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The Emporium. A Novel of Modern Society., Holmes (Alec) [pseudonym of Aimee Byng Hall Scott?].
161 Holmes (Alec) [pseudonym of Aimee Byng Hall Scott?]. The Emporium. A Novel of Modern Society.

London: George Allen, 1912. First edition. Red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded, small name stamp on front end paper; a clean, very good copy generally. A society novel with the usual content of marriages and inheritances, and much to do with the antique trade. The ads at the rear contain a listing of the book, with the variant title: "The Emporium: A Story of the Latest Society Craze". Lady Aimee Byng Scott, nee Hall, (born in Pakistan, 1868), published novels under the pseudonym "Alec Holmes". 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Calmire., Holt (Henry) [published anonymously].
162 Holt (Henry) [published anonymously]. Calmire.
NY: Macmillan, 1892. First edition. 
Blue buckram, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, device in gilt on lower front cover. Green floral end papers. Shelf wear to spine ends, hinges loose but intact, bookplate on front end paper, a clean very good copy. A long (742pp.) melodramatic novel containins some elements of the occult and much religious philosophy. Some mysterious elements, a secret murder in the past, etc. The author was Henry Holt, the American publisher. A second edition, revised, was published the same year. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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163 Hood (Thomas) Endless Fun: or, The Comic Annual.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1838. First edition. 
Original quarter cloth & boards, brown patterned cloth on the spine, printed paper spine label. There is considerable foxing to the entire book, moderate rubbing of the boards and wear to the edges, the paper label shows some rubbing, but is basically all legible; the front outer hinge is split, and the upper cover nearly detached; a very good copy otherwise. Presumably this is the American issue of THE COMIC ANNUAL for 1838, the British edition of which was published by A.H. Baily and Co. Eleven issues of the Annual were produced. In this one Hood takes a swipe at Izaak Walton in A RISE AT THE FATHER OF ANGLING; also a piece on Animal Magnetism. 
Price: 55.00 CAD
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Frivolous Cupid., Hope (Anthony)
164 Hope (Anthony) Frivolous Cupid.
NY: Platt, Bruce, 1895. First edition. 
12mo. Mustard cloth lettered and designed in black. Some light wear, but a bright very good copy. A collection of short stories which had no British edition. Presumably, a piracy; from The Bookman: "Mr. Hope has recently written to The Bookman that an American firm has published 'a new volume of stories, by Anthony Hope, entitled " Frivolous Cupid.'" Mr. Hope says: 'I have never written any story or any volume of stories under the title of " Frivolous Cupid," and I am in no way responsible for this publication. The stories are very probably written by me. I have not seen the volume. But since I myself exercise a strict censorship with regard to the republication of my earlier essays, I do not desire that in America, where I have received such kind and generous encouragement, I should be held responsible for what may be, in my own judgment, entirely unworthy of republication.'" 
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165 Hughes (Richard) A High Wind in Jamaica.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1939. Tenth printing. 
Green cloth, spine lettered in black. Name crossed out on front inner cover with black pen, but quite a fresh copy in a slightly worn pictorial dust jacket, some sunning to the spine. The first ediiton was published in 1929. 
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166 Hughes (Thomas) Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby.

NY: George Munro, (copyright 1883). Original decorative wrappers. Light chipping to corners and edges, paper browned, very good otherwise. Issued as The Seaside Library Pocket Edition, No. 120. Double Number. 260 pages, plus 12 pages of publisher's ads at rear. An uncommon edition. 
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The Feast of the Poets, With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse., Hunt (Leigh)
167 Hunt (Leigh) The Feast of the Poets, With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse.

London: Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, 1815. First edition, second issue; this issue comprises the sheets of the 1814 Cawthorn edition with a canceled title page. Subsequently, an 1815 second edition was issued with the imprint of Gale & Fenner. Disbound, final two leaves detached, old stain to lower section of final leaves; a very good copy. Half-title leaf present, with the imprint of C.H. Reynell on the verso. [158]pp. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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168 J.H.D. Sketch of the Life and Works of Michael Bruce. Re-Printed From The "Leslie News."
Leslie: R.W. Brown, Globe House, 1889. First edition. 
26pp. Original pale green printed wrappers, sewn. Chipping at edges, tears to lower rear cover and last leaf, generally very good. Biographical info and a selection from the works of this Scottish poet. Uncommon. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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169 Jackson (Thomas W.) You Can't Beat It. Thos. W. Jackson Getting Off The Good Ones.
Chicago: Thos. W. Jackson Publishing Company, 1946. Revised edition. 
Stiff color pictorial wrappers, text stapled, lettered in red on front cover. Many cartoon illustrations. Light edge wear, but a very nice, clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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170 Jacobs (W.W.) Ship's Company. Illustrated by Will Owen.
Toronto: Musson/London: Hodder & Stoughton, [nd]. 
272pp. Red-brown cloth designed in black, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece. Inner hinges cracked & loose, but a very bright, very good copy otherwise. "Musson" at the base of the spine. This is an uncommon Canadian edition. 
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One In A Thousand; or, The Days of Henry IV. By the Author of "The Gipsy," "Mary of Burgundy," Etc., Etc., James (G.P.R.) [published anonymously].
171 James (G.P.R.) [published anonymously]. One In A Thousand; or, The Days of Henry IV. By the Author of "The Gipsy," "Mary of Burgundy," Etc., Etc.

Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1837. First Continental edition; first published in England by Longmans in three volumes, 1835. Quarter-calf & marbled boards, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Blue-green coated end papers. [346]pp. Some foxing and discoloration to early and late leaves, some wear to edges and corners, a very good copy. The title of the British edition was: "One In A Thousand; or, The Days of Henry Quatre". An historical novel of the late 14th and early 15th centuries. 
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Always In The Way; or, Mr. Rummins, With Rod, Hounds, and Rifle. With Nine Illustrations by Finch Mason., Jeans (Thomas)
172 Jeans (Thomas) Always In The Way; or, Mr. Rummins, With Rod, Hounds, and Rifle. With Nine Illustrations by Finch Mason.
London: A.P. Marsden, 1893. New Edition. 
Contemporary cloth, no label on spine, quite shaken, discoloration of cloth, end papers evidently replaced; a rather rough, but sound copy. Frontispiece & 8 inserted sporting plates. Originally published in 1866. An uncommon sporting novel. 
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173 Jebb (Mrs. J. Gladwin) Some Unconventional People.

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1895. First American edition. Tan decorative cloth, designed and lettered in red and gilt. A bit of soiling to cloth at spine and edges of covers, inner front hinge a bit loose, a decent very good copy in general, quite attractive. The British edition was published by Blackwood in 1896. The story of an "unconventional" group of expatriates in Mexico. This looks to be fiction, but an earlier book, "A Strange Career", is a memoir of John Gladwyn Jebb; it has an introduction by H. Rider Haggard, in which Haggard states that he believed Jebb had the key to finding Montezuma's treasure.... 
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The Idle Thoughts of An Idle Fellow. A Book for An Idle Holiday., Jerome (Jerome K.)
174 Jerome (Jerome K.) The Idle Thoughts of An Idle Fellow. A Book for An Idle Holiday.

London: Leadenhall Press, 1890. One Hundred & Twenty-Second Edition. Beige decorative cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black, front & back covers designed in blue. One leaf of ads at rear, followed by a 14-page catalogue. Ownership signature dated 1891, some wear to spine ends, dust soiling of cloth, a very good copy in general. First published in 1889. The catalogue at the rear includes a nice 2-page display of type specimins used by Leadenhall. 
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175 Jerome (Jerome K.) Three Men on the Bummel. Illustrated by L. Raven Hill.

Bristol: Arrowsmith/London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co, [1900]. First edition. Wine cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt, front cover designed and lettered in red. Frontispiece & numerous illustrations in the text. Some wear to tips and spine ends, cloth a bit rubbed, quite a bright very good copy in general. Issued as Vol. XXXVI in Arrowsmith's 3/6 Series. Copies also exist in brown cloth. The American edition, also issued in 1900, came out under the title: THREE MEN ON WHEELS. The word 'Bummel' is a German word, meaning a sort of round trip. The novel features the protagonists of Jerome's earlier work THREE MEN IN A BOAT (1889), this time on a cycling tour of the German Black Forest. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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176 Jerrold (Blanchard) Cent Per Cent. A Story Written upon a Bill Stamp. With Coloured Illustrations.

London: John Camden Hotten, (1869). First edition. Green cloth, blocked in blind on covers, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Brown printed end papers, bearing ads for the Prudential Assurance Company. Frontispiece and four plates in colour, also a colour representation of a winged head on the title page. Inner hinges taped, which tape has discoloured, some splitting along upper hinge, moderate edge wear, a very good copy in general. Publishers catalogue at rear dated 1869. Wolff 3679, his copy identical to this save for having dark brown end papers. Issued in Hotten's Illustrated Library, so indicated on the spine. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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177 Jerrold (Douglas) Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures. By "Punch".
NY: Optimus Printing Co., 1894. 
176pp. + 8pp. ads at rear. White wrappers designed and lettered in blue. Slight chipping to edges, some discoloration of spine, very good. Issued as No. 13 in the Happy Thoughts Library, May 14, 1894. An uncommon edition of this humorous classic. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Italian Sketches., Jewett (Sophie)
178 Jewett (Sophie) Italian Sketches.

Wellesley College: Published for the Sophie Jewett Memorial Ambulance, (1917). First edition. Gray boards, printed paper spine label. Light shelf wear, a nearly fine copy. A memorial volume. It contains a poem: "In Memoriam: Sophie Jewett" by Margaret Sherwood. Seven sketches of travel in Italy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. A Tale. By Dr. Johnson. Two Volumes In One., Johnson (Samuel)
179 Johnson (Samuel) The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. A Tale. By Dr. Johnson. Two Volumes In One.

London: Printed for the Booksellers, 1799. 12mo. 142pp. + one leaf of ads at rear. Quarter-calf & boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Frontispiece, signed "Tegg / Sculp". Much of spine is chipped away, some foxing, very good. In two parts, with continuous pagination. As in the British Library copy (cited by WorldCat), the ads at the rear are for Lackington, Allen and Co., London. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Joessa; or So Spins the Flying World Away., Jonsson (Ivar) [pseudonym of Edgar A. Tibbetts].
180 Jonsson (Ivar) [pseudonym of Edgar A. Tibbetts]. Joessa; or So Spins the Flying World Away.

NY & London: Neely, (1901). First edition. Tan cloth, spine and front cover ruled and lettered in dark brown or black. Some dust soiling of cloth, chipping to spine ends, a bit of shelf wear; a very good copy, internally fresh. Smith: American Fiction 1901-1925: J-201. Tibbetts wrote an earlier novel (THE DEPARTMENT CLERK - 1899), and later translated Homer. Both novels are very scarce. This one also concerns Washington politics. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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