Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Hours In A Library: SOLD

"Hours In A Library" in four volumes by Leslie Stephen. Published by G.P. Putnam, 1907. "New" edition, with additions.

Stephen was a well-known author and critic, and father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

These four volumes contain short vignettes on the books of various authors. Included are pieces on Defoe, Hawthorne, Walpole, George Eliot, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Charlotte Bronte and others.

Gilt decoration and lettering on spine, small gilt decoration on front covers. Books show a bit of wear, mostly at the corners. All four volumes have previous owner's bookplate and contain some pencil underlining.

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