THE CANNING WONDER. Arthur Machen.

THE CANNING WONDER. London: Chatto & Windus, 1925. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-x [xi-xii] 1-249 [250] [251: blank] [252: printer's imprint], eight inserted plates, original orange boards with Japan vellum spine panel, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. One of 130 numbered copies signed by Machen, this being number 10. An account of Elizabeth Canning's inexplicable disappearance for thirty days in 1753 and her subsequent trial for perjury of which she was found guilty and ultimately was transported to the American Colonies. Goldstone and Sweetser 33b. Endpapers foxed, recto of first leaf and verso of last leaf tanned from interaction with endpapers, else a very good copy. (#129260).

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