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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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A Cupful of Tears. Sixteen Victorian Novelettes Selected by Martin Seymour-Smith (1965)

By: Several authors: Amanda McKittrick Ros, H. S. Merriman, Mary Bradford Whiting, Evelyn Everett Green, Lillian Street, Hesba Stretton & others

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Wolfe Publishing: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2635

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in white on spine. Spine ends bumped, otherwise very good. Original decorated dustwrappers. Light edgewear, nicks on corners, good only. The novelettes are: Irene Iddesleigh (Ros); The Prodigal's Return (Merriman); Chis (Bradford-Whiting); Only a Child (Green); Gott Sent Her (Street); Little Meg's Children (Stretton), plus Humpty Dumpty & The Two Bens (both anonymous);Thy Cloke Also (Albert E Hopper); In the Shelter of the Cross (Gak Tsok Si... View more info

Image for A Son of the People A Romance of the Hungarian Plains (Orczy); The Prisoner of Zenda Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman (Hope); Rupert of Hentzau (Hope); Coronation Mysteries (Hill); The Herne Lodge Mystery (Desart); Johnny Fortnight (Phillpotts)

A Son of the People A Romance of the Hungarian Plains (Orczy); The Prisoner of Zenda Being the History of Three Months in the Life of an English Gentleman (Hope); Rupert of Hentzau (Hope); Coronation Mysteries (Hill); The Herne Lodge Mystery (Desart); Johnny Fortnight (Phillpotts)

By: Several Authors: Baroness Orczy, Anthony Hope, Headon Hill, Earl of Desart, Eden Phillpotts

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Various Publisher: Greening, Arrowsmith, Digby Long, Swan Sonnenschein: 1912

Seller ID: VN2676

Condition: Good


Six Edwardian/Georgian paperbacks, bound together (without original wrappers) in black leather over purple boards; no titling on binding; black endpapers; all edges red. Small paper label with number (1042) on spine, some browning of paper, extremities rubbed, one or two pages rubbed on edges, good. Adventure and mystery fiction. Desart's novel is scarce: Phillpotts's originally appeared under the title The Good Read Earth. A heavy item which will require additional post... View more info

Image for The Mystery of The Yellow Room (Leroux); A Thief in the Night, Last Chronicles of Raffles (Hornung); The Belle of Toorak (Hornung); The Brass Bottle (Anstey); The Giant's Robe (Anstey)

The Mystery of The Yellow Room (Leroux); A Thief in the Night, Last Chronicles of Raffles (Hornung); The Belle of Toorak (Hornung); The Brass Bottle (Anstey); The Giant's Robe (Anstey)

By: Several Authors: Gaston Leroux, E. W. Hornung, F. Anstey

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1908

Seller ID: VN2675

Condition: Good


Undated (c1908). Five Edwardian paperbacks, in the Daily Mail Sixpenny Novels series, bound together (without original wrappers) in pink binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Paper slightly tanned, otherwise very good. A heavy item which will require additional postage outside the UK. 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 Mayor of Littlejoy (1901)

By: Smale, Fred C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2681

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition [1901]. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, with illustration in gilt and white, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, endpapers browned, otherwise very good. A comic fantasy: the mayor (Alderman Pettigrew) is greatly embarrassed to discover that his great-great-great-great grandmother was -- and still very much is -- a fairy called Rosabel. View more info

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Bad to Beat & From Post to Finish with The Spy Company & The Empty Hotel

By: Smart, Hawley & Archibald Clavering Gunter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: VN2618

Condition: Good


The first two titles are by Smart, the second two by Gunter. The first is dated 1907.the others are undated but from the same period. Four Edwardian paperbacks bound as one in beaded maroon cloth, without original wrappers. Illustrated. Small knock to leading edge of front board, otherwise good. View more info

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Willow the King The Story of a Cricket Match (1899)

By: Snaith, J. C. [John Collis Snaith)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1900

Seller ID: VN2619

Condition: Good


Yellowback. Undated, c1900. Original pictorial paper-covered boards, over blue cloth spine. The illustration on the front cover shows a cricket match with a woman batting. Free corners rubbed, edgewear, spine a trifle dulled, endpapers replaced, now good. Not listed in Topp's survey of yellowbacks. View more info

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Araminta (1909)

By: Snaith, J. C. [John Collis Snaith]

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1913

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN2687

Condition: Good


Original card wrappers, dated July 1913 on rear. First issue. Corners curled, a few marks on front good. View more info

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Loyal After All & Scraps (1893)

By: Soldier, An Old

Price: £18.00

Publisher: None given, "Printed by J. H. Clark": 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2620

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Some marks on boards, corners rubbed, endpapers browned, fair/good. Stories, poems, memories and religious reflections by an unknown "old soldier" 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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Windyhaugh (1898)

By: Travers, Graham [ie Dr Margaret Todd]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1899

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: VN2608

Condition: Very Good


Lightly scuffed on edges, boards lightly marked, inscription (1908) on front free endpaper, very good. The story of the growth of Wilhelmina Galbraith, brought up in isolation in the lonely house of the title. View more info

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Harry Heathcote of Gangoil. A Tale of Australian Bush Life

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: VN2682

Condition: Good


Undated reprint in Ward, Lock's Select Library of Fiction (c1889). Frontispiece. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; red-and-brown leaf-patterned endpapers. A little light scuffing, corners rubbed, some foxing post, prize inscription on half0title (1889), good+. View more info

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Torrents of Spring (1897)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1897

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2718a

Condition: Good


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume XI. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Spine a little darkened, with tiny chip at head, foxing on prelims, impressed stamp ("Presentattion Copy") on prelims, good. Also contains the short stories First Love & Mumu. View more info

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The Jew and Other Stories (1899)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1899

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2719a

Condition: Fair


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume XV. Introduction by Edward Garnett. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Spine a chipped and worn at head of spine, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), fair. View more info

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Rudin (1894)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1894

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2720a

Condition: Good


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume I. Introduction by Sergius Stepniak. Frontispiece portrait of Turgenev. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Small chips to spine ends, inscription (1942) on front free endpaper, good. View more info

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On the Eve (1895)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1895

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2721a

Condition: Fair


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume III. Introduction by Edward Garnett. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lower hinge split, boards lightly soiled, bookplate on front pastedown, fair View more info

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A Desperate Character and Other Stories (1899)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1899

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2722a

Condition: Fair


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume XIV. Introduction by Edward Garnett. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lower hinge split, chipped at head of spine, impressed stamp ("Presentation Copy") on prelims, fair. View more info

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A Lear of the Steppes and Other Stories (1898)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2723a

Condition: Very Good


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume XII. Introduction by Edward Garnett. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. A few light marks, inscription (1899) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. View more info

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A House of Gentlefolk (1894)

By: Turgenev, Ivan, translated [from the Russian] by Constance Garnett

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1904

Seller ID: VN2724a

Condition: Good


The Novels of Ivan Turgenev, Volume II. Introduction by Sergius Stepniak. Original beige cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lower hinge partially splitting, a few light marks, good. View more info