THE WHITE WIFE; WITH OTHER STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, ROMANTIC AND LEGENDARY; Collected and Illustrated by Cuthbert Bede [pseudonym]. Cuthbert Bede, Edward Bradley.
THE WHITE WIFE; WITH OTHER STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, ROMANTIC AND LEGENDARY; Collected and Illustrated by Cuthbert Bede [pseudonym] ...

THE WHITE WIFE; WITH OTHER STORIES, SUPERNATURAL, ROMANTIC AND LEGENDARY; Collected and Illustrated by Cuthbert Bede [pseudonym]. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 14, Ludgate Hill, 1865. Octavo, pp. [i-v] v-vii [viii-xi] xii [1] 2-252 + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "Oct. 1864" inserted at rear, seven illustrations by the author of which four are full-page on inserted plates and the others are smaller textual illustrations, original decorated bevel-edged blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, all edges untrimmed, brown coated endpapers. First edition. Collection of traditional Scottish legends from the Lands-end district in the Western Highlands, including ghost stories. Told in a lively manner, with charming period illustrations by the author, a popular Victorian humorist in his day. Day (1963), p. 7. Not in Bleiler (1948: 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Wolff 773. Not in Sadleir. Private owner's book label affixed to front paste-down. A bright, very good copy. A lovely copy of a scarce book. (#151667).

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