A Little Wizard
Weyman, Stanley J. , Gordon Browne(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: R. F. Fenno & Company
Date Published: Circa 1902
Edition: Early reprint
Book Id: 39398
190pp. Small octavo [19.5 cm] Light gray striated cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the backstrip and front cover, and a pink and brown ink stamped cherry blossom design on the front cover. Green and white endsheets illustrated by W.E.B. Starkweather. Frontispiece portrait of the author and 7 illustrated plates by Gordon Browne. Decorative green and brown floral borders on the pages. Very good. Gently rubbed at the extremities. The rear cover is a trifle soiled, and has numerous very faint, tiny splash stains. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. Bleiler CFL (1948).
A historical tale of Cromwell's time, with fantastic elements. A boy is suspected of witchcraft and demonic possession.