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Jack Sheppard. A Romance (1839)

By: Ainsworth, W. Harrison [William Harrison Ainsworth]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1839

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2566

Condition: Fair


Three volumes uniformly bound in maroon leather over marbled boards; top edges gilt; raised bands on spines; brown endpapers. Light scuffing, otherwise bindings clean and tight and in very good condition. However the portrait frontispiece in volume I and 2 plates in volume III are missing; some other plates have been repaired and some laid on later paper. A little foxing. With these faults only a fair to good set. Heavy: will require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Jack Allyn's Friends (1880)

By: Appleton, G. Webb [George Webb Appleton]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Samuel Tinsley: 1880

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 83046

Condition: Fair


Three volumes bound as one in publisher's lilac remainder cloth. Boards marked, spine sunned and darkened, later endpapers, undated signature on prelims, fair/good. Listed in Hubin as a marginal crime novel. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [iv] = 270 pp + advertisement leaf; II - [iv] + 262 pp; III - [iv] + 244 pp. No half-titles. Heavy: may require additional postage outside the UK. View more info

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Half-Way. An Anglo-French Romance (1886)

By: Betham-Edwards, M [Matilda Betham Edwards]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1886

Edition: First Edition in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 04112

Condition: Good


Two volumes bound as one in late C19th black leather over red marbled boards. Rubbed on spine ends, with short split to leather at head of upper hinge: contents clean and tight, fair/good. Not in Wolff. Bound without half-titles. A heavy double volume which may require additional postage View more info

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Lavengro; The Scholar--The Gypsy--The Priest (1851)

By: Borrow, George

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 86088

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original fine-ribbed blue-green cloth with blindstamped framing; paper title labels on spines; yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, spines and board edges faintly sunned, paper labels rubbed, foxing on early pages: a good set in its original state. Wolff [598]. Publisher's catalogue present in Volumes I & II. A heavy three volume set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Beta (1890)

By: Bourne, Mrs

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1890

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 88101

Condition: Fair


Three volumes in original brown cloth, framed and lettered in dark brown on boards, lettered in gilt on spines; grey-and-white patterned endpapers. [Volume II is in a slightly different shade of brown]. Corners and spine ends bumped and scuffed, W. H. Smith's Subscription Library plates on front free endpapers, later plain endpapers in volume III, inner joint papers cracking /chipped, but all joints tight, light foxing. A fair to good set. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - [vi... View more info

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[Odd Volumes] Thou Art the Man (1894) Volumes 2 (II) & 3 (III)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0691

Condition: Good


Undated first edition [1894]. Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volumes 2 (II) and 3 (III) ONLY. Volume 1 (I) is not present. Two volumes in original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Corners bumped, spines dulled, bookplate on front free endpapers. Volume 2 has boards detached from text block. 2 volumes out of 3 only. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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[Odd Volume] Strangers and Pilgrims (1873) Volume 1 (I)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, John Maxwell: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0693

Condition: Poor


Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volume 1 (I) ONLY. Volumes 2 (II) & 3 (III) are not present. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Cloth wrinkled, endpapers wrinkled, worn on spine with small holes, poor only. Volume 1 of 3 only. View more info

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[Odd Volume] The Venetians (1892) Volume 3 (III)

By: Braddon, M. E. [Mary Elizabeth Braddon]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN0694

Condition: Poor


Originally published in three volumes. This copy is volume 3 (III) ONLY. Volumes 1 (I) & 2 (II) are not present. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt; yellow endpapers. Cloth dampstained and wrinkled, rear inner joint repaired, circulating library bookplate on front pastedown, poor. Volume 1 of 3 only. View more info

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Ab-o'th'-Yate Sketches and Other Short Stories (1896)

By: Brierley, Ben

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oldham, W. E. Clegg: 1896

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 02630

Condition: Very Good


Edited by James Dronsfield. Illustrated by F. W. Jackson. Three volumes in original fine-ribbed green cloth. Endpapers lightly browned, light scuffing, two spots/marks on spine of Volume III, a very good set. Wolff [815]. A posthumous collection of Brierley's Ab-o'th'-Yate and other Lancashire stories, with a Preface by Dronsfield. Heavy: may require additional postage outside UK. View more info

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The Arethusa. A Naval Story (1837)

By: Chamier, Captain Frederick

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1837

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90038

Condition: Fair


Three volumes rebound in mid-C19th brown leather over brown marbled boards; green endpapers; black leather title labels on spines. Backstrips gummed to text blocks with consequent creasing to leather. Hinges rubbed (especially on Volume I), with small splist on hinge ends, boards lightly grazed, inscriptions/signatures (in pencil) on prelims in each volume: a fair set. Sadleir [325], Wolff [1158]. This copy is bound up without the half-titles. A heavy three-volume set wh... View more info

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Cross Currents (1868)

By: Clyde, Alton [ie Sarah Ann Jeffreys]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T. Cautley Newby: 1868

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2263

Condition: Fair


Three volumes bound as one in mid C19th remainder binding of blue cloth (price of 31/6 on spine), lettered in gilt. Corners and edges rubbed, front hinge repaired, new endpapers, lower third of first title page torn away, fair only. A reading/rebinding copy of a scarce title. Not in Wolff. Collates: I - frontispiece + [iv] + 296pp; II - [iv] + 284pp; III - [iv] + 288pp (last three leaves advertisements). View more info

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Freston Tower; or, The Early Days of Cardinal Wolsey (1850)

By: Cobbold, Rev. Richard

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1850

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 87096

Condition: Good


Six plates. Original fine-ribbed green cloth, with blindstamped decorations on boards; lettered and decorated in gilt on spines. Rebacked (a century ago) with original spines relaid and endpapers replaced. Spines sunned, a few light marks on boards, a few foxing spots: a clean, tight set, good. Sadleir [569]. As in Sadleir's copy, half-title in Vol II only and publisher's catalogue in Vol III. Historical novel by the author of Margaret Catchpole. A heavy 3-volume set whi... View more info

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The Red Rover. A Tale (1827)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1827

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 83012A

Condition: Good


First British Edition in Three Volumes. Three volumes uniformly rebound in late C19th beaded green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines. Spines sunned, a little foxing, good. Bound without half-titles. A heavy set which will require additional postage. View more info

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Young Mrs Jardine (1879)

By: Craik, Mrs [Dinah]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1879

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 87098

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original purple cloth, framed and lettered in black on boards, lettered in gilt and decorated in black on spines; brown endpapers. Corners bumped, gilt on spines dulled, light traces of removed bookplates on front pastedowns. Small chip to cloth at head of rear hinge on Volume I; small chip to cloth at head of front hinge on Volume III: a good set. Wolff [5016]. A heavy 3-volume set which may require additional postage. View more info

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The Golden Shaft (1875)

By: Davies, G. Christopher [George Christoper Davies]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1875

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 86102

Condition: Fair


Three volumes in original crimson cloth, lettered and decorated in black on front boards, in gilt on spines; brown endpapers. Condition varies. Volume I - lacks front free endpaper and title page, inner joints cracking, fair. Volume II - small splits head/foot of spine, inner joints cracked: good. Volume III - small splits to cloth on hinges, inner joints cracking: good. Collates: I - [lacks prelims] + 286 pp; II - [ii] + 272 pp; III - [ii] + 288 pp. "A novel which d... View more info

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Alethea: At the Parting of the Ways (1896)

By: Dennehy, The Venerable Henry Edward

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Burnes & Oates: 1897

Seller ID: 02216

Condition: Good


"New Edition Two Volumes in One": undated [1896/7]. The first edition in two (separate) volumes, bound together. The volumes are separately paginated; the title page to the first volume is a cancel, the title page to the second has been removed leaving a stub. Original pale green cloth, lettered and decorated in darker green. Corners rubbed, light soiling, endpapers replaced, good. A remaindered re-issue of the first edition. A novel of religion and religious his... View more info

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Endymion (1880)

By: Disraeli, Benjamin

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: VN2161

Condition: Good


Three volumes in original red cloth, lettered in silver on spines; grey-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Vol I: damp mark along leading edge of rear board also affecting rear endpaper. Vol II: cloth a little loose on rear board, otherwise good. Vol III: small damp mark on bottom corner of rear board, also affecting endpaper, good. Text blocks clean and tight. Overall still a good set. Sadleir [712]. The novel -- Disraeli's last -- was issued as "by the author of L... View more info

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Tales of Fashionable Life (1809)

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, J. Johnson: 1809

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 82033

Condition: Good


Third Edition in Three Volumes. Later C19th brown binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spines. Spine ends rubbed and nicked, a little foxing, good. Contains two novels and three short stories: Ennui, Almeria, Madame Fleury, The Dun & Manoeuvring. A second series of the Tales appeared in 1812. A 3-volume set which may require additional postage outside the U. K. View more info

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Adam Bede (1859)

By: Eliot, George [ie Mary Anne Evans]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1859

Seller ID: 87143

Condition: Very Good


Fourth Edition in Two Volume. Two volumes in original blindstamped pale brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Light scuffing to extremities, inner joint papers lightly cracked in volume I, nameplate on each front pastedown, otherwise very good. Adam Bede -- Eliot's first full-length novel -- appeared as a three-decker in 1859. A second and third edition in the same format appeared in quick succession. The novel was then reset as a two-d... View more info

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Beauty Talbot (1870)

By: Fitzgerald, Percy

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1870

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90037

Condition: Fair


Three volumes in original blue cloth, with blindstamped designs on boards, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Condition varies. Volume I has a heavy circular ring mark on front boards which has discoloured and wrinkled the cloth: the front free endpaper has been removed, thus only fair/poor. Volume II is scuffed on corners and have some cracking to inner joint papers, but are otherwise clean and tight, thus good/very good. Volume III as volume II but with some ... View more info