THE LUCK OF A LOWLAND LADDIE. May Crommelin, Maria Henrietta de la Cherois-Crommelin.

THE LUCK OF A LOWLAND LADDIE. London: John Long, 1900. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii 9-319 [320] + 8-page publisher's catalogue for Autumn 1900 inserted at rear, title page printed in black and red, original pictorial cloth, front panel stamped in yellow and black, spine panel stamped in black, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. "Adventure story set in South America, three chapters of which are devoted to an encounter with the Lamparagua, a mobile, carnivorous tree." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 61. The author, an Irishwoman, visited many far-flung parts of the world and wrote both travel literature and popular fiction, often using such places as settings. "Crommelin wrote voluminously, but her fiction is quite insubstantial and aimed at the indiscriminate female reader." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 162. Loeber and Loeber C521. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper and owner's name and address on the rear free endpaper. Some scattered foxing early and late, a bright, very good copy in a clean, attractive binding. (#151893).

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