Benson's Antiquarian Books: Antiquarian Fiction 1850 - 1899
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S. G.
All's Well That Ends Well : a Story of Brittany
London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1894. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling and pictorial front cover. In good condition. Covers are a bit faded, with some rubbing and marking, but are still quite attractive. Prize label on front end paper, a few light markings internally, generally clean. Binding is good and secure. 240 pages with frontispiece and illustrated title page. Good.
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Book number: 010568
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.22 | JP¥ 544]
Keywords: Antiquarian Fiction Childrens

 
Come Lasses and Lads
London, Castell Brothers, 1894. Hard Cover, 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. An attractive little book, bound in illustratated paper boards with cloth spine. In good- condition. Covers are quite grubby, although still appealing. Free front end paper is missing, some smudges and markings internally, none serious. Previous owner's signature from 1894. Binding is slightly loose but secure. 22 pages, with illustrations on every page and 9 full page colour plates. A charming presentation of this rhyme. No date, inscription is 1894. Good.
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Book number: 007458
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 16.32 | JP¥ 1700]
Keywords: Nursery Rhymes Illustrated Antiquarian

 
ALVARY, W. C.
Gilbert Freethorne's Heritage. A Romance of Clerical Life
London, Swan Sonnerschein, Lowery & Co. 1888. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in brown cloth. In fair condition. Covers are worn and rubbed, faded titling and splitting to cloth around spine. Hinges are weak but binding just secure. Marking to the pages. Second edition of this rare novel. 525 pages. With the authors compliments at the top of the endpaper. Fair.
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Book number: 000259
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.87 | JP¥ 612]
Keywords: Fiction General Antiquarian

 
ANSTEY, F.
Voces Populi (reprinted from Punch)
London, Longmans, Green and Co. 1890. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: J. Bernard Partridge. Bound with green cloth spine and marbled boards. In good condition. Some rubbing to cover edges, slight browning to first blank page, otherwise very clean internally. Binding is slightly loose but secure. 136 pages with twenty illustrations. Second edition. Good.
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Book number: 004322
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.57 | JP¥ 476]
Keywords: Humour Humor Antiquarian Fiction J. Bernard Partridge

 
ASCOTT, HOPE.
Kidnapped; Or Lewis Lloyd's Adventures in Virginia.
London, Sunday School Union, 1883. Decorative Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Decorative cloth binding, nice looking covers, floral decoration and gilt titling on the front cover, smart pictorial lake scene on the rear cover, light rubbing. The hinges are secure, without the front free endpaper- so inner hinge exposed- secure. The text is complete, some browing to the title page and last sheet, toning to the pages. Pages; 128. Dimensions; 170 by 107mm. Engraved frontispiece and some illustrations in the text. Original owners signature on the frontispiece reverse. Undated but 1883. Good.
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Book number: 015559
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.66 | JP¥ 1632]
Keywords: Novels, United States, Virginia

 
AVERY, JANE GREENOUGH
Won By Love : The Story of Irene Kendall
Edinburgh, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier. 1890. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in blue cloth with attractive pictorial front board and spine. In very good- condition. The cover is clean and bright, with minor rubbing and marking only. Prize label on front end paper, browning to end papers, otherwise clean internally. Binding is good and secure. 256 pages with several illustrations and decorations above chapter headings. Very Good.
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Book number: 003125
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 US$ 22.84 | JP¥ 2380]
Keywords: General Fiction Antiquarian American

 
BELL, CATHERINE D.
Rosa's Wish and How She Attained it
London, Frederick Warne & Co. 1894. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in dark red cloth with gilt titling and floral decoration on front cover and spine. In good- condition. Sunning to spine, rubbing and marking to covers. However, titling and illustrations on covers are still bright, and covers are still attractive. Frontispiece is secured with book repair tape, binding is otherwise a little shaky but secure. Browning to end papers, prize inscription on first blank page, a few minor markings internally, generally clean. A decent, secure reading copy of a rare book. No publishing date, inscription is dated 1894. 366 pages. Good.
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Book number: 008076
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 18.93 | JP¥ 1972]
Keywords: Fiction Antiquarian General Childrens Illustrated

 
CHAMBERS, WILLIAM AND ROBERT
Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts Volume III (3, three) Nos 53 - 78, January - June 1855
London, W & R Chambers, 1855. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bound in dark purple decorative cloth. Sunning to spine, fading to the cloth colour. Some rubbing to covers, some minor wear/rubbing at the spine ends. A few spots of foxing internally, generally clean. Binding is good and secure. 416 pages. Good.
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Book number: 008554
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.44 | JP¥ 1088]
Keywords: Literature Magazine Journal Victorian Antiquarian Science Arts

 
CHAMBERS, WILLIAM AND ROBERT
Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts Volume VIII (8, eight) Nos 183 - 208, July - December 1857
London, W & R Chambers, 1858. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bound in purple decorative cloth with gilt titling on spine. Sunning to spine, fading to the cloth colour, rubbing to edges. A few minor markings internally, generally clean. Binding is good and secure. 416 pages. Good.
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Book number: 008555
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.44 | JP¥ 1088]
Keywords: Literature Magazine Journal Victorian Antiquarian Science Arts

 
CRAWFORD, F MARION
Doctor Claudius
London, Macmillan, 1888. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound in green cloth with gilt titling. In good condition. Some rubbing and discolouration to covers, slight lean to spine. Browning to end papers, otherwise clean internally. Binding is very good. 353 pages. A decent reading copy. Good.
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Book number: 000687
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.22 | JP¥ 544]
Keywords: Antiqurian Fiction

 
CRAWFORD, F MARION
With The Immortals
London, Macmillan, 1891. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in green cloth with gilt tilting. In good+ condition. Some rubbing to covers, slight lean to spine. Sticker on inside front cover, browning to end papers, occasional minor markings internally, generally clean. Binding is very good. 300 pages. Good.
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Book number: 000665
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5 US$ 5.87 | JP¥ 612]
Keywords: Antiquarian Fiction Crawford General

 
D'EPAGNY, JEAN BAPTISTE.
La Fille De l'Emigre Episode De La Restauration.
Tours, Mame, 1853. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Smart decorative blue cloth binding. With elaborate gilt and multi coloured decoration on both covers (multi coloured decoration in red, pink and green). Some fading to the colour on the spine, slight rubbing on the rear cover. The hinges are secure- inner front hinge pulled a bit. The text is complete, contains 6 sheets of plates. Some foxing to the pages, toning around the plate margins. 284 pages, 4 page publishers catalogue at the start before the title, front endpaper removed. Good.
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Book number: 015689
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 23.49 | JP¥ 2448]
Keywords: Fiction, Novels, French

 
DABEY, OWEN.
True Story. Lost Shackle, Or, Seven Years With the Indians, The.
Salem, Owen P Dabney/Capital Printing Co. 1897. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Smart looking blue printed paper covers of a leg bone with shackle and stylised writing. Some fading and marking to the covers, the staples rusting noticeable at the start and rear, nick to the inner margin of the frontis at the staple. The pages are browned. 98 pages. Good.
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Book number: 015546
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.66 | JP¥ 1632]
Keywords: Fiction Usa Indians Wild West Frontier

 
DENISON, MARY ANDREWS
Stella : or, Hidden Treasure
Glasgow, John S. Marr and Sons, 1878. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bound in brown cloth with gilt titling, gilt and black decoration. In good- condition, an acceptable reading copy. Rubbing and marking to covers, splitting to cloth at spine edges. Previous owner's signature on page facing title page, some foxing and marking internally, not affecting legibility. Binding is loose but secure. 256 pages with publishers catalogue. Good.
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Book number: 013651
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 14.36 | JP¥ 1496]
Keywords: Fiction Antiquarian

 
GODDARD, JULIA
Philip Danford : a Story of School Life
London, Blackie & Son, 1891. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bound in brown cloth with floral decoration on front cover and spine. In good condition, an acceptable reading copy. Some marking and rubbing to covers. Prize label on front end paper, some minor marking and browning internally, no serious markings. Binding is a bit loose; shaky but secure. No publishing date, prize label is dated 1891.127 pages. Good.
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Book number: 011723
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 13.7 | JP¥ 1428]
Keywords: Fiction Antiquarian Childrens

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