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Pre-1900 Fiction

Pre-1900 Fiction

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1 Arthur, T S THREE YEARS IN A MAN-TRAP THREE YEARS IN A MAN TRAP
Stoddart & Co 1872 Hardcover P Illustrated by J. Rea Sc 
Selling AS IS because covers are almost entirely separated from text. Text sections and some pages are loose. Ads for Orange Blossom /story specimen. Ad tells of reliable agents that canvas areas for this author's work. Green covers/blk illustrations on front with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece is etched illustration entitled 'Father oh father don't do it' she cried in piteous wail'. Endpapers are dark brown. Handwritten on fep is society..... Cannot read handwriting. ; Small 8vo; 364+ads pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Barrie, J. M. THE LITTLE MINISTER
Conkey 1891 Hardcover VG/NONE 
Drk green boards/white lettering/flowers. All white lettering gone from spine. Minor board usage showing. Small oval paper pasteup on front is VG. Small pumpkin sticker on ffep. Text is clean/tight with light normal pge browning. A nice find! ; Small 8vo; 329 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 Bell, Currer Aka Bronte, Charlotte SHIRLEY A TALE
New York Derby & Jackson 1856 Hardcover P/NONE 
Poor condition. Selling book AS IS. Brown cloth boards with pressed details. Spine cloth has become very sun browned/brittle and only a small piece remains. ALL EDGE WEAR on boards. Front board completely separated. Rear board hanging on by two strings. Free front endpaper also completely separated and torn along hinge edge. Two inked ownerships. Text itself is still quite together. Pages have some foxing and browning. Page 122 has two inch piece missing from bottom and does not affect wording. This book Is worth repairing. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 572 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Cleveland A.B. CLEVELAND SEED GROWERS CATALOG NEW YORK FOR 1887
Cleveland 1886/1887 Softcover Good- 
Selling AS IS. Covers are barely together but completely separated from text. They aretorn and mostly repairable. Sweet wraparound cover illustration of children hoeing and planting seeds. Text is tight but has natural page browning. Many corners are dogeared. Some water staining throughout. Some pages are torn along edges. Almost all is repairable. Lots of b/w drawings of vegetables. There are 3 beautifully colored illustrations that are in nice condition. They are for Cleveland's Improved Valentine Bean, Alaska Pea, New York Pea. Last few pages of book are in yellow and are price guides. Photos upon request. ; 6x9; 79 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Davis, Minnie S. ROSALIE ROSALIE AND HER TWO HOMES
Boston Benton Smith, Agent 1969 Hardcover VG-/NONE 
No edition/printing given. Blue boards/gld details/lettering. Open edge wear at spine ends/board corners. 1/4 inch on spine toe missing. Normal usage/smudgies on boards. Hinges are loosening but text is still OK. Foxd endpapers. Frep is partially missing. Carefully erased green crayoning on endpapers. Text has some minor page repairs. Ornate b/w illustrated front page. Other b/w illustrations throughout. A little charmer. ; Round Hill Series; 43/4x7; 191 pages 
Price: 137.50 USD
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6 Dawes, Mrs S. E. LINDENWOOD OR BERTA'S RESOLVE
American Tract Society 1868 1st Edition (?) Hardcover Fair 
Fair condition with usage showing. Green covers show quite a bit of handling. Black/red lettering/details. Bottom spine edge damaged. Inked ownership. Several pages are completely separated. Front/rear hinges very weak. Text is wiggly. Page 15/16 is completely separated with tears on all edges. Text has normal page browning. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 5x71/2; 446 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Dickens, Charles THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT
Lippincott N.D. Hardcover P/NONE Illustrated by S, Eytinge,jr. 
Selling "AS IS". No date given except mentioning using original illustrations by TIcknor & FIelds in 1867. Red boards are almost separated from text. Spine cover is torn and partially missing. Mold residue on rear board. Drk brown endpapers. Ffep, frontispiece, onion skin cover are together but separated from text. Rest of text is shaky but NOT SEPARATING. Text is quite clean/normal pge browning. ; Small 8vo; 832 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Douglas, Amanda M. A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTON
Dodd, Mead & Co 1898 Hardcover G+/NONE 
No edition/printing given. Red boards/gld lettering. Small gld/red/white/banner illustration on front still nice. Some minor smudgie usage showing. Front hinge beginning to separate. Text still quite clean/tight. ; Little Girl Series; Small 8vo; 372 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Eliot, George ADAM BEDE GEORGE ELIOT'S WORKS
Donohue, Henneberry & Co 1890 Hardcover G+/NONE 
New edition-complete in 1 volume. Blue boards/blk/gld lettering/details. Some pale waterstaining on boards? Text is clean/quite tight/much pge browning causing some brittleness. Frontispiece. One book in series. ; Small 8vo; 483 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Eliot, George MIDDLEMARCH GEORGE ELIOT'S WORKS A Study of Privincial Life
Donohue, Henneberry & Co 1890 Hardcover G+/NONE 
New Edition-complete in 1 volume. Blue boards/blk/gld lettering/details. Minor edge fading/smudgie usage. Text is clean/tight/natural pge browning/some pge brittleness. Pges 57-143 have a bit of bookworm damage. Etched frontispiece This is one volume is the series. ; Small 8vo; 776 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Eliot, George ROMOLA
Donohue, Henneberry & Co 1890 Hardcover G+ Illustrated by Wms 
G+ condition. New edition complete in one album. Nice drk grn boards/black lettering/illustrations on front. Spine has crisp gold lettering/blk details. Minor spine/corner wear/tear. Nice frontispiece. However text has browned and pages brittle with title page completely separated. Book is still quite tight and clean. ; Small 8vo; 547 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 Erckmann-Chatrian (translated From French by) THE INVASION OF FRANCE IN 1814
Scribner's 1898 3rd Edition Hardcover VG/NONE Illustrated by Fuchs Fuchy 
Blue covers. Gold lettering on spine. Very minor spine end/corner wear. An old price in small numbers in green pen on ffep. Frontispiece is b/w illustrations entitled 'The oldest of women. ' Tissued. All 11 other illustrations by Fuchs or Fuchy accounted for. Book is clean and tight. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; Small 8vo; 326 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Gaskell CRANFORD
Hurst & Company pre-1900? no edition/printing given Hardcover P Illustrated by Thomson 
Poor condition and selling AS IS. Still tight. Grained covered boards. Spine is missing but gauze is still intact. Hinges cracked. Old scotch tape across spine. Edges rubbed especially corners. Pages have a hint of browning. Text is really still good. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 6.00 USD
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14 Gaskell (Author). , Ritchie, Anne Thackeray (Preace by) CRANFORD
Thomas Crowell & Co 1892 no edition/printing given Hardcover G+/NONE Illustrated by Photogravture by A. W. Elson & Co. Boston 
AEG. Green satin-type boards with gold braid on front/gold lettering on spine. Private library "G" in gold with black band on spine. Some threads are loose on spine near top and bottom. Also along book edges. Nice flowered endpapers. Very nice frontispiece by publisher dated 1892. Heavy tissue cover. Pages have a hint of browning. Preface is loose due to spine thread breaking. Opening preface page has inked numbers on bottom. All edge gilt. No DJ issued. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Haggard, H. Rider THE ARM CHAIR LIBRARY PRESENTS ALLAN QUATERMAIN
F. M. Lupton 1894 Magazine Fair 
Selling 'AS IS'. Dated January 13, 1894.Although text is tight eith stapled spine front cover is completely separated. Brittle with edge nicks, etc. Contains complete novel. Double-columned text. Some brittleness. Normal page browning with no foxing. ; Vol. 54 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Haile, Ellen THE TWO GRAY GIRLS AND THEIR OPPOSITE NEIGHBORS
New York London Paris Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1880 Hardcover G/NONE Illustrated by Greenaway Edwards Et Al 
No edition/printing given. Dedication page also dated 1880. Inked gift message dated pre-1900. Green boards/blk details. Gold lettering almost worn from spine however front gold lettering/illustration of girls still quite nice. Girls do have some darkening. Could be cleaned? Boards are together but completely separated from text. Spine has 11/2 inch tear from bottom hinge up. Sewing on text has broken making pages lsomewhat loose. Pages/illustrations are clean with normal browning. This book is worth being rebound. Image upon request. ; 7x9; 256 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Hope, Anthony RUPERT OF HENTZAU Froom the Memoirs of Fritz Von Tarlenheim
Henry Holt 1898 Hardcover VG- Illustrated by C. D. Gibson 
Burgandy boards/crisp gold lettering/details. Minor usage showing. Clean/tight except for light normal foxing. One illustration has large foxed discoloring. ; Small 8vo; 386+ads pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Hughes, T. TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS
New York National Book Company 1893?? Hardcover G/NONE 
No edition/printing stated except "Preface to sisth edition in front. Red/white boards/gld lettering. Light board usage showing however there is some old dust/dirt on boards. Spine looks sun-browned. Blue title lettering is worn but entirely readable. Undated but inked ownership fo Arthur J Sheldon is dated Christmas 1893. Title page is tipped-in. Front and rear hinges are cracking and you can see the gauze backing. Text does have some shakiness but nothing is falling apart or loose. Text is clean with light normal page browning. DQ. ; Small 8vo; 388 pages 
Price: 52.00 USD
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19 Madame Guizot THE YOUNG STUDENT OR RALPH AND VICTOR
Appleton & Co. 1844 VG/NONE 
Volume 3 of 3 volumes. Brown cloth boards. Pressed details on front and spine. Gold on front is e ntirely worn off or never there. Gold on spine is quite good. Boards are still dark. Considering its age it is in very good condition with minor spine end and corner bump and wear. From the French by Samuel Jackson. Frontispiece is hand colored and entitled 'The Return' 'Victor rushed I to the room, and took his mother in his arms. 'Illustrated by Lossing with the 'n' backwards. Tissue is present but foxed and torn. Book is tight but has quite a bit of foxing. Feps have light penciling and book store stamp 'From Norman's New Orleans'. Reps also lightly penciled and rear flypage has scripted na me of owner in gold. '. Nelson, Clootes, New Jersey. '. We also have Volume II and it has a publishing date of 1845! ! SVF27-63.; Vol. 3; 37/8x6; 170+ads pages 
Price: 475.00 USD
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20 May, Sophie THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER-BOOK 2 IN THE GIRLHOOD SERIES
Lee and Shepard Publishers 1871 no edition/printing given Hardcover Fair 
Fair condition with usage showing. Some musty scent. Green covers have dark green door design on front/rear covers. Title in worn gold on front cover. Spine cover has most of the gold lettering worn off. Spine is also a bit faded. Front hinge completely separated. Rear hinge also separating. Text is loose but nothing is falling apart. Frontispiece is b/w engraving with original onion page . Some foxing throughout text. Many of the tipped-in illustrations are either partially separated or loose. Some have old yellowed scotch tape reattaching them. Inked ownership of Mary A Newell from Durham or Dunham NY. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message. ; The Girlhood Series; 43/4x73/8; 330 pages 
Price: 52.00 USD
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