Book #19974

A Versailles Christmas-tide

Mary Stuart Boyd

Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; viii, 81, [7] pages
Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1901.
Illustrator: Illustrated by A. S. Boyd

Price: $290.00

An attractive first edition in gilt stamped blue bevelled board in Near Fine condition, top edges gilt, offsetting to endpapers. In Very Good+, lightly chipped and spine-tanned dust-wrapper with Robert Louis Stevenson ad on back. Rare in dust-wrapper.

"No project could have been less foreseen than was ours of wintering in France, though it must be confessed that for several month our thoughts had constantly strayed across the Channel. " - Boyd's account of her emergency trip to France at Christmas ; B & W Drawings.