Ryan O Horne
The Book Shop

A wide range of rare, out-of-print and antiquarian books.

Eclectica Etcetera
Testimonials

“I want to let you know that the William Blew "History of Steeple-chasing" arrived safely in today's post. It is truly everything that I expected and more. The book arrived in good sound condition and all the color plates, which you said, were also in fine condition. I can't thank you enough for the highly professional service you gave to me. I hope that we may work together again in the future. Again, my thanks and very best wishes.”
- All the way from California.

“ The book arrived promptly and was beautifully wrapped in tissue paper. The outer cardboard packaging was stout and prevented any damage in transit. I am very pleased with my purchase which is to be a present for my Aunt. She will be absolutely delighted with the book and I have no hesitation in recommending this seller. A very positive experience.”
- Belinda Warren.

Submit Your Own Feedback
Worldwide Delivery
In Search
Advanced Search
£0 to £1000+
Search

SEARCH OUR ECLECTICA ETCETERA

...or search for a Book
£0 to £10000
Search

The Young Visitors; Or, Mr. Salteenas Plan
Daisy Ashford (with a preface by J. M. Barrie)

The Young Visitors; Or, Mr. Salteenas Plan
The Young Visitors; Or, Mr. Salteenas Plan

Description/Condition

Good. Publishers quarter black cloth and marbled boards. Printed label to spine. Slightly toned. 86pp.

Detailed Information

Item No: B29638
Publication date: 1919
Published by: Chatto and Windus.
Published location: London.
Edition: 1st Edition, Reprinted.
Illustrated: Tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece, and one black and white plate of the first page of the original manuscript in pencil
Dimensions: 12mo. 7"
Cover: Hard
About this title:

A unique little book written by a very observant nine year old girl in 1890, with a straightforward view of the upper class London society in which she was brought up; first published in 1919. "It seems to me to be a remarkable work for a child, remarkable even in its length and completeness, for when children turn author they usually stop in the middle, like the kitten when it jumps" (from preface by J. M. Barrie). Includes a plate of the original pencilled manuscript.