Mrs Molesworth - Studies and Stories, A. D. Innes 1893, 1st Edition
Mrs Molesworth - Studies and Stories, A. D. Innes 1893, 1st Edition. Awarded as a second prize in 1900 - Junior Band of Hops Examination.
Interestingly at this time the Chairman of the Society was Rev H. Russel Wakefield author of many Ghost stories of which we have a number. A vague association for this book, I wonder if H. R Wakefiled chose the prizes due to his other ghostly interests?
Before the title page is a lovely illustration ' She shall be known for what she is'.
Hardback, brown cloth/leather, gold lettering, flowered endpapers, 256 pages, no Dust Jacket.
Condition: Front panel damp stain left centre. Some other stains and markings and slightly faded. Similar on the spine, more wear on the back. Bruised corners. Damp stain goes through to the front endpaper. Pages in good order some roughly cut. Back endpaper also has brown water stain. Overall in good condition throughout.