Winter, John Strange [Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard]
Princess Sarah and other stories
London: Ward, Lock, and Co Limited, 1897. Hard Cover. SCARCE. FIRST EDITION. English novelist, Henrietta Stannard (1856 - 1911), contributed to many magazines and wrote over fifty novels. Also a journalist writing often about matters concerning women, she presided over the Society of Women Journalists and served as the first president of the Writers Club. This collection includes eight heart warming stories about an orphan, a well loved pug, a young soldier, and more. Fine in original maroon cloth boards with gilt title and floral decoration to spine. Gilt title and illustration of Sarah playing the violin to front board. Clean, bright interior with gift inscription from 1902 to front end page. Includes eight full page illustrations and several vignettes. Tight binding. 295 pages plus 16 pages of ads. LIT/012009. Fine.
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