MAUREEN'S FAIRING AND OTHER STORIES. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1895. Small octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-191 [192: blank], six inserted plates with illustrations by Bertha Newcombe, original pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. First edition. A collection of Barlow's short fiction published as part of the publisher's "Iris Series," as was her later collection, MRS. MARTIN'S COMPANY AND OTHER STORIES (1896). "Like all of Jane Barlow's stories, they tell of the 'tear and the smile' in lowly peasant lives, with graceful humour or simple, tender pathos." - Brown, Ireland in Fiction 163. Owner's signature dated 1896 on front free endpaper. Free endpapers lightly tanned, large but faint water strike to front cover, still a bright, very good copy. (#116357).
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