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The Workman Collection

H. Rider Haggard

Collection of Fiction including Cleopatra and The People of the Mist

1884 - 1905

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The Workman Collection

A group of first editions by Haggard.

  • Sold as a set of 8.
  • H. Rider Haggard (English).


The People of the Mist.

Illustrated by Arthur Layard (English).

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1884.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 15 illustrated plates.

Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt titles stamped to cover and spine and black coated endpapers.


John Haste.

Illustrated by F. S. Wilson (English).

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1885.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 20 illustrations.

Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt titles and black endpapers.


Cleopatra. Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis, the Royal Egyptian, as Set Forth by his Own Hand.

Illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen (English) and R. Caton Woodville (English).

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 18 illustrated plates.

First edition, second issue.

Errata slip of permission to print Woodville's work tipped in.

Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt titles and Egyptian motif.


She. History of Adventure.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897.

Octavo.

First British Edition.

Publisher's presentation copy with embossed stamp on title page.

Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt titles and illustrated swan and ship endpapers.


Dr. Therne.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1898.

Octavo.

First edition.

Bound in original tan buckram, titles in dark brown to cover and gilt titles to spine with dark brown decorative ruling.


Swallow. A Tale of the Great Trek.

Illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen (English).

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 8 illustrated plates.

Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt titles stamped to cover and spine with black endpapers.


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

Illustrated by Byam Shaw (English).

New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1903.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 16 illustrations throughout.

Bound in original blue cloth with gilt titles and black endpapers.


Ayesha. The Return of She.

Illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen (English).

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1905.

Octavo.

Frontispiece and 8 illustrated plates.

First American edition.

Bound in original red cloth with gilt titles and ankh motif stamped to cover.

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The People of the Mist.

Early ownership signature to half-title.

Evidence of early bookplate glue on upper pastedown.

Foxed edges.


Joan Haste.

Early ownership signature to verso of frontis.

Binding slightly shaken at list of illustrations.


Cleopatra.

Foxed edges.


She. History of Adventure.

Very minor wear to extremities, particularly at head of spine.


Dr. Therne.

Scattered foxing to preliminary leaves.


Swallow.

Foxed edges.

Early ownership on front free endpaper and back of frontispiece.


Pearl-Maiden.

Upper pastedown has residue from early bookplate.

Foxed edges.

Feature(s)

First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Novels

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