A Lady of Quality: Being A Most Curious, Hitherto Unknown History, As Related by Mr. Issac Bickerstaff [...]. Frances Hodgson BURNETT.

A Lady of Quality: Being A Most Curious, Hitherto Unknown History, As Related by Mr. Issac Bickerstaff [...]

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. First Edition. First state, with the list of works beginning with That Lass o' Lowrie's. Octavo (19cm). In white publisher's cloth stamped with green stripes, with decorated in gilt and titled in red on front and spine; plain endpapers; list of works at front, 2pp of publisher's ads at rear; [2], [i]-xi [xii], [1]-363, [5]pp. With an index card laid in, with a former bookseller's description and price. Square and tight, with minor dirt to cloth: Very Good.

Signed binding by Margaret Armstrong. Though A Lady of Quality, a historical novel for adults, was popular in its day, Burnett is now best known for her writing for children: A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. GULLANS & ESPEY 49. BAL 2090.

Price: $100.00

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