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Seller ID: martineau,h.harriet.235datedambleside,january2,1
Dated Ambleside, January 2, 1867. To "Mr. Walford", assuring him that he need not re-imburse her for some postage, that she sent "Mr. Lucas, at 12 Cork St." a copy of "the reprint", and that if he can't use it "I wish I had it back, for I have only 1 left of my 100!" Edward Walford (1823-1897) was an antiquarian, and editor (Gentleman's Magazine) and compiler of reference works (Handbook of the Greek Drama, 1856; Records of the Great and Noble, 1857) and a biographer (William Pitt, 1890). Mr. Lucas was likely Samuel Lucas, Esq. (1818-1868), a lawyer and man of l... View more info
Seller ID: martineau,harriet.200boston:hilliard,gray,1836.f
Boston: Hilliard, Gray, 1836. First edition (Rivlin, 451; NCBEL v.3, 949). In Two Volumes. Original green embossed cloth, vine pattern, lettered in gilt. A collection of contributions to the Monthly Repository. While in the United States Miss Martineau was advised, because there were insufficient laws to protect international copyright, to publish in order to dicourage any un-authorized edition from England - an English edition was never published. A contemporary gift inscription: "L. Bradford from her friend Louisa Loring." A little wear, spines somewhat darkened. In each copy, modera... View more info
Seller ID: martineau,harriet.75boston:leonardc.bowles,1831.
Boston: Leonard C. Bowles, 1831. First American edition. Original quarter cloth, leather label, gilt, and paper boards, all edges cut. These stories came out in England under the title "Traditions of Palestine", 1830. Heavy foxing. Light damp-staining in about six places. Old, small worm holes, two in the cloth and one in the rear gutter. Some snags to spine cloth, edge wear. A contemporary signature on the front free endpaper. A Good, sound copy, unsophisticated. View more info