Author:Ross, Martin; Somerville, E. OE

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A Patrick's Day Hunt

By: Ross, Martin; Somerville, E. OE.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Westminster, UK, Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44660

Condition: Good


First edition cloth covered boards with illustrated frt panel. Tips and spine ends rubbed. Hinges fine, no names. Half inch closed tear in margin of dedication page, all others fine save for light to moderate foxing on some pages. 8 full color plates and numerous b/w drawings throughout (first one loose and laid in). 47 ecru colored card stock weight pages. A rollicking fox hunting tale by the female Irish co-writing team of Somerville & Ross. Landscape folio measures 14 in long by 10 1/4 in tall and is now in protective, removable heavy clear archival mylar. View more info

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Mount Music

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Longman's, Green & Co: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29089

Condition: Very Good


1st edition 339 pp. Green cloth with black titles. Gilt title on backstrip. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends rubbed with tiny tears in cloth. Displays well nonetheless. A solid copy with personal embossed ownership stamp on fep, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown, no writing. First US edition. Typically charming, gently humorous novel of horses and hounds in Ireland by two cousin authors. Violet Florence Martin is Martin Ross and "Edith" Somerville who were best known to contemporary readers as the authors of the books on which "The Irish R. M." series of ... View more info

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Notions in Garrison

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28083

Condition: Very Good


Nice 1st edition hardcover in orange cloth boards with bumped and lightly brushed tips showing very light surface soil. Pretty woodblock former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, 134 pp, 10 b/w sketches by author in text which is crisp and unmarked. Deckle fore-edges with some leaves uncut. Thos. Fuller's quote at title page sums it up: 'A commonplace-book contains many Notions in Garrison, whence the owner may draw out an army into the field.' Irish reminiscenses and idle notions, no overmastering subject line but a series of small stories including the following: P.G.s, etc./ Various M... View more info

In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 48957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... View more info

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In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 46957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... View more info

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All On The Irish Shore Irish Sketches

By: Somerville E.OE; Ross, Martin

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44630

Condition: Very Good +


ardcover in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Light foxing on edge of page block and preliminaries. Age toning in gutters. 246 pp text tight and bright. Unclipped, unpriced dust wrapper has chips and loss but displays well with full color art on frt panel. An array of short stories from a pair of witty and talented irish women authors. Many of the stories focus on horses and country-doings. Stories include: The Tinker's Dog/ Fanny Fitz's Gamble/ The Connemara Mare/ A Grand Filly/ A Nineteenth-Century Miracle/ High Tea At McKeowns's/ The Bagman's Pony/ An Irish Problem/ The Dane's Bre... View more info

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The Real Charlotte Signed by Somerville

By: Somerville, E. OE. & Martin Ross

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46984

Condition: Good


First Thomas Nelson single volume edition hardcover SIGNED & dated in blue biro on title page by E. OE. Somerville July 1937. Originally published in 1894 as a three volume set by Ward & Downey. This petite volume is perfect to take on a plane or tuck into a slacks pocket when you go to the park. Book bound in patterned red paper covered boards with bumped and rubbed lower tips and spine ends. Rear gutter paper had split and shows a 1/8" hole 3/8" down from head, backstrip now repaired but small hole remains. Book fitted with a removable clear polyester jacket. 381 pp plus three... View more info

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The Sweet Cry of Hounds

By: Somerville, E. OE.; Ross, Martin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34843

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition, Illustrated by E. OE. Somerville. Original navy cloth with paper label gilt title on backstrip. Corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Internally fine with no foxing, names or soil. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj is red and cream with black lettering showing age toning but no loss. Displays beautifully in new mylar. 132 pp. with 4 full-page illustrated plates including frontispiece, and 17 further in-text illustrations by the author, Edith Somerville Wonderful accounts of following the fox with horse and hounds. Mikey-Dan is a boy through whom the reader exper... View more info

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The Sweet Cry of Hounds

By: Somerville, E. OE.; Ross, Martin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33621

Condition: Very Good +


First American Edition, Illustrated by E. OE. Somerville. Backstrip sunned with ends slightly rubbed on red cloth boards. Internally fine with some light foxing throughout, more on endpp. Original unclipped DJ shows surface wear from storage, small chips at extremities and a small triangular chip at head of rear panel. Displays well in new mylar. 132 pp. Wonderful accounts of following the fox with horse and hounds. Mikey-Dan is a boy through whom the reader experiences the realities of foxhunting. Set in Ireland. View more info