THE GUINEA STAMP: a tale of modern Glasgow
Toronto / Edinburgh & London: William Briggs / Oliphant, Anderson and Ferrier, c1892. Presumed Canadian issue (none of the copies on AMICUS have a dated title page). Octavo, red pictorial cloth stamped in dark red, gilt and lilac, cream endpapers. pp 384, . Headpieces in text. Hamilton, Ontario, new bookstore ticket at front. Spine very lightly sunned, with a bit of wear at ends; tidy ink owner name at front; creases to rear pastedowns; soft bumps to lower corners of front cover; else a VG clean, tight and bright unworn copy, inner hinges not cracked. Made from British sheets. Once hugely popular Scottish author of romantic fiction for young women, this one early in her career.