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A Bad Purler (1892)

By: Underhill, G. F. [George Frederick Underhill]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Remington & Co: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90092

Condition: Good


Original crimson cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Cloth a little darkened in places, 3 cm crack to head of rear inner joint, undated signature on front free endpaper, good. "I have endeavoured...to give a true picture of country house life and to point out how easy it is for the country house host to take in as his guest a wolf in sheep's clothing" (Author's Preface). A scarce novel: the British... View more info

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The Ludgate Monthly, Volume II (2), November 1891 - April 1892

By: Various Authors: L. T. Meade, Hawley Smart, Henry Herman, I Zangwill, George R. Sims, Helen Mathers etc

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Ludgate Monthly: 1892

Seller ID: 90060

Condition: Good


Short stories include: A Young Blue-Stocking by L. T. MEADE, Little Bobby Cuttlestone by Hawley SMART, A Loyal Heart by J. Fitzgerald MOLLOY, The Postman's Daughter by Henry HERMAN, The Principal Boy by I. ZANGWILL, The Story of Strawberry Court by George R. SIMS, Wrostella's Weird by Helen MATHERS. Original mustard yellow cloth, decorated and lettered in black and red; yellow endpapers. Corners rubbed, small loss of cloth on spine ends, faint ring mark on front board, l... View more info

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Temple Bar, Volumes 91, 92, 93. January - December 1891

By: Various Authors: W. E. Norris, Katherine Lee, Eliza Lynn Linton, Florence Warden, A. Conan Doyle, Egerton Castle, Sarah Grand, George Gissing, E. Nesbit, Annie Thomas, Tasma, Rhoda Broughton etc

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90072

Condition: Very Good


Contains: Mr Chaine's Sons by W. E. NORRIS. Complete serialisation. Love or Money by Katherine LEE. Complete serialisation. Kept to the Ear by Eliza Lynn LINTON. Novella in three instalments. Those Westerton Girls by Florence WARDEN. Complete serialisation. Short stories include: Our Midnight Visitor by A. Conan DOYLE, La Bella & The Baron's Quarry by Egerton CASTLE, Kane A Soldier Servant & Janey A Humble Administrator by Sarah GRAND, Letty Coe by George GISSING, John C... View more info

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The Husband of One Wife (1894)

By: Venn, Mrs [Susanna Carnegie Venn]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1895

Edition: First One-Volume Edition

Seller ID: 90117

Condition: Very Good


Undated [1895]. Original dark green cloth on bevelled boards, with gilt butterfly on front board; green endpapers. Lightly speckled on front board, a little foxing, very good. An attractive and strong-minded young widow moves into the stuffy academic atmosphere of Cambridge. The author was herself the wife of a Cambridge don -- a mathematician and logician -- who gives his name to the Venn Diagram. Susanna Venn wrote a handful of novels, all now uncommon. View more info

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Her Great Idea and Other Stories (1888)

By: Walford, L. B. [Lucy Bethia Walford]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90123

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and decoratively framed in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, a little light pink staining on edges of endpapers, light speckling on boards, good. View more info

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The Adventures of Sir Frizzle Pumpkin, Nights at Mess, and Other Tales (1836)

By: White, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, William Blackwood/T. Cadell: 1836

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90115

Condition: Good


Eight plates by George Cruikshank. Mid C19th green beaded binder's cloth with printed paper label on spine. Label chipped on corners, foxing, good. The "other stories" are The Traveller in Spite of Himself, The Hour of Fortune & Crocodile Island. There are eight plates, not seven as indicated in the list following the contents leaf. View more info

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The Adventures of Sir Frizzle Pumpkin, Nights at Mess, and Other Tales (1836)

By: White, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, William Blackwood/T. Cadell: 1836

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90116

Condition: Good


Eight plates by George Cruikshank. Mid C19th fine-ribbed brown cloth eith blindstamped decorations, lettered in gilt on spine, yellow endpapers. Spine realid a century ago. Rubbing on corners, light foxing and occasional spots in text, good. The "other stories" are The Traveller in Spite of Himself, The Hour of Fortune & Crocodile Island. There are eight plates, not seven as indicated in the list following the contents leaf. View more info

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Uncle John (1874)

By: Whyte-Melville, G. J. [George John Whyte-Melville]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1887

Seller ID: 90113

Condition: Good


Yelowback. New Edition, Select Library of Fiction. Undated, 1887. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Usual wear (with some chipping) to paper along hinges, corners rubbed, front board clean and bright, contents clean and tight, signature (1887) in pencil on half-title, good++. Topp [III, p. 400] records several yellowback editions, none of which quite matches this copy. A country-house-and-sport novel with a bigamy sub-plot. View more info

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Studies and Romances (1873)

By: Wilson, H. Schütz [Henry Schütz Wilson]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90091

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on bevelled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt and black; black endpapers. Corners lightly scuffed, otherwise very good. Two "studies" -- on Shakespeare and Goethe -- followed by thirteen short stories. Not to be confused with Wilson's later book Studies in History, Legend and Literature (1884). View more info

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A Pretty Radical and Other Stories (1890)

By: Wotton, Mabel E. [Mabel Elizabeth Wotton]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, David Stott: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90129

Condition: Fair


Original fine-ribbed light blue cloth, lettered and decorated in red and black; blue-green endpapers. Corners rubbed, light crease to front board, front free endpaper (and possibly half-title) removed, fair/good. Uncommon collection of short stories. View more info

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Land at Last (1866)

By: Yates, Edmund

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1874

Seller ID: 90097

Condition: Near Fine


New Edition. Recently rebound in brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations and black leather title label on spine. Near fine. View more info

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The Yellow Flag (1872)

By: Yates, Edmund

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1873

Seller ID: 90098

Condition: Near Fine


New Edition. Recently rebound in brown leather over marbled boards; raised bands, gilt decorations and black leather title label on spine. Near fine. View more info

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The Roman Road, The Balance, The Thoughty Ones (1903)

By: Zack [ie Gwendoline Yeats]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90132

Condition: Very Good


Original grey-blue cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt within concentric rings on front board. Lightly scuffed, a couple of small marks on boards, light foxing, undated signature (in pencil) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. The final book in Keats's brief authorial career: a collection consisting of three long stories. Recent research by Carl Wells suggests that around this time the author was involved in a driving accident which led to some form of br... View more info

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On Trial (1899)

By: Zack [ie Gwendoline Yeats]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90133

Condition: Good


Original pale green cloth, lettered in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Light marks on cloth, brown spots and some smudgy marks on margins, endpapers replaced, now good. Keats's most successful novel: a study of cowardice. The last serial instalment in Blackwood's Magazine ("Maga") overlapped with the first of Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim: and Conrad wrote to the publisher: "Isn't it a funny coincidence me following Zack on essentially the same subject? I... View more info