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The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels, ,
1 The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels
,. Macmillan, London, 1911. first thus, Hardback, 215mm x 139mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xiii prelims, 546pp. plus advertisments,Colour illustrations. Illustrations by H.G. Theaker. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Differential fading to endpapers. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed at ends, pages clean if tanned to edges with block edges dusty. Latter-day illustrated edition of Barham's 1837 collection of legends and ghost stories which he attributed to the fictitious Ingoldsby. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ingoldsby, Barham, Theaker. 6646

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Dariel - A Romance of Surrey, Blackmore, R.D.
2 Dariel - A Romance of Surrey
Blackmore, R.D.. William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1897. Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 505pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Chris Hammond. Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed. Block is slippy, grubby in places, with ragged edges. Binding is intact but now weak. Classic tale by the author of "Lorna Doone." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Dariel, Blackmore, Surrey, Doone. 4231

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Marshfield the Observer and the Death-Dance - Studies of Character and Action, Castle, Egerton
3 Marshfield the Observer and the Death-Dance - Studies of Character and Action
Castle, Egerton. Macmillan, London, 1900. first edition, Hardback, 198mm x 132mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 356pp. plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine frayed at ends. Block basically clean if a little darkened and grubby at edges. Fantasy novel by famous Victorian author and swordman. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Egerton, Marshfield, Meldrum. 6572

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Ministering Children - A Sequel, Charlesworth, Maria Louisa
4 Ministering Children - A Sequel
Charlesworth, Maria Louisa. Seeley & Co., London, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, 72nd thousand state, vi prelims, 434pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. School prize sticker dated 1907 on inner front board. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed. Differential fading to endpapers. Striking foxing to block edges seeping onto page edges. Classic, morally uplifting Victorian work intended primarily for the instruction of children. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Charlesworth, Ministering, sequel. 4234

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5 A Shameful Revenge and other stories
de Zayas y Sotomayor, Maria ; Sturock, John. Folio Society, London, 1963. first edition, Hardback, 8vo card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 200pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Eric Fraser. Very Good/NoWrapper. Marbled card covers, red cloth spine. Top of front board just a little discoloured. Pages clean and unmarked. No slipcase. FS collection of eight proto-Romantic short stories by Zayas first published in Spain in 1637 and 1647, translated and introduced by Sturrock. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Zayas, stories, Revenge. 4354

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Leone - A Tale of the Jesuits, Douglas-Hamilton, Mrs. A. ;   Dunbat of Mochrum, Lady
6 Leone - A Tale of the Jesuits
Douglas-Hamilton, Mrs. A. ; Dunbat of Mochrum, Lady. John Long, London, 1906. first edition, Hardback, 195mm x 125mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 476pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine bumped, has been handled along with boards. Front hinge loose. Block clean apart from foxing to edges and also top pages at beginning and end. Engaging tale of the secretive Catholic order written by a noble Englishwoman and edited by her daughter. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Jesuit, leone, Hamilton, Italy. 6619

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7 Julian Probert
Ertz, Susan. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1931. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, light blue titles, first edition, 316pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Block is tight and clean, with no foxing except slightly to base. Spine and boards bumped, with spine creased and boards bowed. Another contemporary novel of the smart set by Ertz. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ertz, Julian, probert. 4259

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8 Nina
Ertz, Susan. D. Appleton, New York, 1924. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 326pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Spine and boards slightly bumped, spine darkened and lightly creased with staining to edge on rear. Block is clean, if a little darkened, with no markings or foxing. Another novel of the genteel English by Ertz. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ertz, Nina, England, 1920s. 4258

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Eustace Marchmont - A story of the West Country, Everett-Green, Evelyn
9 Eustace Marchmont - A story of the West Country
Everett-Green, Evelyn. Dean & Son, London, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, black titles, , 249pp. Good/Good +++. Foxing to block edges, differential fading to endpapers, spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little shelfwear. Undated, but perhaps c. 1920-1930, this is a romantic tale by the author of "Her Husband's Home." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Everett-Green, country, Eustace. 4251

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The Roadmender, Fairless, Michael
10 The Roadmender
Fairless, Michael. Duckworth, London, 1911. third edition, Hardback, 224mm x 163mm olive cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, ix prelims, 121+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Waite. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, just a little grubby in places. Block a little darkened with age, some foxing here and there, notably to opening pages. Differential fading to endpapers, pages otherwise clean, binding good. Eight colour plates with flysheets all clean. Margaret Barber's psudonymous and massively popular book of Christian meditations on the road to heaven. First published in 1902, this is the Reset New Edition of 1911. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Roadmender, Fairless, heaven. 6615

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The Roadmender, Fairless, Michael
11 The Roadmender
Fairless, Michael. Duckworth, London, 1911. first thus, Hardback, 224mm x 163mm oli cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 121+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Waite. Less than good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Boards and spine bumped, also badly faded/discoloured, hinges loose. Block basically clean but egdes grubby, differential fading to endpapers. Margaret Barber's psudonymous and massively popular book of Christian meditations on the road to heaven. First published in 1902, this is the Edition de Luxe of 1911, limited to 350 copies.. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Roadmender, Fairless, heaven. 6616

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The Roadmender, Fairless, Michael
12 The Roadmender
Fairless, Michael. Duckworth, London, 1923. third edition, Hardback, 219mm x 159mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 6th impression, , ix prelims, 121+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by E.W. Waite. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, spine scuffed along edge. Block is a little darkened with edge, some foxing to grubby edges, foxing also here and there to opening/closing pages. Margaret Barber's psudonymous and massively popular book of Christian meditations on the road to heaven. First published in 1902, this is from the 6th impression of the Reset New Edition of 1911. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Roadmender, Fairless, heaven. 6617

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13 Another Sheaf
Galsworthy, John. Heinemann, London, 1919. first edition, Hardback, 8vo grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 262pp. plus advertisments,Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards badly bumped and frayed, spine frayed up to 2cm at both ends. Block is unmarked, but edges are grubby and ragged. Little-known work by Galsworthy, collecting sundry observations on war and nations in difficult times for mankind. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Galsworthy, sheaf. 4262

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - Sir Andrew Wylie, Galt, John ;   Crockett, S.R.
14 The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - Sir Andrew Wylie
Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.. John Grant, Edinburgh, 1936. first thus, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxii, x prelims, 374, 394pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Both volumes tight, clean and solid. Some bumping of spine and corners. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrappers are basically clean, with a little shelfwear, spines bumped and darkened, 1/2 sq cm of loss to base of spine of v2. Volumes four and five in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited by D S Meldrum and William Roughead. Originally published 1822. Introduction by Crockett. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Galt, Scotland, Wylie, politics. 4270

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Last of the Lairds, Galt, John ;   Crockett, S.R.
15 The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Last of the Lairds
Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.. John Grant, Edinburgh, 1936. first thus, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xii prelims, 298pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Tight and solid, with text clean and unmarked. Spines a little bumped. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear along top, with spine darkened and frayed small loss at ends, but covers basically clean. Volume nine in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited by D S Meldrum and William Roughead. Originally published 1826. Introduction by Crockett. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Galt, Scotland, Lairds. 4268

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The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Provost, Galt, John ;   Crockett, S.R.
16 The Works of John Galt - Ten Volumes - The Provost
Galt, John ; Crockett, S.R.. John Grant, Edinburgh, 1936. first thus, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xxiv prelims, 288pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by C.E. Brock. Fair/Good. Tight, clean and solid. Some bumping of spine and corners. Edges ragged where cut, with some foxing. Dustwrapper is basically clean, with a little shelfwear, spine bumped and darkened, with 1cm tear to base of spine. Volume ten in the ten-volume Works of John Galt set, edited by D S Meldrum and William Roughead. Originally published 1822. Introduction by Crockett. Glossary of Scottish dialect terms at end. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Galt, Scotland, politics, provost. 4271

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The World's Desire, Haggard, H. Rider;   Lang, Andrew
17 The World's Desire
Haggard, H. Rider; Lang, Andrew. Longmans, Green, London, 1890. first edition, Hardback, 194mm x 124mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 317pp. plus advertisments,Less than good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, spine damaged at both ends, binding tight. Block edges grubby with foxing throughout. Fantasy version of the Odysseus myth. First edition, Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Haggard, Odysseus, World. 6630

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18 The Unlit Lamp
Hall, Radclyffe. Falcon Press, London, 1949. first thus, Hardback, 8vo light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 340pp. Good/NoWrapper. Block and boards feel a little slippy. Binding just a little loose. Spine faded. Pp 77-80 have loss to edges. Early novel, originally publsihed 1924, by a female author whose lesbian-themed works once caused a scandal. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Radclyffe, lamp. 4285

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19 The Well of Loneliness
Hall, Radclyffe. Falcon Press, London, 1949. first thus, Hardback, 222mm x 139mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 491pp. Good/NoWrapper. No d/w. Book has been read, spine and boards bumped and scuffed, spine also grubby with foxing-like marks. Block a little darkened with edges dusty. Orginally published in 1928, this is a novel whose treatment of lesbianism may seem tame to a modern audience but caused a storm in its day on both sides of the Atlantic. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Radclyffe, lesbian, well. 6629

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The Luck of Roaring Camp, Harte, Bret
20 The Luck of Roaring Camp
Harte, Bret. Readers Library, London, first thus, Hardback, 173mm x 107mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 243pp. Fair/Good +. Hinges loose, block darkened with age and grubby edges, staining to front board. Pages unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little wear, chipped base of spine, basically clean and attractive. Collection of Harte short stories of pioneer America, beginning with his famous tale of a prospecting camp in Gold Rush California first published in 1868. No date but likely 1930s for this edition. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Harte, Camp, stories. 6626

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Reminiscences of J.L. Toole related by himself and chronicled by Joseph Hatton, Hatton, Joseph
21 Reminiscences of J.L. Toole related by himself and chronicled by Joseph Hatton
Hatton, Joseph. Hurst & Blackett, London, 1889. third edition, Hardback, 8vo red decorated boards, gilt titles, third edition, xvi prelims, 447pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Alfred Bryan, W.H. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards solid, but grubby in places, bumped with spine stained. Block is clean, binding a little loose in places, edges darkened and lightly frayed. Memoirs of a Victorian comedian. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Toole, comedian, theatre, America. 4274

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Rhoda - A Tale for Girls, Haverfield, E.L.
22 Rhoda - A Tale for Girls
Haverfield, E.L.. Thomas Nelson, London, Edinburgh & New York, Hardback, 8vo green decorated boards, black titles, , 292pp. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Tight and solid. Spine and boards bumped. Differential fading to endpapers. Block edges darkened, grubby with some foxing. No date or edition stated but school prize inscription dated 1923. Wholesome tale for young ladies. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Rhoda, girls, Haverfield. 4272

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The Purple Robe, Hocking, Joseph
23 The Purple Robe
Hocking, Joseph. Ward, Lock, London, Hardback, 196mm x 127mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , 388pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by J. Barnard Davis. Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards are very clean and unmarked, spine just a little bumped. Binding is good. Serious foxing to all edges, also opening/closing pages. Christian novel with an English setting. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Christian, nonconformism, England, Hocking. 6648

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The Pearl Fishers - A Story of St. Francis Xavier, Hollis, Gertrude
24 The Pearl Fishers - A Story of St. Francis Xavier
Hollis, Gertrude. Thomas Nelson, London, Hardback, 194mm x 127mm blue decorated boards, blue titles, , vii prelims, 245pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Prize sticker and owner stamp on front endpaper. Spien and boards bumped, block edges grubby from handling, but pages clean and binding good. Historical tale of Christianity in the East. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Pearl, Hollis, Xavier. 6661

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Dolly Dialogues, Hope, Anthony
25 Dolly Dialogues
Hope, Anthony. Westminster Gazette, London, 1896. first edition, Hardback, 194mm x 128mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 144pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine and boards bumped but clean. Block edges darkened and grubby but pages also basically clean. Important little collection of fictional conversations which reveal much of the London of their time. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Hope, Dialogues, London, Dolly. 6659

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The Great Miss Driver, Hope, Anthony
26 The Great Miss Driver
Hope, Anthony. Methuen, London, 1908. third edition, Hardback, 196mm x 129mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, third edition, 373pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Owners pencil inscription. Book has been much read. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed. Foxing to block edges which are also a little ragged. Pages a little darkened with age. Cracking tale from the author of "The Prisoner of Zenda." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Hope, Driver, novel. 6662

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Odd Pairs, Housman, Laurence
27 Odd Pairs
Housman, Laurence. Jonathan Cape, London, 1925. first edition, Hardback, 196mm x 124mm red cloth boards, green titles, first edition, 160pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Differential fading to endpapers. Some foxing to block edges, dusty on top. Pages otherwise clean. Five tales from between 1895 and 1909 including "The Two Widows of Chadsey." Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Housman, odd, Farvingdon. 6664

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The Ingoldsby Legends, Ingoldsby (Esquire.), Thomas
28 The Ingoldsby Legends
Ingoldsby (Esquire.), Thomas. OUP - Henry Frowde, London, 1905. first thus, Hardback, 190mm x 122mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xlviii prelims, 527pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Cruikshank. et al. Fair/NoWrapper. Binding good, and book feels sturdy in hands. Spine and boards faded in places, also bumped and scuffed. Differential fading to endpapers, block edges grubby from handling, pages clean. Latter-day edition of famous 19th century collection of fables and poems, actually written by the Reverend Barham, details of whom are here given in a generous introduction. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Ingoldsby, Barham, Haymarket. 6665

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The Skipper's Wooing and The Brown Man's Servant, Jacobs, W.W.
29 The Skipper's Wooing and The Brown Man's Servant
Jacobs, W.W.. C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1897. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 195pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Binding a little loose. Block tanned. Staining to endpapers and inner boards. Spine and boards bumped and lightly stained in places. First Edition of popular late Victorian novel. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Skipper, wooing, Jacobs. 4298

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30 Oakshott Castle and The Grange Garden
Kingsley, Henry. Ward, Lock and Bowden, London, 1895. first thus, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 471pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book feels quite sturdy. Spine and boards bumped, spine faded, boards basically clean. Foxing to flysheet, endpapers a little grubby. Block basically clean with ragged edges. Two novels by Henry Kingsley, originally published in 1873 and 1875. Catalogue: Classic Literature. Keywords: Kingsley, Oakshott, Grange. 4286

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