Pair Of Antique Novels, Across Country, Fair Diana, Wanderer, English, Victorian
Our Stock # 18.9728
This is a pair of antique hunting novels by Wanderer. An English language, hard bound copy of Across Country and Fair Diana, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880.
Using the pseudonym of Wanderer, Elim Henry D'Avigdor (1841–1895) turned to writing hunting fiction in the late Victorian period, after a career as a civil engineer in London. Published in 1882 and 1884 respectively, this pair of books bear the titles Across Country and Fair Diana. Illustrated by Georgina Bowers (1836 - 1912) professionally acknowledged as one of the first female humourists.
- Presented in lightly timeworn, intact antique condition, with some marking commensurate with age
- Hard bound in red cloth with gilt illustrated decoration
- Across Country comprises 361 pages, with Fair Diana published across 360 pages
- Striking full colour illustrative plates accentuate each title
- Decorative chapter headings add charming further details
This is a wonderful pair of antique novels, with hunting interest. Ideal for the collector. Delivered ready to enjoy.
Across Country Width: 16cm (6.25'')
Across Country Depth: 3.5cm (1.5'')
Across Country Height: 23cm (9'')
Fair Diana Width: 16cm (6.25'')
Fair Diana Depth: 3.5cm (1.5'')
Fair Diana Height: 23cm (9'')
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