Lot 42 of 327:
Presentation copy from Charles Lever  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Jack Hinton, The Guardsman

Author:
Lever, Charles

Place:
Dublin

Publisher:
William Curry, Jun. and Company

Date:
1843

Description:

xii, 396 pp. 27 full page plates by "Phiz", other illustrations in text. (8vo) original blindstamped brown cloth, spine gilt. Custom cloth chemise and purple morocco backed slipcase. First Edition.

A presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Francis Keane from his old and sincere friend, Charles Lever." Signed copies of Lever's works are particularly scarce. The first volume of Lever's "Our Mess" series. Bookplate of W.K. Bixby.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear to cloth, joints and hinges with old repairs, front hinge cracking again; foxing throughout, heavier to plates; very good.


 
Item number:
286499
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