Item #23978 RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.
RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.

RUTH ELMER, A TALE FOR SCHOOL GIRLS.

London: Frederick Warne and Co, n.d. [1860].

First edition. 16mo, 128p. Color frontispiece in the Kronheim style. Bound in the publisher's embossed green cloth, the upper cover with blind stamped title within a gilt decorative device, a.e.g. Housed in a lovely full slipcase of quarter maroon morocco, the spine titled in gilt with double-ruled panels and single-ruled bands. An amazingly bright and crisp copy, practically as new. Small oval bookplate to front pastedown. Item #23978

Gumuchian 5008, the catalogue entry includes the separate title "The Basket of Flowers".
This volume corresponds precisely to the description in the Gumuchian entry and was purchased in a multi-volume lot at Christies' New York December 12, 2006 - lot 44. The similar volumes in the lot were also housed in the matching specially commissioned slipcases.

Price: $450.00

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