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Mary Wollstonecraft's Original Stories, Lucas, William Blake illustrations, 1906

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SKU LAN7047

Mary Wollstonecraft's Original Stories, with Five Illustrations by William Blake. With an Introduction by E.V. Lucas.

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Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. His signature to first free endpaper. Please see our other listings for related works.

Published by Henry Frowde, London. Printed in Oxford. 1906 First edition thus. Scarce. Reproducing the stories found in the original 1791 publication, Original Stories from Real Life; with Conversations calculated to Regulate the Affections, and Form the Mind to Truth and Goodness, by Mary Wollstonecraft.

A very good dark green cloth hardback with gilt cover design (covers are of the cloth covered stiff card variety). Some minor shelf wear and bumping. Offset spotting to endpapers. Text is nice and clean throughout. Gilt top edge. Silk ribbon. Binding with just a little give.

xxiv + 88pp + 5 Plates (all present).

Weight approximately 206g unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 174mm high x 124mm wide x 16mm deep.