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A High Little World and What Happened There. In Three Volumes

by [Watson, Elizabeth Sophia]

Price: $1,000.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 399838
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1892
  • Keywords: EnglishLiterature, Women, PopularCulture

London: Richard Bentley & Son, Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Three volumes. Publisher's dark-green cloth blocked on the front cover and spine with overall floral pattern in silver, lettered on the spine in silver. Early owner's signatures on the front pastedowns and free endpapers, light staining and foxing to the endpapers, rubbing to the boards and one stain to the front cover of the first volume, overall a near very good set. Published anonymously, the Bentley Private Catalogue of June 13, 1892 gives the author's real name. The daughter of a Wesleyan minister, John Fletcher, she married a minister of the United Free Church of Scotland, Robert A. Watson. A scarce set in the original publisher's binding. *Wolff* 7078.