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Arthur Edgerton's Ordeal

£29.99

Product description

Typical Victorian moral tale of a young man rebelling against his fate and being redeemed by his faith. Bound in mustard cloth with gilt lettering and black and red illustration to front .
The top of the cover is faded in places either by moisture or light. The free end paper bears an ink inscription which is dated 1894. The rear board has split away from the text block, revealing the webbing, unsurprising considering the age of the book (pre-1894), however the text block is tight and sound otherwise.
There are ten evocative monochrome illustrations by R Barnes ( my favorite is "She showed him a pretty plaid"). The story is followed by a 16-page book catalogue of new and popular works.

Item details

Author(s):
Emma Leslie
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12.7 x 19 cms
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
S W Partridge & Co.
Title:
Arthur Egerton's Ordeal

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About this item

Typical Victorian moral tale of a young man rebelling against his fate and being redeemed by his faith. Bound in mustard cloth with gilt lettering and black and red illustration to front .
The top of the cover is faded in places either by moisture or light. The free end paper bears an ink inscription which is dated 1894. The rear board has split away from the text block, revealing the webbing, unsurprising considering the age of the book (pre-1894), however the text block is tight and sound otherwise.
There are ten evocative monochrome illustrations by R Barnes ( my favorite is "She showed him a pretty plaid"). The story is followed by a 16-page book catalogue of new and popular works.

Author(s):
Emma Leslie
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12.7 x 19 cms
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
S W Partridge & Co.
Title:
Arthur Egerton's Ordeal

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