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STORIES OF IRELAND - Castle Rackrent and The Absentee

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, George Routledge: 1886

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38392

Condition: Very Good


Morley's Universal Library; 287 pages; Clean and tight in original gray green cloth binding with printed label at spine; spine label quite rubbed, some pages age toned, otherwise Very Good. OCLC: 3347008 Introduction by Henry Morley. Maria Edgeworth (1768 – 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of literature for adults and children and a significant figure in the development of the novel. She was quite progressive for a woman in the 19th century, having advanced views on estate management, politics and education. "Edgeworth's writing of Ireland, especially her early Irish tale... View more info

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT or, Two Strings To Your Bow with Illustrations from Original Designs

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Geo. S. Appleton: 1850

Seller ID: 38696

Condition: Very Good


62, 18 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt titles at front cover and decorative stamping in blind to both boards. Two charming full page illustrated plates, hand-coloured. 18 pages of ads at rear with many wood engravings. Maria Edgeworth (1768 – 1849) was an Irish writer of adult and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. For her times, she held advanced views on estate management, politics and education, and she corresponded with some of the lea... View more info