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Title: Cottage Girl ; or , the Marriage Day
Description: London and New York, The London printing and publishing Company (Limited). 1835. Brown Leather. Ill.: Black and White Engravings. Hard Cover, Boards worn; Gilt tooled spine, gilt on brown leather titles Quarter leather bound, faint ring mark on front board (see image).Marbled edges, now very faint, lovely bright marbled endpapers. 20 engravings and decorative title page. Frontispiece engraving tissue guarded.No inscriptions. P111 torn and repaired neatly, text not affected.Some damp markings to some plates and few page edges at rear of text. Pages a little age flecked in places, paper slightly yellowed. Hinges showing at pasteboards. No date but believed published in 1835, (reign of King William 1V, uncle of Queen Victoria, whom she succeeded in 1837).Looks like an original first, if not a very earliest edition. Now around 175 years old. 764 pp. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9". Fair/No D/jacket.

Keywords: Early Novel Fiction Black and White Engravings

Price: GBP 199.00 = appr. US$ 284.17 Seller: Matilda Mary's Books
- Book number: 004928

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