first edition Black half-sheep bindings with black cloth boards. Marbled edges & eps
1885 · London
by Verney, Lady [Frances Parthenope Nightengale. 1819 - 1890]
London: Longmans Green and Co, 1885. 1st edition. Black half-sheep bindings with black cloth boards. Marbled edges & eps. Some general binding wear, with minor rubbing to joints. Period bookplate. A VG+ copy of a fairly uncommon title.. 2 volumes (, 292; , 258 pp). 12mo. 6-3/4" x 4-1/2"
A collection of essays, including one here published for the first time, wherein Lady Verney presents her view on the divers manners & mores of various countries, including a particularly condescending sketch of the States in Volume II, "The Americans Painted by Themselves, 1884.". (Inventory #: 31201)