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Nesbit, E The rainbow and the rose.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1905. First edition.. x, 143, [5] p. VG, in original green cloth, embossed in gilt with heraldic roses and fleurs-de-lys. No jacket. Endpapers foxed. Rose motifs which introduce each section [hand?] coloured. Last four pages are a catalogue of her published works. A collection of poetry. Scarce. (Book ref. 183)   £45.00
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Bennett, Arnold How to live on 24 hours a day.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1914. 8th ed.. xix, 139 p. VG, with some foxing and light rust stains to front cover. Bottom edge slightly bumped. No jacket. 'With new preface' (actually the preface to the 3rd ed., 1910). A collection of short essays about self-improvement, the advantages of reading and making the most of one's time. (Book ref. 184)   £12.00
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Worboise, Emma Jane (1825-1887) The house of bondage. 10th thousand.
London: James Clarke & Co., [188-].. 8vo. 556 p. Red cloth with gold and black stamped decoration. A nice copy. Family novel contrasting high and low church social issues and religious dogma. (Book ref. 85)   £15.00
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Worboise, Emma Jane (1825-1887) St. Beetha's; or. The heiress of Arne. 14th ed.
London: James Clarke & Co., [188-].. 8vo. 527 p. Red cloth with gold and black stamped decoration. Spine worn and binding a little loose, otherwise a nice copy. Family novel contrasting high and low church social issues and religious dogma. (Book ref. 87)   £15.00
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Worboise, Emma Jane (1825-1887) Lady Clarissa. 13th thousand.
London: James Clarke & Co., [188-].. 8vo. 552 p. Red cloth with gold and black stamped decoration. A rather worn copy. Family novel. (Book ref. 86)   £15.00
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Wood, Mrs Henry [Ellen] (1814-1887) Verner's pride. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.
London and Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press, [189-?].. 8vo. Frontispiece + 484 p. Green cloth with gold and black stamped decoration. With 8 b/w illustrations. A nice copy. Family novel. (Book ref. 84)   £10.00
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Whitby, Beatrice Part of the property.
London: Hurst and Blackett Limited, [1890].. 8vo. 340 + catalogue [4] p. Dark green cloth. Binding a little loose, otherwise a nice copy. Novel about the rebellion of a girl facing an arranged marriage. (Book ref. 83)   £20.00
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Whitby, Beatrice One reason why.
London: Hurst and Blackett Limited, [1892].. 8vo. 342 + catalogue [10] p. Dark green cloth. A nice copy. Novel about a governess. (Book ref. 82)   £20.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) The mating of Lydia. Illustrated by Charles E. Brock.
Toronto: Musson Book Company Limited, 1913.. 8vo. Frontispiece + 512 p. Green cloth. Binding rather worn. First London edition also 1913. With 4 illustrations. A novel set in the English Lake District. (Book ref. 81)   £30.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) The marriage of William Ashe.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 472 p. Red cloth. Boards slightly blotched by water damage and endpapers missing or damaged. In the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1905. Novel of high society, featuring characters based on William Lamb (Lord Melbourne) and his wife Caroline. Partly set in Venice. (Book ref. 78)   £10.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) The history of David Grieve.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 576 p. Red cloth. First gathering detached. In the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1891. Novel of working class life in Manchester. (Book ref. 75)   £10.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) The Coryston family. 2nd ed.
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1913.. 8vo. 360 + catalogue [16] p. Brown cloth, gold lettering on spine. A fine copy, with neat, brief inscription on front paste-down. First edition also published 1913 . (Book ref. 67)   £45.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Sir George Tressady.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 558 + catalogue [18] p. Red cloth. Free front endpaper clipped, otherwise a nice copy. In the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1896. Novel exploring social issues, a sequel to Marcella. (Book ref. 80)   £15.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Robert Elsmere.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 576 p. Red cloth. Initial gathering loose, otherwise a nice copy. In the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1888. Novel of faith and doubt exploring social issues, one of the most popular novels of the late nineteenth century. (Book ref. 79)   £15.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Marcella. 11th ed.
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1894.. 8vo. 560 + catalogue [8] p. Red cloth. Spine slightly faded and worn, otherwise a nice copy. First published 1894. One of her finest novels, exploring social and religious issues. (Book ref. 77)   £30.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Lady Rose's daughter.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 479 p. Red cloth. Boards slightly blotched by water damage. In the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1903. Novel of high society. (Book ref. 76)   £10.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Helbeck of Bannisdale. 6th ed.
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1901.. 8vo. 464 + catalogue [8] p. Dark green cloth. A nice copy. First published 1898. Often considered her finest novel. (Book ref. 74)   £30.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Fenwick's career. Illustrated by Albert Sterner.
Toronto: William Briggs; Montreal: The Montreal News Co, 1906.. 8vo. Frontispiece + 367 p. Red cloth. A nice copy. First London edition also 1906. With 4 illustrations. A novel based on the life of the artist George Romney, biased towards naturalistic art and against Impressionism. (Book ref. 73)   £40.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Eltham House.
London: Cassell and Company Ltd, 1915.. 8vo. 352 p. Red cloth. A nice copy. First edition. A novel exploring the issues of divorce with more sympathy than the earlier Daphne. (Book ref. 71)   £40.00
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Ward, Mrs Humphry [Mary Augusta] (1851-1920) Eleanor.
London: T. Nelson & Sons, [191-?].. Small 8vo. Frontispiece, 475 + catalogue [4] p. Red cloth. A nice copy in the uniform 'Nelson library of copyright fiction' series. First published 1900. Novel set in Italy. (Book ref. 72)   £10.00
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