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C L Hawley

Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, history of art and architecture, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's books especially foreign language Ladybird books.

The Serious Wooing: A Heart's History


Hardback. 268pp.+45pp. publisher’s catalogue. Novel on the New Woman theme of the 1890s. John Oliver Hobbes was the pen-name of Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie. Attractive Art Nouveau binding. Dark blue cloth with decorative gilt tiles with trailing stylised flower to front and repeated on the spine. Double gilt border to upper board and spine. A little rubbed to points. Ffep has been removed. Some foxing to prelims. Slightly sunned to spine. Surface marks to back else clean and sound.