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    The Marchioness of Londonderry. The Magic Ink-Pot. With Illustrations by Edmond Brock and Lady Margaret Stewart. London: Macmillan and Co., 1928.

    First edition. Octavo. xii, 208 [209] pages. Sixteen color plates and multiple line-drawing illustrations throughout the text.

    Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover illustrated in gilt and the spine lettered in gilt. White dust jacket with lettering and illustrations in red. Minor rubbing to the jacket, small diamond cut out on the front inner panel. Altogether a tight and very good copy.

    Prominent London society woman, Edith Vane-Tempest-Steward, or Marchioness of Londonderry (December 3, 1878 - April 23, 1959), known for her work with the Women's Legion, the Officers' Hospital, and gardening, she also authored several books.


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