1847 The Natural History of the Ballet Girl
What Our Customers Say...
Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Illustrated, with a frontispiece, vignette title page and several in-text illustrations by A Henning.
This short tale describes the life of a young dancer from the corps de ballet of a Victorian opera house.
Whitten by Albert Richard Smith, who wrote many tales in this series of so-called natural histories such as 'The Gent', 'Stuck Up People' and 'The Idler Upon Town'.
In the original paper wraps. Externally, generally smart with light rubbing to the joints and extremities. Small splits to the joints. Light spots to the front and rear wraps. Prior owner's monogram stamp to the front wrap. Internally, generally firmly bound though strained in places. Pages are bright with just the occasional light spots.
Delivery & payment
We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details