(#170240) VILLAGE TALES AND JUNGLE TRAGEDIES. Croker, nee Sheppard.

VILLAGE TALES AND JUNGLE TRAGEDIES. London: Chatto & Windus, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-234 [1]-2: ads + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1895" inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece with illustration by John Charlton, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and blind, all edges untrimmed, floral patterned endpapers. First edition. Collects seven short stories set in India. Gupta 553. Loeber and Loeber C429. Wolff 1627. 1895 Christmas gift inscription on the title page. Binding leaned, some spotting to cloth, free endpapers darkened, title page and frontispiece tissue guard foxed, a sound, good copy. This first edition (like most of her first editions) is now scarce. (#17040).

Price: $250.00

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