THREE NOTABLE STORIES: LOVE AND PERIL, TO BE, OR NOT TO BE, THE MELANCHOLY HUSSAR, Respectively by The Marquis of Lorne, K.G., Mrs. Alexander, Thomas Hardy. London: Spencer Blackett, 1890. Octavo, 211 pp., original rose cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. The first story is a tale of adventure and Indian-fighting in the western parts of Canada. The second is a domestic drama with a Scotch setting. The third, Hardy's, is a piece of historical fiction set in Napoleonic times. This copy does not have an inserted publisher's catalogue. Some damp staining to cloth, mostly front cover, spine panel darkened, top edge of text block dusty, free endpapers foxed. (#119540).
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