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Literature, Biography, Essays From Madden Books


Biographical Essays

By De Quincey, Thomas

1st US ed. Good HC, no DJ. Ex-library. Dark brown vertical rib-grain cloth over boards with blind stamped triple rule frame with floral ornamental corners enclosing central floral quatrefoil device; gilt spine lettering; pale yellow end papers. Clean covers and spine; some rubbing wear at spine ends; small chips missing at spine head; small worn area at mid-spine; library number very faintly visible on spine; tightly bound; library book plate on front pastedown and pen note on rear free end paper – no other library markings; slight foxing on end papers; very clean interior. 12mo, 284 pp. Publisher's 4 page advert bound in between front end papers.


An Hour with Charlotte Bronte; or, Flowers from a Yorkshire Moor

By Holloway, Laura C

Fair softcover. 1st paper ed. "Standard Library" series. Fair softcover. Front wrap is loose & laid-in; wraps are stained/soiled; pages somewhat brittle at edges; small area of rust at stapled hinge; text block tightly bound. Acceptable reading copy. 12mo, 156 pp.