WARD Mrs Humphry (Mary Augusta)  Marcella
Smith, Elder & Co 1894
three volumes, original cloth, volume I rebacked with original backstrip relaid, lower joint volume II rehinged, spines bumped chipped and a trifle sunned, covers unevenly sunned, corners rubbed, minor spotting, later free endpaper volume II, several joints cracked, good. author's presentation tipped onto front free endpaper volume I: 'To my old friends, Arthur & Bertha/ Johnson, with the affection/ of the writer.'; Marcella is an able and accomplished woman who desires, above all things, to be of use and at first believes the regeneration of the world is to be effected by means of Socialism and the sweeping away of plutocratic institutions; first edition; 316, 335 and 376 pages;