SKU: 10592-8

First American edition of this very popular book. Does not give author's name but "By the author of "Mary Barton," "Ruth," &c." Brown boards. Wear on spine, top bits missing. Spine a little cocked. Gold gilt on spine. Embossed design on front and back covers. Corners knocked. In pencil, Mrs Gaskell written under "By the author?" Ink in front, "Mrs. R. K. Darrah very respectfully, from her husband. May 1855." Bookplate on inside cover gives date May 22nd 1885. Light browning to pages. Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1853. USED. $250.00