1891 Rare Victorian First Edition - Kinsfolk and Others by Margaret Roberts.
Title: Kinsfilk and Others. With Five Full-Page Illustrations.
Publisher: London, National Society's Depository, no date (1891). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5.5".
Pages: 271 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and near fine original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, Sunday School prize bookplate on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful five full-page illustrations by Murray.
The book: A rare Victorian first edition of "Kinsfolk and Others," this gem from Margaret Roberts offers an intricate portrayal of the society and dynamics of the era. As the author of "Atelier du Lys," Roberts displays her unique narrative prowess, intertwining rich character developments with the tapestry of the time. This edition, published by the National Society's Depository, is beautifully preserved in its original illustrated full-cloth binding, which stands as a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of the period. A Sunday School prize bookplate graces its first endpaper, hinting at the novel's cherished history.
The author: Margaret Roberts (1833–1919) is recognized for her significant contributions to Victorian literature, with "Atelier du Lys" being one of her acclaimed works. Her writings resonate with the quintessential themes of the era, capturing the sensibilities, moralities, and nuances of Victorian society. In addition to her nearly thirty novels, she translated foreign works and wrote books on French history and language. Despite her success, she never published under her own name. By the turn of the century, she had stopped writing. Roberts never married and died in 1919 in Montreux, Switzerland.
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