Works In Prose And Verse: Edited by Thomas Hutchinson. 2 volumes

LAMB, Charles & Mary


Publisher: Oxford, [c.1908]
Description: b/w frontis. in each volume; 8vo, bound in full padded leather gilt, all edges gilt. A very attractive set

Mary Lamb (1764-1847) suffered from depression and mental illness for most of her life. In 1794 she stabbed her mother to death, and was incarcerated in various homes. In spite of this, and because of her brother Charles’ care, she and Charles had a succesful literary life

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