London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1909. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #001963
Original green cloth with gilt device of a peasent with staff on front cover. viii, 293 p.p. A collection of essays on Living in the Country, The Vanity of Learning, On Travelling, Some Old Superstitions, On The Smoke of Cities and other articles, some of which appeared in the Gentleman's Magazine. Six new essays appeared in print for the first time. Light foxing. Some trimmed edges. Wear to outer edges and joints. Corners slightly bumped. Some spotted smudges to covers. Scuff markings to upper front cover. Else a very good copy. E.M. Martin is the pseudonym of Edith Lister [1867-1938], who was the secretary at Shakespeare Head Press.