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Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1864. First edition (NCBEL v.3, 1727). Original red cloth, gilt lettered, ruled in gilt and blind, 328 pp., 24 pp. of ads, undated. A presentation copy, laid in is an autograph note, signed, from D.W. Thompson the younger to "James Aitken, Wanganui (sic), from the Schoolmaster's son, the figiolus parvulus to whom the Day Dreams were dedicated, seventy-five years ago. 19-1-39". Aitken was a school-master in Whanganui, New Zealand. The dedication, to the author's "little child", who was five at the time, is in Latin. The father was an expert classicist, and the son sunsequently became one. Re-backed, original spine laid on, new endpapers. A little wear and soiling, a Very Good copy.
Title: Day Dreams of a Schoolmaster.
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