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For Love of Her (1905)

By: Boothby, Guy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2533

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original navy blue cloth on bevelled boards, blindstamped flower design in pale green on front board below title; lettered in gilt. Corners rubbed, inner joint papers cracked (but both joints tight), signature (in green) along inner edge of front pastedown, some foxing. A well-used copy of an uncommon title: good. A collection of fourteen short stories published in the year of Boothby's death. View more info

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Lavengro; The Scholar--The Gypsy--The Priest (1851)

By: Borrow, George

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 86088

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original fine-ribbed blue-green cloth with blindstamped framing; paper title labels on spines; yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, spines and board edges faintly sunned, paper labels rubbed, foxing on early pages: a good set in its original state. Wolff [598]. Publisher's catalogue present in Volumes I & II. A heavy three volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Beta (1890)

By: Bourne, Mrs

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1890

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 88101

Condition: Fair


Three volumes in original brown cloth, framed and lettered in dark brown on boards, lettered in gilt on spines; grey-and-white patterned endpapers. [Volume II is in a slightly different shade of brown]. Corners and spine ends bumped and scuffed, W. H. Smith's Subscription Library plates on front free endpapers, later plain endpapers in volume III, inner joint papers cracking /chipped, but all joints tight, light foxing. A fair to good set. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [vi... View more info

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God and the King (1911)

By: Bowen, Marjorie [ie Margaret Campbell]

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03748

Condition: Near Fine


Original smooth, dark green cloth. Lettered in gilt within circle of gilt leaves on front board. A couple of light bumps to edges, otherwise clean, bright, near fine. One of Bowen's stirring and strongly-plotted historical romances. God and the King concerns the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688 and the overthrow of James II. View more info

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The Amazing Lady (1899)

By: Bowles, M. [Mamie Bowles]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: VN2493

Condition: Good


Original pale green cloth, lettered and decorated (with twigs and blossom) in dark green and white on front board, and spine. Spine darkened and scuffed on ends, otherwise good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads (rather oddly): "Mamie's dedication to Beresford". The novel was reviewed in The Spectator: "[Magda Stacpoole's] engage- ment to, and ultimate rescue from, a deliriously decadent lover is described with an intoxicating exuberance of polysyllab... View more info

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A Norseman's Pilgrimage (1875)

By: Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 90005

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and gilt, yellow endpapers. Rubbed and nicked at head of spine, one corner creased, otherwise good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: To Algernon R. Boyesen from his affectionate father Hjalmar H. Boyesen...May 1892. Boyesen was born in Norway and emigrated to the U. S. A. at the age of 21. He became the first Norwegian author to write a novel (Gunnar, 1874) in his adopted country, and followed it with A Nors... View more info

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When Every Tree Was Green (1912)

By: Bradby, G. F. [Godfrey Fox Bradby]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03159

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth, lettered in black. Trace of removed bookplate on top edge of front board, undated signature on front free endpaper, a little foxing, good. The novel concerns the lives of 5 children "who live with their grandparents while their parents are away in India" (Edwardian Fiction) View more info

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[Odd Volumes] Thou Art the Man (1894) Volumes 2 (II) & 3 (III)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0691

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1894]. Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volumes 2 (II) and 3 (III) ONLY. Volume 1 (I) is not present. Two volumes in original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, spines dulled, bookplate on front free endpapers. Volume 2 has boards detached from text block. 2 volumes out of 3 only. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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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 Octoroon or The Lily of Louisiana (1999)

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

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hastings, Sensation Press: 1999

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 91027

Condition: Very Good


Edited, with an Introduction, by Jennifer Carnell. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine: fine. Original illustrated dustwrapper: minimal scuffing, a few faint marks, very good. Originally serialised in The Halfpenny Journal between 1861 and 1862, and then published in a slightly abridged book edition - but only in America. View more info

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Ishmael (1884)

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

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John & Robert Maxwell: 1884

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 91008

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1884]. Three volumes in original green cloth, blindstamped framing on boards, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, small nicks on spine ends, undated inscriptions on front pastedowns, signature (1886) on front free endpaper of Volume I, inner joint papers lightly cracking (but all joints tight): a good set. Wolff [656]; Sadleir [297]. A heavy three volume set which will require additional postage for weight/signed for posta... 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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Pan and the Little Green Gate (1908)

By: Brett, Sylvia [aka Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91063

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, a little foxing, very good. A collection of brief stories: whimsy, fantasy and children being the principle themes. The book is dedicated to J. M. Barrie. Brett later became the wife of the Rajah [Charles Vyner Brooke] of Sarawak. 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