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The Lively Peggy (1928)

By: Weyman, Stanley J. [Stanley John Weyman]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04402

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine lettering a bit dulled, spine ends scuffed, bookplate on front pastedown, good. Weyman's last (and posthumous) novel. View more info

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Xingu and Other Stories (1916)

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1915

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: VN0985

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine tips scuffed, spine lettering dulled, a few marks on front board, small signature (1943) on front free endpaper, light crack to paper on front inner joint, a little foxing, some staining on rear endpapers, good. A collection of 8 short stories, 2 of which (Kerfol and The Triumph of the Night) were included in the 1937 collection of Wharton's supernatural fiction, Ghosts. View more info

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Sons of Freedom or The Fugitives from Siberia (1897)

By: Whishaw, Fred

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89024

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated. Original grey-green cloth, decorated in red and lettered in gilt; patterned light green endpapers. Undated prize inscription on front pastedown, otherwise near fine. One of Whishaw's Russian titles, aimed at older boys. Frequently reprinted: the first edition is scarce. View more info

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The Whirligig of Time (1906)

By: Whitby, Beatrice

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04404

Condition: Good


Original steel-blue cloth, lettered and framed in black on front board, in gilt on spine; publisher's own monogrammed endpapers. Corners a little scuffed, a little foxing, otherwise good. Whitby began with two (moderately) feminist novels: The Awakening of Mary Fenwick (1889) and Part of the Property (1890), both dealing with women's perception that they are being treated as property and possessions by men. Her later fiction is more conservative in tone. The Whirligig of... View more info

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Paul Quentin (1915)

By: White, Fred M. [ie Frederick Merrick White]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02505

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece. Original dark red cloth, blocked in blind with small gilt decorations and black lettering. Cloth a little darkened, corners scuffed, good. Crime novel: listed in Hubin. White wrote more than 80 crime novels and short story collections between the 1890s to the 1920s. View more info

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The Mountains of Necessity (1901)

By: White, Hester

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 04328

Condition: Good


Early C20th rebinding in tan leather over green cloth; raised bands, gilt decorations and brown leather title label on spine. Cloth marked on boards, light foxing, good. An Anglo-Indian novel. View more info

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The Adventures of Sir Frizzle Pumpkin, Nights at Mess, and Other Tales (1836)

By: White, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, William Blackwood/T. Cadell: 1836

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90115

Condition: Good


Eight plates by George Cruikshank. Mid C19th green beaded binder's cloth with printed paper label on spine. Label chipped on corners, foxing, good. The "other stories" are The Traveller in Spite of Himself, The Hour of Fortune & Crocodile Island. There are eight plates, not seven as indicated in the list following the contents leaf. View more info

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The Adventures of Sir Frizzle Pumpkin, Nights at Mess, and Other Tales (1836)

By: White, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, William Blackwood/T. Cadell: 1836

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90116

Condition: Good


Eight plates by George Cruikshank. Mid C19th fine-ribbed brown cloth eith blindstamped decorations, lettered in gilt on spine, yellow endpapers. Spine realid a century ago. Rubbing on corners, light foxing and occasional spots in text, good. The "other stories" are The Traveller in Spite of Himself, The Hour of Fortune & Crocodile Island. There are eight plates, not seven as indicated in the list following the contents leaf. View more info

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Park Lane (1903)

By: White, Percy

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00711

Condition: Good


Original green cloth, blocked in lilac (gilt on spine). Two small scratches on front board, some foxing spots, owner's inscription (1903) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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The Patient Man (1905)

By: White, Percy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02091

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed red cloth. Corners rubbed, light soiling on cloth, good. Publisher's catalogue dated April 1912 bound in at end View more info

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The League of Saint Louis (1913)

By: Whitelaw, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1913

Seller ID: 02657

Condition: Near Fine


Undated [1913]. Original dark red cloth; rosette in white on front board; lettered in blue (front board) and gilt (spine). A little light foxing, otherwise near fine. A wild adventure set in the aftermath of the French Revolution. Whitelaw wrote adventure and crime novels from the mid 1890s until the 1950s, but also found time to invent the (very successful) spelling card game, Lexicon. View more info

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Uncle John (1874)

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

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1874

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2631

Condition: Fair


Three volumes in original green cloth, lettered and decorated in black on front boards, in black and gilt on spines. Volume I: spine relaid (years ago), with chipping on spine ends; cream endpapers. Volume II: chips on spine ends. Volume III: chips on spine ends, and split to cloth along 3/4 of lower hinge. W. H. Smith Subscription Library plates on pastedowns, some foxing. A working/reading/binding copy. With all faults. Heavy set which will require additional postage o... 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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The Infant A Novel (1895)

By: Wicks, Frederick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Remington & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0974

Condition: Fair


Illustrated. Original deep crimson cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and framed in gilt; black endpapers. Light scuffing to spine ends, a little foxing, very good. Like the author's earlier novel, The Veiled Hand, this is a "microcosmic view of the social life of to-day. It is founded neither upon an affair of blood, nor upon a breach of the seventh commandment, nor upon an ingeniously contrived puzzle, nor upon supernatural conditions, involving fanciful conversati... View more info

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The Minx Goes to the Front (1919)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [Charles Norris & Alice Muriel Williamson]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92012

Condition: Good


Spine lightly sunned, a few marks on boards, long inscription (1921) on front free endpaper, good. The Williamsons made their name writing novels of travel and adventure featuring motor-cars. The Minx Goes to the Front -- the first of four short novels in this collection -- is a strange addition to the sequence; a half light-hearted, half serious trip around the front lines of the First World War by car, led by Miss Mix ("the Minx"). The other stories also have w... View more info

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Set in Silver (1909)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0237

Condition: Fair


Original grey-blue cloth, with oval picture on glazed paper inset on front board, map of journey by car through England on endpapers. Coloured frontispiece. Picture rubbed on front board, spine a little dulled, fair View more info

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Lord Loveland Discovers America (1910)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02658

Condition: Good


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, with small coronet below title on front board and spine. Corners bumped, lightly browned on endpapers, inner joint papers lightly cracking (but joints tight), small green (French) bookseller's label on front pastedown, good. Publisher's catalogue dated March 1910 bound in at end. View more info

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Lady Betty Across the Water (1906)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03209

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated (woman's head) in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Marked and rubbed at lower end of spine, armorial bookplate of Saxton Noble on front pastedown, and his signature (1906) on front free endpaper, good. Noble was an industrialist and owner of the grand Kent House in London's Knightsbridge. View more info

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It Happened in Egypt (1914)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0977

Condition: Good


Tinted frontispiece. Original tan cloth, with illustrations of ruined temple and lettering in blue on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. Dull mark on leading edge of rear board, a little rubbing on hinges and corners, foxing spots, good. View more info

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Lord John in New York (1918)

By: Williamson, C. N. & A. M. [ie C[harles] N[orris] & A[lice] M[uriel] Williamson]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2602

Condition: Good


Original pinky-red cloth, lettered and decorated in black. Spine lightly sunned, paper tanned on edges throughout, good. A scarce Williamson title, printed on poor quality paper at the end of the First World War. View more info