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On Tour with Troddles (1909)

By: Andom, R [ie Alfred Walter Barrett]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90101

Condition: Good


Illustrated. Original orange cloth, lettered and illustrated in black on front board, in gilt on spine. Spine lightly sunned, corners bumped, foxing spots, good. Humorous adventures on a bicycle tour -- not uninfluenced by Jerome's Three Men on the Bummel (1900). View more info

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NoƩmi A Story of Rock-Dwellers (1895)

By: Baring-Gould, S. [Sabine Baring-Gould]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90088

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. Original fine-ribbed red cloth, lettered in gilt. A few light marks on cloth, otherwise clean and tight: very good. Publisher's catalogue dated September 1895 bound in at end. A historical novel: set in Aquitaine during the fifteenth century. View more info

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A Romance of Canvas Town and Other Stories (1898)

By: Boldrewood, Rolf [ie Thomas Browne]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90102

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration of surf-topped wave, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Lightly scuffed on spine ends, undated signature on front free endpaper, light foxing, very good. Wolff [587]. A collection of five stories. View more info

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The Last Chance A Tale of the Golden West (1905)

By: Boldrewood, Rolf [ie Thomas Browne]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90134

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration of tropical trees, lettered in gilt; top edge gilt. Spine a trifle darkened, undated signature on front free endpaper, light foxing, otherwise a clean, bright copy: very good. Wolff [579]. View more info

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A Norseman's Pilgrimage (1875)

By: Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 90005

Condition: Good


Original red cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and gilt, yellow endpapers. Rubbed and nicked at head of spine, one corner creased, otherwise good. Inscription on front free endpaper reads: To Algernon R. Boyesen from his affectionate father Hjalmar H. Boyesen...May 1892. Boyesen was born in Norway and emigrated to the U. S. A. at the age of 21. He became the first Norwegian author to write a novel (Gunnar, 1874) in his adopted country, and followed it with A Nors... View more info

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Like and Unlike (1887)

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

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall etc: 1914

Seller ID: 90078

Condition: Good


Author's Edition. Undated, c1914. Original red cloth, with art-nouveau decorations and lettering in black. Spine sunned, a few foxing spots, good. The story of twin brothers -- one good, one bad. View more info

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Lost for Love (1874)

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

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1874

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 90087

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes uniformly bound in brown leather over black-and-white mottled boards; dark green leather title labels on spines, integral silk bookmarks. Light scuffing, undated signatures and browning on endpapers, foxing and faint browning to text pages, very good. Todd [1451/52]. Unrecorded second issue, with 19 titles by Braddon listed on the verso of the half-title. A smart and attractive continental binding. View more info

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The New Abelard. A Romance (1884)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1892

Seller ID: 90066

Condition: Very Good


New Edition. Late C19th maroon leather over marbled boards; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. A few light scuffs, otherwise very good. A scarce title. "I cannot forget books like The New Abelard . . ." Joseph Hocking, in a letter of 1897. View more info

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The Martyrdom of Madeline (1882)

By: Buchanan, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1887

Seller ID: 90086

Condition: Very Good


Late C19th navy leather over blue marbled boards; blue marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Light scuffing, a little light foxing, very good. An attempt to expose "the social conspiracy against womankind". The resourceful heroine is seduced, trapped into marriage, goes on the stage -- but emerges happy and triumphant. 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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The Danvers Jewels (1887)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90002

Condition: Good


First Edition. Late C19th green binder's cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine ends scuffed, light marks on boards, good. Originally issued in blue-grey card wrappers (Topp VIII, p.296), this has been rebound in binder's cloth. Both Sadleir's and Wolff's copies were similarly rebound. Cholmondeley's first novel: given its original ephemeral format, quite a rare survivor. A mystery story involving the theft of a bag of jewels. View more info

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Sir Charles Danvers (1889)

By: Cholmondeley, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 90050

Condition: Very Good


[Reprint]. Original fine-ribbed blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, faint foxing, very good. A sequel of sorts to The Danvers Jewels. View more info

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A Family Affair (1885)

By: Conway, Hugh [ie Frederick John Fargus]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1885

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: 90026

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in late C19th turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt on spines; yellow endpapers, with labels for Anthony Newnham's Tauchnitz Collection on pastedowns. Lightly scuffed, a few light marks, light foxing, very good. Todd [2357a/58]. First issues; series half-title bound in. The first of Conway's three full-length novels, originally issued as a three-decker. Much influenced by Wilkie Collins. View more info

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Coo-oo-ee A Tale of Bushmen from Australia to Anzac (1916)

By: Cooper, John Butler

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90033

Condition: Very Good


Original pale blue cloth, with outline map of Australia in white on front board, lettered in black; pictorial endpapers. Light scuffing, a few light marks, a little speckling on front board, very good. View more info

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Hark Forward! (1891)

By: Cotton, Mark

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall etc: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 90032

Condition: Good


Two-t0ne cloth, joined across the diagonal (top left to bottom right); red and cream, lettered and decoratively framed in gilt; green-and-white leaf-patterned endpapers. Spine lightly sunned and board edges marked, thus only good. The dedication leaf (preceding contents page) gives a printed reproduction of letter from Cotton to a "Mrs Jessop"; but there is a presentation note in author's actual handwriting ("Miss Stoddart with the Author's compliments | Dece... View more info

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Let the Roof Fall In (1910)

By: Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90035

Condition: Good


Late issue, as the catalogue (Autumn 1910) states the novel is in its "54th thousand". Title page framed in brown. Original dark green cloth, lettered in yellow on front board, in gilt on spine. A few light marks, front inner joint paper lightly cracked (but joint tight), good. Parts of the novel are set in Ceylon. View more info

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Baccarat. A Novel (1904)

By: Danby, Frank [ie Julia Frankau]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90039

Condition: Very Good


Illustrations in colour. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in red and gilt. Light scuffing, light foxing, some browning on prelims, good/very good. Frankau's novels were considered racy and chic, and were frequently caustic, satirising the nouveau riche middle-classes. This novel concerns a young woman who gambles away all her family's money at a casino in Normandy. View more info

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The Nabob. A Story of Parisian Life and Manners, translated [from the French] by E. Clavequeen (1878). [Le Nabab, 1877]

By: Daudet, Alphonse

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90021

Condition: Good


First English Edition in Three Volumes. Original green cloth, lettered and decorated in black on boards, in black and gilt on spines; yellow endpapers. Rebacked with original spines relaid; spines a little darkened, free corners rubbed, a few light marks, remains of Mudie's bookplates on front boards, a little foxing, good. Wolff [1731], although this copy has initial blank leaves in volumes II & III (Wolff says I & II), and no advertisements in Volume I. The first of Da... View more info

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The House with the Green Shutters (1901)

By: Douglas, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John MacQueen: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 90043

Condition: Very Good


Early C20th rebinding in green leather over green cloth; raised bands and gilt lettering on spine; green marbled endpapers. Lightly scuffed, foxing spots, otherwise very good. Written as a grim corrective to what Douglas perceived as the overtly sentimental picture of Scottish life portrayed in the works of the so-called Kailyard writers (J. M. Barrie, Ian Maclaren, S. R. Crockett etc). View more info

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Judah's Lion (1843)

By: Elizabeth, Charlotte [ie Charlotte Elizabth Tonna]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Jackson & Halliday: 1874

Seller ID: 90044

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-Seventh Thousand. Illustrated. Original green cloth, framed in black, lettered and decorated in gilt. Light scuffing, light foxing, signature (1875) on front pastedown, very good. View more info