This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... and was struck mute at Lucy's sin and folly. She quite thought Lucy ought to have an atonement offered up for her at St. Jerome's. Surely Eve was not half so frail and foolish when she took the apple! CHAPTER XVI. A NIGHT AT THE MAZE. The Maze was an old-fashioned, curious house inside, full of angles ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... and was struck mute at Lucy's sin and folly. She quite thought Lucy ought to have an atonement offered up for her at St. Jerome's. Surely Eve was not half so frail and foolish when she took the apple! CHAPTER XVI. A NIGHT AT THE MAZE. The Maze was an old-fashioned, curious house inside, full of angles and passages and nooks and corners. Its rooms were small, and not many in number, the principal ones being fitted up with dark mahogany wainscoting. The windows were all casement windows with the exception of two: into those, modern sashes of good size had been placed by the late owner and occupant, Mr. Throcton. At Mr. Throcton's death the property was put up for sale and was bought by Sir Joseph Andinnian, furniture and all, just as it stood. Or, it may rather be said, was bought by Lady Andinnian; for the whim to buy it was hers. Just after the purchase had been completed, Lady Andinnian sickened and died. Sir Joseph, ill at the time, did nothing whatever with the new place; so that on his death it came into the possession of his heirs in exactly the same state as when it was purchased. They let it be also, and it remained shut up. According to what Mr. Smith informed Miss Blake--and he was in the main correct, though not quite so--Mrs. Grey had come to it and taken possession while Mrs. Andinnian lay ill at Foxwood and her son Karl was in attendance on her. But the little fable the agent had made use of--that he had gone over to The Maze to receive the premium from Mrs. Grey on taking possession--had no foundation in fact. He had certainly gone to The Maze and seen the lady called Mrs. Grey, but not to receive a premium, for she paid none. The two rooms into which sash windows had been placed were--the one that faced Miss Blake when she...
Good condition copy of the 1899 text. Bound in green cloth with black type to front board and gilt type to spine. Untrimmed page edges. Structurally and internally in very good condition for its age with only a slight pull to the binding. No dust jacket. Minor shelfwear commiserate with the age of the book including several small tears to the spine. Clear, readable text with no annotations. Good reading copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean conditio.
Good. No dust jacket. 1896. 576 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Cracking to hinge, tearing to spine and unstable boards but binding remains tight. Foxing and tanning to endpapers, pastedowns and text block edges. Front board is nearly detached from hinge where as rear board is already detached. Slight forward lean. Mildly rubbed and marked boards with tanning to spine, lightly bumped corners and crushed ends with tears. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1504963360EEA (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
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