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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. 51161
    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 Trübner 50 to put out this small run, but in confirmation of... Learn More
    £1,875

    Stock Code: 51161

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  2. 120799
    First edition, second issue, with misprints corrected, and ads dated 10.85. The book is considered to be the foundation of the "Lost World" science fiction genre. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 120799

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  3. 125042
    First edition, second state, with the textual misprints corrected. This copy is bound without the adverts. King Solomon's Mine was "met with instant success" (ODNB) and is considered to be the foundation of the "Lost World" science fiction genre. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 125042

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  4. 125044
    First edition, first issue, of the first book in Haggard's Ayesha series, which was first published in serialized form in The Graphic magazine between October 1886 and January 1887. Regarded as one of his tours de force, along with King Solomon's Mines, this work relates the adventure of African explorers who discover a... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 125044

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  5. 125045
    First edition of this sequel to King Solomon's Mines (1885), which had introduced the character of Allan Quatermain. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 125045

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  6. 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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  7. Stella Fregelius.
    First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author "To Sir Oliver Lodge, from H. Rider Haggard, In recollection of a very interesting evening, 1. Feb: 1904" on his Ditchingham House letterhead mounted to the front pastedown. Oliver Lodge (1851-1940) was an eminent physicist and sometime president... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 106653

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  8. 28655comp
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, with the author's signed inscription facing the title page, "To Ronald Ross, from H. Rider Haggard, Ditchingham, 12 January 1911". The recipient was Haggard's friend, the Nobel laureate Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932). Awarded the Nobel for medicine (the first Briton to be... Learn More
    £749

    Stock Code: 28655

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  9. 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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  10. Moon of Israel.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 114188

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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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