1860 Rare Victorian Book - The LAMPLIGHTER by Maria Susanna Cummins. Illustrated.
Author: Maria Susanna Cummins.
Title: The Lamplighter.
Publisher: London, John Nisbet & Co., no date (circa 1860).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5.5".
Pages: vi-415 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, small bump to the midlle of the spine - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, book prize label from Lairg Parish Church Sabbath School on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Illustrated with a beautiful frontispiece and two full-page illustrations.
The book: A cherished Victorian early edition of THE LAMPLIGHTER, a captivating and sentimental novel by Maria Susanna Cummins. This narrative, woven with themes of love, adversity, and redemption, was one of the bestselling novels of its time and holds a special place in the heart of Victorian literature enthusiasts. Its timeless tale still resonates with readers today, making this edition a valuable piece for collectors.
The author: Maria Susanna Cummins (April 9, 1827 – October 1, 1866) was an American novelist. She became widely known after the release of her first novel, "The Lamplighter," which garnered immense popularity upon publication. Cummins's work is characterized by its poignant portrayal of domestic life and its emphasis on virtue and moral clarity.
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