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Rab and Marjorie
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Rab and Marjorie

By Brown, Dr. John

London: George G. Harrap Gilt titles on blue cloth boards which have wear to spine sides, head and tail. Internally there is a little age toning to endpapers else a clean, tight unmarked copy. Engraved frontispiece tissue guarded. Comprises Rab and His Friends - a simple story which includes an insight into how John Brown's teacher and employer, Doctor James Syme, taught and operated. The other main characters are Rab, a ferocious mastiff dog, his owner, James Noble, a carter or carrier by trade, and the carter's ailing wife Ailie. Set in Edinburgh in the 1830s, the story begins with a fight between Rab and a bull terrier which Brown, the narrator, watches as a teenage boy. Marjorie Fleming (180-1811) is an essay on the child prodigy - a writer and poet, referred originally as 'pet' Marjorie being the'pet' of Sir Walter Scott. 155. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$8.62

A Conversation With An Angel and Other Essays
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A Conversation With An Angel and Other Essays

By Belloc, Hilaire

London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. Silver titles and decoration on green cloth boards which has a few marks to spine head but no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges and endpapers, a small name to front endpaper else a clean, tight and unmarked copy. Dustjacket has small losses to spine head and top edge, foxing and is not price clipped. 285 pages. 34 essays. R8. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.62