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The Executor. A Novel. In Three Volumes

by Alexander, Mrs. (Annie French Hector)

Price: $3,000.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

  • Seller Inventory #: 399776
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington St
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1883
  • Keywords: EnglishLiterature, Women, PopularCulture

London: Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington St, 1883. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, gray floral endpapers. Each volume printed throughout in dark blue ink. Slightly cocked, small ownership signature in pencil on the half-titles ("G. Newman"), and very light scattered foxing to the foreedges, a bright, fine set. Hector was a popular Victorian novelist, especially in the United States, who published over 40 novels after the death of her husband in 1875. Her plots typically revolve around a young girl torn between money, family, and love - often complicated by a legacy, and a benevolent providence. A scarce, well-preserved set. *OCLC* locates only 6 copies. *Sadleir* 34.