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The Girl at the Bacca Shop (1920)

By: Garvice, Charles

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Skeffington & Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN3034

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1920]. Original red cloth, lettered in black. Dint on edge of front board, some discolouration on edges of front board, otherwise good. A collection of twelve short stories. Uncommon. View more info

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Saved in Time and Other Tales

By: Hall, Mrs S. C. [ie Anna Maria Hall] etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, James Blackwood: 1880

Seller ID: VN3038

Condition: Good


Undated, c1880. Original grey blue cloth with blindstamped decorations and lettering in gilt; yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, some marks on cloth, notes (in pencil) on endpapers, good. A collection of tales, many derived from Chambers's Journal. All are unsigned but the following can be identified as being by Mrs S. Hall: Sandy Donovan, Emily Dawson, Peggy. The book actually consists of 8 sections, each paginated separately and probably originally issued individually. View more info

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The Queen of Bohemia (1877)

By: Hatton, Joseph

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: VN2981

Condition: Good


New Edition. Undated (c1892). Original blue cloth with patterned boards, lettered in gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Extremities scuffed, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight), good+ View more info

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Old Myddleton's Money (1874)

By: Hay, Mary Cecil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Tyler: 1875

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: VN2998

Condition: Good


Mid C19th black leather over dark-grey beaded cloth-covered boards. Spine ends rubbed, with small chips at head, front inner joint paper cracked, fair/good. Domestic mystery/sensation novel in the school of M. E. Braddon and Mrs Henry Wood. View more info

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A Traitor in London (1900)

By: Hume, Fergus

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Long: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2862

Condition: Fair


Original illustrated red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Rear board extensively damp-marked, short tears on ends of hinges, endpapers browned, fair only. A reading/working/binding copy only. View more info

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Flies

By: Hutten, Baroness von [Betsy von Hutten zum Stolzenburg]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1926

Seller ID: VN2941

Condition: Good


Green cloth over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine; continental patterned endpapers. Edges faintly sunned, browning on prelims, signature and date (1927) on title page, good. Todd [4795a]. First issue; series half-title bound in. View more info

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Watch and Ward; Longstaffe's Marriage; Eugene Pickering and Other Tales

By: James, Henry

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: VN3031

Condition: Very Good


"Novels and Stories of Henry James". Original steel blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Minimal scuffing, very faint tanning to paper, very good. View more info

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Linda Condon

By: Joseph Hergesheimer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1922

Seller ID: VN2938

Condition: Good


Green cloth over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine; continental patterned endpapers. Edges faintly sunned, browning on prelims, signature and date (1922) on half-title, good. Todd [4589a]. First issue; series half-title bound in. View more info

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Dr Janet of Harley Street (1893)

By: Kenealy, Arabella

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Digby, Long & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 93161

Condition: Good


New Edition, Seventh Thousand. Undated [1895]. Frontispiece portrait of author. Original mustard yellow cloth, ruled in black on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; green-and-white flower patterned endpapers. Cloth lightly soiled, paper faintly tanned, inscription (1895) on half-title, good. A Victorian depiction of a close (and perhaps lesbian) relationship between a lady doctor and her protegée. Scarce. Publisher's catalogue dated April 1895 bound in at end. View more info

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A Crack County (1888)

By: Kennard, Mrs Edward [ie Mary Kennard]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1889

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: VN2847

Condition: Good


Original green cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, in gilt on spine; green flower-patterned endpapers. Edges bumped, undated signature on front free endpaper, good. First published in three volumes in 1888. View more info

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In the Wrong Paradise and Other Stories (1886)

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.: 1887

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN2995

Condition: Good


Original red cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine sunned, owner's name stamps on prelims, otherwise a clean tight copy, good View more info

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The Romance of a Hill Station and Other Stories (1901)

By: Laverton, Mrs H. S. [aka "Valete"]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2910

Condition: Fair


Illustrated. Original illustrated grey-green cloth, lettered in red and gilt. Spine a little sunned, with 3 cm tear to head of lower hinge, otherwise fair/good. Short stories set in a Hill Station -- a cool upland retreat of administrators and their families in India under the British Empire. View more info

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Guy Livingstone or "Thorough" (1857)

By: Lawrence, George Alfred

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1890

Seller ID: VN2879

Condition: Very Good


Undated (and anonymous) reprint, c1890. Original fine-ribbed maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; brown monogrammed endpapers. Very faint tanning to page edges, otherwise very good. The first of Lawrence's "muscular" novels, featuring hearty, virile and sometimes sadistic heroes. View more info

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The History of a Walking Stick in Ten Notches (1886)

By: Le Free, Richard [ie Richard William Free]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Swan, Sonnenschein & Co: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2844

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; brown patterned endpapers. Nicks chips to lower hinge (see photograph), page edges faintly tanned, name stamp on title page, good. A young city clerk retrieves a walking stick from a pond: the grateful owner befriends him and regales him with ten stories. View more info

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Beryl of the Biplane. Being the Romance of a Air-woman of To-day (1917)

By: Le Queux, William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1918

Seller ID: 91200

Condition: Very Good


Second Impression. Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in darker blue. A few specks and spots on boards, tanning on endpapers, otherwise very good. A scarce war-time title. View more info

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Rory O'More A National Romance

By: Lover, Samuel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1839

Seller ID: SP46

Condition: Good


Original fine-ribbed maroon cloth, with blindstamped decorations on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Frontispiece & vignette title precede printed tile page. Cloth generally sunned, foxing, signature (1839) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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A Casket of Mirth, A Selection of Twenty-Four Humorous and Amusing Stories and Sketches (1896)

By: Lyall, John, W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Porst Glasgow, Wm. Miller, Express Office: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2837

Condition: Very Good


Frontispiece portrait of author. Original royal blue cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered in gilt. A few light scuffs and marks on front board, otherwise very good. View more info

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Harmen Pols Peasant (1910)

By: Maartens, Maarten [ie Joost Marius Willem van der Poorten Schwartz]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN3036

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Small nicks and chip at head of spine, foxing, note in pencil on front pastedown, inner joint papers lightly cracked, good-. View more info

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Joel Marsh: An American. And Other Stories (1893)

By: Macalpine, Avery

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2852

Condition: Good


Two-tone cloth; maroon spine, lettered in gilt, with beige boards lettered in maroon; grey-and-white patterned endpapers. Front free endpaper removed, otherwise clean and bright: good+ View more info

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The Dog Fiend or Snarleyyow (1837)

By: Marryat, Captain [Frederick]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1862

Seller ID: VN2820

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Wavy-grained bright emerald green cloth, blindstamped framing on boards, elaborate gilt decorations and lettering on all spines; cream endpapers. Frontispiece. Corners scuffed, a little rubbing on hinges and spine tips, a little foxing on prelims, good. View more info