Jones: The Electric Flea, The Control of the Weather, The Neo-Gravitat, The Inoculation of the Emotions & The Professor's Clothes. View more info

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A Book of Worthies Gathered from the Old Histories and Now Written Anew (1869)

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

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Maclaren & Co.: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01510

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth with gilt border; blue-black endpapers. Front inner joint paper lightly cracked (but joint tight) some light soiling on prelims, faint mark on rear board, good. 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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The Release or Caroline's French Kindred (1896)

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

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03706

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition [1896]. Original blue cloth, with borders blocked in gilt (at head) and blind (at foot) of front board. Light scuffing, otherwise very good. Publisher's catalogue dated January 1896 bound in at end. 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

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Once! (1892)

By: Yorke, Curtis [ie Susan Lee]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0979

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Light scuffing, a few foxing spots, very good. Yorke's novels sometimes deal with "sensational" subjects -- Once! treats with chloral addiction, adultery and insanity -- yet the author was regularly praised for the "wholesomeness" of her stories. View more info

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The Roman Road, The Balance, The Thoughty Ones (1903)

By: Zack [ie Gwendoline Keats]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90132

Condition: Very Good


Original grey-blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt within concentric rings on front board. Lightly scuffed, a couple of small marks on boards, light foxing, undated signature (in pencil) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. The final book in Keats's brief authorial career: a collection consisting of three long stories. Recent research by Carl Wells suggests that around this time the author was involved in a driving accident which led to some form of br... View more info

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Without Prejudice (1898)

By: Zangwill, I [Israel Zangwill]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 03231

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine bumped, a little light foxing, very good. Collects Zangwill's journalism, originally published as a column in the Pall Mall Magazine View more info

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Jinny the Carrier (1919)

By: Zangwill, Israel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02659

Condition: Good


Original red-brown cloth, lettered in black. Light scuffing, a few faint marks, poor quality post-war paper lightly browned on page edges, good. View more info

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Jinny the Carrier (1919)

By: Zangwill, Israel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN1843

Condition: Good


Original red-brown cloth, lettered in black. Light scuffing, a few faint marks, poor quality post-war paper lightly browned on page edges, good. View more info

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The Bachelor's Club (1891)

By: Zangwill, Israel

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry & Co.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89063

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. Original grey-blue cloth, lettered and decorated in dark brown on front board, lettered in gilt on spine; black endpaper. Front cover grazed to lower portion, otherwise a clean tight copy, otherwise very good. Sadleir [3371]. View more info