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1902 In The Shadow of the Purple A Royal Romance George Gilbert Mary Arthur Sign
1902 In The Shadow of the Purple A Royal Romance George Gilbert Mary Arthur Sign

Price: £215.00

An historical novel by George Gilbert.George Gilbert is a pseudonym for Mary Lucy Arthur.Signed by the author, to the recto of front endpaper.Very unsually a signed copy.This work is based on the romance and life of Maria Fitzherbert....

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1902 Lettres a Francoise by Marcel Prevost
1902 Lettres a Francoise by Marcel Prevost

Price: £78.00

An edition of this novel by Marcel Prevost.Eugene Marcel Prevost (1 May 1862 8 April 1941) was a French author and dramatist.L'Heureux menage (1901), Les Lettres A Francoise (1902), La Princesse d'Erminge (1904), and L'Accordeur aveugle...

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1902 Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch Alice Hegan Rice Illustrated First British
1902 Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch Alice Hegan Rice Illustrated First British

Price: £27.00

The first UK edition of this work.Undated, dated using Copac.Illustrated throughout, with plates by Harold Copping.Alice Hegan Rice was an American novelist. Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch was Rice's first novel. It tells the...

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1902 Penelope's Experiences in Scotland Kate Douglas Wiggin Illustrated
1902 Penelope's Experiences in Scotland Kate Douglas Wiggin Illustrated

Price: £19.99

An uncommon copy of Kate Douglas Wiggin's lesser known fictional work, Penelope's Experiences in Scotland.Fifth reprint of the second edition.Charmingly illustrated by Charles E. Brock throughout.

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1902 Penelope's Irish Experiences Illustrated Kate Douglas Wiggin
1902 Penelope's Irish Experiences Illustrated Kate Douglas Wiggin

Price: £29.99

An illustrated copy of Kate Douglas Wiggin's lesser known fictional work, Penelope's Irish Experiences.Eighth edition.Charmingly illustrated by Charles E. Brock throughout.

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1902 Tales by Canon Schmid by H J Gill
1902 Tales by Canon Schmid by H J Gill

Price: £69.99

An attractive, illustrated edition of Tales of Canon Schmid translated by H. J. Gill.New enlarged edition.With seven illustrations designed by T. J. Reynolds.

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1902 The Cloister The Hearth Tale Middle Ages Charles Reade Illustrated 15thc
1902 The Cloister The Hearth Tale Middle Ages Charles Reade Illustrated 15thc

Price: £32.00

A fascinating work of fiction set in the 15th century. Contains 16 plates and vignettes throughout. Charles Reade (1814 - 1884) was an English novelist and dramatist. The Cloister and The Hearth is his best known work.

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1902 The Intrusion of Peggy Anthony Hope First Edition Novel
1902 The Intrusion of Peggy Anthony Hope First Edition Novel

Price: £17.99

A first edition of this novel from prolific Victorian author Anthony Hope. Hope wrote 32 volumes of fiction over the course of his lifetime, and he had a large popular following. He went on a publicity tour of the United States...

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1902 The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott
1902 The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman First Edition Hugh Stowell Scott

Price: £16.99

A first edition of this novel by Hugh Stowell Scott, written under his pseudonym 'Henry Seaton Merriman'. First edition, fourth impression. Hugh Stowell Scott (1862 or 1863 - November 19, 1903) was an English novelist (under the...

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1902 This of Aucassin and Nicolette Translated M S Henry Limited
1902 This of Aucassin and Nicolette Translated M S Henry Limited

Price: £25.00

This is a limited edition copy of this old French verse.Translated in to English. This edition limited to 500 copies.

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1902 Uncle Bernac A Memory of the Empire by Arthur Conan Doyle Advertisements
1902 Uncle Bernac A Memory of the Empire by Arthur Conan Doyle Advertisements

Price: £59.99

A short novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, with numerous advertisements to front and rear. With previous owner's inscription to both sides of front free endpaper, of one Douglas Eady. With advertisements for garden tents, a stylish-looking...

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1902-03 30vol The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Limited
1902-03 30vol The Prose Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Illustrated Limited

Price: £1,900.00

The complete prose works of William Makepeace Thackeray.Profusely illustrated throughout with vignettes and plates by Charles E Brock.Collated, complete with all plates.Limited edition, numbered 1 of 100 'copies for England'. Numbered...

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1902-11 2vols W W Jacobs Ships Company and The Lady of the Barge Illustrated
1902-11 2vols W W Jacobs Ships Company and The Lady of the Barge Illustrated

Price: £110.00

Two first edition works by W W Jacobs.Both volumes are illustrated throughout, with 23 illustrations to Ship's Company and twelve to The Lady of the Barge.Collated, complete.Ship's Company is undated, though the publication date is...

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1902-11 3vol Collected Novels of W W Jacobs Ship's Company Many Cargoes
1902-11 3vol Collected Novels of W W Jacobs Ship's Company Many Cargoes

Price: £35.00

Three nautical novels from W. W. Jacobs.Including:Many Cargoes (1902, twenty-sixth edition)The Lady of the Barge (1908, eighth edition)Ship's Company (c.1911)Illustrated with plates to The Lady of the Barge, and vignettes to Ship's...

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1902-14 9vols Selected works of W W Jacobs First Editions Short Stories Illustr
1902-14 9vols Selected works of W W Jacobs First Editions Short Stories Illustr

Price: £180.00

A selection of nine works by this twentieth century writer.The volumes present and their editions are:Odd Craft is a first edition.Many Cargoes is the twenty-sixth edition.Ship's Company is the first edition.Short Cruises is the...

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1902-1906 6vol Novels of Charles Kingsley Westward Ho Hypatia Alton Locke
1902-1906 6vol Novels of Charles Kingsley Westward Ho Hypatia Alton Locke

Price: £370.00

A uniformly-bound collection of the writings of Charles Kingsley, historian, novelist and priest. Kingsley's interest in history is shown in several of his writings, including The Heroes (1856), a children's book about Greek mythology,...

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1902-1912 3vols Lettres Francoise Illustrated Marcel Prevost Young Women Advice
1902-1912 3vols Lettres Francoise Illustrated Marcel Prevost Young Women Advice

Price: £49.99

A scarce uniformly bound three volume, illustrated collection of Prevost's popular Lettres a Francoise.  The first volume, Lettres a Francoise, is illustrated throughout by Albert Guillaume with an illustrated frontispiece...

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1902-1912 5Vol The World's Classics Tolstoy Hazlitt Cowper Southey Letters
1902-1912 5Vol The World's Classics Tolstoy Hazlitt Cowper Southey Letters

Price: £85.00

A five volume set of works taken from the World's Classics Series.Volumes Include: Winterslow by William Hazlitt; Essays and Letters by Leo Tolstoy; Sketches and Essays by William Hazlitt; Letters of William Cowper and Letters of Robert...

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1902-1915 4vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Dialstone Lane Monkey's Paw
1902-1915 4vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Dialstone Lane Monkey's Paw

Price: £48.00

A collection of four volumes of the nautical and adventure stories of W. W. Jacobs. Including:Odd Craft (c1903, George Newnes)Ship's Company (fourth edition, c.1915)Dialstone Lane (1906, first Methuen edition) The Lady of the Barge...

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1903 10vol The Works of Henry Fielding Tom Jones Amelia Joseph Andrews Maynadier
1903 10vol The Works of Henry Fielding Tom Jones Amelia Joseph Andrews Maynadier

Price: £325.00

A collection of the novels of Henry Fielding. Containing: Amelia (complete in three volumes) The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling (complete in four volumes) Jonathan Wild Joseph Andrews (complete in two volumes) With the...

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1903 13vols The Writings of Henry Fielding Limited Edition Illustrated
1903 13vols The Writings of Henry Fielding Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A collection of the works of Henry Fielding.Thirteen of the complete sixteen volumes. The set consists of volumes I, II, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV and XVI and is missing volumes III, IV and V.Volume I contains The...

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1903 2 vol Decameron Giovanni BOCCACCIO Rigg Chalon
1903 2 vol Decameron Giovanni BOCCACCIO Rigg Chalon

Price: £80.00

The Decameron, also called Prince Galehaut is a 14th-century medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio, told as a frame story encompassing 100 tales by ten young people. Boccaccio probably began composing the work in 1350, and finished...

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1903 2vol DECAMERON Giovanni Boccaccio Illus Chalon
1903 2vol DECAMERON Giovanni Boccaccio Illus Chalon

Price: £80.00

Two hardbound volumes in olive cloth covered boards, beautifully and profusely illustrated. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend and correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance...

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1903 2vols The Hosts Of The Lord By Flora Annie Steel Scarce
1903 2vols The Hosts Of The Lord By Flora Annie Steel Scarce

Price: £39.99

A novel by Flora Annie Steel, Tauchnitz edition vol. 3651 of the 'Collection of British Authors'. Copyright edition. In two volumes complete. Flora Annie Steel was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867...

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1903 3vols DECAMERON Giovanni Bocccaccio Illus Plates
1903 3vols DECAMERON Giovanni Bocccaccio Illus Plates

Price: £179.99

Two hardbound volumes in olive cloth covered boards, beautifully and profusely illustrated. Plus the hardbound volume in brown paper covered boards with the additional 8 plates. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 21 December 1375) was an...

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1903 3vols The Works Of Rabelais Translated by Urquhard And Motteux Illustrated
1903 3vols The Works Of Rabelais Translated by Urquhard And Motteux Illustrated

Price: £59.99

An illustrated set of Rabelais novels with a black and white plate to frontispiece of each volume and numerous illustrations throughout. In three volumes complete. The museum edition with a decorative half title. Franois Rabelais...

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1903 After Worcester Story of a Royal Fugitive E. Everett-Green Illustrated
1903 After Worcester Story of a Royal Fugitive E. Everett-Green Illustrated

Price: £64.00

An historical novel documenting the escape of Charles II to Europe in 1651, written by Evelyn Everett-Green, illustrated throughout. An interesting historical novel about Charles II's escape...

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1903 Anthony HOPE Rupert of Hentzau ZENDA sequel Novel
1903 Anthony HOPE Rupert of Hentzau ZENDA sequel Novel

Price: £24.99

A Paperback novel with pictorial front cover.  Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope, (February 9, 1863 July 8, 1933) was a British novelist and playwright best remembered today for his short novel The Prisoner...

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1903 As We Are and As We May Be Walter Besant Sociology Philanthropy Scarce
1903 As We Are and As We May Be Walter Besant Sociology Philanthropy Scarce

Price: £69.99

An interesting posthumous collection of essays by novelist and historian Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 9 June 1901). Termed "the exposition of a practical philanthropist's creed", the essays include musings on the...

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1903 HUMOUR Observations Mr DOOLEY Politics FIRST Dunne
1903 HUMOUR Observations Mr DOOLEY Politics FIRST Dunne

Price: £22.99

A Second Impression of Dunne's pseudonymously-published book of humorous socio-political commentary. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration. Bears an inscription in ink on the front free endpaper. With two...

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1903 L'Oblat by J K Huysmans Twentieth Edition
1903 L'Oblat by J K Huysmans Twentieth Edition

Price: £85.00

A work of fiction in French by J. K. Huysmans.Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans (February 5, 1848 May 12, 1907) was a French novelist who published his works as Joris-Karl Huysmans. He is most famous for the novel A rebours (published...

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1903 La Chatelaine of Vergi A 13th Century French Romance Alice Kemp-Welch
1903 La Chatelaine of Vergi A 13th Century French Romance Alice Kemp-Welch

Price: £200.00

An English translation of a 13th Century French Romance.Translated into English by Alice Kemp-Welch.With an introduction by L Brandin.In a Riviere and Son Binding, as indicated by binder's stamp to front pastedown. Illustrated, with...

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1903 Monsieur Parent Guy de Maupassant Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Signed Binding
1903 Monsieur Parent Guy de Maupassant Illustrated Zaehnsdorf Signed Binding

Price: £89.99

An uncommon copy of this beautifully illustrated work of fiction from Guy De Maupassant. Nicely bound by renowned binders Zaehnsdorf. Illustrated by Julian-Damazy, featuring a hand-coloured vignette to the title page.

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1903 Stories From Froissart Henry Newbolt Gordon Browne Illustrated Relfe 2nd
1903 Stories From Froissart Henry Newbolt Gordon Browne Illustrated Relfe 2nd

Price: £98.00

A smartly bound second edition of this collection of Froissart's historical stories for children, complied by Henry Newbolt, illustrated throughout by Gordon Browne. The second edition of this...

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1903 Tea-Table Talk Jerome First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Fred Pegram
1903 Tea-Table Talk Jerome First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Fred Pegram

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of 'Tea-table Talk' by Jerome K. Jerome, copiously illustrated by Fred Pegram. Jerome was an English writer known for his humorous texts, most notably his 1889 comic travelogue...

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1903 The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes Leslie Stephen
1903 The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes Leslie Stephen

Price: £59.99

A nice example of the first in Holmes' Breakfast-Table series. First edition thus. With an introduction by Leslie Stephen. Bound by J. W. Meyer  and Co. With a frontispiece showing a portrait of the author.   ...

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1903 The Treasure of the Incas G A Henty First Edition Original Cloth Binding
1903 The Treasure of the Incas G A Henty First Edition Original Cloth Binding

Price: £22.00

The first edition of this G A Henty novel.This volume meets all the binding and title page requirements as well as all other issue points listed by Newbolt, (105.1, pp.375). With thirty-two pages of publisher's catalogue to the rear....

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1903 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Foster Wright Colour Illustrated
1903 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith Foster Wright Colour Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A copiously illustrated edition of this popular novel by Oliver Goldsmith, in the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding. 'The Vicar of Wakefield' was written by the renowned Irish writer...

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1903 Une Histoire d'Amour Les Amants de Venise by Paul Marieton
1903 Une Histoire d'Amour Les Amants de Venise by Paul Marieton

Price: £48.00

An edition of Une Histoire d'Amour Les Amants de Venise by Paul Marieton.Definitive edition, with unedited documents.Thirty-ninth edition.

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1903-4 17vols the Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books
1903-4 17vols the Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books

Price: £850.00

Seventeen volumes from the Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books.Collated complete.A full list of the books published in this collection can be found to the rear of the volumes.This set consists of: The English Spy...

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1903-5 2vol The Heart of Rome Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford
1903-5 2vol The Heart of Rome Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford

Price: £28.00

 Two historical novel from Francis Marion CrawfordIncluding:The Heart of Rome (1903, second impression).Fair Margaret (1905, first impression).With frontispiece to Fair Margaret.Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 April 9,...

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1904 20vol The Novels Romances and Memoirs of Alphonse Daudet Provencal Limited
1904 20vol The Novels Romances and Memoirs of Alphonse Daudet Provencal Limited

Price: £625.00

A complete twenty volume set of this Provencal Edition of the works of Alphonse Daudet. A limited edition set. Each volume is hand-numbered 208. In English. Alphonse Daudet (13 May 1840 16 December 1897) was a French novelist....

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1904 2vol Gargantua Pantagruel Rabelais Thomas Urquhart Peter Motteux Illus
1904 2vol Gargantua Pantagruel Rabelais Thomas Urquhart Peter Motteux Illus

Price: £25.00

A nice copy of Francois Rabelais' amusing works on the fictional giants Gargantua and Pantagruel, translated by Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux, illustrated by Louis Chalon. Incomplete, being...

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1904 3vol Master Francis Rabelais Five books of the Lives T Urquhart P Motteux
1904 3vol Master Francis Rabelais Five books of the Lives T Urquhart P Motteux

Price: £80.00

Three volumes of Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francis Rabelais. Translated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux. Illustrated throughout by Louis Chalon....

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1904 4vols The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
1904 4vols The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne

Price: £225.00

A charming set of the Poems of Swinburne. Volumes I-IV of the total six volumes. Volume I contains Poems & Ballads First Series, volume II contains Songs Before Sunrise and Songs of Two Nations, volume III contains Poems...

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1904 AVON BOOKLET 1st Volume TENNYSON Thackeray
1904 AVON BOOKLET 1st Volume TENNYSON Thackeray

Price: £19.99

Paper covered boards with printed paper spine label, A nice bright copy of this charming volume which includes works by; Robert Browning, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Alfred Lord Tennyson and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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1904 Double Harness by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon
1904 Double Harness by Anthony Hope Fiction First Edition Uncommon

Price: £19.99

The first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 1933), was a prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its...

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1904 Earth's Enigmas Charles G D Roberts Illustrated Livingston Bull Animals
1904 Earth's Enigmas Charles G D Roberts Illustrated Livingston Bull Animals

Price: £115.00

An excellent copy of Roberts' illustrated stories about nature and human life. Second Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. With 9 illustrated plates by Charles Livingston Bull.

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1904 Glyn Severn's School Days George Manville Fenn Illustrated Pears FIRST Ed
1904 Glyn Severn's School Days George Manville Fenn Illustrated Pears FIRST Ed

Price: £245.00

A beautifully bound copy, and first edition, of this early twentieth-century novel. First Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. 'With eight drawings by Charles Pears'.

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1904 History of HENRY ESMOND William M. THACKERAY
1904 History of HENRY ESMOND William M. THACKERAY

Price: £150.00

A bright, clean copy of The History of Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Prize copy. With an 'A. & F. Denny' bookbinder's ink stamp on the...

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1904 In the King's Name MANVILLE FEN Fiction NOVEL
1904 In the King's Name MANVILLE FEN Fiction NOVEL

Price: £16.99

Publisher's pictorial full red cloth binding with gilt titles to spine and front board. A new edition complete with half title page, publisher's ads to the rear, frontispiece and five further plates. George Manville Fenn (January...

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1904 Stella Fregelius First Edition H Rider Haggard A Tale of Three Destinies
1904 Stella Fregelius First Edition H Rider Haggard A Tale of Three Destinies

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this novel from H. Rider Haggard. Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World...

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1904 Stella Fregelius Tale of Three Destinies H Rider Haggard First Edition
1904 Stella Fregelius Tale of Three Destinies H Rider Haggard First Edition

Price: £49.99

The first UK edition of this supernatural novel about telepathy by H. Rider Haggard. This is the most autobiographical of Haggard's novels, with many deeply personal passages.

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1904 The Blue Moon Short Fiction Laurence Housman First Ed Illustrated Stories
1904 The Blue Moon Short Fiction Laurence Housman First Ed Illustrated Stories

Price: £230.00

A fascinating work of fiction by Laurence Housman.Illustrated throughout, with ten plates including the frontispiece and title page.The first edition of this work.Unfortunately, yet understandably, lacking the scarce dustwrapper.This...

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1904 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle
1904 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle

Price: £48.00

A twentieth century re-issue of this popular and well known Victorian work. In the original cloth binding. An illustrated work, depicting small cartoons of three men on their travels. The...

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1904 The Oriflamme in Egypt Charles Henry Butcher 1st
1904 The Oriflamme in Egypt Charles Henry Butcher 1st

Price: £50.00

An exciting knight's tale set in Egypt. The first edition of this knight's tale with religious overtones, set in Egypt. Charles Henry Butcher was also known for his novel 'Armenosa of Egypt',...

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1904 The Peradventures of Private Pagett Drury First Edition Rackham Illustrated
1904 The Peradventures of Private Pagett Drury First Edition Rackham Illustrated

Price: £58.00

A scarce first edition copy of this charming collection of short stories by the notable novelist and playwright William Price Drury. Lieutenant-Colonel William Price Drury was a Royal Marine...

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1904 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete Edition
1904 The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Complete Edition

Price: £145.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.Complete Edition.With a frontispiece of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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1904 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder
1904 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder

Price: £160.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poetry by John Greenleaf Whittier.With Notes, Index of First Lines and Chronological List edited by W. Garrett Horder.Complete Edition.

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1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson
1904 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott edited by J Logie Robertson

Price: £95.00

A lovely volume of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.Oxford Complete Edition.With the Author's Introductions and Notes edited by J. Logie Robertson.

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1904 The Thrall Leif of the Lucky Ottilie A Liljencrantz Illustrated File Copy
1904 The Thrall Leif of the Lucky Ottilie A Liljencrantz Illustrated File Copy

Price: £65.00

The norse-themed novel, 'The Thrall Leif of the Lucky: A Story of Viking Days' by Ottilie A Liljencrantz. A file copy of Liljencrantz's 'The Thrall Leif of the Lucky: A Story of Viking Days'....

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1904 Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott
1904 Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman Hugh Stowell Scott

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this collection of short stories by Henry Seton Merriman, the pseudonym of Hugh Stowell Scott. Inlcuding Tomaso's Fortune, On the Rocks, The Mule, and others.

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1904 Traffics and Discoveries
1904 Traffics and Discoveries

Price: £35.00

A pleasing first edition, first impression copy of Rudyard Kipling's 'Traffics and Discoveries'; bound in a full cloth binding with the author's distinctive gilt stamped emblem to the front board. ...

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1904 Un Divorce Paul Bourget French Novel Fine Binding
1904 Un Divorce Paul Bourget French Novel Fine Binding

Price: £48.00

This is an attractive copy of this novel by Paul Bourget.In the original French.Paul Charles Joseph Bourget was a French novelist and critic. He published his first volumes of verse between 1872 and 1873 which were followed...

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1904 Vicar of Wakefield GOLDSMITH Coloured Plates Publisher's Binding ROWLANDSON
1904 Vicar of Wakefield GOLDSMITH Coloured Plates Publisher's Binding ROWLANDSON

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this issue of Oliver Goldsmith's novel, The Vicar of Wakefield. After Goldsmith gained renown as a poet, John Newbery finally published The Vicar of Wakefield in March 1766. The book was printed by Benjamin Collins...

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1904-1905 6Vol The Works of Henry Fielding Novels Illustrated Cruikshank
1904-1905 6Vol The Works of Henry Fielding Novels Illustrated Cruikshank

Price: £60.00

A six volume set of the works of Henry Fielding. Complete in six volumes.Each volume with four illustrations by George Cruikshank and Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz).Volumes are:Volume I and II- Tom JonesVolume III and IV- AmeliaVolume...

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1904-6 12vols Tragedies and Poems of Swinburne With William Blake by Swinburne
1904-6 12vols Tragedies and Poems of Swinburne With William Blake by Swinburne

Price: £800.00

A collection of Algernon Charles Swinburne's poems and tragedies.The complete Volumes I-V of his Tragedies, volumes I-VI of his Poems and a biographical work on William Blake. With a frontispiece to volume V of Tragedies,...

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1905 2vols in1 Guy Mannering Waverley Novels Temple Edition Sir Walter Scott
1905 2vols in1 Guy Mannering Waverley Novels Temple Edition Sir Walter Scott

Price: £75.00

The Temple Edition of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novel, Guy Mannering.Volumes III and IV of The Temple Edition, and the complete two volumes of Guy Mannering, bound as one.With  the bookplate of Rodney C Hindle to front pastedown,...

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1905 A Book of Baby Birds by B Parker Illustrations by N Parker
1905 A Book of Baby Birds by B Parker Illustrations by N Parker

Price: £30.00

A scarce copy of A Book of Baby Birds by B. Parker.With illustrations by N. Parker.A collection of verses, with illustrations, on different species of bird.

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1905 A Servant of the Public Anthony Hope First Edition Illustrated
1905 A Servant of the Public Anthony Hope First Edition Illustrated

Price: £14.99

A first edition of this Edwardian novel by Anthony Hope. Illustrated throughout with four engraved plates. With forty-page publisher's catalogue to the rear. Bookplate of Richard Chamberlain to front pastedown.

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1905 Divers Vanities By Arthur Morrison First Edition Ghosts Witchcraft
1905 Divers Vanities By Arthur Morrison First Edition Ghosts Witchcraft

Price: £195.00

A collection of short stories, including stories of ghosts and witchcraft. First edition. Arthur Morrison is also the author of 'Tales of Mean Streets' and 'To London Town'. Previous owner's bookplate bearing the name Keith Nicholson...

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1905 La Case de L'Oncle Tom translated by Louis Enault
1905 La Case de L'Oncle Tom translated by Louis Enault

Price: £69.99

A French copy of Uncle Tom's Cabin translated from the original English by Louis Enault. Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel...

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1905 Rose Of The World By Agnes And Egerton Castle
1905 Rose Of The World By Agnes And Egerton Castle

Price: £24.99

Rose of the World is a novel by Agnes and Egerton Castle. Copyright edition.Egerton Castle M.A., F.S.A. (1858 - 1920) was a Victorian era author, antiquarian, and swordsman, and an early practitioner of reconstructed historical fencing,...

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1905 Stories from Heathen Mythology and Greek History Reverend Neale Garratt Illus
1905 Stories from Heathen Mythology and Greek History Reverend Neale Garratt Illus

Price: £35.00

A collection of cautionary myths and tales intended to morally guide children. Jason Mason Neale was a priest and author. His 'Hymns Ancient and Modern' and 'The English Hymnal' contain translated...

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1905 The Beautiful Lady Booth Tarkington First Edition Illus Publishers Cloth
1905 The Beautiful Lady Booth Tarkington First Edition Illus Publishers Cloth

Price: £25.00

A handsome first edition copy of Booth Tarkington. Illustrated throughout this a lovely example of this charming novella by the highly accolades American author. First edition. A short novel...

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1905 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Richard Harris Barham Stories
1905 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Richard Harris Barham Stories

Price: £90.00

The Oxford edition of this well known short story collection.The Ingoldsby Legends is a collection of myths, legends and ghost stories. The legends were first published as a regular series in Bentley's Miscellany magazine. With a...

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1905 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Arthur Rackham
1905 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels Thomas Ingoldsby Arthur Rackham

Price: £140.00

A delightfully illustrated copy of Thomas Ingoldsby's short stories, with both coloured and black and white illustrations by talented artist, Arthur Rackham. A profusely illustrated edition...

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1905 The Novels of the Bronte Sisters
1905 The Novels of the Bronte Sisters

Price: £110.00

A uniformly bound collection of six of the novels by the Bronte sisters, also with Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of her friend, Charlotte Bronte. Illustrated throughout. The Thornton edition....

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1905 The Poems of William Cowper edited with an Introduction by J C Bailey
1905 The Poems of William Cowper edited with an Introduction by J C Bailey

Price: £39.99

A collection of The Poems of William Cowper.Edited with an introduction and notes by J. C. Bailey.With twenty-seven illustrations.

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1905 The Return of Sherlock Holmes Conan Doyle Paget Illustrations Colonial Ed
1905 The Return of Sherlock Holmes Conan Doyle Paget Illustrations Colonial Ed

Price: £550.00

The scarce first Colonial edition of this collection of thirteen Sherlock Holmes stories. Intended for circulation only in India and the British Colonies. Illustrated throughout by Sidney Paget.

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1905-14 3vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Captains All Night Watches
1905-14 3vol Selected Novels of W W Jacobs Captains All Night Watches

Price: £30.00

A collection of the nautical and adventure novels of W. W. Jacobs. Including:Captains All (1905, fourth edition)Night Watches (1914)Light Freights (1909, eighth edition)Illustrated with plates by Will Owen and Stanley Davis.With publisher's...

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1905-23 9vol The Works of Neil Munro Illustrated Ramage Binding
1905-23 9vol The Works of Neil Munro Illustrated Ramage Binding

Price: £1,400.00

A smartly bound collection of the novels and short stories of Neil Munro, in a fine binding by Ramage in London. In nine volumes. In a signed binding by Ramage in London. A collection of novels...

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1906 2vol The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Louis Chalon Illustrated
1906 2vol The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Louis Chalon Illustrated

Price: £195.00

Louis Chalon's illustrated edition of Giovanni Boccaccio's 'The Decameron'. Complete in two volumes. 'The Decameron' is a collection of novellas by the Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, spilt...

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1906 2vols Most Delectable Nights of Straparola First Limited Edition Illustrated
1906 2vols Most Delectable Nights of Straparola First Limited Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A limited edition copy of this first English translation of Giovanni Francesco Straparola's collection of European fairy-tales; copiously illustrated throughout with hand coloured plates and complete in two volumes. ...

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1906 2Vols Straparola The Most Delectable Nights Of Straparola of Carvaggio Ltd
1906 2Vols Straparola The Most Delectable Nights Of Straparola of Carvaggio Ltd

Price: £175.00

A limited edition of this collection of seventy five short stories from the late Medieval period - the work for which Straparola is best known.The title of the work is sometimes translated as 'The Facetious Nights' or 'The Pleasant...

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1906 Blanche Esmead Ella Fuller Maitland Very Scarce Novel
1906 Blanche Esmead Ella Fuller Maitland Very Scarce Novel

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this scarce novel by Ella Fuller Maitland. It follows the life of the protagonist Blanche, for whom everything seems to go wrong. Ella Fuller Maitland also wrote The Song-Book of Bethia Hardacre, Prior's...

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1906 Fables de La Fontaine Illustrees par Bejamin Rabier French Childrens Fables
1906 Fables de La Fontaine Illustrees par Bejamin Rabier French Childrens Fables

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of the fables of La Fontaine.Volume two of original four.With seventy fables printed in French and illustrated by Benjamin Rabier, a French illustrator, comic book artist and animator. 

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1906 From College Window A BENSON Essays Art Religion
1906 From College Window A BENSON Essays Art Religion

Price: £19.99

Original publisher's cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Collection of eighteen essays, some of which were originally published in the Cornhill Magazine. Titles include: On Growing Older; Books; Sociabilities;...

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1906 Il Santo Romanzo by Antonio Fogazzaro Italian Religious Fiction
1906 Il Santo Romanzo by Antonio Fogazzaro Italian Religious Fiction

Price: £59.99

A scarce copy of this work of fiction by Antonio Fogazzaro. Antonio Fogazzaro (25 March 1842 - 7 March 1911) was an Italian novelist. In his works one finds a constant conflict between sense of duty and passions, faith...

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1906 John Inglesant: A Romance
1906 John Inglesant: A Romance

Price: £65.00

A beautiful copy of Joseph Henry Shorthouse's renowned historical novel 'John Inglesant'; in a signed 'Bickers and Son' full polished calf binding, with attractive marbled endpapers and textblock. ...

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1906 King by Combat A Fight For Power Fred Whishaw Illustrated Uncommon
1906 King by Combat A Fight For Power Fred Whishaw Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £30.00

Fred Whishaw's children's novel entitled 'King By Combat' and bound in the publisher original cloth binding. Uncommon. In the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding. Illustrated with...

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1906 Lady Baltimore Owen Wister Illustrated Bailey Ralph FIRST Edition American
1906 Lady Baltimore Owen Wister Illustrated Bailey Ralph FIRST Edition American

Price: £19.99

A first edition of Wister's novel, with illustrations throughout. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece. With numerous illustrated plates.

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1906 Les Douze Filles de la Reine Mab by Henry Morin Seventh Edition
1906 Les Douze Filles de la Reine Mab by Henry Morin Seventh Edition

Price: £25.00

A copy of Les Douze Filles de la Reine Mab by Henry Morin.With illustrations.In the original French.Seventh Edition.

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1906 Mary A Ward Fenwick's Career Signed Illustrated Limited Edition Fine Bind
1906 Mary A Ward Fenwick's Career Signed Illustrated Limited Edition Fine Bind

Price: £70.00

A handsome first edition of Mary A Ward's novel Fenwick's Career.Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920) was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs Humprhy Ward. Following her education at numerous boarding schools Mary settled...

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1906 Pioneers by Silas Kitto Hocking Fiction Novel Illustrated Lancel A Speed
1906 Pioneers by Silas Kitto Hocking Fiction Novel Illustrated Lancel A Speed

Price: £22.99

A work of fiction by the Cornish author and Methodist preacher Silas Kitto Hocking. Hocking (24 March 1850 15 September 1935) wrote many novels with a didactic bent. He wrote his first novel, Alec Green, while living in Liverpool...

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1906 Puck of Pook's Hill
1906 Puck of Pook's Hill

Price: £275.00

A handsome first edition copy of Rudyard Kipling's collection of stories 'Puck of Pook's Hill'; bound in a full cloth binding with the author's distinctive gilt stamp emblem to the front board. ...

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1906 Scenes of Clerical Life George Eliot Illustrated by Hugh Thomson
1906 Scenes of Clerical Life George Eliot Illustrated by Hugh Thomson

Price: £34.99

Scenes of Clerical Life is the title under which George Eliot's first published fictional work, a collection of three short stories, was released in book form, and the first of her works to be released under her famous pseudonym....

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1906 Sophy of Kravonia by Anthony Hope Illustrated by Fred Pegram First Edition
1906 Sophy of Kravonia by Anthony Hope Illustrated by Fred Pegram First Edition

Price: £15.99

The first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 1933), was a prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its...

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1906 The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Hatchards Binding Illus Cruikshank
1906 The Ingoldsby Legends Thomas Ingoldsby Hatchards Binding Illus Cruikshank

Price: £220.00

A charmingly illustrated edition of this noted collection of short stories, bound by Hatchards in a handsome half morocco binding and featuring illustrations from noted illustrators such as Cruikshank and John Leech. ...

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1906 The Mirror Of The Sea Joseph Conrad First Edition First State
1906 The Mirror Of The Sea Joseph Conrad First Edition First State

Price: £225.00

The first edition, first state of Joseph Conrad's first work of non-fiction. First edition, first state with publisher's advertisements dated August 1906 to the rear of the work. Joseph Conrad...

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1906 The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
1906 The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Price: £950.00

A handsome limited edition set, containing the works of the renowned Scottish novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson. A 'Pentland Edition' set published by Cassell and Company in...

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1906-1907 4 Vol Works of Mary Johnston Historical Romance
1906-1907 4 Vol Works of Mary Johnston Historical Romance

Price: £26.00

Four volumes of the work of Mary Johnston.Including: The Old Dominion; By Order of the Company; Audrey; and Sir Mortimer.Mary Johnston (November 21, 1870 May 9, 1936) was an American novelist and women's rights advocate. She wrote...

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1906-7 4vols A Selection of Works by Robert Louis Stevenson
1906-7 4vols A Selection of Works by Robert Louis Stevenson

Price: £310.00

A collection of novels by Robert Louis Stevenson.The set consists of: Men and Books, Memories and Portraits, Virginibus Puerisque and Across the Plains.Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 3 December 1894) was a Scottish...

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1906/1907 20Vols Limited Edition Robert Louis Stevenson Complete Works Gosse
1906/1907 20Vols Limited Edition Robert Louis Stevenson Complete Works Gosse

Price: £800.00

A scarce set of the collected works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Complete in twenty volumes, this edition was part of a limited printing of 1550 copies, of which this is number 176.Published by Casell and Company in association with...

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1907 2 vol Soll und Haben Gustav FRENTAG
1907 2 vol Soll und Haben Gustav FRENTAG

Price: £37.99

A decoratively bound set of this German romantic novel in six books. The sixty sixth edition. In blackletter. In German. Complete in two volumes.

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1907 A Mother's Son Beatrice and Charles Burgess Fry Prize Binding
1907 A Mother's Son Beatrice and Charles Burgess Fry Prize Binding

Price: £44.99

A collaborative novel written by husband and wife, Beatrice and Charles Burgess Fry, Fourth edition. Charles Burgess Fry, known as C. B. Fry (25 April 1872 7 September 1956), was an English polymath; an outstanding sportsman,...

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1907 A SPAHI'S LOVE-STORY Pierre LOTI Limited Ed.
1907 A SPAHI'S LOVE-STORY Pierre LOTI Limited Ed.

Price: £39.99

A bright, clean limited edition of A Spahi Love-Story by Pierre Loti. Bound in cloth with decorated paper-covered boards. With Frontispiece in Color by Robert Dean. With six etchings by Gaston Trilleau. Limited Edition. Pierre...

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1907 Cranford With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson Anne Thackery itchie E Gaskell
1907 Cranford With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson Anne Thackery itchie E Gaskell

Price: £40.00

An illustrated edition of this Elizabeth Gaskell novel.A new edition of this work.With 32 pages of advertisements to the rear.Cranford is a collection of satirical sketches sympathetically portraying the change and development of small...

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1907 Dowland Castle Walter Iddesleigh Serial Printing Bound Unusual Scarce
1907 Dowland Castle Walter Iddesleigh Serial Printing Bound Unusual Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce copy of this work by the Earl of Iddesleigh.In it's serial form as published in The Gentlewoman Magazine in the same year as the first edition, bound in one volume.

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1907 Gold Frankincense and Myrrh First edition Colour Illustrated G Robertson
1907 Gold Frankincense and Myrrh First edition  Colour Illustrated G Robertson

Price: £340.00

A beautifully illustrated first edition of Robertson's poem for a little girl. Signed " Phyllis Parker from the author 1908"Twelve plates in colour by the author.  Robertson was part of the talented group of artists...

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1907 John Trevena Furze Cruel Ernest George Henham Dartmoor Devon First Edition
1907 John Trevena Furze Cruel Ernest George Henham Dartmoor Devon First Edition

Price: £235.00

A very scarce first edition, third printing of John Trevena's Furze the Cruel.The pen name of Ernest George Henham, Trevena was an British Canadian author who wrote novels at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, particularly on...

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1907 Lamia's Winter Quarters Alfred Austin Colour Illustrated
1907 Lamia's Winter Quarters Alfred Austin Colour Illustrated

Price: £20.00

A charming illustrated edition of Alfred Austin's 'Lamia's Winter-Quarters' copiously illustrated throughout. Written by the English poet and journalist who succeeded Alfred Tennyson as Poet...

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1907 Le Morte D'Arthur Sir Thomas Malory Edward Strachey
1907 Le Morte D'Arthur Sir Thomas Malory Edward Strachey

Price: £100.00

A smart edition of this best known work of literature on Arthurian legends. 'Le Morte D'Arthur' is a collection of tales from the legends of King Arthur. It was written by Thomas Malory in the...

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1907 Milly & Olly Holiday Among Mountains Early Willy Pogan Illustrations Ward
1907 Milly & Olly Holiday Among Mountains Early Willy Pogan Illustrations Ward

Price: £29.99

An uncommon copy of this fictional work, illustrated with some of Willy Pogany's earliest published work. Second edition.  Nicely illustrated and featuring forty-eight of Willy Pogany's pen and ink plates. ...

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1907 Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott with Illustrations
1907 Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott with Illustrations

Price: £85.00

A lovely edition of this historical novel by Walter Scott.With illustrations.The story concerns a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI (142383).

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1907 Robert Louis Stevenson The Merry Men Dr Jekyll Mr Hyde Illustrated US Ed
1907 Robert Louis Stevenson The Merry Men Dr Jekyll Mr Hyde Illustrated US Ed

Price: £28.99

An early American edition of The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated. The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables (1887) is a collection of short stories...

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1907 The Brushwood Boy Rudyard Kipling F H Townsend Colour Illustrations First
1907 The Brushwood Boy Rudyard Kipling F H Townsend Colour Illustrations First

Price: £29.99

The first separate edition of this story by Rudyard Kipling. This tale was first published as part of a collection of stories entitled The Day's Work, published in 1898. "The story tells of the early life of an upper middle-class...

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1907 The Cruise of the Make-Believes Tom Gallon Novel
1907 The Cruise of the Make-Believes Tom Gallon Novel

Price: £14.99

A fictional work from Tom Gallon, British playwright and novelist. With chapters entitled The Amazing Pringle, The Castaways, Pursuit, and Schemers and Dreamers.

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1907 The Haunters Of The Silences Animal Life Charles G D Roberts FIRST Edition
1907 The Haunters Of The Silences Animal Life Charles G D Roberts FIRST Edition

Price: £37.99

A first edition of this beautifully illustrated collection of animal stories. First Edition. Featuring a tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with plates by Charles Livingston Bull.

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1907 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Times Book Club Binding Oxford Ed
1907 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Times Book Club Binding Oxford Ed

Price: £125.00

A smartly-bound collection of the poetry of Thomas Moore. Oxford edition. With an engraved frontispiece. Bound by the Times Book Club.

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1907 The Red Axe by S R Crockett Fiction Novel Illustrated Sixth Edition
1907 The Red Axe by S R Crockett Fiction Novel Illustrated Sixth Edition

Price: £19.99

A novel by Samuel Rutherford Crockett.  Crockett (24 September 1859 16 April 1914) was a Scottish novelist. The Red Axe was his eighth novel of over twenty. With illustrations by Frank Richards. Sixth edition.

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1907 The Sea Fogs Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated Albertine Randall Wheelan
1907 The Sea Fogs Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated Albertine Randall Wheelan

Price: £110.00

A limited first edition of this work by Robert Louis Stevenson. With illustrations by Albertine Randall Wheelan. This edition was limited to 1000 copies.

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1907 Whose Home is the Wilderness William J Long Illustrated Woodland Animals
1907 Whose Home is the Wilderness William J Long Illustrated Woodland Animals

Price: £39.99

A collection of short stories about woodland animals. Illustrated throughout with many plates and illustrations in the text. William Joseph Long (18661952) was an American writer, naturalist and minister. As a naturalist, he...

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1907-11 5Vol Bibliotheque Rose Illustree Selected French Novels Poetry Illus
1907-11 5Vol Bibliotheque Rose Illustree Selected French Novels Poetry Illus

Price: £90.00

A five volume set of illustrated French works.Part of the Bibliotheque Rose Illustree collection.Titles as follows:Lettres de Deux Poupees by Julie GouraudEnfances Celebres by Louise ColetLes Grimpeurs de Rochers by H. LoreauAventures...

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1907-1909 4vols The Series of English Idylls Jane Austen Illustrated Emma
1907-1909 4vols The Series of English Idylls Jane Austen Illustrated Emma

Price: £245.00

Four of six volumes of a delightful collection of the novels of Jane Austen. Contains: Emma, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey and Mansfield Park. With twenty-four coloured illustrations in each book by Charles Edmund Brock (5 February...

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1907-1910 4vols Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Fine-Paper Edition Illustrated
1907-1910 4vols Works of Robert Louis Stevenson Fine-Paper Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A charming collection of works by the renowned Scottish novelist and travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson; part of the 'St. Martin’s Library' series. Published by Chatto & Windus...

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1908 - 1909 3vol Oeuvres de Guy de Maupassant Boule de Suif Notre Coeur French
1908 - 1909 3vol Oeuvres de Guy de Maupassant Boule de Suif Notre Coeur French

Price: £160.00

A smartly bound three volume set of the French writer Guy de Maupassant's works. 'Fort Comme la Mort' is about Olivier Bertin, a painter who is at the height of his career, a bachelor who has...

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1908 2vol Charles Morris Historical Tales The Romance Of Reality American Plates
1908 2vol Charles Morris Historical Tales The Romance Of Reality American Plates

Price: £54.99

The first two volumes of Charles Morris' Historical Tales under the subtitle American in the Angelus edition published for the Angelus University. Illustrated with black and white plates. In two volumes. Charles Morris (1833 -...

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1908 2Vol Le Capitaine Fracasse Theophile Gautier French Novels
1908 2Vol Le Capitaine Fracasse Theophile Gautier French Novels

Price: £28.00

A two volume set of this work by Theophile Gautier.Printed in French.Le capitaine Fracasse is a novel centered on a soldier named Frafcasse whose adventures portray bouts of chivalry, courage and a sense of adventure. The novel is...

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1908 2vols The Works in Prose and Verse of Charles and Mary Lamb Hutchinson
1908 2vols The Works in Prose and Verse of Charles and Mary Lamb Hutchinson

Price: £48.00

Two volumes of Mary and Charles Lamb's works.Charles and Mary Lamb were siblings who collaborated on several works such as Tales from Shakespeare. The duo presided over a literary circle in London which included Wordsworth and Coleridge....

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1908 A Man Of Genius By M P Willcocks With Ten Illustrations By W Story First Ed
1908 A Man Of Genius By M P Willcocks With Ten Illustrations By W Story First Ed

Price: £24.99

A story of the judgement of Paris, an illustrated novel by M. P. Willcocks. First edition. With ten black and white plates illustrated by W. Story.

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1908 Facing Death A Tale of the Coal Mines G A Henty New Edition Illustrated Adventure Novel
1908 Facing Death A Tale of the Coal Mines G A Henty New Edition Illustrated Adventure Novel

Price: £35.00

A new edition of this popular, and political, adventure novel by G A Henty. In the publisher's original binding. Illustrated throughout, with eight unsigned wash-drawings based on the line-illustrations...

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1908 FICTION The Nun Ensign FITZMAURICE-KELLY Play
1908 FICTION The Nun Ensign FITZMAURICE-KELLY Play

Price: £59.99

Scarce copy of The Nun Ensign, translated from the Spanish with an introduction and notes by James Fitzmaurice-Kelly, including La Monja Alferez, a Play in the Original Spanish by Juan Perez de Montalban. Bound...

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1908 Hendricks the Hunter or The Border Farm A Tale of Zulu Land W H G Kingston
1908 Hendricks the Hunter or The Border Farm A Tale of Zulu Land W H G Kingston

Price: £25.00

An adventure novel by William Henry Giles Kingston. The new edition. Illustrated, with several colour plates by J Finnemore. Kingston was known as a writer of boys' adventure novels during the...

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1908 Honore De Balzac Le Pere Goriot Illustrated By Albert Lynch In French Limit
1908 Honore De Balzac Le Pere Goriot Illustrated By Albert Lynch In French Limit

Price: £44.99

An unnumbered copy from a limited edition of Le Pre Goriot by Honor De Balzac. Illustrated by Albert Lynch. From the Oeuvres Completes de H. de Balzac, Scenes de la Vie Parisienne. In French. Le Pre Goriot is an 1835 novel by French...

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1908 In Natures School Lilian Gask Illustrated Sutton County School
1908 In Natures School Lilian Gask Illustrated Sutton County School

Price: £45.00

A very scarce work of children's fiction by Lilian Hardy, in attractive full calf school binding, with a prize bookplate to the front pastedown. Undated, dated using Copac. Rebound in a school...

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1908 Joseph Conrad A Set of Six Novel First UK Edition
1908 Joseph Conrad A Set of Six Novel First UK Edition

Price: £120.00

A first edition of Joseph Conrad's A Set of Six.First edition, fourth impression with publisher's advertisments dated August 1908 to the rear. Thought to be one of the greatest English-language novelists, Joseph Conrad was both...

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1908 La Fausse Bourgeoise by Marcel Prevost
1908 La Fausse Bourgeoise by Marcel Prevost

Price: £35.00

A work of fiction by Marcel Prevost.Eugene Marcel Prevost (1 May 1862 8 April 1941) was a French author and dramatist.In the original French.

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1908 Mauprat by George Sand Translated by Stanley Young Illustrated EP Avril
1908 Mauprat by George Sand Translated by Stanley Young Illustrated EP Avril

Price: £29.99

An interesting illustrated edition of George Sand's novel Mauprat. Translated by Stanley Young. With a critical introduction by John Oliver Hobbes. Featuring three coloured plates 'after watercolour drawings by Eugene Paul Avril',...

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1908 Old Kensington Miss Thackeray Historical Novel
1908 Old Kensington Miss Thackeray Historical Novel

Price: £34.00

An historical novel set in London from Miss Thackeray. Volume I of the Works of Miss Thackeray series. With a vignette title page.

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1908 One of the 28th A Tale of Waterloo G A Henty Illustrated F A Stewart Adventure Novel
1908 One of the 28th A Tale of Waterloo G A Henty Illustrated F A Stewart Adventure Novel

Price: £24.00

A novel by popular historical adventure novelist, G A Henty. Number 44.3 by Newbolt. In original pictorial binding. Illustrated, with six full-page wash-drawings by F A Stewart reproduced by...

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1908 RENE BAZIN MEMOIRES D'UNE VIEILLE FILLE French novel leather
1908 RENE BAZIN MEMOIRES D'UNE VIEILLE FILLE French novel leather

Price: £29.99

A perfectly legibile edition of this novel from the prominent Edwardian writer Ren Bazin.Ren Franois Nicolas Marie Bazin (26 December 1853 20 July 1932) was a French novelist.Born at Angers, he studied law in Paris, and on...

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1908 Salthaven W W Jacobs First Edition Novel Illustrated
1908 Salthaven W W Jacobs First Edition Novel Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this novel by William Wymark Jacobs. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates Bookplate of J. Timothy Kenwick to front pastedown.

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1908 Salthaven W. W. Jacobs Will Owen Illustrated First Edition
1908 Salthaven W. W. Jacobs Will Owen Illustrated First Edition

Price: £65.00

The first edition fo W. W. Jacob's humorous novel set in the English seaport village Salthaven, illustrated throughout by Will Owen. The first edition of this work. This work is a lively novel...

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1908 Spanish Jade By Maurice HEWLETT Copyright Edition
1908 Spanish Jade By Maurice HEWLETT Copyright Edition

Price: £36.99

A half leather hardback with marbled paper boards and gilt lettering on the spine. A nice copyright edition of Hewlett's The Spanish Jade. Previously owned by Ronald Lindsay. Maurice Henry Hewlett (1861-1923), was an English historical...

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1908 The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope Illustration First Edition Uncommon
1908 The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope Illustration First Edition Uncommon

Price: £14.99

The first edition of this novel by Anthony Hope. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (1863 1933), was an English novelist and playwright. Featuring a colour frontispiece by Arthur H. Buckland, protected by its...

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1908 W Scott Rob Roy Intro Essay by Andrew Lang Illlustrated Waverley Rivere
1908 W Scott Rob Roy Intro Essay by Andrew Lang Illlustrated Waverley Rivere

Price: £20.00

A handsome edition of Sir Walter Scott's Rob Roy.With an introduction essay and notes by Andrew Lang and ten illustrated plates.Volume four of a twenty-four volume set of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels. The Waverley novels are...

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1909 3vol Spenser's Faerie Queene J C Smith Edition Elizabethan Poetry
1909 3vol Spenser's Faerie Queene J C Smith Edition Elizabethan Poetry

Price: £120.00

A set of the poems of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser. Spenser is recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language. Containing...

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1909 5Vol George Meredith Collection of Fiction Novels Essays and Poetry
1909 5Vol George Meredith Collection of Fiction Novels Essays and Poetry

Price: £35.00

A five volume collection of poetry, novels and essays by George MeredithConsisting of Poems Vol II, An Essay on Comedy, The Shaving of the Shagpat, Short Stories and Lord OrmontGeorge Meredith, (1828 1909) was an English novelist...

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1909 Abaft the Funnel Rudyard Kipling First Authorized Edition
1909 Abaft the Funnel Rudyard Kipling First Authorized Edition

Price: £36.00

A first authorized edition of this fascinating collection of short works by Rudyard Kipling, including stories, poems and letters. In 1909, B.W. Dodge and Company of New York published an unauthorised...

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1909 Across the Plains Memories and Essays R L Stevenson Truslove Binding
1909 Across the Plains Memories and Essays R L Stevenson Truslove Binding

Price: £38.99

An attractively bound collection of essays from Robert Louis Stevenson. Fine paper edition. In a Truslove and Hanson binding.

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1909 AEROPOLIS Henry KISTEMAECKERS Rene Vincent Illus
1909 AEROPOLIS Henry KISTEMAECKERS Rene Vincent Illus

Price: £175.00

Kistemaeckers's jocular and futuristic tale of a man living an almost entirely aerial lifestyle. With numerous illustrations throughout by the Art Deco designer Rene Vincent. The original paper cover, illustrated...

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1909 Animal Heroes Cat Dog Pigeon Lynx Ernest Thompson Seton Illustrated
1909 Animal Heroes Cat Dog Pigeon Lynx Ernest Thompson Seton Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A nice copy of Thompson Seton's illustrated animal stories. Second Impression. 'Being the histories of a cat, a dog, a pigeon, a lynx, two wolves and a reindeer and in elucidation of the same over 200 drawings'. Featuring 27 plates. ...

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1909 Folklore of the Santal Parganas Cecil Henry Bompas 1st
1909 Folklore of the Santal Parganas Cecil Henry Bompas 1st

Price: £45.00

A fascinating collection of folklore from the Santal Paraganas area in India, translated by Cecil Henry Bompas. The first edition of this work. A collection of folklore from Santal Parganas,...

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1909 Good Company EV LUCAS Leather bnd BUMPUS 1st edn
1909 Good Company EV LUCAS Leather bnd BUMPUS 1st edn

Price: £29.99

Full calf leather binding signed by Bumpus bindery. First edition with illustrated title page and gilt foredge.Eclectic anthology of character sketches from English literature, including everything from English cricketers to Roman...

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1909 Last Poems by George Meredith Fiction Poetry First Edition
1909 Last Poems by George Meredith Fiction Poetry First Edition

Price: £29.99

A volume of poetry by the English novelist and poet George Meredith. Last Poems was his eleventh poetic publication and includes the works 'The Wild Rose', 'Youth in Age' and 'The Call' . First edition.

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1909 Le Rossier De Madame Husson Guy De Maupassant Echec L'Odyssee D'Une Fille
1909 Le Rossier De Madame Husson Guy De Maupassant Echec L'Odyssee D'Une Fille

Price: £79.99

A smart collection of Guy de Maupassant's short stories, most of which were published in Gil Blas, the parisian periodical. Some of the stories included are, Le Rosier de Madame Husson, Le Martine, Divorce and La Revanche. Benjamin...

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1909 Pages choisies des Auteurs Contemporains Anatole France French
1909 Pages choisies des Auteurs Contemporains Anatole France French

Price: £33.00

A selection of works by Anatole France.Anatole France was a French poet, journalist and novelist. He was successful with many best sellers and considered the ideal French man of letters in his day.

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1909 Pierre et Therese by Marcel Prevost
1909 Pierre et Therese by Marcel Prevost

Price: £48.00

An edition of Pierre et Therese by Marcel Prevost.Eugene Marcel Prevost (1 May 1862 8 April 1941) was a French author and dramatist.He published in succession, Le Scorpion (1887), Chonchette (1888), Mademoiselle Jaufre (1889), Cousine...

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1909 Ralph Nevill The Merry Past Half Morocco Gilt Colour Frontispiece
1909 Ralph Nevill The Merry Past Half Morocco Gilt Colour Frontispiece

Price: £55.00

A first edition of this early 20th century work of reminiscence from the prolific author Ralph Nevill, attractively bound in half morocco. Nevill takes the reader through select remembrances of a past England, full of...

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1909 Rudyard Kipling Actions Reactions India Rajj Laureate Empire First Edition
1909 Rudyard Kipling Actions Reactions India Rajj Laureate Empire First Edition

Price: £35.00

A first edition of this novel by Kipling.One of his more obscure books, this one, typically of Kipling, takes place in The British Rajj, where Kipling was born and set many of his stories.

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1909 Songs and Fantasies L. Ffolliott Presentation Copy
1909 Songs and Fantasies L. Ffolliott Presentation Copy

Price: £49.99

A scarce copy of this magical work of fantasies told in verse. Presentation copy "With the author's compliments" dated 30th June 1909. With publisher's original advertisements to the rear.

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1909 Story of Hereward Stedman Hammond First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated
1909 Story of Hereward Stedman Hammond First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A very scarce first edition copy of Douglas C. Stedman's retelling of the life of Hereward the Wake, an Anglo-Saxon nobleman and a leader of resistance to the Norman Conquest of England. Copiously...

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1909 The Chase of the Golden Meteor by Jules Verne First UK Edition
1909 The Chase of the Golden Meteor by Jules Verne First UK Edition

Price: £325.00

A first UK edition of The Chase of the Golden Meteor by Jules Verne. Illustrated. Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound...

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1909 The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade Illustrated
1909 The Cloister and the Hearth Charles Reade Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A historical fictional work set in the 15th century, surrounding the travels of a young scribe and illuminator, through several European countries. Illustrated throughout by Byam Shaw, featuring twenty coloured plates, including...

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1909 The Fables of Aesop Colour Illustrated limited edition Edward J Detmold
1909 The Fables of Aesop Colour Illustrated limited edition Edward J Detmold

Price: £395.00

A beautifully presented and illustrated limited edition of Aesop's fables signed by the illustrator. A very sought after work. Here the casing is a very worn but good and bright internally so an excellent candidate for a rebind.Can...

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1909 The Garden of Cymodoce T. Preston Battersby Illustrated Very Scarce
1909 The Garden of Cymodoce T. Preston Battersby Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A very scarce copy of this novel by T. Preston Battersby, with several plates throughout. Undated, dating using Copac. A very scarce work, published by The Sunday School Union. Written...

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1909 The Lady of Blossholme Haggard First Edition First State Colour Illustrated
1909 The Lady of Blossholme Haggard First Edition First State Colour Illustrated

Price: £69.00

A pleasing first edition first printed copy of Henry Rider Haggard's historical novel 'The Lady of Blossholme'; with charming coloured plates. Henry Rider Haggard was a renowned English writer...

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1909 The MINNESINGERS by Jethro BITHELL SCARCE First
1909 The MINNESINGERS by Jethro BITHELL SCARCE First

Price: £24.99

A nice clean copy. A blue cloth hardback with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition. Scarce. Jethro Bithell (1878-1962). Only volume one was ever published. Minnesang was the tradition of lyric and song writing in Germany...

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1909 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder
1909 The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W Garrett Horder

Price: £18.00

A copy of The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by W. Garrett Horder.With Notes, Index of First Lines and Chronological List.Oxford Complete Edition.

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1909 The Press Album by THOMAS CATLING First Edition
1909 The Press Album by THOMAS CATLING First Edition

Price: £29.99

A decorative and illustrated First Edition of this journalistic compendium. Bound in cloth, with stamped lettering and pictorial decoration. First Edition. With seventeen black and white plates and colour frontis, and...

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1909 The Story of the Iliad Alfred J Church Illustrated Flaxman Relfe Brothers
1909 The Story of the Iliad Alfred J Church Illustrated Flaxman Relfe Brothers

Price: £115.00

Alfred J Church's story of the Iliad.Illustrated throughout, after Flaxman.In a prize binding for The Old Ride Branksome Park Bournemouth by Relfe Brothers.Alfred J Church was an English classical scholar. He wrote several works including...

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1909-1912 3vol Rodney Stone Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes The Refugees Doyle Illustrated
1909-1912 3vol Rodney Stone Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes The Refugees Doyle Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A uniformly bound three volume set of works by Arthur Conan Doyle: 'Rodney Stone', 'The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes', and 'The Refugees'. Although best known for his detective fiction, Doyle...

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1910 2vol The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Charles Dickens Cecil Aldin
1910 2vol The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Charles Dickens Cecil Aldin

Price: £195.00

A profusely illustrated two volume set of Charles Dickens's 'The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club'. Profusely illustrated with both in-text illustrations and numerous coloured plates this is an charming edition...

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1910 A Sentimental Journey Limited Edition Colour illustrated Laurence Sterne
1910 A Sentimental Journey Limited Edition Colour illustrated Laurence Sterne

Price: £210.00

A limited and signed edition of this influential first example of modern travel writing by clergyman and author, Laurence Sterne. This edition de luxe is limited to five hundred copies, of which this is number 324. Signed by illustrator...

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1910 Chantecler a Play in Four Acts by Edmond Rostand in French
1910 Chantecler a Play in Four Acts by Edmond Rostand in French

Price: £55.00

A beautifully bound edition of this French play. Chantecler is a verse play in four acts, written by Edmond Rostand. The play is notable in that all the characters are farmyard animals including the main protagonist, a chanticleer,...

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1910 Edna Lyall Knight-Errant Relfe Binding Novel Prize Binding Wanstead College
1910 Edna Lyall Knight-Errant Relfe Binding Novel Prize Binding Wanstead College

Price: £90.00

An attractively bound copy of this novel by Edna Lyall In a Relfe binding for Wanstead college. Edna Lyall was the pseudonym for Ada Ellen Bayly, an English novelist and early feminist known...

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1910 Jaboune Franc Nohain French Novel Maurice Etienne Legrand
1910 Jaboune Franc Nohain French Novel Maurice Etienne Legrand

Price: £35.00

A first edition of this novel by Franc-Nohain.Franc-Nohain was the pen name for poet and librettist Maurice Etienne Legrand best known for his libretti for Maurice Ravel's opera as well as several operettas.

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1910 Martin Hyde The Dukes Messangers John Masefield Illus T C Dugdale 1st Ed
1910 Martin Hyde The Dukes Messangers John Masefield Illus T C Dugdale 1st Ed

Price: £55.00

A handsome first edition of John Masefield's novel 'Martin Hyde', bound in the publisher's original cloth binding, with a pictorial front board. First edition. Undated, dated using Copac. ...

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1910 Mr Pickwick Pages from the Pickwick Papers Limited Edition Frank Reynolds
1910 Mr Pickwick Pages from the Pickwick Papers Limited Edition Frank Reynolds

Price: £265.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of a selection from The Pickwick Papers. Limited Edition. Number 150 of 350 copies of this edition. Signed by the illustrator, Frank Reynolds. Featuring 25...

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1910 Our Village Mary Mitford Alfred Rawlings Hugh Thomson Illus Colour Plates
1910 Our Village Mary Mitford Alfred Rawlings Hugh Thomson Illus Colour Plates

Price: £75.00

A colourfully illustrated edition of Mary Russell Mitford's rural work 'Our Village', illustrated by Alfred Rawlings and Hugh Thomson. 'Our Village' is a collection of rural sketches, showing...

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1910 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition in a Vellum Binding
1910 Poems of Robert Browning Oxford Edition in a Vellum Binding

Price: £120.00

A beautifully bound edition of the poems of Robert Browning.Oxford Edition.Containing Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances Men and Women, Dramas, Pauline, Paracelsus Christmas-Eve and Easter Day, Sordello and Dramatis Personae.

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1910 Prayers Written at Vailima Robert Louis Stevenson Sangorski Colour Illustrated
1910 Prayers Written at Vailima Robert Louis Stevenson Sangorski Colour Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A beautiful edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's last work, containing elaborately illustrated daily prayers written for his family. The book includes an introduction by Mrs. R. L. Stevenson...

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1910 Sir PULTENEY A Fantasy E D WARD Edward Verrall Lucas FIRST
1910 Sir PULTENEY A Fantasy E D WARD Edward Verrall Lucas FIRST

Price: £34.99

A first edition of Lucas's fantastical novel. First Edition. Edward Verrall Lucas (11/12 June 1868 26 June 1938) was a popular English author of nearly one hundred books.  He wrote under the pen names EVL, VVV,...

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1910 The Devil's Motor A Fantasy Marie Corelli Colour Plates by Arthur Severn
1910 The Devil's Motor A Fantasy Marie Corelli Colour Plates by Arthur Severn

Price: £475.00

A very scarce, beautifully illustrated copy of this fantasy work by Marie Corelli Illustrated throughout with tipped-in colour plates by Arthur Severn. Designed to smell of motor oil -quite successfully. Marie Corelli (1 May 1855...

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1910 The History of Mr. Polly H. G. Wells Colour Frontispiece First Edition
1910 The History of Mr. Polly H. G. Wells Colour Frontispiece First Edition

Price: £50.00

The first edition of H. G. Wells' novel 'The History of Mr Polly', following the life of Alfred Polly, illustrated with a colour frontispiece. The first edition of this work, being the first...

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1910 The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
1910 The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe

Price: £38.00

An edition of Defoe's famous novel Robinson Crusoe.With Eight Illustrations in Colour.The book is a fictional autobiography of the title character (whose birth name is Robinson Kreutznaer)a castaway who spends years on a remote...

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1910 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introduction by W M Rossetti
1910 The Poetical Works of Robert Burns with Introduction by W M Rossetti

Price: £23.00

A volume of poetry by Scottish poet Robert Burns.With an Introduction by W. M. Rossetti.With a Frontispiece of Robert Burns.

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1910 The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales Arthur Quiller Couch Dulac Illus Colour Plates
1910 The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales Arthur Quiller Couch Dulac Illus Colour Plates

Price: £250.00

A charming collection of children's fairy tales, illustrated in colour by Edmund Dulac. This collection of fairy tales includes 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Blue Beard', 'Cinderella', and 'Beauty...

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1910 The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley Illustrated Katharine Cameron Fairy Tale
1910 The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley Illustrated Katharine Cameron Fairy Tale

Price: £75.00

A handsome cloth bound edition of Charles Kingsley fairy tale, 'The Water-Babies'. Undated, dated using Copac. Charles Kingsley was born in 1819, son of the Reverend Charles Kingsley. Following...

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1910 Warned Off A Romance of the Turf Sievier Very Scarce 1st
1910 Warned Off A Romance of the Turf Sievier Very Scarce 1st

Price: £220.00

A romance novel set within the world of racehorsing and gambling, by the racehorse owner Robert Sievier. 'Warned Off' is a romance novel set in the world of racehorses, a world which the author,...

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1910-1912 3 Vol Under Drakes Flag Maori Settler Through Sikh War G A Henty
1910-1912 3 Vol Under Drakes Flag Maori Settler Through Sikh War G A Henty

Price: £99.99

Three of G. A. Henty's popular adventure novels, illustrated with plates. Illustrated Editions. Under Drake's Flag (1910) features 7 illustrated plates, but does not contain the frontispiece; Maori and Settler (1911) features 9...

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1910-21 2vols Chatterbox Founded by J Erskine Clarke Illustrated
1910-21 2vols Chatterbox Founded by J Erskine Clarke Illustrated

Price: £75.00

Two volumes of Chatterbox magazine, founded by J. Erskine Clarke.The set consists of the years 1910 and 1921.Chatterbox was a halfpenny weekly paper for older children founded in 1866 by John Erskine Clarke, which ran for some 90 years...

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1910-27 6 Vols Works of Charles Edward MONTAGUE First
1910-27 6 Vols Works of Charles Edward MONTAGUE First

Price: £199.99

A wonderful set of Montague first editions in a uniform binding, with the added treasure of the original bindings bound in to the rear. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Works in this set are A Hind Let Loose,...

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1910-28 5vol Stories Old and New The Heroes Mr Wind and Madam Rain Frontis
1910-28 5vol Stories Old and New The Heroes Mr Wind and Madam Rain Frontis

Price: £98.00

A collection of five stories for children, including 'The Heroes' by Charles Kingsley and 'Arabian Nights', illustrated with numerous coloured plates. Five volumes of Blackie & Son's 'Stories...

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1911 10 vol The Works of William Makepeace THACKERAY Illustrated Limited edition
1911 10 vol The Works of William Makepeace THACKERAY Illustrated Limited edition

Price: £165.00

A scarce set of uniformly bound works from William Thackeray. The Harry Furniss Centenary edition, limited to one thousand copies. Book one tells of Thackeray's "The History of Henry Esmond" Illustrated by Harry Furniss with fifty-five...

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1911 10vol The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Harry Furniss Edition
1911 10vol The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Harry Furniss Edition

Price: £150.00

The Harry Furniss Centenary edition of the works of William Makepeace Thackeray. Edition de luxe, limited to one thousand copies. Including Vanity Fair; The Paris Sketch Book of Mr M. A. Titmarsh; The Irish Sketch Book; The Adventures...

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1911 2vols Charles Dickens Oliver Twist A Tale of Two Cities Illustrated Archive Copy
1911 2vols Charles Dickens Oliver Twist A Tale of Two Cities Illustrated Archive Copy

Price: £80.00

A charming pair of novels by the famous Victorian novelist Charles Dickens, with illustrations. Two volumes. Includes: 'A Tale of Two Cities' and 'Oliver Twist'. 'A Tale of Two Cities' is...

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1911 5vols St St Blicher Samlede Noveller og Skitser
1911 5vols St St Blicher Samlede Noveller og Skitser

Price: £270.00

A collection of the total short stories and sketches of Steen Steenson Blicher. In the original Danish. Complete in five volumes. Steen Steensen Blicher (11 October 1782, Vium 26 March 1848 in Spentrup) was an author and poet...

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1911 8 vols in 12 Novels of the Sisters Bronte Thornton Edition Scott Illustrated
1911 8 vols in 12 Novels of the Sisters Bronte Thornton Edition Scott Illustrated

Price: £880.00

A complete twelve volume set of the Thornton edition of this collection of novels by the Bronte sisters. The Bronte sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne were prolific English writers of the...

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