In the Golden Days.
Originally published in 1885. Lyall was the pen name of Ada Ellen Bayly [1857-1903], a British novelist and early feminist. In the introduction to this novel she states she is trying to "describe the natural growth of a character" and has chosen a setting 200 years in the past. although she dreads calling it a historical novel. She does, however, combine real characters with her fictitious one. This edition, published in 1886, is covered in brown marbled paper with brown cloth on the spine. There is limited foxing and a library number penciled on the title page. VG condition. Harpers. 1886. USED. $25.00