THE MAN FROM BLANKLEY'S AND OTHER SKETCHES [REPRINTED FROM "PUNCH"].

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1893. Small quarto. Half gilt vegetable parchment and decorated boards. Twenty-five illustrations by J. Bernard Partridge. Spine a bit darkened and rubbed, as usual, occasional foxing, corners bumped, else a good copy. Item #WRCLIT30013

First edition, bound uniform in format to the second series of VOCES POPULI published the previous year. Inscribed on the title-page: "To Mrs. Horace Pym with the author's kindest regards Sep: 1893." Inserted before the Preface is an a.l.s. (3pp., 12mo, London, 28 Sept. 1893) from Guthrie to the recipient explaining that he was delayed in sending her a copy of the book because "...I only returned from Switzerland the day before yesterday when I just found the copies. So far I am glad to say the notices have been extremely kind & I daresay the book will do fairly well...." SADLEIR 49. WOLFF 162.

Price: $350.00