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Holt, Emily Sarah

Published by John F. Shaw and Co., London Circa1880's (1880)

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From: BOOKBARROW (PBFA member) (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: John F. Shaw and Co., London Circa1880's, 1880. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Reprint. an early reissue of one of the Emily S. Holt series - "English Life in the Olden Time" which mostly retold historical events with a touch of fiction & a rather heavy-handed Victorian emphasis on religion; preface warns 'young sisters' that "it is never safe to drift out of hearing of Christ's voice"; brown covers with bright gilt titles & decorations in red, green & black; end-papers with floral pattern decoration in grey & white; b/w. frontis. illust.; historical appendix to rear which includes a section titled 'Ejaculations' in which the author lists obsolete phrases with their derivations & equivalents as she has been surprised to find that some people mistakenly believed them to be oaths & she is anxious to correct this misapprehension. 16 pages of publisher's adverts at the end of the book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 376 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact but a hint of wear to spine edges. Previous owner's small address label on front end-paper. Gilt titles spine, slightly faded. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Religion & Theology; History; Historical Fiction; 19th century; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3090. Member of the P.B.F.A. Seller Inventory # 3090

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Holt, Emily Sarah

Published by John F Shaw N.D., London

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From: Mike's Library (Plymouth, PA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: John F Shaw N.D., London. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. New Edition. Light cock, light tone, light soil, Presbyterian Sunday School ownership signature on front paste-down, light wear. Solid hardcover. ; First printed in 1877, thus too early for Grimes, although three later novels by Holt are included therein. Undated, circa 1880, juvenile girls' historical novel. "Written to impart "sound Protestant principles"." - Ernest A Baker; A Guide to Historical Fiction; p 42. ; 376 pages. Seller Inventory # 6796

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HOLT, Emily Sarah

Published by John F. Shaw and Co. ND (1880s), London (1880)

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From: GREENFIELD BOOKS Ltd. (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

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About this Item: John F. Shaw and Co. ND (1880s), London, 1880. hb. black-&-white illustrations (illustrator). Small 8vo, pp. 376, ads. With 16 pages of publisher's ads at the end of the book. Holt was a popular 19th century writer of tales for young girls. Ink inscription dated May 15, 1884, on half-title page. Front hinge cracking. Rear hinge cracked. Board edges show wear and light soiling. Notwithstanding, the book is still in good, readable, condition. Ornately-bound in original green cloth, with gilt lettering. Seller Inventory # 032761

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