Harrington: A Tale And Ormond A Tale. First Edition (1817)
Book ID: 49449
Harrington: A Tale. And Ormond A Tale. In Three Volumes. London: R. Hunter, 1817. First Edition. Pp (1) iv, 521; (2) 422; (3) 352. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, some rubbing and wear to spine and edges. With no volume number on spine of volume one, but with volume 1 and 2 on sthe spines of second and third volumes. With previous owner’s bookplate to pastedowns. A good clean set.
Maria Edgeworth was an Irish writer of adult’s and children’s literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children’s literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe.