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The Waters of Edera (1900)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Seller ID: VN2747

Condition: Good


Third Impression. Title page printed in red and black. Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, some browning on endpapers, good. The last novel Ouida completed in her lifetime and one of her more uncommon titles. This binding is identical to that of the first edition [Sadleir, para 1953]. View more info

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Street Dust and Other Stories (1901)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White/George Bell: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2748

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth with blindstamped flower design and white lettering on front board, gilt lettering on spine. Extremities scuffed, white lettering a little rubbed, paper lightly browned throughout, good only. Wolff [5346]. Five short stories. View more info

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Great-Heart Gillian (1909)

By: Oxenham, John [ie William Arthur Dunkerley]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2827

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1909]. original grey-green cloth with illustration on glazed paper inset in centre of front board, lettered in white and gilt. Spine sunned, corners scuffed, signature (Christmam 1909) on front free endpaper, good. Set in and after the revolutionary year of 1848, this is anovel of love and chivalry. View more info

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The Toll of the Bush (1905)

By: Satchell, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1905

Edition: Colonial Edition

Seller ID: VN2758

Condition: Good


Early C20th rebinding in blue cloth with beaded black boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, a few foxing spots, good. No 500 in Macmillan's Colonial Library "for circulation only in India and the British Colonies". Presumably originally a paperback issue -- hence the rebinding. View more info

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Miss Jones' Quilting and Other Stories

By: Several Authors: "Josiah Allen's Wife" & Metta Victoria Fuller

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, International Book Company: 1887

Seller ID: VN2757

Condition: Good


Frontispiece. Original dark blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper tanned throughout, otherwise good. No date, but copyright 1887 on title page. View more info

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The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

By: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: VN2854

Condition: Very Good


Undated, but with publisher's catalogue date 7.87 bound in a t end. Original navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt; patterned endpapers. Lightly scufed, undated signature on half-title, very good. Contains: The Rivals, St. Patricks Day, The Duenna, The School For Scandal, The Critic, Trip To Scarborough, Pizzaro, Verses To The Memory Of Garrick View more info

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Scenes from the Show (1895)

By: Sims, George R. [George Robert Sims]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2762

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th navy blue leather over royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Number 51 in gilt at foot of spine. Lightly scuffed, private circulating library plate on front pastedown (Mr & mrs John H Wainwright's Library ..."Do not turn down any of the leaves of this book"). Originally issued as a yellowback, this was bound up in leather for the Wainwrights. View more info

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The Outsider (1886)

By: Smart, Hawley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: VN2845

Condition: Good


Undated reprint, c1890. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated (with racing horses) in black and gilt; green-and-white decorated endpapers. Corners rubbed, sine dulled, faint ring mark on front board, bookplate on front pastedown, good. View more info

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The Coming of Sonia and Other Stories (1902)

By: Synge, Mrs Hamilton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2831

Condition: Good


Original bright green cloth, lettered in gilt. A clean tight, bright copy APART FROM the rear board, which is discoloured (see photograph) View more info

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Fraser, Mrs Alexander

By: The New Duchess (1890)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, F. V. White & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: VN2826

Condition: Poor


One volume reprint, c1892. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Lacks prelims (half-title, title), so precise dating not possible. Ex-library with plate on front pastedown and stamps on verso of free endpaper. Spine ends chipped, inner joint papers cracked and a little shaken, Textually complete but in poor shape: strictly a reading copy. View more info

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The Greenleeks Papers

By: Tiptaff, Rev. Titus

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2759

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition [1891]. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Light scuffing, a few minor foxing spots, very good. Copies listed on COPAC give the date of publication as 1891, and suggest that "Tiptaff" is a pseudonym of an unknown writer. View more info

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Legal T Leaves (1903)

By: Turner, Edward F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2846

Condition: Good


Original crimson cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine. A few light marks on boards, endpapers browned, front free endpaper removed and W. H. Smith's label on front pastedown, good. Short stories of crime and litigation, as experienced by a member of the legal profession. View more info

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Wilton, Q. C; or, Life in a Highland Shooting Box (1895)

By: Tweedie, Mrs Alec [Ethel Brilliana Tweedie]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2825

Condition: Fair


Original two-tone cloth: back spine and half of front board black, lettered in gilt; remaining half of front board yellow, lettered in gilt; red strip along dividing line. Cloth soiled and lightly marked, chipped head and foot of spine, fair. As the title suggests, this combines society manners, hunting and sport, with Scottish scenery. Mrs Tweedie wrote similar tales set in Iceland and Norway View more info

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The Royal Magazine, Vol LXII (62), May - October 1929

By: Various Authors

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2743

Condition: Very Good


Contributions by: J. J. Bell, K. R. G. Browne, Gladys Cooper, Pamela Frankau, Storm Jameson, Beverley Nichols, R. C. Sherriff etc. Original decorated pale grey-green cloth; patterned endpapers. Lightly grazed on spine, otherwise clean, bright, very good. A heavy item which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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The Royal Magazine, Vol LXIV (64), May - November 1930

By: Various Authors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2746

Condition: Very Good


Original decorated pale grey-green cloth; patterned endpapers. Lightly grazed a few light marks, front inner joint reinforced, otherwise good. A heavy item which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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The Quidnunc, A Quartelry, Volume II: Christmas 1903, Easter, Midsummer & Michaelmas 1904

By: Various Authors

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Bristol, J. S. Fry: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2856

Condition: Good


The in-house "literary" magazine produced by Bristol-based chocolate manufacturer J. S. Fry (as in Fry's Turkish Delight, Chocolate Cream etc). It apparently appeared in from about 1902 to about 1905. Contents: miscellaneous articles, poems & stories (presumably by Fry's own staff), with some photographic illustrations. Four issues bound as one in green cloth, decorated in darker green. Lightly damp-marked on rear board and on corners of spine, otherwise clean, t... View more info

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Temple Bar Magazine, January - April 1878

By: Various Authors:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Richard Bentley: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TB019

Condition: Good


Contains: The First Violin by Jessie Fothergill. Part of ongoing serialisation. Jet: her Face or her Fortune? by Mrs Annie Edwardes. Parts of ongoing serialisation. C19th maroon leather over red marbled boards. Boards rubbed, leather worn at head of spine, otherwise good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Temple Bar Magazine, January - June 1875

By: Various Authors:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Richard Bentley: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TB023

Condition: Very Good


Contains: The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins. Start of serialisation (Prelude through to Chapter XXIV). Her Dearest Foe by Mrs Alexander. Part of ongoing serialisation. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope. Start of serialisation. C19th black leather over red marbled boards; green endpapers. Boards lightly rubbed, leather lightly scuffed, otherwise very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

Temple Bar Magazine, Volume LI (51), September - December 1877

By: Various Authors: Helen Mathers, Mrs Annie Edwardes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TB014

Condition: Good


Contains: Cherry Ripe! by Helen Mathers. Part of ongoing serialisation. A Bluestocking by Mrs Annie Edwardes. Conclusion of serialisation. Mid C20th rebinding in emerald green cloth, lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Guildhall Library on front pastedown, library stamps on prelims but no shelf marks or other library marks on boards, good/very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

Temple Bar Magazine, Volume XLIX (49), January - April 1877

By: Various Authors: Anthony Trollope, Helem Mathers

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TB012

Condition: Good


Contains: The American Senator by Anthony Trollope. Part of ongoing serialisation. Cherry Ripe! by Helen Mathers. Start of ongoing serialisation. Mid C20th rebinding in emerald green cloth, lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Guildhall Library on front pastedown, library stamps on prelims but no shelf marks or other library marks on boards, good/very good. A heavy volume which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info