[Item #28843] The County: A Story of Social Life. ANONYMOUS.

The County: A Story of Social Life

New York: Pollard & Moss, 1889. Reprint. Octavo (19cm.); original brown decorative cloth embossed in black, gilt-lettered spine; [2],186,[4](ads)pp. Textblock uniformly toned due to poor paper stock, contemporary gift bookplate of the Salem Lodge no. 100, I.O.O.F., accomplished in manuscript. Very Good to Near Fine.

Novel of two sisters from a prosperous rural British family and the struggles they face when their fortunes change. First serialized in The Cornhill Magazine, edited by William Makepeace Thackeray. Quite scarce in any edition: OCLC lists Iowa's copy only of this imprint; 5 more for the first (Harper) edition.

Price: $75.00

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