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Image for Amy Herbert: volumes I and II (1 & 2)

Amy Herbert: volumes I and II (1 & 2)

By: A Lady & Sewell, Rev. W. (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1846

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 61058


2 small format, clean hardbacks tightly bound in half brown leather with gilt titles on a red label, spines have 5 raised bands and gilt decoration, marbled boards. Edges rubbed and worn, endpapers foxed, no inscriptions. Vol 1: iv + 256 and vol 2: 236 pages View more info

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Harold's bride

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46280


Nice hardback copy in blue cloth with gilt titles and black decoration, all edges gilt, front endpaper excised, binding firm, no inscriptions. 228 pages, frontispiece & engraved title page View more info

The Spanish cavalier: a story of Seville

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1875

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 56060


Nice hardback copy in red cloth with gilt titles and black decoration, bevelled boards, binding firm, no inscriptions. vi + 298 pages + adverts, 8 tissue-guarded plates & engraved chapter headings in text. Early reprint - the first publication was the previous year (1874) View more info

The city of Nocross and it's famous physician

By: A. L. O. E. (Charlotte Marie Tucker)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1894

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56583


Clean hardback tightly bound in pictorial blue cloth with gilt titles & black decoration, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, decorated endpapers, page edges foxed, Sunday School prize label on front pastedown dated 1895. 216 pages + 8 pages of publisher's adverts, black & white frontispiece with tissue guard View more info

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The wondrous sickle: and other stories

By: A.L.O.E. (Charlotte Maria Tucker)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gall & Inglis: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43711


Clean hardback bound in blue cloth with black titles and red green and yellow decoration, cloth is dulled at the spine and is worn at the corners, no inscriptions. [vi] + 142 pages + 4pp adverts, engraved frontispiece. 12 stories from India. No printed date and not mentioned in Giberne, but we think this is the 1895 first edition - sadly posthumous as ALOE died in 1893 View more info

Sir Roger de Coverly

By: Addison, Joseph & Steele, Sir Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 49581


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with a small address label on the frontispiece, but no other marks, in a lightly rubbed slipcase. Appears little used. 158 pages, illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith, glossary, notes View more info

Squire Bentley's treat and the card on the nosegay

By: Anon

Price: £9.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1887

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56586


Clean, small format hardback bound in pictorial red cloth with gilt titles & black decoration, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, endpapers tanned, page edges foxed, Sunday School gift inscription on front endpaper dated 1887. 64 pages, black & white illustrations in the text. No date in book View more info

The pretty village

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59833


Stitched binding, some pages pulled, spine repaired with electrical tape, back board missing, front paper covered board worn and chipped with small area of loss at bottom corner, page edges tanned, no inscriptions. 30 pages, 3 colour illustrations on plates by Kronheim & Co plus illustrations in the text. Undated but Copac gives 1851 View more info

Barton Todd

By: Anon. [Sarah Schoonmaker Baker]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W. P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51716


Hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt, red, white & black decoration and titles, cloth worn at corners & faded at spine, ink splash to rear board, pencilled name on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. 128 pages + 16pp adverts (dated 1892), engraved frontispiece. Includes an extra short story, 'The young lawyer' View more info

Ernest and Ida: or Christmas at Montague House

By: Armstrong, Jessie

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Houlston and Sons: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51506


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles & blue & black decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 128 pages + adverts, engraved frontispiece View more info

Dramatic and early poems of Matthew Arnold [Temple Classics series]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 51902


Clean hardback tightly bound in full green leather with gilt titles, top edge gilt, pink silk bookmark sewn in, leather rubbed at corners & sunned at the spine, name/date (1911) on front pastedown, otherwise no inscriptions. [iv] + 274 pages, tissue-guarded frontispiece, notes, index View more info

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Aunt Louisa's coloured gift books: our favourites [Cock Robin's life and death, Dame Trot & Punch and Judy]

By: Aunt Louisa [Laura Valentine]

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47315


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, colour pictorial onlay & black & blindstamped decoration, bevelled boards, spine is a recent professional replacement, new matching patterned endpapers, contents have the odd fox-spot otherwise immaculate, no inscriptions. 40 pages (printed one side), 18 pages of colour lithographed plates (3 plates are double-page) + tissue guards View more info

Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Avalon Press: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52723


Clean hardback tightly bound in pink cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor discolouration & rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. x + 230 pages, colour plates & illustrations in the text by John Austen, introduction by Edmund Blunden View more info

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Sense and sensibility

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1955

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 60686


Clean, small format (10.5 x 15.5cm) hardback tightly bound in limp maroon imitation leather with gilt titles and decoration on the spine, top page edges gilt, name on half title page, in maroon slipcase which is worn at the edges. 376 pages, photo frontispiece, maroon endpapers. Undated but assume 1950s. In Collins Library of Classics series View more info

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Alfreda Holme: a story of social life in Australia

By: Bayly, Elisabeth Boyd

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jarrold and Sons: 1895

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 60692


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth rubbed and marked, front endpaper excised, no inscriptions. 531 pages +12 pages of publisher's adverts. No date but Copac gives 1895 View more info

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Beyond the dreams of avarice [in 2 volumes]

By: Besant, Sir Walter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Germany, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1895

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 43559


Pair of clean hardbacks bound in half dark brown leather with gilt titles over green cloth on boards, 4 raised spine bands, red sprinkled edges, bindings rubbed at corners & edges, 2½" loss from the foot of the spine of volume 1, no inscriptions. 294 and 272 pages. Collection of British authors, Tauchnitz edition number 3071 View more info

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George MacDonald 1824 - 1905: Victorian poet, novelist and visionary

By: Blakemore, Ian P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wigton, Ian Blakemore: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34646


Clean and tightly bound booklet, no inscriptions. Appears little used. vi + 44 pages, a few illustrations in the text, bibliography. A catalogue of books for sale, which includes a useful bibliographical chronology of MacDonalds life View more info

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Heath's book of beauty for 1837

By: Blessington, Countess of

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33568


Reading copy. Hardback tightly bound in full black leather with gilt titles and decoration, all edges gilt, cover has wear at edges, no inscriptions. 264 pages, 1 engraving on title page but all other engravings removed View more info

Image for Asgard and the Norse heroes. Everyman no. 689

Asgard and the Norse heroes. Everyman no. 689

By: Boult, Katharine F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61275


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine sunned, boards rubbed at edges, marks to front board, old sticker on front pastedown. x + 268 pages, notes, glossary View more info

How Paul's penny became a pound

By: Bowen, Mrs C. E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: S. W. Partridge & Co.: 1890

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 56568


Clean hardback tightly bound in pictorial red cloth with red title on a gilt background, cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, Sunday School prize label on front pastedown dated 1890. 96 pages + 16 pages of publisher's adverts, black & white illustrations on plates & in the text. No date in book View more info