The Average Woman
Balestier, Wolcott

London: William Heinemann, 1892. F 187 pages; with a biographical sketch by Henry James; concluding with a one-page tribute to the author at back by William Heinemann: Wolcott Balestier (1861-1891) "...I had a rare opportunity of knowing the man-of admiring his nature, full as it was of disnterested kindness, and of wondering at the surprising courage with which he sought difficulties for the satisfaction of successfully overcoming them..."; followed by 8 pages publisher's announcements; blue cloth covers, decorated with peacock feathers in black; gilt spine titles; light wear to binding, spine a bit sunned and the ends bumped; endpaper with old bookseller's notation of E & L B10a and a previous owner's notation; good condition. Good H (Item ID: 13015)


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