An anthology of sixteen novelettes from the Victorian era. The stories are all from different authors, and thus may vary in quality and taste. The stories include Irene Iddesleigh, Humpty Dumpty (not the nursery rhyme, but inspired), Thy Cloke Also, The Prodigal's Return, Chris, Only a Child, In the Shelter of the Cross, The Rising Tide, "My Lord", Myrtles Hero, Bravely Borne, Gott sent her, Nobody Loves Me, The two Bens, Give a Dog a Bad Name and Little Meg's Children.
This book is in reasonable condition. Primarily, it has suffered damage to the dust jacket, which is worn, frayed and torn in places. However, this damage does not extend to the boards, and the spine and pages are secure and clean.