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Donal Grant (1883)

By: MacDonald, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 90063

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Rubbed on corners at foot of spine, a little spckled on boards, paper faintly tanned on page edges, good. "On the one hand we have [the hero's] boyish education, his college struggles, and worthy life; on the other, the sensational and mystical story of a quest for a lost room in the castle" (Best Fiction). View more info

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Guild Court. A London Story (1868)

By: MacDonald, George

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1890

Seller ID: 90065

Condition: Good


Yellowback. New & Cheaper Edition, Low's Standard Novels. Blue endpapers with advertisements. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Hinges and edges rubbed, small loss of paper on spine ends, undated signature on title page, fair/good. Topp [IV, pp 374 - 5], noting that the book was actually issued in 1891. View more info

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The Vicar's Daughter. An Autobiographical Story (1872)

By: MacDonald, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Edwin Dalton: 1908

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 90075

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, decorated in orange and green, lettered in gilt. Corners scuffed, spine sunned, prelims lightly tanned/foxed, good. View more info

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The Princess and Curdie (1883)

By: MacDonald, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Co.: 1897

Seller ID: 90121

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Undated, c1897. Eight tinted illustrations by James Allen. Original grey-blue cloth lettered and illustrated in black and gilt. Corners scuffed, spine a little darkened, inner joint papers lightly cracked (but joints tight), some foxing spots, signature (1895) on front free endpaper, good. Iin 1899 Blackie re-issued the novel with a new cover design and with new illustrations by Helen Stratton. View more info

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Napoleon Boswell. Tales of the Tents (1913)

By: Malleson, Herbert H. [Herbert Harry Malleson]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90015

Condition: Very Good


With a Preface by Lady Arthur Grosvenor. Original grass-green cloth, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Gilt on spine not quite in line with blindstamping. Light scuffing, light foxing, very good. Ten linked stories of gypsy love and gypsy life a century ago, centred on Napoleon ("Poley") Boswell and Gentilla ("Gentie") Stanley. "Jaded novel-readers, oppressed by a surfeit of sex problems, wearied by the vagaries of smart week-enders,... View more info

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Many a Year Ago (1892)

By: Martin, Mrs Herbert [ie Mary Emma Martin]

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1892

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 90083

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with blindstamped decoration on front boards, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Lightly scuffed, inscriptions (1894) on each front pastedown, small hole in front free endpaper in Volume II, light foxing, otherwise very good. Wolff [4593]. A heavy two-volume set which will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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The Great Interruption (1919)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90080

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered in black on spine. Corners lightly bumped, faint sunning, undated inscription on front free endpaper, light foxing, very good. Publisher's catalogue for Spring 1919 bound in at end. The First World War -- the "great interruption" of the title -- had finished only months before this book was published. The war provides most of the material for this collection of twelve short stories. View more info

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Seymour Charlton (1909)

By: Maxwell, W. B. [William Babington Maxwell]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90084

Condition: Very Good


Title page printed in brown and black. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, framed in white on front board and lettered in gilt. Light scuffing, foxing spots, very good. A younger son unexpectedly inherits a title and decides to change from a life of mere frivolity to a career in politics. W. B. Maxwell was the eldest son of M. E. Braddon and her publisher husband, John Maxwell. View more info

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Dame Perkins and Her Grey Mare; or, The Mount for Market (1866)

By: Meadows, Lindon [ie Charles Butler Greatrex]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, & Marston: 1866

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90055

Condition: Good


Eight coloured plates by Phiz [Hablôt K. Browne]. Original green cloth with gilt vignette and lettering on front board; pale yellow endpapers. Lightly scuffed and marked, light foxing, inscription (1867) on front free endpaper, good. A comic poem with delightful illustrations by Phiz. View more info

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The Life of Mary Russell Mitford, Authoress of Our Village etc, Related in a Selection from Her Letters to Her Friends. Edited by The Rev A. G. Lestrange (1870)

By: Mitford, Mary Russell, A. G. Lestrange

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1870

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90073

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original brown cloth on bevelled boards, framed in black and lettered in gilt on spines; pale yellow endpapers. Free corners rubbed, faint traces of bookplates on front boards, inner joint papers cracked (but joints tight), good. A heavy set which will require additional postage View more info

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Seaforth (1878)

By: Montgomery, Florence

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1895

Seller ID: 90137

Condition: Near Fine


Popular Edition, Favourite Novels. Frontispiece. Original blindstamped black cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine; publisher's own monogrammed endpapers. Some foxing on prelims, undated signature on title page, very good/near fine. One of Montgomery's adult titles, originally published as a three-decker in 1878. View more info

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The Last of the Haddons (1878)

By: Newman, Mrs E [Emma Newman]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 90068

Condition: Good


Greenback Series No 30. Original dark green cloth, with title and series blindstamped on front board. Lightly scuffed, a little shaken, front free endpaper tipped in, otherwise good. Originally serialised in Chambers's Journal and then issued as a three-decker by Tinsley in 1878. View more info

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Queer Patients (1912)

By: Oston, M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, John Currie: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90074

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1912]. Illustrated. Original illustrated blue cloth, lettered in red and black. Spine dulled with title lettering rubbed, spine ends and corners rubbed, undated signature on front endpapers, good. "Nothing interests doctors more than patients -- and the queerer the patients the more interesting the case" (Author's Preface). "The book is medical fiction" (Publisher's Note). Also contains some elements of crime: the title is listed i... View more info

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Ariadnê. The Story of a Dream (1877)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise De La Ramee]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1878

Seller ID: 90070

Condition: Very Good


New/Uniform Edition. Original blindstamped red cloth with gilt vase at foot of spine, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. A trifle darkened on boards, signature (1946) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. Publisher's catalogue for October 1878 bound in at end. View more info

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Tricotrin: The Story of a Waif and Stray (1869)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise De La Ramee]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1877

Seller ID: 90090

Condition: Very Good


New/Uniform Edition. Undated but with catalogue for May 1877 bound in at end]. Original blindstamped red cloth with gilt vase at foot of spine, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Tiny knocks to leading edges of boards, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise a very clean and bright copy: very good. Chatto acquired the copyright to Ouida's earlier novels and started issuing them in this uniform edition in 1875. Later, the series was absorbed into the Piccadilly ... View more info

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In Maremma. A Story (1882)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise De La Ramee]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1882

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90120

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes rebound in late C19th brown cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt on spines, all edges yellow. Lightly scuffed, light foxing, armorial bookplate of Viscountess Wolseley on each front pastedown, very good. Sadleir [1924] in original cloth. This copy does not have the publisher's catalogue in Volume I. A heavy three volume set which wll require additional postage. View more info

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Lost Sir Massingberd. A Romance of Real Life (1864)

By: Payn, James

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, & Marston: 1865

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 90103

Condition: Good


Mid C19th purple-black leather over grey-brown beaded cloth. Corners scuffed, signature (undated) on half-title, foxing, author's name added in blue on title page, good. The novel which made Payn's name: concerns the disappearance of the sinister, bullying baronet of the title. View more info

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Inconsequent Lives A Village Chronicle Shewing How Certain Folk Set Out for El Dorado: What They Attempted: And What They Attained (1891)

By: Pearce, J. H. [Joseph Henry Pearce]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1896

Seller ID: 90105

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine sunned, light scuffing, good. Pearce's novels are set in Cornwall and tend towards a gloomy ("Hardyesque") view of peasant life, as the title suggests. View more info

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Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with Details of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life from the Year 1733 to 1749, as Written in His Own Diary Edited by Miss Jane Porter (1831)

By: Porter, Jane [and William Ogilvie Porter]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees Orme, Brown & Green: 1931

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90109

Condition: Good


Vignette title page in each volume. Three volumes in mid-C19th maroon leather over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines bound to text blocks by binder. Boards grazed, signatures (1846) in each volume, with additional dedication (1846) in volume I. Good only. Wolff [5612]: also rebound in leather. He held documents describing the composition of the novel: it was originally conceived by William Porter but written with the assistance of his sister Jane: "T... View more info

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The Cloister and the Hearth. A Tale of the Middle Ages (1861)

By: Reade, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Trübner & Co.: 1862

Seller ID: 90112

Condition: Good


New Edition in Three Volumes. Three volumes in original blindstamped purple-brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; pale yellow endpapers. Spines lightly sunned with some small chips and nicks to spine ends, good. A publishing curiosity. The novel was first issued by Trübner in four volumes in 1861, and at least two further editions in the same format followed in the same year -- and in due course a one-volume edition appeared. But in between the four and one volume ed... View more info