Ashby Manor: A Play [John Sparrow's Copy]. William Allingham.

Ashby Manor: A Play [John Sparrow's Copy]

Very Good. Item #8489

London: David Stott, n.d. but 1883. First Edition. 12mo (16cm.); publisher's pale blue card wrappers lettered and ruled in black and red; [12],102pp. Light toning to extremities, especially spine, else Very Good and sound. Publisher's advertisement tipped to half title verso. Small unobtrusive ex libris tipped inside upper cover of the English academic and bibliophile John Sparrow (1906-1992).

One of Allingham's more uncommon works, a historical play set in 1645 in the midst of the English Civil War, featuring two lovers on either side of the conflict.

Price: $125.00