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A collection from the 19th-century JK Rowling

21st February, 2016
One of Elizabeth Meade's prolific output of 300 books

A unique collection of works by a prolific 19th century Irish author is for sale by private treaty by Fonsie Mealy, price €25,000.

Born in Bandon in 1844, Elizabeth Thomasina Meade was the JK Rowling of her day. She wrote her first novel at 17 and by her death in 1914, she had published more than 300 books under the pen name of LT Meade.

Her initial target audience was children, schoolgirls and young women, her focus being social...

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