MONTGOMERY, LUCY MAUD. 1874-1942.
Anne of Green Gables. Boston: L.C. Page & Co., 1908.
8vo. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt, with color illustration mounted to upper cover, custom slipcase. Hinges repaired, spine expertly repaired, some shelfwear, an attractive copy.
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, with "April 1908" on copyright page. Montgomery's classic first novel, which introduces the character Anne Shirley, an orphan sent to live with a middle-aged brother and sister on Prince Edward Island who had intended to adopt a boy to help them with their farm.