London, Harper Collins. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002241013). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A novel set in 19th century Argyllshire, Scotland and centred around a powdermill. Young Anna McIntyre's vivacity and beauty have won her many friends in the community, Miss Priscilla, her teacher, encourages her budding artistic talent, Lord and lady Noble, owners of the powdermill that employs so many, their young nephew, Peter, who falls deeply in love with her. She is loved by all, except by her father, Roderick, the under-manager of the powdermill, a God fearing Christian to his neighbours, but in reality, he is a pompous, brutal man, with an insatiable taste for women. Anna longs to escape and when Lady Pandora Noble asks her to be her companion, she sees a chance to fulfil her dreams, but so does her scheming father, who has long nurtured a passion for Lady Pandora. NOT EX LIB 152. Fine/Near Fine.
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Mots-clés: 19th Century Argyllshire, Powdermill 0002241013