AUTHOR & TRAVELLER FRANCES MARY PEARD’S COPY.
MACMILLAN, Rev. Hugh. Holidays on High Lands; or, Rambles and Incidents In Search of Alpine Plants. (Pages age toned, occasional spotting and foxing). Publisher’s blue pictorial cloth, gilt (wear to cloth, corners bumped, spine cocked).
8vo. London: Macmillan and Co. 1869.
PROVENANCE: Frances Mary Peard (Signature to the front endpaper, dated May 5 1870). Additional illegible inscription underneath Frances Mary Peard’s signature of the recipient of the book ‘…..D.D. Frances Mary Peard 1915’. (i.e. D.D= Dedit, Dedicavit (“Gave”, “Dedicated”).
Includes contemporary W.H. SMITH & SON’S Subscription Library bookplate inscribed in brown ink: ‘’sold at Torquay May 5/70”.
Frances Mary Peard (1835 – 1923) was an English author and traveller who wrote over 40 works of fiction (mostly domestic novels set abroad) for children or adults between 1867 and 1909. She died in Torquay in 1923. Her fiction for adults includes Unawares (1870); The Rose-Garden (1872); Thorpe Regis (1874); and Cartouche (1878).
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