Item #246673 Riverston. Georgiana M. Craik, Mrs. A. W. Way.


London: Smith, Elder & Co., 65 Cornhill, 1857.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition, listed in ads as "Just Ready." [iv], 277, [1], [2, ads] pp; iv, 260; iv, 245, 16, ads (October, 1857) pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Bound in a publisher's green morocco-grained cloth, covers and spine stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt, pale yellow end-papers. Slightly cocked and with small splits at inner margins, generally very good. Binder's ticket "Westley's" on rear pastedown of Provenance: signed by W.H. Buss on each front free endpaper. Wolff 1537.

Item #246673

Craik's first novel consists of three stories linked by the first person narrator, Scottish governess Honor Haig.