A Winter with the Swallows
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1867. E. F. Bridell. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall 8vo. Ppl. viii, 286. Frontis. drawing by E. F. Bridell. Bound in the publisher's green beveled cloth, blindstamped with gilt decoration to front board and spine. Hinges cracked, bookplate, else a very good copy in a new removable, clear archival sleeve. Good+. Item #5256
With the bookplate of noted English stockbroker and politician Thomas Lynn Bristowe. Betham Edwards, an English novelist and francophile, is often cited in anthologies of Lesbian poetry. Under this charming title, Edwards provides sharp observations of the people and institutions of Algeria, channeling that country's sunny climate through her positive and beguiling descriptive writing.