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Moyse, Charles E.
Ella Lee Author's Presentation Copy with Manuscript corrections and ALS
London: Elkin Mathews. First Edition, Elkin Mathews, 1910, with 12 illustrations by W.H. Dyer. Near fine, publisher's original dark olive cloth with gilt titles. Very lightly bumped to corners, offsetting to free endpapers, else internally clean with all plates clear and and bright. Signed with dedication "Miss Jackson, with the authors' compliments. Jersey July 16th, 1921". With accompanying signed autograph letter from the author, loosely attached with pin and addressed to 'Miss Jackson'; describing how a recent visit to her school and discussions with the children reminded him of 'rambling with the fictitious little maiden, Ella Lee'. He sent this book of verse as he thought they might enjoy it and also mentions that due to time constraints, the original manuscript was not proof checked before being published. He has therefore made alterations to the text throughout, correcting what should have been done originally.These corrections on pp. 10, 12, 15, 19, 25, 27, 28, 32, and 38. A fantastic copy of this scarce first edition, 8vo.Note : Charles Ebenezer Moyse, Canadian educator, born in Torquay, Devonshire, England, 9 March, 1852. He was educated at the independent college, Taunton, and at University college, London, and graduated at the University of London in 1874. He taught in various schools in England until 1878. when he was appointed professor of history and associate professor of the English language and literature in McGill university, Montreal. This chair he relinquished in 1886 to become professor of the English language and literature and lecturer in history in … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Finecopy ABA [Westbury, WILTS, United Kingdom]
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