Sign In | Register
No image available


by Maartens, Maarten (pseudonym of Joost Marius Willem Schwartz; later van der Poorten Schwartz)

Condition: See description

Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd, 1903.. Octavo, original dark gray green cloth. First edition. Dutch author who wrote in English and published eighteen books of fiction between 1889 and 1914. For a brief sketch of the writing career of van der Poorten Schwartz (1858-1915) see Kemp, Mitchell and Trotter, Edwardian Fiction, p. 253. The present volume collects fourteen short stories. Several damp stains to rear cover, else a very good copy. (#114177)


Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)

Help & frequently asked questions


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing ei...[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]


$4.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

Add to wishlist

Signed books

Signed books

Why settle for an ordinary copy of your favorite book when you could have an autographed copy? Find signed books here.

Signed vs Inscribed: Whats the difference?

Signed vs. Inscribed

Know what you are getting into when purchasing rare books, and learn the difference between signed books and inscribed books.