Weyman, Stanley J.; Williamson, John [illustrator]
Title: My Lady Rotha
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Publisher:  Longmans, Green and Co. 1894
Seller ID: 015089
Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Solid binding with three open hinges. Light age toning, title page darkened from frontis tissue cover. 5 bookmark creases. Cover shows visible wear to edges, darkened spine, lightly bumped corners. Royal red cloth boards with title in gilt oval vignette. No dustjacket. Antique book copy of My Lady Rotha: A Romance by Stanley John Weyman (1855-1928). Frontispiece and 7 monochrome plates illustrated by John Williamson. First Thus American edition. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1894. Trow Directory Printing and Bookbinding Co., New York. vi, 384 pages, frontis and monochrome plates. Advertisements. 7-1/2 x 5-1/4 x 1-1/8 inches x 20 cm. Historical romance about Countess Rotha of Heritzberg set in Germany during the Thirty Years War. As told by her steward Martin Schwartz, Rotha is forced to leave her home and for her and the innocent Catholic girl Marie Wort heroic and valiant deeds by the chivalrous Waldgrave Rupert of Weimar in their defense. My Lady Rotha was first published in serial format in Monthly Packet during 1894, the January 1894 issue containing chapters 1-3. The San Francisco Chronicle offered the story in its Sunday editions in sixteen installments. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!