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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels

By: ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1911

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 6646

Condition: Good


Hardback, 215mm x 139mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xiii prelims, 546pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Illustrations by H.G. Theaker. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Differential fading to endpapers. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed at ends, pages clean if tanned to edges with block edges dusty. Latter-day illustrated edition of Barham's 1837 collection of legends and ghost stories which he attributed to the fictitious Ingol... View more info

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Marshfield the Observer and the Death-Dance - Studies of Character and Action

By: Castle, Egerton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1900

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6572

Condition: Good


Hardback, 198mm x 132mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 356pp. plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine frayed at ends. Block basically clean if a little darkened and grubby at edges. Fantasy novel by famous Victorian author and swordsman. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Egerton, Marshfield, Meldrum View more info

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Ministering Children - A Sequel

By: Charlesworth, Maria Louisa

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co.:

Seller ID: 4234

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, 72nd thousand state, vi prelims, 434pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. School prize sticker dated 1907 on inner front board. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed. Differential fading to endpapers. Striking foxing to block edges seeping onto page edges. Classic, morally uplifting Victorian work intended primarily for the instruction of children. Catalogue: Classic Literature. K... View more info

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Leone - A Tale of the Jesuits

By: Douglas-Hamilton, Mrs. A. ; Dunbat of Mochrum, Lady

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Long: 1906

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6619

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 195mm x 125mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 476pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine bumped, has been handled along with boards. Front hinge loose. Block clean apart from foxing to edges and also top pages at beginning and end. Engaging tale of the secretive Catholic order written by a noble Englishwoman and edited by her daughter. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Jesuit, leone, Hamilton, Italy View more info

Nina

By: Ertz, Susan

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1924

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 4258

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 326pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Spine and boards slightly bumped, spine darkened and lightly creased with staining to edge on rear. Block is clean, if a little darkened, with no markings or foxing. Another novel of the genteel English by Ertz. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ertz, Nina, England, 1920s View more info

Julian Probert

By: Ertz, Susan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1931

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4259

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, light blue titles, first edition, 316pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Block is tight and clean, with no foxing except slightly to base. Spine and boards bumped, with spine creased and boards bowed. Another contemporary novel of the smart set by Ertz. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ertz, Julian, probert View more info

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Eustace Marchmont - A story of the West Country

By: Everett-Green, Evelyn

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son:

Seller ID: 4251

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, black titles, , 249pp. Good/Good +++. Foxing to block edges, differential fading to endpapers, spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little shelfwear. Undated, but perhaps c. 1920-1930, this is a romantic tale by the author of "Her Husband's Home." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Everett-Green, country, Eustace View more info

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The Roadmender

By: Fairless, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1911

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 6615

Condition: Good


Hardback, 224mm x 163mm olive cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, ix prelims, 121+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Waite. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, just a little grubby in places. Block a little darkened with age, some foxing here and there, notably to opening pages. Differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise clean, binding good. Eight colour plates with flysheets all clean. Margaret Barber's psudonymous and massively popular... View more info

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The Roadmender

By: Fairless, Michael

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1911

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 6616

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 224mm x 163mm oli cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 121+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Waite. Less than good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Boards and spine bumped, also badly faded/discoloured, hinges loose. Block basically clean but egdes grubby, differential fading to endpapers. Margaret Barber's psudonymous and massively popular book of Christian meditations on the road to heaven. First published in 1902, this is the Edit... View more info

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Last of the Lairds

By: Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1936

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 4268

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xii prelims, 298pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Tight and solid, with text clean and unmarked. Spines a little bumped. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear along top, with spine darkened and frayed small loss at ends, but covers basically clean. Volume nine in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited by D S Meldrum and William Ro... View more info

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - Sir Andrew Wylie

By: Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1936

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 4270

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxii, x prelims, 374, 394pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Both volumes tight, clean and solid. Some bumping of spine and corners. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrappers are basically clean, with a little shelfwear, spines bumped and darkened, 1/2 sq cm of loss to base of spine of v2. Volumes four and five in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited b... View more info

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Provost

By: Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Grant: 1936

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 4271

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxiv prelims, 288pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Tight, clean and solid. Some bumping of spine and corners. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrapper is basically clean, with a little shelfwear, spine bumped and darkened, with 1cm tear to base of spine. Volume ten in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited by D S Meldrum and... View more info

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The World's Desire

By: Haggard, H. Rider; Lang, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1890

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6630

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 194mm x 124mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 317pp. plus advertisments,Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, spine damaged at both ends, binding tight. Block edges grubby with foxing throughout. Fantasy version of the Odysseus myth. First edition, Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Haggard, Odysseus, World View more info

The Unlit Lamp

By: Hall, Radclyffe

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Falcon Press: 1949

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 4285

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 340pp. Good/NoWrapper. Block and boards feel a little slippy. Binding just a little loose. Spine faded. Pp 77-80 have loss to edges. Early novel, originally publsihed 1924, by a female author whose lesbian-themed works once caused a scandal. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Radclyffe, lamp View more info

The Well of Loneliness

By: Hall, Radclyffe

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Falcon Press: 1949

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6629

Condition: Good


Hardback, 222mm x 139mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 491pp. Good/NoWrapper. No d/w. Book has been read, spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine also grubby with foxing-like marks. Block a little darkened with edges dusty. Orginally published in 1928, this is a novel whose treatment of lesbianism may seem tame to a modern audience but caused a storm in its day on both sides of the Atlantic. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Radclyffe, lesbian, ... View more info

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The Luck of Roaring Camp

By: Harte, Bret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Readers Library:

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6626

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 173mm x 107mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 243pp. Fair/Good +. Hinges loose, block darkened with age and grubby edges, staining to front board. Pages unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little wear, chipped base of spine, basically clean and attractive. Collection of Harte short stories of pioneer America, beginning with his famous tale of a prospecting camp in Gold Rush California first published in 1868. No date but likely... View more info

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Reminiscences of J.L. Toole related by himself and chronicled by Joseph Hatton

By: Hatton, Joseph

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1889

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 4274

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo red decorated boards, gilt titles, third edition, xvi prelims, 447pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Alfred Bryan, W.H. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards solid, but grubby in places, bumped with spine stained. Block is clean, binding a little loose in places, edges darkened and lightly frayed. Memoirs of a Victorian comedian. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Toole, comedian, theatre, America View more info

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The Purple Robe

By: Hocking, Joseph

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock:

Seller ID: 6648

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 196mm x 127mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 388pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by J. Barnard Davis. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards are very clean and unmarked, spine just a little bumped. Binding is good. Serious foxing to all edges, also opening/closing pages. Christian novel with an English setting. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Christian, nonconformism, England, Hocking View more info

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The Pearl Fishers - A Story of St. Francis Xavier

By: Hollis, Gertrude

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 6661

Condition: Good


Hardback, 194mm x 127mm blue decorated boards, blue titles, , vii prelims, 245pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Prize sticker and owner stamp on front endpaper. Spien and boards bumped, block edges grubby from handling, but pages clean and binding good. Historical tale of Christianity in the East. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Pearl, Hollis, Xavier View more info

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Odd Pairs

By: Housman, Laurence

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1925

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 6664

Condition: Good


Hardback, 196mm x 124mm red cloth boards, green titles, first edition, 160pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Differential fading to endpapers. Some foxing to block edges, dusty on top. Pages otherwise clean. Five tales from between 1895 and 1909 including "The Two Widows of Chadsey." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Housman, odd, Farvingdon View more info

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The Ingoldsby Legends

By: Ingoldsby (Esquire.), Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, OUP - Henry Frowde: 1905

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6665

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 190mm x 122mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xlviii prelims, 527pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Cruikshank. et al. Fair/NoWrapper. Binding good, and book feels sturdy in hands. Spine and boards faded in places, also bumped and scuffed. Differential fading to endpapers, block edges grubby from handling, pages clean. Latter-day edition of famous 19th century collection of fables and poems, actually written by the Reverend Bar... View more info

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The Skipper's Wooing and The Brown Man's Servant

By: Jacobs, W.W.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson: 1897

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4298

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 195pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Binding a little loose. Block tanned. Staining to endpapers and inner boards. Spine and boards bumped and lightly stained in places. First Edition of popular late Victorian novel. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Skipper, wooing, Jacobs View more info

Oakshott Castle and The Grange Garden

By: Kingsley, Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Bowden: 1895

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 4286

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 471pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book feels quite sturdy. Spine and boards bumped, spine faded, boards basically clean. Foxing to flysheet, endpapers a little grubby. Block basically clean with ragged edges. Two novels by Henry Kingsley, originally published in 1873 and 1875. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Kingsley, Oakshott, Grange View more info

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Guild Court - A London Story

By: Macdonald, George

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Edwin Dalton: 1908

Seller ID: 6699

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 195mm x 130mm maroon decorated boards, gilt titles, , iv prelims, 331pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Cyrus Cuneo, G.H. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards nice and clean with minimal wear. Block has notable foxing to edges, also affecting opening/closing pages. Book printed on thick paper stock, now creased from reading near spine. Small stain on rear board. Originally published in 1868, this is a later edition of Macdonald's novel, illust... View more info

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Rhoda Fleming - A Story

By: Meredith, George

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1924

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 4297

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 177mm x 116mm red , gilt titles, first thus, vii prelims, 499pp. Good +++/Good. Gilt top of block a little dusty. Boards also dusty. Dustwrapper has a little shelfwear with fraying of edges and corners, also two small marks to rear. Mickleham Edition of Meredith's classic 1865 story. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Meredith, Fleming, Mickleham View more info

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The Sowers

By: Merriman, Henry Seton

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder: 1896

Edition: seventh edition

Seller ID: 6710

Condition: Less than good


Hardback, 196mm x 128mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, seventh edition, 378pp. plus advertisments,Less than good/NoWrapper. Book is old and much read, with spine and boards bumped and scuffed, binding loose, block edges grubby, some foxing to opening pages and front has slipped 1cm in advance of rear. Popular Victorian novel with a Russian and Parisian setting. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Sowers, Volga, Moscow, Merriman View more info

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The Misfortunes of Elphin and Rhododaphne

By: Peacock, Thomas Love

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1897

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6708


Hardback, 20cm x 13cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxii prelims, 262pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by F.H. Townsend. /NoWrapper. Book is much read, spine faded, bumped. Boards also bumped but clean. Private library sticker to front endpaper. Block edges a little grubby and ragged, since book was produced uncut. Originally published in 1829 and 1828, these works of prose and verse are here combined in a later ill... View more info

St. Ronan's Well

By: Scott (Bart.), Sir Walter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1891

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6738


Hardback, 190mm x 126mm blue and marbled half leather binding, gilt titles, first thus, 445pp. plus index, /NoWrapper. Binding good and tight,spine and boards bumped with some surface fraying. Foxing to block edges, also to opening pages but pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Vol. XVII in Centenary edition of the Waverley Novels contains his only major work of fiction with a 19th century setting. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Scott, Waverley, centenary View more info

Anne of Geierstein, or The Maiden of the Mist

By: Scott (Bart.), Sir Walter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1891

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6741

Condition: Good


Hardback, 190mm x 126mm blue and marbled half leather binding, gilt titles, first thus, 490pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped with some surface fraying. Foxing to block edges, also to opening pages but pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Vol. XXIII in Centenary edition of the Waverley Novels contains his cracking tale of war in central Europe right at the end of the medieval period. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Scott, Waverley, Centen... View more info

The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentine's Day

By: Scott (Bart.), Sir Walter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black: 1891

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 6742

Condition: Good


Hardback, 190mm x 126mm blue and marbled half leather binding, gilt titles, first thus, 480pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Binding good and tight, spine and boards bumped with some fraying at edges and corners. Isolated foxing and a little staining to block edges, foxing also to endpapers and to isolated pages near edges but pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Vol. XXII in Centenary edition of the Waverley Novels contains Scott's tale of love and feuding in medieval ... View more info