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Title: The Young Visiters
Description: Chatto & Windus 1919 Third impression H/Back marbled boards Good sunned covers corners bumped 85pp rough-cut pages tissue protected frontis 7 x 5 190g ¶ A short “society novel” written by Miss Daisy Ashford at the age of nine. The notebook containing the novel was rediscovered by her in adult life and sent by a friend to Frank Swinnerton, the English novelist, critic, editor and essayist.. Its child's view of high society (dukes and earls having ‘levies’ and residing in the ‘Crystall Pallace’) and its heavily romantic plot make it an engaging and enduring popular work. The book is also known as Mr Salteena's Plan. There is a preface by J.M. Barrie. There is a private library plate inside the book

Keywords: daisy ashford barrie salteena alfred salteena victorian gentleman humour fiction B0014E8WLK

Price: GBP 7.00 = appr. US$ 10.00 Seller: Stort Books
- Book number: 16874



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