An Old Governess's Tale. By the Author of 'John Halifax, Gentleman.' With Prefatory Letter by the Author. London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1897. 2+32 pp undated ads. Original dark blue cloth decorated in gilt.
First Edition of this collection of six contributions that had appeared in Chambers's Journal in the late 1840s, here published in book form for the first time -- as a tribute, ten years after the author's death. This is an unusually bright copy, fine except for a small mark on the front cover. Sadleir 1810; Wolff 4991. Item #7304