The Statement of Stella Maberly
Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Date Published: 1896
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 37825
230; pp. Sextodecimo [17.5 cm] Pale blue cloth decoratively stamped with gilt titles and blue floral designs. Top edge gilt; other edges rough-trimmed. Two pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. Lightly bumped and rubbed at the extremities. The spine is darkened. The front pastedown has two bookplates, and a contemporary owner's inscription. The pages are toned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Bleiler Guide 29. Turner 19.
Anstey achieved popularity with the humorous, and much-filmed—novel "Vice Versa," in which a father and son unaccountably change bodies for a week.