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Pearl-Maiden. A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1903. First edition.. Blue cloth lettered in gilt. Black end papers. Frontispiece & 15 illustrations by Byam Shaw. Repairs to cracked inner hinges, some wear to binding extremities, subscription library stickers on front cover (Mudie's Select Library, supplanted by Westley's Library); generally very good otherwise.
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She and Allan.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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NY: Longmans, Green, 1921. First American edition.. Red cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt, front cover in blind. Colour frontispiece by Enos B. Comstock. Publisher's ads at rear for the Allan Quatermain Romances. Errata slip inserted at pg. vii. A bit sunned, a very good copy.
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Queen Sheba's Ring.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London: Eveleigh Nash & Grayson, [c.1930]. Reprint. . Red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover lettered in blind. Frontispiece in colour, and four b&w inserted plates, by Sigurd Schou. A clean, very good copy. First published in 1910. This reprint edition uses the illustrations by Sigurd Schou from the 1910 American edition.
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The Wizard.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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NY: Longmans, Green, 1896. First American edition.. Red cloth designed in black & green, lettered in gilt. Frontispiece & 18 plates by Charles Kerr. Undated publisher's catalogue at rear. Some soiling to front cover, spine a bit sunned, a bright very good copy generally. First published in England by Arrowsmith, 1896.
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Maiwa's Revenge; or, The War of the Little Hand.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1888. Thirty-First to Fortieth Thousand.. Black cloth lettered in red. Patterned end papers with the Longman swan/sailing ship design. No ads at rear. A clean & attractive copy. First published 1888, this is a very early printing in the same format as the first edition.
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Beatrice. A Novel.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1899. New Impression.. Pale green cloth designed and lettered in red and dark green. Frontispiece & illustrated title page. A clean and attractive copy. Publisher's ads at the rear are for the US market, so this is likely the American issue. First published in 1890; this 1899 edition bears a short preface ("Advertisement") by Haggard… Read more
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Nada the Lily. New Impression.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1927. New Impression. Silver Library Edition.. Red cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Frontispiece and 22 plates by Charles Kerr. A bright and attractive copy of the Silver Library Edition. First published in 1892.
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London: Longmans, Green, 1893. Third Edition.. Burgundy cloth, designed and lettered in silver. Brown end papers. Seventeen full-page plates by Lancelot Speed, as well as numerous illustrations in the text. 24-page publisher's catalogue at the rear, dated 3/93. Slight bubbling of cloth, light wear, a clean and attractive very good copy. First published in 1891, this is the 1893… Read more
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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1908. New Impression.. Plum cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Patterned end papers with the Longman swan/ship design. Frontispiece and fifteen plates by D. Murray Smith. Some wear to spine ends, small marks to cloth, a very good copy. First published by Hurst & Blackett in 1884, in three volumes; this is the 1908… Read more
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London: Ward Lock, 1909. . Blue cloth patterned in blind, lettered in gilt. Frontispiece & 7 plates by Greiffenhagen. A bright very good copy. First published in 1905 with 32 illustrations, this is a 1909 reprint with 8 illustrations.
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The People of the Mist.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1894. First edition.. Dark blue buckram, beveled edges, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Black end papers. Frontispiece & 15 plates by Arthur Layard. 24-page publisher's catalogue at the rear dated 9/94. The first impression issue points are present: page vi misnumbered ii; the word "auctioneers" mis-spelled "auctoineers" on page 1, line 21. A… Read more
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Red Eve.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Hodder and Stoughton, [1911]. First edition.. Red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, pictorial paper label on front cover (reproducing the frontispiece). Frontispiece & three inserted colour plates by A.C. Michael. Eight leaves of publisher's ads at rear. Base of spine a bit marked, a few folded page corners, cloth splitting a little along the… Read more
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Swallow. A Tale of the Great Trek.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1899. First British edition.. Dark blue cloth, beveled edges, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Black end papers. Frontispiece & 7 illustrations by Greiffenhagen. Some wear to lower tips, corner torn from page 20/21 (not affecting text), some pencil marks on preliminary leaf; in general, a bright very good copy. The first British edition,… Read more
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London: Longmans, Green, 1888. New Edition.. Maroon cloth, spine designed and lettered in silver, front cover lettered in silver. Patterned end papers with the swan/sailing ship design. Frontispiece & 19 inserted plates by C.M.H. Kerr, also illustrations in the text. Publisher's catalogue at rear dated June 1888. Inner front hinge cracked with some repair, what looks like careful repair… Read more
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Morning Star. With Three Illustrations by A.C. Michael.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London: Cassell, 1910. Second edition.. Green cloth, spine lettered in gilt and designed in grey, color paper label on front cover. Frontispiece in colour and two inserted plates by A.C. Michael, one in colour. Small ownership rubberstamp on end papers and title, slightly scuffed, but a bright and attractive copy. The Second Edition, published the same year as the… Read more
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image of The Witch's Head. With Sixteen Full-Page Illustrations by Charles Kerr. Twenty-Sixth Thousand.

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London: Spencer Blackett, [c.1890]. . Brown cloth, smooth & textured, front cover lettered in silver, spine lettered in gilt. Brown end papers. Frontispiece & 15 inserted plates by Charles Kerr. No publisher's ads at rear. The imprint at the base of the spine is: "Griffith Farran & Co.". Spine lettering faded, inner rear hinge slightly cracked, a clean very… Read more
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The Holy Flower. Illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Ward, Lock, 1915. First edition, Colonial Issue.. Blue cloth, front cover designed and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt with a design stamped in blind. Frontispiece & 15 plates by Greiffenhagen. 16 pg. publisher's catalogue at rear. Some discoloration of end papers as usual, light wear to edges, a bright and attractive copy. This is the… Read more
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London, etc.: Longmans, Green, 1902. Silver Library Edition.. Wine cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt, front cover ruled in gilt, back cover ruled in blind. Patterned end papers with the swan/sailing ship design. Vignette, frontispiece, and 23 inserted plates by Greiffenhagen. A bright, clean copy. First published in 1893, this is the 1902 Silver Library Edition.
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King Solomon's Mines. With Illustrations by Walter Paget.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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London, etc.: Cassell, 1888. Sixty-third Thousand. . Maroon pictorial cloth, spine and front cover designed in black and lettered in gilt, back cover designed in black. Olive floral patterned end papers. Frontispiece, folding map, illustration in the text, and 7 inserted plates by Walter Paget. Publisher's catalogue at the rear dated "5 G. 7. 89". Inner front hinge cracked,… Read more
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Finished.

by Haggard (Sir Henry Rider)

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New York: Longmans, 1917. First American edition.. Red cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt, front cover stamped in blind. Color frontispiece by A.C. Michael. Small embossed ownership stamp on front fly, a clean and attractive very good copy. The third book of a trilogy, preceded by MARIE (1912) and CHILD OF STORM (1913).
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