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Selected Works of Charles Lever One of Them; The...

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1872, 1873, Later and New Editions. Fine full red morocco leather binding by Sotheran & Co., with the binder’s stamp to the reverse of the front free end paper. Gilt decorated spine and boards, with inner gilt dentelles and marbled end papers, page edges gilt Seventeen Volumes of Charles Lever's works. A 'New Edition' of his writings, with illustrations throughout by H K Browne or 'Phiz'. Hablot Knight Browne was an artist and illustrator. He also illustrated works by Charles Dickens and Harrison Ainsworth. The following novels are present: One of Them – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece, illustrated title page and 29 further illustrations by H. K. Browne, viii, 471pp; The O'Donoghue – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and 29 other illustrations by H. K. Browne, vi, 410pp; Lord Kilgobbin – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece and 17 further illustrations, x, 470pp; Roland Cashel – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page and a further 21 illustration by Phiz, vi, 612pp; Davenport Dunn – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page and a further 43 illustrations by H. k. Browne, vi, 761pp; Barrington – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page and a further 24 illustration by H. K. Browne, vi, 411pp; The Bramleighs of Bishop's Folly – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and 15 further illustrations, ix, 448pp; Harry Lorrequer – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 21 further illustration by Phiz, x, 344pp; The Daltons – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 47 further illustration by H.K. Browne, viii, 698pp; Charles O'Malley – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustration title page, 43 further illustrations by H.K. Browne, ii, 670pp; The Martins of Cro'Martin – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 39 further illustrations, vi, 690pp; Tom Burke – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece and 43 further illustrations by Phiz, iv, 6-666pp; The Dodd Family Abroad – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 39 further illustrations by H. K. Browne, vi, 565pp; Jack Hinton the Guardsman – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece with 26 further illustrations by H. K. Browne, viii, 5-396pp; The Knight of Gwynne – 1872, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 39 further illustration by H. K. Browne, iv, 618pp; Luttrell of Aaran – 1873, New Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, 31 further illustrations by Phiz, vi, 479pp; Confessions of Con. Cregan – No date, Fourth Edition, frontispiece and illustrated title page, with 12 further illustrations on wood and steel by H. K. Browne, viii, 305pp; Charles Lever was an Irish novelist and raconteur. It had been said that his novels flow alike to his conversation. Approx 8 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles, 5 raised gilt bands dividing 6 compartments, 4 of which have lavish gilt decorations, the outer tips of the spines are also gilt albeit worn in places, gently worn, small white spot to two volumes, see photos. Joints – good condition – sound, gently rubbed, some flaking to the leather. Corners – good condition – rubbed, worn and gently rubbed. Boards – good condition – some white marks to one volume’s boards and board edges, otherwise very good with elaborate gilt borders to both boards. Page edges – good condition – all gilt, top edge darkened in parts. Internally Hinges – good condition – sound and intact throughout. Paste downs – good condition – marbled with gilt dentelles to 3 sides. End papers – good condition – marbled, binder’s stamp to the reverse of the front free end papers. Title – good condition – lightly tanned in all volumes. Pages – good condition – lightly tanned to most volumes, some finger marks to a few volumes. Binding – good condition Publisher: see above Publication Date: 1872 & 1873 Binding: Hardback
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