New York: De Witt & Davenport, 1854.
First US Edition. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13310
2" spine edge tear at head, spine head and tail chipping, tone with foxing, toning from absent clippings laid in, owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Undated 1850s printing; First Edition was 1854 in London. Novel clearly influenced by Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre "... traces the heroine's difficulties as 'a daughter of a promoted governess.'" - T S Wagner, "Jane Eyre, Orphaned Governess" in British Women's Writing from Brontë to Bloomsbury, Volume 1: 1840s and 1850s, page 86. Late work by the prolific Catherine Gore, recognized as the best of the female Silver Fork novelists. ; 335 pages.
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