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HAGGARD, H. Rider.

Rare books by H. Rider Haggard, including first edition and signed first edition copies of King Solomon’s Mines, Cleopatra, Regeneration, and ~She: A History of Adventure.

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  1. Cetywayo and his White Neighbours; or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal.
    First edition, first impression. One of just 750 copies. On his return to Britain following the outbreak of the First Anglo-Boer War, Haggard had been unable to find a publisher willing to take on his "denunciation of Britain's South African policies." (ODNB) Eventually he paid Tr Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 81610

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  2. Cetywayo and his White Neighbours;
    First edition, one of just 750 copies. On his return to Britain following the outbreak of the First Anglo-Boer War, Haggard had been unable to find a publisher willing to take on his "denunciation of Britain's South African policies." (ODNB) Eventually he paid Tr Learn More
    £1,875

    Stock Code: 51161

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  3. King Solomon's Mines.
    First Edition, First Issue. With all the textual misprints: p.10, "Bamamgwato"; p.122 3rd line up, "let twins to live"; p.307 footnote, last line , "Wrod." Surprisingly scarce in the correct state. Learn More
    £3,300

    Stock Code: 32960

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  4. Cetywayo and His White Neighbours,
    Second edition. The book was first published in 1882. On his return to Britain following the outbreak of the First Anglo-Boer War, Haggard had been unable to find a publisher willing to take on his denunciation of Britain's South African policies, and paid Trübner 50 to print a small run of 750; however, only 154 copies... Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 102738

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  5. Cleopatra:
    First edition, large paper issue, number 57 of 57 numbered copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed boldly on a preliminary blank (opposite the half-title): "To Mr W. Simpson from his friend H. Rider Haggard 1891". Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 106678

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  6. King Solomon's Mines.
    With the author's signed presentation inscription, "To John Seaman Holmes from H. Rider Haggard 1893". Presentation copies of any edition of this title are very uncommon. This is from the 89th thousand. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 69794

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  7. Stella Fregelius.
    First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Sir Oliver Lodge, from H. Rider Haggard, In recollection a very interesting evening, 1. Feb: 1904" on his Ditchingham House letterhead mounted to the front pastedown, together with the ink-stamp of "F. Brodie Lodge, Floore House" to the initial... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 106653

    signed

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  8. The Poor and the Land.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed in an unidentified hand, and dated June 1909. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 102735

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  9. The Mahatma and the Hare.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Oliver Lodge, from H. Rider Haggard, Ditchingham, 14th Oct: 1911" on the verso of the half-title. Oliver Lodge was a noted physicist who made important contributions to the study of electricity and radio waves though became increasingly discredited... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 106640

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  10. Child of Storm.
    First US edition, first printing. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £525

    Stock Code: 102741

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  11. A Note on Religion.
    First and only separate edition of Haggard's notorious exposition of his syncretistic personal religion, originally appended to his autobiography, The Days of My Life, published posthumously in 1926. "Haggard had absorbed from theosophy two doctrines firmly rejected by orthodox Christianity: reincarnation and the law of... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 106661

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  12. Marion Isle.

    Marion Isle.

    Garden City, New York: 1929

    First US edition, first printing. The book was first published posthumously in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 102732

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  13. Belshazzar.
    First US edition, first printing of Haggard's last novel, finished in late 1924 but not published until 1930, five years after his death. It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. From the library of Roger Allen, the founder and secretary of the Rider Haggard Society, with his ownership signature to the front... Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 102740

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