CATALOGUE 88, Section Six: S - T

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166 SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita: Heritage (1919)
First Edition: William Collins, 1919. Original red cloth, with title blocked in blind on front board, and in black on spine. Corners lightly scuffed, spine very faintly sunned, a few faint marks on board edges, faint inscription in red (1919) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good.
£45.00

Sackville-West's first novel.

* SALA, G. A.: see item 56

167 SAUNDERS, John: Hirell. A Novel (1869)
The Cornhill Library of Fiction: Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Frontispiece. Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards, in black and gilt on spine; brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, a few faint foxing spots, very good.
£35.00

Three-decker

168 SCOTT, Sir Walter: The Pirate (1822)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Archibald Constable (Edinburgh), 1822. Three volumes in later C19th green leather over grey-green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Some edgewear, and scuffing to leather, light grazing on boards, foxing spots, otherwise all volumes tight, a good set.
SOLD

Three-decker

169 SCOTT, Sir Walter: Redgauntlet. A Tale of the Eighteenth Century (1824)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Archibald Constable (Edinburgh), 1824. Three volumes in later C19th green leather over grey-green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Some edgewear, and scuffing to leather, light grazing on boards, foxing, small (old) paper reinforcement slips on front inner joint of volume I otherwise all volumes tight, a good set.
SOLD

Two-decker

170 SCOTT, Sir Walter: The Chronicles of Canongate (1827)
First Edition in Two Volumes: Archibald Constable (Edinburgh), 1827. Two volumes in later C19th green leather over grey-green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Some edgewear, and scuffing to leather, light grazing on boards, foxing spots, otherwise both volumes tight, a good set.
SOLD

Three-decker

171 SCOTT, Sir Walter: The Chronicles of Canongate. Second Series (1828)
[Now usually known as
The Fair Maid of Perth]
First Edition in Three Volumes: Archibald Constable (Edinburgh), 1828. Three volumes in later C19th green leather over grey-green marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Some edgewear, and scuffing to leather, light grazing on boards, foxing spots, otherwise all volumes tight, a good set.
SOLD

172 "SHROG, Jim" [pseud.]: White Circle (1934)
First Edition: Arthur H. Stockwell, nd [1934]. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. Lettering dulled/oxidised, inscription facing title page, good.
SOLD

173 SIMS, George R[obert]: The Theatre of Life (1881)
First Edition: John P. Fuller, 1881. Bound with:
Three Brass Balls (1880)
First Edition: John P. Fuller nd [1880]. Two volumes bound as one in late C19th deep maroon leather over deep maroon cloth; raised bands and red leather title label on spine; red marbled endpapers. Lightly scuffed, a little foxing, very good.
£45.00

Two collections of stories, both reprinted from The Weekly Dispatch. The stories in the second collection relate to items in a pawnbroker's shop.

174 SIMS, George R[obert]: Scenes from the Show (1895)
First Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1895. Late publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine lettering oxidised, a few marks, good.
£25.00

Ten short stories. Originally issued as a yellowback, this was probably remaindered by Chatto in this plain cloth binding.

175 SIMS, Geo[rge] R[obert]: Behind the Veil. True Stories of London Life (1913)
First Edition: Greening & Co., 1913. Original blindstamped dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine faintly sunned, half-title tanned and prelims foxed, otherwise very good.
SOLD

176 SMART, Hawley: Belles and Ringers (1880)
New Edition: Chapman & Hall, 1881. Late C19th tan leather over maroon marbled boards; raised bands and black leather title label on spine; brown endpapers. Paper rubbed on board edges, small name plate ("Earl of March") on front pastedown, very good.
SOLD

Three-decker

177 SMITH, Horace: Tales of the Early Ages (1832)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1832. Three volumes in mid-C19th tan leather over pink-and-grey marbled boards, dark brown title labels and gilt decorations on spines. Spines lightly sunned, boards lightly rubbed, free corners lightly rubbed, foxing, small slip removed from top of title page in volume I: otherwise a clean, tight set: very good.
£150.00

Sadleir [3108] in boards. Comprises five short novels progressing from the first to the fifth centuries: The Involuntary Prophet: A Tale of the First Century; Theodore and Tilphosa; or, The Olympic Games. A Tale of the Second Century; Olof and Brynhhilda; or The Bridal Banquet. A Tale of the Third Century; Sebastian and Lydia; or, The Council of Nice. A Tale of the Fourth Century; The Siege of Caer-Broc. A Tale of the Fifth Century. It seems that the intended original title was Romance of the Early Ages, which is preserved as the running-title throughout. Scarce.

* STOKER, Bram: see item 117

178 THE STRAND MAGAZINE
Volume XLVI (46), July - December 1913
Contains:
To the South Pole. Captain Scott's Own Story Told from His Journals. Series of four articles with tinted photographs.
The Poison Belt by A. Conan DOYLE. Final chapter of serialisation.
Wet Magic by E. NESBIT. Conclusion of serialisation.
Short stories include:
The Adventure of the Dying Detective. A New Sherlock Holmes Story, The Horror of the Heights & How It Happened by A. Conan DOYLE; The Haunted House by E. NESBIT (as E. BLAND); The Journal of Aura Lovel by Barry PAIN; Keeping It from Harold by P. G. WODEHOUSE; A Madonna of the Cells & The Remaining Miss Simpson by Morley ROBERTS; The Torch by Richard MARSH.
Original illustrated blue cloth on bevelled boards. Corners lightly rubbed, spine a little rubbed with small chips at head, one leaf has worn edges, some specks and light marks in text, otherwise a tight copy: good.
£50.00

The Dying Detective appeared in book form in the collection His Last Bow (1917). Nesbit's The Haunted House is a vampire story.

179 STREET, G[eorge] S[lythe]: Episodes (1895)
First Edition, First Issue: William Heinemann, 1895. Original crimson cloth with peacock feather design in pale yellow-brown on boards and spine, lettered in gilt on spine. Author's name incorrectly rendered as "E. S. Street" on spine (corrected in later issues). Lightly scuffed, undated signature on half-title, foxing (principally on prelims), very good.
£25.00

Publisher's catalogue for November 1894 bound in at end. A collection of short stories.

Yellowback

180 STRETTON, Julia Cecilia: The Queen of the County (1865)
New Edition: Ward, Lock & Co., nd (c1883). Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Spine a little rubbed, wear to corners, but front board clean and bright: good/very good.
£35.00

Issued anonymously as "by the author of Margaret and Her Bridesmaids". Code dating on final leaf and publisher's booklists suggest a date of 1883.

Inscribed by Translator

181 STRINDBERG, August: Historical Miniatures, translated [from the Swedish] by Claud Field, M. A. (1913)
[
Historiska Miniatyrer, 1905]
First English Edition: George Allen & Company, 1913. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, spine a trifle darkened, bookplate and small stamp on front pastedown, very good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: H. Grey with kind remembrance from C. Field Oct 1913.
£30.00
A collection of short stories set in various historical periods.

182 STRUTT, Elizabeth: The Curate and the Rector. A Domestic Story (1859)
[
Second Edition]: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1861. Frontispiece. Late C19th green binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, a few marks, crease to cloth on rear board, inscription (1891) on title page, good.
SOLD

183 STURGIS, Howard Overing: All That Was Possible Being the Record of a Summer in the Life of Mrs Sibyl Crofts, Comedian (1906)
First American Edition: G. P. Putnam's Sons (New York, 1906. Coloured frontispiece. Original illustrated red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine lightly sunned and scuffed on tips, very good
£30.00
The second of the author's three novels: the story of a retired actress. Sturgis is best remembered for his novel of schoolboy love: Tim (1891).

184 "SUNDOWNER" [ie Henry TICHBORNE]: Told by the Taffrail (1901)
First Edition: Chatto & Windus, 1901. Original sage green cloth, illustrated and lettered in pale blue on front board, in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, rear board speckled and lightly sunned on edge, undated signature on front free endpaper, foxing (heavy on early/late pages), good.
£45.00

Scarce collection of 51 short stories "thrown together during the course of an easy run through the Austral Colonies, Eastern and Pacific seas, and South and Central America.". Tichborne was the author of several books set in the southern Pacific, including Noqu Talanoa (1896), Snakes (1896), & Rambles in Polynesia (1897). Publisher's catalogue for March 1901 bound in at end

Signed by Author

185 SUTCLIFFE, Halliwell: Tales of the Open Hazard (1912)
First Edition: Mills & Boon, 1912. Variant binding in green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lettering on spine oxidised, undated signature on half title, foxing, good. Signed: Halliwell Sutcliffe, Xmas 1914 on verso of first blank prelim.
SOLD

* SUTCLIFFE, Halliwell: see also item 34

Two-decker

186 SWAN, Myra: Shallows (1894)
First Edition in Two Volumes: Hurst & Blackett, 1894. Two volumes in original fine-ribbed blue cloth, lettered in green on boards, in gilt on spines; grey-green endpapers. A few light marks, light scuffing, very good.
SOLD

187 TEARLE, Christian [ie Edward Tyrrell JAQUES]: A Legal Practitioner Being Certain of My Own Experiences (1907)
First Edition: George Routledge & Sons, 1907. Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. Faintly sunned on board edges, with a little scattered speckling, foxing on prelims, very good.
SOLD

Three-decker

188 THACKERAY, William Makepeace: The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of her Majesty Q. Anne Written by Himself (1852)
First Edition in Three Volumes: Smith, Elder & Co., 1852. Three volumes uniformly bound in late C19th black leather over green-and-black marbled boards, raised bands and gilt decorations on spines, marbled endpapers; gilt coronet surmounted by bull impressed on each front board. Board edges lightly sunned, light edgewear, small chip to leather at head of volume I, otherwise very good
SOLD

* THOMAS, Annie: see items 115, 119

189 THORNE, Guy [ie Cyril Ranger GULL]: The Angel (1908)
First Edition: Ward, Lock & Co., 1908. Frontispiece. Original elaborately blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A little light scuffing, signature (1909) on front free endpaper, small stamp on rear endpapers, a few foxing spots, otherwise very good.
SOLD

190 TIME: A Monthly Miscellany of Interesting and Amusing Literature
Volumes VI, VII & VIII (6, 7 & 8), October 1881 -- June 1883. Contains:
Allerton Towers by Annie THOMAS. Complete serialisation.
By the Waters of Babylon. A Story of Russian Life by John Baker HOPKINS. Complete serialisation
Five Years in a Convent by E. C. GRENVILLE-MURRAY. Complete serialisation.
Portia or By Passions Rocked by Mrs HUNGERFORD. Complete serialisation.
Haunted Hearts by J. Palgrave SIMPSON. Novelette in 2 instalments.
A Real Queen by R. E. FRANCILLON. Start of serialisation.
Silvermead by Jean MIDDLEMASS. Start of serialisation.
Three volumes differently bound in maroon or red leathers over maroon cloth or blue marbled boards; raised bands and leather title labels on spines. Light edgewear, name stamps and signature on prelims: otherwise a clean, tight set, good.
SOLD

191 TIME: A Monthly Magazine of Current Topics, Literature & Art
New Series, Volume I (1), January - June 1885
Short stories include:
The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard SHAW, From the Ghost's Point of View by Andrew LANG & F. ANSTEY, The Rebuke Amid Roses by Matilda Betham EDWARDS, Mathurin's Wooing by Katherine MACQUOID.
Late C19th deep maroon leather over red marbled boards; raised bands and red leather title label on spine; red marbled endpapers. Spine lightly sunned, a little foxing, very good.
£35.00

Shaw wrote very few short stories, and The Miraculous Revenge -- apart from being one of his earliest works -- deals with the apparently supernatural, a miracle which is "undone" by spite.

192 TRACY, Louis: The Albert Gate Affair (1904)
Paperback: Ward, Lock & Co., 1909. Illustrated. Bound with:
The King's Messenger (1905)
Paperback: Ward, Lock & Co., 1908. Illustrated. Bound with:
Rainbow Island (1903)
Paperback: Ward, Lock & Co., 1909. Illustrated. Three volumes bound as one (without original wrappers) in red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. A few light marks, stamp of Lynn Briggs Temperance Hotel, Louth on front free endpapers, otherwise very good.
SOLD

193 TRACY, Louis: Karl Grier. The Strange Story of a Man with a Sixth Sense (1905)
First Edition: Hodder & Stoughton, 1905. Title page printed in red and black. Original pink cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and white on front board and spine. A number of dark spots and marks on boards, spine lettering (especially author's name) rubbed, red Baily's Library plate at foot of front board, foxing spots, thus only fair/good.
SOLD

194 TROLLOPE, Anthony: The Bertrams (1859)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd [1882]. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; purple-and white endpapers. A little light scuffing, tiny nicks to spine ends and small split, bookplate on front pastedown, good.
£20.00

Code dating for 1882 on final leaf.

195 TROLLOPE, Anthony: Orley Farm (1861 - 62)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd [1883]. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; purple-and white endpapers. A little light rubbing to corners, bookplate on front pastedown, a little light foxing, otherwise a bright, tight copy: very good.
£25.00

Code dating for 1882 on final leaf.

196 TROLLOPE, Anthony: The Belton Estate (1866)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd [1883]. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; green-and white endpapers. A little light scuffing, tiny nicks to spine ends, very good.
£25.00

Code dating for 1883 on final leaf.

197 TROLLOPE, Anthony: The Vicar of Bullhampton (1870)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd [1884]. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; green-and white endpapers. A little light scuffing, spine corners rubbed, a little foxing, very good.
£25.00

Code dating for 1884 on final leaf.

198 TROLLOPE, Anthony: The Prime Minister (1876)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd, c1884. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; red leaf-patterned endpapers. A little light scuffing, spine corners rubbed, a little foxing, very good.
£25.00

No code dating, but from the same period as the other Trollope titles offered here. The Prime Minister is the fifth of the six Parliamentary or Palliser novels.

199 TROLLOPE, Anthony: Ayala's Angel (1881)
Select Library of Fiction: Ward, Lock & Co., nd [1884]. Original green cloth with elaborate design on front board (based on two overlapping circles) in darker green and black, lettered in gilt; (later) black endpapers. A little light scuffing, foxing on prelims, otherwise good.
£20.00

Code dating for 1884 on final leaf.

200 TROLLOPE, Mrs [Frances]: Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832)
Third Edition in Two Volumes: Whittaker, Treacher & Co., 1832. Thirteen plates in Volume I, eleven in Volume II, all with tissue guards. Two volumes in original blue cloth with paper labels on spines. Spines lightly sunned with paper labels faded and rubbed, tiny nicks/chips to spine-ends, a little light rubbing on hinges, hand-written list of names on verso of front free endpaper of Volume I, general but light foxing throughout: a good set.
£95.00

Paginated differently from the first edition (Sadleir 3218) and with the 24 plates differently distributed between the volumes. The list on the blank leaf in volume I is of members of the Killyleagh Reading Society who read the book between October 1832 and April 1833 -- the first being Lady Dufferin, the last being Lord Dufferin.

201 TROLLOPE, Mrs [Frances]: Belgium and Western Germany in 1833; Including Visits to Baden-Baden, Wiesbaden, Cassel, Hanover, The Hartz Mountains, &c, &c. (1834)
First Edition in Two Volumes: John Murray, 1834. Two volumes uniformly bound in light brown polished calf, with gilt borders on boards, gilt decorations and two black leather title labels on spines. Spines grazed, with lower "volume" label missing on volume II, foxing on prelims, armorial bookplates on each front pastedown (with some offsetting), good.
SOLD

* TWAIN, Mark: see item 205