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Lorna Doone; A Romance of Exmoor [Two Volumes Complete] by  R.D. (1825-1900) Blackmore - Hardcover - 0 - from Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] (SKU: 011373)

Lorna Doone; A Romance of Exmoor [Two Volumes Complete]

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Lorna Doone; A Romance of Exmoor [Two Volumes Complete]

by Blackmore, R.D. (1825-1900)

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Philadelphia: Henry T. Coats Book. Illus. by Charles L. Mitchell and Francis Frith.. Near Fine. Hardcover. No date; Circa 1893. 51 tissue-guarded Photogravure reproductions of works by Charles L. Mitchell and Francis Frith. In original red cloth dust jackets, with gilt spine titles. Jackets have moderate shelf handling wear. Red cloth covered boards with intricate gilt decorations on spine and front. Bindings very tight. Minimal wear. Bookplates in both volumes. Top edges gilt, Vol 1 - 516 pgs, Vol 2 - 565 pgs, 8.25 inches. --------- Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825 -1900), referred to most commonly as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth century. Achieving a close following around the world; he won literary merit and acclaim for his vivid descriptions and personification of the countryside. Noted for his eye for and sympathy with nature, critics of the time described this as one of the most striking features of his writings. ------- Blackmore, often referred to as the "Last Victorian", acted as a pioneer of the new romantic movement in fiction that continued with Robert Louis Stevenson and others 0.


Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is a novel by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. It is a romance based on a group of historical characters and set in the late 17th century in Devon and Somerset.


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Lorna Doone; A Romance of Exmoor [Two Volumes Complete]
Blackmore, R.D. (1825-1900)
Charles L. Mitchell and Francis Frith.
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Henry T. Coats
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