WARD Mrs Humphry (Mary Augusta) Robert Elsmere
Smith, Elder & Co 1888
three volumes, contemporary half-leather over marbled boards by Mudie, raised bands, decorated in gilt, leather labels, a trifle rubbed, marbled edges, minor spotting, very good. an attempt to destroy the supernatural, whilst reverently preserving all the moral and spiritual purity of Christianity; praised highly by Gladstone in the Nineteenth Century; from the library of M Atkin with his bookplate front pastedown volume I; first edition; 371, 374 and 411 pages;