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Broken Lights by  Mrs Robert Jardine - First Edition - 1912 - from The Old Bookshelf and

Broken Lights

by Jardine, Mrs Robert

Condition: Very Good

Fraser, Asher & Co. Ltd.. Very Good. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. A very good assumed 1st Edition hardback copy in illustrated green cloth covered boards, bumped to the spine ends and corners, front end paper removed, soiling to the top text block edge, no writing or stamps, a trace of foxing to end papers, clean pages, frontispiece with tissue guard intact, nicely illustrated with black and white line drawings by Hugh Monro. A series of short biographical stories about great men and women in France, Canada and Scotland during the Victorian age. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; B&W Illustrations .


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