Boston: L. C. Page, 1910.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Montgomery, L(ucy) M(aud). KILMENY OF THE ORCHARD. Boston: L.C. Page, 1910. 8vo., 256pp. + 6 pages of ads at the rear. Publisher's gilt lettered light blue grey cloth covered boards with illustrated oval cover paste on illustration of Kilmeny & with four illustrations in colour from paintings by George Gibbs. First Edition, First Impression, Second State of the third book by Montgomery with the line "Eric, Eric, look behind you" on p. 239 added on a cancel leaf. This is not present in the First State. A reworking of a serial called "Una of the Garden," a story of a young man named Eric Marshall who goes to teach a school on Prince Edward Island and meets a mute girl that has perfect hearing named Kilmeny, who miraculously gains the power of speech. It was published in April of 1910. A very good or better example showing light use, the text block tight & clean - free of names, underlining or blemishes. Lechowick p. 37. $485.
Item #30322 Price: US$485.00