Title: Kew Gardens : a sketch ; St. Mark's Eve in Yorkshire ; and other tales. Selected from Chamber's miscellany.
Publisher:  Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., Philadelphia, 1854,
Seller ID: 112322
[CHAMBERS, William]. Kew Gardens : a sketch ; St. Mark's Eve in Yorkshire ;and other tales. Selected from Chamber's miscellany. Philadelphia : Lippin cott, Grambo, & Co., 1854. Pp. (4),[iii]-vii,(1),-144. 8vo, pressed maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A miscellany of long articles from Chambers. Contents: Kew Gardens (pp. 1-32); A Chapter on Diamonds (pp. 33-51); Relics of Popular Superstition: St. Mark's Eve in Yorkshire, The Glen ofGreen Spirits, The Pariah of Bombay, The Spectre Harper, The Ship of the D ead (pp. 53-112); Wreck of the [frigate] Medusa [and rescue by the Argus] (pp. 113-127); Character and Manners of the Tyrolese (pp. 128-144). Spine sunned with a few small chips, some shelfwear, occasional marginal foxing, else good. Uncommon. 150.00