With a preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1930 Stock Code: 124558
NotesA handsomely bound copy of Mrs Gaskell's Cranford, which was first published in the magazine Household Words between December 1851 and May 1853 and in book form in 1853. The first Thomson-illustrated edition was published in 1891.
Octavo (170 x 114 mm). Contemporary red calf, raised bands to spine, compartments lettered and tooled with floral devices in gilt, single gilt rule border to covers, turn-ins ruled in gilt, edges gilt.
Frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations in the text throughout.
Gift inscription to front free endpaper. A few dark spots to prelims, otherwise a fine copy.
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