Lot 18 of 455:
Scarce collection by Victorian duo Besant and Rice  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Case of Mr. Lucraft; and Other Tales
Author:
Besant, Walter and James Rice
Place:
London
Publisher:
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
Date:
1876
Description:

2 volumes. [2[, viii, 290 pp.; [3], 290 pp. (8vo) 18.7x12.3 cm (7½x4¾"), modern red quarter calf, black paper boards, green leather labels, gilt lettering.  First Edition.

A scarce collection of eleven stories written by the famous and prolific Victorian collaborative duo of Walter Besant and James Rice. The stories are interestingly categorized by the authors under the headings of tales from the supernatural, tales from fairyland, and tales from fact.  

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Paper boards somewhat worn; some light foxing; very good copy.
 
Item number:
250160a
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