8vo. (7.75 x 5.25 inches). pp.208. B/w frontis, 8 further full-page plates, hors texte. Contemporary decorated cloth gilt. Spotting to prelims and extrems. Textblock evenly age-tone or tanned, as printed on cheap, acidic paper. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good copy. Rare. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Alice Courtenay's Legacy: an Irish tale.
Casa editrice: "Christian Herald"; J. Snow & Co.
Data di pubblicazione: 1898
Condizione libro: Very good
Edizione: First edition..
Descrizione libro Christian Herald Office, London, 1898. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 1st Edition. (4), 208 pages + frontispiece and eight leaves of illustration. 130x195mm. Original publisher's green cloth, spine and front cover lettered gilt, with decoration. *** Emma Alice Bland (1852-1939) Novelist and author of books for children. Many of her writings contain strong religious sentiment of a Christian nature. Daughter of Frederick Christopher Bland, High Sherriff of Kerry, of Derryquin Castle, Parknasilla, Sneem Co. Kerry. She was interred in the family plot at Mount Jerome Cemetery Dublin. *** Not noted by Brown in 'Ireland in Fiction'. Loeber : Guide to Irish Fiction 1650-1900 (B172). This copy with a printed presentation bookplate on front paste-down, reading 'Presented to the Young Women's Library at Merrion Hall". by E.A. Bland', with the author's name written in pen. Some dusting to covers and occasional blemishes to page edges at margins (with no loss of text), due to inferior paper quality, otherwise a very good copy of a rare Irish novel without any damage, library stamps, inscriptions or other markings. Codice libro della libreria 002424