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Ursula Vivian

£24.99

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Annie Shepherd Swan (8 July 1859 – 17 June 1943) was a Scottish journalist, novelist and story writer. She used her maiden name for most of her literary career, but also wrote as David Lyall and later Mrs Burnett Smith. She was a popular writer of romantic fiction for young women during the Victorian era and published more than 200 novels, serials, short stories and other fiction between 1878 and her death in 1943. She was involved in both the temperance and suffrage movements and stood for Parliament in 1922 for the Liberal Party. This novel is characteristic of romantic fiction for young ladies in late Victorian/Edwardian days, being moralistic and full of the importance of subjugating one's own wishes to the needs of others. Bound in dark blue with embossed designs picked out in gilt and dark green. There are light general marks on the cover and wear with surface loss to all edges and corners. Spine ends are frayed, with some small splits. Text block edges are coloured in gilt. Inside, the slightly browned end papers are broken exposing the webbing, but the binding is secure; some of the pages have occasional finger smudges in the margins. Light dust soiling on the title page and frontispiece. Five engraving illustration pages among the text.

Item details

Author(s):
Annie S Swan
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13 x 19 cms
Edition:
1894
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier
Title:
Ursula Vivian

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Annie Shepherd Swan (8 July 1859 – 17 June 1943) was a Scottish journalist, novelist and story writer. She used her maiden name for most of her literary career, but also wrote as David Lyall and later Mrs Burnett Smith. She was a popular writer of romantic fiction for young women during the Victorian era and published more than 200 novels, serials, short stories and other fiction between 1878 and her death in 1943. She was involved in both the temperance and suffrage movements and stood for Parliament in 1922 for the Liberal Party. This novel is characteristic of romantic fiction for young ladies in late Victorian/Edwardian days, being moralistic and full of the importance of subjugating one's own wishes to the needs of others. Bound in dark blue with embossed designs picked out in gilt and dark green. There are light general marks on the cover and wear with surface loss to all edges and corners. Spine ends are frayed, with some small splits. Text block edges are coloured in gilt. Inside, the slightly browned end papers are broken exposing the webbing, but the binding is secure; some of the pages have occasional finger smudges in the margins. Light dust soiling on the title page and frontispiece. Five engraving illustration pages among the text.

Author(s):
Annie S Swan
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13 x 19 cms
Edition:
1894
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier
Title:
Ursula Vivian

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