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[Odd Volume] Strangers and Pilgrims (1873) Volume 1 (I)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Maxwell: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0693

Condition: Poor


Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volume 1 (I) ONLY. Volumes 2 (II) & 3 (III) are not present. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Cloth wrinkled, endpapers wrinkled, worn on spine with small holes, poor only. Volume 1 of 3 only. View more info

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[Odd Volume] The Venetians (1892) Volume 3 (III)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0694

Condition: Poor


Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volume 3 (III) ONLY. Volumes 1 (I) & 2 (II) are not present. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Cloth dampstained and wrinkled, rear inner joint repaired, circulating library bookplate on front pastedown, poor. Volume 1 of 3 only. View more info

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The Infidel. A Story of the Great Revival (1900)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 88059

Condition: Good


Undated First Edition, [1900]. Original fine-ribbed black cloth, with blindstamped panel of leaves in centre of front board; lettered in gilt on front board and spine. Front inner joint very neatly (all but invisibly) restored, light scuffing to corners, a little light foxing, good. Sadleir [295]. An historical novel of the Methodist Revival. View more info

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The Doings of Berengaria (1907)

By: Bradley, Shelland [ie Francis Bradley Bradley-Birt]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell: 1913

Seller ID: VN2412

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, with illustration on oval glazed paper inset in centre of front board. Corners bumped, a little foxing, date (1917) in pencil on front free endpaper, otherwise good to very good. The author's first work of fiction, first published in India in 1902 and then in London in1907. In this copy the title page is an undated cancel, and mentions the author's second book (An American Girl in India, 1907). It is probably a late issue of the 19... View more info

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My Lady of Aros (1910)

By: Brandane, John [ie John McIntyre]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 03997

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece map of Isle of Mull. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks on cloth, perforated stamp ("Presentation Copy") on title page, a little foxing, very good. "A Stevensonian romance of Mull and the Western Isles and Highlands, when Jacobite plots were still hatching and hunting of suspects by Hanoverian soldiers was going on" (Historical Fiction). Scarce. View more info

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Ab-o'th'-Yate Sketches and Other Short Stories (1896)

By: Brierley, Ben

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oldham, W. E. Clegg: 1896

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 02630

Condition: Very Good


Edited by James Dronsfield. Illustrated by F. W. Jackson. Three volumes in original fine-ribbed green cloth. Endpapers lightly browned, light scuffing, two spots/marks on spine of Volume III, a very good set. Wolff [815]. A posthumous collection of Brierley's Ab-o'th'-Yate and other Lancashire stories, with a Preface by Dronsfield. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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Sue or, Wounded in Sport

By: Briton, E. Vincent

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co.: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00632

Condition: Good


Vignette title page. Original green cloth blocked in black, recent brown endpapers. Corners and spine tips lightly rubbed, a few light marks on rear board, light foxing, good. A romance set in Cornwall, by the author of Amyot Brough. View more info

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An Enemy to Society (1911)

By: Bronson-Howard, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1911

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2045

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1911]. Four illustrations (tinted yellow). Original blindstamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Scuffed, otherwise very good. View more info

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Mayfield (1911)

By: Brown, Vincent

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02098

Condition: Good


Original royal blue cloth, ruled in black, lettered in gilt. Nicked at head of spine, a few speckles on cloth, good. Melodrama of passion and divorce "by the author A Magdalen's Husband". Brown specialised in novels of sexual scandal. View more info

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Kittie Lonsdale and Some Rumsby Folk (1898)

By: Bryant, Emily M.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80037

Condition: Very Good


Original blindstamped maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A few light marks, endpapers browned, Sunday School inscription on front free endpaper, very good. A collection of short stories set in the Lincolnshire village of Rumsby, making use of Lincolnshire dialect. View more info

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The Story of a Ploughboy Told by Himself (1912)

By: Bryce, James

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, John Lane: 1912

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: VN1311

Condition: Good


With an introduction by Edwin Markham. Original light green cloth, lettered and illustrated in darker green. Edges scuffed, some foxing, front inner joint paper lightly cracked, good. A story of lowly farm life in Scotland. View more info

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Tales of South Africa (1896)

By: Bryden, H. A. [Henry Anderson Bryden]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 88013

Condition: Very Good


Title page printed in red and black. Original light tan cloth, lettered and illustrated in brown. Some light marks on boards, foxing on endpapers, otherwise very good. Eleven short stories. View more info

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Made in France. French Tales Re-told with a United States Twist (1893)

By: Bunner, H. C. [Henry Cuyler Bunner]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1893

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2595

Condition: Very Good


Original pale beige cloth, lettered and illustrated in dark brown and green. Illustrated. A little light foxing, a few light marks, very good. View more info

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MoKeanna!, A Treble Temptation &c., &c., &c. (1873)

By: Burnand, F. C. [Francis Cowley Burnand]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86140

Condition: Good


Four double-page illustrations. Original maroon cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine, cream endpapers. Lightly scuffed, donation bookplate on front pastedown, signature (1891) on verso of front free endpaper, good. MoKeanna; or, The White Witness is a parody of the penny dreadful stories of G. W. M. Reynolds. It is followed by two parodies of Charles Reade: A Treble Temptation [ie A Terrible Temptation] and Chikkin Hazard [ie... View more info

Image for A Lady of Quality Being a most curious, hitherto unknown history, as related by Mr Isaac Bickerstaff but not presented to the World of Fashion through the pages of The Tatler, and now for the first time written down... (1896)

A Lady of Quality Being a most curious, hitherto unknown history, as related by Mr Isaac Bickerstaff but not presented to the World of Fashion through the pages of The Tatler, and now for the first time written down... (1896)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1896

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: VN0966

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece. Original green cloth with blindstamped scrolling and gilt lettering. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown, a little light foxing, very good. An historical romance of the 1690s. View more info

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In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim (1899)

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN1966

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1899]. Original light brown cloth, lettered and decorated in dark brown and gilt. Extremities scuffed, tiny nicks at foot of spine, endpapers browned, good. View more info

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The Dawn of a To-morrow

By: Burnett, Francess Hodgson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1907

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2574

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth, decorated in gilt. A few light foxing spots, otherwise crisp, bright and fine copy. View more info

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Elizabeth and Other Sketches (1889)

By: Butt, Beatrice May

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80031

Condition: Good


Contemporary circulating library binding in blindstamped maroon cloth: brown endpapers. Spine sunned, W. H. Smith label (stamped "sold") on front pastedown, good. 5 short stories and novelettes, which had previously appeared in Blackwood's Magazine. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Miss Molly, Alison, Lesterre Durant etc". Not in Wolff. View more info

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Eugénie (1877)

By: Butt, Beatrice May

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80300

Condition: Very Good


Original salmon pink cloth, blocked in black: black endpapers. Light scuffing, inscription on front pastedown, very good. Not in Wolff, who held 3 titles by this author. Issued anonymously as "by the author of Miss Molly". A French girl marries a German Count, shortly before the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

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Fly-Leaves (1872)

By: C. S. C {ie Charles Stuart Calverley)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Deighton, Bell & Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VN0125

Condition: Fair


Original green cloth. Later endpapers. Spine tips worn, erased notes/names on endpapers, bookplate of John Charrington of Shenley on front pastedown: a fair copy. View more info