Victorian Romance Published By Collins of London & Glasgow...no date but probably late 1800's.. Six colour plates...illustrations by Arthur Dixon. Red cloth cover with gilt on front and spine. Nice copy, tight binding and clean pages...some light edge browning due to age. Measures 8" x 5 1/2" of 534 pages. The author is Elizabeth Wetherell. (Warner, Susan]. Susan Warner (1819-1885) grew up in New York City and when her family was in difficult financial straits she took up writing. Her first novel, The Wide, Wide World, appeared in 1849, followed by Queechy, which appeared at the end of 1850. Both were extremely popular in both England and America. century. It was her descriptions of the emotions of her characters—emotions that found expression in tears on almost every page...that made her writing popular.
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