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Effie's Friends; Or Chronicles of Woods and Shore.

By: ANON. [ LADY AUGUSTA NOEL (nee) KEPPEL ].

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet, 1875.:

Seller ID: 33315


Victorian children's short stories written anonomously by Lady Augusta Noel ,wife of Ernest Noel and daughter of General George Thomas Keppel. Stories include: The Swallow's Story; The Peacock's Story; The Sparrow's Story; and The Seagull's Story. Pp.192, head and tailpiece illustrations by W.Harry Rogers, some spotting to closed page edges not affecting pages internally. Maroon bevelled cloth with gilt decorated title to front and spine, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Miss Toosey's Mission.

By: ANON. [Evelyn Whitaker].

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd, nd.(c.1900s). 0:

Seller ID: 38937


By the author of "Laddie", "Tip-Cat", "Our Little Ann", "Pen", "Dear". Pp.92, line drawing frontispiece by Edith Ellison, browning to endpapers and spotting to closed page edges. Dark blue/green cloth with 'art nouveau' blind-stamped and gilt decorated title to front and spine, edges rubbed. G+. ** Evelyn Whitaker (1844 - 1929) was an English novelist. Whitaker was born in Herne Bay, Kent and died in Hammersmith, London at the age of 84. She remained a spinster all her life often living with one or more of her sisters. All her works were published anonymously and the identity of the author o... View more info

Lady Temple's Grandchildren.

By: EVERETT-GREEN, Evelyn.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet, 1883. 0:

Seller ID: 35790


Victorian Fiction. Pp.249/8(ads), black & white frontispiece illustration + 2 further b/w illustrations, small advertisement pamphlet/bookmark for Nisbet publications loosely enclosed, mark to front free endpaper. Blue cloth decorated in black, gilt title to front and spine. VG.**Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (17 November 1856, London - 23 April 1932, Funchal) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for older girls, and then adult romantic fiction. She wrote about 350 books: more than 200 under her ... View more info

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Dare Lorimer's Heritage.

By: EVERETT-GREEN, Evelyn.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson & Co., nd.(c.1891). 0:

Seller ID: 38352


All edges gilt. Pp.338/6(publisher's ads), engraved frontispiece with very minor spotting, spotting to tissue guard and preliminary pages, front free endpaper absent, endpapers browned. Red 'art-nouveau' style floral decoration in pink and green to front and spine, wear to spine/rear edge. Scarce. G+. **Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (17 November 1856, London - 23 April 1932, Funchal) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children, and later wrote historical fiction for older girls, and then adult romantic fiction. She wrote about 350 books: mor... View more info

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Charlie's Year at the Farm.

By: FORSTER, William J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:Charles H. Kelly, 1896. 0:

Seller ID: 38340


A year in the life of a sickly Victorian schoolboy sent to his uncle's farm in the countryside for his health. Pp.64, occasional engraved illustrations throughout. Red cloth with white, yellow and orange flowers to front, boards a little rubbed. G+. View more info

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Waiting for Sailing Orders.

By: GLADSTONE, Mrs George.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Religious Tract Society, nd. (c.1873).:

Seller ID: 44305


Fisher Life at the Land's End. 16.5cms x 10.5cms. Pp.126/2(publisher's catalogue), engraved frontispiece + 5 further full page illustrations and occasional illustrations in the text, prize bookplate and small bookseller's label (Newcomb, Boston) to inside front board, slight toning to pages, browning to endpapers, owner's inkstamp to front endpapers. Green embossed foliage decorated boards, gilt outlined title to front and spine. Good. View more info

Mildred's Mistake. A Still Life Study.

By: LEVIEN, F.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London: Marcus Ward & Co, 1877.:

Seller ID: 42789


1st edition. By the author of "Little Ada's Jewels". Pp.256, colour title page and colour chromolithograph frontispiece + 4 black & white illustrated plates, owner's names to front free endpaper and reverse of frontispiece, spotting to endpapers and plain (second) title page occasional light spotting mainly affecting preliminaries and closed page edges, cracking to inner hinges but holding. Green decorated cloth, gilt title to front and spine. A good original copy of a scarce book. View more info

The Family Sepulchre. A Tale of Jamaica. (Illustrated by A.Cooper amd A.W.Cooper).

By: LYNCH, Mrs Henry. [Theodora Elizabeth Lynch].

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: Seeleys, 1848.:

Seller ID: 45650


1st edition. "The narrative in this little volume are all drawn from facts, as they occurred on a well-known estate in Jamaica, with which the writer and other members of her father's [Arthur Foulks of Redland House, Gloucestershire] family were intimately acquainted....If at times, her narrative turns from the picture of a dying Christian to that of an impenitent sinner, it is only that her young readers may grow up in the solemn conviction, that "there is no peace for the wicked"...." 17.5cms x 14.5cms x 2cms. Pp.xii/238, vignette engraved illustration to title page, engrave... View more info

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The Chautauqua Girls at Home.

By: PANSY. [Isabella Macdonald Alden].

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: George Routledge and Sons,1887.:

Seller ID: 40207


Originally published in the US. "Didactic fiction, heavily salted with religious principles, which concentrate on translating Biblical precepts into acceptable Christian behavior in a modern world."(wiki). Pp.380/4(ads for other publications), gift message "Emily Money. A present from her brother Percy on her 20th birthday 11th Feb.1892" to front free endpaper. Green decorated cloth with gilt title and yellow, orange, red and blue pansys to front and spine, edges and corners rubbed. G+. View more info

The Heart of Tommy Titt or the Big Man and the Bigger.

By: POWER, Rev. P.B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: SPCK, nd.(c.1895). 0:

Seller ID: 38772


Victorian moral tale by the author of "The Oiled Feather". Ex-parish library. Pp.125, engraved frontispiece + 7 further plates, engraved head and tail pieces + historated capitals, inkstamp "NCRMANBY Parsh Library, 1895" to front free endpaper and pp.9/23/47/124/125 and to edge of illustration on p.110. Dark red leather spine, pink faded boards with faint blind-stamped shield to front board. Good. View more info

A Candle in the Sea. or Winter at Seal's Head.

By: RAND, Rev. Edward A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co Limited, nd. (c.1892).:

Seller ID: 45227


Victorian stories of a lighthouse and sea rescue. Pp.377/2 publisher's listing of The Pilgrim series of books, black & white frontispiece illustration + 2 further illustrations by C.A.Bobbett, toning to pages. Red blind-stamped tulip-patterned cloth, gilt title to front and spine. G+. View more info

The Scottish Orphans.

By: STODDART, Lady Isabella [Mrs Blackford].

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Grifith, Farran & Co, nd.(c.1888).:

Seller ID: 42495


A moral tale founded on historical fact. 17cms x 1.5cms. Pp.128/16(ads for other publications), engraved frontispiece, gift message to front free endpaper, endpapers browned, cracking to front inner hinge but holding. Blue decorated cloth with gilt outlined title to front and spine, minor wear to top and tail of spine.Scarce. G+. ** Lady Isabella Stoddart: The daughter of Sir Henry Wellwood-Moncreiff eighth baronet; in 1803 she married the writer John Stoddart. She published novels under the pseudonym “Martha Blackford.” View more info

Niccolina Niccolini.

By: [ROBERTS, Margaret].

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Gardner, Darton & Co., nd. (c.1897).:

Seller ID: 43831


By the author of 'Mademoiselle Mori', 'Atelier Du Lys', 'The Secret of Madame De Monlac', etc. Ex convent library. Pp.10, minor spotting mainly affecting preliminary pages and closed page edges,endpapers browned, armorial bookplate of Convent of the Immaculate Conception OSF Bocking Essex to inside front board. Dark gree cloth with light green line decoration and gilt title to front and spine. G+. View more info