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Tales of Life And Manners

By Clara Hall

1830 - London - Edward Lacey

6" x 4"; 70pp

 
 
 


 

DETAILS

An illustrated volume of moralistic children's stories by Clara Hall, direct from the Selbourne collection.

The volume is from a series by the publisher called Lacey's Juvenile Library. The sub-series is that of 'Parlour Stories', of which Perseverance, Deception, and Sympathy are numbers 28 to 30 respectively.

Each story delivers a moral upon the theme denoted by the title.

Illustrated with numerous charming engravings.

Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.

CONDITION

In quarter morocco with paper covered and printed boards. Externally sound. The paper is age tones, and is a little worn around the extremities. The spine is a little rubbed, particularly at the head and tail. Internally, with a contemporary ink inscription to the front free endpaper. Internally a little age tone, but otherwise with the odd spot here and there only. Firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD


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