Mary Stuart Wortley, Countess of Lovelace. The Story of Zelinda and the Monster, or, Beauty and the Beast. Retold after the old Italian version and done into pictures. London: J.M. Dent & Co., Aldine House, 1895. Illustrated with 10 photogravures after paintings by the Countess of Lovelace, which have been delicately hand-colored. Original light blue cloth, printed in colors and decorated with gilt crown. Cream endpapers decorated with light green. Mary Caroline Milbanke (née Stuart-Wortley), Countess Lovelace (1848-1941), Second wife of 2nd Earl of Lovelace; daughter of Jane Stuart-Wortley. Measures approx. 7.5" x 10". Some light rubbing and soiling to covers; isolated water damage/browning to lower corner of rear cover (does not extend inside the book). Period gift inscription on endpaper.