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1884 3-decker by 'Rita' "My Lord Conceit"

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[HUMPHREYS, Eliza Margaret Jane (1850-1938)] “Rita” (pseudonym).

“My Lord Conceit” a novel. London: John & Robert Maxwell, [undated but 1884], 3 volumes, octavo (7 ½ x 5 inches; 190 x 127mm). Half-titles, a few gatherings only partially opened (Half-title to vol.I chipped at the upper margin, stitching a little weak). Original cloth, blocked in blind, spines also lettered in gilt (some soiling [see images], extremities lightly bumped). Provenance: A. Bernal (Holmleigh, Cheetham Hill, inscription in each volume).

First edition from a prolific author – she published 120 works. OCLC 21979878 (recording 5 locations with a copy)

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